Important: Cheesesteak Festival Coming to Philly

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YOU GUYS. I'm a sucker for a food festival, and cheesesteaks are my lifeblood, so you betcha I'm excited about Philly's first Cheesesteak Festival taking place October 24th at Lincoln Financial Field. In addition to 40+ CHEESESTEAK VENDORS FROM THE PHILADELPHIA AREA OMG, there will be celebrity chefs, live entertainment, sports memorabilia and craft vendors, carnival games, … [Read more...]

Roaring ’20s Lawn Party: Jazz Age on the Delaware

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  This looks like so much fun and I will be really sad if I don't get there.  Not finding enough opportunities to channel your inner Gatsby (or Daisy, or Jordan, as the case may be)? On Saturday August 1st, 2015 from 11am to 5pm, Glen Foerd (the region’s only Gilded Age mansion on the Delaware River) will host Jazz Age on the Delaware. It promises to be "an … [Read more...]

Born in 1980? Free Admission to Sesame Place

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Born in 1980? So was Sesame Place! Celebrate turning 35 with Sesame by visiting during the week of their birthday, July 27, 2015 - August 2, 2015. You'll get FREE admission! Just head to Guest Relations with a valid photo ID to receive your free single-day admission ticket. First time visiting? Check out our Sesame Place tips here. Limit one single-day admission ticket … [Read more...]

Buy Two, Get One Night of Camping Free

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  Camping is an inexpensive way to get the kids outside and create memories that last. When I was a kid, I saw all sorts of things in the early mornings while camping that I'd never been exposed to before: squirrels scolding overhead, chipmunks darting around, deer just outside our window. For this city kid, those memories meant enough that I went on to move to a rural … [Read more...]

Take a Kid Fishing! Free-Admission Fishing Days

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From the DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control: Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and trying to catch a fish? The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife’s “Take a Kid Fishing!” program offers five upcoming summer dates when budding anglers age 6 through 15 and a parent/guardian are invited to come out and learn … [Read more...]

Volunteer at the DuPont Nature Center

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DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve is seeking volunteers for its 2015 season. Two volunteer training days will be held at the center: Wednesday, April 8th 6:00 - 8:30 pm Saturday, April 25th 1:00 - 4 pm Learn about spawning horseshoe crabs, migratory shorebirds, fish and shellfish to better educate visitors about DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center … [Read more...]

Delaware Venture Outdoors Fest

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LOVE THIS. Get outside, Delaware! Venture Outdoors Fest is an event that takes place twice annually at different State Parks around the state of Delaware. DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that registration is open for “Venture Outdoors Fest.” At Lums Pond State Park, from Friday, May 15 – Sunday, May 17, “Venture Outdoors Fest” will showcase the … [Read more...]

Newark Delaware Egg Hunt 2015

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This year's Newark Delaware egg hunt takes place on Saturday, March 28th at the White Clay Creek State Park Carpenter Recreation Area (880 New London Road). For toddlers through 9 years old: hunts are held according to age, with toddlers & 2 year olds as well as 2 & 4 year olds starting at 10am, and 5 & 6 year olds and 7 through 9 year olds starting at … [Read more...]