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Events around Delaware for the weekend of 10/19/12 to 10/21/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend!  Planning your next trip? Order now to receive the Official State Travel Guide with trip itineraries, accommodation and attraction listings and much more at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/travel-guide.

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 19 - 20, 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/ezI4S.

Waterforwl Festival: 75th Anniversary at Bomaby Hook
Saturday, October 20, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Delaware's Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge with activities and events throughout the day, presentations and refuge tours. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ezGyx.

Blackbird Creek Fall Festival
Saturday, October 20, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Delight in the beauty of the Blackbird Creek Reserve as you enjoy hayrides, hikes, live music, artisans and much more! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ezGo6

Fall into Milton
Saturday, October 20, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Featuring fall produce, mums, pumpkins, crafts, jewelry, antiques, demonstrations, activities and food. There will be fun fall activities for all ages, including a pet costume contest, pumpkin painting, strawman puppetmaking, and more. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ezFZT.

Hagley Craft Fair
October 20 - 21, 2012
Saturday (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.); Sunday (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Craft artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region sell their work and demonstrate their skills. This indoor show is held in two historic buildings on Hagley's spectacular grounds. Admission is $3 for Hagley members, $5 for not-yet members. Use Hagley's Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ezHyt.

Tours of the historic Belmont Hall
Saturday, October 20, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the historic Belmont Hall in Smyrna which dates back to before the Revolutionary War. For more information, call 302-264-9048.

Delaware Wine and Beer Festival

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Dover, DE (Delaware Agricultural Museum)
Festival-goers will taste local brews and wines from statewide locations.  Plus, live entertainment and local art vendors. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ezGFg.

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: Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 9:00 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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