June 2018 Area Events

06/01
Airlie Summer Concert Series · Machine Gun 6-8pm (admission $2-9)
(FREE) Concert on the Coast · Museum of Coastal Carolina,  Ocean Isle Beach, NC
SunCoast Cruisers Cruise-in · Join us at Marina Village with the SunCoast Cruisers Car Club.
First Friday at the Village · Fri 5 PM · Olde Southport Village Shoppes · Southport, NC

06/02
33rd Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival · Sat 10 AM · Carolina Beach Municipal Strand at the Boardwalk
Rent  · Sat 7:30 PM · Wilson Center · Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
34th Annual Lobster Fest  Sat 11 AM · Church of the Servant, Wilmington, NC · Wilmington, NC

06/03
Kure Beach Boogie In The Park  · Sun 5 PM Kure Beach
Museum Ships Weekend Sun 9 AM · USS NORTH CAROLINA Battleship · Wilmington, NC
The Big Paw Project + Cape Fear Raptor Center Sun 2 PM · The Husk Downtown Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Turtle Talks 7pm OIB Community Center – Ocean Isle Beach

06/04
Salt Sanctuary Meditation – Mon 6:30 PM · Spiritquest · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
The Aesthetic of Water Takeover: An Exhibit by EDA Surf – Mon 10 AM · The Bellamy Mansion Museum · Wilmington, NC

06/05
Summer Wine Series · Tue 6:30 PM · The Seasoned Gourmet · Wilmington, NC
Rubber Ducky Night · Tue 7 PM · Pine Valley Country Club · Wilmington, NC

06/06
MY FAIR LADY · Jun 6 · Jun 10 · Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. · Wilmington, NC

06/07
Southport Summer Concerts · Thursdays in the Park · 7pm  Franklin Square Park  – Southport
Junior Sea Turtle 101 Single Day Camp · Thu 9 AM · Ecological Marine Adventures Topsail Island NC · Surf City, NC

06/08
Touch Tank Feeding · 11am Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Wilmington Sharks Baseball · Fri/Sat  Buck Hardee Field-Legion Sports Complex

06/09
Kidstock: 3 Hours of Peace, Love & Kids’ Music  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Wrightsville Beach Brewery, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Family Funkdown · Sat 7:30 PM · Terra Sol Sanctuary · Wilmington, NC
Rich Vos (Special Event) · Sat 7 PM · Dead Crow Comedy · Wilmington, NC

06/10
Little Pink Houses Cancer Benefit · Sun 8 PM · Riverfront Park · Wilmington, NC
Poolside Pig Pickin’ · Sun 4 PM · Beau Rivage Golf & Resort · Wilmington, NC

06/11
Nature Discovery Camp  Mon 8 AM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC
Aura Photography · Mon 11 AM · Spiritquest · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

06/12
Primary Election Day 7 am
Reef Explorer with Gyotaku Fish Printing · Jun 12-Jun 13 · Museum of Coastal Carolina · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

06/13
Barnyard Tours – Wed 10 AM · The Stables at Poplar Grove · Wilmington, NC
Paws Place Dance Pawty · Wed 5 PM · Woodlands at St. James Plantation · Southport, NC

06/14
Basketball Camp for ages 7-14 · Thu 9 AM · Martin Luther King Center · Wilmington, NC
Memorial Golf Tournament · Thu 10 AM · Castle Bay Country Club · Hampstead, NC

06/15
15th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival · Jun 15 · Jun 16 · North Carolina Blueberry Festival · Burgaw, NC
First Annual Masquerade Ball · Fri 6 PM · The Bellamy Mansion Museum · Wilmington, NC

06/16
Stranger Things Escape Room · Jun 16 · Jun 17 · New Hanover County Northeast Branch Library · Wilmington, NC
2018 Tour de Blueberry · Sat 8 AM · North Carolina Blueberry Festival · Burgaw, NC

06/17
Clay Walker at Wilson Center · Sun 7:30 PM · Wilson Center · Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
Dinos and Donuts · Sun 8 AM · NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher · Kure Beach, NC

06/18
Movies In The Park presents Despicable Me 3 · Mon 8 PM · Ocean Isle Beach · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Wrightsville Beach Farmers Market · Mon 8 AM · Wrightsville Beach, NC

06/19
Creative ART & Wheel Summer Camp · Tue 2 PM · Hot Mess Studios · Wilmington, NC

06/20
Bubbles n’ Blooms · Wed 6 PM · New Hanover County Arboretum · Wilmington, NC
Poplar Grove Farmers’ Market · Wed 8 AM · Farmers Market at Poplar Grove · Wilmington, NC

06/21
I The 90’s Party · Thu 10 PM · The Palm Room · Wrightsville Beach, NC
John Toppings At Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille Thu 6 PM Ocean Isle Beach, NC

06/22
Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot-Ocean Isle Beach Concert – Fri 6:30 PM
Adult/Child Golf Tournament 6/22  Fri 3:30 PM · The First Tee of Greater Wilmington · Wilmington, NC

06/23
Candle Making Party at Bill’s Front Porch -Sat 12 PM · Bill’s Front Porch · Wilmington, NC
Carolina Beach Double Sprint · Sat 7 AM · Carolina Beach, NC

06/24
The 2018 Bow Wow Luau & The Cat’s Meow® Sun 6:30 PM · Bluewater Waterfront Grill · Wrightsville Beach, NC
LaPella Pottery Workshop in Southport, NC · Sun 10 AM · Franklin Square Gallery · Southport, NC

06/25
Wrightsville Beach Farmers Market Mon 8 AM · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Movies In The Park presents The Lion King Mon 8 PM · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

06/26
Tuesday Trivia With RJ Tue 9 PM · Dig and Dive · Wilmington, NC
The Story of the Fort Fisher Hermit Tue 6 PM · Museum of Coastal Carolina · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

06/27
Tai Chi · Beginners Class! · Wed 9 AM · Morning Glory Coffeehouse · Wilmington, NC

06/28
Carolina Beach Summer Concert Series Thu 6:30 PM · Carolina Beach Boardwalk Amusement Park · Carolina Beach, NC
Team Trivia Every Thursday Thu 7:30 PM · Check Six Brewing Company · Southport, NC

06/29
Sharks Baseball Fireworks Night Fri 6 PM · Wilmington Sharks · Wilmington, NC
Lowcountry Bookshop Signing Fri 5 PM · Silver Coast Winery · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

06/30
Carolina Comedy Explosion Sat 8 PM · 2722 Carolina Beach Rd / VFW · Wilmington, NC
Fun In The Jungle Sat · 7 PM · Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park · Wilmington, NC
Riverfront Farmers’ Market · 7AM · Riverfront Farmers Market, Wilmington, NC


Drawing the Lines: How Redistricting in New Hanover Schools Could Affect Your Move

The boxes are packed, the moving truck is gassed up and ready to go – but what happens once you arrive in your new town? There’s always a lengthy list of to-dos when you move, both before and after you make the trip, but the last thing you want to have to account for is if your child’s school district is going to change after you’ve all gotten settled.

Earlier this year, New Hanover County Schools announced plans to redistrict the four county high schools to avoid overcrowding issues. Laney, New Hanover, Ashley, and Hoggard high schools have all seen a few different drafts of district maps in the last few months, which could make it difficult for incoming residents with students to choose a new home based on educational and social stability for the teens.

But even as the lines shift and change, there are ways to keep your head above water while looking into a new home in the county that will help you prioritize you and your family’s needs.

Stay updated

First and foremost, when you know you’re about to make a move, be sure to periodically tune in to the area’s local news. This will help you not only be knowledgeable when it comes to redistricting and school news, but the other happenings and even current weather patterns of your new town as well. By the time you unload the van, you’ll already have a handle on your environment.

Keep flexible

Searching for a new home can already be stressful and often tedious, especially if it takes a while to find the perfect accommodations. While you and your real estate agent work to find the house that will best suit your needs – including proximity to the best schools – try to be flexible and willing to allow for more than one possibility. If you’re considering the New Hanover County area, you’re in luck as far as schools are concerned!

Strategize

If you’re concerned about which school your student will attend once you arrive, you can always use the neighborhoods and regions as your guides in searching for a home to buy. Most redistricting is done in sections according to the nearest neighborhoods, so if you already have a particular school in mind, research which streets and complexes are currently included in that institution’s borders and then assess the available homes there. If nothing strikes you from the selection, it may be time to reevaluate your expectations and broaden your horizons.

If you and your students are ready to make the move to our area, contact Intracoastal Realty for local experts and the best selection of homes to suit your needs!


January 2018 Area Events


12/30 – 1/21: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Thalian Hall

1/1: Sunset Beach Day 1 Run – 5K & Polar Plunge – 1st and E. Main Sunset Beach

1/1:  Wrightsville Beach Polar Plunge – The Oceanic, Wrightsville Beach

1/2-27:  UNCW Men & Women’s  Basketball – Trask Coliseum

1/7:  Winter Bridal Expo – Wilmington Convention Center

1/12-14: Art & the Bloom – Blockade-runner Wrightsville Beach

1/12-13:  Jon Rineman Comedy – Dead Crow Comedy Room

1/13: An Evening with Bill Engvall – CFCC Wilson Center

1/14: NC Symphony: Pictures at an Exhibition – CFCC Wilson Center

1/14: In Conversation: ‘Created by Light’ – Cameron Art Museum

1/20: 9th Annual Cold Stroke Classic – Wrightsville Beach

1/19-20:  Ryan O’Flanagan Comedy – Dead Crow Comedy Room

1/19-28: A Year with Frog and Toad – Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center

1/21:  Shakespeare Brunch: Twelfth Night – TheartreNOW

1/22: Fundraiser: Wine Around Italy – Museum of Coastal Carolina Ingram Planetarium

1/23: Wilmington’s 2nd Annual Fashion Show – Brooklyn Arts Center

1/26: The Port City Ping Pong throw Down – Brooklyn Arts Center

1/26-27:  Langston Kerman Comedy – Dead Crow Comedy Room

1/27:  Amazing Grace – CFCC Wilson Center

1/27:  James Gregory: “The Funniest Man in America!” – Thalian Hall

1/28: Precious Metals Area’s finest artisans – Brooklyn Arts Center

1/28: Beethoven 15K and 5K – Brunswick Forest


December 2017 Area Events


 

11/20-12/31: Cape Fear Festival of Trees – North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

12/1: Island of Lights Christmas Parade – Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach

12/1-22: Enchanted Airlie – Airlie Gardens

12/1-3: The Holiday Flea at BAC – Brooklyn Arts Center

12/1-16: Star of Wonder, Star of Night – Poplar Grove Plantation

12/1-17: Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) – Cape Fear Playhouse

12/1,2: Ballet for Young Audiences/ The Nutcracker – Thalian Hall

12/1, 2, 3, 9, 10: Christmas Toy & Train Show – Grissettown Longwood Fire & Rescue, Ocean Isle Beach

12/2: Battleship Alive! – USS North Carolina Battleship

12/2-3: Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour – Latimer House

12/2,3: A Carolina Nutcracker – CFCC / The Wilson Center

12/2: Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla – Snow’s Cut to Carolina Beach Boat Basin

12/2-1/7: Art of Illumination: Lanterns at CAM – Cameron Art Museum

12/2, 9, 16, 17, 23: Train & Light Spectacular – Wilmington Railroad Museum

12/2, 9, 16: Christmas by the Sea – Carolina Beach Boardwalk

12/2: The Shallotte Christmas Parade – Main Street and HWY 130

12/3: Wilmington Holiday Parade – Front & Water St. Downtown Wilmington

12/8-10, 15-17: A Christmas Story: The Musical – Thalian Hall

12/8-9: Holly Jolly Holiday Stroll – Downtown Wilmington

12/8: Greenfield Tree Lighting and Holiday Movie – Greenfield Lake Park at the Hugh Morton Amphitheater & Rotary Garden

12/9: 5K Jingle Bell Run – Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

12/9: Island of Lights Tour of Homes – Carolina & Kure Beach

12/9: A Christmas Stroll Through the Past – Bellamy Mansion, Burgwin-Wright House & St. James Episcopal Church

12/9: A Charlie Brown Christmas – CFCC / The Wilson Center

12/9-10: Poplar Grove Arts & Crafts Festival – Poplar Grove Plantation

12/10: CAM Floating Lantern Ceremony – Cameron Art Museum

12/14: Cherish the Ladies: Celtic Christmas – Thalian Hall

12/14-17: Ebenezer: A Christmas Carol – Kenan Auditorium, UNCW

12/16-17: Santa by the Sea – North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

12/16: Southport Ugly Sweater 5K – Waterfront Park, Southport

12/17, 28, 30: UNCW Men’s Basketball vs. Greensboro College – Trask Coliseum

12/20: The North Carolina Symphony: Holiday Pops – CFCC / The Wilson Center

12/22: Choral Concert: Christmas at St. Paul’s – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12/31: New Year’s Eve Gala – Thalian Hall

12/31: Children’s Museum New Year’s Noon – The Children’s Museum of Wilmington

12/31: Island of Lights 2017 New Year Celebration – Carolina Beach Boardwalk

12/31: New Year’s Eve Winner Party Boat Cruise – Royal Winner Princess II in Carolina Beach

12/31: New Year’s Eve 2017 Bacchanalia – TheatreNOW / Downtown Wilmington

12/31: Midnight in Paris – Le Catalan Café / Downtown Wilmington

1/1: Sunset Beach Day 1 Run – 5K & Polar Plunge – 1st and E. Main Sunset Beach


Spreading the Feeling of Thanksgiving Along the Coast

Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday introduces a time of reflection and gratitude, as well as charitable goodwill. Here on the North Carolina coast, there are tons of ways for community members to express their thanks and to spread holiday cheer. If you’re already a resident, or think you might want to be, here are some fun ways you can get out with family and friends while contributing to the seasonal spirit.

Living Shoreline Monitoring at Carolina Beach
Nov. 17
Carolina Beach
www.ncparks.gov

Thanks to the milder fall weather here, environmental events and volunteering can continue well into November. This means that the locals can extend a feeling of gratitude to the beautiful beaches and natural areas, including Carolina Beach State Park. Volunteers and federation staff will be doing just that as they take on salt marsh and reef restoration projects to better improve water quality, decrease erosion, and fortify natural habitats. But don’t let that deter you – no special skills are required. Just bring clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, closed-toe shoes, and a willing attitude. Lunch and refreshments will be provided, and anyone 12 and older is welcome to participate. The one hard and fast rule? No single-use plastic bottles.

Stay Forever Young – Dancing Through the Decades Gala
Nov. 18
Wilmington
www.familypromiselcf.org 

Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear presents an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing at Cape Fear Community College Union Station. All proceeds from the event and hosted auctions will go toward the families in Family Promise’s housing and shelter programs. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. and last until approximately 11:30 p.m. Ticket prices start at $125 and increase with levels of pop culture-inspired sponsorship, or you can submit a donation by visiting this site.

These aren’t the only ways to pitch in for your community and local charitable foundations, of course. But no matter what you choose to do this holiday season or even after, Intracoastal Realty is a regional resource you can trust. If you have questions about a certain area or neighborhood, contact us and see if we can help you find a home and community for which you can be thankful!


October 2017 Area Events

9/16 – 2/11: Created by Light – Cameron Art Museum

9/29-10/31: Carnevil in the Woods / Phobia Haunted Trail – Cardinal Lanes Parking

10/1: Craig Morgan – CFCC Wilson Center

10/3: TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band – CFCC Wilson Center

10/6: Farewell Summer Jazz Funeral – Kure Beach Ocean Front Park & Pavilion

10/6: Tony Danza – Standards and Stories – CFCC Wilson Center

10/ 6 – 31: Grissettown- Longwood Haunted Trail – 758 Longwood Road, Ocean Isle Beach

10/6-8: Wilmington’s Annual Riverfest – Water Street from Cape Fear Community College to Chandlers Wharf

10/6-8: Art in the Arboretum – 6206 Oleander Dr

10/7: Run Ocean Isle Beach – Start E. 2nd Street by Pelican’s Perch

10/7: Bark in the Park – Wrightsville Beach Park

10/7: Fort Fisher Fall Festival – Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

10/8: State of the Art/Art of the State – Cameron Art Museum

10/8: Carolina Beach Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K – Harper Ave. & Canal Drive

10/13-15: Eyecon Wilmington / Return to Tree Hill – Wilmington Convention Center

10/14: Paws-Ability’s 7th Annual Bicycle Poker Run – Ocean Isle Beach, NC

10/14: Shallotte Harvest Market – Mulberry Park (123 Mulberry St.
Shallotte, NC)

10/14-15: NC Shell Show – Cape Fear Museum of History & Science

10/14-15: All-Breed Dog Show – Legion Stadium

10/14: Art in the Forest Fine Art Exhibition and Sale – Brunswick Forest Fitness and Wellness Center

10/14: Search 5K Color Run – Holden Beach

10/14: ROW Presents: Back Door Kitchen Tour – Various Homes in Downtown Wilmington

10/14-15: Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival – Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area

10/14: Fire In The Pines Festival – Halyburton Park

10/14: Guided Architectural Walking Tour – Downtown Wilmington

10/14: Mozart & Brahms – CFCC Wilson Center

10/17: To Drill OR Not to Drill? – CFCC Wilson Center

10/18: Los Lobos – CFCC Wilson Center

10/18-25: Encore’s Fall Restaurant Week – Various restaurants throughout the area

10/20-22: Brunswick County Parade of Homes

10/20-22: Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge – Oceanfront on Pleasure Island

10/21: Beach to Battleship / PPD Ironman 70.3 North Carolina – Starts on south end of Wrightsville Beach and ends in Historic Downtown Wilmington

10/21-22: 37th Annual NC Oyster Festival –  Ocean Isle Beach

10/21: Oysterberfest – Wrightsville Beach Brewery

10/21: Taste of Wrightsville Beach – Marine Max

10/21: Wilmington Music Festival – Thalian Hall

10/21: Wilmington Oktoberfest & Wiener Dog Races – Ogden Tap Room

10/22: Oakdale Cemetery Civil War Walking Tour – Oakdale Cemetery

10/24: Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash – Battleship NC

10/24: So You think You Can Dance / Season 14 Tour – CFCC Wilson Center

10/26-28: Trick or Treat Under the Sea – NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

10/26-31: Wilmington Horror Story – Bellamy Mansion Museum and Burgwin House & Gardens

10/27: Poplar Grove’s Paranormal Ghost Tour – Poplar Grove Plantation

10/27-11/5: Cape Fear Fair & Expo – Wilmington International Airport

10/27-28: Voracious & Rare Beer Festival – Waterfront Park, Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

10/28: Dwight Yoakam – The Shell Wilmington

10/28: Trick or Trot 5K + 1 Mile candy Dash – Greenfield Lake Park

10/28: Shallotte Trick or Trot – Mulberry Street Park in Shallotte

10/28: 4th Annual Oktoberfest – Calabash Trading Co.

10/27-29: Brunswick County Parade of Homes

 


August 2017 Events

August 2017 Events

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Home Games – 2149 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington

  • 8/2: Jaws-N-Paws – Fayetteville Swampdogs vs. Wilmington Sharks
  • 8/5: Hat Giveaway! – Morehead City Marlins vs. Wilmington Sharks
  • 8/7: Holly Springs Salamanders vs. Wilmington Sharks

8/2-20: South Pacific – Thalian Hall

8/2: 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band Concert – Franklin Square Park, Southport

8/3, 10,17, 24: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast: – Cape Fear Blvd & Carolina Beach Ave N

8/3, 11, 18, 25, 31: Oak Island Summer Concert Series – Middleton Park Soccer Field

8/3, 10: WECT Sounds of Summer Concerts in the Park –  Wrightsville Beach Park

8/4, 11, 18, 25: Performing Arts Night – Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo

8/4, 18: Airlie Gardens Summer Concert Series – Airlie Gardens

8/4, 11, 18, 25: Downtown Sundown Concert Series – Riverfront Park

8/4, 11, 18, 25: Ocean Isle Summer Concert Series – across from the Museum of Coastal Carolina

8/4-6: National Lighthouse Weekend Celebration: Old Baldy’s 200th Birthday – Old Baldy Lighthouse, Bald Head Island

8/6, 13, 20, 27: Free Movie Night – Carolina Beach Lake Park

8/6, 13, 20, 27: Historic Downtown Wilmington Marketplace – Riverfront Park

8/6, 20: Kure Beach: Boogie in the Park Concert Series – Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

8/7, 14, 21, 28: Ocean Isle Beach Turtle Talks – The Museum of Coastal Carolina

8/9: Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

8/10: Jazz at the Mansion Concert Series – Bellamy Mansion

8/10, 24: Southport Summer Concert Series – Franklin Square & Garrison Lawn

8/12-13: Wahine Classic – Wrightsville Beach

8/17: Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers – CFCC Wilson Center

8/18-20: O’Neill / Sweetwater Pro-Am Surf Fest – Birmingham Street Wrightsville Beach

8/18: Tony Bennett – CFCC Wilson Center

8/19: Leland Under the Lights Car Show – Brunswick Forest, Leland

8/24: Brian Regan – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

8/24, 25, 26, 27, 31: The Sunshine Boys – Thalian Hall: Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

8/25: Fourth Friday Gallery Nights – Downtown Wilmington

8/25: Donavon Frankenreiter – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

8/27: Lumina Daze – Blockade Runner Resort

8/31: The Righteous Brothers: Bill Medley & Bucky Heard – CFCC Wilson Center


June 2017 Area Events

5/1 – 9/11: Waterfront Market – Ocean Isle Beach

6/1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast: – Cape Fear Blvd & Carolina Beach Ave N

6/1: 98.3 & Huka Entertainment Presents Delta Rae – Throne Theater / Market Street

6/2 – 10/7: Carolina Beach Farmers Market – Carolina Beach Lake Park

6/2, 16: Airlie Gardens Summer Concert Series – Airlie Gardens

6/2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Downtown Sundown Concert Series – Riverfront Park

6/2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Ocean Isle Summer Concert Series – across from the Museum of Coastal Carolina

6/3, 10, 17, 24: Historic Downtown Wilmington Marketplace – Riverfront Park/ 5 N Water St.

6/3, 10, 17, 24: Shallotte Farmers Market – Mulberry Park

6/3: 32nd Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival – Boardwalk Downtown Carolina beach

6/4, 11, 18, 25: Free Movie Night – Carolina Beach Lake Park

6/4: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

6/2, 9, 16, 23: Oak Island Summer Concert Series – Middleton Park Soccer Field

6/5, 12, 19, 26: Ocean Isle Beach Turtle Talks – The Museum of Coastal Carolina

6/7, 14: Sunset Beach Concert Series – The Village Park on Queen Anne, Sunset Beach

6/7-25: Jesus Christ Superstar / Opera House Theatre Company – Thalian Hall

6/8, 10, 16, 29: Southport Summer Concert Series – Franklin Square & Garrison Lawn

6/10: Shovels & Rope – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

6/11: Sleeping Beauty Ballet – CFCC The Wilson Center

6/17: Oakdale Cemetery Angel Walking Tour – Oakdale Cemetery

6/23: Whoopi Goldberg – CFCC / The Wilson Center

6/23: Fourth Friday Gallery Nights – Downtown Wilmington

6/4, 18: Kure Beach: Boogie in the Park Concert Series – Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

6/8: Jazz at the Mansion Concert Series – Bellamy Mansion

6/9, 23: Free Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher – Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area

6/ 15, 22, 29: WECT Sounds of Summer Concerts in the Park –  Wrightsville Beach Park

6/16: Huka Entertainment: Reel Big Fish + The Expendables – The Throne Theater

6/16-18: Airpower History Tour – Air Wilmington

6/23-25: Cape Fear Blues Festival – Various Venues in Wilmington

6/23-24: The Children’s Museum MUD DAY – 116 Orange Street, Wilmington

6/24: Carolina Beach Double Sprint Triathlon – Carolina Beach

6/25: The Pointer Sisters – CFCC / The Wilson Center

6/30: Travis Tritt – CFCC / The Wilson Center


May Area Events

5/1 – 7: 2017 Wells Fargo Championship (PGA Tour Event) – Eagle Point Golf Club

  • 5/1-2: PGA TOUR Professional Practice Rounds
  • 5/4: First Round of Competition & Television Coverage
  • 5/5: Second Round of Competition & Television Coverage
  • 5/6: Third Round of Competition & Television Coverage
  • 5/7: Final Round of Competition & Closing Award Ceremony

5/1 – 9/11: Waterfront Market – Ocean Isle Beach

5/1-6: Paint Out Wilmington – Various Locations in Wilmington

5/2,3: Dirty Dancing LIVE – CFCC Wilson Center

5/4: It’s A Gimmie Movie Night (Happy Gilmore) – Pleasure Island Riverfront Park

5/5, 6: Caddy Shack Concerts – Pleasure Island Riverfront Park

5/6: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Presents: HMS Pinafore – CFCC Wilson Center

5/6, 13, 20, 27: Historic Downtown Wilmington Marketplace – Riverfront Park/ 5 N Water St.

5/7, 21: Kure Beach: Boogie in the Park Concert Series – Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

5/11: Arsenio Hall – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

5/11-20: The Nina & Pinta Visit Wilmington – Port City Marina

5/12: Cape Fear Disabled Fishing Tournament – Kure Beach Fishing Pier

5/13: BBQ Cook-Off on BBQ Road – Ocean Isle Beach

5/13: 1st Annual Wine & Swine BBQ Cook-Off – BBQ Road, Ocean Isle Beach

5/18 – 28: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

5/19-21: Wilmington Greek Festival – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

5/19: Inaugural Pleasure Island Team Surf Fishing Challenge – Lazy Pirate, Carolina Beach

5/19: Airlie Gardens Summer Concert Series – Airlie Gardens

5/19, 20: USA Beach Wrestling Nationals – Carolina Beach

5/20 – Summer: Oakdale Cemetery WWI Historical Tour – Oakdale Cemetery

5/20: Carolina Beach Arts Festival – Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach

5/20: Beach Wrestling Nationals – Carolina Beach, NC

5/20: 24th Annual Seaside Soccer Classic – Various Soccer Fields Wilmington

5/20, 21: Seaside Soccer Classic – Various Soccer Fields

5/24: Brit Floyd – Immersion World Tour 2017 – CFCC Wilson Center

5/24: Sunset Beach Concert Series – The Village Park on Queen Anne, Sunset Beach

5/26: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast: Jack Jack 180 – Cape Fear Blvd & Carolina Beach Ave N

5/26: Ocean Isle Summer Concert Series – Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot – across from the Museum of Coastal Carolina

5/26: Fourth Friday Gallery Nights – Downtown Wilmington

5/27, 28: Orange Street Artfest – Orange Street between Front and Third & the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center

5/27 – 10/7: Carolina Beach Farmers Market – Carolina Beach Lake Park

5/28: Free Movie Night (Trolls) – Carolina Beach Lake Park

5/29: Memorial Day Observance – Battleship North Carolina (FREE)


Celebrate the Arts in January with AIW (Arts In Wilmington)

Saturday, January 28th at 6 pm, join AIW (Arts In Wilmington) for the first annual Wilmington Awards show at theArtWorks. This year’s celebration will honor four outstanding recipients from the area. Beer, wine, and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. 12-20-aiw-awards-promotion-poster-final

Award recipients include:
Individual Artist:  Hiroshi Sueyoshi
Individual:  Jim & Betsy Knowles, Owners of theArtWorks
Arts in Education:  Gabriel Lovejoy
Organization:  DREAMS of Wilmington

AIW (Arts In Wilmington) connects artists, arts professionals, and arts advocates and includes Wilmington, Carolina & Kure Beaches, Wrightsville Beach, Hampstead, Surf City, Topsail Beach, Burgaw, Leland, Shallotte, Southport and Brunswick County Beaches.

To purchase tickets:  AIWAwards.EventBrite.com

For more information:  Contact Craig Stinson at 910-524-2679 or craigstinson@intracoastalrealty.com