Add a little bit of body textYour Thanksgiving Weekend guide for Friday, November 28th- Sunday, November 30th. has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend Holiday Weekend. Grab your friends and family and enjoy a wide array of events, from Black Friday to Green Friday and from Small Business Saturday to the Jaycees Christmas Parade and  a bunch of exceptional events in-between~there’s no time to rest this weekend!  Remember, this is just a tease, there are SO many events this weekend we couldn’t possibly include them all! Check out the rest of this weekend’s happening events and the fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sort-able calendar of events.

Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend

in North Delaware and beyond…


hagley-museum-DelawareThanksgiving Weekend Activities

Bring your family and out-of-town guests to explore Hagleys’ Thanksgiving holiday traditions. Sample nineteenth-century holiday dishes like roast duck, play hide-the-thimble and other parlor games, and make Victorian Christmas ornaments. For more information, visit Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

Bazaar Exchange 2‘Green Friday’ Bazaar Exchange

On “Green Friday’ don’t buy anything, share your stuff instead!  Avoid Black Friday crowds and holiday debt all while recycling at the Bazaar Exchange. For more information, visit ‘Green Friday’ Bazaar Exchange

New owner, Amber Money, with Gymboree studentsGymboree Open House

Avoid the shopping rush and start the holiday season with quality time with your children.  Join us for some post-Thanksgiving fun for children under five!  There will be free play in our play space, music, parachute and of course oodles of bubbles.  This event is open to members and nonmembers. For more information, visit Gymboree Open House



Shop Small DelawareSmall Business Saturday: Delaware Convoy & Deals

Join the Convoy or HONK to show your support!  Several DSBC members are showing their SMALL LOCAL love by offering discounts to Shop Small, Shop Local customers. Your favorite local goodies are waiting for you right around the corner. Shop small, fill your day and your shopping bags with a little neighborly love. For more information, visit Small Business Saturday: Delaware Convoy & Deals

 christmas-parade_delaware51st Annual Wilmington Christmas Parade

The Wilmington Jaycees are host to the 51th Annual Wilmington Christmas Parade to be held in Downtown Wilmington.  This year’s Parade will again feature:And the Star of the Show – Santa Claus! Elves will be accepting Christmas wish lists from children for Santa. Children who provide their name and address will receive a response from Santa in December. For more information, visit 51st Annual Wilmington Christmas Parade

steaming thanksgivingSteamin’ Thanksgiving

Will you still have family in town the Saturday after Thanksgiving? Yes? Then bring them out for the last Steamin’ Day of the 2014 steamin’ season. The museum and mansion will be open and both the cars and trains will be giving rides. For more information, visit Steamin’ Thanksgiving

Creative CastlesCreative Castles

Who lives in a castle? Find out in the Enchanted Castles and Noble Knights exhibition, then decorate your own castle fit for a princess – or prince! For  more information, visit Creative Castles


wilmo rockWilmo Rock Circus 2014

Wilmo Rock Circus is a micro fest created by Gable Music Ventures in 2011. The event showcases some of the regions best bands in a non stop 5 hour, multiple stage format. For more information, visit Wilmo Rock Circus 2014


celtic tenorsCeltic Tenors

Celtic Tenors “Christmas”, with a polished international reputation and just over a million album sales under their belts, The Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill,range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine performers. For more information, visit Celtic Tenors

Jim BrickmanJim Brickman

A one-of-a-kind concert event filled with lush instrumentals and soaring vocals. Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his accessible instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations such as Martina McBride, Lady Antebellum, Johnny Mathis, Collin Raye, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, and Wayne Brady just to name a few. For more information, visit Jim Brickman




Start your holidays off right with this delightful musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol. With toe-tapping music and unforgettable characters, follow Mister Ebenezer Scrooge on this magical night of his life where he finally sees the error of his ways and embraces the Christmas spirit. A treat for the whole family! For more information, visit Scrooge

Peter-CampbellChristmas Carols Concert

Listen to international opera singer Peter Campbell, accompanied by pianist Laura Cilia.For more information, visit Christmas Carols Concert


Christmas CarolsBrandywine Christmas

Experience a Brandywine Christmas!  See the O-gauge model train display and marvel at thousands of Critter ornaments displayed throughout the museum. For more information, visit Brandywine Christmas