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Thomas Lehman
Thomas Lehman
Tom Lehman is a Managing News editor at the Review, the University of Delaware’s student newspaper. He is a senior studying English, along with minors in Journalism and Interactive Media.

While the Delaware State Fair is the biggest attraction in the state, the festival isn’t the only thing going on this week. This week’s Delaware Five features a collection of events for those who have already had their fill of the fair or want something a little bit more low key.

 

What: Kind To Kids Foundation 1st Annual 5k Run Walk

When: 7/23, registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Who: Kind to Kids

Where: Brandywine Park (across from the Brandywine Zoo), Wilmington

Why: This event is a great opportunity to get outdoors and exercise for a good cause. Kind for Kids helps to raise money for children in need. The event will also feature entertainment for a family audience including face painting, a firetruck and crafts.

How much: If you preregistered before or on July 20, the price is $18. Those who register at the event will pay $22.

What: Arts & Music Festival

When: 7/23,7/24

Who: The Freeman Stage at Bayside

Where: 31570 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville, DE 19975

Why: The Freeman Stage is featured almost weekly for its musical attractions and performances, but this weekend it will host a festival of arts and music. See their website for scheduled performances and entertainment.

How much: Event admission is free for all ages.

 

What: Dragons and Damsels of Brandywine Creek

When: 7/23

Who: Brandywine Creek State Park

Where: 41 Adams Dam Rd., Wilmington

Why: This event presents an opportunity to visit Brandywine Creek State Park and explore it’s paths and trails. Those who attend the event can learn from the park’s naturalists about the plants and animals which inhabit the woods and nearby area.

How much: Admission to the event is free.

What: Linda Celestian at the Mezzanine Gallery

When: Until 7/29, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Who: Delaware Division of the Arts

Where: Mezzanine Gallery, 820 N. French Street in Wilmington

Why: This exhibit will run through the remainder of next week and it features art by Arden resident Linda Celestian. Her art utilizes the liquid properties to paint to create art that emulates the Earth’s surface.

How much: Admission to the event is free.

What: Owl Prowl

When: 7/23, 8:00 p.m.

Who: Brandywine Creek State Park

Where: 41 Adams Dam Rd., Wilmington

Why:This event challenges its participants to explore the park after the sun sets.

How much:Event admission is $4, and organizers ask that flashlights be left at home.

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