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!
The 2016 Happening List awarding winning band performs original and cover reggae, ska and Soul music. They perform at 10pm. If you can’t make it to the Logan House on Friday, you can check them out at the Blue Carpet Happening List Bash…see details, here.
Kick off your Memorial Day weekend right with a great show at the Queen featuring two young bands from Wilmington!
The Complete Harpsichord Concertos of J. S. Bach. Memorial Day Weekend! Featuring performances by: Luc Beauséjour, Joyce Chen, Karen Flint, Arthur Haas, Janine Johnson, Davitt Moroney, and Leon Schelhas with the Brandywine Baroque Orchestra — Martin Davids, concertmaster.
45th Annual Antiques Show weekend starts off with our Preview Party on Friday evening, May 27. This celebration allows for a first look at the extraordinary objects and furniture beautifully displayed by the dealers in the courtyard and throughout the museum. And, it’s not just the antiques that are tempting!
Join the Wilmington & Western Railroad (WWRR) for double-headed train rides, a locomotive dedication, a member’s reunion, and much more!
The Siegel JCC is proud to offer active and retired military personnel and their families full access to our community center during Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30. This times out perfectly to the opening of our Outdoor Pool!
Start your day with GoApe’s Treetop Adventure and zip line through the trees of beautiful Lums Pond. There will be limited spaces available for zip lining for a separate cost on the GoApe website. Participants that are zipping must complete the GoApe course prior to entering the beer fest.
If you grew up in the Wilmington area in the late 70’s and early 80’s you know all about the legendary Shytown. Fun live performances and a great combination of cover and original songs. A regular at the Stone Balloon, Shytown was a “must see” band during the tri-state area’s golden age of the big rock club.
Alejandro Escovedo is one with his muse and his music. Over a lifetime spent traversing the bridge between words and melody, he has ranged over an emotional depth that embraces all forms of genre and presentation, a resolute voice that weathers the emotional terrain of our lives, its celebrations and despairs, landmines and blindsides and upheavals and beckoning distractions, in search for ultimate release and the healing truth of honesty.
A girl boasts to the King that she can spin straw into gold, and then needs help from a sly troll to complete the task and save herself. But can she trick the toll and become a Princess? RECOMMENDED FOR: Young children, 2+ –
Poppycock Tattoo’s 6th Annual Wilmo a Go-Go Car Show will be held at the Wilmington Riverfront. Come for the cars and stay for the bands, food, art, and vintage vendors. Compete in or enjoy watching the pin-up and mustache contests!
Oddity Bar hosts “A Night of Divas” once a month on the last Sunday of every month, featuring a line-up of intensely fabulous queens. The event is hosted by Miss Red Star Infinity and Miss Veronica Kitten.
~ MEMORIAL DAY ~
~MONDAY MAY 30th ~
Blue Star Museums program offers FREE ADMISSION to active duty military families at more than 2000 museums across the country.
Memorial Day free admission for active military and their families and for military veterans.
Mt. Zion Cemetery Memorial Mass
The annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Mt. Zion Cemetery on Lancaster Pike near Elsmere will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday. The Rev. John Bailey will preside over the service and Judge Alex Smalls will update attendees on plans to restore the historic black cemetery, which dates back to the Civil War. For information, please call (302)543-8656.
Celebrate the eternal memories of the fallen at the 57th Memorial Day Field Mass and military tribute at All Saints Cemetery on Kirkwood Highway. Bishop Mallooly will officiate beginning at 10 a.m. Mass lasts about an hour. All are welcome to attend.
Beginning at 10 a.m., the Memorial Day parade in Kennett Square features bands, military, local businesses, and reenactors. Participants firing muskets into the air is a highlight! A great day honoring great military heroes!
Starting at 10 a.m., join Join Elkton in observance of Memorial Day with a tribute to our Veterans. Active Military and those we have lost will be honored. The best viewing place is on the corner of North and Main Streets. Visit www.elktonalliance.org for more information.