weekend guideReady for the weekend? We are and boy are we grateful for a rain free forecast and a calendar chock full of festivals and other exciting events. It’s going to be a glorious weekend and we’ve already scoped out the events and made our top picks for Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16 in North Delaware and slightly beyond this weekend. From Run the Farm to Fall Sleep Under the Stars and from Bellefonte Blocktoberfest to An Intimate Night with Allen Stone! 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!

FRIday-Events-North-Delaware-NewCastleCountyRun the FarmRun the Farm 5K Run/Walk at Glasgow Park

This fitness-focused evening features healthy foods from the Farmers Market, food trucks, vendors, family activities, music, awards, and giveaways on the grounds of Glasgow Park.

Justice Served 2016Justice Served: A Charity Mystery Dinner

A masterpiece is missing from the Delaware Art Museum…but where did it go?  Come dressed to impress and prepared to help solve the mystery.  Justice will be served! You must pay in advance for this event.

Shakespeare PoeShakespeare/Poe: A Night of Readings from “The Dark Side”

Get into the spirit of the spooky season as DSF actors read bone-chilling selections from plays, prose, and poetry … including both old favorites and a few new twists and turns.


Fall Sleep Under the StarsFall Sleep Under the Stars @ Carousel Park

Enjoy a day (and night) of safe family fun. Make a superhero cape, play games, watch a superhero movie, and dance to the DJ and compete in the superhero costume and tent decorating contests. You can also meet Supergirl, Captain America, Thor, and Spiderman, and top the day off with s’mores around the bonfire, tent-to-tent trick-or-treating and camp overnight in the park. Families are welcome to camp overnight or just come for the day’s activities.

Chess Festival

Bellefonte Blocktoberfest 2016Bellefonte Blocktoberfest

Come join the shops of Bellefonte for a day of shopping, fun, food, and festivities!  There will be sales, specials, giveaways, demonstrations, and many more surprises!

Argilla Fall Fest 2016Argilla Brewing Company Fall Fest

Come for a celebration of fall-inspired beer, food, and fun!  There will be live music outside, bocce ball, a moon bounce, a dunk booth, face painting, and other activities.  Bring the whole family!

Grainfest 2016Grainfest

Grainfest 2016 is a fall celebration of craft beer, live music, and great times!

UDPTUDPT Family Fun Day

Community members of all ages are welcome to come out to the STAR Health Sciences Complex across the street from the UD football stadium to enjoy a fall festival with games, health screenings, silent auction, food, a moon bounce, and more!

River TownsRiver Towns Ride & Festival

While cyclists traverse between the two towns, festivals will be held in each town’s main square: The Green in Historic New Castle and Battery Park in Historic Delaware City.  There will also be a free shuttle service between the two festival locations.Activities include live music, rides, attractions, games, tours, pony rides, hayrides, vendors, food, and drink.

Blue Soul Fest 2016Blue Soul Fest

A celebration of all things craft beer and music — featuring local, regional and national live musical acts, and great local food trucks!


5K Grayson Saves 20165K for Gray and Kids Fun Run

The Grayson Saves Foundation is executing change by promoting awareness, supporting research, and helping ease financial burdens for families whose children are battling pediatric brain cancer.

allen stoneAn Intimate Night with Allen Stone

Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention.
Made in collaboration with Swedish soul singer/songwriter/phenom Magnus Tingsek, Radius captures the warm energy of that creative connection and transports the listener to a higher and more exalted plane.

hagley craft fairHagley Craft Fair

Held on Saturday and Sunday this artisans’ marketplace brings talented artisans from the Mid-Atlantic area to display and sell fine arts, crafts, and gourmet items. This premier show will feature works in wood, pottery, jewelry, fibers, metal, and other media. The fair will include a specialty food market.