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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 10/12/12 to 10/14/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend!  Purchase tickets today for the upcoming Delaware Wine and Beer Festival being held on October 21, 2012 in Dover, DE http://dewineandbeer.visitdover.com.

Bridgeville Apple Scrapple Festival
October 12 – 13, 2012
Friday 4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
An annual food festival celebrating Delaware’s agricultural community with live entertainment, carnival rides, trade and craft shows. Plus, visitors can sample Delaware’s one-of-a-kind scrapple! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/en9UR.

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
October 11 - 14, 2012
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Come visit the greatest jazz festival in the world in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with local restaurants and bars offering additional entertainment and delicious dining options. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/ena3c.

Hayrides and Seasonal Crafts at Hagley Museum
Saturday, October 13, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
On Saturdays in October, families can take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard. Visitors can see a gunpowder explosion, the roll mill in action, and working nineteenth-century machines. Children can try their hands at seasonal crafts, such as corn-husk dolls and apple wreaths. Get a taste of fall with local apple cider and enjoy live music. Included with admission, free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/enatA.

Rainforest Adventure exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
Recurring until January 2013
Rainforest Adventure is a multisensory expedition that introduces visitors to tropical rainforests around the world, highlights the challenges facing these unique ecological wonders, and suggests ways that people can make a difference. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/enbqS.

“The Outdoing Tide” performed at the Delaware Theatre Company
Appearing from October 10, 2012 – October 28, 2012. Featuring an all-star cast, this transformative piece offers surprising humor as it thoughtfully explores the ebb and flow of a family dynamic. In a summer cottage on Chesapeake Bay, Gunner has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future but meets with resistance from his wife and grown son. For more information, call 302-594-1100.

Frightland (Middletown, DE)
Open weekly in October from Friday - Sunday
Fridays and Saturdays 6:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.; Sundays 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Frightland in northern Delaware, features eight terrifying haunted attractions, including houses, barns, hayrdies and a ghost town! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/endAK.

Screams at the Beach (Georgetown, DE)
October 12 – 13, 2012
7:00 p.m. – Midnight
The town of All Hallow is awaiting your arrival. Walk through enclosed haunted attractions, new-haunted trails, mazes and a terrifying hayride! This is a must see attraction for Halloween fans! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/endcb.

Venture into the Dark at First State Heritage Park
Friday, October 12, 2012
7:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Visitors will witness firsthand the chilling true stories of gruesome murders and whippings, and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green in Dover. 18th-century judge Samuel Chew and the murdered servant Cooch Turner are just two of the specters who will make their appearance on this most unusual tour through the Dover Green. The 45-minute program is offered at 7:15 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited. Call 302-739-9194 to reserve your spot. Tours will meet at the John Bell House on The Green in Dover.

Brewery Tour at Fordham and Old Dominion Brewing Company
Saturday, October 13, 2012
12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! For $5 visitors will get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home. Sample signature beers, Hop Mountain and Fordham Copperhead, as well as the Delaware Beer Bracket winner, Oak Barrel Stout. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/enaiD.

Vendemmia da Vinci at the Wilmington Riverfront
Sunday, October 14, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sample wines, savor delicious Italian food and listen to classic Italian music at the Tubman-Garrett Park on the beautiful Wilmington Riverfront. Admission includes: Sampling great Italian wines; Sampling great Italian food; Italian Beer Garden; Great live entertainment; Vendemmia 2012 Wine Glass; Handcrafted Wine & Home made Gravy Contest; Silent Auction; Italian vendor displays. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/en7uZ.

Bonus trip ideas:


Delaware History Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.com/history

Delaware Wine & Ale Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.com/wineandale


Delaware Geocaching Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.com/geo

For additional event calendars, visit:
http://visitdover.com
http://visitsoutherndelaware.com
http://www.visitwilmingtonde.com

 

Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 1:53 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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