Better days are coming…they are called Saturday and Sunday! So true, right? Wouldn’t it be great if we only had to work two days and the other 5 days could be spent having fun and making memories? Since that’s not the case, we do our best to “Shine a Light” on the hottest events each weekend. Here’s our top picks for this weekend, Friday, February 19 – Monday, February 21! From Shine a Light on 1976 to a Bootleggers Bash and from a Chinese New Year Celebration to a Cool Jam there’s plenty to keep you going this weekend. Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the calendar of events page.

weekend guide feb

What’s Happening & WHERE this Weekend!



Delaware 87ers BasketballDelaware 87ers vs. Maine Red Claws

Come out for a great night of family entertainment with the Delaware 87ers! It’s Facebook Friday and First Responders Night. Enjoy the Sixers Flight Squad too. Plus enjoy a free copy of the Cecil Guardian at The Bob!For more on what’s happening and where on Friday, visit here…

freuds-last-sessionFreuds Last Session

a hypothetical meeting between legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and young, rising Oxford Don, C.S. Lewis, to his home in London on the day England enters World War II. Freud and Lewis clash about love, sex, the existence of God, and the meaning of life, just weeks before Freud took his own life.

Secret-GardenThe Secret Garden

A spoiled orphan girl is sent to live with her uncle on the Yorkshire moors and discovers renewed life, for herself and her sickly cousin, in bringing her dead aunt’s secret garden back to life. Based on the 1911 novel of the same name, this musical boasts beautiful music, great characters, and a beautiful garden that is the cure for your winter blues.



chinese new year 2014 February 1, 2014 Delaware Art Museum Inc.Chinese New Year Celebration at the Delaware Art Museum

This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a gallery scavenger hunt, and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Yo-Yo Club. The Center’s Folk,  Lion Dance Troupes and more.

Beer & Bacon Festival 2016 at Grain on MainGrain’s Beer & Bacon Festival

Join Grain on Main Street Newark for a private event where we pair six craft beers with six of Chef Bill’s bacon creations.Your ticket includes bacon and beer pairings plus a souvenir pint glass!

School of Rock Wilmington Cool Jam 2016Cool Jam 2016

Cool Jam 2016 is one of Delaware’s largest music festivals. Wilmington’s own School of Rock will host over 30 bands, artists, and comedians at this all-ages event.

Bootlegger's Bash 2016Bootlegger’s Bash

Guests will enjoy Prohibition-era cocktails prepared by a mixologist, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent films, best costume contest, silent auction, Jazz band, photo booth and much more!


Shine a Light on 1976 at The QueenShine a Light on 1976

The evening revisits the “best songs from 1976.” The Bicentennial year saw the initial onset of both punk rock and disco, as well as the continued evolution of all forms of popular music. Each and every song will feature a different lineup of the area’s most talented, influential, and prominent musicians representing multiple generations of Wilmington’s music scene.

For more on what’s happening and where this Saturday, visit here…



Bridal ExpoIt’s Your Day Bridal Expo

Just got engaged don’t know where to start with your wedding planning, well look no further. Gigantic discounts and freebies, fun, games, raffles, and much more!


FSBT’s Cinderella presents the classic fairy tale with the ultimate happy ending. Goodness prevails, evil is thwarted, justice triumphs and joy reigns supreme.


The Stone Balloon 44 birthdayA Tale of Two Stone Balloons — a 44th Birthday Celebration

The Stone Balloon Tavern & Concert Hall opened its doors on February 22, 1972.  And while the original Balloon is gone, it is far from forgotten. Join us in celebrating 44 years of Stone Balloon memories…and help us plan for the epic 45th birthday bash!

Kalmar Nyckel_MainForward or AmbassadorSm“An Excellent Sea-Boat” ~The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation 2016 Lecture

Captain Morgens and Scientist Sarver will provide fresh insights about Charles Darwin and his famous round-the-world voyage from 1831 to 1836. A surveying expedition sponsored by the British Admiralty, the voyage would change Darwin, change science, and change the way we look at the world.

For more on what’s happening and where this Sunday, visit here…


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