April 17th – 24th: Heart by Heart, DCM’s 5th Birthday and The Little Mermaid, Jr

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

041615webCharlotte’s Web, April 17th – 19th

The Everett Theatre’s production of Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman — she will create a “miracle.” Spinning the words “Some Pig” in her web, Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig, but ensures his place on the farm forever. The Everett Theatre.

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040815dcmThe DCM’s 5th Birthday!, April 24th

Put on your party hat, break out the noisemakers, and get ready to sing “Happy Birthday” at the top of your lungs! The Delaware Children’s Museum is turning five and is throwing a big birthday bash you won’t soon forget. All throughout the day, there will be GIANT-sized birthday games that the whole family can enjoy together. In addition to the giant games, they’ll have plenty of fun birthday crafts, treats, dance parties, performances, and more scheduled throughout the day and night. Delaware Children’s Museum.

Kent County

041615heartHeart by Heart, April 17th

Heart By Heart was formed by original founding member of HEART Steve Fossen quickly after he began performing with vocalist Somar Macek as a duo at parties and at small venues. Macek would sing HEART songs, tunes that Fossen had not let himself visit musically in years, and immediately felt transported back in time to a familiar place that he had forgotten and had missed so dearly. Fossen relearned his bass parts and the duo began performing the songs publicly. Harrington Raceway & Casino.


041615schwartzDelaware Choral Society presents: Carmina Burana, April 19th

For the first time in Dover, Carl Orff’s cantata, Carmina Burana, under the direction of Dr. James Wilson. Composed in 1936, Orff’s vibrant work has become a standard in the classical music repertoire and breathes energetic life into the medieval goliardic poetry upon which it is based. Our concert also features the premiere of an original composition by the winner of the 2015 ACDA collegiate choral composers competition. Schwartz Center for the Arts.


Sussex County

041615mermaidThe Little Mermaid, Jr, April 17th – 19th

Journey “Under the Sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends to a magical kingdom. The beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home—and her fins—behind and live in the world above. But first, she’ll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.Presented by our “Spotlight on Young Performers.” Clear Space Theatre.


041615shortsRehoboth Beach Film Society presents: ‘Oscar Animated Shorts’, April 24th

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents this year’s Academy Award® nominees for Best Animated Short Film. Don’t miss this rare viewing opportunity to enjoy one of the most entertaining categories at the Academy Awards – Best Animated Short Film. See how talented artists using hand-drawn and computer animation are creating some fascinating narratives that run the gamut from childhood to elder care. Movies at Midway.


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