Consider 16 Mile Taphouse for your New Year’s Eve dinner. They have a special NYE menu prepared for you and your friends. It has a wide variety of appetizers, entrees and dessert. Some on the list include Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque, Prime Rib, Lamb Wellington, Oysters Rockefeller and Basked Alaska Parfait. It’s only $55 per person. For details, call 302-266-8111.
Where: 115 East Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
Tickets include: an open bar 9pm-1am, complimentary valet, midnight champagne toast, dinner buffet from 9pm-12am, coat check, amazing music and special discounted room rats at the Double Tree Hotel in Downtown Wilmington.
When: Doors Open at 8:00 p.m.
Where: 110 S. West St., Wilmington, DE 19801
Web: http://www.firestoneriverfront.com/Read More
Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. Tours begin at the Visitor Center. Reservations requested. Call 302-658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 5, 5:30, and 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Event held December 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2014.
When: Recurring weekly on Tuesday 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Where: 298 Buck Road East, Wilmington, DE 19807
Web: http://www.hagley.org/event/holidays-hagleyRead More
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first half of the 20th century. Timed tickets for the exhibit are required.
When: Recurring daily
Where: 5105 Kennett Pk (Rt 52), Winterthur, DE 19735
Web: http://www.winterthur.org/DowntonabbeyRead More
From a fossil bed 60 million years deep comes the largest snake in the world! Measuring 48 feet long and weighing in at 2,500 pounds, this massive predator could crush and devour a crocodile. This exhibit is an amazing look at a lost world and the incredible creatures that inhabited it.
When: Mon-Sat 9:30-4:30, Sun 12-4:30
Where: 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
Web: http://www.delmnh.org/Read More
Nemours Mansion & Gardens Holiday Tours-
The estate is decorated with a gingerbread house of the mansion, Christmas trees, paper filigree quilling, original toys, ornaments and more.
Where: Alapocas Drive and Route 141, Wilmington, DE 19803
Web: http://www.nemoursmansion.org/Read More