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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    May 2016

    Yoga sessions weekly in Lewes Canalfront Park, overlooking the beautiful Lewes-Rehoboth Canal in Historic Lewes. Free. Bring a mat or towel.

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Lewes Canalfront Park
    211 Front Street
    Lewes, DE  19958
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    Sponsor: Dimitra Yoga, Friends of Lewes Canalfront Park
    Telephone: 302-645-2795
    Website »

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    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »

    More information

    New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the...

    Cost: free

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

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    Hosted by the Friends of the Mounted Patrol at Carousel Park, 3700 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. Pre-registration at http://www.races2run.com/events/mounted-patrol/ or onsite day of at 8:00...

    Cost: $25/$30

    Where:
    Carousel Park
    3700 Limestone Rd.
    Wilmington, DE  19808
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    Sponsor: Friends of the Mounted Patrol
    Contact Name: G. Moeller
    Website »

    More information

    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »

    More information

    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

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

    More information

    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

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    The Show House will include a Boutique and Garden Shoppe with articles for sale from interior and landscape designers. 14 interior and landscape designers will transform a spacious home situated...

    Where:
    52 Rolling Rd.
    Henlopen Acres, Rehoboth Beach, DE
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    Sponsor: Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth Beach

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    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
    Website »

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    Dedicated to service men and women, active and retired.Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a...

    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
    Website »

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    Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by guests. This tour ends with an explosive finish....

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    Quarters In! Paddles Up! Over 100 items to be auctioned off! $10/paddle, $50 golden paddle! There will also be special raffle baskets and a 50/50! visit www.curecancertoday.com to sign up ... sign...

    Cost: $10/paddle, $50/golden paddle

    Where:
    Elsmere Fire Hall
    1107 Kirkwood Hwy
    Elsmere, DE  19805
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    Sponsor: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    Telephone: 302-373-5093
    Contact Name: Melissa Stanley
    Website »

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    Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower.  Note:  Tower may close if there is inclement weather.  Free.

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Rockford Park
    2000 Lookout Drive
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Telephone: (302) 577-7020
    Website »

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    Taste Kennett Food Tours, creators of memorable, unique and fun food experiences, offer three-hour walking food tours of Kennett Square on Sundays at 1 p.m. May through November. Discover our...

    Cost: $49 per person

    Where:
    Historic Kennett Square
    State Street
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
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    Sponsor: Taste Kennett Food Tours
    Telephone: 484-740-0740
    Contact Name: Ann Vaughan
    Website »

    More information

    OperaDelaware presents the East Coast premiere of Franco Faccio's Amleto (Hamlet) The year was 1865 when 25-year-old Franco Faccio unveiled Amleto, based on Shakespeare’s...

    Cost: 29-95

    Where:
    The Grand
    818 N Market St
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: OperaDelaware
    Telephone: 302-442-7809
    Contact Name: Mary Wilcosky
    Website »

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    Delaware Dance Company presents its charming version of the ballet "Cinderella." Beautiful staging and striking costumes complement the engaging choreography in this visually stunning,...

    Cost: Adults $28; Children $15 (ages 10 & younger); Seniors $22

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre at Roselle Center for the Arts
    University of Delaware Campus
    110 Orchard Road
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: Delaware Dance Company
    Telephone: (302) 738-2023
    Website »

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    Location: Tanger Outlets, 36470 Seaside Outlet Drive, Rehoboth Beach Time: Registration: 7 a.m. Races: 1-Mile Fun Walk: 8:05 a.m. 5K Run/Walk: 8:30 a.m. Fee: $30 For more information:...

    Where:
    , DE

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    The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of...

    Cost: Free

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8283
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »

    More information

    New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

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

    More information

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
    Website »

    More information

    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the third play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to...

    Cost: $18-$20

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

    More information

    Notbybreadalone Ministries presents Feeding the Hungry Outreach. All are welcome to come and partake of food, fun and fellowship. Those who desire a better way of life through Jesus Christ are...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    2nd and 3rd Streets
    Wilmington, DE  19801


    Sponsor: Notbybreadalone Outreach Ministries
    Telephone: 442-0440
    Contact Name: Ministers Wayne and Stephanie Dumpson
    Website »

    More information

    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a two-session Diabetes Prevention Class on Monday, April 25 and Monday, May 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Medical Staff Conference Room. This...

    Cost: $20

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Road
    Seaford, DE  19973
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-6529-6611x2288
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of...

    Cost: Free

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8283
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »

    More information

    New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »

    More information

    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
    Website »

    More information

    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

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

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    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the third play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to...

    Cost: $18-$20

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

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    Join us every Tuesday for this fun and educational enrichment activity. Students will learn to draw pictures from a variety of themes, including woodland animals, creatures by the sea, creepy...

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church
    500 McKennans Church Rd
    Room 206
    Wilmington, DE  19808
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    Join us every Tuesday for this fun and educational enrichment activity. Students will learn to draw pictures from a variety of themes, including woodland animals, creatures by the sea, creepy...

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church
    500 McKennans Church Rd
    Room 206
    Wilmington, DE  19808
    View map »

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    Enjoy a taste of Hagley’s walking tour, “A Tale of Two Gardens,” and a special how-to demonstration by Chef Roy of Hagley’s Belin House Organic Cafe. Admission is $15 for members and $20...

    Cost: $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    Hagley Barn
    298 Buck Rd.
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: (302) 658-2400 x 235
    Contact Name: Kim Kelleher
    Website »

    More information

    Celebrated Irish harp virtuoso Maire Ni Chathasaig partners with master guitarist Chris Newman to perform a blend of traditional Irish music, jazz, bluegrass and baroque.  Seating is limited and...

    Cost: $22 Reserved/ $25 Door

    Where:
    Blue Ball Barn
    1914 West Park Drive
    Wilmington, DE  19803
    View map »


    Sponsor: Green Willow Folk Club
    Telephone: (302) 456-3242
    Website »

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    Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark Time: 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. For more information: 623-4661 To register: Call (800)...

    Where:
    , DE

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    The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of...

    Cost: Free

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8283
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    These closed-door sessions will allow Executive Directors to learn best practices on topics unique to their role, as well as discuss challenges and opportunities they face in their leadership....

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    Community Service Building
    100 W 10th St, Wilmington, DE 19801
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement
    Telephone: 302-777-5500
    Contact Name: John Baker
    Website »

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    New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »

    More information

    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

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

    More information

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
    Website »

    More information

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

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    The 2016 season of the Downtown Wilmington Farmers' Market at Rodney Square will begin May 4 and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through October 26 from 10 a.m. until 2...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Rodney Square
    between 10th & 11th Streets and Market & King Streets
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Downtown Visions and facilitated by the City of Wilmington
    Telephone: 302.425.0196
    Contact Name: Tucker Casey
    Website »

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    Stretch into a five-point star, roll down into a pumpkin pose, take your “dogs” for a walk, and reach those arms way out to fly like a bird in this exciting new series for a fitness and...

    Cost: $10/$15/Adults Free

    Where:
    Coverdale Farm Preserve
    543 Way Road
    Greenville, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Delaware Nature Society
    Telephone: 302-239-2334
    Website »

    More information

    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the third play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to...

    Cost: $18-$20

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

    More information

    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be holding a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on May 11, 18, 25, and June 1 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The cost of the program may...

    Cost: Call for cost.

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Road
    Seaford, DE  19973
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-629-6611x2446
    Contact Name: Nanticoke's Diabetes Education Dept.
    Website »

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    Zumba sessions every Wednesday in Lewes Canalfront Park, overlooking the banks of the beautiful Lewes-Rehoboth Canal in Historic Lewes. Free.

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Lewes Canalfront Park
    211 Front Street
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Zumba by Kelly, Friends of Lewes Canalfront Park
    Telephone: 302-645-2795
    Website »

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    Location: Bayhealth Milford Memorial, 21 W. Clarke Ave., Milford, Conference Room A & B Time: 6–7 p.m. Register via Bayhealth

    Where:
    , DE

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    *** Media alert/photo opportunity*** The world’s largest potato on wheels will spend Wednesday, May 25 with Delawareans at the Brandywine Springs Elementary...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark Wednesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26 Time: 5:30–7:45 p.m. Bilingual staff...

    Where:
    , DE

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    The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of...

    Cost: Free

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8283
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »

    More information

    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »

    More information

    Spring Session: Thursdays from 9:30-12; first day is April 7 Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311) Join TLC for our Drop-In on...

    Cost: TLC members Free, Non-members free for first session, $5 for pre-registration

    Where:
    Bucktoe Creek Preserve
    432 Sharp Road
    Avondale, PA  19311
    View map »


    Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
    Telephone: 610-347-0347
    Contact Name: Hannah
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
    Website »

    More information

    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

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

    More information

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
    Website »

    More information

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the third play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to...

    Cost: $18-$20

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

    More information

    In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present the award winning documentary, SHAKEY’S HILL at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 26. The screening will take...

    Cost: $5

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

    More information

    The Delaware Humanities Forum is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize with a literature discussion and creative writing workshop.  Participants are welcome to join any and...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Dover Public Library
    35 E Loockerman St
    Dover, DE  19901
    View map »


    Sponsor: Delaware Humanities Forum
    Telephone: 302-567-0650
    Contact Name: Ciera Fisher
    Website »

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      Nanticoke Memorial Hospital offers childbirth classes on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8:30 pm in the Ground Floor Conference Room. The class will meet each Thursday for a total of five weeks –...

    Cost: Call for cost.

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Road
    Seaford, DE  19973
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-629-6611x2540
    Website »

    More information

    Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark Wednesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26 Time: 5:30–7:45 p.m. Bilingual staff...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. “My Human and I” is an exhibition of...

    Cost: Free

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8283
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    New paintings and drawings by Philadelphia artist Ed Bronstein are featured in a solo show. Ed’s new work includes still life paintings, landscapes and city scenes from Delaware and the...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »

    More information

    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Ocean Galleries Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ/609-368-7777) welcomes world-renowned 3-D artist, Charles Fazzino, for a spectacular Memorial Day weekend exhibition....

    Cost: Free & open to the public with ALL artwork available for acquisition

    Where:
    Ocean Galleries
    9618 Third Avenue
    Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
    View map »


    Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
    Telephone: 609.368.7777
    Contact Name: Kim Miller
    Website »

    More information

    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
    Website »

    More information

    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
    Website »

    More information

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
    Website »

    More information

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

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

    More information

    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the third play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to...

    Cost: $18-$20

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

    More information

    Cinema Art Theater This Week presents LOUDER THAN BOMBS The Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present LOUDER THAN BOMBS, a drama directed by Joachim Trier and starring Jesse...

    Cost: $8 - $10

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE
    View map »


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
    Website »

    More information

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

    Cost: 0.00

    Where:
    Bayhealth Kent General Hospital
    640 S. State Street
    Private Dining Room #3
    Dover, DE  19901
    View map »


    Telephone: 800-855-2CALLGA
    Website »

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    Join our guides though historic Dover and its cemeteries by lantern light this spring. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours canceled due to inclement weather will...

    Cost: $10 per person

    Where:
    First State Heritage Park
    Christ Episcopal Church
    State and Water Streets
    Dover, DE  19901
    View map »


    Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
    Telephone: 302-739-9194
    Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
    Website »

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    Fourth annual St. Catherine of Siena Community Garage Sale held in Church parking lot. One-stop shopping! Approximately 30 homes gather in one location to make your garage sale shopping...

    Cost: $25/consignor fee only

    Where:
    St. Catherine of Siena Church
    2503 Centerville Road
    Wilmington, DE  19808
    View map »


    Sponsor: St. Catherine of Siena
    Telephone: 302-239-1699
    Contact Name: Mary Gispert
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    The ninth annual Artisans Fair offers unique handcrafted art objects. The work of 50 exhibitors includes fabric art, fine art, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, metal work, wood sculpture...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Lord Baltimore Elementary School
    Route 26
    Ocean View, DE  19970
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    Sponsor: South Coastal DE Chapter AARP
    Telephone: 302-732-6336
    Contact Name: Ida Crist
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    Join local birding expert and environmental educator, Kelley Nunn, as we look and listen for the common (and uncommon!) birds of Bucktoe. We will be taking short hikes through the preserve to spot...

    Cost: FREE for TLC members, $15 for non-members.

    Where:
    Bucktoe Creek Preserve
    432 Sharp Road
    Avondale, PA  19311
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    Sponsor: The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
    Telephone: 610-347-0347
    Contact Name: Hannah
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    Looking to build your social network with fun and competition? Give tennis a try! It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part...

    Cost: varies

    Where:
    Banning Park
    201 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE  19804
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    Asteroids and comets are messengers from space with a significant effect on Earth’s history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids,...

    Cost: Free with admission

    Where:
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
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    Ocean Galleries Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ/609-368-7777) welcomes world-renowned 3-D artist, Charles Fazzino, for a spectacular Memorial Day weekend exhibition....

    Cost: Free & open to the public with ALL artwork available for acquisition

    Where:
    Ocean Galleries
    9618 Third Avenue
    Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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    Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
    Telephone: 609.368.7777
    Contact Name: Kim Miller
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    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South St.
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20.

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
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    Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Hagley welcomes hookers (artists who practice the art of rug hooking) to gather and collaborate,...

    Cost: $18

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Hagley Museum
    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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    RAIL EXPLORERS Opens their Delaware Division! Partnering with the Wilmington & Western Railroad and the Delaware State Parks Rail Explorers brings their unique adventure to the...

    Cost: Tandem $75 (2P), Quad $125 (4P)

    Where:
    Rail Explorers Delaware
    200 Gun Club Road
    Hockessin, NY  12983
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    Sponsor: Rail Explorers
    Telephone: 302 601 0888
    Contact Name: Mary Joy Lu
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    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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    What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

    Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South St.
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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    Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the...

    Cost: Included with admission. Members free. $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw. Additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and tours
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    Learn about DuPont Company’s development of water power from the waterwheel to the steam engine and how its innovation contributed to the success of the company. This hands-on tour includes...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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    Whole Foods Market invites the community to savor, celebrate, and connect this May. What: Every Whole Foods Market location in the Philadelphia area and its suburbs will be hosting a free...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Ages 8 and up After a brief introduction to equipment, climbing and safety, get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Park staff will instruct, guide and belay all climbers.  Children...

    Cost: $25 per person

    Where:
    Alapocas Run State Park
    165 Bancroft Mills Road
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Telephone: (302) 577-7020
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    We are celebrating ten years of the Winterthur Invitational this May. Step back in time to see elegant automobiles of the country-estate era. Enjoy a series of displays of magnificent historic...

    Cost: Members free. Included with admission, $5-$20

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
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    Families work together to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges. This week’s program challenges families to design a car that goes fast or slow based on various aerodynamic...

    Cost: Included in regular admission and free for members.

    Where:
    Hagley Museum & Library
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: (302) 658-2400
    Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the third play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to...

    Cost: $18-$20

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE  19958
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    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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    Cinema Art Theater This Week presents LOUDER THAN BOMBS The Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present LOUDER THAN BOMBS, a drama directed by Joachim Trier and starring Jesse...

    Cost: $8 - $10

    Where:
    Cinema Art Theater
    17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
    Lewes, DE
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    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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    If you grew up in the Wilmington area in the late 70's and early 80's you know all about the legendary Shytown. Fun live performances and a great combination of cover and original songs. A regular...

    Cost: $13-15

    Where:
    , DE


    Sponsor: World Cafe Live at The Queen
    Telephone: 302-994-1400
    Contact Name: MP Intern
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