Battles, Bashes and BBQ’s- OH My!- there’s so many Fan-tabulous events this weekend. Check out our “Most Happening” event picks for Friday, August 21st – Sunday, August 23rd in North Delaware and slightly beyond. From Country Music to Irish Music and from Antiquing to Digging for Diamonds, 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’s What’s Happening and Where This Weekend!
The Royal Treatment peaks with A++ rated promotions this weekend including; Friday Fireworks, Fur Circus, Boy Scout Sleepover, Star Wars Night and Uniform Auction, Judy Johnson/ Negro League Tribute, Faith Night, Chase Rice Concert, Daddy/Daughter Date Night, Diamond Dig – Holy ROCKS! See the whole story, here HOT Rocks Weekend
Support your local Newark Police K-9 Unit at this furry fundraiser.The Battle of the Bars will pit 8 local restaurants’ bartenders in a series of competitions. Watch your favorite gin slingers from Taverna (2014 winner), Grotto Pizza, Green Turtle, Caffe Gelato, Catherine Rooney’s, Grain, Deer Park, and Stone Balloon battle it out for honors. For more info, visit Battle of the Bars to Support the Newark Police K-9 Unit
You’ll gush about Delaware Children’s Museum End of Summer Bash. Join us as we end the summer season — DCM style — with a three-hour indoor/outdoor party for the whole family! For more info, visit End of Summer Bash at Delaware Children’s Museum
The Newark Arts Alliance is throwing a party in Market East Plaza, and you’re invited! The full fleet of Rolling Revolution Specialty and Food Trucks will offer a variety of great food and drinks. For more info, visit Food Truck Night Market in Newark
Food by 2 Fat Guys American Grill, a free photobooth, open mic with accompaniment, and a preview performance from the cast of the musical “Memphis”. For more info, visit Bottles & BBQ on Beale Street to Benefit the Wilmington Drama League
Kentucky-born singer, songwriter and producer Chris Stapleton is one of Nashville’s most revered craftsmen, with a 15-year career that includes No. 1 hits, Grammy Award nominations, feature film contributions, the respect of his peers and, now, a new album. For more info, visit Chris Stapleton
Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk festival experience. Make a day of music, storyteller fun, ‘down home’ food, folk artists, food trucks, demonstrations and Pawpaw tasting. Free with paid park admission. For more info, visit Annual Pawpaw Folk Festival
Brandywine in White is an elegant, BYO-everything affair where guests clad in all-white bring a magical touch to an end-of-summer picnic dinner. Guests dress in their trendiest white outfits, provide their own picnic basket dinner, wine, centerpiece, candles, and ambiance. For more info, visit Brandywine in White
A special night of live Irish music by Sean Fleming. Fleming is a singer/songwriter and native of Ireland who also fronts “The Sean Fleming Band.” Fleming has performed in Philadelphia, on the Merv Griffin Show, and has even headlined Carnegie Hall! For more info, visit Sean Fleming Live Irish Music
orn from the same turn-of-the-century Philadelphia neo-soul movement that birthed Jill Scott, the married duo Fatin Dantzler and Aja Graydon are Kindred the Family Soul. For more info, visit Kindred the Family Soul
Spend a fun day on the waterfront in Battery Park looking for treasures! Dealers from around the country will offer a variety of treasures including Americana and folk art, silver, porcelains, advertising, country and formal furniture, textiles, paintings, prints, decorative accessories, and lots more. For more info, visit New Castle Outdoor Antique Show
Once On This Island is a captivating legend of romance between a peasant girl and a rich city boy whom she saves from death. A calypso-flavored re-telling of The Little Mermaid. For more info, visit Once on this Island