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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/09/13 to 08/11/13

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.

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel du Pont (Green Room)
Recurring daily
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Centennial Tea in the elegant Green Room at the Hotel du Pont features a new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years.

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.

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.

Experience summer fun at Killens Pond Water Park
Friday (11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.); Saturday and Sunday (10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
From the Mushroom Fountain to the adventure-filled Floating Lily Pad Fun Walk, the pool's exciting interactive water features give visitors of all ages plenty of reasons to head for the park. Swirl down one of our two 27-foot high, 205-foot long twisting and turning water slides, ending with a splash in a specially designed splash pool.

East Coast Skimboarding Championships
August 10 – 11, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Catch some amazing wave-riding action from amateur divisions on up to the pros. The championship will take place at Swede Street in Dewey Beach.

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

Brewery tour at Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, August 10, 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.

Take a Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel
Saturday, August 10, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Reservations can be made online
Ahoy Mateys! Visit the Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers -- come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th Century Dutch pinnace. Join our captain and a crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas!

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: Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 2:36 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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