weekend-guide-north-delawhere-happening-delaware-001Here’s your fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, Sept 27th – Sunday, Sept  29th from NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com.  There are so many happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County, from Art in the Park to Brews at the Zoo and A visit from Glenda the good witch to the great pumpkin debate and everything in-between. Our weekend guide offers fun for everyone, rain or shine! Don’t forget to get the most from your visit – This is just a tease, check out the rest of this weekends happening events and the 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…


Dover-International-Speedway-NascarRace Weekend | Nascar is Back in Dover

High speed fun for everyone in the Capitol City! The Chase is on in the First State as another tripleheader weekend of NASCAR action returns! The 3rd event in the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at the Monster Mile will help pave the way toward a Series championship, highlighted by a weekend of chaotic action on the one-mile, concrete oval. But anyone that has ever been to a race weekend at Dover International Speedway knows the action goes far beyond the track…for more information visit; Race Weekend | Nascar is Back in Dover

Brew-At-Brandywine-ZooBrew at the Zoo | Brandywine Zoo Wilmington

Celebrate fall, timber and clark, the Brandywine Zoo’s new otters, conservation, TGIF or whatever you’d like! Enjoy ice cold craft beer and ales and crisp wine from LOCAL distributors plus delicious food from LOCAL restaurants. FREE Parking. Rain or Shine. Must be 21 to Brew at the Zoo.  For more information visit; Brew at the Zoo | Brandywine Zoo Wilmington

Fort Delaware - NorthDelaWHEREHappening.comPea Patch Paranormal Adventures | Fort Delaware

Reserve your spot for a Paranormal Investigation Tour at Fort Delaware, Delaware City. Pea Patch Paranormal Adventures (aka: ghost hunting). Access to Fort Delaware is by ferry. Public ghost investigations alongside members of Diamond State Ghost Investigators, Inc.- a three-hour paranormal experience open for the public!  For more information visit; Pea Patch Paranormal Adventures | Fort Delaware


For $15, drink all the draft beer you like and eat all the pizza you can handle at Famous Joes!  No need to pay in advance, just order a wristband at the door.  All proceeds directly benefit Brandywine High School Volleyball and pay for things like uniforms and equipment!  For more information visit; Famous Joes Brandywine Volleyball Fundraiser

Oddity-Bar-WilmingtonDJ Zip at Oddity Bar | Wilmington

Sometimes,the greatest bonds are born when worlds collide! For the 1st Time Ever; DJ Zip Brings His Signature Funky House Style to Wilmo’s Best Rock Bar No cover. Dance Floor. HUGE Beer Cooler. Nice Cocktail Menu. Food & Seating.  For more information visit; DJ Zip at Oddity Bar | Wilmington


wizard-Of-OzWizard of Oz Opening Weekend Festivities | Delaware Childrens Museum

The Wizard of Oz is landing in Wilmington, Delaware. Follow the yellow brick road to the big yellow building on the Riverfront as the DCM hosts the first-ever, licensed traveling educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. Joining forces for a special Wizard of Oz opening weekend celebration, the DCM, Penn Cinema Riverfront, and The Delaware Children’s Theatre will offer special programming and discounted offers on Saturday and Sunday.  Special visits and activities all weekend long.  For more information visit; Wizard of Oz Opening Weekend Festivities | Delaware Childrens Museum

 AIDSWalk-DelawareAIDS Walk Delaware | Wilmington Riverfront

AIDS Walk Delaware benefits AIDS Delaware and Delaware HIV Consortium to help fight HIV/AIDS in Delaware. AIDS Delaware’s mission is to support those with HIV/AIDS in Delaware and to prevent the spread of HIV through comprehensive services, education and advocacy.  For more information visit; AIDS Walk Delaware | Wilmington Riverfront

Rock-Zone-Rock-FestMid Atlantic Rock Fest | Elkton

Mid-Atlantic Rock Fest will be featuring multi-talented artists & musicians from a national, regional and local level. Pop Evil, Non Point and Eye Empire Presented by Black Cat Productions. Uncle Bobs Western Corral Features over 100 Acres of beautiful fields and meadows. This Unique experience spans 2 days and 1 night, featuring over 20 bands. For more information visit; Mid Atlantic Rock Fest | Elkton

Art-on-the-green-new castle43rd Annual Art on the Green | Battery Park

New Castle Hundred Lions Club 43rd Annual Art on the Green Art & Craft Show in Battery Park with over 200 Artists & Crafters. Food Vendors will be on site as well. Free Admission/Free Parking/Free Shuttle. For more information visit; 43rd Annual Art on the Green | Battery Park

Greenville Crossing Exotic Car Show & Shopping Event5th Annual Exotic Car Show & Shopping Event | Greenville Crossing

Head to Greenville Crossing for the 5th Annual Exotic Car Show & Shopping Event. Check out the awesome Deals & Wheels! Host to sidewalk sales, great food, face painting, cool cars, etc. Featuring European & Iconic Sports Cars from 1950 to PRESENT!  All Donations Benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware.  For more information visit; 5th Annual Exotic Car Show & Shopping Event | Greenville Crossing

great pumpkin debate The Great Pumkin Debate And Hayride | Peco’s Liquor’s

The Great Pumpkin Debate owns a humble beginning, it started as an enthusiastic conversation among the staff at Peco’s Liquors. Debating the simple question “which pumpkin beer is best?!” The question became more and more complex the further along the argument….I mean conversation got. With all the different choices, styles, and opinions it was getting more and more difficult to simply say witch one was best.  For more information visit; The Great Pumkin Debate And Hayride | Peco’s Liquor’s

American Cancer Society Crystal Ball DelawareACS Crystal Ball | Wilmington Country Club

100 years of progress! Join the American Cancer Society of Delaware at the Crystal Ball, Seeing a future without cancer! Together with the Committee, they have planned an unforgettable evening for our LOCAL community. This is an event that you don’t want to miss. Spend the evening with ACS at the Wilmington Country Club! Enjoy fine food and beverages, an evening of dancing, auctions, and so much more!  For more information visit; ACS Crystal Ball | Wilmington Country Club

PinkLoop_Logo-Wilmington-Sept 29Pink Loop | Trolley Square

Turning the city Pink. $5 cover with all proceeds going to the fight against Breast Cancer. Citywide party in support of the fight against Breast Cancer all while enjoying some of the areas most incredible restaurants, pubs and bars.  For more more information visit; Pink Loop | Trolley Square

Kalmar Nyckel Tall Ship of DelawareKalmar Nyckel Pirate Sail| Wilmington

Today, you can experience what it must have been like in 1638 by sailing on a re-creation of the original vessel! Ahoy Mateys! Visit the Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers — come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th Century Dutch pinnace. Join our captain and a crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas! For more information visit; Kalmar Nyckel Pirate Sail| Wilmington


taste-of-newarkTaste of Newark

Featuring over 50 restaurants, 30 wineries, celebrity cooking demonstrations and the always popular “Battle of the Chefs, ” this event will tempt your palate and is sure to please! Taste of Newark is the ultimate foodie event in Newark! Guests enjoy the culinary delights of more than 50 Newark restaurants accompanied by the finest area wine distributors. The spirit of competition generated among our excellent restaurants will bring our chefs to their highest levels!  For more information visit; Taste of Newark

Delaware-History-MuseumForging Faith, Building Freedom

Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware, 1800-1980, opening at the Delaware History Museum on September 27, 2013, will celebrate two important anniversaries. Two hundred years ago, in 1813, Peter Spencer founded the African Union Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States. The next year, he started the August Quarterly, the nation’s oldest African American festival.  For more information visit; Forging Faith, Building Freedom

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