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
In celebration of their 30th anniversary, CoroAllegro, the Delaware Choral Society and singing friends from the surrounding area, will present a one-night-only concert event at the beautiful baby grand in Wilmington, DE. The choir will be joined by the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia and world-renowned piano soloist Sofya Gulyak. Concert will be held at the Baby Grand in downtown Wilmington Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
The beautiful white bracts of the flowering dogwood tree light up the spring woods and add sparkle to your painting. Study dogwood’s unique floral structure while learning to correctly paint white and yellow botanical subjects in watercolor. Also included is an introduction to white gouache on tinted paper. Dogwood is a cooperative subject for artists: its long-lasting blooms allow time to complete several good studies or a small painting. Compositional options will also be explored. Bring your lunch. Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin.
SYNE, an artists’ consortium of eight artists, continues to thrive in its 25th year. These contemporary artists with varied personal backgrounds were brought together by similar visions and goals. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.
Todd Weller and Sarah Ferguson take participants into the world of Star Wars on Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 pm. Enjoy a visit with characters, crafts, and a special reading. Please pre-register! Kent County Public Library, Dover.
It used to be simple: You were a boy or you were a girl. Girls wore pink, and boys wore blue; girls played with dolls, and boys played with trucks. Yet around the globe, these traditional notions of gender are changing rapidly, and the labels are no longer so clear cut. National Geographic sets out to explore this evolving concept of gender through the lens of science, society and culture in the groundbreaking two-hour film Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. Cinema Art Theater, Lewes.