September 19th – 26th: Pirates Ahoy, The Dragon and the Chef and Well-Strung

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

091714piratePirates Ahoy, September 19th

Join us in a worldwide event on the annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Gather round as we read “Pirate Pete’s Talk Like A Pirate,” forge your own pirate’s hook, discover the secret code of pirate-speak, don an eye patch, dig for buried booty, and put your new swashbucklin’ skills to the test as you embark on a treasure hunt throughout the Museum! Delaware Children’s Museum.

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091714mtcubaMt. Cuba: Art-In, September 26th

Take the time for a day of art in the garden. Let your creativity bloom while you draw, paint, or photograph Mt. Cuba Center’s naturalistic gardens. Meet other participating artists and enjoy a lovely day of art. Although this is a free event to participating artists, registration is required. Call Mt. Cuba Center at 302.239.4244, register online by clicking the time below, or register when you arrive. Since parking is limited, early registration is strongly encouraged. Mt. Cuba Center Inc.


 Kent County

091714biggsAward Winners XIV, September 20th

For fourteen years, the Biggs Museum has partnered with the Delaware Division of the Arts (DDOA) to showcase the artistic talents of Delaware in an annual exhibition. The exhibition features the talent of the current Individual Artist Fellows of the DDOA. Delaware artists: painters, photographers, sculptors, writers, musicians and craft artisans, have the honor of winning the DDOA’s annual distinguished fellowship prizes. Biggs Museum of American Art.


091714kentThe Dragon and the Chef, September 24th

Join Rick Waterhouse for a mini-musical staring a six-foot dragon puppet and the King’s chef. Learn how Edgaar the dragon goes from being a peaceful neighbor to a fire-breathing menace to the people of the kingdom. Audience participation is a must as the chef looks for help making pizza, dodging fireballs, and making a potion to rid the kingdom of the dragon’s wrath. Space is limited, please call 302-698-6440 to register. Kent County Public Library.


Sussex County

091714movieLife Itself, September 25th

Directed by Steve James and produced by Martin Scorsese and Steven Zailian, Life Itself recounts the inspiring and entertaining story of film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, the movie tells of Ebert’s journey—from school newspaper reporter, to movie critic, to Pulitzer Prize winner, to television household name, to the miracle of finding love at 50, and finally his “third act” as a major voice on the internet when he could no longer physically speak. The Den at Bear Trap Dunes


091714stringWell-Strung, A Singing String Quartet, September 26th

Back by overwhelming demand, the all-male string quartet with the memorable name “Well-Strung” is coming to the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center Friday, September 26, at 9 p.m. The musicians, who are accomplished classical artists with a sense of flair (and humor), performed for sold-out crowds last year and are returning with an all-new show: “POPssical.” The concert is being hosted by CAMP Rehoboth, an organization that provides services to the LGBT community and promotes a culture of inclusion in Rehoboth Beach. Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.




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