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Weekend events and things to do around Delaware Oct 18 to Oct 20, 2013

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! While you are visiting Delaware, use our mobile site to search for nearby restaurants, hotels and attractions at http://m.visitdelaware.com. Share your Delaware travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Pinterest or Instagram + tag your post with #Delagram.

Travel update: Air Mobility Command Museum, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, First State National Monument and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge have reopened due to the end of the Federal Government Shutdown.


Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

2013 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
October 17 – 20, 2013
Enjoy the smooth sounds of the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival. Shows will be held on three states at the Rehoboth Convention Center, Rehoboth Theatre of the Arts and Epworth Church. Find a schedule and information about local restaurants online.


go apeGo Ape “Treetop adventure” at Lums Pond State Park
Recurring daily until November 14, 2013
$55 adults and $25-35 kids
The first and only zip line and treetop adventure course in Delaware, located south of Wilmington and just minutes from I-95 in Bear.  Four zip lines take you high over Lums Pond, the largest freshwater pond in Delaware.  Overall there are 5 individual sections within the course - rope ladders, 42 exciting crossings including Double Stirrups, and stunning views that take you higher into the forest canopy. Reservations can be made online.


Delaware Art Museum“Americans Moderns, 1910 – 1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell” exhibit now open at the Delaware Art Museum
Friday & Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.); Sunday (Noon – 4:00 p.m.)
American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960.


Dark Dover - ImageDark Dover
Friday, October 18, 2013
Two performances at 7:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
At First State Heritage Park’s “Dark Dover” program, visitors will hear of chilling true stories of sinister characters that have left their imprint on the historic Green in Dover.  Pre-registration is required. Please call (302) 739-9194.


Hagley Craft FairHagley Craft Fair
October 19 – 20, 2013
Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.); Sunday (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
This artisans’ marketplace brings talented artisans from the Mid-Atlantic area to display and sell fine arts and crafts. This premier show will feature works in wood, pottery, jewelry, fibers, metal, and other media. Use Hagley's Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware.


Delaware Wine and Beer Festival4th annual Delaware Wine and Beer Festival
Sunday, October 20, 2013
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Get your taste buds fired up for the the Delaware Wine and Beer Festival at the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village. Festival-goers at the Delaware Wine and Beer Festival will have the opportunity to meet Delaware's vintners and brewers and talk about their locations, their products and their processes.

Bonus trip ideas:
Spooky haunts and fright sites in Delaware.

Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.

Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.

Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.

Sip your way along the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail.

Discover the top things to do in Delaware.

 

Categories: Things to Do, Weekend Events

posted on: Friday, Oct 18, 2013 10:18 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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