Your Fabulous weekend guide for Friday, May 9 – Sunday, May 11th. Don’t say there’s nothing to do around here, all you need to do is to check out NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com for the most happening events for adults, families and kids. If you like art, theater, the outdoors, music, gardening or tailgating we’ve got you covered. From the Wilmington Flower Market to Partying on the Patio and a Summer Sunday Twilight Concert to spoiling Mom with a Fabulous brunch and a Summer Sunday Twilight Concert and just about everything you can imagine in-between. Get the most from your visit – (yes, there’s more! ) 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.
Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend
in North Delaware…
Most Delawarean’s are familiar with this annual event, a fun-filled three-day event at Rockford Park. When you visit the Flower Market, you will feel the excitement. You’ll hear the laughter as children share their delight in all the carnival rides and games. You’ll find a large selection of plants and flowers for your garden, as well as a multitude of crafts and merchant wares for sale.
The spring gala is a great event for a great cause Supporting Kidds Ticket includes fabulous food and drinks, live music, and a great time. For more information, visit Party on the Patio Benefits Supporting Kidds
This 2-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, lighting fast quick-changes, an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! For more information, visit Bootless Stageworks presents The 39 Steps
Cristina Pato has released four solo Gaita (Galician bagpipe) recordings as well as two piano recordings. Her unique and powerful style of passionate, energetic playing has been acclaimed by The New York Times as “a virtuosic burst of energy” while the BBC crowned her “the Galician bagpipe diva.” For more information, visit Cristina Pato | Baby Grand
175,000 of the National Association of Mail Carriers across the US will be collecting food for families in need. Now in its 22nd year, the Food Drive effort is the nation’s largest single-day drive. For more information, visit Help Stamp Out Hunger, Sat May 10th
#GoMo Saturday Buy your tickets online for a Saturday home game and you can be chosen as our #GoMo Fan of the Game! Prizes include game recognition and a prize pack. Every Saturday home game will feature fan interaction through social media all game long! Highlights include; Kayla Miller Bobblehead Giveaway & Breakin’ BBoy McCoy! For more information, visit Blue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats
The avant-garde banjo stylings of Tony Trischka has inspired a whole generation of progressive bluegrass musicians. For more information, visit Bluegrass~Tony Trischka
The Delaware Marathon™ course consists of two half marathon distance loops. Both loops take you from the Wilmington Riverfront on the Christina River, across town to beautiful Brandywine Park on the Brandywine River, along Kentmere and Bancroft Parkways, through the 40 Acres, Wawaset Park, and Little Italy neighborhoods of Wilmington before returning. For more information, visit 11th Annual Delaware Marathon™ Running Festival
A Legend in Concert: Peggy King and The All-Star Jazz TrioLegendary songstress Peggy King is one of the few, certifiable stars of stage, screen, television and nightclubs performing today, and the Peggy King/All-Star Jazz Trio combination is simply irresistible. For more information, visit Mother’s Day Brunch with Peggy King and The All-Star Jazz Trio
Mélomanie – the internationally acclaimed Wilmington music ensemble noted for provocative pairings of early and contemporary works – makes an exciting move this fall, bringing its concert series to the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. For more information, visit Mélomanie at The DCCA
he program includes Leos Janacek’s Sinfonietta, Borodin’s Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. For more information, visit Newark Symphony Presents Mother’s Day at the Symphony!
Sunday early evening concerts on the Plaza behind Hercules. Bring a share and some snack and enjoy the show. For more information, visit Sunday Summer Twilight Concerts