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USS Delaware Attack Submarine Presentation

Charlie Megginson

A unique opportunity to learn more about the Navy’s newest attack submarine and the First States namesake, the USS Delaware and her crews and families ties and importance for the First State. Join us, along with many prominent citizens, business owners, and service members from the First State and local area, at the Union League of Philadelphia. This black tie …

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Winterthur’s Artisan Market: Where to find the goods

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    Two days weren’t enough last summer to make it through all the booths at Winterthur Museum’s inaugural Artisan Market, but guests can try again Saturday and Sunday. They’ll have their jobs cut out for them, though: This year’s event will have more than 100 vendors, up from last year. The second annual version opens Saturday at 9 a.m. …

Historical interpreters reading the Declaration of Independence at the OSH compressed

Dover 4th of July Celebration

Charlie Megginson

Daylong series of activities in downtown Dover featuring tours, entertainment, food, and a parade, culminating with fireworks in the evening. At 2 and 4 p.m., the bell of The Old State House will ring 13 times in honor of the original 13 states, followed immediately by historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence outside near the …

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Old Dover Independence Day

Charlie Megginson

July 4th as it was celebrated in the late 1800s. Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games Revolutionary Dover walking tours and more. At 2 p.m., the bell of The Old State House will ring 13 times in honor of the original 13 states, followed immediately by historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence …

Well Seasoned Heirlooms

Charlie Megginson

Virtual program in which historic site interpreter Kimberly Fritsch of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ New Castle Court House Museum shines a spotlight on the culinary practices, recipes and personalized cookbooks of women throughout Delaware history. In this episode, Fritsch will explore how the LGBTQ+ community strengthened its common bond by sharing recipes, the best places to …

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Roman Catholics to carry Eucharist through Wilmington Sunday

Betsy Price Headlines, Culture

Roman Catholics will hold a Eucharistic procession through Wilmington Sunday, June 19, to mark a solemn church feast and the start of a national revival meant to uphold communion as a pathway to peace in a hurting world. The event will start with a 2 p.m. Mass at Wilmington’s Church of St. Peter. The procession is expected to begin at …

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Serafin Summer Music highlights weekend fun June 11, 12

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  With summer kicking into gear, weekend fun for June 11 and 12 offers the start of Serafin Summer Music 2022, a return of the West Street Art Festival in Wilmington and June Jam in Houston. In addition, the Greek Festival ends Saturday and St. Anthony’s Italian Festival starts Sunday. Here are more details. Serafin Summer Music The Serafin Summer …

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Clifford Brown Jazz Fest returns June 15-18 featuring Stanley Clarke

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The 35th rendition of the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast returns to Wilmington June 15-18 with the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival featuring Stanley Clark among its line-up. New this year: The festival will be cohosted by Clifford Brown Jr. The festival is named for trumpeter and Wilmington native resident Clifford Brown, known as “Brownie.” He died …

Delawarean’s spice blend company among vendors at Hagley Craft Fair

Brionna N. Stonebraker Culture, Headlines

  Blair Danovich’s spice blends are meant to help people add authentic flavors to their dishes.   Global traditions and family history inspire the hand-crafted seasoning blends that Delaware’s Blair Danovich will be selling at this weekend’s Hagley Museum and Library Craft Fair. Danovich’s Cook Awesome Food’s seven blends follow “the principle that traditional global flavors should be accessible to …