Summer Fun

The resort is not just about sun, sand and swimming. The local arts and entertainment scene is alive with fine museums, galleries, concerts and other events that will please young and old alike.


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Events

Thru Aug. 30 Lewes Summer Music
From concert bands to rock bands, Tuesday nights in Lewes are for music-lovers. Call 645-8073, or visit leweschamber.com.

Thru Sept. 5 Yoga at Sunrise
Bend and flex 6-7 a.m. every Friday through Monday, including July 4 and Labor Day Monday, at the Bethany Beach bandstand. Call 537-7838, or visit townofbethanybeach.com.

Thru Sept. 5 Boardwalk Tai Chi
Join in gentle exercises that promote good health and well-being 7:30-8:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday on the Bethany Beach boardwalk. For more, call 537-7838, or visit townofbethanybeach.com.

Thru Oct. 11 Rehoboth Farmers Market
More than 30 vendors sell vegetables, fruit, cheeses, meats, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and more every Tuesday, noon-4 p.m. For more, visit rbfarmersmarket.com.

Thru Oct. 29 Historic Lewes Farmers Market
This producer-only farmers market provides the freshest local foods available. Visit every Saturday morning at the Lewes Historical Society complex. For more, call 664-1436, or visit historiclewesfarmersmarket.org.

Thru Dec. 10 Second Saturdays Art Walk
Visit MOSAIC’s 10 downtown Rehoboth fine art galleries for specials, receptions and more. Call 227-2772, or visit mosaicrehoboth.com.

June 1 Classic at Baywood Greens
Support the Beebe Medical Foundation’s Tunnell Cancer Center with a day on the gorgeous championship golf course at Baywood Greens in Long Neck. For more, call 644-2951, ext. 13, or visit beebemedicalfoundation.org.

June 4 Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show
This juried fine craft show runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the boardwalk. For more, visit townofbethanybeach.com.

June 5-11 Downtown Rehoboth Restaurant Week
Partake of three-course $30 or $20 prix-fixe dinners all over town. Call 227-2772, or visit downtownrehoboth.com.

June 11 Best of the Beach Art Auction
This 22nd annual event for the Beebe Medical Foundation and Rehoboth Art League features fine art, dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions on the medical center’s campus. Call 644-2900, or visit beebemedicalfoundation.org.

June 18 Delaware Seaside Train Show
See more than 120 tables of trains and train-related items at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more, call 537-5557, or 682-4652, or visit beach-fun.com.

June 25-26 Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival
Sea glass, decoys and waterfowl art will be highlighted along with great food, speakers and activities at the Lewes Historical Society. Call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.

June 26-Sept. 11 Bethany Farmers Market
Stroll through the market on Sundays from 8 a.m.-noon in the PNC parking lot. For more, call 537-7838, or visit townofbethanybeach.com.

July 2 St. Peter’s Art and Artisan Show
This 45th annual show features more than 140 regional artists and artisans, a luncheon, raffle, silent auction, and more at St. Peter’s Church on Second Street in Lewes. Call 645-8479, or visit stpeters.episcopaldelaware.org.

July 4 Lewes Fourth of July Events
Take in family-friendly events all day and finish with the Lewes Doo-Dah Parade from 5-7 p.m. Call 645-8073, or visit leweschamber.com.

July 4 Rehoboth Beach Downtown Fireworks
More than 80,000 people gather on the boardwalk and shoreline to view this show, which starts around 9:15 p.m., with music before and after the display. Call 227-2772, or visit rehomain.com.

July 4 Independence Day Celebration
The festivities in Bethany Beach include a parade, contests, music, fireworks and more. For more, visit townofbethanybeach.com.

July 9 Lewes Historical Society Craft Fair
Enjoy crafts, live music, food and fun on the society’s beautiful, tree-shaded grounds. For more, call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.

July 12-13 Rehoboth Art League Cottage Tour
Tour unique homes and gardens in the Rehoboth Beach area. For more, call 227-8408, or visit rehobothartleague.org.

July 15 Bethel Antique Show and Sale
Find antiques galore including jewelry, tableware, linens and furniture at Bethel United Methodist Church. For more, call 645-8073, or visit leweschamber.com.

July 20 Wine Tasting and Art Auction
The Cordrey Center in Millsboro hosts an evening of art, wine, food and music to benefit KINfolk. Call 645-6971, or visit kinfolkkids.org.

July 21 Progress for Prostate Golf Tourney
Support Beebe Medical Foundation’s Free Prostate Screening and Awareness Program with a day at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. Call 644-2900, or visit beebemedicalfoundation.org.

July 27-28 Beach and Bay Cottage Tour
Visit 10 exceptional homes in the Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island area during this 20th annual tour to benefit the Friends of South Coastal Library. For more, call 537-5828, or visit beachandbaycottagetour.com.

July 28 Decked Out: A Benefit for the Bays
It’s desserts, drinks and steel drums on the deck from 7-10 p.m. for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, at 39375 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach. For more, call 226-8105, or visit inlandbays.org.

Aug. 6 Annual Sandcastle Contest
Register at 8:30 a.m. to start creating at the north end of the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk. For more, call 227-6446, or visit beach-fun.com.

Aug. 6 Antiques Show
The Lewes Historical Society’s oldest continuing tradition features quality dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more, call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.

Aug. 6 Rehoboth Beach Historical Society-Rehoboth Beach Museum Beach Ball
The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society’s annual gala sports a surfing theme this year and includes fun, food, music and auctions at the Kings Creek Country Club. Call 227-7310, or visit rehobothbeachmuseum.org.

Aug. 13-14, 20-21 Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Craft Show
More than 100 artists and artisans exhibit work for sale on the Rehoboth Art League grounds. Refreshments available for purchase, music and children’s entertainment are also included. Call 227-8408, or visit rehobothartleague.org.

Aug. 13 Watermelon Festival
Have fun with a watermelon seed-spitting contest, crafts, food, drinks and more at this event at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. For more, call 227-7310, or visit rehobothbeachmuseum.org.

Aug. 27 The Beach Barbecue
Give summer a proper send-off while supporting the Children’s Beach House programs with a fun evening of live music, fine food, drinks and friends. Call 645-9184, or visit cbhinc.org.

Sept. 10 Arts by the Sea
This annual Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament kick-off fundraising party features live music, live and silent auctions, great cuisine and an open bar. Visit freemanstage.org.

Sept. 11 Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament
Help out a great cause while playing a round of golf at Bayside’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. For more, visit freemanstage.org.
 
 

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February 2018

A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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The Philly Home + Garden Show will return to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks February 16-18. The show will feature highly-interactive exhibits including a full scale model smart home,...

Cost: 10

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA  19456
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Sponsor: MarketPlace Events
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By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society in partnership with The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice are proud to present the inaugural Rehoboth Beach African-American Film Festival. The mission...

Cost: $10

Where:
Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
Lewes, DE
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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"Choir Boy" presents a complex look at race and sexuality. Shows are at 8pm on February 16 and 17; there is a 2pm matinee on Sunday February 18. Buy tickets online at www.WilmingtonDramaLeague.org.

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 West Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
Telephone: 302-764-1172
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"What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces," an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Hugh Phibbs, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from February 2-23, 2018. A free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
Carvel State Office Building, 2nd Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

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A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students. Tickets are available at the door. Cash or check only.

Cost: $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
110 Orchard Rd
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 130-283-12578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
Website »

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"What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces," an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Hugh Phibbs, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from February 2-23, 2018. A free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
Carvel State Office Building, 2nd Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

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A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on February 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Pre-registration is required. As...

Cost: Call for cost.

Where:
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
801 Middleford Road
Seaford, DE  19973
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Telephone: 302-629-6611 x2288
Contact Name: Nanticoke's Diabetes Education Department
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By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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"What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces," an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Hugh Phibbs, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from February 2-23, 2018. A free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
Carvel State Office Building, 2nd Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Website »

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FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: MID-WEEK WORD REFRESHER Come join us at the Mid-Week Word Refresher every Wednesday at Faith Victory Christian Center from 11:00am - 12:00pm. Refreshments will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Faith Victory Christian Center
301 Commonwealth Avenue
Claymont, DE  19703
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Sponsor: Faith Victory Christian Center
Telephone: 302.354.6726
Contact Name: Alvin Walker
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By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Join DCH, New Castle Conservation District staff, and Delaware Cooperative Extension to grow and learn together through an entire season! Classes are designed for a beginner, but seasoned gardeners...

Cost: $20 members; $30 non-members

Where:
Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N. Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Center for Horticulture
Telephone: (302) 658-6262
Contact Name: Ruth Arias
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Clearing the mind and learning to think not thinking is Zen awareness. Taking the appropriate action in this moment is Zen. Once you know this in your body, walking, standing, sitting down,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark
420 Willa Road
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: UUFN
Telephone: 302.368.2984
Contact Name: Richard Field
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"What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces," an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Hugh Phibbs, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from February 2-23, 2018. A free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
Carvel State Office Building, 2nd Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
View map »


Website »

More information

By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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This community event invites attendees to sample healthy dishes prepared by local restaurants and vote for the most creative, tastiest, and best preparation. The first 200 registrants may also sign...

Where:
STAR Health Sciences Complex
540 S. College Ave
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore connections between people and plants in these four inspiring presentations. Special thanks to Whole Foods Market for sponsoring this  year’s refreshments. Individual lecture pricing:...

Cost: $20 members; $30 non-members

Where:
Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N. Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Center for Horticulture
Telephone: (302) 658-6262
Contact Name: Mackenzie Knight-Fochs
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Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students. Tickets are available at the door. Cash or check only.

Cost: $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
110 Orchard Rd
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 130-283-12578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
Website »

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"What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces," an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Hugh Phibbs, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from February 2-23, 2018. A free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
Carvel State Office Building, 2nd Floor
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

The area’s largest sale of gently used books has been scheduled by the Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women. The 49th annual Dollars for Scholars Used Book Sale, to...

Cost: free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
North Wilmington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: American Association of University Women
Telephone: 302-428-0939

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This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
View map »


Website »

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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

Cost: Free to Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Meeting every Friday, Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, 640 s. State Street, Dover, 7:30 pm., Private Dining Room #3 in the basement. For those who have, or think they may have a gambling problem....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Bayhealth Kent General Hospital
640 S. State Street
Private Dining Room #3
Dover, DE  19901
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Telephone: 800-855-2CALLGA
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A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann Weselyk – whimsical animals and still life...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

The area’s largest sale of gently used books has been scheduled by the Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women. The 49th annual Dollars for Scholars Used Book Sale, to...

Cost: free

Where:
Concord Mall
4737 Concord Pike
North Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »


Sponsor: American Association of University Women
Telephone: 302-428-0939

More information

This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
View map »


Website »

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Ronald Barron was principal trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1975 until 2008. He joined the orchestra in 1970 after being a member of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and also...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
110 Orchard Rd
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 130-283-12578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
Website »

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Celebrate the 12th Annual Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a lion and folk dance, a Chinese yo-yo...

Cost: Free; donations accepted

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Website »

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By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL PREMIERE! Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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For this Saturday’s activity, visitors will have fun with fluid dynamics and hydraulics - Pascal would be proud! Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering...

Cost: Free with admission; Adults: $14, Children 6-14: $5, Children 5 and under: Free

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
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Lights of Life Goes Disco Nights is Delaware’s premier breast cancer fundraiser to benefit the local programs and services of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Join us for a glamorous, fun...

Cost: *VIP $125.00; *Silver Mirror Ball $50.00

Where:
Dover Downs Hotel
, 1131 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
Telephone: 302-778-1102
Contact Name: Eliza Mohler
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The Newark Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents a performance of Johann Baptist George Neruda, Trumpet Concerto in E flat, with Wendell Banyay, Trumpet.  Also to be featured will be Gabriel Faure,...

Cost: 0 - $20

Where:
Newark United Methodist Church
69 E. Main St.
Newark, DE  19711
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