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Here’s Everything to Do Around Delaware This Month

Courtesy of The Grand

Mark your calendar for these incredible art events, festivals and more throughout the First State during March.

March 1–5: Regional basketball fans come together at the Chase Fieldhouse for the A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship. The top 15 A-10 Conference college teams will compete until one is crowned victorious. Wilmington, atlantic10.com/sports/2022/8/8/WBB23.aspx

March 2–26: The Delaware Contemporary celebrates the creative process with In the Meantime, a collection of works by Sakreea Mo’nay. The series includes pieces representing fashion, film and painting meant to inspire the finished product while staying present during the creation. Wilmington, decontemporary.org

March 3, 5: The Grand welcomes various musical acts to the stage. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue brings News Orleans jazz and funk to Copeland Hall, while David Wilcox, a folk singer-songwriter, will serenade audiences in the Baby Grand. Wilmington, thegrandwilmington.org

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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue brings New Orleans jazz and funk to Copeland Hall at The Grand March 3.

Through March 5: The Rehoboth Art League’s Everyday Life, Everyday People: The Work of Jack Lewis exhibition features over 50 paintings and documents of the late Delaware artist. Visitors can also view Hot House Hybrids II, a collection of photography and mixed-media works from Jenee Mateer, along with Long View, a group exhibition from New Image Artists. The group of professional studio artists work predominantly with fabric, paper and alternative materials. Rehoboth Beach, rehobothartleague.org

March 7: Delaware Symphony Orchestra and Delaware Shakespeare come together for the Chamber III performance. The pair will present Igor Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat, also known as The Soldier’s Tale. Wilmington, delawaresymphony.org

March 10–12: The Grand’s Playhouse opens the curtain on The Book of Mormon. The Tony Award–winning musical is a satirical discussion of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ practices. Wilmington, thegrandwilmington.org

March 10–26: Baseball fans will call Clear Space Theatre’s latest production a home run. In Damn Yankees, super fan Joe Boyd gives his soul to the devil to see his Washington Senators gain victory over the New York Yankees. But was the deal worth it? Rehoboth Beach, clearspacetheatre.org

March 11–26: In collaboration with public and private schools across Sussex County, Rehoboth Art League presents Young at Art. The exhibition includes a collection of works created by young artists. Rehoboth Beach, rehobothartleague.org

Beginning March 14: Delaware Art Museum celebrates National Youth Art Month with its 12×12 Youth Art Exhibition. Young artists ages 13 to 18 from across the First State submitted two-dimensional works to be a part of this group show. All artworks are no larger than 12 inches in height or width. Wilmington, delart.org

Beginning March 17: See musical greats like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie through the lens of a live music photographer. Biggs Museum of American Art showcases Larry Hulst’s work in Front Row Center: Icons of Rock, Blues and Soul. The exhibition includes over 70 images of rock, blues and soul musicians and singers from 1970 through 1999. Dover, biggsmuseum.org

March 18: Coastal Concerts welcomes The Takacs Quartet to the stage. Comprising violinists Edward Dusinberre and Harumi Rhodes, violist Richard O’Neill, and cellist András Fejér, the group will perform new pieces composed for them by Clarice Assad and Bryce Dessner. Lewes, coastalconcerts.org

Beginning March 24: Possum Point Players continues its 50th-anniversary season with Big River. Adapted from Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, this play tells the story of Huck Finn and his friend Jim as they escape down the Mississippi River for freedom.Georgetown, possumpointplayers.org

Beginning March 30: Look out at the horizon in the Delaware Contemporary’s latest exhibition. Horizons includes Rich Lopez’s ceramic creations and Richard Remenick’s oil paintings. Wilmington, decontemporary.org

March 30: Music lovers looking for a night of jazz should head to The Arden Club. Christian McBride’s New Jawn brings an ensemble together to perform post-bop and free jazz tunes. Arden, ardenclub.org

Beginning March 31: The Rehoboth Art League closes out the month with three new exhibitions. Ephemeral presents paintings by Frank DePietro, inspired by nature. In Vanishing Landscapes of Sussex County, Michelle Marshall-Johnson showcases her works inspired by areas in Delaware. Finally, RAL continues to celebrate its 85th anniversary by highlighting special groups that formed early in the league’s history and are still active today. This includes Past and Present, a collection of works by the Howard Schroeder Sketch Group. Rehoboth Beach, rehobothartleague.org

Through July 16: The Delaware Art Museum’s latest exhibition is out of this world. Our Red Planet: Anna Bogatin Ott showcases the work of the Ukrainian-born abstract painter, sculptor and digital artist. Her latest pieces take inspiration from NASA images of Mars, along with commentary on the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. Wilmington, delart.org

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