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Events around Delaware for the weekend of 8/4/12 to 8/5/12

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.

Check these top Delaware beach destinations off of your summer bucket list http://ow.ly/cxOa8.

Riverfront Blues Festival
August 3 - 5, 2012
Various times
The Riverfront Blues Festival is a 3 day, outdoor music festival held on the riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cJFP5.

34th Annual Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Begins at 8:30 a.m. Judging begins at 3:00 p.m.
Visit Rehoboth Beach and view impressive sandcastles during their 34 annual sandcastle contest. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cJFAP.

Antique Show at the Lewes Historical Society
Saturday, August 4, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nearly 60 high quality dealers participate in the show that features 18th century to early 20th century antiques. All pieces are authentic and represent a wide range of prices. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cJFH1.

Wyoming Peach Festival
Saturday, August 4, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The 23rd Annual Wyoming Peach Festival will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 beginning with a parade on Camden Wyoming Avenue at 9:00 a.m. The festival will run until 3:00 p.m. and includes live entertainment, craft booths, community organization booths, food booths, and a peach dessert contest. Shuttles will be available from two convenient parking areas, W.B. Simpson Elementary School parking lot on Old North Road and the Wyoming United Methodist Church parking lot on Wyoming Mill Road. For more information, http://ow.ly/cJFMR.

Brewery Tours at Old Dominion Brewing

Saturday, August 4, 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/clYQ9.

Masters of Motown at Freeman Stage
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
In the early 60's some of the most iconic names in the history of popular music were discovered in Motor City. Masters of Motown is a celebration of these artists, their music and style. The show features stylishly costumed fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band! BYOC--"Bring Your Own Chair" For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cJFKl.

Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights Preserve
Sunday, August 5, 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, go to http://ow.ly/cJFRS.

2012 Senior League Softball World Series in Roxana
August 5 - 11, 2012
The Little League's Senior Softball World Series features a six day tournament to see which 15-16 year old Girl's Softball Team is the best in the Little League. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cJFUS.

Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum
Sunday, August 5, 2012

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

 

Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 9:42 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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