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Monday, November 18 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 11/18/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/18/2019 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.) 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, November 18 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 11/18/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/18/2019 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, November 18 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 11/18/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/18/2019 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, November 19 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 11/19/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/19/2019 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, November 19 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 11/19/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/19/2019 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, November 19 at 6:30 PM

Civil War 101, Part 2, at the Brandywine Hundred Library at Fort Delaware State Park

This program will pick up where Part 1 left off. We will discuss some of the major battles and war aims for both sides in the conflict, highlight the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation within the war, and consider the legacy of the conflict for us today. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library, and is free of charge.

Add to Calendar 11/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 11/19/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Civil War 101, Part 2, at the Brandywine Hundred Library This program will pick up where Part 1 left off. We will discuss some of the major battles and war aims for both sides in the conflict, highlight the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation within the war, and consider the legacy of the conflict for us today. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library, and is free of charge. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, November 20 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 11/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/13/2019 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, November 20 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 11/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/20/2019 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

Wednesday, November 20 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Bump in the Night! Nocturnal Animals at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Nocturnal AnimalsAges 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 11/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Bump in the Night! Nocturnal Animals Theme Today: Nocturnal AnimalsAges 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

Thursday, November 21 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 11/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/21/2019 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, 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, November 22 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 11/22/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/22/2019 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, November 22 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 11/22/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, November 23 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 11/23/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 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, 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, November 23 at 10:00 AM

Women of the Green Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Description:Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of the Green Walking Tour Description:Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 23 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 11/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 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, November 23 at 10:00 AM

Floral Design Class - Thanksgiving Cornucopia 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 11/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Floral Design Class - Thanksgiving Cornucopia 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, November 23 at 10:00 AM

Holiday Basket Weaving - FULL at Alapocas Run State Park

This class is full, and the park is no longer taking registrations. We have plenty of other great things to do, though, so check out our other programs!

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Basket Weaving - FULL This class is full, and the park is no longer taking registrations. We have plenty of other great things to do, though, so check out our other programs! Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, November 23 at 11:00 AM

Intro to Orienteering at Brandywine Creek State Park

Learn map and compass skills to find your way around our fun & newly designed orienteering course! Take home maps are available for $2 or $5 each. Pre-registration is encouraged, space is limited, fun is not! $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Orienteering Learn map and compass skills to find your way around our fun & newly designed orienteering course! Take home maps are available for $2 or $5 each. Pre-registration is encouraged, space is limited, fun is not! $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 23 at 11:00 AM

Too Cool for Reptiles at Cape Henlopen State Park

See and touch live reptiles and find out what our local snakes and turtles do as the days get cooler. For ages 5 and older with adult. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3.00 per person.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Too Cool for Reptiles See and touch live reptiles and find out what our local snakes and turtles do as the days get cooler. For ages 5 and older with adult. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3.00 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 23 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, November 23 at 1:00 PM

Family Museum Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum during this interactive tour and learn about some of the heroic rescues that occurred close to our shore.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Ages 8 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 1:00:00 PM 11/23/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Family Museum Tour Explore the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum during this interactive tour and learn about some of the heroic rescues that occurred close to our shore.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Ages 8 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, November 23 at 2:00 PM

Family Fun Senses 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. Family Fun Senses Hike Join us as we hike the trails through Flint Woods looking for signs of fall and winter! We will use our senses to explore the Preserve and see what we can observe!

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 11/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Senses 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. Family Fun Senses Hike Join us as we hike the trails through Flint Woods looking for signs of fall and winter! We will use our senses to explore the Preserve and see what we can observe! Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 23 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 11/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 11/23/2019 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, November 23 at 2:00 PM

Featured Program: Family Fun Senses Hike at Flint Woods Nature Preserve at Brandywine Creek State Park

Hike the trails through Flint Woods looking for signs of fall and winter! We will use our senses to explore the preserve and see what we can observe! Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Limited to 12 participants. Meet at the park nature center for transportation to the preserve.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Family Fun Senses Hike at Flint Woods Nature Preserve Hike the trails through Flint Woods looking for signs of fall and winter! We will use our senses to explore the preserve and see what we can observe! Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Limited to 12 participants. Meet at the park nature center for transportation to the preserve. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 23 at 4:00 PM

Sunset Bridge Walk at Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet bridge just in time to catch the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. A Park Interpreter will lead the way, pointing out bridge features and explaining how the inlet has changed over the last 100 years.Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 11/23/2019 4:00:00 PM 11/23/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Bridge Walk Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet bridge just in time to catch the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. A Park Interpreter will lead the way, pointing out bridge features and explaining how the inlet has changed over the last 100 years.Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, November 24 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 11/24/2019 1:30:00 PM 11/24/2019 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

Monday, November 25 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 11/25/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/25/2019 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.) 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, November 25 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Camp: Beastly Feasts at Brandywine Zoo

Ever wonder what's on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us for Thanksgiving break, as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Ages 6 to 13Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pmFee: $50 per participant per day/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/campsCampers must come dressed for the weather and bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar 11/25/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/25/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Beastly Feasts Ever wonder what's on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us for Thanksgiving break, as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Ages 6 to 13Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pmFee: $50 per participant per day/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/campsCampers must come dressed for the weather and bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, November 25 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 11/25/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/25/2019 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, November 25 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 11/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/25/2019 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, November 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.), 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 11/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/26/2019 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, November 26 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Camp: Beastly Feasts at Brandywine Zoo

Ever wonder what's on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us for Thanksgiving break, as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Ages 6 to 13Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pmFee: $50 per participant per day/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/campsCampers must come dressed for the weather and bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar 11/26/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/26/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Beastly Feasts Ever wonder what's on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us for Thanksgiving break, as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Ages 6 to 13Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pmFee: $50 per participant per day/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/campsCampers must come dressed for the weather and bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, November 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, 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 11/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/27/2019 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

Wednesday, November 27 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Camp: Beastly Feasts at Brandywine Zoo

Ever wonder what's on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us for Thanksgiving break, as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Ages 6 to 13Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pmFee: $50 per participant per day/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/campsCampers must come dressed for the weather and bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar 11/27/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/27/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Beastly Feasts Ever wonder what's on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us for Thanksgiving break, as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Ages 6 to 13Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pmFee: $50 per participant per day/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/campsCampers must come dressed for the weather and bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, November 27 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- NO CLASS TODAY at Bellevue State Park

NO Wee Have Fun Class today

Add to Calendar 11/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/27/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- NO CLASS TODAY NO Wee Have Fun Class today Bellevue State Park

Thursday, November 28 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Sites CLOSED for Thanksgiving Day.

Add to Calendar 11/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/28/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Sites CLOSED for Thanksgiving Day. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 29 at 12:00 AM

Campground Weekend: Giving Thanks to Our Campers at Lums Pond State Park

If you are camping this weekend join us for one of our camper appreciation events! Friday we will have a harvest hike on the main side of the park. Saturday we will have hayrides in the campground. Check calendar for details on programs.

Add to Calendar 11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM 11/30/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Weekend: Giving Thanks to Our Campers If you are camping this weekend join us for one of our camper appreciation events! Friday we will have a harvest hike on the main side of the park. Saturday we will have hayrides in the campground. Check calendar for details on programs. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, November 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 11/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/29/2019 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

Friday, November 29 at 11:00 AM

Cranberry Bog Trail Hike at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the pinelands trail and search for cranberries, wildlife and other natural wonders that the early colonists might have seen themselves. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. 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 11/29/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Cranberry Bog Trail Hike Explore the pinelands trail and search for cranberries, wildlife and other natural wonders that the early colonists might have seen themselves. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. 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

Friday, November 29 at 11:00 AM

Featured Program: Cranberry Bog Trail Hike (1.5 miles) at Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the pinelands trail for natural wonders that the early colonists might have seen. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Age 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Register by calling (302) 645-6852. Free

Add to Calendar 11/29/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Cranberry Bog Trail Hike (1.5 miles) Search the pinelands trail for natural wonders that the early colonists might have seen. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Age 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Register by calling (302) 645-6852. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, November 29 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Harvest Hike at Lums Pond State Park

Bring your family and friends this Black Friday and skip the long lines to walk off that stuffing! Free

Add to Calendar 11/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Harvest Hike Bring your family and friends this Black Friday and skip the long lines to walk off that stuffing! Free Lums Pond State Park

Friday, November 29 at 1:00 PM

Harvest Hike at Lums Pond State Park

Bring your family and friends this black Friday and skip the long lines to walk off that stuffing!

Add to Calendar 11/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 11/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hike Bring your family and friends this black Friday and skip the long lines to walk off that stuffing! Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, November 30 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 11/30/2019 8:00:00 AM 11/30/2019 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, November 30 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 11/30/2019 9:00:00 AM 11/30/2019 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, 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, November 30 at 10:00 AM

Women of the Green Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 11/30/2019 10:00:00 AM 11/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of the Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 30 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of these mysterious animals through hands-on dissection. 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 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 11/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of these mysterious animals through hands-on dissection. 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

Saturday, November 30 at 12:00 PM

Family Fun Day at Killens Pond State Park

Ages 4 – 10. Make different holiday treats and decorations. This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Killens Pond. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $10 per child, $5 each additional child

Add to Calendar 11/30/2019 12:00:00 PM 11/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Day Ages 4 – 10. Make different holiday treats and decorations. This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Killens Pond. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $10 per child, $5 each additional child Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 30 at 12:00 PM

Camper Appreciation Hayrides at the Campground at Lums Pond State Park

We are giving thanks for all our wonderful campers. Join us on a short hayride around the campground! Meet at the Bulletin board near the bathhouse.

Add to Calendar 11/30/2019 12:00:00 PM 11/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Camper Appreciation Hayrides at the Campground We are giving thanks for all our wonderful campers. Join us on a short hayride around the campground! Meet at the Bulletin board near the bathhouse. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, November 30 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 11/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 11/30/2019 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, November 30 at 7:00 PM

Owl Prowl at White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek State Park is home to some very special Owls. Learn about these night hunters, then hike along the creek to hear their calls. Pre-Registration is required by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900 by noon on Friday. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 11/30/2019 7:00:00 PM 11/23/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl White Clay Creek State Park is home to some very special Owls. Learn about these night hunters, then hike along the creek to hear their calls. Pre-Registration is required by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900 by noon on Friday. $5 per person. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, December 01 at 9:30 AM

Cub Scout Workshop: Scouts Go WILD at Brandywine Zoo

For Cub scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Nova WILD award. Explore food chains, ecosystems, and both local and invasive animals with cub scouts of all ages. Tour the zoo and meet some of our 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 12/1/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Cub Scout Workshop: Scouts Go WILD For Cub scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Nova WILD award. Explore food chains, ecosystems, and both local and invasive animals with cub scouts of all ages. Tour the zoo and meet some of our 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, December 01 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 12/1/2019 1:30:00 PM 12/1/2019 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

Sunday, December 01 at 5:00 PM

Introduction to the Night Sky at Bellevue State Park

An Introduction to the Night Sky Sunday, December 1, 5 p.m. 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 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/1/2019 5:00:00 PM 12/1/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to the Night Sky An Introduction to the Night Sky Sunday, December 1, 5 p.m. 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 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 02 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 12/2/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/2/2019 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.) 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, December 02 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 12/2/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/2/2019 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, December 02 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 12/2/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/2/2019 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, December 03 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 12/3/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/3/2019 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

Wednesday, December 04 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 12/4/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/4/2019 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

Wednesday, December 04 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Ready for Winter- Food, Fur and Far Away at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Animals in Winter Ages 3-5 Nature 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.

Add to Calendar 12/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/4/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Ready for Winter- Food, Fur and Far Away Theme Today: Animals in Winter Ages 3-5 Nature 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. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, December 05 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 12/5/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/5/2019 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

Thursday, December 05 at 10:30 AM

Guppy Club: Nuts About Squirrels at Cape Henlopen State Park

Ages 3-5. Explore what squirrels do during the winter and make a squirrely pal craft. . Limit 12 children. Dress to go outside. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child

Add to Calendar 12/5/2019 10:30:00 AM 12/5/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Nuts About Squirrels Ages 3-5. Explore what squirrels do during the winter and make a squirrely pal craft. . Limit 12 children. Dress to go outside. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, December 06 at 12:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, December 06 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 12/6/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/6/2019 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

Friday, December 06 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 12/6/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/6/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, December 06 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 12/6/2019 3:00:00 PM 12/6/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, December 06 at 6:00 PM

Brandywine Creek’s Cookies and Cocoa with Santa! at Brandywine Creek State Park

Santa’s coming to town! Pop in anytime from 6 to 8 p.m. and join Santa for cookies and cocoa. Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa, sip some hot cocoa, and enjoy making a holiday craft while listening to the sounds of Christmas. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 12/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 12/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Brandywine Creek’s Cookies and Cocoa with Santa! Santa’s coming to town! Pop in anytime from 6 to 8 p.m. and join Santa for cookies and cocoa. Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa, sip some hot cocoa, and enjoy making a holiday craft while listening to the sounds of Christmas. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 12:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 12/7/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/8/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, December 07 at 12:00 AM

First Saturday: Delaware Day at First State Heritage Park

First Saturdays in the First State! 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. Care to Dance? 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., programs begin on the half hour Join us for a dance and learn more about the history of this colonial era winter pastime. John Bell House on The Green The First State 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Guided tours will focus on the Delaware’s ratification of the U.S. Constitution and its legacy as the first state to enter the union. The Old State House Biggs Kids: Holiday Shop 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Celebrate the upcoming holidays. Kids can purchase small gifts for their family and decorate their own gift bags. Biggs Museum of American Art Holidays with Victor 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Guided tours will highlight holiday music recorded by the Victor Talking Machine Company. Listen to some of the greatest music ever composed on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall Holiday Open House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. WALKING TOUR: Dover’s Heroes of the Revolution Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. The Once and Future Courthouse 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. From the 1690s to the present, learn how this site went from a courthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/8/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York First Saturday: Delaware Day First Saturdays in the First State! 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. Care to Dance? 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., programs begin on the half hour Join us for a dance and learn more about the history of this colonial era winter pastime. John Bell House on The Green The First State 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Guided tours will focus on the Delaware’s ratification of the U.S. Constitution and its legacy as the first state to enter the union. The Old State House Biggs Kids: Holiday Shop 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Celebrate the upcoming holidays. Kids can purchase small gifts for their family and decorate their own gift bags. Biggs Museum of American Art Holidays with Victor 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Guided tours will highlight holiday music recorded by the Victor Talking Machine Company. Listen to some of the greatest music ever composed on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall Holiday Open House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. WALKING TOUR: Dover’s Heroes of the Revolution Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. The Once and Future Courthouse 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. From the 1690s to the present, learn how this site went from a courthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, December 07 at 9:00 AM

Bark in the Park at Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccination are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Free collapsible travel dog bowls for participants!

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 9:45:00 AM America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccination are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Free collapsible travel dog bowls for participants! Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 10:00 AM

Fort DuPont Walking Tour at Fort DuPont State Park

Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! This program will meet at the parking lot at the end of Wilmington Avenue/Old Battery Lane.

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! This program will meet at the parking lot at the end of Wilmington Avenue/Old Battery Lane. Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 10:00 AM

Sea Glass Jewelry 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Make your own beautiful sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required Ages 12 and up $15 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewelry 101 Make your own beautiful sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required Ages 12 and up $15 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 10:00 AM

Three Square Meals at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about the contributions the Civilian ConservationCorps made to Trap Pond, Delaware, and the nation.. Meet at the nature center. Free

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Three Square Meals Learn about the contributions the Civilian ConservationCorps made to Trap Pond, Delaware, and the nation.. Meet at the nature center. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 10:00 AM

Wreath Making at the Judge Morris Estate at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Bring clippers and gloves. Must pre-register with payment. $30 per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call 302-368-6900 to register for either the morning or afternoon session.

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wreath Making at the Judge Morris Estate Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Bring clippers and gloves. Must pre-register with payment. $30 per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call 302-368-6900 to register for either the morning or afternoon session. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 11:00 AM

Delaware Day Hike at Cape Henlopen State Park

Can you find the Delaware state tree or wildlife animal? Hike the park on the state’s anniversary and search for signs of nature. Dress to go outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Delaware Day Hike Can you find the Delaware state tree or wildlife animal? Hike the park on the state’s anniversary and search for signs of nature. Dress to go outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 11:00 AM

Lums Pond Trail Days at Lums Pond State Park

Join a guided group hike to shake off some of those winter blues and learn about different trails around Lums Pond. The naturalist will be able to point out helpful tips for hiking the pond and provide information on the local natural resources and the history of Lums Pond. Free

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Lums Pond Trail Days Join a guided group hike to shake off some of those winter blues and learn about different trails around Lums Pond. The naturalist will be able to point out helpful tips for hiking the pond and provide information on the local natural resources and the history of Lums Pond. Free Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 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

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 1:30:00 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 Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Wreath Making at Lums Pond State Park

Use nature's bounty to make a wreath for the holidays! Program includes natural materials to make a wreath. There will be two different style of door wreath designs to choose from. Please bring clippers and gloves. Pre-registration is required before Wednesday, December 5; call (302) 368-6989. $30 per person.

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Wreath Making Use nature's bounty to make a wreath for the holidays! Program includes natural materials to make a wreath. There will be two different style of door wreath designs to choose from. Please bring clippers and gloves. Pre-registration is required before Wednesday, December 5; call (302) 368-6989. $30 per person. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop at Brandywine Creek State Park

Make a natural wreath and adorn it with nature’s bounty, then take it home to display it for the holiday season, or save it as a gift! We will have everything you need to make your wreath beautiful and enjoy cocoa, cookies, and Christmas tunes. Pre-registration required, space is very limited. (about 10 people) $25 per person

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Wreath Making Workshop Make a natural wreath and adorn it with nature’s bounty, then take it home to display it for the holiday season, or save it as a gift! We will have everything you need to make your wreath beautiful and enjoy cocoa, cookies, and Christmas tunes. Pre-registration required, space is very limited. (about 10 people) $25 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 PM

Intro to Fort Delaware 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 Grassdale Center in Delaware City, and is FREE!

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Fort Delaware 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 Grassdale Center in Delaware City, and is FREE! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 PM

Migrate, Hibernate, or Adapt at Killens Pond State Park

Do all of the animals leave when it gets cold? Come to the nature center to discover what the animals of Killens Pond do to survive. Free

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Migrate, Hibernate, or Adapt Do all of the animals leave when it gets cold? Come to the nature center to discover what the animals of Killens Pond do to survive. Free Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 PM

Pet Walk at Delaware Seashore State Park

While pets are welcomed on most of our guided hikes, these hikes are geared specifically for pet owners. Allow your furry friends to socialize while you get out and enjoy the salty winter air at the beach. Meet at North Inlet Day Area. FREE Pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Pet Walk While pets are welcomed on most of our guided hikes, these hikes are geared specifically for pet owners. Allow your furry friends to socialize while you get out and enjoy the salty winter air at the beach. Meet at North Inlet Day Area. FREE Pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 PM

Wreath Making at the Judge Morris Estate at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Bring clippers and gloves. Must pre-register with payment. $30 per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call 302-368-6900 to register for either the morning or afternoon session.

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Wreath Making at the Judge Morris Estate Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Bring clippers and gloves. Must pre-register with payment. $30 per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call 302-368-6900 to register for either the morning or afternoon session. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, December 07 at 3:00 PM

Jingle Bell Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Listen to the bells on a frostyafternoon as we travel the trails of Trap Pond. Call (302) 875-5163 toregister. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 12/7/2019 3:00:00 PM 12/7/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Jingle Bell Wagon Ride Listen to the bells on a frostyafternoon as we travel the trails of Trap Pond. Call (302) 875-5163 toregister. $5 per person Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, December 08 at 8:00 AM

Bird Discovery Hike at Auburn Valley State Park

Add to Calendar 12/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/8/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Bird Discovery Hike Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, December 08 at 9:30 AM

Girl Scout Workshop: Earth's Endangered at Brandywine Zoo

For Junior girl scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Animal Habitats badge. Join us to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats, take a tour through the zoo, and meet some animals up close! We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them. 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 12/8/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Earth's Endangered For Junior girl scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Animal Habitats badge. Join us to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats, take a tour through the zoo, and meet some animals up close! We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them. 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, December 08 at 1:00 PM

Winter Greens Ornament Making at Lums Pond State Park

Perfect for the whole family, using nature's greens we will be making different types of ornaments perfect to decorate your home! $5 per person

Add to Calendar 12/8/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/8/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Greens Ornament Making Perfect for the whole family, using nature's greens we will be making different types of ornaments perfect to decorate your home! $5 per person Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, December 08 at 1:00 PM

Candy Wreath Making at Bellevue State Park

Candy Wreath Making Sunday, December 8 1 p.m. Personalized homemade candy wreaths make great gifts! Participants will make this fun and tasty wreath to take home or give as a gift. Register by December 6. $10 per person includes program supplies and light refreshments

Add to Calendar 12/8/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/8/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Candy Wreath Making Candy Wreath Making Sunday, December 8 1 p.m. Personalized homemade candy wreaths make great gifts! Participants will make this fun and tasty wreath to take home or give as a gift. Register by December 6. $10 per person includes program supplies and light refreshments Bellevue State Park

Sunday, December 08 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 12/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 12/8/2019 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

Monday, December 09 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 12/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/9/2019 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

Monday, December 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 12/9/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/9/2019 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, December 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 12/9/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/9/2019 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, December 10 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 12/10/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/10/2019 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

Tuesday, December 10 at 1:00 PM

Home School - Skull Detectives 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 Free

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

Wednesday, December 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 12/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/11/2019 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, December 11 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 12/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/11/2019 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

Wednesday, December 11 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Holiday Nature Craft at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Holiday Nature Craft Ages 3-5 Nature 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.

Add to Calendar 12/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/11/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Holiday Nature Craft Theme Today: Holiday Nature Craft Ages 3-5 Nature 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. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 11 at 1:00 PM

Hiking Series: Naturalist Led Trail Exploration at White Clay Creek State Park

New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join the park naturalist on this series to explore the trails of White Clay Creek State Park. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Please register by noon on Tuesday by calling the park office (302)368-6900. Meeting location provided upon registration. Free

Add to Calendar 12/11/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/11/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Hiking Series: Naturalist Led Trail Exploration New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join the park naturalist on this series to explore the trails of White Clay Creek State Park. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Please register by noon on Tuesday by calling the park office (302)368-6900. Meeting location provided upon registration. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, December 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 12/11/2019 7:00:00 PM 12/11/2019 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, December 12 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 12/12/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/12/2019 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

Thursday, December 12 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers: Winter Sleepers at Brandywine Creek State Park

You sleep at night, some animals sleep all winter long. Come to this lively program to learn all about these cold weather nappers! Nature program for children ages 2 to 4 years.

Add to Calendar 12/12/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/12/2019 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers: Winter Sleepers You sleep at night, some animals sleep all winter long. Come to this lively program to learn all about these cold weather nappers! Nature program for children ages 2 to 4 years. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, December 12 at 5:00 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 12/12/2019 5:00:00 PM 12/12/2019 6:00:00 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

Thursday, December 12 at 6:30 PM

Full Moon Hike at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist for a moonlit hike on Burton Island Nature Preserve. Learn about the nocturnal creatures of the park as you listen for owls and view the moonlight reflecting off the bay. Pre-registration required $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details

Add to Calendar 12/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 12/12/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Join a park naturalist for a moonlit hike on Burton Island Nature Preserve. Learn about the nocturnal creatures of the park as you listen for owls and view the moonlight reflecting off the bay. Pre-registration required $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, December 13 at 12:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, December 13 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 12/13/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/13/2019 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

Friday, December 13 at 11:00 AM

Estate Walk at Auburn Valley State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wrap up warm and wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the mansion.

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/13/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Estate Walk Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wrap up warm and wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the mansion. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, December 13 at 1:00 PM

Nature as a Classroom at Lums Pond State Park

Discover how science, math, language, and art can all be observed at the park during this time of year. During this 1-2 hour program kids can learn about the importance of the freezing pond, the unique patterns of snowflakes, the spectacular call of an Eastern-Screech owl, or the magnificent colors of a cardinal. Best suited for kids ages 6-11. Pre-registration required. Free

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/13/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Nature as a Classroom Discover how science, math, language, and art can all be observed at the park during this time of year. During this 1-2 hour program kids can learn about the importance of the freezing pond, the unique patterns of snowflakes, the spectacular call of an Eastern-Screech owl, or the magnificent colors of a cardinal. Best suited for kids ages 6-11. Pre-registration required. Free Lums Pond State Park

Friday, December 13 at 5:00 PM

Winter Owl Prowl at Trap Pond State Park

Meetat the nature center. We will head out on the trails to listen for owls. Pleasecall to register. Free

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 5:00:00 PM 12/13/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Owl Prowl Meetat the nature center. We will head out on the trails to listen for owls. Pleasecall to register. Free Trap Pond State Park

Friday, December 13 at 6:30 PM

Park After Dark: Full Moon Hike at White Clay Creek State Park

Join the park 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 (302)368-6900. Meeting location provided upon registration. Free

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 6:30:00 PM 12/13/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Park After Dark: Full Moon Hike Join the park 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 (302)368-6900. Meeting location provided upon registration. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, December 13 at 6:30 PM

Port Penn Christmas Open House at Port Penn Interpretive Center

It's the most wonderful time of the year at the Port Penn Interpretive Center! Come celebrate the holidays with us for our 5th annual Christmas Open House! Light refreshments will be provided.

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 6:30:00 PM 12/13/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Port Penn Christmas Open House It's the most wonderful time of the year at the Port Penn Interpretive Center! Come celebrate the holidays with us for our 5th annual Christmas Open House! Light refreshments will be provided. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Friday, December 13 at 7:00 PM

Geminid Meteor Shower at Cape Henlopen State Park

Learn the how and why of meteor showers as we search the night skies for this pre-winter phenomenon and other starry sights. Dress to go outside. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 7:00:00 PM 12/13/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Geminid Meteor Shower Learn the how and why of meteor showers as we search the night skies for this pre-winter phenomenon and other starry sights. Dress to go outside. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, December 13 at 7:30 PM

Friends of Folk Concert Series at First State Heritage Park

This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. Friends of Folk is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and preservation of folk music in Delaware. This concert series is made possible by a grant from the Kent County Fund for the Arts. Grey Fox Band: Electric Blues band goes acoustic. Old State House on the Green.

Add to Calendar 12/13/2019 7:30:00 PM 12/13/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Folk Concert Series This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. Friends of Folk is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and preservation of folk music in Delaware. This concert series is made possible by a grant from the Kent County Fund for the Arts. Grey Fox Band: Electric Blues band goes acoustic. Old State House on the Green. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, December 14 at 12:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 12/14/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/15/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, December 14 at 9:00 AM

Breakfast with Santa at Brandywine Zoo

Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes with Santa, bring your camera to take photos with him and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. Fee: $22 per person/ $19 per person for Delaware Zoological Society members. Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Register online. 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 12/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/15/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast with Santa Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes with Santa, bring your camera to take photos with him and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. Fee: $22 per person/ $19 per person for Delaware Zoological Society members. Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Register online. 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, December 14 at 9:30 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 12/14/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/14/2019 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, 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

Saturday, December 14 at 10:00 AM

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/14/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, December 14 at 11:00 AM

Hike Through History at Auburn Valley State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip.

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/14/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 11:00 AM

Holiday Bird Feeders at Brandywine Creek State Park

We will listen to holiday tunes and make some yummy bird feeders for our friends the birds! Make one for a gift or for your own back yard! $5 per person

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Bird Feeders We will listen to holiday tunes and make some yummy bird feeders for our friends the birds! Make one for a gift or for your own back yard! $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 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

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 1:30:00 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 Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 PM

Handmade Holiday Ornaments at Killens Pond State Park

We will create beautiful ornaments with the help of natural forest materials, colorful ribbons and enticing smells. Take home a piece of Killens Pond for your tree that all will admire with both sight and smell. $4 per participant

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Handmade Holiday Ornaments We will create beautiful ornaments with the help of natural forest materials, colorful ribbons and enticing smells. Take home a piece of Killens Pond for your tree that all will admire with both sight and smell. $4 per participant Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Fire Treats! at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us and learn how to make fun holiday sweets—over a campfire! We will gather around the camp fire and make some yummy treats to eat! You will also learn good recipes for making holiday sweets outside with fire! Pre-registration required. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Fire Treats! Join us and learn how to make fun holiday sweets—over a campfire! We will gather around the camp fire and make some yummy treats to eat! You will also learn good recipes for making holiday sweets outside with fire! Pre-registration required. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Soap Making at Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the Nature Center to learn this melt-and-pour method of soap making. Make holidaythemed shapes and smells for perfect gifts to give your loved ones. Please register 48 hours in advance. $10

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Soap Making Join us at the Nature Center to learn this melt-and-pour method of soap making. Make holidaythemed shapes and smells for perfect gifts to give your loved ones. Please register 48 hours in advance. $10 Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 PM

Jingle Bell Hayride- FULL at Bellevue State Park

Jingle Bell Hayride December 15 3 p.m. Enjoy a festive, old-fashioned hayride around the park followed by s’mores and hot cocoa at the warm and welcoming campfire. Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, call 302-761-6963. $8 per person. Meet at the Percheron Barn, hayride leaves at approximately 3:00 pm. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Jingle Bell Hayride- FULL Jingle Bell Hayride December 15 3 p.m. Enjoy a festive, old-fashioned hayride around the park followed by s’mores and hot cocoa at the warm and welcoming campfire. Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, call 302-761-6963. $8 per person. Meet at the Percheron Barn, hayride leaves at approximately 3:00 pm. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 3:00 PM

Jingle Bell Hayride- FULL at Bellevue State Park

Jingle Bell Hayride December 15 3 p.m. Enjoy a festive, old-fashioned hayride around the park followed by s’mores and hot cocoa at the warm and welcoming campfire. Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, call 302-761-6963. $8 per person. Meet at the Percheron Barn, hayride leaves at approximately 3:00 pm. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 3:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Jingle Bell Hayride- FULL Jingle Bell Hayride December 15 3 p.m. Enjoy a festive, old-fashioned hayride around the park followed by s’mores and hot cocoa at the warm and welcoming campfire. Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, call 302-761-6963. $8 per person. Meet at the Percheron Barn, hayride leaves at approximately 3:00 pm. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 3:00 PM

Jingle Bell Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Listen to the bells on a frostyafternoon as we travel the trails of Trap Pond. Call (302) 875-5163 toregister. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 12/14/2019 3:00:00 PM 12/14/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Jingle Bell Wagon Ride Listen to the bells on a frostyafternoon as we travel the trails of Trap Pond. Call (302) 875-5163 toregister. $5 per person Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, December 14 at 4:30 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 12/14/2019 4:30:00 PM 12/14/2019 5:30:00 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

Sunday, December 15 at 10:00 AM

Survival Series: Shelter Building at Killens Pond State Park

Join naturalists for an informative sessions on wilderness survival. Learn the basics for preparing and starting (without a match or flint!), basic shelter building, and water collection and purification! Open to all ages, wear outdoor clothes. Cost: $5

Add to Calendar 12/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/15/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Survival Series: Shelter Building Join naturalists for an informative sessions on wilderness survival. Learn the basics for preparing and starting (without a match or flint!), basic shelter building, and water collection and purification! Open to all ages, wear outdoor clothes. Cost: $5 Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, December 15 at 1:00 PM

Bellevue Hall Tour at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue Hall Tour December 15 1 p.m.Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a Gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolly Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a "secret" passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. The cost of this tour is $8 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12 by calling (302) 761-6963.*Tours may be arranged for private groups.

Add to Calendar 12/15/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/15/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Bellevue Hall Tour Bellevue Hall Tour December 15 1 p.m.Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a Gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolly Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a "secret" passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. The cost of this tour is $8 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12 by calling (302) 761-6963.*Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, December 15 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 12/15/2019 1:30:00 PM 12/15/2019 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

Monday, December 16 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 12/16/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/16/2019 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

Monday, December 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 12/16/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/16/2019 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, December 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 12/16/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/16/2019 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, December 17 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 12/17/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/17/2019 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

Tuesday, December 17 at 9:00 AM

Monthly Winter Bird Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Don’t let the cold weather freeze your bird watching. Join us once a month as we search the park for winter birds. All birding abilities welcome (we even have binoculars to borrow). For ages 10 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/17/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Monthly Winter Bird Walk Don’t let the cold weather freeze your bird watching. Join us once a month as we search the park for winter birds. All birding abilities welcome (we even have binoculars to borrow). For ages 10 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, December 18 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 12/18/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/18/2019 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

Wednesday, December 18 at 9:30 AM

Nature Nuggets at White Clay Creek State Park

Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. December's theme is The Lovely Trees of Winter and may include inside learning, an outdoor activity, and a craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. For children ages 2 to 5 (with adult). $5 per child

Add to Calendar 12/18/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/18/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature Nuggets Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. December's theme is The Lovely Trees of Winter and may include inside learning, an outdoor activity, and a craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. For children ages 2 to 5 (with adult). $5 per child White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, December 18 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Let It Snow! Snowman Craft at Bellevue State Park

Theme Today: Let It Snow! Snowman Craft Ages 3-5 Nature 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.

Add to Calendar 12/18/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/18/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Let It Snow! Snowman Craft Theme Today: Let It Snow! Snowman Craft Ages 3-5 Nature 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. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, December 19 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 12/19/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/19/2019 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

Friday, December 20 at 12:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, December 20 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 12/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/20/2019 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

Friday, December 20 at 7:00 PM

Lantern Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details

Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 7:00:00 PM 12/20/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, December 21 at 12:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 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 12/21/2019 12:00:00 AM 12/22/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. 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, December 21 at 9:30 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 12/21/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/21/2019 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, 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

Saturday, December 21 at 10:00 AM

Floral Design: Swag at Killens Pond State Park

Would you like personalized decorations for your home this winter? Join us at the nature center once a month for a floral class thought by Wendy Aycoth, long time designer and teacher. Each class has 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. $25 per class

Add to Calendar 12/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/21/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Floral Design: Swag Would you like personalized decorations for your home this winter? Join us at the nature center once a month for a floral class thought by Wendy Aycoth, long time designer and teacher. Each class has 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. $25 per class Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 21 at 10:00 AM

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Description:As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes

Add to Calendar 12/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour Description:As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes First State Heritage Park

Saturday, December 21 at 11:00 AM

Winter Solstice Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bundle up and celebrate the first day of winter and the darkest day of the year by going for a hike and learning about the significance of the solstice to different cultures throughout history. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Solstice Hike Bundle up and celebrate the first day of winter and the darkest day of the year by going for a hike and learning about the significance of the solstice to different cultures throughout history. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, December 21 at 1:00 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

Add to Calendar 12/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/21/2019 1:30:00 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 Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 21 at 1:00 PM

Winter Solstice Celebration at White Clay Creek State Park

Join in on the celebration of the shortest day of the year! We will learn about animals in winter and celebrate the changing of the season with a lantern craft, winter stories, and a sweet treat! Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. Call 302-368-6900 to register. $5 per child

Add to Calendar 12/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/21/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Winter Solstice Celebration Join in on the celebration of the shortest day of the year! We will learn about animals in winter and celebrate the changing of the season with a lantern craft, winter stories, and a sweet treat! Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. Call 302-368-6900 to register. $5 per child White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, December 21 at 1:00 PM

Winter Solstice Celebration Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

Come out to the nature center for a campfire in celebration of the winter solstice! Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 pm. Cost includes a craft, a nature center animal encounter, and hot cocoa and marshmallows to roast around the fire. Animal encounter starts at 1:00 pm followed by campfire and crafts. $5 per person/free for campers

Add to Calendar 12/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Solstice Celebration Campfire Come out to the nature center for a campfire in celebration of the winter solstice! Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 pm. Cost includes a craft, a nature center animal encounter, and hot cocoa and marshmallows to roast around the fire. Animal encounter starts at 1:00 pm followed by campfire and crafts. $5 per person/free for campers Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, December 22 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 12/22/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, December 22 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 12/22/2019 1:30:00 PM 12/22/2019 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

Sunday, December 22 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 12/22/2019 3:00:00 PM 12/22/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. The mansion is the former home of the Marshall family who furnished it with the antiques you will find there today. The tour includes the two main floors of the mansion. Please note that there are steps to get into the mansion and one flight of stairs during the tour. Reservations recommended, but not required. $8 per person Auburn Valley State Park

Monday, December 23 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 12/23/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/23/2019 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

Monday, December 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 12/23/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/23/2019 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, December 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 12/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/23/2019 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, December 24 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 12/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/24/2019 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

Thursday, December 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.), 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 12/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/26/2019 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

Thursday, December 26 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/26/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/26/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Feeding Frenzy You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, December 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, 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 12/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/27/2019 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

Friday, December 27 at 11:00 AM

Holiday Hike at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for holly, mistletoe and pines and discover what the local wildlife does around the holiday season. Dress to go outside. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. [begin bold] Pre-registration recommended [end bold] by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Hike Explore the park for holly, mistletoe and pines and discover what the local wildlife does around the holiday season. Dress to go outside. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. [begin bold] Pre-registration recommended [end bold] by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, December 27 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/27/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/27/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Feeding Frenzy You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 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 12/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/28/2019 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, December 28 at 9:30 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 12/28/2019 9:30:00 AM 12/28/2019 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

Saturday, December 28 at 10:00 AM

Women of the Green Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 12/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 12/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of the Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, December 28 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of these mysterious sea creatures through hands-on dissection. 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 12/28/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of these mysterious sea creatures through hands-on dissection. 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

Saturday, December 28 at 1:00 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

Add to Calendar 12/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/28/2019 1:30:00 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 Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 28 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/28/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Feeding Frenzy You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 28 at 1:00 PM

Lunchtime Tales at Lums Pond State Park

Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Free

Add to Calendar 12/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Tales Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Free Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, December 29 at 1:00 PM

Holiday Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE

Add to Calendar 12/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 12/29/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Feeding Frenzy You think your relatives eat like a bunch of animals? See how and what we feed our fish and other sea creatures. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, December 29 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 12/29/2019 1:30:00 PM 12/29/2019 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

Monday, December 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.) 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 12/30/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/30/2019 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

Monday, December 30 at 8:30 AM

Winter Break Day Camps at Killens Pond State Park

Ages 6 – 10 Looking for something for your child to do while school is out? Join the nature center staff for nature themed day camps. Pre-registration is a must, we reserve the right to cancel if we have fewer than 5 participants. Call (302) 284-4299 for information or to register your child. Cost: $35/day

Add to Calendar 12/30/2019 8:30:00 AM 12/30/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Break Day Camps Ages 6 – 10 Looking for something for your child to do while school is out? Join the nature center staff for nature themed day camps. Pre-registration is a must, we reserve the right to cancel if we have fewer than 5 participants. Call (302) 284-4299 for information or to register your child. Cost: $35/day Killens Pond State Park

Monday, December 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 12/30/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/30/2019 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, December 30 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Camp: Holiday Habitats at Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6 to 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm Join us for winter break, as we learn about wild habitats and how animals survive the winter! Each day will focus on a different type of habitat, with fun crafts, games, and zoo tours! Fee: $50/per child; $40/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is December 28. Campers must come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and re-usable water bottle.

Add to Calendar 12/30/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/30/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Holiday Habitats Ages 6 to 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm Join us for winter break, as we learn about wild habitats and how animals survive the winter! Each day will focus on a different type of habitat, with fun crafts, games, and zoo tours! Fee: $50/per child; $40/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is December 28. Campers must come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and re-usable water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, December 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 12/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/30/2019 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, December 31 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 12/31/2019 8:00:00 AM 12/31/2019 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, December 31 at 8:30 AM

Winter Break Day Camps at Killens Pond State Park

Ages 6 – 10 Looking for something for your child to do while school is out? Join the nature center staff for nature themed day camps. Pre-registration is a must, we reserve the right to cancel if we have fewer than 5 participants. Call (302) 284-4299 for information or to register your child. Cost: $35/day

Add to Calendar 12/31/2019 8:30:00 AM 12/31/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Break Day Camps Ages 6 – 10 Looking for something for your child to do while school is out? Join the nature center staff for nature themed day camps. Pre-registration is a must, we reserve the right to cancel if we have fewer than 5 participants. Call (302) 284-4299 for information or to register your child. Cost: $35/day Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, December 31 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Camp: Holiday Habitats at Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6 to 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm Join us for winter break, as we learn about wild habitats and how animals survive the winter! Each day will focus on a different type of habitat, with fun crafts, games, and zoo tours! Fee: $50/per child; $40/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is December 28. Campers must come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and re-usable water bottle.

Add to Calendar 12/31/2019 9:00:00 AM 12/31/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Holiday Habitats Ages 6 to 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm Join us for winter break, as we learn about wild habitats and how animals survive the winter! Each day will focus on a different type of habitat, with fun crafts, games, and zoo tours! Fee: $50/per child; $40/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is December 28. Campers must come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and re-usable water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, December 31 at 11:00 AM

Noon Year's Eve at Brandywine Zoo

. Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Fee: $5 per person advanced registration/Delaware Zoological Society Members are free. Program fees will begin charging at Admission Gates starting at 10 am

Add to Calendar 12/31/2019 11:00:00 AM 12/31/2019 12:15:00 PM America/New_York Noon Year's Eve . Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Fee: $5 per person advanced registration/Delaware Zoological Society Members are free. Program fees will begin charging at Admission Gates starting at 10 am Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, January 01 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Camp: Holiday Habitats at Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6 to 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm Join us for winter break, as we learn about wild habitats and how animals survive the winter! Each day will focus on a different type of habitat, with fun crafts, games, and zoo tours! Fee: $50/per child; $40/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is December 28. Campers must come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and re-usable water bottle.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 9:00:00 AM 1/1/2020 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Holiday Habitats Ages 6 to 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm Join us for winter break, as we learn about wild habitats and how animals survive the winter! Each day will focus on a different type of habitat, with fun crafts, games, and zoo tours! Fee: $50/per child; $40/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is December 28. Campers must come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and re-usable water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, January 01 at 10:00 AM

First Day Hike at Alapocas Run State Park

Bring on the New Year with a two hour recreational hike. Pre-registration required by noon, December 30. In the case of inclement weather, call on January 1 for cancellation information. Meet at the Blue Ball Barn.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 10:00:00 AM 1/1/2020 12:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Bring on the New Year with a two hour recreational hike. Pre-registration required by noon, December 30. In the case of inclement weather, call on January 1 for cancellation information. Meet at the Blue Ball Barn. Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 10:00 AM

First Day Hike at Fort DuPont State Park

Start the New Year off right by joining us for a hike on Fort DuPont's trails. Experience both the beautiful natural environment and the historic structures that make this park unique. Be sure to wear comfortable water-proof shoes and to dress warmly! This program will meet in the parking lot at the end of Wilmington Avenue/Old Battery Lane.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 10:00:00 AM 1/1/2020 11:00:00 AM America/New_York First Day Hike Start the New Year off right by joining us for a hike on Fort DuPont's trails. Experience both the beautiful natural environment and the historic structures that make this park unique. Be sure to wear comfortable water-proof shoes and to dress warmly! This program will meet in the parking lot at the end of Wilmington Avenue/Old Battery Lane. Fort DuPont State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 10:00 AM

Trap Pond First Day Hike at Trap Pond State Park

Come out for a hike on the first day of the year. What better place than the first state’s first state park? This year’s hike will bean easy two miles as we explore the American Holly and Bob Trails. Meet at theBaldcypress Nature Center. Free

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 10:00:00 AM 1/1/2020 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Trap Pond First Day Hike Come out for a hike on the first day of the year. What better place than the first state’s first state park? This year’s hike will bean easy two miles as we explore the American Holly and Bob Trails. Meet at theBaldcypress Nature Center. Free Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 12:30 PM

First Day Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

Start off the year “resolving” to have more fun in the park. Join us for an invigorating hike through the woods and meadows. We’ll keep an eye out for other critters enjoying the day along with us. Free

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 12:30:00 PM 1/1/2020 1:30:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Start off the year “resolving” to have more fun in the park. Join us for an invigorating hike through the woods and meadows. We’ll keep an eye out for other critters enjoying the day along with us. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 12:30 PM

First Day Hike at Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a “hike” through the zoo to kick off the New Year. Tour the zoo with an educator and learn about how we care for our animals in the winter! For extra bonus hiking, come to the Zoo for our hike after completing the First Day Hike at Alapocas Run State Park, which ends at noon.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 12:30:00 PM 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Join us for a “hike” through the zoo to kick off the New Year. Tour the zoo with an educator and learn about how we care for our animals in the winter! For extra bonus hiking, come to the Zoo for our hike after completing the First Day Hike at Alapocas Run State Park, which ends at noon. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, January 01 at 12:30 PM

First Day Hike at Cape Henlopen State Park

Join us for a hike through the Pinelands trail as we explore some of the further-flung pieces of Fort Miles. Meet at the Pinelands Trail trailhead for a great way to start the New Year! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 644-5007.Join us for a hike through the Pinelands trail as we explore some of the further-flung pieces of Fort Miles. Meet at the Pinelands Trail trailhead for a great way to start the New Year! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 644-5007.Join us for a hike through the Pinelands trail as we explore some of the further-flung pieces of Fort Miles. Meet at the Pinelands Trail trailhead for a great way to start the New Year! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Free.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 12:30:00 PM 1/1/2020 1:30:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Join us for a hike through the Pinelands trail as we explore some of the further-flung pieces of Fort Miles. Meet at the Pinelands Trail trailhead for a great way to start the New Year! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 644-5007.Join us for a hike through the Pinelands trail as we explore some of the further-flung pieces of Fort Miles. Meet at the Pinelands Trail trailhead for a great way to start the New Year! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 644-5007.Join us for a hike through the Pinelands trail as we explore some of the further-flung pieces of Fort Miles. Meet at the Pinelands Trail trailhead for a great way to start the New Year! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Free. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

First Day Hike at Auburn Valley State Park

Start the New Year off in a breathtaking way, by hiking one of Auburn Valley State Park’s most beautiful trails. The 1.1 mile Oversee Farm Trail provides beautiful rolling trails through the woods and scenic views of the creek

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 2:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Start the New Year off in a breathtaking way, by hiking one of Auburn Valley State Park’s most beautiful trails. The 1.1 mile Oversee Farm Trail provides beautiful rolling trails through the woods and scenic views of the creek Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

First Day Hike at Bellevue State Park

Kick off the year at the park and have some fun while also getting exercise in nature. We’ll pick a trail based on the group and walk for about an hour and visit many special places throughout the park. This hike is for all ages and is stroller friendly. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Arts Center.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 2:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Kick off the year at the park and have some fun while also getting exercise in nature. We’ll pick a trail based on the group and walk for about an hour and visit many special places throughout the park. This hike is for all ages and is stroller friendly. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Arts Center. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

First Day Hike at Holts Landing State Park

Start the New Year off right and be part of the “First Day Hike” National Movement! Hike the Sea Hawk Trail at Holts Landing State Park with park staff. Enjoy a stroll through a variety of habitats on this 1.7-mile trail. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Start the New Year off right and be part of the “First Day Hike” National Movement! Hike the Sea Hawk Trail at Holts Landing State Park with park staff. Enjoy a stroll through a variety of habitats on this 1.7-mile trail. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and details Holts Landing State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

First Day Hike at Lums Pond State Park

Start off the New Year with the whole family. Join us at the Area 1 pavilion on the first day of the year for a guided hike alongside the pond on the Swamp Forest trail. Free

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 2:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Start off the New Year with the whole family. Join us at the Area 1 pavilion on the first day of the year for a guided hike alongside the pond on the Swamp Forest trail. Free Lums Pond State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

First Day Hike at White Clay Creek State Park

Start your new year off right on this family hike led by park staff and members of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park. Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road, or the Nature Center, 1475 Creek Road. Free

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 2:30:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike Start your new year off right on this family hike led by park staff and members of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park. Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road, or the Nature Center, 1475 Creek Road. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

First Day Hikes at Killens Pond State Park

Join us at the nature center on the first day of the New Year for a hike. Due to the amazing turnout of previous years, we will hold multiple hikes of various lengths from the nature center. Dress for the weather and wear shoes for walking. Dogs on leash welcome! Free

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 2:00:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hikes Join us at the nature center on the first day of the New Year for a hike. Due to the amazing turnout of previous years, we will hold multiple hikes of various lengths from the nature center. Dress for the weather and wear shoes for walking. Dogs on leash welcome! Free Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 1:00 PM

2020 First Day Hike with FSHP at First State Heritage Park

Start the new year with an adventure! On January 1, 2020, Delaware State Parks is hosting FREE guided hikes statewide. First Day Hikes is a national initiative started by America's State Parks, and all 50 states offer guided hikes on the first day of the year. Last year nearly 55,000 people rang in the New Year, collectively hiking over 133,000 miles throughout the country on the guided hikes Join the movement, take a hike and start the new year off right! At First State Heritage Park, join a costumed interpreter at the John Bell House (43 The Green) at 1:00 for an invigorating walking tour exploring the historic Dover Green. This recreational, educational tour is FREE and does not require registration! Please arrive prepared for the weather!

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 1/1/2020 2:00:00 PM America/New_York 2020 First Day Hike with FSHP Start the new year with an adventure! On January 1, 2020, Delaware State Parks is hosting FREE guided hikes statewide. First Day Hikes is a national initiative started by America's State Parks, and all 50 states offer guided hikes on the first day of the year. Last year nearly 55,000 people rang in the New Year, collectively hiking over 133,000 miles throughout the country on the guided hikes Join the movement, take a hike and start the new year off right! At First State Heritage Park, join a costumed interpreter at the John Bell House (43 The Green) at 1:00 for an invigorating walking tour exploring the historic Dover Green. This recreational, educational tour is FREE and does not require registration! Please arrive prepared for the weather! First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, January 01 at 3:30 PM

First Day Hike at Auburn Valley State Park

For our second first day hike, we will walk the 1 mile Yorklyn Bridge Trail to enjoy and explore the unique features of nature and industrial development that Yorklyn has to offer. This trail passes by the old Marshall Bros. Paper Mill, NVF site and Garrett snuff mill. Come to see where industrial development and nature coexist in this perfect tour for nature and history lovers alike.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2020 3:30:00 PM 1/1/2020 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Day Hike For our second first day hike, we will walk the 1 mile Yorklyn Bridge Trail to enjoy and explore the unique features of nature and industrial development that Yorklyn has to offer. This trail passes by the old Marshall Bros. Paper Mill, NVF site and Garrett snuff mill. Come to see where industrial development and nature coexist in this perfect tour for nature and history lovers alike. Auburn Valley State Park