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Winter Wonder showcases Longwood’s outdoors

The display showcases the winter landscape and plants inside the Conservatory. Also new is a 10-part ‘Voices in the Landscape.'

While most holiday displays end this weekend, Longwood drops prices for next week

Yes, Christmas is in the past, and the torn wrapping is in the trash, but a few local Christmas displays are continuing to celebrate the holiday. Here’s a recap.

Here’s how to recycle your Christmas tree when the ho, ho, hoing is over

Recycling Christmas trees last year meant 173,000 tons of yard waste didn't end up in Delaware landfills. 

Founder’s Folio: Perspectives from the past and present on the holiday season

So how did the holiday decoration tradition begin in America? It happened later than you might think.

Music, performances and lights, all in holiday style

There are plenty of socially distanced, virtual, drone-enabled and often-free ways for Delawareans to celebrate Christmas this weekend. Here are some.

Across Delaware, events commemorate Veterans Day

Wednesday is Veterans Day, and Delawareans will commemorate the holiday with events Wednesday and later. The holiday was originally known as Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the...

Winterthur embraces virtual world with antique show, conferences

An institution devoted to the tactile is discovering greater reach by having programs such as the Delaware Antiques Show online.

Winterthur’s new multimedia show promises to be yule star

  If one of your Christmas traditions is touring spectacularly decorated spaces in the region in that crammed timeframe between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this is not the season for tradition. The Brandywine River Museum of Art unveils part its holiday display...

Attention ghosts, goblins: Here’s where to go for fun

Yes, the coronavirus has kiboshed popular Halloween events like the Sea Witch Festival at the Sussex beaches and the Halloween Loop in Wilmington, but a few holiday and fall events – with Frightland at the top of the list...

Turkey drive canceled; some seniors to get gift cards

The pandemic has caused a statewide turkey drive to be canceled, founder Norman Oliver said today. “Due to the COVID-19 virus, Food Lion, Nor Enterprises/Our Youth Inc. and Multiplying Good will be partnering to give out Food Lion gift cards...
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State to ramp up vaccines for teachers, has given 253,535 doses of vaccine

253,535 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered as of Friday, the state said.

Schools hope summer programs, support will avoid students being held back

  Droves of students will not be held back because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware educators say. Instead, schools will bear down on...

Do More 24 shatters record in first three hours, ends with 5 times last year’s total

The grand total for the 2021 event will be announced Saturday by 8 p.m.
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