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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/30/13 to 09/02/13

The end of summer is here but there is still so much to do and see in Delaware! Beyond the beautiful sandy beaches in Delaware, there are tons of great events and things to do!

Travel tip: 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.

Events:
Take a sail on the Kalmar Nyckel
Sails and deck tours will be occurring through September 2nd. 
Climb aboard and set sail on the Kalmar Nyckel, a tall ship replica. Sails can be booked online and please note that the Kalmar Nyckel is docked at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal. 

Zip across Lums Pond State Park with Go Ape!
Recurring daily
$55/adults and $25-35/children
Four zip lines take you high over Lums Pond, the largest freshwater pond in Delaware.  Go Ape! at Lums Pond have five individual sections within the course including rope ladders, exciting crossings with Double Stirrups, and stunning views. 

Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market
Saturday, August 31, 2013
8:00 a.m. – Noon
Visit historic Lewes and shop local with over 35 vendors offering fresh produce, eggs, fruits, baked good, meats, fish, cut-flowers and herbs. Plus, learn from local chefs, master gardeners and sustainable agriculture experts.

106th Arden Fair and Antiques Market
Saturday, August 31, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Music, games, food, art exhibit, folk dancing demos, potions, crafts, childrens games and many vendors in Arden + books and plants for sale. Stroll through the antiques market for a small fee or enjoy live music in the grove.

Tour the Old Dominon Fordham Brewery 
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Tours begin at 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. 
Admission is $5
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.

Catch a Wilmington Blue Rocks Game + Fireworks
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Begins at 6:05 p.m.
Watch as the Wilmington Blue Rocks take on the Winston-Salem Dash with an exciting fireworks display after the game. 

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra & Morgan State University Choir perform at Freeman Stage with a fireworks finale
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Labor Day weekend with a beautiful collaboration of music performed by the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and the Morgan State University Choir. Enjoy music from Opera to Broadway as these two organizations delight with selections from La Bohème as well as Broadway favorites. The concert will end with a fantastic fireworks finale! Come early to this audience favorite evening! Free for all. Please bring your own chairs.

Music Along the Bank at Winterhur Museum, Garden and Library
Sunday, September 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. The Museum Store and Cottage Café will be open for light fare, wine, beer and other beverages. Admission is free to members or included with admission to Winterthur. 

2013 Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral
Monday, September 2, 2013
Begins at 5:30 p.m.
Bid farewell to the summer season at the Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral taking place on the Bethany Beach boardwalk with a procession and live music around the bandstand. 

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

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posted on: Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 2:13 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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