Feb 12th – 19th: Victorine’s Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Paint Party and February pARTy

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

020916hagleyVictorine’s Valentine’s Day, February 13th

Celebrate with your loved ones at Hagley! Victorine’s Valentine’s Day is a sweet family event with something for everyone. This event celebrates the life and legacy of Victorine du Pont Bauduy. Victorine was the eldest daughter of E. I. du Pont, who built the mills on the Brandywine. She fell in love with Ferdinand Bauduy, the son of E. I.’s business partner. E. I. opposed the marriage, believing the couple was too young to be married. Ferdinand moved to France for two years, during which time Victorine pined for him. After two years, E. I. relented, and the young couple joyfully married in 1813.

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020916bruceBruce in the USA – The World’s #1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, February 18th

A high energy musical experience, Bruce In The USA is a note perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E. Street Band concert. Matt Ryan, from the world famous ‘Legends In Concert’ cast, played the Springsteen character for eight years in their full scale Las Vegas show. His amazing portrayal of The Boss (not to mention jaw dropping resemblance) is as close as you can get to see the real thing so expect nonstop greatest hits, such as “Born To Run,” “Dancing In The Dark,” “Hungry Heart,” “Cover Me,” “Streets of Philadelphia” and “The Rising.” World Cafe Live at the Queen, Wilmington.


 Kent County

020916biggsValentine’s Paint Party, February 13th

Looking for a unique Valentine’s Day experience? Or maybe you and your friends would like to forget this holiday? Join the Biggs Museum for a Paint Party featuring the talents of the Uncorked Canvas team. The price of admission includes all materials and arts instruction to create your own unified set of canvas painting as well as delicious heavy-appetizers. Cash bar. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.

020916bardRichard III – 11th Annual Valentine’s Day Shakespeare Reading, February 14th

Audiences are invited to join us in this reading of one of the last plays written by Shakespeare. Participate by taking a part, or hear the magic unfold. Please call 302-698-6440 to register. Kent County Public Library, Dover.


 Sussex County

020916miltonFebruary pARTy – Acrylics Painting with Bill Patterson and Frosty, February 17th

MAG’s February pARTy is a fun acrylics painting class taught by art instructor Bill Patterson. Frosty himself will be our model. It’s introductory level but accomplishied artists enjoy painting along with the class. Participants go home with a finished creation. The fee is only $35 and includes all of the materials. All of the fee goes to supporting the non-profit Milton Arts Guild. Everyone is welcome to bring a snack and beverage. We have cookies to share. Milton Arts Guild Gallery, at Studios on Walnut, Milton


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