Since forming in 1975, Grammy winners BeauSoleil have claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet take the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into a satisfying musical recipe. From The Grand Ole Opry to Newport Folk, from concert hall to dance floor, the music of BeauSoleil continues to captivate audiences the world over. Arden Gild Hall, September 18th, 8 p.m.
Falcons and Lancers and Larks…oh my! The Hagley Car Show will feature compact cars from the late 1950s to the 1970s. Easy to drive and park, affordable to own and operate, compact cars made their way into many garages. Check out these and more than 500 cars, trucks, and motorcycles that illustrate American automotive history at the Hagley Car Show. Hagley Museum and Library, September 19th, 10 a.m.
Whether you like it hot, mild or sweet, you’ll love Trolley Square’s first salsa tasting competition! A friendly competition between chefs from restaurants in Trolley Square where the salsa is judged by popular vote of the guests who attend. Each chef will receive a basket of fresh, organically-grown produce from The DCH’s urban farm (12th & Brandywine in Wilmington), to use at their discretion in their salsa creations. Delaware Center for Horticulture, September 23rd, 5:30 p.m.
Join us for our annual mixer to hear the latest museum news, fly our simulators, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and win a door prize. You’ll also be the first to see (and buy!) the fourth giclee in the museum foundation’s limited-edition aviation art series. This archival quality print is made from an original oil painting called “Clear Guns” painted by Delaware artist, Paul Rendel. It depicts a B-17 ball turret gunner. Paul used our B-17 “Sleepy Time Gal” as his model! Air Mobility Command Museum, September 18th, 5 p.m.
25-30 Quality Dealers in Downtown Milton, next to the Milton Historical Society, 210 Union Street. Admission is $2 to benefit the museum. (Early bird admission @7:30 is $10. For dealer info call Matt at 302-684-4499. General inquiries phone: 302-684-1010. Lydia Black Cannon Museum, September 18th, 9 a.m.