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…

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Life in Delaware County

Main Street Delaware Shares Annual Report; Looks To March For Art First Friday

25 Feb , 2019  

The 2018 Annual Report of Main Street Delaware is all about the numbers.

The two page document, recently released by the organizations, focuses on the economic well-being and growth of the city’s traditional business district. More…

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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…

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Life in Delaware County

A Celebration Of Service Downtown

28 Oct , 2018  

The theme of November’s First Friday in downtown Delaware has been unveiled by Main Street Delaware.

The event, which will take place on Friday, November 2 between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Will be a celebration of service – those organizations and individuals who give back to their community in numerous ways. More…

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It’s Never To Early To Save A Date – Or To Think About Christmas!

14 Oct , 2018  

Yes, it’s October. Yes, we still have Halloween and Thanksgiving before the holiday season, and then of course there’s fall. Still, it’s never too early to do some planning.

In that vein, Main Street Delaware has announced dates for the downtown’s “Home for the Holidays Weekend” kickoff festivities. Pencil these into your calendars – we recommend using red or green ink. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Poetry Festival At OWU Features Hispanic And Latinx Heritage

9 Oct , 2018  

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ohio Wesleyan University will welcome poets with roots in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Chile, Peru, Nicaragua, and Mexico to take part in a two-day Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Poetry Festival.

The festival will be held October 16-17 and will include the following free community events: More…

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Paws And Prevention Downtown

29 Sep , 2018  

Downtown Delaware is “going to the dogs” from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on October 5.

October’s First Friday, sponsored by Main Street Delaware, will feature fire trucks and furry friends throughout the downtown. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Charity Golf Scramble

7 Sep , 2018  

September 14 is the day, and the Delaware Golf Club in the place.

The 2018 Charity Golf Scramble is a fundraiser benefitting Grace Clinics of Ohio, Inc. and Main Street Delaware. Registration begins at 11 AM, with a shotgun start at 12 Noon. More…