Richard Hills became interested in theatre organ when, at the age of seven, he saw and heard Robert Wolfe play the 3/19 Wurlitzer in Norfolk, England. In 1995 Richard was the winner of the ATOS young organist of the year award. Recently he served as associate organist at Westminster Abbey. This will be his first appearance at Dickinson since his CD “Graduation” (on the Dickinson Kimball) was released. Dickinson High School Theater, April 30th, 7 p.m.
Join Hagley staff to honor Sophie du Pont’s tradition of a nature walk on the first of May. Visitors will enjoy a tour of Hagley exploring for plants and animals. Included in regular museum admission. Free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Hagley Museum and Library, May 1st, 1 p.m.
Come join in the fun, as Dover, Delaware celebrates the exciting history of our First State’s Capital City! This year’s Dover Days Festival proves to be bigger and better than ever, and you won’t want to miss a minute of the many FREE festivities! Held on The Green and Legislative Mall, Dover Days unites heritage, tradition and modern attractions into a festival that attracts thousands of visitors each year. May 6, 7, and 8th.
Jacob van Oppen was once known as “the strongest man on earth,” but is now a washed-up alcoholic. He and his crafty manager, Orsini, travel to small towns in South American, staging bogus wrestling matches to make a living. When this oddball duo arrives in the unassuming village of Santa Maria, business really takes off. The ever-resourceful Orsini is sure he can find the right opponent to throw the fight, but fishing in Santa Maria yields a bigger catch than he’d hoped for. Movies at Midway, May 4th, 7 p.m.