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Aug 19

First State Ballet Theatre Open House

10:00 am, The Grand

2017 Open House! Join us in our studios in Wilmington's Grand Opera House and help us kick off the 2017-2018 season! This is a great chance to learn more about our programs or reconnect with your friends from FSBT! Stop by our studios at the Baby Grand on level 3R and you can: Register for classes Meet our faculty Watch a warm up class and in-studio performance by our students Observe our professional dancers in company class taught by FSBT…

Aug 19

Fife and Drum Party on the Plaza at the Museum of the American Revolution

12:00 pm, Museum of the American Revolution

While rifles, muskets, and swords probably come to mind when you think of the Revolutionary War, fifes and drums also were essential to the war effort for communicating commands and boosting morale. On Saturday, August 19 from Noon – 3 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution will host a Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s outdoor plaza to celebrate the musicians of the Continental Army who helped the United States win its independence. The event is free and…

Aug 19

Savor the Wish

7:00 pm, Nassau Valley Vineyards

Make-A-Wish Delaware invites the community to Savor the Wish, an evening event featuring Delaware’s finest cuisines and beverages! Participants will enjoy food and drink tastings from a variety of fantastic local restaurants, as well as live music, entertainment and an expansive silent auction. Savor the Wish will raise vital funds to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions throughout the state of Delaware!

Aug 20

Inaugural Corporal Stephen J. Ballard Memorial 5K

8:00 am, Arena's Deli

On Sunday, August 20, 2017 Races2Run and a group of dedicated volunteers are sponsoring the Inaugural Cpl/1 Stephen J. Ballard Memorial 5K beginning at 8:15 AM at Arenas Deli at the Delaware Coastal Airport (Georgetown Airport) 21553 Rudder Lane Georgetown, DE 19947. There is also a free Kiddie K for children 9 and younger. On April 26, 2017 Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen Ballard was tragically killed in the line of duty in Bear, DE while serving the citizens of…

Aug 24

Pop-Up Garden at Philadelphia Pike!

7:30 am, Binkley Horticulture's Pop-Up Garden

Come enjoy Binkley Horticulture's Pop-Up Garden at our new location on Philadelphia Pike! Walk through our seasonal displays and try delicious meals from local food truck vendors! We've upycled many items to turn our space into a welcoming and warm place to relax, the gardens are overflowing with flowering annuals, small flowering shrubs and shade trees. This is an event for all ages to enjoy! Look at our event page on Facebook for more information on event times, vendors, and…

Aug 24

No Kid Hungry Bake Sale

10:00 am, North Market Street

The Young Women of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will be holding a bake sale fund raiser to benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. The money we raise will go directly to helping kids from low-income families get regular, healthy meals. There will be all kinds of baked goods. We will also have peanut free and gluten free items!

Aug 24

Family Resource Fair

5:00 pm, Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Coordinated with Mt. Pleasant Elementary School's Back-to-School Night, the Family Resource Fair will increase awareness of the many resources located within our community that are available to families with young children. Over 30 community service providers including after-school programs, health services, and early education programs will be represented!

Aug 24

Shipyard Summer Concert Series

6:30 pm

Join WJBR every Thursday evening for live music and family entertainment at the Riverfront this summer at the Shipyard Summer Concert Series!  This free concert series is held on Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. This year’s concerts will be held on the tranquil grounds of Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park overlooking the Christina River. Concert-goers will be treated to the sounds of big band, jazz, folk, country, funk, rhythm & blues, rock, reggae, hip-hip & opera while enjoying the unique scenery of beautiful…

Aug 25

6th Annual Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown Golf Outing

7:30 am, Back Creek Golf Club

This fundraiser supports the Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown; providing quality fire and EMS response to Middletown and emergency assistance to surrounding communities. Featuring: 8 AM shotgun start Free Range Balls Helicopter Drop followed by dinner Visit to register Both Single golfers and teams may play!

Aug 30

Rock Lot Grand Opening: Dedication & Party

11:00 am, The Rock Lot

The Rock Lot will be open and ready to go at the end of the month! We have two events planned for August 30th! Dedication ceremony will be at 11 am, and then at 5 pm we'll have a Grand Opening party! The Rock Lot represents the first phase of our Vacant to Vibrant project. Event admission is free, and all are welcome to attend!