happy-weekend!This weekend is action packed with happening events to keep you on the go from Friday morning clear through to Sunday night in North Delaware and slightly beyond. Break out your daily planner you may have some finagling to do~ from NASCAR Fan Fest to Family Fun Day and from Bonsai Shows to Art Shows with a slew of fun stuff in-between~ there’s never a dull moment in North Delaware! Check out our Most Happening events picks for Friday, May 29th– Sunday, May 31st. NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. Don’t be left in the dark, this is just a taste of what’s happening, so don’t forget to take a look at the rest of this weekend’s happening events and weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.


Here are our top picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware!


DFVADFVA Greenville Summer Art Show

The DFVA Greenville Summer Art Show features an impressive group of over thirty outstanding professional artists from the Brandywine Valley area. They will exhibit and sell original new works of art. For more info, visit DFVA Greenville Summer Art Show

WOD + WINE | CrossFit Diamond StateWOD + WINE NIGHT | CrossFit Diamond State

get together for the WOD (workout of the day) and celebrate after by popping some bottles and mingling! Pass the word along, enjoy the free workout, enjoy the free wine and enjoy making some new friends! For more info, visit WOD + WINE NIGHT | CrossFit Diamond State

Craft Beer in DelawarePop Up Beer Garden at Winterthur

Come listen to live music at the Pop Up Beer Garden on the Visitors Center Patio. Enjoy local craft beers and Pennsylvania German inspired foods in a relaxed atmosphere. For more info, visit Pop Up Beer Garden at Winterthur

Marin SextonMartin Sexton with Fortune House

Martin Sexton’s new album Mix Tape of the Open Road is that musical cross country trip, blazing through all territories of style, as you cruise through time and place. This record is a charm bracelet of twelve gems all strung together with the golden thread of what Rolling Stone calls his “soul marinated voice.” For more info, visit Martin Sexton with Fortune House

BonsaiAnnual Bonsai Show

Cross the Border to see an outstanding selection of bonsai (ornamental trees and shrubs whose growth is trained using an ancient Japanese craft) that will be on display. Members of the Brandywine Bonsai Society will be present to demonstrate handling techniques and answer questions regarding special care of the trees. For more info, visit Annual Bonsai Show

Dover-International-Speedway-NascarNascar & Fan Fest | Dover

Race weekend in Delaware isn’t just about racing…it’s about community and a collection of the best sports fans in the world coming together for a weekend-long party in the capital of the First State. Throughout the weekend, fans will find no shortage of fun off the track and with a full docket of driver appearances and autograph sessions, free concerts, monster fun fan zone, and more, you’ll never be bored when NASCAR comes to Dover! For more info, visit Nascar & Fan Fest | Dover

ONRA HotDogDay5Hot Dog Day at Opening Number Riding Academy

It’s just a few miles west of Newark on Rt.273.  There will be pony rides, miniature horse brushing, a prize wheel, a 50/50 (with proceeds going towards the non-profit Miniature Miracle mini-horse rescue organization), barn and facility tours, food, drinks, fun…. and oh yes, hot dogs. For more info, visit Hot Dog Day at Opening Number Riding Academy

Family Fun DayFamily Fun Day at Delaware Park

It will be an action-packed afternoon filled with exciting races, pony rides, balloon twisters, face painting and so much more… For more info, visit Family Fun Day at Delaware Park

SailingNew Castle Sailing Club Open House

Go for a sail on a Club sailboat. Learn about our instruction and racing programs and get acquainted with affordable and convenient sailing in Northern Delaware. For more info, visit New Castle Sailing Club Open House

Will DowningAn Evening With Will Downing and Carol Riddick

An extraordinary evening SOULFUL GRANDEUR featuring the vocal prowess of Will Downing, whose jazzy baritone will light up the Grand Opera House. With a solid musical legacy, performing his music live is like “drifting down memory lane with 27 years and 18 albums,” says Downing. For more info, visit An Evening With Will Downing and Carol Riddick

beer-glass-toastWilmington’s 2nd Annual Beer Fest

You can expect over 60 breweries and approximately 150 different beers! Home brewer competition, food trucks, over-sized beer pong, the most dangerous slip and slide ever created, people making graffiti, a friend named Sam, somebody that you used to know and SO MUCH MORE! For more info, visit

Wilmington Handbell Ensemble Spring ConcertWilmington Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert

The Wilmington Handbell Ensemble was founded by Michael Helman in 2000 and is the only community based handbell ensemble in Wilmington. For more info, visit Wilmington Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson

One of the most eclectic and prolific artists in rock music, Steven Wilson has been writing, recording, and producing music continuously since the age of 10.Wilson, a four-time Grammy nominee, comes to The Grand in support of his fourth solo album Hand. Cannot Erase. For more info, visit Steven Wilson