When the summer starts heating up, visitors can cool down at Hagley Museum and Library during Bike and Hike, every Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in July and August.

The 235-acre riverside landscape offers a shady retreat for walkers, hikers and bikers. Admission is $2 per person (free for members). The dates are July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and Aug. 7, 14, 21, and 28. Visitors will have access to the entire three-mile loop from the Visitor Center to Eleutherian Mills, the du Pont Throughout the season, there will be family activities like scavenger hunts, leaf rubbings, and other nature-related activities. Hagley will also host community organizations that will provide education and fun for families: Urban Bike Project on July 10 and Aug. 21; Delaware Bicycle Council on July 17; and Woodside Creamery on July 24.

Visitors can bring a picnic or enjoy dinner on the porch of the Belin House Organic Café. The café is on Workers’ Hill, about half a mile from the Visitor Center.

The rain dates are every Thursday in July and August (excluding July 4): July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Weather postponement decisions will be made by 3 p.m. and will be posted atwww.hagley.org.

Hagley is on Route 141 in Wilmington, Del. (GPS address: 200 Hagley Road). For more information, call 302-658-2400 weekdays, or visit www.hagley.org.