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4 Can’t-Miss Summer Events Around Delaware and Philadelphia

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These events across the region are some you won’t want to miss, including a battle reenactment and a summer festival.

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245th Battle of Brandywine Reenactment

Sept. 24–25

A thousand reenactors will be on hand at Thornbury Farm and Sandy Hollow Park to revisit the largest battle of the Revolutionary War. Historians and artisans will also be on hand for this annual event. Visit brandywine2022.com

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Photo by Kim Douglas

Jacqueline Kennedy and H.F. du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House

Thru Dec. 31

This one-hour guided tour at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library spotlights Jacqueline Kennedy’s visit to the estate, which inspired her to forgo a preference for French design in favor Americana furnishings and craftsmanship at the White House. Visit winterthur.org

Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival

July 15–31

Join Del Shakes in Wilmington as the organization celebrates its 20th-anniversary season with The Tempest under the stars.

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Visit delshakes.org

Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas

Thru July 31

Experience over 100 works by groundbreaking Irish-born abstract artist Sean Scully in this stunning exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art. The sculptural paintings, watercolors and prints are also featured in a new book with the same title. Visit philamuseum.org

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