“May the force be with you!” North Delaware is popping with Fall action and super star entertainment this weekend. The force is strong and we’re here to save you with our hot picks for Friday, October 23th – Sunday, October 25th. NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening mix of fall events to fill up your weekend~ from parades and trick or treating to BOO at the Zoo and ZOMBIES, a Soul Man, Star Gazing, meet & greet + performance by Delaware’s The Voice contestant and much more! Looking for more? View the NDH sort-able calendar of events on NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com.
What’s Happening & WHERE This Weekend!
Rehoboth Beach hosts the 26th Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s festival! Bring your family, friends…. even your dog! This wonderfully wicked weekend entails activities for all! For more info, visit 26th Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival!
Trick-or-Treat Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes! For more info, visit Boo at the Zoo
The Christi Awards honor unsung individuals and organizations making significant contributions towards the promotion and sustenance of the arts in our community. For more info, visit 2015 Christi Awards
Come out and enjoy a fun evening with Preston’s March For Energy!! Kreston’s Liquors and Moore Brother’s Wines will provide wine tasting to the fullest. For more info, visit Corks & Cookies
Parents, family members and guests are invited to join U of D students for Parents and Family Weekend (PFW), a three-day celebration featuring multiple campus-wide events to be held October 23-25. The PFW Comedy Show, an annual favorite, will feature B.J. Novak. For more info, visit B.J. Novak at UD
Bluegrass music will enliven a swingin’ night of barn dancing led by an experienced contra caller. Learn the basics of traditional dance styles amongst a mixed crowd of total beginners to experienced dancers. For more info, visit Barn Dance at Coverdale Farm
As we approach Halloween, the undead begin to stir and The Reedy Point Players have put together an eerie production of three on act plays to spook the living. For more info, visit Zombie Apocalypse
Paint a pumpkin, bring old clothes and stuff a scarecrow, go on a Hayride, and visit the Kids Corral to see the new baby animals. Learn a new line dance, play games, watch a family movie, and dance to music. Bring your own goodies for tent-to-tent trick-or-treating. Be sure to decorate your tent and wear your best costume! Top it off with dinner and s’mores around the bonfire, and camp overnight in the park.
New this year: Join in a Dance Contest or brave the Haunted Barn. The littlest campers will enjoy the slightly spooky Boo Barn at the Kids Corral. For more info, visit Fall Sleep Under the Stars
William Penn Day is a day-long series of activities commemorating the 333nd anniversary of Penn’s October 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World. Enjoy reenactments, music, historical theater, tours, and evening Baroque music concert. For more info, visit William Penn Day
Come for a celebration of fall-inspired beer, food, and fun! There will be live music outside, bocce ball, a moon bounce, a dunk booth, facepainting, and other activities. Bring the whole family! For more info, visit Argilla Brewing Company Fall Fest
Come to Delaware Park for a celebration of craft beer and spectacular cars we’re calling Beers & Gears! For more info, visit Beers & Gears
The event is held on the Academy Building Lawn at the corner of Main Street and Academy Street in downtown Newark. Admission is free to this event, where 20 local artists will have fine art and crafts for sale. There will also be live music and a children’s art activity. For more info, visit Harvest Arts Festival
It’s a costumed festival for dogs and their owners! There will be pony rides, face-painting, a moon bounce, cotton candy, hot dogs, and other refreshments! For more info, visit Fall Festival & Open House at the SPCA
The headliner for Blue Soul Fest will be the inspirational and soulful Johnny Neel — a vocalist, songwriter, and musician based in Nashville, Tennessee. He isbest known for his work for the Allman Brothers, Government Mule, and Dickey Betts. For more info, visit Blue Soul Fest
the Food Bank of Delaware is holding its tenth annual Blue Jean Ball~ fine food, beers, wine, and a night of entertainment and dancing with Mike Hines and the Look. For more info, visit Blue Jean Ball
City Theater Company opens its 2015-2016 season with a big rock show~An Evening of Billy Joel will be a rock-and-roll showcase featuring songs from every album he released. For more info, visit City Theater Company Presents an Evening of Billy Joel
Currie Hair, Skin & Nails will open on a Sunday to offer discounted pricing with 100% proceeds benefiting the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. For more info, visit “There’s Life in Beauty”
Learn what life was once like in the riverside community of Port Penn during this year’s Family Fest. Activities for kids will teach them about economic necessities such as fishing, trapping, and canning that were important to the town. For more info, visit Family Fest at Port Penn
Plan now to be a part of this special Halloween event, complete with marching bands, floats, antique automobiles, costumed characters, and much more. The parade begins at Tyre Avenue and Main Street and marches west on Main Street, to College Avenue. For more info, visit Halloween Parade and Trick-Or-Treat Main Street Newark
The Delaware Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will join thousands of people in communities across the United States on October 25, 2015 for the fifth annual PurpleLight awareness event to turn the country purple, the color of pancreatic cancer awareness. For more info, visit PurpleLight 2015