This Week’s Buzz: November 13th – November 19th

The First One

When my friend Jen had her first baby in Y2K, it was before smartphones and texting. I got a phone call from her husband that Tyler had arrived and was healthy and perfect. This morning, I checked FB and learned he got accepted to college. COLLEGE. The first one of our little group is about to leave the nest and he’s knocking over the first domino. Next year, another senior. Then another. Then another. Then two in one year (not twins, just friends who had simultaneous babies). Then another. For the foreseeable future, our spring and early summer weekends will be spent attending graduation parties, the way we attended weddings and then baby showers and then baptisms and then first birthdays.

Can someone please tell me how and when this happened? Because my tiny girl is now 12 …
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Featured Buzz

Are You Off To See The Wizard?

The first five families that purchase online by 11:59 pm on Monday, November 13 will get deeply discounted tickets to see
The Wizard of Oz at the Playhouse.

Tickets available for the Tuesday November 14 performance only
here’s the deal – you can get a
Family 4-pack of tickets for $100 ($25/ticket)

Offered online only. PROMO CODE: RUBYSLIPPER.
Click here to purchase

Buzz This Week
Monday, November 13th

  • 10am – 8pm Photos with Santa at Target Court in the Christiana Mall, discount on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday.
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  • 6pm Toddler Tales at the Newark Free Library
    7pm Pajama Story Times at the Newark Free Library
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Tuesday, November 14th

  • 10am – Story Time & Craft at Linvilla Orchards
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  • 10:30am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur
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Wednesday, November 15th

  • 10am Wee Have Fun Club – Thanks! Craft at Bellevue State Park
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  • 10:30am & 11:15am Jitterbugs at the Brandywine Hundred Library
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  • 1:30pm Rhythm, Rhyme, & Story Time at the Hockessin Public Library
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Thursday, November 16th

  • 10:30am CHILDREN’S READ-ALOUD TOUR at the Brandywine River Museum
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  • 10:30am Story Time in the Gardens at Mt. Cuba Center
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Friday, November 17th

  • 10:30am Kids Cook! at the Brandywine Hundred Library
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  • 10:30am Glory of Stories at the Delaware Art Museum
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  • 5-8pm $5 After 5pm at the Delaware Children’s Museum
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  • 6-9pm 42nd Annual Art Gala at Unionville High School
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  • 8pm The Wizard of Oz at the Playhouse in Wilmington
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Weekend Buzz
Saturday, November 18th

  • Yuletide at Wintertur opens today for the 2017 Holiday Season
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  • 10am-5pm Annual Artisans Show at Center for the Creative Arts
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  • 11am-4pm 42nd Annual Art Gala at Unionville High School
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  • 1-4pm Holiday Printmaking For Families at Ashland Nature Center
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  • 2pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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  • 2pm & 8pm The Wizard of Oz at the Playhouse in Wilmington
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  • 5-8pm Creative Thanksgiving Side Dishes at Coverdale Farm, reservations
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Sunday, November 19th

  • Santa Arrives at the Concord Mall this weekend, pet photos today 6:30-8pm
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  • 10am-3pm Annual Artisans Show at Center for the Creative Arts
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  • 2pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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  • 2pm The Wizard of Oz at the Playhouse in Wilmington
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Save the Date
  • November 24-26 THANKSGIVING WEEKEND AT HAGLEY
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  • November 24 – 2017 HOLIDAY LIGHT PARADE in Kennett Square
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  • November 24 – Horizon Services Riverfront Rink opens for the season
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  • November 24- December 24 Weekend Breakfast with Santa at Longwood, Reservations and tickets
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  • November 25th – 54th Annual Wilmington Jaycees Christmas Parade
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  • November 30 THE POLAR EXPRESS READ-ALOUD PAJAMA NIGHT at the Brandywine River Museum, Tickets
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  • December 1st Parents Night Off Camp: Super Sleuths at the DE Museum of Natural History, reservations
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  • December 1st QVC WEST CHESTER CHRISTMAS PARADE
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  • December 2nd The Green Show at Christ Church
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  • December 2nd Wawaset Holiday Market
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  • December 2nd Annual Greens Sale at the Tyler Aboretum
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  • December 2 & 3 Nutcracker by the Wilmington Ballet
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