The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 16 programs at the six museums that it operates across the state.

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 16 programs at the six museums that it operates across the state.


The following is a full listing of the division's programming during July:

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, Lecture/tour of His Majesty's Sloop DeBraak. The program will include a trip to the facility in nearby Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, for a tour of the surviving section of the ship's hull. Admission is $10 in advance by reservation only at (302) 645-1148 or shop.delaware.gov.

11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, "Weaving Wednesdays." Visitors will learn how to weave a blanket or rag rug. Admission is free. For more information: (302) 739-3277.

11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. July 4, The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, Independence Day program screening of "Thunder and Rain." At 2 p.m. the bell of the Old State House will ring in celebration of the nation's birthday. Admission is free. For more information: (302) 744-5055.

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 6, Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New St., Dover, "Stars and Stripes Forever, A John Philip Sousa Tribute." Admission is free. For more information, call (302) 744-5055.

10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. July 6, Delaware Public Archives building, 121 Duke of York St., Dover, "Imagine That," Dealing in symbols: Profundity and the human figure. Admission is free. For more information, call (302) 744-5055.

11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. July 6, The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, "Thunder and Rain." Admission is free. For more information, call (302) 744-5055.

1 to 3 p.m. July 13,  John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, Demonstrations by the Thistledown Fiber Arts Guild. Admission is free. For more information, call (302) 739-3277.

9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. July 27, Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, Lecture/tour of His Majesty's Sloop DeBraak. The program will include a trip to the facility in nearby Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, for a tour of the surviving section of the ship's hull. Admission is free by reservation only at (302) 645-1148 or shop.delaware.gov.