UP to SPEED
as an inspiration. March 31–July
Dollar Days at
Hagley: Admission to Hagley
Museum and Library is only
$1 every Saturday in March.
Free for members. 9: 30 a.m.–
4: 30 p.m. March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.
Use Hagley’s main entrance
off Route 141 in Wilmington. hagley.org.
“The American Eagle:
Symbol of Freedom and Enterprise
to the du Pont Family”: The du
Pont family came to America
on the ship American Eagle;
the DuPont Company’s first
product was Eagle Gun Powder;
and decorative arts collected by
Louise du Pont Crowninshield
were adorned with eagles, a
common symbolic element in
Federal-style furnishings. This
exhibit is on display in the du
Pont family ancestral home,
Eleutherian Mills. March 10—
Jan. 1, 2013. Use Hagley’s main
entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington. hagley.org.
For the Delaware events, save 30 percent on the best available coach rail fare for one companion
traveling in coach with a paid regular
(full) fare adult. Valid for travel on the
Northeast Regional service to Wilmington, Del. Valid for sale through Dec.
16, and for travel Jan. 4 through Dec.
19, 2012. Reservations are exclusively
available through visitwilmingtonde.
com/amtrak-discount. See page 115 for
blackout dates and other restrictions.
The Addams Family: The
national tour of the new musi-
cal, based on the bizarre and
beloved family of characters
created by legendary cartoon-
ist Charles Addams, makes its
Baltimore debut March 6–18
at the Hippodrome Theatre.
Joan Rivers: The legendary
actress-author-comedienne-entrepreneur—and The Celebrity Apprentice winner—brings
her act to the Hippodrome
Theatre on March 23 at 8 p.m.
All Aboard at the B&O: Take
a round-trip train ride along
the birthplace of American
railroading. With paid admission, train ride tickets are $3
for adults and $2 for children
ages 2 to 12. B&O members ride
free. Rides are not guaranteed
with your visit and the museum
reserves the right to change or
cancel rides without notice due
to inclement weather or equipment malfunction. March 31
through December and weekends in January. borail.org.
Musical Memphis: From the
underground dance clubs of
1950s Memphis, Tenn., comes a
hot new Broadway musical that
bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs
and a thrilling tale of fame and
forbidden love. Winner of four
2010 Tony Awards, including
Best Musical. April 3–8.
Day Out with Thomas:
Thomas the Tank Engine
returns to the B&O Railroad
Museum. Please note that all
visitors, including members,
must purchase a ticket for
entrance into the museum during these six event days. April
27–29 and May 4–6. ticketweb.
com/dowt or call 866-468-7630.