Ongoing, Wilmington Campus
Between the Rivers, Walking Tours of Wilmington's Historic District - the Delaware Historical Society is pleased to offer reserved guided tours of Wilmington's historic Market Street.

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October 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Wine & Weed at the Read House & Gardens

Volunteers will meet for the last Tuesday clean-up of the season. Refeshments follow gardening sessions. Please contact for more details if you are interested in volunteering. Details. 


Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Art Loop Wilmington
Delaware History Museum

Join with other art lovers for a free, self-guided public art event. Details.

Friday, October 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. | 7:30 p.m.
Lives of the Necromancers: A Literary Look at George Read II
Read House & Gardens

Do you like supernatural stories? We invite you to explore the intersection of magic and the imagination in a literary focused experience at the Read House & Gardens. Details.


Saturday, October 14, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Shakespeare, Poe & Fiends
Old Town Hall

Spend an evening with masters of the macabre as Delaware Shakespeare actors open many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore during this year's presentation of "Shakespeare, Poe & Fiends."  Details. 

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Contemporary History Series: Race, Poverty, and Delaware Public Education: Policies, Prospects, and Outcomes

Delaware History Museum/Mitchell Center for African American History

Join education experts for an engaging discussion on the historical context and current issues in Delaware public education. Details. 


Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research


Saturday, October 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Family Saturday: Creative Writing Workshop
Delaware History Museum Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

For writers of ALL ages!
Join the State of Delaware poets Laureate, Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills for creative writing exercises and more!   


Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Delaware Historical Society Annual Meeting
Copeland Room, Delaware History Museum

Business meeting and program. Details.


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