Here are a few events happening around Delaware this weekend. Post Hurricane Sandy clean up and repairs are taking place across the state of Delaware. Please go to www.deldot.gov for road closure updates. We also suggest calling ahead to confirm event hours or business hours of operations before traveling. Hotel rooms are available throughout the state. Please call ahead or book online to reserve a room. For hotel listings, go to http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/hotels.
World Championship Punkin Chunkin
November 2 – 4, 2012
Located in Bridgeville, DE
The Punkin Chunkin will be delayed by one day! The event in Bridgeville cancelled the pumpkin throwing event on Friday Nov. 2, but will be open with vendors, concerts and other events taking place Friday afternoon. Punkin Chunkin officials said campers are welcome to come and set up on Friday, and that all events are scheduled to go on as planned on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4. Those who purchased advance tickets for the Friday pumpkin throwing event can use the tickets on Saturday or Sunday. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eYdEl.
Delaware Art Museum free admission all weekend
November 2 – 4, 2012
In recognition to everyone impacted by Hurricane Sandy, the Delaware Art Museum is offering free admission this Friday and Saturday. Delaware Art Museum also offers free admission every Sunday. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eYdOh.
First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair
Saturday, November 3, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Leave the 21st century behind at the First State Heritage Park 18th-Century Market Fair which recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held on The Green in Dover in the mid-1700s. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eYedZ.
Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights Preserve
Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Take a ride in an antique auto, climb aboard the Auburn Valley Railroad, sample free steam-popped popcorn from our vintage popper, view the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley steam cars, tour the 1897 antique-furnished Auburn Heights mansion and much more. For more information, go to http://ow.ly/eYew3.