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August 23 - 30, 2019 Events

Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Aug
28
Wed
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Animals & Nature, Garden, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 131 more times through Jan 5

Hamilton and Burr: Who Wrote Their Stories?

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Aug
28
Wed
History, Museum Exhibitions

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and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 111 more times through Jan 5

Downtown Farmer's Market

Rodney Square

Aug
28
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events

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.

 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 10 more times through Oct 30

Wednesdays at The Whist

University & Whist Club

Aug
28
Wed
Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events

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.

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Bike & Hike & Brews

Hagley Museum and Library

Aug
28
Wed
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Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Garden, Health & Wellness

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.

 

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Music Along the Bank

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Aug
28
Wed
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Top Pick
Americana & Folk, Country, Garden, Rock

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...

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Man Up- A Transparent Conversation about Mental Health for Men

Wilmington Public Library

Aug
28
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Health & Wellness

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!

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Harry's Sommelier Series

Harry's Savoy Grill

Aug
28
Wed
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Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Food & Drink

Harry's Sommelier Series:  wine classes designed to expand your wine knowledge, teaching pairing, tasting and selecting wines

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Oddball Bingo

Oddity Bar

Aug
28
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Comedy, Games & Trivia, Holiday

Every Wednesday night come on out to Oddity Bar for Oddball Bingo!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 393 more times through Mar 3

Pat Metheny Side Eye Tour

Grand Opera House

Aug
28
Wed
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Jazz, Rock

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!

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Nemours Plaza – Mini Market

Nemours Plaza

Aug
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Charities & Fundraising, Comedy, Educational (Family), Film, Food & Drink, Games & Trivia, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events, Poetry & Spoken Word, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Visual Arts, World

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 
 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Sep 5

Wicked Plants: The Exhibit

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Aug
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Museum Exhibitions

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.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Sep 2

Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week

Various Locations IN Wilmington

Aug
29
Thu
Top Pick
Food & Drink

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. 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 17 more times through Sep 14

Summer Group Show

The Station Gallery

Aug
29
Thu
Visual Arts

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 – 2019

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Aug 30

Half-Price Oyster Thursdays

Harry's Savoy Grill

Aug
29
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink

Enjoy the freshest oysters around for half-price every Thursday!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 18 more times through Dec 26
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