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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 05/03/13 to 05/05/13

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. Or find Delaware deals at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/coupons-special-offers.

Annual Dover Days Festival
May 3 – 5, 2013
Friday (8am-9pm); Saturday (7am-9pm); Sunday (10am-4pm)
Three days of family fun including a parade, pet parade, maypole dancing, Amish quilt auction, car show, antique tractor show, 150+ crafts vendors, Kids Zone, carnival rides, encampments and tours of 40 historic homes.

May Market in historic New Castle
May 3 – 4, 2013
Friday (9am-6pm); Saturday (9am-3pm)
Explore the annual May Market in historic New Castle, Delaware. Join the locals of this charming town for their much-anticipated yearly sale of plants (including annuals and perennials, herbs, and native varieties). Peruse works by regional craftspeople, homemade baked goods, and book and white elephant sales.

9 to 5: The Musical performed at ClearSpace Theatre Company
May 3 – 5, 2013
Various times
The hit 1980 film gets the musical treatment by one of its Grammy Award-winning original stars in this show with big heart and even bigger show-stopping songs!

NatureFest at Hagley – Free admission for adults
Saturday, May 4, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Come and join the fun for NatureFest, where you can celebrate May Day, Arbor Day, and Earth Day at this fun-filled family program! Play and learn with exciting earth-themed, hands-on activities brought to you by local community partners. Tour the gardens and greenhouse at Hagley. Admission is $5 for children 6 – 14 and free for adults, members and children 5 and under.

18th Annual British Motorcar Show in Lewes
Saturday, May 4, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Lewes British Motorcar Show “The British are coming...Again!” will welcome a wide array of classic British vehicles to Lewes. Each year the show features a different marque. The 2013 Featured Marque is the Lotus Seven. Traditional British pub fare, soft drinks, tea and ale will be available.

35th Annual Point-to-Point at Winterthur
Sunday, May 5, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of elite horse racing and celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the 35th Anniversary Point-to-Point! Join us for kids' activities, festive tailgating, and beautiful hospitality tents with elegant luncheons.

Great Gatsby themed Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Begins at 3:30 p.m.
Experience a classic afternoon tea – Great Gatsby style, featuring a tea menu inspired by the Plaza Hotel in New York City, along with a jazz duo playing your favorite “Roaring Twenties” tunes. Period dress encouraged.  $40 per person, not including gratuity.

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

 

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posted on: Thursday, May 2, 2013 10:53 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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