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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 12/21/12 to 12/23/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! Plus, plan ahead and spend New Year's Eve in Delaware. To view event listings, click here. Shop tax-free in Delaware. For last minute holiday shopping locations, go to http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do/shopping.

Catch a show at the new IMAX theater in Wilmington!
The Penn Cinema Riverfront is now open and showing the latest hits!

Discover First State Heritage Park in central Delaware
Visit the Old State House, Biggs Museum, Johnson Victrola Museum and much more while exploring Delaware's rich history and heritage.

Chesapeake Brass Band and A Capella Pops Holiday Celebration
Friday, December 21, 2012
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
A Cappella Pops is a high-energy show chorus of 35 singers from the Philadelphia area. Performing in intricate 4-to-8-part harmonies in an exciting and fast-paced style, A Cappella Pops combines great singing with carefully-woven dialogue and movement to create a seamless experience that keeps audiences eager for more.

The Nutcracker at the Grand Opera House
Friday, December 21, 2012
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
Experience the classic ballet "The Nutcracker" at The Grand in downtown Wilmington.

Winter Solstice Hike at Delaware Seashore State Park
Friday, December 21, 2012
Begins at 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a guided hike around Burton Island Nature Preserve. Then, watch the sunset over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration is required. Call 302-227-6991 to reserve a spot. Admission is $4 per person.

Decorating Delmarva
(Delaware International Speedway and U.S. 13 Dragway in Delmar, Delaware)
Recurring every Thursday – Sunday until December 23rd
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Take a 2 mile drive through an animated tour of the North Pole, including holiday lights and community built displays. The tour will conclude in an area recognized as Santa’s Village. In Santa’s Village there will be nightly festival events in an activity area for children of all ages. The events will include Mr. & Mrs. Claus, holiday music, fire pits and nightly entertainment.

Brewery tours at Fordham and Old Dominion Brewing Company
Saturday, December 22, 2012
12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail

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

 

Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 9:20 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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