Weekend The snow is melting, the temps are warming up and life is getting back to normal after Jonas, but who wants normal? Normal = boring. It’s up to you. Shake it up, try something new, be adventurous this last January weekend! Here’s our top picks to help you SPARK things up this weekend, Friday, January 29 – Sunday, January 31! From Blue Hen Comedy and Fearless Improv to Making the Right Moves whether on the Chess board or on the Basketball court, there’s plenty to keep you busy this weekend. Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the NorthdelaWHEREhappening.com calendar of events page.


What’s Happening & WHERE this Weekend


Blue Hen Comedy at the Smyrna Opera HouseComedy Night logo

Get this one on your calendar because this time Brandon Jackson is bringing along Tommy Pope, a rising star in the comedy world who is currently starring in the Comedy Central web series Delco Proper.

Delaware 87ers BasketballDelaware 87ers vs. Raptors 905

End your January on Facebook Friday with the Delaware 87ers! Enjoy Citizen Corps Non-Profit Night where attendees receive a Citizens Corps keychain flashlight. It’s also Faith & Family Night and Local Charities Night. Plus enjoy a free post-game concert at The Bob!

Sweet Leda and Lower Case BluesSweet Leda and lower case blues

With its rich blend of new school funk, psychedelic rock, soul and pop, Sweet Leda’s heartfelt original music can best be described as a female-fronted, soul-based, Zeppelin meets Chili Peppers!



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Chess FestivalMaking the Right Move – Chess Family Festival

Chess Family Fun Day – Come join us at for 1st Annual Making the Right Move Festival. We will have a large moon bounce, face paintings, balloon animals, vendors, giveaways, entertainment and much more!

Hagley SparkCart ExtravaganzaSparkCart Extravaganza at Hagley

The SparkCart is a mobile activity station created, staffed, and shared with the public by the youth volunteers. Look for the blue and white umbrella and discover how innovators are inspired by the natural world at “Inspired by Nature.” Get splashed by a water wheel at “Water Power,” and play with “Pulleys” to learn more about this simple machine.

Poet Robert BurnsRobert Burns Supper

Wear your tartan and join the Craigs for a fun evening as we honor Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, at our celebratory supper in Arden.

Fearless Improv Titanium 22Fearless Improv: Titanium 22

The Fearless Improv gang is getting tough on laughs with original one-act plays by George Tietze and James Kassees, plus the usual funny business of short sketches and games and long-form and musical improv.


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



Friends of Hockessin Library Book SaleUsed Book Sale at Hockessin Library

It’s the time of year when the Friends of the Hockessin Library hosts its annual Used Book Sale! As in the past, this year’s sale provided books to local non-profits such as the Wilmington VA Medical Center, area children’s charities, retirement and nursing homes, and Stockings for Soldiers. An on-site promotion resulted in the donation by shoppers of 2,000 books to Treasures 4 Teachers.

Serafin String QuartetSerafin String Quartet Benefit Concert

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek (UUSMC) is pleased to present the Kaleidoscope Concert Series. This first concert of 2016 features quartets by Shostakovich and Grieg as well as two short pieces, Veil of Leaves and Between the Accidental, by noted young composer Julia Adolphe.

Snow WhiteSnow White

A perfect play for January when we are all wishing for our eternal slumber, the Delaware Children’s Theatre brings us Snow White! The favorite childhood story of a sweet songstress of the woods who receives a poisoned apple and falls into a deep sleep.


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