May 2nd – 9th: Battle of the Bands, M*a*s*h and Song and Dance from Eastern and Central Europe

Hey Delaware, are you looking for something to do this weekend? We have some recommendations on what’s happening around the First State.

New Castle County

042914zooEarly Mother’s Day Program: Art in the Ark- Watercolor Painting in the Zoo, May 3rd

Spend the morning as a family learning how to sketch live animals from professional art teacher Deanna Peacock! This workshop is appropriate for families who want to learn to paint with watercolor together. Beginning artists will get instruction on basic watercolor techniques, while more experienced artists can paint focusing on live animals as a source of inspiration! Brandywine Zoo.

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Battle of the Bands at the Queen – A Benefit for SODAT, May 9th

Save the date! SODAT Delaware, Inc. presents a Battle of the Bands at World Cafe Live at the Queen on January 23rd. Mark your calendar for an all-out blast of an evening with food, folks and fun featuring some of the area’s best bands in a musical fight to the finish, including RUST, Highway 41 and more, and hosted by WSTW’s Mark Rogers of Hometown Heroes. One night only at World Cafe Live at the Queen in downtown Wilmington. Proceeds benefit programs of SODAT, Delaware, Inc. World Cafe Live at the Queen.


Kent County

042914mashM*a*s*h, May 2nd – 4th

M*A*S*H stands for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and joining it are two unpredictable madcaps, Hawkeye and Duke. In this wild, free-flowing comedy, they decide to wage a campaign to get a young Korean to the United States and entered in a good school. All the characters you remember are here — Cpl. Radar O’Reilly, Lt. Col. Henry Blake, “Hot Lips” Houlihan, and Father Mulcahy . . . plus a few you may not know. It’s all here, including a little romance mixed in with dramatic moments and a genuine love of life. Riverfront Theater.  



Dover Symphony Orchestra Dover Days Pops Concert, May 4th

The Dover Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Buxton will conclude its 2013-2014 season on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm at the Rollins Center at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover. The orchestra will feature a tribute of medleys from The Beatles and Elvis Presley. We will also perform a mix of contemporary tunes, including medleys from Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean, Ashokan Farewell, patriotic, big band, and film music.


Sussex County

042914danceRegal To Rustic: Song and Dance from Eastern and Central Europe, May 3rd and 4th

Featuring song and dance from Eastern and Central Europe. The chorus will be accompanied by Paul Fleckenstein on piano and percussionist Ken Schleifer. Joining the chorus will be dancers from First State Dance Academy in Milford. Tickets are $20 for adults and $8 for students with valid ID. They are available by calling 302-396-7617, as well as at Puzzles in Lewes and Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, and at the door on the date of the concert. Epworth United Methodist Church.


042914bandAn evening of entertaining Polka and Waltz music, May 7th

The Happy Wanderers Oompah Band, an ensemble of the Milford Community Band, will provide an entertaining evening of Polka and Waltz music. Bridgeville Public Library.









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