Your Fabulous weekend guide for Friday, January 10 – Sunday, January 12 from NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com. NDH’s hottest picks of what’s happening and WHERE all over North Delaware + slightly beyond. The weekend guide offers fun for everyone, rain, snow or shine! Don’t forget to get the most from your visit – This is just a tease, check out the rest of this weekend’s 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…
The final weekend, this is your last chance to see the extravagant, fruit-adorned trees towering as high as 18 feet stand in our Conservatory and red and green apples float in an artistic pattern in our Exhibition Hall. This year, our Music Room display pays homage to the Green Room at the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, DE, featuring sugared, fruit-laden trees and a lavish holiday tea set for 18 special guests. For more information, visit A Longwood Christmas | Longwood Gardens
Kick off the New Year with Alex B, Rivers Monroe, Chickie Pagano, and TJ Prodigy! Delco’s own Alex Buonopane, also known as Alex B., is a 14-year-old pop singer from Philadelphia who performed on the 2013 season of “America’s Got Talent.” For more information, visit Pop Extravaganza | World Cafe Live
Spend the morning as a family learning how to sketch live animals from professional art teacher Deanna Peacock! Beginning artists will get instruction on basic drawing skills, while more experienced artists can hone their sketching skills by using live animals as a source of inspiration! Enjoy the first 30 minutes of learning in the classroom, followed by the next 1.5 hours drawing live education animals. For more information, visit Art in the Ark | Brandywine Zoo
Rain, Snow or Shine! Join the White Clay Creek State Park this Saturday for Nature Nuggets Winter Series. Bring your little ones out for our favorite nature Saturdays! For more information, visit Nature Saturdays @ White Clay Creek State Park | Newark
Bug Out with Karen K & the Jitterbugs, playing retro-rock for the whole family. This high-energy band based out of Brooklyn, NY and Boston, MA has tots and their parents dancing in the aisles with their upbeat, danceable and totally catchy tunes. For more information, visit Peanut Butter and Jams | World Cafe Live
Serafin String Quartet returns to The Arts at Trinity, with one of the Top 10 Classical CDs of 2013 — which will be available for purchase at the concert. Their performance will feature works by Mendelssohn, Debussy and Wolf. For more information, visit The Arts at Trinity Welcomes Serafin String Quartet
What’s a baby rave you ask? Imagine a dance-club atmosphere designed for children! Hot beats, neon lights, and glow bracelets, with a side of neon finger-painting and an interactive performance by Nature Jams! For more information, visit Electric Family Land – A Family Dance Party Hosted by Nature Jams
4th Annual Wine About What Ales You, Hosted by Historic New Castle Alliance. A Wine and Craft Beer Tasting being held at the newly reopened Arsenal. For more information, visit Wine About What Ales You | New Castle
Downtown Abbey Dinner | Hotel DuPont
The Green Room will host a four-course Downtown Abbey Dinner with live entertainment and white-glove service to help set the tone. Special guests will be in attendance to share details regarding Winterthur’s upcoming exhibition, “Costumes of Downtown Abbey”, which opens March 1.
This interactive fantasy-adventure takes children and families over the rainbow to continue the celebration of the film’s 75th anniversary milestone. Travel from the Gale Farm in Kansas to the colorful Land of Oz where you can explore Munchkinland, The Crossroads, the Witch’s Castle, and The Emerald City with Dorothy and her friends. For more information, visit Wizard of Oz Traveling Exhibit | Delaware Childrens Museum
Irish Sessions | Catherine Rooney’s
Irish Sessions are informal gatherings at which people play traditional Irish Music. All musicians, singers and dancers are welcome to join the sessions or simply come and celebrate the music. For more information, visit Irish Sessions | Catherine Rooney’s
Relax, we’re not cursing. We just get so excited when we can share FREE experience opportunities, especially those that are culturally uplifting. DAM has Sunday Fundays! The admission fee is waived thanks to generous support from Jessie Ball duPont Fund. For more information, visit Delaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays
Announcing the 2014 Happening List Competition!
North DelaWHERE Happening and the greater Happenings Media network are entering 2014 with a BANG – the BIGGEST Happening List competition ever! That’s right – in 2014, the competition will span across 7 counties throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region, celebrating all of the amazing people, places, businesses and events that make our communities a unique, Happening place to live.
NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN
Nominations for the 2014 North Delaware Happening List competition begin January 1, 2014. You can nominate your favorites in North Delaware, New Castle County here. Voting kicks off January 16th and continues through the end of February.