Happy Hours at area museums and gardens

Outdoor happy hours reopen at area museums, gardens

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    If you crave a drink at the end of your workday and want to have it in a lovely outdoors spot, many area museums and gardens can offer you just that. Here are some to try: Nemours Estate The former home and garden of A.I. du Pont, at 1600 Rockland Road in Wilmington, is offering Third Thursday summer …

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Somerville Manning forced to move anniversary show because of flooding

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Somerville Manning Gallery’s owner and director rushed to ready its temporary location on Kennett Pike for the 40th anniversary show.   When Somerville Manning Gallery sent out invitations to a “surprise exhibition” for its 4oth anniversary show, owner Vickie Manning was hoping to create a little drama to stir patron interest. “Be careful what you ask for, right,” said Rebecca …

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Popular farm stand, arts and cultural institutions cope with flooding aftermath

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Pieces of the SIW farm stand are scattered over the parking lot and road. Update: This article has been updated to reflect SIW stand opening Saturday with limited produce, no electricty.  A popular farm stand and area art and historical attractions have been dealing with the aftermath of flooding caused by Ida as the remnants of the hurricane swept through …