Auburn Heights After Hours

Auburn Heights After Hours returns for 2023! 

Join us for scenic views, craft brews and games to amuse! Every third Thursday (May–September), we open up the picturesque grounds after hours (5–8 pm) with a different food truck, featured group and other fun activities. 

Thank you to our generous 2023 Sponsors:

Geo-Technology Associates Inc.
Wild Birds Unlimited Hockessin

Karen D. Poore, ChFC 
Patterson Schwartz Hockessin
Garrett Snuff Mills
Dew Point Brewing

General admission: $6 age 13 & up; $3 age 6–12, Members & children 5 & under free (no advance registration needed)

**ACCESS Delaware: Present your ACCESS card and receive admission or tickets for up to four people at $2 each. Not valid with any other offer or group rate. Visitors must present their ACCESS card along with a photo ID to receive the discount. Not valid on special exhibitions, special events or features, or with any other offers or groups rate. ACCESS Delaware is a region-wide initiative led by Art-Reach.

Thursday, May 18:
Food Truck:
Event Features: Exhibit opening of Stylized: The Road to Elegance. Expect fun activities throughout the museum! 
*Event admission is FREE for current museum professionals (with valid business card or ID)*

Thursday, June 15:
Food Truck:
On the Roll
Event Features: The Wheelmen, Delaware’s highwheel bicycle club, will be demonstrating and displaying vintage bicycles.

Thursday, July 20:
Food Truck:
Dixie’s Down Home Cooking
Event Features: Performances by School of Rock Hockessin and don’t forget to BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair). PLUS free admission to summer interns! Come mingle with other interns and test out your networking skills in a relaxed environment.   

Thursday, August 17:
Food Truck:
Army of 2
Event Features: Performances by the Newark Ukesters, a local ukelele group and celebrate the Dog Days of Summer by bringing along your (well-behaved and leashed) furry friend. In honor of our new fashion exhibit, pooches are encouraged to put their best fashion paw forward and come dressed up! Free admission to active volunteers with PAWS for People.

Thursday, September 21:
Food Truck:
The Polish Connection
Event Features: Experience the macabre from Victorian times! Discover Victorian mourning practices insides the Auburn Heights Mansion and view a display of original mourning clothes from the New Castle Historical Society inside the Marshall Steam Museum, along with other themed activities. 


Further information:

  • No train or antique auto rides will be available during the After Hours programs
  • Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome
  • Admission includes entry to the Marshall Steam Museum

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