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Thursday
Oct 18

6th Annual Craft & Vendor Night

6:00 pm, Claymont Fire Company

Enjoy the 6th Annual Craft and Vendor Night Sponsored by The Claymont Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. From 6:00-9:00 PM you can enjoy beer, wine, soft drinks and light hor d'oeuvres. Tickets are $5.

Friday
Oct 19

First State Ballet Theatre presents Don Quixote

7:00 pm, The Baby Grand Theater

Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ charming tale of romance, this classic ballet features the misadventures of Don Quixote and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza. Join them as they set out on a new quest to find the beautiful Dulcinea only to be caught up between the budding romance of spirited Kitri and mischievous Basilio. A wonderfully entertaining ballet full of chivalry and humor, that is perfect for all audiences! Showings: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 20,…

Saturday
Oct 20

PAWS Wag-n-Walk

8:00 am, Glasgow Park

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year Wag-n-Walk returns to Glasgow Park, its original home.  People of all ages get pledges from their family, friends, and neighbors and come together to run or walk in the 5K and/or walk in the 1-Mile Doggie Walk. Family-friendly fun, entertainment, food, vendors, and doggie games and contests will be featured on the day of the event.  Prizes and recognition for all. This year’s theme is “PAWS makes Magic.” Participants can come the day of the event…

Saturday
Oct 20

Drawing and Painting

9:00 am, The Art Studio

Learn techniques of drawing and painting. Creative expression is encouraged while learning basic skills with the younger age group. Eight, 1½-hour classes, $96R/$104NR. Additional $30 materials fee due to instructor. For ages 6-9, Saturdays, 10:40 AM-12:10 PM. For ages 10-17, Saturdays, 9:00-10:30 AM. No class 11/24.

Saturday
Oct 20

Fun with Clay

9:00 am, The Art Studio

Eight, 1½-hour classes, $96R/$104NR. Saturdays, 9:00-10:30 AM for ages 6-9. Learn techniques and create new pieces using coils, slabs, pinching and sculpting techniques. Additional $30 materials fee due to instructor. No class 11/24.

Saturday
Oct 20

Clay Works

10:30 am, The Art Studio

Eight, 1½-hour Saturday classes, $96R/$104NR. Learn fundamental hand-building techniques and get an introduction to the potter’s wheel. Explore both functional and sculptural pieces. Additional $30 materials fee due to instructor. Ages 10-17. No class 11/24.

Saturday
Oct 20

Mount Aviat Academy Dinner Auction

6:00 pm, Mount Aviat Academy

Mount Aviat Academy will be hosting their 26th Annual Dinner Auction, “An Evening in Venice” on Saturday, October 20th at 6 p.m. Tickets include appetizers and dinner from the Chesapeake Inn. Cash bar. Silent and live auctions include items for all tastes and price ranges. Featured items this year will include a Dewey Beach vacation, tickets to the Delaware Antique Show, a Bistro set, a Tiki Bar Happy Hour at the Chesapeake Inn, as well as variety baskets that include…

Sunday
Oct 21

1:00 pm, Pencader Museum & Delaware Saengerbund

The Embassy of the German Republic and the German-American Heritage Museum have announced that October 2018 will begin the Deutschlandjahr (the year of Germany), a year of programs highlighting German American history. This event begins at 1:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, at the Pencader Heritage Museum on the site of Cooch’s Battleground at 2029 Sunset Lake Road in Newark. However, the museum will open at 12:00 noon with free admission. At approximately 2:30 PM, Dr. Robert A. Selig will…

Sunday
Oct 21

Iron Hill Museum's Children Harvest Festival

1:00 pm, Children's Harvest Festival

Enjoy a day of harvest themed fun! Decorate a small pumpkin, learn about local history, make a corn husk doll, listen to a story teller, and walk the trails on a scavenger hunt! Tickets are $2 per child. Adults and children under age 3, have free admission. For more information visit www.ironhillsciencecenter.org