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"Costumes of Downton Abbey" Exhibit at Winterthur Museum

"Costumes of Downton Abbey" Exhibit at Winterthur Museum

Date(s): 03/01/2014 - 01/04/2015   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: 10AM-5PM
Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Address: 5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735
Phone: 302-888-4600,800-448-3883
Admission: varies
Contact: Winterthur Information
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An original exhibit of  40 exquisite costumes from the acclaimed television show are on display, supplemented by photographs and vignettes inspired by the beloved fictional television program and by real life at Winterthur.  There is also a wide range of lectures, workshops and exciting events for adults and children focusing on entertaining and country house life in Britain and the United States. Timed tickets are required for the exhibit.  Admission also includes a tour in the museum, other exhibits in various galleries plus a garden tram ride through the magnificent gardens. Note: Winterthur is closed on Mondays.

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Watercolor Open Studio

Watercolor Open Studio

Date(s): 03/31/2010 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Wednesday)
Times: 1-3:30PM
Location: Center for the Creative Arts
Address: 410 Upper Snuff Mill Road
Yorklyn, DE 19736
Phone: 302-239-2434

The Blue Studio will be open to practicing watercolorists of all ages to join in a spirit of camaraderie.

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Brewery Tours and Tastings

Brewery Tours and Tastings

Date(s): 05/01/2010 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Saturday)
Times: Wed 4-6:30PM / Sat Noon-4PM
Producer/Sponsor: Twin Lakes Brewery
Location: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
Contact Email:fresh-local-delicious@hotmail.com
Address: 4210 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE 19807
Phone: 302-658-1826
General Admission Adult: $22.50
General Admission Senior: $20
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Brewery Tours/Tastings

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Nurture Your Self: For Advanced Breast Cancer Survivors

Date(s): 06/28/2010 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Monday)
Times: 3-3:30PM Introduction (New Participants Only) 3-5PM Entire group
Location: Helen F. Graham Cancer Center East
Address: 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd, Room 2205, East Entrance
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 3027781102X13

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center East. Offers guidance, support, education and warmth to those living with advanced breast cancer. Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month.

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Columbus Inn Sunday Brunch

Columbus Inn Sunday Brunch

Date(s): 10/17/2010 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Sunday)
Times: 10AM-2PM
Location: Columbus Inn
Contact Email:info@columbusinn.com
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-1492
General Admission Adult: $20
General Admission Child: $10
General Admission Senior: $20
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THE Sunday Brunch Buffet is back and better than ever, featuring a whole pig roast, raw bar, eggs benny bar, wilmington waffles, french toast and SO much more. Also featuring Bloody Mary Bar...

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Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum

Free admission on Sundays to the Delaware Art Museum

Date(s): 01/02/2011 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Sunday)
Times: noon-4PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
Admission: free
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Free admission on Sundays, thanks to support from AstraZeneca.

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Daily Specials at Palettes

Daily Specials at Palettes

Date(s): 04/01/2011 (No End Date)   (Recurring daily)
Times: 5PM-close
Location: Palettes Restaurant & Lounge
Address: 4727 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-478-6000
Admission: Free
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Daily Specials every day from 5pm - close.

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Live Music at Tutto Fresco by Scotto!

Date(s): 01/13/2012 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Friday)
Times: 6:30-9:30PM
Location: Tutto Fresco by Scotto
Contact Email:Contact@tuttofrescode.com
Address: 514 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE 19809
Phone: 302-762-9094
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Live Music @ the Bar every Friday Night.

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First Friday Art Stroll

First Friday Art Stroll

Date(s): 03/01/2012 - 01/01/2015   (Recurring monthly on the 1st)
Times: 6-9PM
Location: Historic Kennett Square
Contact Email:admin@historickennettsquare.com
Address: 106 W. State St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone: 610-444-8188
Admission: Free
Contact: Historic Kennett Square
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Every First Friday of the month, Historic Kennett Square sponsors an Art Stroll, where galleries and shops showcase work from local artists and offer guests light refreshments and live music.

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Swingin' At Sully's

Swingin' At Sully's

Date(s): 09/09/2012 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday)
Location: Sullivan's Steakhouse
Address: 5525 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-479-7970
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Join us in the bar every Thursday and Sunday for $6. signature cocktails, select wines, bar entrees and live music.

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Art on the Town

Date(s): 12/07/2012 (No End Date)   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday)
Times: 5:30-8PM
Producer/Sponsor: Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs
Address: Various art venues around Wilmington
Wilmington, DE 19801
Admission: Free
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Join us for a free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums and alternative art venues on the first Friday of the month during Art on the Town, also known as the Art Loop, from 5:30 to 8PM. First Friday schedule subject to change on holiday weekends and may be held on the second Friday.

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Sunday Brunch at Cantwell's Tavern

Sunday Brunch at Cantwell's Tavern

Date(s): 01/06/2013 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Sunday)
Times: 10AM-2PM
Location: Cantwell's Tavern
Address: 109 Main St.
Odessa, DE 19730
Phone: 302-376-0600
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Sunday Brunch featuring great homemade dishes and a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, at the tavern in the Historic Brick Hotel.

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Live Music at Extreme Pizza

Live Music at Extreme Pizza

Date(s): 03/28/2013 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday)
Times: Thurs 5-7PM, Fri 8-10PM
Location: Extreme Pizza
Address: 201 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-8300
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Enjoy live music from different bands every Thursday and Friday evening.

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Live Music Wednesdays at Basil Bar and Grill

Live Music Wednesdays at Basil Bar and Grill

Date(s): 04/03/2013 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Wednesday)
Times: 8-11PM
Location: Basil Restaurant
Address: 422 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-8300
General Admission Adult: $5
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Enjoy live music from different bands every Wednesday night!

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Chains, Inc. presents a Lavish Networking Night

Date(s): 02/07/2014 (No End Date)   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday)
Times: 6-9PM
Producer/Sponsor: Chains, Inc.
Location: Lavish Night Club
Contact Email:Chainsincorp@gmail.com
Address: 1206 N. Union st.
Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Phone: 302-754-0190
Admission: Free
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Young professionals, 23+, can bring business cards and enter a drawing to be highlighted at next month's event. The winner can set up a vending table at the following event, free of charge, to promote their business.There will be raffles, ice breakers, team building activities and so much more!

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Art is Tasty

Art is Tasty

Date(s): 04/04/2014 - 12/05/2014   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday)
Times: Noon-1PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
General Admission Adult: $14
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Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).April 4: Claude Montana, Scott Heiser;May 2: The Mermaid, Howard Pyle;June 6: Delaware Passage, Robert Stackhouse;July 11: Persian Window, Dale ChihulyAugust; 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian Jankowski;September 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red Grooms;October 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XX;November 7: Cover Art for The Houdini Box, Brian Selznick;December 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth.

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Blue Rocks Baseball 2014

Blue Rocks Baseball 2014

Date(s): 04/08/2014 - 09/01/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: Varies
Location: Wilmington Blue Rocks Baseball
Address: Frawley Stadium
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-888-2583
Admission: varies
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Come cheer on the Blue Rocks at Frawley Stadium! Be sure to check www.bluerocks.com for game dates, times, special events and giveaways!

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Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market

Date(s): 05/07/2014 - 10/15/2014   (Recurring weekly on Wednesday)
Times: 10AM-2PM
Producer/Sponsor: Doiwntown Visions
Location: Rodney Square
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-425-0196
Admission: free

Every Wednesday (except for June 20th Jazz Fest) Rodney Square comes to life with this Market.  An array of the freshest local produce, flowers, plants, herbs and cut flowers.  Also offered are a large assortment of ready-made foods, handmade items, arts & crafts, jewelry and homebaked goods + live entertainment. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at one of the cafe tables.

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Wednesday Farm Fun Days with Story Time

Date(s): 05/07/2014 - 09/24/2014   (Recurring weekly on Wednesday)
Times: noon-2:30PM
Producer/Sponsor: Delaware Nature Society
Location: Coverdale Farm Preserve
Address: 543 Way Road
Greenville, DE 19807
Phone: 302-239-2334
General Admission Adult: $5/ free for DNS members
General Admission Child: $3/ free for DNS members & children under 2

Join us every Wednesday for an informal day on the farm.  More information available by visiting delnature.org/programs.

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Art After Dark

Art After Dark

Date(s): 05/09/2014 - 12/12/2014   (Recurring monthly on the 2nd Friday)
Times: 6-10PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
Admission: $10
General Admission Child: N/A
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The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.

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Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport!

Date(s): 05/24/2014 - 09/01/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: good for one-time admission at each of 11 top Brandywine Valley Museums and Gardens
Location: 11 top Brandywine Valley Museums and Gardens
Address: 11 top Brandywine Valley Museums and Gardens
delaware & pennsylvania, delaware & pennsylvania 
General Admission Adult: $45 per adult or $95 for a family of two adults and up to three children
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 Drive less and do more this summer with the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport. For just $45 per adult, or $95 for a family of two adults and up to three children, the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport is good for one-time admission at each of 11 top Brandywine Valley Museums and Gardens, including the Brandywine River Museum, the Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Delaware Historical Society, Delaware Museum of Natural History, Hagley Museum and Library, Longwood Gardens, Mt. Cuba Center, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Rockwood, and Winterthur.  Purchase your passport online or in person at any of the participating attractions.

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Sunday Studio Series

Sunday Studio Series

Date(s): 05/25/2014 - 08/31/2014   (Recurring monthly on the last Sunday)
Times: 12:30-2:30PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
General Admission Child: $5
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Children and their families are invited to experience a new medium and activity each month in the Children’s Studio in the Bank of America Education Wing—no reservations required! This series is sponsored by AT&T.May 25: Jim Dine: Inspired Assemblage Hearts;June 29: Garden Sculptures;July 27: Elaborate Labyrinths;Aug 31: Starving for Art.

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Taste Kennett Food Tours

Taste Kennett Food Tours

Date(s): 05/25/2014 - 11/16/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday)
Times: 1-4PM
Location: Historic Kennett Square
Contact Email:info@tastekennett.com
Address: 106 W. State St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone: 484-734-0740
Admission: $45

Taste Kennett Food Tours, creators of memorable, unique and fun food experiences, offer three-hour walking food tours of Kennett Square on Sundays at 1PM. Discover our town's diverse cuisine offerings through sweet and savory food tastings at six restaurants and two winery tasting rooms owned by proud members of our community. Tours are $45 and include tastings, chef demonstrations, the opportunity to chat with chefs and a guided walking tour.

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Friday Night Under the Stars

Date(s): 05/30/2014 - 09/26/2014   (Recurring weekly on Friday)
Times: Gates open at 5PM; Polo begins at 5:30PM
Location: Brandywine Polo Grounds; Toughkenamon, PA
Address: 232 Polo Road
Toughkenamon, PA 19374
Admission: General/$15.00; Students/$10.00
General Admission Child: Children 12 and under/Free
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Enjoy live music, food + polo at the Brandywine Polo Grounds.  Music starts after the polo (around 7:30).  Food and beverages available - vendors include Galer Vineyard & Winery, Twin Lakes Brewing Co. and Hood's Barbecue. Group and season passes available online or at the gate.

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Steamin' Days at Auburn Heights

Steamin' Days at Auburn Heights

Date(s): 06/01/2014 - 11/02/2014   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Sunday)
Times: 12:30-4:30PM
Location: Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Contact Email:admin@auburnheights.org
Address: 3000 Creek Rd.
Yorklyn, DE 19736
Phone: 302-239-2385
Admission: various
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Ride in the 1/8-size steam trains and antique autos, see the world's largest operating collection of Stanley Steamers, sample free popcorn from a steam-powered popper, and enjoy family fun for all ages.  Mansion tours available for an additional $12. per person.  See website for admission options and details.

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Delaware Avenue Farmer's Market

Date(s): 06/03/2014 - 09/30/2014   (Recurring weekly on Tuesday)
Times: 4-7:30PM
Location: 1727 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-562-5132
Admission: free

Located at the corner of Delaware Avenue and Scott Street.

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Art is Tasty

Art is Tasty

Date(s): 06/06/2014 - 12/05/2014   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday)
Times: Noon - 1PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
Admission: $14
Accessibility:

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Join us for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).May 2: The Mermaid, Howard PyleJune 6: Delaware Passage, Robert StackhouseJuly 11*: Persian Window, Dale ChihulyAugust 1: Rooftop Routine, Christian JankowskiSeptember 5: Paul Bocuse’s World, Red GroomsOctober 3: Louise Nevelson Rain Forest,Column XXNovember 7: Cover Art for The Houdini Box, Brian SelznickDecember 5: Tenant Farmer, Andrew Wyeth*New date scheduled in observation of the holiday.

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Fresh Friday Farmers Market

Date(s): 06/06/2014 (No End Date)   (Recurring weekly on Friday)
Times: 9AM-4PM
Location: Nemours Plaza
Contact Email:tcasey@downtownvisions.org
Address: 10th and Tatnall Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-425-0196
Admission: free

A year-round market, weather permitting.

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Bellefonte Farmers Market

Date(s): 06/07/2014 - 09/13/2014   (Recurring weekly on Saturday)
Times: 9AM-1PM
Contact Email:tarheelstu@verizon.net
Address: 912 Brandywine Boulevard, Bellefonte
Wilmington, DE 
Phone: 302-494-7279
Admission: free


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Newark Co-op Farmers Market

Date(s): 06/08/2014 - 11/23/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday)
Times: 10AM-2PM
Location: Newark Natural Foods parking lot
Contact Email:marketmaster@newarknaturalfoods.com
Address: 280 E Main Street
Newark, DE 
Phone: 302-368-5894


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Retro·active: Performance Art from 1964–1987

Retro·active: Performance Art from 1964–1987

Date(s): 06/14/2014 - 09/21/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Museum Hours
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
General Admission Adult: $12
General Admission Child: $6
General Admission Senior: $10
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Organized to complement the Museum’s showing of Performance Now, Retro·active presents a historical view of performance art. This important genre exploded onto the scene in the mid-1960s and has developed over the past 50 years to incorporate dance, music, theater, technology and audience participation and to address aesthetic, personal, social, economic and political concerns. Six groundbreaking works by artists Chris Burden, Dan Graham, Joan Jonas, Paul McCarthy, Yoko Ono and Carolee Schneemann trace this pivotal moment and provide a context for contemporary performance art.*Some artworks contain mature content; adults with children may wish to preview the exhibition before visiting.

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2014 Members Juried Exhibition at DCCA

2014 Members Juried Exhibition at DCCA

Date(s): 06/28/2014 - 10/19/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tu, Th, Fri, Sat 10AM-5PM, Wed & Sun Noon-5PM
Location: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Address: 200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-656-6446
Admission: Free
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"Navigation Puzzle" on view in our Dupont I & II Galleries.  Opening reception on Friday, July 11th from 5-9pm includes a talk with the artists at 6:30. Brochure available on our website.

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Kalmar Nyckel

Kalmar Nyckel

Date(s): 06/29/2014 - 09/28/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: Varies
Location: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Address: 815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-429-7447
General Admission Adult: $35
General Admission Child: $20
General Admission Senior: $35
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The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities — now through October. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel — or become a "pirate" with the crew on special pirate sails. Visit www.kalmarnyckel.org for the sail/tour schedule. Please call 302-429-7447 for more information.

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First Fridays: Historic New Castle Art Loop

First Fridays: Historic New Castle Art Loop

Date(s): 07/04/2014 - 04/03/2015   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday)
Times: 5-8 PM
Location: Historic New Castle
Address: 50 Market St.
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: 888-613-6665
Admission: Free

Stroll the streets of Delaware's Hidden Treasure the First Friday of each month to experience GREAT Art, Food, Wine, Friends and Fun!Participating Galleries: Cactus Wren GalleryBlue Heron GalleryL.L. Studio Photography & Rodney Pratt Framing GalleryArtisans Shops & Gallery at Penn's Place

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Sunday Summer Twilight Concert Series

Date(s): 07/06/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Sunday)
Times: 6 PM
Producer/Sponsor: Old Brandywine Village, Inc.
Location: Plaza behind Hercules Building
Contact Email:bevzimm@comcast.net
Address: 1313 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-588-5983
Admission: Free
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End your summer weekend with a relaxing free concert overlooking the scenic Brandywine River. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food & drink and dogs are acceptable.

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Corn Hole and Games Night

Date(s): 07/11/2014 - 09/05/2014   (Recurring weekly on Friday)
Times: 5-8PM
Location: Harvest Ridge Winery
Contact Email:tastingroom@harvestridgewinery.com
Address: 447 Westville Rd
Marydel, DE 19964
Phone: 302-343-9437
Admission: Free
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Enjoy summer nights with corn hole and other various lawn games – and wine! No charge or reservations needed, just come out sip & play!

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Performance Now

Performance Now

Date(s): 07/12/2014 - 09/21/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Museum Hours
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-571-9590
General Admission Adult: $12
General Admission Child: $6
General Admission Senior: $10
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Curated by RoseLee Goldberg and co-organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York and Performa, New York, Performance Now presents a survey of visual performance art at the start of the 21st century. Goldberg first mapped the development of this art form in her seminal 1979 book, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present. In 2004, she founded Performa, the international organization, and in 2005 started the Performa 05, the first biennial of visual art performance. Performance Now examines the definitive role the medium has taken in contemporary art and culture and includes objects, ephemera, sound and video of the performances displayed through large wall projections and monitors. The exhibition is composed of work by leading artists including Marina Abramovi, Jérôme Bel, Christian Jankowski, William Kentridge, Jesper Just and Laurie Simmons.*Some artworks contain mature content; adults with children may wish to preview the exhibition before visiting.

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Brandywine Polo

Date(s): 08/01/2014 - 09/28/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday)
Times: Fri 5:30, Sun 3PM
Location: Brandywine Polo Grounds
Address: Toughkenamon exit off Rt. 1 S
Toughkenamon, PA 
Phone: 610-268-8692
Admission: $10

Spectators picnic and tailgate at the polo grounds.  Friday gates open at 5, polo at 5:30 and music at 7:30.  Sunday gates open at 1:30, polo at 3.  Cancelled for rain or extreme heat.  Call for more information.

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DCM Gym

DCM Gym

Date(s): 08/01/2014 - 09/02/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 10AM-Noon & 1-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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Ready, set, sweat! Get your heart pumping and body moving as you experiment with the exercise equipment in the DCM Gym. Play your way through the different stations as you test your balance, flexibility, agility, strength and more. Show off your best tumble on the mats, shoot some hoops, make your away across the stepping stones course and learn some exercises to try with your family and friends at home!

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Yoga Classes at Mt. Cuba Center

Yoga Classes at Mt. Cuba Center

Date(s): 08/06/2014 - 09/10/2014   (Recurring weekly on Wednesday)
Times: various*
Location: Mt. Cuba Center, Inc.
Address: 3120 Barley Mill Rd.
Hockessin, DE 19707
Phone: 302-239-4244
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Release tension and support good joint health with *Gentle Yoga from 10-11 am.  Gain body awareness while increasing strength and flexibility in *Hatha Yoga from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Call or visit website for more information.

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Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories

Date(s): 08/15/2014 - 10/17/2014   (Recurring weekly on Friday)
Times: 10:30-11:30 AM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Contact Email:jjenkins@delart.org
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-351-8558
Admission: $3
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Learning about art is fun every Friday at the Delaware Art Museum! Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story-reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences.Ages 3 – 6Group tour reservations are required for groups of 10 or more children. Chaperone guidelines and admission rates apply to reserved group tours. Click here for more information.Aug 15: A Day with No Crayons by Elizabeth RuschAug 22: Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo LionniAug 29: Flyaway Katie by Polly DunbarSeptember 5 Pezzettino by Leo LionniSeptember 12 Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC by June SobelSeptember 19: Go, Shapes, Go! by Denise FlemingSeptember 26: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen BeaumontOctober 3: The Imaginary Garden by Andrew LarsenOctober 10: Little Smudge by Lionel Le NeouanicOctober 17: It’s Fall! by Linda GlaserOctober 24: Matthew’s Dream by Leo LionniOctober 31: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Lynda WilliamsNovember 7: The Boy Who Longed for a Lift by Norma FarberNovember 14: The Dot by Peter H. ReynoldsNovember 21: Rosie’s Magic Horse by Russell Hoban

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Exalted Nature:  The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

Date(s): 08/23/2014 - 09/05/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Daily, 9:30AM-4:30PM
Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Address: US Rt. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-388-2700
General Admission Adult: $12
General Admission Child: $6/students w/ID and children 6-12; under 6/Free
General Admission Senior: $8 (65+)
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The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century, are the focus of this major exhibition, featuring over 50 paintings borrowed from important public and private collections across the United States. The exhibition will provide a remarkable opportunity to examine the artist’s luminous, spiritual interpretations of the world around him. At the Brandywine River Museum of Art, the exhibition has been generously sponsored by Chuck and Adriane Bowers, in honor of Matthew DiSalvo, an artist and outdoorsman. Additional support has been provided by Morris and Boo Stroud.

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Matthew Jensen: Alongside Tall Grasses

Matthew Jensen: Alongside Tall Grasses

Date(s): 08/23/2014 - 11/16/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Daily, 9:30AM-4:30PM
Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Address: US Rt. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-388-2700
General Admission Adult: $12
General Admission Child: $6/students w/ID and children 6-12; under 6/Free
General Admission Senior: $8 (65+)
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The scenic backdrop of the Brandywine River inspires a newly commissioned work by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew Jensen. The installation derives from immersive walks taken by Jensen throughout the summer months in the landscapes along the Brandywine and its tributaries. The verdant slopes, quiet footpaths, native flora, historic towns and small discoveries are all subjects in Jensen’s photographic work. The artist is known for embracing new photographic technology as means to explore landscape and he will continue to push the medium with this new work.  The resulting images and found objects will be displayed in a setting designed by the artist in the Museum’s third floor corridor, directly juxtaposed with the landscape that inspired the work. A map created by Jensen will invite visitors to explore the environment surrounding the Museum.

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The Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure and Ornament

The Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure and Ornament

Date(s): 08/23/2014 - 01/04/2015   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: 10AM-5PM
Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Address: 5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735
Phone: 302-888-4600
Admission: included in general admission
Contact: Winterthur Information
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This special exhibition presents embroidery from Winterthur's collection, highlighting the fascinating intersection of "work" and "art."

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Open Studio: Cold Color Creations

Open Studio: Cold Color Creations

Date(s): 08/26/2014 - 08/31/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 10AM-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2341
Admission: free with museum admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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  • Children Assistance
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Find out what happens when you mix ice, watercolors, and salt; create a masterpiece on the easels; “paint” on the chalkboard; and take a break on the purple carpet with an excellent book and some building blocks.

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Soluble Solutions

Soluble Solutions

Date(s): 08/26/2014 - 08/31/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 11AM-Noon and 2-3 PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2341
Admission: free with museum admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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  • Children Assistance
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Why can sugar dissolve in water but sand cannot? Mold together a brown sugar creation and watch it disappear in a bowl of water. Then discover other water-soluble items by trying to dissolve different solids using water.

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Words to Images

Date(s): 08/26/2014 - 09/27/2014   (Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tue-Sun 11AM-3PM, Thurs 11AM-6PM
Location: Newark Arts Alliance
Contact Email:info@newarkartsalliance.org
Address: 276 E. Main St., Suite 102
Newark, DE 19711
Phone: 302-266-7266
Admission: Free

This exhibition offers works inspired by a written passage or book.  Juror: TBA.  Submission drop-off: August 22-24.  Reception: Friday, September 12, 6PM-8PM

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"Venus in Fur"

"Venus in Fur"

Date(s): 08/29/2014 - 08/31/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: various
Location: Theatre N at Nemours
Address: 1007 N. Orange St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-571-4075
General Admission Adult: $8
General Admission Senior: $6
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Food and Music for Labor Day Weekend

Food and Music for Labor Day Weekend

Date(s): 08/30/2014 - 08/31/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 11AM-8PM
Location: Harvest Ridge Winery
Contact Email:tastingroom@harvestridgewinery.com
Address: 447 Westville Rd.
Marydel, DE 19964
Phone: 302-343-9437
Admission: Free
Contact: HRW tasting room
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Avoid beach traffic; come out to Marydel to celebrate the final days of a great summer! Wines will be available by the bottle, glass and tasting! No reservations needed; no entrance fee.Saturday/Sunday, Aug 30 & 31 on Labor Day Weekend, there will be live music from 1PM-4PM both days!Aug 30: Tony Mowen;Aug 31: Jim Rezac

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August Quarterly

Date(s): 08/31/2014
Times: 1-9 PM
Location: Tubman-Garret Riverfront Park
Wilmington, DE 19801

Come and celebrate the nation's oldest African American Festival celebrating religious freedom, freedom of speech and the right of assembly.  Share the heritage, music, crafts, singing, stage performances, children's events, storytelling, vendors, food arts, African clothing and books.  For more information, visit www.augustquarterly.org.

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Sunday Studio Series

Sunday Studio Series

Date(s): 08/31/2014 - 05/31/2015   (Recurring monthly on the last Sunday)
Times: 12:30-2:30 PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Contact Email:jjenkins@delart.org
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-351-8558
Admission: $5
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Children and their families are invited to experience a new medium and activity each month in the Children’s Studio in the Bank of America Education Wing—no reservations required! This series is sponsored by AT&T.Calling all young artists and their families! Have you ever wanted to create an outdoor sculpture and see it at the Museum? At Sunday Studio on June 29 from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., kids and adults can construct their own Garden Sculptures out of a variety of materials and install their own creations in the Museum’s Copeland Sculpture Garden throughout the summer. Join us for this one-of-kind Sunday Studio and a chance to exhibit your work.Installation optional for participants. All artwork will be returned at the end of August. Supplies and tools provided. Volunteers are available to assist with construction. Aug 31: Starving for ArtSeptember 28: Surreal ArtOctober 26: Make a Mask, Take a SelfieNovember 30: It’s Time to Create a Clock!

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Big Hands, Little Hands

Big Hands, Little Hands

Date(s): 09/01/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 10AM-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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In honor of Grandparents Week, we’re making handprint collage art! Join us in Studio D and use paint and canvas to create a multi-layered collaborative art piece with your grandparent.

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Member Monday: Chemical Reactions

Member Monday: Chemical Reactions

Date(s): 09/01/2014
Times: 10AM-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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Enjoy a special science lounge just for DCM Member families as we conduct experiments with radical reactions. Activities include exploding a baking soda and vinegar volcano, exploring slimy batches of gak and creating exciting, color-changing concoctions with cabbage juice!

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Open Studio: Kitchen Creations

Open Studio: Kitchen Creations

Date(s): 09/01/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 10AM-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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Paint a picture with utensils you can find in your own kitchen, explore the feeling of cloud dough (made from flour and baby oil), paint on the easels, create designs on the chalk board and build with blocks on the purple carpet.

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Terrific Trains

Terrific Trains

Date(s): 09/01/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 11AM-12PM and 2PM-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
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Bullet, freight and steam: What amazing machines ride on beams? TRAINS! Join us as we read the tale of a celebrated hardworking locomotive and then use your creativity and determination to create your very own engine out of recycled materials.

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Art is After Work: Artful Yoga

Art is After Work: Artful Yoga

Date(s): 09/05/2014
Times: 6-10 PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Contact Email:jjenkins@delart.org
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-351-8558
Admission: $10
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Bring your mat and practice yoga among art at the Museum! Join instructor Hunter Clarke-Fields for a relaxing session of yoga and learn more about zen works in the contemporary collection on a docent-led tour.Session 1 (6:30 p.m.)*:Flow from the Inside Out:Experience Core-strength vinyasa, the most organic form of flowing yoga. In this all-levels class, Hunter will teach you how to move “from the inside-out,” for greater stability and ease in your yoga. This class is for those who want to move.Session 2 (8:00 p.m.)*:Yoga with the Heart of Loving-Kindness:Relax, revive, and become attuned to your most peaceful self with this gentle yoga practice. Hunter will incorporate loving-kindness practice into this stress-relieving yoga session. Let go of the tensions of the week and find your bliss.Tours:More information coming soonAbout Hunter Clarke-Fields:Hunter Clarke-Fields, MSAE, RYT, has over 18 years of experience in yoga practice and over 8 years experience teaching yoga. She has been a meditator and mindfulness practitioner for over a decade, and has the dharma name, “Calm breath of the heart.” She thrives on serving others through yoga, practicing her creative expression as an artist, and nurturing a mindful and joyful life with her family. Hunter blogs at HunterYoga.com and you can listen to her podcast, Yoga Stories Project.*Times are subject to change. Please check this page for updated information the day of the event.ABOUT ART IS AFTER DARK- The Museum comes alive on select Friday nights! Each night is unique with live music, special performances, Studio activities, films, gallery games, tours, and more! Plus, stroll the galleries and enjoy a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Free for Members, $8 in advance or $10 at the door for Non-Members.There’s more!You can also sign up for the popular Friday Evening Adult Workshops from 7-9 p.m. in the Museum’s Studio. Supplies, beer, wine, and light snacks provided. Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 participate. $30 Members, $35 Non-Members. Click here for more information.

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Australia's Strange Fruit

Australia's Strange Fruit

Date(s): 09/05/2014
Times: 2PM
Location: Longwood Gardens
Address: 1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone: 215-893-1999
Admission: varied
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This group performs atop fourteen foot flexible poles, bending and swaying to impossible angles while combining elements of theatre.

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Food and Music Evening

Food and Music Evening

Date(s): 09/05/2014
Times: 5-9 PM
Location: Harvest Ridge Winery
Contact Email:tastingroom@harvestridgewinery.com
Address: 447 Westville Rd.
Marydel, DE 19964
Phone: 302-343-9437
Admission: Free
Contact: HRW tasting room
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Throughout the summer and into the fall we will be hosting food and music evenings at the winery with special hours. No reservations are required! All prices are dependent on individual food and wine purchases. This Food and Music Event has a BLUES theme! With Bethany Blues cooking and Adam Murray singing the blues, it will be a relaxing way to kick off your weekend!

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Parent's Night Out:

Parent's Night Out:

Date(s): 09/05/2014
Times: 6:30-8:30PM
Location: DuPont Environmental Education Center
Address: 1400 Delmarva Lane
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-656-1490
Admission: Member/Non-Member-$15/$20
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 Member/Non-Member: $15/$20.Set mom and dad loose to have dinner along Wilmington's Riverfront while you stay at DEEC and have all the fun with games. Dinner provided. A different theme each month. Parents receive a coupon for Timothy's Riverfront Grill.

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Thomas Del Porte - Local Color

Thomas Del Porte - Local Color

Date(s): 09/05/2014 - 09/26/2014   (Recurring every week day)
Times: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Producer/Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Location: Mezzanine Art Gallery
Address: 820 N. French St. 4th Fl.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-577-8278
Admission: Free
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A selection of new work by colorist Painter Thomas Del Porte. Opening Reception Friday on September 5 from 5PM-8PM.

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29th Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

29th Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

Date(s): 09/06/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: Sat 10AM-7PM, Sun 10AM-5PM
Location: Mushroom Festival, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 1000
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Admission: $2 for ages 12 and older
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This festival features mushroom-based foods, cooking demonstrations, appearances by celebrity chefs, arts and crafts, a car show, a Childrens Stage, rides and live entertainment! Visit website for a complete list of events.

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A Mortgage Acceleration Review

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 10:30AM-Noon
Location: Bear Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 101 Governor's Place
Bear, DE 19701
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Learn the different mortgage acceleration methods and ways to pay off a mortgage sooner.

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Amish Country Bike Tour

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 8AM-5PM
Producer/Sponsor: Kent County Tourism
Location: Legislative Mall
Contact Email:csmall@visitdover.com
Address: 411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 800-233-5368
General Admission Adult: $60
General Admission Child: $30
General Admission Senior: $60
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Many consider the annual Amish Country Bike Tour a "bucket list" event. Others wouldn't miss it. Some have joined the annual fun for 20+ years. A few come from England. Hundreds come from all over the country, and Delaware itself represents at least 500 cyclists.Registration is now open for teams and individuals. Registration Fees (You may register online at http://www.AmishCountryBikeTour.com, or download the registration form from the website and mail it in): May 17-July 31: $50/adult; $25/5-16; Under 5 free• August 1-September 6: $60/Adult; $30/5-16; Under 5 free.Team registration is also open. Teams must have 10 members to qualify for the discounted rates. To enter as a team, email csmall@visitdover.com or call 302-734-1736Amish.Now in its 28th year, this cycling event is the largest in Delaware and one of the largest on the East Coast. Cyclists say they really enjoy the flat, flat, flat roads. "As flat as a pancake," say our Amish neighbors. Others enjoy the camaraderie, the "team" effect, the slice of locally-baked fruit pies served at the Amish Schoolhouse, and then the 100-milers appreciate the easy-to-navigate course.Kent County Tourism is the coordinating non-profit organization that has been running the event for nearly 20 years. Its early origins began with a small bike club that formed a team ride through the countryside west of Dover. It was so popular that the event doubled in size year after year until the point that volunteers could no longer manage the event.In comes Kent County Tourism, known for its organization skills and the ability to execute large-scale, award-winning events. The event has grown to be THE largest in Delaware and one of the largest on the East Coast. Why do cyclists prefer this ride? In addition to being flat (Kent County is about two feet above sea level), cyclists enjoy the panoramic countryside, seeing the non-commercialized working Amish farms, getting up close and personal at the Amish Schoolhouse, enjoying "small town America," and of course, the to-die-for catered barbecue meal at the end of their ride.And there's more! The tour starts and stops at historic Legislative Mall. It offers five loops: 15, 25, 50, 62 and 100 miles, so cyclists from one (ride-alongs) to 82 participate. Cyclists are now booking lodging for the weekend and taking advantage of all the free museums, gambling at the local casinos, guided historic tours and the delicious restaurants such as Coolspring Fish Bar and Restaurant, 33 West, McGlynn's, Abbotts Grill, Fraizers, Roma and more. Speaking of lodging, cyclists may remember the former Comfort Inn located at the corner of Route 13 and Division Street, the closest hotel to the bike tour start/stop. This year, the will see a sexy new hotel -- Home2Suites -- a newly-developed Hilton brand. The hotel is the first of its type in Delaware, and to welcome our cyclists, they are offering an after-tour party for those who book with them. Here's more info and other weekend hotel rates as well. Call early as they do sell out prior to bike tour weekend, and you MUST request Amish Bike Tour weekend rates to qualify:• Finish Line Party at Home2Suites -- We're In! Reservations begin July 1! Stay at the newest and closest hotel to the starting line of the Amish Country Bike Tour! Park your car at check-in and never have to use it again until you’re ready to travel home! Located within walking and biking distance to Dover’s Historic District! Home2 Suites Package Includes: Standard King Suite with Queen sofa bed; Free Continental Breakfast with grab-and-go sandwiches; Finish Line After Party 5:30- 7:00 pm on Saturday September 6, 2014 At the backyard fire pit and grill. Friday September 5, 2014 and Saturday September 6, 2014 $139.00 + tax per night; Stay two nights and save! Friday and Saturday night for only $259.00 + tax. Hotel Features: Indoor Saline Pool, Media Room with a variety of game stations, Spin2 Cycle (combined laundry and fitness center), Home2 Suites Market, TGIF Restaurant on site, HHONORS Reward Points. We will begin taking reservations July 1, 2014. Please call 302 674 3300.• Hampton Inn, Dover, 302-736-3500, $119• Holiday Inn Downtown Dover, 302-747-5050, $119 Sat• Holiday Inn Express, Dover, 302-398-8800, $109-$139• Days Inn, Dover, 302-674-8002, $79• Fairfield Inn & Suites, Dover, 302-677-0900, $129 & $149, Kings and Doubles• Baymont Inn & Suites, Harrington, 302-398-3900, $99• Comfort Inn & Suites, Dover, 302-677-0505, $134.99, 2 Queens• Hilton Garden Inn, Dover 302-674-3784, $114, 2-night minimum• Mainstay Suites, Dover, 302-678-8383, $104.99-$124.99• Best Western Smyrna, 302-659-3635, $134.99 Double Queen, $97.99 KingFor more information, visit www.AmishCountryBikeTour.com or call 800-233-5368.

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Brandywine Festival of the Arts

Brandywine Festival of the Arts

Date(s): 09/06/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: Sat: 10AM-6:30PM; Sun: 10AM-4PM
Location: Brandywine Festival of the Arts
Contact Email:barry@barrysevents.com
Address: Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: 302-590-5555
Admission: $5
General Admission Child: free for children under 12
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Over 250 juried artists from the region and across the country will be joined by local restaurants and musical performers on Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7 on the banks of the Brandywine River in Downtown Wilmington. Children's activities both days.  Free parking at Baynard Stadium amnd the old Wanamaker's Building at 13 Augustine Cutoff, with shuttle buses running all day.

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Drawing Kuerner Farm workshop

Drawing Kuerner Farm workshop

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Address: US Rt. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-388-8326
Admission: $30 non-members/$24 members
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This workshop, led by associate educator and artist Jane Chesson, is open to all levels and will include individualized instruction and guidance. Drawing materials will be provided. Participants will meet at the museum. Please dress appropriately for the outdoors; covered areas will be used in case of rain. Tickets will be available after August 1 online or by calling 610.388.8326.

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Fall 2014 Open House

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 10AM-2PM
Producer/Sponsor: The YMCA of Delaware
Location: All YMCA of Delaware locations
Contact Email:sallen@ymcde.org
Address: 501 W. 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-254-9622
Admission: Free
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You can work out anywhere but 86,000 people go to the YMCA of Delaware. A YMCA membership is your key to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, exercise classes, free babysitting and the newest gym equipment. Go to  our Central YMCA locations on Saturday, September 6th. Bring a buddy and jump in the pool! Ask for financial assistance. The YMCA-Where Delaware Works Out

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Fall 2014 Open House

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 10AM-2PM
Location: Brandywine YMCA
Address: 3 Mt. Lebanon Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-478-9622
Admission: Free
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You can work out anywhere but 86,000 people go to the YMCA of Delaware. A YMCA membership is your key to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, exercise classes, free babysitting and the newest gym equipment. Go to our Brandywine YMCA location on Saturday, September 6th. Bring a buddy and jump in the pool! Ask for financial assistance. The YMCA-Where Delaware Works Out

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Family Fun on First Saturdays

Family Fun on First Saturdays

Date(s): 09/06/2014 - 11/01/2014   (Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday)
Location: Mt. Cuba Center, Inc.
Address: 3120 Barley Mill Rd.
Hockessin, DE 19707
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Join us this fall on the first Saturday of each month for special family programming in our native plant gardens. These days include engaging experiences for kids and parents to enjoy together.  September 6 - Bugs and Butterflies, October 2 - Art in the Garden, November 1 - Fall Finale.  Stay tuned for more details.

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Football - University of Delaware vs Delaware State

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 6PM
Producer/Sponsor: University of Delaware
Location: University of Delaware Stadium
Contact Email:athletics-tix@udel.edu
Address: S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 
Phone: 302-831-2257
Admission: various


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Odessa Brewfest

Odessa Brewfest

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: Noon-6 PM
Location: Cantwell's Tavern
Address: 109 Main St.
Odessa, DE 19730
Phone: 302-378-4119
Admission: various
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The Historic Odessa Foundation and Cantwell's Tavern host the inaugural event, featuring more than 40 breweries, food, boutique wines, vendors and live music.  Tickets available online.  All proceeds benefit the Historic Odessa Foundation.

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Set a Goal: See Results!

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 10:30AM-Noon
Location: Brandywine Hundred Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 1300 Foulk Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Goals serve five important functions in the counseling process. Learn what these functions are and how to set and employ realistic and timely goals. This class is beneficial for those looking for concrete tips and techniques to achieve their goals.

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The 49th Annual Chadds Ford Days!

The 49th Annual Chadds Ford Days!

Date(s): 09/06/2014 - 09/07/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 10AM - 5PM
Location: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Contact Email:info@chaddsfordhistory.org
Address: 1736 North Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-388-7376
Admission: Adult Admission is $5. CFHS member as well as children 12 and under are free.
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The 49th Annual Chadds Ford Days celebrates the Battle of the Brandywine, which occurred on September 11, 1777. It was the largest land battle in America up until the Civil War. An outdoor festival well be held on the grounds of the Barn Visitors Center.This is a Chadds Ford Community event that features an appearance by George Washington, Continental Army soldiers, exhibits, lectures, Colonial displays, quality crafters and artists, outdoor activities, live entertainment, tours of the historic John Chads House and so much more. Chadds Ford Days is a local tradition going back to the Eisenhower Administration! All ages are welcome; family-friendly!*Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact via email or phone number provided above.

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Understand Your Credit Score

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 10:30-11:30AM
Location: Brandywine Hundred Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Learn tips to help you understand the credit world and better manage your credit.

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Walking Tour: H2 Oh!

Walking Tour: H2 Oh!

Date(s): 09/06/2014
Times: 11AM & 2PM
Location: Hagley Museum and Library
Contact Email:mmarcozzi@hagley.org
Address: Rt. 141
Wilmington, DE 19807
Phone: 302-658-2400
General Admission Adult: $14
General Admission Child: $5
General Admission Senior: $10
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Discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine. Experience how the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine making black powder for more than 120 years. The tour includes a stop at Hagley’s ongoing turbine restoration project. Be prepared to get wet! The tour is adult- and kid-friendly. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in price of admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. This is a Let’s Move event.

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4th Annual Faithful Friends 5k

Date(s): 09/07/2014
Times: 9AM-Noon
Producer/Sponsor: Faithful Friends Animal Society
Location: Bellevue State Park
Contact Email:estrasser@faithfulfriends.us
Address: 800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE 19809
Phone: 302-427-8514
Admission: $20-25
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  • Children Assistance

Race Name: 4th Annual Faithful Friends 5k Run/WalkRace Time: 10 AM. Registration opens at 9 AMLocation: Bellevue State Park Wilmington, DE. 5k USATF certified course. Benefits: Faithful Friends Animal Society- The Pit Stop ProgramRegistration: $20 pre entry until Sept 5th. $25 day of event. Register/fundraise online at: www.faithfulfriends5k.com. Adoption Festival: 10am-noon Bellevue State Park Pavilions 1 & 3 (in middle of track). Don’t want to do the 5k, join us for a 1 mile dog walk the Mutt Mile. This is a family event featuring children’s activities, BBQ food and a variety of vendors. Our adoptable dogs will be there for you to meet!Event Contact: Erika Strasser estrasser@faithfulfriends.us

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Harvest Ridge "Unveiled" Winery Bridal Expo

Harvest Ridge "Unveiled" Winery Bridal Expo

Date(s): 09/07/2014
Times: Noon-3 PM
Location: Harvest Ridge Winery
Contact Email:info@savoirfairede.com
Address: 447 Westville Rd.
Marydel, DE 19964
Phone: 302-379-1531
Admission: $10
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Experience wine*, wedding and song as you join us for Harvest Ridge “Unveiled,” a winery bridal expo. Complimentary wine, food and cake tastings. Strolling bridal fashions and fabulous vendors offering show discounts and great prizes. Bring mom and the bridesmaids to enjoy a fun day in the vineyard! More than thirty fabulous door prizes! Buy tickets online NOW for $10. * wine tastings available to those ages 21 and older.

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Party at The Little Gym!

Date(s): 09/07/2014
Times: 1-3:30PM
Location: The Little Gym of Wilmington
Contact Email:littlegymde@comcast.net
Address: 4758A Limestone Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19808
Phone: 302-998-5422
Admission: Free
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
  • Children Assistance

Join us for an afternoon of gymnastics, games, and activities for the whole family! Meet the new owner, Pravesh Gada, and our awesome team of instructors as we kick off our classes for the 2014-15 season.

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Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week, September 8-13, 2014

Date(s): 09/08/2014 - 09/13/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: Lunch & Dinner
Location: Restaurants throughout the Brandywine Valley
Admission: Prix-Fixe Prices: $15.00 for a two-course lunch and $35.00 for a three-course dinner
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Experience a week of upscale dining at 21 of the premier restaurants in Northern Delaware and Southern Pennyslvania with prix-fixe prices. Participating restaurants include BBC Tavern & Grill, Brandywine Prime, Brasserie Grille, Buckley's Tavern, Catherine's Restaurant, Cantina di Napoli, Deep Blue Bar & Grill, Domaine Hudson...New American Fare, Wine Bar & Spirits, Eclipse Bistro, The Gables at Chadds Ford, Harry's Savoy Grill, Harry's Seafood Grill, La Fia Bakery + Market + Bistro, Moro Restaurant, Piccolina Toscana, Pizza by Elizabeths, Redfire Grill and Steakhouse, Satsuma Asian Kitchen & Bar, Sovana Bistro, Union City Grille and Walter's Steakhouse. For more information, visit www.brandywinetaste.com

 



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Boat Float

Boat Float

Date(s): 09/09/2014 - 09/14/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 11AM-Noon & 2-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Join us for the story of “Little Tug” by Stephen Savage; then build your own tugboat to help some animal friends to safety.

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Date(s): 09/09/2014
Times: 8 PM
Location: Grand Opera House
Address: 818 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Admission: $37-45
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Called "one of the most talented and distinctive guitarists of his generation," Shepherd has also become a beacon for the contemporary blues world.  He has sold millions of albums worldwide and received Grammy nominations and two Billboard Music Awards.

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Open Studio: Fossil Fun

Open Studio: Fossil Fun

Date(s): 09/09/2014 - 09/14/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 10AM-3PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Brush, chip and dig for fossils; make your own fossil to take home; paint on the easels; design on the chalkboard; or relax on the cozy carpet with building blocks.

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Retirement Income

Date(s): 09/09/2014
Times: 6:30-8:30PM
Location: Brandywine Hundred Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Learn how much money you will need to support yourself during retirement. Understand strategies for getting and making the most of your retirement income.

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Retirement: Ready or Not?

Date(s): 09/09/2014
Times: 6:30-8:30PM
Location: Bear Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 101 Governor's Place
Bear, DE 19701
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Are you building towards a quality retirement? This course will cover where your retirement money comes from, how you should invest it and what you should do to protect it.

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Show Me My Money

Date(s): 09/09/2014
Times: 6:30-8PM
Location: Woodlawn Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 202 w. 9th street
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Learn how to create and manage an effective spending plan that will help you reach your financial goals.

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How Today's Annuities Really Work

Date(s): 09/10/2014
Times: 2-3:30PM
Location: Brandywine Hundred Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Learn how today's annuities work and why they play an important role in retirement income.

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Planning For The Hereafter

Date(s): 09/10/2014
Times: 6-7:30PM
Location: Woodlawn Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 2020 w. 9th street
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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If someone close to you dies, you are likely to feel overwhelmed by the emotional, logistical and legal tasks you face.Join Kim Congo of Congo Funeral Home to learn how to prepare properly for a funeral. Find out how to make informed decisions when you lose someone you love.

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The Art of Charles Burchfield Lecture

The Art of Charles Burchfield Lecture

Date(s): 09/10/2014
Times: Museum opens at 5:30PM; Lecture at 6PM
Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Address: US Rt. 1
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-388-8326
Admission: $20/ members $15
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Burchfield has been identified as a naturalist, realist, modernist, romantic, synesthete and transcendentalist—all with equal validity.  He broke all the rules of traditional watercolor painting, pioneering techniques and inventing methods for conveying emotions and symbolizing sounds. Enjoy a lecture presented by Nancy Weekly, Head of Collections, and Charles Cary Rumsey, Curator at the Burchfield Penny Art Center in Buffalo, NY, who will discuss the many facets of the artist. The museum will open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $20; members, $15.  Tickets available after August 1 online or by calling 610.388.8326.

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Willie Nelson at The Grand

Willie Nelson at The Grand

Date(s): 09/10/2014
Times: 8 PM
Location: Grand Opera House
Address: 818 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-652-5577,800--37-GRAND
Admission: $65-80
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This country music legend performs at The Grand.

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Arden Concert Gild program - The Blasters

Date(s): 09/11/2014
Times: 8 PM
Producer/Sponsor: Arden Club Gild
Location: Arden Gild Hall
Address: 2126 The Highway
Arden, DE 19810
Phone: 302-475-3126
Admission: $22 ($18 for Arden Club members)
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Come see The Blasters with special guests Gas House Gorillas.

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Constant Contact: E-mail Marketing for Success

Date(s): 09/11/2014
Times: 1:30-3PM
Location: Wilmington Public Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 10 E. 10th Street
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Learn how to build strong business relationships using easy, inexpensive & highly effective email marketing. Discover how it can help to grow your business or organization. Ways to improve your open rate, subject lines and sharing to social media will also be discussed.

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The Haves and The Have Nots

Date(s): 09/11/2014
Times: 6:30-8PM
Location: Newark Senior Center
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 200 Whitechapel Drive
Hockessin, DE 19713
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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This is an introduction to the fundamentals of financial management.  It provides tips for managing the resources you have today and securing the resources you'll need for tomorrow.

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"Fiddler On The Roof"

"Fiddler On The Roof"

Date(s): 09/12/2014 - 11/02/2014   (Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Varies
Location: New Candlelight Theatre
Contact Email:boxoffice@nctstage.org
Address: 2208 Millers Rd.
Ardentown, DE 19810
Phone: 302-475-2313
Admission: various
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Visit website for more information.

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Art Exhibit Opening: Edward Loper Jr.

Date(s): 09/12/2014
Times: 5-8PM
Location: Darley Arts Center
Contact Email:rp@rickphillipsartist.com
Address: 3701 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, Delaware 19703
Phone: 302-798-1364
Admission: Free
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
  • Children Assistance

Join us for an exhibit by the inimitable Edward Loper, Jr., here at the Darley Arts Center! We're thrilled to have this incredible artist's works grace our walls, and we hope you'll kick off a beautiful September weekend to celebrate this show with us. Live music and refreshments will accompany the evening. For more information on the artist, please visit: http://www.edwardloperjr.com/

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Reading between the Lines of Time and Space: Remediation and the Illustrated Periodical

Reading between the Lines of Time and Space: Remediation and the Illustrated Periodical

Date(s): 09/12/2014
Times: 5:45-7:45PM
Location: Delaware Art Museum
Contact Email:jjenkins@delart.org
Address: 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-351-8558
General Admission Adult: $25
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Lecture: 5:45PM – 6:45PM;Reception: 7:00PM – 7:45PM.Professor Lorraine Janzen Kooistra of Ryerson University and Co-Director for the Centre for Digital Humanities at Ryerson will explore the combination of images and text at the margins of periodical pages, intersections of representation and Victorian-illustrated periodicals. Kooistra will discuss how the 19th-century press relates to today’s technology and culture. Following the lecture, guests are invited to attend a cocktail reception with remarks by Delaware Art Museum Chief Curator Margaretta Frederick. This lecture is provided by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals’ annual conference.Cash bar. Registration is required.

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Timothy Barr - New Paintings

Timothy Barr - New Paintings

Date(s): 09/12/2014
Times: 10AM - 5PM
Location: Somerville Manning Gallery
Contact Email:info@somervillemanning.com
Address: 101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE 19807
Phone: 302-652-0271
Admission: Free
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the colorful Pennsylvania countryside, including picturesque views of the Brandywine region and Southern Berks County and finds inspiration from his explorations of these specific landscapes.

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"I'm Tired of Playing Church"

"I'm Tired of Playing Church"

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: 2PM and 7PM
Location: Grand Opera House
Contact Email:imtiredofplayingchurch@yahoo.com
Address: 818 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-652-5577 or 800-37GRAND
Admission: $30-70*

Held at The Baby Grand, this is a  stage play written and directed by Derek A. Tyson, featuring a guest appearance by Apostle Kim A. Davis.  *Tickets for the matinee show at 2:00 are $30.  Tickets for the 7:00 evening show are $30 general admission and $70 VIP.

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8th Annual Nun Run 5k

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: Registration starts 7:30AM, Race starts at 9
Producer/Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Location: Little Sisters of the Poor - Jeanne Jugan Residence
Contact Email:race@nunrun5k.org
Address: 185 Salem Church rd.
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302-368-5886
Admission: $25
Accessibility:

  • Children Assistance

When: 9 am start, (registration opens at 7:30am)Where: Jeanne Jugan Residence at 185 Salem Church Road Newark, DE 19713. Parking both at the residence and at Christiana HS, directly across the street.Cost: $20 (before Sept 11) $25 (day of race). The Course: Wheel measured by Doug White. Out and back course, flat and fast.Awards & Amenities: The race features trophies to 1st place Male & Female runners in Open and Masters divisions and 1st place Male & Female walkers; plus medals to Top 3 runners in 10 year age groups, 13 under through 60+. Each pre-registered participant is guaranteed to receive a race T-shirt. All participants will enjoy:- Post-race refreshments – including pizza, chocolate milk, beer (ID req’d), fruit & more. - Live DJ playing upbeat music, Goody Bags at the finish line, Free entry into prize raffle, Bake Sale- Additional donation of $20+ earns you a Nun Run Travel Mug. For more information or to Register, visit www.NunRun5K.org or email to race@NunRun5k.org. Visit our website to view video of the 2013 Nun Run and to see our sponsors!Charity Proceeds from the Nun Run 5K will allow us to purchase a new medical transport van with wheelchairs accessibility. The new van is needed to transport our residents to and from medical appointments.

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All About Money Clubs

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: 1-2:30PM
Location: Brandywine Hundred Library
Contact Email:INFO@DFLI.ORG
Address: 1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-792-1200
Admission: Free
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Money Clubs are an incredibly successful way for you to achieve your money dreams and support others on their journey to prosperity. Come discover a simple program that has the power to change your financial life forever... learn how to join or start your own Money Club today!

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Annual India Fest Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Dance India Dance Theme

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: Noon-10 PM
Producer/Sponsor: IndoAmerican Association Of Delaware
Location: Father Tucker Memorial Park,
Contact Email:iaadnews@gmail.com
Address: 1801 Scott Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone: 302-757-2052
Admission: $5
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
  • Children Assistance

IndiaFest begins it’s 30th year of celebrating the rich diversity of the Indian Subcontinent and its people with this annual festival. The central theme of IndiaFest 2014 recognizes and honors the many Dances of India.It is an end of summer extravaganza that will entertain the entire family. There is something for everyone to enjoy - thrilling carnival rides, an amazing variety of sumptuous Indian food, an exquisite collection of jewelry and ethnic clothes, cultural pageants, Bollywood dances, Bhangra workouts and so much more! Come explore the Indian Subcontinent’s rich variety of sights and sounds and enjoy culinary delights from a large variety of food vendors. IndiaFest also features a vibrant bazaar of vendors selling garments and ornaments, as well as mehndi (henna) application, arts &crafts and a center stage featuring dancers, artists and visits from public officials in the tri-state area.

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Civil War Skirmish Weekend

Civil War Skirmish Weekend

Date(s): 09/13/2014 - 09/14/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 12:30 & 3 PM
Location: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Contact Email:wwrroffice@wwrr.com
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: 302-998-1930
General Admission Adult: $18
General Admission Child: $16
General Admission Senior: $17
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Travel with troops for a 2¼-hour round-trip train ride to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons from that time.Reservations are recommended.

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Football - University of Delaware vs Colgate

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: 6PM
Producer/Sponsor: University of Delaware
Location: University of Delaware Stadium
Contact Email:athletics-tix@udel.edu
Address: S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 
Phone: 302-831-2257
Admission: various


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Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: 8 PM
Location: DuPont Theatre
Contact Email:dupont.theatre@dupont.com
Address: 1007 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-656-4401
Admission: from $49
Contact: DuPont Theatre
Accessibility:

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Children Assistance
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Universally regarded as one of Rock and Roll’s finest and most versatile entertainers, Peter Noone is second to none! Star of stage, screen and record, Noone’s performances are the stuff of legend, deftly delivering a broad palette of music, all gems that, through his voice, defined a generation.Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone is a must-see concert experience ideal for Fairs, Festivals, Casinos, Performing Arts Centers, Symphony Halls and Private Events. Rock’s premiere raconteur packs plenty of puns but pulls no punches with his music. Peter Noone is the real deal.Over 60 million records sold!

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Mélomanie 21st Anniversary Concert & CD Release Party

Mélomanie 21st Anniversary Concert & CD Release Party

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: 7 PM
Location: World Cafe Live at the Queen
Address: 500 North Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-994-1400
Admission: $40
Contact: World Cafe Live at the Queen
Accessibility:

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  • Children Assistance
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Mélomanie - the ensemble known for its "provocative pairings of early and contemporary works" - launches its new concert season with a live performance and celebration in the picturesque and intimate Olympia Room of World Cafe Live at the Queen. Works from past seasons, guest artists and tracks from their newest CD, Excursions, will be featured along with champagne and desserts. The CD features five pieces written by regional and international composers and premiered by Mélomanie:• Excursions (2009) by Roberto Pace• Pavane-Variations (2009) by Ingrid Arauco• Dumgoyne (2012) by Jennifer Margaret Barker• The Nobility of Women (2011) by Kile Smith• Angico (2009) by Sergio Roberto de Oliveira.  Tickets $40 (including fees): queentickets.worldcafelive.com

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Try Science: Be a Chemist

Try Science: Be a Chemist

Date(s): 09/13/2014 - 09/14/2014   (Recurring daily)
Times: 11AM-Noon & 1-2PM
Location: Delaware Children's Museum
Contact Email:info@delawarechildrensmuseum.org
Address: 550 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-654-2340
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: Delaware Children's Museum
Accessibility:

  • Full Handicap Accessibility
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Create radical reactions and explore how chemistry affects our everyday lives in this explosive program! Joined by special guest chemist Dr. Carol Van Zoren, try your hand at a variety of experiments including creating a volcanic reaction using hydrogen peroxide and yeast; testing household items for their acidity using red cabbage as an indicator; exploring the reaction between steel wool and vinegar; and concocting a slippery, slimy batch of gak to take home. Try Science is funded, in part, by DuPont and Dow Chemical

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Walking Tour: “Rocks and Roll Mills”

Walking Tour: “Rocks and Roll Mills”

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Times: 11 AM & 2 PM
Location: Hagley Museum and Library
Contact Email:hagleypr@gmail.com
Address: Rt. 141
Wilmington, DE 19807
Phone: 302-658-2400
General Admission Adult: $14.
General Admission Child: $5.
General Admission Senior: $10.
Accessibility:

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Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry. Take home a piece of Delaware Blue Rock as a souvenir. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in price of admission. Reservations requested, call 302-658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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