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September 14, 2017 - September 14, 2018 Events

Kid's Runway for Research

Chase Center on the Riverfront

Oct
01
Sun
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Family Focused Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Charities & Fundraising, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness

Come meet the KRFR team, increase awareness for The Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders research, celebrate life, and watch our heroes shine as they share their special day. This family fun event is for all ages, from young to young at heart!  This family oriented event consists of entertainment, food (from some of the areas best restaurants), a silent auction, and a very special fashion show. All of the models are pediatric cancer survivors...

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Kids eat free night with Jungle John

Kid Shelleen's

Oct
02
Mon
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Visual Arts

Join us each week for a great family night at Kid Shelleen's!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 40 more times through Jul 2

Half-Price Burger Day

Kid Shelleen's

Oct
03
Tue
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink

Half-Price Burgers

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 13 more times through Dec 26

Flight Club

Chelsea Tavern

Oct
03
Tue
Food & Drink, Networking & Social Events

The Chelsea Tavern Flight Club in the Underground. What is the club all about? We can't tell you...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 508 more times through Jun 22

Half-Price Wine Wednesdays

Harry's Savoy Grill

Oct
04
Wed
Food & Drink

Half-price Wine Wednesdays

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 13 more times through Dec 27

Downtown Farmers Market at Rodney Square

Rodney Square

Oct
04
Wed
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Neighborhoods

The 2017 season of the Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market at Rodney Square will begin May 3rd and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through October 25th from 10:00 AM. until 2:00 PM, except for June 21st for the Jazz Fest.

The Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market opens for business every Wednesday in beautiful Rodney Square, between 10th & 11th Streets and Market & King Streets. Centrally located, Rodney Square has been the ...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Oct 25

Squeaky Wheels

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
04
Wed
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Animals & Nature, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

First Wednesday of the month, March–October; 10:30–11:30 am
Parents and their toddlers in strollers are invited to join us for fun and informative walks through the garden and galleries. Spend time with yourchild  and make friends with new families while you learn a little about the amazing collections that make Winterthur special. Members and children under 2, free. $5 per child, one adult per child admitted free. Additional adults $15 per adult.
 

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Wednesdays at The Whist

University & Whist Club

Oct
04
Wed
Top Pick
Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, Networking & Social Events

Have you ever wanted to see what was behind the stone wall? NOW is your chance! For a LIMITED TIME ONLY, the Tilton Mansion, home to University and Whist Club, will be opening its doors to NON-MEMBERS for lunch and dinner beginning Wednesday, October 4th! 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 13 more times through Dec 27

Half-Price Oysters

Harry's Savoy Grill

Oct
05
Thu
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink

Half-Price Oysters 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 12 more times through Dec 28

Westside Farmers Market

Cool Spring Park & Reservoir

Oct
05
Thu
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Garden, Health & Wellness, Neighborhoods, Rock

Come support your local community and enjoy live music at the Westside Farmers Market every Thursday from 3-7pm at Cool Spring Park! 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Oct 26

Bellefonte Farm Stand

Bellevue Community Center

Oct
06
Fri
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#INbudget ($0-$10), Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Neighborhoods

Stop by the Bellefonte Farm Stand every Friday between 5-8pm to stock up on fresh, locally grown foods!  Some items available for tastings and recipes to try. All proceeds benefit your neighborhood Bellevue Community Center!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Oct 27

Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct
07
Sat
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused)

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Join us for the 6th Annual Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur—a fun day filled with lots of large equipment sure to delight the wheel-oriented kids in your family. Explore tractors, modern farm vehicles, and the Winterthur fire trucks. Enjoy a hayride, arts and crafts, and more!

 

  • Discover 30 tractors and other pieces of estate equipment.
     
  • Hop onto one of the original Winterthur farm trucks and see how a modern backhoe and crane work. Feel free to take pictures and ask our knowledgeable staff and volunteers questions.
     
  • Learn about the Winterthur Fire Department!
     
  • Meet our firefighters and put out a “fire” with our pumper truck. Hop aboard the fire truck and try on real “turnout gear.”
     
  • Enjoy a hotdog, pretzels, and ice cream!
     
  • Take a hayride through the estate!
     
  • Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather and changing leaves.
     
  • Climb a tree!
     
  • Put on a safety harness and climb a tree, just like a real arborist.
     
  • Get creative with farm- and tractor-related crafts.
     
  • Look for helmets, badges, and coloring book giveaways!
     

Proceeds support the Winterthur Fire Department.

(Image:  2016 Truck and Tractor Day Photo Contest Winner, Chris Perscky)

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Christina River Cruise: 1.5 Hour Pirate Sail

Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard

Oct
07
Sat
Top Pick
History

Ahoy Mateys! Come Sail on Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers — come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th-Century Dutch Pinnace.  Our crew don pirate and sailor garb, and guests are encouraged to dress up as well!  The kids will enjoy a pirate story or help raise the Jolly Roger, and the adults will enjoy a history talk.  Both kids and adults can try their hand at a scavenger hunt with a treasure at the end!  See the ship's cannons and imagine being at the helm of this magnificent vessel.  Join our captain and a crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas!

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What’s for Dinner? A Tale of Two Gardens Walking Tour at Hagley Museum

Hagley Museum and Library

Oct
07
Sat
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Museum Exhibitions

Dig into two very different gardens – one fed the du Pont family and the other DuPont Company workers in the nineteenth century. This tour explores the socioeconomic factors influencing the architecture, produce, and the philosophies of each garden. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Admission: Adults $14, Seniors and students $10, Children 6-14 $5, children 5 and under and members free.

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Christina River Cruise 1.5 Hour Sail

Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard

Oct
07
Sat
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Animals & Nature, Classes, Lectures & Workshops, History

Step aboard the Kalmar for a 1.5 hour sail along the Christina River! Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel...

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