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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 07/12/13 to 07/14/13

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. Share your Delaware travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Pinterest or Instagram + tag your post with #Delagram.

New zip line at Lums Pond State Park by Go Ape
Ongoing
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. $55/adults; $25-35/kids. Reservations are required.

Opening of 'The Legacy of Currier and Ives: Shaping the American Spirit' exhibit at Biggs Museum of American Art
July 11, 2013 – October 27, 2013
Many of the images serve to document a wide variety of social trends and attitudes that reflect American culture during the nineteenth century. The Legacy of Currier & Ives allows visitors to experience American history and society through the extraordinary images produced by the legendary firm who called themselves "Printmakers to the People.

Nanticoke Riverfest 2013
July 12 – 13, 2013
Float down the Nanticoke River on inner tubes with friends, enjoying the summer sun. Then stick around for vendors, pageants, a treasure hunt, fishing tournament, motorcycle show, car show and more!

Delaware Shakespeare Festival
July 12 – 18, 2013
Show begins at 6:15 p.m.
Delaware Shakespeare Festival presents Shakespeare under the stars in a fun, family-friendly environment on the lush grounds of Rockwood Park.
This year’s performance will be the youthful romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Lewes Historical Society Craft Show
Saturday, July 13, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Craftspeople from around the mid-Atlantic region will showcase their media at the Lewes History Society Complex.

33rd Annual Sandcastle Contest at Delaware Seashore State Park
July 13, 2013
Begins at 9:30 a.m.
Come and be a part of the sandcastle building tradition that’s been happening at Delaware Seashore State Park for over 30 years! Amateurs and experienced builders are welcome to participate. Prizes will be awarded in two categories.

Smyrna Craft Beer, Wine and Food Festival
July 13, 2013
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy local brews, wine and food plus, live entertainment at Market Street Plaza in Smyrna. Admission is $35.00 for admittance and 10 tasting ticket for beer and wine. Tickets for designated drivers and children are also available.

Free admission to the Delaware Art Museum on Sundays
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Explore collections and exhibits for free every Sunday at the Delaware Art Museum.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
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Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 3:57 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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