Things to See and Do

From the Delaware State Fair to the Smyrna Opera House, Kent County's got it going on.




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

The Ballet Theatre of Dover

P.O. Box 493, Dover, 734-9717.

Children's Theatre of Dover Dover

697-1271, tickets 678-3227, www.thechildrenstheatre.org. The theater presents shows in April, October, December and February.

Delaware Ballet

177 Old Camden Road, Camden, 697-2218, www.delawareballet.com. Performances include an annual production of "The Nutcracker" in December.

Dover Downs

1131 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, 674-4600, www.doverdowns.com. Dover Downs offers big-name talents in its 18,000-square-foot ballroom, and visitors can take part in a live taping of "Dover Downs is Cooking."

Dover Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 163, Dover, 678-5152, www.doversymphony.org. The orchestra offers classical concerts in March and October, a pops concert in May and a children's concert in November, all at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.

Ecarte Dance Theater

224 W. Loockerman St., Dover, 674-4689. Ecarte presents two concerts a year, in spring and winter.

Kent County Theatre Guild-

Patchwork Playhouse

140 E. Roosevelt Ave., Dover, 674-3568, www.kctg.org. Kent County Theatre Guild presents five shows each season from September to June, plus an annual cabaret-style fundraiser.

Schwartz Center for the Arts

118 S. Bradford St., Dover, 678-3583 or (800) 778-5078, www.schwartzcenter.com. The center hosts performances by local arts groups, as well as nationally recognized performers.

Smyrna Opera House In the Old Town Hall

Smyrna, 653-4236, www.smyrnaoperahouse.org. The newly restored opera house presents drama and music. Annual events include the Smyrna Opera House Follies in May, monthly wine dinners and a summer musical.

 

 

 

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

Air Mobility Command Museum

1301 Heritage Road, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, 677-5938, www.amcmuseum.org. Open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on federal holidays.

Allee House

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, 2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, 653-9345. The restored 1750s farmhouse is open spring and on weekends year round from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Barratt's Chapel and Museum

U.S. 113, Frederica, 335-5544, www.Barrattschapel.org. Barratt's Chapel is the oldest surviving Methodist church in the United States.

Delaware Agricultural Museum

N. Dupont Highway, Dover, 734-1618, www.agriculturalmuseum.org. The museum tells the story of Delaware's agricultural past and present through permanent and changing exhibits.

Museum Square Dover

(at The Delaware State Museum Visitor Center), 406 Federal St. 739-4266, www.destatemuseums.org. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Includes three state museums:

  • The Delaware Archaeology Museum features exhibits illustrating archaeology, history and culture.

  • The Johnson Victrola Museum exhibits include a 1920s Victrola dealer's store. Victor Talking Machine Co. recordings played regularly.

  • The Museum of Small Town Life Exhibits display the history and culture of Delaware in the early 1900s.

    The Delaware State Museum Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Delaware State Police Museum and

    Education Center

    1425 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, 739-7700, www.state.de.us/dsp/museum/Default.htm. The center tells the story of Delaware's original highway patrol and its evolution into the Delaware State Police. Open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month.

    Dover Art League

    21 W. Loockerman St, Dover, 674-0402, www.doverart.org. Monthly juried and judged shows open to the public, plus annual events like the Artists Studio Tour and A Taste of Dover. Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Harrington Museum

    110 Fleming St., Harrington, 398-3698. Exhibits at this 18-century Episcopal church include period funeral attire and a circa-1900 glass hearse carriage. Open Monday through Friday 1 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Harrington Railroad Museum

    108 Fleming St., Harrington, 398-3698. Visit a rare Delmarva watchman's tower and walk through a 1926 caboose form the Pennsylvania Railroad.

    John Dickinson Plantation

    340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, 739-3277, www.destatemuseums.org. Annual events include Old Dover Days in May and the Holiday Dessert Table in December. Open March through December, Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Messick Agricultural Museum

    325 Walt Messick Road, Harrington, 398-3729, www.taylormessick.com. Antique farm machinery. Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    State House Museum

    The Green, Dover, 739-4266, www.destatemuseums.org. The Georgian-style state house features a re-created 18th-century courtroom. Open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1:30-4:30pm.

    Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art

    406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, www.biggsmuseum.org. The museum houses work class pieces collected by its namesake.

    Smyrna Museum

    11 S. Main St., Smyrna, 653-1320. This building from the 18th century displays local artifacts and a restored plank house from the late 1600s. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Woodburn

    151 Kings Highway, Dover, 739-5656, www.state.de.us/woodburn. Open for tours by appointment and during community events, including Old Dover Days in May, the Fall Festival in September and the Christmas Open House in December.

     

    ANNUAL EVENTS

    MARCH

    St. Patrick's Day Parade

    March 17, Main Street Dover, 678-9112, www.cityofdover.com

    Delaware Horse Expo

    March 23-24, Delaware State Fairgrounds, 398-4630, 542-6065, www.chicksaddlery.com

    Annual Benefit Auction & Flea Market

    March 24, Delaware Agricultural Museum, 734-1618, www.agriculturalmuseum.org

    Hearts and Minds Film Festival

    March 23-25, Schwartz Center for the Arts, 678-5152, www.schwartzcenter.com

    APRIL

    Governor's Annual Spring
    Celebration at Woodburn

    April 14, 739-5656, www.state.de.us/woodburn

    Kent County Master Gardener Annual Scholarship Plant Sale

    April 28, Delaware State University Research Greenhouse, Dover, 857-6426

    Spring Craft Show

    April 28-29, Delaware State Fairgrounds, (717) 656-3208, www.handcraft-unlimited.com

    MAY

    21st Annual
    Smyrna-Clayton

    Heritage Association

    Delawareana Auction May 7, Smyrna Opera House, Smyrna, 653-4236, www.smyrnaoperahouse.org

    Old Dover Days

    May 5, The Green, Dover, 734-4888, www.visitdover.com

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    U.S. 1
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    Brandywine River Museum
    U.S. 1
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    View map »


    Telephone: (610) 388-2700
    Website »

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    Longwood Gardens
    U.S. 1
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
    View map »


    Website »

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    BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum
    , DE


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

    Where:
    5 N. Walnut St.
    Milford, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 430-7646
    Website »

    More information

    The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

    Where:
    Candlelight Dinner Theater
    2208 Millers Road
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 475-2313
    Website »

    More information

    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

    Where:
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    200 S. Madison St.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 571-9590
    Website »

    More information

    More than 30 vendors sell vegetables, fruit, cheeses, meats, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and all kinds of goodies at Grove Park every Tuesday, noon-4 p.m.

    Where:
    Grove Park
    , DE


    Website »

    More information

    Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    U.S. 1
    Chadds Ford, PA
    View map »


    Telephone: (610) 388-2700
    Website »

    More information

    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    , PA


    Website »

    More information

    Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

    Cost: $5 per person

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Riad
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Del. 52
    Winterthur, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

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    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

    Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

    Where:
    19 Owls Nest Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807


    Sponsor: Children & Families First
    Telephone: (302) 479-1583
    Contact Name: Karen Graham
    Website »

    More information

    Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

    Cost: Free admission

    Where:
    Somerville Manning Gallery
    101 Stone Block Row
    Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
    Greenville, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
    Telephone: (302) 652-0271
    Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
    Website »

    More information

    This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

    Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

    Where:
    Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ  08103
    View map »


    Contact Name: Amanda Perez
    Website »

    More information

    The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

    Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
    View map »

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    Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On select weekdays, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Bring your...

    Cost: Adults: $14; Seniors (60+): $13; Children (2-12): $12; Children under 2: FREE

    Where:
    Greenbank Station
    2201 Newport Gap Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19808
    View map »


    Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
    Telephone: 302-998-1930
    Website »

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    Shows participants how to avoid falls and increase physical activity.

    Where:
    John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
    Christiana Hospital Campus
    4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
    Newark, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 733-4250
    Contact Name: Kathleen Boyer

    More information

    Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

    Cost: $3 & $5

    Where:
    Cafe Ole
    170 E. Main Street
    Newark, DE  19702
    View map »

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    Emergency Planning: Come view the latest website and app that are designed to help people with disabilities and chronic health conditions better anticipate and withstand the next emergency. When:...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Delaware Biotechnology Institute
    15 Innovation Way
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: Center for Disabilities Studies
    Telephone: 302-831-2772
    Contact Name: Ben Szmidt
    Website »

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    Cards Against Humanity Night at Cafe Ole, Main Street Newark, 7PM-Close. $5 Infusion Drinks, $3 Fireball Shots, $2 Drafts!

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Cafe Ole
    170 E. Main Street
    Newark, DE  19702
    View map »

    More information

    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    , PA


    Website »

    More information

    BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum
    , DE


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    U.S. 1
    Chadds Ford, PA
    View map »


    Telephone: (610) 388-2700
    Website »

    More information

    Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

    Cost: $5 per person

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Riad
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 571-9590
    Website »

    More information

    Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

    Where:
    Longwood Gardens
    U.S. 1
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

    Where:
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    200 S. Madison St.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

    Where:
    Candlelight Dinner Theater
    2208 Millers Road
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 475-2313
    Website »

    More information

    At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

    Where:
    5 N. Walnut St.
    Milford, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 430-7646
    Website »

    More information

    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Del. 52
    Winterthur, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

     Autumn, with nature’s most vibrant colors, is an optimum time for painting outdoors “en plein air,” yet the full array of hues can be challenging. Plein air painting expert Donna Cusano...

    Cost: Members $95; non-members $105 (4-class series)

    Where:
    Delaware Center for Horticulture
    1810 N DuPont St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-658-6262 x100
    Contact Name: Sarah Casalvera
    Website »

    More information

    Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

    Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

    Where:
    19 Owls Nest Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807


    Sponsor: Children & Families First
    Telephone: (302) 479-1583
    Contact Name: Karen Graham
    Website »

    More information

    Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

    Cost: Free admission

    Where:
    Somerville Manning Gallery
    101 Stone Block Row
    Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
    Greenville, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
    Telephone: (302) 652-0271
    Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
    Website »

    More information

    This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

    Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

    Where:
    Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ  08103
    View map »


    Contact Name: Amanda Perez
    Website »

    More information

    The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

    Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
    View map »

    More information

    Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

    Cost: $3 & $5

    Where:
    Cafe Ole
    170 E. Main Street
    Newark, DE  19702
    View map »

    More information

    Sam Beard will receive the Wilmington Senior Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lower Atrium of the Hercules Building...

    Cost: $100.00

    Where:
    Hercules Building, Lower Atrium
    1313 Market Street
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Sponsor: Wilmington Senior Center
    Telephone: 302-651-3460
    Contact Name: Elizabeth Ray
    Website »

    More information

    Dr. Eric M. Russell, Christiana Care Rheumatology discusses how to manage arthritis and shares the latest treatments available. Exercise tips will be given from 5:45–6: 30 p.m.

    Where:
    John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
    Christiana Hospital Campus
    4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
    Newark, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: (800) 693-2273
    Website »

    More information

    A truly unique event!  Join us for this dinner featuring Paul Cullen, former bass player for the rock band Bad Company. This "cooking concert" features 4 courses with wine pairings, prepared and...

    Cost: $85.00

    Where:
    Harry's Savoy Ballroom
    2020 Naamans Road
    W, DE  19810
    View map »


    Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group

    More information

    For October’s monthly screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present the romantic Mumbai drama, “The Lunchbox.”  The screening will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 23 at...

    Cost: Members $4; Non-Member $6

    Where:
    The Den at Bear Trap Dunes
    7 Clubhouse Dr
    Ocean View, DE  19970
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095 x2
    Contact Name: Denise Hoban
    Website »

    More information

    This exciting new series brings notable writers to the Museum from Delaware and beyond for enthralling readings of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. JEANNE MURRAY WALKER Thursday,...

    Cost: Free for Members, $5 Non-Members

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


    Telephone: 302-351-8558
    Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
    Website »

    More information

    Following their meeting at the renowned Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2013, Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids have pursued a collaboration with a depth and identity all its own. Their...

    Cost: $29-$37

    Where:
    The Grand Opera House
    818 Market St.
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

    Where:
    Longwood Gardens
    U.S. 1
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

    Where:
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    200 S. Madison St.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

    Where:
    5 N. Walnut St.
    Milford, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 430-7646
    Website »

    More information

    Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    U.S. 1
    Chadds Ford, PA
    View map »


    Telephone: (610) 388-2700
    Website »

    More information

    Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

    Cost: $5 per person

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Riad
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Del. 52
    Winterthur, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    , PA


    Website »

    More information

    BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum
    , DE


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 571-9590
    Website »

    More information

    The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

    Where:
    Candlelight Dinner Theater
    2208 Millers Road
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 475-2313
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

    Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

    Where:
    19 Owls Nest Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807


    Sponsor: Children & Families First
    Telephone: (302) 479-1583
    Contact Name: Karen Graham
    Website »

    More information

    Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

    Cost: Free admission

    Where:
    Somerville Manning Gallery
    101 Stone Block Row
    Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
    Greenville, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
    Telephone: (302) 652-0271
    Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
    Website »

    More information

    This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

    Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

    Where:
    Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ  08103
    View map »


    Contact Name: Amanda Perez
    Website »

    More information

    The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

    Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
    View map »

    More information

    Join us for fine wine and great music at Penns Woods Winery's FREE Lawn Concerts all summer long!June6/6/2014: Matt Santry 5:00pm - 8:00pm6/7/2014: Tim Williams 1:00pm - 4:00pm6/14/2014: Matt...

    Cost: FREE with wine purchase (glass/bottle/flight)

    Where:
    Penns Woods Winery
    124 Beaver Valley Road
    Chadds FOrd, PA  19317
    View map »


    Telephone: 610-459-0808
    Contact Name: Carley Razzi
    Website »

    More information

    Learn about decorative arts in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries through lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786. Two-week session,...

    Cost: Please call for more information

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19735
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

    Cost: $3 & $5

    Where:
    Cafe Ole
    170 E. Main Street
    Newark, DE  19702
    View map »

    More information

    The Lighthouse Church will be starting a Training Center for Deliverances beginning Friday September 12, 2014.  The school will be focused on all aspects of ministering deliverance and healing...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Lighthouse Church Inc.
    6 South Railroad Avenue
    Wyoming, DE  19934
    View map »


    Sponsor: The Lighthouse Church Inc.
    Telephone: (302) 632-4679
    Contact Name: Bro. Christopher Gore
    Website »

    More information

     Come out and support Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research while enjoying cocktails, dining, dancing, and a trick or tweet special - a complimentary candy buffet! Tri-State Bird members and...

    Cost: General admission: $150, Benefactor admission: $225

    Where:
    Chase Center on the Riverfront
    815 Justison St.
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Please see webpage for sponsors
    Telephone: (302) 737-9543
    Contact Name: Duke Doblick
    Website »

    More information

    Join us to raise money for fellow Delawareans who are fighting breast cancer. Wear your pink and come join the fun at the Breast Cancer Gala! This includes dancing, music, great food, beer and...

    Cost: 40.00 per person

    Where:
    Executive Banquet and Conference Hall
    Banquet Hall
    205 Executive Dr
    Newark, DE  19702
    View map »


    Sponsor: The Legend Foundation
    Telephone: 302-383-0383
    Contact Name: Lindsay Conway
    Website »

    More information

    For October’s monthly screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present the romantic Mumbai drama, “The Lunchbox.”  The screening will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, October 24, in...

    Cost: $4 members and $6 for non-members

    Where:
    Movies at Midway
    Coastal Highway
    Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
    View map »


    Sponsor: The Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095 x2
    Contact Name: Denise Hoban
    Website »

    More information

    Hauntings in History Walking Tours Fridays & Saturdays, October 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:00, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. If you are brave enough to explore the darker side of New Castle's history, then join...

    Cost: 12

    Where:
    New Castle Historical Society
    2 East Fourth Street
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: New Castle Historical Society
    Telephone: 302-322-2794
    Contact Name: Society Office
    Website »

    More information

    Unravel the mystery surrounding the discovery of the Egyptian tomb of Haro the Pharaoh.   Set in the 1920’s Judge Morris Estate, the newly discovered sarcophagus is unveiled while murder and...

    Cost: 20.00

    Where:
    White Clay Creek State Park - Judge Morris Estate
    76 Polly Drummond Hill Road
    Newark, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: White Clay Creek State Park
    Telephone: 302-368-6900
    Website »

    More information

    Strangled Darlings brings a punk intensity to their live show. Taking a cello and making it a hip hop bass. Taking mandolin and slapping it like a stubborn mule. The Portland based duo has been...

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    The Queen
    500 Market St
    Wilmington , DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Gable Music Ventures
    Contact Name: Jeremy Hebbel
    Website »

    More information

    Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo are two of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. Frank Vignola’s stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for...

    Cost: $20

    Where:
    live @ the baby grand
    818 Market St.
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

      The powerful theatrical adaptation of one of the world’s favorite novels is the next production at the Wilmington Drama League. “To Kill a Mockingbird” runs Oct. 24-Nov. 2 for the...

    Cost: $20 for adults, with discounts

    Where:
    Wilmington Drama League
    10 W. Lea Blvd.
    Wilmington, DE  19802
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum
    , DE


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

    Where:
    Candlelight Dinner Theater
    2208 Millers Road
    Wilmington, DE
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    Telephone: 475-2313
    Website »

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    Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

    Where:
    Longwood Gardens
    U.S. 1
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
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    Website »

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    These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
    Wilmington, DE
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    Telephone: 571-9590
    Website »

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    This world championship pumpkin-throwing event in Sussex County gives new meaning to the phrase “I’m gonna hurl.” Who will be Lord of the Gourd this year? 

    Where:
    Dover International Speedway
    , DE

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    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

    Where:
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    200 S. Madison St.
    Wilmington, DE
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    Telephone: 656-6466
    Website »

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    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    , PA


    Website »

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    At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

    Where:
    5 N. Walnut St.
    Milford, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 430-7646
    Website »

    More information

    Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

    Cost: $5 per person

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Riad
    Wilmington, DE  19803
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    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Del. 52
    Winterthur, DE
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    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

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    Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    U.S. 1
    Chadds Ford, PA
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    Telephone: (610) 388-2700
    Website »

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    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
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    Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

    Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
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      Run or walk with your dog individually or as a team.  Bring the dog, the kids, friends and family for a fun-filled day packed with action and excitement.  Prizes for all ages and species....

    Cost: $20 through 10/18; $25 after

    Where:
    Glasgow Park
    2199 Pulaski Hwy.
    Newark, DE  19702
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    Sponsor: PAWS for People & Hillside Heating & Cooling
    Telephone: 302-351-5622
    Contact Name: Clarice Ritchie, Coordinator, Community Engagement
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    Historical Symposium to highlight the life and military career of Revolutionary war hero Allan McLane.  Sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution, Wesley College, and the Northern...

    Where:
    Wesley College
    120 S. State St.,
    Dover, DE
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    Contact Name: Tom Welch

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    Easter Seals Disability Services is having a free Resource and Information Fair for the community. The fair this year will showcase assistive technology. At this event, people will learn about...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Easter Seals Disability Services
    61 Corporate Circle
    New Castle, DE  19720
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    Telephone: 302-221-2087
    Contact Name: Keara English

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    Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

    Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

    Where:
    19 Owls Nest Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807


    Sponsor: Children & Families First
    Telephone: (302) 479-1583
    Contact Name: Karen Graham
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    Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Theta Zeta Zeta Chapter presents   "Is A Good Man/Woman Hard to Find?"   What is the definition of a good man or good woman?   Why are they so elusive?  ...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Delaware State University - Bank of America Rm 309
    1200 N Dupont Hwy
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Contact Name: Lisa Spellman

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    This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

    Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

    Where:
    Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ  08103
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    Contact Name: Amanda Perez
    Website »

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    Celebrate silly, spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place, September 20th through October 26th. Come in costume and play in our not-too-spooky Halloween haven...

    Cost: Check Sesameplace.com for ticket prices

    Where:
    Sesame Place
    100 Sesame Rd.
    Langhorne, PA  19047
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    Sponsor: Sesame Place
    Telephone: 1-866-GO-4-ELMO
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    Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

    Cost: Free admission

    Where:
    Somerville Manning Gallery
    101 Stone Block Row
    Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
    Greenville, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
    Telephone: (302) 652-0271
    Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
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    The University of Delaware’s Center for Disabilities Studies will hold its annual Artfest celebration and workshop on Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Castle County Absalom Jones...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    New Castle County Absalom Jones Community Center
    310 Kiamensi Rd
    Newport, DE  19804
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    Sponsor: Center for Disabilities Studies
    Telephone: 302-831-3632
    Contact Name: Audrey Rossi
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    Funny, funky – and only a little bit frightening!  NYC’s family rockers Erin Lee and Philip Joseph from the Up Past Bedtime Band are bringing their Not-So-Spooky Halloween Hoot to the kids’...

    Cost: $10.00

    Where:
    World Cafe Live at The Queen
    500 N Market Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: Peanut Butter and Jams
    Telephone: 302-994-1400
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    The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

    Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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    Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove.  Bring your camera...

    Cost: Adults: $14; Seniors (60+): $13; Children (2-12): $12; Children under 2: FREE

    Where:
    Greenbank Station
    2201 Newport Gap Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19808
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    Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
    Telephone: 302-998-1930
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    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation are proud to present The Metropolitan Opera’s live broadcast of Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” on Saturday,...

    Cost: $15 - $25

    Where:
    Cape Henlopen High School Theater
    Kings Highway
    Lewes, DE  19958
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    Sponsor: The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation
    Telephone: 302-645-9095 x2
    Contact Name: Denise Hoban
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    Join us for fine wine and great music at Penns Woods Winery's FREE Lawn Concerts all summer long!June6/6/2014: Matt Santry 5:00pm - 8:00pm6/7/2014: Tim Williams 1:00pm - 4:00pm6/14/2014: Matt...

    Cost: FREE with wine purchase (glass/bottle/flight)

    Where:
    Penns Woods Winery
    124 Beaver Valley Road
    Chadds FOrd, PA  19317
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    Telephone: 610-459-0808
    Contact Name: Carley Razzi
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    Visitors discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine and ways the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine to make black powder for over...

    Cost: 0-$14

    Where:
    Hagley Museum and Library
    201 Hagley Creek Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: meg marcozzi
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    Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On Saturdays & Sundays, we offer a 2½-hour round-trip to Hockessin. Bring your camera and...

    Cost: Adults: $18; Seniors (60+): $17; Children (2-12): $16; Children under 2: FREE

    Where:
    Greenbank Station
    2201 Newport Gap Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19808
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    Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
    Telephone: 302-998-1930
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    Learn about decorative arts in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries through lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786. Two-week session,...

    Cost: Please call for more information

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19735
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    Trick or Treat in the Village and participate in a costume contest. $1 per person. Costume judging will be 5p-6p and the winners will be announced at 6:15p. Sponsored by the Kiwanis   

    Cost: $1

    Where:
    Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
    866 N Dupont Hwy
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Sponsor: Kiwannis
    Telephone: 302-734-1618
    Contact Name: Tiffany Leonard
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    Be among the first to enter the brand new Tatiana and Gerret Copeland Maritime Center, located at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard, at the 2014 King Neptune Gala. Enjoy a cocktail reception in the new...

    Cost: Member $150, Non Member $175

    Where:
    Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard
    1124 East 7th Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
    Website »

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    Join us for a night of music and fun in the awesome Figure 8 Barn.  This event benefits the Bellevue Summer Concert Series.  $5 entry fee to benefit Bellevue.  The Friends of Bellevue are...

    Cost: $5

    Where:
    Bellevue State Park
    800 Carr Road
    Wilmington, DE  19809
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    Sponsor: Friends of Bellevue State Park
    Telephone: 302-761-6963
    Website »

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    Unravel the mystery surrounding the discovery of the Egyptian tomb of Haro the Pharaoh.   Set in the 1920’s Judge Morris Estate, the newly discovered sarcophagus is unveiled while murder and...

    Cost: 20.00

    Where:
    White Clay Creek State Park - Judge Morris Estate
    76 Polly Drummond Hill Road
    Newark, DE  19711
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    Sponsor: White Clay Creek State Park
    Telephone: 302-368-6900
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    Wilmington University has established an annual fundraiser to help students realize their dreams for a degree in higher education. The Green and White Scholarship Ball is a Black Tie/Masquerade...

    Cost: $100.00

    Where:
    Wilmington University - New Castle Campus
    320 N. DuPont Hwy
    New Castle, DE  19720
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    Telephone: 302-295-1159

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    Hauntings in History Walking Tours Fridays & Saturdays, October 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:00, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. If you are brave enough to explore the darker side of New Castle's history, then join...

    Cost: 12

    Where:
    New Castle Historical Society
    2 East Fourth Street
    New Castle, DE  19720
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    Sponsor: New Castle Historical Society
    Telephone: 302-322-2794
    Contact Name: Society Office
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    Experience Lon Chaney’s classic 1925 film with Wilmington’s own Paul Fleckenstein accompanying with original organ literature, opera arias, and popular songs. In a month of spooky, creepy...

    Cost: Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at door

    Where:
    First & Central Presbyterian Church
    1100 Market Street, Rodney Square
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: Market Street Music
    Telephone: 302.654.5371
    Contact Name: Michelle Kramer-Fitzgerald
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    Darlington's 2014-2015 Coffee House Series includes 8 concerts featuring a variety of local musicians. Bring your friends, a picnic and beverage of your choice; corkscrew, coffee, tea and...

    Cost: $15 general admission, $10 members, or 4-concert pass for $40

    Where:
    Darlington Arts Center
    977 Shavertown Road
    Garnet Valley, PA  19060
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    Telephone: 610-358-3632
    Contact Name: Darlington Arts Center
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    The Phantom of the Opera — Live Music & The Original Silent Film Experience Lon Chaney’s classic 1925 film with Wilmington’s own Paul Fleckenstein accompanying with original organ...

    Cost: $15-20

    Where:
    First & Central Presbyterian Church
    1100 Market Street, Rodney Square
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302.654.5371
    Contact Name: David Schelat
    Website »

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      The powerful theatrical adaptation of one of the world’s favorite novels is the next production at the Wilmington Drama League. “To Kill a Mockingbird” runs Oct. 24-Nov. 2 for the...

    Cost: $20 for adults, with discounts

    Where:
    Wilmington Drama League
    10 W. Lea Blvd.
    Wilmington, DE  19802
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    Get a big taste of Elizabethan life on weekends and Labor Day Monday at Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Manheim, Pa.

    Where:
    Manheim, PA


    Website »

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    Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    U.S. 1
    Chadds Ford, PA
    View map »


    Telephone: (610) 388-2700
    Website »

    More information

    Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

    Cost: $5 per person

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Riad
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

    September 27, October 25, November 29 8 a.m. Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group,...

    Cost: Free with paid entrance

    Where:
    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
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    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Del. 52
    Winterthur, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

    More information

    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

    Where:
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    200 S. Madison St.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

    Where:
    Brandywine River Museum
    , PA


    Website »

    More information

    BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum
    , DE


    Telephone: 888-4600
    Website »

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    This world championship pumpkin-throwing event in Sussex County gives new meaning to the phrase “I’m gonna hurl.” Who will be Lord of the Gourd this year? 

    Where:
    Dover International Speedway
    , DE

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    Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

    Where:
    Longwood Gardens
    U.S. 1
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

    Where:
    Candlelight Dinner Theater
    2208 Millers Road
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 475-2313
    Website »

    More information

    At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

    Where:
    5 N. Walnut St.
    Milford, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 430-7646
    Website »

    More information

    These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
    Wilmington, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 571-9590
    Website »

    More information

    Benefits: American Heart Association Time: Registration 8 a.m. Walk start 9 a.m. All ages and well-socialized dogs welcome.

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Delaware Technical Community College
    Terry Campus
    100 Campus Drive
    Dover, DE
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    Telephone: 286-5711
    Contact Name: Jill Halverson

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