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Biggs Museum of American Art - Whether it's the first visit to the Biggs Museum or the hundredth, there is always something new to delight, surprise, enlighten, excite, and inspire. Special features of the permanent collection include the only comprehensive representational American paintings collection on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Dover International Speedway - A leading promoter of motorsports events with three top-notch venues in three states, Dover Motorsports, Inc. welcomes hundreds of thousands of NASCAR, NHRA and racing enthusiasts to its tracks each year! Dover Motorsports, Inc. will host 13 major, national events, along with hundreds of club, drag and road racing dates throughout the year.

Ballet Theater of Dover - Student performances with graduates of the Dance Conservatory School and special guest artists. There is an annual performance of the Nutcracker in December every year.

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Jazz & Blues Festival - The First State BluesFest takes place at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in March. The entire weekend is devoted to fantastic live music performed by popular and emerging performers. Come enjoy the great sounds of trumpets and trombones at this jazzed up fest!

Delmarva Chicken Festival - Featuring Arts & Crafts, Carnival, Home & Trade Show, Antique Car and Tractor Show, Children's Activities, Educational Poultry Displays, Delmarva's Giant Fry Pan, Lots of Food, Musical Entertainment, Baby Chicks, and Chicken Capers (Fun and Games).

Chocolate Festival - The Dover Chocolate Festival offers much more than just chocolate. Candy arts and crafts exhibitors, electric train display, gingerbread village, an ice carving contest, and pictures with Santa are only the beginning!

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Capriotti's Sandwich Shop - Serves many creative and delicious sandwiches! Many Capriotti's Sandwich Shops have been created. The success is attributed to exceptional quality, extraordinary service and the loyal, repeat customers who could be heard saying, "Capriotti's makes the best sandwich I've ever eaten!"

Countrie Eatery - The Countrie Eatery serves breakfast all day everyday, satisfying lunches and hearty dinners. Please stop in soon for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We look forward to your visit.

Where Pigs Fly - Where Pigs Fly specializes in hickory smoked pulled pig (pork) barbecue. It is a locally owned and operated restaurant that offers great food at great prices in a family friendly atmosphere. Everything is homemade daily from fresh ingredients.

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