Contact: Barbara Woodford, Wilmington State Parks, 302-577-7020, Barbara.Woodford@state.de.us; or Necia Beck, Delaware State Parks, 302-739-9175, Necia.Beck@state.de.us
‘Alapocas Through the Seasons’ photo exhibit
to be displayed at Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington
WILMINGTON (Feb. 12, 2014) – The Blue Ball Barn at Alapocas Run State Park will be featuring a new exhibit highlighting the work of the participants from the Photo Hike series with photographer Lynn McDowell. The exhibit will showcase photos taken throughout the four seasons, drawing attention to each participant’s unique point of view. The exhibit will open with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. Light refreshments will be served. Photos will be on display from Monday, Feb. 17 to Sunday, March 16.
Blue Ball Barn February hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Starting in March, hours are Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Delaware State Parks’ fee season begins March 1.
Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington features a multi-use trail that connects to the Northern Delaware Greenway, the Can-Do Playground and the historic the Blue Ball Barn. The Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W. Park Drive, Wilmington, was built in 1914 by Alfred I. DuPont. The Barn is named after the Blue Ball Tavern, an inn and meeting house that was once located near the property.
The Blue Ball Barn is now the home of the Delaware Folk Art Collection, which reflects local cultures of Delaware. It is available to rent for meetings, conferences, formal functions, casual luncheons and more. Additional information about Alapocas Run, Blue Ball Barn, Wilmington State Park programs and programs throughout Delaware State Parks is available at destateparks.com.
Vol. 44, No. 35