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The Perfect Gift Exhibit
Mispillion Art League
Through December 31
Winter Watercolor and Wine
Biggs Museum of American Art
Through December 2
A Christmas by Candlelight
The Candlelight Theatre
Through December 22
Yuletide at Winterthur
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Through January 2, 2022
Holiday Art Market
Newark Arts Alliance
Through December 31
7th Annual Dewey Sip and Shop
Developing Artist Collaboration
Through November 28
SCROOGE The Musical
Clear Space Theatre Company
Through December 19
We Need a Little Christmas!
Bethel United Methodist Church Hall
November 27
We Need a Little Christmas!
Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church
November 28
Needle Felt Ornaments
New Castle County Art Studio
November 30
Clay Christmas Ornaments (2 Weeks) with Madeline Maute
Mispillion Art League
December 1 - December 15
Wonderful Wednesdays
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 1 - December 22
Virtual Countdown to 2022: Seasonal Crafts
Kent County Public Library
December 1 - December 31
Thursday Noontime Concert: Riverview Early Music
First & Central Presbyterian Church of Wilmington
December 2
Jane Lynch's A Swingin' Little Christmas!
The Grand Opera House
December 3
Winterfest
Academy Building Lawn
December 3
What A Wonderful World: A Holiday Concert
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
December 3 - December 4
Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park & Museum
Rockwood Mansion Park
December 3 - December 4
Delaware Dance Company's "The Nutcracker"
University of Delaware, Mitchell Hall
December 3 - December 5
Brandywine Baroque presents Peace for the World
Brandywine Baroque
December 3 - December 5
Elf the Musical
Possum Point Players Theatre
December 3 - December 12
You Better Watch Out
Patchwork Playhouse
December 3 - December 18
Family Portrait with Santa
Kent County Public Library
December 4
Beaded Snowflake Ornament with Darka Jakymchuk
Mispillion Art League
December 4
Master Craft: Three Rings, One Class!
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 4
Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Presents "Holiday Joy"
Cape Henlopen High School
December 4
Christmas in Odessa
Historic Houses of Odessa
December 4
We Need a Little Christmas
Community Church at Ocean Pines
December 4
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
Schwartz Center for the Arts
December 4 - December 5
The Big Little (& Very Little) Art Show
Talleyville Frame Shoppe & Gallery
December 4 - December 31
Holiday Concert "Sing Joyfully"
Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth
December 5
Santa Saves Christmas
The Grand Opera House
December 5
Wilmington Ballet Nutcracker Livestream
Delaware Art Museum
December 7
Christmas Bird Count
Kent County Public Library
December 8
A Christmas Carol live!
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 8 - December 9
A Christmas Carol
Resident Ensemble Players
December 8 - December 26
Celebrate! Pyxis at the Holidays
Delaware Art Museum
December 9
Story!Time with Santa
Kent County Public Library
December 9
Thursday Noontime Concerts: Cartoon Christmas Trio
First & Central Presbyterian Church of Wilmington
December 9
Every Time A Bell Rings - an original adaption holiday stage play
Bootless Stageworks
December 9 - December 12
Lessons & Carols with Kent Chamber Choir
Presbyterian Church of Dover
December 10
First State Symphonic Band Annual Christmas Concert
St. David's Episcopal Church
December 10
Holiday Celebration and Market at Glasgow Park
Glasgow Park
December 10 - December 11
The Nutcracker
The Grand Opera House
December 10 - December 12
Winter Lights at Rockwood Park & Museum
Rockwood Mansion Park
December 10 - December 18
Elf
Wilmington Drama League
December 10 - December 29
We Need a Little Christmas
Milton Theatre
December 11
Winter Arts Festival
Delaware Art Museum
December 11
A Del Shakes Holiday Jam Session
OperaDelaware Studio
December 11
We Need a Little Christmas!
Milton Theatre
December 11
Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
December 11
SANTA @ Brandywine Zoo
Brandywine Zoo
December 11 - December 12
We Need a Little Christmas
Conley's United Methodist Church
December 12
Holiday Pops: The American Brass Quintet
University of Delaware, Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Arts
December 12
Annual Christmas Concert
Milford High School
December 12
That's a Wrap!
Kent County Public Library
December 13
Thursday Noontime Concerts: Center City Chorale
First & Central Presbyterian Church of Wilmington
December 16
The Wizards of Winter
The Grand Opera House
December 17
Wilmington Handbell Ensemble concert
Westminster Presbyterian Church
December 18
Christmas Concert
First Baptist Church of Dover
December 18
The Edwards Twins Holiday Show
Smyrna Opera House
December 18
Rehoboth Concert Band Holiday Peace Concert
Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth
December 19
Rehoboth Concert Band Holiday Peace Concert
Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth
December 19
Winter Camp Session 1: Science of Winter
Biggs Museum of American Art
December 20
Winter Camp Session 2: Stories of Snow
Biggs Museum of American Art
December 21
Winter Camp Session 3: Winter Around the World
Biggs Museum of American Art
December 22
Cookies for Santa
Kent County Public Library
December 23
Cookies for Santa
Kent County Public Library
December 23
Noon Year's Eve @ Brandywine Zoo
Brandywine Zoo
December 31

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