Shingle making by Dan Davis 16 x 9

18th Century Trades Day

Charlie Megginson

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing fabric, carpentry, candle dipping, and an 18th century musket presentation. Charlie MegginsonCharlie Megginson covers government and politics for Delaware LIVE News. Reach him at (302) 344-8293 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @cmegginson4.

Cooch House for web

Public Workshop: Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site

Charlie Megginson

Input sought in creating a publicly accessible and community-focused experience for the Newark location that includes the focal point of Delaware’s only Revolutionary War land battle. 302-922-7116 or mailto:[email protected] Charlie MegginsonCharlie Megginson covers government and politics for Delaware LIVE News. Reach him at (302) 344-8293 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @cmegginson4.

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 …

“Rosedale Beach”

Amy White

Virtual Juneteenth program from the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum in which Tamara Burks discusses the Millsboro, Del. resort/hotel where Black, Indigenous, and other people of color found relaxation and entertainment from the 1900s to the 1970s. Program streamed live via Zoom. Registration required. Amy White

Buena Vista spring event

Jason Cevera

Enjoy a spring day at of one of Delaware’s most historic estates completed by former U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton in 1847. Visitors can go for nature walks, learn about the gardens and agricultural history of the farm, enjoy educational programs by the Sunshine Plein Air Artists and Bluebird Society, and participate in outdoor children’s games. Photography and …

Dagsboro’s Clayton Theatre hosts free movies this weekend

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Clayton Theatre is a fixture on Main Street in Dagsboro. Photo by Scott Fare. The Clayton Theatre, Delaware’s only remaining single-screen cinema, will host six free movie screenings this weekend.  “Ron’s Gone Wrong” is at 3 and 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Nov. 5-7. The event is being sponsored by online streaming service Pluto TV, which will be giving out free …

Where vaccinated people can get deals on food and drink

Betsy Price Don't Miss, Food & Dining, food and drink, Headlines

Bardea Food & Drink offers a free dessert with dinner. This is its twist on cheesecake with pomegranate, buddha’s hand and white sesame crumble. Photo from Bardea Facebook   Small businesses across Delaware are getting state grants to cover the cost of providing incentives for vaccinated customers. More the 200 will receive state grants up to $5,000 for reimbursements, the …

Smaller Rockwood festival – but with lots of ice cream

Betsy Price Entertainment, Events, Headlines

The Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park (New Castle County) Rockwood Park will host a scaled-down ice cream festival 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 26. Confirmed ice cream vendors include Cinnamon Bun Exchange, Dino’s Ice Cream Truck, the Ice Cream Shoppe, Kilby Cream, Kona Ice, Paleteria y Neveria Tocumbo, UDairy Creamery and Woodside Farm Creamery. Live local music …