Your Guide to Delaware's Hottest New Restaurants

Where to eat and what to try throughout New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties.


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The Hangover Helper burger at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen includes a fried egg, tater tots and BBQ sauce (Photo by Luis Javy Diaz)

 

Delaware’s restaurant scene is definitely in recovery mode after the economic downturn of several years ago. Though the number of upstate and beach-area restaurants is impressive, Middletown and Smyrna, with exciting new ventures, are keeping pace. And with this year’s James Beard nominations of Hari Cameron of a(muse). and grandpa(MAC) in Rehoboth and Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione, Delaware’s dining initiatives are being taken more seriously on the national food front. That’s been helped by Bryan Sikora, the chef-owner of La Fia and other restaurants in Wilmington, who previously received a James Beard nod, and the late Sussex County restaurateur Matt Haley, who was awarded the prestigious James Beard Humanitarian of the Year months before he died in 2014. Executive chef Robbie Jester of Stone Balloon Ale House also has garnered attention with his appearances on Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games." The positive image is reflected in our roundup of restaurants that have opened in the past year or so. Get ready to be hungry.

THE CITY SCENE

In Wilmington, new restaurants have been popping up faster than mayoral candidates. You can visit the polls only once, but you can visit these places as many times as you’d like—and you’ll like to a lot.

8th & Union Kitchen

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "Taste an Asian Flair at 8th & Union Kitchen"

At the modern-day gastropub, chef-owner Brian Ashby puts his own spin on the menu with contemporary American and Southeast Asian cuisine. You’ll find dishes like pork belly sliders, lettuce wraps, a pork banh mi sandwich, pub burger and more. Try this: Kennett Square mushroom pho. | 801 N. Union St., Wilmington, 654-9780

8th & Union reflects its owner's time spent working at a Southeast Asian restaurant (Photo by Javy Diaz)

Brew HaHa!

Alisa Morkides, the owner of nine Brew HaHa! Coffee shops, has been busy over the past couple of years. Last year, she opened a stylish café and coffee roaster in Trolley Square, closing a smaller location around the corner. She recently opened an expanded version of her signature coffeehouse in Greenville, shuttering a smaller Brew HaHa! in the same shopping center. At the new location, she offers beer, wine and cocktails, as well as coffee and a menu that includes small plates. Try this: Any espresso drink, especially the traditional cappuccino. | 1400 N. DuPont St., Wilmington, 384-6344; 3838 Kennett Pike, Suite 100, Powder Mill Square, Greenville, 658-6336

Cocina Lolo

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "Diverse Flavor and Fun at Cocina Lolo"

Chef-owner Bryan Sikora’s whimsically named Cocina Lolo serves up Mexican and Latin-inspired creations in a mostly commercial downtown neighborhood that also includes Sikora’s nearby La Fia and Merchant Bar. Try this: Family-style paella. | 405 N. King St., Wilmington, 384-6186

Grilled shrimp, sizzling garlic and chili oil (Photo by Javy Diaz)

De La Coeur Café et Pâtisserie

De La Coeur means “from the heart” in French. Owners Gretchen Brizendine and Alex Sianni followed their hearts to open an intimate café in the former Fresh Thymes space in the Forty Acres neighborhood. The small menu includes pastries, sweet and savory crêpes, a sandwich and soup du jour, and other items. Try this: Any of the crêpes (the fillings change constantly). | 1836 Lovering Ave., Wilmington, 660-7178

Gretchen Brizendine and Alex Sianni

Merchant Bar

Bryan Sikora, the chef-owner of La Fia and popular newcomer Cocina Lolo in Wilmington, saw a need for a place in the neighborhood where diners could go before or after dinner. Interesting beer, wine and craft cocktails are offered with a global fusion menu of dishes such as samosas and crab pad Thai. Try this: Sausages and beer fondue. | 426 N. Market St., Wilmington, 543-5574

North Quarter Creole

Chef Michael Goodwin grew up eating his grandmother’s Southern cooking and eventually formed a catering company. He later was influenced by Creole food, so he decided to combine the two cuisines he loved, leading to his North Quarter Creole restaurant. Try this: Muffuletta sandwich. | 837 N. Union St., Wilmington, 691-7890 

Colorful fare at North Quarter Creole (Photo by Jim Coarse)

Opa! Opa!

The tiny restaurant, in soothing shades of the Adriatic Sea, has only a few tables inside and out. Customers order traditional Greek dishes like gyros, souvlaki (a platter or wrap), moussake, pita sandwiches and several Greek salads, at a counter. Save room for the delectable baklava. Try this: Greek salad with grilled chicken. | 11 Trolley Square, Wilmington, 654-4500

Tony Matulas' Opa! Opa! adds to the richness of dining options in Trolley Square. (Photo by Joe del Tufo)

Sweet Nel's

Nelson's Creamery has been making premium ice cream in Royersford, Pa., since the 1920s and is one of the only ice cream manufacturers still left in the Delaware Valley. The creamery opened its own café concept, Sweet Nel’s, in Wilmington this September. The café features Nelson’s new certified organic ice creams, traditional ice creams and natural gelato made on the premises. The café also includes a full-service coffee operation featuring La Colombe coffees as well as a bakery featuring Famous Fourth Street Cookies and other pastries. Many products are made on site, including hot fudge, caramel topping, chocolate products and fresh gelato flavorings. —Danielle Bouchat-Friedman | 3901 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 256-0599

Tonic Bar and Grille

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "At Tonic Bar and Grille, Trendy Vibes and Tasty Fare"

Deep Blue Bar and Grill was a longtime seafood hotspot in Wilmington until last year, when owner Dan Butler decided it was time for a change. He transformed the space into Tonic Bar and Grille, which specializes in sizzling steaks. But he also kept several seafood dishes on the menu for loyal fans. Try this: 12-ounce New York strip steak. | 111 W. 11th St., Wilmington, 777-2040

The American burger (Photo by Steve Legato)

Trolley Oyster House

Read Mark Nardone's review: "At Trolley Square Oyster House, Tasty Seafood Abounds"

Trolley Oyster House, in the former Satsuma Asian Kitchen & Bar space, is the newest addition in the Big Fish Restaurant Group’s growing restaurant empire. East and West Coast oysters (like Sweet Jesus from the Chesapeake Bay and kumamotos from California) star on the seafood-laden menu, but carnivores are taken care of, too, with fat burgers and a chicken club sandwich. Try this: Oysters, of course. | 1707 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 384-7310

Dockside stew (Photo by Javy Diaz)

Twisted Soul

New to Market Street this summer, the restaurant serves up Southern-inspired comfort food like smothered chicken with gravy, chicken and waffles, and fried banana pudding. All the tried-and-true sides—mac and cheese, orange soda greens, potato salad, grits and cornbread—are available, too. | 413 N. Market St., Wilmington, 888-0701

NORTH WILMINGTON/NEWARK FAVES

All the action in Wilmington doesn’t overshadow the news in other places where you expect to find great food. North Wilmington, Newark, we’re looking at you.

Bon Appetit Gourmet Food Shoppe

Mickey Donatello, who runs Corner Bistro and Lucky’s Coffee Shop in Talleyville, took over the venerable restaurant in late 2014 after its beloved proprietor, Louisette Amblard, retired. He kept favorite dishes on the menu, but gave the place a design makeover. The result: a charming French-cottage ambiance with still-fantastic food. Try this: Turkey and Brie sandwich. | 3629 Silverside Road, Wilmington, 478-4344

Bon Appetit gets a cosmetic refresh, but the fantastic food remains inspired by the cuisine of France. (Photo by Javy Diaz)

Churrascaria Saudades

Read Mark Nardone's review: "Meat Lovers, Meet Churrascaria Saudades"

The Brazilian steakhouse model now so familiar in big cities finally hits Delaware. You know the drill: Enjoy a gourmet salad bar that includes imported cheeses and cured meats, choose a few sides such as fried polenta from the hot bar, then hit go: Wandering servers carve your choice of beef, pork, chicken or lamb right off the skewer it was cooked on. Bring your appetite. Try this: Slow-roasted pork ribs with a glass of Hormingas Malbec. | 230 E. Main St., No. 203, Newark, 355-5551

A slice of top sirloin (Photo by Joe del Tufo) 

Copperhead Saloon

Read Mark Nardone's review: "Copperhead Saloon Makes a Splash"

This taproom isn’t about eating, since there’s a limited selection of small plates, cheeses and charcuterie. It’s about drinking well and adventurously. Owner Tom Houser is a master mixologist who takes the speakeasy concept to new heights via non-traditional ingredients, unusual techniques and top-shelf liquors. It was a hit the minute it sprung from the box in June. Try this: The Old Fashioned (which is not at all old fashioned). | 3826 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 256-0535

From right to left: The saloon's take on a mint julep; the foie gras (Photos by Javy Diaz)

Goat Kitchen and Bar

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "Feel Free to Graze at Goat Kitchen"

After being part of a restaurant group that included Buckley’s Tavern in Centreville, David Weir decided to branch out on his own. The result was Goat Kitchen & Bar in North Wilmington. The eclectic menu teases palates with such dishes as Vietnamese pork meatballs, a merguez sausage and Brie sandwich, and shrimp and grits. Try this: Pork and ginger meatloaf. | 1845 Marsh Road, Plaza III Center, Wilmington, 746-7847

Jalapeño pesto chicken pizza (Photo by Steve Legato)

Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen: Casual and Comforting"

Newark’s newest tavern has an executive chef, a thoughtful menu that raises (ahem) the bar on pub grub and a family-friendly vibe. It’s operated by two UD alums, Lee Mikles and Jim O’Donoghue, who envisioned a place with interesting food in an environment where diners didn’t have to dress up. Mission accomplished, guys. Try this: OMG nachos. | 270 E. Main St., Newark, 737-2931

OMG nachos (Photo by Javy Diaz) 

Olive Tree Café

Read Mark Nardone's review: "Olive Tree Café Offers Mouthwatering Cuisine"

Owner and general manager Elias Rhanim wanted to create a neighborhood restaurant with fresh ingredients and flavors you can’t find just anywhere. His new Mediterranean eatery offers brunch, lunch, dinner and desserts, plus specialty drinks like Moroccan mint tea, Turkish coffee and homemade Mediterranean smoothies. Find everything from soup and sandwiches to crepes and Moroccan couscous. There are over a dozen vegetarian and gluten-free options, including salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups and entrees. | 13 Chestnut Hill Plaza, Newark, 266-4598

The falafel is among the best in the area. // Photo by Luis Javy Diaz

The Perfect Blend

Newark’s Main Street seems to have it all these days, from cool coffee shops and clothing stores to an ever-expanding restaurant scene. But that didn’t stop Jeanne Krause of Elkton from considering the college town for her new business, The Perfect Blend, which opened on Aug. 16. The sweet shop sells her homemade Belgian Liege waffles, a Belgian delicacy made with sugar pearls that has a sweet, buttery consistency—no syrup needed. The waffles are delicious as is, but Krause offers a dizzying array of toppings and sauces, like fruit, Nutella, crushed bacon, caramel sauce and chocolate. Be sure to wash your waffle down with a cup of Pike Creek coffee, a frozen hot chocolate or a Nitro coffee, a cold-brew coffee infused with nitrogen gas. —Danielle Bouchat-Friedman249 E. Main St., Newark, 276-5488

Ramen Kumamoto

It’s no surprise that chef Sam Ho, who was an owner of Zento Japanese Contemporary Cuisine in Philadelphia and a sous chef at Morimoto, would know all about ramen. Now at Kumamoto, he turns out fragrant, steaming noodle bowls in a small, contemporary space in the heart of Newark. The steamed pork buns are not to be missed. Try this: Tonkotsu ramen. | 165 E. Main St., Newark, 733-0888

IN THE MIDDLE

The meat in the sandwich is Kent County (and Middletown), where a surprising renaissance is picking up steam.

1861

The name of the restaurant was inspired by the year that its home of Middletown was founded. Owner Jaspal Singh, a New Yorker, and local chef Brian Schroeder brought an upscale gastropub with creative fare like a duck confit banh mi sandwich and a house-made chorizo burger to the growing town. Try this: Any of the burgers of the day, such as the beef patty with spicy shrimp, pickled veggies and blue cheese. | 423 N. Broad St., Middletown, 376-7956

A’Latte Soul

The food truck, selling all manner of espresso drinks, is still out and about, but now there’s a an actual permanent location, too. Settle into one of the comfy couches or grab a seat at a table or at the coffee bar. Besides A’Latte’s specialty drinks, customers can fill up on bagels, pastries, scones, sandwiches and more. Try this: Sticky buns. | 1053 N. Walnut St., Suite B, Milford, 422-8900

Brick Works Brewing & Eats

Kevin Reading, chef-owner of Abbott’s Grill in Milford and Abbott’s on Broad Creek in Laurel, saw a need for a brewpub in Smyrna, so he partnered with Mispillion River Brewing to bring Brick Works—named as a tribute to Smyrna’s past brick industry—to the town. Paul Gallo, a former Abbott’s chef, is the executive chef and general manager. Try this: Crispy calamari. | 230 S. Dupont Blvd., Smyrna, 508-2523

Photo by Joe del Tufo

Drunk’n Baker

Pastry chef Breanne Blair and her mother, Janet Forrest, joined forces to open the corner bakery in Smyrna. Blair is the baking wizard behind such booze-enhanced creations as a Guinness snack bar and an Irish cream cake. But she turns out plenty of nonalcoholic baked goods, including artisan breads. The bakery also offers sandwiches, wraps and quiches. Try this: Piña colada cake. | 1 N. Main St., Smyrna, 389-6807

Drunk’n Baker sneaks a little hooch into some of its desserts (Photo by Joe del Tufo)

Grey Fox Grille & Public House

The restaurant, in the former W.T. Smithers space, occupies a beautifully restored Victorian home. It’s owned by Diana Welch and her son Ryan Weber, who also run Golden Fleece Tavern, with longtime friends Carolyn and James “JD” Davidson. The menu focuses on seasonal and local products. Or you could just have a drink at the handsome oak-and-pine bar. Try this: Beef Wellington. | 140 S. State St., Dover, 734-1234

Grey Fox Grille replaced the legendary W.T. Smithers in Dover

Metro Pub & Grill

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "All Aboard: Metro Pub & Grill Rides into Middletown"

Executive chef Patrick D’Amico brings impressive credentials to the contemporary tavern, where he’s turning out stylized gastropub fare. Choose from munchies like deviled eggs and bacon popcorn treats, assorted burgers and sandwiches, and large plates, including grilled rib-eye steak and shrimp linguine. Try this: Metro burger. | 17 Wood St., Middletown, 376-3876

Seared ahi tuna (Photo by Thom Thompson)

Oh' Phoebe's BBQ

From Wednesday through Sunday, Clint Johnson, the master griller behind Oh’ Phoebe’s BBQ, is cooking up ribs and chicken in his smoker by the Advance Auto Parts on busy North Dupont Boulevard in Smyrna. He’s looking for workers on the go, who like his $5 specials and $50 family-style meals (six pounds of ribs or 3.5 pounds of chicken and six soulful sides like collard greens and candied yams). In July, Johnson, who’s been whipping up Southern favorites for 40 years, transformed his catering storefront and former deli into a fast-casual restaurant. It will offer barbecue and breakfasts like a lumberjack plate with sausage, eggs and pancakes. “I’m part of the renaissance,” says the jovial Johnson, referring to the opening of such places as the Drunk’n Baker. He named his business to honor his mother, Phoebe, he says, because, “The manners she taught me and the respect she instilled in me brought me a long way. | 10 S. Main St., 267-608-6093

AROUND THE BEACH

The restaurant scene shifts around faster than sand on the shore during nor’easter season, which means every season brings great new places to try. 

Read about how the Rehoboth Foodie (Bob Yesbek) became a local celebrity.

208 Social

Chef-owner Nate Leonard, who worked at prestigious restaurants in Philly and New York, oversees the charming spot. His eclectic American menu includes entrées such as a double-patty burger, lobster Wellington and a cast-iron strip steak. Try this: Breakfast anytime sandwich (fried chicken breast, tater tots, bacon, cheese, gravy and a sunny-side-up egg). | 208 Second St., Rehoboth Beach, 227-6700

208 Social defines casual dining at the beach with dishes such as Breakfast Anytime (Photo by Maria DeForrest)

Blackwall Hitch

With branches in Annapolis, Md., and Alexandria, Va., the restaurant, located in the former Greene Turtle space, re-creates a classic shore tavern and specializes in new American cuisine. You’ll find oysters on the half shell, soft shells and crab cakes, as well as burgers and steak. Try this: Surf and turf. | 52 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 226-0550

Cabañas Restaurant

Cabañas promotes itself as an “authentic Salvadoran restaurant.” In addition to pupusas and tamales, you’ll find sopa de res (beef stew), chilies rellenos de carne (stuffed peppers) and albondigas (meatballs) on the lunch and dinner menus. Breakfast offerings include huevos con chorizo (sausage and eggs). Try this: Mixed pupusas with beans, cheese and pork. | 18388 Coastal Hwy., No. 7, Lewes, 313-4398

Cantina Ultima

Chef Robert Legget is putting the brakes on his Philadelphia food truck to open a brick-and-mortar location in Milton in the former Modern Mixture Too space. The restaurant will serve American pub grub—from burgers and tacos to ribs and brisket—with barbecue and Latin influences. Legget also expects to operate his food truck in Delaware. The menu was still being decided at press time. | 102 Federal St., Milton

Chesapeake & Maine

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "Dogfish Head's New Restaurant is Swimming in Seafood"

The new restaurant, owned by the local Dogfish Head Brewery folks, focuses on seafood from Maine and along the Chesapeake Bay. It’s located next to the brewing company’s other restaurant, the popular Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats. Try this: Specially raised Smoke in the Water oysters—a collaboration between Dogfish Head and Hooper’s Island (Md.) Oyster Aquaculture Co.—which are infused with culinary wood-smoked salt. | 316 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 226-3600

The land-and-sea burger (Photo by Javy Diaz)

Crooked Hammock Brewery

The brewpub offers a fun atmosphere with a beer garden, corn hole, a playground for the kids and, of course, hammocks. The menu makes the most of picnic food with a twist. Try this: Cookout burger. | 36707 Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes, 644-7837

The laidback Crooked Hammock offers fun picnic food. (Photo by Maria DeForrest)

Dewey Beach Club

The name pays homage to the original Dewey Beach Club, which closed in 2009. The new rendition is a “laid-back restaurant and cocktail bar,” according to its Facebook page, offering small plates, cocktails and local beer. Try this: Sautéed chorizo in olive oil and brandy. | 1205 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach, 260-9017

The Dewey Beach Club (Photo by Maria DeForrest)

DiFebo’s Rehoboth

Family-owned DiFebo’s got its start in Bethany Beach way back in 1989. Under the culinary guidance of Lisa DiFebo-Osias and her husband, Jeff Osias, DiFebo’s has become a mainstay. In May 2015, the family opened a second restaurant in Rehoboth to accommodate the crowds. Try this: Veal meatballs with ricotta and smoked mozzarella. | 12 N. First St., Rehoboth Beach, 226-4550

Egg Restaurant

In November, Missi Moore opened Egg, a breakfast-slash-brunch spot in the former McQuay’s Market space. The Rehoboth eatery's sizeable menu offers classic staples like breakfast sandwiches, eggs benedict and burgers, as well as intriguing options like a lobster-topped waffle, lemon curd crepes, sriracha bacon candy and an acai bowl. | 510 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-3447

Fork + Flask at Nage

Read Mark Nardone's review: "Fork + Flask Retains Nage's Playful Creativity"

After 12 years, the award-winning Nage has a new name, a new interior and a new menu. Enjoy happy-hour nibbles such as crab croquettes and lamb tartare. The dinner menu includes clams and squid-ink linguine and country-fried chicken sliders. Look for a variety of classic cocktails and a larger beer selection. Try this: Classic Nage burger. | 19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, 226-2037

Frozen milkshake pie (Photo by Steve Legato)

The Gate House of Lewes

This sweet bistro is a family affair. Gretchen Gates, who graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, runs the restaurant with her sons Wilson and Taylor, both graduates of The Culinary Institute of America. The three chefs offer classically prepared cuisine with a global twist. Try this: New England rack of lamb. | 109 W. Market St., Lewes, 313-5912

Grandpa(MAC)

James Beard nominee Hari Cameron followed up on his success at a(muse) in Rehoboth with grandpa(MAC), a venture with his brother, Orion. The restaurant, which opened last July, features homemade pasta and pick-your-own sauces, meats and cheeses in addition to the chef’s suggestions. Look for a second location in Harbor Square shopping center on Coastal Highway. Try this: Mini spaghetti and meatballs. | 33 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 727-5509

Brothers Orion abd Hari Cameron used their noodle to open grandpa(MAC), which dazzles with homemade pasta. (Photo by Maria DeForrest)

Heirloom

Read Suzanne Loudermilk's review: "Heirloom Boasts Seasonal Dishes, Homey Ambience"

Owner Meghan Lee, who had previous restaurant experience at Talula’s Garden in Philly, transformed a rundown 1899 home into a contemporary, cozy restaurant that seats 75. The farm-to-fork restaurant delivers impressive fare under the guidance of executive chef Jordan Miller, who wowed diners in Baltimore, Philly and New Jersey before landing at the beach. Try this: Beets in a garden. |  212 Savannah Road, Lewes, 313-4065

"Beets in a garden" presents the colorful vegetable five ways: roasted, pickled, raw, dehydrated and puréed. (Photo by Thom Thompson)

Kaisy’s Delights

Two French expats, Thierry and Nathalie Langer of Lewes, opened Kaisy’s Delights last year, specializing in an Austrian specialty called Kaiserschmarrn. It’s likened to a fluffy, shredded pancake, which can be eaten for breakfast with sausage or fresh fruit or as a dessert with homemade marmalade and other toppings. The Langers plan to open a second shop in Lewes. Try this: Kaiserschmarrn. | First Street Station, 70 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 212-5360

Thierry and Nathalie Langer

Matt’s Fish Camp

A second Matt’s Fish Camp, with a menu similar to the original namesake in Bethany Beach, is expected to open on Del. 1 in Lewes in early summer. The restaurant is part of the SoDel Concepts restaurant group, so you can expect more of the same seafood faves that are its signature. Try this: Lobster deviled eggs. | 34401 Tenley Court, Del. 1, Lewes, 644-2267

Pilot Town Fish Co.

Jay Caputo of Espuma in Rehoboth Beach has added a seafood restaurant complete with nautical decor to his growing restaurant empire. Menu items like seared head-on prawns, a crisp skate wing sandwich and paella are some of the offerings. Try this: Maine lobster BLT. | 16388 Samuel Paynter Blvd, Milton, 313-5507

The Starboard Raw

Read about how the Starboard's owner, Steve "Monty" Montgomery, rolls.

The owners of the town’s popular The Starboard restaurant and bar opened a raw-bar offshoot with 20 craft beers on tap in the former Scully’s Ocean Side Café. The menu also includes sandwiches and entrées, including a fried fresh catch of the day and Delmarva grilled chicken. Try this: Oysters on the half shell from Chincoteague, Va. | 2000 Coastal Hwy., Dewey, 227-9000

Steve "Monty" Montgomery (Photo by Chelsea Memmolo)

Surfside Bar & Grill

The family-friendly beach dining spot, in the former McShea’s Beach Pub and Grill space, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It specializes in gourmet burgers, overstuffed tacos and frozen drinks. Try this: Mac and cheese burger. | 1705 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach, 227-7000

Twist Juice Bar

The cold-pressed juice bar, which hit Rehoboth in June, serves all-natural and raw juice with cheeky names that reflect their purpose. "The Grass is Always Greener," for example, is filled with apple, pineapple, mint and wheatgrass, and is meant to aid in digestion. Owner Julie Harrigan is passionate about the raw food movement, and has found juicing to be an effective way to stay energized and keep her weight in check. Twist Juice Bar also offers cleanses for beginners and for those who have detoxed before. —Danielle Bouchat-Friedman | 70 Rehoboth Ave., Unit 106, Rehoboth Beach, 212-2605


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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove or 2½-hour...

Cost: Adults: $15-19; Seniors (60+): $14-18; Children (2-12): $13-17

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required! This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios – no reservations...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Join Delaware Humanities for a “talk and trek”.  As we hike the Bryan’s Field Trail, we will stop at certain points to discuss short pieces of literature connected to the...

Cost: Free (however, park entry fees apply)

Where:
White Clay Creek - Possum Hill Parking Area
Smith Mill Rd
Suite 509
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Delaware Humanities
Telephone: 302-657-0650
Contact Name: Ciera Fisher
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Painting in the Fourth Dimension:Create a collaborative wall painting inspired by exhibiting artist, Timmy Graham, whose large-scale paintings create the illusion of movement and vibrations through...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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The Milton Theatre will host the top rated ABBA tribute band, ABBAMANIA, for two shows on Sunday, Oct 14. at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Originating from Canada, this group is traveling a long distance to...

Cost: Tickets range from $30 to $35

Where:
The Milton Theatre
110 Union St.
Milton, DE  19968
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The National Society of The Colonial Dames in the State of Delaware (NSCDA-DE) is celebrating 100 years since the organization during 1916-1918, saved, relocated and preserved the First...

Cost: free

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1420 N West Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: NSCDA-DE
Telephone: 302-777-4514
Contact Name: Allison Brokaw
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Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Free. Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14 | 2:00 p.m.  Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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James Allen Anderson, director. Program includes “The Moldau” by Bedřich Smetana; “Irmelin Prelude” by Frederick Delius; “Tapiola” by Jean Sibelius; “On the Nature of Daylight” by...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
University of Delaware's Mitchell Hall
Amstel Avenue and S. College
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 302-831-2578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

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

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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36 costumed teams comprised of Delaware restaurants and local legislators will compete for bragging rights throughout the state, the 'Bocce Cup' trophy, plus $1,000 will be awarded to...

Cost: $35 spectator tickets include all food and beer/craft spirits from Dogfish Head

Where:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
6 Cannery Village Center
Milton, DE  19968
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Sponsor: Delaware Restaurant Association
Contact Name: Karen Stauffer

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

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Two Destination Dogs bartenders have advanced to the final round of Tequila Herraduras Bartender Legends Challenge. The final competition will take place at Cafe Lift in Philadelphia on Oct. 8 at...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Cafe Lift
428 N 13th St
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Telephone: 484-951-5906

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​The UD Faculty Jazz are Todd Groves, saxophones; Harvey Price, vibraphone/percussion; Miles Brown, bass; Dave Bozenhard, jazz guitar; and Tom Palmer, drums/piano. Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
University of Delaware Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Road
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 302-831-2578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
Website »

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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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

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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

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


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

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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
Website »

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

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

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Wee Ones is now offered every week! This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and...

Cost: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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

Cost: $25–$45

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Telemann’s two sets of “Paris” Quartets for flute, violin, viola da gamba, and continuo, became immediate successes upon publication and hands-down his most famous chamber music. Cast in...

Cost: $25

Where:
Christ Church Christiana Hundred
505 Buck Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Tempesta di Mare
Telephone: 215-755-8776
Contact Name: Ulrike Shapiro
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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Did you know… Giving Tuesday brought in over $300 million for charities last year That number was a 64% increase from 2016 Only 18% of American are aware of Giving Tuesday...

Cost: Free!

Where:
The Mill Space
1008 North Orange Street
4th Floor
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Tapp Network
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Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

Cost: menu items vary

Where:
Hilton Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Winterthur Director of Interpretation and Estate Historian Jeff Groff examines the notable mansions of the Main Line—those that are lost and many that survive in private or institutional...

Cost: $10 per member, $15 per nonmember

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Whist Free Speaker Series - Bitcoin Basics Presenter: Paul Zahner CTO/Co-Founderelev8 - A Bitcoin Solutions ProviderIf Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and BlockChain phrases are foreign to you, take...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N. Broom St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Elev8 Bitcoin
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Lisa Hamp was a junior at Virginia Tech, and was present during the April, 2007 shooting. She shares her first-hand testimony of the shooting and her recovery journey afterwards. She describes how...

Cost: $18-$23

Where:
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 N High Street
West Chester, PA  19380
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Telephone: 610-356-2787

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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
View map »


Telephone: (302)945-3489
Website »

More information

In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

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


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

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


Website »

More information

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

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

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

More information

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

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


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

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
Website »

More information

Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On our trips to Mt. Cuba, you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover at our secluded picnic grove...

Cost: Adults: $15; Seniors (60+): $14; Children (2-12): $13; Children under 2: FREE

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


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

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

Cost: $25–$45

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


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

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FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: MID-WEEK WORD REFRESHER Come join us at the Mid-Week Word Refresher every Wednesday at Faith Victory Christian Center from 11:00am - 12:00pm. Refreshments will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Faith Victory Christian Center
301 Commonwealth Avenue
Claymont, DE  19703
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Sponsor: Faith Victory Christian Center
Telephone: 302.354.6726
Contact Name: Alvin Walker
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

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


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

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: 70-80

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


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

More information

ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
View map »


Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
Website »

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

Cost: menu items vary

Where:
Hilton Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Clearing the mind and learning to think not thinking is Zen awareness. Taking the appropriate action in this moment is Zen. Once you know this in your body, walking, standing, sitting down,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark
420 Willa Road
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: UUFN
Telephone: 302.368.2984
Contact Name: Richard Field
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature....

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

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

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Get lost in a book during Mt. Cuba’s Story Time in the Gardens. Children are invited to visit the gardens on Thursday mornings for a story from a nature-themed children’s book. Intended for...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Rd.
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Sponsor: Mt. Cuba Center
Telephone: 302-239-8883
Contact Name: Sara Stevenson
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Chadds Ford Historical Society
1736 Creek Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Telephone: 610-388-7376
Contact Name: Mike Connolly
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Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

Cost: menu items vary

Where:
Hilton Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Fall Facial Rejuvenation Seminar You're invited to our FREE Fall Facial Rejuvenation seminar presented by Dr. Paul Sabini.    During this informal gathering, learn about the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
537 Stanton-Christiana Rd.
Suite 107
Newark, DE  19713
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Sponsor: Premier Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery
Telephone: 302-998-8007
Contact Name: Nicole Drolet
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Delaware Humanities’ 2018 Joseph P. del Tufo Annual Lecturer is Steve Coll, giving the lecture Journalism in the “Fake News” Era. “We’re not at war, we’re at work.” That is how...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Studio 1 at the Grand Opera House
818 N Market St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Humanities
Telephone: 302-657-0650
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
Website »

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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

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


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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

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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
Website »

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

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


Website »

More information

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

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


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

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

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

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

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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

Cost: Free to Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Art Fitness’ primary focus is helping people live long, healthy active lives. In sticking to our mission we are proud to introduce our miniseries “Ask The Medical Professional”. This...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Art Fitness
2807 Concord Pike
Wimington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: Art Fitness
Telephone: 302.477.0123
Contact Name: Alisa Rose
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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

Cost: Free

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

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On Friday, October 19 from 2 to 5 pm, join us at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center for a FREE nutritional presentation on “Eating Healthy with Cancer” by Nanticoke's Nutrition Education...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seaford Library & Cultural Center
600 N. Market Street Extended
Seaford, DE  19973
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Sponsor: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition & Nanticoke Health Services
Telephone: 302-629-6611 x3765
Contact Name: Nanticoke's Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator

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

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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The Perennial Gaze: Shahzia Sikander Artist Talk and Mosaic Unveiling Friday, October 19, 3 p.m. Community College of Philadelphia – Bonnell Building 556 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA...

Cost: 0

Where:
Community College of Philadelphia – Bonnell Buildi
556 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
View map »


Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
Website »

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The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Chadds Ford Historical Society
1736 Creek Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »


Sponsor: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Telephone: 610-388-7376
Contact Name: Mike Connolly
Website »

More information

Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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Boo at the Zoo 5 - 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 & Saturday, Oct.20, 5–7 p.m. (RAIN DATE: Sunday, Oct. 21, 5–7 p.m.) Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate...

Cost: $5

Where:
Bradnywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19810
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Telephone: 302-571-7747
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

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

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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

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

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Our Opera Uncorked series gets into the Halloween spirit, highlighting some of opera's darkest characters and intense mad scenes. Featuring Colleen Daly (Soprano), Sarah...

Cost: $29-$59

Where:
OperaDelaware Studio
4 S Poplar St
4 S Poplar St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: OperaDelaware
Telephone: 130-244-27809
Contact Name: Mary Wilcosky
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OperaDelaware's Opera Uncorked series gets into the Halloween spirit, highlighting some of opera's darkest characters and intense mad scenes. Featuring Colleen Daly (Soprano), Sarah...

Cost: $29-$59

Where:
OperaDelaware Studio
4 S Poplar St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: OperaDelaware
Telephone: 302-442-7809
Contact Name: Mary Wilcosky

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With a comedic career that spans across television, film, stand-up and late-night TV, George Lopez will entertain The Event Center audience with “The Wall World Tour” at SugarHouse Casino on...

Cost: $79-$99

Where:
SugarHouse Casino
1001 N. Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19125
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Gather around the bonfire with us, and be transported back in time through stories of local folklore and history by our gifted storytellers. Each community, each state, are threads in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm
500 Greenbank Road
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Telephone: 130-299-99001
Contact Name: Stacie Maheurin
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Rumors is Simon’s classically elegant, door-slamming farce, that will leave you laughing in the aisles!  Performances are at 8pm on Friday/Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.  Buy tickets online at...

Cost: $12-$20

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 West Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
Telephone: 302-764-3396
Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh

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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU PUT TWO OF THE MOST ELECTRIFYING and REVIVING EVENTS TOGETHER IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?   You get Consciousness Over Free Flow Eclectic...

Cost: $10 online/ $15 at door

Where:
6 Bristol Way
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: DeLantz/Hi-Vi LOUNGE
Telephone: 609-221-4229
Contact Name: Darius Lantz/Jamal Bashir Bey
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Friday night after the game FUN just got better thanks to Main Event Entertainment’s new Friday Night FUN and Games pass. Students 18-years-old and under can keep the Friday night excitement...

Cost: $10.95

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd
Newark, DE  19702
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Telephone: 302-722-9466
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
View map »


Telephone: (302)945-3489
Website »

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WHO: American Heart Association in Southern Delaware WHAT: The Southern Delaware Heart Walk Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Southern Delaware Heart...

Cost: FREE

Where:
DelTech - Terry Campus
100 Campus Dr.
Dover, DE  19904
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Sponsor: American Heart Association
Telephone: 215-575-5244
Contact Name: Lauren Rose
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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

For more than 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft by artists working locally and throughout the region. The Museum’s first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was...

Cost: Free for members. Included in Museum admission fee for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Nanticoke Health Services is please to host a health fair at the East Coast Garden Center’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  East Coast...

Cost: Free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Road
Millsboro, DE  19966
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Sponsor: Nanticoke Health Services
Telephone: 302-536-5386
Contact Name: Rachel Webster
Website »

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

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

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

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

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


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Peter Sculthorpe's unique vision extends from rural Pennsylvania to the rugged Northeast Coasts of Maine, Oregon, and Newfoundland. Sometimes, his complicated paintings are devoid of life and...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-652-0271

More information

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove or 2½-hour...

Cost: Adults: $15-19; Seniors (60+): $14-18; Children (2-12): $13-17

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Walk through the Juried Craft Exhibition with juror Paul Sacaridiz as he answers questions about the field of contemporary craft and how he selected the artists for this special exhibition. Free...

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

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society' Open House presents Glenn Hough at the consol of the 4th Largest Theatre Pipe Organ in the World.  There will be a showing the 1925 silent film "The Phantom...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dickinson Theatre at John Dickinson H.S.
1801 Milltown Road
Wilmington , DE  19808
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Sponsor: The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society
Telephone: 302-995-5630
Contact Name: Bob Dilworth
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Come join Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in a fun filled afternoon for the entire family!     Painting activities sponsored by Blended Families with a...

Cost: $40.00

Where:
PS Dupont Middle School
701 W 34th St. (Gymnasium)
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Delta Outreach and Education Center, Inc
Telephone: 302.229.8599
Contact Name: Dee Young
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Do you like chocolate? If you are like most people, the answer to that question is a resounding, “Yes!”  On Saturday, October 20th from 3-6 PM, Everyday Grandparents will be...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Skipjack Dining
401 Louviers Drive
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Everyday Grandparents
Telephone: 443-350-3872
Contact Name: Adrienne
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The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society 49th seasons open house presents Glenn Hough at the console of the 4th largest theatre Organ in the world.  The showing of the 1925 silent film "The Phantom of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Dickinson Theatre at John Dickinson H.S.
1801 Milltown Road
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society
Telephone: 302-995-2603
Contact Name: Bob Dilworth
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The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Chadds Ford Historical Society
1736 Creek Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Telephone: 610-388-7376
Contact Name: Mike Connolly
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

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

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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

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

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Two exciting ice hockey games at the University of Delaware’s Rust Ice Arena on Saturday, October 20 will be the focus of a special event hosted by the Open Net Foundation and sponsored by Info...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
University of Delaware Rust Ice Arena
547 S College Ave
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: Info Solutions LLC
Contact Name: Wendy Scott
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Rumors is Simon’s classically elegant, door-slamming farce, that will leave you laughing in the aisles!  Performances are at 8pm on Friday/Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.  Buy tickets online at...

Cost: $12-$20

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 West Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
Telephone: 302-764-3396
Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh

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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU PUT TWO OF THE MOST ELECTRIFYING and REVIVING EVENTS TOGETHER IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?   You get Consciousness Over Free Flow Eclectic...

Cost: $10 online/ $15 at door

Where:
6 Bristol Way
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: DeLantz/Hi-Vi LOUNGE
Telephone: 609-221-4229
Contact Name: Darius Lantz/Jamal Bashir Bey
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show This interactive movie experience combines film and live performers. The cult-classic is a humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late...

Cost: 9

Where:
Theatre N
235 W. 10th St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Frankie's Midnight Runners
Telephone: 302-571-4075
Contact Name: Richard
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A Halloween Tradition Thrives in Delaware By Richard Pethel​ Wilmington, DE - The performance group known as Frankie's Midnight Runners (FMR) is a shadow cast that hosts ‘The...

Cost: $9

Where:
Theatre N
235 W. 10th St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Frankie's Midnight Runners
Telephone: 302-571-4075
Contact Name: Richard
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