Weekend events in Delaware, November 3-5, 2017

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.

Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown
Wednesday, November 1- Sunday, January 7, 2018
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
You won’t want to miss Winterthur’s new exhibition series; Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor. Come learn about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II- view the dress and experience the rich connections an object like this forms between the Queen of England, her people, and the world through the celebration and memory of important historical moments.

Friday, November 3 – Sunday, November 5, 2017
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Dogfish Head’s Analog a go-go returns to the Brewery this year and there is so much- it’s a whole weekend now! Make sure to check out the festival on Saturday as well as all the other events at each location throughout the rest of the weekend.

Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Friday, November 3 – Sunday, November 5, 2017
Rehoboth Beach
The Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival is the oldest and largest event of its kind in the Delaware. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of American and international features, documentaries, and short films.

Mystery at the Mansion
Friday, November 3 – Saturday, November 4, 2017
7:00 PM
Judge Morris Estate
The night after a party, a man is found dead- join the fun and figure out “who done it?”! Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Must be 18 years or older.  

Steam Museum Tour
Friday, November 3, 2017
1:00 PM
Auburn Heights Preserve       
$8, $4
Come enjoy a behind the scenes look at the Auburn Heights Estate. See the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars and learn about their history during this guided tour at the Marshall Steam Museum.
If you can’t make it on Friday, the museum is open on Sunday for Steamin’ Days at Auburn Heights.

Stories of the Green Tour
Friday, November 3, 2017
10:00 AM
John Bell House                      
Learn the many tales of Dover’s history during a free walking tour on The Green. Tours are led by historical interpreters in period dress and begin at the John Bell House.

First Friday at Salted Vines
Friday, November 3, 2017
5:00 PM
Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery    
Enjoy live music while sipping on delicious wine and enjoying food from a popular local food truck on the First Friday of the month.

Kristen and The Noise
Friday, November 3, 2017
8:30 PM
Smyrna Opera House
Enjoy a live concert from Kristin and the Noise while benefiting the Smyrna Opera House.

Food Truck Friday at Dew Point Brewing
Friday, November 3, 2017
5:00 PM
Dew Point Brewing Company
Come visit the tasting room and enjoy a different food truck each Friday night.

Dover's First Fridays
Friday, November 3, 2017
5:00 PM
Downtown Dover                    
Enjoy live entertainment, tax-free shopping deals, and fun with friends and family at Downtown Dover’s First Friday celebration. Bring the whole family for a night of fun.

Biggs Kids: Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Saturday, November 4, 2017
9:00 AM
Biggs Museum of American Art        
Calling all kids- come make a Thanksgiving Centerpiece at the Biggs Museum this weekend.

First State Heritage Park's 18th Century Market Fair
Saturday, November 4, 2017
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Green in Dover                
Leave the 21st century behind at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair which recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held on The Green in Dover in the mid-1700s.

Stop over to the Biggs Museum of American Art for the Delaware By Hand Maker's Market during the Market Fair to get a jump on your holiday shopping.

Day of the Dead at LAB
Saturday, November 4, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Liquid Alchemy Beverages
Liquid Alchemy is re-releasing the Magenda Dragon Cider during their Day of the Dead Party on Saturday. Come enjoy food trucks, a mariachi band, face painting- and of course- delicious mead. Day of the Dead attire encouraged!

33rd Annual Holiday Fair Fine Craft Show
Saturday, November 4- Sunday, November 5, 2017
Rehoboth Art League
The Rehoboth Art League is happy to bring back another year of holiday fun with our 33rd Annual Holiday Fair Fine Craft Show. Patrons can stroll the Historic Homestead, Chambers Studio, Paynter Studio and the Corkran and Tubbs galleries to select the perfect gifts for family, friends and themselves.

Winter Wildlife at Killens Pond State Park
Sunday, November 5, 2017
1:00 PM
Killens Pond State Park
Come learn how the animals prepare for and adapt to the cold winter weather.

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Rockford Park
Sunday, November 5, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Rockford Tower on Lookout Drive
There is no better place to enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside than from the top of Rockford Tower.


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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