Things to See and Do

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




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

The Ballet Theatre of Dover

P.O. Box 493, Dover, 734-9717.

Children's Theatre of Dover Dover

697-1271, tickets 678-3227, www.thechildrenstheatre.org. The theater presents shows in April, October, December and February.

Delaware Ballet

177 Old Camden Road, Camden, 697-2218, www.delawareballet.com. Performances include an annual production of "The Nutcracker" in December.

Dover Downs

1131 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, 674-4600, www.doverdowns.com. Dover Downs offers big-name talents in its 18,000-square-foot ballroom, and visitors can take part in a live taping of "Dover Downs is Cooking."

Dover Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 163, Dover, 678-5152, www.doversymphony.org. The orchestra offers classical concerts in March and October, a pops concert in May and a children's concert in November, all at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.

Ecarte Dance Theater

224 W. Loockerman St., Dover, 674-4689. Ecarte presents two concerts a year, in spring and winter.

Kent County Theatre Guild-

Patchwork Playhouse

140 E. Roosevelt Ave., Dover, 674-3568, www.kctg.org. Kent County Theatre Guild presents five shows each season from September to June, plus an annual cabaret-style fundraiser.

Schwartz Center for the Arts

118 S. Bradford St., Dover, 678-3583 or (800) 778-5078, www.schwartzcenter.com. The center hosts performances by local arts groups, as well as nationally recognized performers.

Smyrna Opera House In the Old Town Hall

Smyrna, 653-4236, www.smyrnaoperahouse.org. The newly restored opera house presents drama and music. Annual events include the Smyrna Opera House Follies in May, monthly wine dinners and a summer musical.

 

 

 

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

Air Mobility Command Museum

1301 Heritage Road, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, 677-5938, www.amcmuseum.org. Open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on federal holidays.

Allee House

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, 2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, 653-9345. The restored 1750s farmhouse is open spring and on weekends year round from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Barratt's Chapel and Museum

U.S. 113, Frederica, 335-5544, www.Barrattschapel.org. Barratt's Chapel is the oldest surviving Methodist church in the United States.

Delaware Agricultural Museum

N. Dupont Highway, Dover, 734-1618, www.agriculturalmuseum.org. The museum tells the story of Delaware's agricultural past and present through permanent and changing exhibits.

Museum Square Dover

(at The Delaware State Museum Visitor Center), 406 Federal St. 739-4266, www.destatemuseums.org. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Includes three state museums:

  • The Delaware Archaeology Museum features exhibits illustrating archaeology, history and culture.

  • The Johnson Victrola Museum exhibits include a 1920s Victrola dealer's store. Victor Talking Machine Co. recordings played regularly.

  • The Museum of Small Town Life Exhibits display the history and culture of Delaware in the early 1900s.

    The Delaware State Museum Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Delaware State Police Museum and

    Education Center

    1425 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, 739-7700, www.state.de.us/dsp/museum/Default.htm. The center tells the story of Delaware's original highway patrol and its evolution into the Delaware State Police. Open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month.

    Dover Art League

    21 W. Loockerman St, Dover, 674-0402, www.doverart.org. Monthly juried and judged shows open to the public, plus annual events like the Artists Studio Tour and A Taste of Dover. Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Harrington Museum

    110 Fleming St., Harrington, 398-3698. Exhibits at this 18-century Episcopal church include period funeral attire and a circa-1900 glass hearse carriage. Open Monday through Friday 1 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Harrington Railroad Museum

    108 Fleming St., Harrington, 398-3698. Visit a rare Delmarva watchman's tower and walk through a 1926 caboose form the Pennsylvania Railroad.

    John Dickinson Plantation

    340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, 739-3277, www.destatemuseums.org. Annual events include Old Dover Days in May and the Holiday Dessert Table in December. Open March through December, Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Messick Agricultural Museum

    325 Walt Messick Road, Harrington, 398-3729, www.taylormessick.com. Antique farm machinery. Open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    State House Museum

    The Green, Dover, 739-4266, www.destatemuseums.org. The Georgian-style state house features a re-created 18th-century courtroom. Open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1:30-4:30pm.

    Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art

    406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, www.biggsmuseum.org. The museum houses work class pieces collected by its namesake.

    Smyrna Museum

    11 S. Main St., Smyrna, 653-1320. This building from the 18th century displays local artifacts and a restored plank house from the late 1600s. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Woodburn

    151 Kings Highway, Dover, 739-5656, www.state.de.us/woodburn. Open for tours by appointment and during community events, including Old Dover Days in May, the Fall Festival in September and the Christmas Open House in December.

     

    ANNUAL EVENTS

    MARCH

    St. Patrick's Day Parade

    March 17, Main Street Dover, 678-9112, www.cityofdover.com

    Delaware Horse Expo

    March 23-24, Delaware State Fairgrounds, 398-4630, 542-6065, www.chicksaddlery.com

    Annual Benefit Auction & Flea Market

    March 24, Delaware Agricultural Museum, 734-1618, www.agriculturalmuseum.org

    Hearts and Minds Film Festival

    March 23-25, Schwartz Center for the Arts, 678-5152, www.schwartzcenter.com

    APRIL

    Governor's Annual Spring
    Celebration at Woodburn

    April 14, 739-5656, www.state.de.us/woodburn

    Kent County Master Gardener Annual Scholarship Plant Sale

    April 28, Delaware State University Research Greenhouse, Dover, 857-6426

    Spring Craft Show

    April 28-29, Delaware State Fairgrounds, (717) 656-3208, www.handcraft-unlimited.com

    MAY

    21st Annual
    Smyrna-Clayton

    Heritage Association

    Delawareana Auction May 7, Smyrna Opera House, Smyrna, 653-4236, www.smyrnaoperahouse.org

    Old Dover Days

    May 5, The Green, Dover, 734-4888, www.visitdover.com

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    January 2016

    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and...

    Cost: $0-14

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
    Website »

    More information

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

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South St.
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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    Marie Spartali Stillman (1844–1927) was one of a small number of professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century. She was an important presence in the Victorian art...

    Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

    Where:
    Delaware Art Museum
    2301 Kentmere Parkway
    Wilmington, DE  19806
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    Sponsor: Emily du Pont Memorial Exhibition Fund, the Hallie Tybout Exhibition Fund, and the Friends of Rockwood
    Telephone: 302-351-8558
    Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
    Website »

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    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


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

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    Learn about the care, cleaning, repair and storage of old and new quilts in the home.  Madge Ziegler, quilt specialist, will help identify information about your quilt such as age, technique,...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Blue Ball Barn
    1914 West Park Drive
    Wilmington, DE  19803
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    Sponsor: Alapocas Run State Park
    Telephone: 302-577-7020
    Website »

    More information

    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
    Website »

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    Calling all princesses and princes: Come dressed in your most royal attire to the Delaware Children’s Theatre’s fantastical classic. Before the show, strut your stuff in...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Meet favorites of OperaDelaware audiences in Sunday afternoon recitals followed by “talk back” sessions, moderated by OD director, Brendan Cooke. Each program features...

    Where:
    , DE

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    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Show More...
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    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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

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    Dr. Rachel Heinle and Dr. Molly McBride will provide free pelvic exams and Pap tests from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 at the Women’s Place, 1100 Grant Ave. in Wilmington,...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Women’s Place
    1100 Grant Ave.
    Wilmington, DE
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    Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

    Cost: $0-14

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


    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
    Website »

    More information

    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


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

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    Trained volunteers help women with hair loss and other dermatological changes that often accompany cancer treatments. To register: Call 623-4506 to confirm before attending

    Where:
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute
    Small Conference Room
    4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd.
    Newark, DE
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    More information

    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

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


    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
    Website »

    More information

    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on February 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. The cost of the...

    Cost: Call for information.

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Road
    Seaford, DE  19973
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    Telephone: 302-629-6611x2446
    Contact Name: Nanticoke's Diabetes Education Department
    Website »

    More information

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

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

    Cost: $0-14

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


    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
    Website »

    More information

    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


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

    More information

    East Coast Garden Center is holding our 2nd Annual Indoor Farmer's Market starting Nov. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. It wil be held every Tuesday till April 26, 2016. We have 20...

    Cost: Depends on what you purchase

    Where:
    East Coast Garden Center
    30336 Cordrey Rd
    Millsboro, DE  19966
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    Sponsor: Garden Center
    Telephone: 302-945-3489
    Contact Name: Valery Cordrey
    Website »

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

    Cost: $10

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

    Cost: $10

    Where:
    Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church
    500 McKennans Church Rd
    Room 206
    Wilmington, DE  19808
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    Participants must be at least 18 years old to register and be able to attend all sessions. For more information, contact Terry Towne, RN, at 744-6724, or teresa_towne@bayhealth.org...

    Where:
    Bayhealth Kent General
    4th-Floor Conference Room
    640 S. State St.
    Dover, DE
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    2015-2016 PENN HUMANITIES FORUM ON SEX PRESENTS  “No, I’m Not a Woman—I’m a Not-A-Woman” A Not-A-Woman Dossier Terry Castle Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities Stanford...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19104-6324
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    Sponsor: Penn Humanities Forum, Cosponsored by Department of English
    Telephone: 215-573-8280
    Contact Name: Michelle Moon
    Website »

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    2015-2016 PENN HUMANITIES FORUM ON SEX PRESENTS The theme of this talk by acclaimed essayist and literary scholar Terry Castle is the Not-A-Woman. Castle uses the term for a person who looks and...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    University of Pennsylvania - Penn Museum
    3260 South Street
    Philadelphia, DE  19104-6324
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    Sponsor: Penn Humanities Forum
    Telephone: 215-573-8280
    Contact Name: Penn Humanities Forum
    Website »

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    Nanticoke Physician Network General & Bariatric Surgery will be hosting bariatric support groups on the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Nanticoke Memorial...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Road
    Seaford, DE  19973
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    Sponsor: Nanticoke Physician Network General & Bariatric Surgery
    Telephone: 302-629-6611 x 8810
    Contact Name: Shelly Geis

    More information

    Nanticoke Physician Network General & Bariatric Surgery will host a bariatric support group on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Medical Staff Conference Room at Nanticoke...

    Cost: Free

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


    Telephone: 302-629-6611x8810
    Contact Name: Shelly Geis
    Website »

    More information

    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

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


    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
    Website »

    More information

    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Topic: Hearing Aids and Wireless Technology To register: 800-693-2273, or www.events.christianacare.org/calendar/2016-02

    Where:
    John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
    Christiana Hospital Campus - Classrooms, 1, 2 & 3
    4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
    Newark, DE
    View map »

    More information

    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

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    Wetlands play a vital role in our everyday lives, protecting our communities from flooding and erosion and boosting our economy through tourism and seafood industry. This conference's goal is to...

    Cost: 35-180

    Where:
    Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Wilmington, DE


    Telephone: 302-739-9939
    Website »

    More information

    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    Breastfeeding is natural, but it doesn’t always come naturally! During the early weeks after birth, moms and babies experience challenges as they both learn how to breastfeed. Even the most...

    Cost: Free

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


    Telephone: 302-629-6611 ext. 2234
    Contact Name: Jacalyn Bradley
    Website »

    More information

    Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

    Cost: $0-14

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


    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
    Website »

    More information

    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


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

    More information

    Topic: Matter of Balance Speaker: Dan Wagner, BS. Health promotion, look good, feel great, and stay healthy. For more information: Contact Bayhealth’s Education Department at...

    Where:
    Bayhealth Kent General
    General Foods Conference Room 3
    640 S. State St.
    Dover, DE
    View map »

    More information

    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

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


    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
    Website »

    More information

    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Location: Bayhealth Kent General, 640 S. State St., Dover, General Foods Conference Rooms 1 & 2 Time: 6 p.m.–7 p.m. Bring insurance information to the seminar. To register call...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Show More...
    Show Less...

    Wetlands play a vital role in our everyday lives, protecting our communities from flooding and erosion and boosting our economy through tourism and seafood industry. This conference's goal is to...

    Cost: 35-180

    Where:
    Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Wilmington, DE


    Telephone: 302-739-9939
    Website »

    More information

    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
    View map »

    More information

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

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

    More information

    Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

    Cost: $0-14

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


    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
    Website »

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    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


    Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
    Telephone: 302-645-9095
    Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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    This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Gibby Center for the Arts
    51 W Main St.
    Middletown, DE  19709
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    Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
    Telephone: 302-449-5396
    Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
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    Nanticoke Physician Network General & Bariatric Surgery will be hosting bariatric support groups on the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Nanticoke Memorial...

    Cost: FREE

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Road
    Seaford, DE  19973
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    Sponsor: Nanticoke Physician Network General & Bariatric Surgery
    Telephone: 302-629-6611 x 8810
    Contact Name: Shelly Geis

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

    Cost: $50

    Where:
    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
    801 Middleford Rd.
    Seaford, DE  19973
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    Telephone: 302-629-6611 ext. 2540
    Contact Name: Maternal Child Health Clinical Educator
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    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
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    Location: Milford Senior Center, 111 Park Ave., Milford, Time: 8:40 a.m.– 9:30 a.m. Fee: $2 for non-members

    Where:
    , DE

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    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

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    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

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    , DE

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    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Station Gallery
    3922 Kennett Pike
    Greenville, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 302-654-8638
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    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

    Where:
    Penn Museum
    3260 South St.
    Philadelphia, PA  19104
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    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking more lives than all cancers combined. On Friday, Feb. 5, the American Heart Association (AHA) asks that everyone wear red to raise awareness for...

    Where:
    Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center
    1131 N. DuPont Hwy
    Dover, DE
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    Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office...

    Cost: $0-14

    Where:
    Hagley Museum
    201 Hagley Creek Rd
    Wilmington, DE  19807
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    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
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    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


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

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    This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Gibby Center for the Arts
    51 W Main St.
    Middletown, DE  19709
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    Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
    Telephone: 302-449-5396
    Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
    Website »

    More information

    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

    Where:
    Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
    110 Orchard Rd
    Newark, DE  19716
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    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
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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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    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

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    Location: Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, 2nd Floor Time: 8:40 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Fee: Free

    Where:
    , DE

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    Wear red and dine out at a participating restaurant to receive a free heart-healthy menu item. Tell your server you’re wearing red to celebrate “Wear Red Day.” “Go Red...

    Where:
    , DE

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    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

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    First Saturdays in the First State   Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website for...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    First State Heritage Park
    121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd N
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
    Telephone: 302-739-9194
    Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
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    Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during its 2016 Black History Month celebration: Wednesday, Feb. 3 Black Lives Matter Symposium Documentary...

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    Where:
    Delaware State University
    1200 N DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE  19901
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    First Saturdays in the First State   Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website for...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    First State Heritage Park
    121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd N
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
    Telephone: 302-739-9194
    Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
    Website »

    More information

    Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

    Cost: Free

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


    Telephone: 302-654-8638
    Website »

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    On Saturday, Feb. 6, the Wilmington, Del. Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will host the 22nd annual Block Kids competition. It’s a free...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    Hodgson Vo-Tech High School
    2575 Glasgow Ave.
    Newark, DE  19702
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    Sponsor: National Association of Women in Construction
    Telephone: 302-453-4000
    Contact Name: Laura Massimini
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    Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

    Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

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


    Website »

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    Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and...

    Cost: $0-14

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


    Telephone: 302-658-2400
    Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
    Website »

    More information

    For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    , DE


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

    More information

    This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    The Gibby Center for the Arts
    51 W Main St.
    Middletown, DE  19709
    View map »


    Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
    Telephone: 302-449-5396
    Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
    Website »

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    Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romance. Join Macy’s Christiana for an afternoon of Valentine’s Day cheer to celebrate all the loves in your life—including yourself!...

    Where:
    Macy's at Christiana Mall
    Women's Department, Level 1
    502 Christiana Mall
    Newark, DE  19702
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    Contact Name: Jessica Chan

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    First Saturdays in the First State Programs and events on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., check website for details. Free admission. Something new every...

    Cost: Free

    Where:
    First State Heritage Park
    121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd N
    43 The Green
    Dover, DE  19901
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    Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
    Telephone: 302-739-9194
    Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
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    The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts its 8th annual Plein Air art event. Artists will be painting around the local area as well as the Barns Brinton House, John Chads House and Brandywine Creek...

    Cost: General Admission: $10 | Exclusive Preview Party (includes 2 Tickets): $50

    Where:
    Chadds Ford Historical Society
    1736 Creek Rd
    Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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    Telephone: 610-388-7376
    Contact Name: Derek Larson OR Allison Schell
    Website »

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    Prepare to gasp, shudder, and be on the edge of your seat in this ingenious thriller which inspired the classic film that garnered an Academy Award nomination for Audrey Hepburn. This murderous...

    Cost: $15-$29

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


    Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
    Telephone: 302-831-2204
    Contact Name: REP Box Office
    Website »

    More information

    Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

    Where:
    , DE

    More information

    Chances are, if you look out your windows, it’s pretty wintry. When was the last time you saw lush green plants in that view? We have a cure for your blahs, straight from the...

    Where:
    , DE

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