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Highlights
31st Annual Craft & Holiday Show
Saturday, November 1
Delaware State Fairgrounds
DBH Holiday Market
Saturday, November 1
Biggs Museum of American Art
Holiday Fair: Fine Craft Show
Saturday, November 1 through Sunday, November 2
Rehoboth Art League
Newark United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, November 15
Newark United Methodist Church
Newark United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, November 15
Newark United Methodist Church
''I'll be Home for Christmas''
Thursday, November 13 through Sunday, November 16
The Everett Theatre
Trace Adkins Christmas Show featuring Special Guest Sarepta Symphony
Thursday, November 20
The Grand Opera House
Jim Brickman On A Winter's Night
Saturday, November 29
The Grand Opera House
Steamin' Thanksgiving at Auburn Heights Preserve
Saturday, November 29
Auburn Heights Preserve
The Kettle Jammers to perform at the Reindeer Stampede
Saturday, November 29
Milford Senior High School
Dover Symphony Orchestra Holiday Family Concert “Ringing in the Holiday Season at Dover Downs”
Sunday, November 30
Rollins Center at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Activities
Friday, November 28 through Sunday, November 30
Hagley Museum and Library
Holiday Sing Along with Miss Jackie
Wednesday, December 3
Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library
Music for a While: Carols for the University
Wednesday, December 3
Bayard Sharp Hall - University of Delaware
Mark O'Connor & Friends An Appalachian Christmas
Thursday, December 4
The Grand Opera House
Natural Holiday Wreaths Birds Will Love
Thursday, December 4
Mt. Cuba Center Inc.
First Friday: Cocoa, Cookies & Snowmen
Friday, December 5
Biggs Museum of American Art
Winterfest
Friday, December 5
Academy Building Lawn
Christmas Carols for the Santa House
Saturday, December 6
Milford Santa House
Master Players Holiday Pops - Canadian Brass
Saturday, December 6
Mitchell Hall (University of Delaware)
O Divine Mystery
Saturday, December 6
St. Mary of the Assumption Church
Christmas Bazaar
Sunday, December 7
Smyrna Opera House
Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 7
Milford Senior Center
Christmas Open House and Bazaar
Sunday, December 7
Smyrna Opera House
Early Childhood Holiday Sing
Sunday, December 7
Wilmington Branch, The Music School of Delaware
It's a Wonderful Life
Friday, November 28 through Sunday, December 7
Riverfront Theater
Nutcracker
Saturday, December 6 through Sunday, December 7
Schwartz Center for the Arts
Holiday Movie: Miracle on 34th Street
Monday, December 8
Kent County Public Library
O Divine Mystery
Monday, December 8
Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Holiday Piano Recital
Wednesday, December 10
Kirkwood Library
Market Street Music Thursday Noontime Concerts: Cartoon Christmas Trio
Thursday, December 11
First & Central Presbyterian Church
First State Symphonic Band Holiday Concert
Friday, December 12
Faith Baptist Church
A Charlie Brown Christmas Eric Mintel Quartet
Saturday, December 13
live at the baby grand
A Dickens Experience in Old New Castle
Friday, December 12 through Saturday, December 13
Historic New Castle
Holiday House Tour
Saturday, December 13
Delaware Art Museum
Holiday House Tour in Historic Milton
Saturday, December 13
Milton (downtown)
It’s a Wonderful Life – a Live Radio play
Friday, December 5 through Saturday, December 13
Chapel Street Playhouse
The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 13
Delaware Tech Theatre - Arts and Science Center, Georgetown
A Christmas Rose
Sunday, December 14
Schwartz Center for the Arts
Carol Sing-Along
Sunday, December 14
Kent County Public Library
Diamond Dance Studio presents a Nutcracker Read-aloud
Sunday, December 14
Kent County Public Library
Hollywood Holiday
Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 14
Possum Hall
Old-Fashioned Holiday
Sunday, December 7 through Sunday, December 14
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
She Loves Me
Saturday, November 29 through Sunday, December 14
Clear Space Theatre
Stocking Stuffers
Friday, December 12 through Sunday, December 14
Delaware City Community Center
The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 13 through Sunday, December 14
Mitchell Hall (University of Delaware)
The Snow Queen
Sunday, December 14
Epworth United Methodist Church
Winter Choral Concert
Sunday, December 14
St. Helena's Catholic Church
Holiday Film: It's a Wonderful Life
Monday, December 15
Kent County Public Library
Delaware Accordion Club Plays Holiday Music
Wednesday, December 17
Kirkwood Library
Storytime with Santa
Wednesday, December 17
Wilmington Public Library
Market Street Music Thursday Noontime Concerts: Center City Chorale’s “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
Thursday, December 18
First & Central Presbyterian Church
First State Symphonic Band Holiday Concert
Friday, December 19
Down's Cultural Center (Ingleside Homes, Inc.)
Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 20
First Baptist Church of Dover
47th Annual Nutcracker Ballet
Saturday, December 20 through Sunday, December 21
DuPont Theatre
My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, And I'm Home For The Holidays
Wednesday, December 3 through Sunday, December 21
Delaware Theatre Company
The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 20 through Sunday, December 21
The Grand Opera House
Delaware ChoralArts Christmas Concert
Monday, December 22
Episcopal Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew
Holiday Film: White Christmas
Monday, December 22
Kent County Public Library
Twilight Tours of Eleutherian Mills Residence at Hagley
Tuesday, December 9 through Tuesday, December 30
Hagley Museum and Library
Yuletide at Winterthur
Saturday, November 22 through Sunday, January 4, 2015
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Holiday-Themed Family Adventure Backpacks
Friday, November 28 through Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Hagley Museum and Library
“Holidays at Hagley” Exhibit
Friday, November 28 through Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Hagley Museum and Library
''The Perfect Gift'': Mispillion Art League's Annual Holiday Show
Friday, November 28 through Saturday, January 24, 2015
Mispillion Art League of Greater Milford