Smyrna Mansion Offers History Lesson in Architecture

The 7,000-square foot, 16-room space will host a MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival dinner.



William Temple was governor of Delaware for a scant eight months, from May 6, 1846, to Jan. 19, 1847.

His mansion in Smyrna has stood for almost two centuries.

Under its many ornate roofs, the mansion offers a history lesson in architecture. The older Federalist section has 9-foot ceilings, simple mantels and refined ornamentation, in keeping with the stately, balanced architectural form popular from 1785-1830. Built around 1860, the newer Italianate section is a large and lavish celebration of the Victorian era, with 13½-foot ceilings, carved marble mantels and exuberant plaster moldings.

In all, the manse encompasses 7,000 square feet with 16 rooms, including the former servant quarters, plus four-and-a-half baths, a walk-in pantry and a laundry room. 

The current owner is Ruth Bower, who loves every square inch of her home, from the depths of the cavernous basement to the top of the cupola.

“I have always dreamed of living in a grand old house and living in a small town where you can walk to the post office,” she says. “In Smyrna, I found both.”

There are more than 400 surviving structures in Smyrna on the National Register of Historic Places. When Bower bought her house in 2002, the structure was showing its age.

Her first order of business was to replace the mansion’s many roofs to stem the tide of water damage. She installed central air in the public spaces on the first floor and updated the heating system, but opted to retain the massive radiators.

“I love the old radiators and the sounds they make,” she says. “The hissing, the filling with water, is part of the charm.”

Early on, during a bathroom renovation, Bower was horrified when workmen tossed the original sink in the trash.

“After that, they were afraid to throw anything away,” she says. “They even kept the nails.”

(left) Bower added a large kitchen and casual dining space that features raised-panel cherry cabinetry and an eight-burner professional-style BlueStar gas range. (right) Owner Ruth Bower says she “always dreamed of living in a grand old house and living in a small town where you can walk to the post office.”

The Age of Grandeur

William Temple was a prosperous merchant who was elected to the Delaware House of Representatives in 1844 and became speaker in 1846. At 32, he became the First State’s youngest governor when Gov. Thomas Stockton and his constitutional successor, Senate Speaker Joseph Maull, died within two months of each other.

Temple died in 1863, soon after being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He was 49. 

His obituary describes him as “emphatically a man of the world, possessing those rare qualities calculated to win every man and repel none.”

That might also describe Temple’s impressive home, which boasts such architectural elements as a sweeping staircase, gothic arched doors and a ballroom with a pair of elaborately carved marble mantels.

As it was in the 19th century, the ballroom remains a gathering place. In recent history, it has been a meeting space for civic groups, including the Smyrna Downtown Renaissance Association, a nonprofit group dedicated to enhancing the downtown district through preserving its unique historic character.

“It’s a lot of fun talking with other people who love old houses,” Bower says. “I have learned so much from them.”

On May 16, the Temple mansion and its sister house, the J.R. Clements Mansion, will be the setting for an elegant game dinner that reflects the days when Smyrna was known as Duck Creek. (Naturally, duck is on the menu.) The event is one of many festivities that are part of the MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival.

“I keep the ballroom minimally furnished so there is room for a lot of people,” Bower says. “For the game dinner, we will set up tables there.”

She found a long, tufted red velvet Victorian sofa at Canterbury Used Furniture in Felton. Several times a year, she looks for antiques at estate auctions at Crumpton, near Chestertown, Md.

A rosewood grand piano was purchased from the previous owner. She bought the ornately carved wooden sideboard from a neighbor. Mounted and framed Rococo-style porcelain figurines were a gift from her 97-year-grandmother, who displayed the pieces in her own home for half a century.

Previous owners sold off a few chandeliers and at least one massive door. But the magnificent plaster moldings and ceiling medallions remain in place and are remarkably intact except for a few patches of water damage.

Bower is searching for an artisan who has the skills to make the repairs.

“I had someone from Winterthur come out and take a look at the moldings,” she recalls. “He suggested I contact someone from the White House.”

(left) The mansion boasts such architectural elements as a sweeping staircase and gothic arched doors. (middle) On May 16, the mansion will be the setting for an elegant game dinner as part of the MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival. The dinner will reflect the days when Smyrna was known as Duck Creek. Naturally, duck will be on the menu. (right) Bower discovered splendid stained glass doors and a transom festooned with colorful fruits while visiting Paris.

Making the House Her Own

Over the years, the mansion has lost some of its architectural details, including the quoining that defined the corners of the facade. The decorative brickwork was lopped off when siding was added. Distinctive chimney pots were removed in the 1970s, when the home was converted, briefly, to apartments; one pot has been repurposed as a garden ornament in a neighbor’s yard. 

Bower isn’t certain what was mounted on top of a post on the cupola, although she suspects it was some sort of decorative object.

“So far, I haven’t been able to locate a photograph, records or anyone who knows what might have been there,” she says.

As the latest in a line of homeowners, Bower is intent on faithfully restoring the house, as well as making improvements for future generations. 

A banker, she lived and worked in England for a year and a half soon after she bought the property. Living abroad provided her with an opportunity to shop for fixtures and architectural salvage in Europe. 

In Paris, she discovered splendid stained glass doors and a transom festooned with colorful fruits. The brass and crystal chandelier in the kitchen also came from the City of Light.

Both found a new home in a large kitchen and casual dining space Bower added to the house, a project two years in the making.

“The whole town would stop by and ask how the kitchen is coming,” she recalls. 

In keeping with the opulent millwork throughout the mansion, she chose raised-panel cherry cabinetry detailed with beading in a deep, rich stain. The focal point is an eight-burner professional-style BlueStar gas range crowned with an elaborately carved hood.

“They make them in Reading, Pa., and the burners really do look like blue stars when you turn them on,” she says.

A super-size island accommodates several cooks.

“This is my pierogi factory,” she says. “Making pierogis with my mother is one of my favorite traditions.”

A large wooden beam and truss that once supported the back of the house remains in place, although the wall that surrounded it is gone. Her contractor suggested removing it and installing a modern, engineered beam but Bower opted to stick with the original. “The beam was non-negotiable,” she says. “I had to save it.”

What was once a cramped, utilitarian kitchen has been reborn as a cozy sitting room. Bower uncovered the fireplace, which had been hidden behind cabinets. She repurposed small wood planks removed during the renovation into a mantel shelf.

“I’m happy to find a place for those scraps of wood,” she says. “Every piece of this house is precious to me.”     

Get the Look
  • Don’t rewrite history. Installing central air and a modern heating system often requires cutting through wood and plaster to install vents. To minimize the impact on her Victorian home, Ruth Bower opted to cool only the first floor, tucking vents beneath the staircase and in other barely perceptible locations.
     
  • Share the love. Blessed with a ballroom, the homeowner kept the day-to-day furnishings to a minimum, allowing her to set up multiple tables when she hosts fundraisers and civic groups in her home.
     
  • Salvage pieces of the past. In Paris, the homeowner became smitten with exuberantly colored stained glass doors depicting fruits. Her first thought was to install the panels and uplighting in the ballroom. But when she added a new kitchen to the house she opted to hang the panels on sliders providing a grand entry to that space.
     
  • More is more. A grand house calls for grand statements. During the winter holidays, Bower decks the mirror in the foyer with lavish garlands of magnolia leaves. The kitchen boasts an eight-burner range and a super-size island.
     
  • Celebrate your home’s history. In the library, Bower displays a document penned by William Temple, who served as governor in the mid-19th century, and also signed by Joseph Comegys, Esq. She enjoys gathering clues as to how the house looked and functioned over time. 

 

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Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

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Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website, www.townofbethanybeach.com under Activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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Christiana Care: Mindful Meditation for Pain and Stress Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark Time: 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. More info: 623-4707 to...

Where:
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE
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On the Beach: Yoga, 8-9 a.m. Sundays (Donation); Boot Camp, 8-9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ($10 per person); Pilates, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays ($15 per person); Kids Class, 7-8...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand and Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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Attention cyclists...Conquer the Hills!   Join us and ride to fight Parkinson’s in scenic Northern Chester County  with the most challenging hills in the area.  Start and finish at Ludwig’s...

Cost: $50.00

Where:
Ludwig's Corner Horseshow Grounds
Pottstown Pike
Glenmoore, PA  193433
View map »


Sponsor: Shake It Off, Inc.
Telephone: 302-743-0500
Contact Name: Jodi Cianci
Website »

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Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

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Coming July 1. Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day—and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around our Gardens. You’ll encounter moving imagery and...

Cost: $0-$27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.1000
Website »

More information

Music School of Delaware Auditions -- 15-16 Academic Year Bella Voce Children's Choir Chorus for children in Grades 2-8, holding auditions on Wednesday, September 2, 9 & 16, from 5:00-7:00pm at...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Music School of Delaware
4101 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: The Music School of Delaware
Telephone: 302-762-1132
Contact Name: The Music School of Delaware
Website »

More information

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

On View June 1 Through September 7 Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, and our star attraction, the Waterlily Pools. Enjoy evenings under the stars filled with music.

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.100
Website »

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OMICS Group Conferences feel proud to organize "International Conference on Hospice and Palliative Care" (Palliative Care-2015) which is to be held during August 31 - September 02, 2015 at Orlando,...

Cost: 1000$

Where:
Hyatt regency
Orlando International Airport
Orlando, FL
View map »

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

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This is the first major exhibition to explore the life and career of children’s book writer and illustrator, Bernard Waber (1921-2013). Through over 90 original illustrations and other artifacts,...

Cost: $12

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Museum of American Jewish History
Telephone: (215)923-3811
Website »

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They are treasures that have survived centuries and even millennia: one of the world's oldest fragments of the gospel of Saint Matthew; the first Bible printed in the Americas, in the Native...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52,
, DE
View map »


Website »

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and...

Cost: Member Free; Adult $20; Child (2–11); $5; Infant (under 2) Free; Senior (62) $18

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

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The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation invites toddlers and their parents, grandparents, and caretakers to the new Copeland Maritime Center for adventures in early learning. Toddler Tuesdays encourages...

Cost: $6 per child

Where:
Kalmar Nyckel Foundation at the Copeland Maritime
1124 E 7th Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 302-429-7447
Contact Name: Virginia Hanna

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Christiana Care Smoking Cessation Classes 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark More info and to register: 693-2273 or...

Where:
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE
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The early bird gets the worm, and the best deals. At Phillips Crab House and Seafood House, enjoy $4 off the price of each adult buffet when you are seated in the first hour of business daily. Or,...

Cost: Adults: $34.99, Children 9-12: $15.99, Children 5-8: $7.99 and Children 4 & unde

Where:
Phillips Seafood and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

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Having a family vacation in Ocean City? Host a traditional Eastern Shore Crab Feast at your place! Lay out the paper and get your mallets and seafood seasoning ready - our $69 Carryout Crab...

Cost: $69 or $135

Where:
Phillips Seafod and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

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

Cost: $12 Members, $14 Non-Members

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


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

More information

Join us at Phillips Seafood House in Ocean City for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass, and select spirits with your...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Phillip's Seafood House
14101 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD  21842
View map »


Sponsor: Phillips Seafood
Telephone: 215.731.2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
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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Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website, www.townofbethanybeach.com under Activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
View map »


Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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On the Beach: Yoga, 8-9 a.m. Sundays (Donation); Boot Camp, 8-9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ($10 per person); Pilates, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays ($15 per person); Kids Class, 7-8...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand and Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
View map »


Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

More information

Attention cyclists...Conquer the Hills!   Join us and ride to fight Parkinson’s in scenic Northern Chester County  with the most challenging hills in the area.  Start and finish at Ludwig’s...

Cost: $50.00

Where:
Ludwig's Corner Horseshow Grounds
Pottstown Pike
Glenmoore, PA  193433
View map »


Sponsor: Shake It Off, Inc.
Telephone: 302-743-0500
Contact Name: Jodi Cianci
Website »

More information

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

Coming July 1. Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day—and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around our Gardens. You’ll encounter moving imagery and...

Cost: $0-$27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.1000
Website »

More information

Music School of Delaware Auditions -- 15-16 Academic Year Bella Voce Children's Choir Chorus for children in Grades 2-8, holding auditions on Wednesday, September 2, 9 & 16, from 5:00-7:00pm at...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Music School of Delaware
4101 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: The Music School of Delaware
Telephone: 302-762-1132
Contact Name: The Music School of Delaware
Website »

More information

On View June 1 Through September 7 Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, and our star attraction, the Waterlily Pools. Enjoy evenings under the stars filled with music.

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.100
Website »

More information

OMICS Group Conferences feel proud to organize "International Conference on Hospice and Palliative Care" (Palliative Care-2015) which is to be held during August 31 - September 02, 2015 at Orlando,...

Cost: 1000$

Where:
Hyatt regency
Orlando International Airport
Orlando, FL
View map »

More information

They are treasures that have survived centuries and even millennia: one of the world's oldest fragments of the gospel of Saint Matthew; the first Bible printed in the Americas, in the Native...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

This is the first major exhibition to explore the life and career of children’s book writer and illustrator, Bernard Waber (1921-2013). Through over 90 original illustrations and other artifacts,...

Cost: $12

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Museum of American Jewish History
Telephone: (215)923-3811
Website »

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and...

Cost: Member Free; Adult $20; Child (2–11); $5; Infant (under 2) Free; Senior (62) $18

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

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52,
, DE
View map »


Website »

More information

During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

Having a family vacation in Ocean City? Host a traditional Eastern Shore Crab Feast at your place! Lay out the paper and get your mallets and seafood seasoning ready - our $69 Carryout Crab...

Cost: $69 or $135

Where:
Phillips Seafod and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

The early bird gets the worm, and the best deals. At Phillips Crab House and Seafood House, enjoy $4 off the price of each adult buffet when you are seated in the first hour of business daily. Or,...

Cost: Adults: $34.99, Children 9-12: $15.99, Children 5-8: $7.99 and Children 4 & unde

Where:
Phillips Seafood and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

Join us at Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from...

Cost: Members Free. $5.00-$20.00

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

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Beebe Healthcare offers free glucose screenings every Wednesday from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the following lab locations: Beebe Healthcare Medical Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes,...

Cost: free

Where:
, DE

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Join us at Phillips Seafood House in Ocean City for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass, and select spirits with your...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Phillip's Seafood House
14101 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD  21842
View map »


Sponsor: Phillips Seafood
Telephone: 215.731.2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

STEPS to Healthy Aging Topic: Parkinson’s Disease - Deep Brain Stimulation Time: 5–6 p.m. Location: Bayhealth Kent General, 640 S. State St., Dover, General Foods...

Where:
Bayhealth Kent General
640 S. State St.
Dover, DE
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7th Cindy Foundation Ovarian Research Run Time: Registration: 5:30 p.m. Race start: 6:30 p.m. Location: Dravo Plaza, Wilmington Riverfront, 815 S. Justison St. Fee: $30 More...

Where:
Dravo Plaza
815 S. Justison St.
Wilmington, DE
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and Lewes Public Library will launch the 2015- 2016 Around the World film series with a screening of the “The Lesson.” This Bulgarian drama will be presented on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Metropolitan Community Church
19369 Plantation Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
View map »


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

More information

Cost: $8-10

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


Telephone: 302-994-1400
Contact Name: World Cafe Live
Website »

More information

Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website, www.townofbethanybeach.com under Activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
View map »


Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

On the Beach: Yoga, 8-9 a.m. Sundays (Donation); Boot Camp, 8-9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ($10 per person); Pilates, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays ($15 per person); Kids Class, 7-8...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand and Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
View map »


Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

More information

Attention cyclists...Conquer the Hills!   Join us and ride to fight Parkinson’s in scenic Northern Chester County  with the most challenging hills in the area.  Start and finish at Ludwig’s...

Cost: $50.00

Where:
Ludwig's Corner Horseshow Grounds
Pottstown Pike
Glenmoore, PA  193433
View map »


Sponsor: Shake It Off, Inc.
Telephone: 302-743-0500
Contact Name: Jodi Cianci
Website »

More information

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

Coming July 1. Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day—and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around our Gardens. You’ll encounter moving imagery and...

Cost: $0-$27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.1000
Website »

More information

Music School of Delaware Auditions -- 15-16 Academic Year Bella Voce Children's Choir Chorus for children in Grades 2-8, holding auditions on Wednesday, September 2, 9 & 16, from 5:00-7:00pm at...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Music School of Delaware
4101 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: The Music School of Delaware
Telephone: 302-762-1132
Contact Name: The Music School of Delaware
Website »

More information

Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

On View June 1 Through September 7 Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, and our star attraction, the Waterlily Pools. Enjoy evenings under the stars filled with music.

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.100
Website »

More information

This is the first major exhibition to explore the life and career of children’s book writer and illustrator, Bernard Waber (1921-2013). Through over 90 original illustrations and other artifacts,...

Cost: $12

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Museum of American Jewish History
Telephone: (215)923-3811
Website »

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and...

Cost: Member Free; Adult $20; Child (2–11); $5; Infant (under 2) Free; Senior (62) $18

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

More information

They are treasures that have survived centuries and even millennia: one of the world's oldest fragments of the gospel of Saint Matthew; the first Bible printed in the Americas, in the Native...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

More information

During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52,
, DE
View map »


Website »

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

Having a family vacation in Ocean City? Host a traditional Eastern Shore Crab Feast at your place! Lay out the paper and get your mallets and seafood seasoning ready - our $69 Carryout Crab...

Cost: $69 or $135

Where:
Phillips Seafod and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

The early bird gets the worm, and the best deals. At Phillips Crab House and Seafood House, enjoy $4 off the price of each adult buffet when you are seated in the first hour of business daily. Or,...

Cost: Adults: $34.99, Children 9-12: $15.99, Children 5-8: $7.99 and Children 4 & unde

Where:
Phillips Seafood and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free. Guests who would like to tour Winterthur’s exhibitions or grounds will re

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


Telephone: 800.448.3883
Website »

More information

Join us at Phillips Seafood House in Ocean City for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass, and select spirits with your...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Phillip's Seafood House
14101 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD  21842
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Sponsor: Phillips Seafood
Telephone: 215.731.2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
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Inaugural Freedom 5K Run/Walk Time: Registration: 5:30 p.m. Race start: 6:30 p.m. Location: Rockford Park, 19th & Tower Drive, Wilmington Fee: $25; Students: $20 Benefits: Youth...

Where:
Rockford Park
19th & Tower Drive
Wilmington, DE
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Weight Loss Surgery Seminar Time: 6–7:30 p.m. Location: Smyrna Health & Wellness Center, 100 S. Main St., Building C, Suite 105, Smyrna More information and to register: (800)...

Where:
Smyrna Health & Wellness Center
100 S. Main St.
Smyrna, DE
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Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website, www.townofbethanybeach.com under Activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
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Cost: Free

Where:
Catherine Rooney's Trolley Square
1616 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Catherine Rooney's
Telephone: 856-217-0712
Contact Name: Lisa Rapko

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Cost: $10

Where:
World Cafe Live at The Queen Upstairs
500 N Market Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 302-994-1400
Contact Name: World Cafe Live
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On the Beach: Yoga, 8-9 a.m. Sundays (Donation); Boot Camp, 8-9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ($10 per person); Pilates, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays ($15 per person); Kids Class, 7-8...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand and Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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Attention cyclists...Conquer the Hills!   Join us and ride to fight Parkinson’s in scenic Northern Chester County  with the most challenging hills in the area.  Start and finish at Ludwig’s...

Cost: $50.00

Where:
Ludwig's Corner Horseshow Grounds
Pottstown Pike
Glenmoore, PA  193433
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Sponsor: Shake It Off, Inc.
Telephone: 302-743-0500
Contact Name: Jodi Cianci
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The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by painter Troy Richards called, Interior Monologues, during the month of September. The exhibition...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
820 N. French Street
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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A Matter of Balance Fridays, Aug. 7–Sept. 25 Time: 9–11 a.m. Location: Bayhealth Kent General, 640 S. State St., Pavilion 1, Dover Program geared to adults aged 60 and over....

Where:
Bayhealth Kent General
640 S. State St.
Dover, DE
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Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
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Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

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Coming July 1. Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day—and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around our Gardens. You’ll encounter moving imagery and...

Cost: $0-$27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.1000
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Music School of Delaware Auditions -- 15-16 Academic Year Bella Voce Children's Choir Chorus for children in Grades 2-8, holding auditions on Wednesday, September 2, 9 & 16, from 5:00-7:00pm at...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Music School of Delaware
4101 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: The Music School of Delaware
Telephone: 302-762-1132
Contact Name: The Music School of Delaware
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On View June 1 Through September 7 Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, and our star attraction, the Waterlily Pools. Enjoy evenings under the stars filled with music.

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.100
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This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52,
, DE
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Website »

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They are treasures that have survived centuries and even millennia: one of the world's oldest fragments of the gospel of Saint Matthew; the first Bible printed in the Americas, in the Native...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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This is the first major exhibition to explore the life and career of children’s book writer and illustrator, Bernard Waber (1921-2013). Through over 90 original illustrations and other artifacts,...

Cost: $12

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Museum of American Jewish History
Telephone: (215)923-3811
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This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and...

Cost: Member Free; Adult $20; Child (2–11); $5; Infant (under 2) Free; Senior (62) $18

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

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Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

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Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

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This Labor Day weekend, Stone Harbor, NJ plays host to the legacy of revered Master Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, when Ocean Galleries welcomes his great-grandson, Alexandre Renoir, for an...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Ave
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 609.368.7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller
Website »

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The early bird gets the worm, and the best deals. At Phillips Crab House and Seafood House, enjoy $4 off the price of each adult buffet when you are seated in the first hour of business daily. Or,...

Cost: Adults: $34.99, Children 9-12: $15.99, Children 5-8: $7.99 and Children 4 & unde

Where:
Phillips Seafood and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
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Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

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Having a family vacation in Ocean City? Host a traditional Eastern Shore Crab Feast at your place! Lay out the paper and get your mallets and seafood seasoning ready - our $69 Carryout Crab...

Cost: $69 or $135

Where:
Phillips Seafod and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
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Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
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Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson...

Cost: $12 Members, $14 Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

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Join us at Phillips Seafood House in Ocean City for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass, and select spirits with your...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Phillip's Seafood House
14101 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD  21842
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Sponsor: Phillips Seafood
Telephone: 215.731.2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries. ...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
First State Heritage Park
John Bell House
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 Lighthouse Church will be starting a Training Center for Deliverances beginning Friday September 12, 2014.  The school will be focused on all aspects of ministering deliverance and healing...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Lighthouse Church Inc.
6 South Railroad Avenue
Wyoming, DE  19934
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Sponsor: The Lighthouse Church Inc.
Telephone: (302) 632-4679
Contact Name: Bro. Christopher Gore
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The Lighthouse Church will be starting a Training Center for Deliverances beginning Friday September 12, 2014.  The school will be focused on all aspects of ministering deliverance and healing...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Lighthouse Church Inc.
6 South Railroad Avenue
Wyoming, DE  19934
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Sponsor: The Lighthouse Church Inc.
Telephone: (302) 632-4679
Contact Name: Bro. Christopher Gore
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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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For a detailed list of performers, visit www.townofbethanybeach.com and click on the Activities page, Bandstand.  For updates, “like” us on Facebook:  facebook.com/visitbethanybeach and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
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Cost: $10

Where:
World Cafe Live at The Queen Upstairs
500 N Market Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 302-994-1400
Contact Name: World Cafe Live
Website »

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Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website, www.townofbethanybeach.com under Activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries. ...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
First State Heritage Park
John Bell House
43 The Green
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
Telephone: 302-739-9194
Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
Website »

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On the Beach: Yoga, 8-9 a.m. Sundays (Donation); Boot Camp, 8-9 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ($10 per person); Pilates, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays ($15 per person); Kids Class, 7-8...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand and Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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Attention cyclists...Conquer the Hills!   Join us and ride to fight Parkinson’s in scenic Northern Chester County  with the most challenging hills in the area.  Start and finish at Ludwig’s...

Cost: $50.00

Where:
Ludwig's Corner Horseshow Grounds
Pottstown Pike
Glenmoore, PA  193433
View map »


Sponsor: Shake It Off, Inc.
Telephone: 302-743-0500
Contact Name: Jodi Cianci
Website »

More information

Music School of Delaware Auditions -- 15-16 Academic Year Bella Voce Children's Choir Chorus for children in Grades 2-8, holding auditions on Wednesday, September 2, 9 & 16, from 5:00-7:00pm at...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Music School of Delaware
4101 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: The Music School of Delaware
Telephone: 302-762-1132
Contact Name: The Music School of Delaware
Website »

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Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

Coming July 1. Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day—and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around our Gardens. You’ll encounter moving imagery and...

Cost: $0-$27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.1000
Website »

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4th annual James Faucett III Sickle Cell Anemia 5K & 1 K Walk/Run Time: Registration: 9 a.m. Race start: 10 a.m. Location: Brandywine Park, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington Fee: $25...

Where:
Brandywine Park
1001 N. Park Drive
Wilmington, DE
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Kalmar Nyckel is a faithful re-creation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware, taking passengers on tours departing from Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal....

Cost: Adult $60 Youth $40

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal Public Pier
43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE  19958
View map »


Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Telephone: 302-429-7447
Website »

More information

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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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 »

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On View June 1 Through September 7 Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, and our star attraction, the Waterlily Pools. Enjoy evenings under the stars filled with music.

Cost: $0-$20

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Sponsor: Longwood Gardens
Telephone: 610.388.100
Website »

More information

This is the first major exhibition to explore the life and career of children’s book writer and illustrator, Bernard Waber (1921-2013). Through over 90 original illustrations and other artifacts,...

Cost: $12

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Museum of American Jewish History
Telephone: (215)923-3811
Website »

More information

This Labor Day weekend, Stone Harbor, NJ plays host to the legacy of revered Master Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, when Ocean Galleries welcomes his great-grandson, Alexandre Renoir, for an...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

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


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

More information

They are treasures that have survived centuries and even millennia: one of the world's oldest fragments of the gospel of Saint Matthew; the first Bible printed in the Americas, in the Native...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

This year is 108th year of the Arden Fair and Antiques Market which is always held the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. The Fair features children’s games and rides, handmade crafts by over...

Cost: Free

Where:
Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Highway
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: The Arden Club
Telephone: 302-650-8517
Contact Name: Ron Meick
Website »

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This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork, and...

Cost: Member Free; Adult $20; Child (2–11); $5; Infant (under 2) Free; Senior (62) $18

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Organized by The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in New York City, Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light is comprised of five windows, nineteen lamps, and seventy-five pieces of...

Cost: Members Free. Included with general admission, $5.00-$20.00

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

More information

Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts...

Cost: Regular Admission - Free on Sunday

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


Sponsor: Johannes R. and Betty P. Krahmer American Art Exhibition Fund
Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
Website »

More information

This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, furniture, metalwork and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52,
, DE
View map »


Website »

More information

Having a family vacation in Ocean City? Host a traditional Eastern Shore Crab Feast at your place! Lay out the paper and get your mallets and seafood seasoning ready - our $69 Carryout Crab...

Cost: $69 or $135

Where:
Phillips Seafod and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $0 to $14

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


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

More information

The early bird gets the worm, and the best deals. At Phillips Crab House and Seafood House, enjoy $4 off the price of each adult buffet when you are seated in the first hour of business daily. Or,...

Cost: Adults: $34.99, Children 9-12: $15.99, Children 5-8: $7.99 and Children 4 & unde

Where:
Phillips Seafood and Crab House
14101 Costal Highway and 2004 Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City, MD  21282
View map »


Telephone: 216-731-2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

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
View map »


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

More information

Join us at Phillips Seafood House in Ocean City for Happy Hour. Relax at our bar and lounge and enjoy some of our draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass, and select spirits with your...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Phillip's Seafood House
14101 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD  21842
View map »


Sponsor: Phillips Seafood
Telephone: 215.731.2000 ext.206
Contact Name: Jennifer Mansfield
Website »

More information

Join us from 4-10pm for a little taste of India in the middle of Delaware! This FREE, family-friendly, outdoor festival will feature a variety of cultural activities for everyone of all ages,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Krishna Village
3465 Wrangle Hill Road
Bear, DE  19701
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Run for Life – Stop Soldier Suicide Run/Walk/Ruck 5K Time: Registration: 5 p.m. Race start: 6 p.m. Location: Outdoor Xtreme Chesapeake City, 2941 Old Telegraph Road, Chesapeake City,...

Where:
Outdoor Xtreme Chesapeake City
2941 Old Telegraph Road
Chesapeake City, MD
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For a detailed list of performers, visit www.townofbethanybeach.com and click on the Activities page, Bandstand.  For updates, “like” us on Facebook:  facebook.com/visitbethanybeach and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach Bandstand
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
View map »


Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

More information

Monday nights at dusk.  Starting in September movies are moved to Friday nights. For a list of the movies visit the towns website, www.townofbethanybeach.com under Activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bethany Beach
1 Garfield Parkway
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
View map »


Sponsor: Town of Bethany Beach
Telephone: 302-539-8011 x123
Contact Name: Julie Malewski
Website »

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Saturday, September 5 - 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2015 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard...

Cost: 0-$14

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


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

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