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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/31/12 to 09/03/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! We hope you have a wonderful Labor Day weekend and take time to enjoy Delaware’s award-winning beaches.

Earth from Space exhibit at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
Recurring daily until September 3, 2012
See incredible images of our planet from a new vantage point with satellite photographs displaying major cities, forest fires, hurricanes, and river deltas.  Plus, discover how satellites are being used for more than just space exploration, including tracking massive flocks of birds in their annual migrations. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/djt31.

Sails on the Kalmary Nyckel docked at the Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
Friday, August 31, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Experience life aboard the Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware, with public sail events. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/djzpm

Performances at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand
Friday and Saturday nights
Begins at 8:00 p.m.
Listen to great music on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk and enjoy the scenery during Labor Day weekend! For more information, call (302) 644-22288.

Blue Moon Kayak at Lums Pond State Park
Friday, August 31, 2012
Begins at 7:30 p.m.
A blue moon is a special occasion – come paddle with us! Bring water and a flashlight. Participants must have basic kayak skill, and must be 14 or older. $20/person. Register by calling (302) 368-6989.

Arden Fair: Music in the Grove
Saturday, September 1, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Fair features children’s games and rides, handmade crafts by over 100 vendors (many of whom are local), an Antiques Market, used books (inside Gild Hall), plants, live music in the Shady Grove, delicious food and drink, an art exhibit, and more. Admission and shuttle buses are free! For more information, visit http://ow.ly/djvb4.

The First People of the First State: A Celebration of Heritage in historic Dover
Saturday, September 1, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Welcome the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware in a public program celebrating mother earth and Delaware's 10,000-yr old Navite American Legacy. The program will feature both activities both inside The Old State House and on The Green. For more information, call 302-744-5055.

Brewery Tours at Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, September 1, 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. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/djtdt.

Spend a day on the farm at T.S. Smith & Sons
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy you pick peaches and nectarines plus, shop at their Farm Market, with local jams, jellies and preserves in Bridgeville. For more information, call (302) 337-8271.

Charlotte Sometimes performance at World Café Live
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Begins at 8:00 p.m.
Join us at World Cafe Live at the Queen as we welcome recent contestant on NBC's The Voice, Charlotte Sometimes! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/djtkS.

Season Finale Fireworks: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra & Morgan State University Choir at Freeman Stage
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
Returning to the Stage will be the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, along with special guests, the Morgan State University Choir! After the show, we will end the night with a fireworks spectacular! BYOC--"Bring Your Own Chair.” For more information, go to http://ow.ly/djtBN.

Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights Preserve
Sunday, September 2, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Take a ride in an antique auto, climb aboard the Auburn Valley Railroad, sample free steam-popped popcorn from our vintage popper, watch a Firing Up Demonstration, view the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars, tour the 1897 antique-furnished Auburn Heights mansion -- and much more. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/dju4w.

Regular season finale game at the Wilmington Blue Rocks
Monday, September 3, 2012
Begins at 1:05 p.m.
It's almost the end of summer, come out to Frawley Stadium and join the Wilmington Blue Rocks for their last home game of the season! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/djug9.

Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral – Farewell to the summer
Monday, September 3, 2012
Begins at 5:30 p.m.
Bid a fond farewell to the summer season during this annual celebration including music by three combined Dixieland jazz bands. The procession begins on the north end of the Bethany Beach boardwalk.

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://visitdover.com

http://visitsoutherndelaware.com

http://www.visitwilmingtonde.com

 

Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 9:51 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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