Science Saturday: May the Water Force be with You
Water wheels and turbines harness the power of the water. Build a water wheel that lifts a weight off of the ground. Visitors are invited to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges.
Activities are included in admission and free to members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Science Saturdays are presented by
In this walking tour of the powder yard, guests experience an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the black powder process and can try their hand at graining some powder. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261.
Cannon firings in the powder yards demonstrate how black powder was made and used.
Take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard.
Hagley's two-day Craft Fair features works in wood, pottery, jewelry, fibers, metal, and other media, and includes a specialty outdoor food market.