Home and Garden Events

Thru October | Wednesdays at Winterthur
Every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., the experts at Winterthur Museum & Country Estate offer demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a range of gardening topics. For more, visit winterthur.org, or call 888-4600.

August 7 | Lewes Historical Society Antiques Show
The Lewes Historical Society’s oldest continuing tradition (47 years) features quality dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region. Expect about 2,000 visitors, and plan to take home the goods. For more, call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.

September 10-12 | Delaware Coast Antiques Show
Find dealers of 18th & 19th Century American and English furniture and china, glassware, jewelry, and more at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. For more, call 226-5456, or visit yasdel22.auctioncms.com.

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September 11 | Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival
Here’s your chance to pick up all sorts of art pieces and accessories for the home. Considered Delmarva’s premier fine art event, the fest boasts the work of at least 100 artists. There is live music and a silent auction, too. Admission is free. For more, visit bethany-fenwick.org, or call 539-2100.

September 18 | Milton Antiques Show

About 25 dealers will display on Union Street. The small admission price of $2 benefits the Milton Historical Society. For more, visit historicmilton.org, or call 684-1010.

October 2 | Lewes Historical Society Craft Fair
For $5, visitors can enjoy the work of 80 craftspeople exhibiting a variety of media. The festive atmosphere, which includes live music and food, takes place on the grounds of The Lewes Historical Society. For more, visit historiclewes.org, or call 645-7670.

October 10 | Kitchen to Garden Tour
New Castle Library Friends organizes this tour of historic New Castle’s fabulous kitchens and private gardens. This year’s event includes cooking demonstrations by area chefs. For more, visit newcastlelibraryfriends.blogspot.com, or call 328-1995.

October 16-17 | Delaware Home Show
This year’s show at the Chase Center on the Riverfront will boast 150 exhibits that cover a 45,000-square-foot space. See the latest building products, landscaping concepts, cabinetry and storage systems, heating and air conditioning systems, cleaning systems, flooring, weatherproofing, decorating ideas, kitchen and bath ideas, accessories, sunrooms, and more. For more, visit hbade.org, or call 678-1520.

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November 5-7 | Delaware Antiques Show
The country’s most distinguished antique dealers make this a premier event at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. Organized by Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, it has featured celebrity guests such as Leigh Keno and Leslie Keno. For more, call (800) 448-3883, or visit winterthur.org.

November 6 | Whale of a Sale
This Junior League of Wilmington event offers a little bit of everything, including gently used furniture and antiques. For more, visit jrleaguewilm.org.


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