December 5th – 12th: Candlelight Holiday Concert, The Nutcracker and RAL’s Holiday open house

 Wilmington Children's Chorus (courtesy/Friends of The Wilmington Children's Chorus facebook page)

Wilmington Children's Chorus (courtesy/Friends of The Wilmington Children's Chorus facebook page)

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

120314brassMaster Players Holiday Pops: Canadian Brass, December 6th

A Master Players tradition that brings the holiday spirit to the community, the holiday pops concert will feature the legendary Canadian Brass as they travel from Canada to Newark. As a special holiday treat co-presented by the UD Institute for Global Studies, the evening will feature virtuoso brass and holiday music arranged for the prestigious ensemble. Join the world-renowned ensemble at a CD-signing following the concert. Mitchell Hall (University of Delaware).

 

120414chorusWilmington Children’s Chorus’s Annual Candlelight Holiday Concert, December 12th & 13th

There’s no better way to get in the holiday season! The ensembles of the WCC celebrate the holidays in the stellar setting of First and Central Presbyterian Church (1101 N Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801) . This year, WCC performs holiday favorites from stage and screen, and the audience joins in singing traditional carols. Join us an hour before and afterwards for some treats and our annual “Candlelight Shop” where you can find some unique gifts. Advance ticket purchase is recommended.

     

 Kent County

120414lifeIt’s a Wonderful Life, December 5th – 7th

One of today’s most beloved Christmas stories, It’s a Wonderful Life celebrates the faith of the season and the virtues of hard work, fair play and the love and support of family. Based on the the classic 1946, Academy Award nominated Frank Capra film starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, this adaptation by Doug Rand truly is warm and wholesome holiday entertainment for the entire family. Riverfront Theater.

 

120414nutcrackerBallet Theatre of Dover presents: The Nutcracker, December 6th & 7th

The Ballet Theatre of Dover brings this beloved tale for all ages to the Schwartz Center for the Arts. The story tells of how a young girl risks her life to save an ugly Nutcracker doll and breaks an age-old spell that transforms him into a handsome prince who takes her on a magnificent journey to the Kingdom of Sweets. The story unfolds into a whirlwind of dances to Tschaikovsky’s immortal music…from battling rats, swirling snowflakes, dancing Candy Canes, a magical Gingerbread house, and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy! A holiday tradition at the Schwartz Center for the Arts!

   

Sussex County

120414ralRehoboth Art League’s 2014 Holiday open house, December 6

The Rehoboth Art League invites friends, family, members, neighbors and all to the 5th Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. The Art League campus will be decorated for the season and the gallery will offer a great selection of unique holiday gift items.

 

 

120414artGreater Millsboro Art League Open House, December 10th

The Greater Millsboro Art League is hosting an Open House to coincide with the Millsboro Christmas Parade. Stop in to admire artwork on sale for the holidays, warm up, and enjoy hot chocolate and treats! From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

 

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