Weekend Guide - DelawareHere’s the NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, August 9th thru Sunday, August 11th. Enjoy happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County from Forever Plaid to Rockabilly Rumble and just about everything in between. Our weekend guide offers fun for everyone heat, rain or shine! Don’t forget to get the most from your visit – Check out fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.

Without further ado –

Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware…


Blue-Rocks-RockyLet’s Strike Out Cancer | Blue Rocks Baseball Wilmington

“Let’s Strike Out Cancer” at Wilmington Blue Rocks game, Frawley Stadium.  Visit #www.bluerocks.com & use promo code CANCER & part of your ticket price goes to ACS Relay For Life.  Order treats/snacks at the game after 8p from Joe’s Crab Shack & that also helps ACS!

It just so happens to be Eagles Night as well and there will be a guest appearance by former Eagle Jeremiah Trotter, Hot Dog Eating Contest and Friday night Fireworks!  Visit: Let’s Strike Out Cancer

1984-ShadyLady-80's Vinyl80’s Vinyl Night with DJ SHADYLADY / 1984

Arcade games, Craft Beers and  DJ SHADYLADY spinning 80’s “Vinyl Only” music.   All your 80’s babies and lovers, this is the place and night for you!  For more info: 80’s Vinyl Night with DJ SHADYLADY / 1984

Fridays after 5 - DCM$5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Childrens Museum

Delaware Children’s Museum is staying open late ’til 8 every Friday in the summer. Admission starts at just $5 per person after 5pm! Extra summer hours = extra DCM fun. For more info, visit $5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Children’s Museum



kiss-jamKiss Idol / World Cafe Live The Queen

Join some of Wilmington’s best local acts as they perform live IN front of panel of radio and record label executives this Saturday at World Cafe Live at The Queen! They’ll be competing for a chance to open next week’s KISS Jam 11 on Thursday, August 15th where they’ll have a chance to share the stage with Ace Hood, K. Michelle, August Alsina and CA$H OUT… Click here for more information

Forever-Plaid-Candlelight-TheatreForever Plaid / The New Candlelight Dinner Theatre

New Candlelight Theatre (NCT) is proud to present Forever Plaid, the off-Broadway musical comedy revue written by Stuart Ross with vocal arrangements by James Raitt. The show is a revue of the close-harmony “guy groups” (e.g. The Four Aces, The Four Freshmen) that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s. Visit: Forever Plaid / The New Candlelight Dinner Theatre for more info.

Wilmington&Western-Railroad-summerfest12Summer Fest | Wilmington & Western Railroad

Come and enjoy one of the last Saturdays of Summer at the Wilmington & Western! Our steam locomotive will be pulling trains to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove on a 1½-hour round-trip. While at the grove, you’ll enjoy a half-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek. Plus, there will be summertime food and activities throughout the day in the Greenbank Station parking lot. Visit Summer Fest | Wilmington & Western Railroad 

Classic-Car-Cruise-In-Delaware2nd Annual Classic Car Cruise-In Benefitting Cancer Support Community | Newark

Benefitting Cancer Support Community – Cruise-In and check it out!Antique, Classic, Modified, Stock, Street Rod, 1st & 2nd Place in each Class, Best in Show, 80 cars receive Dash Plaques & Goodie Bags, 50/50 • Door Prizes • DJ. For more info, visit 2nd Annual Classic Car Cruise-In Benefitting Cancer Support Community | Newark

NCC Family Fun Day AugustFamily Fun Day | Carousel Park Wilmington

FREE Family FUN Day Event presented by New Castle County Government. Fishing Games, Balls, Bubbles, Parachute, Frisbees, Horseshoes, Fishing Target game, Crafts & Face Painting Personal Ponies, “Dress-a-Pony” & Grooming Tiger Kicks Tae Kwon Do Skills Demonstrations See You Outside, Delaware!™ Exhibit Table, Brandywine Traveling Zoo Program, NCCPD K-9 Unit Demonstration and MORE! For more info, visit Family Fun Day | Carousel Park Wilmington


Rockabilly-Rumble-WilmingtonRockabilly Rumble / World Cafe Live

Rockabilly Rumble is Gable Music Ventures and World Cafe Live at the Queen’s indoor/outdoor music festival that combines rockabilly, swing, ska and burlesque with mouth-watering barbeque and food vendors. For more info, visit Rockabilly Rumble / World Cafe Live

summer-concerts-state-of-DelawareBellevue State Park Summer Concert Series

Sunday and Thursday evenings this summer, enjoy FREE Summer Concert Series! Bring a picnic and blanket or lawn chair for ultimate comfort. The summer line-up consists of something for everyone, from blues and jazz to swing and big band music. To find out more information, visit Bellevue State Park Summer Concert Series.

Delaware Art Museum WilmingtonDelaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays

Free Sundays: Admission to the Museum is free to all visitors on Sundays. The admission fee is waived thanks to support from generous individuals. For more info, visit Delaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays