August 1st – 8th: Oobleck!, ‘The Last Elvis’ and Alice in Wonderland

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

073014childrensmuseumOobleck!, August 1st-3rd

What acts as a solid and a liquid at the same time? Oobleck, of course! Come discover the secrets behind our favorite non-Newtonian fluid and learn how to make your own batch at home. Delaware Children’s Museum.

 

073014parkCultural music and dance with Mutato, August 6th

Brazillian Bluegrass performers make a special trip to our area. Enjoy the special tunes and get up and dance to the this marvelous cultural group. Delaware State Parks fee season is in effect. White Clay Creek State Park.

 

 

 Kent County

073014publicThe History of Farming in Delaware, August 2nd

Agriculture remains Delaware’s largest industry, generating over $1 billion in income from a wide array of crops, poultry, and livestock, multiplying the economic impact through the economy with associated goods and services. The presenter, Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee, will discuss the rich history and tradition of Delaware farming and the major role it has played in the progress and evolution of the First State. Delaware Public Archives.

 

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Foreign Film ‘The Last Elvis’, August 7th

The film looks into the unique world of the Buenos Aires celebrity-impersonator scene, where Carlos “Elvis” Gutierrez is a divorced singer with a young daughter named Lisa Marie, who he rarely sees. Carlos has always lived his life as if he was the reincarnation of Elvis Presley – in denial of reality. Spanish. 91 min. Not rated. Dover Public Library.

 

 

Sussex County

073014aliceAlice in Wonderland, August 2nd

Lewis Carroll’s immortal classic, “Alice in Wonderland”, is a wonderful tale about a young girl, whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of characters. Through Alice’s imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. Through this story, the Hampstead Stage Company hopes to encourage children to enjoy using their imagination and triumph over their fears. The Freeman Stage at Bayside.

 

073014peterpanRehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre presents: Peter Pan, August 3rd

This has been one of the all time favorites of RSCT audiences since it was first performed in 1984. This 30th Anniversary production once again brings to the stage the marvelous sense of youthful joy and adventure of James Barrie’s much-loved story. Clear Space Theater.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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