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Ice Cream Festival Returns to Rockwood Park on June 26th

An easy breezy light version of the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival returns to Rockwood Park on June 26 from 9am to 3pm. This pared down free version of the Ice Cream Festival invites the public to bring their own picnic lunch, chairs and blankets to relax outdoors at beautiful Rockwood Park. The shops of First State Flea Market will be open for browsing, listen to great live local music, and enjoy some local ice cream and other treats.
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The 2021 History Book Festival Continues Online This Year

2021 History Book FestivalGreater Lewes Foundation. The annual History Book Festival, typically held in Lewes, DE, will be taking place online this year, as it did in 2020. Events will continue throughout the rest of June and July and follow last year's format, featuring online discussions with authors of newly published narrative nonfiction and historical fiction.
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Summer Festival at Rockwood Park Opens July 16th

Summer Festival FlyerDelaware ShakespeareThis year Delaware Shakespeare is bringing a summer season of three exciting events before returning to its mainstage Summer Festival production in 2022. Shakespeare fans are invited topicnic in the park while enjoying programs that allow for social distancing among performers and audience members alike. All events will take place at Rockwood Park in Wilmington.
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New Dance Performance on Black Femininity at Delaware Art Museum on July 1st

On Thursday, July 1 at 8 pm, Dara Meredith’s virtual dance residency at the Delaware Art Museum will culminate with the premiere of The Bridge of Our Roots. The commissioned dance is inspired by the painting Southern Souvenir No. II created by African American modern artist Eldzier Cortor in 1948. Cortor’s painting depicts the disembodied figures of Black women, torn apart physically and stripped of their identities. Meredith’s dance residency has focused on Cortor’s artwork, on loan from the Art Bridges Foundation and on display at the Delaware Art Museum through July.
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5 New Showcases at The Delaware Contemporary in the Summer 2021 "IDENTIFY" Series

Artwork from the Summer 2021 IDENTIFY seriesThe Delaware Contemporary. This summer, The Delaware Contemporary serves as a space for cultural conversation through the presentation of exhibitions that construct a community-based dialog. Each of the five showcases explore both the inherited aspects of identity and the external barriers that encourage conformity. Each exhibition examines the versatility of the human condition while speaking to the cultural framework that either enables or hinders the expression of this condition. Through this lens, the overall works speak to either autobiographical material or personal exploration into the contemporary systems and structures that shape individual identities.
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Music, Dance, Food Trucks at the Delaware Art Museum's Juneteenth Egungun Festival on June 19th

Image of two people in traditional garb outside of the museumDelaware Art Museum. The Delaware Art Museum will host a second annual Juneteenth event on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 10 am – 4 pm in the Copeland Sculpture Garden and Labyrinth. The free Beyond Juneteenth: Egungun Festival, is an opportunity to not only celebrate a historic holiday, but also to look forward and build community.