Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts
March 28-April 27
The biannual Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts is a sprawling, month-long extravaganza (this year’s theme is “If You Had a Time Machine…”) of music, dance, theater, art and lectures, culminating in an enormous fair on Avenue of the Arts on April 27. Drop by the Time Travel Plaza for over fifty FREE concerts and events all month long!
LUNCHTIME TUNES at Noon (Mon – Fri)
Enjoy a break, free WiFi, and lunch (Bring your own or try some tasty treats from Jose Garces) with a lovely instrumental backdrop provided by Settlement Music School.
A CAPELLA NIGHT at 6pm (Mondays)
Enjoy local and regional university a cappella groups as they join us on the TD Bank Plaza Stage.
PHILLY NIGHT at 6pm & 10:45pm (Thursdays)
Don’t miss Philly Night on Thursdays throughout the Festival as local artists hit the TD Bank Plaza Stage.
FRIDAY NOON CONCERT
Friday March 29 at Noon. Take a break from work and stop in the Plaza for live music with XPN.
DECADES MIXERS at 6pm & 10:45pm (Fridays)
Each Friday reminisce with a different decade of music. Which is your favorite? The beats
from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s or maybe the future?
FAMILY FUN at 11am (Saturdays and Sundays)
Bring the kids! Music, dance and learning for ages 3-7.
Philadelphia Book Festival
For the first time ever, the Philadelphia Book Festival will take place at every Free
Library of Philadelphia location. From April 14 to 20, events keep bookworms entertained
with notable author presentations at all 54 branches.
New Castle Farmers Market
110 N. Dupont Hwy.
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 328-4102
Fax: (302) 328-9525
Over 70 individual merchants! You will discover wonderful foods including a PA Dutch
market with fresh produce, meats and bake goods, 2 fresh Seafood stands, and so much more!
The Delaware History Museum
504 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 302-656-0637
Closed: Monday and Tuesday (except for pre-scheduled school tours)
Wednesday-Friday: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed major Holidays.
Low cost admission especially for youth & children seniors, miliary but Free on the First Friday of the Month 11 a.m.-4 p.m.! Located in a renovated art-deco Woolworth store, features three galleries of changing interactive exhibits on Delaware history, including displays of rare items of everyday life, costumes, children’s toys, regional decorative arts, and paintings. A nine-foot-tall folk-art statue of George Washington greets you at the door of the large gift shop specializing in Delaware handcrafted items, and souvenirs.
Please call Delaware History Museum before you set on your journey, to make sure it is open – we try our best to keep information on the website up to date, but it is always worth checking before you leave.
Also it may be worth clicking the link for Delaware History Museum website, so see if there are any special events or seasonal things to do that may be going on throughout the day.
Caribbean Cuisine Week
Enjoy the flavors of the islands during Caribbean Cuisine Week, a celebration that doubles as a fundraiser to assist more than 700 high school athletes from Trinidad, Jamacia, St. Vincent and Grenada as they prepare to travel to Philadelphia for the 2013 Penn Relays. Participating restaurants include Sabrina’s Cafe, Table 31, Cuba Libre, Tashan and more.
ABOUT Places To Go, Things To Do
Every Monday afternoons,we share you places in tri-state area where you can go for fun, recreation, education, or just relaxation. Places that parents, grandparents, family and friends will enjoy! Join us Monday afternoons beginning at 3:00PM ET for your connection to fun, recreation, education and relaxation. Places To Go AND Things To Do.