All Events

  • October 18, 2017 - 10:00am

    Join Abbott's every Wednesday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Each book-themed week highlights the unique beauty of our trails and historic gristmill. Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Ages 2 - 5 years old; $4 per child for DNS members, $7/child for others. 

  • October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Join us for a one hour pontoon tour and enjoy snacks and beverages while taking in the breathtaking fall scenery. $12 for adults, $6 for children under 13. Call 302-875-5163. 

  • October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

    THIS IS A FREE EVENT. NO TICKET IS NEEDED. Donations will be taken at the door. 6:00pm Complimentary vegetarian feast. Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting whose roots go back over 5000 years to India. It is a form of Bhakti Yoga (yoga of devotion) and has the power to open the heart. The singing is accompanied by musical instruments and rhythmic drumming and the audience is encouraged to participate by chanting, clapping, and dancing. You will not be able to resist the urge to join in! In its heartfelt expression kirtan can induce profound states of meditation, bliss, and ecstasy.

  • October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Transcendental Jam Session. Donations will be taken at the door. Complimentary vegetarian feast. Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting whose roots go back over 5000 years to India. It is a form of Bhakti Yoga (yoga of devotion) and has the power to open the heart. The singing is accompanied by musical instruments and rhythmic drumming and the audience is encouraged to participate by chanting, clapping, and dancing. You will not be able to resist the urge to join in! In its heartfelt expression kirtan can induce profound states of meditation, bliss, and ecstasy. Venue: Milton Theatre.

  • October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Lewes is rich with historic happenings, legends, and tall-tales, many of them involving a touch of the paranormal. From the founding of Lewes in 1631 and the massacre of its settlement the following year, to the unknown sailors’ cemetery at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, some residents never seem to depart. This 90-minute walking tour will introduce you to stories of strange happenings in the town of Lewes and visit the Ryves Holt House, and enter one of the most haunted places in Delaware the Cannonball House. Flashlights recommended.

  • October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Come enjoy this popular annual parade in downtown Milford!

  • October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Jump into the exciting world of mixed media, where for most artists, anything goes!  Kathy Fessenbecker leads this class. Begin with acrylic paint, then experiment with a myriad of papers, pencils, and whatever your imagination allows. Kathy has worked in watercolor, porcelain painting, oil, color pencil, acrylic, collage and mixed media. Her art education has been through private classes and workshops. She teaches private classes and painting parties. Originally from Chester County, PA, Kathy spent 30 years in the Tampa Bay area before recently moving to the Lewes area.

  • October 19, 2017 - 8:30am

    Join Alice Mohrman, Abbott's Education Coordinator, for a guided walk in search of resident and migratory birds. Learn basic bird identification skills while exploring the stream, forest, and field habitats of Abbott's and our Milford Millponds Nature Preserve. All levels of experience welcome, binoculars available for use. Call 302-422-0847. 

  • October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Join us for a one hour pontoon tour and enjoy snacks and beverages while taking in the breathtaking fall scenery. $12 for adults, $6 for children under 13. Call 302-875-5163. 

  • October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Join the picturesque town of Milton DE as we try to survive a weekend of haunting entertainment of epic proportions! What started as the “Zombie Walk” in 2014 has become a full blown “Zombie Fest” that will plunge the quaint historic town of Milton into an epicenter of the undead. Activities start on October 19 culminating to a full day event (12-10 PM) on October 21 at the Milton Historical Society open lot.

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