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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/29/12 to 07/01/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! To assist in 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.

Shop for local produce and goods at Farmers’ Markets across the state. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bhAL1.

Air Mobility Command Museum

Recurring daily 

Various times 

Explore the only museum dedicated to airlift and air refueling history! Discover the newest addition to the museum; formerly known as Air Force Two, this aircraft transported America's top leadership from 1975 until 2011. For more information, please visit http://amcmuseum.org/exhibits_and_planes/vc-9.php or call (302) 677-5938.

First State Heritage Park Walking Tours
Friday and Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Tours begin every hour)
Tours begin at the John Bell House and are led by historical interpreters in period dress. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bUzzG.

Superheroes nights at the Wilmington Blue Rocks + Fireworks
Friday, June 29, 2012
Begins at 7:05 p.m.
Dress up as your favorite character, as the Blue Rocks take on the Lynchburg Hillcats. Plus, every Friday Blue Rocks home game in 2012 will feature a postgame fireworks show. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/bUx5J.

Clear Space Theatre Company's Summer Repertory Season
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Begins at 7:30 p.m.
Live theatre at the beach this summer is as easy as A-B-C! Clear Space’s 2012 Summer Repertory Season features ANNIE, BROADWAY AT THE BEACH, and CABARET. We’re bringing you live, high-quality musical theatre to you six nights a week this summer, all less than a block from the beach! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bUxy8.

Wilmington Pirate Festival at the Tubman-Garrett Park
Saturday, June 30, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hosted and arranged by the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation and it’s fine ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, the festival is a day long festivity of fun for the entire family. Planned Activities include: face painting, boat building, sword decoration, treasure hunt and music! There will be a Parade of Pirates and Best Pirate Costume Contest! Tour of the Kalmar Nyckel, plus, food and refreshments will be available, including thir very own Kalmar Nyckel Red ale! For more information, visit http://ow.ly/bUxl0.

Brews by the Bay
Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Come join six Delaware breweries celebrate brewing in the First State! Hosted by the not-for-profit Delaware Brewers Guild and will feature beer from 16 Mile, Fordham/Old Dominion, Iron Hill, Stewarts, Twin Lakes and Dogfish Head. There will also be food and live music! Rain or shine. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bUxqr.

Delaware Breakwater Kayak Trips at Cape Henlopen
Sunday July 1, 2012
10:00 a.m.
For beginner paddlers, but can be strenuous. Equipment provided. Bring drinking water and sunscreen. No flip-flops. Solo paddlers must be 13. Under 18 must be accompanied by paying adult. Limit 10. $25 for solo-kayak, $35 for tandem. For more information, call (302) 645-8983.

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.

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

 

 

posted on: Friday, Jun 29, 2012 9:44 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Celebrate July 4th in Delaware!

“If you're having trouble deciding on which state you want to visit on the Fourth of July to celebrate the birth of our great nation, make it easy on yourself and go with the one that came first.” – Linda Parkowski, Director of Tourism for the State of Delaware.

Dover FireworksCelebrations will be blasting off throughout the state during the Fourth of July holiday! Take your pick of scenery and enjoy watching the colorful sparks of red, white and blue along the iconic Rehoboth Beach boardwalk, at the historic Legislative Hall and Green or on the Wilmington Riverfront!

The perfect addition to your patriotic trip to the First State for the Fourth of July is to travel the Delaware History Trail – a new and exciting way to visit Delaware’s historic sites!

Here are listings of fireworks displays in Delaware for the Fourth of July. We hope you have a great holiday!

Wilmington Blue Rocks Stadium
June 29, 2012
As the Blue Rocks take on the Lynchburg Hillcats, game-goers will enjoy post-game fireworks show! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bSXqQ. 



Cape May-Lewes Ferry Special Fireworks Cruise
July 3, 2012

Spectacular fireworks will illuminate the skies above the Delaware Bay. This special cruise will leave Lewes at 7:15pm. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bSXUQ.

Bethany Beach Fourth of July Fireworks
July 4, 2012

A parade launches the annual festivities at noon, and the event also features a Blueberry pie Eating Contest at the Christian Church Building at 2 p.m., a concert by the Milford Community Band at 7:30 at the Band Stand, and a fireworks display at dusk. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bSY8E.

Dover 4th of July – A celebration of Independence in the Capital of the First State
July 4, 2012

Tours, events, food, music and more take place all over history Dover on July 4, but things really ramp up starting at 6 p.m., when the American Legion Independence Day Parade rolls down State Street, beginning at Hazel Road and ending at The Green. At 7:45 Dover Air Force Base flies some of its finest overhead, and then at 8 the Delaware National Guard's 287th Army Band delivers an outdoor concert packed with patriotic tunes on Legislative Mall. Fireworks blast off above Legislative Hall at about 9:20 p.m. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bSYsv.  


Newark – Fourth of July Fireworks and Liberty Day
July 4, 2012

Food, music and fireworks are part of the annual Liberty Day celebration that will once again take over the southern part of Newark and the University of Delaware campus from 6-9 p.m. July 4. The fireworks blast off at the University of Delaware's David M. Nelson Athletic Complex on South College Avenue at Del. 896 (near Delaware Stadium), but they can be viewed from various points throughout the area. Call 366-7147 for weather updates, or visit http://ow.ly/bT28j. 


Rehoboth FireworksRehoboth Beach July 4th Fireworks
July 4, 2012

Enjoy a breathtaking Fireworks display along the beach and boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. The U.S. Navy Country Current Band opens the festivities with music at the bandstand at 8. If weather is threatening, fireworks could begin as early as 8 p.m. Rain date is July 5. Call (302) 227-2772 for updates. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bT2DU.

The Red, White and Blue July 4th Celebration in Wilmington
July 4, 2012

"The Red, White, and Blue July 4th Celebration" takes place July 4 in Tubman-Garrett Park along the Riverwalk. After a day's worth of events, the Delaware Symphony Orchestra will perform a 75-minute finale concert boasting patriotic music that will lead up to fireworks at about 9:45 p.m. In the case of rain, the concert and fireworks will take place on July 5. Call (302) 547-9526 for updates or visit http://ow.ly/bT4bX.

Lewes’ Old Fashioned 4th of July – Special event but, no fireworks.
July 4, 2012
Beginning at 9:00 a.m., enjoy Old-fashioned children's games and activities on Second Street, a decorated boat parade on the canal at 2:00 p.m. and the Annual Doo-Dah Parade. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bT5QZ.

Travel resources:
Delaware hotel listings with a Travelocity booking engine at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/hotels.

Top things to do in Delaware with attractions listings at http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do.

 

posted on: Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 5:30 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Add a splash of color to your trip to the Delaware Beaches!

Tax-free shopping tips and ideas

PiccolinoSummertime at Delaware beaches can easily be described as heaven on earth.  Surf, sun, sand, bronzed skin, the smell of the salt water and suntan lotion in the air, a good summer read, delicious dinners, and time spent with family and friends…can it get much better??  If you can believe it, the answer is yes!!  Lewes and Rehoboth Beach are both home to the best boutique shopping around!  You’ll find splashes of color and tons of style decking the streets of these summer communities.  Ashley King, owner of Piccolino in Lewes, DE, reports “the trends in colors this season are definitely showing a range of diversity – from soft pastels to vibrant brights!  Anything with mint-green and tangerine orange would be a great addition to any wardrobe.”

Rehoboth Beach ShoppingIf you’re looking for a new swimsuit – head to South Moon Under!  Their selection of bathing suits is the best around and you’ll be sure to find something to suit your fancy!  Bright colors, elaborate beading, and shimmery suits cover the walls of the second floor.  Don’t forget to browse their selection of stylish swimsuit cover-ups.  You’ll need it for trips to the boardwalk to replenish your magazine stash and to grab a snack at a beach front restaurant.  

Are you in search of a new summer dress to wear?  Favorite boutique shopping destinations include: Downtown Cowgirl, Piccolino, Azura, C.L.A.D., Bella Luna, Aquamarine on Market, and Hula Sue!  You’ll be sure to find the latest trends in jewelry, handbags, dresses, skirts and more.  Fashionable summer finds are hard to miss in Lewes and Rehoboth Beach – home of sun, sand and style.

 

posted on: Friday, Jun 22, 2012 12:08 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/22/12 to 06/24/12

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.

Shop for local produce and goods at Farmers’ Markets across the state. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bhAL1.

DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
June 18 – 24, 2012
The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a free, week-long, outdoor music festival held in Rodney Square in the heart of downtown Wilmington, DE. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bJOjc.

Broadway at the Beach (Freeman Stage)
Friday, June 22, 2012
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
This electrifying ensemble of talented performers comes together to create this all new revue of contemporary and pop/rock hits from musical theatre repertoire. Broadway at the Beach is packed with all of the infectious, irresistible showtunes we know you want to hear! BYOC--"Bring Your Own Chair.” For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bJOb4.

Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival
June 23 – 24, 2012
Saturday (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.); Sunday (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Join more than forty sea glass and coastal artists, including decoy carvers and other waterfowl artists in historic downtown Lewes. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bJOYA.

Rehoboth Bay Kayaking Trip
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Begins at 9:30 a.m.
Take a guided tour and enjoy Delaware's dynamic Inland Bay ecosystem while paddling a sit-on-top kayak! Participants will receive basic kayaking instructions and all equipment. Bring sunglass, sunscreen, and plenty of drinking water. Trips will take approximately two hours. You will get it. To preregister, call (302) 227-2800.

Fifer Orchards – Blueberry Peak Party
Saturday, June 23, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Spend the day on the farm at Fifer Orchards with U-pick blueberries, cooking demonstrations, hayrides and fun activities for the kids. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bJOuV.

Brewery tours at Twin Lakes Brewing Company
Saturday, June 23, 2012

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Get a behind the scenes look at Twin Lakes Brewing Company in northern Delaware, one of the locations featured on the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail. Plus, savor the flavor of their brews at a tasting. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bJQ9t.

Heritage Shores Car Show
Sunday, June 24, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Stop by Heritage Shores for the Second Annual Heritage Shores Car Show on Sunday, June 24th with food, fun and of course, cars. For more information, call 302-337-9926.

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

 

posted on: Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 1:36 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Send a #Delagram with Instagram!

InstagramShare your photos of Delaware with the world by simply adding one little word to your post…#Delagram. Instagram is a new way to quickly upload photos from your phone, add a unique color filter and then, share the photo on your Facebook and Twitter pages. We welcome you to show us your travels around Delaware!

By using the #Delagram tag in your post, we will be able to collect and share photos on the Delaware Tourism Instagram page, #Delagram feed and on our Facebook page. It’s no fun to travel alone so, let the world know about your travels, check out other travelers photos and maybe become inspired to take another trip to Delaware!

Steps for sharing Instagram photos and using #Delagram:
1)    Download the free Instagram app to your mobile phone and create an account.
Delagram Photo2)    Take an amazing photo of Delaware.
3)    Be artistic. Add a filter or use it as is!
4)    Add your caption and use the tag #Delagram.
5)    Choose your location and share on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare..the whole digital world!
6)    Follow the Delaware Tourism Instagram page to see your photo!
7)    Like and comment on other traveler photos.
8)    Have fun!

How do you see Delaware? Send us a #Delagram to let us know!

 

posted on: Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 3:34 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/15/12 to 06/17/12

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.

Shop for local produce and goods at Farmers’ Markets across the state. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bhAL1.

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival
June 10 – 17, 2012
Friday – 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Sat. 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Italian Festival celebrates the spirit of Italy’s idyllic island paradise, Sicily. Experience the vibrant tastes of Sicilian cuisine and a captivating garden display that will transport you to the Sicilian countryside! Plus, rides and entertainment for the whole family. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bzQY6.

Possum Point Players presents “I Remember Mama”
June 8 – 17, 2012
Friday and Saturday – 8:00 p.m.; Sunday – 2:00 p.m.
A comedy, written by John Van Druten, based on Kathryn Forbes’ book Mama’s Bank Account. It has been described as “one of the most heartwarming depictions of American life yet to reach the stage.” For more information, call 302-856-4560.

12th Annual Antique Tractor Truck and Car Show
Georgetown Speedway, Route 113
June 15 – 17, 2012
The First State Antique Tractor Club will hold its 12th annual Antique Tractor, Truck and Car Show from June 15-17 at the Georgetown Speedway on Route 113. There will also be displays, vendors, crafters, flea market and demonstrations. Free admission! For more information, call 302-875-5329.

Fireworks at Hagley: The Sport of Kings
Friday, June 15, 2012
Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
Hagley presents a pyrotechnic masterpiece that weaves together a story illustrated through music, narration, aerial shells, and intricate set pieces. This year’s theme, “Fireworks at Hagley: The Sport of Kings” celebrates the history and pageantry of horse racing. Must be a member of Hagley to purchase tickets. Rain dates June 16 or 17 and June 23 or 24. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information, call 302-658-2400 or visit http://ow.ly/bzPw1.

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra & USAF Academy Blue Steel Band
Freeman Stage at Bayside
Friday, June 15, 2012
7:00 p.m.
The MSO is comprised of the best professional musicians and is led by Maestro Julien Benichou performing with the USAF Academy Blue Steel Band. The program includes light classics, jazz, patriotic pops and a little bit of Rock 'n' Roll. BYOC--"Bring Your Own Chair.” For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bzQ8Y.

Wilmington Blue Rocks Game + Fireworks
Friday, June 15, 2012
7:05 p.m.
Come watch the Blue Rocks as they play the Winston-Salem Dash at Frawley Stadium on June 15! All fans are invited to stay after the game and enjoy another postgame fireworks show presented by Bank of America. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bzQm2.

34th June Jam in Central Delaware
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Exciting music acts with local musicians plus, fun and games for the kids. For more information, go to http://www.junejam.com

22nd Annual Lewes Garden Tour
Saturday, June 16, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
As you view these beautiful gardens, you will also be able to enjoy the craftsmanship of local artists and quilters who will be showing their creativity in the gardens. In Zwaanendael Park, the Garden Market will host more than 40 vendors and non-profit organizations selling garden related items between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Three garden-related lectures will also be held in Zwaanendael Park beginning at 1:00 pm and the Food Tent will be offering lunch and beverages, with coffee service beginning at 8:00 a.m. For more information, please call 302-645-8073.

Enchanted Summer Day at Winterthur Museum and Gardens
Saturday, June 16, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fairy princesses, enchanted woodsmen, and all magical beings are invited to run, skip, and play while enjoying a full day of festivities. The Celtic tunes of roving musicians will fill the air as a magician demonstrates his sleight of hand. Kids can make magic wands and magnificent mice at our arts and crafts table and enjoy delicious ice cream from Woodside Farm Creamery! For more information, visit http://ow.ly/bzRXx.

Brewery tours at Old Dominion Brewing Company

Saturday, June 16, 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/bzRyy.

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

 

posted on: Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 10:28 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Delaware: a Fisherman’s Dream Destination

It may sound pretty pretentious for us to put Delaware down as fisherman’s dream, but it’s true. From the Atlantic Ocean to fresh water ponds, there are tons of locations in Delaware to reel in the big catch.

Delaware FishingSome of the best ways to fish in Delaware is either by charter or surf fishing. There are a multitude of fishing charters and marinas from Fisherman’s Wharf in Lewes (offerings charter boats and sightseeing vessels) to Delaware City Marina in northern Delaware (offering floating docks, fuel service and much more). If you find yourself to be more on the beginner side of being a fisherman, don’t worry! The charters have all you need and will instruct you. Some will also take visitors out on guided tours of the Atlantic coastline. Now, if you are more of a landlubber, then surf fishing would be the way to go. Some of the most popular places to surf fish in Delaware are either Cape Henlopen State Park or Delaware Seashore State Park. Pull up a chair, cast out your line, and wait for a great fight with one of the many different species of fish that are waiting for you in the Delaware Bay or Ocean.

Delaware FishingIf salt-water fishing is not for you, Delaware also has many different outlets for fresh water fishing. Some of our most popular places to fresh water fish are Moores Lake in Dover, Concord Pond in Seaford (which is one of the largest fishing ponds in Delaware) and Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington.

For our Trout fans, there are all sorts of spots along the Delaware River for fly fishing as well as White Clay Creek State Park, which is the First State’s premier fly fishing location.

Delaware is known for many great attractions and events. When you combine a fishing trip with the various other activities offered in the state, then Delaware truly becomes a fisherman’s dream come true. For ideas on a fishing trip to Delaware, go to http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do/fishing.

 

posted on: Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 2:04 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/8/12 to 06/10/12

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.

Shop for local produce and goods at Farmers’ Markets across the state. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bhAL1.

Downtown Rehoboth Beach Restaurant Week
June 3 – 9, 2012
Restaurant week features fabulous 3-course dinners all over town. Restaurants will be offering menus with $30 or $20 prix-fixe dinners for a full week in June. Some restaurants are even serving special lunch menus! Find your favorites; see what they are serving and when they are open. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/boCEx.

Wilmington Greek Festival
June 5 – 9, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church invites the community to celebrate its annual Greek Festival, Tuesday June 5 - Saturday June 9, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., at 9th and Broom Streets in Wilmington. Visitors will enjoy homemade Greek food and desserts, ethnic music and dance performances by the Award Winning Terpsechorian Dance Troupe. Admission is free. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/boCKv.

World Café Live and Tric Town present JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
Friday, June 8, 2012
8:00 p.m.
Join us as World Cafe Live and Tric Town present a night of soulful performances by JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound! For more information, got to http://ow.ly/boCU8.

Birding the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal
Saturday, June 9, 2012
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sightseers and birders welcome for a four hour cruise of the canal. This is a great way to see residential communities and intact marsh communities while enjoying a boat ride. Binoculars and cameras are welcome! Beverages and snacks are allowed on board. Pre-register by calling (302) 227-2800. The tour will cost $35. Participants will meet at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach.

Milton Outdoor Antique Show
Saturday, June 9, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Antique enthusiasts can enjoy a fun and interesting day outside in downtown Milton from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 9, where several dealers will sell their wares. The show will be located outdoors, next to the Milton Historical Society’s Lydia Black Cannon Museum at 210 Union St. Admission is $3 and all proceeds will benefit the Historical Society. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/boD3V.

Garden Day at Governor Ross Mansion and Plantation (Seaford)
Saturday, June 9, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Garden Week with the Spade and Trowel Club in Seaford. Garden related items including plants and one of kind hypertufa creations will be offered for sale. Light refreshments available for purchase. The site is the Governor Ross Mansion, 510 Pine Street Ext. in Seaford. For more information, call (302) 629-6489.

P.O.W. Weekend at Fort Delaware State Park
Saturday, June 9, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Step back into 1864 on this special weekend featuring visiting living history and reenactment groups. Park interpreters and volunteers combine to portray people who lived, worked, or were imprisoned at Fort Delaware. Special programs all day including a firing of the massive 8-inch Columbiad cannon. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/boDaY.

Tour the historic John Dickinson Plantation
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Open between 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tour the historic plantation of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Constitution, and "Penman of the Revolution." For more information, call (302) 739-3277.

Separation Day celebration in historic New Castle
Saturday, June 9, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The festivities will start off with a parade at 11:00 a.m. Other activities include; FWF Wrestling, amusement rides, Olde Time Baseball Demo, the Steve Ketterer Band, a Magic Show, a Beautiful Baby Contest and a dance party. The evening ends with the Grand Finale Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/boDjw.

WineScapes at Biggs Museum of American Art
Saturday, June 9, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of jazz, food and wine at the Biggs Museum. Paul Cullen will entertain us with his soft, live contemporary jazz while intriguing your palate with his private label Sonata Wine. The Wood Fired Pizza Truck will also be on hand to prepare fresh pizza for each guest. Ticket price includes a personalized pizza, two glasses of wine, and a live jazz performance. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/boDpo.

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival
June 10 – 17, 2012
Sunday (2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.); Mon.-Fri. (5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.); Sat. (2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.)
The Italian Festival celebrates the spirit of Italy’s idyllic island paradise, Sicily. Experience the vibrant tastes of Sicilian cuisine and a captivating garden display that will transport you to the Sicilian countryside! There will also be entertainment, amusement rides and much more. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/boDGE.

Bird Identification Tour with Joel Citron at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Sunday, June 10 – 2012
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Beginner and experienced bird watchers will enjoy walking a trail looking for songbirds, identifying wading birds and ducks in the impoundments, and watching for eagles. Meet Joel at the Visitor Center. For more information, call (302) 653-6872.

Professional Women’s Tennis Tournament
June 10 – 17, 2012
Professional tennis returns to Bethany Beach for the second annual ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony, to be held June 10-17, 2012, on the clay courts at the Sea Colony Tennis Center, located south of Bethany Beach on West Way Drive, just west of Kent Avenue. For more information, call 302-539-4488 or visit http://www.seacolonytennis.net/pages/index.cfm?siteid=11530.

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

 

posted on: Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012 9:59 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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