May 15th – 22nd: A Tribute to Ray Charles!, Eat, Drink & Be Artsy and Little Women

 Forever Ray (courtesy: facebook.com/ForeverRay)

Forever Ray (courtesy: facebook.com/ForeverRay)

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

051415naaEat, Drink & Be Artsy 2015, May 15th

Celebrate the sunshine with a party at the Newark Arts Alliance, with locally made food and craft beer! Newark’s own Wood Fired Pizza is providing the eats, but instead of pizza, they are delivering an exciting menu of vegan chickpea and spinach stew, lobster mac & cheese, vegan antipasto pasta salad, and more! We will also have a bar with craft beer from Delaware’s Dogfish Head Brewery, along with wine and soft drinks. All you can eat and drink for one low admission price! Newark Arts Alliance.

 

051415choralDelaware Women’s Chorus: Hands Across the Water, May 17th

The Delaware Women’s Chorus is delighted to be invited back for the fourth year as part of New Castle Presbyterian Church’s arts series. The program will feature folk music from North America and the British Isles. New Castle Presbyterian Church.

 

 

Kent County

051415charlesShadow’s of the 60’s A Tribute to Ray Charles!, May 16th

Forever Ray has appeared before sell-out audiences nationwide, performing the exciting and uplifting music of Ray Charles with a style and class reminiscent of the legend himself. They have performed to rave reviews at the mecca of jazz and blues, New York’s, Ashford & Simpson’s “Sugar Bar”, BB King’s Blues Club and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover.

 

051415lanternLantern Tour of the Methodist Cemetery, May 22nd

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past. Tours are $5 per person. Tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled.

 

 

 

Sussex County

051415womenLittle Women: The Musical, May 15th – 17th

This timeless and captivating story is brought to life in a glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March and their experience growing up in Civil War America. Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach.

 

051415filmRehoboth Beach Film Society presents: 1971, May 22nd

Decades before WikiLeaks and Eric Snowden, there was the grassroots group known as The Citizens Commission To Investigate The FBI. For the first time, members of that commission have come forward and 1971 is their story. Told with the aid of artifacts, interviews, and documents from the break-in, the film opens in the heart of the Philadelphia antiwar movement. Movies at Midway, Lewes.

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