weekend-guide-north-delawhere-happening-delaware-001Here’s your fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, October 4th – Sunday, October 6th from NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com. There are so many happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County, from getting your Fright on with Frightfest and Paranormal Adventures to a stroll down the Yellow Brick Road to the area’s largest auto show and everything in-between. Our weekend guide offers fun for everyone, rain or shine! Don’t forget to get the most from your visit – This is just a tease, check out the rest of this weekends happening events and the 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…


frightland-delaware-halloween-haunted-housesFrightFest | Frightland Middletown

For the fright of your life, go to Frightland – Delaware’s largest complex known as the Disney World of Haunt. Located on 1300 acres bordering the C&D Canal along Route 13 in St. Georges, Delaware, Frightland features eight terrifying haunted attractions, including haunted houses, haunted barns, haunted hayrides, a zombie ghost town, and more! Make your Halloween special by visiting Frightland’s haunted houses. Frightland is known for having everything for your haunting pleasure.  For more information visit; FrightFest | Frightland Middletown

Fort Delaware - NorthDelaWHEREHappening.comPea Patch Paranormal Adventures | Fort Delaware

Reserve your spot for a Paranormal Investigation Tour at Fort Delaware, Delaware City. Pea Patch Paranormal Adventures (aka: ghost hunting). Access to Fort Delaware is by ferry. Public ghost investigations alongside members of Diamond State Ghost Investigators, Inc.- a three-hour paranormal experience open for the public! For more information visit; Pea Patch Paranormal Adventures | Fort Delaware


art on the town - wilmington delawareArt on the Town | Greater Wilmington

Come out on the first Friday of every month for a tour of local art galleries, museums and alternative art spaces as they host the opening receptions for the latest exhibitions in the greater Wilmington area. Meet the artists, purchase art and sample refreshments while mingling with other art lovers! For more information visit;Art on the Town | Greater Wilmington


Aoife-Odonovan-baby-grandAoife O’Donovan | Live @ the Baby Grand

Mainly known for her work with the innovative bluegrass fusion band Crooked Still, accomplished singer-songwriter Aoife O’Donovan (pronounced “ee-fuh”) will make a debut appearance live at the baby grand in Wilmington.  Rolling Stone says O’Donovan’s 2013 debut album Fossils is a “must-listen blend of bluegrass, folk and back-porch Americana.” For more information visit; Aoife O’Donovan | Live @ the Baby Grand

Delaware Auto show2013 Delaware Auto Show

3 Day show that drew over  25,000 people last year last year making it DAS’s biggest and best event yet, attracting a record 2. The 2013 Delaware Auto Show at the Chase Center on the Riverfront is going to be even bigger and better this year. Check out the listing of events, activities and appearances, visit; 2013 Delaware Auto Show


Main Street Mile Newark DelawareMain Street Mile | Newark

Join friends and neighbors in a fun event that benefits Newark’s finest. The Main Street Mile was inaugurated in 2007 to support the Newark Police Department, specifically their K9 unit and the Downtown Newark Partnership.  For more information visit; Main Street Mile | Newark

Harvest-Moon-Coverdale-FarmHarvest Moon Festival | Coverdale Farm Preserve

The Harvest Moon Fall Weekend Long Festival features fun activities for all ages! Enjoy artisan demonstrations, children’s activities and crafts, hayrides, music, food trucks, and much more!  Don’t miss Phung Lu and his raptor programs! Take a pony ride, walk through the corn maze or visit the farm animals!  For more information visit; Harvest Moon Festival | Coverdale Farm Preserve

RiverTowns_Ride & Festival Delaware City & New CastleRivertowns Ride & Festival

The first annual River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day event that is the first joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of New Castle and Delaware City.  The two towns are 10 miles apart and connected by the bike-friendly corridor of Route 9. Therefore, the event will feature a bicycling component that will have riders cycling between the two destinations.  For more information visit; Rivertowns Ride & Festival

Middletown-Delaware-ROCKtoberfestROCKtoberFest | Middletown

Celebrate October in Middletown grand style with a festival that has it all:  Beer, Wine, Food, Car Show, Corn hole tournament & more.  Come out and vote for your favorite band!  Battle of the Bands music competition will be held throughout the day, for more information visit; ROCKtoberFest | Middletown

Festival-Of-Shorts6th Annual Film Brother’s Festival of Shorts @ Theatre N

Carl Doubet Jewelers presents the 6th Annual Film Brother’s Festival of Shorts.  By far one of the most interesting events; 8 movies ranging from 2-13 minutes long.  For more information visit; 6th Annual Film Brother’s Festival of Shorts @ Theatre N

Newark Arts AllianceHot ART, Hot FOOD, Hot Music and All That Jazz | Newark

The Newark Arts Alliance is celebrating 20 years of serving the community with hot music, food, and art! Live jazz by the Ellen Lebowitz Quartet, dancing, a silent art auction, and more!  For more information visit; Hot ART, Hot FOOD, Hot Music and All That Jazz | Newark


Annie-Illustration-DCT-DelawareANNIE | Delaware Children’s Theatre

Fundraiser for DCT. A beloved Musical with a record breaking broadway run returns to DCT. The heartwarming story of a brave orphan looking for love is the perfect family show. With spirited songs, fun villians and an uplifting ending. Don’t miss this popular season opening fundraiser.  For more information visit; ANNIE | Delaware Children’s Theatre


wizard-Of-Oz Wizard of Oz Traveling Exhibit | Delaware Childrens Museum

We’re off to see The Wizard of Oz, as the Delaware Children’s Museum hosts the first-ever, licensed traveling educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. Created by Miami Children’s Museum and licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this interactive fantasy-adventure takes children and families over the rainbow to continue the celebration of the film’s 75th anniversary milestone. For more information; visit;

Delaware-History-MuseumForging Faith, Building Freedom

Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware, 1800-1980, opening at the Delaware History Museum on September 27, 2013, will celebrate two important anniversaries. Two hundred years ago, in 1813, Peter Spencer founded the African Union Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States. The next year, he started the August Quarterly, the nation’s oldest African American festival. For more information visit; Forging Faith, Building Freedom

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