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Due to inclement weather this weekend please check with the individual event or location regarding their hours or cancellations before traveling.
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Bridgeville Apple Scrapple Festival
October 11 – 12, 2013
Friday (4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.); Saturday (7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
The annual Apple Scrapple festival celebrates Delaware's agricultural community with live entertainment, carnival rides, trade and craft shows. Plus, visitors can sample Delaware's one-of-a-kind scrapple!
Centennial Tea Service at the Hotel Du Pont
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Centennial Tea in the Green Room features a new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. Plus, various blends inspired by the Delaware Art Museum, Winterthur Museum and Garden, Hagley Museum, and the Nemours Mansion and Garden.
Sixers vs. Celtics Preseason game at the Bob Carpenter Center
Friday, October 11, 2013
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
Ticket prices range from $26.35 - $45.85
The Philadelphia 76ers will play a preseason game at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center (“The Bob”) against the Boston Celtics on Friday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be available in person at the University of Delaware’s ticket office, located in The Bob, which is open Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.
American Moderns Exhibit Preview Party at the Delaware Art Museum
Friday, October 11, 2013
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Free for members, $5 for non-members and cash bar
Enjoy a sneak peek of the exciting fall exhibition “American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keefe to Rockwell” with live music, signature cocktails and more! The exhibit runs from October 12, 2013 – January 5, 2014.
Fifer Fall Fest
Recurring daily until October 31st (Closed on Sundays)
Saturday hours (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Find your way through an exciting corn maze, enjoy hayrides, live entertainment, pumpkin bowling and so much more!
Autumn Leaf Special on the Wilmington and Western Railroad
October 12 and 13, 2013
Departure times are 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Ticket prices vary
Travel the Wilmington and Western Railroad for their "Autumn Leaf Special" ride on a steam or diesel powered locomotive. Enjoy the splendor of the season, with 1 ½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, or 2 ½-hour round-trips to Hockessin. Make sure to bring your camera!
Lantern tour of Fort Miles at Cape Henlopen State Park
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Begins at 6:00 p.m.
$5/per person (cash only)
Tour Fort Miles by lantern light and experience how soldiers defended our coast during World War II. Ages 10 and up are invited (with a paying adult). Pre-registration is required by calling 302-645-6852.