July 17 - 24, 2017 Events
Breathe in that salty air, we are going to the "beach"! Crabs are scuttling, fish are swimming, toes are wiggling, bells are jingling and the sun is shining! Celebrating the unique joys of toddlers, this music-filled class features singing, dancing, active listening and a variety of instruments. Ages 18 months to 3½ years, with parent/guardian. $64 per 4-week session + $23 per student, sibling materials not required. Wednesdays: June 28, July 12, 19, 26, 10–10...Read more »
Just add water! Children develop pre-ensemble skills and explore music concepts through imaginative play. Singing, instruments, dance, games and crafts will delight and surprise your preschool child! Parent/family time during the last 15 minutes. Ages 3 to 5 years. Wednesdays: June 28, July 12, 19, 26, 10:00am-12:00pm.
$122 per 4-week session + $15 materials, sibling materials not required.
Buoyant musical fun for baby and you! Class promotes baby’s developmental growth through singing, instruments, movement and focused listening. Ages 4 months to 18 months, with parent/guardian.Read more »
The Winterthur Library’s collection of autochromes, the first industrially produced color photographs, provides horticulturists with a valuable glimpse into Mr. du Pont’s early design aesthetic. In particular, their portrayal between 1910 and 1921 of a lavish, formal flower garden at Winterthur is particularly priceless in that this garden no longer exists today. Join Assistant Curator of Education Erica Anderson for a sampling of historical images picturing this lost garden and then go on-site to investigate the garden’s original location and see remnants from its colorful past. Garden talk and walk.Read more »
Enjoy a 1 hour wine tasting on the river, Wednesdays in June-August! Cruise by the scenic Christina River up to the I-495 bridge while enjoying hand selected wines. This unique outing is perfect for happy hour or an after-dinner drink...Read more »
UBON Presents Sharon Sable and Shawn Qaissaunee on Wednesday, July 19th at 6 PM. Admission is free.Read more »
This season, we have two fabulous Wilmington State Parks concert locations! Bring your picnic basket and lawn chairs and listen to great music at Wilmington's iconic Rockford Tower on Monday nights, then catch more great acts at the newly-restored Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park on Wednesdays...Read more »
Jahiti is a singer/songwriter based in Wilmington, Delaware.Read more »
Bring your blankets or chairs, pack a picnic (or buy snacks on site from Janssen's Market!) and settle IN for a beautiful night of Shakespeare under the stars #inWilm...Read more »
Every Wednesday night come on out to Oddity Bar for Oddball Bingo!Read more »
Half-Price OystersRead more »
Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit.
Doktor Kaboom utilizes the physics of space exploration to demonstrate clearly that science is for everyone, not just the people who are already good at it! Explore centripetal force, action/reaction, inertia, chemical reaction, combustion, and more. $5 Suggested Donation.Read more »
Brown Learning Center
Meditation sessions will guide you in settling your mind and opening your heart. We will use imagery, visualizations, mindfulness of body and breath, and the environment of Winterthur to cultivate relaxation, a sense of well-being, and appreciation of the natural beauty all around us.
Led by Alison Smith Driscoll, Mary Wheeling, and Beth Sheehy. Bring an open mind and heart! Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
Class will move outdoors as weather permits. $10 per class. Register for each class by calling 800.448.3883. Drop-ins are welcome as long as there is room!
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.Read more »