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Making plans for the weekend? Don’t waste valuable time, we’ve scoped out the events for you and made our top picks for Friday, September 16- Sunday, September 18. From Oktoberfest to Fun Fest and from Farm to Fork to Faerie Fest, 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!


Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest 2016

Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest

Raise your beer steins and sing the praises of Oktoberfest at the Delaware Saengerbund! Enjoy the opening parade, German food specialties, entertainment, amusements, souvenirs and of course beer!

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Jenny Lewis – Rabbit Fur Coat Anniversary Tour with The Watson Twins

Sharp-witted frontwoman of former indie-rock band Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis’ debut bluegrass-inspired solo album with The Watson Twins, Rabbit Fur Coat, turned 10 years old in January. In celebration of that anniversary, she is hitting the road again with the Watson Twins.


Resident Ensemble Players Presents: “God of Carnage”

A raucous comedy of manners among the politically correct.  Two couples meet to civilly discuss a schoolyard squabble between their sons.  Harmony quickly devolves into hostility when everyone’s inner child comes out swinging and the evening descends into hilarious, unmannered chaos.  A savagely funny Tony award-winning Best Play that will leave you in stiches.


Fun Fest Weekend

DSBC FunFest & Championship Scrapple Recipe Cook-Off

Fun Fest, featuring Scrapple Recipe Cook Off, this Saturday with entertainers, food and activities for all ages. Food trucks will be serving amazing food with each truck featuring a special scrapple dish.  This FREE event also includes small business vendors for shopping and information, inflatables and games for the kids, demonstrations and a DJ. NEW this year, buy tethered hot air balloon rides (weather permitting) $10 for kids and $15 for adults . All ages. Free admission.


Farm to ForkFarm to Fork this weekend

This year at Farm to Fork, we will be “Honoring our Roots” — celebrating the deep and rich history of Coverdale Farm Preserve.  Guests will arrive at twilight, enjoy the first pairing and hors d’oeurves overlooking the pasture, and conjoin for a family-style, three-course seated dinner under the stars.

Intro to Rock Climbing rock-climbing-alapocas weekend fun

Join our climbing team for some top rope rock climbing.  After a brief introduction about equipment and safety, you will get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall.  Harness, helmet, ropes, and belayers provided.

Analog a gogo Dogfish this weekendAnalog A- GoG0

A celebration of all-things indie craft, featuring six live bands, a cask beer festival and distillery garden, an artisan marketplace, and tons of great local food trucks from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Now in its sixth year, Dogfish Head is bringing Analog-A-Go-Go to new heights and moving the festivities to Bellevue State Park near Wilmington, DE to accommodate a lineup that’s bigger and better than ever before!


Faithful Friends 5K & Mutt MileFaithful Friends event weekend

Bring your whole family (pups included!) and run or walk Bellevue State Park’s beautiful and scenic cross country course.  Not ready for the 5K?  Sign up for our 1 mile Mutt Mile. Cheer on the racers as they cruise through the finish line then let the festivities begin! Join us post-race for the awards ceremony — awards for dogs and people!

Hagley Car Show-2013

Hagley Car Show

Experience the wonders of automotive innovation.  Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from 1991 all the way back to the early twentieth century.The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video and pedal car racing, and a festival food court.

Newark Collectable Show

Newark Collectibles Show

This is a collectibles show for all ages.  All sorts of items will be on hand for viewing and sale. Vendors with comic books and trading cards will be on site.
Faerie Fest 2016

Faerie Festival

Whether you’re a faerie, pirate, gnome, princess, super hero or kid, you are invited to enjoy games, stories, enchanted crafts, costume parades, and children’s museum tours at the Faerie Festival at Rockwood Park.