August 23 - 30, 2019 Events
Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war
era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups.
Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week allows you to experience a week of upscale dining with prix-fixe menus at 17 premier restaurants in Northern Delaware and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.Read more »
Our summer pop-up market begins Thursday, June 13th, from 11 AM – 2 PM in the “Nemours Plaza” - located at the intersection of Tatnall St. and Delaware Ave. (between the Brandywine Building and the Nemours Building, Downtown Wilmington DE). There will be activities scheduled in the plaza space throughout the summer months. Event schedule will be updated weekly
Inspired by author Amy Stewart’s best-selling book Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities, this fun-filled, family-friendly traveling exhibit gives visitors a safe, hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals. Thought-provoking and educational, Wicked Plants showcases plants associated with a myriad of health effects, including pain, addiction, obesity, allergies, cognitive impairment and even death!
Two- and three-dimensional interactives fill a Victorian-era ramshackle home, where visitors travel from room to room and learn about various poisonous plants that may be lurking in their homes and backyards. History, medicine, science, legend and lore are brought together to present a treasure trove of bloodcurdling botany that will entertain, alarm and enlighten.Read more »
Group Show with a variety of styles & media featuring paintings, wood collage, ceramics, art glass and jewelry. Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 9 – 5 (No Opening Reception in August) Celebrating 40 Years in Business 1979 – 2019Read more »
Riverwalk Mini Golf is an 18-hole miniature golf course located right along the Wilmington Riverwalk! This beautifully lanscaped mini golf course was designed by Harris Miniature Golf of Wildwood, New Jersey and features many of the colors and plant life found along the Riverfront, including the iconic Tom Burke birdhouses...Read more »
June 26, July 31, and August 28, 8:00–10:00 am
Explore some of the hotspots for birds at Winterthur. Naturalist and birder Jessica Shahan will guide you through wetlands, meadows, the woodlands along Clenny Run, and outlying areas, such as chandler Woods and Brown's Woods. These natural areas provide a great habitat for a wide variety of birds year-round. Observe resident birds as well as migrating raptors, warblers, and sparrows. Beginner and experienced bird watchers are welcome. Bring your binoculars! $10 per Member. $20 per nonmember. Free for Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society and Garden Associate Members.
Photo credit: Courtesy of Winterthur, photo by Linda Bailey
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The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom he infamously dueled with on July 11, 1804. Opening on the 215th anniversary of the duel, our exhibit picks up where Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical left off and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical.Read more »
The 2019 season of the Downtown Farmers Market at Rodney Square will begin May 1st and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through October 30th from 10:00 AM. until 2:00 PM. The official Grand Opening of the Market is on June 5th at noon.
Now is your chance to taste our amazing crab cakes for yourself!
Non-members welcome Wednesdays during July and August for lunch, dinner and drinks.
The event begins Wednesday, July 3 and ends August 28. Reservations required for lunch and dinner and credit cards preferred.
For more information, please call 302.658.5125.Read more »
At Bike & Hike & Brews, Presented by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, visitors can stroll, jog, or bike through areas of Hagley's property normally closed to foot traffic from 5:00-8:00pm. Bring a picnic or dine at the Belin House Cafe.
Dogfish Head beer and Woodside Farm Creamery ice cream will be available for purchase every Wednesday evening this summer!
Visitors are invited to bring their leashed canine companions on the last Wednesday of each month (June 26, July 31, & August 28) for Dog Days of Summer.
Music Along the Bank is back by popular demand! Come delight in the sounds of music along the bank of Clenny Run Stream. Bring picnics, family, friends, and lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy some of our finest regional musicians...
In the age of conscious self-care we begin to learn that among things that are truly relaxing, sometimes self-care can be bothersome and uncomfortable. Mental Health is often seen as a secret & under a negative light. It is our duty that in our wellness routines we acknowledge our traumas & tackle our mental health in a positive light.
On August 28th from 6pm to 8pm at the Wilmington Library, Catch us for Man Up! - a conversational event for men about stereotypes regarding Mental Health and how to be healthy about your mind!Read more »
Harry's Sommelier Series: wine classes designed to expand your wine knowledge, teaching pairing, tasting and selecting winesRead more »
Pat Metheny is launching a new playing environment called “Side Eye” for this upcoming season. Catch him when he comes to #inWilm for TWO PERFORMANCES in the intimate baby grand theatre!Read more »