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Sunday, September 15 at 12:00 AM

Venture Out for Vultures- BZAAZK Fundraiser at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 8:00 AM

Featured Program: Huck Finn Tournament (Fishing) at Trap Pond State Park

No store-bought equipment at this tournament. We will be making our own “Cane” or “Spring” poles. Come at 8 a.m. for assistance making your pole. Tournament starts at 9 a.m., ends at 10:30 a.m. Meet at the boathouse. Properly licensed adults are welcome but may be exempt from prizes. Free

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 8:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Huck Finn Tournament (Fishing) No store-bought equipment at this tournament. We will be making our own “Cane” or “Spring” poles. Come at 8 a.m. for assistance making your pole. Tournament starts at 9 a.m., ends at 10:30 a.m. Meet at the boathouse. Properly licensed adults are welcome but may be exempt from prizes. Free Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 9:00 AM

Introduction to Surf Introduction at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 AM

Chilean Independence Day Festival at Bellevue State Park

Chilean Independence Day Festival

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

Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/15/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/15/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 15 at 11:00 AM

Dip- Netting Discovery at Lums Pond State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

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

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

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

Join Phung Luu of Animal Behaviors and Conservation Connections (ABCC) for this exciting program that focuses on fall migration of hawks and other birds of prey. Includes a live bird interaction with ABCC. Must pre-register. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Raptor Migration and Hawk Watching Workshop Join Phung Luu of Animal Behaviors and Conservation Connections (ABCC) for this exciting program that focuses on fall migration of hawks and other birds of prey. Includes a live bird interaction with ABCC. Must pre-register. $10 per person White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 15 at 1:15 PM

Eyes of the Fort at Fort Delaware State Park

In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It housed three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used.

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/15/2019 1:45:00 PM America/New_York Eyes of the Fort In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It housed three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Marshall Steam Museum tour at Auburn Valley State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Beach Driving Clinic at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/15/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 3:00 PM

Dining with History - Cancelled at Bellevue State Park

This program has been cancelled

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/15/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Dining with History - Cancelled This program has been cancelled Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 3:30 PM

Featured Event: Dining with History at Bellevue State Park

Ages 21 and up. Start this history meal with appetizers at Cauffiel House, then head to Bellevue Hall for a buffet dinner, followed by dessert at the Mount Pleasant Parsonage and Meeting House. We will tour the first floor of each building. Register by September 14. Visit eventbrite.com. $50 per person

Add to Calendar 9/15/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: Dining with History Ages 21 and up. Start this history meal with appetizers at Cauffiel House, then head to Bellevue Hall for a buffet dinner, followed by dessert at the Mount Pleasant Parsonage and Meeting House. We will tour the first floor of each building. Register by September 14. Visit eventbrite.com. $50 per person Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 15 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 15 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Monday, September 16 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Monday, September 16 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Monday, September 16 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Tuesday, September 17 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Tuesday, September 17 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 PM

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

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

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

Wednesday, September 18 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 18 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Wednesday, September 18 at 10:00 AM

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

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

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

Wednesday, September 18 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Thursday, September 19 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 19 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Thursday, September 19 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Thursday, September 19 at 10:30 AM

Guppy Club: Creepy Crawly Insects - Cancelled at Cape Henlopen State Park

Guppy Club cancellation for the September 19 session ONLY. Other sessions will take place as scheduled.

Add to Calendar 9/19/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/19/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Creepy Crawly Insects - Cancelled Guppy Club cancellation for the September 19 session ONLY. Other sessions will take place as scheduled. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 PM

Green Willow Concert: Genticorum at Alapocas Run State Park

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

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

Friday, September 20 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 20 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Friday, September 20 at 4:00 PM

Dogs Day Out at Auburn Valley State Park

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

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

Friday, September 20 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Friday, September 20 at 5:30 PM

Canine Training Workshop at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Friday, September 20 at 6:00 PM

Featured Program: Savoring Our Coastal Heritage at Delaware Seashore State Park

Tour the historic Life-Saving Station and learn about the daily lives of the surfmen who served at the station and their heroic rescues. Then enjoy a locally-sourced meal inspired by what the surfmen may have been eating around the turn-of-the-century. Top off the evening with a lantern-lit walk on the beach to hear local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $90 per person (includes beverages)

Add to Calendar 9/20/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Savoring Our Coastal Heritage Tour the historic Life-Saving Station and learn about the daily lives of the surfmen who served at the station and their heroic rescues. Then enjoy a locally-sourced meal inspired by what the surfmen may have been eating around the turn-of-the-century. Top off the evening with a lantern-lit walk on the beach to hear local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $90 per person (includes beverages) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 20 at 6:00 PM

Featured Program: Savoring Our Coastal Heritage at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

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

Friday, September 20 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetary at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 AM

Gulu 5K at Wilmington State Parks

Contact organizer

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

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 AM

Featured Program: International Red Panda Day at Brandywine Zoo

9 – 10 a.m. Celebrate International Red Panda Day with a pancake breakfast with the Pandas! Panda keepers will give a special talk while you eat breakfast and the pandas eat theirs. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Register at BrandywineZoo.org. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). Children under 18 months who require a seat must have a ticket. $15 per person, $12 per person for Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) members 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about Red Pandas and is ready to spread the word about conservation. Visit various Red Panda learning stations throughout the zoo to earn your badge! Free with zoo admission

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: International Red Panda Day 9 – 10 a.m. Celebrate International Red Panda Day with a pancake breakfast with the Pandas! Panda keepers will give a special talk while you eat breakfast and the pandas eat theirs. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). Pre-registration required, as space is extremely limited. Register at BrandywineZoo.org. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). Children under 18 months who require a seat must have a ticket. $15 per person, $12 per person for Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) members 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about Red Pandas and is ready to spread the word about conservation. Visit various Red Panda learning stations throughout the zoo to earn your badge! Free with zoo admission Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 AM

Breakfast with the Red Pandas at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Trades of The Green Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Geology Walk at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Featured Program: Geology Walk at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join a naturalist for a one-hour hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Meet at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. Join us again on October 5 or November 9. Free

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Geology Walk Join a naturalist for a one-hour hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Meet at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. Join us again on October 5 or November 9. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

International Red Panda Day at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

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

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Volunteer Day: Trail Trimming at Lums Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BIKE. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/21/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BIKE. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 11:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 11:00 AM

Wild Eats! Fall Edition at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 11:00 AM

Intro to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 1:00 PM

Wonders of the Wetlands at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 1:00 PM

Monarch Migrations at Lums Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 1:15 PM

Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 1:15 PM

Featured Program: Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

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

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/21/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 21 at 5:00 PM

Outdoor Family Campout at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 6:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/21/2019 6:30:00 PM 9/21/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 PM

Campfire Program at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/22/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/22/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 22 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 12:00 PM

Hoy En Delaware Festival at Bellevue State Park

Hispanic Heritage Festival

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

Sunday, September 22 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 12:30 PM

Invitational Car Show at Auburn Valley State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 22 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 22 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 9/22/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 22 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Monday, September 23 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Monday, September 23 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Monday, September 23 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Tuesday, September 24 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Tuesday, September 24 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Wednesday, September 25 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/25/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00 AM

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

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

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

Wednesday, September 25 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Thursday, September 26 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/26/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/27/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, September 26 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Thursday, September 26 at 9:00 AM

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

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

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

Thursday, September 26 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Friday, September 27 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2019 12:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, September 27 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Friday, September 27 at 5:00 PM

Public Pondside Hayrides and Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

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

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

Friday, September 27 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Friday, September 27 at 5:30 PM

Brew at the Zoo at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Friday, September 27 at 7:30 PM

Starry Night: Star Gazing at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Friday, September 27 at 8:00 PM

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

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 7:00 AM

Delaware Downhill 5K at Wilmington State Parks

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Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 AM

Monthly Bird Walks at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Teacher Open House at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

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

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM

Marvelous Monarchs! at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM

Save our Sharks at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM

Featured Program: Save Our Sharks at Cape Henlopen State Park

Learn about common sharks and what you can do to help them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Register by calling (302) 645-6852

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Save Our Sharks Learn about common sharks and what you can do to help them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Register by calling (302) 645-6852 Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 12:00 PM

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

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 1:00 PM

Monarch Migrations at Lums Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 1:15 PM

Dressed To Impress at Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/28/2019 1:45:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, September 28 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 PM

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

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Wagon Ride & S’mores with Vinny Enjoy a hayride with park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini. Then stay for s’mores by the fire and learn about what is going on at the park. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302) 368-6900. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

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

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Escape Fort Delaware: The Disloyalty Files You have been arrested on the presumption of committing some disloyal act. Can you use the resources available to you to get out of Fort Delaware successfully? Come find out in this new program! Tickets are $50 each, and can be purchased at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/ starting June 15. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour. Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 6:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 6:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 7:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2019 8:00:00 PM 9/28/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 8:00 AM

Atlantis Rugby Tournament at Alapocas Run State Park

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Atlantis Rugby Tournament Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Alapocas Run State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 8:00 AM

Atlantis Rugby Tournament at Alapocas Run State Park

Contact organizer

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Atlantis Rugby Tournament Contact organizer Alapocas Run State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 9:00 AM

Introduction to Surf Fishing at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! We will cover everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques. Rods, reels and bait are all provided. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.Pre-registration required. $25 per person. Ages 10 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 9:30 AM

Wild Backyard at Brandywine Zoo

For Tiger Cub Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Tigers in the Wild Adventure. Hike with us through the zoo! Learn about local animals and plants, identifying animal signs, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $7. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 9:30:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wild Backyard For Tiger Cub Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Tigers in the Wild Adventure. Hike with us through the zoo! Learn about local animals and plants, identifying animal signs, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $7. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 10:00:00 AM 9/29/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 10:30:00 AM 9/29/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 11:15:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 11:30:00 AM 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 12:15:00 PM 9/29/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Searching for a Signal at Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones, the surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Come learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft!Pre-registration requiredAges 8 and up$6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones, the surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Come learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft!Pre-registration requiredAges 8 and up$6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 29 at 1:15 PM

Dressed To Impress at Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:15:00 PM 9/29/2019 1:45:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 1:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Composting for Beginners at Killens Pond State Park

Learn how to improve your garden with the help of a natural fertilizer- compost. Program will include a presentation on why composting is important, how to build your own compost bin, and how to get the best use out of it. Meet at the Nature Center.$2 per person

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Composting for Beginners Learn how to improve your garden with the help of a natural fertilizer- compost. Program will include a presentation on why composting is important, how to build your own compost bin, and how to get the best use out of it. Meet at the Nature Center.$2 per person Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:15:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 2:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 29 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 3:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 3:30:00 PM 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 4:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, September 29 at 5:00 PM

Public Pondside Hayride and Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM 9/29/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Public Pondside Hayride and Campfire Enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the ponds edge. Space is limited so pre-registration and pre-payment is required by calling 302-368-6989. $6 per person. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, September 30 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Monday, September 30 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/30/2019 9:00:00 AM 9/30/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, September 30 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 9/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, October 01 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/1/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/1/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 01 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Wednesday, October 02 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, October 02 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/2/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, October 02 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Let's Discover like Christopher Columbus! at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/2/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Let's Discover like Christopher Columbus! Theme Today: Let's Discover Like Christopher Columbus!Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 02 at 6:30 PM

Intro to the Night Sky at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/2/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, October 03 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, October 03 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Friday, October 04 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, October 04 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayrides Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Friday, October 04 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Friday, October 04 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 04 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 04 at 2:00 PM

Marshall Steam Museum tour at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Marshall Steam Museum tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. In addition to a 2pm museum tour there are mansion tours at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 04 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 04 at 4:30 PM

Hike Thompson Island at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 4:30:00 PM 10/4/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home.Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 04 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 04 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 04 at 6:00 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 04 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/4/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 04 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery at First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/4/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 04 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 05 at 7:30 AM

Fall Flight Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Join us as we go on a fall hike through the park looking for our feathered friends as they take flight! We will be looking for all types of birds as they start migrating for the winter. Beginners are welcome! Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 7:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 8:30:00 AM America/New_York Fall Flight Hike Join us as we go on a fall hike through the park looking for our feathered friends as they take flight! We will be looking for all types of birds as they start migrating for the winter. Beginners are welcome! Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:00 AM

Featured Program: Revealing the Ridgelys 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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Revealing the Ridgelys 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 First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:00 AM

First Saturday: Revealing the Ridgelys at First State Heritage Park

Description:Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30pm Biggs Kids: Fun with Henna - Try your hand at creating a fun, henna design. Biggs Museum of American Art. Meet the Ridgely Family: Begin at the John Bell House to meet this family of prominent Dover citizens who left their mark on the history of Delaware. The Reaches of the Ridgely family will be revealed through characters and exclusive programs throughout the day. Stop by to delve into the Ridgely family tree, visualize the extent of the Ridgely Family in Dover and have all of your burning Ridgely family questions answered. Performances will take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. It Happened One Night: Start your theatrical journey here to meet Charles Greenbury Ridgely, first generation born in Delaware, and his second wife Ann Moore in the garden of their 18th Century home. When Harry Met Sally: Encounter Henry Moore Ridgely and his wife Sally Banning, prominent citizens of 19th century Dover, involved in making Delaware successful in many areas. You've Got Mail: Ann Ridgely was the first to save the Ridgely family papers from destruction in the mid-19th century. Meet her and her husband Charles I. duPont. There's Something About Mabel: Complete your historical adventure by meeting the champion of preservation in 20th century Dover and learn of the many accomplishments of Mabel Lloyd and Henry Ridgely. The Body Politic: The Ridgelys Representing Delaware 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a guided tour and hear about how members of the Ridgely family were elected to carry out the wishes of the people in Delaware. Legislative Hall .10 a.m. – 3p.m. WALKING TOUR: Stories of The Green. Closing Arguments: Law and the Ridgely Family 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. With generations that span the centuries, it is no wonder that the Ridgelys were involved in law. Here you can learn about court cases in which the Ridgelys took part. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green . Enrico Caruso: The Man with the Orchid-Lined Voice 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. In celebration of Italian Heritage month, guided tours will highlight the career of the famed Italian opera tenor. Enjoy Caruso’s original 78 rpm records on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum. Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965. At Woodburn – The Governor’s House. A Culinary History of Southern Delaware 10:30 a.m. Join Denise Clemons, author of the eponymous book, as she shares a unique perspective on this history of our region, including historic culinary traditions from the time of the Nanticoke to the modern day “farm to table” trends. Delaware Public Archives. The Trial of Captain La Mort 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Inspired by the real history of pirates along the Delaware coastline, this lively theater production allows visitors to participate in the trial of the fictitious captain and his crew. The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: Revealing the Ridgelys Description:Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30pm Biggs Kids: Fun with Henna - Try your hand at creating a fun, henna design. Biggs Museum of American Art. Meet the Ridgely Family: Begin at the John Bell House to meet this family of prominent Dover citizens who left their mark on the history of Delaware. The Reaches of the Ridgely family will be revealed through characters and exclusive programs throughout the day. Stop by to delve into the Ridgely family tree, visualize the extent of the Ridgely Family in Dover and have all of your burning Ridgely family questions answered. Performances will take place at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. It Happened One Night: Start your theatrical journey here to meet Charles Greenbury Ridgely, first generation born in Delaware, and his second wife Ann Moore in the garden of their 18th Century home. When Harry Met Sally: Encounter Henry Moore Ridgely and his wife Sally Banning, prominent citizens of 19th century Dover, involved in making Delaware successful in many areas. You've Got Mail: Ann Ridgely was the first to save the Ridgely family papers from destruction in the mid-19th century. Meet her and her husband Charles I. duPont. There's Something About Mabel: Complete your historical adventure by meeting the champion of preservation in 20th century Dover and learn of the many accomplishments of Mabel Lloyd and Henry Ridgely. The Body Politic: The Ridgelys Representing Delaware 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a guided tour and hear about how members of the Ridgely family were elected to carry out the wishes of the people in Delaware. Legislative Hall .10 a.m. – 3p.m. WALKING TOUR: Stories of The Green. Closing Arguments: Law and the Ridgely Family 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. With generations that span the centuries, it is no wonder that the Ridgelys were involved in law. Here you can learn about court cases in which the Ridgelys took part. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green . Enrico Caruso: The Man with the Orchid-Lined Voice 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. In celebration of Italian Heritage month, guided tours will highlight the career of the famed Italian opera tenor. Enjoy Caruso’s original 78 rpm records on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum. Tours of the Governor’s House 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965. At Woodburn – The Governor’s House. A Culinary History of Southern Delaware 10:30 a.m. Join Denise Clemons, author of the eponymous book, as she shares a unique perspective on this history of our region, including historic culinary traditions from the time of the Nanticoke to the modern day “farm to table” trends. Delaware Public Archives. The Trial of Captain La Mort 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Inspired by the real history of pirates along the Delaware coastline, this lively theater production allows visitors to participate in the trial of the fictitious captain and his crew. The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:30 AM

Beach Driving 101 at Cape Henlopen State Park

Park rangers and veteran surf-fisherman will teach you the park rules and guidelines for driving on State Park beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for a successful, stuck-free day of surf-fishing. This is an indoor presentation only, no actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Driving 101 Park rangers and veteran surf-fisherman will teach you the park rules and guidelines for driving on State Park beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for a successful, stuck-free day of surf-fishing. This is an indoor presentation only, no actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:30 AM

Intro to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164 $25 per person, ages 8 and above Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Geology Walk at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Geology Walk Join a naturalist for a one hour walk/hike on our Rocky Run Trail to learn all about the unique geology that makes Brandywine Creek State Park so special. Program meets at the Thompson Bridge parking lot. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Featured Program: Star Wars Day at Brandywine Zoo

10 – 11 a.m. Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Preregistration required, as space is extremely limited. Register at BrandywineZoo. org. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). Children under 18 months who require a seat must have a ticket. $20 per person (no member discount for this event) Noon - 3 p.m. Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Take photos with your favorite characters. Photos are free; donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion. The zoo will open at 11 a.m. on Star Wars Day. Pre-sale tickets available online until September 30. $8 per person ages 3 and up, DZS free

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Star Wars Day 10 – 11 a.m. Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Preregistration required, as space is extremely limited. Register at BrandywineZoo. org. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). Children under 18 months who require a seat must have a ticket. $20 per person (no member discount for this event) Noon - 3 p.m. Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Take photos with your favorite characters. Photos are free; donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion. The zoo will open at 11 a.m. on Star Wars Day. Pre-sale tickets available online until September 30. $8 per person ages 3 and up, DZS free Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Breakfast with the Empire at Brandywine Zoo

Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Fee: $20 per person (no member discount for this event). Early registration for Delaware Zoological Society Members through September 15.Public Reservations accepted September 16-October 4. Reservations required, as limited spaces will be sold. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast with the Empire Join us for an exclusive breakfast at the zoo before our zoo-wide public photo event! Have breakfast with some of your favorite characters and take photos with them in the zoo before it opens to the public. Fee: $20 per person (no member discount for this event). Early registration for Delaware Zoological Society Members through September 15.Public Reservations accepted September 16-October 4. Reservations required, as limited spaces will be sold. Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting). If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Big Truck Day! at Delaware Seashore State Park

Kids of all ages will love this event! Park and marina staff will have a variety of big trucks and equipment out on display for visitors to see up close, sit in the driver’s seat for photo ops, and see some demonstrations of these machines in action! Some of the vehicles and equipment will include a 24,000-lb capacity fork lift, a beach sweeper, a ranger enforcement vehicle, a DNREC dump truck, a state park minibus, and the marina’s travel lift.Meet at the Indian River MarinaFree. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Big Truck Day! Kids of all ages will love this event! Park and marina staff will have a variety of big trucks and equipment out on display for visitors to see up close, sit in the driver’s seat for photo ops, and see some demonstrations of these machines in action! Some of the vehicles and equipment will include a 24,000-lb capacity fork lift, a beach sweeper, a ranger enforcement vehicle, a DNREC dump truck, a state park minibus, and the marina’s travel lift.Meet at the Indian River MarinaFree. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 11:00 AM

Walking Dunes of Cape at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the natural and human history behind the “walking dune” and determine for yourself what’s making it move. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Walking Dunes of Cape Explore the natural and human history behind the “walking dune” and determine for yourself what’s making it move. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 12:00 PM

Star Wars Day at Brandywine Zoo

May the Force be with you! Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Meet some of your favorite Star Wars characters and even take photos with them! It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Fee: Pre-sale tickets, $8/person (ages 3+), will be available online until September 30. DZS Members free. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Star Wars Day May the Force be with you! Bring your camera, as the Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Meet some of your favorite Star Wars characters and even take photos with them! It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. Fee: Pre-sale tickets, $8/person (ages 3+), will be available online until September 30. DZS Members free. Toy donations will be collected during the event by Garrison Carida® of the 501st Legion. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 1:00 PM

Intro to Fort Delaware at the Bear Library at Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find our in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Bear Library, and is free of charge. Visitors should register in advance by phone or in person at the Bear Library INFO Desk (302) 838-3300.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Fort Delaware at the Bear Library Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find our in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. This program will be held at the Bear Library, and is free of charge. Visitors should register in advance by phone or in person at the Bear Library INFO Desk (302) 838-3300. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 05 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 3:00 PM

Afternoon Birthday Party Hayrides at White Clay Creek State Park

Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Afternoon Birthday Party Hayrides Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 5:00 PM

Featured Event: Brew Story at Alapocas Run State Park

The Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts Delaware: A Brew Story. Local historian John Medkeff will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling. Proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the “Restore the King” initiative and Wilmington State Park’s School Programs Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets: brew_story_2019. eventbrite.com. $40 ($30 before September 5) $15 designated driver

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: Brew Story The Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts Delaware: A Brew Story. Local historian John Medkeff will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling. Proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the “Restore the King” initiative and Wilmington State Park’s School Programs Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets: brew_story_2019. eventbrite.com. $40 ($30 before September 5) $15 designated driver Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 5:00 PM

Brew Story at Alapocas Run State Park

The Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts the Delaware: A Brew Story. Local historian John Medkeff will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling. Proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the "Restore the King" initiative and Wilmington State Park's School Programs Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets: https://brew_story_2019.eventbrite.com

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Brew Story The Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts the Delaware: A Brew Story. Local historian John Medkeff will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling. Proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the "Restore the King" initiative and Wilmington State Park's School Programs Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets: https://brew_story_2019.eventbrite.com Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 6:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 05 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/5/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:00 PM

Campfire Program at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:00:00 PM 10/5/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program Join a naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware or listen to tall ta(ils) of the past! Topics vary weekly. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 05 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 9:30 AM

Sensational Senses at Brandywine Zoo

For Brownie Girls Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Senses Badge. Explore your senses and compare them to the awesome senses of our special animal friends have. Have fun with interactive games, a guided zoo tour, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Sensational Senses For Brownie Girls Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Senses Badge. Explore your senses and compare them to the awesome senses of our special animal friends have. Have fun with interactive games, a guided zoo tour, and even meet some animals up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/6/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 12:30 PM

Steamin' Day at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 12:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Day The best time to visit Auburn Heights! Ride our 1/8 size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique steam cars. Tour the mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum, and enjoy some popcorn made by steam power. All tickets include entrance to the grounds and the museum, and house tour tickets are also on sale. For more info visit auburnheights.org Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 06 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 06 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 06 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, October 06 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 2:30 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 2:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 06 at 5:30 PM

Kayak and Campfire at Killens Pond State Park

Head out for a fall evening paddle that ends with a cozy campfire with all the s’mores fixings!$20 per person

Add to Calendar 10/6/2019 5:30:00 PM 10/6/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Kayak and Campfire Head out for a fall evening paddle that ends with a cozy campfire with all the s’mores fixings!$20 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, October 07 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/7/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, October 07 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 07 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, October 08 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/8/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 08 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

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

Tuesday, October 08 at 1:00 PM

Killens Pond Homeschool - It's a Great Pumpkin at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/8/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Killens Pond Homeschool - It's a Great Pumpkin Ages 6 – 12. Complete service projects and learn about nature! Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; Call (302) 284- 4299 Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, October 08 at 7:00 PM

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 09 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, October 09 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 10/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/9/2019 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, October 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.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/9/2019 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.), 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, October 09 at 10:00 AM

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 09 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Birdie, Birdie! Beginning Bird Watching at Bellevue State Park

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

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

Wednesday, October 09 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 10/9/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/9/2019 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, October 10 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, October 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, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

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

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

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

Add to Calendar 10/10/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Killens Pond - Monthly Trails Day 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. March through October.Weather permitting. For more information, or to register, please visit our Volunteer Calendar: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 11 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, October 11 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayrides Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Friday, October 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 10/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/11/2019 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

Friday, October 11 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 11 at 11:00 AM

Estate Walk at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Estate Walk Stroll the mansion property and learn about the Marshall family history as well as the beautiful grounds. Meet on front porch of the mansion at 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn. Parking available in lot across the street. Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 11 at 1:00 PM

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

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Marshall Bros. Paper Mill $10 per person / limit 12 per tour. Exclusive close-up look at the historic paper mill located at 630 Benge Road. Advance phone-only registration REQUIRED: 302-729-4280 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 11 at 3:00 PM

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

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Marshall Bros. Paper Mill $10 per person / limit 12 per tour. Exclusive close-up look at the historic paper mill located at 630 Benge Road. Advance phone-only registration REQUIRED: 302-729-4280 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, October 11 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 11 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Bald-cypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 11 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 11 at 6:00 PM

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride at Bellevue State Park

Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Caramel Apple Making and Hayride Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 11 at 6:00 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 11 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/11/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 11 at 7:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 11 at 7:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 11 at 7:00 PM

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride at Bellevue State Park

Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Caramel Apple Making and Hayride Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 11 at 7:30 PM

Friends of Folk Free 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. Katherine Rondeau with Eric Lambert – gritty Southern vocals. Old State House on the Green.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 7:30:00 PM 10/11/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Folk Free 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. Katherine Rondeau with Eric Lambert – gritty Southern vocals. Old State House on the Green. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 11 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tour: Presbyterian Cemetery at First State Heritage Park

Meet important figures from Dover's history among the tombstones. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot- 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/11/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Presbyterian Cemetery Meet important figures from Dover's history among the tombstones. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot- 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 11 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/12/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayrides Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 AM

The Big Sit! at Brandywine Creek State Park

The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive birding event to sit and count the number of species that can be seen or heard that day. Join us at we participate for the first time in this party for the birds! Program meets at Hawk Watch overlook. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York The Big Sit! The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive birding event to sit and count the number of species that can be seen or heard that day. Join us at we participate for the first time in this party for the birds! Program meets at Hawk Watch overlook. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 AM

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

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Cape Henlopen Volunteer Trail Day Volunteer to help maintain the park’s trails or other light maintenance projects. For further details please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (302) 644-5005. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 AM

Featured Program: The Big Sit! at Brandywine Creek State Park

The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive birding event to sit and count the number of species we see or hear. Meet at Hawk Watch overlook. Free

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: The Big Sit! The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive birding event to sit and count the number of species we see or hear. Meet at Hawk Watch overlook. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 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. The Battle of the Chesapeake: This multi-media presentation will tell the story of how French Admiral deGrasse and his fleet contributed to the American victory at Yorktown. The Old State House. Downstate Delaware Geological Society Meeting: A non-profit organization for people with an interest in genealogy holds meetings every other month and is open to the public. Delaware Public Archives.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 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, 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. The Battle of the Chesapeake: This multi-media presentation will tell the story of how French Admiral deGrasse and his fleet contributed to the American victory at Yorktown. The Old State House. Downstate Delaware Geological Society Meeting: A non-profit organization for people with an interest in genealogy holds meetings every other month and is open to the public. Delaware Public Archives. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 AM

Live Like Lucas 5K at Wilmington State Parks

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Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Live Like Lucas 5K Contact organizer Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 AM

World Migratory Bird Day at Brandywine Zoo

Be the solution to plastic pollution! 91% of plastic is not recycled and ends up as trash in landfills or our oceans. Join us to find out what you can do to help birds, learn about observing birds at our bird blind and how to attract birds to your home, kids can craft their own “binoculars” during craft time, join us for a special bird Story Time and more! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York World Migratory Bird Day Be the solution to plastic pollution! 91% of plastic is not recycled and ends up as trash in landfills or our oceans. Join us to find out what you can do to help birds, learn about observing birds at our bird blind and how to attract birds to your home, kids can craft their own “binoculars” during craft time, join us for a special bird Story Time and more! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 AM

Sickness and Health and the Occasional Poisoning Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sickness and Health and the Occasional Poisoning Walking Tour Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 AM

Floral Design Class - Fall Wreath 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 10/12/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Floral Design Class - Fall Wreath 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, October 12 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, October 12 at 11:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 12 at 11:00 AM

Great Marsh Exploration at Cape Henlopen State Park

In celebration of Lewes’ One Book, One Community, joins us for these programs that connection to Jennifer Ackerman’s book “Birds from the Shore.” Explore the salt marsh and experience this incredible habitat in its fall beauty. 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 10/12/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Marsh Exploration In celebration of Lewes’ One Book, One Community, joins us for these programs that connection to Jennifer Ackerman’s book “Birds from the Shore.” Explore the salt marsh and experience this incredible habitat in its fall beauty. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 12 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 12 at 12:00 PM

Harvest Weekend at the Nature Center at Lums Pond State Park

Join us for a fun afternoon of hayrides and fall crafts at the nature center! Cost is $5 per person which includes a short hayride and nature center crafts. Last hayride runs at 2:30p.m. Free to kids 2 and under. Free for Lums Pond Campers!

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Weekend at the Nature Center Join us for a fun afternoon of hayrides and fall crafts at the nature center! Cost is $5 per person which includes a short hayride and nature center crafts. Last hayride runs at 2:30p.m. Free to kids 2 and under. Free for Lums Pond Campers! Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Hike the Sea Hawk Trail at Holts Landing State Park

Join a park naturalist at Holts Landing State Park to hike this 1.7-mile trail. Along the way, learn about the history of this unique park and find out about the Inland Bays and Assawoman Canal. Looks for birds and search for wildlife in the meadow, forest and fresh water ponds. Pre-registration required. *Dog Friendly for Greyhound Weekend* $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Hike the Sea Hawk Trail Join a park naturalist at Holts Landing State Park to hike this 1.7-mile trail. Along the way, learn about the history of this unique park and find out about the Inland Bays and Assawoman Canal. Looks for birds and search for wildlife in the meadow, forest and fresh water ponds. Pre-registration required. *Dog Friendly for Greyhound Weekend* $5 per person Holts Landing State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Hike the Sea Hawk Trail at Holts Landing State Park

Join a park naturalist at Holts Landing State Park to hike this 1.7-mile trail. Along the way, learn about the history of this unique park and find out about the Inland Bays and Assawoman Canal. Looks for birds and search for wildlife in the meadow, forest and fresh water ponds. Pre-registration required. *Dog Friendly for Greyhound Weekend* $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Hike the Sea Hawk Trail Join a park naturalist at Holts Landing State Park to hike this 1.7-mile trail. Along the way, learn about the history of this unique park and find out about the Inland Bays and Assawoman Canal. Looks for birds and search for wildlife in the meadow, forest and fresh water ponds. Pre-registration required. *Dog Friendly for Greyhound Weekend* $5 per person Holts Landing State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 PM

Hike the Sea Hawk Trail - Dog and Pet Walk! at Delaware Seashore State Park

Dog- and pet-friendly for Greyhound! Join a park naturalist at Holts Landing State Park to hike this 1.7-mile trail. Along the way, learn about the history of this unique park and find out about the Inland Bays and Assawoman Canal. Looks for birds and search for wildlife in the meadow, forest and fresh water ponds. All pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike the Sea Hawk Trail - Dog and Pet Walk! Dog- and pet-friendly for Greyhound! Join a park naturalist at Holts Landing State Park to hike this 1.7-mile trail. Along the way, learn about the history of this unique park and find out about the Inland Bays and Assawoman Canal. Looks for birds and search for wildlife in the meadow, forest and fresh water ponds. All pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 PM

Story of a Prisoner at the Bear Library at Fort Delaware State Park

Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. This program will be held at the Bear Library, and is free of charge. Visitors should register in advance by phone or in person at the Bear Library INFO Desk (302) 838-3300.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner at the Bear Library Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. This program will be held at the Bear Library, and is free of charge. Visitors should register in advance by phone or in person at the Bear Library INFO Desk (302) 838-3300. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 PM

Featured Program: Explorers' Walk at Port Penn Interpretive Center

Kids, did you know adventure waits in your own backyard? Let’s go exploring! Who knows what natural treasures we might find! Free

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Explorers' Walk Kids, did you know adventure waits in your own backyard? Let’s go exploring! Who knows what natural treasures we might find! Free Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 3:00 PM

Afternoon Birthday Party Hayride at White Clay Creek State Park

Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Afternoon Birthday Party Hayride Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 4:00 PM

Eternal Rest 5K at Wilmington State Parks

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Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Eternal Rest 5K Contact organizer Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, October 12 at 5:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 6:00 PM

Campfire Program: Night Sounds at Cape Henlopen State Park

Partake in stories and activities as we find out about nocturnal animals and how they behave at night. Bring marshmallows and sticks for roasting after the program! Limited seating, bring your own folding chair. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Meet at the campground amphitheater FREE with park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program: Night Sounds Partake in stories and activities as we find out about nocturnal animals and how they behave at night. Bring marshmallows and sticks for roasting after the program! Limited seating, bring your own folding chair. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Meet at the campground amphitheater FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 6:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/12/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 6:30 PM

Twilight Hike at Alapocas Run State Park

Join us on this family friendly hike as we tread carefully into the twilight. Discover the story behind things that go bump in the night. Pre-register by Wednesday, October 10th at 302.577.1164 FREE

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/12/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Twilight Hike Join us on this family friendly hike as we tread carefully into the twilight. Discover the story behind things that go bump in the night. Pre-register by Wednesday, October 10th at 302.577.1164 FREE Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 7:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 8:00 PM

Fall Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride. Keep your eyes peeled as you may see one of our wild neighbors! Pre-registration is required. $4 per person. Weather permitting. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:00:00 PM 10/12/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Meet at the campground amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hike lasts 1 to 1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed-toed shoes. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 12 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/13/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayride at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayride Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 9:30 AM

Caring for Animals at Brandywine Zoo

For Bear Cub Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Critter Care adventure. Learn about what animals need to survive, the differences between pets and wild animals, and what we do to take care of our zoo animals. Meet some of our animals up close, tour the zoo, and work on an animal enrichment project! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/13/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Caring for Animals For Bear Cub Scouts, and their families, looking to work on their Critter Care adventure. Learn about what animals need to survive, the differences between pets and wild animals, and what we do to take care of our zoo animals. Meet some of our animals up close, tour the zoo, and work on an animal enrichment project! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5. Includes Zoo Admission and a fun patch for scouts. Pre-registration required at BrandywineZoo.org/scouts Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 13 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/13/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/13/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 13 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 PM

Stroll With the Superintendent at Auburn Valley State Park

Join Laura Lee on a walk along the Oversee Farm Trail, and learn about the history of the area as well a peek at the interior of the stone farmhouse and barn. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road parking lot.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroll With the Superintendent Join Laura Lee on a walk along the Oversee Farm Trail, and learn about the history of the area as well a peek at the interior of the stone farmhouse and barn. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road parking lot. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 PM

It's a Great Pumpkin at Killens Pond State Park

Join a naturalist at the Nature Center to learn the life cycle of a pumpkin. Children will learn how pumpkins grow and take a look at what is inside them! Each child will get to bring home their own pumpkin.$5 per pumpkin

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York It's a Great Pumpkin Join a naturalist at the Nature Center to learn the life cycle of a pumpkin. Children will learn how pumpkins grow and take a look at what is inside them! Each child will get to bring home their own pumpkin.$5 per pumpkin Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 13 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/13/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 13 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 10/13/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/13/2019 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, October 13 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 2:30 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 2:30:00 PM 10/13/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 7:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, October 13 at 8:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/13/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/13/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, October 14 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 10/14/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/14/2019 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.) 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, October 14 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/14/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 14 at 9:00 AM

Introduction to Surf Fishing at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! We will cover everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques. Rods, reels and bait are all provided. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.Pre-registration required. $25 per person. Ages 10 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, October 14 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/14/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/14/2019 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

Monday, October 14 at 2:00 PM

Beach Driving Clinic at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/14/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Then follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag on their vehicle).Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Age 16 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, October 15 at 8:00 AM

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/15/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/15/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Explore Cape Henlopen’s birding hot spots with a staff naturalist during the fall migration. Bring your own binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Beginner birders are welcome. Pre-registration requested by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 15 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 10/15/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/15/2019 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, October 16 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, October 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.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/16/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/16/2019 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.), 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, October 16 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Crunch! A Fall Leaf Hike at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/16/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/16/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Crunch! A Fall Leaf Hike Theme Today: Crunch! A Fall Leaf HikeAges 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, October 17 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, October 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, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/17/2019 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, October 17 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers-WonderFALL Changes at Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you. Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child It’s fall here at the park and the plants and animals are busy with wonderFALL changes! Learn about fun changes happening all around us! We will get outside and enjoy fun fall activities and crafts!

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/17/2019 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers-WonderFALL Changes Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you. Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child It’s fall here at the park and the plants and animals are busy with wonderFALL changes! Learn about fun changes happening all around us! We will get outside and enjoy fun fall activities and crafts! Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 AM

Guppy Club: Batty about Night Animals at Cape Henlopen State Park

Bring your 3 to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Celebrate this spooky time of year with a bat craft and search for signs of crazy, cool night animals. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 10:30:00 AM 10/17/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Batty about Night Animals Bring your 3 to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Celebrate this spooky time of year with a bat craft and search for signs of crazy, cool night animals. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, October 17 at 5:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo at Brandywine Zoo

Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Fee: $6/person, DZS Members Free

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Boo at the Zoo Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! Fee: $6/person, DZS Members Free Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 PM

Featured Program: Twilight Tour of Mt. Pleasant Meeting House and Cemetery at Bellevue State Park

Recommended for adults; children welcome with adult. Tour the cemetery by flashlight. Look for familiar names on the grave stones; maybe even meet a spirit from the past. Join us if you dare. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on October 16. $7 per person

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Twilight Tour of Mt. Pleasant Meeting House and Cemetery Recommended for adults; children welcome with adult. Tour the cemetery by flashlight. Look for familiar names on the grave stones; maybe even meet a spirit from the past. Join us if you dare. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on October 16. $7 per person Bellevue State Park

Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 PM

Twilight Tour of Mount Pleasant Meeting House and Cemetery at Bellevue State Park

Learn the history of the Mt. Pleasant Meeting House and tour the cemetery by flashlight. Look for some familiar names on the grave stones and perhaps “meet” some of these spirits from the past. Join us if you dare. Program is intended for adults; however children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16. $7 per person. Call 302-761-6963

Add to Calendar 10/17/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/17/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Twilight Tour of Mount Pleasant Meeting House and Cemetery Learn the history of the Mt. Pleasant Meeting House and tour the cemetery by flashlight. Look for some familiar names on the grave stones and perhaps “meet” some of these spirits from the past. Join us if you dare. Program is intended for adults; however children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16. $7 per person. Call 302-761-6963 Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 18 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, October 18 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayrides Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Friday, October 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 10/18/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/18/2019 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

Friday, October 18 at 10:00 AM

Joe O'Neill Cross Country Race at Bellevue State Park

Large Cross Country Race

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/18/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Joe O'Neill Cross Country Race Large Cross Country Race Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 18 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 18 at 6:00 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 18 at 6:00 PM

Harvest Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayride Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 18 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/18/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

Lantern Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour Explore the daily lives of the surfmen and what they went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware Coast. A guided museum tour is followed by local tales and a venture out onto the beach where they performed their nightly patrols. Pre-registration is required. Cost: $10 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

Dark Dover Lantern Tours at First State Heritage Park

Join us for our Dark Dover lantern tours. Two performances each night - 7pm and 8:30pm. Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on the Green.Meet at the John Bell House (43 The Green)Tickets are $10. Spots are limited so reserve your spot by calling our office at (302) 739-9194.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Dark Dover Lantern Tours Join us for our Dark Dover lantern tours. Two performances each night - 7pm and 8:30pm. Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on the Green.Meet at the John Bell House (43 The Green)Tickets are $10. Spots are limited so reserve your spot by calling our office at (302) 739-9194. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

Harvest Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayride Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 18 at 8:00 PM

Crackling Campfire at Killens Pond State Park

We will tell some fun stories around the fire while you enjoy a good sticky treat. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$2 per person

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/18/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Crackling Campfire We will tell some fun stories around the fire while you enjoy a good sticky treat. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$2 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 18 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/19/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 12:00 AM

Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Battery 519 Tour Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were, and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Tours take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 19 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayrides Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 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. The Great Pumpkin Carve at the Biggs Museum of American Art.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 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, 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. The Great Pumpkin Carve at the Biggs Museum of American Art. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 19 at 9:30 AM

Intro to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/19/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing. After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-1164 $25 per person, ages 8 and above Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 10:00 AM

Friends of Cape Henlopen Bird Seed Sale Pick-up at Cape Henlopen State Park

Advance bird seed order forms available at the Park Office, Nature Center, and online at www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org. Members receive a 10% discount on seed orders. We carry only premium seed! All orders must be received by October 7 . For more information, please call (302) 858-6127.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Cape Henlopen Bird Seed Sale Pick-up Advance bird seed order forms available at the Park Office, Nature Center, and online at www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org. Members receive a 10% discount on seed orders. We carry only premium seed! All orders must be received by October 7 . For more information, please call (302) 858-6127. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 10:00 AM

Featured Event: Archaeology Day at Auburn Valley State Park

Archaeologists are just like detectives — always looking for clues to tell the story of people from the past. Join us in celebration of International Archaeology Day for a slate of programs for all ages! Registration suggested; call the park office at (302) 729-4280 for more information. Free Make a Pot 10:30 a.m. Make a clay pot in the Native American style. Artifact Detectives! 12:30 p.m. Learn how to be a history sleuth using artifacts actually found during excavations at the park. Archaeology of the Red Clay Creek Floodplain 2 p.m. Meet an archaeologist from Dovetail Cultural Resources Group who worked at the park and hear what they learned during their excavation. Delaware Humanities Series 4 p.m. Archaeologist Cara Blume’s presentation of “The People Who Stayed Behind: A History of the Indian People of Delaware 1630 – 2008”.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Event: Archaeology Day Archaeologists are just like detectives — always looking for clues to tell the story of people from the past. Join us in celebration of International Archaeology Day for a slate of programs for all ages! Registration suggested; call the park office at (302) 729-4280 for more information. Free Make a Pot 10:30 a.m. Make a clay pot in the Native American style. Artifact Detectives! 12:30 p.m. Learn how to be a history sleuth using artifacts actually found during excavations at the park. Archaeology of the Red Clay Creek Floodplain 2 p.m. Meet an archaeologist from Dovetail Cultural Resources Group who worked at the park and hear what they learned during their excavation. Delaware Humanities Series 4 p.m. Archaeologist Cara Blume’s presentation of “The People Who Stayed Behind: A History of the Indian People of Delaware 1630 – 2008”. Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 10:00 AM

Hike Burton Island Trail at Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore the 1-mile loop trail on Burton Island Nature Preserve with a Park Naturalist. Learn to identify coastal plants, and spot various waterfowl along the way.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Burton Island Trail Explore the 1-mile loop trail on Burton Island Nature Preserve with a Park Naturalist. Learn to identify coastal plants, and spot various waterfowl along the way.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 10:00 AM

Sickness and Health and the Occasional Poisoning Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sickness and Health and the Occasional Poisoning Walking Tour Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 19 at 11:00 AM

Make-a-Pot (International Archaeology Day) at White Clay Creek State Park

A hands-on activity of children of all ages! Delaware State Parks archaeologists will show you how to make a pot that you can take home with you. The archaeologists will also discuss the importance of the invention of ceramics to prehistoric Native people, and have some ancient pottery to show you. As a part of the Science in the Field and History Connections series this program requires pre-registration by calling the park office (302)368-6900 by the preceding Friday at 12 noon. Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Make-a-Pot (International Archaeology Day) A hands-on activity of children of all ages! Delaware State Parks archaeologists will show you how to make a pot that you can take home with you. The archaeologists will also discuss the importance of the invention of ceramics to prehistoric Native people, and have some ancient pottery to show you. As a part of the Science in the Field and History Connections series this program requires pre-registration by calling the park office (302)368-6900 by the preceding Friday at 12 noon. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 11:00 AM

Beach Science at Cape Henlopen State Park

Anyone can be a citizen scientist. Collect data while cleaning the beach and help real scientists investigate our impacts on the bay. 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 10/19/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Beach Science Anyone can be a citizen scientist. Collect data while cleaning the beach and help real scientists investigate our impacts on the bay. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Free with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 11:00 AM

Featured Event: International Archaeology Day at White Clay Creek State Park

Make-a-Pot 11 a.m. – Noon A hands-on activity for children of all ages! State park archaeologists will show you how to make a pot that you can take home with you. The archaeologists will also discuss the importance of the invention of ceramics to prehistoric Native people and show some ancient pottery to you. Must preregister. Space is limited. Kaolin Clay and The Newark China Clay Company 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. This illustrated talk will review the history of the kaolin clay industry in northern Delaware, from which the park gets its name. The talk will focus in on the Newark China Clay Company site here in the park, explaining the ruins that can be seen in the northern part of the Possum Hill area of the park. Free Stump the Archaeologist – Treasures from your Attic! 2 – 3 p.m. Bring treasures from home to stump the State Parks archaeologists! The archaeologists will attempt to identify and date your antique and mystery items (however, no evaluations of value will be provided). The archeologists will also bring some of their favorite artifacts for you to see and touch. Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Event: International Archaeology Day Make-a-Pot 11 a.m. – Noon A hands-on activity for children of all ages! State park archaeologists will show you how to make a pot that you can take home with you. The archaeologists will also discuss the importance of the invention of ceramics to prehistoric Native people and show some ancient pottery to you. Must preregister. Space is limited. Kaolin Clay and The Newark China Clay Company 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. This illustrated talk will review the history of the kaolin clay industry in northern Delaware, from which the park gets its name. The talk will focus in on the Newark China Clay Company site here in the park, explaining the ruins that can be seen in the northern part of the Possum Hill area of the park. Free Stump the Archaeologist – Treasures from your Attic! 2 – 3 p.m. Bring treasures from home to stump the State Parks archaeologists! The archaeologists will attempt to identify and date your antique and mystery items (however, no evaluations of value will be provided). The archeologists will also bring some of their favorite artifacts for you to see and touch. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 19 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 19 at 12:00 PM

Scarecrow Making at Killens Pond State Park

Make your own scarecrow! Bring accessories to “doll” it up (hat, scarf, wig, etc). Call to reserve your scarecrow. Meet at the campground pavilion. This event is hosted by the Friends of Killens Pond.$7 for one scarecrow, $5 for each additional

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Scarecrow Making Make your own scarecrow! Bring accessories to “doll” it up (hat, scarf, wig, etc). Call to reserve your scarecrow. Meet at the campground pavilion. This event is hosted by the Friends of Killens Pond.$7 for one scarecrow, $5 for each additional Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 12:30 PM

Kaolin Clay and The Newark China Clay Company (International Archaeology Day) at White Clay Creek State Park

This illustrated talk will review the history of the kaolin clay industry in northern Delaware, from which the park gets its name. The talk will focus in on the Newark China Clay Company site here in the park, explaining the ruins that can be seen in the northern part of the Possum Hill area of the park. Part of the Science in the Field and History Connections series this program is generally designed for the adult learner and includes a short lecture and field component. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900 by the preceding Friday at 12 noon. Meets at the Nature Center. Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 12:30:00 PM 10/19/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Kaolin Clay and The Newark China Clay Company (International Archaeology Day) This illustrated talk will review the history of the kaolin clay industry in northern Delaware, from which the park gets its name. The talk will focus in on the Newark China Clay Company site here in the park, explaining the ruins that can be seen in the northern part of the Possum Hill area of the park. Part of the Science in the Field and History Connections series this program is generally designed for the adult learner and includes a short lecture and field component. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900 by the preceding Friday at 12 noon. Meets at the Nature Center. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 1:00 PM

Hike Thompson Island at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home.Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 1:00 PM

Pumpkin Carving at Killens Pond State Park

Try our your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools and carving templates will be provided. Call to reserve your pumpkin. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5 per pumpkin

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Pumpkin Carving Try our your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools and carving templates will be provided. Call to reserve your pumpkin. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5 per pumpkin Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 1:00 PM

Reptile Hour! at Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Free with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Reptile Hour! Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Free with paid park entrance fee. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Stump the Archaeologist - Treasurers from your Attic! (International Archaeology Day ) at White Clay Creek State Park

Bring treasures from home to stump the State Parks archaeologists! The archaeologists will attempt to identify and date your antique and mystery items (however, no evaluations of value will be provided). The archaeologists will also bring some of their favorite artifacts for you to see and touch. Part of the Science in the Field and History Connections series. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900 by the preceding Friday at 12 noon. Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Stump the Archaeologist - Treasurers from your Attic! (International Archaeology Day ) Bring treasures from home to stump the State Parks archaeologists! The archaeologists will attempt to identify and date your antique and mystery items (however, no evaluations of value will be provided). The archaeologists will also bring some of their favorite artifacts for you to see and touch. Part of the Science in the Field and History Connections series. Pre-registration is required by calling the Park Office (302)368-6900 by the preceding Friday at 12 noon. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy at Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums. FREE with park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Featured Program: The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt at Fort DuPont State Park

It’s back! Kids, put your detective skills to the test! We’ve hidden clues all around Fort DuPont. Find them to solve the mystery. Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt It’s back! Kids, put your detective skills to the test! We’ve hidden clues all around Fort DuPont. Find them to solve the mystery. Free Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Featured Program: Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first served basis. Ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. Rides also offered at the same time on September 28 and October 12. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Truckin' Through History Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first served basis. Ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. Rides also offered at the same time on September 28 and October 12. $8 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on a WWII truck as we tour some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt at Fort DuPont State Park

It's back! Kids, come put your detective skills to the test! We've hidden clues all around Fort DuPont...can you find them all and solve the mystery? Cost: Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt It's back! Kids, come put your detective skills to the test! We've hidden clues all around Fort DuPont...can you find them all and solve the mystery? Cost: Free Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM

Harvest Havoc at Killens Pond State Park

Join us for an afternoon of spooky science as we conduct crazy experiments! Make your own creepy slime or write a terrifying invisible message. Or take a ride on our not-so-haunted hayride! Plus, a costume contest where the winner gets a prize! Hot beverages will be available. Meet at the campground.$6 per child

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Havoc Join us for an afternoon of spooky science as we conduct crazy experiments! Make your own creepy slime or write a terrifying invisible message. Or take a ride on our not-so-haunted hayride! Plus, a costume contest where the winner gets a prize! Hot beverages will be available. Meet at the campground.$6 per child Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 3:00 PM

Afternoon Birthday Party Hayride at White Clay Creek State Park

Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Afternoon Birthday Party Hayride Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 4:00 PM

Dogs Day out at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Dogs Day out Bring your well-behaved dog out for an Oversee Farm Trail hike with the Superintendent's dog Sadie, and also meet Canine Leo and his handler Cpl. Trevor Ditmore. Collapsible dog dish prize for all participants! Trail address: 1516 Snuff Mill Road, Hockessin DE Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 6:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/19/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, October 19 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 PM

Hoot N' Howling Night Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Our park animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hike and find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark! Meet at Pavilion 4 in the Campground. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/19/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Hoot N' Howling Night Hike Our park animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hike and find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark! Meet at Pavilion 4 in the Campground. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 19 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/20/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 AM

Pondside Hayride at Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pondside Hayride Back by popular demand! Groups can enjoy an evening hayride on the main side of Lums Pond followed by a campfire at the pond’s edge. Call to schedule your group (302)368-6989. $125 per wagon Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 8:00 AM

Bird Discovery Hike at Auburn Valley State Park

Join an experienced birder for a leisurely one-hour family birding walk. Meet at the Paper Mill Bridge parking lot just down from 630 Benge Road and next to the old Marshall Bros. Paper Mill.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/20/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Discovery Hike Join an experienced birder for a leisurely one-hour family birding walk. Meet at the Paper Mill Bridge parking lot just down from 630 Benge Road and next to the old Marshall Bros. Paper Mill. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 10:00 AM

Sea Glass Jewelry 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple 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. $15 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewelry 101 Make a simple 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. $15 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 PM

Fall Foliage Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy the autumn scenes at Killens Pond on a relaxing hike. A park naturalist will explain how and why the trees change color. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Foliage Hike Enjoy the autumn scenes at Killens Pond on a relaxing hike. A park naturalist will explain how and why the trees change color. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: International Archaeology Day Celebration at Killens Pond State Park

Hands-on-Pottery Sunday, October 20, 1 p.m. Experience how the First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Practice making clay pots and take them home with you. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free Treasure in the Attic – Stump the Archaeologists Show and Tell Sunday, October 20, 2 p.m. Have something old around your house and want to know what it is? Is it a treasure or trash? The archaeology staff will try to identify your item and tell you its use and age. They will not, however, provide monetary valuations. The archaeologists will also bring some of their favorite objects from our collections for you to see. Free

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: International Archaeology Day Celebration Hands-on-Pottery Sunday, October 20, 1 p.m. Experience how the First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Practice making clay pots and take them home with you. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free Treasure in the Attic – Stump the Archaeologists Show and Tell Sunday, October 20, 2 p.m. Have something old around your house and want to know what it is? Is it a treasure or trash? The archaeology staff will try to identify your item and tell you its use and age. They will not, however, provide monetary valuations. The archaeologists will also bring some of their favorite objects from our collections for you to see. Free Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Time Travelers: Hands-on-Pottery at Killens Pond State Park

Experience how the First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Practice making clay pots and take them home with you. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Time Travelers: Hands-on-Pottery Experience how the First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Practice making clay pots and take them home with you. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 20 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 20 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 10/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/20/2019 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, October 20 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 PM

Marshall Steam Museum Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Marshall Steam Museum Tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum tour. In addition to the museum tour there are mansion tours at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 PM

Time Travelers: Treasure in the Attic - Stump the Archaeologists Show & Tell at Killens Pond State Park

Have something old around your house and want to know what it is? Is it a treasure or trash? The archaeology staff will try to identify your item and tell you its use and age. They will not, however, provide monetary valuations. The archaeologists will also be being some of their favorite objects from our collections to share with you. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Time Travelers: Treasure in the Attic - Stump the Archaeologists Show & Tell Have something old around your house and want to know what it is? Is it a treasure or trash? The archaeology staff will try to identify your item and tell you its use and age. They will not, however, provide monetary valuations. The archaeologists will also be being some of their favorite objects from our collections to share with you. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 2:30 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 2:30:00 PM 10/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 3:00 PM

Open House Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights mansion. In addition to the 1pm and 3pm house tours, there is a 2pm Marshall Steam Museum tour as well. Tickets $8 for mansion OR museum, or $14 for both. Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 20 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/20/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/20/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Monday, October 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.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/21/2019 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.) 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, October 21 at 9:00 AM

Walk It Off! at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/21/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/21/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Walk It Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the bathrooms near the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 21 at 11:00 AM

Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 10/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers For 12 months to 3 years. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, October 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 and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/22/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/22/2019 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, October 22 at 6:30 PM

Civil War 101, Part 1, at the Brandywine Hundred Library at Fort Delaware State Park

This lecture-style program is a great introduction to the American Civil War. We will talk about the political and social events leading up to the war, and how the war started. This is a great program for those that would like to learn about the Civil War, but don't know how to get started. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library, and is free of charge.

Add to Calendar 10/22/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/22/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Civil War 101, Part 1, at the Brandywine Hundred Library This lecture-style program is a great introduction to the American Civil War. We will talk about the political and social events leading up to the war, and how the war started. This is a great program for those that would like to learn about the Civil War, but don't know how to get started. This program will be held at the Brandywine Hundred Library, and is free of charge. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, October 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.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/23/2019 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.), 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, October 23 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun Club- Fall Colors Hayride at Bellevue State Park

Fall Colors Hayride, Meet at Percheron Barn. **Due to space limitations on our hayrides, the $4 program fee will apply to all participating family members.Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/23/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Fall Colors Hayride Fall Colors Hayride, Meet at Percheron Barn. **Due to space limitations on our hayrides, the $4 program fee will apply to all participating family members.Ages 3-5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 PM

Featured Program: Bats at the Tower at Alapocas Run State Park

Climb to the top of the tower, enjoy the full moon and learn more about Delaware’s bats. Free

Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Bats at the Tower Climb to the top of the tower, enjoy the full moon and learn more about Delaware’s bats. Free Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 PM

Bats in the Tower at Wilmington State Parks

Climb to the top of the tower, enjoy the full moon and learn more about Delaware’s bats.FREE

Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/23/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Bats in the Tower Climb to the top of the tower, enjoy the full moon and learn more about Delaware’s bats.FREE Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, October 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, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 10/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/24/2019 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, October 24 at 9:00 AM

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

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

Add to Calendar 10/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/24/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Killens Pond - Monthly Trails Day 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. March through October.Weather permitting. For more information, or to register, please visit our Volunteer Calendar: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, October 24 at 7:00 PM

Bellevue Hall "Spirits" Stories and Tour at Bellevue State Park

Join us as we share personal stories of "ghostly" experiences at Bellevue Hall followed by a candlelit tour—if you dare! For those who remain . . . refreshments will be served. The fee for this program is $18 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23. Space is limited! Please enter the park through the Philadelphia Pike entrance and park behind Bellevue Hall. Food by Jeffrey Miller Catering. Register at link provided. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bellevue-hall-spirits-stories-and-tour-tickets-65829045447

Add to Calendar 10/24/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/24/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Bellevue Hall "Spirits" Stories and Tour Join us as we share personal stories of "ghostly" experiences at Bellevue Hall followed by a candlelit tour—if you dare! For those who remain . . . refreshments will be served. The fee for this program is $18 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23. Space is limited! Please enter the park through the Philadelphia Pike entrance and park behind Bellevue Hall. Food by Jeffrey Miller Catering. Register at link provided. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bellevue-hall-spirits-stories-and-tour-tickets-65829045447 Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 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.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

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

Friday, October 25 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 25 at 4:00 PM

Featured Program: Sunset Bridge Walk at Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park interpreter to learn how the inlet has changed over the last 100 years. Preregistration required. $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Sunset Bridge Walk Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park interpreter to learn how the inlet has changed over the last 100 years. Preregistration required. $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 25 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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 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 Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 25 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

31st Children's Fantasy Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park

Don’t let last years’ cancelation scare you away from Fantasy Trail! Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York 31st Children's Fantasy Trail Don’t let last years’ cancelation scare you away from Fantasy Trail! Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

Featured Program: 31st Annual Children's Fantasy Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern-lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: 31st Annual Children's Fantasy Trail Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern-lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

Featured Program: The Park after Dark at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the park after hours on a lantern-lit hike. Hear folktales from times gone by. Register at least 48 hours in advance. Also offered October 18. Free

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: The Park after Dark Enjoy the park after hours on a lantern-lit hike. Hear folktales from times gone by. Register at least 48 hours in advance. Also offered October 18. Free Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

"Spirits" of Bellevue Grounds Tour at Bellevue State Park

We know Bellevue Hall has ghosts, but did you know that there are other areas of the park that also have unexplained occurrences? Come to the Bellevue Arts Center and begin your walking tour of the grounds. We will stop at a few of the buildings, walk the track and see if we have any unexplained company along the way. Dress warmly, wear comfortable shoes, and bring a flashlight. We will serve Hot Chocolate after our adventure to talk about what we discover. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York "Spirits" of Bellevue Grounds Tour We know Bellevue Hall has ghosts, but did you know that there are other areas of the park that also have unexplained occurrences? Come to the Bellevue Arts Center and begin your walking tour of the grounds. We will stop at a few of the buildings, walk the track and see if we have any unexplained company along the way. Dress warmly, wear comfortable shoes, and bring a flashlight. We will serve Hot Chocolate after our adventure to talk about what we discover. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23. $10 per person Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride at Bellevue State Park

Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Caramel Apple Making and Hayride Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride Fridays in October 6 and 7 p.m. We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:00 PM

Harvest Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayride Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 25 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride at Bellevue State Park

Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Caramel Apple Making and Hayride Decorate your own edible delight with caramel, chocolate, cookie crumbs and candy in the Hunter Barn. Then go hop on board the hay wagon for a 50-minute ride leaving at 7 pm and 8 pm around Bellevue State Park followed by a campfire and s’mores. This program is appropriate for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. The fee is $15 per person, ages 2 and up. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9 or 16(for later date). Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

Sea Witch Weekend: Lantern Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Witch Weekend: Lantern Tour Explore the daily lives of the surfmen and what they went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware Coast. A guided museum tour is followed by local tales and a venture out onto the beach where they performed their nightly patrols.Pre-registration is requiredCost: $10 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

Dark Dover Lantern Tours at First State Heritage Park

Join us for our Dark Dover lantern tours. Two performances each night - 7pm and 8:30pm. Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on the Green.Meet at the John Bell House (43 The Green)Tickets are $10. Spots are limited so reserve your spot by calling our office at (302) 739-9194.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Dark Dover Lantern Tours Join us for our Dark Dover lantern tours. Two performances each night - 7pm and 8:30pm. Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on the Green.Meet at the John Bell House (43 The Green)Tickets are $10. Spots are limited so reserve your spot by calling our office at (302) 739-9194. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

Harvest Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayride Take a hayride through the meadows and forests of the park. Relax as you take in the fall foliage in its peak color. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 25 at 8:00 PM

Crackling Campfire at Killens Pond State Park

We will tell some fun stories around the fire while you enjoy a good sticky treat. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$2 per person

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/25/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Crackling Campfire We will tell some fun stories around the fire while you enjoy a good sticky treat. Meet at the campground amphitheater.$2 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 25 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/26/2019 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/27/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 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 10/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/26/2019 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, October 26 at 8:30 AM

Evolution TIES Teacher Workshop at Brandywine Zoo

The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) helps teachers teach evolution with confidence. Participants receive an entire, free unit of standards-aligned materials, with up-to-date evolution content, engaging hands-on activities, and award-winning online resources. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Nathan Lents, author of Human Errors.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 8:30:00 AM 10/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Evolution TIES Teacher Workshop The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) helps teachers teach evolution with confidence. Participants receive an entire, free unit of standards-aligned materials, with up-to-date evolution content, engaging hands-on activities, and award-winning online resources. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Nathan Lents, author of Human Errors. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 26 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 10/26/2019 9:00:00 AM 10/26/2019 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, 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, October 26 at 9:30 AM

Featured Program: Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation at Fort Delaware State Park

For hard-core ghost hunters only! Be a key part of the team on a five-hour investigation. Ages 13 and up. $110 per person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation For hard-core ghost hunters only! Be a key part of the team on a five-hour investigation. Ages 13 and up. $110 per person Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 10:00 AM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 10:00 AM

Sickness and Health and the Occasional Poisoning at First State Heritage Park

Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sickness and Health and the Occasional Poisoning Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 26 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 26 at 12:00 PM

Featured Event: Halloween Hoot! at Lums Pond State Park

Trick-or-Treating at the Campground Halloween camping is a hoot! Campers be sure to bring candy for trick or treating and compete to win best decorated campsite! Music, games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more for this fun afternoon event! Free for campers! $6 per person, free for campers, free for 2 and under

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: Halloween Hoot! Trick-or-Treating at the Campground Halloween camping is a hoot! Campers be sure to bring candy for trick or treating and compete to win best decorated campsite! Music, games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more for this fun afternoon event! Free for campers! $6 per person, free for campers, free for 2 and under Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 26 at 12:00 PM

Scarecrow Making at Killens Pond State Park

Make your own scarecrow! Bring accessories to “doll” it up (hat, scarf, wig, etc). Call to reserve your scarecrow. Meet at the campground pavilion. This event is hosted by the Friends of Killens Pond.$7 for one scarecrow, $5 for each additional

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Scarecrow Making Make your own scarecrow! Bring accessories to “doll” it up (hat, scarf, wig, etc). Call to reserve your scarecrow. Meet at the campground pavilion. This event is hosted by the Friends of Killens Pond.$7 for one scarecrow, $5 for each additional Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 12:00 PM

Halloween Hoot! at Lums Pond State Park

Halloween camping is a hoot! Campers be sure to bring candy for trick or treating and compete to win best decorated campsite! Music, Games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more for this afternoon event! Free for campers! *Non-Campers pay $6 per person. Free for 2 years and under. 12-3pm Music, games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more. 2:30 pm Last hayride 2:45 pm Best Campsite awarded 3:00 pm Trick -or-treating begins *Campers and non campers welcome for self guided trick-or-treating around campground at designated sites.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Halloween Hoot! Halloween camping is a hoot! Campers be sure to bring candy for trick or treating and compete to win best decorated campsite! Music, Games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more for this afternoon event! Free for campers! *Non-Campers pay $6 per person. Free for 2 years and under. 12-3pm Music, games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more. 2:30 pm Last hayride 2:45 pm Best Campsite awarded 3:00 pm Trick -or-treating begins *Campers and non campers welcome for self guided trick-or-treating around campground at designated sites. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 PM

Pumpkin Carving at Killens Pond State Park

Try our your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools and carving templates will be provided. Call to reserve your pumpkin. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5 per pumpkin

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Pumpkin Carving Try our your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools and carving templates will be provided. Call to reserve your pumpkin. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5 per pumpkin Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 PM

Harvest Havoc at Killens Pond State Park

Join us for an afternoon of spooky science as we conduct crazy experiments! Make your own creepy slime or write a terrifying invisible message. Or take a ride on our not-so-haunted hayride! Plus, a costume contest where the winner gets a prize! Hot beverages will be available. Meet at the campground.$6 per child

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Havoc Join us for an afternoon of spooky science as we conduct crazy experiments! Make your own creepy slime or write a terrifying invisible message. Or take a ride on our not-so-haunted hayride! Plus, a costume contest where the winner gets a prize! Hot beverages will be available. Meet at the campground.$6 per child Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 3:00 PM

Afternoon Birthday Party Hayride at White Clay Creek State Park

Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Afternoon Birthday Party Hayride Book a birthday party hayride. Bring your party favors (no balloons) and set up your fun. This is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon. Call the Park Office to register (302)368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 5:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 5:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 PM

31st Children's Fantasy Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park

Don’t let last years’ cancellation scare you away from Fantasy Trail! Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York 31st Children's Fantasy Trail Don’t let last years’ cancellation scare you away from Fantasy Trail! Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 6:30 PM

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 6:30:00 PM 10/26/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for three-hour recreational paranormal investigations. Be part of an actual paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors, data recorders, and other techniques. Tickets are on sale at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost: $50 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 7:00 PM

Sea Witch Weekend: Lantern Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Witch Weekend: Lantern Tour Explore the daily lives of the surfmen and what they went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware Coast. A guided museum tour is followed by local tales and a venture out onto the beach where they performed their nightly patrols.Pre-registration is requiredCost: $10 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 PM

Hoot N' Howling Night Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Our park animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hike and find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark! Meet at Pavilion 4 in the Campground. Free!

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 8:00:00 PM 10/26/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Hoot N' Howling Night Hike Our park animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hike and find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark! Meet at Pavilion 4 in the Campground. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 26 at 9:30 PM

Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation at Fort Delaware State Park

For hard-core ghost hunters only! Join us on Halloween to take part in a five-hour investigation of Fort Delaware, in which you are a key part of the investigative team. Participants must be 13 years old or older. Tickets are on sale now at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Cost: $110 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 9:30:00 PM 10/27/2019 2:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation For hard-core ghost hunters only! Join us on Halloween to take part in a five-hour investigation of Fort Delaware, in which you are a key part of the investigative team. Participants must be 13 years old or older. Tickets are on sale now at delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com ! Cost: $110 per person. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 AM

Autumn Hayrides in the Park at White Clay Creek State Park

Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 12:00:00 AM 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides in the Park Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 for available times. Bundle up with friends and family and enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, followed by 45-minutes around a blazing campfire. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided (no alcohol permitted). Meet at Possum Hill Parking Lot, Nine Foot Road Entrance. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 9:30 AM

Animal Career Conference at Brandywine Zoo

A one-day conference aimed at people aged 14-22 who are interested in pursuing an animal based career, be that wildlife field work, veterinary, rehabilitation, or as a zoo professionals that works in animal care, training or welfare. This conference will be most useful to students who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in. Register at BrandywineZoo.org/workshops. $25 for zoo-members, $30 for non-members. Participants should bring their own packed lunch.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 9:30:00 AM 10/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Animal Career Conference A one-day conference aimed at people aged 14-22 who are interested in pursuing an animal based career, be that wildlife field work, veterinary, rehabilitation, or as a zoo professionals that works in animal care, training or welfare. This conference will be most useful to students who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in. Register at BrandywineZoo.org/workshops. $25 for zoo-members, $30 for non-members. Participants should bring their own packed lunch. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 27 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand at Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 10/27/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items.Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Ages 8 and up. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 11:30:00 AM 10/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Experience an old fashioned hayride through Bellevue State Park! Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by an inviting 50 minute campfire. Reserve a wagon for your preschool, family reunion, birthday party, scout group or just a crowd of friends! Skewers are provided at the campfire; you supply your own food and beverages. The capacity for one wagon is approximately 20 adults. For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the Park Office at (302) 761-6963. The fee for one wagon is $125. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 27 at 1:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 1:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 1:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 27 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 10/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 10/27/2019 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, October 27 at 2:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 2:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 2:30 PM

All Abilities Wagon Ride at White Clay Creek State Park

We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 2:30:00 PM 10/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Wagon Ride We are the first state park to offer guests with mobility challenges a chance to be part of the fun of an autumn hayride! Wagon accommodates up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. Call the Park Office (302)368-6900 to register and tell us if you will be using a wheelchair. $125 per wagon White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 3:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 3:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 3:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 4:00 PM

Autumn Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Hayrides Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip; rides leave on time. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register and reserve your spot. Cost is $7 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 4:00 PM

Group Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 4:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Group Hayrides Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! You will enjoy a fun filled hayride around the park followed by a cozy 45 minute campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a relaxing 45-minute trip; w agons leave on the hour . Pr e-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before the hayride. Call (302)-655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 5:00 PM

Private Hayride at Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 5:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Private Hayride For groups larger than 8 people with a max of 25 per trip. Each private hayride includes a 45 minute wagon trip followed by a 50 minute campfire. For more information and to reserve your wagon, please call the Nature Center (302)-284-4299. Weather permitting. $125 Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 27 at 6:00 PM

31st Children's Fantasy Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park

Don’t let last years’ cancellation scare you away from Fantasy Trail! Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/27/2019 6:00:00 PM 10/27/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York 31st Children's Fantasy Trail Don’t let last years’ cancellation scare you away from Fantasy Trail! Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, October 28 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 10/28/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York