July 23rd – 31st: The Delaware State Fair, Wild West Robbery and Indigo Girls

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

072215trainWilmington & Western Railroad: Wild West Robbery, July 26th

Guard your valuables, wives and children! Black Bart and his gang seize the train, but can they outsmart the sheriff and steal the railroad’s payroll? It may come down to an old-fashioned shoot-out to decide who keeps it. This is a 2-hour round-trip to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, which includes a half-hour layover at the Picnic Grove. This event is powered by one of our antique steam locomotives.

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072215artGlory of Stories, July 31

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.



Kent County

072215fairThe Delaware State Fair, July 23rd – August 1st

The Delaware State Fair offers a vast variety of things to see, do, and even taste! The annual fair also highlights the heritage of the community, its ties to agriculture, industry, and businesses that are the backbone of Southern Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Fair’s central Delaware location provides a gathering place for nearby communities to showcase their best resources – their youth, agriculture and a sense of community in addition to their products and skills. Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington.


072215breurJim Breuer, July 31st

 With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time,” Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions, and family-friendly stand-up. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.


Sussex County

072215indigoIndigo Girls, July 29th

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are Indigo Girls. Rolling Stone describes them as the “ideal duet partners. Their voices soar and swoop as one, alternately raucous and soothing. When they sing together, they radiate a sense of shared purpose that adds muscle to their lanky, deeply felt folk-tinged pop songs.” Together they write, arrange, record and perform music which over the course of twenty five years has become a vital part of the lives of their legion of devoted fans around the world, informing and rewarding them day to day. The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville.


072215bighero6The Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents: Big Hero 6, July 30th

Animated, action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, companion robot, who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. When a turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to Baymax and his diverse group of friends— who transform into a band of unlikely heroes. Lewes Canalfront Park.



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