Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! To assist in planning your next trip, order now to receive the Official State Travel Guide with trip itineraries, accommodation and attraction listings and much more at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/travel-guide.
Shop for local produce and goods at Farmers’ Markets across the state. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bhAL1.
Air Mobility Command Museum
Explore the only museum dedicated to airlift and air refueling history! Discover the newest addition to the museum; formerly known as Air Force Two, this aircraft transported America's top leadership from 1975 until 2011. For more information, please visit http://amcmuseum.org/exhibits_and_planes/vc-9.php or call (302) 677-5938.
First State Heritage Park Walking Tours
Friday and Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Tours begin every hour)
Tours begin at the John Bell House and are led by historical interpreters in period dress. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bUzzG.
Superheroes nights at the Wilmington Blue Rocks + Fireworks
Friday, June 29, 2012
Begins at 7:05 p.m.
Dress up as your favorite character, as the Blue Rocks take on the Lynchburg Hillcats. Plus, every Friday Blue Rocks home game in 2012 will feature a postgame fireworks show. For more information, visit http://ow.ly/bUx5J.
Clear Space Theatre Company's Summer Repertory Season
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Begins at 7:30 p.m.
Live theatre at the beach this summer is as easy as A-B-C! Clear Space’s 2012 Summer Repertory Season features ANNIE, BROADWAY AT THE BEACH, and CABARET. We’re bringing you live, high-quality musical theatre to you six nights a week this summer, all less than a block from the beach! For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bUxy8.
Wilmington Pirate Festival at the Tubman-Garrett Park
Saturday, June 30, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hosted and arranged by the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation and it’s fine ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, the festival is a day long festivity of fun for the entire family. Planned Activities include: face painting, boat building, sword decoration, treasure hunt and music! There will be a Parade of Pirates and Best Pirate Costume Contest! Tour of the Kalmar Nyckel, plus, food and refreshments will be available, including thir very own Kalmar Nyckel Red ale! For more information, visit http://ow.ly/bUxl0.
Brews by the Bay
Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Come join six Delaware breweries celebrate brewing in the First State! Hosted by the not-for-profit Delaware Brewers Guild and will feature beer from 16 Mile, Fordham/Old Dominion, Iron Hill, Stewarts, Twin Lakes and Dogfish Head. There will also be food and live music! Rain or shine. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/bUxqr.
Delaware Breakwater Kayak Trips at Cape Henlopen
Sunday July 1, 2012
For beginner paddlers, but can be strenuous. Equipment provided. Bring drinking water and sunscreen. No flip-flops. Solo paddlers must be 13. Under 18 must be accompanied by paying adult. Limit 10. $25 for solo-kayak, $35 for tandem. For more information, call (302) 645-8983.
Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum. For more information, please call 302-571-9590.
Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware History Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.com/history
Delaware Wine & Ale Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.com/wineandale
Delaware Geocaching Trail: http://www.visitdelaware.com/geo