Happy Holidays Dover, the Nutcracker, art and more happening in Delaware this week

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

120216pyleHoward Pyle Studio Holiday Open House, December 3rd

The Studio Group, Inc. will host a Holiday Open House featuring a sale of paintings and hand made ornaments by the members, plus a raffle of an original painting by Lucius Crowell, Jr. Enjoy a tour of the historic buildings decorated for the season. Holiday sweets and cider will be served. 10am to 3pm. Howard Pyle Studio, Wilmington.

 

120216organMusic for A While: Carols for the University, December 9th

Join David Herman at the organ for a free lunch-time sing-a-long concert. University of Delaware, Bayard Sharp Hall, Newark.

 

Kent County

120216biggsHappy Holidays Dover, December 3rd

Special “Kids Only” Holiday Shop – children ages 5-10 can purchase gifts (ranging from $1-$10) for their family and decorate their own gift bags. Items include handmade ornaments, jewelry, key chains, bookmarks and more. Receive a free pop-up card and gift bag to color with each gift – while supplies last! Food trucks throughout the day. Local children’s choir performances throughout the day. An expanded gift shop of handmade holiday items, from Delaware By Hand artists, available for purchase all day. Live demonstrations from local craftsmen and more! Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.

 

120216nutcrackerThe Nutcracker Ballet, December 3rd – 4th

THE holiday classic, artfully presented by the Ballet Theater of Dover. Make this one part of your holiday tradition! Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover.

 

Sussex County

120216ral7th Annual Holiday Open House, December 3rd

Fine Art and Fine Crafts and many holiday gift items from Art League Members will be on display and for sale in the Corkran, Tubbs and Ventures Galleries at the Open House and throughout the holiday season. The Rehoboth Art League invites friends, family, members, neighbors and all to the 7th Annual Open House on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 am. until 4:00 pm The Art League campus will be decorated for the season and the gallery will offer a great selection of fine art, fine crafts and unique holiday gift items. Find that special gift of jewelry, paintings, ceramics, glass work, sculpture, metal or wearable fiber art. There will be art demonstrations, music and singing by local groups as well as refreshments. Rehoboth Art League.

 

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