November 6th – 13th: 18th Century Market Fair, Violin Splendor and 26th Annual Holiday Fair & Fine Craft Show

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

110415govatosAlumni Concert: Violin Splendor, November 8th

Philadelphia Orchestra violinist Barbara Govatos, a Music School alum, returns to the Music School stage with long-time duo partner, Marcantonio Barone. Beethoven Sonata in A Major, Op. 12, No. 2, Schubert Fantasy in C Major, Brahms Sonata No. 3 in d minor. The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington.


110415cubaGarden Crafts Uncorked!: Build a Gourd Bird House, November 13th

This class is part of Garden Crafts Uncorked! Enjoy a night out with friends at Mt. Cuba Center! Unwind as you sip wine and create garden art to take home. Bring your buddies and favorite wine to enjoy, Mt. Cuba Center provides the rest! Get ready for spring with a birdhouse crafted from organically grown gourds. These unique homes invite a variety of species to nest in your yard, bluebirds, chickadees, wrens, purple martins, and even small owls. Mt. Cuba Center Inc., Hockessin.


Kent County

110415marketFirst State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair, November 7th

A great community event with fun for all ages. Woodworkers, weavers, horners, blacksmiths, brewers, charlatons, shepherds, soldiers, seamstresses, soapmakers and more will display their skills and their wares on the Dover Green. The Green, Dover.


110415weightThe Weight: Playing songs of ‘The Band’, November 7th

A passing wish of Levon Helm was for the music and spirit of “The Band” to live on. To that end, members of “The Band”, guitarist, singer-songwriter Jim Weider and dual drummer, singer-songwriter Randy Ciarlante, have formed “The Weight”. Remaining authentic in its sound and legitimate in its heritage, the brotherhood based line-up includes Marty Grebb, who wrote and recorded with “The Band” plus Byron Isaacs and Brian Mitchell, both members of Levon’s “Ramble Band”. Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover.


Sussex County

110415craftsThe Rehoboth Art League’s 26th Annual Holiday Fair & Fine Craft Show

Patrons can stroll the Historic Homestead, Chambers Studio, Paynter Studio and the Corkran galleries to select the perfect gifts for family, friends and themselves. The 2015 Holiday Fair will feature over 30 artisans exhibiting and selling their work, including jewelry, glassworks, pottery, clay sculpture, painting, woodworking, mixed media, and decorative and wearable fiber creations. Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach.

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