Your Fabulous weekend guide for Valentine’s Day Friday, February 14th thru Monday, February 17th~ President’s Day. It’s a long weekend, so celebrate. NDH’s hottest picks of what’s happening and WHERE all over North Delaware and slightly beyond. Fingers crossed that we don’t see anymore ice storms! From Chocolate, Chocolate and more Chocolate to Art After Dark and Play Dates to the Full Monty to Presidential Costume Contests and Trivia to a Presidential Scavenger Hunt-the weekend guide always offers fun for everyone, rain, snow, ice or shine! Don’t forget to 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.
Without further ado
Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend
in North Delaware…
This show is not just about your grandmother’s handcrafts but also what contemporary artists are making of it. A perfect show for your Valentine’s date night, please join us for our opening reception for an array of delicious sweets for your “sweetie.” For more information, visit Threads that Bind,Revisited Opening Reception|The Gibby Center for the Arts
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your main squeeze or with friends! Enjoy live music by Michael Hunter, chocolate fondue and champagne for purchase, intriguing stories of romance and treachery in the galleries, find your perfect artwork match, and create pop-up Valentines! For more information, visit ART IS AFTER DARK: VALENTINE’S DAY
Join the Peek-A-Boo Revue for a Valentine’s to remember! The award-winning Peek-A-Boo Revue has been called “Philadelphia’s best kept secret”. For more information, visit Peek-A-Boo Revue | World Cafe Live at the Queen
Who said that kids couldn’t have fun on date nights, too? Ditch the babysitter and sign them up for a DCM Play Date — a night that both kids and parents will LOVE. For more information, visit Play Date Delaware Children’s Museum
This is a hilarious comedy about six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, NY who are desperate for money and turn to “stripping” for quick cash. For more information, visit The Full Monty | New Candlelight Theatre
Over 40 BANDS, DJ’s, and other MUSICAL ACTS, over Friday and Saturday night. Hot Jam/Cool Jam is a local music festival held at the School of Rock- Wilmington, DE. All proceeds go to the School of Rock Scholarship Association.
This truly is the biggest Presidents Day Party going. Costume contest, Trivia Contest, Prizes, and more. For more information, visit Delaware’s Largest Presidents Day Celebration| Dead Presidents
This is a guided sit down tasting of 6 parings of wine and chocolate. You have to have a sweet tooth for this one. Casual atmosphere. We’ll have some interesting pairings to impress your friends or sweetheart. For more information, visit Wine and Chocolate Class
Drum and Dance Haflas will feature a headlining dancer, who is an area pro. There will also be 5-6 guest dancers, some who are professional restaurant dancers and some who are not, but all have experience in Bellydance. For more information, visit Delaware Drum & Dance Hafla 2014
There might be one reason to hope the temperature doesn’t rise – that is at least by President’s Day, Monday 2.17 and that’s the Wilmington Blue Rocks bitter sweet offer! Tickets on sale Monday! For more info, visit Blue Rocks Baseball Mania Heats UP
Go on a journey to explore evolution and discover the connection between dinosaurs and birds at our latest special exhibit, Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure. For more information, visit Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure
To commemorate the presidential holiday weekend, discover the science behind cleaning coins in “Coin Cleaning Chemistry”, go on a museum-wide Presidential Scavenger Hunt with the whole family and meet with Scott Vogel (a local coin collector) who will showcase his vast collection of different types of currency during “Show Me the Money”. For more information, visit Presidential Scavenger Hunt | Delaware Children’s Museum
DJ SHOCK SPINNING THE BEST HOUSE, DANCE, TOP 40 REMIX, HIP-HOP, AND EDM MUSIC! For more information, visit DJ SHOCK’S BLACK OUT GLOW PARTY – Sponsored by CIROC
We’re starting at 9PM with a 30 minute intro level dance lesson taught by UD Ballroom Team member Daniel Collins. Following the lesson will be open dancing to only the best, freshest, and most authentic Latin dance music. For more information, visit Salsa Night at Klondike Kate’s
Here’s your chance to ROCK THE LOCAL VOTE.
The only people’s choice competition centric to NORTH DELAWARE, New Castle County.
If you notice your favorite isn’t on the ballot, its not too late – you can still nominate your favorites in North Delaware, New Castle County here. Voting continues through the end of February. VOTE HERE