F.Y.I. – October 2014

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Stomp for a Cure
Brandwine Valley Wine Trail continues  harvest celebration

The wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail are celebrating the 2014 vintage on Oct. 4 & 5 with picnicking, live music, hayrides through the vineyards, bbqs, wine tastings and tours. This is a passport event, and $15 includes tastings at all six member wineries.

These wineries will be offering grape stomping on Saturday, Oct. 4 as a kickoff to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To stomp, provide a minimum $5 donation per person and be sure to bring a towel and a change of clothes. Funds raised will be given to the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and Living Beyond Cancer. Call your preferred stomping location for times and more details, or visit bvwinetrail.com.

Two Events at DAM
Art is After Dark, Adult Workshop slatedpaint

The Delaware Art Museum is hosting an Art is After Dark event from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, featuring a movie in the Fusco Grand Hall and an outdoor labyrinth. Guided tours of the museum’s collection wil also be available. There will be a cash bar with snacks in the Thronson Café. Tickets are free for members and $8 in advance or $10 at the door for non-members.

The museum also will host Friday evening adult workshops from 7-9 p.m. in the museum’s studio. There will be beer, wine, light snacks, and supplies will be provided. You must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are $30 for members and $35 for non-members.

Pre-registration is required. For more information, visit delart.org.

Feast at Empty Bowl Dinner
St. Stephen’s event aids homeless

The Empty Bowl Dinner will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 1301 N. Broom St., Wilmington. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and $7 for children 12 and under. Proceeds go to the Family Promise and the ministries of St. Stephen’s. Family Promise of Northern New Castle County partners with churches in the greater Wilmington area to provide temporary housing for homeless families. The food at the dinner is donated, along with hand-made bowls, which attendees can take home.

To order tickets, visit ststeph.brownpapertickets.com.

Lounge, Discuss Art at DCCA
Food, cash bar will be available at Oct. 8 event

The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts’ second monthly Art Lounge is set for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 5-7 p.m., at the DCCA on the Wilmington Riverfront. The Lounge will provide art discussions and exhibitions, along with food vendors, cash bar and a trunk show. October’s trunk show artist is Patsy Keller, who will display her glass vases. The night is entirely free and will take place the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information, visit thedcca.org.

haybaleGo on a Haunted Hayride
At Brandywine Creek State Park

The Haunted Hayride at Brandywine Creek State Park on Friday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 18, will run two wagons every half hour from 7 to 9 p.m. The night comes to a close with a bonfire. Feel free to bring food and non-alcoholic drinks. Halloween costumes are welcome. Tickets are $10 per person or $120 for a full wagon.

For more information, call 655-5740 or visit inwilmingtonde.com.

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