August 12th – 19th Meteors, the Civil War, and BeatleMania

Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing

Join us at one of the darkest places around and see meteors light up the evening sky! Meet at the Hawk Watch parking lot, red-filtered flashlights only, please. Pre-registration recommended. $5 per car  Brandywine Creek State Park, August 13th, 8:30 p.m.


$2 Admission Night

Join us for specially-scheduled evenings throughout the year when the DCM is open from 5-7pm and admission is just $2 per person! The Museum’s DEcafe is also open during these evenings to help take dinner planning and preparation off your mind. Delaware Children’s Museum, August 17th, 5 p.m.


Delaware in the Civil War

Dr. Gary Wray examines Delaware’s involvement in the war through the eyes of MGA Alfred A. Torbert of Georgetown. Pre-registration required: Call 698-6440. This program is sponsored in part by the Delaware Humanities Forum.  Kent County Public Library, August 13th, 2 p.m.


BeatleMania LIVE!

BeatleMania LIVE uses the original model guitars and drums as used by the Beatles in combination with theatrical make-up, original costumes, and stage choreography to authentically recreate the image of a live Beatles concert.  The Freeman Stage at Bayside, August 13th, 7 p.m.

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