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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 05/25/12 - 05/27/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend. For the top 10 Delaware beach destinations, go to http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do/beaches/. We hope you have an awesome holiday weekend. 

Happy Hour Entertainment at World Cafe Live
Friday, May 25, 2012
5:00 p.m.
Join us in Upstairs Live every Thursday and Friday for Happy Hour entertainment! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/b9ZWu

Historic Lewes Farmers' Market
Saturday, May 26, 2012
8:00 a.m. - Noon
Visit Historic Lewes and shop local with over 35 vendors offering fresh produce, eggs, fruits, baked good, meats, fish, cut-flowers and herbs. Plus, learn from local chefs, master gardeners and sustainable agriculture experts. The 2012 season runs every Saturday from May 26 - Sept. 29th 8:00 a.m. - Noon. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ba0BH.  

Seaford Heritage Weekend
Saturday, May 26 & 27, 2012
Celebrate the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Civil War. There will be re-enactments and demonstrations, vintage car show, mansion and museum tours, live music, food vendors, carriage rides, and much more. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ba0vX

Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival
Saturday, May 26, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered by many to be a natural wonder of the Delaware Bay.  Enjoy arts, crafts, boat rides, exhibits, games, music and  great food. A shuttle bus will be available to transport visitors to and from the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ba0pU

Brewery tours at Old Dominion Brewing Company
Saturday, May 26, 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 our 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/ba08j.  

Life and Times of the Osprey Open House
Saturday, May 26, 2012
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Learn about the resident Ospreys and other birds in this open house at the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge. Watch the Ospreys and their nest through a spotting scope then take a walk and see the nest up close. Identify other birds around the tidal marsh by their appearance or by their tracks. For more information, please call 302-656-1490. 

Spring Wildflower Tour at Mt. Cuba Center
Saturday and Sunday
1:00 p.m.
Tour the gorgeous gardens at Mount Cuba Center. For more information go to, http://ow.ly/b9ZOB

Historic Autos at Winterthur

Recurring every Saturday during the month of May

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy a series of displays of magnificent historic automobiles. Step back in time to see elegant automobiles of the country-estate era. Each Saturday will feature a different thematic display. Weather permitting. Members free. Included with admission. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/aXExy.  

Cirque Montage at Freeman Stage
Saturday, May 26, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Cirque Montage creates a whimsical world of animated characters that defy the perception of what is possible. The acts weave together in a collage of traditional cutting edge circus arts. Cirque Montage will excite and thrill audiences of all ages! BYOC--"Bring Your Own Chair". For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ba0gp.  

Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum. For more information, please call 302-571-9590. 

Lantern Tour at Indian River Lifesaving Station
Sunday, May 27, 2012
8:30 p.m.
You are invited to take a step back in timefor an evening lantern tour of the museum. Led by an interpreter dressed in the uniform of the turn-of-the-century Life Saving Service patrol, the tour will detail the courage and hardship the surfment endured as they patrolled the beaches every night. The program ends with a nighttime trip to the beach for a patrol with lanterns. Participants should dress for the weather. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ba0KZ

Refuge tour at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Discover the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Walk a trail, identify birds, and learn about the different habitats. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/ba0SX

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://visitdelaware.com
http://visitdover.com
http://visitsoutherndelaware.com
http://www.visitwilmingtonde.com

 

Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Friday, May 25, 2012 5:17 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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