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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    10 W. Lea Blvd.
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    More information

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    U.S. 1
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    Telephone: 888-4600
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    Brandywine Creek State Park
    41 Adams Dam Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »

    More information

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    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

    Christiana Care’s Center for Advanced Joint Replacement will hold a seminar on how to keep knees and hips pain-free. Center Director Dr. Leo Raisis will lead a discussion with physicians from...

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

    More information

    Faculty Artist Recital

    Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students and are avai

    Where:
    Gore Recital Hall
    David Roselle Center for the Arts
    100 Orchard Road
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Telephone: 831-2578
    Contact Name: Department of Music
    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 »

    More information

    Free lunchtime organ concert

    Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students and are avai

    Where:
    Bayard Sharp Hall
    23 Elkton Road
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Telephone: 831-2578
    Contact Name: Department of Music
    Website »

    More information

    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 »

    More information

    Free seminar on ways to help kids schedule downtime, recognize when they are taking on too much, and still set them up for success! 

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    Ursuline Academy
    1106 Pennsylvania Ave.
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: Nemours
    Telephone: 302-658-7158, x253
    Contact Name: Rachel Scarpitti
    Website »

    More information

    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

    Washington D.C.'s premiere jazz trombone ensemble.

    Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students and are avai

    Where:
    Loudis Hall
    Amy du Pont Music Building
    100 Orchard Road
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Telephone: 831-2578
    Contact Name: Department of Music
    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    A pre-Halloween event. Come in costume!

    Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students and are avai

    Where:
    Loudis Hall
    Amy du Pont Music Building
    100 Orchard Road
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Telephone: 831-2578
    Contact Name: Department of Music
    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

      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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    View map »


    Telephone: 475-2313
    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

    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

    Wilmington Beer Week Saturday, Nov. 1-Saturday, Nov. 8 Wilmington, Del.             Wilmington Beer Week celebrates its fourth...

    Cost: n/a

    Where:
    Wilmington, DE  19801


    Website »

    More information

      Join us for the 4th Annual Delaware by Hand Holiday Market at the Biggs Museum featuring over 40 of Delaware's top artists. Find the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list, celebrate...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Biggs Museum of American Art
    406 Federal Street
    Dover, DE  19901
    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

    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
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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 JDRF Walk is an impactful way to raise money for critically needed type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and show your support for the millions of people affected by this serious disease. Type 1...

    Cost: Free - but donations are encouraged

    Where:
    Silver Lake Park
    Washington Street
    Dover , DE  19901
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    Sponsor: JDRF
    Telephone: 302 888 1117
    Contact Name: Catherine Pardo
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    Leave the 21st century behind at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair which recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held on The Green in Dover in the...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    First State Heritage Park
    The Green
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
    Telephone: 302-739-9194
    Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
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    Penn Museum, the Mexican Cultural Center, and the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia join forces again to present the popular annual Day of the Dead celebration. Enjoy Mexican culture and the...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South St.
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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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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    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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    Dance HDC's Performance Team will be hosting a Halloween Party/Babysitting Event Date: Saturday, November 1st Time: 5:00-8:00pm Ages: 3-15Cost: $15/child All are welcome, bring your...

    Cost: $15/guest

    Where:
    Dance HDC ~ Hockessin Dance Center
    216 Louviers Dr
    Shoppes at Louviers
    Newark, DE  19711
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    Sponsor: Dance HDC Performance Team
    Telephone: 302-738-3838
    Contact Name: Michelle Buglio
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    Faculty Artist Recital: The Viola: Living ElectricUD's Esme Allen-Creighton joins forces with friends and special guest Pemi Paull of Warhol Dervish to bring an eclectic mix of works, all written...

    Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students and are avai

    Where:
    Gore Recital Hall
    David Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Road
    Newark, DE  19717
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    Telephone: 831-2578
    Contact Name: Department of Music
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    Paranormal Investigations in Old New Castle   Saturday, November 1, 7:00pm and 10:00pm Join the team of Delmarva Historic Haunts for a night investigating two of Old New Castle's most historic...

    Cost: $25 per person

    Where:
    New Castle Historical Society
    30 Market 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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      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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    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
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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
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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
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    Telephone: 430-7646
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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
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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
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    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 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
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    The Rehoboth Art League hosts more than 30 artists selling their wares. 

    Where:
    12 Dodds Lane
    Rehoboth Beach, DE

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    Time: Registration 9 a.m. Race start 10 a.m. Fee: $20 (until the Thursday before the race at noon) $25 after and day of event Benefits: The Stephanie Callaway Foundation which grants...

    Where:
    Rockwood Park
    467 Washington Street Extension
    Wilmington, DE
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    Telephone: 540-4904
    Contact Name: Cpl. Autumn Tuxward

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    Jamming with Alex Mitnick and his hand-clapping, foot-stomping band is one thing. Doing it in your Spiderman Halloween costume? That’s so much cooler.

    Where:
    World Cafe Live at the Queen
    500 N. Market St
    Wilmington, DE
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    Kids ages 5-10 will learn about the history of silhouette cutting and view samples from the museum’s collection.

    Where:
    Biggs Museum
    406 Federal Street
    Dover, DE
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    First State Heritage Park re-creates the autumn market fairs held in Dover in the mid-1700s. 

    Where:
    Dover's First State Heritage Park
    , DE


    Telephone: 739-9194

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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


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