June 26th – July 3rd: Ice Cream Festival, African American Festival and Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

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

062515icecreamIce Cream Festival, June 27th & 28th

Experience family fun for children of all ages at the New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park. Featuring vendors, live music, local restaurants, eco-crafters and local creameries serving the region’s best ice creams, you won’t want to miss this! Rockwood Park, Wilmington.

 

062515spamMonty Python’s Spamalot, June 26th – 28th

Featuring the Best-of-Best young performers in the region, Delaware All-State Theatre is proud to present Monty Python’s Spamalot… a musical comedy and a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend adapted from the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”. King Arthur, so dubbed when the Lady of the Lake gave him Excalibur, travels England in search of Knights for his round table. Delaware All-State Theatre, Wilmington.

 

Kent County

062515festivalAfrican American Festival ‘Positively Dover’, June 27th

The “Positively Dover” Festival is an African American festival; Since the founding of the Festival in 1991, it has become a signature event for the City of Dover and the State of Delaware. It is held annually on the fourth Saturday in June, on the Legislative Mall.

 

 

062515jawsWine, Cheese, & the Arts and Screening of “Jaws” at Second Street Players, June 27th

Join DAA at Second Street Players’ Riverfront Theater in Milford for a social program, “Wine, Cheese, & the Arts” before the screening of the cinematic summer classic, ‘Jaws’. The program will start with conversation and wine and cheese at 6 pm. At 7 pm, DAA’s Executive Director Guillermina Gonzalez will make some brief remarks on arts advocacy and being a member of DAA. At 7:05 pm, “Jaws” will begin. Don’t miss this fun summer get-together! Riverfront Theater, Milford.

 

Sussex County

062515glass2015 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival, June 27th & 28th

Last year, the Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival, attracted over 5,500 visitors. 2015 is the sixth year for this event, and it’s expected to be better than ever! It will feature more than seventy sea glass artists, joined by other coastal artists- including decoy carvers and waterfowl artists. Listen to festive live music on Saturday from 10:00am-2:00pm by steel drum player Jimmy G and Sunday 10:00am-2:00pm by musician Paul Zavinsky. Enjoy delicious food and cool treats all weekend.Lewes Historical Society.

 

062515jazzTrombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, July 3rd

New Orleans native Trombone Shorty began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz. He fronts Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop band. Together they have toured across the U.S., Europe, Australia, Russia, Japan and Brazil. The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville.

 

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