Northern Delaware Festivals-June 2017

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival | June 11-18

Suzy Casey at northdelawhere.happeningmag.com posted these annual Northern Delaware Festivals. Get Out and Get Local!

“Scoot out and relish in some of North Delaware’s most favorite and infamous, world-class, all-star LOCAL spring festivals – most are rain or shine. Horses, flowers, cars, beer, running, cycling, food, wine, rides, racing, parades, history and music. May you find something here to intrigue your senses. If you don’t, you better run for the hills.  Mark your calendars. You are in for a WILD  ride through New Castle County and slightly beyond!

Nascar in Dover & Fan Fest

Thursday-Sunday, June 1st-4th

Fans from all over the East Coast will head this weekend to the home of the Monster Mile. 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!

Greek Festival Wilmington

 Tuesday-Saturday, June 6-10

OPA! Enjoy the LOCAL tastes of Greece with authentic homemade delicacies at the 42nd annual Wilmington Greek Festival. For 5 days, the parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church take you on a trip to the Old Country where you can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a Greek village where locals are celebrating an annual event. There will be plenty of “Kefi”, presence of joy and high spirits for you, your family, friends and co-workers to enjoy while attending our annual Greek Festival.  A FREE admission rain or shine event. For more info, visit Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church.

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival

Sunday thru Sunday, June 11-18

In the heart of Wilmington’s Little Italy, this week-long family festival is one of the largest around. Featuring

home-made pastas and fabulous desserts in addition to amazing entertainment from mid-way attractions, carnival rides and games to traditional Italian dance bands and more. Families and singles alike delight in this city tradition. Come experience Italy in Wilmington’s “Little Italy”.  In 2015 the festival will focus on the Abruzzo region.  Many Italian-Americans in the St. Anthony’s community, and the Delaware region, trace their ancestry to Abruzzo.  A rain or shine event.

FireFly Music Festival

Thursday thru Sunday, June 15-18

4 days, 9 stages, 140 bands and thousands of new friends . Along with headliners 21 Pilots, Weezer, The Weekend, Thurty Seconds to Mars and Chance the Rapper! The 2017 lineup also features Flume, The Shins, Mike Snow, Bob Dylan, Kesha, Busta Rhymes and over 100 additional acts performing across 9 stages. Don’t wait too long to purchase tickets.

DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

Wednesday thru Saturday, June 21-24

DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is the largest, multi-day, free, outdoor music festival on the East Coast. Taking place in downtown Wilmington. This festival has been the festival to hear artists perform some of Clifford’s work. Past festival patrons have heard Artists like Chic Corea, Jerry Gonzalez, Pete Escovedo and his orchestra, KEM,  Jonathan Butler, Lalath Hathaway, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun, and Norman Brown have all performed here. A FREE admission rain or shine event.

Read the entire article here http://northdelawhere.happeningmag.com/spring-festivals-north-delaware-2017

About Christine Davis

Christine grew up in northeastern Pennsylvania in a small town called Pittston, which is located between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. Upon graduation, she enlisted in the United States Air Force, where she proudly served for eight + years at a variety of bases throughout the world, including Holland, Korea, and New Mexico. While in the Air Force, Christine spent most of her time working in the civil engineering career field where she thoroughly enjoyed meeting and working with such a diverse group of people with varying backgrounds and experiences, and learned so much from each of them. Christine’s last assignment in the Air Force was at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, and that’s when she discovered the Delaware beaches. Growing up in PA, her family spent time at the Jersey shore. But once she moved to MD, she became one of those many drivers making the trek across the Chesapeake Bay Friday afternoon to visit the Delaware beaches for the weekend. Upon Christine’s separation from the Air Force, she spent a small amount of time working in Washington, D.C., but it didn’t take long before she was drawn to the quiet, slow pace of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, “the nation’s summer capital”. Christine moved to Rehoboth Beach in 1999 and finished her degree in Business at Delaware Tech. At the time she was working for a large physician organization when a friend recommended that she become a REALTOR because she loved helping people and loved looking at homes. She was reluctant for quite a while because Christine didn’t think of herself as a salesperson. But after much urging by her friend, Christine decided to get her real estate license in 2003 and has not looked back since. Christine still doesn’t think of herself as a salesperson, but rather a facilitator between buyer and seller, working toward a common goal. Christine aims to make the process as smooth and fun as possible but also educates the buyer and seller along the way so they can make the best decision possible. Christine now lives in Lewes and although she misses the mountains of PA, she thoroughly enjoys spending as much time as possible at the beach, especially Cape Henlopen State Park. Christine’s philosophy in life is that it’s too short. Never spend so much time making a living that you forget how to live.

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