weekend guide mayHey Hey Hey …What’s Happening? Our answer to that is “you name it, it’s happening! It’s a HUGE race weekend full of Derby Celebrations and Point-to-Point frivolities. If racing is not your thing, don’t worry there are plenty of art loops, theater events, concerts and there’s even a Rolling Food Truck Revolution~ never a dull moment in North Delaware! Check out our Most Happening events picks for Friday, May 1st – Sunday, May 3rd. NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. Don’t be left in the dark, this is just a taste of what’s happening, so don’t forget to take a look at the rest of this weekend’s happening events and weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.

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



new_castle_delaware_separation_dayFirst Fridays: Historic New Castle Art Loop

Stroll the streets of Delaware’s Hidden Treasure the First Friday of each month to experience GREAT Art, Food, Wine, Friends and Fun! Participating Galleries: Cactus Wren Gallery, Blue Heron Gallery, L.L. Studio Photography, Rodney Pratt Framing Gallery Artisans Shops & Gallery at Penn’s Place. For more info, visit First Fridays: Historic New Castle Art Loop

kapowRolling Revolution Food Truck Night Market

Join Delaware’s premiere food trucks for the first Rolling Revolution Food Truck Rally! Poet, MC, producer, and songwriter Richard Raw will perform the unique blend of soul, funk, and hip-hop featured on his new album Conversational Piece, and a cash bar will be available. Stop by for a bite of handcrafted, edible art while you participate in Wilmington’s Art Loop! For more info, visit Rolling Revolution Food Truck Night Market


Our Velocity Productions presents:THE BLOCK IS HOT, PART 2! This dual venue event melds both Oddity Bar and 1984 by bringing you 12 of the best local/regional bands on two stages for one cover! Live Music, For more info, visit THE BLOCK IS HOT, PART 2!


Charity ChallengeFirst Annual Delaware Charity Challenge

The 5K races are team-based trail runs, which will be held at Lums Ponds State Park. The Adventure Challenge Relay is a team-based event like no other. A team of at least five will be broken out to one of four events: mountain biking, trail running, canoe race, and ziplining. For more info, visit First Annual Delaware Charity Challenge

sleep under the starsSleep Under the Stars

New Castle County’s Sleep Under the Stars events are designed as a fun, free opportunity for families to enjoy the outdoors in our wonderful County parks. Planned activities include; Camping, bonfires, hayrides, food, games, crafts, as well as other activities for all ages. For more info, visit Sleep Under the Stars

Save the DateArasapha Garden Club’s Annual May Market

The free, open air event includes a sale of unique, fresh flowering plants and herbs; artisan crafts; special white elephant finds; and baked goods. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer questions about a variety of gardening topics and offer demonstrations. For more info, visit Arasapha Garden Club’s Annual May Market


WILMUSIC Fest is more than just a music festival. This free event features local, emerging artists, food trucks, and vendors—making WILMUSIC Fest the place to be for Delaware-grown entertainment. For more info, visit WILMUSIC Fest

grapesandgrains wine and beer festival middletownGrapes & Grains Wine & Beer Festival | Middletown

Join Middletown for the 1st Grapes & Grains Wine & Beer Festival in Historic Middletown, Delaware. This event highlights local wine, craft beer, spirits and food. Hosted by Middletown Main Street, Inc. For more info, visit Grapes & Grains Wine & Beer Festival | Middletown


kyderby 2015The greatest 2 minutes in sports. Post time 6:24pm. Known as the “Run for the Roses”, the Kentucky Derby is America’s race for 3-year Thoroughbreds held annually for 141 years on the first Saturday in May.  For more info, visit www.kentuckyderby.com

Christian-MusicA Celebration of Italian Choral Music

CoroAllegro takes you on a journey through Italy as we celebrate the art of choral music, brought to us by the country’s most esteemed composers. For more info, visit A Celebration of Italian Choral Music


bird-watchingTri-State Bird Rescue & Research Open House

Tour the Frink Center for Wildlife as well as the new Wildlife Response Annex. View live birds from Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections. There will be fun and educational activities for the kids, tours, and local food vendors! For more info, visit Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research Open House

point to point37th Annual Point-to-Point

Enjoy the thrill of professional steeplechase racing at this National Steeplechase Association–sanctioned event and make a memorable day filled with family fun. Pack a picnic lunch or festive tailgate spread and get ready to enjoy one of the Brandywine Valley’s most stylish sporting events! For more info, visit 37th Annual Point-to-Point

Blue rocks sunday fundayThe Blue Rocks vs Winston-Salem Dash

Blue Rocks Sundays are Sunday Fundays at the Frawley Stadium. Kids can play catch on the field before the game, participate in a free pre-game autograph session with Blue Rocks players and run the bases following the game! For more info, visit The Blue Rocks vs Winston-Salem Dash