June 27th – July 4th: The Drowsy Chaperone, Pee Wee Pirates and Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers

Hey Delaware, are you looking for something to do this weekend? We have some recommendations on what’s happening around the First State.

New Castle County

062614drowsyThe Drowsy Chaperone, June 27th – 29th

The Drowsy Chaperone pays tribute to the Jazz-age shows of the 1920’s and the power those shows held to transport us into a dazzling fantasy and to lift our spirits in times of sadness. A rare combination of unprecedented originality and blinding talent. If you love big musicals with memorable songs, great comedy, and dazzling dance numbers, then this show is for you! Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School.

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062614fireworks4th of July Fireworks

Fireworks will be held on Friday, July 4th at the University of Delaware Athletic Complex. Vendors and entertainment will begin at 6pm. Please call (302) 366-7060 for more information. This program is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.


 Kent County

062614pirateArts in the Park: Pee Wee Pirates, July 2nd

Ahoy there, maties! Set sail with Captain Jean, the Pirate Queen, on a rollicking ’round the world adventure in sailing! In this fast-moving show, kids volunteer for duty hoisting the rigging, swabbing the deck, and looking for land while learning details of foreign cultures the world over. “Pee Wee Pirates” with award-winning actress and re-enactor Mary Ann Jung. Brecknock County Park.




Smooth Sound Dance Band to perform for July 4th Celebration

The Smooth Sound Dance Band, an ensemble of the Milford Community Band, will provide and evening of entertaining dance music from the 30’s and 40’s. Legislative Mall, Dover.



Sussex County

062614delmarva5th Annual Delmarva on View: Lewes Library Benefit Photography Contest & Exhibit, June 28th

The exhibit and benefit sale will open Saturday, June 28, 5:00 p.m., at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, Delaware, and continue through August 16. Lewes Public Library.


062614baysideBruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, July 2nd

Twenty five years after winning a Best New Artist Grammy and launching one of contemporary music’s most diverse and collaborative careers, Bruce Hornsby is still, blissfully, making joyful noise—and finding clever, expansive ways to chronicle the dynamic musical snapshots along the journey. The Freeman Stage at Bayside.















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