Weekend Guide - DelawareHere’s the NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, August 16th thru Sunday, August 18th. Enjoy happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County from Big Wheel Races to Peach Pie Contests and just about everything in between. Our weekend guide offers fun for everyone heat, rain or shine! Don’t forget to get the most from your visit – Check out fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.

Without further ado –

Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware…


Pink-Weekend-Dewey-BeachPINK Weekend Kick Off Party / Que Pasa, Dewey Beach

PINK weekend kicks off Friday night at Que Pasa in Dewey Beach from 5-7pm.  Join Team Dash for the Cure for this PINK Celebration with DJ Zip, Auction, Trinkets and T-shirts…GET all your PINK for the Big Wheel Races.

We realize we’re stepping out of North Delaware for this one, but Team Dash of the Cure is made a bunch of North Delawareans! Read More…

TOTO-RobShanahanTOTO Live/ Copeland Hall

Known for the smash hits “Africa,” “Hold the Line,” and “Rosanna,” the Grammy-winning rockers celebrate the 35th anniversary of their debut album.  For more information about this event visit; TOTO Live/ Copeland Hall


1984-ShadyLady-80's Vinyl80’s Vinyl Night with DJ SHADYLADY / 1984

Arcade games, Craft Beers and DJ SHADYLADY spinning 80’s “Vinyl Only” music. All your 80’s babies and lovers, this is the place and night for you! For more info: 80’s Vinyl Night with DJ SHADYLADY / 1984

Fridays after 5 - DCM$5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Childrens Museum

Delaware Children’s Museum is staying open late ’til 8 every Friday in the summer. 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 kids on wheels2Big Wheel Races For Breast Cancer / The Starboard, Dewey Beach

The Starboard Restaurant is a summer hotspot for fun, but also for fundraising, and the Big Wheels Race and Pink Weekend in Dewey Beach is no exception to their rule of entertaining, charitable events. The goal is to raise awareness for breast cancer in a way that is uplifting and joyful.  We realize we’re stepping out of North Delaware for this one, but Team Dash of the Cure is made a bunch of North Delawareans! Read More…

Middletown_Peach_Festival_Delaware20th Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival / Middletown

Who’s excited to sink their teeth into a juicy peach? The 2013 Middletown Peach Festival will be held Saturday August 17, 2013 at 9am with the annual parade on Broad Street and will conclude at 4pm.  For more info visit;  20th Middletown Olde-tyme Peach Festival/Middletown

Lisa_lampinelli-liveLisa Lampanelli: “NOT A Stand-Up Comedy Show”/Wilmington

Now is your opportunity to see Lisa Lampanelli in her work-in-progress, one-woman show. As an insult comic, Lisa Lampanelli has made a career out of lambasting every race, creed, color and sexual persuasion that makes up her wildly diverse audience. For more information visit: Lisa Lampanelli: “NOT A Stand-Up Comedy Show”/Wilmington

Family-Fun-Day-inthe-Grove-DelawareGiddy Up & Go Racing Club / Delaware Park

It’s a magical family fun day!  Kids receive an offical membership card.  Go for the races stay for the fun; pony rides, bouncy slides, popcorn, face painters and balloon twisters plus much much more!  For more information visit: Giddy Up & Go Racing Club / Delaware Park

Forever-Plaid-Candlelight-TheatreForever Plaid / The New Candlelight Dinner Theatre

New Candlelight Theatre (NCT) is proud to present Forever Plaid, the off-Broadway musical comedy revue written by Stuart Ross with vocal arrangements by James Raitt. The show is a revue of the close-harmony “guy groups” (e.g. The Four Aces, The Four Freshmen) that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s. Visit: Forever Plaid / The New Candlelight Dinner Theatre for more info.

Wilmington&Western-Railroad-summerfest12Summer Fest | Wilmington & Western Railroad

Come and enjoy one of the last Saturdays of Summer at the Wilmington & Western! Our steam locomotive will be pulling trains to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove on a 1½-hour round-trip. While at the grove, you’ll enjoy a half-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek. Plus, there will be summertime food and activities throughout the day in the Greenbank Station parking lot. Visit Summer Fest | Wilmington & Western Railroad


summer-concerts-state-of-DelawareBellevue State Park Summer Concert Series

Sunday and Thursday evenings this summer, enjoy FREE Summer Concert Series! Bring a picnic and blanket or lawn chair for ultimate comfort. The summer line-up consists of something for everyone, from blues and jazz to swing and big band music. To find out more information, visit Bellevue State Park Summer Concert Series.

Delaware Art Museum WilmingtonDelaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays

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