Your fabulous weekend guide for Friday, June 21st thru Sunday, June 23rd. Ahhh…Summer has finally officially arrived and this weekend looks incredible weather-wise(finally) sunny, mid 80’s during the day and cool 60’s in the evening. Solstice delivered. Enjoy the plethora of happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County from Jazz to Habitat and just about everything in between our weekend guide offers fun for everyone. Don’t forget to also check out more fun in the weeks ahead on our sortable calendar of events.
Without further ado –
Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware…
A Celebration of the Sun! Worship more like. Woohoo! Finally after all the pouring rain tornado warnings etc, Friday, June 21st, is the first official day of Summer 2013! Sometimes referred to as “Midsummer Litha” – this IS the longest day of the year and the shortest night. What’s more glorious is this year it lands on a Friday! For more info, visit Summer Solstice.
2013 marks the 25th year of the festival the after-parties and additional celebrations lined up, this years jazz festival plans to be a great year for festival attendees! Continues thru Saturday. For more info, visit DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival | Wilmington
$5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Children’s Museum
Delaware Children’s Museum is staying open late ’til 8 every Friday in the summer (starting Friday, June 21). Admission starts at just $5 per person after 5pm! Extra summer hours = extra DCM fun. For more info, visit $5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Children’s Museum
The Delaware Chamber Music Festival presents outstanding chamber music performances, this year blending traditional and contemporary music — performed by our Festival Quartet, guest Delaware artists and composers — in four concerts over two weekends. For more info, visit Delaware Chamber Music Festival
Join us in exploring Wilmington, Delaware – a city that honors it’s past and looks to the future! For more info, visit Between the Rivers: Walking Tours of Wilmington’s Historic District
Join us for a great time as we walk, run or ride to raise funds for Habitat! You can participate as an individual, or start or join a team! Teams can include walkers, runners and bike riders. For more info, visit Habitat in Motion 5k and Cycling Event
If April showers bring May flowers…what does June bring?? Great volunteers to bring some love to a wonderful local organization by donating some time, sweat and green thumbs! Supervised children are more than welcomed to attend! Volunteer Event. For more info, visit All Things Grow With Love | Newark
Kids, bring your parents out to the live horse races on Saturday, June 22nd. Join us in the Delaware Park Grove for Family Fun!!! For more info, visit Giddy Up & Go Racing Club | Family Fun Day
Ditch the babysitter.DCM has the date night covered. 5pm to 9pm. Book your date night now – space is limited. For more info, visit Play Date | Delaware Children’s Museum
Free Sundays: Admission to the Museum is free to all visitors on Sundays. The admission fee is waived thanks to support from generous individuals. For more info, visit Delaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays
We’ve always been mesmerized by the beauty and influences of the full moon. Simply enjoy its complete presence. Take comfort in knowing that wherever you are each month, North DelaWHERE Happening will be looking back at you with sheer delight. Hello Full Moon! For more info, visit Hello Full Moon!