Events

Join us for great music, delicious food and drinks, and nature discoveries in Delaware – Greenville, Hockessin, Wilmington, and Milford. Be among the first to know when registration opens for the below events – join our newsletter.

Special 60th Anniversary Events

Floodplain Wine & Cheese Hike

Wednesday, July 31
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Ashland Nature Center

Stroll the floodplain along the Red Clay Creek taking in the sights and sounds of this vital ecosystem at this special 60th Anniversary event highlighting and supporting DelNature’s work to ensure clean water.

Taste of Coverdale

Saturday, September 28
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Like the Farm to Fork dinners we’ve hosted, A Taste of Coverdale is a celebration of community and locally grown, organic food; but more like a progressive dinner, with light fare at each of these special places within the farm and preserve; and a more limited attendance due to the sensitive nature of some of these places.

Wetlands Solstice Celebration & Fundraiser

Thursday, June 20
6:30pm – 8:30pm
DuPont Environmental Education Center

Experience sunset on the longest day of the year looking out over the Russel R. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge at this special 60th Anniversary event highlighting and supporting DelNature’s work to ensure clean water.

Additional Events

Market at Coverdale front produce tomatoes

Market at Coverdale Farm

April – November
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Produce, eggs, and regional fare.

Music at the Mill Abbotts Mill Nature Center, Milford

Music at the Mill

Thursdays, June 13, July 11, Aug 8, Sept 12
5:00pm – 7:30pm
Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Celebrate the summer with food trucks and live music in Southern Delaware at our monthly concert series.

First Friday - Crowd Watching Band - Coverdale

Fridays at the Farm

Fridays, June 14, July 5, Aug 16, Sept 6
5:00pm – 7:30pm
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Live music, food trucks, drinks, lawn games. Shop our Market while you’re there.

Monarch Migration Celebration

Saturday, September 21,
1:00pm – 5:00pm
DuPont Environmental

Education Center

See live monarch butterflies get tagged and released. Catch and examine pond life. Try beginner canoeing.

Lonicera and Hummingbird by Karen Dever

Fall Native Plant Sale

Saturday, October 5
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Shop for wildlife-friendly native plants. Plants for a variety of growing conditions are available.

Volunteer Middle Run Tree Planting

Fall Tree Planting

Date: TBD
Middle Run Natural Area

Individuals, families, friends, scouts, dig holes, plant, cage, and water 600 trees.

Thanksgiving Turkey Houses at Coverdale Farm

Thanksgiving Turkeys

November
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Our Thanksgiving Turkeys are pasture-raised, enjoying our lush fields and fresh air.

Autumn trees at Middle Run with blue sky by Derek Stoner

Women’s Wellness Weekend in Nature

October 18 – 19
Ashland Nature Center

Enjoy a retreat for your health, mind, mood, and soul.

Winter Market

Late Fall
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Shop for holiday gifts and Christmas Trees at our market. Create DIY crafts on Sat and Sun.

Coverdale Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Sale

December
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Shop for regionally-sourced Christmas Trees.