April 8th – 15th: DFVA Spring Art Show, The Music Man, Jr and glass workshop

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

040716serafinThe Serafin String Quartet, April 9th

Hailed by The Strad Magazine (2010) for “playing with style and sophistication” and the American Record Guide (2011) for “combining true rhythmic precision, beautiful intonation, and beautiful articulation with an excellent sense of balance and deeply satisfying musical phrasing,” Serafin String Quartet has been applauded by audiences around the nation, including sell-out crowds at repeat performances in New York City’s Weill Recital Hall and recent performances at St. John’s, Smith Square – London, Philadelphia’s Annenberg Center for the Arts and the Delaware Chamber Music Festival.  World Cafe Live at the Queen, Wilmington.


040716dfvaDelaware Foundation for the Visual Arts Spring Art Show, April 8th – 10th

An impressive group of over 60 professional artists from the Brandywine area will exhibit and sell original new works of art created for this event. This is an exceptional collection of original art, including paintings, sculpture, porcelain, ceramics, jewelry and limited edition reproductions. 30% of your purchases are tax deductible. Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington.

Kent County

040716wesleyThe Crooked Road, April 10th

Experience first-hand how music is woven into the rich tapestry of tradition in Southwest Virginia. The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail celebrates the traditional music of the region, including string bands, blues, ballads, and bluegrass. Wesley College invites you to join us for a performance by the Crooked Road performers, The Whitetop Mountain Band and Sandy Shortridge. A workshop on traditional forms of folk dance will follow the performance. Wesley College, Wesley Chapel, Dover.


040716musicmanYoung Actors Guild presents Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man, Jr”. April 15th & 16th

The Young Actors Guild presents Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man, Jr” at the Smyrna Opera House on Friday, April 15, 2016 and Saturday, April 16, 2016. The mission of The Young Actors Guild is to provide children with opportunities to participate in all areas of the theater arts. Based on Meredith Wilson’s six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy, The Music Man JR. features some of musical theatre’s most iconic songs and a story filled with wit, warmth, and good old-fashioned romance. The Music Man JR. is family entertainment at its best – a bold, brassy show that will have the whole town atwitter! Smyrna Opera House.

Sussex County

040716glassCreating Fused Glass Cabochons, April 11th

Amy Marcoux teaches this class that delves into the art of warm glass. Using two different techniques, participants will be able to create the base for beautiful jewelry. The cost is $35 for members and $50 for non-members. Supplies are donated by D & D Stained Glass. The class will take place at the newly redone Millsboro Art League gallery located at 203 Main Street in downtown Millsboro. No experience necessary. The Greater Millsboro Art League.

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