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September 29 - October 6, 2016 Events

Driving Desire

Hagley Museum and Library

Sep
29
Thu
History, Museum Exhibitions

Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did you buy the car you needed or the car you wanted?” 

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Occurs 121 more times through Jan 27

Brews for Bulbs

Delaware Center for Horticulture

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Charities & Fundraising, Food & Drink, Garden, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events

Want to have a great time while giving back to the community? For two weeks, drink a hand-selected brew at any of the following Trolley Square restaurants and help us beautify the neighborhood as 100% of the proceeds come back to TheDCH for fall planting programs. Participating locations include Kelly’s Logan House, Scratch Magoo’s, Oldbanks Craft Bistro, Kid Shelleen’s, Catherine Rooney’s, Trolley Tap House, and Piccolina Toscana. Sponsorship by Standard Distributing and Out & About Magazine...

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Occurs 10 more times through Oct 8

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Riverwalk Mini Golf

Sep
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Sports

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...

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Occurs 33 more times through Oct 31

Adopt a duck, help an animal! Get your ducks now for DHA's 3rd Annual Rubber Duck Race

Brandywine Town Center Fountain

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), #winWilm (giveaway related), Animals & Nature, Charities & Fundraising

The idea is simple—"adopt" a rubber duck and join us at the Brandywine Town Center Fountain on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 1 to 4 pm as 10,000 individually numbered ducks "race" across the water for a chance to win $25,000 and other great prizes! You do not need to be present to win, but we hope you'll join us for a “quacking” good time!

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Occurs 4 more times through Oct 2

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
29
Thu
History, Museum Exhibitions, World

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to silverwork, textiles, ceramics, and painting...

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Occurs 88 more times through Jan 8

Sunrise Summer Yoga

Cool Spring Park & Reservoir

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Health & Wellness, Sports

Join instructor Leanne McGrory (Pure Yoga Pilates Studio) for a sunrise yoga session every Tuesday and Thursday morning at Cool Spring Reservoir #inWilm... 

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Patterned Space: Paintings by Diane Lorio

Mezzanine Gallery

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

Patterned Space, paintings by Diane Lorio, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 2-30, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, September 9 from 5-7 p.m.

Lorio received a 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship in Painting. Her recent work reinterprets patterns in organic, social, economic, and mathematical contexts. She sees patterning in a larger sense: in biological formats such as DNA, in mathematical systems that describe the...

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Occurs 2 more time through Sep 30

Keeper Talks

Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo Keeper Talks
Sep
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family)

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Locations and times will vary daily.

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Occurs 2 more time through Sep 30

Story Time at the Zoo presented by The Tatnall School

Brandywine Zoo

Story Time at the Brandywine Zoo
Sep
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family)

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. 

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Lecture: "The Flowering Tree: An Exotic Motif that Transcends Time and Place"

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
29
Thu
Classes, Lectures & Workshops, History, Visual Arts

Lecture: “The Flowering Tree: An Exotic Motif that Transcends Time and Place”

Thursday September 29, 2016, 12:15 pm

Linda Eaton, John L., and Marjorie P. McGraw Director of Collections, Winterthur, explores the exotic flowering tree, one of the most popular designs that traveled from Asia to Europe and the Americas, influenced designers around the world from the 17th to the 19th century, and is still fashionable ...

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Touch Tank: Lunch and Learn

Delaware Children's Museum

Sep
29
Thu
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Animals & Nature, Science

Join us for feeding time at the Touch Tank Aquarium! Learn about the food our marine creatures eat, the habitat they live in, and special facts about the vertebrates and invertebrates who share the tank.

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Occurs 81 more times through Dec 31

Farm Stand

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Museum Exhibitions

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage on Thursdays, July–September, 1:30–5:30 pm. Visit us to select fresh, local produce. Parking is available behind the Cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur’s exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or the Museum Store.

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Gallery DeTours

Delaware Art Museum

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Last Thursdays. Gallery DeTours are not your average tour! Drop in each month to experience the collection with unconventional and interactive encounters. Each tour includes $1 off the purchase of beer or wine in the Thronson Café. 

July 28: Art A La Carte – Design your own tour by choosing artworks from a four-course art menu.
August 25: Snapshot – See 10 works of art in 30 minutes on this high-en...

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Occurs 3 more times through Dec 29

The Bullets

Oddity Bar

Sep
29
Thu
INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Rock

Come out for a night of music among friends with Wilmington's favorite Rockabilly band, The Bullets every Thursday night at Oddity Bar! Dance to swingIN' Americana, folk, bluegrass, rockabilly and straight up rockIN' favorites all night long. Cover's only $5 making this a perfect #inBudget way to get #inTune midweek #inWilm! 

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Occurs 20 more times through Feb 9

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
30
Fri
History, Museum Exhibitions, World

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to silverwork, textiles, ceramics, and painting...

Read more

Occurs 87 more times through Jan 8

Driving Desire

Hagley Museum and Library

Sep
30
Fri
History, Museum Exhibitions

Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did you buy the car you needed or the car you wanted?” 

Read more

Occurs 120 more times through Jan 27
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