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Weekend Things to Do in Delaware, August 27-28

Ready to enjoy your weekend? Here’s a round-up of events and programs happening this weekend.

Mixers & Elixirs at Winterthur
August 27th
See the grounds of Winterthur in a new way with this pop-up seasonal palliative! Enjoy a featured cocktail, small bites, live performances, and artists creating plein air works inspired by their surroundings.

Movies in the Sculpture Garden: American Graffiti
August 27th
Enjoy a movie during a summer evening on the lawn of the Delaware Art Museum’s Copeland Sculpture Garden. This weekend, they’re showing American Graffiti, the 1973 smash-hit, featuring Richard Dreyfuss as Curt.

Delaware Beer, Wine, & Spirits Festival
August 28th
Craft beverages and community connection? Who could ask for more. This Saturday, be sure to attend the Delaware Beer, Wine, & Spirits Festival to celebrate one of Delaware’s booming craft beverage industry!

The Great Duck Race & Bargains on the Broadkill
August 28th
Stop by Milton’s Memorial Park to shop from countless local vendors selling art, crafts, food, and beverages during the Bargains on the Broadkill Festival! The festival’s signature event, the Great Duck Race, allows you to purchase a rubber duck and have it race down the Broadkill—whoever’s duck crosses the finish line first will win a $500 cash prize!

Barre & Yoga at Midnight Oil Brewing Company
August 28th
Unwind from the week with a guided barre class or yoga flow at Midnight Oil Brewing Company. Bring your own mat and a mask for a rejuvenating workout—followed by a delicious craft beverage!

The Sound of Music at Clear Space Theatre Company
Rehoboth Beach
August 28th
Catch one of the most beloved musicals of all time, performed in downtown Rehoboth Beach. The Sound of Music features classic musical theatre tunes such as “My Favorite Things”, “Do-Re-Mi”, and “Sixteen Going On Seventeen”, all while supporting themes of community, family, adversity, and compassion.

Smyrna at Night Music Festival
August 27th & 28th
This multi-stage music festival returns this weekend, promising two days of foot-tapping fun for the whole family. On Friday night, enjoy happy hour deals and busking-style performances along the bustling streets of Downtown Smyrna. On Saturday, be sure to attend performances on one of five stages in Municipal Park.

Best of Both Worlds Evening Cruise
August 29th
This two hour-long evening cruise promises a dynamic view of Delaware from both the Broadkill River and the Delaware Bay. Pack a picnic and bring your camera for a gorgeous and memorable sunset on the water!

Kids Run the Bases at Frawley Stadium
August 29th
Enjoy a Blue Rocks game against the Jersey Shore Blueclaws, and stick around after the game to watch the youngest fans in the stadium run the bases like their favorite players!

Bonus weekend adventure ideas:

  • Explore your craft beer taste buds along DE on Tap! Download the DE on Tap app and check in at each brewery you visit for a chance to win a prize!
  • Capture the perfect Insta-worthy moment along the Delaware Discoveries Trail! With eleven pieces of interactive street artwork, this self-led activity offers outdoor recreation and memories that will last. Tag your photos with #DelawareDiscoveries for the chance to win a limited-edition prize!
  • Enrich your personal knowledge of the first state with a visit to one of Delaware’s Top Museums!

Please review location information before visiting and remember to explore safely by following recommended safety precautions including, wearing a face covering and social distancing if not vaccinated or if it is required by certain locations and staying home if you're feeling sick.