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Delaware Today 302 Culture Calendar of Events: Family


DCM Open Studio
Thru Jan. 27 Create a snowman from paper plates, a snowflake mobile with recycled materials, and an igloo from marshmallows. Sounds like wintry fun. Delaware Children’s Museum, 550 Justison St., Wilmington, 654-2340, delawarechildrensmuseum.org

editor’s pick First Friday: Downtown Dover Mural
Jan. 6 Help the Biggs Museum decorate Sewell’s Studio with a scene of downtown Dover. Local artists have already started creating—come add your touch! Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

The Three Musketeers
Jan. 14-15 The Children’s Theatre of Dover presents this Alexander Dumas classic at the Schwartz Center. Schwartz Center for the Arts, 226 S. State St., Dover, 678-5152, schwartzcenter.com

editor’s pick Invention Convention
Jan. 14-16 Enjoy three full days of inventing, experimenting and hands-on fun for the family at Hagley. 658-2400, hagley.org

A Magical Musical Journey
Jan. 15 The Wilmington Community Orchestra offers a program of magic-themed selections with everything from “Harry Potter” to Mozart, along with a pre-show jam and a post-show instrument petting zoo for kids. Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, 762-1132, wilmingtonmusic.org

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train
Jan. 16 Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a musical way with this South African group of musicians, singers and dancers at Longwood Gardens. Longwood Gardens, U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa., (610) 388-1000, longwoodgardens.org

MLK Holiday Day Camp
Jan. 16 Learn about biodiversity through activities, stories, and crafts at the Brandywine Zoo. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, 571-7747, brandywinezoo.org

Honk! Weekends
Jan. 22-Feb. 12 The Delaware Children’s Theatre presents a tale based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling.” Delaware Children’s Theatre, 1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 655-1014, dechildrenstheatre.org

Harriet Tubman & the Underground
Railroad Jan. 24-25 With performances in Wilmington and Dover, the DuPont Theatre brings the story of Harriet Tubman to the stage. DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington, 656-4401, duponttheatre.com

Chinese New Year Celebration
Jan. 28 Ring in the Year of the Dragon at the Delaware Art Museum with art activities, demonstrations, a scavenger hunt, a dragon dance, and yo-yo and puppet performances. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington, 571-9590, delart.org

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Jan. 29 Celebrate the lovable lug’s 50th anniversary with a musical adventure at The Grand. The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, 1-800-37-GRAND, thegrandwilmington.org