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Special Holiday Events – Delaware, 2017

December 2nd, 2017

Little boy with Gingerbread at Christmas marketFeel the joy of the holidays with these awesome special performances and events.

Winter Musical: Seussical Jr. (K-8 Academy Production)

$5/person. MOT Charter High School, 1275 Cedar Lane Rd. Middletown, DE 19709. 3 showings: Friday, 12/1, 7 pm; Saturday, 12/2, 4 pm; Saturday, 12/2, 7 pm (*Understudy performance).

A musical for the whole family, Seussical takes you into the world of Dr. Seuss with characters including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, the citizens of Whoville, and more! Visit the link above for more information or click here for tickets.

First State Bell Ringers at the Appoquinimink Library

FREE. Appoquinimink Library. 651 N. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709. 12/13 – 7:30-8:30 pm.

Celebrate the season with this wonderful family concert. Refreshments provided. Click here for more Delaware Family Concerts.

The MOT Film Society Presents: Classic Movies for Charity

Westown Movies: 150 Commerce Dr. Middletown, DE. 19709. $5/person

Visit Westown Movie Theater for these special screenings of classic films. Proceeds benefit local charities including Delaware Ducks and the MOT Senior Center.

“The Polar Express”: Sunday, 12/3 – 11 am & 1:30 pm
“Elf”: 12/10 – 11 am & 1:30 pm

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Everett Theatre Mini-Camps – 101 Dalmatians, Kids

$125/child. 47 W Main Street, Middletown, DE 19709. Camp runs from 12/26-12/29, 9 am-3 pm, shows will be held on 12/29 & 12/30.

Register your child (6+) today for The Everett Theatre Winter Session Mini Camp–101 Dalmatians KIDS! Your child will learn basic musical theatre skills, terminology, teamwork, and life skills as they come together to rehearse and put together a show in just a few weeks.

Christmas in Odessa

Saturday, 12/2 – 10 am-5 pm. Advance tickets: $20/person 12+, $5/children 6-12, children under 6 FREE.

Christmas in Odessa is a self-guided walking tour of private homes and public buildings, many dating from the 18th and 19th centuries and decorated for the holidays. Many special events are included such as a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a concert by First State Bell Ringers, and more!

Storybook Time in Odessa

FREE. Saturday, 12/6- 11 am (pre-K and Kindergarten) & 4:30 pm. Reservations required. Call 302-378-4119.

Enjoy wonderful stories, decorate delicious holiday cookies, and explore the Wilson-Warner House as it is transformed for the holidays. Children, pre-K and Kindergarten and their parents at 11 am and older children with their parents at 4:30 pm.

Frozen Winter Wonderland

FREE. Pell Gardens Park. 98 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, Maryland 21915. Sunday, 12/3 – 12-3 pm.

This snowy wonderland includes a LIVE ice sculpting demonstration, Snowman Cornhole, visits with special characters (including face paintings by Elsa!), and maybe even a special appearance by Santa himself!

Happy Holidays Dover 2017

FREE. Biggs Museum of American Art. 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901. Saturday, 12/2 – 9 am-5 pm.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: The Biggs Museum presents their 2nd annual holiday celebration! This special event includes a “Kids Only” Holiday Shop where kids 5-12 can purchase handmade gifts ($10 and under) for their loved ones and create their own gift bags and cards. There will be local children’s choirs and dance performances throughout the day to get you in the holiday spirit!

Wilmington Drama League Presents “A Christmas Carol: The Musical”

The Wilmington Drama League. 10 W. Lea Blvd. Wilmington, DE 19802. Performances from 12/15-12/30. Click here for dates/times. Adults: $20, Seniors/Students: $17, Children: $12

Wilmington Drama League and The Chrysalis Players celebrates the holiday season with “A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Broadway Version)”. Reserved seating, tickets available here or at the door.

Be sure to visit our other Delaware event pages including:

Fun & Educational Family Activities

Visits with Santa

Parades & Tree Lightings