Life in Delaware County

Fire Trucks, Yoga, And A President To Boot!

21 Sep , 2019  

October’s First Friday in downtown Delaware is sure to have something for just about everyone.

For the young ones in your family, the Delaware Fire Department will have fire trucks and other firefighting equipment on hand. Members of the Department will be demonstrating lifesaving techniques, including the use of fire extinguishers. More…

, , ,

Delaware

Local Urban Winery Adds New Partners; Plans Expansion

4 Sep , 2019  

The Oak & Brazen Wine Co, a thriving urban winery located in downtown Delaware, is adding new partners to the tasting room.  Amy & Justin Bresler of Delaware took over management control on September 1, along with all the events and community outreach the winery has become so well known for; while current owners, Jeff & Gina Kirby of Powell, focus their efforts on additional locations. More…

, ,

Life in Delaware County

Go Team! Go Downtown Delaware!

19 Aug , 2019  

It’s a call to “Celebrate School Spirit” at September’s First Friday event along the streets of downtown Delaware and hosted by Main Street Delaware. The good times will take place on Friday, September 6 from 6 PM to 9 PM.

This month’s celebration will feature the Ohio Wesleyan University Marching Bishops as well as other on-stage performances by students from schools throughout the city and county! Delaware-area cheerleaders and mascots also are invited to help add to the fun. More…

, , ,

Life in Delaware County

It’s The End Of Summer On West Winter

15 Aug , 2019  

Say what?

The time has come for the last concert in the Summer on West Winter Concert Series, brought to you by Main Street Delaware with a host of corporate sponsors.

What better way to close out a hot, hot summer with free, live music in downtown Delaware. As always, the fun takes place on West Winter Street between Franklin and Sandusky Streets. More…

, , ,

Life in Delaware County

August First Friday In Downtown Delaware: Cops And Shops

31 Jul , 2019  

Updated – Here’s a chance to bring your family to downtown Delaware and to celebrate the city’s men and women in blue.

It’s the August First Friday event, as always sponsored by Main Street Delaware with help from Community Partners COhatch, Performance Chrsyler Jeep Dodge Ram, and Office Depot/Office Max.

This month’s First Friday has the theme of “Cops and Shops.” More…

, ,

Life in Delaware County

Classic Cars During A Classic Summer

18 Jul , 2019  

The 26th Delaware Classic Car Show, sponsored by Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Delaware, is this Saturday in downtown Delaware.

Admission to the show is free. Registration begins at 7 AM and trophy presentations at 4 PM. New this year is a live concert, from 5 to 7 PM by the Reaganomics. More…

, ,

Life in Delaware County

Chalk It Up For Freedom

23 Jun , 2019  

The July First Friday event hosted by Main Street Delaware will be an opportunity to join art and love of country.

Chalk It Up for Freedom is an opportunity to turn the streets of downtown into art. Come celebrate freedom at a family-friendly event on the evening of July 5. More…

, , ,

History/Tourism

Raise Your Glass To Help Raise A Statue

17 Jun , 2019  

The effort to erect a statue of President Rutherford B. Hayes in downtown Delaware, just a half-block from the site of his birthplace, continues with a new “twist.”

Restoration Brew Worx will be tapping their latest version of “Rutherford B. Hazy” on Thursday June 20 (5:00-8:00 PM) in support of the Rutherford B. Hayes Comes Home Project. More…

,

History/Tourism

Downtown Places, Hidden Spaces

30 May , 2019  

Ever wanted to tour some of downtown Delaware’s hidden upstairs spaces? See some unfinished spaces that have been untouched for thirty years during the June First Friday event.

These sites and several other downtown locations not typically open to the public will be part of this year’s Main Street Delaware “Hidden Spaces” tour. Usually, nearly a dozen locations are scheduled to be part of this peek into the past. More…

, ,

Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

Painting The Town: Delaware Mural Project Workshops This Weekend

1 May , 2019  

The public is invited to participate in one or two three-hour workshops May 4 and May 5 to help inspire “Art for Everybody: The Delaware Mural Project,” a plan to create painted murals in downtown Delaware. The events are organized by Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum. More…

, , ,

Life in Delaware County

Putter And Walk Around Downtown

26 Apr , 2019  

Main Street Delaware’s First Friday celebration in downtown Delaware on May 3 is sure to please both avid golfers and those who just like to hit a bucket of balls now and then.

On the same evening, a free event will raise awareness for the important issue of sexualized violence toward women. More…

, ,

Life in Delaware County

Civic Pride On First Friday: Updated

5 Apr , 2019  

NOTE: Updated with more information.

During the April First Friday in downtown Delaware, some civic pride will be on display.

In fact, that’s the theme of the first road closure First Friday of 2019 downtown. On April 5 from 6 PM to 9 PM, walk the street, shop the shops, eat the food, see the sights, and celebrate what it takes to keep Delaware looking good. More…

, ,

Delaware

Parking Of The Future Arrives In Downtown Delaware Next Week

26 Mar , 2019  

It’s convenient. It’s easy. And it’s coming to a parking lot near you.

Visitors to downtown Delaware will soon have the ability to pay their parking meters with a credit or other bankcard. The new system will launch on April 1. More…

,

Life in Delaware County

Chocolate Lovers: This Walk’s For You

25 Jan , 2019  

An annual tradition which is both sweet and sentimental takes place again this year along the streets of downtown Delaware.

According to its website, the Main Street Delaware Chocolate Walk is a tasty experience you won’t want to miss. With your $20 ticket, you will visit downtown businesses and receive a treat at each one. Each business thoughtfully prepares a chocolate treat for you to experience their business in a unique, yummy way. More…

,

Delaware

Main Street Delaware To Host Kick-Off Dinner, Chocolate Walk

9 Jan , 2019  

The third annual Main Street Delaware Kick-Off Dinner will be held from 6 PM to 8:30 PM on January 16.

The 2019 edition features a progressive dinner with five, 30 minute stops at some of the downtown area’s best eateries.

Ticketholders will enjoy appetizers at The Oak & Brazen Wine Bar at 38 East Winter Street, and four stops later will finish at Gather, 53 North Sandusky Street where the annual meeting will take place at 8 PM. Updates, recognitions, and a Board of Directors vote will take place. More…

, ,