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84th Annual Dover Days Vendor, Parade & Car Show Registration is Open

84th Annual Dover Days Vendor & Parade Registration is Open

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NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade

Submited by Charles Gray - August 25, 2015
The showcase is set for Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Blue Hen Corporate Center in from 3 to 5 p.m., with a parade through downtown Dover to follow.

History Events Fall Into Kent County August 31-September 6

Submited by Cindy Small - August 25, 2015
From a celebration featuring the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware to a discussion of the importance of James Madison and John Dickinson's influence on the early American Republic, to lantern tours and a candle-making workshop, history lovers will get in the groove in Greater Dover/Kent County the week of August 31 through September 6. If you're visiting, take advantage of off-peak rates and stay a few days to enjoy this glorious weather!

“Eyecons” a Showstopper in Kent County Week of August 24-30

Submited by Cindy Small - August 17, 2015
The week of August 24-30 is shaping up nicely if you're visiting Greater Dover, or if you live here! Perhaps the week ends with a bang -- The Schwartz Center is hosting the nationally-famed Chris Peterson in "Eyecons" on Saturday, August 29 at 8 p.m. For tickets: www.schwartzcenter.com. The event is the first of its kind in Greater Dover, and proceeds will benefit The Schwartz!

Free Programs Highlighting Delaware History in September

Submited by Cindy Small - August 12, 2015
The story of the First State’s contributions to the history and culture of the United States through displays, exhibits and special programs, during September. The museums will explore how the state's distinctive physical environment, in combination with the people who came to live there, gave Delaware an identity that is different from any other place. Several free programs will be offered at Kent County museums during September.

Intriguing Arts and Crafts at Delaware Wine and Beer Festival October 17

Submited by Cindy Small - August 11, 2015
By the time cooler fall days arrive in October, many will be planning and shopping for the holiday season ahead. What better time to get a jumpstart on this year’s list than during the Delaware Artisan Faire held in conjunction with the October 17 Delaware Wine and Beer Festival in Dover.

Improve You August 17-23:  Painting, 5K, Photography

Submited by Cindy Small - August 10, 2015
'Tis the week for self-improvement, with two painting workshops, a photography discussing, a new 5K, Latin music and Beer Olympics taking place in the Greater Dover area in Kent County, Delaware -- as summer winds down, make plans now for a bit of recreation and relaxation!

Lantern Tours of Cemeteries, The Green in Dover This Fall

Submited by Cindy Small - August 5, 2015
Looking for a great way to spend your Friday evenings in Delaware's Capital Region? On upcoming Friday evenings at 8:30 p.m., the First State Heritage Park lantern tours of The Green and three of Dover’s historic cemeteries will entertain with stories from Dover’s history.

Delaware’s ‘I Ride for Pie’ Cycling Tour is September 12

Submited by Cindy Small - August 4, 2015
Whether you’re an experienced cyclist who can conquer 100 miles in a day, or a beginner just hoping to complete 15 miles, the Amish Country Bike Tour is one of the top East Coast cycling events that meets the needs of all ages and abilities on Saturday, September 12 in Dover, Delaware. It also soothes the appetite of cyclists, during the famous “pie stop” at an Amish schoolhouse where locally-baked pies are served.

Live Music a Hot Item August 10-16 in Kent County

Submited by Cindy Small - August 3, 2015
Between the Delmarva Folk Hero contest, Mike Hines and The Look, The Funsters, Ginger and up-and-coming country star Sara Ann Garrison, there are plenty of music performances happening the week of August 10-16 in Greater Dover/Kent County. If you're thinking of visiting for a day or two, we invite you to check out our lodging options and enjoy some downtown before the start of hectic fall.

Comic Con, 1960s Fest Highlight August 3-9 in Kent County

Submited by Cindy Small - July 29, 2015
Did you know that more than 5,000 people are expected to visit Dover on August 8 for the second annual Comic Con? If dressing more like a hippie than a Trekie is more your style, then you may want to check out the 1960s Festival at Killens Pond State Park. But that's not all in store for you August 3-9!

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