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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 01/18/13 to 01/20/13

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! Plan ahead and book a Valentine’s Day getaway with your special someone. For Valentine’s Day special in Delaware, click here

Invention Convention at Hagley Museum and Library
Saturday, January 19, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Children and their families discover how things work through exploration, innovation, and creativity. Families work together to build inventions using everyday household items, and take apart electronics and gadgets to see how they are made. The event will highlight the fascinating new technology of 3-D printing. Admission is $4 for children 4-14, $6 for adults; free for children 3 and under and free for members.

Brewery tour at Fordham and Old Dominion Brewing Company
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Tours begin at 12:300 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.

Hayrides at Trap Pond State Park
Saturday, January 19, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dress warmly for this ride, and we will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Meet other park visitors as you tour the park in our rustic hay wagon. Then enjoy hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows around the campfire. Learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Pre-registration is required. Adults: $7, Under 12: $4.

Blood Sweat & Tears performance at The Grand Opera House
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Begins at 8:00 p.m.
One of the greatest horn bands in the history of popular music will be performing at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington. BS&T’s alumni roster reads like a Who’s Who of the world’s greatest jazz and rock musicians. With hits like “Spinning Wheel” and “And When I Die”, it’s sure to be a night you will never forget.

Love Seed Mama Jump at Fire & Ice in Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Begins at 9:30 p.m.
Delaware’s “Love Seed Mama Jump,” a six-piece rock band will be rocking out at Fire & Ice in Dover Downs.

Free admission to the Delaware Art Museum
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy free admission to the Delaware Art Museum every Sunday. For more information, call 302-571-9590.

January Hike Series: Burton Island at Delaware Seashore State Park
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Begins at 1:00 p.m.
Hike a different trail with a park naturalist each Sunday in January. Get out, warm up and enjoy the winter scenery. Pre-registration required. Call for costs, meeting locations and pre-registration by 4 p.m. on the day prior to each hike.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail

For additional event calendars, visit:
http://visitdover.com
http://visitsoutherndelaware.com
http://www.visitwilmingtonde.com

 

Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 1:59 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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