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
The Wilmington & Western Railroad’s Hockessin Art Festival is a fund-raising effort to benefit the railroad, now entering our 50th year of tourist service. The all-volunteer Wilmington & Western operates steam- and diesel-powered trains year-round on 10-miles of track through the Red Clay Valley. Over 25 artists will be displaying and selling limited edition prints, original watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels, sculptures and carvings. 30% of all art sales go directly to the operation of the Wilmington & Western. Hockessin Memorial Hall.
One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of one of the greatest rock band of all time and its flamboyant lead singer Freddie Mercury. They have been hailed as the World’s Premiere Queen Tribute Band and have received rave reviews from over 500 Performing Arts Centers in the USA since 2008. The Grand Opera House.
Grab your hat and read about Dr. Seuss’ marvelous characters for the 17th annual Read Across America Day. Our Seussical celebration is led by Ms. Sheila, and involves creating something “Seuss-ish”! Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character for even more fun. Kent County Public Library.
In support of Youth Art Month, the Museum will host an exhibition of artwork created by Delaware art educators and their students. Schools from across the state have submitted a series of works in a variety of media. Biggs Museum of American Art.
This low-key crime story is a sympathetic tale of dashed dreams and personal sacrifice depicted against the beautiful imagery of Chad’s sub-Saharan landscape. Despite a paralyzed leg, impoverished photographer Grigris has hopes of becoming a professional dancer. Winner of a Vulcan Award for Technical Achievement at the Cannes Film Festival, Gary Kramer of “Philadelphia Metro,” says “Grigris” is engrossing . . . pure poetry in motion!” Movies at Midway.
Back by popular demand Magnolia Applebottom will be hosting this night of illusion and entertainment starting with Cher, Liza, Celine, Amy Winehouse, Selena, and many more. Milton Theatre.