Here’s What to Do Around Delaware This Weekend

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There’s plenty to do in Delaware this weekend, including checking out a tulip celebration in Lewes and visiting a Dover museum for free.

There’s plenty to do during the first weekend of April, including celebrating the beginning of a grand tulip celebration, scoring free entry at a popular Delaware museum and participating in an award event for Delaware breweries.

*Please call ahead or check online to confirm event cancellations and COVID-19 protocols.

Friday, April 1

Lewes Tulip Celebration

Visit Lewes this Friday for the opening day of the Lewes Tulip Celebration. During the festivities, which run until April 17, approximately 245 alliums, 1,000 hyacinths, 600 irises, 4325 narcissi and 27,161 tulip bulbs are expected to bloom all across the city of Lewes.

Lewes 645-8073

Saturday, April 2

Visit the Biggs Museum – for Free!

On the first Saturday of each month, the Biggs Art Museum in Dover waives its entry fees and hosts a free children’s workshop. The Biggs Museum currently features two exhibits: Visions and Voices: A Juried Exhibition of Mid-Atlantic African American Artists and Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts.

406 Federal St., Dover 674-2111

Take an iPhoneography Class at the Delaware Art Museum

If you’ve ever wanted to take your phone photography skills to the next level, this class might be just what you need. From 10 am until 4 pm Kathy Buckalew will teach photograph basics and photo app editing techniques in this beginner/beyond beginner course. Members tickets are $70 and non-member tickets are $90.

2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington 571-9590

Sunday, April 3

302 Beer Drinkers’ Choice Awards at the Crooked Hammock Brewery

From 1-5 pm, Crooked Hammock Brewery in Lewes will host the 302 Beer Drinkers Choice Awards, during which breweries from across the state will come together to be voted on by the drinkers (that means you) for a number of different awards including fan -favorite beer and most unique beer. Tickets are $39.

36707 Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes 644-7837

Visit the Newcastle Farmers Market

As an indoor/outdoor farmers market, the Newcastle Farmers Market offers over 70 shops and stalls including a PA Dutch section serving meats, baked goods and more. No matter if you’re looking for fresh produce, a good slice of pizza or a new vintage piece to add to your wardrobe, there’s always something to find at the Newcastle Farmers Market.

110 N Dupont Hwy., New Castle 588-8928


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