Oscar Mayer Wienermobile: July 23, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway. The giant, hot-dog-shaped vehicle will be at the Glasgow Park Farmers Market. People can get their photo taken with the Wienermobile and take home a souvenir “Wiener Whistle.”
Christmas in July flea market: July 24, 8 a.m. to noon, at George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road. A number of local vendors will be set up inside and outside the George Wilson Center.
Main Street Alfresco: July 28, 4 to 9 p.m., on Main Street between Chapel Street and South College Avenue. Main Street will be shut down, and restaurants will offer expanded outdoor seating. Parking is available at city lots, but normal fees apply.
Outdoor concert: July 28, 6:30 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road. Danny Paisley and Southern Grasswill perform as part of the park's weekly summer concert series. Free, but park fees apply.
Outdoor concert: July 29, 6:30 p.m., at Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway. The Glasgow Park Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Hoochi Coochi. Bring chairs or a blanket. Free.
Fusion 5 Miler: July 31, 8 a.m. near Main Street and Academy. A 5-mile run will take participants on a course throughout downtown Newark, Devon, Binns and the Hall and Pomeroy trails. An afterparty is planned at Klondike Kate’s. Registration $39 at fusionracetiming.com. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Fusion Foundation.
Food and Brew Festival: July 31, noon to 7 p.m., on Main Street. Eleven bars and restaurants will offer beer and food tastings. Retail shops will offer specials. No admission fee; event is pay-as-you-go.
National Night Out: Aug. 3, 6 to 8 p.m., on Main Street and Academy Street. Newark Police, University of Delaware Police, Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company and other public safety agencies will team up to provide community members a relaxed setting in which to meet first responders, watch demonstrations and learn about the vehicles and equipment used by police officers and firefighters. Event coincides with the Main Street Alfresco outdoor dining night. Free.