Weekend Things to Do in Delaware, August 20-22
Ready to enjoy your weekend? Here’s a round-up of events and programs happening this weekend.
Sommelier Secrets at Winterthur
Gain a new appreciation for the history of wine through this educational overview, detailing the processes of winemaking and tasting techniques with local professionals.
An Afternoon in Downtown Dover
Grab a drink from the House of Coffi, stroll through the Green, and stop by Taino’s for personalized book recommendations and great conversation. Additionally, book an appointment with the Dover Art League to browse works by local artists of all disciplines.
Bark in the Park at Auburn Valley State Park
Bring along your well-behaved furry friend for a hike at the Auburn Valley State Park on Friday! This park interpreter-led nature walk will traverse through one mile of moderate terrain over the course of an hour.
A Saturday Stroll in Milford
Start your Saturday morning off right with a stroll along the Milford Riverwalk. Sip back and relax with a cup of Joe from The Well Coffee House before heading out to browse the Riverwalk Farmers Market. Where you will find artisan made goods, freshly grown produce, sweet treats and more. For lunch stop by My Sisters Fault for a famous empanada, it's never too early for dessert so grab a slice of cake too! End your fun-filled day with a unique brew by the fire at Mispillion River Brewing.
Running of the Mill at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center
Discover over 200 years of history at one of Delaware’s most iconic historic sites! Feel the water turbine rumble to life as it powers historic milling equipment and learn about the very relevant history of industrial agriculture in southern Delaware.
Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market
Connect with and shop from local produce, craft, and retail vendors in Lewes’ charming Historic District. This Saturday, the executive chef of Kindle & Half Full, Ian Crandall, will be a featured demonstrator, promising mouthwatering and farm-fresh fare starting at 10:00 AM.
Harry Connick Jr. at the Freeman Arts Pavilion
Grammy and Emmy-winning performer Harry Connick Jr. will take the stage at the Freeman Arts Pavilion this weekend, performing original compositions as well as jazz standards and musical theatre classics. Tickets are sold in pods to ensure social distancing.
Full Moon Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park
Create a reflective moment under the Delaware sky as you hike along Brandywine Creek with other nature enthusiasts.
Mamma Mia at Clear Space Theatre Company
August 20th & 21st
As summer is wrapping up, so is the mainstage season at Clear Space Theatre Company! This weekend enjoy a high-energy performance of Mamma Mia; a sunny and funny tale of family, secrets, love, laughter, and friendship—all set to the ABBA songs you know and love.
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!
- Make the most of the last weekends of the summer by dining at one of Delaware’s Waterfront Restaurants!
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.