Things to See and Do

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



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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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    April 2018

    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
    View map »


    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
    Website »

    More information

    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission

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


    Website »

    More information

    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    TRANSIT by Maryanne Pollock January 27 - April 26, 2018Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop On Art:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:25 - 6 PM Maryanne...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE ALUMNI INVITATIONAL A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop, Artist talk at 7:30 PM The...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    Introducing the Museum’s third resident family, the Silvermans! Stephanie, Alexander, and Sophia (age 8) are Delawareans who are on a mission to activate each visitor’s creative potential by...

    Cost: Free

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


    Website »

    More information

    Join us for an afternoon addressing multi-generational perspectives on how the arts bring people together to resolve the misunderstandings that divide society. The 1968: Recall & Respond...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: Delaware Humanities
    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    It's time for a night of music, prizes, and strikes! Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter for their Bowling Extravaganza. On April 21st starting at 9pm, meet us...

    Cost: $25 per ticket; $120 per teams of 6

    Where:
    Pleasant Hill Lanes
    1001 W Newport Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19804
    View map »


    Sponsor: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter
    Telephone: 302-715-1920
    Contact Name: Michelle Mack-Williams
    Website »

    More information

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    Living in Mythology, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Jean Diver, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 6-27, 2018. A free opening reception to meet the artist will be...

    Cost: Free!

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8278
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
    View map »


    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
    Website »

    More information

    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE ALUMNI INVITATIONAL A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop, Artist talk at 7:30 PM The...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    TRANSIT by Maryanne Pollock January 27 - April 26, 2018Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop On Art:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:25 - 6 PM Maryanne...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    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

    Enjoy beautiful views of the City, Christina River and marsh with Zumba Fitness! Zumba is a latin inspired, dance fitness class that incorporates latin and international music and dance movements...

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Lane
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    This class will focus on light, compostition, and mechanical techniques to produce the ultimate landscape photograph. The session will culminate in an exhibition of student work at the DuPont...

    Cost: $200 Members, $225 Non-Members

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


    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
    View map »


    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
    Website »

    More information

    Living in Mythology, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Jean Diver, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 6-27, 2018. A free opening reception to meet the artist will be...

    Cost: Free!

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8278
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE ALUMNI INVITATIONAL A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop, Artist talk at 7:30 PM The...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    TRANSIT by Maryanne Pollock January 27 - April 26, 2018Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop On Art:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:25 - 6 PM Maryanne...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    Wee Ones is now offered every week! This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and...

    Cost: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child

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


    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    Tuesday, April 24, 8:00 p.m., part 1 Wednesday, April 25, 8:00 p.m., part 2 Gore Recital Hall   Performing the complete Bach Cello suites is an epic milestone in the artistic life of a...

    Cost: $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students

    Where:
    Gore Recital Hall
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
    Telephone: 130-283-12578
    Contact Name: Megan Everhart
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
    View map »


    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
    Website »

    More information

    Living in Mythology, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Jean Diver, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 6-27, 2018. A free opening reception to meet the artist will be...

    Cost: Free!

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8278
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE ALUMNI INVITATIONAL A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop, Artist talk at 7:30 PM The...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    TRANSIT by Maryanne Pollock January 27 - April 26, 2018Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop On Art:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:25 - 6 PM Maryanne...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission

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


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    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
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    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
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    FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: MID-WEEK WORD REFRESHER Come join us at the Mid-Week Word Refresher every Wednesday at Faith Victory Christian Center from 11:00am - 12:00pm. Refreshments will be...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    Faith Victory Christian Center
    301 Commonwealth Avenue
    Claymont, DE  19703
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    Sponsor: Faith Victory Christian Center
    Telephone: 302.354.6726
    Contact Name: Alvin Walker
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    Wednesdays, April–October  11:00 am, Brown Horticulture Learning Center Go behind-the-scenes with the experts! Each week Winterthur introduces you to a specialist who will share with you his/her...

    Cost: free with admission

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 180-044-83883
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    In collaboration with the Christina Cultural Arts Center.  Art engages students to experience topics from new perspectives and develop a sense of compassion through the eyes of an artist....

    Cost: 25

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
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    Clearing the mind and learning to think not thinking is Zen awareness. Taking the appropriate action in this moment is Zen. Once you know this in your body, walking, standing, sitting down,...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark
    420 Willa Road
    Newark, DE  19711
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    Sponsor: UUFN
    Telephone: 302.368.2984
    Contact Name: Richard Field
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    Tuesday, April 24, 8:00 p.m., part 1 Wednesday, April 25, 8:00 p.m., part 2 Gore Recital Hall   Performing the complete Bach Cello suites is an epic milestone in the artistic life of a...

    Cost: $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students

    Where:
    Gore Recital Hall
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
    Telephone: 130-283-12578
    Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
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    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
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    Living in Mythology, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Jean Diver, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 6-27, 2018. A free opening reception to meet the artist will be...

    Cost: Free!

    Where:
    Mezzanine Gallery
    Carvel State Office Building, 2nd Floor
    820 N. French St.
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8278
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    The Station Gallery
    3922 Kennett Pike
    Greenville, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 302-654-8638
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    Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature....

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800-448-3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
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    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

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    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

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    This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
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    TRANSIT by Maryanne Pollock January 27 - April 26, 2018Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop On Art:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:25 - 6 PM Maryanne...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

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    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

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    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE ALUMNI INVITATIONAL A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop, Artist talk at 7:30 PM The...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

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    THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LYNN HERRICK SHARP AWARD EXHIBITION A Group Exhibition March 31 - April 26, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

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    Thursday, April 26, 8:00 p.m. Gore Recital Hall David Rose was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and there began his early musical education and violin study. At the suggestion of his first teacher,...

    Cost: $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students

    Where:
    Gore Recital Hall
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
    Telephone: 130-283-12578
    Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
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    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
    Website »

    More information

    Living in Mythology, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Jean Diver, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 6-27, 2018. A free opening reception to meet the artist will be...

    Cost: Free!

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


    Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
    Telephone: 302-577-8278
    Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
    Website »

    More information

    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

    More information

    This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission

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

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    Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

    Cost: Free to Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Calling all Doodles!  Pack up your owners and head for Dewey Delaware for the Annual DoodlesinDewey ~ a fun filled time on the beach at a low-key "funraiser" for Food&Friends, a DC based...

    Cost: $10-25 suggested

    Where:
    Dewey Beach
    Saulsbury St
    Dewey Beach, DE  19971
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    Sponsor: Food&Friends
    Telephone: 301.467.5523
    Contact Name: Amy Scott
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    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
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    Telephone: 800-855-2CALLGA
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    Our thoughts and our stage turn to music, mayhem and marriage with the multi-Tony nominated "The Wedding Singer". Shows are at 8pm on April 27 and 28, and May 4 and 5.  There are 2pm...

    Cost: $12-$20

    Where:
    Wilmington Drama League
    10 West Lea Blvd.
    Wilmington, DE  19802
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    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-1172
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    Night Ranger, the band that invented the power ballad of the 1980s, brings its classic sound to the SugarHouse Casino Event Center on Friday, April 27, at 9 p.m. Tickets for the band’s 35th...

    Cost: $29-49

    Where:
    SugarHouse Casino
    1001 N. Delaware Ave
    Philadelphia, PA  19125
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    East Coast Garden Center presents: The Spring Festival!  We love celebrating the Spring season, and we invite you to join us! The weather warms, plants break dormancy, and Sussex County becomes...

    Cost: free

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30366 Cordrey Rd.
    Millsboro, DE  19966
    View map »


    Sponsor: Cordrey Companies
    Telephone: (302)945-3489
    Contact Name: Christine Justice
    Website »

    More information

    Rosemary Castiglioni – Still lifes and interiors painted with a subtle palette; Jim Gears – Vibrant, impressionistic landscapes in oil applied with a palette knife; Richard Hoff – Detailed...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

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    Girl Scout Junior Not just a pretty face! With the Winterthur Garden as a laboratory, earn the Flowers badge while discovering how flowers function and recording your experience in a garden...

    Cost: $12

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington , DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information & Tours
    Website »

    More information

    THE FIGURE: THE INDICATIVE AND THE ALLUSIVE Group Exhibition  April 1 - August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop with Panel Discussion: 6 - 7 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
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    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

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    Water is Life Kenya is hosting its annual Water Walk fundraiser Saturday, April 28th at the Newark Reservoir. Funds raised will help complete Water is Life Kenya's clean water project in Kuku, a...

    Cost: 10.00-25.00

    Where:
    Newark Reservoir
    Old Paper Mill Road
    Newark, DE  19711
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    Sponsor: Water is Life Kenya
    Telephone: (302) 894-7335
    Contact Name: Colleen Leithren
    Website »

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    GUARDIANS OF THE IMAGE MAKER Group Exhibition & Programs Commemorating The 1968 Riots April 6 - June 29, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 2018                      5 - 9 PM...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-656-6466
    Website »

    More information

    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

    Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 800.448.3883
    Contact Name: Information and Tours
    Website »

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    Maker Fest Enjoy a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. This event features demonstrations from area makers showcasing...

    Cost: Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 for Hagley Members and Youth 6-18; under 6 free

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Road
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
    Telephone: (302) 65802400 x 238
    Contact Name: Jessica Eisenbrey
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    This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies and contrasts in abstract forms. Each artist...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission

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

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    Girl Scout Daisy Take a step on your Flower Garden journey during this fun-filled exploration of the Winterthur garden. $10 per girl.

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    5105 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
    Telephone: 180-044-83883
    Contact Name: Information & Tours
    Website »

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    Discover the thrill of printmaking inspired by nature. Using spring plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions with layered shapes...

    Cost: $80 Members, $100 Non-Members

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

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    Calling all Doodles!  Pack up your owners and head for Dewey Delaware for the Annual DoodlesinDewey ~ a fun filled time on the beach at a low-key "funraiser" for Food&Friends, a DC based...

    Cost: $10-25 suggested

    Where:
    Dewey Beach
    Saulsbury St
    Dewey Beach, DE  19971
    View map »


    Sponsor: Food&Friends
    Telephone: 301.467.5523
    Contact Name: Amy Scott
    Website »

    More information

    Saturday, April 28, 2018 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Wilmington Country Club 4825 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE   Guests will enjoy a four course seated dinner prepared by award-winning chefs...

    Cost: Call for sponsor opportunities.

    Where:
    Wilmington Country Club
    4825 Kennett Pike
    Wilmington , DE  19807
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    Sponsor: Meals On Wheels Delaware
    Telephone: 302-656-6451
    Contact Name: Jennifer Halliday

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    38th Annual Rare Plant Auction® at Longwood Gardens A benefit that enriches urban neighborhoods through the power of plants. Join us at the 38th Annual Rare Plant Auction® on Saturday, April...

    Cost: $125-$600

    Where:
    Longwood Garden
    1001 Longwood Road
    Kennett Square, PA  19348
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    Sponsor: Delaware Center for Horticulture
    Telephone: (302) 658-6262
    Contact Name: Lenny Wilson
    Website »

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    Clark Wilson from East Liverpool, Ohio, is a favorite and master with silent films.  He is the house organist at the Ohio Theater and has recently been appointed to the Music Department staff of...

    Cost: $20 Adults, $10 Students, Groups Call 302-995-2603

    Where:
    John Dickinson High School
    1801 Milltown Road
    Wilmington, DE  19808
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    Sponsor: Dickinson Theatre Organ Society
    Telephone: 302-995-2603
    Contact Name: Bob Dilworth
    Website »

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    Saturday, April 28, 8:00 p.m. Loudis Recital Hall Cap off the day-long Steel Band Festival (in Puglisi Orchestra Hall beginning at noon) with the featured festival concert.   There is no...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Loudis Recital Hall
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
    Telephone: 130-283-12578
    Contact Name: Megan Everhart
    Website »

    More information

    Our thoughts and our stage turn to music, mayhem and marriage with the multi-Tony nominated "The Wedding Singer". Shows are at 8pm on April 27 and 28, and May 4 and 5.  There are 2pm...

    Cost: $12-$20

    Where:
    Wilmington Drama League
    10 West Lea Blvd.
    Wilmington, DE  19802
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    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-1172
    Website »

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