December 25th – January 1st

    Dino Days

    Encounter life-sized dinosaurs, look beneath the seas, experience an African watering hole, come face-to-face with a jaguar, marvel at the diversity of birds and shells from around the world… These and many other discoveries await you at the Delaware Museum of Natural History! Delaware Museum of Natural History, Sunday, December 27 through Monday, December 28.

    New Year’s Eve Celebration 2009

    Ring in 2010 with your Delaware Symphony Orchestra! We’ll have a selection of Italian favorites on the first half. Then—after free Champagne, some foolishness with the brass and an audience full of noisemakers—Maestro Amado and the orchestra perform traditional Strauss waltzes and polkas. You’ll be out in time for the fireworks on Rodney Square! The Grand, 818 N. Market Street Thursday, December 31, 2009 7:30 P.M.

    Crown Decorating at First Night

    A First Night favorite! Children are invited to participate in the 9th annual crown decorating activity. All materials will be supplied and staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist the children. Biggs Museum of American Art, Thursday, December 31, 2009 @ 3:00 pm.

    First Night Dover

    First Night Dover is our area’s premier New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts that takes place on December 31 from 3:00 p.m. to midnight. First Night Dover is more than a great time for our citizens; it creates community synergy as we celebrate our unique community and what we can dream of for ourselves, our families and for Dover. Downtown Dover, Thursday, December 31, 2009 @ 3:00 pm.

    New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner

    What better way is there to start the New Year but with a murder… or two. Let the Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts & Footlight Productions bring their expertise to your New Year’s Eve. It’s a great way to challenge yourself while having a good time, who knows, you might even make new friends as you band together with people at neighboring tales to solve the mystery. But watch out, there’s a murder afoot. Not everyone is who they seem to be. Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts Thursday: Dec 31, 2009: 7:00 pm cocktails (Cash Bar) & 8:00 pm dinner, tickets: dinner/show $70.

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