tgif-fallYour Fabulous Weekend guide for Friday, October 17th – Sunday, October 19th. has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend schedule.  We don’t want to hear there’s nothing to do around here! Our calendar is  fully loaded with pumpkin picking possibilities, hayride hot spots, the best corn mazes, the scariest Haunted Houses and the most festive festivals…throw a little music and theater in the mix for a well rounded weekend!  This is just a tease, there SO many events this weekend we couldn’t possibly include them all! Check out the rest of this weekend’s happening events and the fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sort-able calendar of events.

Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend

in North Delaware and beyond…


2014-fall-guide-north-delawareStart your search for weekend fun with our 2014 Fall Guide to North Delaware

North Delaware is loaded with FUN FALL activities for kids, adults and families alike.  Haunted Houses that’ll make your toes curl, Pumpkin Picking at your favorite local farm, Hayrides, Corn Mazes and Crafts… you don’t want to miss a thing, do you? Well, this handy dandy “Happening Guide to Fall” in North Delaware will keep you in the loop!

FRIday-Events-North-Delaware-NewCastleCountySocial-Mental-PhysicalBetter With Age 50+ Health and Wellness Fair

A health fair for people 50 plus with screenings, information on services available for Delaware seniors, living active demonstrations and more all geared to help you stay healthy and independent. For more information, visit Better With Age 50+ Health and Wellness Fair

Italy-Guardia-difinanza-Art-RecoveryTreasures and Tales of Italy’s Guardia di Finanza Art Recovery Team

Ripped from the case files of the Guardia di Finanza, stories like these will be told during “Treasures and Tales of Italy’s Guardia di Finanza Art Recovery Team,” a groundbreaking exhibition of priceless works of Etruscan and Greco-Roman art and craftsmanship, on display starting today!  For more information, visit Treasures and Tales of Italy’s Guardia di Finanza Art Recovery Team

Rehoboth-Jazz-FestivalRehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

Some things are just worth traveling for, like, the 2014 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival will occur at different venues throughout the area.  Celebrating 25 years of smooth jazz! Look for Friday night at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Saturday afternoon at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, a Jazz Fest Fashion Show and much more! For more information, visit Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

Weekend-GuideSister Act the Musical

Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “RIDICULOUSLY FUN,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN. For more information, visit Sister Act the Musical


hagley-craft-fair-2014Hagley Craft Fair 2014

The annual Hagley Craft Fair has always been known for its variety of high-quality, hand-crafted items. The wide range of media, including wood, pottery, glass, metal, and fabric provides a beautiful sight for the eyes and a wonderful shopping experience. Sat. & Sun. For more information, visit Hagley Craft Fair 2014

midnight-musicals-theater-nMidnight Musicals at Theatre N

Every Saturday night in October Theater N will host Midnight Musicals to support the Fringe Wilmington festival!  Sing-a-alongs, themed cocktails, giveaways, props, local actors, 50/50 raffle and more! Costumes strongly encouraged~only $5.  For more information, visit Midnight Musicals at Theatre N


Carrcroft-Swap-ConsignmentCarrcroft Swap Shop Consignment Sale

Come shop for gently used and new children’s clothing (newborn – size 14), toys, puzzles, baby gear, bikes, electronics, books, housewares, shoes, sports equipment and so much more at Delaware’s oldest and BEST consignment sale.  Everything is priced to go and in top quality condition. For more information, visit Carrcroft Swap Shop Consignment Sale

Pumpkin DaysPumpkin Days Celebration

Celebrate the season with our traditional autumn festival. This fun-filled family day is full of fun activities, yummy food and, of course, pumpkins! Pick our your prized pumpkins, assemble a scarecrow to take home, jump in the moon bounce, play games and see Tyler’s glorious fall colors on display during a hay wagon tour. Sat. & Sun. For more information, visit Pumpkin Days Celebration

safetytown New Castle County DelawareChildren’s Safety Saturday

Find out about resources in our community for children’s safety and learn about the New Castle County Safety Town program, now at Garfield Park Recreation Center! The first 50 children (ages 6-11) will receive a free bike helmet from Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Kohl’s Healthy Kids Injury Prevention Program.  For more information, visit Children’s Safety Saturday

Right CrossRightCoastPro “PayBack”– Benefits JDR

Professional wrestling returns to Newark, Delaware as RightCoastPro continues the fall season with “PayBack”!  This top-rated community event is a high-impact wrestling show and benefits the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). For more information, visit RightCoastPro “PayBack”– Benefits JDR

Tim Farrell ConcertTim Farrell Concert | Newark

Acclaimed finger style guitarist, Tim Farrell, will perform at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek.  With so many guitarists trying to make their mark these days, it’s not easy being a “trailblazer.” His finger style playing and original compositions display an elegant simplicity that celebrates the purity of the acoustic guitar. For more information, visit Tim Farrell Concert | Newark

Peek-A-Boo-RevuePeek-A-Boo Revue

Their brand new bag of burlesque tricks is filled with dancing Martians, a corpse bride, a GLAMpire Queen tribute, and more treats than your fangs can handle. Join the ladies of The Boo as their garish ghouls, Joey Martini and Count Scotchula, host an evening far superior to bobbing for apples. For more information, visit Peek-A-Boo Revue


Halloween-writingScary Short Story Writing Workshop

Get tips on how to craft a spine-tingling spooky short story in this two-hour writing workshop. For more information, visit Scary Short Story Writing Workshop


oliver-the-musicalOliver the Musical

The Delaware Children’s Theatre proudly presents the hit musical Oliver.  Oliver is a masterpiece of a musical featuring young Oliver Twist and his pal the Artful Dodger who fall in with a wily thief, Fagan. For more information, visit  Oliver the Musical

Tickets On Sale Now-2Event Expo at Buena Vista | New Castle

Event Expo – Buena Vista is an event planning trade show focused on connecting customers to local businesses while showcasing local bands, florists, bakeries, caterers, photographers, invitation vendors & more. For more information, visit Event Expo at Buena Vista | New Castle


Giselle is a haunting tale of passion, betrayal and redemption performed by the First State Ballet Company. For more information, visit Giselle