Visitors to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library can stroll the galleries and grounds, sip cocktails, nosh on hors d'oeuvres, and enjoy live music during the upcoming "Winterthur After Hours."
The program is launching on Friday, Sept. 30, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., as a weekend-welcoming event. Debuting at the Brown Horticulture Center, "Winterthur After Hours" will revive Winterthur's popular pop-up beer garden plus feature a preview of the Fifth Annual "Truck and Tractor Day," which opens Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to a Winterthur press release.
Admission to "Winterthur After Hours" is up to the visitor under Winterthur's new pay-what-you-wish option. Friday evening's event will feature Indie Folk Pop duo Tino & Ashley. Garden staff will be on hand to talk about Winterthur’s historic greenhouses and farm equipment.
All food and beverage options will be available for purchase. Call 800-448-3883 for more information or to reserve a ticket. For details about the series, please visit Winterthur.org/afterhours.
Winterthur – known worldwide for its preeminent collection of American decorative arts, naturalistic gardens, and research library for the study of American art and material culture – offers a variety of tours, exhibitions, programs, and activities throughout the year. General admission is $20 for adults; $18 for students and seniors; $5 for ages 2 to 11.
Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Winterthur is located on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington, and five miles south of Route 1. For information, including special services, call 800-448-3883, TTY 302-888-4907, or visit winterthur.org.