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Event Calendar

Delaware offers fun and entertaining events year-round that are ideal for your next getaway. Searching for weekend events? Visit the Delaware Tourism Office blog for weekly event postings. Delaware is home to the Firefly Music Festival, Punkin' Chunkin' World Championship, two NASCAR race weekends and exciting cultural and seasonal events plus, action packed sporting events. 

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Monday Apr 21, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

April 21, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

On-Going Events

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

April 21 – August 31, 2014
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware, the exhibit explores the First State's role in the pre-Civil War network of secret routes and safe houses used by black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Focusing on two Delawareans who played important roles in this illegal and clandestine… More

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

April 22, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

On-Going Events

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

April 22 – 24, 2014
  • Location: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Address: Greenbank Station 2201 Newport Gap Pk, Wilmington, DE 19808
  • Venue: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Thursday
  • Times: 12:30 P.M. and 2:30 P.M.
  • Visit Website
Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings. More

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

April 22 – August 31, 2014
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware, the exhibit explores the First State's role in the pre-Civil War network of secret routes and safe houses used by black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Focusing on two Delawareans who played important roles in this illegal and clandestine… More

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

April 23, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

Calendar of Events

"Anything Goes" at New Candlelight Theatre

April 23, 2014
It's de-lightful, it's de-lovely, it's Anything Goes! Nothing says "classic" like Cole porter's captivating musical set on the high seas. This unforgettable score includes timeless hits such as You're the Top, i Get a Kick Out of You, Easy to Love, It's DeLovely, and, of course, Anything Goes. Join us on the top deck for this high spirited, toe tapping Tony Award Winning Musical with original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse. More

Ain't Misbehavin'

April 23, 2014
The 1978 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, follow Thomas “Fats” Waller’s journey in this musical tribute to popular 1920’s and ‘30’s black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance. Five performers encapsulate this era of pride, creativity and cultural awareness, all while inviting us into this sometimes zany, sometimes, sexy, always jazzy world. More

On-Going Events

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

April 23 – August 31, 2014
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware, the exhibit explores the First State's role in the pre-Civil War network of secret routes and safe houses used by black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Focusing on two Delawareans who played important roles in this illegal and clandestine… More

Thursday Apr 24, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

April 24, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

Calendar of Events

Ain't Misbehavin'

April 24, 2014
The 1978 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, follow Thomas “Fats” Waller’s journey in this musical tribute to popular 1920’s and ‘30’s black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance. Five performers encapsulate this era of pride, creativity and cultural awareness, all while inviting us into this sometimes zany, sometimes, sexy, always jazzy world. More

Bird Watching for Beginners

April 24, 2014
Member/Non-Member: $5/$9 If you like to look for birds but do not know what they are or how to find out, then join bird expert Jim White to learn the ins and outs of birding as you walk with Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge looking for birds of spring. More

Blue Rocks vs. Carolina Mudcats

April 24, 2014
Every Thursday night home game, get four field box seats, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $44.00! More

From Toad to Tadpole

April 24, 2014
Thursday, April 24, 10-11:30am Member/Non-Member: $8/$14 Have you heard the calling of the frogs and toads? Can you see tadpoles swimming in the water? Did you ever touch a toad or turtle? Search for all of this plus a story and a craft! Parents are free! More

Delmarva Birding Weekend

April 24 – 27, 2014
The Delmarva Birding Weekend is one of the most popular birdwatching events in the entire mid-Atlantic region. Participants can take part in a number of excursions during the daytime, nighttime, aboard a boat, or even while canoeing or kayaking. It's all made possible thanks to a wide array of sponsors. With over 20 different programs and excursions, each visitor can custom tailor their trip to their own individual desires. But whatever your fancy, one thing is for certain: You don't want to… More

On-Going Events

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

April 24, 2014
  • Location: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Address: Greenbank Station 2201 Newport Gap Pk, Wilmington, DE 19808
  • Venue: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Thursday
  • Times: 12:30 P.M. and 2:30 P.M.
  • Visit Website
Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings. More

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

April 24 – August 31, 2014
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware, the exhibit explores the First State's role in the pre-Civil War network of secret routes and safe houses used by black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Focusing on two Delawareans who played important roles in this illegal and clandestine… More

Friday Apr 25, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

April 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

Calendar of Events

Ain't Misbehavin'

April 25, 2014
The 1978 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, follow Thomas “Fats” Waller’s journey in this musical tribute to popular 1920’s and ‘30’s black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance. Five performers encapsulate this era of pride, creativity and cultural awareness, all while inviting us into this sometimes zany, sometimes, sexy, always jazzy world. More

Blue Rocks vs. Carolina Mudcats

April 25, 2014
Every Friday Blue Rocks home game in 2014 will feature a post-game fireworks show. This week's fireworks are presented by Wawa! Dust off your tuxedos and find your prom dresses. Come to Frawley Stadium on Friday, April 25th and celebrate your Prom, with the Blue Rocks, all over again on Prom Night! More

Delmarva Birding Weekend

April 25 – 27, 2014
The Delmarva Birding Weekend is one of the most popular birdwatching events in the entire mid-Atlantic region. Participants can take part in a number of excursions during the daytime, nighttime, aboard a boat, or even while canoeing or kayaking. It's all made possible thanks to a wide array of sponsors. With over 20 different programs and excursions, each visitor can custom tailor their trip to their own individual desires. But whatever your fancy, one thing is for certain: You don't want to… More

On-Going Events

Delaware Symphony Orchestra's "Classic Characters"

April 25, 2014
Part of the 2013-2014 Classics Series: David Amato conducts the Delaware Symphony.  This performance features music by Mendelssohn and Orff, narratoion by  Sir Derek Jacobi, and the University of Delaware Symphonic Chorale. More

University of Delaware Botanic Gardens Annual Benefit Plant Sale 2014

April 25 – 26, 2014
  • Location: The Commons, Townsend Hall
  • Address: UD South Campus, Newark, Delaware 19711
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Friday), 9:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
At our plant sales, we offer customers plants that work well here. We grow, test, and evaluate plants in the UDBG collection and our academic programs vett the plants. UDBG Friends and Plant Sale Patrons are permitted early entry to the Spring Plant Sale. Patrons of the Spring Plant Sale provide support to our Student Intern Program, helping students to gain hands-on experience, learn skills, build resumes, while also earning monies. Registration required for all events. More

"Anything Goes" at New Candlelight Theatre

April 25 – May 10, 2014
  • Location: New Candlelight Theatre
  • Address: 2208 Millers Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810
  • Venue: New Candlelight Theatre
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 6:00 P.M.
  • Visit Website
It's de-lightful, it's de-lovely, it's Anything Goes! Nothing says "classic" like Cole porter's captivating musical set on the high seas. This unforgettable score includes timeless hits such as You're the Top, i Get a Kick Out of You, Easy to Love, It's DeLovely, and, of course, Anything Goes. Join us on the top deck for this high spirited, toe tapping Tony Award Winning Musical with original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse. More

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

April 25 – August 31, 2014
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware, the exhibit explores the First State's role in the pre-Civil War network of secret routes and safe houses used by black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Focusing on two Delawareans who played important roles in this illegal and clandestine… More
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