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Delaware Shakespeare Festival presents “The Taming of the Shrew”
July 17 - August 2, 2015
Wednesday - Saturday begins at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday begins at 6:00 p.m.
Bring your blanket or chair, pack a picnic and enjoy Shakespeare outdoors at Rockwood Park with performances of "The Taming of the Shrew." Tickets are available for purchase online.

Delaware State FairDelaware State Fair
July 23, 2015 - August 1, 2015
Experience dynamic entertainers, thrilling carnival rides, and great exhibits on agriculture in Delaware. The 2015 concert line-up includes Josh Turner, News Kids on the Block and much more!

37th Annual Sandcastle Contest at Rehoboth Beach
Saturday, August 1, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The contest will be held at Fisherman’s Beach at the north end of the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, near the Henlopen Hotel 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 p.m. Participants may register their entry anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

First Saturdays at First State Heritage Park
Saturday, August 1, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy special guided tours, living history and historical exhibits during First Saturdays at First State Heritage Park.

52nd Annual Lewes Historical Society's Outdoor Antique Show
Saturday, August 1, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nearly 60 high quality dealers participate in the show that features 18th century to early 20th century antiques. All pieces are authentic and represent a wide range of prices.

Peach Ice Cream Day at Fifer OrchardsPeach Ice Cream Day at Fifer Orchards Farm
Saturday, August 1, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Spend the day on the farm with live music, hayrides and much more including delicious Peach Ice Cream!

Water Works at Hagley
Saturday, August 1, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Make a splash with cool games like water balloon ring toss and water balloon long shot. Dive into ecology and try stream water testing and dissect leaf packs. Great way to spend the day with the kids!

Dewey Beach Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Event times: Pre-party (12pm-2pm); The Hunt (2pm-6pm); Post-party (6pm-8pm)
Come join the Dewey Beach Scavenger Hunt! It is part pub tour and part Amazing race. Tons of great prizes will be awarded and locations on the hunt include The Starboard, Woody's, Port, Hammerheads and many more! Register today!

Wilmington and Western RailroadChildren's Day on the Wilmington & Western Railroad
Sunday, August 2, 2015
12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Pack a picnic lunch and bring the kids for a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings. One child rides free with each accompanying full-priced adult ticket.

Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour of Rehoboth Beach
Sunday, August 2, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eating Rehoboth is a 3-hour culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth's best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails. Spots go fast so make your reservation today!

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.

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