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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 03/09/12 to 03/11/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! For detailed information on road-trip ideas, countywide itineraries plus, attraction and accommodation listings, order the new State Travel Guide at: www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/travel-guide.

Discover Delaware by following one of our three exciting statewide trails!

Delaware Geocaching Trail 

Embark on a statewide adventure using GPS technology to find hidden cache sites at historic and cultural attractions, state parks, wineries, breweries, and sports venues. For more information, visit http://www.visitdelaware.com/geo/.

Delaware History Trail
Comprised of 36 significant historic sites, visitors can receive a commemorative book for completing the trail entitled, "Landmarks and Legacies," a colorful narrative highlighting historic places and fascinating people representing the very fabric of the First State. For more information, visit http://www.visitdelaware.com/history/.

Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
This trail is a unique collection of thirteen local wineries and breweries featuring award-winning wines and craft brews. Visit for a tour, a tasting and a memorable experience! For more information, visit http://www.visitdelaware.com/wineandale/.

Hagley's Dollar Days
February 04 - March 31, 2012 
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Visit the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. This example of early American industry includes restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family. Admission is just $1 every Saturday in February and March. Of course, members are still free. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/9etnE or call (302) 658-2400.

Brewery Tours at the Old Dominion Brewing Company
Saturday, March 10, 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. Sample signature beers, Hop Mountain and Fordham Copperhead, as well as the Delaware Beer Bracket winner, Oak Barrel Stout. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/9yoYg or call 302-678-4810

Second Saturdays Garden Walk: “Snowdrops and Other Minor Bulbs”
Saturday, March 10, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Join a garden staff member for a walk highlighting this special aspect of the garden. In case of inclement weather, call 302-888-4915 after 10:00 a.m. Members free. Included with admission. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/9yptd.

Discover the Governor Ross Mansion and Plantation 

Open for tours on Saturday and Sunday 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Learn about life in Delaware around the Civil War time period while touring this gorgeous home in Sussex County. Also, stop by the Seaford Museum! For more information, visit http://ow.ly/9etlC or call 302-628-9500.

Zwaanendael Museum presents "Savory Sussex"
Saturday, March 10, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Drop in to hear about local flavors of Sussex County. For more information, please visit http://ow.ly/9yqtT or call (302) 645-1148.

Sunday Brunch at Bonz Restaurant and Lounge
Harrington Raceway and Casino
Sunday, March 11, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy made-to-order eggs and omelets, French toast, waffles and crepes, and so many more of your breakfast favorites. Plus, sink your teeth into fresh carved tenderloin, salads and crave-worthy sides. Reservations are required. Please call 302-398-5348.

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Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Friday, Mar 9, 2012 9:20 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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