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July 17 - 24, 2019 Events

Hamilton and Burr: Who Wrote Their Stories?

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
24
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and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical.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 141 more times through Jan 5

Unity by Design: Midcentury Modernism at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
24
Wed
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Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Now through July 28, 2019

Winterthur has a secret. Scattered throughout the various offices, storage rooms, and libraries of our extensive campus is a midcentury modern furniture collection. Represented in this group of furnishings is an incredible spectrum of Knoll and Herman Miller objects purchased as early as 1957. Unity by Design explores the perceived juxtaposition of midcentury modernism at an institution rooted in traditional Americana. This lived collection of approximately 150 objects provides an exciting opportunity to both evaluate how American design operates in a cross-generational context and explore how midcentury modernism was and is experienced.

Visitors will be wrapped up in a midcentury modern interior as they explore the evolution of this distinctly American design movement. They will have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the construction of midcentury modern furniture to better understand how industrialization and technical innovation influenced the design of these objects. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Winterthur’s first gallery exhibit on midcentury modern furniture! Exhibit is in the Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery. Included with admission. Members free.

 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Winterthur

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 5 more times through Jul 28

Downtown Farmer's Market

Rodney Square

Jul
24
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 15 more times through Oct 30

Wednesdays at The Whist

University & Whist Club

Jul
24
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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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Aug 28

Get Important Advice from an Expert

Wilmington Public Library

Jul
24
Wed
Classes, Lectures & Workshops

Every business owner needs trusted advisors to act as a sounding board and to help with decision making. One of your advisors should be an accountant with experience related to business ownership at every stage from startup through growth to selling for retirement. Learn why your relationship with your accountant should be more than an annual visit for the completion of your tax returns

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Lunchtime Concert Series

Bellevue State Park

Jul
24
Wed
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Rock

Lunchtime Concert Series at Bellevue State Park!   Bring your lunch and join us on the patio behind the Bellevue Arts Center or on the grass while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Sep 4

Bike & Hike & Brews

Hagley Museum and Library

Jul
24
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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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through Aug 28

N.C. Wyeth: Painter and Illustrator

Somerville Manning Gallery

Jul
24
Wed
Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

N.C. Wyeth: Painter and Illustrator

Works from 1903-1940

Opening Reception June 14th, 5:30-7:30 pm

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 24 more times through Aug 24

Music Along the Bank

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Jul
24
Wed
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Americana & Folk, Garden

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. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Or, come to each of our monthly summer events and save. Package price for the entire series of three: $25 per Member. $45 per nonmember. Children 16 and under are free. Purchase single event tickets online. Purchase tickets for the series by calling 800.448.3883.  Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.  Please check website for updates.

July 24, 5:30–8:00 pm
Marc Silver and The Stonethrowers
 
Photo by Russ Hickman

 

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Live! IN the Parks Summer Concert Series

Various Locations IN Wilmington

Jul
24
Wed
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Americana & Folk, Blues, Country, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Rock

Tunes, doggos, lawn chairs and...free? Mondays and Wednesdays are about to be your favorite nights out. Catch Jea Street Jr., Betty & The Bullet, Spokey Speaky and more at Rockford Tower on Mondays and Darnell Miller, Kitty Mayo & Venom Blues, Fantastic Noise and more at the Sugar Bowl Pavilion on Wednesdays. Family and pet friendly, with styles ranging from indie to classic rock to country pop to soul to neo-roots.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 7 more times through Aug 14

Oddball Bingo

Oddity Bar

Jul
24
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 398 more times through Mar 3
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