Tuesday, June 25, 2019 / by Anne Rose
What's Up | fun and festivities
July 3 8am Farmers' Market at Poplar Grove | Enjoy the grounds of the historic Poplar Grove Plantation and purchase local produce, bakery items, and canned goods.
July 4 Independence Day | See our list of local Fourth of July celebrations. Enjoy a safe and fun July 4th!
July 5 6:30pm Downtown Sundown Concert Series | Hey Johnny Park (Foo Fighters Tribute) FREE! Opening act is Alternative Vision. Food, beer, and wine available for sale. Rain or shine; check Facebook for updates.
July 10 8am Airlie Gardens Monthly Bird Walk | Explore Airlie's varied bird habitats. Regular Airlie admission applies.
July 13 8am Carolina Beach Double Sprint | The very first "Formula 1" or super sprint triathlon produced in the U.S. (formerly the Kure Beach Double Sprint).
July 18 8pm An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin at Wilson Center | Comedienne Lily Tomlin returns to the Wilson Center; tickets available on the Wilson Center website.
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Thursday, November 15, 2018 / by Anne Rose
Wilmingtonians don't need snow to get into the holiday spirit. Moderate temperatures - with just enough chill in the air to require scarves and boots - make Christmastime the perfect time to celebrate the season with an outdoor festival.
Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach offer two months' of holiday-themed fests to impress residents and visitors alike with Christmas decor, light shows, and even a visit from Santa Claus. Throw in a liberal dose of traditional Southern holiday spirit and November through December in Wilmington is a truly special time of year.
This year, Wilmington will be treated with an additional festival in November. Postponed because of Hurricane Florence, Riverfest is happening this weekend, on November 17 and 18. This annual favorite outdoor festival features a street fair, Arts & Crafts market, and festival food like turkey legs, waffle cones and popcorn. Fest goers will find an abundance of artists selling every ...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / by Anne Rose
contributed by Tracy Draughon
The answer to a longer life might be as simple as going to see your favorite band live
We’re proud of our home here on the Southeastern Coast of North Carolina. Cape Fear residents are passionate about the lifestyle and bounty offered by the thriving communities of Wilmington and the beaches. Enriched by the remarkable selection of dining and entertainment, we are always ready to engage with our positive and upbeat community.
The natural beauty of the Greater Wilmington area is enhanced by the cultural scenes of food and entertainment... music being one of our biggest offerings! Live music in Wilmington NC enriches the community, and there is a wide variety of options for music lovers, from Blues to jazz, and piano bars to outdoor concert venues.
We all know the salt air is good for our health and it’s been confirmed that attending concerts regularly might help you live longer and improve your well-being, as well.