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.

Kayaking Thompson Island Nature Preserve
Friday, September 9, 2016
9:30 AM
Delaware Seashore State Park
$40
Explore the shorelines of Thompson Island Nature Preserve while paddling a sit-on-top kayak. A park naturalist will guide participants around the preserve while identifying wildlife and discussing the Native American connections to the land. Ages 16+. Pre-registration and previous paddling experience required. Please call (302)227-6991 to register. $40 per person

Constitution Yards
All weekend
Times vary
Wilmington Riverfront
Free
Constitution Yards is a new outdoor seasonal beer garden at Justison Landing, along the Christina Riverwalk that features an ever-changing rotation of craft beers, frozen cocktails, classic summer BBQ fare, and plenty of space for backyard games like corn hole toss, bocce, and wiffleball. Come eat, drink and relax!

38th Annual Bethany Boardwalk Arts Festival
Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Downtown Bethany Beach
Free
This year's event will include over 100 fine artists that will be featuring paintings, wood work, metal, clay, baskets, jewelry, porcelain and more! The Chamber has expanded the festival to include more attractions to more parts of the town; such as the Arts & Antiques Tour.

39th Annual Nanticoke Indian PowWow
Saturday, September 10 – Sunday, September 11, 2016
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Nanticoke Indian Center
Free
The Powwow is the Native American people's way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships and making new ones. The Powwow will have food, entertainment, crafts and signing.

Amish Country Bike Tour
Saturday, September 10, 2016
7:00 AM 
Dover Legislative Mall
Registration required to ride
One of the state's largest and most established cycling event. The bike tour, suited for all ages and abilities, includes 15, 25, 50, 62 and 100-mile loops through the flatlands of Delaware's Amish farmlands. Rest stops include the famous "Pie Stop" at the Amish Schoolhouse, where members of the Amish community and other volunteers serve locally-baked pies and cookies. Several additional food stops will be included, featuring healthy snacks, sandwiches and beverages. Following the tour, cyclists will be treated to a catered barbecue meal of pulled pork or chicken and all the trimmings, and vegetarian meals will also be provided.

38th Annual Sandcastle & Sculpture Contest
Saturday, September 10, 2016
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Downtown Rehoboth Beach
Free
Join the creative festivities at the 38th Annual Sandcastle Contest. Teams will express their artistic flair in the sand; past creations include a Funland rides, Pyramids, Dolphins, Olympic athletes and of course traditional sandcastles. Beachgoers who would rather watch than create are welcome to view the incredible creations upon their completion beginning at 3:00 PM free of charge. The contest will be held at a new location on the beach between Brooklyn Ave. and Hickman St. in Rehoboth Beach, DE. The contest is open to both adults and children. Sculptures may be started at any time on the day of competition, but must be completed for judging by 3:00 PM. Participants may register their entry anytime between 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM. Winners will be announced at approximately 5:00 PM.

Brews by the Bay
Saturday, September 10, 2016
4:00 – 8:00 PM
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal
$5-70
Hosted by the Delaware Brewers Guild and the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild, Brews By The Bay is a two-state day-long celebration of great craft beer and offers samples from 40+ breweries hailing from New Jersey and Delaware. To commemorate the day, there is a Souvenir glass included with ticket. The event will also have amazing eats from food trucks and local restaurants available for purchase, yard games and live music. The event is pet and family friendly. Designated Driver tickets are $5.00. Please remember to B.Y.O.C. (bring your own chair), lather on that sunblock, bring a valid I.D. and have fun with hundreds of other craft beer lovers -- Rain or Shine! Must be 21+ to drink.

Civil War Skirmish Weekend
Saturday, September 10 – Sunday, September 11, 2016
Times vary
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Adults: $18, Seniors: $17, Children: $16 (under 2: free)
Travel with troops to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons of that time. This train operates to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, and passengers will enjoy a ½-hour layover at the Picnic Grove during the approximately 2-hour round-trip. Reservations are suggested.

Liquid Alchemy Beverages Grand Opening
Saturday, September 10, 2016
12:00 – 9:00 PM
LAB Meadery
Free
Come experience new flavors at Liquid Alchemy Beverage's Grand Opening Party. Food, fun, and of course mead!

Historic Odessa Brewfest
Saturday, September 10, 2016
12:00 – 6:00 PM
Historic Houses of Odessa
$50-70
The annual Odessa Brewfest comes to historic Odessa each year on the first Saturday after Labor Day. All attendees will enjoy food & merchandise vendors, live bands, sponsor tables, and more. Your ticket to the Odessa Brewfest will give you unlimited sampling of beer during the full duration of the festival.

Second Saturday Garden Walks
Saturday, September 10, 2016
1:00 and 2:30 PM
Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library
Included with admission
This month's walk features “Garden Architecture and Water Features.” Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes. Walks begin at the Visitor Center. Members free. Included with admission.

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.