Millions of peaches, peaches for me…and you too at the Middletown Old-Tyme Peach Festival this weekend! And, that’s just one of the many Fan-tabulous events happening this weekend. Check out our list of must do weekend events for Friday, August 14th – Sunday, August 16th in North Delaware and slightly beyond. From a Food Truck Happy Hour to Cirque Italia and Hot Rods to America on Tap, NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. Don’t be left in the dark, this is just a taste of what’s happening, so don’t forget to take a look at the rest of this weekend’s happening events and weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.
Here’s What’s Happening and Where This Weekend!
Rolling Revolution and Arden Gild Hall present another fun night market featuring food trucks! Join us at The Arden Club for some gourmet food, lively tunes, beer and wine, and even swimming! For more info, see Food Truck Night Market in Arden
Philadelphia’s blues and soul drenched vocalist and songwriter, Deb Callahan performs. Blues Revue referred to her as the next Bonnie Raitt and raved “Philly’s Deb Callahan has the pipes, the songs and the raw talent to graduate to the next level”. For more info, see Music on the Brandywine
Set mom and dad loose to have dinner along Wilmington’s Riverfront while you stay at DEEC and have all the fun with games and activities. This month, search for our winged inhabitants: insects, birds, and bats. For more info, see Parents Night Out: Things With Wings
Get ready for an experience that will take you far, far away to the wonders of Italy, and the magic of an immersion into its culture- Cirque Italia. And into water! The circus features a 35,000 gallon water stage! For more info, see Cirque Italia
The Festival begins at 9am with the annual Peach parade on Broad Street. Many activities are centered around Main Street. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day. There are activities for children, a local artist exhibits, historical exhibits, a peach pie contest, crafts, music, food, games, and of course – Peaches! For more info, see Middletown Old-Tyme Peach Festival
We will be awarding trophies in categories like Best Under Hood, Best Under Construction, Best Paint, Most Original, Top 20, and Best in Show. There will be food vendors, a DJ, games, giveaways, and local discounts on Main Street. For more info, see Newark’s Second Annual Hod Rod Palooza & Car Show
This is a three-hour premium event showcasing over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will sample beers in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. For more info, see America On Tap Craft Beer Festival
Jefferson Airplane and The Grateful Dead were at the forefront of what became known as “The Sound of San Francisco.” Now, 50 years later, the bands that helped define a generation will be honored in a celebratory anniversary concert.
JEFFERSON STARSHIP, the offshoot of Jefferson Airplane, will perform the music of their legendary predecessors. For more info, see Jefferson Starship – Jazz is Dead Celebrate The 50th Anniversary of Grateful Dead
The mystery and dark intrigue surrounding the cooperative works of David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti have mesmerized and haunted many a subconscious over the years. There’s something unique about the pairing of Badalamentis musical scores to Lynch’s dreamy scenery that is unsettling and simultaneously familiar. For more info, see Silencio ~ A Tribute to The Works of David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti
Working in conjunction with the City of Newark, Piranha Sports is proud to bring to you one of the most unique triathlons in the nation. They promise this will be one of the top 3 races to do in all of the U.S.! For more info, see Top of Delaware Triathlon
A worship service followed by all you can eat crabs! And, if you don’t like crabs they will have tons of barbeque and other food as well. Come ready to be inspired, enjoy great fellowship and eat great food! Be sure to bring some comfortable clothes as well to show off your volleyball or basketball skills. For more info, see Crabfest