walking in the leavesWe’re in full fall swing with festivals, haunted houses, mazes and more. So much to do, so little time- that’s where we come in! We’ve scoped out this weekend’s events and made our top picks for Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9 in North Delaware and slightly beyond this weekend. From the Corntober BrewFest to Peace, Love & Art and from the Fall Music Fest to Vendemmia! Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the NorthdelaWHEREhappening.com calendar of events page.


What’s Happening & Where This Weekend!


art on the town_2013_wilmington delawareWorld Premier: Global Bridges Youth Murals

The World Premier: Global Bridges Youth Murals event is part of the Wilmington Art Loop. Come out to meet the young artists and see the first ever murals created by youth in our area that will be sent around the world through People to People Int’l.

Jean and Jacket Ball 2016Jean and Jacket Ball

Tender Hearts, Inc. has partnered with Doherty & Associates to put on a premier event to raise money for medically fragile children. So put on your jeans and grab a sports jacket for a relaxed evening of fun! Activities include: Casino Night, Dinner, Dancing, Silent Auction and Giveaways.

spring awakeningSpring Awakening

Winner of eight Tony awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, and Best Director, Spring Awakening is hailed for its bold vision and efforts to blaze a new path for the musical form.


Mounted Patrol35th Anniversary Celebration for the New Castle County Mounted Patrol

The day will feature kids face painting and crafts, demos by NCCPD units, TWO demonstrations by our Mounted Patrol and a demo by the K9 Unit. Food vendors will be onsite so come spend the afternoon with your favorite Mounted Unit!

Corntober Brewfest 2016Corntober BrewFest

The Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) is pleased to present the second annual Corntober BrewFest.  The event is home to the state’s only Cornhole Championship Tournament sanctioned by Governor Jack Markell as a State of Delaware Championship Tournament.

Peace Love Art Newark Arts Alliance 2016Peace, Love & Art: An Artistic Take on Music and Food from the 1960s

Join the Newark Arts Alliance for its annual gala and celebrate the 1960s through Peace, Love & Art! Guests will enjoy dinner and drinks from the 1960s (including an open bar), a fabulous DJ spinning 1960s music, dancing, a silent auction of art by local artists, and more!

Fall FestFall Music Fest for the Arts

Join us at the Center for the Creative Arts for our first ever Fall Music Fest. Featuring two stages of music from local talent, food vendors and a beer garden.


vindemmia-wine-food-festival13th Annual Vendemmia da Vinci Wine Festival at Bellevue

The event will feature regional Italian wines, food from over 20 area restaurants, live entertainment, a silent auction, and more! Enjoy a free sampling of wines from every region of Italy as well as premium Italian imported beer. Stroll through the afternoon to the strains of professional musicians performing classic and contemporary opera.

The Junior League of Wilmington is sponsoring an inspirational showhouse in Centreville that will feature the creativity and talents of nearly 20 local interior designers and landscapers

wilmington NKF Kidney Walk2016 Wilmington Kidney Walk

The Kidney Walk raises awareness of kidney disease and the need for organ donors. More than 80 cents of every dollar donated directly supports National Kidney Foundation programs and services for kidney patients, their families, and those at risk. Your steps could save a life!

PumpkinFall Festival at Milburn Orchards

Pumpkin Harvest Weekend- Pumpkins of all sizes, shapes, and colors. Fall decorations, gourds, corn stalks,
Indian Corn, straw bales and much more!

haunted houseEerie Haunted Houses & Attractions for 2016

Don’t fear NorthDelawareHappening.com, but fear what haunted houses we direct you to this fall.  Below is where NDH will tell you how to get your fix of fright this Halloween season.  What makes your skin crawl?  What makes your spine tingle?  What makes your hair stand on end?  No tricks or treats will be found within these blood-strained walls.  You’ll only find seriously shocking Haunted Houses, Haunted Hayrides, Haunted Corn Mazes, and ghost-chasing paranormal experiences.  NDH is thrilled to share over 20 of the most happening and extreme haunted attractions IN and around North Delaware.  Without a doubt, these haunted hot spots will give you something to howl and scream about.  They’re listed in alphabetical order…Enter if you DARE. – See more at: http://northdelawhere.happeningmag.com/eerie-haunted-houses-attractions-2016#sthash.Z5Ip5CAv.dpuf