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Diversifying Elsmere keeps it small-town spirit, even if the borders blend right into Wilmington’s. Clean-up Day, an Independence Day celebration, Movies in the Parks, the holiday tree lighting and the annual holiday parade galvanize esprit de corps.
School District: Red Clay
Taxes: 3.0008
Median home cost: $109,900
Commute: 24
Safety: 9-5
Arts and culture: 2
Shopping and dining: 3
Nightlife: 1

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  • Carson Zullinger: The Line of Beauty


    Delaware native, Carson Zullinger, has been exhibiting his figural and landscape fine-art photographs for forty years. Zullinger often subordinates...

  • Family Photos


    Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in...

  • Hippo Haven Opens This Summer at Adventure Aquarium!


    This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new...

  • “Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit


    The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of...

  • Festival of Trees


    Each year, Delaware Hospice's Festival of Trees ushers in the holiday season with its unique display of decorative trees, wreaths, special holiday...

  • Peter Sculthorpe - New Works


    Somerville Manning Gallery is celebrating their 30th anniversary with prominent American landscape painter, Peter Sculthorpe, with a solo...

  • Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug


    The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the...

  • Harry's Hospitality Group Gift Card Sale


    The perfect holiday gift -- a gift card to Harry's Hospitality Group restaurants!  During the month of November, purchase $100 in gift cards and...

  • The Nutcracker - Ballet Theatre of Dover


      The Nutcracker has returned to the Schwartz! Saturday Dec 6, 2 PM & 7 PM Sunday, Dec 7, 2 PM Call the Schwartz at 302-678-5152 or buy...

  • Andrew Prince Lecture, "From Downton to Gatsby: Jewellery and Fashion from 1890-1929".


    Andrew Prince, an expert artisan who created select jewelry pieces for the hit PBS series Downton Abbey, will lecture at Winterthur Museum.  Mr....

  • A Very Furry Christmas


    A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place® is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is...

  • Carson Zullinger: The Line of Beauty Exhibition


    Delaware native, Carson Zullinger, has been exhibiting his figural and landscape fine-art photographs for forty years. Zullinger often subordinates...

  • The Wizard of Oz prsented by The Children'sTheatre, Inc.


    The Children's Theatre, Inc of Dover, DE Presents : THE WIZARD OF OZ directed by Sharon Crossen.  Experience the adventure as little Dorothy Gale...

  • Imagination Movers' Reindeer Party


    Don't miss the Imagination Movers' "Reindeer Party" at Sesame Place! Emmy winners Rich, Scott, Dave and Smitty of the hit Disney Junior show...

  • Dino Light (Lightwire)


    Unique black light technology blends with puppetry, dance, and dinosaurs Lightwire Theater presents the Corbian Visual Arts and Dance hit, Darwin...

  • Next Gen North's Chips for Charity


    Chips for Charity is a Monte Carlo-style cocktail event that boasts table games and dealers, an open bar, catering, a photo booth, a silent...

  • Holiday Choir Concert


    The Old Bohemia Historical Society invites you to enjoy holiday music on Sunday, December 7 at 3 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Shrine.  The concert...

  • Harvest Market


    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River...

  • Costumes of Downton Abbey


    The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of...

  • Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes


    These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

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