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Sunday, August 25 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/25/2019 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 25 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

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.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/25/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids 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.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 25 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/25/2019 12:00:00 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 25 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 11:30:00 AM 8/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 25 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/25/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 25 at 12:00 PM

Vintage Baseball at Alapocas Run State Park

The Diamond State Base Ball Club is Delaware's premier baseball club playing in replica uniforms and with replica equipment (but no gloves!) by the rules and customs of the 1860's. Diamond State Base Ball Club matches are a mix of living history and live sporting match, as we attempt to re-create the game as it was played in the 1860's while also trying to defeat our opponent. Field 3.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/25/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Vintage Baseball The Diamond State Base Ball Club is Delaware's premier baseball club playing in replica uniforms and with replica equipment (but no gloves!) by the rules and customs of the 1860's. Diamond State Base Ball Club matches are a mix of living history and live sporting match, as we attempt to re-create the game as it was played in the 1860's while also trying to defeat our opponent. Field 3. Alapocas Run State Park

Sunday, August 25 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/25/2019 12:45:00 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 25 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 8/25/2019 1:00:00 PM 8/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, August 25 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/25/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 25 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/25/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 25 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/25/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, August 25 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/25/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 25 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 25 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/25/2019 2:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 25 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/25/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 25 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 25 at 6:00 PM

The Newspaper Taxis at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York The Newspaper Taxis Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 26 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/26/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, August 26 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/26/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 26 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/26/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 26 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater at 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 the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings 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 the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 27 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 27 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 27 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/27/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 27 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/27/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 27 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 27 at 6:00 PM

Zig Zag Zumba at Bellevue State Park

Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Zig Zag Zumba Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, August 27 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off at Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, August 27 at 6:30 PM

Creatures of the Marsh at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/27/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creatures of the Marsh Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 27 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/27/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/27/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/28/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/28/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 28 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/28/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/28/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, August 28 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/28/2019 12:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 1:15 PM

Civil War 101 at Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder what the Civil War is really about? In this presentation, we will give the basics about how the war happened, and highlight Fort Delaware’s role in the conflict.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/28/2019 1:45:00 PM America/New_York Civil War 101 Ever wonder what the Civil War is really about? In this presentation, we will give the basics about how the war happened, and highlight Fort Delaware’s role in the conflict. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/28/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, August 28 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/28/2019 2:45:00 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 28 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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 28 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 5:30:00 PM 8/28/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off at Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 6:30 PM

Monkeephiles at White Clay Creek State Park

Rescheduled from an earlier date. Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/17/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Monkeephiles Rescheduled from an earlier date. Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 6:30 PM

Beach Clam Bake at Delaware Seashore State Park

Clam bakes are always a good time, but we’re taking it up a notch and wrapping in some local heritage into this event! The surfmen of the Indian River Life-Saving Station were lucky enough to live in close proximity to Rehoboth Bay, which allowed them to add fresh seafood to their meals. Join us for an evening full of fun, good food, and a glimpse into the lives of the surfmen that patrolled our beaches over 100 years ago. Reservations required at least 7 days in advance. $55/person (includes beer and wine) , $35/person for those under 21

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/28/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Beach Clam Bake Clam bakes are always a good time, but we’re taking it up a notch and wrapping in some local heritage into this event! The surfmen of the Indian River Life-Saving Station were lucky enough to live in close proximity to Rehoboth Bay, which allowed them to add fresh seafood to their meals. Join us for an evening full of fun, good food, and a glimpse into the lives of the surfmen that patrolled our beaches over 100 years ago. Reservations required at least 7 days in advance. $55/person (includes beer and wine) , $35/person for those under 21 Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/28/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/28/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 29 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/29/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 29 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/29/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 29 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/29/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 29 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 29 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/29/2019 12:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 29 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 29 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/29/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 29 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 29 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/29/2019 2:45:00 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 29 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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 29 at 8:00 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at 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 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/29/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/29/2019 9:00:00 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 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 30 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/30/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 30 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, August 30 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/30/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 30 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 30 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/30/2019 12:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 30 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/30/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 30 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 30 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 30 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, August 30 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 30 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/30/2019 2:45:00 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 30 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/30/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 30 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 30 at 6:00 PM

Pondside Campfire Picnic at Lums Pond State Park

Join us for this end of summer campfire on the main side of the park! Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on the fire. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pondside Campfire Picnic Join us for this end of summer campfire on the main side of the park! Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on the fire. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Friday, August 30 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo at Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/30/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 30 at 7:30 PM

Brown Box Theater Presents: Measure for Measure at First State Heritage Park

Brown Box Theater's 9th Annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare tour returns with the political tragicomedy "Measure for Measure". Join us on The Dover Green for Shakespeare's timeless tale of deception, virtue and hypocrisy to decide for yourself whether justice is served. This program is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts and Delaware State Parks.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2019 7:30:00 PM 8/30/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Brown Box Theater Presents: Measure for Measure Brown Box Theater's 9th Annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare tour returns with the political tragicomedy "Measure for Measure". Join us on The Dover Green for Shakespeare's timeless tale of deception, virtue and hypocrisy to decide for yourself whether justice is served. This program is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts and Delaware State Parks. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 31 at 8:00 AM

Monthly Bird Walks at 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.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 10:00:00 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 31 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip at Brandywine Creek State Park

Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 30TH AT 3PM.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 30TH AT 3PM. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 31 at 10:00 AM

Dover Walking Treasure Hunt at First State Heritage Park

Get out and about for good health and good fun to discover the natural and cultural "treasures" in Silver Lake Park and along the sidewalks and common spaces of Dover. Participants can enjoy canoeing and kayaking in Silver Lake and family-friendly walking along paths with the park and to The Green. The fun starts at Silver Lake Park!

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover Walking Treasure Hunt Get out and about for good health and good fun to discover the natural and cultural "treasures" in Silver Lake Park and along the sidewalks and common spaces of Dover. Participants can enjoy canoeing and kayaking in Silver Lake and family-friendly walking along paths with the park and to The Green. The fun starts at Silver Lake Park! First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 31 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts at Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at 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. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/31/2019 11:30:00 AM 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. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, August 31 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/31/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 31 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/31/2019 12:00:00 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

Saturday, August 31 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 11:30:00 AM 8/31/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 31 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 31 at 12:00 PM

Bellevue End of Summer Bash at Bellevue State Park

Before the cold weather hits, celebrate the end of summer at Bellevue! We’ll have yard games, food trucks, music, and the main event, a Cornhole tournament! Find us at the Hunter Barn. Registration required for the Cornhole tournament. BYOB, $20 per cornhole team.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Bellevue End of Summer Bash Before the cold weather hits, celebrate the end of summer at Bellevue! We’ll have yard games, food trucks, music, and the main event, a Cornhole tournament! Find us at the Hunter Barn. Registration required for the Cornhole tournament. BYOB, $20 per cornhole team. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/31/2019 12:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/31/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 31 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 31 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 31 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at 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 through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour 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 through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/31/2019 2:45:00 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 31 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 31 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature at 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

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York 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 31 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress at 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.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 4:00:00 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

Saturday, August 31 at 4:30 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 4:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 31 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 6:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 31 at 6:00 PM

Campground Performing Arts Series at Lums Pond State Park

Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. For more information, email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov. Free

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Performing Arts Series Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. For more information, email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov. Free Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 6:30 PM

The Reminders at Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Reminders Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 6:30 PM

Campground Hayrides at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Hayrides Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 31 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs at 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

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 7:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs 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 31 at 7:30 PM

Lantern Tour of Port Penn at 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.

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 7:30:00 PM 8/31/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of 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 31 at 8:00 PM

Night Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE!

Add to Calendar 8/31/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/31/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Hike Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2019 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

Sunday, September 01 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/1/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids 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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 01 at 11:00 AM

Dip-Netting Discoveries at Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-Netting Discoveries Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/1/2019 12:00:00 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, September 01 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 01 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/1/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 01 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/1/2019 12:45:00 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 01 at 12:30 PM

Steamin' Day at Auburn Valley State Park

The best time to visit Auburn Heights! Ride our 1/8 size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique steam cars. Tour the mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, and enjoy some popcorn made by steam power. All tickets include entrance to the grounds and the museum, and house tour tickets are also on sale. For more info visit auburnheights.org

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 12:30:00 PM 9/1/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Day The best time to visit Auburn Heights! Ride our 1/8 size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique steam cars. Tour the mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, and enjoy some popcorn made by steam power. All tickets include entrance to the grounds and the museum, and house tour tickets are also on sale. For more info visit auburnheights.org Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 9/1/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 01 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/1/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/1/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 01 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/1/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, September 01 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 01 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/1/2019 2:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/1/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/1/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 6:30 PM

The Launch at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Launch Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 01 at 8:30 PM

Beach Bonfire at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach. Free. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 9/1/2019 8:30:00 PM 9/1/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Beach Bonfire Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach. Free. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, September 02 at 9:00 AM

Labor Day at First State Heritage Park at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Celebrate Labor Day and Native American history with First State Heritage Park. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: take the opportunity to tour Delaware's State Capitol building and experience Delaware history with "A Capitol Experience" at Legislative Hall (photo ID needed for adults) and celebrate Lenape heritage at the Johnson Victrola Museum by examining the importance of flutes in Native American music and learning how they are made. Visit The Old State House at 2:30 p.m. to learn about Native American regalia and traditional clothing from Native American Flutists, Bo Harris. Additionally, walking tours focusing on the Trades of the Dover Green will leave from the John Bell House on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (tours last approximately 45 minutes).

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/2/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Labor Day at First State Heritage Park Celebrate Labor Day and Native American history with First State Heritage Park. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: take the opportunity to tour Delaware's State Capitol building and experience Delaware history with "A Capitol Experience" at Legislative Hall (photo ID needed for adults) and celebrate Lenape heritage at the Johnson Victrola Museum by examining the importance of flutes in Native American music and learning how they are made. Visit The Old State House at 2:30 p.m. to learn about Native American regalia and traditional clothing from Native American Flutists, Bo Harris. Additionally, walking tours focusing on the Trades of the Dover Green will leave from the John Bell House on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (tours last approximately 45 minutes). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, September 02 at 11:00 AM

Featured Program: VJ Day Event at Fort Miles

Join members of Fort Miles Historical Association to commemorate Victory in Japan after the enemy surrendered in World War II. This ceremony takes place at the 16" Missouri gun pad; tours of the Fort Miles Museum will follow. For more information on the event, visit fortmilesha.org or call (302) 645-0753.

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: VJ Day Event Join members of Fort Miles Historical Association to commemorate Victory in Japan after the enemy surrendered in World War II. This ceremony takes place at the 16" Missouri gun pad; tours of the Fort Miles Museum will follow. For more information on the event, visit fortmilesha.org or call (302) 645-0753. Fort Miles

Monday, September 02 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/2/2019 12:00:00 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 02 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/2/2019 12:45:00 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! Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, September 02 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/2/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, September 02 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/2/2019 2:45:00 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 02 at 3:00 PM

The Newspaper Taxis at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/2/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York The Newspaper Taxis Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, September 02 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/2/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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

Monday, September 02 at 5:30 PM

Puppies in the Pool at Killens Pond State Park

All age dogs welcome (as long as they have had a rabies vaccine) - one dog per owner. State or County dog license and leash required. Please bring dogs that play well with others.$7 per dog and owner/ $3 for each additional owner.

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/2/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Puppies in the Pool All age dogs welcome (as long as they have had a rabies vaccine) - one dog per owner. State or County dog license and leash required. Please bring dogs that play well with others.$7 per dog and owner/ $3 for each additional owner. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, September 02 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater at 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 the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary. Free. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 9/2/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/2/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings 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 the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary. Free. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, September 03 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/3/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/3/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, September 03 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/3/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, September 03 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/3/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 04 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/4/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/4/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, September 04 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Daddy Longlegs! at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Daddy Longlegs!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 9/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/4/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Daddy Longlegs! Theme Today: Daddy Longlegs!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 04 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/4/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 04 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 9/4/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/4/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 04 at 7:30 PM

Intro to the Night Sky at Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot.

Add to Calendar 9/4/2019 7:30:00 PM 9/4/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 04 at 7:30 PM

Shakespeare in the Park: Measure for Measure at Alapocas Run State Park

What happens when corruption reaches the highest level of court? Explore the price of principle, and witness what happens when the law is bent by those who serve to uphold it. Join us for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of deception, virtue, and honor, and decide for yourself whether justice is served. FREE Rain Location: Bellevue State Park, Figure 8 Barn.

Add to Calendar 9/4/2019 7:30:00 PM 9/4/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Shakespeare in the Park: Measure for Measure What happens when corruption reaches the highest level of court? Explore the price of principle, and witness what happens when the law is bent by those who serve to uphold it. Join us for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of deception, virtue, and honor, and decide for yourself whether justice is served. FREE Rain Location: Bellevue State Park, Figure 8 Barn. Alapocas Run State Park

Thursday, September 05 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/5/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, September 05 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/5/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, September 05 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/5/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 05 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 06 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, September 06 at 9:00 AM

Paddle the Assawoman Canal at Delaware Seashore State Park

Check out one of the area’s newest kayak launches! Paddle a portion of the historic Assawoman canal with park interpreters and learn about its beginnings in the late 19th century. This kayaking trip is one of the only shaded areas to paddle in the beach park region. Previous paddling experience required. Ages 16+ $40 per person

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/6/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Paddle the Assawoman Canal Check out one of the area’s newest kayak launches! Paddle a portion of the historic Assawoman canal with park interpreters and learn about its beginnings in the late 19th century. This kayaking trip is one of the only shaded areas to paddle in the beach park region. Previous paddling experience required. Ages 16+ $40 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 06 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/6/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 06 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 06 at 2:00 PM

Marshall Steam Museum tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum. In addition to the 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tou, there are tours of the Marshall mansion at 1pm and 3pm as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Marshall Steam Museum tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum. In addition to the 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tou, there are tours of the Marshall mansion at 1pm and 3pm as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 06 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/6/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 06 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree.

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/6/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 06 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour of the Dover Green at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green.

Add to Calendar 9/6/2019 8:30:00 PM 9/6/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of the Dover Green Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 07 at 9:00 AM

End of Summer Canoe Trip at Brandywine Creek State Park

This end of summer send off canoe trip is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York End of Summer Canoe Trip This end of summer send off canoe trip is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 9:00 AM

Featured Event: 5th Annual Fisherman's Flea Market at Indian River Marina

Bring all of your surplus, unwanted or unneeded Fishing/Boating items to sell at our annual Fisherman’s Flea Market - Sat, Sept. 7th,9A – 2P. Sell from your table, a blanket, your trunk, or your small trailer. Envy your friend’s fishing rig, outriggers or old radar unit? Now is the time to grab it up!! This event is open to the Public & in previous years sellers were sold out! $20.00 per space/hurry, spaces are limited.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: 5th Annual Fisherman's Flea Market Bring all of your surplus, unwanted or unneeded Fishing/Boating items to sell at our annual Fisherman’s Flea Market - Sat, Sept. 7th,9A – 2P. Sell from your table, a blanket, your trunk, or your small trailer. Envy your friend’s fishing rig, outriggers or old radar unit? Now is the time to grab it up!! This event is open to the Public & in previous years sellers were sold out! $20.00 per space/hurry, spaces are limited. Indian River Marina

Saturday, September 07 at 9:00 AM

First Saturday: Lenape Heritage at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Lenape Heritage" program and make a Lenape inspired craft. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Learn about the importance of pottery to Native Americans by making your own pot and examining artifacts to learn how archaeologists analyze and interpret finds during "Potsherds Detectives" at the John Bell House, tour Legislative Hall to experience more Delaware history, celebrate Lenape heritage with displays, demonstrations and activities at The Old State House and explore Native American music at the Johnson Victrola Museum. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for author Michael Nazarewycz's presentation, "Historic Movie Theaters of Delaware", a program exploring the cinematic history of Delaware's movie theaters. From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (weather permitting) get your hands dirty helping out with the "Archaeological Excavation at the John Bell House" (registration recommended, call (302) 739-9194) . In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and walking tours focusing on the Trades of The Green will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: Lenape Heritage Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Lenape Heritage" program and make a Lenape inspired craft. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Learn about the importance of pottery to Native Americans by making your own pot and examining artifacts to learn how archaeologists analyze and interpret finds during "Potsherds Detectives" at the John Bell House, tour Legislative Hall to experience more Delaware history, celebrate Lenape heritage with displays, demonstrations and activities at The Old State House and explore Native American music at the Johnson Victrola Museum. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for author Michael Nazarewycz's presentation, "Historic Movie Theaters of Delaware", a program exploring the cinematic history of Delaware's movie theaters. From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (weather permitting) get your hands dirty helping out with the "Archaeological Excavation at the John Bell House" (registration recommended, call (302) 739-9194) . In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and walking tours focusing on the Trades of The Green will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 07 at 9:30 AM

Intro to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164 $25 per person, ages 8 and above

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 9:30:00 AM 9/7/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164 $25 per person, ages 8 and above Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 10:00 AM

Zippity Zoo Days at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy some special activities and artwork created by our animal artists.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zippity Zoo Days Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy some special activities and artwork created by our animal artists. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 07 at 10:00 AM

International Vulture Awareness Day at Brandywine Zoo

Vultures are the most threatened group of birds, with over 2/3 facing extinction. During this event, dress up like a vulture to learn how they're adapted for eating carrion, complete a "Scavenger" hunt throughout the zoo, learn about the world's Vulture Crisis, and celebrate all things "vulture!"Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York International Vulture Awareness Day Vultures are the most threatened group of birds, with over 2/3 facing extinction. During this event, dress up like a vulture to learn how they're adapted for eating carrion, complete a "Scavenger" hunt throughout the zoo, learn about the world's Vulture Crisis, and celebrate all things "vulture!"Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 07 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 10:00 AM

Brandywine Festival of the Arts at Wilmington State Parks

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Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Brandywine Festival of the Arts Contact organizer Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, September 07 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 07 at 11:00 AM

Leafy Learning at Killens Pond State Park

Meet naturalists at the Nature Center for an interactive hike that will have you falling for the trees! Learn how to identify trees by their leaves as well as some leaf anatomy. Bring your hiking shoes and water. Free!

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Leafy Learning Meet naturalists at the Nature Center for an interactive hike that will have you falling for the trees! Learn how to identify trees by their leaves as well as some leaf anatomy. Bring your hiking shoes and water. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 11:00 AM

Dip-Netting Discovery at Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-Netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/7/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 07 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 07 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/7/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 1:00 PM

Friends of Cape Henlopen Chocolate Tasting at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy homemade chocolates while supporting the Friends Thatcher Education Fund, which supports Delaware school field trips taking part in Nature Center programs. Admission $6 for 6 tastings. For more information, please call (302) 858-6127.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Cape Henlopen Chocolate Tasting Enjoy homemade chocolates while supporting the Friends Thatcher Education Fund, which supports Delaware school field trips taking part in Nature Center programs. Admission $6 for 6 tastings. For more information, please call (302) 858-6127. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 1:15 PM

Dressed To Impress at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/7/2019 1:45:00 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

Saturday, September 07 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 07 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 07 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 07 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the horseshoe crabs in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the horseshoe crabs in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at 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 through the past.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour 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 through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/7/2019 2:45:00 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, September 07 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/7/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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

Saturday, September 07 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 7:30 PM

Lantern Tour of Port Penn at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 7:30:00 PM 9/7/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of 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, September 07 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 07 at 9:00 PM

Campfire Program at Killens Pond State Park

Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 9/7/2019 9:00:00 PM 9/7/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 12:00 AM

Kinetic Multi Sports Triathlon at Lums Pond State Park

For more information please visit: https://kineticmultisports.com/races/diamondman/

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Kinetic Multi Sports Triathlon For more information please visit: https://kineticmultisports.com/races/diamondman/ Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 10:00 AM

Zippity Zoo Days at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy some special activities and artwork created by our animal artists.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/8/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zippity Zoo Days Enjoy a special weekend of arts at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Enjoy some special activities and artwork created by our animal artists. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 08 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/8/2019 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

Sunday, September 08 at 10:00 AM

Brandywine Festival of the Arts at Wilmington State Parks

Contact organizer

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Brandywine Festival of the Arts Contact organizer Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 08 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/8/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids 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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 08 at 11:00 AM

Fall Paddleboat Fishing at Killens Pond State Park

Go out on the water for some relaxing fall fishing. Meet at the Nature Center and take a paddle boat to fish for bluegill, bass and more with the park naturalist. You never know what you’ll catch! Fishing license is required for ages 16 and up.$4 per participant

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Paddleboat Fishing Go out on the water for some relaxing fall fishing. Meet at the Nature Center and take a paddle boat to fish for bluegill, bass and more with the park naturalist. You never know what you’ll catch! Fishing license is required for ages 16 and up.$4 per participant Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/8/2019 12:00:00 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, September 08 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 08 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 08 at 12:00 PM

Vintage Baseball - Cancelled at Wilmington State Parks

This program has been cancelled.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Vintage Baseball - Cancelled This program has been cancelled. Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 08 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/8/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 1:00 PM

Monarch Migration at Bellevue State Park

Monarch populations have been plummeting in the last few years and are now slowly recovering. Join us at Bellevue to help us tag monarchs that are starting their long migration south. Learn what you can do to help the monarchs recover! Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on September 6. $4 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Monarch Migration Monarch populations have been plummeting in the last few years and are now slowly recovering. Join us at Bellevue to help us tag monarchs that are starting their long migration south. Learn what you can do to help the monarchs recover! Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on September 6. $4 per person. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 9/8/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 08 at 1:15 PM

Dressed To Impress at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/8/2019 1:45:00 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

Sunday, September 08 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/8/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 08 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/8/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, September 08 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 08 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/8/2019 2:45:00 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 08 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 08 at 7:00 PM

Sunset Paddle on the Pond at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a late afternoon paddle at Killens Pond! We will explore the shore line as day switches to night and our nocturnal friends start to wake. $15 per person

Add to Calendar 9/8/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/8/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Paddle on the Pond Enjoy a late afternoon paddle at Killens Pond! We will explore the shore line as day switches to night and our nocturnal friends start to wake. $15 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, September 09 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/9/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, September 09 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track.

Add to Calendar 9/9/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/9/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, September 09 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE

Add to Calendar 9/9/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/9/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, September 10 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/10/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/10/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, September 10 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/10/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/10/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, September 10 at 1:00 PM

Killens Pond Homeschool - All About Insects at Killens Pond State Park

Ages 6 – 12. Complete service projects and learn about nature! Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; Call (302) 284- 4299

Add to Calendar 9/10/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Killens Pond Homeschool - All About Insects Ages 6 – 12. Complete service projects and learn about nature! Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; Call (302) 284- 4299 Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, September 10 at 7:00 PM

Friends of Killens Pond State Park Meeting at Killens Pond State Park

The Friends of Killens Pond hold monthly meetings at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center on the second Tuesday of each month (except December). Attend one of our meetings to find out what the Friend’s Group is all about. We hope to see you soon!

Add to Calendar 9/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/10/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Killens Pond State Park Meeting The Friends of Killens Pond hold monthly meetings at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center on the second Tuesday of each month (except December). Attend one of our meetings to find out what the Friend’s Group is all about. We hope to see you soon! Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 11 at 8:00 AM

Birds of Bellevue Walk at Bellevue State Park

Join our Volunteer Birder on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walk lasts about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the Arts Center.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/11/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Walk Join our Volunteer Birder on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walk lasts about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the Arts Center. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/11/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00 AM

GOAT "Go Out and Tour" Bike Hike at Auburn Valley State Park

Come ride with the park interpreter on a super-easy morning bike ride of the Yorklyn Bridge and Trolley Trails. We'll stop to chat along the way about the nature and history of the area as well as ongoing park improvements. Meet at 1165 Yorklyn Road trail lot. Weather dependent- call park office at 302-729-4280 in event of inclement conditions.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/11/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York GOAT "Go Out and Tour" Bike Hike Come ride with the park interpreter on a super-easy morning bike ride of the Yorklyn Bridge and Trolley Trails. We'll stop to chat along the way about the nature and history of the area as well as ongoing park improvements. Meet at 1165 Yorklyn Road trail lot. Weather dependent- call park office at 302-729-4280 in event of inclement conditions. Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Pond Critters at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Pond CrittersAges 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/11/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Pond Critters Theme Today: Pond CrittersAges 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: John & June Gallagher at Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 p.m. 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. Please check our website for more information.John and June Gallagher play Americana, Irish and songs for the whole family.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/11/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: John & June Gallagher Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 p.m. 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. Please check our website for more information.John and June Gallagher play Americana, Irish and songs for the whole family. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: John & June Gallagher at Bellevue State Park

Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/11/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: John & June Gallagher Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/11/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 6:00 PM

Brown Box Theater: Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure at Holts Landing State Park

Free Outdoor Shakespeare returns with the political drama, Measure for Measure. What happens when corruption reaches the highest level of court? Explore the price of principle, and witness what happens when the law is bent by those who serve to uphold it. A duke in disguise leaves the fate of his people in the hands of a ruthless judge. A loyal sister is faced with an important decision: save the life of her brother, or uphold her honor? Join us for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of deception, virtue, and honor, and decide for yourself whether justice is served.No tickets are neededLawn seating, blankets, and lawn chairs welcome. Weather-dependent event. Free w/ paid park entry. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/11/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Brown Box Theater: Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure Free Outdoor Shakespeare returns with the political drama, Measure for Measure. What happens when corruption reaches the highest level of court? Explore the price of principle, and witness what happens when the law is bent by those who serve to uphold it. A duke in disguise leaves the fate of his people in the hands of a ruthless judge. A loyal sister is faced with an important decision: save the life of her brother, or uphold her honor? Join us for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of deception, virtue, and honor, and decide for yourself whether justice is served.No tickets are neededLawn seating, blankets, and lawn chairs welcome. Weather-dependent event. Free w/ paid park entry. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Holts Landing State Park

Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00 PM

Trap Pond Partners Meeting at Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/

Add to Calendar 9/11/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/11/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Meeting The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/ Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, September 12 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 12 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/12/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, September 12 at 9:00 AM

Friends of Killens Pond - Monthly Trails Day at Killens Pond State Park

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. March through October.Weather permitting. For more information, or to register, please visit our Volunteer Calendar: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars.

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Killens Pond - Monthly Trails Day 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. March through October.Weather permitting. For more information, or to register, please visit our Volunteer Calendar: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, September 12 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers - Monarch Madness! at Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you. Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Monarch Madness! Learn about the marvelous monarchs we have here in the park, do a fun butterfly craft, and maybe even meet some REAL monarchs about to head off on their big journey south!

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 9:30:00 AM 9/12/2019 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - Monarch Madness! Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you. Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Monarch Madness! Learn about the marvelous monarchs we have here in the park, do a fun butterfly craft, and maybe even meet some REAL monarchs about to head off on their big journey south! Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, September 12 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/12/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, September 12 at 5:00 PM

Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Marshall Bros. Paper Mill at Auburn Valley State Park

$10 per person / limit 12 per tour. Exclusive close-up look at the historic paper mill located at 630 Benge Road. Advance phone-only registration REQUIRED: 302-729-4280

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/12/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Marshall Bros. Paper Mill $10 per person / limit 12 per tour. Exclusive close-up look at the historic paper mill located at 630 Benge Road. Advance phone-only registration REQUIRED: 302-729-4280 Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, September 12 at 6:30 PM

Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Marshall Bros. Paper Mill at Auburn Valley State Park

$10 per person / limit 12 per tour. Exclusive close-up look at the historic paper mill located at 630 Benge Road. Advance phone-only registration REQUIRED: 302-729-4280

Add to Calendar 9/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 9/12/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Marshall Bros. Paper Mill $10 per person / limit 12 per tour. Exclusive close-up look at the historic paper mill located at 630 Benge Road. Advance phone-only registration REQUIRED: 302-729-4280 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 13 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 13 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/13/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, September 13 at 11:00 AM

Estate Walk at Auburn Valley State Park

Stroll the mansion property and learn about the Marshall family history as well as the beautiful grounds. Meet on front porch of the mansion at 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn. Parking available in lot across the street.

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/13/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Estate Walk Stroll the mansion property and learn about the Marshall family history as well as the beautiful grounds. Meet on front porch of the mansion at 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn. Parking available in lot across the street. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 13 at 3:00 PM

Stroll With the Superintendent at Auburn Valley State Park

Join Laura Lee on a walk along the Yorklyn Bridge Trail, and learn about the history of the area as well as ongoing projects. Participants have the option to stop for an adult beverage afterwards (not included) at the DewPoint Brewery. At the brewery we will get a mini-tour of the brewing facility from the owner.

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/13/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroll With the Superintendent Join Laura Lee on a walk along the Yorklyn Bridge Trail, and learn about the history of the area as well as ongoing projects. Participants have the option to stop for an adult beverage afterwards (not included) at the DewPoint Brewery. At the brewery we will get a mini-tour of the brewing facility from the owner. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 13 at 4:30 PM

Hike Thompson Island at Delaware Seashore State Park

Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home.Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 4:30:00 PM 9/13/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home.Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 13 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree.

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/13/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 13 at 6:00 PM

Pondside Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

Join us for this end of summer campfire on the main side of the park! Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on the fire. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989.

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/13/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Pondside Campfire Join us for this end of summer campfire on the main side of the park! Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on the fire. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, September 13 at 7:00 PM

Full Moon Friday Hike at White Clay Creek State Park

Join our naturalist for an evening hike on or just before the full moon and enjoy the moon’s journey in the sky. Must pre-register by calling the Park Office by noon on Friday. Meeting location provided upon registration. Free

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/13/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Friday Hike Join our naturalist for an evening hike on or just before the full moon and enjoy the moon’s journey in the sky. Must pre-register by calling the Park Office by noon on Friday. Meeting location provided upon registration. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, September 13 at 7:00 PM

Lantern Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore the daily lives of the surfmen and what they went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware Coast. A guided museum tour is followed by local tales and a venture out onto the beach where they performed their nightly patrols.Pre-registration is required. Cost: $10 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/13/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour Explore the daily lives of the surfmen and what they went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware Coast. A guided museum tour is followed by local tales and a venture out onto the beach where they performed their nightly patrols.Pre-registration is required. Cost: $10 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 13 at 7:30 PM

Hike by the Moon at Cape Henlopen State Park

Hike the park as the sun sets and the moon rises to explore what animals come out and how and why they have adapted to life at night and the full moon. For ages 7 and up with paying adult. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Limit 20.] Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 7:30:00 PM 9/13/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike by the Moon Hike the park as the sun sets and the moon rises to explore what animals come out and how and why they have adapted to life at night and the full moon. For ages 7 and up with paying adult. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Limit 20.] Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, September 13 at 8:00 PM

Owl Prowl at Brandywine Creek State Park

Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen for some of our resident wild owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Not recommended for small children. Pre-registration and prepayment required. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/13/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen for some of our resident wild owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Not recommended for small children. Pre-registration and prepayment required. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, September 13 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Tour meets at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 9/13/2019 8:30:00 PM 9/13/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Tour meets at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 14 at 9:00 AM

Friends of Cape Henlopen Volunteer Trail Day at Cape Henlopen State Park

Volunteer to help maintain the park’s trails or other light maintenance projects. For further details please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (302) 644-5005.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Cape Henlopen Volunteer Trail Day Volunteer to help maintain the park’s trails or other light maintenance projects. For further details please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (302) 644-5005. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 9:00 AM

Coastal Clean-up at Bellevue State Park

Join volunteers to help clean up Fox Point State Park during international Coastal Clean-Up day. For more information and to register visit https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/coastal-cleanup/ Meet at Phase II. Pre-registration closes September 2.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Coastal Clean-up Join volunteers to help clean up Fox Point State Park during international Coastal Clean-Up day. For more information and to register visit https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/coastal-cleanup/ Meet at Phase II. Pre-registration closes September 2. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 AM

Trades of The Green Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Explore the many skilled and unskilled trades once practiced on The Green. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Trades of The Green Walking Tour Explore the many skilled and unskilled trades once practiced on The Green. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 AM

Featured Event: 1st Annual Autumn Art Festival at Indian River Marina

Wine and craft beer tasting, food trucks, music, artisans and crafters, and pumpkin fun for the entire family!

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: 1st Annual Autumn Art Festival Wine and craft beer tasting, food trucks, music, artisans and crafters, and pumpkin fun for the entire family! Indian River Marina

Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand at Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Ages 8 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Ages 8 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 11:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 14 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/14/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 14 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 14 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/14/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 1:15 PM

Eyes of the Fort at 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 housed 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.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/14/2019 1:45:00 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 housed 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

Saturday, September 14 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/14/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the horseshoe crabs in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the horseshoe crabs in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at 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 through the past.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour 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 through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/14/2019 2:45:00 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, September 14 at 3:00 PM

Herp Hike - Special Program at Flint Woods Nature Preserve at Brandywine Creek State Park

Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Limited to 12. cost $5 per person unless otherwise noted. Meet at the park Nature Center for transportation to the preserve. Herp Hike Join a naturalist as we hike the nature preserve and learn about the different herptiles that live there.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Herp Hike - Special Program at Flint Woods Nature Preserve Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Limited to 12. cost $5 per person unless otherwise noted. Meet at the park Nature Center for transportation to the preserve. Herp Hike Join a naturalist as we hike the nature preserve and learn about the different herptiles that live there. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/14/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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

Saturday, September 14 at 5:00 PM

Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files at Fort Delaware State Park

You have been arrested on the presumption of committing some disloyal act. Can you use the resources available to you to get out of Fort Delaware successfully? Come find out in this new program! Tickets are $50 each, and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/ starting June 15.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files You have been arrested on the presumption of committing some disloyal act. Can you use the resources available to you to get out of Fort Delaware successfully? Come find out in this new program! Tickets are $50 each, and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/ starting June 15. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 6:30 PM

Sunset Kayak at Lums Pond State Park

Paddle into the sunset on a guided tour. Experience the change from day to night on the water. Space is limited; pre-registration and pre payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. Bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet (quick dry). No storage is provided for personal items. Kayaks and PFDs are provided. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program. Must be able to swim. $22 per person (single kayak) or $35 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 6:30:00 PM 9/14/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak Paddle into the sunset on a guided tour. Experience the change from day to night on the water. Space is limited; pre-registration and pre payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. Bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet (quick dry). No storage is provided for personal items. Kayaks and PFDs are provided. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program. Must be able to swim. $22 per person (single kayak) or $35 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 9:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 9:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 14 at 9:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the campground amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hike lasts 1 to 1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed-toed shoes. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 9/14/2019 9:00:00 PM 9/14/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Meet at the campground amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hike lasts 1 to 1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed-toed shoes. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 12:00 AM

Venture Out for Vultures- BZAAZK Fundraiser at Brandywine Zoo

It's raptor fall migration - the perfect time to talk about vultures! Join the Brandywine Zoo Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers for a fundraiser for the African Vulture SAFE program. African vultures have declined by more than 90% in some parts of Africa due to persecution, poisoning, and poaching. Come for a lecture on the African Vulture Crisis by Jacque Williamson, Brandywine Zoo's Curator of Education and Conservation and member of the African Vulture SAFE program steering committee, then join us for a walk/hike to look for wild vultures, plus meet some vultures up close from Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Venture Out for Vultures- BZAAZK Fundraiser It's raptor fall migration - the perfect time to talk about vultures! Join the Brandywine Zoo Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers for a fundraiser for the African Vulture SAFE program. African vultures have declined by more than 90% in some parts of Africa due to persecution, poisoning, and poaching. Come for a lecture on the African Vulture Crisis by Jacque Williamson, Brandywine Zoo's Curator of Education and Conservation and member of the African Vulture SAFE program steering committee, then join us for a walk/hike to look for wild vultures, plus meet some vultures up close from Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 9:00 AM

Introduction to Surf Introduction at Delaware Seashore State Park

Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! We will cover everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques. Rods, reels and bait are all provided. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.Pre-registration required. $25 per person. Ages 10 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Surf Introduction Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! We will cover everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques. Rods, reels and bait are all provided. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.Pre-registration required. $25 per person. Ages 10 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 AM

Chilean Independence Day Festival at Bellevue State Park

Chilean Independence Day Festival

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/15/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Chilean Independence Day Festival Chilean Independence Day Festival Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/15/2019 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

Sunday, September 15 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/15/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids 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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 11:00 AM

Dip- Netting Discovery at Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip- Netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/15/2019 12:00:00 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, September 15 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/15/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

Raptor Migration and Hawk Watching Workshop at White Clay Creek State Park

Join Phung Luu of Animal Behaviors and Conservation Connections (ABCC) for this exciting program where we will focus on fall migration of hawks and other birds of prey. Includes a live bird interaction with ABCC. Must pre-register in advance by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900. Location will be giving with registration. $10 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Raptor Migration and Hawk Watching Workshop Join Phung Luu of Animal Behaviors and Conservation Connections (ABCC) for this exciting program where we will focus on fall migration of hawks and other birds of prey. Includes a live bird interaction with ABCC. Must pre-register in advance by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900. Location will be giving with registration. $10 per person. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 9/15/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 15 at 1:15 PM

Eyes of the Fort at 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 housed 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.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/15/2019 1:45:00 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 housed 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

Sunday, September 15 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/15/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/15/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Marshall Steam Museum tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum. In addition to the musuem tour there are mansion tours at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Marshall Steam Museum tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum. In addition to the musuem tour there are mansion tours at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Beach Driving Clinic at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Then follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag on their vehicle).Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Age 16 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Then follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag on their vehicle).Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Age 16 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/15/2019 2:45:00 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 15 at 3:00 PM

Dining with History at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a progressive dinner and walking tour of the historic buildings at Bellevue. We’ll start at the Cauffiel House with appetizers, then make our way to Bellevue Hall for dinner. After dinner, we’ll walk (or catch a ride in our park bus) to the Mount Pleasant Parsonage and Meeting House for dessert. There will be a tour of the first floor of each historic mansion or building as part of the program. $50 per person, must pre-register by September 6. Food by Jeffrey Miller Catering. Register at link provided: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dining-with-history-tickets

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Dining with History Join us for a progressive dinner and walking tour of the historic buildings at Bellevue. We’ll start at the Cauffiel House with appetizers, then make our way to Bellevue Hall for dinner. After dinner, we’ll walk (or catch a ride in our park bus) to the Mount Pleasant Parsonage and Meeting House for dessert. There will be a tour of the first floor of each historic mansion or building as part of the program. $50 per person, must pre-register by September 6. Food by Jeffrey Miller Catering. Register at link provided: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dining-with-history-tickets Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/15/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Monday, September 16 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/16/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/16/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, September 16 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track.

Add to Calendar 9/16/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/16/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, September 16 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE

Add to Calendar 9/16/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/16/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, September 17 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/17/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/17/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, September 17 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/17/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/17/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 PM

Intro to Fort Delaware at the Brandywine Hundred Library at Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find out in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library, and is free of charge.

Add to Calendar 9/17/2019 6:30:00 PM 9/17/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Fort Delaware at the Brandywine Hundred Library Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find out in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library, and is free of charge. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, September 18 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 18 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/18/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/18/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, September 18 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Bug Nets! at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Bug Nets!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 9/18/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/18/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Bug Nets! Theme Today: Bug Nets!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 18 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 9/18/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/18/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, September 19 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 19 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/19/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, September 19 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/19/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, September 19 at 10:30 AM

Guppy Club: Creepy Crawly Insects at Cape Henlopen State Park

Bring your 3 to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Get down and explore the world of insects and find out which ones call Cape Henlopen home. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/19/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Creepy Crawly Insects Bring your 3 to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Get down and explore the world of insects and find out which ones call Cape Henlopen home. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 PM

Green Willow Concert: Genticorum at Alapocas Run State Park

$26 Adult Admission Over the past 18 years the traditional Quebec group Genticorum has become a fixture on the international world, traditional, folk and Celtic music circuit. The band’s six albums met with critical acclaim in Canada, the United States and Europe, assuring the band a brilliant future. Known for its energy and its stage presence, Genticorum has given more than 1000 concerts in more than 15 countries. Firmly rooted in the soil of their native land, the energetic and original traditional ‘power trio’ also incorporates the dynamism of today’s North American and European folk cultures in their music. They weave precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Their distinctive sound, sense of humour and stage presence makes them a supreme crowd-pleaser.www.greenwillow.org

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 7:30:00 PM 9/19/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Green Willow Concert: Genticorum $26 Adult Admission Over the past 18 years the traditional Quebec group Genticorum has become a fixture on the international world, traditional, folk and Celtic music circuit. The band’s six albums met with critical acclaim in Canada, the United States and Europe, assuring the band a brilliant future. Known for its energy and its stage presence, Genticorum has given more than 1000 concerts in more than 15 countries. Firmly rooted in the soil of their native land, the energetic and original traditional ‘power trio’ also incorporates the dynamism of today’s North American and European folk cultures in their music. They weave precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Their distinctive sound, sense of humour and stage presence makes them a supreme crowd-pleaser.www.greenwillow.org Alapocas Run State Park

Friday, September 20 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 20 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/20/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, September 20 at 4:00 PM

Dogs Day Out at Auburn Valley State Park

Bring your well-behaved dog out for an Oversee Farm Trail hike with the Superintendent's dog Sadie, and also meet Canine Leo and his handler Cpl. Trevor Ditmore. Collapsible dog dish prize for all participants! Trail address: 1516 Snuff Mill Road, Hockessin DE

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/20/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Dogs Day Out Bring your well-behaved dog out for an Oversee Farm Trail hike with the Superintendent's dog Sadie, and also meet Canine Leo and his handler Cpl. Trevor Ditmore. Collapsible dog dish prize for all participants! Trail address: 1516 Snuff Mill Road, Hockessin DE Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, September 20 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree.

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/20/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 20 at 5:30 PM

Canine Training Workshop at Brandywine Zoo

Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Presented by Leah Newman

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/20/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Canine Training Workshop Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Presented by Leah Newman Brandywine Zoo

Friday, September 20 at 6:00 PM

Savoring Our Coastal Heritage at Delaware Seashore State Park

Tour the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station, one of the oldest oceanfront buildings along Delaware's coast, and learn about the daily lives of the surfmen that served at the station and the heroic rescues they performed. Then sit down to a locally-sourced dining experience, with a menu inspired by what the surfmen may have been eating around the turn-of-the-century. Menu may include anything from steamed clams to muskrat stew! Top off the evening with a lantern-lit walk on the beach to hear local shipwreck tales, full of tragedy and mystery.Pre-registration required. $90 per person (includes beverages). Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/20/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Savoring Our Coastal Heritage Tour the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station, one of the oldest oceanfront buildings along Delaware's coast, and learn about the daily lives of the surfmen that served at the station and the heroic rescues they performed. Then sit down to a locally-sourced dining experience, with a menu inspired by what the surfmen may have been eating around the turn-of-the-century. Menu may include anything from steamed clams to muskrat stew! Top off the evening with a lantern-lit walk on the beach to hear local shipwreck tales, full of tragedy and mystery.Pre-registration required. $90 per person (includes beverages). Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 20 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetary at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets.

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 8:30:00 PM 9/20/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetary Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 AM

Gulu 5K at Wilmington State Parks

Contact organizer

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Gulu 5K Contact organizer Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 AM

Breakfast with the Red Pandas at Brandywine Zoo

Join us in celebrating International Red Panda Day by having a pancake breakfast in the zoo with the Pandas! Enjoy your breakfast as the pandas get theirs, as well as a special panda keeper talk. Fee: $15 per person/$12 per person for Delaware Zoological Society Members.Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Register online.Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast with the Red Pandas Join us in celebrating International Red Panda Day by having a pancake breakfast in the zoo with the Pandas! Enjoy your breakfast as the pandas get theirs, as well as a special panda keeper talk. Fee: $15 per person/$12 per person for Delaware Zoological Society Members.Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Register online.Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Trades of The Green Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Explore the many skilled and unskilled trades once practiced on The Green. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Trades of The Green Walking Tour Explore the many skilled and unskilled trades once practiced on The Green. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Geology Walk at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join a naturalist for a one hour walk/hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Program meets at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. FREE

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Geology Walk Join a naturalist for a one hour walk/hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Program meets at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

International Red Panda Day at Brandywine Zoo

Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation. Visit various Red Panda learning stations throughout the zoo to earn your ‘Red Panda Ranger’ badge! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York International Red Panda Day Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation. Visit various Red Panda learning stations throughout the zoo to earn your ‘Red Panda Ranger’ badge! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Floral Design Class - Foliage Design in a Symmetrical Triangle at Killens Pond State Park

Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information on items needed and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Floral Design Class - Foliage Design in a Symmetrical Triangle Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information on items needed and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Volunteer Day: Trail Trimming at Lums Pond State Park

Do you love this park and want to give back? Join our growing Lums Pond Volunteer Team by attending one of our seasonal volunteer days. This Fall we will be working to trim the hayride trail for the fall hayride season. This program will start at the Area 1 bulletin board.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Volunteer Day: Trail Trimming Do you love this park and want to give back? Join our growing Lums Pond Volunteer Team by attending one of our seasonal volunteer days. This Fall we will be working to trim the hayride trail for the fall hayride season. This program will start at the Area 1 bulletin board. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at 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. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BIKE. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/21/2019 11:30:00 AM 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. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BIKE. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 11:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 11:00 AM

Wild Eats! Fall Edition at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for fall wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wild Eats! Fall Edition Explore the park for fall wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 11:00 AM

Intro to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164. $25 per person, ages 8 and above

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164. $25 per person, ages 8 and above Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/21/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/21/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 1:00 PM

Wonders of the Wetlands at Killens Pond State Park

What is a wetland?! Join us as we explore that very question. Learn all about the wonders of the wetlands! Free!

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Wetlands What is a wetland?! Join us as we explore that very question. Learn all about the wonders of the wetlands! Free! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 1:00 PM

Monarch Migrations at Lums Pond State Park

Search for monarch butterflies, amazing insects, with the legendary migration that peaks this time each fall. Learn about the journey, the butterfly's life cycle and plants you can add to your yard to attract these wonderful beauties! Meets at the Recreation Center.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Monarch Migrations Search for monarch butterflies, amazing insects, with the legendary migration that peaks this time each fall. Learn about the journey, the butterfly's life cycle and plants you can add to your yard to attract these wonderful beauties! Meets at the Recreation Center. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 1:15 PM

Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

Join our historical interpreters for an afternoon walk of the Artillery Park. Learn about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. Ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. Free.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our historical interpreters for an afternoon walk of the Artillery Park. Learn about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. Ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. Free. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the horseshoe crabs in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the horseshoe crabs in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Fall Color & Tree I.D. Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

Nature has a powerful effect on plants. Join us as we go on a hike through Tulip Tree Preserve and learn plant folklore, ID skills for fall trees, and how plants change over time. FREE with paid entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Color & Tree I.D. Hike Nature has a powerful effect on plants. Join us as we go on a hike through Tulip Tree Preserve and learn plant folklore, ID skills for fall trees, and how plants change over time. FREE with paid entrance fee. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at 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 through the past.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour 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 through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:45:00 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, September 21 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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

Saturday, September 21 at 5:00 PM

Outdoor Family Campout at Fort Delaware State Park

Join us on September 21 for a unique overnight family camping experience on Pea Patch Island. This program is designed for the whole family to explore Fort Delaware in a special event. Participants will have the opportunity to camp on the Fort's parade ground, cook dinner over an open fire, interact with multiple state parks staff, enjoy a lantern tour of the fort and s'mores around the campfire, and more! Reservations for this one-of-a-kind experience are limited. Participants should pack lightly and backpack-type tents are recommended. Call the park office at 302-834-7941 for details. Cost: $80/family of four ($20 per person), plus $10 for each additional family member.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Family Campout Join us on September 21 for a unique overnight family camping experience on Pea Patch Island. This program is designed for the whole family to explore Fort Delaware in a special event. Participants will have the opportunity to camp on the Fort's parade ground, cook dinner over an open fire, interact with multiple state parks staff, enjoy a lantern tour of the fort and s'mores around the campfire, and more! Reservations for this one-of-a-kind experience are limited. Participants should pack lightly and backpack-type tents are recommended. Call the park office at 302-834-7941 for details. Cost: $80/family of four ($20 per person), plus $10 for each additional family member. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 6:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at 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 WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 6:30:00 PM 9/21/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 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 WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 PM

Campfire Program at Killens Pond State Park

Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 9:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/22/2019 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

Sunday, September 22 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/22/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids 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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 22 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/22/2019 12:00:00 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, September 22 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 22 at 12:00 PM

Hoy En Delaware Festival at Bellevue State Park

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Hoy En Delaware Festival Hispanic Heritage Festival Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 22 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/22/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 12:30 PM

Invitational Car Show at Auburn Valley State Park

The annual Invitational features an exceptional array of historic autos- this year's theme is "British Invasion/American Pop". Event includes tours of the mansion, rides on the Auburn Valley Railroad, great food and drink, special displays, and fun for all ages. Tickets available on auburnheights.org or at the gate.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 12:30:00 PM 9/22/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Invitational Car Show The annual Invitational features an exceptional array of historic autos- this year's theme is "British Invasion/American Pop". Event includes tours of the mansion, rides on the Auburn Valley Railroad, great food and drink, special displays, and fun for all ages. Tickets available on auburnheights.org or at the gate. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 9/22/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 22 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 22 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/22/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:45:00 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 22 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/22/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Monday, September 23 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/23/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/23/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, September 23 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track.

Add to Calendar 9/23/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/23/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, September 23 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE

Add to Calendar 9/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, September 24 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/24/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, September 24 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/24/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, September 25 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/25/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/25/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/25/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club-Happy Birthday Johnny Appleseed at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Happy Birthday Johnny AppleseedAges 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 9/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/25/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Happy Birthday Johnny Appleseed Theme Today: Happy Birthday Johnny AppleseedAges 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 25 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 9/25/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/25/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, September 26 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/26/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/27/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 26 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/26/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, September 26 at 9:00 AM

Friends of Killens Pond - Monthly Trails Day at Killens Pond State Park

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. March through October.Weather permitting. For more information, or to register, please visit our Volunteer Calendar: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars.

Add to Calendar 9/26/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Killens Pond - Monthly Trails Day 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. March through October.Weather permitting. For more information, or to register, please visit our Volunteer Calendar: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, September 26 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/26/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/26/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, September 27 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 27 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/27/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, September 27 at 5:00 PM

Public Pondside Hayrides and Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

Enjoy and evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the ponds edge. Space is limited so pre-registration and pre-payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. $6 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/27/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Public Pondside Hayrides and Campfire Enjoy and evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the ponds edge. Space is limited so pre-registration and pre-payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. $6 per person. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, September 27 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/27/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 27 at 5:30 PM

Brew at the Zoo at Brandywine Zoo

Join the Delaware Zoological Society, which supports the Brandywine Zoo, in its annual fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo! Visit the zoo after hours in this fun, outdoor event which includes beer tastings in a keepsake souvenir cup. Light fare provided by local restaurants. Plus, a variety of unique items are available under our Silent Auction tent with proceeds benefiting the Zoo. Advanced tickets are available online or in the Zoo Gift Shop. Brew t-shirts are available for purchase and the gift shop will be open for shopping! Must be 21 or older to attend, no children at the event. Rain or shine. Pre-registration recommended, as tickets will sell out quickly. Please note the Zoo will close at 1pm for setup.Members: $40 | Non-members: $50 | Designated Driver: $25PURCHASE TICKETS at BrandywineZoo.org

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 5:30:00 PM 9/27/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Brew at the Zoo Join the Delaware Zoological Society, which supports the Brandywine Zoo, in its annual fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo! Visit the zoo after hours in this fun, outdoor event which includes beer tastings in a keepsake souvenir cup. Light fare provided by local restaurants. Plus, a variety of unique items are available under our Silent Auction tent with proceeds benefiting the Zoo. Advanced tickets are available online or in the Zoo Gift Shop. Brew t-shirts are available for purchase and the gift shop will be open for shopping! Must be 21 or older to attend, no children at the event. Rain or shine. Pre-registration recommended, as tickets will sell out quickly. Please note the Zoo will close at 1pm for setup.Members: $40 | Non-members: $50 | Designated Driver: $25PURCHASE TICKETS at BrandywineZoo.org Brandywine Zoo

Friday, September 27 at 7:30 PM

Starry Night: Star Gazing at Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “tour” of the night skies in search of constellations, meteor shows and other astronomical wonders, plus hear stories of “how they came to be.” For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Dress warmly. Limit 25. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 7:30:00 PM 9/27/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night: Star Gazing Take a “tour” of the night skies in search of constellations, meteor shows and other astronomical wonders, plus hear stories of “how they came to be.” For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Dress warmly. Limit 25. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, September 27 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tour: Lantern Tour of the Dover Green at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/27/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Lantern Tour of the Dover Green Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 28 at 7:00 AM

Delaware Downhill 5K at Wilmington State Parks

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Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 AM

Monthly Bird Walks at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 10:00:00 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, September 28 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Teacher Open House at Brandywine Zoo

The Zoo will host a free open house for teachers. Any teacher can bring their valid school STAFF identification card to the Teacher Check-In table at the Zoo’s Main Entrance to gain Zoo admission for themselves and one guest. Teachers will also receive a packet with information on booking a field trip, requesting an outreach presentation for their classroom, samples of lesson plans and activities, and more.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Teacher Open House The Zoo will host a free open house for teachers. Any teacher can bring their valid school STAFF identification card to the Teacher Check-In table at the Zoo’s Main Entrance to gain Zoo admission for themselves and one guest. Teachers will also receive a packet with information on booking a field trip, requesting an outreach presentation for their classroom, samples of lesson plans and activities, and more. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up at Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common and why they’re so closely related in the animal kingdom. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures.Pre-registration required. $8 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up Discover what a squid and clam have in common and why they’re so closely related in the animal kingdom. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures.Pre-registration required. $8 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

If These Trees Could Talk Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

In honor of National Public Lands Day, travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York If These Trees Could Talk Walking Tour In honor of National Public Lands Day, travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM

Marvelous Monarchs! at Brandywine Creek State Park

Enjoy the festival feeling as we say “adios” to our monarch butterflies for the winter. Join us for a fun-filled program, learn about monarchs, milkweed, and take a hike with us into the meadows to search for butterflies and chrysalis. Free

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Marvelous Monarchs! Enjoy the festival feeling as we say “adios” to our monarch butterflies for the winter. Join us for a fun-filled program, learn about monarchs, milkweed, and take a hike with us into the meadows to search for butterflies and chrysalis. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM

Save our Sharks at Cape Henlopen State Park

Have you seen sharks along our coast? Learn about our common sharks and find out how you can help them. This program will go outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Save our Sharks Have you seen sharks along our coast? Learn about our common sharks and find out how you can help them. This program will go outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/28/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 28 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 28 at 12:00 PM

Trap Pond Partners Beer, Wine, and Spirits Festival at Trap Pond State Park

Visit https://www.trappondpartners.com/beer-wine-spirits-fest.html for details.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Beer, Wine, and Spirits Festival Visit https://www.trappondpartners.com/beer-wine-spirits-fest.html for details. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/28/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 1:00 PM

Monarch Migrations at Lums Pond State Park

Search for monarch butterflies, amazing insects, with the legendary migration that peaks this time each fall. Learn about the journey, the butterfly's life cycle and plants you can add to your yard to attract these wonderful beauties! Meets at the Recreation Center.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Monarch Migrations Search for monarch butterflies, amazing insects, with the legendary migration that peaks this time each fall. Learn about the journey, the butterfly's life cycle and plants you can add to your yard to attract these wonderful beauties! Meets at the Recreation Center. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 1:15 PM

Dressed To Impress at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/28/2019 1:45:00 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

Saturday, September 28 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at 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 through the past.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour 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 through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:45:00 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, September 28 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes 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

Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 PM

Wagon Ride & S’mores with Vinny at White Clay Creek State Park

Enjoy a hayride with park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini. Then stay for s’mores by the fire and learn about what is going on at the park. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302) 368-6900. Free

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Wagon Ride & S’mores with Vinny Enjoy a hayride with park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini. Then stay for s’mores by the fire and learn about what is going on at the park. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302) 368-6900. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files at Fort Delaware State Park

You have been arrested on the presumption of committing some disloyal act. Can you use the resources available to you to get out of Fort Delaware successfully? Come find out in this new program! Tickets are $50 each, and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/ starting June 15.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files You have been arrested on the presumption of committing some disloyal act. Can you use the resources available to you to get out of Fort Delaware successfully? Come find out in this new program! Tickets are $50 each, and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/ starting June 15. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 6:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 8:00 AM

Atlantis Rugby Tournament at Alapocas Run State Park

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Atlantis Rugby Tournament Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Alapocas Run State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 8:00 AM

Atlantis Rugby Tournament at Alapocas Run State Park

Contact organizer

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Atlantis Rugby Tournament Contact organizer Alapocas Run State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 9:00 AM

Introduction to Surf Fishing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! We will cover everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques. Rods, reels and bait are all provided. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.Pre-registration required. $25 per person. Ages 10 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! We will cover everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques. Rods, reels and bait are all provided. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.Pre-registration required. $25 per person. Ages 10 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 9:30 AM

Wild Backyard at Brandywine Zoo

For Tiger Cub Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Tigers in the Wild Adventure. Hike with us through the zoo! Learn about local animals and plants, identifying animal signs, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $7. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 9:30:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wild Backyard For Tiger Cub Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Tigers in the Wild Adventure. Hike with us through the zoo! Learn about local animals and plants, identifying animal signs, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $7. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 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

Sunday, September 29 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/29/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids 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. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at 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!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 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, September 29 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/29/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Searching for a Signal at Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones, the surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Come learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft!Pre-registration requiredAges 8 and up$6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones, the surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Come learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft!Pre-registration requiredAges 8 and up$6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 29 at 1:15 PM

Dressed To Impress at 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.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/29/2019 1:45:00 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

Sunday, September 29 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Composting for Beginners at Killens Pond State Park

Learn how to improve your garden with the help of a natural fertilizer- compost. Program will include a presentation on why composting is important, how to build your own compost bin, and how to get the best use out of it. Meet at the Nature Center.$2 per person

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Composting for Beginners Learn how to improve your garden with the help of a natural fertilizer- compost. Program will include a presentation on why composting is important, how to build your own compost bin, and how to get the best use out of it. Meet at the Nature Center.$2 per person Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at 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)!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:45:00 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 29 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 5:00 PM

Public Pondside Hayride and Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

Enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the ponds edge. Space is limited so pre-registration and pre-payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. $6 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Public Pondside Hayride and Campfire Enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the ponds edge. Space is limited so pre-registration and pre-payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. $6 per person. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, September 30 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 9/30/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/30/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, September 30 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track.

Add to Calendar 9/30/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/30/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, September 30 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE

Add to Calendar 9/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, October 01 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 10/1/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/1/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 01 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/1/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/1/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, October 02 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, October 02 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/2/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, October 02 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Let's Discover like Christopher Columbus! at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Let's Discover Like Christopher Columbus!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/2/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Let's Discover like Christopher Columbus! Theme Today: Let's Discover Like Christopher Columbus!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 02 at 6:30 PM

Intro to the Night Sky at Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot.

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/2/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, October 03 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, October 03 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/3/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/3/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, October 04 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, October 04 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayrides Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Friday, October 04 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/4/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, October 04 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 04 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 04 at 2:00 PM

Marshall Steam Museum tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. In addition to a 2pm museum tour there are mansion tours at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Marshall Steam Museum tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. In addition to a 2pm museum tour there are mansion tours at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 04 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 04 at 4:30 PM

Hike Thompson Island at Delaware Seashore State Park

Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home.Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 4:30:00 PM 10/4/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home.Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 04 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 04 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 04 at 6:00 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 04 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/4/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 04 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, October 04 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour 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. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 05 at 7:30 AM

Fall Flight Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Join us as we go on a fall hike through the park looking for our feathered friends as they take flight! We will be looking for all types of birds as they start migrating for the winter. Beginners are welcome! Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 7:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 8:30:00 AM America/New_York Fall Flight Hike Join us as we go on a fall hike through the park looking for our feathered friends as they take flight! We will be looking for all types of birds as they start migrating for the winter. Beginners are welcome! Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:00 AM

First Saturday: Revealing the Ridgelys at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Description:Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30pm Biggs Kids: Fun with Henna - Try your hand at creating a fun, henna design. Biggs Museum of American Art. Meet the Ridgely Family: Begin at the John Bell House to meet this family of prominent Dover citizens who left their mark on the history of Delaware. The Reaches of the Ridgely family will be revealed through characters and exclusive programs throughout the day. Stop by to delve into the Ridgely family tree, visualize the extent of the Ridgely Family in Dover and have all of your burning Ridgely family questions answered. Performances will take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. It Happened One Night: Start your theatrical journey here to meet Charles Greenbury Ridgely, first generation born in Delaware, and his second wife Ann Moore in the garden of their 18th Century home. When Harry Met Sally: Encounter Henry Moore Ridgely and his wife Sally Banning, prominent citizens of 19th century Dover, involved in making Delaware successful in many areas. You've Got Mail: Ann Ridgely was the first to save the Ridgely family papers from destruction in the mid-19th century. Meet her and her husband Charles I. duPont. There's Something About Mabel: Complete your historical adventure by meeting the champion of preservation in 20th century Dover and learn of the many accomplishments of Mabel Lloyd and Henry Ridgely. The Body Politic: The Ridgelys Representing Delaware 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a guided tour and hear about how members of the Ridgely family were elected to carry out the wishes of the people in Delaware. Legislative Hall .10 a.m. – 3p.m. WALKING TOUR: Stories of The Green. Closing Arguments: Law and the Ridgely Family 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. With generations that span the centuries, it is no wonder that the Ridgelys were involved in law. Here you can learn about court cases in which the Ridgelys took part. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green . Enrico Caruso: The Man with the Orchid-Lined Voice 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. In celebration of Italian Heritage month, guided tours will highlight the career of the famed Italian opera tenor. Enjoy Caruso’s original 78 rpm records on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum. Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965. At Woodburn – The Governor’s House. A Culinary History of Southern Delaware 10:30 a.m. Join Denise Clemons, author of the eponymous book, as she shares a unique perspective on this history of our region, including historic culinary traditions from the time of the Nanticoke to the modern day “farm to table” trends. Delaware Public Archives. The Trial of Captain La Mort 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Inspired by the real history of pirates along the Delaware coastline, this lively theater production allows visitors to participate in the trial of the fictitious captain and his crew. The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: Revealing the Ridgelys Description:Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30pm Biggs Kids: Fun with Henna - Try your hand at creating a fun, henna design. Biggs Museum of American Art. Meet the Ridgely Family: Begin at the John Bell House to meet this family of prominent Dover citizens who left their mark on the history of Delaware. The Reaches of the Ridgely family will be revealed through characters and exclusive programs throughout the day. Stop by to delve into the Ridgely family tree, visualize the extent of the Ridgely Family in Dover and have all of your burning Ridgely family questions answered. Performances will take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. It Happened One Night: Start your theatrical journey here to meet Charles Greenbury Ridgely, first generation born in Delaware, and his second wife Ann Moore in the garden of their 18th Century home. When Harry Met Sally: Encounter Henry Moore Ridgely and his wife Sally Banning, prominent citizens of 19th century Dover, involved in making Delaware successful in many areas. You've Got Mail: Ann Ridgely was the first to save the Ridgely family papers from destruction in the mid-19th century. Meet her and her husband Charles I. duPont. There's Something About Mabel: Complete your historical adventure by meeting the champion of preservation in 20th century Dover and learn of the many accomplishments of Mabel Lloyd and Henry Ridgely. The Body Politic: The Ridgelys Representing Delaware 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a guided tour and hear about how members of the Ridgely family were elected to carry out the wishes of the people in Delaware. Legislative Hall .10 a.m. – 3p.m. WALKING TOUR: Stories of The Green. Closing Arguments: Law and the Ridgely Family 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. With generations that span the centuries, it is no wonder that the Ridgelys were involved in law. Here you can learn about court cases in which the Ridgelys took part. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green . Enrico Caruso: The Man with the Orchid-Lined Voice 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. In celebration of Italian Heritage month, guided tours will highlight the career of the famed Italian opera tenor. Enjoy Caruso’s original 78 rpm records on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum. Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965. At Woodburn – The Governor’s House. A Culinary History of Southern Delaware 10:30 a.m. Join Denise Clemons, author of the eponymous book, as she shares a unique perspective on this history of our region, including historic culinary traditions from the time of the Nanticoke to the modern day “farm to table” trends. Delaware Public Archives. The Trial of Captain La Mort 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Inspired by the real history of pirates along the Delaware coastline, this lively theater production allows visitors to participate in the trial of the fictitious captain and his crew. The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, October 05 at 9:30 AM

Beach Driving 101 at Cape Henlopen State Park

Park rangers and veteran surf-fisherman will teach you the park rules and guidelines for driving on State Park beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for a successful, stuck-free day of surf-fishing. This is an indoor presentation only, no actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Driving 101 Park rangers and veteran surf-fisherman will teach you the park rules and guidelines for driving on State Park beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for a successful, stuck-free day of surf-fishing. This is an indoor presentation only, no actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:30 AM

Intro to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164 $25 per person, ages 8 and above

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164 $25 per person, ages 8 and above Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Geology Walk at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join a naturalist for a one hour walk/hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Program meets at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Geology Walk Join a naturalist for a one hour walk/hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Program meets at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Breakfast with the Empire at Brandywine Zoo

Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Fee: $20 per person (no member discount for this event). Early registration for Delaware Zoological Society Members through September 15.Public Reservations accepted September 16-October 4. Reservations required, as limited spaces will be sold. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast with the Empire Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Fee: $20 per person (no member discount for this event). Early registration for Delaware Zoological Society Members through September 15.Public Reservations accepted September 16-October 4. Reservations required, as limited spaces will be sold. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Big Truck Day! at Delaware Seashore State Park

Kids of all ages will love this event! Park and marina staff will have a variety of big trucks and equipment out on display for visitors to see up close, sit in the driver’s seat for photo ops, and see some demonstrations of these machines in action! Some of the vehicles and equipment will include a 24,000-lb capacity fork lift, a beach sweeper, a ranger enforcement vehicle, a DNREC dump truck, a state park minibus, and the marina’s travel lift.Meet at the Indian River MarinaFree. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Big Truck Day! Kids of all ages will love this event! Park and marina staff will have a variety of big trucks and equipment out on display for visitors to see up close, sit in the driver’s seat for photo ops, and see some demonstrations of these machines in action! Some of the vehicles and equipment will include a 24,000-lb capacity fork lift, a beach sweeper, a ranger enforcement vehicle, a DNREC dump truck, a state park minibus, and the marina’s travel lift.Meet at the Indian River MarinaFree. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 11:00 AM

Walking Dunes of Cape at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the natural and human history behind the “walking dune” and determine for yourself what’s making it move. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Dunes of Cape Explore the natural and human history behind the “walking dune” and determine for yourself what’s making it move. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 PM

Star Wars Day at Brandywine Zoo

May the Force be with you! Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Meet some of your favorite Star Wars characters and even take photos with them! It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Fee: Pre-sale tickets, $8/person (ages 3+), will be available online until September 30. DZS Members free. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Star Wars Day May the Force be with you! Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Meet some of your favorite Star Wars characters and even take photos with them! It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Fee: Pre-sale tickets, $8/person (ages 3+), will be available online until September 30. DZS Members free. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 1:00 PM

Intro to Fort Delaware at the Bear Library at Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find our in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Bear Library, and is free of charge. Visitors should register in advance by phone or in person at the Bear Library INFO Desk (302) 838-3300.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Fort Delaware at the Bear Library Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find our in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Bear Library, and is free of charge. Visitors should register in advance by phone or in person at the Bear Library INFO Desk (302) 838-3300. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at 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 through the past.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour 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 through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 3:00 PM

Afternoon Birthday Party Hayrides at White Clay Creek State Park

Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Afternoon Birthday Party Hayrides Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 5:00 PM

Brew Story at Alapocas Run State Park

The Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts the Delaware: A Brew Story. Local historian John Medkeff will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling. Proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the "Restore the King" initiative and Wilmington State Park's School Programs Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets: https://brew_story_2019.eventbrite.com

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Brew Story The Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts the Delaware: A Brew Story. Local historian John Medkeff will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling. Proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the "Restore the King" initiative and Wilmington State Park's School Programs Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets: https://brew_story_2019.eventbrite.com Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 6:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at 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 WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 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 WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 05 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:00 PM

Campfire Program at Killens Pond State Park

Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 9:30 AM

Sensational Senses at Brandywine Zoo

For Brownie Girls Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Senses Badge. Explore your senses and compare them to the awesome senses of our special animal friends have. Have fun with interactive games, a guided zoo tour, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Sensational Senses For Brownie Girls Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Senses Badge. Explore your senses and compare them to the awesome senses of our special animal friends have. Have fun with interactive games, a guided zoo tour, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at 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.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/6/2019 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

Sunday, October 06 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 12:30 PM

Steamin' Day at Auburn Valley State Park

The best time to visit Auburn Heights! Ride our 1/8 size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique steam cars. Tour the mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, and enjoy some popcorn made by steam power. All tickets include entrance to the grounds and the museum, and house tour tickets are also on sale. For more info visit auburnheights.org

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Day The best time to visit Auburn Heights! Ride our 1/8 size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique steam cars. Tour the mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, and enjoy some popcorn made by steam power. All tickets include entrance to the grounds and the museum, and house tour tickets are also on sale. For more info visit auburnheights.org Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at 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 10/6/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons 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 Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 06 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, October 06 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 2:30 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 2:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 5:30 PM

Kayak and Campfire at Killens Pond State Park

Head out for a fall evening paddle that ends with a cozy campfire with all the s’mores fixings!$20 per person

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 5:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Kayak and Campfire Head out for a fall evening paddle that ends with a cozy campfire with all the s’mores fixings!$20 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, October 07 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/7/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, October 07 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 07 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, October 08 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 10/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/8/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 08 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, October 08 at 1:00 PM

Killens Pond Homeschool - It's a Great Pumpkin at Killens Pond State Park

Ages 6 – 12. Complete service projects and learn about nature! Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; Call (302) 284- 4299

Add to Calendar 10/8/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Killens Pond Homeschool - It's a Great Pumpkin Ages 6 – 12. Complete service projects and learn about nature! Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; Call (302) 284- 4299 Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, October 08 at 7:00 PM

Friends of Killens Pond State Park Meeting at Killens Pond State Park

The Friends of Killens Pond hold monthly meetings at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center on the second Tuesday of each month (except December). Attend one of our meetings to find out what the Friend’s Group is all about. We hope to see you soon!

Add to Calendar 10/8/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/8/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Killens Pond State Park Meeting The Friends of Killens Pond hold monthly meetings at 7 p.m. at the Nature Center on the second Tuesday of each month (except December). Attend one of our meetings to find out what the Friend’s Group is all about. We hope to see you soon! Killens Pond State Park