weekend guide“Do you want to build a snowman?  Come on, lets go and play”. Don’t let the frigid temperature stop you from getting out for some fun.  We’ve got your Weekend Guide for – Friday, January 9th – Sunday, January 11th.  NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend~as simple as going to the movies or to the Ice Skating Rink and from Wine-ing About What Ales You to Stand-up Comedy and a plethora of options in-between.  Also included; details about the launch of nominations for the 2015 Happening List.  Check out the rest of this weekend’s happening events and the fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sort-able calendar of events.

Here’s our top picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware!



lets go to the moviesGo to the Movies!

Enjoy some action, drama or comedy~it’s your choice~ while snacking on some tasty popcorn & candy, all while supporting your favorite local theater.  Perfect activity for a cold winters day! Coming out in theaters this weekend; SELMA & TAKEN 3, check your local theater for show times.

Wilmington Riverfront Ice Rink Horizon DelawareWilmington Riverfront Ice Skating Rink 

Justison Landing Green has been transformed into Wilmington’s own “Rockefeller Center” with holiday decorations, twinkling lights, and festive music. The beautiful green grassy area gives way to a 72’ x 120’ skating rink. The rink can accommodate approximately 350 skaters at a time. To learn more, visit Wilmington Riverfront Ice Skating Rink


Wilmington’s own New Sweden will be celebrating their 5 year anniversary and they’ve thrown together one heck of a lineup to celebrate! Scantron and Levee Drivers open the show with performances by special guests The Hold-Up, The Future Unwritten, Dirty Dollhouse and Black Horse Motel! For more info, visit NEW SWEDEN’S 5TH BIRTHDAY BASH


diggity dudesThe Diggity Dudes

The first thing you’ll notice at a Diggity Dudes show is the smiles. Everyone is smiling – it’s infectious, and it’s only just the beginning… One part memorable melodies and two-parts humor (or is it the other way around??), the Dudes sing about kid-centric topics in an adult-friendly way. For more info, visit The Diggity Dudes

WineAboutWhatAlesYou New Castle DelawareWine About What Ales You

5th Annual Wine and Craft Beer Tasting. Lots of local wines and beers as well as munchies from Penn’s Bistro, DJ, Dancing, Silent Auction and much more.  For all the details, visit Wine About What Ales You

LOL with Comedian, Paula Poundstone at The GrandPaula Poundstone Comedian

Stand-up comedy at its finest.  Bob Zany with the Boston Globe writes: “Poundstone can regale an audience for several hours with her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent and witty comedy.” Paula has an amazing knack of intimately involving the audience in her act and finding comedy gold in her relaxed banter with them. For more information, visit LOL with Comedian, Paula Poundstone at The Grand


Delaware_Art_Museum1 Sunday Studio @ DAM

Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required! For more info, visit  Sunday Studio @ DAM

Kids DayKids Day @ Launch Tramoline Park

Dodgeball Tournament, face painting and balloons from our friends at the Party business, plus one lucky family will win tickets to the 87ers Family Game in February. For more information, visit Kids Day @ Launch Tramoline Park

quarter auctionQUARTER AUCTION

Quarter Auction~Benefiting the MOT Senior Center Grab a paddle and bring plenty of quarters for this FUN-draiser! For more information, visit QUARTER AUCTION


2015-north-delaware-happening list-badge NOMINATIONS OPEN2015 Nominations Open for The Happening List!! 

We are thrilled to announce that NorthDelaWHEREHappening is entering the new year once again with a BANG – the 2nd Annual Happening List competition! That’s right – in 2015, the competition celebrates all of the amazing people, places, businesses and events that make our North Delaware communities a unique, Happening place to live. Nominate your favorites today! – See more, visit 2015 Nominations Open for The Happening List!!