Delaware Arts Calendar: 28th Annual Sea Witch Festival, Honk! and more to see and do 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


Delaware Children’s Theatre presents: Honk!, October 28th & 29th

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s timeless tale, Honk! tells the story of Ugly, a bird who looks quite different from his duckling siblings. Follow Ugly on his heartwarming musical journey as he discovers the beauty of being special. With its message of acceptance and understanding, Honk! is a celebration of the uniqueness in everyone. Delaware Children’s Theatre, Wilmington.

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Dia de los Muertos Luminaria Labyrinth Walk, November 2nd

Celebrate Día de los Muertos—the traditional Mexican holiday honoring ancestors and friends who have passed—with a labyrinth walk in the Anthony N. Fusco Reservoir illuminated by tea lights. There is no fee for this program, but donations are accepted to help maintain the Museum’s Labyrinth. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.


Kent County


A Terrifyingly Good Time: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe, October 28th

“The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?”- Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe, January 19, 1809 October 7, 1849, was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, best known for haunting and mysterious tales. When hearing the name “Poe”, one will usually think of the famous narrative poem, “The Raven” (published in 1845), and the dark images that work conjures. Join us on this October evening, as we read aloud the works of Edgar Allan Poe in celebration of Halloween. The historic Smyrna Opera House was built just 20 years after the year of Poe’s death, and the ambiance of the building creates a perfect setting with which to hear the tales of Poe. Readings will be performed by Jim Hawkins. Smyrna Opera House.


In Harmony: “Single Origin”, November 3rd

Twin brothers Sean and Shannen Norris invoke a moody and sensuous atmosphere that transports listeners with their rich, smooth sounds, bewitching guitar chords, and vocal stylings. With influences ranging from Björk and Radiohead to Coldplay and Fiona Apple, Single Origin maintains their distinctive voice with something for all audiences to enjoy. This performance begins at 6:30pm, and admission is FREE! Dover Public Library.


Sussex County

28th Annual Sea Witch Festival, October 27th – 29th

Costume parade, music on the bandstand, kids’ games on the beach, crafters, and more! Rehoboth Beach.




Reflections: Opening Reception, November 3rd

The members of Milton Arts Guild invite the public to an Opening Reception for their “Reflections” exhibition. Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Mixed Media, and sculpture all capture the theme of “Reflection.” Please join us at the gallery at 310 Walnut Street for a free reception to meet the artists and enjoy light refreshment. Milton Arts Guild.

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