Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.
Programs on America’s maritime heritage; Enrico Caruso; and Shakespeare, Poe and Fiends to be featured.
“Delaware’s Maritime Heritage” lecture series at the Zwaanendael Museum in September and October 2019
Series to feature Bill Manthorpe, retired U.S. Navy captain and author.
Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.
“Caesar Rodney in His Own Words”: Historical play at the New Castle Court House Museum on Sept. 22, 2019
Historical play about the Delaware patriot by museum historic-site interpreter David Price.
Historical play on Caesar Rodney, Native-American programming and Chautauqua tent shows among the activities to be presented.
Spotlighting the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware, events will include music, drumming, dancing, crafts and lectures.
“The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware” at The Old State House on Aug. 17, 2019
Theatrical performance in which the celebrated British detective is called upon to solve a grisly case at Delaware College.
The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.
“How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” to be screened at Movie Night at Buena Vista on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019
Free outdoor, family-fun event also includes activities and food.