Summer is in full swing, and if you’re not on vacation this week, here’s a list of local entertainment to keep you busy.

 Thursday
    The Deer Park Tavern’s Mug Night will host the cover band Liquid A.

Friday
    The Delaware City Day committee will host the Delafort River Cruise from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cruise takes off at the Delaware City dock. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 a couple, and reservations are required. Call (302) 832-5100 for tickets and check out the story on Page 8A.
    The Canal Day festivities along the water will kick off at The Chesapeake Inn in Chesapeake City, Md., with Dan & Dan, who will play favorites from the ’90s to present from 6 to 9 p.m. Kristen & The Noise will be on from 7 to 11 p.m. UnderTow will play on another stage from 7 to 11 p.m. DJ Dangerous Doug will spin from 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
    The Shakin’ Rafters will play at Tom Foolery’s Restaurant & Bar around 9 p.m.
    The Heaters will heat up the Alibi Inn in Warwick, Md., at 9 p.m.
    The Rapid City Rockers will be at Bank Shots in Bear at 9 p.m.
    The Hazmats will be at J.B. McGinnes in New Castle at 9 p.m.
    Spokey Speaky will be at Kid Sheelen’s in Wilmington.
    The Ultrarakings will rock the Blue Parrot at 9 p.m.
    Group Therapy will play at Dover Downs in Dover. They’ll be back there on Saturday.
    The Glass Onion Band will be at JW’s Sports Bar in Dover.

Saturday
    Kick-off Saturday bright and early for the “Escape from Fort Delaware Triathalon” in Delaware City, which starts at 8:45 a.m.
    The Chesapeake City annual Canal Day festival will have vendors, music and food from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Blakin’ Jazz band will play mostly jazz from 9 a.m. to noon, and from 1 to 5 p.m., the Route 1 Band will play country and rock.
    The lineup at The Chesapeake Inn will be Dan & Dan from 4 to 7 p.m. and Solecraft from 5 to 9 p.m. on a separate stage. Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns will play from 7 to 11 p.m. and DJ Dangerous Doug will be back from midnight to 1:30 p.m.
    The Unicity’s Emerging Artist Contest will host its second round of preliminaries for the 18 and older performers at 7 p.m. at the Premier Centre for the Arts in Middletown. Those younger than 18 will perform on Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by calling 378-1384.
    The preliminary winners from each age category will play at the Unicity Festival on Aug. 2, and will compete in the finals on Saturday, Sept. 27, and Sunday, Sept. 28.
    The band Aquafunk will play at the Sandbar in Middletown.
    The Pale Dog Tavern in Newark will host Altar of Dagon, Moonshine Mile, Hallowed Cain and Casual Madness, starting at 9 p.m.
    MOJO 13 in Wilmington will host an Indie rock concert with Dear Althea, Low Water, Bleech and more.
    At Bubba’s in Dover, What Mama Said will play at 9 p.m.

Sunday
    The boys of lower case blues and Barrelhouse Blues Band will be back at Tom Foolery’s for the venue’s monthly blues night, which starts around 3:30 p.m.
    The movie “Snow Angels” will be shown at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover at 7 p.m.
    This R-rated thriller is about troubled relationships including the new girl in town and a teenager, and a single mother who is having an affair with the husband of her best friend.
    Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students, seniors and military personnel. Call (302) 678-5152 for tickets or more information.
    If you know of local and live entertainment, call Transcript Staff Reporter Shauna McVey at 378-9531 or email shauna@middletowntranscript.com.