February 6th – 13th: Jack and the Beanstalk, An Evening with Charles Dickens and Saving Oysters

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

010515jackJack and the Beanstalk, February 7th & 8th

Fee! Fie! Foe! Fum! Or should we say, fun? Hero Jack climbs the enchanted beanstalk and tangles with a giant in this charming musical. But, of course, Jack prevails using cunning and smarts. Directed by Tom Marshall. Make sure to come dressed in your finest attire or favorite costume! Prior to the start of every show we will be hosting our Princess (and Prince) Parade. Delaware Children’s Theatre.


020515artArt is Social: Valentine’s Day, February 13th

Art is Social is back by popular demand! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your main squeeze or friends at the Delaware Art Museum! The evening includes a performance of live soulful pop-rock by Philadelphia singer/songwriter Jesse Ruben, a gallery scavenger hunt, and an interactive love letter wall. Plus, enjoy dessert and wine tastings by Sugar Tastes Better, Sweet Somethings Desserts, and Columbus Inn. Delaware Art Museum.


Kent County

020515biggsBiggs Kids: Enamored Elephants, February 7th

They say an elephant never forgets. Using a few paper hearts, participants will create an “unforgettable” card for Valentine’s Day. Free, Children Ages 5-10. Biggs Museum of American Art.




020515dickensAn Evening with Charles Dickens, February 11th

Discover the joys of Charles Dickens over the course of an evening with the celebrated Victorian novelist as posed by H. Joseph Plummer. Plummer’s one-man tribute to his favorite author is the culmination of more than 40 years of touring as Charles Dickens, including a 2001 off-Broadway run. Kent County Public Library.



Sussex County

020515oystersRehoboth Beach Film Society presents: Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves, February 13th

New York City was once the oyster capital of the world with more than 250 square miles of oyster beds in its harbor. But in the 1900s pollution and disease shut down the beds and their presence was almost entirely erased – until now. In her internationally acclaimed documentary, director Emily Driscoll chronicles how a New York City public school is helping run an oyster restoration project that is trying to bring oysters back to this once rich habitat. The Inn at Canal Square. 

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