Holiday Happenings

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Luminaries for Home
Mispillion Art League
Through November 30
Mary Poppins, JR
Delaware Children's Theatre
Through December 18
Holiday Art Market
Newark Arts Alliance
Through December 31
Dewey Beach Sip and Shop
Developing Artist Collaboration
Through November 27
SSP Presents: The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge
Riverfront Theater
Through December 4
Winter Watercolor & Wine: Card Making
Biggs Museum of American Art
November 29 - December 1
PLAID TIDINGS: A SPECIAL HOLIDAY EDITION OF FOREVER PLAID
Delaware Theatre Company
November 30 - December 18
The Wizard of Oz Mainstage Production!
Milton Theatre
December 1
Hairspray
The Playhouse on Rodney Square
December 1 - December 4
First State Symphonic Band Christmas Concert
Smyrna Opera House
December 2
City of Newark Winterfest
Academy Building Lawn
December 2
The Wizard of Oz Mainstage Production!
Milton Theatre
December 2
Holiday Open House at Rockwood
Rockwood Mansion Park
December 2 - December 3
Wilmington Children's Chorus Annual Holiday Concerts
Episcopal Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew
December 2 - December 3
Irving Berlin's - White Christmas The Musical
Possum Point Players Theatre
December 2 - December 11
Gingerbread Bash
Newark Arts Alliance
December 3
Holiday Stroll
The Music School of Delaware, Milford Branch
December 3
Messiah by G. F. Handel
Dover High School, Theatre
December 3
Shop & Savor: Double Spiral Chocolate
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 3
Capital Ringers presents "Christmas Reflections"
Community Church at Ocean Pines
December 3
Carols by Candlelight
First Presbyterian Church of Newark
December 3
Duke Ellington's The Nutcracker Suite
Milton Theatre
December 3
Capital Ringers presents "Christmas Reflections"
Conley's United Methodist Church
December 4
Choral Celebration
University of Delaware, Mitchell Hall
December 4
Early Childhood: Holiday Sing
The Music School of Delaware
December 4
The Wizard of Oz Mainstage Production!
Milton Theatre
December 4
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble presents "A Child's Christmas"
Ebenezer United Methodist Church
December 4
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble presents "A Child's Christmas"
Ebenezer United Methodist Church
December 4
A Christmas Carol, Live!
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 7 - December 8
The Wizard of Oz Mainstage Production!
Milton Theatre
December 8
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble presents "A Child's Christmas"
First & Central Presbyterian Church of Wilmington
December 8
A Ceremony of Carols
Presbyterian Church of Dover
December 9
Holiday Cabaret
The Everett Theatre
December 9 - December 10
Holiday Celebration at Glasgow Park
Glasgow Park
December 9 - December 10
Delaware Dance Company's "The Nutcracker"
University of Delaware, Mitchell Hall
December 9 - December 11
Holiday Market
Milton Arts Guild
December 9 - December 11
The Wizard of Oz
Wilmington Drama League
December 9 - December 28
Irish Christmas in America
The Grand Opera House
December 10
Lights Out presents "It's a Valli Christmas"
Smyrna Opera House
December 10
The Swingles: Together for the Holidays
University of Delaware, Thompson Theatre at Roselle Center for the Arts
December 10
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble presents "A Child's Christmas"
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble
December 10
Candlelight Concert
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 10
Capital Ringers presents "Christmas Reflections"
Lutheran Church of Our Savior
December 10
Snow Queen 2022
Laird Performing Arts Center at Tatnall School
December 10 - December 11
Holiday Dreams Cirque
The Playhouse on Rodney Square
December 10 - December 11
Carols in Color
The Grand Opera House
December 11
Sounds of the Season
Grace United Methodist Church
December 11
Symphony Concert
The Independence School - Auditorium
December 11
Capital Ringers presents "Christmas Reflections"
Seaford Historical Society
December 11
Christmas Concert
Milford High School
December 11 - December 17
CHAMBER II—HOLIDAYS AT THE HOTEL
Hotel duPont Gold Ballroom
December 13
Thursday Noontime Concert: Center City Chorale: Christmastime
First & Central Presbyterian Church of Wilmington
December 15
Mixers & Elixirs: Cheers to the Holidays
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 16
Mixers and Elixirs
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 16
The Nutcracker
The Grand Opera House
December 16 - December 18
The Wilmington Ballet presents The Nutcracker
The Playhouse on Rodney Square
December 16 - December 18
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble presents "A Child's Christmas"
Westminster Presbyterian Church
December 17
Holiday Peace
Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth
December 18
I'm Dreaming of a Christ Christmas
Delaware State University, Education & Humanities Theater
December 18
Nefesh Mountain
the baby grand
December 20

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