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Furnace Town Spring Folk Art Workshops
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village - 3816 Old Furnace Road - Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Learn about weaving, how to make a broom and handmade paper in the charming living history village of Furnace Town.
 
Friday - April 21 - Sunday - April 30, 2017
The Civil War
7:00 PM & 2:00 PM
226 South State Street - Dover, Delaware 19901
At the Schwartz Center for the Arts
 
Saturday - April 29, 2017
Rediscovering Delaware Artist Stanley Arthurs
10:30 AM
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - Dover, Delaware 19904
Presented by James C. Thompson
 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - Sunday, May 7, 2017
84th Annual Dover Days Celebration
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Dover - Dover, Delaware 19901
The 84th Annual Dover Days Festival Celebrating Dover's 300th Birthday!
 
Friday, May 5, 2017
Lantern Tour of Old Methodist Cemetery
Friday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Johnson Victrola Museum 375 S. New St. - Dover, Delaware
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
Saturday - May 6, 2017
May’s First Saturday in the First State
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
First State Heritage Park - Dover, Delaware
The First State Heritage Park presents a day of historic tours and exclusive programs. Peel back the layers of time and learn something through the variety of free programs at each of the park's partner sites, including historical theater, hands-on events, tours of historical buildings and monthly lectures. This month's theme: Dover's 300th Anniversary.
 
Saturday - May 6, 2017
A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of the Delaware Public Archives
10:30 AM
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - Dover, Delaware 19901
Annual Tour of the Archives
 
Saturday - May 6, 2017
History, Heritage and Hops
3PM - 9PM
Loockerman Street - Dover, Delaware 19901
Local Craft Beer, Spirits, Wine, Food & Live Music
 
Friday - May 12, 2017
Lantern Tour of The Green
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
John Bell House on The Green - Dover, Delaware 19901
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
May 18, 2017
International Museum Day
10am to 5pm
Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum - Boardwalk & Inlet - Ocean City, Maryland
In honor of International Museum Day we will be having an open house with free admission to the Museum. The event will celebrate the theme: Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums.
 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Lantern Tour of Christ Church Cemetery
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Christ Episcopal Church, South State Street - Dover, Delaware
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
May 20, 2017
Delmarvalous Festival
9:30am
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
Festival showcases the traditional lifeways and cultural traditions of Delmarva as interpreted by regional tradition bearers-ship builders, fishermen, vernacular artists, cooks and bakers & musicians. Activities and programs for all ages. Free.
 
Friday - May 26, 2017
Lantern Tour of Presbyterian Cemetery
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
375 S. New Street - Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - Dover, Delaware 19901
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
May 29, 2017
Berlin Memorial Day Parade at Henry Park
8am - 5pm
Dr. William Henry Park and Multipurpose Building on Flower Street - Berlin, Maryland
Parade begins at 8 am from Stephen Decatur Middle School to Henry Park featuring bands, cars, dance and music. The day continues at the Henry Park with music, food, vendors and games. Sponsored by the Berlin Community Improvement Association.
 
Saturday, June 3, 2017
June’s First Saturday in the First State
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
First State Heritage Park - Dover, Delaware 19901
The First State Heritage Park presents a day of historic tours and exclusive programs. Peel back the layers of time and learn something through the variety of free programs at each of the park's partner sites, including historical theater, hands-on events, tours of historical buildings and monthly lectures. This month's theme: Explore Arts
 
Saturday - June 3, 2017
The Road to Appomattox: Union Soliders and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865
10:30 AM
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - Dover, Delaware 19901
Presented by Dr. Steven E. Sodergren
 
June 9-11, 2017
Warren Mansion Tours
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village - 3816 Old Furnace Road - Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Learn about the mysterious mansion in the Pocomoke forest, the family who built it and its patriarch Frank A. Warren.
 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Capital Farmer’s Market Kick-Off
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Loockerman Way Plaza 126 Loockerman St. - Dover, Delaware
Meet Me At The Farmers Market to Buy and Eat Local! Produce from local farmers and arts & crafts from local artisans with entertainment and special guests each week!
Shop Local, Spend Local, Eat Local, Enjoy Local, It takes you to start the trend!
 
Through September 24, 2017
Backyard Birds & Birdhouses
Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-5 pm
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
In rural and urban areas alike, migrating and residential birds bring a splash of color through the seasons Exhibit will showcase the diversity of backyard birds and birdhouses.
 
Saturday, August 26 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
DAFB Open House
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1301 Heritage Rd. - Dover AFB, Delaware 19902
The Thunderbirds Return To Dover Air Force Base!
 
October 27-28, 2017
Delmarva Heritage Days
Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum - 2 Market Street - Pocomoke City, Maryland 21851
The Delmarva Discovery Center and Museum will once again host Delmarva Heritage Days, an event celebrating Delmarva's rich decoy and hunting traditions.
 



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