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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 10/05/12 to 10/07/12

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.

21st Annual Delmarva Folk Festival
Friday 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The 21st annual Delmarva Folk Festival includes great music, family fun activities and much more in Harly, DE. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eck5H.

Historic Haunts in Lewes
Friday, October 5, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Become a paranormal investigator for the evening in historic Lewes! In this 3-hour program, you will learn about ghosts and the tools used to explore paranormal activity, view first hand live data as it is being collected and go into our buildings to investigate for yourself. The cost is $25 per person. To make a reservation, please call 302-645-7670. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eci74.

Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale in downtown Rehoboth Beach
October 5 – 7, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The sale begins Friday, October 5, 2012 and ends on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily (store hours may vary). It is a weekend full of fabulous fun. Find deals galore at the Sidewalk Sale; visit the Christmas Shop; participate in Boardwalk Buddy Walk or meet some of your favorite furry friends as Greyhounds Reach the Beach. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ecioL.

5th Annual Wings & Wheels Fall Festival
Saturday, October 6, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Fifth Annual Wings & Wheels, A Georgetown Fall Festival  will be Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Sussex County Airport in Georgetown, DE. The 2012 event will feature the second annual Stage Door WWII Camp Show on Friday night, which was a sell out in 2011! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eciBT.

Harvest Moon Festival
October 6 – 7, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Visit the Delaware Nature Society's Harvest Moon Festival and experience the agriculture, heritage, and environment of the nation's First State. Children will especially enjoy the live animals on display, including the "World Famous" International Turtle Races. Adults, meanwhile, will enjoy the farmers' market, complete with pumpkins and mums (chrysanthemums) for sale. For more information, please call (302) 239-2334.

Boast the Coast Maritime Festival & Lighted Boat Parade
Saturday, October 6, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free boat tours, a lighted boat parade, fall sidewalk sales, free tours of the Cannonball House and the Lightship Overfalls Museum and much more. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eciOB.

36th Annual Coast Day
Sunday, October 7, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The University of Delaware’s festive Coast Day returns for the 36th year on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beach enthusiasts, seafood lovers, and anyone curious about the wonders of the sea can visit the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Del. on Coast Day to learn about the state’s rich marine resources. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ecj85.

Steamin’ Days at Auburn Heights Preserve
Sunday, October 7, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Take a ride in an antique auto, climb aboard the Auburn Valley Railroad, sample free steam-popped popcorn from our vintage popper, watch a Firing Up Demonstration, view the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars, tour the 1897 antique-furnished Auburn Heights mansion -- and much more. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ecjuO.

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 3, 2012 3:56 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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