Girls laughingTime is flying, some kids are back in school and others are preparing. It’s like we blinked our eyes and the summer break was over! The good news is we’ll start to appreciate our weekends even more. Make the most of your weekend by planning ahead. Check out our top event picks for Friday, August 19- Sunday, August 21. From kids day at the Farmers Market to the Blue Rocks final home game with Cowboy Monkey Rodeo & post game fireworks and from Anime Day to the Delaware Burger Battle, there’s plenty to do in North Delaware and slightly beyond this weekend!

Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the calendar of events page.

What’s Happening & Where This Weekend!



AlexGlasgow Park Farmers Market- Kids Day

Alex and the Kaleidoscope performs interactive music that encourages and inspires kids to celebrate and learn through the power of songs, fun facts and adventures to interesting places around the world. Free face painting, plant a seed, UD Master Gardeners and so much more!

Cowboy_Monkey_Rodeo_Blue Rocks Baseball June 2015Blue Rocks vs. Myrtle Beach Pelicans

It’s the final homestand of 2016, so be sure to make it to The Riverfront to support your home team! Cowboy Monkey Rodeo and post game Fireworks make it a night to remember!

Anime Day at the Art Studio is a family-friendly, bento box-sized, anime and manga convention! Meet local manga artists, vendors, workshops, anime screenings, games, costume play (“cosplay”), Japan Crate raffle, and more!

Bellanca Airfield hangarBellanca Airfield Open House

Let your imagination soar while discovering the lofty ambitions of aircraft designer and builder G.M. Bellanca.  Learn about other great local airmen who are enshrined in the Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame.

Delaware Burger Battle 2016Delaware Burger Battle

It’s year five of flipping burgers for the Delaware Burger Battle.  Fires will burn.  Beef will meet bun.  The battle rages on for Delaware’s competitive chefs. Sample up to 16 burgers and vote for your favorite! Adult beverage sample and soft drinks are included with your ticket purchase.

The day features sumptuous Indian food, exquisite collections of jewelry and ethnic clothes, cultural pageants, and foot-stomping Bollywood dances.

Stay later in the evening to watch the amazing Bhangra and Garba Night perform traditional Indian dances.

Bellevue band shellSummer Concert Series in Bellevue State Park

The final concert of the summer!

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert with

The British Invasion Tribute — playing 60s British and American Music.