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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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Saturday Nov 24, 2012

Calendar of Events

Brewery Tour

Starting November 24, 2012
  • 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

2012 Chocolate Festival

November 24, 2012
Indulge in the sugary delights of the Dover Downs Chocolate Festival featuring cooking demonstrations, photos with Santa, and live entertainment. More

48th Annual Wilmington Jaycees Christmas Parade

November 24, 2012
This year's Parade will feature: local celebrities and dignitaries, marching and string bands, community organizations, floats and attractions, your favorite cartoon characters and the Star of the Show - Santa Claus! More

Beachcombing

November 24, 2012
Stroll along Delaware Seashore State Park’s famous undeveloped beach looking for seashells, egg cases, and other signs of marine and beach life. Winter storms wash up a treasure trove of objects not typically seen during the mild summer months so it’s worth bundling up and venturing out for a bit! A naturalist will display beachcombing items from the park’s collection before the group heads out onto the strand. Dress for the weather! All ages $3 per person More

Monkey Fist Keychains

November 24, 2012
Make your own rope keychain! Monkey fists had special significance to sailors because it was often the first thing that connected them to land at the end of a long sea voyage. A monkey fist was used to give weight to the small having ropes which were used to pull the larger ropes used to secure the ship to shore. We’ll provide all the materials and instruction for you to make your own! Pre-register. Ages 12 and up Participants must be at least 12 years of age $10 per person More

Monkey Fist Keychains

November 24, 2012
Make your own rope keychain! Monkey fists had special significance to sailors because it was often the first thing that connected them to land at the end of a long sea voyage. A monkey fist was used to give weight to the small having ropes which were used to pull the larger ropes used to secure the ship to shore. We’ll provide all the materials and instruction for you to make your own! Pre-register. Ages 12 and up Participants must be at least 12 years of age $10 per person More

Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market Holiday Market

November 24, 2012
The Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market Holiday Market will be held on Saturday, November 26 in Grove Park from Noon-3:00 PM. Many of your favorite vendors will be there! Holiday decorations and Holiday goodies will be available. See www.rbfarmersmarket.com for details. Shop and dine at local downtown Rehoboth Beach businesses while you are in town! Visit Rehoboth Beach Main Street holiday booth to purchase downtown gift certificates that can be redeemed at over 200 Main Street merchants. More

Alison Stigora: Natural Forces

November 24 – December 9, 2012
Alison Stigora Natural Forces Constance S. and Robert J. Hennessy Project Space September 7 – December 9, 2012 Stigora creates elaborate gallery installations using burnt wood. Her work explores human activity and the destructive forces of nature. More

Fifer Orchards - Cider Fest

November 24 – December 15, 2012
Family Fun every Saturday - FREE hot apple cider, holiday hayrides, and smores by the fire - Fresh-cut locally grown Christmas trees - Fresh local wreaths - Handcrafted gift baskets - Great gift ideas and holiday goodies - Special guests each Saturday 11/24: Book signing 12/1: Miss.Jackie sings children's favorites and local honey samples from our beekeeper Warren Seaver 12/8: Santa and Mrs.Claus and local honey samples 12/15: Book Signing and local honey samples *Check website for times of… More

A Christmas Carol

November 24 – December 16, 2012
The world’s most well-known holiday story gets a completely new sound – along with a different title – this year at Clear Space! This musical incarnation of the Charles Dickens classic debuted off-Broadway in 1992 and has subsequently played in theatres across the country. Composer (and CSTC Artistic Director) Doug Yetter is at the forefront once more as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, journeying through London of past, present and future on a flight of transformation. Bring the… More

Kelly Kozma: Play Next Episode

November 24 – December 16, 2012
Kozma presents colorful, hand-embroidered pencil drawings of organo-geometric forms that generate a dialogue about the natural and built environment. More

Christmas By Candlelight

November 24 – December 23, 2012
All Your Holiday Favorites, LIVE On Stage at New Candlelight Theatre! ARDENTOWN, DE- This holiday Season, New Candlelight Theatre will present Christmas by Candlelight, a musical revue that will warm the hearts of theatre-goers of all ages. “It is the story of a small American town putting up their Christmas show in the local theater. A town not unlike Ardentown”, says Bob Kelly, consulting artistic director and writer/director of Christmas by Candlelight. The show will include over… More

Historic Houses of Odessa’s Holiday Celebration

November 24 – December 30, 2012
  • Location: Historic Houses of Odessa
  • Address: Second and Main Sts, Odessa, DE 19730
  • Venue: Historic Houses of Odessa
  • Times: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Experience an Old English Christmas inspired by children's book illustrator Randolph Caldecott and his seasonal interpretations from Old Christmas. More

The American Eagle: Symbol of Freedom and Enterprise to the du Pont Family

November 24, 2012 – January 1, 2013
The image of the eagle has been an important icon in the history of the du Pont family. The du Pont family came to America on the ship “American Eagle," the DuPont Company's first product was Eagle Gun Powder, and decorative arts collected by Mrs. Louise du Pont Crowninshield were adorned with eagles, a common symbolic element in Federal-style furnishings. This exhibit is on display in the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills. Included in regular admission and tour. Free for members.… More

A Lasting Legacy

November 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Commemorating the nation’s most successful university-museum partnership, A Lasting Legacy explores the changing roles of conservation and curatorial scholarship over the past 60 years. More

Christmas at Hagley

November 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Glimpse nineteenth- and early twentieth-century holiday entertaining in Eleutherian Mills, the du Pont family ancestral home. The morning room is ready for the New Year’s Day Calling, originally a tradition in which men visited ladies with whom they were acquainted, enjoyed some refreshment, dropped off a calling card, and wished them a happy New Year before moving on to the next house. Men competed to visit the most ladies; women vied to get the most calling cards. The du Pont family… More

Nicholas Kripal: New Work

November 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Kripal’s elegant ceramic forms derive their shape from disposable food containers of the past. His work straddles the line between fine art and design. More

Nicholas Kripal: New Work

November 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Nicholas Kripal: New Work E. Avery Draper Gallery September 22, 2012 – January 6, 2013 Kripal’s elegant ceramic forms derive their shape from disposable food containers of the past. His work straddles the line between fine art and design. More

Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition

November 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Winterthur’s major new exhibition, Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition, is a joyous celebration of objects and imagery created in response to society’s love of wine. Featuring more than 300 objects, Uncorked! explores how wine was marketed, consumed, and enjoyed in America and Britain from the 1600s through the 1800s. A wide range of materials are represented, from wine bottles, decanters, and cellarettes to lead figures of Bacchus and “Champagne Charlie” song sheets.… More

Yuletide at Winterthur: A Feast for the Eyes

November 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Yuletide at Winterthur: A Feast for the Eyes, November 17, 2012–January 6, 2013. Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and… More

Young Country: Rural Themes in Art

November 24, 2012 – January 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

November 24, 2012 – January 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

November 24, 2012 – 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

November 24, 2012 – 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

On-Going Events

New Castle Farmers Market

Starting November 24, 2012
  • Address: 110 N Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Friday and Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Amazing food, value and fun for the entire family! Over 70 individual owner operated shoping including PA dutch meats, baked good and much more!.  More

 

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