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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.

Although the return of the traditional school year is only a week or two away, this week’s Delaware Five offers a chance to enjoy some last minute fun in family settings. Three cities in Delaware will host festivals and two musical acts offer an opportunity for some fun during the last few days of summer.


What: Middletown Peach Festival

When: 8/20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Broad Street, Middletown

Who: Middletown Historical Society

Why: This annual event boasts a parade and other activities in Middletown. The festival will have music, food, attractions and vendors with activities for all ages.

How much: Admission to the event is free.

 


What: The Music School of Delaware Special Showcase

When: 8/20, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: 31570 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville 19975

Who: The Freeman Stage at Bayside

Why: Delaware’s music school brings its talents to The Freeman Stage at Bayside and brings creative performances from its programs for an audience of all ages.

How much: Admission to the event is free.

 


What: Postmodern String Quartet: Ethel

When: 8/19, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square

Who: Longwood Gardens

Why: Ethel is a nationally acclaimed postmodern string quartet and will perform at Longwood Gardens on Friday. The musical ensemble performs contemporary music with intensity and mold-breaking technique.

How much: Admission to the performance is free, however park entrance fees may be in effect.


What: Festival Hispano in Millsboro

When: 8/21, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: 262 W State St, Millsboro, DE 19966

Who: El Centro Cultural

Why: This festival offers an opportunity to experience Hispanic culture with food, music and performances.

How much: Admission to the festival is free.


What: Riverfront Family Fest

When: 8/20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Wilmington Riverfront

Who: Horizon Services, Wilmington Riverfront

Why: Families with children of all ages (and for those young at heart) are able to enjoy a variety of activities this Saturday. The event will feature games, music and food for all attendees.

How much: Admission to the festival is free.


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