April 3rd – 10th: Easter Bunny Express, Painting the American Farm and Easter Bunny Tea

 Wilmington & Western Railroad (Brian Drouin/ NewsWorks)

Wilmington & Western Railroad (Brian Drouin/ NewsWorks)

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

040315easterbunnyEaster Bunny Express, April 4th

The Easter Bunny hops aboard the train for a 1½-hour round-trip ride to Ashland, and all kids will get a special treat. Bring your camera and have the Easter Bunny pose for a picture with your child. This event is powered by an antique steam locomotives. Wilmington & Western Railroad.

 

 

040315davidDavid Sedaris, April 9th

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s most preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. Sedaris has been nominated for three Grammy Awards for Best Spoken Word and nominated for Best Comedy Album. The Grand Opera House.

 

Kent County

040315archiveHow Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories?, April 4th

Looking for a way to preserve your photos and videos for future generations to see? Sarah Denison of the Delaware Public Archives will present this program to show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents, and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge needed to care for and preserve those irreplaceable memories. Delaware Public Archives.

020515biggsMini-Masters: Painting the American Farm, April 8th

American farms have been popular topics for artists to portray during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. During pioneer days from the late 1700s to the late 1800s, Americans were settling the West and conquering nature. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, different views of farming were expressed by artists. Some looked back to a happier time on the farm, to an idealized rural way of life. Participants will create their own painting of an American farm. Biggs Museum of American Art.

 

 

Sussex County

040315teaEaster Bunny Tea Milton, April 4th

Join the Easter Bunny and friends for an Easter Tea that is great for all ages. This interactive tea party includes light refreshments and heavy fun served table side. Characters sing, dance and tell stories all while engaging the entire audience. A meet and greet will allow participants to snap a photo next to their favorite characters. Hot and cold tea or water, goldfish, cookies, cheese balls and more will be on the menu. Premier Centre for the Arts.

 

040315filmThe Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents: Ocean Frontiers II, April 9th

Join us for the Delaware premiere of Ocean Frontiers II, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A. Set in a region steeped in old maritime tradition, the film tells the story of a modern wave of big ships, energy industries and a changing climate, and how people are coming together to plan for a healthy ocean off their coast. Movies at Midway.

 

 

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