It’s another busy weekend in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley!  Here are our picks for your weekend itinerary – and don’t forget to share your travel pictures using #VisitWilm on Instagram & Twitter!

Hagley Science Fair

Invention Convention
January 14-16

Lights, camera, action! This year’s Invention Convention at Hagley Museum & Library features hands-on video activities, different science shows every day, and areas to create and tinker. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for children between 4 and 14, and free for children under 4 and Hagley members. Lunch is available from the Belin House Organic Cafe. 

Reconsidering RootsReconsidering Roots
January 14

As part of the 40th anniversary of the broadcast of the original television mini-series Roots (1977), the Delaware Historical Society invites visitors to explore the meanings and memories of this milestone in the public presentation of black history. Carter Jackson’s presentation provides a framework for understanding the impact of Roots on interest in black family genealogy in the years since, as well as on interest in African cultural heritage and identity among black audiences, and interest in black history in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.


Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
January 14-29

Join the Delaware Children's Theatre for this vibrant musical that tells the biblical story of Joseph and his devious brothers. It’s a classic parable with a score that offers a cornucopia of different musical styles. Joseph’s triumphant return to the family is a tale of forgiveness and love. Not suitable for those under 7.

DE Art Museum

Slow Art Tours: Truth & Vision
January 15

Throughout Truth & Vision: 21st Century Realism, visitors can deeply engage with selected work on a Slow Art Tour. Slow Art Tours at the Delaware Art Museum encourage people to look at art slowly and experience art in a new way. Visitors are invited to explore different perspectives through viewing and discussing art in the galleries.

Find these and all the weekend events on our CALENDAR OF EVENTS page!

What’s on your agenda this weekend?