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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 05/31/13 to 06/02/13

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.

NASCAR race weekend at the Dover International Speedway
Experience the thrill of race weekend at the Monster Mile. Tickets are still available on the Dover Speedway website. For NASCAR race weekend travel ideas and tips, please click here.

Art is Social at the Delaware Art Museum
Friday, May 31, 2013
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Celebrate the final days of the exhibition State of the Art: Illustration 100 Years After Howard Pyle. This exhibition includes over 60 works of art by eight important contemporary illustrators. Enjoy beer tastings courtesy of Dogfish Head, live music by local band New Sweden, art activities, and caricatures by local portrait artist Sam Mylin.

Lantern Tour of the Green – Dover
Friday, May 31, 2013
Begins at 8:00 p.m.
Join historical interpreters from the First State Heritage Park dressed in colonial attire as they relate the stories of historic Dover. The Dover’s public square was the site of markets and fairs, suffragists and abolitionists, soldiers and slaves, lawmakers and lawbreakers. Tour space is limited; please call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your lantern.

Catch a Wilmington Blue Rocks Game
Friday, May 31, 2013
Begins at 7:05 p.m.
Watch the Wilmington Blue Rocks as they take on the Frederick Keys! Plus, enjoy a fireworks display over the stadium!

First Saturdays in the First State
Saturday, June 1, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 330th anniversary of the founding of Dover with a dramatic interpretation and tours of historic sites.

9th Annual Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show
Saturday, June 1, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy this seaside juried fine crafts events with a variety of media including, jewelry, pottery, glass, decorative painting and much more.

Music along the Bank at Winterthur
Saturday, June 1, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Delight in live bluegrass music along Clenny Run Bank. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy some of our finest regional musicians.

Classic afternoon tea and a tour of Hotel DuPont
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Begins at 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a classic afternoon tea experience in the Green Room amidst live entertainment, followed by an in-depth tour of the Hotel du Pont with author Joanna Arat.  Bring home a canister of the Hotel du Pont’s signature centennial tea blend.  $36 per person, not including gratuity.

Rehoboth Beach Restaurant Week
June 2 – 8, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Come and visit the beach for a day, an overnight, or better still, the entire week for dining out-heaven. Restaurant week features fabulous 3-course dinners all over town. Restaurants will be offering menus with $30 or $20 prix-fixe dinners for a full week in June. Some restaurants are even serving special lunch menus at $10 & $15.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
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posted on: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 2:58 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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