Luxury Portfolio Spotlight

LUXURIOUS COASTAL VIRGINIA ESTATE
WHITE STONE, VA, USA

Elegance, warmth & rare beauty make Dymer Hall a premier waterfront estate on the East Coast. Sweeping views of Dymer Creek to the Chesapeake Bay with gorgeous Sunrises & Sunsets will take your breath away. Enjoy boating from the well protected, deep water pier with multiple lifts & slips (once home to a 63 SportFish). By land, a private, tree-lined drive leads to the stunning, brick manor designed for intimate or large … See it

CALIFORNIA DREAMING
WILMINGTON, NC, USA

California dreaming! Located on two hilltop lots with panoramic views of Howe Creek and spectacular sunsets, this completely updated home features an open floor plan with emphasis on the waterfront setting. Stepping into the tiled foyer, you will be awed by the floor to ceiling glass, the expanse of rooms and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen features marble and quartz counters and stainless appliances that overlook the great room, breakfast area, and sunroom. Primarily one floor living with the master and two guest suites on the main level… See it

PORT ROYAL WORLD-CLASS ESTATE
NAPLES, FL, USA 

First time on the market, classic European style, known as Villa Vista for its endless views. Quality of fixtures and craftsmanship is incredible and noted in lengthy Features List to be uploaded. Lushly landscaped, grand beachfront estate is of exceptional quality. Gated entry, chef’s kitchen, Wolf and Sub-Zero, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers and Miele dishwasher, gas fireplaces, large pantry with Gaggenau oven, wine room, stone-carved trough sink, prep sink in Calacatta marble top island, stone arched doorways, huge his/hers closets with built-ins, luxurious first floor master suite, custom millwork/molding…See it!


Mid-Late December Events

DEC11
Music Bingo!
Wed 7 PM · Local’s Tavern · Leland, NC
Airlie Gardens Monthly Bird Walk
Wed 8 AM · Airlie Gardens · Wilmington, NC

DEC12
Boogie to the Beat
Thu 7:30 PM · American Legion Post 10 Wilmington, NC · Wilmington, NC
Art Explorers Thursdays – Happy Birthday Minnie Evans!
Thu 10 AM · Art Explorer Thursdays · Wilmington, NC

DEC13
A Maritime Christmas Carol
Fri 3 PM · North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport · Southport, NC
Elf the Musical
Fri 7:30 PM · Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC
Merry Little Christmas Festival
Fri 5 PM · Farmers Market at Poplar Grove · Wilmington, NC
Marina Village Holiday Market
Fri 4 PM · Riverlights · Wilmington, NC

DEC14
Festival of Trees
Sat 10 AM · Museum of Coastal Carolina · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Jingle Bell Run
Sat 7:30 AM · Wrightsville Beach Museum of History · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Adoption Fair
Sat 10 AM · PetSmart · Wilmington, NC
Southport’s Winter Craft Festival
Sat 9 AM · Franklin Square Park Southport Nc · Southport, NC
Flotilla of Greater Topsail
Sat 3pm · Soundside Park · Topsail, NC
Kure Beach Fantasy Christmas Show
Fri-Sat 7pm · Ocean Front Park 105 Atlantic Ave · Kure Beach, NC
Island of Lights Tour of Homes
Sat 5pm · 807 N Lake Park Blvd · Carolina Beach, NC
11th Annual Christmas By The Sea
Sat 6:30 Carolina Beach Boardwalk  · Carolina Beach, NC

DEC15
WDF Showing
Sun 2 PM · Cameron Art Museum · Wilmington, NC

DEC16
Story Time
Mon 10:30 AMWilmington Railroad Museum · Wilmington, NC
Jojo Rabbit
Mon 7 PMThalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC
Ashley High School Orchestra Concert
Mon 7 PMEugene Ashley High School · Wilmington, NC

DEC17
Elf Trivia at The Sour Barn
Tue 7 PMThe Sour Barn · Wilmington, NC
Holiday Trivia Extravaganza for Toys for Tots
Tue 8 PMDig and Dive · Wilmington, NC
Angus and Kat
Tue 5 PMDelilah’s Brew and Chew · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
North Carolina Symphony – Holiday Pops
Tue 3 PMCFCC Humanities and Fine Arts Center · Wilmington, NC

DEC18
Music Bingo!
Wed 7 PMLocal’s Tavern · Leland, NC
Southport Monthly Bird Walk
Wed 8:30 AMSouthport, NC · Southport, NC

DEC19
LIVE at Ed Teach
Thu 7 PMEdward Teach Brewing · Wilmington, NC
Trivia and Food Truck at SPT Tap and Cellar
Thu 6 PMSouthport Tap and Cellar · Southport, NC
NC Birding Trail Hikes
Thu 8 AMHalyburton Park · Wilmington, NC

DEC20
The Polar Express Movie Experience
Fri 5:30 PMCarolina Beach Lake
Elf the Musical
Fri 7:30 PMThalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt
Fri 6 PMOak Island Parks and Recreation · Oak Island, NC
Roy Wood Jr. (Special Event)
Fri 7 PMDead Crow Comedy · Wilmington, NC

DEC21
Holiday Maker’s Market
Sat 11:30 AMFront Street Brewery · Wilmington, NC
Blockade Runner: Ed Solo
Sat 6:30 PMBlockade Runner Beach Resort · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Breakfast with Santa
Sat 9:30 AMCafe Koa · Southport, NC
Food · 173 people
Bolivia Christmas Parade
Sat 11 AMBolivia Fire Department N.C · Bolivia, NC
Kids Night Out Saturday Night Fun Night
Sat 6 PMCarolina Elite, Inc. · Hampstead, NC
Holiday Auction
Sat 6:30 PMA Klein’s Antique Auction Gallery · Castle Hayne, NC
11th Annual Christmas By The Sea
Sat 6:30 Carolina Beach Boardwalk  · Carolina Beach, NC

DEC22
Barks, Brews & Food Trucks Every Sunday at Makai Brewing Co
Sun 12 PMMakai Brewing Company · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

DEC23
It’s A Wonderful Life
Mon 4 PMThalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC

DEC24
Tuesday Trivia with Mike
Tue 6 PMBridgewater Wines · Leland, NC

DEC25
CHRISTMAS DAY

DEC27
Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
Fri 6 PMDowntown Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
John Roy at Dead Crow Comedy
Fri 7 PMDead Crow Comedy · Wilmington, NC
Josh Lewis
Fri 3 PMThe Pub of Southport · Southport, NC

DEC28
SAYER McSHANE – Hoplite
Sat 7 PMHopLite IRISH PUB and Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC
Chris & Justin at Goodfellas
Sat 10 AMGoodfellas Nite Life – Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Carolina Beach State Park Trail Half Marathon & 5K
Sat 7 AMAmerican Legion Post 129 Carolina Beach NC · Carolina Beach, NC
Jonathan Parker Acoustic Duo Performance
Sat 7 PMTrailer Bar · Surf City, NC

DEC29
Travelin’ Jones
Sun 7 PMHopLite IRISH PUB and Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC

DEC30
Shuffleboard Tournament
Tue 1 PMTap Time · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

DEC31
SeaWitch 2020 New Year’s Eve Bash with the FEEBS
Tue 6 PMSeaWitch Cafe’ & Tiki Bar · Carolina Beach, NC
U’Nique’s NYE Fire & Ice Ball
Tue 8 PMThe Terraces on Sir Tyler · Wilmington, NC
A 2020 New Year’s Bash at Bluewater!
Tue 9 PMBluewater Waterfront Grill · Wrightsville Beach, NC
New Year’s Noon
Tue 9 AMThe Children’s Museum of Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Thalian Hall’s New Year’s Eve Gala
Tue 6:30 PMThalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC
Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Countdown Held in Carolina Beach
Tue 9pm Carolina Beach Boardwalk  · Carolina Beach, NC

Early January Events

Ring In The New Year Aboard The Henrietta II
Tue 9:30 PM · Cape Fear Riverboats · Wilmington, NC

JAN1
New Year’s Day Lucky Plate
Wed 11 AM · HopLite IRISH PUB and Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC
New Year’s Day Brunch
Wed 11 AM · Oceanic · Wrightsville Beach, NC

JAN2
Cape Fear Festival of Trees 2019
Thu 9 AM · NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher · Kure Beach, NC
Live Music – Jarrett Raymond
Thu 6:30 PM · Watermans Brewing · Wilmington, NC
UNCW Men’s Basketball vs. James Madison
Thu 6:30 PM · Sammy C. Hawk · Wilmington, NC
New Years Beach Blast Winter Break Camp
Thu 9 AM · The Little Gym of Wilmington, NC · Wilmington, NC

JAN3
Night Tour of the Burgwin-Wright House
Fri 9 PM · Burgwin-Wright House & Gardens · Wilmington, NC
Tumbleweed + Ellis Dyson and The Shambles
Fri 8:30 PM · Bourgie Nights · Wilmington, NC

JAN4
Walk at the beach with Coach Stacie
Sat 8 AM · Ocean Isle Beach Community Center · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

JAN5
The Deep End : Private Screening!
Sun 6 PM · The Pointe 14 – Stone Theatres · Wilmington, NC
UNCW Women’s Basketball vs. Drexel
Sun 1 PM · Sammy C. Hawk · Wilmington, NC

JAN7
Dancing at King Neptune!
Tue 10 PM · King Neptune Wrightsville Beach · Wrightsville Beach, NC

JAN8
Pub Trivia
Wed 7 PM · HopLite IRISH PUB and Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC

JAN9
Art & The Bloom 2020
Jan 9, 2020 – Jan 12, 2020 · Blockade Runner Beach Resort · Wrightsville Beach, NC
NC Symphony – The Planets
Thu 7:30 PM · CFCC Humanities and Fine Arts Center · Wilmington, NC
Hiss Golden Messenger | Brooklyn Arts Center 1/9/20
Thu 6 PM · Brooklyn Arts Center · Wilmington, NC

JAN11
Planetarium Adventures
Sat 2 PM · Cape Fear Museum · Wilmington, NC

JAN12
Bill Kerr Music
Sun 11:30 AM · The Felix Cafe Wilmington · Wilmington, NC

JAN13
The Spongebob Musical
Mon 7:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC

JAN16
Messy Hands
Thu 10 AM · New Hanover County Public Library · Wilmington, NC

JAN17
SkyWatch Bird Rescue Benefit
Fri 6 PM · Pleasure Island Tavern · Carolina Beach, NC
USS NC Ghost Hunt
Jan 17, 2020 – Jan 18, 2020 · USS NC Battleship · Wilmington, NC
Chanticleer
Fri 7:30 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC

JAN18
Run Holden Beach 2020
Sat 7 AM · Coastal Race Productions · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Bonfire Benefit Fire Pit Jam
Sat 1 PM · Silver Coast Winery · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Jeremy Mathews with The Yard Doggs Live at Katy’s Grill and Bar!
Sat 9:30 PM · Katy’s Grill and Bar · Wilmington, NC


Mini Tree Canapes

You will need:
Cream cheese softened
Juice of 1 lemon
Pepper to taste
1/2 package Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed
1 egg beaten
Thinly sliced deli smoked ham or smoked salmon cut into small pieces
3 tsp Salmon Roe (Optional)
Thick slices semi-hard cheese (provolone or gouda work well) cut into stars

Directions:
Heat the oven to 400°F.  Stir the cream cheese, lemon juice and black pepper in a small bowl.
Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Using a round cutter, cut the pastry sheet into 2-inch circles.  Place the pastry circles onto a baking sheet. Poke the pastry circles thoroughly with a fork. Brush with eggwash
Bake for 12 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes.
Slice cucumbers thinly lengthwise.
Spread about 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture on each pastry.  Top each with 1 thin layer smoked ham.  Attach the cucumber slice on top with a toothpick weaving from largest to smallest Top with the caviar, if desired. 
Cut tiny stars with a small cookie cutter or knife and attach to the top of the tree.