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March family events in Delaware: arts and entertainment

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Once Upon a Family
Ongoing Explore the spaces where the du Pont family played and entertained during this tour designed for families with children ages 4 to 12. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Del. 52, Winterthur, 888-4600, winterthur.org

editor’s pick Daria: World Music for Children
March 3 Kids can make a recycled rattle or guiro (cool Latin American rhythm instrument) to play along with the multilingual Daria during one of Longwood Gardens’ OrKID Days. Longwood Gardens, U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa., (610) 388-1000, longwoodgardens.org

The Loockerman Portrait
March 3, 14 Both the “Biggs Kids” (ages 5-10) and the “Mini-Masters” (ages 3-5) learn the history behind the Biggs Museum’s portrait of Vincent Loockerman and get to paint portraits themselves. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

Charlotte’s Web
March 10-11 OperaDelaware’s Youth Opera Program presents the E.B. White classic. OperaDelaware, 4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, 658-8063, operade.org

editor’s pick Spring Event
March 10-11 Bring on spring at the Brandywine Zoo with live entertainment, animal games, crafts and activities, all in the great outdoors. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, 571-7747, brandywinezoo.org

Conservation Quest
March 10-May 28 Green is the word. Learn about energy—what it is, where it comes from, how we use it, and how to use it wisely. Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, 658-9111, delmnh.org

Alice in Wonderland Weekends
March 11-25 Fall into the rabbit hole with Alice when the Delaware Children’s Theatre presents the Lewis Carroll classic. Delaware Children’s Theatre, 1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 655-1014, dechildrenstheatre.org

Grandparents’ Week
March 19-25 Hey, Granny and Pop. Take your grandkids to the Delaware Children’s Museum and enjoy free admission for yourselves. There’ll be hands-on, multigenerational programs throughout the week focused on healthy habits related to nutrition and exercise. Delaware Children’s Museum, 550 Justison St., Wilmington, 654-2340, delawarechildrensmuseum.org

The Diggity Dudes
March 24 When they say “diggity,” you say “dude.” The Peanut Butter and Jams Series welcomes this kid-centric, adult-friendly trio’s mix of melodies and humor. World Cafe Live at The Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, (215) 222-1400, worldcafelive.com

Nate the Great
March 27-28 Help the famous boy detective solve mysteries along with his buddies Sherlock Holmes and Charlie Chan in both Wilmington and Dover. DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington, 656-4401, duponttheatre.com

Easter Bunny Express
March 31 Hop aboard and meet one of your favorite furry friends who’s more than likely to have some yummy treats. Wilmington & Western Railroad, Newport-Gap Pike and Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 998-1930, wwrr.com