Mothers Day Weekend GuideIt’s Mother’s Day Weekend, so be sure to treat Mom to some fun!  Don’t let her down, she takes care of you year round and this is her ONE Day to be spoiled rotten. We have quite the list of interesting things to do this weekend that Mom will enjoy and maybe some that you better leave mom home for! From The Wilmington Flower Market to Brian Mcknight in concert, has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. There’s never a dull moment in North Delaware! Check out our Most Happening events picks for Friday, May 7th – Sunday, May 9th.  REMEMBER…this is just a taste of what’s happening. Don’t be left in the dark~ take a look at the rest of this weekend’s happening events (including some Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner Suggestions) and weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.  Also, if you are struggling on what to get your busy Mom take a peek at 6 Mother’s Day Gifts for the Busy Mom.

Here are our top picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware!




Wilmington-Flower-MarketWilmington Flower Market Festival

This 3-day family-fun event offers a fantastic variety of plants, market merchants, crafters, rides, games, concerts, entertainment, and an incredible selection of FOOD. Great ideas for Mother’s Day Gifts or heck, take Mom to the Market and relish in the festivities together! A FREE admission rain or shine event. For more info, visit Wilmington Flower Market Festival

Goodwill Inspiration Awardsgoodwill inspiration awards

Be inspired by the stories of the individuals whose lives have been touched by the Goodwill mission! The Goodwill Inspiration Awards celebrate outstanding performance by our staff, consumers, community organizations and businesses while raising funds to support the Goodwill. For more info, visit Goodwill Inspiration Awards

webe3WeBe3 in Concert

With a deep, shared, musical knowledge, WeBe3 creates totally improvised concerts, blending genres, creating soundscapes, and moving seamlessly from the center to the outer edge. For more info, visit WeBe3 in Concert


stamp out hungerMay 9th Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The 23rd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive ~the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is America’s largest one-day food drive!  To donate to Stamp Out Hunger, simply place a sturdy box, bag or can of non-perishable food next to your mailbox before your letter carrier delivers mail on Saturday, May 9th. The carrier will do the rest. For more info, visit May 9th Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Beers & Gears FestivalBeers n Gears Festival

Beers ‘n Gears Car Show and Beer Festival.  FREE Event for spectators!  Come see Hot Rods, Muscles, Classics, Trucks, Exotics and more! There will be DJ Music and a whole lot of fun for everyone! Cruise through 30 different brewers each showcasing two beers for tasting. For more info, visit Beers n Gears Festival

Steel MagnoliasThe Candlelight Theatre presents Steel Magnolias

This comedy-drama play about a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, inspired the award winning film of the same name. Steel Magnolias is alternately hilarious and touching – and, in the end, deeply revealing of the strength and purposefulness that underlies the antic banter of its characters. For more info, visit The Candlelight Theatre presents Steel Magnolias

CarmenLa Tragédie de Carmen

This Carmen is not just a flirting working girl. But a sensual witch. A sorceress. A seductive spirit who sweeps everyone along with her toward a single goal — la tragédie. Suddenly a timeless classic has sprung to new life with such frightening excitement it has demanded a new name. For more info, visit La Tragédie de Carmen


12th Annual Delaware Marathon Running Festivaldelaware marathon 2015 running festival

Come cheer on the over 3500 participants of this years The Delaware Marathon™ and Delaware Half Marathon™ ~ Delaware’s largest, oldest, biggest, and best running festival. The race will start together at 7:00 a.m. SHARP from Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park. For more info, visit 12th Annual Delaware Marathon Running Festival

Brian McknightB McNight

A versatile adult contemporary R&B artists who earned a spot in contemporary music history releasing 13 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x platinum, and selling over 20 million albums worldwide. As singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a multi-instrumentalist and is recognized both for his strong falsetto and range on popular hits such as “Anytime,” “One Last Cry,” “Back at One,” and “You Should be Mine.” For more info, visit Brian Mcknight

busy-drag-queenFierce Drag Sunday’s

Fierce Drag Sunday’s at Oddity Bar! Come out for a great night of entertainment and dancing! For more info, visit Fierce Drag Sunday’s


happy mothers day