April 22nd – 29th: 13th Annual Bug & Bud Festival, Newark Food Truck Party and Moon Over the Brewery

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

042216zooThe Brandywine Zoo’s Earth Day celebration

What can you do to help save species? Learn about what you can do to make every day Earth Day during this special event. Free with Zoo Admission. Brandywine Park, Wilmington.

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042216naaNewark Food Truck Party, April 29th

The Newark Arts Alliance is throwing a food truck party and everyone is invited! We are hosting several Newark-area trucks, including: Outlandish, I Don’t Give a Fork, Woodside Creamery, First State Catering, Sweet Josephine’s, Passionista, Rolling Raven, and Doggie Style. Beer and wine will be for sale inside the NAA, with beverage proceeds going to support our organization. Outside, there will be an art project for all ages, face-painting by Dori Fostok of Party Business, art by local artists for sale, and art-making demonstrations. Come join us for the first big food truck party of the year to help welcome summer!

Kent County

042216bachCapital Ringers present: Bach to Rock!, April 23rd – May 7th

Featuring music from Bach and Mozart to contemporary artists, the Capital Ringers 2016 Spring Concert Tour “Bach to Rock!” will showcase musical masterpieces performed on handchimes and the largest set of handbells on the Delmarva Peninsula!


042216bugbudMilford Delaware presents: 13th Annual Bug & Bud Festival, April 23rd

Downtown Milford Inc. and the City of Milford Parks and Recreation Department invite you to join the fun at the 13th Annual Bug & Bud Festival.  The Bug & Bud Festival serves as a celebration of Arbor Day, the City of Milford’s designation as a Tree City U.S.A. and Milford’s role in the ladybug’s designation as the State Bug of Delaware. Festival highlights are the traditional Ladybug and Tree, costumed parade for both kids and pets, diverse local entertainment throughout the day, 100 plus arts & crafts vendors, a fabulous Kid’s Korner, a children’s art show and “green-themed” nature related hands-on activities including seedling tree giveaways, and flower plantings. Popular attractions include “ladybug decorated” paddle boat rides, multiple children’s games, a Chalk Art contest and more. 


Sussex County

042216moonMoon Over the Brewery, April 22nd – 24th

Miriam Lipsky, unmarried and living with her thirteen-year-old daughter, Amanda, works as a waitress to pay the bills, but it is her painting that really matters to her. Matters come to a head when Miriam brings home Warren Zimmerman, a rather unprepossessing, somewhat paunchy mailman who, at first, appears to be a perfect target for Amanda’s (and Randolph’s) caustic remarks and demeaning intelligence tests. Until, that is, he quietly but firmly beats Amanda at her own game. In fact it is the surprisingly resourceful Warren who is able, at last, to wean Amanda away from her dependence on Randolph and into reality—and who, in time, may also be the one able to fill the aching needs of both Amanda and her lonely mother. PPP Theatre, Georgetown.



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