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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    Website »

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    , DE


    Telephone: (610) 444-3842
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    U.S. 1
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    Website »

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    Artists Steve Rogers and Mary Pritchard present work in acrylic and pastel that depicts lovely, solitary views of the Delmarva Peninsula. 

    Where:
    Peninsula Gallery
    520 E. Savannah Road
    Lewes, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 645-0551
    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

    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

    Calling all vintage fiends—what, did you think the LBD was invented yesterday? Learn all about your favorite closet staple. 

    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

    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

    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

    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

     “History is about to crack right open.” The hauntingly poetic line serves as the backdrop for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

    Where:
    Resident Ensemble Players
    Thompson Theatre, 110 Orchard Road
    Roselle Center for the Arts,
    Newark, DE
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

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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
    Website »

    More information

    Achievers Academy Golf Tournament 2014 at the Brandywine Country Club  (www.brandywinecountryclub.net). Saturday, October  4, 2014 at 10:00 am to benefit the Achievers Academy...

    Cost: $125

    Where:
    Brandywine Country Club
    2822 Shipley Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19810
    View map »


    Sponsor: Brandywine Country Club
    Telephone: 267-992-1424
    Contact Name: David Pope
    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

    Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the...

    Cost: Free

    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
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    Where:
    Bayhealth Outpatient Center
    Conference Room
    209. E. Main St.
    Middletown, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 744-6227
    Contact Name: Trisha Bentley

    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 »

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    Dr. David Silverman, Curator-in-Charge, Penn Museum, Egyptian Section, presents the opening lecture in the Great Wonders Lecture Series. The most recognized of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient...

    Cost: Individual lecture with advance registration: $5, general public; $2, Museum mem

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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    The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and...

    Cost: $30-$45 per ticket

    Where:
    Delaware Theatre Compnay
    200 Water Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Delaware Theatre Company

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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
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    Time  Silent auction and bake sale 4 p.m. Refreshments and registration 5 p.m. Walk start 6 p.m. Fee  Free. Donations appreciated. Benefits  Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition

    Where:
    Heritage Shores
    White Pelican Court
    Bridgeville, DE
    View map »


    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

    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

     “History is about to crack right open.” The hauntingly poetic line serves as the backdrop for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

    Where:
    Resident Ensemble Players
    Thompson Theatre, 110 Orchard Road
    Roselle Center for the Arts,
    Newark, DE
    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

    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 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

    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

    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

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     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

    Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the...

    Cost: Free

    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

    Achievers Academy Golf Tournament 2014 at the Brandywine Country Club  (www.brandywinecountryclub.net). Saturday, October  4, 2014 at 10:00 am to benefit the Achievers Academy...

    Cost: $125

    Where:
    Brandywine Country Club
    2822 Shipley Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19810
    View map »


    Sponsor: Brandywine Country Club
    Telephone: 267-992-1424
    Contact Name: David Pope
    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

    Darlington is the perfect place to expose your little one to the arts! In a creative and nurturing environment, spend time together with other families while laying a musical foundation for...

    Cost: $21 per pair

    Where:
    Darlington Arts Center
    977 Shavertown Road
    Garnet Valley, PA  19060
    View map »


    Telephone: 610-358-3632
    Contact Name: Darlington Arts Center
    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

    Illuminated by tea lights, this labyrinth program is the perfect way to wind down at the end of a long day. Donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s labyrinth.

    Cost: FREE

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


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

    More information

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and...

    Cost: $30-$45 per ticket

    Where:
    Delaware Theatre Compnay
    200 Water Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Delaware Theatre Company

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    Bruce Tychinski, soloist; James Allen Anderson, director; Hyoin Kim, graduate conducting assistant. Featuring Robert Moran's Points of Departure, Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess,...

    Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students. Advanced ti

    Where:
    Mitchell Hall
    134 The Green
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

     “History is about to crack right open.” The hauntingly poetic line serves as the backdrop for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

    Where:
    Resident Ensemble Players
    Thompson Theatre, 110 Orchard Road
    Roselle Center for the Arts,
    Newark, DE
    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

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    Delaware Arts Alliance will hold its first-ever arts advocacy conference, DEArts Lab: Standing Room Only: Face to Face with the Digital Divide, in collaboration with the University of Delaware...

    Cost: $20 general public; students free with valid ID.

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 North Dupont Highway
    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

    Achievers Academy Golf Tournament 2014 at the Brandywine Country Club  (www.brandywinecountryclub.net). Saturday, October  4, 2014 at 10:00 am to benefit the Achievers Academy...

    Cost: $125

    Where:
    Brandywine Country Club
    2822 Shipley Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19810
    View map »


    Sponsor: Brandywine Country Club
    Telephone: 267-992-1424
    Contact Name: David Pope
    Website »

    More information

    Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the...

    Cost: Free

    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

    Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson...

    Cost: $12.00 for Museum members, $14.00 for non-members

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

    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

    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

    Do you love fashion? Learn from a professional artist how to transfer your ideas to paper through fashion illustration. Using simple shapes, students will learn how to draw the human form by...

    Cost: $155

    Where:
    Darlington Arts Center
    977 Shavertown Road
    Garnet Valley, PA  19060
    View map »


    Telephone: 610-358-3632
    Contact Name: Darlington Arts Center
    Website »

    More information

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and...

    Cost: $30-$45 per ticket

    Where:
    Delaware Theatre Compnay
    200 Water Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Delaware Theatre Company

    More information

    Joe Trainor and City Theater Company present   COME TOGETHER   A career-spanning live concert event featuring The Beatles recorded works on Friday, October 3, 2014   Tickets are...

    Cost: $20 GA, $40 VIP

    Where:
    World Cafe Live at The Queen
    500 North Market Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: City Theater Company
    Telephone: 302-377-3156
    Contact Name: Michelle Kramer-Fitzgerald
    Website »

    More information

    After more than three decades together, 38 SPECIAL continue to bring their signature blast of southern rock to over 100 cities a year. And at each and every show, thousands of audience members...

    Cost: $42-$51

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


    Website »

    More information

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from the plays of William Shakespeare. Each line and phrase is taken from original folios, with only...

    Cost: $15 General Admission (Online), $18 General Admission (At the Door)

    Where:
    Bootless Stageworks @ St. Stephen's Church
    1301 N. Broom Street
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: Bootless Stageworks
    Telephone: 302-887-9300
    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

     “History is about to crack right open.” The hauntingly poetic line serves as the backdrop for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

    Where:
    Resident Ensemble Players
    Thompson Theatre, 110 Orchard Road
    Roselle Center for the Arts,
    Newark, DE
    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

    When this play premiered, The New York Times wrote that it was “so funny that none of us will ever forget it.” The American classic holds up. SEP 26-27, OCT 3-4-5, 10-11, 2014

    Where:
    Patchwork Playhouse
    140 E. Roosevelt Ave.
    Dover, DE
    View map »


    Telephone: 674-3568
    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

    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 »

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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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    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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    The annual Giant Yard Sale for the Birds by Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research  Saturday, October 4th   Join us to bargain shop for the birds! Hundreds of gently used items including...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    Aetna Fire Hall
    400 Ogletown Road
    Newark, DE  19711
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    Telephone: 302-737-9543
    Contact Name: Rebecca Stansell
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    Join us in bargain hunting for the birds! Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research's annual Giant Yard Sale for the Birds is Saturday, October 4th.  All proceeds benefit Tri-State Bird Rescue and help...

    Cost: Suggested donation of $1 at the door

    Where:
    Aetna Fire Hall
    400 Ogletown Road
    Newark, DE  19711
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    Telephone: 302-737-9543
    Contact Name: Rebecca Stansell
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    Breast health and wellness conference for all women, including breast cancer survivors.

    Where:
    John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
    Christiana Hospital Campus
    4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
    , DE  Newark
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    Telephone: 623-2273
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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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    Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the...

    Cost: Free

    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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    Achievers Academy Golf Tournament 2014 at the Brandywine Country Club  (www.brandywinecountryclub.net). Saturday, October  4, 2014 at 10:00 am to benefit the Achievers Academy...

    Cost: $125

    Where:
    Brandywine Country Club
    2822 Shipley Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19810
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    Sponsor: Brandywine Country Club
    Telephone: 267-992-1424
    Contact Name: David Pope
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    The 7th Annual Wings & Wheels Fall Festival is set for Saturday October 4 at the Sussex County Airport from 10-4. A fly-in of vintage airplanes, huge car show, WWII re-enactors and encampments,...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    Sussex County Airport
    21553 Rudder Lane
    Georgetown, DE  19947
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    Sponsor: Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
    Telephone: 302-856-1544
    Contact Name: Joan Tyndall
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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
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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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    Calling on kids (big and small)! Come explore tractors and other farm equipment, take a hayride, do arts and crafts in the Brown Center, dress up with firefighter gear, and even milk a mechanical...

    Cost: Members Free. Included with admission.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19735
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    On Saturdays in October, families can take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard. Visitors also can create fall-themed crafts, see a gunpowder...

    Cost: 0-$14

    Where:
    Hagley Museum and Library
    201 Hagley Creek Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine. Experience how the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine making black powder for more...

    Cost: 0-14

    Where:
    Hagley Museum and Library
    201 Hagley Creek Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Celebrate the 9/23 release of Gustafer’s brand new DVD/CD set: “Gustafer Yellowgold’s Wisdom Tooth Of Wisdom”   “The show is a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr....

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    World Cafe Live at the Queen
    500 N. Market Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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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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    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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    For more information, please contact: Sue Early Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971 302-645-9095, x 3 sue@rehobothfilm.com   The Rehoboth Beach...

    Cost: $75.00 per person

    Where:
    Fort Miles Battery 519
    Lewes, DE  19958


    Sponsor: The Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095, x 3
    Contact Name: Sue Early
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    The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and...

    Cost: $30-$45 per ticket

    Where:
    Delaware Theatre Compnay
    200 Water Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: Delaware Theatre Company

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    LEGENDARY BOBBY RYDELL , UNMISTAKABLE SOUND OF THE DUPREES, AND THE FIRST LADIES OF ROCK AND SOUL GIRL GROUP REVUE. PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE DELAWARE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM & VETERANS...

    Cost: $65

    Where:
    MARPLE NEWTOWN HS
    120 MEDIA LINE RD
    NEWTOWN SQUARE, DE  19073
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    Sponsor: BENEFITS: THE DELAWARE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM AND VETERANS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
    Telephone: (610)359-0832
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    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from the plays of William Shakespeare. Each line and phrase is taken from original folios, with only...

    Cost: $15 General Admission (Online), $18 General Admission (At the Door)

    Where:
    Bootless Stageworks @ St. Stephen's Church
    1301 N. Broom Street
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Sponsor: Bootless Stageworks
    Telephone: 302-887-9300
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    Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing.  Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes...

    Cost: $25 per person

    Where:
    Alapocas Run State Park
    165 Bancroft Mill Road
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Telephone: 302-577-7020
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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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    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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    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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    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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    The wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail fete the 2014 vintage with picnicking, music, hayrides, tastings and tours. 

    Where:
    , DE


    Telephone: (610) 444-3842
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     “History is about to crack right open.” The hauntingly poetic line serves as the backdrop for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

    Where:
    Resident Ensemble Players
    Thompson Theatre, 110 Orchard Road
    Roselle Center for the Arts,
    Newark, DE
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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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    When this play premiered, The New York Times wrote that it was “so funny that none of us will ever forget it.” The American classic holds up. SEP 26-27, OCT 3-4-5, 10-11, 2014

    Where:
    Patchwork Playhouse
    140 E. Roosevelt Ave.
    Dover, DE
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    Telephone: 674-3568
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    Time  Registration 8:30 a.m. Race start 9:30 a.m. Fee: $20 (until the Thursday before the race at noon); $25 day of event Benefits  American Heart Association/American Stroke...

    Where:
    Rockford Park
    19th St. & Tower Drive
    Wilmington, DE
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    Time  Registration 8 a.m. Race start 9 a.m. Fee  $20 (until the Thursday before the race at noon); $25 day of event Benefits  Residents of The Mary Campbell Center

    Where:
    Bellevue State Park
    800 Carr Road
    Wilmington, DE
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    Telephone: 762-6025 ext. 172

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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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    Time  Registration ends at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 3. Event is limited to 2K participants. Race start  Noon. Fee  $30 plus a $3 sign-up fee Benefits  Delaware Breast Cancer...

    Where:
    The Starboard
    2009 Coastal Highway
    Dewey Beach, DE
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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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    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


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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
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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
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