Seining program at Cape Henlopen

Events + Programs


Saturday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Career & Animal Science Workshop: Working with Carnivores,   Brandywine Zoo

Working with carnivores can be a risky business. In this program, learn how our keepers safely work with carnivores like the eagles, otters or bobcat.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 10:30 AM 08/18/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Career & Animal Science Workshop: Working with Carnivores Working with carnivores can be a risky business. In this program, learn how our keepers safely work with carnivores like the eagles, otters or bobcat. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 18 at 08 p.m.

519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 08:00 PM 08/18/2018 09:30 PM America/New_York 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Campfire Circle,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park's bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 07:30 PM 08/18/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York Campfire Circle Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park's bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 11:00 AM 08/18/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 18 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 02:00 PM 08/18/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 18 at 10 a.m.

Tide-Pooling,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Grab a hand net and search for fish, crabs and other aquatic life in our tide pools at low tide. Wear old shoes ( No flip-flops) that can get wet and muddy. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Pre-register by calling (302)645-6852. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 10:00 AM 08/18/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Tide-Pooling Grab a hand net and search for fish, crabs and other aquatic life in our tide pools at low tide. Wear old shoes ( No flip-flops) that can get wet and muddy. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Pre-register by calling (302)645-6852. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 3:30 p.m.

Touch Tank Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 03:30 PM 08/18/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Touch Tank Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring "Station Cove",   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5 mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

$35 per person. Call (302)-227-6881 to register.

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 09:30 AM 08/18/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring "Station Cove" Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5 mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 09:00 AM 08/18/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island!

$5 per person.

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 01:30 PM 08/18/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Behind the Scenes Tour Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 12:15 PM 08/18/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 02:15 PM 08/18/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 11:15 a.m.

Setting Up Camp,   Fort Delaware State Park

Union soldiers in the field had to carry everything they needed to live with them. How did they manage? How would you manage? Come find out in this interactive program!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 11:15 AM 08/18/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Setting Up Camp Union soldiers in the field had to carry everything they needed to live with them. How did they manage? How would you manage? Come find out in this interactive program! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 5 p.m.

Gun Battery Hike,   Fort DuPont State Park

Take a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don't mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 05:00 PM 08/18/2018 06:00 PM America/New_York Gun Battery Hike Take a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don't mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure. Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History,   Auburn Heights State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Road. Free

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 11:00:00 AM 8/18/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Road. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 1 p.m.

Wonders of the Wetlands,   Killens Pond State Park

Wonders of the Wetlands Saturdays; June 23, July 14, and August 18 11 a.m. Learn what makes the Killens Pond wetland ecosystem special and meet a few animals native to the area. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 1:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Wetlands Wonders of the Wetlands Saturdays; June 23, July 14, and August 18 11 a.m. Learn what makes the Killens Pond wetland ecosystem special and meet a few animals native to the area. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 7 p.m.

Hayrides,   Killens Pond State Park

Hayrides Saturdays, June 9 - August 25 7 and 8 p.m. trips The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited: please reserve your spot by calling the Nature Center before 1 p.m. on the day of the ride. Meet at the campground Amphitheater. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

$4 per person

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 7:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides Hayrides Saturdays, June 9 - August 25 7 and 8 p.m. trips The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited: please reserve your spot by calling the Nature Center before 1 p.m. on the day of the ride. Meet at the campground Amphitheater. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 9 p.m.

Campfire Program,   Killens Pond State Park

Description:Campfire Program Saturdays, June 23, July 7 and 21, August 4 and 18 9 p.m. Join a naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater for a campfire and to learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics vary weekly. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

48 inches and taller: $8

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 9:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program Description:Campfire Program Saturdays, June 23, July 7 and 21, August 4 and 18 9 p.m. Join a naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater for a campfire and to learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics vary weekly. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 2 p.m.

Boating Through History,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first State Parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat trough the past. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 2:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first State Parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat trough the past. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 2 p.m.

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating, and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration needed. Check our Facebook page for weekly program themes.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 2:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating, and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration needed. Check our Facebook page for weekly program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 10 a.m.

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a creative session of crafts. All necessary supplies will be provided and we will make a different craft each week. $2 per craft.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 10:00:00 AM 8/18/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a creative session of crafts. All necessary supplies will be provided and we will make a different craft each week. $2 per craft. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 08 p.m.

Night Sense,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the Nature Center to play a series of nighttime games and discover how your favorite creatures live in the dark.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 8:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Sense Join us at the Nature Center to play a series of nighttime games and discover how your favorite creatures live in the dark. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 5 p.m.

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion as you learn about the nature and culture surrounding the pond. Sign up at the camp store at least one hour before the program

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 5:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion as you learn about the nature and culture surrounding the pond. Sign up at the camp store at least one hour before the program Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 10 a.m.

Wildlife From the Water,   Trap Pond State Park

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 10:00:00 AM 8/18/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife From the Water Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Heights State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. This gorgeous Victorian Era mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Each tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please park in the lot across from the mansion on Creek Road.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 1:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. This gorgeous Victorian Era mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Each tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please park in the lot across from the mansion on Creek Road. Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, August 18 at 3 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Heights State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. This gorgeous Victorian Era mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Each tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please park in the lot across from the mansion on Creek Road.

Add to Calendar 8/18/2018 3:00:00 PM 8/18/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. This gorgeous Victorian Era mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Each tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please park in the lot across from the mansion on Creek Road. Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 6 p.m.

The Core,   Bellevue State Park

Eric Clapton Tribute Band

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/19/2018 06:00 PM 08/19/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York The Core Eric Clapton Tribute Band Bellevue State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 1 p.m.

Rockford Tower Opening,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Rockford Tower Opening Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, August 19 at 10:30 a.m.

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/19/2018 10:30 AM 08/19/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 19 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/19/2018 12:15 PM 08/19/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/19/2018 02:15 PM 08/19/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/19/2018 11:20 AM 08/19/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 1 p.m.

Dip-Netting at the Pond,   Killens Pond State Park

Dip-Netting at the Pond Sunday, August 19 1 p.m. Ever wonder what a baby dragonfly looks like? Use a process called dip-netting to catch them and hopefully a few other species of pond critters to view up close. Dress in clothes that can get messy for this program! $2 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Under 48 inches: $6

Add to Calendar 8/19/2018 1:00:00 PM 8/19/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-Netting at the Pond Dip-Netting at the Pond Sunday, August 19 1 p.m. Ever wonder what a baby dragonfly looks like? Use a process called dip-netting to catch them and hopefully a few other species of pond critters to view up close. Dress in clothes that can get messy for this program! $2 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 10 a.m.

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/19/2018 10:00:00 AM 8/19/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 19 at 08 a.m.

Youth Fishing Tournament,   Trap Pond State Park

Open to ages 15 and under. Meet at the boat house for free fishing instruction and other activities from 8 to 9 am. Fishing tournament will begin at 9 and run until 11. Catch and release is encouraged. Equipment can be provided (please mention when you register), or bring your own. Free

Add to Calendar 8/19/2018 8:00:00 AM 8/19/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Youth Fishing Tournament Open to ages 15 and under. Meet at the boat house for free fishing instruction and other activities from 8 to 9 am. Fishing tournament will begin at 9 and run until 11. Catch and release is encouraged. Equipment can be provided (please mention when you register), or bring your own. Free Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 20 at 9 a.m.

Storybook Safari - Special Daily Option!,   Brandywine Zoo

Storybook adventures ahead! Each day, we will read and discuss an animal tale, then immerse ourselves in the story’s theme with crafts, games, and related animal activities.

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Add to Calendar 5 10 America/New_York Storybook Safari - Special Daily Option! Storybook adventures ahead! Each day, we will read and discuss an animal tale, then immerse ourselves in the story’s theme with crafts, games, and related animal activities. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

Evening at the Amphitheater,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of Delaware Seashore State Park. Topics may range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/20/2018 07:00 PM 08/20/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Evening at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of Delaware Seashore State Park. Topics may range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, August 20 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/20/2018 09:00 AM 08/20/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Monday, August 20 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/20/2018 10:00 AM 08/20/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Monday, August 20 at 4 p.m.

Master Plan Open House #4,   White Clay Creek State Park

This open house will review and ask for input on topics such as activities, the golf course, visiting historic sites, events, fishing, and other recreational use of the park. Tentatively scheduled from 4 - 7 p.m. at Deerfield, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, DE 19711. NOTE: *Unforeseen circumstances could change the date, time, or location. Please check the statewide meetings calendar and this website before you attend a session.

Add to Calendar 08/20/2018 04:00 PM 08/20/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Master Plan Open House #4 This open house will review and ask for input on topics such as activities, the golf course, visiting historic sites, events, fishing, and other recreational use of the park. Tentatively scheduled from 4 - 7 p.m. at Deerfield, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, DE 19711. NOTE: *Unforeseen circumstances could change the date, time, or location. Please check the statewide meetings calendar and this website before you attend a session. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, August 21 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/21/2018 02:00 PM 08/21/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 21 at 9:30 a.m.

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Bottlenose dolphins return to our waters every spring. Discover why they come back and go on a guided search from shore. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult . Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.

$2 per person

Add to Calendar 08/21/2018 09:30 AM 08/21/2018 10:30 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Bottlenose dolphins return to our waters every spring. Discover why they come back and go on a guided search from shore. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult . Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, August 21 at 10 a.m.

Fort Miles Kids Games: Parachutes of Freedom,   Fort Miles

Calling children ages 8-12 looking for fun and learning games about the history of Fort Miles. Carry out hand signals, concealment exercises, code breaking, making firing trajectories, and much more! Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$3 per child

Add to Calendar 08/21/2018 10:00 AM 08/21/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Fort Miles Kids Games: Parachutes of Freedom Calling children ages 8-12 looking for fun and learning games about the history of Fort Miles. Carry out hand signals, concealment exercises, code breaking, making firing trajectories, and much more! Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 21 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/21/2018 09:00 AM 08/21/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 21 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/21/2018 10:00 AM 08/21/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Yoga in the Park,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek StatePark invites you to enjoy the beauty of nature and benefits of movement throughoutdoor yoga. Join Julie Macedo of 'Well by Nature' for a one-hourall-levels vinyasa yoga class For your comfort, please come prepared with ayoga mat or beach towel and water bottle. Walk-ins welcome Call 302-368-6900 to register. $6 per person, $60 for the series (get one session free!)

$6

Add to Calendar 08/21/2018 06:30 PM 08/21/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park White Clay Creek StatePark invites you to enjoy the beauty of nature and benefits of movement throughoutdoor yoga. Join Julie Macedo of 'Well by Nature' for a one-hourall-levels vinyasa yoga class For your comfort, please come prepared with ayoga mat or beach towel and water bottle. Walk-ins welcome Call 302-368-6900 to register. $6 per person, $60 for the series (get one session free!) White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, August 21 at 10 a.m.

Nature on the Go,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Umbrella or Sun Hat? Join the naturalists as we explore the topic of weather. Drop in each week to discover more about different weather phenomena. Free (with paid park admission at Can-Do)

FREE

Add to Calendar 8/21/2018 10:00 8/21/2018 11:30 America/New_York Nature on the Go Umbrella or Sun Hat? Join the naturalists as we explore the topic of weather. Drop in each week to discover more about different weather phenomena. Free (with paid park admission at Can-Do) Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, August 22 at 6 p.m.

kRUSH,   White Clay Creek State Park

RUSH Tribute Band

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 06:00 PM 08/22/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York kRUSH RUSH Tribute Band White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 6 p.m.

Youth Night,   Wilmington - Brandywine Park's Sugar Bowl

Select local youth bands

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 06:00 PM 08/22/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Youth Night Select local youth bands Wilmington - Brandywine Park's Sugar Bowl

Wednesday, August 22 at 08 p.m.

519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 08:00 PM 08/22/2018 09:30 PM America/New_York 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 22 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 11:00 AM 08/22/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 22 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 02:00 PM 08/22/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 22 at 9 a.m.

Seining Delaware Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Help collect fish and crabs with a beach seine net and discover who’s using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops . For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations . Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person. Limit 30.

$5 per person, adults and children.

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 09:00 AM 08/22/2018 10:00 AM America/New_York Seining Delaware Bay Help collect fish and crabs with a beach seine net and discover who’s using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops . For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations . Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person. Limit 30. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 2 p.m.

Snakes & Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 02:00 PM 08/22/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Snakes & Turtles Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club to try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991. Ages 21 and up.

$25 per person. (Not held 7/4 or 8/8).

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 06:30 PM 08/22/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club to try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991. Ages 21 and up. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 09:00 AM 08/22/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 10:00 AM 08/22/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 1:15 p.m.

Eyes of the Fort,   Fort Delaware State Park

In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It boasted three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 01:15 PM 08/22/2018 02:15 PM America/New_York Eyes of the Fort In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It boasted three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 12:15 PM 08/22/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 02:15 PM 08/22/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/22/2018 11:20 AM 08/22/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 5:30 p.m.

Introduction to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-7020 to register.

$25

Add to Calendar 8/22/2018 17:30 8/22/2018 19:30 America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-7020 to register. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Yoga in the Park,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

$6 per person, $60 for the series (get one session free!)Walk-ins welcome Alapocas Run State Park invites you to enjoy the beauty of nature and benefits of movement through outdoor yoga. Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour all-levels vinyasa yoga class For your comfort, please come prepared with a yoga mat or beach towel and water bottle. Call302-577-7020 to register.

$6

Add to Calendar 8/22/2018 18:30 8/22/2018 19:30 America/New_York Yoga in the Park $6 per person, $60 for the series (get one session free!)Walk-ins welcome Alapocas Run State Park invites you to enjoy the beauty of nature and benefits of movement through outdoor yoga. Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour all-levels vinyasa yoga class For your comfort, please come prepared with a yoga mat or beach towel and water bottle. Call302-577-7020 to register. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, August 22 at 12 p.m.

Lunchtime Concert Series: Kevin Sarkissian,   Bellevue State Park

Lunchtime Concert Series Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 pm Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302)761-6965. Kevin Sarkissian plays Folk and Soft Rock from Dylan to JT.

Add to Calendar 8/22/2018 12:00:00 PM 8/22/2018 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Kevin Sarkissian Lunchtime Concert Series Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 pm Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302)761-6965. Kevin Sarkissian plays Folk and Soft Rock from Dylan to JT. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, August 23 at 6 p.m.

Seven Rings,   Bellevue State Park

Irish Pub Songs, Tunes and Ballads

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 06:00 PM 08/23/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Seven Rings Irish Pub Songs, Tunes and Ballads Bellevue State Park

Thursday, August 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 10:30 AM 08/23/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 23 at 12:30 p.m.

Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Miles

Join our historic interpreters as they show the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 12:30 PM 08/23/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our historic interpreters as they show the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Fort Miles

Thursday, August 23 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 11:00 AM 08/23/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 23 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 02:00 PM 08/23/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 23 at 08 p.m.

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather! For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by call (302)645-6852.

$5 per person.

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 08:00 PM 08/23/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather! For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by call (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 23 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 09:00 AM 08/23/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 23 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 10:00 AM 08/23/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 23 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 12:15 PM 08/23/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 23 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 02:15 PM 08/23/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 23 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/23/2018 11:20 AM 08/23/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 23 at 10 a.m.

Nature on the Go ,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Umbrella or Sun Hat? Join the naturalists as we explore the topic of weather. Drop in each week to discover more about different weather phenomena. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 8/23/2018 10:00 8/23/2018 11:30 America/New_York Nature on the Go Umbrella or Sun Hat? Join the naturalists as we explore the topic of weather. Drop in each week to discover more about different weather phenomena. FREE Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, August 23 at 11:30 a.m.

Tai Chi in the Park,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Gene McClone, from Gentle Palm Karate Academy will lead you through the basic movements of Tai Chi. Meet at the Josephine Fountain.

FREE

Add to Calendar 8/23/2018 11:30 8/23/2018 12:30 America/New_York Tai Chi in the Park Gene McClone, from Gentle Palm Karate Academy will lead you through the basic movements of Tai Chi. Meet at the Josephine Fountain. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, August 23 at 7 p.m.

Sunset Kayak,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us for an evening paddle of the pond. Participants must be at least 12 years of age, know how to swim, and have basic kayak skills. Pre-registration required call 302-368-6989.

$22 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/23/2018 7:00:00 PM 8/23/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak Join us for an evening paddle of the pond. Participants must be at least 12 years of age, know how to swim, and have basic kayak skills. Pre-registration required call 302-368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, August 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Cold War Bike Tour,   Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking and more. [begin bold] Please bring your own bike [end bold]. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register.

$5/person (Bring your own bike)

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 10:30 AM 08/24/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking and more. [begin bold] Please bring your own bike [end bold]. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. Fort Miles

Friday, August 24 at 2 p.m.

Cruise the Canal,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Ride the Cape Water Tours Taxi and explore Delaware State Parks like never before. Guides from both Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks will lead you on a 2-hour tour along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, covering Fort Miles, Thompson Island Nature Preserve, and everything in between. Make your reservations online at www.capewatertours.com and be sure to sign up for the Delaware State Parks cruise.

$22 for adults / 15 for children

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 02:00 PM 08/24/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Ride the Cape Water Tours Taxi and explore Delaware State Parks like never before. Guides from both Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks will lead you on a 2-hour tour along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, covering Fort Miles, Thompson Island Nature Preserve, and everything in between. Make your reservations online at www.capewatertours.com and be sure to sign up for the Delaware State Parks cruise. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 24 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 02:00 PM 08/24/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Friday, August 24 at 2 p.m.

Cruise the Canal ,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Ride the Cape Water Tours Taxi and explore Delaware State Parks like never before. Guides from both Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks will lead you on a 2-hour tour along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, covering Fort Miles, Thompson Island Nature Preserve, and everything in between. Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and be sure to sign up for the “Delaware State Parks” cruise.

$22/adults; 15/children (4-11)

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 02:00 PM 08/24/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Ride the Cape Water Tours Taxi and explore Delaware State Parks like never before. Guides from both Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks will lead you on a 2-hour tour along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, covering Fort Miles, Thompson Island Nature Preserve, and everything in between. Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and be sure to sign up for the “Delaware State Parks” cruise. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 24 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 09:00 AM 08/24/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 10:00 AM 08/24/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 24 at 1:15 p.m.

Dressed to Impress,   Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians...they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you've ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 01:15 PM 08/24/2018 02:15 PM America/New_York Dressed to Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians...they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you've ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 24 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 12:15 PM 08/24/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 24 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 02:15 PM 08/24/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 24 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 11:20 AM 08/24/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 24 at 08 p.m.

Full Moon Friday Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

Meet at Chambers House Nature Center

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/24/2018 08:00 PM 08/24/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Friday Hike Meet at Chambers House Nature Center White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m.

Buried Treasures,   Killens Pond State Park

Buried Treasures Friday, August 24 7 p.m. Learn what archaeologists can discover by looking at artifacts. Bring one of your own found treasures from home and try to "stump the archaeologist" to identify your artifact! Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 8/24/2018 7:00:00 PM 8/24/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Buried Treasures Buried Treasures Friday, August 24 7 p.m. Learn what archaeologists can discover by looking at artifacts. Bring one of your own found treasures from home and try to "stump the archaeologist" to identify your artifact! Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunset Yoga,   Lums Pond State Park

Looking for a breathtaking view while relaxing your mind and body with yoga? Join us for one class or sign up for a session and get a discount. Don’t forget your yoga mat! Space is limited, call to register 302-368-6989.

$8 per person

Add to Calendar 8/24/2018 7:30:00 PM 8/24/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Yoga Looking for a breathtaking view while relaxing your mind and body with yoga? Join us for one class or sign up for a session and get a discount. Don’t forget your yoga mat! Space is limited, call to register 302-368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, August 24 at 5 p.m.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour. We will talk about one of our most famous residents, the Baldcypress tree. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/24/2018 5:00:00 PM 8/24/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour. We will talk about one of our most famous residents, the Baldcypress tree. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m.

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games. There will be lots of prizes for the young and the young at heart. Meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 a card.

Add to Calendar 8/24/2018 7:00:00 PM 8/24/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games. There will be lots of prizes for the young and the young at heart. Meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 a card. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 08 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 08:00 AM 08/25/2018 10:00 AM America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Enrichment Workshop,   Brandywine Zoo

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Condors!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 10:30 AM 08/25/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Enrichment Workshop Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Condors! Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Campfire Circle,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park's bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 07:30 PM 08/25/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York Campfire Circle Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park's bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 11:00 AM 08/25/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 02:00 PM 08/25/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 02:00 PM 08/25/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 3:30 p.m.

Touch Tank Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 03:30 PM 08/25/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Touch Tank Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 6 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Fort Miles

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the campground, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride.

$8/person

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 06:00 PM 08/25/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the campground, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Fort Miles

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the campground, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride.

$8/person

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 07:30 PM 08/25/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the campground, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 25 at 9 a.m.

2nd Annual Delaware Seashore State Park Paddlefest,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Sometimes the forgotten part of Delaware Seashore State Park, the bayside marshes are teeming with wildlife and full of local history. Launch at Savages Ditch and explore 4 miles of marsh islands via kayak. Along the way, park interpreters will be stationed throughout the course to talk about points of interest and hand out goodies. At the end, paddlers will be greeted at Tower Rd Bayside with a certificate of completion, photo-ops, and food for purchase from the food truck! Bring your own kayak or rent from Coastal Kayak (reservations required for rentals). This kayaking adventure is for experienced paddlers ONLY! It is a one-way course and transportation is available to bring you back to Savages Ditch. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call (302) 227-6991 for details, fees, and reservations.

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 09:00 AM 08/25/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York 2nd Annual Delaware Seashore State Park Paddlefest Sometimes the forgotten part of Delaware Seashore State Park, the bayside marshes are teeming with wildlife and full of local history. Launch at Savages Ditch and explore 4 miles of marsh islands via kayak. Along the way, park interpreters will be stationed throughout the course to talk about points of interest and hand out goodies. At the end, paddlers will be greeted at Tower Rd Bayside with a certificate of completion, photo-ops, and food for purchase from the food truck! Bring your own kayak or rent from Coastal Kayak (reservations required for rentals). This kayaking adventure is for experienced paddlers ONLY! It is a one-way course and transportation is available to bring you back to Savages Ditch. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call (302) 227-6991 for details, fees, and reservations. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 09:00 AM 08/25/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island!

$5 per person.

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 01:30 PM 08/25/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Behind the Scenes Tour Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 12:15 PM 08/25/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 1:15 p.m.

Living History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join a soldier or civilian at Fort Delaware for an inspection of the fort's many rooms and areas. Meet the various individuals who lived and worked at the fort in 1864.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 01:15 PM 08/25/2018 02:15 PM America/New_York Living History Tour Join a soldier or civilian at Fort Delaware for an inspection of the fort's many rooms and areas. Meet the various individuals who lived and worked at the fort in 1864. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 02:15 PM 08/25/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Lantern Tours at Port Penn,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Visit Port Penn by lantern-light! Come hear the stories of the town and the people who built it and make it special.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 07:30 PM 08/25/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours at Port Penn Visit Port Penn by lantern-light! Come hear the stories of the town and the people who built it and make it special. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, August 25 at 9:30 a.m.

Introduction to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-7020 to register.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 9:30 8/25/2018 11:30 America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-7020 to register. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, August 25 at 11 a.m.

Mansion to Mansion Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Join us as summer winds down by hiking on the 2 ½ mile Greenway Trail from our own Bellevue Hall to the nearby Rockwood Mansion. Bring snacks if you like. Dogs are allowed, as are kids! Dress for the weather. Meet at the front of Bellevue Hall.Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on August 24. Call 302-761-6963.

$4 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 11:00:00 AM 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Mansion to Mansion Hike Join us as summer winds down by hiking on the 2 ½ mile Greenway Trail from our own Bellevue Hall to the nearby Rockwood Mansion. Bring snacks if you like. Dogs are allowed, as are kids! Dress for the weather. Meet at the front of Bellevue Hall.Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on August 24. Call 302-761-6963. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Wear comfortable shoes to venture into the woods during this hour-long nighttime hike. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day, call 302-761-6963. Call for meeting place. No fee, pre-registration requested by 4 pm on the date of program.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 7:30:00 PM 8/25/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Wear comfortable shoes to venture into the woods during this hour-long nighttime hike. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day, call 302-761-6963. Call for meeting place. No fee, pre-registration requested by 4 pm on the date of program. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.

Conservation Technology,   Killens Pond State Park

Conservation Technology Saturday, August 25 1 p.m. How do we use technology to help preserve our wildlife and natural areas? Learn how we are using iPads, Geoswap, and other apps. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

$2 per person

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Conservation Technology Conservation Technology Saturday, August 25 1 p.m. How do we use technology to help preserve our wildlife and natural areas? Learn how we are using iPads, Geoswap, and other apps. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 7 p.m.

Hayrides,   Killens Pond State Park

Hayrides Saturdays, June 9 - August 25 7 and 8 p.m. trips The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited: please reserve your spot by calling the Nature Center before 1 p.m. on the day of the ride. Meet at the campground Amphitheater. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

$4 per person

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 7:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides Hayrides Saturdays, June 9 - August 25 7 and 8 p.m. trips The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited: please reserve your spot by calling the Nature Center before 1 p.m. on the day of the ride. Meet at the campground Amphitheater. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 9 p.m.

Night Hikes,   Killens Pond State Park

Night Hikes Saturdays; June 30, July 28, August 11 and 25 9 p.m. Meet at the Campground Amphitheater to begin an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark hikes. Hikes last 1 to 1 and a half hours, and participants should wear closed-toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 9:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Hikes Night Hikes Saturdays; June 30, July 28, August 11 and 25 9 p.m. Meet at the Campground Amphitheater to begin an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark hikes. Hikes last 1 to 1 and a half hours, and participants should wear closed-toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.

Boating Through History,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first State Parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat trough the past. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first State Parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat trough the past. $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m.

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating, and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration needed. Check our Facebook page for weekly program themes.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating, and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration needed. Check our Facebook page for weekly program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m.

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a creative session of crafts. All necessary supplies will be provided and we will make a different craft each week. $2 per craft.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 10:00:00 AM 8/25/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a creative session of crafts. All necessary supplies will be provided and we will make a different craft each week. $2 per craft. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 1 p.m.

Fish Tales,   Trap Pond State Park

Net some of our aquatic pond creatures from the shoreline. Meet at the boat house for this hour long program. Bring shoes and clothes that can get muddy.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 1:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Fish Tales Net some of our aquatic pond creatures from the shoreline. Meet at the boat house for this hour long program. Bring shoes and clothes that can get muddy. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 5 p.m.

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion as you learn about the nature and culture surrounding the pond. Sign up at the camp store at least one hour before the program

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 5:00:00 PM 8/25/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion as you learn about the nature and culture surrounding the pond. Sign up at the camp store at least one hour before the program Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m.

Wildlife From the Water,   Trap Pond State Park

Add to Calendar 8/25/2018 10:00:00 AM 8/25/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife From the Water Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 6 p.m.

6 p.m: Re-Live the Beatles,   Bellevue State Park

Re-Live The Beatles: The Tribute!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 06:00 PM 08/26/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York 6 p.m: Re-Live the Beatles Re-Live The Beatles: The Tribute! Bellevue State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 1 p.m.

Rockford Tower Opening,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Rockford Tower Opening Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, August 26 at 10:30 a.m.

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 10:30 AM 08/26/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 26 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 12:15 PM 08/26/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 02:15 PM 08/26/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 11:20 AM 08/26/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 2 p.m.

Science in the Park- Mildams & Water Quality,   White Clay Creek State Park

Milldams, Legacy Sediments and Water Quality Shreeram Inamdar, PhD, Professor of Watershed Hydrologyand Biogeochemistry Director, Water Science Policy Graduate Program,University of Delaware T housands of milldams existed on mid-Atlantic streams and creeks in the 17th through early 20th century. While most of the milldams are now gone, the legacy sediments thataccumulated behind these dams persist in stream banks and pose a threat towater quality. Our research investigates - how the stream-bank legacysediment erosion is happening, whether legacy sediments contain nutrients likenitrogen and phosphorus, and how these nutrients influence affect water qualityof our aquatic ecosystems. Please join us to learn about legacy sediments andwater quality, our monitoring program and studies, and the broader implicationsfor our creeks and bay.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 02:00 PM 08/26/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Science in the Park- Mildams & Water Quality Milldams, Legacy Sediments and Water Quality Shreeram Inamdar, PhD, Professor of Watershed Hydrologyand Biogeochemistry Director, Water Science Policy Graduate Program,University of Delaware T housands of milldams existed on mid-Atlantic streams and creeks in the 17th through early 20th century. While most of the milldams are now gone, the legacy sediments thataccumulated behind these dams persist in stream banks and pose a threat towater quality. Our research investigates - how the stream-bank legacysediment erosion is happening, whether legacy sediments contain nutrients likenitrogen and phosphorus, and how these nutrients influence affect water qualityof our aquatic ecosystems. Please join us to learn about legacy sediments andwater quality, our monitoring program and studies, and the broader implicationsfor our creeks and bay. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 08 p.m.

Moonlight Kayak Tours,   Killens Pond State Park

Moonlight Kayak Tours Sundays; June 24, July 29, and August 26 8 - 10 p.m. Join us as we paddle by the light of the full moon! Meet at the Nature Center and then head to the boats. All experience levels welcome. Please bring a headlamp or borrow one of ours.Paddles last 1 and a half to 2 hours. Please pre-register as space is limited. To pre-register, call (302) 248-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

$10 per paddler

Add to Calendar 8/26/2018 8:00:00 PM 8/26/2018 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Moonlight Kayak Tours Moonlight Kayak Tours Sundays; June 24, July 29, and August 26 8 - 10 p.m. Join us as we paddle by the light of the full moon! Meet at the Nature Center and then head to the boats. All experience levels welcome. Please bring a headlamp or borrow one of ours.Paddles last 1 and a half to 2 hours. Please pre-register as space is limited. To pre-register, call (302) 248-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m.

Dip-Netting Discovery,   Lums Pond State Park

Do you want to know what lives in Lums Pond? Grab a net and find out! May be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/26/2018 12:00:00 PM 8/26/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-Netting Discovery Do you want to know what lives in Lums Pond? Grab a net and find out! May be cancelled due to weather. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, August 26 at 10 a.m.

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.

$6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/26/2018 10:00:00 AM 8/26/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

Evening at the Amphitheater,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of Delaware Seashore State Park. Topics may range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/27/2018 07:00 PM 08/27/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Evening at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of Delaware Seashore State Park. Topics may range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, August 27 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/27/2018 09:00 AM 08/27/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Monday, August 27 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/27/2018 10:00 AM 08/27/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 28 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/28/2018 02:00 PM 08/28/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 28 at 10 a.m.

Fort Miles Kids Games: Cover and Conceal,   Fort Miles

Calling children ages 8-12 looking for fun and learning games about the history of Fort Miles. Carry out hand signals, concealment exercises, code breaking, making firing trajectories, and much more! Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$3 per child

Add to Calendar 08/28/2018 10:00 AM 08/28/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Fort Miles Kids Games: Cover and Conceal Calling children ages 8-12 looking for fun and learning games about the history of Fort Miles. Carry out hand signals, concealment exercises, code breaking, making firing trajectories, and much more! Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 28 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/28/2018 09:00 AM 08/28/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 28 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/28/2018 10:00 AM 08/28/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Revolution Heroes ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Blues

FREE

Add to Calendar 06/27/2018 06:30 PM 06/27/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Revolution Heroes Blues White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 08 p.m.

519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 08:00 PM 08/29/2018 09:30 PM America/New_York 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 29 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 11:00 AM 08/29/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 29 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 02:00 PM 08/29/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 29 at 9 a.m.

Seining Delaware Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Help collect fish and crabs with a beach seine net and discover who’s using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops . For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations . Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person. Limit 30.

$5 per person, adults and children.

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 09:00 AM 08/29/2018 10:00 AM America/New_York Seining Delaware Bay Help collect fish and crabs with a beach seine net and discover who’s using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops . For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations . Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person. Limit 30. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 09:00 AM 08/29/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 10:00 AM 08/29/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes Presentation,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan's Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 03:30 PM 08/29/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Presentation Hogan's Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 12:15 PM 08/29/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 02:15 PM 08/29/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/29/2018 11:20 AM 08/29/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Yoga in the Park,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

$6 per person, $60 for the series (get one session free!)Walk-ins welcome Alapocas Run State Park invites you to enjoy the beauty of nature and benefits of movement through outdoor yoga. Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour all-levels vinyasa yoga class For your comfort, please come prepared with a yoga mat or beach towel and water bottle. Call302-577-7020 to register.

$6

Add to Calendar 8/29/2018 18:30 8/29/2018 19:30 America/New_York Yoga in the Park $6 per person, $60 for the series (get one session free!)Walk-ins welcome Alapocas Run State Park invites you to enjoy the beauty of nature and benefits of movement through outdoor yoga. Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour all-levels vinyasa yoga class For your comfort, please come prepared with a yoga mat or beach towel and water bottle. Call302-577-7020 to register. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, August 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 10:30 AM 08/30/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 30 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 11:00 AM 08/30/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 30 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 02:00 PM 08/30/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 30 at 08 p.m.

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather! For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by call (302)645-6852.

$5 per person.

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 08:00 PM 08/30/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather! For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by call (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 30 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 09:00 AM 08/30/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 30 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 10:00 AM 08/30/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 30 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes Presentation,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan's Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 03:30 PM 08/30/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Presentation Hogan's Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 30 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 12:15 PM 08/30/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 30 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 02:15 PM 08/30/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 30 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/30/2018 11:20 AM 08/30/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series: Malarkey Brothers ,   Bellevue State Park

RESCHEDULED from June 10! Malarkey Brothers play Celtic Folk and Rock music. Join us on Sunday and Thursday evenings this summer for our free Summer Concert Series!

Add to Calendar 8/30/2018 6:30:00 PM 8/30/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Concert Series: Malarkey Brothers RESCHEDULED from June 10! Malarkey Brothers play Celtic Folk and Rock music. Join us on Sunday and Thursday evenings this summer for our free Summer Concert Series! Bellevue State Park

Friday, August 31 at 10:30 a.m.

Cold War Bike Tour,   Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking and more. [begin bold] Please bring your own bike [end bold]. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register.

$5/person (Bring your own bike)

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 10:30 AM 08/31/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking and more. [begin bold] Please bring your own bike [end bold]. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. Fort Miles

Friday, August 31 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 02:00 PM 08/31/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Friday, August 31 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 09:00 AM 08/31/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 31 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 10:00 AM 08/31/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 31 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes Presentation,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan's Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 03:30 PM 08/31/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Presentation Hogan's Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 31 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 12:15 PM 08/31/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 31 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 02:15 PM 08/31/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 31 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 08/31/2018 11:20 AM 08/31/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m.

Pondside Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast at our pondside campfire. Weather permitting. Call to register at 302-368-6989.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2018 7:30:00 PM 8/31/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pondside Campfire Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast at our pondside campfire. Weather permitting. Call to register at 302-368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, August 31 at 5 p.m.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour. We will talk about one of our most famous residents, the Baldcypress tree.

$6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2018 5:00:00 PM 8/31/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour. We will talk about one of our most famous residents, the Baldcypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 31 at 7 p.m.

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games. There will be lots of prizes for the young and the young at heart. Meet at the campground pavilion.

$0.50 a card.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2018 7:00:00 PM 8/31/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games. There will be lots of prizes for the young and the young at heart. Meet at the campground pavilion. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 01 at 6 p.m.

Labor Day Concert@5:30 p.m.:The Reminders,   Trap Pond State Park

Americana/ Blues/ Country/Gospel

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 06:00 PM 09/01/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Labor Day Concert@5:30 p.m.:The Reminders Americana/ Blues/ Country/Gospel Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 01 at 10 a.m.

International Vulture Awareness Weekend,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the Zoo

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 10:00 AM 09/01/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York International Vulture Awareness Weekend Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 01 at 7:30 p.m.

Campfire Circle,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park's bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 07:30 PM 09/01/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York Campfire Circle Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park's bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 01 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 11:00 AM 09/01/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 01 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 02:00 PM 09/01/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 01 at 3:30 p.m.

Touch Tank Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 03:30 PM 09/01/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Touch Tank Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 01 at 10 a.m.

First People of the First State: A Celebration of Heritage,   First State Heritage Park

Join the Lenape Indian tribe of Delaware at the Old StateHouse as they celebrate mother earth and their culture with dancing anddemonstrations. This is a FirstSaturday in the First State program. Free admission. (302)744-5054

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 10:00 AM 09/01/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York First People of the First State: A Celebration of Heritage Join the Lenape Indian tribe of Delaware at the Old StateHouse as they celebrate mother earth and their culture with dancing anddemonstrations. This is a FirstSaturday in the First State program. Free admission. (302)744-5054 First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 09:00 AM 09/01/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 10 a.m.

Indian Melodies,   First State Heritage Park

In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 10:00 AM 09/01/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Indian Melodies In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 2 p.m.

Indian Melodies,   First State Heritage Park

In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 02:00 PM 09/01/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Indian Melodies In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 1 p.m.

Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room,   First State Heritage Park

Research room is open at the Delaware Public Archives.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 01:00 PM 09/01/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room Research room is open at the Delaware Public Archives. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 1:30 p.m.

The Once and Future Courthouse,   First State Heritage Park

From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 01:30 PM 09/01/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York The Once and Future Courthouse From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 10 a.m.

Tours of the Governor's House,   First State Heritage Park

Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 10:00 AM 09/01/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Tours of the Governor's House Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 01 at 1:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island!

$5 per person.

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 01:30 PM 09/01/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Behind the Scenes Tour Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 01 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 12:15 PM 09/01/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 01 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 02:15 PM 09/01/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 02 at 10 a.m.

International Vulture Awareness Weekend,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the Zoo

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/02/2018 10:00 AM 09/02/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York International Vulture Awareness Weekend Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 02 at 10:30 a.m.

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/02/2018 10:30 AM 09/02/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 years Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Weather permitting. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 02 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/02/2018 12:15 PM 09/02/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 02 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/02/2018 02:15 PM 09/02/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 02 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/02/2018 11:20 AM 09/02/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, September 03 at 6 p.m.

Special Labor Day Concert@3 p.m.: Leather & Lace,   White Clay Creek State Park

Stevie Nicks Tribute

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 06:00 PM 09/03/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Special Labor Day Concert@3 p.m.: Leather & Lace Stevie Nicks Tribute White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, September 03 at 10 a.m.

International Vulture Awareness Weekend,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the Zoo

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 10:00 AM 09/03/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York International Vulture Awareness Weekend Join us Labor Day Weekend to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day. Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. Fee: Free with paid admission to the Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, September 03 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 09:00 AM 09/03/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Monday, September 03 at 10 a.m.

Indian Melodies,   First State Heritage Park

In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 10:00 AM 09/03/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Indian Melodies In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program. First State Heritage Park

Monday, September 03 at 2 p.m.

Indian Melodies,   First State Heritage Park

In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 02:00 PM 09/03/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Indian Melodies In the early 20th century, various artists began recording what they called “The Unique American Sound” for the Victor Talking Machine Company. These recordings incorporated the music found within the Native American Communities. You can listen to some of these compositions on original 78 rpm recordings played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. This is a First Saturday in the First State program. First State Heritage Park

Monday, September 03 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 10:00 AM 09/03/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Monday, September 03 at 1 p.m.

The Long Road to Recognition: New Avenues,   First State Heritage Park

This program focuses on the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware’sstatus as a “State Recognized” Indian Community. Elected Chief Dennis Cokerwill talk about the community’s long struggle to achieve this status and whatthis designation means for the citizens of both the Lenape Indian Tribe and theState of Delaware.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 01:00 PM 09/03/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York The Long Road to Recognition: New Avenues This program focuses on the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware’sstatus as a “State Recognized” Indian Community. Elected Chief Dennis Cokerwill talk about the community’s long struggle to achieve this status and whatthis designation means for the citizens of both the Lenape Indian Tribe and theState of Delaware. First State Heritage Park

Monday, September 03 at 12:15 p.m.

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21)

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 12:15 PM 09/03/2018 01:15 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don't miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! (Note: Time of even may change on July 21) Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, September 03 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 02:15 PM 09/03/2018 03:15 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America's previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, September 03 at 11:20 a.m.

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/03/2018 11:20 AM 09/03/2018 12:20 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Tuesday, September 04 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/04/2018 02:00 PM 09/04/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Tuesday, September 04 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/04/2018 09:00 AM 09/04/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, September 04 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/04/2018 10:00 AM 09/04/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, September 05 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/05/2018 11:00 AM 09/05/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 05 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/05/2018 02:00 PM 09/05/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 05 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/05/2018 09:00 AM 09/05/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, September 05 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/05/2018 10:00 AM 09/05/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, September 06 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 10:30 AM 09/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, September 06 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 11:00 AM 09/06/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 06 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 02:00 PM 09/06/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 06 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 09:00 AM 09/06/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, September 06 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 10:00 AM 09/06/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Friday, September 07 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007.

$5/person

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 02:00 PM 09/07/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles

Friday, September 07 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of The Old State House,   First State Heritage Park

Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 09:00 AM 09/07/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of The Old State House Tour this 1791 building that served as Delaware's capitol until 1933. First State Heritage Park

Friday, September 07 at 10 a.m.

Stories of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

FREE

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 10:00 AM 09/07/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Stories of The Green Walking Tour The Green reveals many tales from Dover’s history. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, January 01 at none

No Programs At This Time,   Fox Point State Park

Please check back later as programs are uploaded periodically

FREE

Add to Calendar 01/01/2020 12:00:00 01/01/2020 12:00:00 America/New_York No Programs At This Time Please check back later as programs are uploaded periodically Fox Point State Park