February 19th – 26th: Chinese New Year Celebration, Calligraphy Style of The Saint John’s Bible and Little Shop of Horrors

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

021916chineseChinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Monkey, February 20th

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a gallery scavenger hunt, a lion and folk dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and additional special performances from the Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society. Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware to commemorate this holiday will be on view. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.

021916cinderellaFirst State Ballet Theatre presetns: Cinderella, February 20th & 21st

FSBT’s Cinderella presents the classic fairy tale with the ultimate happy ending. Goodness prevails, evil is thwarted, justice triumphs and joy reigns supreme. FSBT’s Principal Guest Choreographer Alex Buckner’s choreography interprets Prokofiev’s score and tells the story clearly, wittily, elegantly and amusingly.The Grand Opera House, Wilmington.

 

Kent County

021916biggsCalligraphy Style of The Saint John’s Bible, February 20th

Hands-on workshop with Wilmington elite Calligrapher and Illuminator, Riva Brown, to introduce students to the unique lettering style used in the body text of The Saint John’s Bible. In a 3-hour program students will learn how to use the pen and liquid Ink, make the basic strokes and combine them into letters and then words. Wear old clothes or full apron; ink will stain. Materials are included and yours to keep, open to all skill levels. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.

021916wandaWanda Sykes, February 26th

Wanda Sykes has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America. She will have you rolling on the floor laughing. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover.

 

Sussex County

021916sopLittle Shop of Horrors, February 19th – 21st

Sussex Tech High School Drama Club presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach.

 

 

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