2015 Summer Weekend Grand Finale(technically)! As summer closes and fall swiftly moves in, weekends offer more “Happenings” in North Delaware and slightly beyond than those before. Here’s our top picks for this grand weekend, Friday, Sept. 18th – Sunday, Sept. 20th including Pancakes, Hip Hop, Faeries, Cars, Dinosaurs, Mud Runs and more! NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening mix of events to fill up your weekend. But wait there’s more. Want to see the full monty? Take a look-see at the full sortable calendar of events on NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com.
Here’s What’s Happening and Where This Weekend!
All weekend long you can Raise your beer steins and sing the praises of Oktoberfest at the Delaware Saengerbund! See more, visit Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest
Experience six days and nights of upscale dining with prix-fixe menus at 20+ premier restaurants in Northern Delaware and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The common denominator among the participating restaurants is that virtually all are owner-operated. See more, visit Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week
An outdoor festival featuring throwback hip-hop and breakdancing performances by Street Xpressions Arts Organization, Inc. with hip hop, soul, and house music by DJ Scarfo. Plus, enjoy tasty libations, eats by Rolling Revolutions food trucks, live painting demonstrations by Terrance Vann, and more! FREE Admission – See more, visit Art is Social: Dream Streets Festival
Make September 19th a Day for Kids. FREE Admission for the Whole Family. GET DUNKED! Make a splash and raise some cash to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware. – See more, visit Day for Kids on the Riverfront
the 7th annual Delaware Pancakes for Parkinson’s, a Team Fox event to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation at Sanford School. You can enjoy all-you-can-eat flapjacks for only $10! Together, over the past several years we have raised an impressive $450,000 and this year we are setting the bar even higher. Come make a difference with us! See more, visit Pancakes for Parkinson’s
18 High School Marching Bands, representing some of the top talent on the East Coast, will be presenting their competitive field show at The Showcase of Champions, a Tournament of Bands sanctioned event hosted by Middletown High – See more, visit MHS Showcase of Marching Band Champions
The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation invites you to the King Neptune Gala at the new Copeland Maritime Center at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 5:00 pm, followed by an elegant dinner and live auction to benefit the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation featuring U.S. Senator Chris Coons as our guest auctioneer, honored guest Swedish Ambassador, Björn Lyrvall, and a Delaware educator, who has made a unique contribution to the mission, with the annual “Copeland Education Award.” – See more, visit 8th Annual King Neptune Gala
Dust off your wings, shake out your tutu and grab your pouch of pixie dust ~ we’re celebrating the transition from summer to fall at New Castle County’s 3rd Annual Faerie Fest at Rockwood Park! – See more, visit 3rd Annual Faerie Fest @ Rockwood Park
Don’t miss out on the muddiest 5k in the state happening this weekend! A 5K race with boot camp style obstacles that have been surrounded by or consisting of mud. People cheer as participants slip, slide, and slosh their way to victory. It is a unique experience whether running or watching! – See more, visit Delaware Mud Run
Celebrate automotive innovation at the Hagley Car Show! Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the early 1900s to 1980s. This year’s theme is “Fins, Chrome, and the Rocket Age.” The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video and go-kart racing, and a festival food court. – See more, visit Hagley Car Show | Wilmington
City of Newark’s Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with the University of Delaware, Christina School District, and the Downtown Newark Partnership, present the area’s premier fall festival, Newark Community Day. This exciting event features fun for the entire family. – See more, visit Newark Community Day
The signature fundraising event benefiting the Delaware Museum of Natural History, returns for a ninth year and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever! Gather your friends for an afternoon enjoying premium wine and specialty beers, delicious hors d’oeuvres, spectacular live music, wine and beer talks by local experts, and a fantastic silent auction. – See more visit Wine & Dinosaurs