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Dover Days Festival
Friday, May 1, 2015 – Sunday, May 3, 2015
Times Varies
Admission: Free
Blending modern-day fun with a look back at Delaware's Colonial past, Dover Days Festival offers a chance to celebrate spring's charms with Maypole Dancing on Dover's Green, a Civil War-era baseball game, historic wartime encampments, and more than 350 vendors, craft merchants, and food purveyors. This festival is held at one of the sites of the nation's newest National Monument.

Lewes Merchants' Spring Sidewalk Sale in Historic Lewes
Friday, May 1, 2015 – Sunday, May 3, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Admission: Free
If you love a great deal and rare finds, Lewes’ annual Spring Sidewalk Sale is the place to be, where local downtown merchants show-off their wares and services.

“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition at the Hagley Museum
Recurring every Friday – Sunday till July 26, 2015
Museum Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission: Included in regular admission and free for members
Explore the stories of science and experimentation while you learn about the du Pont family’s gunpowder works on the Brandywine. In conjunction with the exhibit, there will be guided tours on Saturday, May 2nd. Call to make reservations.

Open House Tour at Auburn Heights Preserve
Friday, May 1, 2015
Mansion Tours begin at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.; Museum tours begin at 2:00 p.m.
Admission: $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both
Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, which houses the world's largest collection of operating steam cars.

Macaroon Afternoon Tea at the Green Room in the Hotel du Pont
Recurring every Friday – Sunday till May 31, 2015
3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $30
Honoring the Hotel du Pont’s popular macaroons, this daily afternoon tea will include additional Parisian macaroons in various flavors during the dessert course.

Pop Up Beer Garden at Winterthur
Friday, May 1, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Admission: Free (Visitors pay for food and drinks)
Spend your Friday evening with friends at Winterthur’s Pop Up Beer Garden. It’s a great place to listen to live music; enjoy local craft beers and sink your teeth into some Pennsylvania German inspired foods.

Dover's First Fridays
Friday, May 1, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Admission: Free
Shop tax-free in local stores along W. Loockerman Street, State Street, and Governors Avenue in downtown Dover. There will be free kids activities in the Plaza on Loockerman, as well as live music and lots of fun!

Evening Pontoon Boat Tours at Trap Pond State Park
Friday, May 1, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Admission: $6 adults; $3 under 12
Take a leisurely evening pontoon boat tour of Bald Cypress Swamp in Trap Pond State Park. Spot nocturnal inhabitants and learn more about the swamp’s most famous resident, the bald cypress tree.

"Bach and Rach" at The Delaware Symphony Orchestra
Friday, May 1, 2015
7:30 pm
Admission: $60
Enjoy an elegant evening full of lively classical music by the Delaware Symphony Orchestra. Expect a night full of enchanting performances of Bach's moving canons and sonatas; Anton Webern’s romantic Passacaglia; and Rachmaninoff's passionate 2nd Symphony. Contact the Delaware Symphony Orchestra for tickets.

Old Methodist Cemetery Lantern Tour in Dover
Friday, May 1, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $5
Take a guided tour through a historic Dover cemetery by lantern light. Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of interesting and even bizarre traditions from Dover’s past.

Delaware Bird-A-Thon
Recurring daily starting Saturday, May 2, 2015 till May 10, 2015
Time Varies
Admission: Donation
Experience world-class bird-watching along Delaware’s coastline. The fundraiser challenges participants to count the number of different bird species seen (or heard) in a 24-hour period. For the latest information, go to the website or their Facebook page:

20th Annual British Motorcar Show in Lewes
Saturday, May 2, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Lewes British Motorcar Show "The British are coming...Again!" will welcome a wide array of classic British vehicles. This year’s featured marques are the Rolls-Royce and Bentley. While you are browsing the beautiful and stylish British cars, view Lewes’ historic houses, museums and gardens.

Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting
Recurring every Saturday
Open 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tours start 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.

Introduction to Surf Fishing at Delaware Seashore State Park
Saturday, May 2, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Admission: $25 per person
Learn everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques in this 3-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. You must have a fishing license and FIN number, and be at least 10; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

World Labyrinth Day at the Delaware Art Museum
Saturday, May 2, 2015
1:00 pm
Admission: Free
World Labyrinth Day is a day designated to bring people from all over the planet together in celebration of the labyrinth as a symbol and tool for healing and peace. Join the Delaware Art Museum as they “Walk as one at 1!”

Family Campouts at Delaware Seashore State Park
Saturday, May 2, 2015 -  Sunday, May 3, 2015
Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
Admission: $60 per family (up to 5 people)
Learn how to camp in the great outdoors with other novice outdoor adventurers. This family-friendly event will teach you how to set up camp, pitch a tent, start a fire, and cook outdoors. Participants will have the opportunity to set up camp in the Life-Saving Station courtyard, just steps from the beach. After dinner, enjoy a guided lantern tour of the museum and a campfire on the beach, complete with s'mores and stargazing! Pre-registration required.

Dover Days Vintage Baseball Game - Diamond State Base Ball Club
Sunday, May 3, 2015
The Diamond State Base Ball Club is Delaware's amateur 19th Century vintage baseball team. Experience an afternoon of old time ball & family fun. Bring a chair or blanket and witness history in the making. Go to the website for the game schedule.

Dogfish Head & Point-to-Point
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Times: 10:30am
Admission: $100
Join Dogfish Head and friends at their exclusive Point-to-Point Hospitality Tent along the rail. Along with VIP parking, you'll find a wide selection of off-centered ales and spirits with carefully selected food pairings. Only 200 tickets are available – so reserve spot today.

Winterthur Point-to-Point
Sunday, May 3, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Free - $50
The annual steeplechase horse races is staged on the sprawling grounds and rolling hills of this one-time DuPont mansion, the Point to Point is renowned as a place to see-and-be-seen amid extravagant "tailgate" buffets and lavishly stocked hospitality tents. The horse racing is just an added bonus.

Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tours of Rehoboth
Sunday, May 3, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Admission: $49.00/person
Tickets are still available for this weekend’s 3-hour Eating Rehoboth culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth's best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails. Tours also include specialty food shops and outdoor venues.

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

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