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Event Calendar

Delaware is home to fun festivals and year-round events, come discover what’s happening during your visit.

During spring, history comes to life with the family-friendly Dover Days Festival and the season blooms into colorful landscapes at the Mt. Cuba Center Wildflower Celebration. As the summer heats up, the East Coast’s premier music experience, Firefly Music Festival, brings big-name music acts to Dover. Then, summer celebrations continue with Fourth of July in the First State, featuring fireworks, concerts and more.

Fall brings high-flying action at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition, as well as witches and fiddles during the Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddler’s Festival. In October, get a taste of local wineries and breweries during the Delaware Wine and Beer Festival. To round out the year of fun events, during the holiday season, experience the du Pont mansions decked out in their holiday splendor.

Searching for upcoming events? Visit the Delaware Tourism Office blog for the latest updates on weekend events in Delaware. 

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Saturday Jan 19, 2013

Calendar of Events

Brewery Tour

Starting January 19, 2013
  • Address: 1284 McD Drive, Dover, DE 19901
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 11:00 AM, 12:30, 2:00 and 3:00 PM
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Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, samples of beer, and a pint glass to take home. Sample our signature beers, Hop Mountain and Fordham Copperhead, as well as the Delaware Beer Bracket winner, Oak Barrel Stout. More

Blood Sweat & Tears

January 19, 2013
One of the greatest horn bands in the history of popular music, BS&T’s alumni roster reads like a Who’s Who of the world’s greatest jazz and rock musicians. With hits like “Spinning Wheel” and “And When I Die”, it’s sure to be a night you will never forget. More

Peanut Butter and Jams welcomes Alex + Kaleidoscope

January 19, 2013
With 14 national awards for excellence in children¹s entertainment including a PARENTS¹ CHOICE Recommendation and BEST SONG for children from the Independent Music Awards, Alex & The Kaleidoscope Band uplift and engage audiences of all ages with their lively, interactive, and world-music infused performances. Songs about relationships, emotions, the natural world and just plain fun music making fill the hour! Audiences sing, clap and dance with the Kaleidoscope Band which includes… More

Sea Glass Jewelry Pendants

January 19, 2013
Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrapping tools. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up. $15 per person. More

Splintered Sunlight

January 19, 2013
Formed in 1992, Splintered Sunlight quickly became the most popular Grateful Dead Tribute band in the Philadelphia area, gaining praise from Dead Heads and Non Heads alike. Since that time, Splintered Sunlight has become a permanent fixture for music in the Mid Atlantic region, the band has maintained a weekly residency at Brownies 23 East in Ardmore, PA for the past thirteen years. Splintered Sunlight has a play list of well over two hundred songs, spanning the thirty year career of The… More

vinyl shockley

January 19, 2013
After successfully supporting others as a drummer, Ed Shockley, the guiding force behind vinyl shockley, decided to finally pursue his dream. As a singing drummer, Ed had been discouraged from attempting to "front" a band from behind the kit. "Different managers and record companies had asked me to move either to the keyboards or out front to more effectively lead a band, and I've tried it all. But nothing ever feels as good or as natural to me as singing and playing drums."… More

Winter Tracking 101 at Bellevue

January 19, 2013
  • Location: Bellevue State Park
  • Address: 800 Carr Road, Wilmington, DE 19809
  • Times: 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a hike to find animal tracks and signs. Learn who these tracks belong to and have a chance to make your own tracks! Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa to warm up after the hike. $3 per person. Register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 17 by calling (302) 761-6963. Meet at the Arts Center More

Young Country: Rural Themes in Art

January 19 – 27, 2013
Young Country specifically examines how artists living in “fringe” art centers are re-defining ideas of fine art, class, and “country” in America. More

The Brothers Quay: Through the Weeping Glass

January 19 – 31, 2013
Timothy and Stephen Quay are American-born stop-motion animators whose latest film brings to life the medical history and intrigue behind the Mutter Museum’s collection of 19th century scientific anomalies. More

Freak Antique: Contemporary Art Curios

January 19 – February 10, 2013
Freak Antique: Contemporary Art Curios DuPont II GalleryOctober 27, 2012 – February 10, 2013 Great expeditions, colonialism, geographic wonders, industrialization, genetic mutations, freak shows, and classical antiquity are some of the subjects of this exhibition-as-cabinet-of-curiosities. More

Rise and Fall: Monumental Duct Tape Drawings by Joe Girandola

January 19 – February 10, 2013
Girandola uses duct tape to render local, national and global cultural icons. From the Taj Mahal to vintage cars and L.A. diners, his large-scale canvasses reflect layered social commentary through a folk vernacular. More

Benjamin Duke: Thresholds

January 19 – March 31, 2013
Duke’s dynamic and colorful paintings reveal a diverse cast of characters attempting to negotiate the chaotic urban environment around them. More

John Williams: Homeward Reflections

January 19 – March 31, 2013
Williams creates drawings and sculpture that address ideas of home ownership in the United States. For this exhibition, the artist photographed and made drawings of homes in Wilmington, which he incorporates into his DCCA solo exhibition. More

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont

January 19 – December 31, 2013
  • Location: Green Room, Hotel du Pont
  • Address: 11th and Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Green Room, Hotel du Pont
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration.  This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years.  Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley.  Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,… More

 

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