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!
Based on a true story and the indie film of the same name, Kinky Boots follows young Brit Charlie Price, who abandons his family’s shoe factory to live with his demanding girlfriend in London. After the unexpected death of his father, Charlie returns to the struggling factory and finds it’s up to him to figure out a way to keep the business alive. Enter Lola, a fabulous drag queen, who gives Charlie the idea to create ladies’ shoes for men. Tickets available at The Playhouse on Rodney Square
A Gilbert & Sullivan Christmas Carol
This humorous adaptation of A Christmas Carol, at the Arden Gild Hall, is set to the music of Arthur Sullivan, but remains faithful to the spirit of the Charles Dickens original. Ticket prices are $17 Adult, $14 Senior, $5 Child/Student in advance and $20 Adult, $17 Senior, $7 Child/Student at the door.
Children of all ages will be enthralled by stories of Rosa Parks and the 1956 Montgomery bus boycott at the Mitchell Center for African America Heritage at the Delaware Historical society.Families with young children can enjoy storytime in the Mitchell Center Theater and older readers can enjoy a graphic novel about Rosa Parks and the 1956 Montgomery bus boycott.
The Cartoon Christmas Trio heads to The Queen Theater to celebrate 21 years as the original interpreter of classic holiday cartoon jazz! The trio was started in 1995 by bassist Rob Swanson for the sole purpose of playing music from classic Christmas cartoons, especially the music of Vince Guaraldi, the composer of the "Peanuts" soundtracks.
Find these and all the weekend events on our Calendar of Events page!
What’s on your agenda this weekend?