Loosen your belt buckle and get ready for a HOPpening Easter Weekend – full of family, friends, and fun spring festivities. Let’s not forget the chocolate, lots of chocolate! Check out our top picks for this Holiday weekend, Friday, March 25 – Sunday, March 27. From watching Jesus Christ Superstar and 87ers action to hunting Easter Eggs and Soul Conversations, there’s plenty to keep you uplifted this Easter weekend.
What’s Happening & WHERE this Weekend!
It’s time again for the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. March Madness is a roller coaster ride of emotions with office pools, alumni pride, and love of amateur athletics all coming together. Die-hard and casual fans converge to make each year’s tournament bigger than before. So sharpen your pencils, fill in your brackets, and cheer for the underdogs. Get the most out of the NCAA basketball tournaments with help from the NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com 2016 March Madness Guide!
Buy some lovely Easter flowers and support a local Boy Scout Troop from Brandywine Hundred. The Troop 522 Easter Flower Sale finances a majority of its year from this sale. Funds raised will be used to pay for camping fees, purchase supplies, and run the troop. If you’re in the North Wilmington area, please check out beautiful Easter flowers this weekend in the Fairfax Shopping Center ACME Parking lot off Route 202 Concord Pike.
Enjoy a Facebook Friday with Mom and the Delaware 87ers! It’s Mother/Son Night at The Bob so bring along the woman who loved you first — Mom!
Join the Special Delivery Band at Pizza By Elizabeths as they lay down the Funk, Rock, Motown, Soul and other stuff you know you want to hear.
Climb on with Coors Light as they bring skiing and snowboarding right into the bar! Enjoy specials and a chance to win a snowboard, gloves, and other adventure-inspired gear. Experience the feeling of riding the Rockies… Absolutely free to participate and win!
This vibrant rock has a wonderful message for all. Rich in powerful performers and drama, it’s the “Greatest Story Ever Told,” back by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s majestic contemporary score. For more info, visit Jesus Christ Superstar.
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Make it an EGG-stra special Easter with plenty of fuzzy bunny photo ops, train rides and 12+ egg hunts (for the kiddos and fur friends)! If you don’t believe us, see for yourself, our 2016 Guide has the most EGG-cellent Easter events to enjoy with the whole family…many are happening this weekend!
Drop off your K-5th and 6-8th graders for a special Masquerade-themed Carnival event while parents get a night out!
Join the Friends of Wilmington State Parks and the Brandywine Zoo for this fun, 5K through Brandywine Park. The first 200 registered participates will receive a Tech t-shirt. 9:30am Race Start time.
Have fun on Social Saturday at the Delaware 87ers game! It’s Military Appreciation Night at The Bob so you can salute America’s heroes. There will also be an Indoor Garage Sale and Post-Game Yoga for fans to enjoy. A special fundraising evening, sponsored by University of DE Health Sciences, celebrating “Inclusion In Play”. The event will benefit Preston’s March For Energy and Preston’s Playground. Click here for the promo code.
Two Delaware natives. Two soul singers. Two jazz singers. Two committed artists converge on one stage to give you an evening of song that you will never forget. Mark Vodery is a singer/songwriter who got his start in Philadelphia jazz and R&B clubs. He was a winner on “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” and currently performs throughout New York City. His original songs have been featured on MTV’s “Made” and TLC’s “Sisterhood.” Philip Joseph is another singer/songwriter who was born and raised in Delaware and currently resides in the First State where he has had the privilege of opening for Levert II , Al B Sure, Miles Jaye, Melba Moore, Gerald Veasley and Brian Culberson
The home and possessions of Wilmington community activist and local hip hop performer Richard Raw and Founder/Executive Director of the Culture Restoration Project, Inc. Shah Janelle were tragically destroyed in a fire on Feb 21 of this year. This night of music and positivity will be hosted by OG Nitty and feature performances by Nadja Nicole, Kae Hock, Dev Rock, Twin Poets, Jahiti, Music By DJ Mike Nite, and more to come.
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