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  1. Flow Yoga

    July 5, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Rockwood Park & Museum

    Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Maryann Quinn. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. The program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. The program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults

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  2. Watercolors on the Veranda

    July 7, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    This is a rare opportunity to study Rockwood’s botanical collections for inspiration for your own floral still life painting. In the summer, Rockwood’s collection of indoor plants is moved from the Conservatory to the incredibly picturesque covered Veranda. A small group of participants of any ability will study living specimens in this ideal setting. They may even get a glimpse of the Delaware Shakespeare Festival rehearsals. Ages 16-Adults.

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  3. Rockwood Paranormal Experience

    July 9, 2022, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    @
    Rockwood Museum

    This is Rockwood’s classic Paranormal Program to investigate the mansion from the unfinished attic to the decayed basement through the highly polished living spaces in between. Guests will be instructed how to use sophisticated paranormal equipment to be central to the investigation. Visiting investigators will learn how instrument results relate to those who may have once lived or worked at Rockwood. Attendees must be able to traverse many stairs throughout the museum. Ages 14+.

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  4. Flow Yoga

    July 12, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Rockwood Park & Museum

    Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Maryann Quinn. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. The program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. The program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults

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  5. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 15, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  6. Poetry in the Mansion - Summer Reading List

    July 16, 2022, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Rockwood Museum

    In June, celebrate the Summer Solstice, when daylight lasts longest, with Rockwood’s Poet-in-Residence, David P. Kozinski. He will read and discuss poems that touch on the subjects of light and the multiple uses of the word, by greats such as Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas, and Denise Levertov, as well as some of his own work. Then, in July, Kozinski and a guest poet will read poems from books that make great summer reading – light-hearted and thought-provoking, serious and silly – by poets whose names are well known and some that visitors might be meeting for the first time. Use “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon codes at check out to unlock membership discount – must provide proof of membership at the beginning of the event.

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  7. Growing in the Conservatory: The Botanical Collection

    July 16, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Rockwood Museum

    Join Rockwood staff within one of America’s oldest attached Conservatories to discuss this architectural jewel and the unique origins of the plants collected there. Many of these plants were popularized in America and Europe through global colonization efforts by Western powers. When available, more information will be provided about the 19th-century plant specimens originally collected by the Conservatory’s first owner, Joseph Shipley, an amateur botanist. Ages 14+. Use “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon codes at check out to unlock membership discount – must provide proof of membership at the beginning of the tour. The tour involves some stairs.

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  8. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 16, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  9. Gothic Fantasy: Rockwood Landscape Architecture Tour

    July 17, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    South Lawn

    Enjoy an ideal garden walk and listen to stories of the planning, design, and construction of Rockwood’s unique Gothic revival mansion and Picturesque landscapes. The tour guide will give information about the biography of Rockwood’s first owner, Joseph Shipley, and the history of British and American architecture at this time to create a context for this preserved rural oasis. Highlights will include one of the oldest attached conservatories in America, Rockwood’s Heritage Garden of 19th-century trees, and one of the best-preserved ha-ha walls outside of Great Britain. This tour pairs very well with the Guided Museum Tour of the interiors. Ages 14+. Social distancing is recommended. Folding chairs are recommended. Use “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon codes at check out to unlock membership discount – must provide proof of membership at the beginning of the tour.

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  10. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 17, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  11. Flow Yoga

    July 19, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Rockwood Park & Museum

    Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Maryann Quinn. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. The program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. The program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults

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  12. RPPS Meeting

    July 19, 2022, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
    @
    The Carriage House at Rockwood

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  13. Watercolors in the Museum at Rockwood

    July 21, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Rockwood Museum

    Participants of all backgrounds and abilities will work in graphite and watercolor inside Rockwood Museum’s famed interior galleries to draw inspiration from the important architectural features, vibrant decorations, and unforgettable art collections to compose their own artful compositions. No experience is required. Ages 14+. Masks required.

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  14. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 21, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  15. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 22, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  16. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 23, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  17. Rockwood's Historic Structures Walking Tour

    July 24, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Take a rare walk back in time to learn how the existing and lost structures of Rockwood completed a working estate of food production, animal husbandry, household utilities, transportation, and other 19th-century challenges. 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. Ages 14+. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Use “Art-Reach2022” and “RPPS2022” coupon codes at check out to unlock membership discount – must provide proof of membership at the beginning of the tour.

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  18. Exploring the Unexplained

    July 24, 2022, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Rockwood Museum

    This ever-expanding program will present some of the recent paranormal happenings at Rockwood Mansion with the use of photographic and video evidence. The Paranormal Experience Team will review the various paranormal equipment and techniques they use to investigate the mansion. Then they will escort visitors to the estate locations where the unexplained has taken place. The guest must be able to traverse steps. You must pre-register for the program as space is limited. Ages 14+.

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  19. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 24, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  20. Flow Yoga

    July 26, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Rockwood Park & Museum

    Outdoor Flow Yoga with instructor Maryann Quinn. Come for an hour of fun and relaxation at Rockwood Park and learn the art of Flow Yoga. The program is offered every Tuesday at 9 am. The program will be offered outdoors by the Museum Conservatory, weather permitting, however, this activity will be held rain or shine. Please bring a mat, blocks, towel, water. Ages 16-Adults

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  21. Yappy Hour at Rockwood Park

    July 28, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    In partnership with the Wilmington Brew Works, Rockwood and its friend’s group, the Rockwood Park Preservation Society (RPPS), will host a monthly happy hour gathering for lovers of dogs, beers, and live music. Dogs have always been present in Rockwood and have made some of the estate’s most memorable inhabitants. The whole park is open and the events will include scavenger hunts for kids and families, descriptions of Rockwood’s “best friends” as well as hand-made dog toy workshops. Cash bar-bring a snack! All sales support Rockwood’s ongoing preservation efforts.

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  22. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 29, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  23. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 30, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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  24. Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival - The Tempest

    July 31, 2022, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    South Lawn

    Delaware Shakespeare is thrilled to be back at Rockwood Park this summer in full production mode with The Tempest, Shakespeare’s magical tale of forgiveness and family.

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