Weekend Guide - Delaware Can you believe we’re more than half way through the summer?  You know what they say,  time flies when you’re having fun!  Here’s the  NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, August 2nd  thru Sunday, August 4th. Enjoy happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County from Bocce to Blues to Art 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…


Delaware Art Museum WilmingtonArt Is Tasteful/Delaware Art Museum

Art is Tasty is a new noon-time lunch series that pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café.  This Friday: Arthur Cleveland, Andrew Wyeth

art on the town - wilmington delawareArt on the Town/Wilmington

A free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums and alternative art spaces on the first Friday of the month during Art on the Town, also known as the Art Loop from 5:00 to 9:00 PM


riverfront-blues-festival-delawareRiverfront Blues Festival/Garret Tubman Park

The blues are back on the Wilmington waterfront August 2-4, 2013! The Riverfront Blues Festival is a 3 day, outdoor music festival held on the riverfront IN Wilmington, Delaware. Find out more about year’s INcredible lineup visit: Riverfront Blues Festival.

Fridays after 5 - DCM$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


Walk Delaware 20135K Run/Walk for KIDS/ Newport

It’s a great day for the entire family, for an even greater cause, The Delaware KIDS Fund. The top priority is to tackle the on-going hunger problems affecting  over 122,000 of our Delaware kids. Every bit helps and every dollar gets put back to work immediately, in our community. For more information see: 5K Run Walk for KIDS.

 alapocus-run-state-park-delaware2013 Back-2-School Family Fest | Alapocas Run State Park

Enjoy a family day outing at the 2013 Back-2-School Family Fest at Alapocas Run State Park where there will be food and fun for everyone! Your family will enjoy face painting, prizes, games, food, 50+ vendors, funnel cake, rides, and more!  See more here.

Hot-Jam-2013Hot Jam 2013/School Of Rock Wilmington

School of Rock is hosting its first-ever 14-hour fundraiser benefitting The School of Rock Scholarship Fund. Featuring TWENTY TWO of the area’s best in rock including: The Headies, Kind of Creatures, Robot House, Raised by Ghosts, Echo Mission, Mad Trio, The Future Unwritten & MORE! While you’re rocking out, browse the Record Sale provided by Rainbow Records or one of the other great vendors on site. Go to Hot Jam 2013 or a more information

beer-n-bocce-iron-hill-breweryBeer & Bocce | Iron Hill Brewery Wilmington

What’s better in the summer than Beer and Bocce? Iron Hill Wilmington is hosting Beer & Bocce games with local Brewers.  Come out and enjoy summer brews, watch and there’s also opportunity to play.  For more information visit Beer & Bocce.


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 informaton visit Bellevue State Park Summer Concert Series.