Inclement weather cancels events in Kent Co.

Officials say tomorrow night’s activities for Dover Days on the legislative mall have been cancelled due to weather.

Festivities were supposed to kick off around 6 PM Friday, but rain is expected throughout Friday night in Kent County.

The following events tied to Dover Days will still be taking place on Friday:

  •  5pm-7pm:  “Barbara Warden” exhibit opening, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.  In her first one-person exhibition at the Biggs Museum of American Art, artist Barbara Warden features the finest examples of her year-long exercise of creating one drawing a day.
  • 6pm-8pm: “There’s a Party in the House” at the Old State House on The Green.  Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Old State House restoration.  Where were you in 1976?  Remember the music?  Remember the clothes?  Come dressed in your 1970s clothes to celebrate the 40th birthday of The Old State House.  Dance and party like its 1976.  Here’s your chance to relive this era.  Music, refreshments, dancing and tours.  
  •  6:30pm-8pm: In Harmony Concert at the Dover Public Library, free
  •  7pm-8pm: “Bobby Horton:  Songs and Stories of the Civil War”, Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover.  Dressed as a 19th c. performer using period musical instruments, Bobby explores the stories of both the North and the South through the music they loved.  $15 per person.  Visit schwartzcenter.com for tickets.
  • 8pm-9pm: “Lantern Tour of the Old Methodist Cemetery”.  Begins at Johnson Victrola Museum.  Join or guides through this historic cemetery tour by lantern light.  Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past.  $10 per person.  Space is limited.  Call 739-9194 for reservations. *Please call if concern with weather.

For a full list of updates and events, visit the website at  www.DoverDaysFestival.com and the Dover Days Facebook page. 

Categories: Delaware, Local News