Trees & Observations in the Natural World, Science Saturday and more to do in Delaware this week

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

032417hagleyScience Saturday ‘Egg Newtons’, March 25th

Protect an egg as it gets into a car crash. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. Can you keep it from breaking? Activities are included in admission and free to members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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032417treesTrees & Observations in the Natural World by Eric Zippe, through March 31st

Zippe, a fine arts and commercial photographer, will be showing his nature photography featuring trees. At a young age, Zippe learned about trees from his father on the family farm near Clayton, Delaware. He photographs trees to capture the uniqueness of form, shape and texture often making multiple visits during different seasons. After completing the image, it is transferred to various media from paper to wood. Mezzanine Gallery, Carvel State Office Building, Wilmington.


Kent County

032417smyrnaLove, Loss, and What I Wore, March 25th

Love, Loss, and What I Wore by Nora and Delia Ephron is based on the best-seller by Ilene Beckerman. An off-Broadway sensation, the show uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that all women can relate to, proving that a great show is always in fashion. This play contains adult language and adult situations and is intended for those 18 years and older. Smyrna Opera House.


32417seaglassThe Lure of Sea Glass, March 28th

Richard LaMotte is one of the nation’s premiere sea glass experts. This workshop features “The Lure of Sea Glass,” the sequel to “Pure Sea Glass,” an informative book that covers several new aspects of sea glass, including its use in jewelry making and artwork. Visitors are welcome to bring in their own special pieces for identification and dating. Kent County Public Library, Dover.


Sussex County

032417operaRehoboth Beach Film Society, Met Opera Live in HD series presents: Idomeneo

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace. Cape Henlopen High School, Lewes.

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