If you’re home for Thanksgiving or just thankful to have a few days off from work, there are plenty of things in the area to help you enjoy this holiday weekend.


    If you’re home for Thanksgiving or just thankful to have a few days off from work, there are plenty of things in the area to help you enjoy this holiday weekend.

Wednesday
    Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve with local boys Pick 13 and The Grilled Lincolns at Tom Foolery’s Restaurant & Bar in Middletown. The show starts at 9 p.m.
    Octane will play at Bubba’s Rock Shak in Dover at 10 p.m.
    Check out Helixx at The Reef in Wilmington at 9 p.m.
    The Blue Parrot in Wilmington will host The Bullets at 8 p.m.

Thursday
    Put on your dancin’ shoes and head to the Deer Park Tavern in Newark for a DJ Dance Party at 7 p.m.
   
Friday
    Between Blue will play at the Middletown Youth for Christ Center at 7 p.m. with several other bands.
    The Premier Centre for the Arts in Middletown will show a production of “Willy Wonka Jr.” at 7 p.m. featuring everybody’s favorite characters and songs in a show full of music, comedy and heart.
    Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 378-1384. The show will also be performed Saturday and Sunday, at 3 and 7 p.m.
    Midnight Java will play at Tom Foolery’s Restaurant & Bar in Middletown at 9 p.m.
    Blue Cat Blues will play at 317 in Wilmington at 8 p.m.
    Dub Glenn will bring his one-man blues to Bogies at 8 p.m.
    The Cavaliers Country Club will host Kenny Jones at 6 p.m.
    The Guthrie Matthews Method will rock Andy’s in Chestertown, Md., at 9 p.m.
    Kristen & The Noise will play at the Logan House in Wilmington at 10 p.m.

Saturday
    The Celtic Tenors will perform at The Schwartz Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $33 for adults, $31 for students, seniors and military personnel, and $17 for children 12 and younger.
    Call (302) 678-5152 or (800) 778-5078 for tickets.
    Without Logic will rock Bank Shots in Bear at 9 p.m.
    Clobbersaurus will play at the East End Café in Newark at 9 p.m.
    Rock bands The Future Unwritten, The Fakirs, Sexon Horses and Rumorosa will play at MOJO 13 in Wilmington at 8 p.m.
    J.B. McGinnes in New Castle will host Plastic Parts at 9 p.m.
    Have a happy Thanksgiving!
    If you know of local and live entertainment, call Transcript Staff Reporter Shauna McVey at 378-9531 or email shauna@middle towntranscript.com.