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Weekend events and things to do around Delaware March 28 to March 30, 2014

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware. 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.

Air Mobility Command MuseumTake a tour at the Air Mobility Command Museum
Recurring daily
Various times
Explore the only museum dedicated to airlift and air refueling history! From Air Force Two to WWII vintage aircrafts.

Costumes of Downton Abbey® exhibit at Winterthur Museum
Friday - Sunday
“Costumes of Downton Abbey” is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first half of the 20th century. Time tickets for the exhibit are required.

Harvest Ridge Winery: 1st Annual Wine and Food Truck Competition
Friday - Saturday
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Friday); 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Saturday)
Prepare your senses for Harvest Ridge Winery's First Annual Wine & Food Truck Competition! Winery tours and wine tastings will take place all while a lineup of hunger-inducing food trucks from all over the Mid-Atlantic region are parked outside! 10% of all wine sale proceeds will be donated to The Wounded Warrior Project. Don't miss your opportunity to sample everything Harvest Ridge Winery and these food trucks have to offer, and support a worthy cause!

"Man of La Mancha" at DuPont Theatre
Friday - Sunday
Time Varies
An all-new production complete with the Tony-award winning score and book that has inspired theatergoers since the very first note of “The Impossible Dream” was heard on opening night. Enter the mind and the world of Don Quixote as he pursues his quest for the impossible dream. Against all odds, a man sees good and innocence in a world filled with darkness and despair. This lyrical and amusing adventure is a classic tale of the triumph of a man over his own follies.

"Camelot" at Clear Space Theatre Company
Friday - Sunday
7:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), 3:00 p.m. (Sunday)
Join King Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot in one of the most beautiful musicals of all time, with classics like "If Ever I Would Leave You", "How To Handle a Woman" and the title song "Camelot" in their all-new production at Clear Space Theatre Company.

Delaware 87ers vs. Erie
Friday, March 28, 2014
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Catch all of the Delaware 87ers action as they take on Erie. Games are held at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Delaware. The Delaware 87ers are an official NBA D-league affiliate team for the Philadelphia 76ers. Purchase tickets online now.

Cape Henlopen Sunset BeachBeach Ride & Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Begins at 9:00 a.m.
Bring your steed to the state park for a relaxing ride on the beach. Don't own a horse? Don't worry. Bring your sneakers for a lovely seaside stroll. The cost is just $30 for those 14 and up, or $15 for those 13 and under, and that includes lunch and dessert.

Bird Identification Tour with Joel Citron
Saturday, March 29, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beginner and experienced bird watchers will enjoy walking a trail to identify song birds and stopping along the impoundments and salt marsh to look for ducks, geese, and raptors. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair at the Visitor Center.

Sampler Sundays at Hagley Museum
Sunday, March 30, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
On Sundays in February and March, visitors can get a taste of Hagley for only $5. They will get to sample – the beautiful Brandywine, the historic powder yards, the first du Pont family home in America, the worker’s world, and the Belin House Organic Café. Guests can chose to experience the powder yard and the worker community or take a guided tour of the du Pont residence. Tours of the residence will be in small groups, and guests will be given timed tickets for their tour.

Old State House Dover DelawareGuided Tours of the Old State House at First State Heritage Park
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Begins at 1:00 p.m.
Take a guided tour of the historic building that served as Delaware’s capitol till 1933.

Bonus trip ideas:

Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.

Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.

Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.

Sip your way along the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail.

Discover the top things to do in Delaware.

 

Categories: Things to Do, Weekend Events

posted on: Friday, Mar 28, 2014 2:38 PM
by: Elizabeth Purcell

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