Here’s the NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, August 30th thru Sunday, Sept. 1st. Enjoy happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County, from folk ICONS to a much anticipated Antique Show/Fair to the Final Fireworks Show of the Season 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…
Join us at World Cafe Live at the Queen for a FREE week-long music festival featuring some of the Wilmington region’s cream of the crop! Beta hi-fi will continue the tradition started at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live of providing a platform for the best of this region’s finest emerging songwriters. For more information see: Beta hi-fi Emerging Music Festival | World Cafe Live at the Queen
Delaware Children’s Museum is staying open late ’til 8 every Friday in the summer (starting Friday, June 21). Admission starts at just $5 per person after 5pm! Extra summer hours = extra DCM fun. For more information go to: Final $5 Friday After 5pm | Delaware Childrens Museum
Grammy-winners Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey carry on the proud tradition of the iconic folk-singing trio Peter, Paul & Mary, one of the most popular folk groups of the 1960s. Without their beloved Mary, Peter and Noel Paul continue to perform as a duo, singing many of the group’s classic hits including “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “Puff (The Magic Dragon,)” “I Dig Rock & Roll Music,” and “Leaving” in the Open Air Theatre @ Longwood Gardens. For more information go to: 50th Anniversary of Peter, Paul & Mary | Longwood Gardens
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
The Mid-Atlantic’s only series of night runs. Experience the beauty of Cape Henlopen State Park in a totally new way. Run with your senses fully engaged. Seashore Striders Presents the Shadow Run Series Labor Day Weekend – See more: Labor Day 5k & 10K | Cape Henlopen State Park
Every year, the Arden Fair and Antiques Market is held the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. The Fair features children’s games and rides, handmade crafts by over 100 vendors (many of whom are local), an Antiques Market, used books (inside Gild Hall), plants, live music in the Shady Grove, delicioius food and drink, an art exhibit, and more. For more informaton go to: 106th Arden Fair and Antiques Market | Arden
It’s the Blue Rocks last night game of the 2013 season. Featuring the final post-game fireworks show. So come on out and bring Luau gear, kick back and relax and enjoy the game! All Parrot Heads welcome! For more information or tickets click here.
The Labor Day Weekend Jazz Festival takes place at Chaddsford Winery. This three-day annual event includes a tasting of eight wines, food and two live bands each day. This event is recommended for adults, couples and singles. Visitors may bring their own picnic lunch, or they may buy food on the premises. The event takes place on the grounds of the winery. Visitors may also take tours of the winery itself during the event. For more info, visit Labor Day Weekend Jazz Festival | Chaddsford Winery
On all Sundays, fans may participate in a pre-game child-parent catch on the field, a pre-game autograph session and postgame kids run the bases! Grandparents Appreciation Day as well as Military Appreciation Day. For more information, visit Sunday Funday | Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Winston-Salem Dash
Bellevue State Park Summer Concert Series |Wilmington
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.
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