May 27th – June3rd: Cars of the 1950s, Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash and Delaware by Hand Members’ Day Outdoor 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

052516carsCars of the 1950s: Winterthur Museum Opens to the Motoring Public, May 28th

From 1916 to 1969, hundreds of guests came to Winterthur for glittering social occasions hosted by Henry Francis and Ruth Wales du Pont. During the heyday of Winterthur as a du Pont family home, guests arrived in a wide variety of automobiles that reflected the latest in design and fashion. To honor this tradition, Winterthur will have on view grand vehicles from the 1910s through the 1950s each Saturday in May 2016 for you to enjoy! Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

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052516harpsicordeHarpsichord Heaven 2016, May 27th – 29th

The Complete Harpsichord Concertos of J. S. Bach. featuring performances by Luc Beauséjour • Joyce Chen • Karen Flint • Arthur Haas Janine Johnson • Davitt Moroney • Leon Schelhase with the Brandywine Baroque Orchestra Martin Davids, concertmaster. Tickets: Weekend Subscription: $180.00, Patron Subscription: $250.00. The Barn at Flintwoods, Wilmington. 

Kent County

052016piratesBowers Beach Buccaneer Bash, May 27th – 29th

Our 4th Annual Pirate Fest! Memorial Day Weekend A “Pub Crawl” – Bowers style – will be held Friday evening, followed by two days of pirate fun for the whole family! If you need an excuse to dress like a pirate, this is it! Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, Frederica.


052516movieForeign Film Series: ‘Like Someone in Love’, June 1st

The first Wednesday of each month a foreign film (with subtitles) is shown. Like Someone in Love (2012) In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days. Japanese with English subtitles. Dover Public Library.

Sussex County

052516dbhDelaware by Hand Members’ Day Outdoor Show, May 28th

Join us for the Annual Delaware by Hand Members’ Day Outdoor Show at Zwaanendael Park in Lewes, DE. Nearly 50 Delaware By Hand artists will display furniture, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, photography, fiber, sculpture, baskets, prints, jewelry and paintings for sale. Admission to the Delaware By Hand Spring Members’ day show is FREE. Zwaanendael Park, Lewes.

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