weekend guideHave you caught the June Bug?  As the weather turns it gets more difficult to sit in our seats and wait for the weekend to arrive, but we’re in the final stretch… the exit is straight ahead!  NOT sure where to go when you get off?  Let us help- check out our top event picks for the weekend — Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5.  From Art on the Town to Friday Night Polo and from a Block Party to Market by Moonlight there’s plenty to keep you moving this weekend and beyond!

Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the NorthdelaWHEREhappening.com calendar of events page.

What’s Happening & Where this Weekend!


Star_Wars_Night_Blue RocksBlue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

The Force will be strong with the Blue Rocks on Star Wars Night as they look to defeat The First Order — or at least the Hillcats.  A night of galactic fun awaits at the park filled with character appearances and music from the legendary Star Wars movies Fireworks top off the night!

Joy IkeThe Inspire Lot Series

The Inspire Lot Series will be held on First Friday Art Loop nights. Enjoy live music assorted food trucks, hands-on art activities, and a whole lot of fun! Performing: Independent artist Joy Ike whose music, voice, and writing has drawn comparisons to female musicians such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Regina Spektor, Norah Jones, and Fiona Apple.

Brandywine Polo Club playersFriday Night Polo

Join the Brandywine Polo Club on Friday evenings throughout the summer for our Twilight Polo. End the week with a relaxing, fun, safe, and affordable evening watching a polo match, enjoying some food and beverages.


GardenNewark Garden Tour

The Newark Garden Tour seeks to present ideas and solutions on how an individual can create a stunning garden without a big budget or a professional staff, and instead rely on DIY techniques. The tour will include artists painting on location at several gardens, as well as a musical performance.

End of School Brandywine Zoo 2016End of School Year Celebration at the Brandywine Zoo

Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer at the Brandywine Zoo!

Block Party

Block Party

Live outdoor musical performances all day, live art demos, face painting, bounce houses and inflatables, stilt walkers, puppeteers, tie dye, food and beverages available and much more.

Market By Moonlight logo 2016Market By Moonlight

Inspired by popular events such as Dining Under The Stars in Media and Diner en Blanc in Philadelphia, Market By Moonlight will enchant and delight those who choose to join us.

Barn-DanceBarn Dance at Coverdale Farm

Bluegrass music will enliven a swingin’ night of barn dancing led by an experienced contra caller. Learn the basics of traditional dance styles from contra to square dancing amongst a mixed crowd of total beginner to experienced dancers…

jim florentineJim Florentine

Jim Florentine is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, comedian, voice artist, and performer, who is currently co-hosting VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series “That Metal Show” alongside Eddie Trunk and now label-mate Don Jamieson. Jim Florentine is best known for his work on Comedy Central’s show Crank Yankers…

Rocky Horror Picture ShowRocky Horror Picture Show

You don’t have to be weird, strange, or different… but it helps. Frankie’s Midnight Runners perform with “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for the amusement of the audience and themselves.


Delaware State Parks

Free Day in the Park

The celebration continues all year long for the 65th Anniversary of our lovely Delaware State Parks.  There will be FREE PARK ENTRY on June 5 (that’s 6/5…get it?).  Every State Park will be free to enter that day — excluding the Brandywine Zoo, State Line Beach parking, or Fort Delaware State Park.

Berry Festival 2016Berry Festival

The annual Berry Festival is a FREE fun family festival. Harmony on the Hill provides some great music acts, and plenty of kid-friendly fun like moon-bounce, bungee, trampoline, face painting, craft area, and simple games. You provide an appetite.


Find-A-Fido 2016Find-A-Fido

Come meet some of Faithful Friends adoptable dogs at Camp Bow Wow’s Find-A-Fido adoption event! There will at least 6 rescue groups with up to 12 adoptable dogs each at Camp Bow Wow.