labor day weekend guideThis is it! Relax, chill out and celebrate, your Labor Day Weekend Guide has arrived. End your Summer of 2015 on a looooong high note.  Here are our hot picks for What’s Happening and WHERE in and around North Delaware Friday, September 4th through Monday, September 7th.

What’s Happening & WHERE

Labor Day Weekend!


University of Delaware FOOTBALL gameday central september 4 2015UofD Football Season Opener vs. Jacksonville | Newark

Gameday Central: Game #1 – Blue Hens Open Season Friday At Home vs. Jacksonville. Celebrate Delaware Day – A special welcome to all State of Delaware employees, University of Delaware employees, Delaware Farm Bureau members, and state educators as we celebrate all things Delaware! Plus a family-friendly fan zone is full of good times with music from DJ Ghost, giveaways, inflatables, face painting, photo booth, and interactives, including the UDairy Creamery Moo Mobile. See more, visit UofD Football Season Opener vs. Jacksonville

BlueRocks_Baseball_Fireworks_FridayBlue Rocks Halloween Night & Fireworks Friday

Cant wait for Halloween? You don’t have to! Come out to Frawley Stadium dressed in your Halloween best for a night of tricks and treats with the Blue Rocks! Featuring FRIGHTLAND. Plus its FIREWORKS Friday! See more, visit Blue Rocks Happening Guide – August/Sept


Rolling Revolution Food TrucksFood Truck Night Market at the DCCA

Kick off Labor Day weekend at the DCCA’s FREE Art on the Town Wilmington, Delaware Art Loop! Four new exhibitions plus open artists’ studios, featured DCCA Store artist Hidden Moon handcrafted jewelry, live music by Philly’s Super Bonanza, CrazyFaces Face Painting & Body Art, TWELVE Rolling Revolution food trucks and the Passionista Fashion Truck, and Dogfish Head Beer serving a variety of their stellar craft beers! See more, visit Food Truck Night Market at the DCCA

new_castle_delaware_separation_dayFirst Fridays: Historic New Castle Art Loop

 Stroll the streets of Delaware’s Hidden Treasure the First Friday of each month to experience GREAT Art, Food, Wine, Friends and Fun! See more, visit First Fridays: Historic New Castle Art Loop


GoMo_Saturdays_Logo_bluerocksbaseballBlue Rocks Logo Baseballs

The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a Blue Rocks logo baseball, courtesy of Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County! See more, visit Blue Rocks Happening Guide – August/Sept


Arden-FairArden Fair & Antiques Market

The Arden Fair and Antiques Market features children’s games and rides, handmade crafts by over 100 vendors (many of whom are local), an Antiques Market, used books (inside Gild Hall), plants, live music in the Shady Grove, delicious food and drink, an art exhibit, and more. See more, visit Arden Fair & Antiques Market

Craft Beer in DelawareDelaware: A Brew Story

John Medkeff presents a history of brewing in the City of Wilmington, based on his forthcoming book Brewing in Delaware. Then sample the wares from local breweries, a distillery, and meadery while enjoying appetizers from WiLDWiCH Food Truck and live music by Hot Breakfast! See more, visit Delaware: A Brew Story


Outdoor Family Camping at Fort Delaware

Unique overnight family camping experience on Pea Patch Island celebrating the Children in Nature initiative.  Take the ferry over to Fort Delaware at twilight.  Once on the island, you have a choice — participate in a flashlight scavenger hunt through the fort or a nighttime nature hike.  Afterwards we’ll all enjoy s’mores around a campfire. See more, visit Outdoor Family Camping at Fort Delaware

StarWarsScience_logo2_550pxStar Wars Science Day at DCM

Go on an intergalactic journey as the Empire invades the DCM for the second year in a row! An out-of-this-world event featuring your favorite Star Wars characters from Garrison Carida of the 501st Legion.  Shake hands, high-five, and pose for pictures with your favorite Star Wars characters, and then blast off into outer space with hands-on programs that explore the science of Star Wars. See more, visit Star Wars Science Day at DCM

Sunday Summer Concert in Old Brandywine Village

musicThe Sunday summer concert series completes its 3rd season on Sunday September 6th.  These FREE concerts are sponsored by Delmarva Power with support by McConnell Johnson Real Estate and State Senator Margaret Rose Henry. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the concert.  Food, drink and dogs are welcome!  An ice cream vendor will be on site with water, sodas, snacks, and (of course) ice cream. See more, visit Sunday Summer Concert in Old Brandywine Village

Labor_day_Wilmington Blue Rocks


One last game for 2015 and the Blue Rocks go out in style with a special 1:05 PM Labor Day game. End your summer with 9 more innings of Blue Rocks Baseball! For more info, visit Blue Rocks Happening Guide – August/Sept

almost fabLabor Day Concert: Almost Fab (Beatles Tribute)

Delaware State Parks hosts their annual Labor Day concert at White Clay Creek Park! This years performance is by Almost Fab~ A Beatles Tribute Band. For more info, visit Labor Day Concert: Almost Fab (Beatles Tribute)

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