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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/16/13 to 08/18/13

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.

Eating Rehoboth – Culinary Tour
Every Friday and Sunday
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$45/person
Eating Rehoboth is a 3-hour culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth's best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails.

Hagley’s Creek Kids: Innovation and Power
Recurring until August 17, 2013
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bring the kids out to discover the unique innovations incorporated into the Hagley Powder Yards! Explore how turbines harness waterpower, why roll mills were constructed so unusually, and other sources of power utilized by the DuPont Company.

Rehoboth Art League Outdoor Show
Recurring until August 18, 2013
Saturdays (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.); Sundays (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
More than a hundred artists working in a variety of media set up shop and sell their creations at this annual art extravaganza set on a shaded and picturesque campus in Rehoboth Beach. A great day for browsing, buying or just strolling from tent to tent while enjoying the food and music.

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.

Cherish the Ladies performance at the Freeman Stage
Friday, August 16, 2013
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
A blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, Cherish the Ladies is a traditional Irish music group.

Take a sail on the Kalmar Nyckel docked at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal
Friday, August 16, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Kalmar Nyckel, a gorgeous tall ship replica, will be docked at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal through September 2nd offering 2 ½ hour public sails and deck tours.

Run or Dye 5K in Dover
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Begins at 9:00 a.m.
Run or Dye is the most colorful 5K ever! No matter your age or fitness level...whether you're a triathlete or this is your first couch-to-5K...Run or Dye is your color-blasted, tye-dyed 5K event. 

Brewery tour at Fordham Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Tours begin at 12:30 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.

P.O.W. Weekend at Fort Delaware State Park
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Begins at 12:30 p.m.
Step back into 1864 on this special weekend featuring visiting living history and reenactment groups. Park interpreters and volunteers combine to portray people who lived, worked, or were imprisoned at Fort Delaware.

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

posted on: Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 10:34 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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