September 5th – 12th: H2 Oh!, “Gypsy” and Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament

From concerts and movies to special events for the whole family, there is always something to see and do in Delaware.  Here are some of our picks.   

New Castle County

090314waterWalking Tour: H2 Oh!, September 6th

Discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine. Experience how the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine making black powder for more than 120 years. The tour includes a stop at Hagley’s ongoing turbine restoration project. The tour is adult- and kid-friendly. Hagley Museum and Library.

 

090314cspCSPectacular: A Night of One Acts and 80th Season Preview, September 12th & 13th

The story is set in 1938 at an insane asylum and concerns eight women who believe they are famous women from different historical periods: Joan of Arc, Amelia Earhart, Gertrude Stein, Susan B. Anthony, Queen Isabella of Spain, Constanze Mozart, actress Pearl White, and explorer Osa Johnson. They have come together to represent the women of the asylum in planning for an attack they believe is soon to come from the men’s ward. Chapel Street Playhouse.

  

 Kent County

090314gypsy“Gypsy”, September 5th – 7th

Gypsy is loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee the famous striptease artist, and focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name has become synonymous with “the ultimate show business mother.” It follows the dreams and efforts of Rose to raise two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life. Smyrna Opera House.

 

 

090314thronesGame of Thrones – Book Club, September 8th

Winter is coming… Loved the books? Dying to see the next season? Join us at the Dover Public Library for games, trivia, crafts and lively discussions about your favorite characters and to speculate about what happens next! Dover Public Library.

 

 

Sussex County

090314golfJoshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament, September 6th

Join us for most exclusive golf event on the shore, the Joshua M Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament! While on the course, various stations will be available for lunch and beverages as well as some of Josh’s favorite traditions—cigars, scotch tasting, and music. Don’t miss this fun filled day of celebrating the art of golf and the legacy of Josh Freeman. Foursome fee includes 4 tickets to Black & Tan Celebration. $3,000 per foursome. Bayside Resort Golf Club.

 

090314sherlockRead a Movie: The Woman in Green, September 10th

This film is an adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Adventure of the Empty House.” The Woman in Green is the 11th Sherlock Holmes film that Basil Rathbone (Holmes) and Nigel Bruce (Dr. Watson) made together. In this film we find Holmes and Watson trying to solve the case of the “Finger Murders.” When four women are found slain with their forefingers severed, Scotland Yard calls on the always clever Holmes for help. Rehoboth Beach Public Library.

 

 

 

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