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Delaware Shakespeare Festival: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 13 – 28, 2012

Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 6:00 p.m.

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Delaware Shakespeare Festival presents Shakespeare’s most magical comedy at Rockwood Park & Mansion. With music and dance, comedy and romance, this is the perfect play for an outdoor summer night. Gates open early for picnics and pre-show entertainment. Wed. - Sat. gates will open at 6:15 p.m. Sun. gates will open at 4:45 p.m. For more information, go to

Delaware State Fair

July 19 - 28, 2012

Experience dynamic entertainers, thrilling carnival rides, and great exhibits on agriculture in Delaware. Every year, the fair continues its tradition of being "Bigger and Better Than Ever." For more information, go to

Clear Space Theatre Company’s Summer Repertory Season
Tuesday – Sunday
7:30 p.m.
Live theater at the beach! Clear Space offers live, high-quality musical theatre six nights a week all summer, less than a block away from the beach. For more information, go to

Christmas in July at the Wilmington Blue Rocks
Friday, July 27, 2012
Come out to Frawley Stadium and help the Blue Rocks celebrate everything Christmas in July! Every Friday Blue Rocks home game in 2012 will feature a postgame fireworks show. For more information, go to

4th Annual Seafood and Arts Festival at Indian River Marina
Saturday, July 28, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Come join us for a day filled with local seafood, local artists, lollipop the clown, live music and lots of family fun at the Indian River Marina. For more information, call (302) 227-3071.

Tours of Belmont Hall in Smyrna
Saturday, July 28, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tour Belmont Hall, a Georgian mansion built in 1773. Surrounded by beautiful gardens. Adults are $3 and 18 years old and younger are $1. For more information, call 302-264-9048.

Brewery Tours at Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, July 28, 2012

12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples and a pint glass to take home. For more information, go to

19th Century Base Ball Game at Rockford Park
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Begins at 1:00 p.m.
Bring your lawn chair or blanket and watch a match of 1860's baseball between the Diamond State Base Ball Club and the Eclipse Base Ball Club of Elkton (MD) and Rockford Park in northern Delaware. For more information, go to

Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum. For more information, please call 302-571-9590.

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