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Weekend events and things to do around Delaware August 8 to August 10, 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.

Costumes of Downton Abbey® at Winterthur
Recurring daily (Tuesday – Sunday)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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.

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – docked in Lewes
August 8 – 9, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Guests are invited to set sails and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel. Reservations are highly recommended.

Eating Rehoboth Culinary Tour
Friday, August 8, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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

“Firefall” at the Freeman Stage
Friday, August 8, 2014
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
The genealogy and musical roots of Firefall run deep in the fertile soil of American folk/rock music. In the current live shows, the band continues to expand on their distinctive and melodic sound.

“US Army Jazz Ambassadors” at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand
Friday, August 8, 2014
8:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
The Jazz Ambassadors-America's Big Band is the official touring big band of the United States Army. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America's original art form, jazz.

Old Methodist Cemetery Lantern Tour
Friday, August 8, 2014
Begins at 8:30 p.m.
Take a tour of the Wesley Unity Methodist Church’s oldest cemetery as your guided through ornately decorated tombstones while hearing tales of the past.

SummerFest 2014 on the Wilmington and Western Railroad
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Train departs at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy one of the last Saturdays of Summer at the Wilmington & Western! Our steam locomotive will be pulling trains to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove on a 1½-hour round-trip. While at the grove, you'll enjoy a half-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek. Plus, there will be summertime food and activities throughout the day in the Greenbank Station parking lot.

Twin Lakes Brewing Co. Brewery Tour and Tasting
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Open from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Tour at 1:00 p.m.
Admission $22
Enjoy a relaxed and personalized tour at Twin Lakes Brewing Company as they guide you through the history of beer and brewing plus, their unique brewing process and traditions.

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings
Saturday, August 9, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Harvest Ridge Winery is open every day for tastings! For $5, enjoy a flight of 5 of our wines and you may keep the logo glass in which they are served. Guided tours are offered at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Big Thursday on Sunday in Bowers Beach
Sunday, August 10, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a hometown annual event with crafts, food, a parade and car show.

Eating Rehoboth Culinary Tour
Sunday, August 10, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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.

Bonus trip ideas:

Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.

Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.

Embark on treasure hunt 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.

 

Categories: Things to Do, Weekend Events

posted on: Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 4:39 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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