August 7th – 21st: Dover Comic Con, Try Science and Milkshake – Kids Rock Band

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

080615delartSunday Studio: Wilmington in Watercolors, August 9th

Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required. This series is sponsored by AT&T. Ages 6+ and adults. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.

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080615delchildenTry Science: Be an Ecologist, August 8th & 9th

If plants, animals, and the outdoors is your thing, join us for a fun exploration of ecology at the DCM. Junior ecologists can identify some common herbs, shrubs, and flowers, and make a plant impression in clay to take home. We’ll also learn how different animals get water in some surprising ways, plant different seeds, and make a wind chime out of common household materials. Delaware Children’s Museum, Wilmington



Kent County

080615comiconComic Con, August 8th

Join us for the 2nd annual Comic Con. Artist, authors, vendors, special guests and more. Dover Public Library.




Sussex County

080615milkshakeMilkshake – Kids Rock Band, August 8th

Milkshake is a band on a mission: to create great rock music for kids. Led by singer Lisa Mathews and guitarist Mikel Gehl, whose songs for grown-ups have been featured in movies and prime-time television, and whose indie rock group Love Riot garnered critical praise during its 10-year run, Milkshake has won over children without compromising song craft, stagecraft or their authentic rock & roll spirit. The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville.


080615boxtrollRBFS Outdoor screening series: The Boxtrolls, August 13th

Oscar® nominee for Best Animated film. A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow. Lewes Canalfront Park.





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