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Delaware Today Holiday Look Book: Holiday Events



You’re dressed to the nines. Now grab the bubbly and toast! The Delaware Symphony Orchestra returns with its classic New Year’s Eve celebration. It happens at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington on Dec. 31. When else?  (652-5577, or visit delawaresymphony.org)

Also Consider
Newark Symphony Orchestra plays selections from Handel’s Messiah, as well as Wendel’s Chanukah Overture, on Dec. 7. (369-3466, newarksymphony.org)

The Holiday Pops concert at the University of Delaware is one for the family. See it Dec. 7. (831-4012, music.udel.edu

Also Visit  
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, 656-6466, thedcca.org)

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Vocalists from the University of Miami Frost School of Music visit Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church Dec. 6 and Cape Henlopen High School on Dec. 7 for two evenings of seasonal favorites with Mid-Atlantic Symphony. (888-846-8600, midatlanticsymphony.dreamhosters.com

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Dover Symphony Orchestra If you’re looking for traditional holiday concerts, look no farther. Dover Symphony Orchestra plays Ringing in the Holiday Season at Dover Downs on Dec. 1. (doversymphony.org)

Oz Lives! Follow the Yellow Brick Road straight to the Delaware Children’s Museum for an Oz-tacular exhibit the entire family will love. See it thru Jan. 26. (550 Justison St., Wilmington, delawarechildrensmuseum.org, 654-2340)

Also Visit  
Rehoboth Art League (12 Dodds Lane, Henlopen Acres, Rehoboth Beach 227-8408, rehobothartleague.org)

Hagley Museum and Library The 2013 Twelfth Night and New Years Calling Holiday Evening Tours happen Dec. 12 and 19 at Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America. (200 Hagley Road, Wilmington, 658-2400, hagley.org)

Also Visit
Winterthur Museum, 
Garden & Library features the traditional Yuletide at Winterthur thru Jan. 5 (5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, 888,-4600, winterthur.org)

Enjoy Christmas in Odessa This annual one-day tradition features a self-guided tour of historic private homes and buildings that have been decorated for the holidays on Dec. 7. (378-4900, christmasinodessa.com)

Also Visit
Brandywine River Museum (1 Hoffman’s Mill Road, Chadds Ford, Pa.,(610) 388-2700, www.brandywinemuseum.org)

Delaware Art Museum There is much to do and see for families. (2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, 571-9590, delart.org)

Also Visit  
Biggs Museum of American Art (406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org)

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