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“An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit at First State Heritage Park
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday
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.
Cider Fest at Fifer Orchards
Every Saturday through December 14th
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Family Fun Including: Free Hot Apple Cider, Holiday Hayrides, Smores by the fire. Search for a Fresh-cut Locally-grown Christmas tree. Plus, much more.
Yuletide at Winterthur
Recurring daily, November 23, 2013 – January 5, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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 workshops will help to make your season bright.
Sunset Tour of the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Saturday, November 23, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The tour will start in the afternoon. We will walk over the salt marsh and ride through the Refuge sighting birds, exploring habitats and finding out how the area is managed for wildlife. The tour will end shortly after sunset, which brings waterfowl into the impoundments looking for an evening resting place and also arouses deer and other mammals. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Lantern tour at the Indian River Life-saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Explore the daily lives of the surfmen and what they went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. A guided museum tour is followed by local tales and a venture onto the beach where they performed nightly patrols. Please call 302-227-6991 to register.
Aladdin & Other Enchanting Tales at The Grand
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Masks, puppets, music and magic blend in this fabulous telling of classic stories. This family production features beloved characters from Tales of the Arabian Nights: Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad, which is a delight for all ages.
Bonus trip ideas:
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 Wine and Ale Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.