June 24th – July 1st: Ice Cream Festival, African American Festival ‘Positively Dover’ and The Wizard of Oz

 (Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Facebook photo)

(Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Facebook photo)

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 County062216icecreamNew Castle County Ice Cream Festival, June 25th & 26th

Experience family fun for children of all ages at the New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park. Featuring vendors, live music, local restaurants, crafters and local creameries serving the region’s best ice creams, you won’t want to miss this! Rockwood Mansion Park, Wilmington.

062216jazzBoysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency Graduates’ Concert, June 26th

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, graduates from the Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency will hold their final show-stopping concert at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware. 14 students, two tireless weeks of dedication, 150 teaching hours, and a plethora of unmitigated young talent will come to perform one big event that paves the way for each of the graduates’ futures. World Cafe Live at the Queen, Wilmington


Kent County

062216doverfestivalThe African American Festival ‘Positively Dover’, June 25th

The “Positively Dover” Festival is an African American festival; Since the founding of the Festival in 1991, it has become a signature event for the City of Dover and the State of Delaware. It is held annually on the fourth Saturday in June, on the Legislative Mall.


062216libraryPower & Energy – Science in Motion!, June 28th

Visit the library for some hands-on fun! Stations will be set up around the library and will end with an interactive presentation by Sciencetellers! K-5th Grade. Kent County Public Library, Dover.


Sussex County

062216drumsMystic Drumz: The Legend of Marshmallow Island, June 25th

Mystic Drumz is an international leading provider of World Music education, specializing in bringing interactive percussion experiences to your door. The unique rhythm and sound programs excite, enlighten, and engage audiences of all ages. Hands-on interactive sessions and performances showcase eclectic percussion instruments sourced from around the globe. Mystic Drumz links geography to sounds, rhythms to science and laughter to learning. Martin Coffey aka Styx Latte comes from Electric Latte Land and grew up playing rock ’n’ roll for the natives. The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville.


062216ozRehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre presents: ‘The Wizard of Oz’, June 28

The all-time favorite family play returns to the RSCT schedule. In this two actor production the girl plays Dorothy and the guy plays everyone else. All the familiar characters take the stage: the brainless scarecrow, the cowardly lion, the tinman, witches good & wicked and, of course, the wizard. It’s a tour de force performance sure to amaze and delight! Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth Beach.


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