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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 09/07/12 - 09/09/12

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend. We hope you have a great weekend!

Riverwalk Freedom Festival
September 6 - 8, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Come to the Mispillion River in downtown Milford for a 5K walk/run, entertainment, fireworks, vendors, kids activities and food (including BBQ chicken platters!) For more information, call 302-422-3344.

Brandywine Festival of the Arts in Brandywine Park
September 8 - 9, 2012
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Sunday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Features hundreds of artists and craftspeople from 15 states and Canada along the Brandywine River in downtown Wilmington. Live music, children's activities, food vendors and admission to the Brandywine Zoo.

35th Annual Nanticoke Indian Pow wow
September 8 - 9, 2012
Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Sunday - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
American Indian drummers and singers, 40+ visiting tribes from across Indian country, authentic Indian art & craft vendors, Nanticoke Indian Museum Tours, Native American food and more! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/duQQD

100 Years of Picturing the Nation’s Business exhibit at Hagley Museum
Saturday, September 8, 2012
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hagley Museum and Library celebrates the 100th anniversary of the United States Chamber of Commerce with this exhibition of photographs that show business in the United States in the twentieth century. The exhibition features original prints from some of the twentieth century’s greatest photographers. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/duQZl

34th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival
Saturday, September 8, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join more than 100 skilled artists at the premier fine arts festival set against the beautiful backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean on the Bethany Beach boardwalk and surrounding streets. This premier outdoor fine arts festival features local and national artists in an array of mediums from metals to watercolors. For more information, go to
http://ow.ly/duQhC

Amish Country Bike Tour
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Registration and optional start times - 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
One of the state's largest and most established cycling event. The bike tour, suited for all ages and abilities, includes 15, 25, 50, 62 and 100-mile loops through the flatlands of Delaware's Amish farmlands. Register online at http://ow.ly/duQAr

Grandparents Day Brunch at Hotel du Pont
Sunday, September 9, 2012
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Become the favorite grandchild in your family by bringing grandma and grandpa to brunch at the Hotel du Pont! Buffet Brunch in the Green Room. For more information, call 302-594-3154.

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, Sep 5, 2012 7:05 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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