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
This semi-original work returns to Bootless in preparation for the new Star Wars movie, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. A musical parody of Episode IV: A New Hope, Bootless’ take on A New Hope includes a witty script by local playwright, Jeremy Gable, and music by Timothy Edward Smith & Hunter Nolen, with a fully robotic R2D2 unit (constructed courtesy of MOE 365 FIRST Robotics Team), the very shiny C3P0, our very own 7 foot tall Chewbacca, and those rag-tagged Rebels, Luke, Leia, Han and Obi-Wan Kenobi, in their fair share of laser gun and lightsaber fights. Bootless Stageworks, Wilmington.
Refreshments at 5 p.m., followed by a 5:30 p.m. talk by Curator Sharon Fitzgerald on her research on UD’s mineralogical collection. University of Delaware, Mineralogical Museum, Newark.
Get your glow sticks, pacifiers, bubble wands and Halloween costumes on! It’s time for our first ever Halloween Baby Rave. A Nature Jams Baby Rave is an interactive party environment for the whole family! The doors open at 4pm to a video DJ set of remixed children’s classics that will wow your tots into hilarious hip-shaking, head-bobbing baby-dancing! At 4:30, Nature Jams will perform a set of interactive music that teaches kids about about nutrition, kindness and environmentalism. Smyrna Opera House.
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. Dover Public Library.
This 1960 science fiction film takes place in Victorian England and stars Rod Taylor as George, a young scientist who invents a time machine that allows him to travel to the distant future. Hoping to alter events of the past, he ends up in 802,701 AD where he discovers a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by humanoid Eloi and the monstrous Morlocks who feed on them. Based on the 1895 short story of the same name by H. G. Wells. Metropolitan Community Church, Rehoboth Beach.
Artist Alan B. Tuttle will discuss his odyssey of collecting and creating masterworks and curiosities from around the world; A plethora of unique, intriguing and visually stimulating objects and paintings. The cost per person is $50. Hosts are donating their time, food, beverages and speakers’ time. Rehoboth Art League.