Exhibits, Events and Programs

  1. Sun Jun. 20

    Rockwood's Historic Structures Walking Tour Take a rare walk back in time to learn how the existing and lost structures of Rockwood completed a working estate. Your guide will be dressed in vintage clothing and will use vintage photographs to provide you with the history of Rockwood as you walk from structure to structure. Tour is approximately 90 minutes in length and covers approximately 1 mile to include surfaces of grass, gravel and paved areas. Comfortable walking shoes and ability to traverse locations of the tour are recommended. Face masks required, social distancing, temperature checks, and a brief COVID evaluation form. Ages 14+
  2. Tue Jun. 22

    Rockwood Flow Yoga Outdoor exercise with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday beginning May 4. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. All COVID protocols will be in place to include social distancing, face masks (during class), temperature checks, and a brief COVID form will be required. ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED ONGOING PROGRAM - TUESDAYS, 9 A.M. FEE: 6.00 IN COUNTY; 9.00 OUT OF COUNTY AGE: ADULTS 16 AND UP REGISTRATION REQUIRED
  3. Tue Jun. 22

    Rockwood's Watercolors Instructor Donna Downs will help kids choose a scene from the beautiful grounds of Rockwood and learn the technique of watercolor painting. Objective is to combine color, art and nature. No experience required. Comfortable walking shoes are required. Meet in the courtyard of the Visitor's Entrance to the museum. In the event of rain, program may be held in the covered patio area of the Museum. Social distancing and face masks required. Pre-registration required. Brief COVID form and temperature checks will be done prior to the start of class. $3 NCC Residents, $6 out-of-county residents. Ages 6-12. Rockwood's Watercolors Wednesday, May 25, 5 p.m. 4651 Washington Street Extension, North Wilmington
  4. Fri Jun. 25

    Rockwood House Tours Take a tour of the mansion rooms to see how the Bringhurst family and their staff lived at Rockwood at the turn of the twentieth century. Masks required for the duration of the tour. Reservations required. Space is limited. Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  5. Fri Jun. 25

    The Grand Presents Ryan Hamilton - Summer Lawn Concerts at Rockwood Park Ryan recently released his first stand-up special. The one-hour Netflix original Happy Face, follows a wealth of television appearances and a non-stop headlining tour. Armed with the unique perspective of growing up in rural Idaho to become a favorite in the New York stand-up comedy scene, he’s one-of-a-kind. He’s been named one of Rolling Stone’s Five Comics to Watch, and recent appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, and opening spots for Jerry Seinfeld. Ryan is endearing stand-up lovers, and his future is bright. “One of the most reliably funny regulars at the Comedy Cellar, an observational comic who often riffs on the absurdity of his own wholesomeness.” –The New York Times “It was fresh, poignant, and light-hearted without sacrificing depth.” – Forget The Box review of Ryan’s show “Edgy, Boundary-Pushing Comedian” at the 2017 Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions
  6. Sat Jun. 26

    Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park An easy breezy light version of the Ice Cream Festival returns to Rockwood Park on June 26 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. This pared down, FREE, version of the Ice Cream Festival invites you to bring your picnic lunch, chairs and blankets to relax outdoors at beautiful Rockwood Park as you browse the shops of First State Flea Market, listen to great live local music, and enjoy some local ice cream and other treats. Come out to support small local business and spend some time with your community. All ages. Free admission
  7. Sat Jun. 26

    The Grand Presents The Rock Orchestra - The Who - Summer Lawn Concerts at Rockwood Park The Rock Orchestra returns to the stage with it's popular Evening of The Who show. This production delivers hits and deep cuts by the classic band, note for note. The band features Joe Trainor (vocals), Scott Lawing (guitar), Kurt Houff (guitar), Brian O'Sullivan (keyboards), Tony Cappella (bass) and Matt Urban (drums) with Jill Knapp, Matt Casarino and Christine McAllister on backing vocals. Don't miss this amazing tribute to one of Rock's biggest bands in one of Delaware's most beautiful settings. Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions
  8. Tue Jun. 29

    Rockwood Flow Yoga Outdoor exercise with instructor Mary Ann Quinn Hendrix. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. Program is offered every Tuesday beginning May 4. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. All COVID protocols will be in place to include social distancing, face masks (during class), temperature checks, and a brief COVID form will be required. ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED ONGOING PROGRAM - TUESDAYS, 9 A.M. FEE: 6.00 IN COUNTY; 9.00 OUT OF COUNTY AGE: ADULTS 16 AND UP REGISTRATION REQUIRED
  9. Fri Jul. 2

    Rockwood House Tours Take a tour of the mansion rooms to see how the Bringhurst family and their staff lived at Rockwood at the turn of the twentieth century. Masks required for the duration of the tour. Reservations required. Space is limited. Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
  10. Sat Jul. 3

    Rockwood House Tours Take a tour of the mansion rooms to see how the Bringhurst family and their staff lived at Rockwood at the turn of the twentieth century. Masks required for the duration of the tour. Reservations required. Space is limited. Tours at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Get your tickets now
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    4651 Washington Street Extension
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    Phone: (302) 761-4340

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    (302) 761-1722


All New Castle County recreation programs and services are suspended until further notice in accordance with Governor Carney’s State of Emergency Declarations relating to Covid-19 as well as orders and guidance from New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer.

For the latest news on New Castle County’s response to Covid-19 please refer to newcastlede.gov. See our Covid-19 Resource Page for information on available resources in New Castle County.

Find more events and programs in the Happenings Guide.

The New Castle County Happenings Guide