There’s never a dull moment in North Delaware! With a weekend full of fun-tabulous events, you won’t be left in the dark. From live music events and theater’s best to volunteer opportunities and Delaware’s week for the animals events plus Blue Rocks Opening Week, kids “Green Fest” and much, much more. Check out our Most Happening events picks for Friday, April 17th- Sunday, April 19th.
NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. This is just a taste of what’s happening, so don’t forget to take a look at the rest of this weekend’s happening events and weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.
Here are our top picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware!
Your first chance to see the Rocks in action on the Riverfront this season, Opening Week 2015 includes Fireworks PLUS the NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com team will be in the house! Visit us on the concourse, stop by and say HI! NDH is proud sponsor of the Starting Lineup too – watch for our logo on the video board and listen for the “What’s Happening” Broadcast. For more info, visit Friday Opening Week- Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Keys
This a wonderful opportunity to discover talented up and coming songwriters both locally and that are touring the area. Each of the six artists perform two quick fifteen minute sets of original material. For more info, visit SINGER SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
Best known as former lead singer and bassist in alt rock trio Concrete Blonde, singer-songwriter Johnette Napolitano’s profound vocals have always been her most powerful instrument. For more info, visit Johnette Napolitano
The Tony Award winner is a rock opera following three friends on a search for meaning in a post 9/11 world. From the suburbs to the city, the trio navigates their early twenties via the punk rock music of Green Day. For more info, visit Green Day’s American Idiot
Volunteer~ River Clean Ups
Two opportunities to join an army of volunteers for the cleanup of riverside litter & do your part during “2015 Delaware Service Week”. For info on how you can help cleanup the Christina River, visit Christina River Watershed Cleanup or for the Brandywine River, visit 22nd Annual Brandywine River Cleanup
Events that are happening statewide will include fun-filled pet adoption fairs, lowcost spay/neuter events, shelter adoption days, 5K’s, programs in libraries, youth activities, visits with the sanctuary animals, pet food donations, horse benefits and much much more. For more info, visit Delaware Week for the Animals
Opening Week 2015 Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Frederick Keys. Your first SAT to see the Rocks in action on the Riverfront this season. Elena Delle Donne Appearance and bobbleheads to the first 1,000 fans! Plus it’s fitness and wellness night. For more info, visit GoMo Saturday Wilmington Blue Rocks
Sustainable Fun for Children and Families!” Kids’ hands-on activities to learn about green technology, wildlife, energy, food and conservation. Come enjoy live music, storytelling, local food, art projects, and a book swap! Kid-led exhibits and sustainability experts share easy ways for changes everyone can make! For more info, visit KIDS’ GREEN FEST!
This is EDR’s major fundraiser, which supports one-third of the dining room’s annual budget. Silent and live auctions featuring a drawing of the Grand Raffle, awarding three prizes: $10,000, $2,000, and $1,000. For more info, visit Emmanuel Dining Room Annual Auction
Two of Wilmington’s coolest bars are joining together again to Rock Around the Block. Two cool bars, 12 great bands and one low cover charge. For more info, visit Rock Around the Block
A memorable experience as close as you can get to going to a Neil concert! They recreate the unique acoustic and electric sound of Neil Young,and take you from Neil’s early work in the 60’s trough his current releases. For more info, visit RUST – NEIL YOUNG TRIBUTE
Police demonstrations featuring the New Castle County Police Mounted Patrol, K-9 unit, EOD bomb squad and more. Kid’s activities include face painting, arts and crafts. For more info, visit Friends of the Mounted Patrol Springfest and FUNdraiser
Makeup Bazaar is a platform that will provide education to professionals, students, aspiring makeup artists and anyone interested in the beauty industry. At the Bazaar you will learn the tips and tricks of the trade from industry professionals, educators, local makeup artists and aestheticians. For more info, visit “All About Face” Makeup Bazaar
An afternoon of delicious New Orleans style brunch with Mimosa & Bloody Mary Bars. This great event benefiting Delaware Hospice will host silent and live auctions with raffles. For more info, visit BARBARA SANTORO JAZZ BRUNCH
Opening Day 2015 – Bring the family out for Sunday FUNday at the Wilmington Blue Rocks on the Riverfront for first DAY game of the season! For more info, visit Wilmington Blue Rocks Opening Day