Your Fabulous weekend guide for Friday, January 3rd – Sunday, January 5th 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, 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…
No holiday season is complete without a visit to Longwood Gardens. See 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
Generations of holiday celebrations have created beautiful Yuletide traditions. The beauty and inspiration of these traditions continue today at Winterthur with our treasured Yuletide tour. Glimpse into Yuletides past and be inspired to create your own spectacular celebrations. For more information, visit Yuletide at WinterThur | Holiday Tours
Participate in the long-standing du Pont family tradition of presenting small, handcrafted gifts to those you visit on New Year’s Day. Children and adults can learn about the tradition and make their own calling gifts. For more information, visit Holidays at Hagley
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. 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
OperaDelaware is pleased to present Wilmington native, Gina Maria Perregrino mezzo soprano and Jose Sacin baritone in an afternoon of arias and duets from opera and zarzuela. Accompanied by OD’s Music Director Jeffrey Miller, this recital will be the perfect way to start your new year. For more information, visit Gina Maria Perregrino | OperaDelaware
Irish Sessions | Catherine Rooney’s
Irish Seisuns are informal gatherings at which people play traditional Irish Music. An Irish Session, much like nature itself, is populated with all sorts of characters and curious creatures. 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 Delaware Art Museum(DAM) offers FREE admission to all visitors on Sundays from Noon – 4:00 p.m. 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.