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Chinese Festival to offer food, demos this weekend

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Chinese American Community Center will offer some new foods and a look at games of chess and Go as part of its annual Chinese Festival Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20 and 21. The Hockessin festival will continue to keep events outdoors to guard against COVID-19. Food will be served and sold from under a tent in the parking …

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Festival fun: Ice cream, Midsommar compete for attention Saturday

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Ice cream or Swedish meatballs? That’s the decision festival goers will have to make Saturday, June, 25, as both the New Castle County’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockford Park and the first Midsommar Festival at the Old Swedes Historic Site compete for your summer fun attention. There’s music, vendors and food at both. But only one has ice …

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2 of Delaware’s favorite summer festivals return

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Two of Delaware’s favorite summer festivals return next week. The Wilmington Greek Festival is back for its 47th year, offering online ordering and curbside pickup, which proved popular during the COVID-19 pandemic. It starts Monday, June 6 and runs through June 11. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival starts the next day, Sunday, June 12, and this year will go cashless. Patrons …

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Bellefonte, Old New Castle revive spring festivals

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    Two of Delaware’s unique neighborhoods are bringing back traditional spring festivals. A Day in Old New Castle and the Bellefonte Arts Festival both return Saturday, May 21. The Old New Castle event celebrates its Colonial looks and history. It offers home, museum and church tours; food trucks; re-enactments; Colonial craftsmen; plein air artists; and a tour of the …

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Bubbles and bikes help Grand Prix spin through Wilmington Saturday

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

It won’t only be bikes gliding through downtown Wilmington Saturday as part of the Wilmington Grand Prix Criterium Races. Bubbles will be, too. The Grand Prix offers both professional and amateur races, and this year will add a community ride Saturday, which will mark the start of street festival along Market Street from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. As part …

Brandywine Festival of Arts makes sure shoppers are well-fed

Pam George Culture, Food, Headlines

Home Grown will offer veggie burgers, kielbasa, cheeseburgers, hotdogs, fries and hummus at the arts festival.   For more than 50 years, artists and collectors have celebrated autumn’s arrival at a Wilmington festival along the Brandywine River. This year is no different. Always the first weekend after Labor Day, The Brandywine Festival of the Arts is scheduled for Sept. 11, …