May 2018 Area Events

Plan for FUN at the coast this May! 

Check out Intracoastal’s event calendar spotlight for the best in spring festivals, performances, and outdoor activities. Plan now for warmer weather with lots to see and do in the Coastal Carolinas.

4/29 – 5/1, 5-6: Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

5/5: Humor Me / The Driver is Red – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

5/6: Past Life – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

5/1: RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles – CFCC Wilson Center

5/2-5: Cape Fear Comedy Festival – Various Venues in Downtown Wilmington

5/3: Walker Hayes – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

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

5/5: Jam for the Kids – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

5/5: River To Sea Bike Ride – Downtown Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach

5/6: Boogie in the Park Concert Series Kick Off:  Southern Trouble Concert –  Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

5/8: Buddy Guy – Hugh Morton Amphitheater at Greenfield Lake Park

5/10: Jazz at the Mansion – Bellamy Mansion Museum

5/11: Bluegrass Bash – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

5/11: Brandy Carlile – Hugh Morton Amphitheater at Greenfield Lake Park

5/11: Cape Fear Disabled Fishing Tournament –  Kure Beach Fishing Pier

5/12: Family Farm Day – Children’s Museum of Wilmington

5/12: Showboat: Battleship Systems & Design – Battleship North Carolina

5/13: The Illusionists – Live from Broadway – CFCC Wilson Center

5/13: Mother’s Day Dessert Cruise – Wilmington Water Tours

5/15: Jay Leno – CFCC Wilson Center

5/18-20: Wilmington Wine & Food Festival – Bellamy Mansion Museum of History & Design

5/18-20: Wilmington Greek Festival – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

5/19: 2018 USA Beach Wrestling Nationals – Carolina Beach, NC

5/19: 5th Annual Crawl for Paws – Carolina Beach, NC

5/19-20: 25th Annual Seaside Soccer Classic – Various New Hanover County Soccer Fields

5/19: Stoked to go out Pier-To-Pier Swim – Crystal Pier to Johnnie Mercer Pier

5/19: Run Sunset Beach – 800 Sunset Blvd. N. Sunset Beach

5/20: Boogie in the Park Concert Series: Signal Fire Concert – Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

5/21 – 9/3: Oak Island Farmer’s Market – Middleton Park Extension

5/24: Paul Taylor Dance Company: American Spirit – CFCC Wilson Center

5/24: Compton-Newbury – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

5/25: Downtown Sundown Outdoor Concert Series – Riverfront Park on Riverwalk

5/25: Ocean Isle Beach Summer Concert Series – Museum of the Coastal Carolinas

5/25: Summer Fireworks by the Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music – historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk

5/26: Carolina Beach Farmer’s Market – Carolina Beach Lake

5/26-27: Orange Street ArtsFest 2018 – HBHUSO/Community Arts Center

5/27: Fourth Friday Gallery Walk – various galleries in Downtown Wilmington

5/27: Holden Beach Concert Series – Pavilion Jordan Blvd

5/28: Memorial Day Observance – Battleship North Carolina

5/30 – 6/2: 45th Annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament – Wrightsville Beach Marina

5/30: Sunset Beach Summer Concert Series – The Village at Sunset Beach

5/31: Summer Fireworks by the Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music – historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk

5/31: Wilmington Sharks: Opening Day – 2149 Carolina Beach Road

5/31: CFCC Annual Bridge to Bridge Run – Behind the CFCC Union Station Building- Outdoor Ampitheater


March 2018 Events

2/15 – 3/30:  UNCW All-Student Art Show – UNCW Boseman Gallery

3/1:  JAZZ series: Light Under the Sun with Serena Wiley – Cameron Art Museum

3/1-4 & 8-11:  Weeki Wachee Mermaids – NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

3/2:  The Midtown Men – 4 Stars from the Original Cast of Jersey Boys – CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/2:  First Friday Gallery Walk – Downtown Southport

3/3:  Step Up for Soldiers Back Yard BBQ Cook-off – The Lake in Carolina Beach

3/8-25:  King Lear at McEachern’s Warehouse – 121 South Front Street

3/8:  Henry Cho – Thalian Hall

3/9-10:  Little Explorers: Superhero Science – Cape Fear Museum

3/9-10:  Marching into Spring – Arboretum at New Hanover County Cooperative

3/10:  8th Annual Cape Fear Beer & Wine Festival – Wilmington Convention Center

3/10:  Best Foot Forward 2018 – CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/10:  Program for Jazz: Stories | Poems | Percussion – Thalian Hall

3/10:  Battleship Firepower Tour – Battleship North Carolina

3/10:  2018 Wrightsville Beach Biathlon – Blockade Runner Beach Resort

3/14:  2018 Wilmington Theatre Awards – Thalian Hall

3/14:  The Annex Songwriter Session #14 – Brooklyn Arts Center

3/15:  Daughtry – CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/16-18:  Badwater Cape Fear – Ultra Marathon Race – Old Baldy Lighthouse, Bald Head Island

3/16:  Playtime! Toy & Game Collection – Cape Fear Museum

3/16:  Tres Bleu Presents: Midnight in Mykonos a Fashion Show Fundraiser – Brooklyn Arts Center

3/16:  The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba – Thalian Hall

3/16-17:  NHRMC: Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness

3/17:  The Great Chowder Cook-off – High Tide Lounge on the North End Pier Carolina Beach

3/17:  US Open Fat Bike Championships – Wrightsville Beach

3/17, 18:  Peter Pan CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/17:  St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade – Downtown Wilmington

3/17:  The 14th Annual Steve Haydu St. Patrick’s Day Lo Tide Run – Carolina Beach Board Walk

3/18:  4th Annual Oyster Roast & Shrimp Boil Jamboree – Yacht Basin Eatery Southport

3/22 – 4/1:  Becoming Dr. Ruth – Thalian Hall

3/23:  HOU YING: TU TU (traditional Chinese classical dance)  – CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/23:  Fourth Fridays Gallery Walk – Downtown Wilmington

3/24, 30, 31:  Alligator Egg Hunt – NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

3/24:  Southport Easter Egg Hunt – Franklin Square Park and Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn, Southport

3/24:  Chick Flicks Festival – Bourgie Nights Downtown Wilmington

3/24:  Bunny Dayz Easter Egg Hunt – Mulberry Park, Shallotte

3/24:  Mac & Cheese Fest – Good Hops Brewing in Carolina Beach

3/24:  Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival – The Shell

3/24:  Spectrum! A Tribute to Motown and R&B – CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/24:  Full Belly Feast 2018 – Brooklyn Arts Center

3/26:  Rockin’ Road to Dublin – CFCC / The Wilson Center

3/30-31:  Southport Spring Festival – Franklin Square Park, Southport

3/31 – 4/1:  Made in NC 2018 – Brooklyn Arts Center


February 2018 Area Events

2/1-3: 38th Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival – Wilmington Hilton Riverside

2/1-4,8-11, 15-18:  Who Am I This Time (& Other Conundrums of Love) – Cape Fear Playhouse

2/1:  UNCW Early Music Consort – Kenan Auditorium

2/2:  Birdland All Stars featuring Tommy Igoe – Thalian Hall

2/2, 9, 16, 23, 24: Little Explorers – Cape Fear Museum

2/2-4: Wine & Chocolate Festival – Coastline Conference and Event Center

2/2-3: Divine Divas Benefit Concert & Silent Auction – Hannah Block Historic USO Building

2/3: Brunsco Has It Business Expo – Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach

2/3: UNCW Day of Rhythm Concert – Beckwith Recital Hall

2/3: Sports City Presents: Corn Hole Classic – Brooklyn Arts Center

2/3: Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Presents: Polovtsian Dances – CFCC Wilson Center

2/3, 10, 17, 24: A Taste of Downtown Wilmington with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours – 5-6 restaurants and bars

2/4: Talk: Hugh Morton’s Rise to His Photographic Peak  – Cape Fear Museum

2/6: Art Garfunkel – CFCC Wilson Center

2/8: Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Presents: Daphnis and Chloe – CFCC Wilson Center

2/8-11: East Coast Shag Classic – Holiday Inn Resort

2/8: Jazz at the CAM with Jo Gore – Cameron Art Museum

2/8: Martin-Loparits Duo (piano) – Kenan Auditorium

2/8: Mardi Gras Art Auction Fundraiser – SeaWitch

2/9-18: Thalian Association presents: Oliver! – Thalian Hall

2/10: Sweethearts Dance – Shallotte Moose Lodge

2/10:  UNCW String Day Recital – Beckwith Recital Hall

2/10: Laugh Your Sox Off – CFCC Wilson Center

2/10: Big and Small Family Ball – The Children’s Museum of Wilmington

2/10:  Hearts A Poppin’ Swing Dance – Hannah Block Historic USO Building

2/11: Heart & Soul Dinner Dance in Support of the Wilmington Boys Choir – St. Paul’s Episcopal Parish Hall

2/11: Discovery Lab: Engineering Challenge – Cape Fear Museum

2/12: UNCW Jazz Ensemble I – Kenan Auditorium

2/13: Paws-Ability Mardi Gras – Jink’s Creek Waterfront Grille, Ocean Isle Beach

2/13: Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories – CFCC Wilson Center

2/14: Cape Fear Stage presents: La Bouche – CFCC Wilson Center

2/15-18 & 22-25: UNCW Department of Theatre presents: Dr. Faustus – uncw.edu/theatre

2/15: UNCW Community Music Academy Kenan Auditorium

2/15: An Evening of Valentines with Emile Pandolfi With Dana Russell – Thalian Hall

2/15: North Carolina Birding Trail Hike – Halyburton Park

2/15-19: Buyer and Cellar – Thalian Hall Cube Theater

2/16: Lunar New Year – Ingram Planetarium, Sunset Beach

2/17, 18: Art for All 2018 – Brooklyn Arts Center

2/17: Kure Beach 14th Annual Polar Plunge & 5K – Kure Beach Boardwalk

2/17: Run Oak Island Full & Half Marathon – 4602 E. Dolphin Dr.

2/17: Lego Mindstorm Robots – Cape Fear Museum

2/19: Barry David Salwen, piano / April Evans, soprano Beckwith Recital Hall

2/20-21:  Cape Fear Stage present: Cabaret – CFCC Wilson Center

2/20-21: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – CFCC Wilson Center

2/22: UNCW Symphonic Band Concert – Kenan Auditorium

2/23: Fourth Friday Gallery Walk – Downtown Wilmington

2/24:  68th Annual Camellia Show & Sale – New Hanover County Arboretum

2/24: The Best of Wilmington 2018 Encore Awards – Brooklyn Arts Center

2/25: Cape Fear Stage present: The Temptations and The Four Tops – CFCC Wilson Center

2/25: Chamber Music Wilmington presents Acronym – Beckwith Recital Hall

2/28: An Evening with The Celtic Tenors – CFCC Wilson Center


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


September 2017 Area Events

9/1, 15: Airlie Gardens Summer Concert Series – Airlie Gardens 

9/1: Downtown Sundown Concert Series – Riverfront Park

9/1: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast: – Cape Fear Blvd & Carolina Beach Ave N

9/1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11: The Sunshine Boys – Thalian Hall: Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

9/2: Oak Island Labor Day Surf Off – Ocean Crest Pier, Oak Island Oak Island’s Ocean Crest Pier

9/3: New Hanover County Resident Free Admission – Airlie Gardens

9/3, 17: Kure Beach: Boogie in the Park Concert Series Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

9/3: Nelly – The Shell Wilmington

9/5: Willie Nelson – The Shell Wilmington

9/5-10: Annual Pooch Plunge – Legion Stadium pool

9/7-24: The Hermit of Fort Fisher Cape Fear Playhouse / Big Dawg Productions

9/7: Pints for Preservation with Good Hops – Bellamy Mansion Museum

9/8-10: Wilmington Boat Show – Wilmington Convention Center, Port City Marina, Pier 33 & Battleship NC

9/9: Run Holden Beach – Under the Bridge on Jordan Blvd

9/9: Purple Feet FestivalSilver Coast WineryOcean Isle Beach

9/9: 5th Annual Heart of Hope Run – Main Stage Gazebo, Carolina Beach Boardwalk

9/9: 10th CBPD Bike Rodeo – Carolina Beach Rec Center

9/13, 20, 27: Hops & Talks – Wednesday’s at Airlie Gardens

  • 9/13: Butterfly Talk & Wilmington Brewing Company
  • 9/20: Plant Talk & Flytrap Brewing
  • 9/27: Imagine Exhibit Walk & Waterman’s Brewing Company

9/14: Jazz at the Mansion Concert Series – Bellamy Mansion\

9/16: Guided Architectural Walking Tours Temple Baptist Church

9/16: UNCW MarineQuest Youth Weekend Programs – UNCW Center for Marine Science

9/16-17: NC Shell Show – Cape Fear Museum

9/16: Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Presents: Ifetayo Ali-Landing, cello (2017 Sphinx Competition Winner) – CFCC Wilson Center

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

9/16-17: Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta & Festival Carolina Beach Yacht Basin and Marina

9/16: Pier-2-Pier Open Water Swim Race Johnnie Mercer’s Pier

9/16-17: Summer Harvest Festival – Poplar Grove Plantation

9/16: WDFL East National Championship Game & Benefit Concert Event by World Developmental Football League  Legion Stadium

9/17: The Doobie Brothers – CFCC Wilson Center

9/17: Oakdale Cemetery Music & Mausoleums Tour – Oakdale Cemetery

9/18: UB40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

9/21-24: ARTfall Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center

9/22: Fourth Friday Gallery Nights – Downtown Wilmington

9/22: Paramount’s Laser Spectacular-Music of Pink Floyd – Thalian Hall

9/23: American Craft Walk Downtown Wilmington

9/23-24: North Carolina Spot Festival – 14221 US-17, Hampstead, NC 28443

9/23: YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon 2017 – Wrightsville Beach, NC

9/23: Cape Fear Roller Girls Season Finale Double Header – Jellybeans Family Skate Center

9/25: 6th Annual Brunswick County Golf Tournament – Cape Fear National

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

9/30: 5th Annual Pleasure Island Day of Hope “Toes in the Sand” – CB Boardwalk Gazebo

9/30: Cape Fear Highland Games – 3400 Randall Parkway


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


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

 


November Area Events

November Area Events Wilmington Wrightsville Beach Pleasure Island Ocean Isle10/19 – 11/6: It’s Only A Play – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

10/28 – 11/6: Cape Fear Fair & Expo – Wilmington International Airport

11/3 – 30: Shows for Days – Red Barn Studio Theatre, Thalian Hall

11/3 – 6: Big Dawg Productions / The Birds Attack – Cape Fear Playhouse

11/3: Space Place Grand Opening – Cape Fear Museum

11/4 – 6: NC Surf to Sound Challenge – Blockade Runner

11/4 – 6: Carolina Pine Music Festival #4 – Brooklyn Arts Center, Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern, Waterline Brewery, Satellite Bar & Lounge, and Palate Bottle Shop in Wilmington, NC

11/4 – 6: Coastal Carolina Clay Guild Annual Holiday Show & Sale – Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center

11/4: Sublime With Rome in Concert – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

11/4: UNCW Writers’ Week – UNCW

11/4 – 6: FUNDRAISER: Willie Stargell Celebrity Golf Invitational, Auction, Dinner & Dance – Country Club of Landfall

11/5: Donald Sinta Quartet – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

11/5 – 6: Cape Fear Kite Festival – Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

11/5: Battleship Half Marathon, 10K & 5K – Downtown Wilmington

11/5: FUNDRAISER: Wilmington Fur Ball – Union Station at Cape Fear Community College

11/5: FUNDRAISER: Holiday Artisan Market – Carolina Beach Lake Park

11/5: Cape Fear Roller Girls Doubleheader – UNCW Schwartz Center

11/8: Anderson East: Devil In Me Tour – Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews

11/9: The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure – CFCC Wilson Center

11/9 – 13: Cucalorus Film Festival – Jengo Playhouse, Thalian Hall, City Stage, etc.

11/11 – 13: Mrs. World War II Wilmington: We Fell in Love at the USO – Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center

11/12: Schubert’s “Great” – CFCC Wilson Center

11/17: Holst’s The Planets – CFCC Wilson Center

11/18: The Drifters – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

11/19-26: Kure Beach Holiday Market – Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

11/19-20: Riverfest – Water Street from Cape Fear Community College to Chandlers Wharf

11/19: Shallotte Holiday Market – Mulberry Park

11/20: Annie – CFCC Wilson Center

11/21 – 12/4: Cape Fear Festival of Trees – North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

11/24: Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot – The Loop at Wrightsville Beach

11/24: Gallop for the Gravy 5K – Starts and ends at YMCA

11/25: Ocean Isle Beach Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting – Ocean Isle Beach

11/25 – 26: 33rd Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla At Wrightsville Beach – Wrightsville Beach Town Park, Blockade Runner Resort & Intracoastal Waterway/Banks Channel

11/25 – 12/22: Enchanted Airlie – Airlie Gardens

11/25: Battleship HO HO HO – Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

11/25: Island of Lights – Lighting at the Lake & Pleasure Island of Lights Festival – Carolina Beach Lake Park

11/25: Fourth Friday Gallery Walk – Various art galleries in Wilmington.

11/25 – 12/17: Christmas by the Sea – Carolina Beach Boardwalk

11/25: Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting – Downtown Wilmington

11/26: Kure Beach Holiday Market – Ocean Front Park

11/26: Ocean Isle Beach Flotilla – From Inlet View Bar & Grill to Sharky’s Waterfront Restaurant & Marina

11/26: Turkey Trot 4 Mile Trail Run – Race begins at Carolina Beach State Park Marina

11/27: Historic Wilmington Foundation Post Thanksgiving Tour – Neil M. McEachern House

11/28: The Ultimate Christmas Show – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts

11/29: Mannheim Steamroller – CFCC Wilson Center