GO! Calendar of Events
Nov 9: Winners and losers from the November 7 election ride together in the biennial parade during Return Day, a 200-year-old tradition in
Nov 10-12: Find world-class wildlife paintings, sculptures, carvings and photographs, plus sporting gear for art lovers and outdoorsmen, during the Waterfowl Festival. At 15 venues in
Nov 11: Books, premium seed and homemade baked goods will be for sale during the Birdseed and Book Sale at the
Nov 11: Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research holds its Giant Yard Sale at Aetna Fire Hall on
www.tristatebird.org, or call
Nov 18: Exercise away holiday pounds before they happen during the Turkey Trot Walk and Run sponsored by
Nov 24: The Holiday Tree Lighting and Sing-a-Long in
Nov 24: The Wilmington Jaycees Christmas Parade happens on
Nov 24-25: The annual Southeastern Delaware Artist Studio Tour lets you see art in progress at studios in
Nov 25: The Butterball is a 12-dance event featuring contra dancing, waltzing, square dancing, clogging and swing at the
Nov 28: Sing in the holiday season during Caroling in
Nov 30: Beebe Medical Foundation’s Holiday of Lights illuminates the night. For more, call 644-2900, or visit www.beebemedicalfoundation.org.
Nov 30-Dec 3: Lewes’ Christmas Weekend includes Hospitality Nights on Nov 30, the Children’s Beach House Art Show Dec 1-3, and Lewes Historical Society House Tour, Christmas Parade and Caroling in
Nov 4: Mosaic presents the Four Seasons Gala, with performances by Mid-Atlantic Ballet and Newark Symphony Orchestra in the ballroom of the UD’s
Nov 4: The Thanksgiving Ball and Art Auction for the Beebe Medical Foundation will feature an open bar, dinner, dancing and a silent auction. Guests can move to tunes by the nationally honored musicians of the Ken Ulansey ensemble, which will play everything from jazz to swing and even a little bit of Motown. The fun starts at at the BayCenter in Dewey Beach. Tickets range from $175 to $250. Call 644-2900, or visit www.beebemedicalfoundation.org.
Nov 15-19: The Night of Lights Celebration for Delaware Hospice will celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary. The Night of Lights at the
Nov 18: Mission Possible for the American Diabetes Association at Archmere Academy will feature a catered dinner by J. Scott Catering of Malvern, Pennsylvania, and live music by EBE Barcelona, as well as a special tribute to children with diabetes and all those who attend the ADA Sugar Free Retreat for Kids. The event will run from to Tickets are $175 per person, with a discounted fee of $125 for first-time patrons. Call 656-0030 or visit
Nov 17-19: Celebrate 20 years of Delaware Hospice with a black tie optional gala featuring an It’s a Wonderful Life theme from to at
Historical Sites and Museums
, 653-6872. Thousands of acres of salt marsh, freshwater pools and swamps are home to waterfowl. bombayhook.fws.gov
Chadds Ford Historical Society
, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-7480. Operates the John Chads and Barns-Briton homes, plus sponsors events throughout the year. www.chaddsfordhistory.org
Dec 2: Candlelight Christmas in Chadds Ford features both private homes and historic sites.
Thru Nov 29: “Living Life Close to the Ground”
Thru Dec: “The Dirt on Dirt: Secrets of the Soil”
Nov 3-Jan 30: “Preserving the Landscape”
Nov 11: Wreath and swag workshop
1810 N Dupont St
Nov 3: Artist reception
Sept 21-Jan 6:
Thru Jan 6: “Complex Relations:
Thru Jan 6: “The Dansey Flag” is an exhibition featuring the only known
Delaware State Museums 739-4266. Eight sites throughout the state open to the public free of charge:
Thru July: “Fighting the Dragon: Firefighting in the State of
The Franklin Institute Science Museum 222 N
Thru Dec 31: “Animal Grossology” lets visitors explore the more extreme aspects of zoology and natural science in a high-energy exhibit.
Thru Dec 31: “
Nov 5: Football Frenzy
Nov 15: Community Night featuring “
Nov 24-Jan 1: Christmas at Hagley
Historic Houses of
Longwood Gardens US Rt 1 near
Thru Nov 19: See thousands of mums in spectacular displays during the Chrysanthemum Festival.
Nov 23-Jan 7: Christmas blooms at
Thru Jan 1: “9/11: A Nation Remembers” is an exhibition of original photographs by Jonathan Hyman.
Read House and Garden 42 The
Nov 24-Dec 31: Holiday Exhibition lets you tour the house decorated for the holidays.
203 High St
Thru Nov 26: “Connecting Cultures: Kids Across the World” features Joan S. Klatchko’s photographs of children.
Thru Dec: “Trouble in
Thru Feb 26: “Under European Eyes: Conquistadors and Arts of the
Nov 12-Oct: “Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun” is an exhibition about Tutankhamun’s boyhood home.
Nov 21-Jan 1: Yuletide at
Art Museums and Galleries
Nov 8-Feb 25:
Weekends thru Nov 5: Fall Harvest Market
Thru Nov 19: N.C. Wyeth House and Studio
Thru Nov 19: “Factory Work: Warhol, Wyeth and Basquiat” features paintings, photographs, interviews, clippings and audiotapes related to the interaction between three artists.
Weekends thru Dec:
Nov 24-Jan 7: A
Center for the Creative Arts 410 Upper Snuff Mill Row, Yorklyn,
Nov 11-12: CCArts’ Annual artisans’ Craft Show