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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/10/12 to 08/12/12

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.

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.

Kayak Tour of Rehoboth Bay
Friday, August 10, 2012
Begins at 9:30 a.m.
Join park naturalists as they enjoy watching ospreys, herons, and egrets, nesting gulls, diamondback terrapins and other marine life. Participants will receive basic instruction on kayaking skills and safety. All boating equipment is provided. Visitors will need to bring a supply of drinking water, wear close-toed shoes, clothes that are able to get wet, sunglasses and sunscreen. You must be 13 years of age or older to participate. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPzy6.

Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart at World Café Live
Friday, August 10, 2012
Begins at 8:00 p.m.
Join us at World Cafe Live at the Queen as we welcome husband and wife duo, Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart for a live performance. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPzFk.

Clear Space Theatre Company’s Summer Repertory Season
Recurring until September 2, 120
Tuesday – Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Live theatre at the beach in downtown Rehoboth. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPzSI.

31st Annual East Coast Skimboarding Championship
August 11 – 12, 2012
Off of Dagsworthy Street in Dewey Beach
Enjoy the thrill of watching the Amateur World Championship for Skimboarding. For more information, call 302-227-4011.

Brandywine Valley Bike Tour
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Ride starts at 8:00 a.m.
A weekend of bike riding through the Brandywine Valley region where Delaware meets Pennsylvania. Ride options range from 25 to 75 miles over rolling hill to hillier terrain and are fully supported with road markings and rest stops. After your ride, visit the region's attractions like Hagley, Winterthur and Nemours Mansion, the DE Art Museum, Longwood Gardens and the Brandywine River Museum. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPA31.

Delaware Lighthouse Festival at the Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation is happy to announce our first Delaware Lighthouse Festival! The festival is free and open to the public. Come enjoy food, music, art & friends! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPAcL.

P.O.W. Weekend at Fort Delaware
Saturday, August 11, 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/cPAld.

Big Thursday on Sunday in Bowers Beach
Sunday, August 12, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visit Bowers Beach on Sunday for family-fun activities, food vendors, live entertainment and a car show. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPB9C.

Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum. For more information, please call 302-571-9590.

Catch a Wilmington Blue Rocks Game
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Begins at 1:35 p.m.
Join us for the Biggest Birthday Party of the Year, as we celebrate Rocky's Birthday! See which friends of Rocky's will be joining the party. But, SHH! Don't tell Rocky!!! It's a surprise. After the game, kids will get the opportunity to the run the bases. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/cPB0r.

Bonus trip ideas: 

Delaware History Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.comhistory

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: Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 1:42 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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