The Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park & Museum is Dec. 1-2. (New Castle County Department of Community Services)

On this day of Christmas: Holiday events to mark on your calendar

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Here are some memorable events to celebrates Christmas in Delaware. These events run only a day or two. There’s a separate list of events that run more often. Camden-Wyoming Christmas Parade. 6 p.m. Dec. 9, starting at Caesar Rodney High School. Organized by the two towns. Caroling on the Cirle and the Georgetown Christmas Parade.  Caroling at 6 p.m. Dec. …

Fireworks over Rehoboth Beach. (Butch Comedy's photo courtesy of Rehoboth Beach)

Where you can have a blast at fireworks across Delaware

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. In other words, traffic could be bad. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Tuesday, the Fourth, but …

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Memorial Day events honor those who gave their lives

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Veterans Memorial Park, near Delaware Memorial Bridge Events to recognize Americans who lost their lives in service to the country will occur in several spots in Delaware this month, not just on Memorial Day (May 30). Here’s a roundup. The Delaware Memorial Bridge Memorial Day service starts at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the Veterans Memorial Park, near the New …

St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to Wilmington this Saturday

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki served as Grand Marshal of the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Irish Culture Club of Delaware’s popular St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Hooley will return to Downtown Wilmington on Saturday, March 12. The event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic.  “The Irish have a long, proud history in Wilmington dating back …

Wilm. Fire Dept. to receive ‘largest parade the city has ever seen’ for 100th birthday

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Organizers promise ‘the largest parade the city has ever seen.’ It’s the 100th anniversary of the Wilmington Fire Department and the city plans to celebrate their century of service with the largest parade the city has ever seen. The parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, will feature more than 20 bands — including the President’s United States Marine …

These events honor those who gave their lives for America

Betsy PriceEvents, Headlines

Downtown Visions Cleaning Ambassadors work with the Wilmington Department of Parks & Recreation to get the Soldiers and Sailors Monument ready for this year’s Memorial Day parade. (Downtown Visions photo) Several events in Delaware this Memorial Day weekend honor those who lost their lives in the service of their nation. 154th Wilmington Memorial Day parade and observance 6 p.m. Sunday, …