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The unofficial capital of western Sussex, Seaford was recently voted the 28th Best Small Town in America. The historic Governor Ross Mansion is a major attraction, and Seaford is home to many other nationally registered historic places. A charming main street boasts the outstanding Bon Appetit restaurant—a gem—and the AFRAM Festival and Nanticoke Riverfest are major annual celebrations. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and 500 businesses keep the town working. School District: Seaford
Taxes: 4.3461
Median home cost: $148,100
Commute: 22
Safety: 9-7
Arts and culture: 2
Shopping and dining: 2
Nightlife: 1

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  • First Saturday at First State Heritage Park


    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...

  • Delaware State Employees Art Exhibition


    The Delaware Division of the Arts and the National Arts Program® present the 4th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition. This program is...

  • 32nd annual Siegel JCC Snowball 5 Miler/5K Walk


    32nd annual Siegel JCC Snowball 5 Miler/5K Walk Location: The Siegel Jewish Community Center, 101 Garden of Eden Road, Wilmington Time:...

  • "A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life" Exhibition


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

  • 46th annual Dollars for Scholars book sale


    ​ The area’s largest sale of gently used books has been scheduled by the Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women....

  • Jamie Wyeth - Paintings From Six Decades


    Somerville Manning Gallery presents a solo exhibition of works by Jamie Wyeth concurrent with the artist’s major retrospective on view at the...

  • Oscar Wilde’s Salome: Illustrating Death and Desire


    The exhibition features interpretations of the controversial play throughout the ages, which was banned from production in London in 1893 and...

  • 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...

  • Dinosaurs of the Deep Invade Adventure Aquarium


    Prehistoric marine reptiles that ruled the primeval seas more than 100 million years ago are taking over Adventure Aquarium on the Camden...

  • A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & The Art of Everyday Lives


    This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts...

  • Hockessin Art Festival


    The Wilmington & Western Railroad's Hockessin Art Festival is a fundraising effort to benefit the railroad, now entering our 49th year of tourist...

  • Art is Tasty


    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...

  • Orchid Extravaganza


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



    Basketfest – Temple Beth El’s Sisterhood will be holding their 16th Annual Basketfest on Sunday, March 1st. Join us for an afternoon of...

  • Chesco Pops Orchestra presents Rutter's "Requiem"


    Celebrating its 10th-Anniversary year in 2015, the Chester County Pops Orchestra, along with 90 members from the choirs of First Presbyterian...

  • Mnozil Brass


    Mnozil Brass has established itself as one of the world's premiere brass ensembles. With over 130 performances a year, the group has sold out...

  • Delaware Recycling Grant and Loan Program


  • Kat Edmonson


    A stunningly sweet singer with a uniquely expressive voice, Kat Edmonson’s vintage pop has a genuinely timeless sound. In a few short years, she...

  • 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...

  • Bug


    Set in a seedy Oklahoma City motel room, the play centers on the meeting between Agnes, a divorced waitress with a fondness for cocaine and...

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