September 14 - 21, 2017 Events
WORLD PREMIERE! 1938. A small town. A mysterious carnival. And two boys bent on escaping the midway of life to find adventure, and themselves. The hypnotic power and dark poetry of Ray Bradbury's classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes sings and seduces in this bold new musical...Read more »
Join Poor Yorick, Reverse Giraffe and Pygmy Hippo for a Friday night full of music and fun!Read more »
Live music schedule for Kid Shelleen's Fridays in SeptemberRead more »
Richard Cleaver creates elaborate figurative sculptures full of hidden compartments to capture the lives and secrets of historical figures and personal acquaintances. Cleaver received his bachelor of fine arts degree from Maryland Institute College of Art and completed a master of fine arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.Read more »
Welcome the beginning of fall with a guided canoe trip down the Brandywine River!Read more »
Saturdays and Sundays in September
Join our animal keepers for talks about the animals they take care of. There is always something new to learn about our wild friends. These talk are offered several times a day feature different animals. Locations and times will be posted daily at the front of the zoo. Free with paid admission to the zoo. Admission: Adults $7, Seniors $5, Kids $5; free for under 3yrs and members.
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802 www.brandywinezoo.org (302) 571-7747. Free parking.Read more »
Build a Better Fourth Street! BE BETTER 2017 will demonstrate a walkable, vibrant cultural corridor along Fourth Street in the West Side of Wilmington...Read more »
International Red Panda Day!
Saturday, September 16, 10am-1pm
Become a Red Panda Ranger! Our attention is on our two Red Panda sisters at the Brandywine Zoo. Come learn all about them. A Red Panda Ranger is a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation. Join us in the zoo to learn about Red Pandas, submit art for our Red Panda Art Contest and even earn your ‘Red Panda Ranger’ badge!
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Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:00pm.Read more »
Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles!Read more »
Regular lights go out and glow lights turn on for an afternoon of painting fun as kids paint a neon owl in a black light room!Read more »
Want to jam? Prefer to hang and listen? This monthly jam session for string instruments brings together bluegrass & old time enthusiasts...Read more »
Weekends in September at 2:00 pm
Stop by our Weekday Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, feathered, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Takes place in the Otter Circle, may be cancelled due to weather.
Free with paid admission to the zoo Admission: Adults $7, Seniors $5, Kids $5; free for under 3yrs and members.
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802 www.brandywinezoo.org (302) 571-7747
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WJBR is celebrating 60 years #inWilm with their "Rewind on the River" on Saturday, September 16 featuring Eddie Money and Taylor Dayne!Read more »
The Peterson Urban Refuge on the Wilmington riverfront is a rare habitat, a freshwater tidal marsh, and many unique plants can be found there. Join a local botanist to stroll the boardwalk to see what we will find among the reeds. Led by Janet Ebert