September 12th – 19th: The von Trapps, Jimmy Buffett tribute and Oktoberfest

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

091114hagleyHagley Car Show, September 14th

Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the early 1900s-1980s. The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video and go-kart racing, and a festival food court. Activities are on Hagley’s upper property. This year’s show, “Are We There Yet?” features The Family Car. Hagley Museum and Library.

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091114vontrappsThe von Trapps, September 17th

You cannot find another name as universally beloved as von Trapp. The story of the family who escaped Austria, moved to the United States, and toured the world singing for two decades has inspired generations since the film The Sound of Music was released in 1965. The history continues as the great-grandchildren of the Captain and Maria von Trapp take up the family tradition anew. Meet Sofi, Melanie, Amanda, and August von Trapp, four siblings that, for the last 12 years, have been singing on stages around the world to critical acclaim and packed houses. World Cafe Live at the Queen.


 Kent County

091114parrotJimmy Buffett tribute Parrot Beach, September 13th

Summer doesn’t have to end just yet! One of the most exciting shows to hit the circuit in recent years, Parrot Beach plays for clubs, parties, fairs, festivals and major corporate events all across the country, and finally this September they will be making their way to Dover! Formerly known as Parrotville, Parrot Beach will have you singing, laughing and dancing in the aisles. Performing the best of Jimmy Buffett along with your all-time favorite island tunes, Parrot beach will take you back to that unforgettable vacation. Schwartz Center for the Arts.


091114artA History of Black Artists in Delaware, September 18th

Mispillion Art League’s Third Thursday Program Presents: A History of Black Artists in Delaware. By popular demand, DonDel Productions, featuring Donna, Donald and Delores Blakey, along with their theatrical group, will bring the art, music and dance of Black Delawareans to life! Mispillion Art League of Greater Milford.



Sussex County

091114artcrawHistoric Georgetown Art Crawl, September 13th

The 2014 Historic Georgetown Art Crawl will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 am -4:00 pm in downtown Georgetown. This is a rain or shine juried art event, and will feature artists & artisans, and area art leagues & art guilds from throughout our region. The Circle in Georgetown


091114lewesOktoberfest, September 19th

The Happy Wanderers Oompah Band, an ensemble of the Milford Community Band, will provide an entertaining afternoon of Polka and Waltz music for the Lewes Oktoberfest program.A group of costumed Bavarian-style dancers will be performing and encouraging festival -goers to dance along with them. A 10-piece German Oompah band, The Happy Wanderers, also will be entertaining those gathered to partake in the festivities. Everyone is encouraged to wear their lederhosen and dirndls and show off your best dancing skills. Lewes Canalfront Park




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