Here is a round-up of some of the great events and things to do in Delaware this weekend. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

Delmarva Spring Birding Weekend
Thursday - Sunday
8:00 AM
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Free
April 27 – 30, 2017: Join us for the 22nd annual Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend, which celebrates our early-arriving spring migrants and late-wintering waterfowl and raptors. 174 species were tallied during the 2016 Spring DBW, and highlight species included Prothonotary Warbler, Black-necked Stilt, Black Skimmer, and 14 species of warbler. Spring birding trips include hiking, paddling, and boating experiences through some of the most pristine habitats on the East Coast.

Opening Day: Milton Farmers’ Market
Friday, April 28, 2017
3:00 – 6:00 PM
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Free
The Milton Farmers’ Market welcomes you to our 2017 season, our 7th year of operation. Every market will be held on the “grassy knoll” at the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.

Winterthur After Hours
Friday, April 28, 2017
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Wintherthur Museum, Garden & Library
Pay What You Wish
Winterthur After Hours on select Friday evenings presents families and adults with an evening opportunity to explore the Galleries and grounds. Enjoy a variety of offerings that enhance our local treasure. Enjoy music, our beer garden, and a variety of offerings that enhance our local treasure. Pay What You Wish admission. Beer, wine, and food available for purchase. Reserve your tickets online.

OperaDelaware Festival
Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
Times vary 
Grand Opera House
$29-95
The 2017 OperaDelaware Festival is a celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini's birth. The festival will include La Cenerentola (Rossini's popular setting of Cinderella) and his rarely-performed tragedy, Semiramide. The 2017 festival will once again bring opera fans from near and far. Our innovative “Inside the Opera Studio” series and “Sunday Artist Spotlight” programs continue to build audiences here at home. Whether you are new to opera or a life-long fan, OperaDelaware has something for you this season.

14th Annual Bug & Bud Festival
Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Downtown Milford
Free
Get a true taste of this artsy little town and enjoy dozens of food and craft vendors at the Bug & Bud Festival, a celebration of two of Milford's most cherished symbols, the ladybug and the tree. There's entertainment throughout the day, a Ladybug and Tree costume parade, "ladybug decorated" paddle boat rides, children's games and more. RAIN or SHINE and FREE of charge, you won't want to miss this over-the-top outdoor festival!

Doodles in Dewey
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Times vary
Dewey Beach
Free
Play with your dogs on the beach and raise money for charity at Doodles in Dewey. Participants need a Dewey dog license for their animals. 

Hagley Maker Fest
Saturday, April 29, 2017
11:00 AM
Hagley Museum & Library
Included with admission
Create and innovate at Hagley. Enjoy a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.

Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
Saturday, April 29, 2017
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bethany Beach
$40-65
Join more than 2,000 cyclists of all levels in the Quiet Resorts for a cycling tour through Sussex County’s beautiful beaches, bays and beyond! This award-winning event, organized by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce offers cyclists a 30- 50-, Metric Century and Century Ride on flat terrain; perfect for an early season ride. 

SpringFest
Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 AM – 4:00 PM 
Fort Christina Park
Free
Experience the rich historical heritage of the 7th Street Peninsula and the Colonial-era cultures of the Lenni Lenape, Swedes, Finns, Dutch and English. An afternoon of fun and learning for the whole family. 

Definitely Delaware: Photographs by Kevin Fleming
Saturday, April 1 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Times vary 
Historic Houses of Odessa
Free
This photography exhibit by renowned, award-winning Delaware photographer Kevin Fleming will showcase iconic scenes from Delaware’s three counties and highlight his latest work covering the region.

Bonus trip ideas:
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.