Father and SonMaybe you’re looking for something to do with dear ol’ Dad this Fathers Day weekend?  Maybe, all of your friends went to Firefly?  No worries, we’ve got your covered!  The entertainment options in North Delaware are many, so let us help you decide — check out our top event picks for the weekend: Friday, June 17, to Sunday, June 19.  From Food E Fridays to Family Fun Day and from the Car & Truck Show to Take Me Fishing at Glasgow, there’s plenty to keep you moving this weekend and beyond!

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!


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The Nighthawks

The Nighthawks was an idea in Mark Wenner’s brain long before he was able to implement it.  The musical product of pre-1958 radio in Washington, D.C., he did not know there were rules against mixing blues, R&B, honky-tonk country, doo-wop, gospel and rockabilly into one delicious stew.

Raidfest 2016 logoRaidfest

Raidfest is a D.I.Y. Punk, Hardcore, and Metal Festival for Charity!  Officially partnered with the Pink Ink Fund, Raidfest will be raising money for charities while melting your face with killer bands from the region and even Canada!

Delaware Children's Museum Summer Kick Off 2016Delaware Children’s Museum Summer Kick Off

A three hour indoor/outdoor bash for the whole family.  The party spills onto the streets outside with special activities that include: running across a large pool of Oobleck, making giant-sized bubbles, and cooling off in the kiddie car wash, plus more!

Monthly Food Truck Festival 2016Monthly Food Truck Festival

Dubbed #FoodDE Fridays, the events include several food trucks as well as live music set up in the parking lot of the shopping center.SATurday-North-Delaware-weekend-event-guide-delaware

Delaware Museum of Natural History Family Fun Day 2016Family Fun Day at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

We’ll celebrate everything outdoors with activities, face-painting, games, a campfire,  hands-on activities, plus food trucks will have tasty treats on sale. It’s also the first day of our newest exhibit, Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss.

Newark Country Club Classic Car Show May 2015

The 3rd Annual Brookside Spring Car & Truck Show

Rev up your engines and get over to the Third Annual Brookside Spring Car & Truck Show!  All years, makes, and models are welcome to show there will be a DJ, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, and trophies!

Cats-Pajamas-bandWelcome Summer Outdoor Concert

The Cat’s Pajamas makes very cool music for kids, bringing a musical comedy twist to high-octane kid-rock.  The Cats put on more than a concert — they invite the audience from the very first note to enter a wild, wonderful world of stories, dance, puppets, and props, all backed by a band making great music that just happens to be for kids.

Take me fishinTake Me Fishing

Drop by and enjoy a morning of catch-and-release fishing at Glasgow Park.  Experts will be on hand to give you tips and tricks.  Bring your own rod and bait.  Anglers between the ages of 16 and 65 are required to have a Delaware State Fishing License (get one here).  All ages.  FREE!

Sarah-Unger-Meet_2016Meet Author Lisa Unger

Author Lisa Unger will do a reading and book signing at the Barnes & Noble in Christiana Mall.  She is the New York Times and internationally bestselling, award-winning author of fourteen novels, including her latest thriller “Ink and Bone”.


Titanic The MusicalDelaware All-State Theatre Presents “Titanic The Musical”

The ambitious show demonstrates the power of our hopes and dreams, and it will revitalize your spirit of adventure.  “Titanic The Musical” celebrates the human spirit of the rich and the poor, the lovers, the heroes, and cowards for a theatrical experience that will stay with audiences long after the curtain comes down.

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Diamond State Curling Club Open House

The Diamond State Curling Club has scheduled an open house to introduce those who may be interested in taking up the sport.  This second of two “Learn to Curl” events is open to the public and scheduled at 4:30 p.m. at the Rust Arena.  The club plans to use the events to garner interest for a six-week instructional league this summer.

Arden Shakespeare Gild Troilus Cressida 2016

Arden Shakespeare Gild Presents: “Troilus and Cressida”

Enjoy a spirited modern production of “Troilus and Cressida” by the Arden Shakespeare Gild.  The backdrop is the Trojan War, but director Jim Ewald’s interesting and unusual take will have the look of Star Wars, with Troy versus the Dark Side of the Greeks!  For the better part of a decade the Greeks have been fighting the Trojans.  For the princes of Troy, love and war intertwine and change their lives forever.

Bellevue band shellSummer Concert Series in Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy the Sin City Band!