July 25th – August 1st: Hagley Science Saturday, Arts in the Park and Cinema by the Canal

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

072514hagleyHagley Science Saturday: Tumbling Tower, July 26th

Families will work creatively together to solve a science challenge. During today’s activity, visitors can experiment with removing supports from a tower constructed out of cardboard tubes and sheets to better understand structural supports in buildings. Activities are included with general admission and are free for members. Hagley Museum and Library.

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072514buckwheatBuckwheat Zydeco, July 29th

American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. (a.k.a. Buckwheat Zydeco ) is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana’s zydeco music. If you’ve gotten into zydeco music, or felt its influence, or watched the world celebrate this great aspect of Louisiana culture over the past 30+ years it’s likely been because of Buckwheat Zydeco. World Cafe Live at the Queen.


 Kent County

072514puppetsArts in the Park: Puppets, July 30th

Tom Crowl will keep you in stitches with a humorous caberet involving puppets and ventriloquism. Laugh-out-loud fun for the whole family! (Note: If it rains or if the heat index is 95 or higher, this program moves indoors to Kent County Public Library.) Brecknock County Park.




First Friday: Award Winners XIV First Look, August 1st

Be one of the first to see the works of the 2014 DDOA Individual Artist fellows. Biggs Museum of American Art.




Sussex County

072514etCinema by the Canal: “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial”, July 31st

Revisit a classic, sci-fi adventure about an evolving friendship between a lonely and shy youth and a stranded alien. Lewes Canalfront Park.


072514flamencoFlamenca/Flamenco, July 31st

The director of Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company, Edwin Aparicio, brings to the Freeman Stage the fire and grace that made the art of Flamenco one of the most mystifying and ancient celebrations of emotion and music in modern history. In this new work, Aparicio continues to explore gender themes in Flamenco by interpreting the duality and complexity of the genre through firey footwork and grace. The Freeman Stage at Bayside.
















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