happy-weekend!Your Fabulous weekend guide for Friday, April 4th – Sunday, April 6th.   This is it, this weekend is going to be sunny and in the high 50’s putting everyone in the perfect mood to get out there and do something. Good news, there’s plenty of events happening with a heavy concentration on art and theater from Art on the Town to an Art Auction and The Irish Dance Spectacular to Sleeping Beauty and a bunch in-between. Get the most from your visit – (yes, there’s more! ) This is just a tease, check out the rest of this weekend’s happening events and the fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.

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

in North Delaware…


Delaware_Art_Museum1Glory of Stories

Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story-reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project.  For more information, visit Glory of Stories


INWilmingtonWeek2012IN Wilmington Week

A ten day celebration of Arts and Entertainment; arts, entertainment, theater and dining.  For more information; visit IN Wilmington Week


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.  For more information, visit  Art on the Town | Wilmington


irish_Rhythm2Rhythm In The Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular

The tale of Rhythm in the Night is told through Irish dance with a world class troupe of both male and female dancers. Adding to the drama and excitement of the production, Rhythm in the Night features an original soundtrack that delivers an orchestral atmosphere of epic proportions.   For more information, visit Rhythm In The Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular

Nora Jane StruthersNora Jane Struthers and The Party Line

The high energy, Nashville-based quintet perform Struthers’ original story-songs with tight, three-part harmonies, fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, acoustic guitar, bass, and drums.  For more information; visit Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line


Simeone Tartaglione, Music Director, Newark Symphony Orchestra

 The Newark Symphony Presents “A Gift from Roman”

This concert shines the spotlight on like-groups of instruments, featuring woodwinds, brass, vocalists performing as small sections. The instrumental ensembles are composed of musicians from the NSO.   For more information; visit The Newark Symphony Presents “A Gift from Roman”


home-buyer-fair2014 Homebuyer Fair

This event is open to the public and will feature industry related exhibitors and service providers. Seminars will be held throughout the day with valuable information for anyone looking to buy a home in Delaware. For more information; visit 2014 Homebuyer Fair

Junior-League-Delaware-Kitchen-TourJunior League of Wilmington’s Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour

Come on this self-guided tour and be inspired by kitchen renovations while enjoying a variety of cooking demonstrations.  For more information; visit Junior League of Wilmington’s Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour

Old-Swedes-ChurchColonist’s Day at Old Swedes Church

Celebrate the 375th founding of the New Sweden colony with a day of festivities featuring entertainers,  more than 30 exhibitors, Swedish food, crafts and games, activities for all ages.  For more information; visit Colonist’s Day at Old Swedes Church

wine&dine_NewarkNewark’s Wine and Dine Downtown

A culinary and wine extravaganza featuring a dazzling array of tasty delights prepared by the chefs of downtown Newark’s very own restaurants complemented by fine wines from around the world. For more information; visit Newark’s Wine and Dine Downtown

Hockessin-Greenville Rotary Presents Art AuctionPresented by Hockessin-Greenville Rotary Club

Featured original oils, watercolors, acrylics, serigraphs, lithographs, etchings, animation cells and sculpture.  The art is of highest quality. For more information; visit Art Auction Presented by Hockessin-Greenville Rotary Club

speakeasy_Wilmington_ArtThe Wilmington Speakeasy: An Art Renaissance Experience

This will be a night to embrace the culture that is increasingly manifesting in some areas of our city. A culture that is consumed with free spirits, eclectic style, positive energy, and new social norms.  For more information; visit The Wilmington Speakeasy: An Art Renaissance Experience


Aint-misbehavin-Delaware-Ain’t Misbehavin’

The three-time Tony Award winning musical, including the award for Best Musical in 1978!  Follow the journey of legendary jazzman, Thomas “Fats” Waller, in this tribute to popular 1920’s and ‘30’s musicians of the Harlem Renaissance. For more information; visit Ain’t Misbehavin’

clydesdale copsMiles for the Mounted Patrol Cross Country 5K Run/Walk

Benefits the New Castle Police Mounted Patrol and their horses Organized by the Friends of the Mounted Patrol.  For more information; visit Miles for the Mounted Patrol Cross Country 5K Run/Walk

South Asia Festival India and PakistanSouth Asia Festival: India & Pakistan

Experience the rich cultures of India and Pakistan with traditional South Asian performances and activities! This festival includes North Indian music, Classical and Bollywood dance performances, a fashion show and much more. For more information; visit South Asia Festival: India & Pakistan

Sleeping-Beauty-Princess-Parade-Delaware Childrens TheatreSLEEPING BEAUTY | Delaware Childrens Theatre

Enjoy a humorous re-telling of this wonderful fairy tale with a contemporary twist and fresh new characters. Our princes are a boy band, our wizard is a manic party planner and we have the most glamorous, funny fairy godmothers ever.  For more information; visit SLEEPING BEAUTY | Delaware Childrens Theatre