September 9th – 16th: The Brandywine Festival of the Arts, Open Mic and Art Cafe and MacBeth

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

090916brandywineartsfestThe Brandywine Festival of the Arts, September 10th & 11th

The Brandywine Festival of the Arts is an annual arts festival in Wilmington, Delaware. Featuring hundreds of juried artists exhibiting one-of-a-kind art, the festival is a Delaware tradition spanning over half a century. Now regionally popular and nationally recognized, the Brandywine Festival of the Arts boasts participants from across the United States and annually ranks in the top 100 shows in the country. Brandywine Park, Wilmington.

090916mtcubaAutumn Art-In, September 16th

Let your creativity blossom while you draw, paint, or photograph the fall colors of Mt. Cuba Center’s natural, beautiful, and ever-changing gardens. Meet other participating artists and enjoy a lovely day of art and inspiration. Although this is a free event for participating artists, registration is required. Call Mt. Cuba Center at 302.239.8891 or register on site. Since parking is limited, arrive before noon to guarantee a space and access to the art shuttle. Please note that Mt. Cuba Center is a carry-in, carry-out facility. Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin.


Kent County

090916wamcafeW.A.M. Cafe: Open Mic and Art Cafe, September 10th

DAL and Acorn Books present an open mic coffee house featuring coffee, live literary readings, live art, and live music. The first hour will be highlighting featured authors and musicians. Followed by an open mic with adult content starting at 7:30. The last thirty minutes is an open jam. Sign-ups will be ahead of time via the DAL’s facebook and web page. Spots are first come first serve both online and at the door. Dover Art League.


090916kentcolibraryRoald Dahl Discussion: Matilda, September 13th

Sept. 13 is Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday. Celebrate with us by discussing one of his most popular books, Matilda. The movie adaptation of the book will be shown following the discussion at 6:00. Please call 302-744-1919 or visit to register. Kent County Public Library, Dover.


Sussex County

090916macbethRehoboth Beach Film Society presents: ‘MacBeth’, September 13th

From the Academy Award® winning producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of The King’s Speech and acclaimed Australian director Justin Kurzel comes a visually breathtaking interpretation of the Shakespearean classic, Macbeth. Set in a war torn landscape of craggy highlands and gray skies, this is a gritty tale of a ruthless Scottish lord (Michael Fassbender) who seizes the throne with the help of his ambitious wife (Marion Cotillard). Said to be one of the greatest adaptations of the famed Scottish play, scenes that are only described in speeches on stage are brought to life in the film. Cinema Art Theater, Lewes. 

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