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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Hoodoo Soul And The Reganomics In Downtown Delaware

15 Jun , 2019  

Summer’s here and the time is right for singing, celebrating, and dancing in the street with two free Main Street Delaware “Summer on Winter” concerts.

Concerts are scheduled for 7 PM June 19 and July 10 on West Winter Street between Sandusky and Franklin streets. More…

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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…

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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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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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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…