Seining program at Cape Henlopen

Events + Programs


Wednesday, September 26 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: What Lives Here?,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 9/26/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/26/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: What Lives Here? Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, September 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 9/26/2018 9/27/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, September 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Cauffiel Estate House and Grounds Walking Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Come visit The Cauffiel Estate and take a tour of the house and grounds. We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park. We will tour the house and then the outbuildings. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to hike over all kinds of terrain. Please pre-register by calling (302) 761-6963 no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 26. $10 per person.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2018 10:30:00 AM 9/27/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Cauffiel Estate House and Grounds Walking Tour Come visit The Cauffiel Estate and take a tour of the house and grounds. We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park. We will tour the house and then the outbuildings. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to hike over all kinds of terrain. Please pre-register by calling (302) 761-6963 no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 26. $10 per person. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, September 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

Add to Calendar 9/27/2018 10:30:00 AM 9/27/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the Nature Play Area, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. May be cancelled due to weather.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Story Time and other programs check out our website here: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, September 27 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 9/27/2018 9/28/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, September 28 at 5 p.m.

Pawpaw Palate - Farm to Fork Event - CANCELLED,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 5:00:00 PM 9/28/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Pawpaw Palate - Farm to Fork Event - CANCELLED Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Friday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m.

BZAAZK Guest Speaker,   Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo Chapter of the American Association of Zookeeper (BZAAZK) Guest Speaker event with ABC Certified Trainer Leah Newman. Pre-registration is only required if you are bringing a dog. All dogs must be fully vaccinated to attend this event.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 5:30:00 PM 9/28/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York BZAAZK Guest Speaker Brandywine Zoo Chapter of the American Association of Zookeeper (BZAAZK) Guest Speaker event with ABC Certified Trainer Leah Newman. Pre-registration is only required if you are bringing a dog. All dogs must be fully vaccinated to attend this event. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, September 28 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/28/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, September 28 at 1 p.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 10 and up Cost: $25 per person

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/28/2018 4:00:00 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 10 and up Cost: $25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 28 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   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

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 8:00:00 PM 9/28/2018 9:30:00 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 Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, September 28 at 7 p.m.

Campground Bingo ,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games and win a prize. Meet at the campground pavilion. .50 per card

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/1/2058 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games and win a prize. Meet at the campground pavilion. .50 per card Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 28 at 5 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Beautiful Baldcypress ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the unique ecology of Baldcypress trees and their impact on our culture and community.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 5:00:00 PM 9/1/2056 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Beautiful Baldcypress Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the unique ecology of Baldcypress trees and their impact on our culture and community. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 28 at 6 p.m.

Trap Talks- Invasive Insect Inspectors ,   Trap Pond State Park

Explore the park through the eyes of scientists, researchers and environmentalists. Meet at the nature center for in depth discussions. Free Invasive insects threaten our environment and economy. Learn how Delaware's Department of Agriculture is tracking their spread.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/1/2057 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Trap Talks- Invasive Insect Inspectors Explore the park through the eyes of scientists, researchers and environmentalists. Meet at the nature center for in depth discussions. Free Invasive insects threaten our environment and economy. Learn how Delaware's Department of Agriculture is tracking their spread. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, September 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 9/29/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, September 28 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour of the Dover Green,   First State Heritage Park

Hear tales of the most infamous resident of Dover’s jail, devastating fires that threatened the town, poisonings, tragic love, and the auctioning of slaves on the steps of the Old State House. Join our guides through historic Dover. Call 302.739.9194 for reservations. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 9/28/2018 8:00:00 PM 9/28/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of the Dover Green Hear tales of the most infamous resident of Dover’s jail, devastating fires that threatened the town, poisonings, tragic love, and the auctioning of slaves on the steps of the Old State House. Join our guides through historic Dover. Call 302.739.9194 for reservations. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Bike Your Park Day,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

$5 perperson/$15 per family of 4 As part of an international day, join the naturalists on a leisurely bike ride from the Blue Ball Barn, Alapocas Run State Park to Bellevue State Park using the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail. The ride will start and end at the Blue Ball Barn. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet and lunch. Pre-registration by Wednesday, September 26th is required. For more information or to register call: 302-577-7020

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 9:30:00 AM 9/29/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Bike Your Park Day $5 perperson/$15 per family of 4 As part of an international day, join the naturalists on a leisurely bike ride from the Blue Ball Barn, Alapocas Run State Park to Bellevue State Park using the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail. The ride will start and end at the Blue Ball Barn. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet and lunch. Pre-registration by Wednesday, September 26th is required. For more information or to register call: 302-577-7020 Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, September 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Bike Your Park: Blue Ball Barn to Bellevue and Back,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 8 and up Join Park Naturalists for a bike ride on the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail to Bellevue State Park starting and finishing at the Blue Ball Barn. Learn about the historic sites around Bellevue State Park while enjoying peak fall foliage. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet, lunch and water bottle. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon on Friday, September 28. For more information and to register call 302-577-7020.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 9:30:00 AM 9/29/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Bike Your Park: Blue Ball Barn to Bellevue and Back Ages 8 and up Join Park Naturalists for a bike ride on the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail to Bellevue State Park starting and finishing at the Blue Ball Barn. Learn about the historic sites around Bellevue State Park while enjoying peak fall foliage. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet, lunch and water bottle. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon on Friday, September 28. For more information and to register call 302-577-7020. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/29/2018 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 29 at 11 a.m.

Marvelous Monarchs!,   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.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 11:00:00 AM 9/29/2018 1:00:00 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. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   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 9/29/2018 8:00:00 AM 9/29/2018 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 29 at 1 p.m.

The Wilson Tenant House Dig Talk and Walk,   Brandywine Creek State Park

FREE with park admission. Hear the details of the Summer 2017 excavation at the Wilson Tenant House Site, see and touch some of the finds, and then visit the site with State Parks' archaeologist Rachel Marks who lead the excavation. Learn how archaeology provides insights in to everyday life experiences of those who lived at this site in the 19th century.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York The Wilson Tenant House Dig Talk and Walk FREE with park admission. Hear the details of the Summer 2017 excavation at the Wilson Tenant House Site, see and touch some of the finds, and then visit the site with State Parks' archaeologist Rachel Marks who lead the excavation. Learn how archaeology provides insights in to everyday life experiences of those who lived at this site in the 19th century. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Enrichment Workshop,   Brandywine Zoo

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Bobcat!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 10:30:00 AM 9/29/2018 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Enrichment Workshop Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Bobcat!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 11 a.m.

Wild Edibles of Cape,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover uses for some of the park's edible plants. Meet at the For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register.FREE

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 11:00:00 AM 9/29/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wild Edibles of Cape Discover uses for some of the park's edible plants. Meet at the For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 9 a.m.

National Public Lands Day: Bike Your Park!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join thousands of people nationwide to explore your park and celebrate National Public Lands Day. Ride the Prickly Pear Trail at Fresh Pond Nature Preserve to discover open meadows, young forests, and a view of the Indian River Bay. Bring your friends and family or go solo; chat with park staff at the Hickman Road entrance. A limited number of “Bike Your Park” stickers will be given out! For more information call the Indian River Life-Saving station at (302)-227-6991. FREE with paid park entry BYOBike

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 9:00:00 AM 9/29/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York National Public Lands Day: Bike Your Park! Join thousands of people nationwide to explore your park and celebrate National Public Lands Day. Ride the Prickly Pear Trail at Fresh Pond Nature Preserve to discover open meadows, young forests, and a view of the Indian River Bay. Bring your friends and family or go solo; chat with park staff at the Hickman Road entrance. A limited number of “Bike Your Park” stickers will be given out! For more information call the Indian River Life-Saving station at (302)-227-6991. FREE with paid park entry BYOBike Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person, cost $5 per person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 1:30:00 PM 9/29/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Behind the Scenes Tour Take a tour of the fort "off the beaten track" with park staff, visiting areas not normally open to the public. Learn about the challenges of restoration and a living history program. Tours limited to 15 person, cost $5 per person. Not recommended for young children. Sign up in our Sutler Shop on the island! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration ,   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 9/29/2018 2:15:00 PM 9/29/2018 3:15:00 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 29 at 8 p.m.

Campfire Programs,   Killens Pond State Park

Join a naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater for a campfire and to learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics vary weekly. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 8:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Join a naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater for a campfire and to learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics vary weekly. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 7 p.m.

Fall Hayrides,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. Weather Permitting.$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayrides Meet at the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. Weather Permitting.$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 6 p.m.

Fall Hayrides,   Killens Pond State Park

Meetat the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await youon this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space islimited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. onSaturday. Weather Permitting.$4per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayrides Meetat the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await youon this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space islimited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. onSaturday. Weather Permitting.$4per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m.

Monarch Migrations,   Lums Pond State Park

Search for these amazing insects through the park. Learn about their journey,life cycle and plants that attract these beauties! Program is free with paid park entrance fee, however pre-registration is required by calling (302)368-6989. Meets at the RecreationCenter.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Monarch Migrations Search for these amazing insects through the park. Learn about their journey,life cycle and plants that attract these beauties! Program is free with paid park entrance fee, however pre-registration is required by calling (302)368-6989. Meets at the RecreationCenter. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 6 p.m.

Evening Wetland Walk,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Come enjoy the beautiful wetland trail at Port Penn in the calm of the evening. Learn about why wetlands are important to Delaware's health and economy, and participate in an animal scavenger hunt to see how many species we can locate!

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Wetland Walk Come enjoy the beautiful wetland trail at Port Penn in the calm of the evening. Learn about why wetlands are important to Delaware's health and economy, and participate in an animal scavenger hunt to see how many species we can locate! Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, September 29 at 5 p.m.

Fall Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a 40-minute ride to Cypress Point and beyond in our rustic farm-wagon in true farmer fashion (Straw hats and coveralls optional). Sign up at the Campstore by 4pm the day of your ride. Free

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 5:00:00 PM 9/1/2062 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Fall Wagon Rides Take a 40-minute ride to Cypress Point and beyond in our rustic farm-wagon in true farmer fashion (Straw hats and coveralls optional). Sign up at the Campstore by 4pm the day of your ride. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 9 a.m.

National Public Lands Day: Bike Your Park ,   Trap Pond State Park

Celebrate with a self-guided ride on the Bob Trail. There will be two rest and information stops along the way. Meet at the main picnic area and bring your own bike! Free

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 9:00:00 AM 9/1/2059 9:00:00 AM America/New_York National Public Lands Day: Bike Your Park Celebrate with a self-guided ride on the Bob Trail. There will be two rest and information stops along the way. Meet at the main picnic area and bring your own bike! Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 10 a.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours - Wildlife from the Water ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under The swamp supports a wide array of plants and animals. Search the pond for flora and fauna.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2060 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours - Wildlife from the Water Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under The swamp supports a wide array of plants and animals. Search the pond for flora and fauna. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Park History ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the people who have made their home here and how this became Delaware's first state park.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2061 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Park History Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the people who have made their home here and how this became Delaware's first state park. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 3 p.m.

Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 3:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, September 29 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 9/30/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m.

Growing Up Lenape in Delaware: Lenape Women Speak,   First State Heritage Park

Tribal citizens speak about their experiences with American Indian identity before and after desegregation.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/29/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Growing Up Lenape in Delaware: Lenape Women Speak Tribal citizens speak about their experiences with American Indian identity before and after desegregation. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, September 29 at 10 a.m.

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

Travel around The Green to experience some natural history and tree identification, and to hear about events to which these trees have borne witness. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Last tour begins at 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar 9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/29/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York If These Trees Could Talk Walking Tour Travel around The Green to experience some natural history and tree identification, and to hear about events to which these trees have borne witness. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Last tour begins at 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, September 30 at 1 p.m.

Rockford Tower Openings,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 9/30/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/30/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Openings The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, September 30 at 12 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 9/30/2018 12:00:00 PM 9/30/2018 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 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn 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. Weather permitting.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/

Add to Calendar 9/30/2018 10:30:00 AM 9/30/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Ages 18 months – 6 yearsLearn 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. Weather permitting.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo.For more information on Zoo Kids and other programs check out our website: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, September 30 at 1 p.m.

Campground Event: Monarchs and Other Migrants,   Lums Pond State Park

Part of our Wildlife Weekend at the campground! Campers will enjoy this program about monarchs and other fall migrants. Meets at the program stage in the center of the campground. Call Park Office (302) 368-6989 or check park social media for weather updates.

Add to Calendar 9/30/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/30/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Event: Monarchs and Other Migrants Part of our Wildlife Weekend at the campground! Campers will enjoy this program about monarchs and other fall migrants. Meets at the program stage in the center of the campground. Call Park Office (302) 368-6989 or check park social media for weather updates. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, September 30 at 10 a.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Aquatic Mammals ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Discover some furry residents. Look for beaver, otter, muskrats, and other mammals.

Add to Calendar 9/30/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2063 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Aquatic Mammals Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Discover some furry residents. Look for beaver, otter, muskrats, and other mammals. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 30 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Pontoon Grab Bag ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Each Sunday afternoon will highlight a different subject. Take a tour to learn what it is this week.

Add to Calendar 9/30/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2064 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Pontoon Grab Bag Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Each Sunday afternoon will highlight a different subject. Take a tour to learn what it is this week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, September 30 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 9/30/2018 10/1/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, October 01 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/1/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/1/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 01 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 10/1/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/1/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 01 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/1/2018 10/2/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, October 02 at 7 p.m.

Evening at the Museum ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Enjoy this evening program series, each with a special theme. Explore the Marshall Steam Museum “behind-the-scenes.” Parking available across the street from the mansion. Visit auburnheights.org for more info. $5 per person Free for Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve members

Add to Calendar 10/2/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/2/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Evening at the Museum Enjoy this evening program series, each with a special theme. Explore the Marshall Steam Museum “behind-the-scenes.” Parking available across the street from the mansion. Visit auburnheights.org for more info. $5 per person Free for Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve members Auburn Heights State Park

Tuesday, October 02 at 8 a.m.

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist at our birding hot spots. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. All skill levels are welcome! For ages 10 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/2/2018 8:00:00 AM 10/2/2018 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Join a naturalist at our birding hot spots. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. All skill levels are welcome! For ages 10 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 02 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/2/2018 10/3/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, October 03 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Woolly Bears!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/3/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/3/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Woolly Bears! Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 03 at 6 p.m.

Twilight in the Swamp ,   Trap Pond State Park

Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Hear and see some of the animals that live in the swamp. Then enjoy a spooky story. $15 per Adult $8 per children 12 and under

Add to Calendar 10/3/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/1/2065 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Twilight in the Swamp Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Hear and see some of the animals that live in the swamp. Then enjoy a spooky story. $15 per Adult $8 per children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, October 03 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/3/2018 10/4/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, October 04 at 10 a.m.

Friends of Bellevue Event: Paint Nite,   Bellevue State Park

6-9 p.m.Join us to paint a beautiful Bellevue Scene. Catering by Cafe Gelato. $65 per person. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Please see http://www.friendsofbellevuestatepark.org for more information and registration.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/4/2018 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Friends of Bellevue Event: Paint Nite 6-9 p.m.Join us to paint a beautiful Bellevue Scene. Catering by Cafe Gelato. $65 per person. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Please see http://www.friendsofbellevuestatepark.org for more information and registration. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, October 04 at 6 p.m.

Twilight in the Swamp ,   Trap Pond State Park

Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Hear and see some of the animals that live in the swamp. Then enjoy a spooky story. $15 per Adult $8 per children 12 and under

Add to Calendar 10/4/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/1/2066 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Twilight in the Swamp Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Hear and see some of the animals that live in the swamp. Then enjoy a spooky story. $15 per Adult $8 per children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, October 04 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/4/2018 10/5/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 05 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walk,   Auburn Heights State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/5/2018 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Estate Walk Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Friday, October 05 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tours,   Auburn Heights State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both Auburn Heights State Park

Friday, October 05 at 6 p.m.

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride,   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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3. Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3. Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 05 at 7 p.m.

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride,   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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3. Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3. Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 05 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/5/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/5/2018 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 05 at 5 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/5/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 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 05 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 05 at 6 p.m.

Featured Program: Savoring Our Coastal Heritage,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 10 and up Co $75 per person + cash bar

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 8:30:00 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 10 and up Co $75 per person + cash bar Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 05 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/5/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 05 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/6/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 05 at 7 p.m.

Campground Bingo ,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games and win a prize. Meet at the campground pavilion. .50 per card

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/1/2068 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games and win a prize. Meet at the campground pavilion. .50 per card Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 05 at 5 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Beautiful Baldcypress ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the unique ecology of Baldcypress trees and their impact on our culture and community.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 5:00:00 PM 9/1/2067 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Beautiful Baldcypress Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the unique ecology of Baldcypress trees and their impact on our culture and community. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 05 at 6 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for details. White Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if you will have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for details. White Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if you will have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 05 at 7 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the funwith family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhite Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the funwith family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhite Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 05 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 10/6/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 05 at 8 p.m.

Presbyterian Cemetery Lantern Tour,   First State Heritage Park

On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried. Among them is Delaware’s great statesman John M. Clayton and Revolutionary War hero Colonel John Haslet, who died at the Battle of Princeton in 1777. Meet these figures from Dover history along with Revolutionary War hero Major John Patton, 19th-century Dover’s James Fulton who was the first resident of Rose Cottage, and several 18th-century Dover widows with decided opinions about their husbands! Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries. Tour space is limited; please call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your lantern. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New Street, Dover

Add to Calendar 10/5/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/5/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Presbyterian Cemetery Lantern Tour On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried. Among them is Delaware’s great statesman John M. Clayton and Revolutionary War hero Colonel John Haslet, who died at the Battle of Princeton in 1777. Meet these figures from Dover history along with Revolutionary War hero Major John Patton, 19th-century Dover’s James Fulton who was the first resident of Rose Cottage, and several 18th-century Dover widows with decided opinions about their husbands! Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries. Tour space is limited; please call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your lantern. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New Street, Dover First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 05 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/5/18 05:00 PM 10/5/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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 06 at 9:30 a.m.

Intro to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

$25 per person 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. ***Please Note that the Bancroft Mills parking lot is closed, participants can park at the Blue Ball Barn (30 min. walk) or Brandywine Park (20 min. walk). Instructions for parking will be sent with your confirmation. ***Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-7020.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/6/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing $25 per person 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. ***Please Note that the Bancroft Mills parking lot is closed, participants can park at the Blue Ball Barn (30 min. walk) or Brandywine Park (20 min. walk). Instructions for parking will be sent with your confirmation. ***Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-7020. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, October 06 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/6/2018 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 06 at 9:30 a.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me,   Brandywine Zoo

Animals and Me Saturday, October 69:30 - 12pm Girl Scout Daisies and BrowniesLearn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/6/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me Animals and Me Saturday, October 69:30 - 12pm Girl Scout Daisies and BrowniesLearn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 06 at 6:30 p.m.

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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 World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/6/2018 8:00:00 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 World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 9:30 a.m.

Beach Driving 101 - Rescheduled for October 13,   Cape Henlopen State Park

This indoor presentation will go over the park rules and guidelines for driving on the beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for avoiding the common problems when traveling near the surf. No actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/6/2018 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Driving 101 - Rescheduled for October 13 This indoor presentation will go over the park rules and guidelines for driving on the beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for avoiding the common problems when traveling near the surf. No actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 6 p.m.

Campfire Program: Night Sights,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Learn about nocturnal animals and what they do at night. Bring a folding chair, sticks and marshmallows to roast after the program! Meet at the Ages 5 and up with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/6/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program: Night Sights Learn about nocturnal animals and what they do at night. Bring a folding chair, sticks and marshmallows to roast after the program! Meet at the Ages 5 and up with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/6/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/6/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/6/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 2 p.m.

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Dissect one of these mysterious animals to learn about their ins and outs. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/6/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Dissect one of these mysterious animals to learn about their ins and outs. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 2 p.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 16 and up Cost: $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/6/2018 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 16 and up Cost: $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 10 a.m.

Featured Program: Delaware Seashore State Park “BIG TRUCK Day",   Delaware Seashore State Park

Kids of all ages will love this NEW 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. FREE with paid park entry Meet at the Indian River Marina.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/6/2018 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Delaware Seashore State Park “BIG TRUCK Day" Kids of all ages will love this NEW 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. FREE with paid park entry Meet at the Indian River Marina. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/6/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/7/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 11 a.m.

Wonders of the Wetlands,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet a few live reptiles and amphibians and learn about the wetland ecosystem. Meet us at the nature center.FreeFor questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/6/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Wetlands Meet a few live reptiles and amphibians and learn about the wetland ecosystem. Meet us at the nature center.FreeFor questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 10 a.m.

Marsh Dipnetting for Kids,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Wetlands are full of loads of plants and animals, including lots of bugs! Discover these crawly swimming critters in this new program. Be sure to wear shoes that you don't mind getting a little muddy!

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Marsh Dipnetting for Kids Wetlands are full of loads of plants and animals, including lots of bugs! Discover these crawly swimming critters in this new program. Be sure to wear shoes that you don't mind getting a little muddy! Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, October 06 at 5 p.m.

Fall Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a 40-minute ride to Cypress Point and beyond in our rustic farm-wagon in true farmer fashion (Straw hats and coveralls optional). Sign up at the Campstore by 4pm the day of your ride. Free

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 5:00:00 PM 9/1/2072 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Fall Wagon Rides Take a 40-minute ride to Cypress Point and beyond in our rustic farm-wagon in true farmer fashion (Straw hats and coveralls optional). Sign up at the Campstore by 4pm the day of your ride. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 8 a.m.

Morning Bird Walks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring your binoculars and field guides for a walk along the edge of the pond. Meet at the nature center. Free

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 8:00:00 AM 9/1/2069 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Morning Bird Walks Bring your binoculars and field guides for a walk along the edge of the pond. Meet at the nature center. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 7:15 p.m.

Owl Prowls ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the camp store for a hike in the woods at Trap Pond. Listen for owls, talk about folklore, and have a hoot'n time. Free

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 7:15:00 PM 9/1/2073 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Owl Prowls Meet at the camp store for a hike in the woods at Trap Pond. Listen for owls, talk about folklore, and have a hoot'n time. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 10 a.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours - Wildlife from the Water ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under The swamp supports a wide array of plants and animals. Search the pond for flora and fauna.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2070 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours - Wildlife from the Water Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under The swamp supports a wide array of plants and animals. Search the pond for flora and fauna. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Park History ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the people who have made their home here and how this became Delaware's first state park.

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2071 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Park History Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the people who have made their home here and how this became Delaware's first state park. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 3 p.m.

Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/6/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 06 at 9 a.m.

First Saturday: Discovering a Delaware Hero,   First State Heritage Park

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 Court House. Caesar Rodney Headquarters: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Learn all the places in Delaware that are connected to Delaware’s hero, and explore Caesar Rodney’s life. John Bell House. Independence or the Bayonet: The Life and Times of Caesar Rodney – Historical Theater Presentation: 11 a.m. and 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Experience the life of Delaware’s patriot. Space is limited. Call to register. Presented in partnership with Caesar Rodney Stage Crew and Thespians. , The Old State House on The Green. Biggs Kids: Bird Prints: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Make a bird craft and see our exhibit, John James Audubon and His Influence Today. Biggs Museum of American Art.. A Capitol Experience : 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.. Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall Early 1900s Music Education: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. In 1911, the Victor Talking Machine Company started their education department to take music appreciation courses to rural schools and standardize music education. Johnson Victrola Museum. WALKING TOUR: Dover’s Heroes of the Revolution: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Tours of the Governor’s House. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Guided tours of Delaware’s Governors official residence, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house. Woodburn – The Governor’s House. Hands-On Archaeology: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.. Ages 10 and up. Take part in an archaeological dig and experience the thrill of discovery. May be canceled due to weather. John Bell House on The Green. Preserving Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories: 10:30 a.m.. Learn some of the cost effective steps every home archivist can take to preserve precious family records. Delaware Public Archives. Biggs Kids: Bird Watching Basics: 11 a.m. – Noon Do you have a Biggs Kid who loves birds? A teacher and naturalist presents “Bird Watching Basics” to learn the traits of a bird, how to use binoculars and tips for. Biggs Museum of American Art

Add to Calendar 10/6/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/6/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: Discovering a Delaware Hero 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 Court House. Caesar Rodney Headquarters: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Learn all the places in Delaware that are connected to Delaware’s hero, and explore Caesar Rodney’s life. John Bell House. Independence or the Bayonet: The Life and Times of Caesar Rodney – Historical Theater Presentation: 11 a.m. and 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Experience the life of Delaware’s patriot. Space is limited. Call to register. Presented in partnership with Caesar Rodney Stage Crew and Thespians. , The Old State House on The Green. Biggs Kids: Bird Prints: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Make a bird craft and see our exhibit, John James Audubon and His Influence Today. Biggs Museum of American Art.. A Capitol Experience : 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.. Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall Early 1900s Music Education: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. In 1911, the Victor Talking Machine Company started their education department to take music appreciation courses to rural schools and standardize music education. Johnson Victrola Museum. WALKING TOUR: Dover’s Heroes of the Revolution: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Tours of the Governor’s House. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Guided tours of Delaware’s Governors official residence, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house. Woodburn – The Governor’s House. Hands-On Archaeology: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.. Ages 10 and up. Take part in an archaeological dig and experience the thrill of discovery. May be canceled due to weather. John Bell House on The Green. Preserving Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories: 10:30 a.m.. Learn some of the cost effective steps every home archivist can take to preserve precious family records. Delaware Public Archives. Biggs Kids: Bird Watching Basics: 11 a.m. – Noon Do you have a Biggs Kid who loves birds? A teacher and naturalist presents “Bird Watching Basics” to learn the traits of a bird, how to use binoculars and tips for. Biggs Museum of American Art First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 06 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/6/18 05:00 PM 10/6/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Sunday, October 07 at 1 p.m.

Rockford Tower Openings,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/7/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Openings The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 07 at 12:30 p.m.

Steamin' Day,   Auburn Heights State Park

Ride our 1/8-size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique Stanley Steam Cars and tour the mansion. This is the day to come! The Queen-Anne Victorian mansion is also open for tours. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 12:30:00 PM 10/7/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Day Ride our 1/8-size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique Stanley Steam Cars and tour the mansion. This is the day to come! The Queen-Anne Victorian mansion is also open for tours. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13 Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 12 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/7/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/7/2018 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 07 at 12 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/7/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 1 p.m.

Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches,   Delaware Seashore State Park

There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. Come and experience some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage, should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 8 and up Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/7/2018 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. Come and experience some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage, should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 8 and up Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 10 a.m.

Eco-Art: Painting w/ “Phrag”,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Be a part of the park’s invasive species control team through art! Become a citizen scientist and learn the facts about the common non-native plant while using Phragmites to create a masterpiece. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 4 and up $6 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/7/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Eco-Art: Painting w/ “Phrag” Be a part of the park’s invasive species control team through art! Become a citizen scientist and learn the facts about the common non-native plant while using Phragmites to create a masterpiece. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 4 and up $6 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner and a Dusk Paddle,   Killens Pond State Park

Bringa picnic dinner for the family to enjoy on the deck of the nature center. Thentake a dusk paddle on the pond with the naturalists. Bring a headlamp, orborrow one of ours. Weather Permitting. $10per paddler For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 5:30:00 PM 10/7/2018 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Dinner and a Dusk Paddle Bringa picnic dinner for the family to enjoy on the deck of the nature center. Thentake a dusk paddle on the pond with the naturalists. Bring a headlamp, orborrow one of ours. Weather Permitting. $10per paddler For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 1 p.m.

It's a Great Pumpkin,   Killens Pond State Park

Cometo the nature center and learn the life cycle of a pumpkin. Children will learnhow pumpkins grow and take a look at what is inside them. Then they’ll learnhow to plant pumpkins and take home one of their own!$5per pumpkin *Space is Limited - Must pre-register for program by calling 302-284-4299* IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/7/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York It's a Great Pumpkin Cometo the nature center and learn the life cycle of a pumpkin. Children will learnhow pumpkins grow and take a look at what is inside them. Then they’ll learnhow to plant pumpkins and take home one of their own!$5per pumpkin *Space is Limited - Must pre-register for program by calling 302-284-4299* IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 10 a.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Aquatic Mammals ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Discover some furry residents. Look for beaver, otter, muskrats, and other mammals.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2074 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Aquatic Mammals Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Discover some furry residents. Look for beaver, otter, muskrats, and other mammals. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Pontoon Grab Bag ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Each Sunday afternoon will highlight a different subject. Take a tour to learn what it is this week.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2075 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Pontoon Grab Bag Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Each Sunday afternoon will highlight a different subject. Take a tour to learn what it is this week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 2:30 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 2:30:00 PM 10/7/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 07 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/7/2018 10/8/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, October 07 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/7/18 05:00 PM 10/7/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Monday, October 08 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/8/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 08 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/8/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 08 at 9 a.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 10 and up Cost: $25 per person

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/8/2018 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 10 and up Cost: $25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, October 08 at 9 a.m.

Caesar Rodney Headquarters,   First State Heritage Park

What do quarters, high school and a square have in common? They are all connected to Caesar Rodney. Learn all the places in Delaware that are connected to Delaware’s hero, and explore Caesar Rodney’s life.

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/8/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Caesar Rodney Headquarters What do quarters, high school and a square have in common? They are all connected to Caesar Rodney. Learn all the places in Delaware that are connected to Delaware’s hero, and explore Caesar Rodney’s life. First State Heritage Park

Monday, October 08 at 9 a.m.

Caesar Rodney Headquarters,   First State Heritage Park

What do quarters, high school and a square have in common? They are all connected to Caesar Rodney. Learn all the places in Delaware that are connected to Delaware’s hero, and explore Caesar Rodney’s life.

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/8/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Caesar Rodney Headquarters What do quarters, high school and a square have in common? They are all connected to Caesar Rodney. Learn all the places in Delaware that are connected to Delaware’s hero, and explore Caesar Rodney’s life. First State Heritage Park

Monday, October 08 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 10/9/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, October 08 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of Johnson Victrola Museum,   First State Heritage Park

Early phonographs and recordings chronicle the developments of the sound recording industry and the achievements of E.R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company.

Add to Calendar 10/8/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/8/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Guided Tours of Johnson Victrola Museum Early phonographs and recordings chronicle the developments of the sound recording industry and the achievements of E.R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, October 09 at 8 a.m.

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist at our birding hot spots. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. All skill levels are welcome! For ages 10 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/9/2018 8:00:00 AM 10/9/2018 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Join a naturalist at our birding hot spots. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. All skill levels are welcome! For ages 10 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 09 at 2 p.m.

Homeschool Program ,   Killens Pond State Park

Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/9/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/9/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Homeschool Program Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, October 09 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/9/2018 10/10/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, October 10 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last 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.

Add to Calendar 10/10/2018 8:00:00 AM 10/10/2018 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last 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. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 10 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Spiders are Cool!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/10/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/10/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Spiders are Cool! Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 10 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   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 10/10/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/1/2076 9:00:00 AM 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

Wednesday, October 10 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/10/2018 10/11/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, October 11 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/11/2018 10/12/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 12 at 6 p.m.

Twilight Hike,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

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 302.577.7020.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 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 302.577.7020. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Friday, October 12 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/12/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/12/2018 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 12 at 5 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/12/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 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 12 at 6 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 12 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 12 at 7 p.m.

Hike by the Moon,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover what animals come out at night and how they adapt to life under the full moon. Wear comfortable shoes! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike by the Moon Discover what animals come out at night and how they adapt to life under the full moon. Wear comfortable shoes! For ages 7 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/12/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 12 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/13/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 12 at 7 p.m.

Campground Bingo ,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games and win a prize. Meet at the campground pavilion. .50 per card

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/1/2079 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo games and win a prize. Meet at the campground pavilion. .50 per card Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 12 at 5 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Beautiful Baldcypress ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the unique ecology of Baldcypress trees and their impact on our culture and community.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 5:00:00 PM 9/1/2077 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Beautiful Baldcypress Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the unique ecology of Baldcypress trees and their impact on our culture and community. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 12 at 6 p.m.

The Park after Dark ,   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. Free

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/1/2078 9:00:00 AM America/New_York 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. Free Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 12 at 6 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for details. White Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if you will have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for details. White Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if you will have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 12 at 7 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the funwith family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhite Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the funwith family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhite Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 12 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 10/13/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Todd Chappelle,   First State Heritage Park

Comedy songwriter with a funny mix of original songs and parodies. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center.

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 7:30:00 PM 10/12/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Todd Chappelle Comedy songwriter with a funny mix of original songs and parodies. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 12 at 8 p.m.

NEW Lantern Tour of the Old Methodist Cemetery,   First State Heritage Park

The stories of those buried in this historic cemetery help reveal the meanings behind the elaborate rituals associated with death and mourning in the 19th-century as you are guided among the ornately decorated tombstones of the Wesley United Methodist Church’s old historic cemetery. Uncover the meanings of the carefully chosen and crafted funeral art that decorates the tombs of the high and low alike and what those symbols might reveal about the people buried beneath them. Varied and often unusual funerary customs of the Victorian Period will be revealed including mourning clothes and customs and how the Civil War helped develop methods of preserving the dead. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New Street, Dover. Space is limited; call 302.739.9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/12/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York NEW Lantern Tour of the Old Methodist Cemetery The stories of those buried in this historic cemetery help reveal the meanings behind the elaborate rituals associated with death and mourning in the 19th-century as you are guided among the ornately decorated tombstones of the Wesley United Methodist Church’s old historic cemetery. Uncover the meanings of the carefully chosen and crafted funeral art that decorates the tombs of the high and low alike and what those symbols might reveal about the people buried beneath them. Varied and often unusual funerary customs of the Victorian Period will be revealed including mourning clothes and customs and how the Civil War helped develop methods of preserving the dead. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New Street, Dover. Space is limited; call 302.739.9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 12 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/12/18 05:00 PM 10/12/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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 13 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 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 13 at 1 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 11 a.m.

Forest, Fauna and Fun!,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Let's hike in Flint Woods to look under rocks, listen for birds and try to find everything on our scavenger hunt list! Call to pre-register for fun! Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Participants are limited to 12. Meet at the Nature Center for transportation to the preserve. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Forest, Fauna and Fun! Let's hike in Flint Woods to look under rocks, listen for birds and try to find everything on our scavenger hunt list! Call to pre-register for fun! Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Participants are limited to 12. Meet at the Nature Center for transportation to the preserve. $5 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Beach Driving 101,   Cape Henlopen State Park

This indoor presentation will go over the park rules and guidelines for driving on the beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for avoiding the common problems when traveling near the surf. No actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/13/2018 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Driving 101 This indoor presentation will go over the park rules and guidelines for driving on the beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for avoiding the common problems when traveling near the surf. No actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.

Covering Cape,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See how plants placed here by the military have changed the park's landscape. Meet at the Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302)645-6852. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Covering Cape See how plants placed here by the military have changed the park's landscape. Meet at the Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302)645-6852. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 9 a.m.

Volunteer Trail Day,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Help with trails or other light maintenance projects. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 302-644-5505 Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Volunteer Trail Day Help with trails or other light maintenance projects. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 302-644-5505 Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 1 p.m.

Hike Burton Island Nature Preserve,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Burton Island Nature Preserve 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.

Owls: Predators of the Night,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn to identify common owl species found in our area. A park naturalist will explain their adaptations and guide participants through a dissection of an owl pellet to determine its latest meal! Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $4 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Owls: Predators of the Night Learn to identify common owl species found in our area. A park naturalist will explain their adaptations and guide participants through a dissection of an owl pellet to determine its latest meal! Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $4 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 9 a.m.

Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont Volunteer Day,   Fort Delaware State Park

Volunteering is one of the greatest ways to get involved in your local state parks! Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont have a number of projects for those of all different skill levels. Come once, or make it a regular event! Some projects will involve transport to the island, which will require the volunteers to stay for the entire three hours. Meet at the Grassdale Center (108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE). Please dress for the weather in sturdy work clothes/closed toe shoes, bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray. Contact Brandon Watkins (brandon.watkins@state.de.us) to sign up!

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont Volunteer Day Volunteering is one of the greatest ways to get involved in your local state parks! Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont have a number of projects for those of all different skill levels. Come once, or make it a regular event! Some projects will involve transport to the island, which will require the volunteers to stay for the entire three hours. Meet at the Grassdale Center (108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE). Please dress for the weather in sturdy work clothes/closed toe shoes, bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray. Contact Brandon Watkins (brandon.watkins@state.de.us) to sign up! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/13/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/14/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 9 a.m.

Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont Volunteer Day,   Fort DuPont State Park

Volunteering is one of the greatest ways to get involved in your local state parks! Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont have a number of projects for those of all different skill levels. Come once, or make it a regular event! Some projects will involve transport to the island, which will require the volunteers to stay for the entire three hours. Meet at the Grassdale Center (108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE). Please dress for the weather in sturdy work clothes/closed toe shoes, bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray. Contact Brandon Watkins (brandon.watkins@state.de.us) to sign up!

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont Volunteer Day Volunteering is one of the greatest ways to get involved in your local state parks! Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont have a number of projects for those of all different skill levels. Come once, or make it a regular event! Some projects will involve transport to the island, which will require the volunteers to stay for the entire three hours. Meet at the Grassdale Center (108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE). Please dress for the weather in sturdy work clothes/closed toe shoes, bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray. Contact Brandon Watkins (brandon.watkins@state.de.us) to sign up! Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 6 p.m.

Fall Hayrides ,   Killens Pond State Park

$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayrides $4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 7 p.m.

Fall Hayrides ,   Killens Pond State Park

$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayrides $4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 8 p.m.

Night Time Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for a guided peaceful walk on the trail. The forest is a different place after the sun goes down; you never know what you may see. Hikes last about an hour. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Time Hike Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for a guided peaceful walk on the trail. The forest is a different place after the sun goes down; you never know what you may see. Hikes last about an hour. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 12 p.m.

Harvest Weekend at the Nature Center! ,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center anytime between 12-3pm for a fun afternoon of hayrides and fall crafts! Last hayride runs at 2:30pm. No registration required. Free to kids 2 and under and campers at Lums Pond! $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Weekend at the Nature Center! Stop by the nature center anytime between 12-3pm for a fun afternoon of hayrides and fall crafts! Last hayride runs at 2:30pm. No registration required. Free to kids 2 and under and campers at Lums Pond! $5 per person Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 7:15 p.m.

Owl Prowls ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Camp Store for a hike in the woods of Trap Pond. Listen for owls, talk about folklore, and have a hoot'n time. Free

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 7:15:00 PM 9/1/2082 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Owl Prowls Meet at the Camp Store for a hike in the woods of Trap Pond. Listen for owls, talk about folklore, and have a hoot'n time. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours - Wildlife from the Water ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under The swamp supports a wide array of plants and animals. Search the pond for flora and fauna.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2080 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours - Wildlife from the Water Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under The swamp supports a wide array of plants and animals. Search the pond for flora and fauna. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Park History ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the people who have made their home here and how this became Delaware's first state park.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2081 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Park History Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Learn about the people who have made their home here and how this became Delaware's first state park. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 3 p.m.

Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 13 at 1 p.m.

Battle of the Chesapeake: September 5, 1781,   First State Heritage Park

Battle of the Chesapeake: September 5, 1781 1 p.m. The Old State House This lecture will utilize PowerPoint and military maps to share how Admiral de Grasse and his French fleet paved the way to the victory at Yorktown. It is characterized by many historians as the key to the defeat of the British under General Cornwallis.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Battle of the Chesapeake: September 5, 1781 Battle of the Chesapeake: September 5, 1781 1 p.m. The Old State House This lecture will utilize PowerPoint and military maps to share how Admiral de Grasse and his French fleet paved the way to the victory at Yorktown. It is characterized by many historians as the key to the defeat of the British under General Cornwallis. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 13 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 10/14/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.

Get Down and Dirty with Delaware History: Junior Archaeologist Workshop,   First State Heritage Park

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get down and dirty with state park archaeologists and take part in an actual archaeological dig. Experience the thrill of discovery as you uncover small pieces of Dover’s past. For ages 10 and older. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-739-9194. $10 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Get Down and Dirty with Delaware History: Junior Archaeologist Workshop 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get down and dirty with state park archaeologists and take part in an actual archaeological dig. Experience the thrill of discovery as you uncover small pieces of Dover’s past. For ages 10 and older. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-739-9194. $10 per person. Weather permitting. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.

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

Travel around The Green to experience some natural history and tree identification, and to hear about events to which these trees have borne witness. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Last tour begins at 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/13/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York If These Trees Could Talk Walking Tour Travel around The Green to experience some natural history and tree identification, and to hear about events to which these trees have borne witness. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Last tour begins at 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 13 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/13/18 05:00 PM 10/13/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Sunday, October 14 at 1 p.m.

Rockford Tower Openings,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Openings The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 14 at 1 p.m.

This Old Quilt,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

$5per person Learn about the care, cleaning, repair and storage of old and new quilts in the home. Madge Ziegler, quilt specialist,will help identify your quilt as to age, techniques and fabrics. If you have quilts, quilt blocks or quilt tops bring them to show and get advice. Examples from Madge’s collection will be used to illustrate theories and controversies of collecting and repairs. Space is limited to 20 people. Pre-registration required by noon on Thursday, October 11th at 302-577-7020.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York This Old Quilt $5per person Learn about the care, cleaning, repair and storage of old and new quilts in the home. Madge Ziegler, quilt specialist,will help identify your quilt as to age, techniques and fabrics. If you have quilts, quilt blocks or quilt tops bring them to show and get advice. Examples from Madge’s collection will be used to illustrate theories and controversies of collecting and repairs. Space is limited to 20 people. Pre-registration required by noon on Thursday, October 11th at 302-577-7020. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 14 at 1 p.m.

Vintage Baseball - Diamond State vs Neshanock,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

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

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Vintage Baseball - Diamond State vs Neshanock The Diamond State Base Ball Club is Delaware's premier baseball club playing in replica uniforms and with replica equipment (but no gloves!) by the rules and customs of the 1860's. Diamond State Base Ball Club matches are a mix of living history and live sporting match, as we attempt to re-create the game as it was played in the 1860's while also trying todefeat our opponent. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 14 at 9 a.m.

"Year of the Bird" Discovery Hikes,   Auburn Heights State Park

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. For all skill levels. Bring a chair and become "sit"izen scientists as we count the birds that come to us. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/14/2018 10:30:00 AM America/New_York "Year of the Bird" Discovery Hikes This year is the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. For all skill levels. Bring a chair and become "sit"izen scientists as we count the birds that come to us. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 7 p.m.

An Introduction to the Night Sky,   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 10/14/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York An Introduction 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

Sunday, October 14 at 12 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/14/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 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 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: Earth's Endangered,   Brandywine Zoo

Earth’s EndangeredSunday, October 149:30 a.m. – NoonGirl Scout JuniorsJoin us at the Brandywine Zoo to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats. We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them.https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/14/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Earth's Endangered Earth’s EndangeredSunday, October 149:30 a.m. – NoonGirl Scout JuniorsJoin us at the Brandywine Zoo to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats. We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them.https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/ Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 14 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “Modern Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “Modern Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. FREE Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 1 p.m.

Campground Event: Mini Scarecrow Making,   Lums Pond State Park

Part of our Harvest Weekend at the campground! Campers will enjoy making mini scarecrows to decorate their campsite or home! Meets at the program stage in the center of the campground. One free scarecrow per campsite. Additional scarecrows $3 each. Call Park Office (302) 368-6989 or check park social media for weather updates.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Event: Mini Scarecrow Making Part of our Harvest Weekend at the campground! Campers will enjoy making mini scarecrows to decorate their campsite or home! Meets at the program stage in the center of the campground. One free scarecrow per campsite. Additional scarecrows $3 each. Call Park Office (302) 368-6989 or check park social media for weather updates. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 10 a.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Aquatic Mammals ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Discover some furry residents. Look for beaver, otter, muskrats, and other mammals.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2083 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Aquatic Mammals Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Discover some furry residents. Look for beaver, otter, muskrats, and other mammals. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Boat Tours- Pontoon Grab Bag ,   Trap Pond State Park

Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Each Sunday afternoon will highlight a different subject. Take a tour to learn what it is this week.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM 9/1/2084 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Pontoon Boat Tours- Pontoon Grab Bag Space is limited on these relaxing and informative one-hour boat tours of the pond. Space is limited. Registration beginning at 9am on the day of the tour, first come, first served. Call to schedule group tours. $6 per adults $3 per children 12 and under Each Sunday afternoon will highlight a different subject. Take a tour to learn what it is this week. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 1 p.m.

Delaware Humanities Talk and Trek,   White Clay Creek State Park

Talk and Trek with Delaware Humanities at Bryan’s Field TrailSunday,October 141 pmRecommendedfor ages 14 years and older. JoinDelaware Humanities for a “talk and trek”. As we hike the Bryan’s FieldTrail, we will stop at certain points to discuss short pieces of literatureconnected to the local environment. Pre-registration required byThursday, October 11, 4 p.m. Free. Call to reister 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/14/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Delaware Humanities Talk and Trek Talk and Trek with Delaware Humanities at Bryan’s Field TrailSunday,October 141 pmRecommendedfor ages 14 years and older. JoinDelaware Humanities for a “talk and trek”. As we hike the Bryan’s FieldTrail, we will stop at certain points to discuss short pieces of literatureconnected to the local environment. Pre-registration required byThursday, October 11, 4 p.m. Free. Call to reister 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 2:30 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 2:30:00 PM 10/14/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 10/15/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, October 14 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/14/18 05:00 PM 10/14/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Monday, October 15 at 10 a.m.

Stroll w/ Superintendent at the Mill,   Auburn Heights State Park

Put on your walking shoes and hike both the Yorklyn Bridge and the Auburn Valley Trails and learn about the historic bowstring truss bridge that connects them. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail. Free

Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/15/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Stroll w/ Superintendent at the Mill Put on your walking shoes and hike both the Yorklyn Bridge and the Auburn Valley Trails and learn about the historic bowstring truss bridge that connects them. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Monday, October 15 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/15/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 15 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/15/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 10/16/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, October 16 at 8 a.m.

Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist at our birding hot spots. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. All skill levels are welcome! For ages 10 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/16/2018 8:00:00 AM 10/16/2018 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Bird Walks at Cape Henlopen Join a naturalist at our birding hot spots. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. All skill levels are welcome! For ages 10 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, October 16 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/16/2018 10/17/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, October 17 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Swishy-Tail Squirrels,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Swishy-Tail Squirrels Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 17 at 9 a.m.

DAFB EVENT - Outdoor Recreation: Women in the Wilderness Hike at White Clay Creek,   White Clay Creek State Park

Women in the Wilderness gives women a chance to experience the outdoors with other women. Program provided by Dover AFB. Fee required which will include transportation to the park from the base (must be able to get on base) along with water and a light snack. Please contact Dover AFB ODR for the price, how to sign up and more information at 302-677-3959. All the proceeds will go towards future trips and events done with Delaware State Parks.

Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/17/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York DAFB EVENT - Outdoor Recreation: Women in the Wilderness Hike at White Clay Creek Women in the Wilderness gives women a chance to experience the outdoors with other women. Program provided by Dover AFB. Fee required which will include transportation to the park from the base (must be able to get on base) along with water and a light snack. Please contact Dover AFB ODR for the price, how to sign up and more information at 302-677-3959. All the proceeds will go towards future trips and events done with Delaware State Parks. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, October 17 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10/18/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Nature Explorers - WonderFALL Changes,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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! Pre-Registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 4 to 6 years.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 1:30:00 PM 10/18/2018 2:15:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers - WonderFALL Changes 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! Pre-Registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 4 to 6 years. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, October 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Terrific Toddlers - WonderFALL Changes,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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. Pre-Registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 2 to 4 years.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/18/2018 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - WonderFALL Changes 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. Pre-Registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 2 to 4 years. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Guppy Club: Terrific Trees (Pre-School Program) ,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Explore why trees are super and how they help the environment

Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 10:30:00 AM 10/18/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Terrific Trees (Pre-School Program) Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Explore why trees are super and how they help the environment Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, October 18 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 10/19/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 19 at 6 p.m.

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride,   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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17. Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17. Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m.

Caramel Apple Making and Hayride,   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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October17. Meet at the Hunter Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 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 $12 per person. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October17. Meet at the Hunter Barn. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/19/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/19/2018 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 19 at 5 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/19/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 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 19 at 1 p.m.

Joe O’Neill Cross Country Invitational ,   Bellevue State Park

Statewide invitational tournament hosted by N5CTA organization.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Joe O’Neill Cross Country Invitational Statewide invitational tournament hosted by N5CTA organization. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m.

Twilight Tour of Mt. Pleasant Meeting House and Cemetery,   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 17. $7 per person.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Twilight Tour of Mt. 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 17. $7 per person. Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 19 at 6 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 19 at 5 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo,   Brandywine Zoo

Trick-or-Treat at the Zoo!Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Trick-or-Treat through the zoo as it gets dark in your Halloween costume! www.brandywinezoo.org/booatthezoo Fee: Non-Members $5/person | Members: FreeAll participants ages 3 and up must pay program fee.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Boo at the Zoo Trick-or-Treat at the Zoo!Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Trick-or-Treat through the zoo as it gets dark in your Halloween costume! www.brandywinezoo.org/booatthezoo Fee: Non-Members $5/person | Members: FreeAll participants ages 3 and up must pay program fee. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, October 19 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/19/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 19 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/20/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m.

Crackling Campfire,   Killens Pond State Park

Whodoesn’t like a good story around the fire? We will tell some fun stories whileyou enjoy a good sticky snack. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Weather Permitting. $2per person For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Crackling Campfire Whodoesn’t like a good story around the fire? We will tell some fun stories whileyou enjoy a good sticky snack. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Weather Permitting. $2per person For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m.

Harvest Hayrides ,   Killens Pond State Park

$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayrides $4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 19 at 6 p.m.

Harvest Hayrides ,   Killens Pond State Park

Startyour harvest weekend with a hayride though the meadow and forest of the park.Space is limited; pre-registration is required please call 302-284-4299. Meet at the campgroundamphitheater.$4per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayrides Startyour harvest weekend with a hayride though the meadow and forest of the park.Space is limited; pre-registration is required please call 302-284-4299. Meet at the campgroundamphitheater.$4per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 19 at 6 p.m.

The Park After Dark ,   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. Free

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/1/2085 9:00:00 AM America/New_York 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. Free Trap Pond State Park

Friday, October 19 at 6 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for details. White Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if you will have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for details. White Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if you will have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the funwith family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhite Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkFriday Evenings in October 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part of your group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the funwith family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhite Clay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches to make your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon can accommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 19 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 10/20/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m.

Dark Dover Lantern Tour ,   First State Heritage Park

7 and 8:30 p.m. Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. $10 per person. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/19/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Dark Dover Lantern Tour 7 and 8:30 p.m. Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. $10 per person. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m.

Get Down and Dirty with Delaware History: Junior Archaeologist Workshop,   First State Heritage Park

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get down and dirty with state park archaeologists and take part in an actual archaeological dig. Experience the thrill of discovery as you uncover small pieces of Dover’s past. For ages 10 and older. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-739-9194. $10 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/19/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Get Down and Dirty with Delaware History: Junior Archaeologist Workshop 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get down and dirty with state park archaeologists and take part in an actual archaeological dig. Experience the thrill of discovery as you uncover small pieces of Dover’s past. For ages 10 and older. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-739-9194. $10 per person. Weather permitting. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 19 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/19/18 05:00 PM 10/19/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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 20 at 9:30 a.m.

Intro to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

$25 per person 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. ***Please Note that the Bancroft Mills parking lot is closed, participants can park at the Blue Ball Barn (30 min. walk) or Brandywine Park (20 min. walk). Instructions for parking will be sent with your confirmation. ***Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-7020.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 9:30:00 AM 10/20/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Rock Climbing $25 per person 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. ***Please Note that the Bancroft Mills parking lot is closed, participants can park at the Blue Ball Barn (30 min. walk) or Brandywine Park (20 min. walk). Instructions for parking will be sent with your confirmation. ***Pre-registration and payment required by noon, the Friday before the program. (302)577-7020. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, October 20 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/20/2018 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tours,   Auburn Heights State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/20/2018 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 20 at 1 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 8 p.m.

Starry Night Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 5 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo,   Brandywine Zoo

Trick-or-Treat at the Zoo!Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Trick-or-Treat through the zoo as it gets dark in your Halloween costume!www.brandywinezoo.org/booatthezooFee: Non-Members $5/person | Members: FreeAll participants ages 3 and up must pay program fee.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Boo at the Zoo Trick-or-Treat at the Zoo!Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Trick-or-Treat through the zoo as it gets dark in your Halloween costume!www.brandywinezoo.org/booatthezooFee: Non-Members $5/person | Members: FreeAll participants ages 3 and up must pay program fee. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m.

Bird Seed Sale Pick-Up,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Get your bird seed order forms at the Park Office, Nature Canter or online at friendsofcapehenlopen.org and order by . on orders. Pick up at the park maintenance shed. Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/20/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Bird Seed Sale Pick-Up Get your bird seed order forms at the Park Office, Nature Canter or online at friendsofcapehenlopen.org and order by . on orders. Pick up at the park maintenance shed. Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 11 a.m.

Leaf Pepper Hike (1.5 miles),   Cape Henlopen State Park

See the different colors and trees in the park and learn why leaves change color. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/20/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Leaf Pepper Hike (1.5 miles) See the different colors and trees in the park and learn why leaves change color. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/20/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/21/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m.

Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt,   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? FREE

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 10:30:00 AM 10/20/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York 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? FREE Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 2 p.m.

Harvest Havoc ,   Killens Pond State Park

Gatherup your family and friends and join us for some fun-for-all games andactivities. We will have harvest fall-themed games, hayrides, a take home craft andapple cider. $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Havoc Gatherup your family and friends and join us for some fun-for-all games andactivities. We will have harvest fall-themed games, hayrides, a take home craft andapple cider. $6 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Hoot n' Howling Night Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Ourpark animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hikeand find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark. Weather Permitting. Free. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/20/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Hoot n' Howling Night Hike Ourpark animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hikeand find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark. Weather Permitting. Free. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 1 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving,   Killens Pond State Park

Tryout your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools andcarving templates will be provided. Please reserve your pumpkins by calling(302) 284-4299. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per pumpkin

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Pumpkin Carving Tryout your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools andcarving templates will be provided. Please reserve your pumpkins by calling(302) 284-4299. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per pumpkin Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 12 p.m.

Scarecrow Making,   Killens Pond State Park

Makeyour own scarecrow to decorate your yard or campsite! This event is hosted bythe Friends of Killens Pond. Bring any accessories to “doll” up your scarecrow(hat, scarf and more). Please reserve your scarecrow by calling (302) 284-4299.Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per scarecrow

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Scarecrow Making Makeyour own scarecrow to decorate your yard or campsite! This event is hosted bythe Friends of Killens Pond. Bring any accessories to “doll” up your scarecrow(hat, scarf and more). Please reserve your scarecrow by calling (302) 284-4299.Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per scarecrow Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 12 p.m.

Harvest Weekend at the Nature Center!,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center anytime between 12-3pm for a fun afternoon of hayrides and fall crafts! Last hayride runs at 2:30pm. No registration required. Free to kids 2 and under and campers at Lums Pond! $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Weekend at the Nature Center! Stop by the nature center anytime between 12-3pm for a fun afternoon of hayrides and fall crafts! Last hayride runs at 2:30pm. No registration required. Free to kids 2 and under and campers at Lums Pond! $5 per person Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 3 p.m.

Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 2 p.m.

Hayride with our 'Super' Vinny,   White Clay Creek State Park

Take a Wagon with Vinny (White ClayCreek State Park’s Superintendent)Saturday, October 13 2 p.m.Enjoy a short Hayride with WhiteClay Creek State Park’s Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini. Then gather round for a fireside chat about what is going on at the park.Pre-registration required for the hayride(Maximum 25) All are Welcome at the fireside chat at 2:30 p.m. Free. Call to register soon 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 10/13/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/13/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayride with our 'Super' Vinny Take a Wagon with Vinny (White ClayCreek State Park’s Superintendent)Saturday, October 13 2 p.m.Enjoy a short Hayride with WhiteClay Creek State Park’s Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini. Then gather round for a fireside chat about what is going on at the park.Pre-registration required for the hayride(Maximum 25) All are Welcome at the fireside chat at 2:30 p.m. Free. Call to register soon 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 7 p.m.

Night Hayride with a Naturalist-Waxing Gibbous Moon,   White Clay Creek State Park

October 20 Waxing Gibbous Moon Hayride with aNaturalistRegister for this special program where we’ll enjoy a 30 minute hayride and learn about the phases of the moon. Pre-registratio nrequired by noon Wednesday, October 17. Free. Space is limited--call to register 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/20/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Hayride with a Naturalist-Waxing Gibbous Moon October 20 Waxing Gibbous Moon Hayride with aNaturalistRegister for this special program where we’ll enjoy a 30 minute hayride and learn about the phases of the moon. Pre-registratio nrequired by noon Wednesday, October 17. Free. Space is limited--call to register 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 20 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 10/21/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m.

Sickness and Health...and the occasional poisoning Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

This new tour highlights the medical curiosities of Dover’s past. From revolutionary war doctors to Caesar Rodney’s illnesses to notable poisonings, this tour reveals the curious relationship between history and medicine. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/20/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sickness and Health...and the occasional poisoning Walking Tour This new tour highlights the medical curiosities of Dover’s past. From revolutionary war doctors to Caesar Rodney’s illnesses to notable poisonings, this tour reveals the curious relationship between history and medicine. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 20 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/20/18 05:00 PM 10/20/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Sunday, October 21 at 1 p.m.

Rockford Tower Openings,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/21/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Openings The Rockford Tower opens to the public on Sunday afternoons. Climb to the top of this historic tower and glimpse a beautiful view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, October 21 at 10 a.m.

Autumn Plants of the Fields and Forest ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Kids, hike the Oversee Farm Trail and learn about different types of trees and plants. Create your own natural art to take home. Basic art supplies provided. Registration required. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. $2 per child

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/21/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Autumn Plants of the Fields and Forest Kids, hike the Oversee Farm Trail and learn about different types of trees and plants. Create your own natural art to take home. Basic art supplies provided. Registration required. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. $2 per child Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 12 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/21/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/21/2018 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 21 at 12 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/21/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 2 p.m.

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore an expansive salt marsh and learn about the importance of wetlands while searching for fiddler crabs, diamondback terrapins, and periwinkle snails. Closed-toe shoes must be worn. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $4 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/21/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Explore an expansive salt marsh and learn about the importance of wetlands while searching for fiddler crabs, diamondback terrapins, and periwinkle snails. Closed-toe shoes must be worn. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $4 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 1 p.m.

Fall Foliage Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoythe autumn scenes at Killens Pond on a relaxing hike. A park naturalist willexplain how and why the trees change color. Meet at the nature center.Free. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Foliage Hike Enjoythe autumn scenes at Killens Pond on a relaxing hike. A park naturalist willexplain how and why the trees change color. Meet at the nature center.Free. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 1 p.m.

Campground Event: Mini Scarecrow Making,   Lums Pond State Park

Part of our Harvest Weekend at the campground! Campers will enjoy making mini scarecrows to decorate their campsite or home! Meets at the program stage in the center of the campground. One free scarecrow per campsite. Additional scarecrows $3 each. Call Park Office (302) 368-6989 or check park social media for weather updates.

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Event: Mini Scarecrow Making Part of our Harvest Weekend at the campground! Campers will enjoy making mini scarecrows to decorate their campsite or home! Meets at the program stage in the center of the campground. One free scarecrow per campsite. Additional scarecrows $3 each. Call Park Office (302) 368-6989 or check park social media for weather updates. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 1 p.m.

Upcycle Trash into Treasure ,   Trap Pond State Park

Repurpose and reuse household items and discarded materials. supplies provided. Call to register at least 24 hours in advance. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2086 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Upcycle Trash into Treasure Repurpose and reuse household items and discarded materials. supplies provided. Call to register at least 24 hours in advance. $5 per person Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 2:30 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkEveryFriday Evening in October6p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 2:30:00 PM 10/21/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkEveryFriday Evening in October6p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 10/22/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, October 21 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 10/21/18 05:00 PM 10/21/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Monday, October 22 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/22/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/22/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 22 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 10/22/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/22/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/22/2018 10/23/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, October 23 at 9 a.m.

Big Tree and History Tour,   Auburn Heights State Park

Delaware State Parks partners with the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) to tour some of Delaware’s largest trees. Learn how to measure a “Champion” tree and walk the area’s beautiful and historic sites. Cost includes a copy of The Big Trees of Delaware. Visit delawarenaturesociety.org or call (302) 239-2334 to register. $30 per person, $20 DNS members

Add to Calendar 10/23/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/23/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Big Tree and History Tour Delaware State Parks partners with the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) to tour some of Delaware’s largest trees. Learn how to measure a “Champion” tree and walk the area’s beautiful and historic sites. Cost includes a copy of The Big Trees of Delaware. Visit delawarenaturesociety.org or call (302) 239-2334 to register. $30 per person, $20 DNS members Auburn Heights State Park

Tuesday, October 23 at 4 p.m.

Foliage from Afloat ,   Trap Pond State Park

Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Enjoy snacks and beverages, while taking in the breathtaking fall scenery. $12 per Adult , $6 per 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 10/23/2018 4:00:00 PM 9/1/2087 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Foliage from Afloat Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Enjoy snacks and beverages, while taking in the breathtaking fall scenery. $12 per Adult , $6 per 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Tuesday, October 23 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/23/2018 10/24/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Bats at the Tower,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Climb to the top of the tower, enjoy thefull moon and learn more about Delaware’s bats. FREE

Add to Calendar 10/24/2018 7:30:00 PM 10/24/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Bats at the Tower Climb to the top of the tower, enjoy thefull moon and learn more about Delaware’s bats. FREE Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   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 10/24/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/24/2018 7:30:00 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

Wednesday, October 24 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Fall Colors Hayride,   Bellevue State Park

*Due to space limitations on hayrides, the $4 program fee applies to all participating family members for the Fall Colors Hayride Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 10/24/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/24/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Fall Colors Hayride *Due to space limitations on hayrides, the $4 program fee applies to all participating family members for the Fall Colors Hayride Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 24 at 8 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   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 10/24/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/24/2018 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

Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Sun, Moon, and Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Don’t forget your camera on this one! Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a Park Interpreter to view the sun set over the Indian River Bay and the full moon rise over the Atlantic Ocean. This program will not be held in overcast or rainy conditions. Meet at the North Inlet Day Area. FREE No pre-registration required

Add to Calendar 10/24/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/24/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sun, Moon, and Bridge Don’t forget your camera on this one! Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a Park Interpreter to view the sun set over the Indian River Bay and the full moon rise over the Atlantic Ocean. This program will not be held in overcast or rainy conditions. Meet at the North Inlet Day Area. FREE No pre-registration required Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, October 24 at 4 p.m.

Foliage from Afloat ,   Trap Pond State Park

Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Enjoy snacks and beverages, while taking in the breathtaking fall scenery. $12 per Adult , $6 per 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 10/24/2018 4:00:00 PM 9/1/2088 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Foliage from Afloat Premium Boat Tours Experience the swamp and the pond like you never have before during these one-hour tours. Registration required. Call or visit the nature center to save a spot. Enjoy snacks and beverages, while taking in the breathtaking fall scenery. $12 per Adult , $6 per 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, October 24 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/24/2018 10/25/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m.

Bellevue Hall “Spirits” Stories and Tour,   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 $15 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24. Space is limited! Please enter the park through the Philadelphia Pike entrance and park behind Bellevue Hall.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/25/2018 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 $15 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24. Space is limited! Please enter the park through the Philadelphia Pike entrance and park behind Bellevue Hall. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, October 25 at 3 p.m.

Diamond State Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship (Tentative),   Bellevue State Park

Statewide tournament hosted by Delaware Military Academy

Add to Calendar 10/25/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/25/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Diamond State Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship (Tentative) Statewide tournament hosted by Delaware Military Academy Bellevue State Park

Thursday, October 25 at 6 p.m.

Makin' Masks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about animal adaptations and make a mask inspired by your favorite park animal. Meet at the campground pavilion. $3 per person

Add to Calendar 10/25/2018 6:00:00 PM 9/1/2089 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Makin' Masks Learn about animal adaptations and make a mask inspired by your favorite park animal. Meet at the campground pavilion. $3 per person Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, October 25 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/25/2018 10/26/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 26 at 6 p.m.

“Spirits” of Bellevue Grounds Tour,   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 24. $10 per Person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 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 24. $10 per Person Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 26 at 3 p.m.

Blue Hen Conference Cross Country Tournament,   Bellevue State Park

Northern Delaware regional tournament hosted by A.I. DuPont High School

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Blue Hen Conference Cross Country Tournament Northern Delaware regional tournament hosted by A.I. DuPont High School Bellevue State Park

Friday, October 26 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/26/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/26/2018 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 26 at 5 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/26/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 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 26 at 6 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, October 26 at 6 p.m.

Children's Fantasy Trail,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with story book characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Enjoy entertainment under the tent each evening. No strollers allowed on trail. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Children's Fantasy Trail Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with story book characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Enjoy entertainment under the tent each evening. No strollers allowed on trail. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 26 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, October 26 at 5 p.m.

Hike Through History: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge and imagine what life was like here over 100 years ago. A Park Interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge and imagine what life was like here over 100 years ago. A Park Interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Hike Through History: Thompson Island Night Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter after the park closes! Learn about the Native American presence on the island and some of the wildlife that call this place home. Due to limited parking, participants will be shuttled in from Rehoboth. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History: Thompson Island Night Hike Hike the Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter after the park closes! Learn about the Native American presence on the island and some of the wildlife that call this place home. Due to limited parking, participants will be shuttled in from Rehoboth. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 26 at 8:30 p.m.

Hike Through History: Thompson Island Night Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter after the park closes! Learn about the Native American presence on the island and some of the wildlife that call this place home. Due to limited parking, participants will be shuttled in from Rehoboth. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 8:30:00 PM 10/26/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History: Thompson Island Night Hike Hike the Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter after the park closes! Learn about the Native American presence on the island and some of the wildlife that call this place home. Due to limited parking, participants will be shuttled in from Rehoboth. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 26 at 8 p.m.

Sea Witch Weekend: Lantern Tour,   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. Call (302)227-6991 to register. Cost: $10 per person

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 9:30:00 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 required. Call (302)227-6991 to register. Cost: $10 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/26/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 26 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/27/2018 12:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, October 26 at 8 p.m.

Crackling Campfire,   Killens Pond State Park

Whodoesn’t like a good story around the fire? We will tell some fun stories whileyou enjoy a good sticky snack. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Weather Permitting. $2per person For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Crackling Campfire Whodoesn’t like a good story around the fire? We will tell some fun stories whileyou enjoy a good sticky snack. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Weather Permitting. $2per person For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Harvest Hayrides ,   Killens Pond State Park

$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayrides $4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 26 at 6 p.m.

Harvest Hayrides ,   Killens Pond State Park

Startyour harvest weekend with a hayride though the meadow and forest of the park.Space is limited; pre-registration is required please call 302-284-4299. Meet at the campgroundamphitheater.$4per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Hayrides Startyour harvest weekend with a hayride though the meadow and forest of the park.Space is limited; pre-registration is required please call 302-284-4299. Meet at the campgroundamphitheater.$4per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the Mansion Fridays, October 26 and November 2 Saturdays, October 27 and November 3 7 p.m. Coffee and dessert refreshments willbe served Join Mystery guests to figure out “WhoDone It?” Mystery performances by the ReedyPoint Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment in full is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900. Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the Mansion Fridays, October 26 and November 2 Saturdays, October 27 and November 3 7 p.m. Coffee and dessert refreshments willbe served Join Mystery guests to figure out “WhoDone It?” Mystery performances by the ReedyPoint Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment in full is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900. Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, October 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 10/27/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Dark Dover Lantern Tour ,   First State Heritage Park

Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. $10 per person. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations

Add to Calendar 10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Dark Dover Lantern Tour Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green. $10 per person. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/27/2018 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 27 at 1 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   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 10/27/2018 8:00:00 AM 10/27/2018 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 27 at 6 p.m.

Children's Fantasy Trail,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with story book characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Enjoy entertainment under the tent each evening. No strollers allowed on trail. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Children's Fantasy Trail Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with story book characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Enjoy entertainment under the tent each evening. No strollers allowed on trail. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 5 p.m.

Hike Through History: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge and imagine what life was like here over 100 years ago. A Park Interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 5:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge and imagine what life was like here over 100 years ago. A Park Interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 3 p.m.

Owls: Predators of the Night,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn to identify common owl species found in our area. A park naturalist will explain their adaptations and guide participants through a dissection of an owl pellet to determine its latest meal! Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $4 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Owls: Predators of the Night Learn to identify common owl species found in our area. A park naturalist will explain their adaptations and guide participants through a dissection of an owl pellet to determine its latest meal! Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $4 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 7 p.m.

Sea Witch Weekend: Lantern Tour,   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. Call (302)227-6991 to register. Cost: $10 per person *Sea Witch Weekend program. Lanterns tours will be offered all evening, departing every 20 minutes. Pre-registration required. Call for times.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 10:00:00 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 required. Call (302)227-6991 to register. Cost: $10 per person *Sea Witch Weekend program. Lanterns tours will be offered all evening, departing every 20 minutes. Pre-registration required. Call for times. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 9:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation ,   Fort Delaware State Park

For hard-core ghost hunters only! Join us 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 sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Cost is $110 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7149&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 9:30:00 PM 10/28/2018 2:30:00 AM America/New_York Pea Patch Extended Paranormal Investigation For hard-core ghost hunters only! Join us 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 sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Cost is $110 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7149&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 .

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/27/2018 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch Paranormal Adventure Join the 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 will sell fast due to high demand, so book early! Participants must be 13 years old or older. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve tickets, see the following link: https://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/tourDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360113&tourId=7099&cat=1 . Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m.

Fort DuPont Walking Tour and Battery Hike,   Fort DuPont State Park

Join a park historian for a leisurely stroll and discover the history of this old military post! We will talk about the theater, gymnasium, guardhouse, barracks, and officer housing. We will also venture onto the trail to see the old concrete gun emplacements. Along the way, you will hear some of the stories of how people at the fort lived. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this tour!

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/27/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour and Battery Hike Join a park historian for a leisurely stroll and discover the history of this old military post! We will talk about the theater, gymnasium, guardhouse, barracks, and officer housing. We will also venture onto the trail to see the old concrete gun emplacements. Along the way, you will hear some of the stories of how people at the fort lived. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this tour! Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 2 p.m.

Harvest Havoc ,   Killens Pond State Park

Gatherup your family and friends and join us for some fun-for-all games andactivities. We will have harvest fall-themed games, hayrides, a take home craft andapple cider. $6 per person

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Harvest Havoc Gatherup your family and friends and join us for some fun-for-all games andactivities. We will have harvest fall-themed games, hayrides, a take home craft andapple cider. $6 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Hoot n' Howling Night Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Ourpark animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hikeand find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark. Weather Permitting. Free For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 6:30:00 PM 10/27/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Hoot n' Howling Night Hike Ourpark animals do more than hoot and howl! Join us on the trails for a night hikeand find out who is making all that noise in the forest after dark. Weather Permitting. Free For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 1 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving,   Killens Pond State Park

Tryout your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools andcarving templates will be provided. Please reserve your pumpkins by calling(302) 284-4299. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per pumpkin

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 1:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Pumpkin Carving Tryout your spooky or friendly pumpkin carving skills. Directions, tools andcarving templates will be provided. Please reserve your pumpkins by calling(302) 284-4299. Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per pumpkin Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 12 p.m.

Scarecrow Making,   Killens Pond State Park

Makeyour own scarecrow to decorate your yard or campsite! This event is hosted bythe Friends of Killens Pond. Bring any accessories to “doll” up your scarecrow(hat, scarf and more). Please reserve your scarecrow by calling (302) 284-4299.Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per scarecrow

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Scarecrow Making Makeyour own scarecrow to decorate your yard or campsite! This event is hosted bythe Friends of Killens Pond. Bring any accessories to “doll” up your scarecrow(hat, scarf and more). Please reserve your scarecrow by calling (302) 284-4299.Meet at the campground pavilion.$5per scarecrow Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 12 p.m.

Campground Event: Halloween Hoot!,   Lums Pond State Park

Halloween camping is a hoot! Part of our Halloween Hoot weekend at the campground! Campers be sure to bring candy for trick-or-treating and compete to win best decorated campsite! $6 per person; Event is free for campers and 2 years and under. 12-3pm Music, games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more. 2:30 pm Last hayride2:45 pm Best Campsite awarded3:00 pm Trick -or-treating begins*Campers and non campers welcome for self guided trick-or-treating around campground at designated sites.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Event: Halloween Hoot! Halloween camping is a hoot! Part of our Halloween Hoot weekend at the campground! Campers be sure to bring candy for trick-or-treating and compete to win best decorated campsite! $6 per person; Event is free for campers and 2 years and under. 12-3pm Music, games, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and more. 2:30 pm Last hayride2:45 pm Best Campsite awarded3:00 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 27 at 10 a.m.

Halloween Howl ,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the park for some family friendly Halloween activities including crafts, face painting, trick or treating, check our Facebook page for a detailed schedule closer to the event!!!!

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM 9/1/2090 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Halloween Howl Join us at the park for some family friendly Halloween activities including crafts, face painting, trick or treating, check our Facebook page for a detailed schedule closer to the event!!!! Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 3 p.m.

Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 3:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Autumn Birthday Hayrides for private groups Afternoon Birthday Party HayrideSaturdays in October 3p.m.Bookyour birthday party hayride during one of our first hayride slots, bring your party favors and set up your fun (No balloons please). This is a great way to celebrate your child’s special Fall birthday. $125 per wagon.Enjoy a 45-minute old-fashioned hayride throughautumn fields, followed by 45-minutes around a campfire. Must pre-register. Wagon seats up to 25. Refreshments are not provided. (Alcohol not permitted) $125 per wagon. Call to register soon 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 7 p.m.

Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the Mansion Fridays, October 26 and November 2 Saturdays, October 27 and November 3 7 p.m. Coffee and dessert refreshments willbe served Join Mystery guests to figure out “WhoDone It?” Mystery performances by the ReedyPoint Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment in full is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900. Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 7:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the Mansion Fridays, October 26 and November 2 Saturdays, October 27 and November 3 7 p.m. Coffee and dessert refreshments willbe served Join Mystery guests to figure out “WhoDone It?” Mystery performances by the ReedyPoint Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment in full is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900. Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, October 27 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 10/28/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m.

Get Down and Dirty with Delaware History: Junior Archaeologist Workshop,   First State Heritage Park

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get down and dirty with state park archaeologists and take part in an actual archaeological dig. Experience the thrill of discovery as you uncover small pieces of Dover’s past. For ages 10 and older. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-739-9194. $10 per person. Weather permitting.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/27/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Get Down and Dirty with Delaware History: Junior Archaeologist Workshop 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get down and dirty with state park archaeologists and take part in an actual archaeological dig. Experience the thrill of discovery as you uncover small pieces of Dover’s past. For ages 10 and older. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-739-9194. $10 per person. Weather permitting. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m.

Sickness and Health...and the occasional poisoning Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

This new tour highlights the medical curiosities of Dover’s past. From revolutionary war doctors to Caesar Rodney’s illnesses to notable poisonings, this tour reveals the curious relationship between history and medicine. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/27/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sickness and Health...and the occasional poisoning Walking Tour This new tour highlights the medical curiosities of Dover’s past. From revolutionary war doctors to Caesar Rodney’s illnesses to notable poisonings, this tour reveals the curious relationship between history and medicine. Free walking tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, October 27 at 2 p.m.

Visitors from Mars: Aliens Attack,   First State Heritage Park

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Old State House. In celebration of Halloween, the State House will feature a dramatic retelling of the 1929 Wilmington Sunday Morning Star story – “aliens had landed and began attacking locations in Delaware.” Costumes welcome. Candy will be handed out to visitors. Reservations encouraged by calling 302-744-5054.

Add to Calendar 10/27/2018 2:00:00 PM 10/27/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Visitors from Mars: Aliens Attack 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Old State House. In celebration of Halloween, the State House will feature a dramatic retelling of the 1929 Wilmington Sunday Morning Star story – “aliens had landed and began attacking locations in Delaware.” Costumes welcome. Candy will be handed out to visitors. Reservations encouraged by calling 302-744-5054. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, October 28 at 12:30 p.m.

Steamin' Halloween ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Celebrate Halloween with a special Steamin’ Halloween event, featuring all Steamin’ Day fun, plus special Halloween-themed activities. Costumes are encouraged! Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 12:30:00 PM 10/28/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Halloween Celebrate Halloween with a special Steamin’ Halloween event, featuring all Steamin’ Day fun, plus special Halloween-themed activities. Costumes are encouraged! Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13 Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, October 28 at 12 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 10/28/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/28/2018 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 28 at 12 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 12:00:00 PM 10/28/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Enrichment Workshop,   Brandywine Zoo

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Red Pandas!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 10:30:00 AM 10/28/2018 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Enrichment Workshop Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Red Pandas!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, October 28 at 6 p.m.

Children's Fantasy Trail,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with story book characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Enjoy entertainment under the tent each evening. No strollers allowed on trail. $5 per person, adults and children

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 6:00:00 PM 10/28/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Children's Fantasy Trail Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with story book characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Enjoy entertainment under the tent each evening. No strollers allowed on trail. $5 per person, adults and children Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, October 28 at 2:30 p.m.

All Abilities Hayrides,   White Clay Creek State Park

All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkEveryFriday Evening in October6p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 2:30:00 PM 10/28/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York All Abilities Hayrides All Abilities Hayrides at White Clay Creek State ParkEveryFriday Evening in October6p.m. and 7 p.m.Every Sunday in October 2:30 p.m.Does someone you know have trouble climbing the stairs but really wants to be a part our group hayride? Does the idea of sitting cross legged on a bed of hay deter you from enjoying one of fall’s greatest delights? We are the first State Park to offer mobility challenged people a chance to be part of the fun with family and friends at their autumn hayride! See Autumn Group Hayride description for detailsWhiteClay Creek State Park has a specially designed wagon with lift and benches tomake your ride through meadows and forests most enjoyable. The lift is perfect for people with walkers,canes or limited mobility. Additionally, our all abilities wagon canaccommodate up to two wheelchairs per ride PLUS seating for 20. When registering, please let us know if youwill have wheelchairs (up to 2 per ride) $125 per wagon Register: 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 10/29/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, October 29 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 10/29/2018 11:00:00 AM 10/29/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 29 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 10/29/2018 9:00:00 AM 10/29/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, October 29 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/29/2018 10/30/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, October 30 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/30/2018 10/31/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, October 31 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Are You My Mother?,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 10/31/2018 10:00:00 AM 10/31/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Are You My Mother? Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, October 31 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 10/31/2018 11/1/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, November 01 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/1/2018 11/2/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 02 at 5 p.m.

Opening Night: Joy and Innocence: Photos of Toys at Play,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Join us for a peek into the world of stuffed animals as they frolic though the world of a childish imagination. Internationally published local photographer Heather Siple turns her lens to her whimsical stuffed creatures, which she creates from upcycled fabric and found objects. Meet and adopt her “models” just in time or the holidays!

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 5:00:00 PM 11/2/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Opening Night: Joy and Innocence: Photos of Toys at Play Join us for a peek into the world of stuffed animals as they frolic though the world of a childish imagination. Internationally published local photographer Heather Siple turns her lens to her whimsical stuffed creatures, which she creates from upcycled fabric and found objects. Meet and adopt her “models” just in time or the holidays! Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Friday, November 02 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walk,   Auburn Heights State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/2/2018 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Estate Walk Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Friday, November 02 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tours,   Auburn Heights State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/2/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both Auburn Heights State Park

Friday, November 02 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 11/2/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/2/2018 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, November 02 at 5 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 11/2/2018 5:00:00 PM 11/2/2018 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, November 02 at 6 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/2/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, November 02 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/2/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, November 02 at 7 p.m.

Bil Lepp Storytelling,   Trap Pond State Park

Campground Pavilion Delaware State Parks is happy to welcome back Bil Lepp, nationally renowned storyteller and five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He recounts hilarious tales and ventures through life in this family-friendly program, and we leave it to the listeners to decide if the stories really happened! This program is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. There will be some seating available, but feel free to bring your own. This program is free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/1/2091 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Bil Lepp Storytelling Campground Pavilion Delaware State Parks is happy to welcome back Bil Lepp, nationally renowned storyteller and five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He recounts hilarious tales and ventures through life in this family-friendly program, and we leave it to the listeners to decide if the stories really happened! This program is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. There will be some seating available, but feel free to bring your own. This program is free with paid park entry. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, November 02 at 7 p.m.

Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the MansionFridays, October 26 and November 2Saturdays, October 27 and November 37 p.m.Coffee and dessert refreshments will be servedJoin Mystery guests to figure out “Who Done It?” Mystery performances by the Reedy Point Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment infull is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900.Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/2/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the MansionFridays, October 26 and November 2Saturdays, October 27 and November 37 p.m.Coffee and dessert refreshments will be servedJoin Mystery guests to figure out “Who Done It?” Mystery performances by the Reedy Point Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment infull is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900.Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20 White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, November 02 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/2/2018 11/3/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 03 at 10 a.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/3/2018 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, November 03 at 1 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 4:15 p.m.

Scout Night at the Zoo!,   Brandywine Zoo

Scout Night Saturday, November 34:15 - 6 p.m.Enjoy an afternoon at the zoo designed for scouts and their families! Registered participants for this program get to enjoy games, crafts, and activities all geared toward scout requirements. Brandywine Zoo patches will be available for purchase. This is an outdoor event, so dress for the weather. $10/per person-includes scouts, parents, additional leaders, siblings. Pre-registration required, space is limited. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#scout-night

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 4:15:00 PM 11/3/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Scout Night at the Zoo! Scout Night Saturday, November 34:15 - 6 p.m.Enjoy an afternoon at the zoo designed for scouts and their families! Registered participants for this program get to enjoy games, crafts, and activities all geared toward scout requirements. Brandywine Zoo patches will be available for purchase. This is an outdoor event, so dress for the weather. $10/per person-includes scouts, parents, additional leaders, siblings. Pre-registration required, space is limited. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#scout-night Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, November 03 at 9:30 a.m.

Ducks on the Pond (2.5 miles),   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search for waterfowl at Gordon's Pond and find out why ducks and other birds like our coastal ponds. For ages 10 and up with an adult. limit 20. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 9:30:00 AM 11/3/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Ducks on the Pond (2.5 miles) Search for waterfowl at Gordon's Pond and find out why ducks and other birds like our coastal ponds. For ages 10 and up with an adult. limit 20. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at 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 serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 10 a.m.

Hike Fresh Pond,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a Park Naturalist and explore a lesser-known part of Delaware Seashore State Park, the Fresh Pond Tract. This 3.4 mile loop meanders through hardwood forest, meadow, and marsh habitats. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/3/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Fresh Pond Join a Park Naturalist and explore a lesser-known part of Delaware Seashore State Park, the Fresh Pond Tract. This 3.4 mile loop meanders through hardwood forest, meadow, and marsh habitats. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 10 a.m.

Nautical Knots,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Bowline, figure eight, and double half hitch. For surfmen and sailors these were some of the essential working knots they used on a daily basis. Come to the Life-Saving Station and learn how to tie these practical knots and hear some of the history behind them. Then construct your own personal knot board to display all of your finished knots at home. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 Ages 12 and up Cost: $15 per person

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/3/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nautical Knots Bowline, figure eight, and double half hitch. For surfmen and sailors these were some of the essential working knots they used on a daily basis. Come to the Life-Saving Station and learn how to tie these practical knots and hear some of the history behind them. Then construct your own personal knot board to display all of your finished knots at home. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 Ages 12 and up Cost: $15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 7 p.m.

Bil Lepp Storytelling,   Killens Pond State Park

Campground AmphitheaterDelaware State Parks is happy to welcome back Bil Lepp, nationally renowned storyteller and five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He recounts hilarious tales and ventures through life in this family-friendly program, and we leave it to the listeners to decide if the stories really happened! This program is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. There will be some seating available, but feel free to bring your own. This program is free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Bil Lepp Storytelling Campground AmphitheaterDelaware State Parks is happy to welcome back Bil Lepp, nationally renowned storyteller and five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He recounts hilarious tales and ventures through life in this family-friendly program, and we leave it to the listeners to decide if the stories really happened! This program is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. There will be some seating available, but feel free to bring your own. This program is free with paid park entry. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 6 p.m.

Night Time Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for a guided peaceful walk on the trail. The forest is a different place after the sun goes down; you never know what you may see. Hikes last about an hour. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Time Hike Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for a guided peaceful walk on the trail. The forest is a different place after the sun goes down; you never know what you may see. Hikes last about an hour. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 11 a.m.

Wonders of the Wetlands,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet a few live reptiles and amphibians and learn about the wetland ecosystem. Meet us at the nature center. Free For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/3/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Wetlands Meet a few live reptiles and amphibians and learn about the wetland ecosystem. Meet us at the nature center. Free For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 1 p.m.

Reptile Hour! ,   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 11/3/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 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, November 03 at 7 p.m.

Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the MansionFridays, October 26 and November 2Saturdays, October 27 and November 37 p.m.Coffee and dessert refreshments will be servedJoin Mystery guests to figure out “Who Done It?” Mystery performances by the Reedy Point Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment infull is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900.Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/3/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Mystery at the Mansion-Judge Morris Estate White Clay Creek Judge Morris Estate’s Annual Mystery at the MansionFridays, October 26 and November 2Saturdays, October 27 and November 37 p.m.Coffee and dessert refreshments will be servedJoin Mystery guests to figure out “Who Done It?” Mystery performances by the Reedy Point Players. Ticket sales benefit White Clay Creek State Park Education Programs and the Reedy Point Players. Pre-payment infull is required for all Judge Morris Estate Programs. Call soon to register 302-368-6900.Must be 18 years or older. Murder Mystery tickets are nonrefundable. $20 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, November 03 at 10 a.m.

First Saturday: 18th Century Market Fair,   First State Heritage Park

18th Century Market Fair - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Market fairs were common in the 18th century. In Dover, goods and entertainment were featured on The Green. Today, these sights and sounds return. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for details. Biggs Kids: Happy Birthday Biggs Museum! 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate the Biggs Museum’s 25th Birthday! Festive activities, crafts and food offered all day. Biggs Museum of American Art. A Capitol Experience - 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. .Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall. Some Like Classical - 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Listen to some of the greatest music ever composed on authentic Victor Talking Machines. Johnson Victrola Museum. Tours of the Governor’s House - 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. At Woodburn – The Governor’s House Hands-On Archaeology - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ages 10 and up. Take part in an archaeological dig and experience the thrill of discovery. May be canceled due to weather. John Bell House on The Green. Crime and Punishment in the 18th Century - 1:30 – 4 p.m. From the pillory to the gallows, learn how justice was served, and how American Colonists showed mercy to criminals in surprising ways. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green. Delaware Women’s Military Service Monument Dedication - Noon. Help commemorate the brave women who served their state and nation with the unveiling of the newest monument around Legislative Hall with a reception to follow. Outside Legislative Hall.

Add to Calendar 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/3/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: 18th Century Market Fair 18th Century Market Fair - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Market fairs were common in the 18th century. In Dover, goods and entertainment were featured on The Green. Today, these sights and sounds return. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for details. Biggs Kids: Happy Birthday Biggs Museum! 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate the Biggs Museum’s 25th Birthday! Festive activities, crafts and food offered all day. Biggs Museum of American Art. A Capitol Experience - 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. .Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall. Some Like Classical - 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Listen to some of the greatest music ever composed on authentic Victor Talking Machines. Johnson Victrola Museum. Tours of the Governor’s House - 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. At Woodburn – The Governor’s House Hands-On Archaeology - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ages 10 and up. Take part in an archaeological dig and experience the thrill of discovery. May be canceled due to weather. John Bell House on The Green. Crime and Punishment in the 18th Century - 1:30 – 4 p.m. From the pillory to the gallows, learn how justice was served, and how American Colonists showed mercy to criminals in surprising ways. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green. Delaware Women’s Military Service Monument Dedication - Noon. Help commemorate the brave women who served their state and nation with the unveiling of the newest monument around Legislative Hall with a reception to follow. Outside Legislative Hall. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 03 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 11/3/18 05:00 PM 11/3/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Sunday, November 04 at 2 p.m.

Bil Lepp Storytelling,   Auburn Heights State Park

Delaware State Parks is happy to welcome back Bil Lepp, nationally renowned storyteller and five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He recounts hilarious tales and ventures through life in this family-friendly program, and we leave it to the listeners to decide if the stories really happened! This program is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. Join us in the mansion's north bedroom. Attendees will be required to walk upstairs; performance is on the second floor. Free with paid park entry.

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/4/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Bil Lepp Storytelling Delaware State Parks is happy to welcome back Bil Lepp, nationally renowned storyteller and five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He recounts hilarious tales and ventures through life in this family-friendly program, and we leave it to the listeners to decide if the stories really happened! This program is made possible by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. Join us in the mansion's north bedroom. Attendees will be required to walk upstairs; performance is on the second floor. Free with paid park entry. Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, November 04 at 12:30 p.m.

Steamin' Day,   Auburn Heights State Park

Ride our 1/8-size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique Stanley Steam Cars and tour the mansion. This is the day to come! The Queen-Anne Victorian mansion is also open for tours. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 12:30:00 PM 11/4/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Day Ride our 1/8-size Auburn Valley Railroad and antique Stanley Steam Cars and tour the mansion. This is the day to come! The Queen-Anne Victorian mansion is also open for tours. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13 Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, November 04 at 12 p.m.

Group Hayrides,   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 11/4/2018 12:00:00 PM 11/4/2018 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, November 04 at 12 p.m.

Autumn Hayrides,   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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 12:00:00 PM 11/4/2018 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. Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday party! Pre-registation and payment over the phone (302-655-5740) are REQUIRED by noon on the day before the hayride. $7 per person OR $125 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults). Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, November 04 at 1 p.m.

Winter Wildlife,   Killens Pond State Park

Students will learn about the wide variety of animals that adapt to thecold winter and what they are doing to prepare. Theywillparticipate in an activity to discover the challenges animals can face duringmigration, discover why some animals hibernate and learn what both of thoseterms mean.$2per participantFor questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/4/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Winter Wildlife Students will learn about the wide variety of animals that adapt to thecold winter and what they are doing to prepare. Theywillparticipate in an activity to discover the challenges animals can face duringmigration, discover why some animals hibernate and learn what both of thoseterms mean.$2per participantFor questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, November 04 at 1 p.m.

Soap Making ,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn the melt-and-pour method of soap making. Add flowers,scents and colors for a special design. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2092 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Soap Making Learn the melt-and-pour method of soap making. Add flowers,scents and colors for a special design. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $10 per person Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, November 04 at 1 p.m.

Veteran's Apple Pie Social- Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

Veteran’s Day Apple Pie SocialSunday, November 41 –3 p.m.Honor Veterans at the park’s annual Apple Pie Social. Hear firsthand what being aVeteran means and learn how we can honor them for their service. We will be serving coffee and apple pie, courtesy of Perkins Restaurant. Free. Please call to register-302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/4/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Veteran's Apple Pie Social- Judge Morris Estate Veteran’s Day Apple Pie SocialSunday, November 41 –3 p.m.Honor Veterans at the park’s annual Apple Pie Social. Hear firsthand what being aVeteran means and learn how we can honor them for their service. We will be serving coffee and apple pie, courtesy of Perkins Restaurant. Free. Please call to register-302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, November 04 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/4/2018 11/5/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, November 04 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 11/4/18 05:00 PM 11/4/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Monday, November 05 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 11/5/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/5/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 05 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 11/5/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/5/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 05 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/5/2018 11/6/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 05 at 5 p.m.

Pond Side Hayrides,   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 11/5/18 05:00 PM 11/5/18 07:00 PM America/New_York Pond Side 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

Tuesday, November 06 at 7 p.m.

Evening at the Museum ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Enjoy this evening program series, each with a special theme. Explore the Marshall Steam Museum “behind-the-scenes.” Parking available across the street from the mansion. Visit auburnheights.org for more info. $5 per person, Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve free

Add to Calendar 11/6/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/6/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Evening at the Museum Enjoy this evening program series, each with a special theme. Explore the Marshall Steam Museum “behind-the-scenes.” Parking available across the street from the mansion. Visit auburnheights.org for more info. $5 per person, Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve free Auburn Heights State Park

Tuesday, November 06 at 10 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Meeting House and Parsonage Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Learn the history of the Mount Pleasant Meeting House from its humble beginnings through its Victorian renovation. This is the only site at Bellevue State Park that is on the National Register of Historic Places. We’ll tour the church, parsonage and cemetery. Register no later than Monday, November 5. $6 per person. *Tours may be arranged for private groups.

Add to Calendar 11/6/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/6/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Mount Pleasant Meeting House and Parsonage Tour Learn the history of the Mount Pleasant Meeting House from its humble beginnings through its Victorian renovation. This is the only site at Bellevue State Park that is on the National Register of Historic Places. We’ll tour the church, parsonage and cemetery. Register no later than Monday, November 5. $6 per person. *Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, November 06 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Election Day - Say What? Animal Communication ,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Say What? Animal Communication (SW) Who’s talking and how do animals communicate? https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/6/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/6/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Election Day - Say What? Animal Communication Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Say What? Animal Communication (SW) Who’s talking and how do animals communicate? https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, November 06 at 11 a.m.

Food for Thought: Taverns, Colonial Life and Politics,   First State Heritage Park

11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. In the 18th century, taverns were hubs of social and political life. Laws were passed and governors elected within their walls. Learn about the men women and children of Dover’s colonial taverns.

Add to Calendar 11/6/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/6/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Food for Thought: Taverns, Colonial Life and Politics 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. In the 18th century, taverns were hubs of social and political life. Laws were passed and governors elected within their walls. Learn about the men women and children of Dover’s colonial taverns. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, November 06 at 9 a.m.

A Capitol Experience,   First State Heritage Park

A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Legislative Hall Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building.

Add to Calendar 11/6/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/6/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York A Capitol Experience A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Legislative Hall Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, November 06 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/6/2018 11/7/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 07 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Pilgrim Craft,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/7/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/7/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Pilgrim Craft Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, November 07 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/7/2018 11/8/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, November 08 at 1:30 p.m.

Nature Explorers - Turkey Tales,   Brandywine Creek State Park

It's the season for turkey tales! Let's learn about turkeys in the wild, make a craft, and check out fall in it's awesome colors! Pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 4 to 6 years.

Add to Calendar 11/8/2018 1:30:00 PM 11/8/2018 2:15:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers - Turkey Tales It's the season for turkey tales! Let's learn about turkeys in the wild, make a craft, and check out fall in it's awesome colors! Pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 4 to 6 years. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, November 08 at 9:30 a.m.

Terrific Toddlers - Turkey Tales,   Brandywine Creek State Park

It's the season for turkey tales! Let's learn about turkeys in the wild, make a craft, and check out fall in it's awesome colors! Pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 2 to 4 years.

Add to Calendar 11/8/2018 9:30:00 AM 11/8/2018 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - Turkey Tales It's the season for turkey tales! Let's learn about turkeys in the wild, make a craft, and check out fall in it's awesome colors! Pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child. Program is for children ages 2 to 4 years. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, November 08 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/8/2018 11/9/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 09 at 1:30 p.m.

Out and About at Oversee ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Our park interpreter will lead an hour long walk along our newest trail that features the historic Oversee Farm. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free

Add to Calendar 11/9/2018 1:30:00 PM 11/9/2018 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Out and About at Oversee Our park interpreter will lead an hour long walk along our newest trail that features the historic Oversee Farm. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Friday, November 09 at 6:30 p.m.

Starry Night Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/9/2018 6:30:00 PM 11/9/2018 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, November 09 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/9/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/9/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, November 09 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/9/2018 11/10/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 09 at 7:30 p.m.

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Shane Palko,   First State Heritage Park

Independent alternative folk musician and environmentalist. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center.

Add to Calendar 11/9/2018 7:30:00 PM 11/9/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Shane Palko Independent alternative folk musician and environmentalist. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 10 at 1 p.m.

Family Fishing at the Creek,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring out he whole family to experience catch-and-release fishing at Brandywine Creek. There will be a tutorial for those who are new to the sport of fishing. Supplies will be provided, or you may bring your own. Fishing licenses are required. Meet at Thompsons Bridge parking lot. Pre-registration is encouraged. FREE with paid entrance to the park.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fishing at the Creek Bring out he whole family to experience catch-and-release fishing at Brandywine Creek. There will be a tutorial for those who are new to the sport of fishing. Supplies will be provided, or you may bring your own. Fishing licenses are required. Meet at Thompsons Bridge parking lot. Pre-registration is encouraged. FREE with paid entrance to the park. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m.

Family Fun Senses Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us as we hike the trails through Flint Woods looking for signs of fall and winter! We will use our sense to explore the Preserve and see what we can observe! Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Participants are limited to 12. Meet at the Nature Center for transportation to the preserve. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Senses Hike Join us as we hike the trails through Flint Woods looking for signs of fall and winter! We will use our sense to explore the Preserve and see what we can observe! Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Participants are limited to 12. Meet at the Nature Center for transportation to the preserve. $5 per person. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 9:30 a.m.

Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care,   Brandywine Zoo

Critter CareSaturday, November 109:30 a.m. – NoonBear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have.https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 9:30:00 AM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care Critter CareSaturday, November 109:30 a.m. – NoonBear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have.https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, November 10 at 1 p.m.

Cub Scout Workshop: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns ,   Brandywine Zoo

Fur, Feathers, and FernsSaturday, November 101 – 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsTake a hike through the Zoo and Brandywine Park to explore native wildlife and plants. We’ll look for signs of animal and discuss why some animals are disappearing from their habitats and ways we can help them. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Cub Scout Workshop: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Fur, Feathers, and FernsSaturday, November 101 – 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsTake a hike through the Zoo and Brandywine Park to explore native wildlife and plants. We’ll look for signs of animal and discuss why some animals are disappearing from their habitats and ways we can help them. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 9 a.m.

Holiday Boutique And Book Fair,   Cape Henlopen State Park

The Officer's Club is the place for this annual event with hand-made crafts, Friends t-shirts and sweatshirts, pre-read books, homemade baked goods and food. Drop off crafts and clean books on Friday November 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Boutique And Book Fair The Officer's Club is the place for this annual event with hand-made crafts, Friends t-shirts and sweatshirts, pre-read books, homemade baked goods and food. Drop off crafts and clean books on Friday November 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m.

Too Cool for Reptiles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Touch live snakes and turtles and find out what they do as the days get cooler. Ages 5 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Too Cool for Reptiles Touch live snakes and turtles and find out what they do as the days get cooler. Ages 5 and up with an adult. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 9 a.m.

Volunteer Trail Day,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Help with trails or other light maintenance projects. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 302-644-5505 Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Volunteer Trail Day Help with trails or other light maintenance projects. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 302-644-5505 Call 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 1 p.m.

Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches,   Delaware Seashore State Park

There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. Come and experience some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage, should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 8 and up Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. Come and experience some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage, should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Ages 8 and up Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 7 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   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

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 8:30:00 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 Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 4:30 p.m.

Sunset Bridge Walk,   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. Meet at North Inlet Day Area. Pre-registration required. Call (302-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 4:30:00 PM 11/10/2018 6:00:00 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. Meet at North Inlet Day Area. Pre-registration required. Call (302-227-6991 to register. Cost: $6 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 10 a.m.

Fort DuPont Walking Tour and Battery Hike,   Fort DuPont State Park

Join a park historian for a leisurely stroll and discover the history of this old military post! We will talk about the theater, gymnasium, guardhouse, barracks, and officer housing. We will also venture onto the trail to see the old concrete gun emplacements. Along the way, you will hear some of the stories of how people at the fort lived. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this tour!

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour and Battery Hike Join a park historian for a leisurely stroll and discover the history of this old military post! We will talk about the theater, gymnasium, guardhouse, barracks, and officer housing. We will also venture onto the trail to see the old concrete gun emplacements. Along the way, you will hear some of the stories of how people at the fort lived. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this tour! Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 7 p.m.

Campfire Program,   Killens Pond State Park

Join a naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater for a campfire and to learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics vary weekly. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program Join a naturalist at the Campground Amphitheater for a campfire and to learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics vary weekly. Weather Permitting. For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299. Free IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 5 p.m.

Fall Hayride ,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. Weather Permitting.$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 5:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Meet at the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. Weather Permitting.$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 6 p.m.

Fall Hayride ,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. Weather Permitting.$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/10/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Fall Hayride Meet at the campground amphitheater. The fields and the forest of the park await you on this relaxing ride, and you never know what animals you might see! Space is limited; please reserve your spot by calling the nature center at 302-284-4299 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. Weather Permitting.$4 per person IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Campground Event: Concert at the Campground,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us for a special holiday weekend concert at the campground. Bring your picnic dinner and enjoy a free concert in honor of our Veterans.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 5:30:00 PM 11/10/2018 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Event: Concert at the Campground Join us for a special holiday weekend concert at the campground. Bring your picnic dinner and enjoy a free concert in honor of our Veterans. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 8 a.m.

Morning Bird Walks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring your binoculars and field guides for a walk along the edge of the pond. Meet at the nature center. Free

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 8:00:00 AM 9/1/2093 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Morning Bird Walks Bring your binoculars and field guides for a walk along the edge of the pond. Meet at the nature center. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, November 10 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 11/11/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 10 at 10 a.m.

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

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American independence. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 11/10/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/10/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American independence. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, November 11 at 9 a.m.

"Year of the Bird" Discovery Hikes,   Auburn Heights State Park

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. For all skill levels. Bring your camera or smartphone along and share your shot of the birds on the Auburn Heights Preserve Facebook page. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/11/2018 10:30:00 AM America/New_York "Year of the Bird" Discovery Hikes This year is the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. For all skill levels. Bring your camera or smartphone along and share your shot of the birds on the Auburn Heights Preserve Facebook page. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Sunday, November 11 at 6 p.m.

An Introduction to the Night Sky,   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 11/11/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/11/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York An Introduction 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

Sunday, November 11 at 10 a.m.

Battery 519 Open House,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Veteran's Day- Docents from the Fort Miles Historical Association will be on hand to answer questions as you tour Battery 519. For more information please call 302-645-0753

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/11/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Open House Veteran's Day- Docents from the Fort Miles Historical Association will be on hand to answer questions as you tour Battery 519. For more information please call 302-645-0753 Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, November 11 at 1 p.m.

Hike Thompson Island,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/11/2018 3:00:00 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, November 11 at 1 p.m.

Veterans Day Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Joinus on a hike through the park to celebrate Veteran’s Day. A naturalist willguide you and introduce you to unique places at Killens Pond. Meet at thenature center. Weather Permitting.Free For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/11/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Veterans Day Hike Joinus on a hike through the park to celebrate Veteran’s Day. A naturalist willguide you and introduce you to unique places at Killens Pond. Meet at thenature center. Weather Permitting.Free For questions or to register please call 302-284-4299.IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, November 11 at 1 p.m.

Wood Burning 101 ,   Trap Pond State Park

Ages 12 and up. Try your hand at pyrography and take home your own piece of wood-burned art. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $3 per person

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2094 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Wood Burning 101 Ages 12 and up. Try your hand at pyrography and take home your own piece of wood-burned art. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $3 per person Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, November 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 11/12/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m.

Over There and Back Again!,   First State Heritage Park

Honor the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by having a discussion about the differences in the country from the 1910s to the early 1920s with a character from the period.

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/11/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Over There and Back Again! Honor the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by having a discussion about the differences in the country from the 1910s to the early 1920s with a character from the period. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 12 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/12/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 12 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/12/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 12 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Veteran's Day - Enrichment Engineers,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals!https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/12/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Veteran's Day - Enrichment Engineers Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals!https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Monday, November 12 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 11/13/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 12 at 10 a.m.

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

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American independence. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/12/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American independence. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 12 at 11:30 a.m.

Son of the Old Soil Historic Theatre Presentation,   First State Heritage Park

11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sit in on a talk between a young soldier and a servant on the eve of the 1841 re-internment of a great Delaware Revolutionary War hero, Colonel John Haslet.

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 11:30:00 AM 11/12/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Son of the Old Soil Historic Theatre Presentation 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sit in on a talk between a young soldier and a servant on the eve of the 1841 re-internment of a great Delaware Revolutionary War hero, Colonel John Haslet. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

Homeschool Program ,   Killens Pond State Park

Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/13/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/13/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Homeschool Program Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, November 13 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/13/2018 11/14/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m.

Beginning Candy Making,   Bellevue State Park

Join us at Bellevue Hall to learn candy making! We’ll make peanut butter cups, mound bars and several other chocolate delights. This program is intended for adults; however, children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Pre-register by Monday, November 12, space is limited. $20 per person. Meet at Bellevue Hall.

Add to Calendar 11/14/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/14/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Beginning Candy Making Join us at Bellevue Hall to learn candy making! We’ll make peanut butter cups, mound bars and several other chocolate delights. This program is intended for adults; however, children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Pre-register by Monday, November 12, space is limited. $20 per person. Meet at Bellevue Hall. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, November 14 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last 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.

Add to Calendar 11/14/2018 8:00:00 AM 11/14/2018 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last 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. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, November 14 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Thanksgiving for the Animals,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/14/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/14/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Thanksgiving for the Animals Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   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 11/14/2018 7:00:00 PM 9/1/2095 9:00:00 AM 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

Wednesday, November 14 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/14/2018 11/15/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m.

Wine and Chocolate Pairing,   Bellevue State Park

Join us at Bellevue Hall to learn candy making! We’ll make peanut butter cups, mound bars and several other chocolate delights. This program is intended for adults; however, children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Pre-register by Monday, November 12, space is limited. $20 per person. Meet at Bellevue Hall.

Add to Calendar 11/15/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/15/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Wine and Chocolate Pairing Join us at Bellevue Hall to learn candy making! We’ll make peanut butter cups, mound bars and several other chocolate delights. This program is intended for adults; however, children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Pre-register by Monday, November 12, space is limited. $20 per person. Meet at Bellevue Hall. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, November 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Guppy Club: Animal Adventures (Pre-School Nature Program),   Cape Henlopen State Park

Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Search for clues about what animals do in the park at night.

Add to Calendar 11/15/2018 10:30:00 AM 11/15/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Animal Adventures (Pre-School Nature Program) Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Search for clues about what animals do in the park at night. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, November 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/15/2018 11/16/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 16 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/16/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/16/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, November 16 at 6 p.m.

Wonders of the Night Skies,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the night sky for constellations, meteor shows, and other astronomical wonders and learn "how they came to be." Dress warmly! Ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 25. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register.

Add to Calendar 11/16/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/16/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Night Skies Search the night sky for constellations, meteor shows, and other astronomical wonders and learn "how they came to be." Dress warmly! Ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 25. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, November 16 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/16/2018 11/17/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 17 at 6 p.m.

A Night at the Tower,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

At this drop in program, learn more about stargazing with park naturalists. Climb to the top of the tower to see the night sky and the city of Wilmington.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York A Night at the Tower At this drop in program, learn more about stargazing with park naturalists. Climb to the top of the tower to see the night sky and the city of Wilmington. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, November 17 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tours,   Auburn Heights State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 6 p.m.

Owl Prowl,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me ,   Brandywine Zoo

Animals and Me Saturday, November 171 - 3:30 p.m.Girl Scout Daisies and BrowniesLearn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me Animals and Me Saturday, November 171 - 3:30 p.m.Girl Scout Daisies and BrowniesLearn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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 World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 5:30:00 PM 11/17/2018 7:00:00 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 World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/17/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Festive Fall Wreath Making ,   Trap Pond State Park

Make your own festive wreath for the season! Supplies will be provided. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2096 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Festive Fall Wreath Making Make your own festive wreath for the season! Supplies will be provided. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $10 per person Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m.

Owl Prowl-Night Hike with a Naturalist.,   White Clay Creek State Park

November 17 Owl ProwlWhite Clay Creek State Park is home to some veryspecial Owls. Learn about these nighthunters, then hike along the creek to hear their calls. Free. Must call to register: 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl-Night Hike with a Naturalist. November 17 Owl ProwlWhite Clay Creek State Park is home to some veryspecial Owls. Learn about these nighthunters, then hike along the creek to hear their calls. Free. Must call to register: 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 11/18/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 17 at 10 a.m.

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

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

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/17/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, November 18 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “Modern Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. FREE

Add to Calendar 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/18/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “Modern Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. FREE Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, November 18 at 1 p.m.

Volunteer Day: Bluebird Trails!,   Lums Pond State Park

This fall we will be cleaning out our blue bird boxes and learning more about the park’s blue bird box project. Meet at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the park office (302)368-6989.

Add to Calendar 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/18/2018 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Volunteer Day: Bluebird Trails! This fall we will be cleaning out our blue bird boxes and learning more about the park’s blue bird box project. Meet at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the park office (302)368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, November 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/18/2018 11/19/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 19 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/19/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 19 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/19/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 19 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Enrichment Engineers,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/19/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Enrichment Engineers Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Monday, November 19 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 11/20/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, November 20 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Say What? Animal Communication,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Say What? Animal Communication (SW) Who's talking and how do animals communicate?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/20/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/20/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Say What? Animal Communication Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Say What? Animal Communication (SW) Who's talking and how do animals communicate?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, November 20 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/20/2018 11/21/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 21 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Animal Play Day ,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/21/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/21/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Animal Play Day Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, November 21 at 4 p.m.

Hike Burton Island Nature Preserve,   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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/21/2018 4:00:00 PM 11/21/2018 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Burton Island Nature Preserve 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. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, November 21 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/21/2018 11/22/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, November 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about this location.

Add to Calendar 11/22/2018 11/23/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about this location. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 23 at 7 p.m.

Full Moon Hike ,   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 11/23/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/23/2018 8:00:00 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

Friday, November 23 at 10 a.m.

#OptOutside Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Skip the crowds and the shopping malls and #OptOutside! This free hike will be led by a park naturalist through a variety of different habitats along the Sea Hawk Trail. The trail meanders through maritime forest, salt marsh, meadow, and intertidal zones. Meet at Holts Landing State Park Pavilion. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information. FREE No pre-registration required

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/23/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York #OptOutside Hike Skip the crowds and the shopping malls and #OptOutside! This free hike will be led by a park naturalist through a variety of different habitats along the Sea Hawk Trail. The trail meanders through maritime forest, salt marsh, meadow, and intertidal zones. Meet at Holts Landing State Park Pavilion. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information. FREE No pre-registration required Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, November 23 at 7 p.m.

Frosty Moon Hike,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your family or friends to stroll the park after dark on this holiday weekend. Free program. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989. Meeting location giving at registration.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/23/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Frosty Moon Hike Bring your family or friends to stroll the park after dark on this holiday weekend. Free program. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989. Meeting location giving at registration. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, November 23 at 9 a.m.

A Capitol Experience,   First State Heritage Park

A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Legislative Hall Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/23/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York A Capitol Experience A Capitol Experience 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Legislative Hall Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 23 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 11/24/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 24 at 12:30 p.m.

Steamin' Thanksgiving,   Auburn Heights State Park

Enjoy the last Steamin’ Day of the year. Support a local organization on Small Business Saturday, and relax with technology from an earlier time. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 12:30:00 PM 11/24/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Steamin' Thanksgiving Enjoy the last Steamin’ Day of the year. Support a local organization on Small Business Saturday, and relax with technology from an earlier time. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13 Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 8:00:00 AM 11/24/2018 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 11 a.m.

Cranberry Bog Trail Hike (1.5 miles),   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the Pinelands Trail for cranberries, wildlife and other natural wonders. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302 645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/24/2018 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Cranberry Bog Trail Hike (1.5 miles) Search the Pinelands Trail for cranberries, wildlife and other natural wonders. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302 645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/24/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 2 p.m.

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Dissect one of these mysterious animals to learn about their ins and outs. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852.

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Dissect one of these mysterious animals to learn about their ins and outs. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 12 p.m.

Family Fun Day ,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy the season by participating in a fun craft day forchildren from ages 4 to 10. Make 4 - 5 different holiday treats anddecorations. This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Killens Pond. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $10 for one child. $5 for each additional child. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 12:00:00 PM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Day Enjoy the season by participating in a fun craft day forchildren from ages 4 to 10. Make 4 - 5 different holiday treats anddecorations. This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Killens Pond. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $10 for one child. $5 for each additional child. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 89 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 11/25/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 24 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, November 25 at 5 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   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 11/25/2018 5:00:00 PM 11/25/2018 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Enrichment Workshop,   Brandywine Zoo

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Bobcat!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

Add to Calendar 11/25/2018 10:30:00 AM 11/25/2018 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Enrichment Workshop Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Bobcat!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, November 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/25/2018 11/26/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 26 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 11/26/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/26/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 26 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   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 track.

Add to Calendar 11/26/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/26/2018 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 track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/26/2018 11/27/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, November 27 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/27/2018 11/28/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 28 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Animals in the Winter,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Animals in the Winter Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, November 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/28/2018 11/29/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, November 29 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/29/2018 11/30/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 30 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/30/2018 12/1/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, January 01 at none

No Programs At This Time,   Fox Point State Park

Please check back later as programs are uploaded periodically

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Add to Calendar 01/01/2020 12:00:00 01/01/2020 12:00:00 America/New_York No Programs At This Time Please check back later as programs are uploaded periodically Fox Point State Park