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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    September 2018

    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »

    More information

    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

    More information

    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    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 Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

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

    More information

    The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19350
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    Travel with troops to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons of that time. This train operates...

    Cost: Adults: $19; Seniors (60+): $18; Children (2-12): $17; Children Under 2: Free

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


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

    More information

    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

    More information

    Start the day on the water with our Sunday Brunch Cruise. A mouth-watering Sunday Brunch buffet served dockside, combined with traditional jazz music. Then enjoy a two-hour cruise along the...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
    225 Academy Street
    Penny Hall
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Old College Gallery
    18 East Main St.
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
    30 North College Ave.
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    ​Meet me at the Well Foundation will host its inaugural Garden Tea on September 16, 2018. Please join us for an inspiring day of fun. Bid on exciting auction items, with options to purchase art...

    Cost: 40

    Where:
    Historic Belmont Hall
    217 Smyrna-Leipsic Road
    Smyrna, DE  19977
    View map »


    Sponsor: Meet Me at the Well Foundation
    Telephone: 302-740-5944
    Contact Name: Diana Suchodolski
    Website »

    More information

    A Delaware Art Museum CommissionSunday, September 16 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. UPRISING is a multidisciplinary art production featuring the artwork of Terrance Vann and choreography by Ashley SK...

    Cost: Free

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


    Website »

    More information

    Throughout the series of summer exhibition focused on the civil rights movement, three original performances by local and regional performing artists will respond to the disturbances and subsequent...

    Cost: Free

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


    Website »

    More information

    Exercise your creative Peacemaking muscles in response to the 1968 riots and their aftermath through individual and collaborative silkscreened flags The Delaware Contemporary's Fall...

    Cost: FREE

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

    More information

    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

    More information

    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
    Website »

    More information

    This show, titled “Opera LOL”, focuses on the more comedic side of Opera and Classical Music. Join us to enjoy some amazing music and talent while embracing your carefree and relaxed side!...

    Cost: $20-$30

    Where:
    Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
    226 N High Street
    West Chester, PA  19380
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon on the Riverboat Queen while enjoying our Sunday Supper Cruise. The perfect time for a family meal together, the Sunday Supper Cruise departs at 4:30 PM, and offers...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

    More information

    By Peter Shaffer Directed by Steve Tague. Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten! Lettice is a vivacious tour guide at a rather ho-hum historical manor, who grabs and keeps tourists’ attention with...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Studio Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

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


    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »

    More information

    Established Color, an exhibition of vibrant still life paintings by Thomas Del Porte, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 7-28, 2018. Del Porte received a 2018 Fellowship in...

    Cost: Free

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


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

    More information

    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

    More information

    Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Morris Library
    181 S. College Ave.
    Special Collections Gallery
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

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

    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

    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

    More information

    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

    More information

    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
    Website »

    More information

    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

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


    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »

    More information

    Established Color, an exhibition of vibrant still life paintings by Thomas Del Porte, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 7-28, 2018. Del Porte received a 2018 Fellowship in...

    Cost: Free

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


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

    More information

    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

    More information

    Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Morris Library
    181 S. College Ave.
    Special Collections Gallery
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    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

    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

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

    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

    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

    More information

    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

    More information

    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
    Website »

    More information

    Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

    Cost: menu items vary

    Where:
    Hilton Christiana
    100 Continental Dr.
    Newark, DE  19713
    View map »

    More information

    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    Come discover how to build and deliver a killer pitch that tells your story, shares the right information, and gets to YES! The Pitch Workshop will be led by Dr. Laura Sicola, founder, Vocal Impact...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Hub at 1201
    1201 N. Orange Street
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »


    Sponsor: Great Dames, Inc.
    Telephone: 610-389-0610
    Contact Name: Sharon Kelly Hake
    Website »

    More information

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

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

    More information

    Michael DiBerardinis assumed his new role as Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia on January 4, 2016. As Managing Director, DiBerardinis reports directly to the Mayor and oversees and...

    Cost: $18-$23

    Where:
    Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
    226 N High Street
    West Chester, PA  19380
    View map »


    Telephone: (610) 356-2787

    More information

    By Peter Shaffer Directed by Steve Tague. Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten! Lettice is a vivacious tour guide at a rather ho-hum historical manor, who grabs and keeps tourists’ attention with...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Studio Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

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


    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »

    More information

    Established Color, an exhibition of vibrant still life paintings by Thomas Del Porte, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 7-28, 2018. Del Porte received a 2018 Fellowship in...

    Cost: Free

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


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

    More information

    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

    More information

    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Morris Library
    181 S. College Ave.
    Special Collections Gallery
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    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 Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19350
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

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

    More information

    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

    More information

    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
    View map »


    Sponsor: Faith Victory Christian Center
    Telephone: 302.354.6726
    Contact Name: Alvin Walker
    Website »

    More information

    Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
    30 North College Ave.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
    225 Academy Street
    Penny Hall
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Old College Gallery
    18 East Main St.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

    More information

    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
    Website »

    More information

    Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

    Cost: menu items vary

    Where:
    Hilton Christiana
    100 Continental Dr.
    Newark, DE  19713
    View map »

    More information

    Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how we have repurposed historic work areas....

    Cost: $5 per person upgrade. Members free.

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


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

    More information

    Learn more about the 1968 Wilmington collaboration efforts involved with The Delaware Contemporary's Guardians of the Image Makers exhibition and the programming at the Delaware Art...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    The Delaware Contemporary
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

    More information

    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    BODY OF ART: Open Figure Drawing Series Selected Wednesdays | $10 drop-in fee | Cash Bar Studio artist Jenna Lucente will monitor these informal and unclothed figure drawing sessions...

    Cost: $10

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

    More information

    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
    View map »


    Sponsor: UUFN
    Telephone: 302.368.2984
    Contact Name: Richard Field
    Website »

    More information

    By Peter Shaffer Directed by Steve Tague. Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten! Lettice is a vivacious tour guide at a rather ho-hum historical manor, who grabs and keeps tourists’ attention with...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Studio Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

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


    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »

    More information

    Established Color, an exhibition of vibrant still life paintings by Thomas Del Porte, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 7-28, 2018. Del Porte received a 2018 Fellowship in...

    Cost: Free

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


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

    More information

    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

    More information

    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

    More information

    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
    View map »


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

    More information

    Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Morris Library
    181 S. College Ave.
    Special Collections Gallery
    Newark, DE  19717
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19350
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    The Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    In partnership with Network Delaware, the Museum will present a Town Hall discussion on the Restorative Schools Issue Campaign moderated by exhibiting artist and For Freedoms co-founder Hank Willis...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Kingswood Community Center
    2300 Bowers St.
    Wilmington, DE  19802
    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

    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

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

    More information

    Story Time Thursdays 10:30 - 11 a.m. Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft,...

    Cost: $7 - $0

    Where:
    Brandywine Zoo
    1001 North Park Drive
    Wilmington, DE  19802
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-571-7747
    Website »

    More information

    Get lost in a book during Mt. Cuba’s Story Time in the Gardens. Children are invited to visit the gardens on Thursday mornings for a story from a nature-themed children’s book. Intended for...

    Cost: General Admission

    Where:
    Mt. Cuba Center
    3120 Barley Mill Rd.
    Hockessin, DE  19707
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mt. Cuba Center
    Telephone: 302-239-8883
    Contact Name: Sara Stevenson
    Website »

    More information

    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

    More information

    In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Old College Gallery
    18 East Main St.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
    225 Academy Street
    Penny Hall
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
    30 North College Ave.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Explore the politics of hunting in the Arctic while viewing the new exhibition “’The World Is Following Its People’: Indigenous Art and Arctic Ecology.” A University of Delaware doctoral...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Old College Gallery
    18 East Main St.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

    More information

    The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage on Thursdays, July–September, 1:30–5:30 pm. Visit us to select fresh, local produce. Parking is available behind the...

    Cost: free

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


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

    More information

    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
    Website »

    More information

    Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

    Cost: menu items vary

    Where:
    Hilton Christiana
    100 Continental Dr.
    Newark, DE  19713
    View map »

    More information

    By Conor McPherson Directed by Ben Barnes  “Sharky” Harkin has returned to Dublin to gather with his brother and friends for a whisky-soaked Christmas Eve of companionship and poker.  When...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Listen to Delaware artists Dennis Beach and Robert Straight discuss their art and the process of abstraction. In addition the gallery talk, view the exhibition From Color and Form to Expression...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall Gallery
    30 North College Ave.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Relax and unwind after a long day with the Museum’s popular Happy Hour series. Enjoy live music on the terrace with friends or tour the galleries indoors. Special themed nights will be scheduled...

    Cost: Museum galleries are open with free admission every Thursday from 4–8 pm

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


    Website »

    More information

    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

    More information

    V. Shayne Frederick is a pianist, vocalist, arranger and musical director with over a decade of stunning performance. He will be joined by Ella Ghant, a vocalist in the jazz/traditional pop style....

    Cost: $25-$28

    Where:
    Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
    226 N High Street
    West Chester, PA  19380
    View map »


    Telephone: 610-356-2787

    More information

    By Peter Shaffer Directed by Steve Tague. Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten! Lettice is a vivacious tour guide at a rather ho-hum historical manor, who grabs and keeps tourists’ attention with...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Studio Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

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


    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
    Website »

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »

    More information

    The American Birding Expo, one of the largest wildlife events in the country, is returning to the Philadelphia area. Sponsored by Bird Watcher’s Digest in association with the American...

    Cost: Free for those 17 and under; $10 for all others

    Where:
    Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
    100 Station Ave.
    Oaks, PA  19456
    View map »


    Sponsor: Bird Watcher’s Digest
    Telephone: 1 (800) 879-2473
    Contact Name: Bill Thompson III
    Website »

    More information

    Established Color, an exhibition of vibrant still life paintings by Thomas Del Porte, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 7-28, 2018. Del Porte received a 2018 Fellowship in...

    Cost: Free

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


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

    More information

    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

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    Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Morris Library
    181 S. College Ave.
    Special Collections Gallery
    Newark, DE  19717
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

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    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    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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    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilminton, DE  19806
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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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    The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19350
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    Website »

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    The Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret...

    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 for Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilminton , DE  19806
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    Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum

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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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    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

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    On September 21, we are joining the Biden Cancer Initiative and hundreds of other communities in hosting a Biden Cancer Community Summit in Delaware. You're invited to join us to learn about: how...

    Cost: FREE!

    Where:
    Siegel JCC
    101 Garden of Eden Road
    Wilmington, DE  19803
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    Sponsor: Siegel JCC
    Telephone: 302-478-5660
    Contact Name: Anna Saul
    Website »

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    Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
    30 North College Ave.
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

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    Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
    225 Academy Street
    Penny Hall
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Old College Gallery
    18 East Main St.
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

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    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
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    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

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    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
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    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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    By Conor McPherson Directed by Ben Barnes  “Sharky” Harkin has returned to Dublin to gather with his brother and friends for a whisky-soaked Christmas Eve of companionship and poker.  When...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

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

    Cost: free

    Where:
    Somerville Manning Gallery
    Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
    101 Stone Block Row
    Greenville, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

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    Brew at the Zoo Friday, Sept. 21, 5:30–9 p.m. Ages 21+ Join the Delaware Zoological Society, which supports the Brandywine Zoo, in its annual fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo, and...

    Cost: $40-$25

    Where:
    Brandywine Zoo
    1001 North Park Drive
    Wilmington, DE  19810
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    Telephone: 302-571-7747
    Website »

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    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    By Peter Shaffer Directed by Steve Tague. Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten! Lettice is a vivacious tour guide at a rather ho-hum historical manor, who grabs and keeps tourists’ attention with...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Studio Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Prepare for 90 minutes of musical theater brilliance filled with gorgeous harmonies and a witty, laugh out loud script. Tony award nominated [title of show] follows very real friends Jeff and...

    Cost: $10–$28

    Where:
    Bootless Stageworks
    1301 N. Broom Street
    Lower Level
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-887-9300
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

    Where:
    Wilmington Drama League
    10 West Lea Blvd.
    Wilmington, DE  19802
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    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
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    Extra! Extra! Delaware Premiere Of Newsies Puts the “World” on Pause! By Daria Willis This is the headline that cast member Eric Ducos created, in true newsboy fashion, to call...

    Cost: Tickets rage from $15 - $18

    Where:
    Everett Theatre
    47 W. Main Street
    Middletown, DE  19709
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    The American Birding Expo, one of the largest wildlife events in the country, is returning to the Philadelphia area. Sponsored by Bird Watcher’s Digest in association with the American...

    Cost: Free for those 17 and under; $10 for all others

    Where:
    Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
    100 Station Ave.
    Oaks, PA  19456
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    Sponsor: Bird Watcher’s Digest
    Telephone: 1 (800) 879-2473
    Contact Name: Bill Thompson III
    Website »

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    Faith United Methodist Church - "Methodist Women" host 12th Annual Walk for The Homeless September 22.  Faith United Methodist Church announced its 12 years of the walk for the...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Faith United Methodist Church
    19940 Church St
    Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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    Sponsor: "Methodist Women"
    Telephone: 302-227-3118
    Contact Name: Christina Miller-Hall
    Website »

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    Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has answers for...

    Cost: members free, included with admission

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


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

    More information

    Husband and wife painters, Kirk McBride and Lynne Lockhart exhibit over 40 new paintings in a two-person show. Lynne is known for her expressive yet anatomically accurate oil paintings of animals...

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    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 Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

    Cost: Free with Museum admission.

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19350
    View map »


    Website »

    More information

    In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

    Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

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

    More information

    Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

    Cost: $25–$45

    Where:
    The University and Whist Club
    805 N Broom St
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
    Telephone: 302-658-5125
    Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
    Website »

    More information

    Explore the geologic history of the Delaware Appalachian Piedmont. Delaware Geologic Survey scientist William "Sandy" Schenck, P.G., will lead you on a 4-hour round-trip tour up the line...

    Cost: $22

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


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

    More information

    In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Old College Gallery
    18 East Main St.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
    30 North College Ave.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
    225 Academy Street
    Penny Hall
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
    Website »

    More information

    MAB offers high quality and affordable ballet training for ages 4 - 18 and Adult Ballet.  MAB is now offering classes in Tap and Jazz.  Classes begin Tuesday, September 4, 2018.   For more...

    Cost: see website

    Where:
    Mid Atlantic Ballet
    506 Interchange Blvd
    Middletown, DE  19711
    View map »


    Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Ballet
    Telephone: 302-266-6362
    Website »

    More information

    Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Free. Saturdays, September 15 & 22, October 6 & 13 | 2:00 p.m. Local Pride: Art and Artists from Greater Wilmington...

    Cost: Free for Members, Free after admission for Non-Members.

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


    Website »

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    Please join Delaware Housing Opportunity Fund Inc, www.dehofi.org with raising funds for our Senior and Veteran homeowners in the State of Delaware.  All of the funds go to providing essential...

    Cost: $10 for car show/$15 for block party

    Where:
    Midnight Oil Brewery
    674 Pencader Dr
    Newark, DE  19702
    View map »


    Sponsor: Delaware Housing Opportunity Fund Inc
    Telephone: 302-584-0453
    Contact Name: Dawn Momot
    Website »

    More information

    LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

    Cost: 70-80

    Where:
    Minquadale Memorial Hall
    129 East Hazeldell Avenue
    New Castle, DE  19720
    View map »


    Sponsor: Luray Productions
    Telephone: 302-559-0607
    Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
    Website »

    More information

    By Conor McPherson Directed by Ben Barnes  “Sharky” Harkin has returned to Dublin to gather with his brother and friends for a whisky-soaked Christmas Eve of companionship and poker.  When...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

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

    Cost: free

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


    Telephone: 302-652-0271
    Contact Name: Rebecca Moore
    Website »

    More information

    Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious BBQ on the River buffet, featuring options to...

    Cost: $45 Adults $22.50 Children ages 3-12 Children under 3 FREE

    Where:
    Public Docks
    Behind Iron Hill Brewery
    Wilmington, DE  19801
    View map »

    More information

    Participate in Peace Week Delaware with a walk in the Delaware Art Museum Labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir. Peace Week raises awareness and hope for peace in our communities, nation, and...

    Cost: Free

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


    Website »

    More information

    The Dickinson Theatre Pipe Organ Society welcomes ALEX JONES of Birmhingham, England to the Dickinson Theatre.  Mr. Hones will be performing music from Broadway, Motion Pictures, as...

    Cost: $20

    Where:
    The Dickinson Theatre at John Dickinson High Schoo
    1801 Milltown Road
    Wilmington, DE  19808
    View map »


    Sponsor: John Dickinson Organ Society
    Telephone: 302.995.5603
    Contact Name: Bob Dilworth
    Website »

    More information

    By Peter Shaffer Directed by Steve Tague. Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten! Lettice is a vivacious tour guide at a rather ho-hum historical manor, who grabs and keeps tourists’ attention with...

    Cost: 15-32

    Where:
    Studio Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd.
    Newark, DE  19716
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Website »

    More information

    Fun Home is a multi-Tony-winning musical about a young woman discovering her identity while growing up with the family business, a funeral home.  Shows are at 8pm on 9/14. 9/15, 9/21 and 9/22,...

    Cost: $12-$20

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


    Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
    Telephone: 302-764-3396
    Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh
    Website »

    More information

    Prepare for 90 minutes of musical theater brilliance filled with gorgeous harmonies and a witty, laugh out loud script. Tony award nominated [title of show] follows very real friends Jeff and...

    Cost: $10–$28

    Where:
    Bootless Stageworks
    1301 N. Broom Street
    Lower Level
    Wilmington, DE  19806
    View map »


    Telephone: 302-887-9300
    Website »

    More information

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