With glimpses of Spring in the air and beautiful flowers beginning to bloom… take a day, or even a weekend to experience something new in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley in March. There are so many attractions and events that come to life this time of year… witness them for yourself!
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You don’t want to miss out on a tour of Liquid Alchemy Beverages. Go behind the scenes of how meads are made at Delaware’s first and only craft meadery. Then, taste the goods for yourself! (Friday-Sunday times available. Call to book your tour today!) You may want to PERIODICALLY check back, as they are always crafting with new ELEMENTS!
A – Art…Music…Engineering!
The name may not exactly start with “A” but with the Activities and Adventure Ahead…It counts! Design Zone at the Delaware Museum of Natural History is the newest interactive, hands on exhibit for all ages. Get creative with art, music, math and more while you put your imagination to the test! Read more about the exhibit – here.
R- Rooted, Revived & Reinvented: Basketry in America
Have you ever thought about the origins of basketry? Yeah, neither did we…until now! Biggs Museum of American Art provides a unique collection and visual take with their American made and Delaware used items. Explore art that is rooted, revived, and reinvented while learning more about the historic presence of everyday items in our lives today. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 1:30-4:30pm
Enjoy dinner and a show at Candlelight Theatre. But be careful, we hear things don’t always go as planned… on opening night there was a MuRdEr! Laugh along and solve the “Who Dun It” mystery in this comedy musical based on the book by Rupert Holmes. (March 16th -April 20th. Show dates and times vary.)
H- Hagley’s Invention Space Station
Shoot for the stars at Hagley Museum! Create an invention of your own, go in depth to see what makes machines work and of course make a fashion statement in your spacesuit. “Houston, we may have a problem.” - There are only two more weekend excursions! March 2, 2019, March 3, 2019 (1-4pm) and March 9, 2019, March 10, 2019 (1-4pm).
March’s Featured Event
We couldn’t go and leave you in March without mentioning all the fantastic local breweries and bars that are bound to show you a good time for St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy the festivities all weekend long starting with Wilmington’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16th. Come party like the Irish do in a sea of green and with an overly enthusiastic crowd. Drink up lads and lassies!
“If you’re enough lucky to be Irish…
You’re lucky enough!”
– Irish Proverb
So here is to that day where everyone is Irish and everything is the color of money. May the luck of the Irish be with you (or something like that… hey, I’m Italian)
Opening on March 30th -- The Netflix original drama, The Crown, comes to life in an exhibition filled with behind the scenes insights and over 40 detailed costume designs direct from the award-winning series. Join in on all the fun at Winterthur Museum. Get your tickets today!