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Visit the Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek Dagsboro

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September 12: Sunset Yoga  Bear

September 13: Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community  Wilmington

September 13: Ghost Tours

September 13: Walking Tour: Rock and Roll Mills  Wilmington

September 13: Hogs and Hops    Harrington

September 13: New Castle's Annual Wharf Dance  New Castle

September 13: Woodland Ferry Festival  Woodland

September 13: Overfalls Lightship Fallfest  Lewes

September 13-14: Dewey Beach Triathlon  Dewey Beach

September 14: Hagley Car Show  Wilmington

September 14: Lewes Dragon Boat Festival  Lewes

September 14: Pea Patch Island Regatta  New Castle

September 19: Lewes Oktoberfest  Lewes

September 19-21: Oktoberfest  Newark

September 20: Sunset Kayak  Bear

September 20: Beginner Birders  Bear

September 20: Nemours Community Day  Wilmington

September 20: Walking Tour: Workers' World  Wilmington

September 20: Coastal Cleanup  New Castle

September 21: Newark Community Day  Newark

September 21: Faerie Fest  Wilmington

September 21: Third Annual Auburn Heights Invitational Car Show  Yorklyn

September 26: Sunset Yoga  Bear

September 27: Fall Birding Hike  Bear

September 27: Trail Ride: What's Out There?  Bear

September 27: 3rd Annual Corn to Run & Harvest Festival  Millsboro

September 27: 44th Annual New Castle's Art on the Green  New Castle

September 27: Walking Tour: What's for Dinner?  Wilmington

September 27: Hagley Science Saturday: The Physics of Baseball  Wilmington

September 27: All American Day  Wilmington

September 27: 3rd Annual Red Shoe and Brew  Greenville

October 1-19: Rehoboth Jazz Festival  Rehoboth

October 3-5: Fall Sidewalk Sale  Dewey Beach

October 4: Green Hour: Creatures of the Night  Bear

October 4: Walk to End Alzheimer's  Rehoboth Beach

October 4:  Walking Tour: H20 Oh!  Wilmington

October 4: New Castle's Art on the Green  New Castle

October 4: Lewes Merchants’ Sidewalk Sale  Lewes

October 4: Boast the Coast Maritime Festival  Lewes

October 4: River Towns Ride & Festival  Delaware City

October 4-5: Harvest Moon Festival  Wilmington

October 3-5 Fall Sidewalk Sale  Rehoboth

October 5: Cider Hayride  Bear

October 5: University of Delaware Coast Day  Lewes

October 5: Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights  Yorklyn

October 11: Crazy Costume Dash  Bear

October 11-12: Apple Scrapple Festival  Bridgeville

October 16-19: Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival  Rehoboth

October 17: Delaware Greenways 25th Birthday Celebration  Historic Penn Farm, New Castle

October 18: Blackbird Creek Fall Festival  Townsend

October 18: Walking Tour: Workers' World  Wilmington

October 19: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer  Georgetown

October 24-26: Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddlers Festival  Rehoboth

October 24-26: World Championship Punkin Chunkin  Bridgeville

October 25: Halloween Hoot  Bear

October 25: Walking Tour: H20 Oh!  Wilmington

October 25: Sleep Under the Stars  Wilmington

October 26: Steamin’ Halloween  Yorklyn

October 29: New Castle Annual Halloween Parade  New Castle

November 1: Green Hour: Nature's Bounty  Bear

November 1: Holiday Fair-Fine Craft Show  Rehoboth

November 1: Walking Tour: What's for Dinner?  Wilmington

November 1: Hike Across Delaware  Wilmington

November 2: Walk Across Delaware  Delaware City

November 2: Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights  Yorklyn

November 6: Return Day  Georgetown

November 8: Walking Tour: What's for Dinner?  Wilmington

November 15: Walking Tour: Workers' World  Wilmington

November 22: Hootn' for S'mores  Bear

November 22:Walking Tour: Rock and Roll Mills  Wilmington

November 28: Rehoboth Beach Tree Lighting  Rehoboth

November 29: Dewey Beach Tree Lighting  Dewey Beach

December 5-7: Holiday Open House  Wilmington

December 6: Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon  Rehoboth

December 6: Lewes Christmas Parade and House Tours  Lewes

December 13: Delaware City’s Christmas Parade  Delaware City

Learn More

Visit one of Delaware's National Wildlife Refuges[back to top]
            Bombay Hook
            Prime Hook
            White Clay

Camp Outside
            New Castle County Sleep Under the Stars
            DE State Parks

Visit a park
First State National Monument
New Castle County Parks
DE State Parks

Attend an outdoor concert or play
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            State parks concerts
            Paw Paw Folk Festival
Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
            Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
            Delaware Shakespeare Festival
            Peoples' Festival
            Riverfront Blues Festival

            Summer in the Parks
            BBQ & Bluegrass

Take a ride on a ferry, water taxi, or the Kalmar Nyckel [back to top]
            Cape May Lewes Ferry
            Wilmington Water Taxi

           Friends of Woodland Ferry

Visit a garden or outdoor sculpture exhibit at one of Delaware's museums [back to top]
            Delaware Art Museum
            Brandywine Park

            Rockwood Museum & Park
            Mt. Cuba Center

Run or walk a race that is at least 5K [back to top]
            Trail Creek Outfitters Trail Run Series
            UPD Catherine Rooney's 5K
            Dogfish Dash
            St. Anthony's 5K
            Dewey Beach 10 Sisters Road Race Series
            Wilmington Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
            Sprint Triathlon at St. Andrew's
            B+ 5K Fighting Childhood Cancer
            Nun Run 5K
            Fish Hawk Challenge Adventure Race
More 5K's

Attend an outdoor community festival
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            Green Day Festival
            Greek Festival
Italian Festival
            Fringe Festival
Rockwood Ice Cream Festival
Wyoming Peach Festival
Big Thursday
Middletown Peach Festival
August Quarterly
Arden Fair
Brandywine Arts Festival
            Faerie Fest at Rockwood Park
Boast the Coast Maritime Festival and Lighted Boat Parade
Delaware Nature Society Harvest Moon Festival
Sea Witch Festival
            Punkin Chunkin Festival
            Family Fun Festival
Coast Day

Participate in a cleanup of a park, byway, river, or beachh
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             Claymont Community Coalition Green Day
             Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation
             DE State Parks Trail Maintenance
             Monthly Trails Day
             Friends of Killens Pond
             Friends of White Clay Creek State Park
             DE Coastal Cleanup

             Brandywine Creek Clean Up with United By Blue

Buy produce from a local farm stand
              Historic Penn Farm
              Wilmington Farmers Market at Cool Spring Park
              Dawn's Country Market
              Filasky's Produce
Marini's Produce
              Carousel Park
              Glasgow Park
Complete List of Farmer's Markets

Join a sports club/organizationn
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              Delaware Sports League
              Delaware Running Club
              Wilmington Trail Club
              New Castle County Sports Leagues

 First State Sports Club
 Wilmington Rowing Association
 Trail Spinners
 White Clay Bike
 Newport Rowing
 Wilmington Rugby Football Club

Join a geocaching or birding organizationn [back to top]
             Delaware Geocaching Society
             Geocaching in DE State Parks
             Delaware Birding Trail
             Birding in DE State Parks

             Delmarva Ornithological Society
             Earn a geocaching coin

Join a community supported agriculture programm
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              CSA Program at the Food Bank of Delawaree
Highland Orchards Farm Market
Fifer Orchards
SIW Vegetables
T.S. Smith and Sons
              William Penn High Scholl
 Coverdale Farm
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