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Photos: Highlands parade, party at art museum

Brionna N. Stonebraker Culture, Headlines

  A family of ghouls steps off the starting line during the Highlands Community Association’s annual Halloween Parade. Photo by Highlands Community Association. Ghouls, ghosts and spooky creatures galore gathered Sunday for the third annual Highlands Community Halloween Parade hosted by the Delaware Art Museum, an event that started with the neighbors.  Three years ago, a backyard conversation between Lindsey …

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Delawarean’s spice blend company among vendors at Hagley Craft Fair

Brionna N. Stonebraker Culture, Headlines

  Blair Danovich’s spice blends are meant to help people add authentic flavors to their dishes.   Global traditions and family history inspire the hand-crafted seasoning blends that Delaware’s Blair Danovich will be selling at this weekend’s Hagley Museum and Library Craft Fair. Danovich’s Cook Awesome Food’s seven blends follow “the principle that traditional global flavors should be accessible to …

Halloween, harvest events move into full swing

Brionna N. Stonebraker Culture, Headlines

  Fifer Orchards features a Scooby Doo corn maze with photo opp that lets visitors pretend to be characters.   Along with cooler weather — at last — fall is crammed with so many festivities they could drive you mad if you tried to hit them all. Here’s a short list of some favorites: Farm & Harvest Fifer Orchards: Hayrides, …

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Independence School’s wowzer of outdoor classroom links kids, nature

Brionna N. Stonebraker Education, Headlines

Independence School’s new outdoor classroom includes an amphitheater. Photo by Independence School.   Independence School’s breathtaking new outdoor learning area includes an amphitheater, interactive musical instruments, a tricycle track, a Wetlands and a “messy activities” area. The elegantly designed 57,000 square feet, divided into 14 areas, has been planned since the spring of 2018, with fundraising starting in 2019. It …