Got Plans? The weekend is heading your way, and fast… Get in on the action, it’s not too late. You’re only lucky duck- we’ve done all the work for you and here’s our top picks for this weekend, Friday, February 26 – Sunday, February 28! From Wilmington’s Black Film Festival to 87er’s Basketball action and from Rhythm & Blues to Rocking Blues there’s plenty to keep you going this weekend. Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the calendar of events page.

Lucky Ducky Weekend

What’s Happening & WHERE this Weekend!


Black Film Festival 2016 logoBlack Film Festival

The City of Wilmington presents a Black Film Festival from February 26-28 inspired by the African American experience.  The festival offers a menu of engaging programming including short and feature-length films, networking events, panels, workshops and artist talks.  The Wilmington Black Film Festival offers the work of local and national storytellers and filmmakers that entertains, educates, inspires and communicates past and present Black American cultural themes to the greater Wilmington region.

Delaware 87ers BasketballDelaware 87ers vs. Raptors 905

End your February on Facebook Friday with the Delaware 87ers!  Enjoy Dollar Pretzel Night!  It’s also Comic/Superhero Night so come out and enjoy a basketball game at The Bob! At the game, you will find a FREE Kids Zone filled with inflatables, arts & crafts, games, face-painting, and more!

Phyllis HymanA Tribute to Phyllis Hyman by Kim Pinder-Garner

Kim Pinder-Garner is an R&B, Pop and Jazz vocalist with a striking sound similar to the Philadelphia International legend Phyllis Hyman! Ms. Pinder-Garner has headlined and performed with regional and national greats such as Gerald Veasely, Jeff Bradshaw, Carol Riddick , Miles Jay, Keith Sweat, Regina Belle, Maysa Leake, Me’Lisa Morgan, Blackstreet, Levert, Richard Tucker and the Universal Concept Band and many more.

Newark Bike Project Movie and ShowFinal Friday #47: Movie and a Show

Come to the Newark Bike Project for a fun Friday night featuring both a movie and a show!

SandyAskeyAdams-fine Art-Hockessin Art Festival 2014Hockessin Art Festival

over 25 artists display and sell limited edition prints, original watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels, sculptures and carvings at the Art Festival. A wide range of styles and prices will be available. 30% of all art sales go directly to the operation of the Wilmington & Western!


 For more on what’s happening and where this Friday, visit here…



Maple Sugaring at Delaware Nature SocietyMaple Sugaring and Pancake Breakfast at DNS

Come out and learn about Maple Sugaring at the Ashland Nature Center followed by a pancake breakfast where you can “taste the final product.”


Kennett Winterfest logoKennett Winterfest

Bundle up and enjoy winter brews from at least 50 unique craft breweries at the Kennett Winterfest! Kennett Square is your beer hot spot on a cold winter’s day. Don’t miss your chance to taste beers from all over the country!

Willowdale Mardi GrasThe Willowdale Steeplechase Mardi Gras Auction & Cocktail Party

The Willowdale Steeplechase Mardi Gras Committee invites you to “A Night on Bourbon Street” for the 2016 Mardi Gras Auction & Cocktail Party. Enjoy a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, spirits, and auction.

AIDS Delaware IMAGINE Dark CircusIMAGINE-Dark Circus

This IMAGINE-ative fundraiser extraordinaire, like no other in Wilmington, will feature a strong man, henna body art, tarot readings, other performances, and silent auction. The silent auction is from 7-9:30 p.m.

Too Tall SlimToo Tall Slim and The Guilty Pleasures

Too Tall Slim and The Guilty Pleasures are a rocking blues-based band out of Wilmington. Their roots are steeped in an array of influences, such as, The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers, Neil Young, and The Band.


For more on what’s happening and where this Saturday, visit here…



pancakes for pawsPancakes for Paws

Enjoy a full breakfast including pancakes, eggs, potatoes, coffee, and orange juice while supporting local animals in need at Pancakes for Paws! Faithful Friends Animal Society’s sixth annual event features a variety of raffles, door prizes, and the best breakfast around!  99.5 WJBR will be on-site broadcasting live with giveaway prizes.

Jazz Brunch squareJazz Brunch at The Delaware Contemporary

Don’t miss The Delaware Contemporary’s second annual Jazz Brunch. Enjoy live music by The Whitney Project, Brunch Buffet, Bloody Mary Bar and more!


Underground RailroadUnderground Railroad in Delaware

Walk in the footsteps of freedom seekers who passed through Wilmington on their journey to freedom and participate in activities that explore the difficult decisions made by people at that time.


Arden Academy Awards Viewing Party 2016 OscarsArden Academy Awards Viewing Party

Prizes, games, photo ops, and movie trivia will keep us entertained between Oscar awards. There will also be prizes for the guests with the most creative red carpet attire and whoever can pick the most correct Oscar winners.


Elton John + Billy Joel Wine Dinner at Caffe GelatoElton John + Billy Joel Wine Dinner

Enjoy an evening of good food, good wine, and good music inspired by Elton John and Billy Joel at Caffe Gelato in downtown Newark!

For more on what’s happening and where this Sunday, visit here…


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