Here is a round-up of some of the great events and things to do in Delaware this weekend. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

Gladys Knight
Friday, August 19, 2016
7:30 PM 
Freeman Stage at Bayside

Fixed Seating provided; Tickets are required for ALL patrons, including infants and children.The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over the last 50 years have matched her unassailable artistry. The Empress of Soul has enjoyed No. 1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television and live performance. She is a seven-time Grammy winner, including Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for “That’s What Friends Are For,” as well as Best Traditional R&B Vocal Album for “At Last,” and participated in the 14th season of “Dancing with the Stars.” This fall marked the release of her first mainstream dance record, “Just A Little” in nearly 20 years. The song serves as lead single from her 12th studio album slated to be released in 2016.

Pawpaw Folk Festival at the Blue Ball Barn
Saturday, August 20, 2016
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Blue Ball Barn
Free with park admission

Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk experience. We will make a day of music, story-teller fun, "down home" food, folk artists and pawpaw fruit tasting.

Middletown Peach Festival
Saturday, August 20, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Main Street Middletown

The 23rd Annual Peach Festival begins with a parade on Broad Street at 9 am, and the festival concludes at 4pm. Many activities are centered around Main Street. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day. There are activities for children, a local artist exhibit, historical exhibits, a peach pie contest, crafts, music, food, games, and of course – Peaches! The Peach Festival is a rain-or-shine event!

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour
Saturday, August 20, 2016
10:00 AM
First State Heritage Park

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Wildlife Pontoon Boat Tour
Saturday, August 20, 2016
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Trap Pond State Park
Adults: $6, Kids (under 12): $3

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat? We will explore the pond in search of animals eating and drinking, and some just wading around.

Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill
Saturday, August 20, 2016
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Indian River Life Saving Station

Come experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! Watch park staff and active-duty Coast Guardsmen reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a recue from the “wreck pole”. Includes museum admission.

Full Moon Kayak
Saturday, August 20, 2016
8:00 PM
Lums Pond State Park

Enjoy an evening of kayaking when all goes dark. Bring water and a flashlight. Must be 14 years or older.$20 per person. Pre-Registration Required; Call 302-368-6989

Bikes and Beers – 15 or 40 Mile Ride at Dogfish Head
Sunday, August 21, 2016
9:00 AM
Dogfish Head Brewery

Bikes and Beers Delaware features a 15 mile and a 40 mile ride departing from Dogfish Head Brewery and traveling through the beautiful bike routes of Delaware. The 40 mile ride will feature a half-way rest stop with refreshments and a view of Slaughter Beach. Upon return to Dogfish Head Brewery, riders will receive an official pint glass with 4 free beer samples as well as a full pour of Namaste craft beer. At Dogfish Head there will be a live band, local food trucks and lots of outdoor games to play! Riders will also receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win several brand new bikes and a ton of other prizes including restaurant gift certificates and cycling gear!

Sangria Sunday
Sunday, August 21, 2016
12:00 PM
Harvest Ridge Winery

Come in and enjoy one of summer's most popular drinks: SANGRIA! Made with fresh fruit and Harvest Ridge wines. $7/glass. Every Sunday through August.

Sunday Jamz
Sunday, August 21, 2016
3:15 – 6:15 PM
Cape May-Lewes Ferry

Enjoy live music on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry every Sunday through August 28. The event also includes a tap takeover from local Delaware and New Jersey breweries.

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.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.