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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

 

Categories: Things to Do

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

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