The Summer Fun Guide
You’ve got 90 days. We have 33 of them covered.
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It’s been 150 years since the Civil War started. Learn more about Delaware’s role in the conflict at Fort Delaware, where costumed re-enactors demonstrate history. Call 834-7941, or visit destateparks.com.
Dance to steel drum music to help beach waterways during Decked Out at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays near Indian River Inlet on July 28. For more, call 226-8105, or visit inlandbays.org.
See the Brandywiners perform “Kiss Me, Kate” at Longwood Gardens July 28-30 and Aug. 4-6. You only get the chance once a year, so don’t miss it. See brandywiners.org for more.
Blast down the giant waterslide at Jungle Jim’s (227-8444, funatjunglejims.com), race go-karts at Midway Speedway (644-2042, midwayspeedwaypark.com), and ride the amusements at Funland (227-1921, funlandrehoboth.com)—all in Rehoboth.
Don’t miss Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s summer concerts. Sometimes, you can listen under the stars. See delawaresymphony.org for more, or call 652-5577.
Float the Brandywine. Whether by canoe, kayak or tube, Wilderness Canoe Trips in Wilmington is the hook-up. Call 654-2227, or visit wildernesscanoetrips.com.
Support the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society and Rehoboth Beach Museum during its Beach Ball gala at Kings Creek Country Club on Aug. 6. Call 227-7310, or visit rehobothbeachmuseum.org.
Take a Thursday or Sunday Crab Cruise on the Riverboat Queen, and eat all you want. Visit wilmingtonriverboat.com.
Rock the downstate benefit of the summer, the Beach Barbecue at Children’s Beach House Aug. 27 on Lewes Beach. Call 645-9184, or visit cbhinc.org