Fall 2010 is Upon Us!

2010-9-Fall-Beach-and-leavesToday marks the beginning of fall. While the summer traffic has slowed down the area is still abuzz with activity. Fall is a beautiful time of year along the Cape Fear coast. The temperatures are mild, the beaches and roads are less crowded and outside activities are abundant. Whether you are a spectator or participant, there are many exciting events coming up over the next few weeks. With all this activity it’s easy to see why Wilmington & NC’s Cape Fear Coast ranks onRelocateAmerica.com’s Top 100 Recreation Cities list.

Be sure to mark your calendars for some of our favorites!

Sept 24-26 North Carolina Wine & Food Weekend, Bald Head Island
Sept 25: 32nd Annual YMCA Triathlon, Wrightsville Beach
Sept 25: Cape Fear Italian Festival at Cross Creek Commons Shopping Center, Leland
Sept 30: Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, Southport
Oct 2-3: Riverfest 2010, Downtown Wilmington  
Oct 2: 5th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour, Various Locations in Downtown Wilmington
Oct 9: 17th Annual Bark in the Park Canine Disc Championship, Wrightsville Beach
Oct 9-10: 17th Annual Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival, Pleasure Island
Oct 9: John Tesh: Live in Concert! Thalian Hall, Downtown Wilmington
Oct 15: Wilmington Oktoberfest, Downtown Wilmington  
Oct 15: Airlie’s Oyster Roast,  Airlie Gardens, Wilmington
Oct 15-17: 4th Annual Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge
Oct 16: Lighthouse International Beer Festival, Greenfield Lake Ampitheater, Wilmington
Oct 22- 24 & 29-31: 29th Annual Poplar Grove Halloween Festival, Wilmington
Oct 23: 2nd Annual Southeast SUP Championship, Wrightsville Beach
Oct 23: Sister Hazel & The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Kenan Auditorium UNCW
Oct 23:Historic Wilmington Foundation 2010 Gala 
Oct 26: Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash, USS NORTH CAROLINA Battleship, Wilmington910.251.5797
Oct 27-28: Trick or Treat Under the Sea, NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Oct 30-31: Festival by the Sea with Arts and Crafts, Food Vendors, Music, Parade, and more. Holden Beach
Nov 6: NC Holiday Flotilla Run/Walk Loop, Wrightsville Beach
Nov 6: Maritime Classic Road Race, Bald Head Island 910.457.7381
Nov 10-14: 16th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival , Various locations in Wilmington
Nov 26:  Island of Lights Light Up Celebration at the Lake, Pleasure Island
Nov 27: 27th Annual NC Holiday Flotilla, Wrightsville Beach
Dec 3-18: Christmas By The Sea Festival,  Southport
Dec 3: Holiday Lighting of the Ship, USS NORTH CAROLINA Battleship, Wilmington

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