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Monthly Archives: May 2018

    Area Parks, Gardens & Natural Attractions

    By Admin | May 30, 2018

    Airlie Gardens 300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403 | airliegardens.org 910.798.7700 | 9am-5pm Admission: $3-9 Expansive gardens filled with azaleas, walking trails and 10 acres of freshwater lakes. Features a glass bottle house, signature events, concerts and special exhibitions.   Halyburton Park 4099 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412 | halyburtonpark.com 910.341.0075 | 9am-5pm Free... Read More

    Summer Concert Series

    By Admin | May 22, 2018

    WILMINGTON: Airlie Summer Concert Series 1st & 3rd Friday (May 18-September 21) 6pm-8pm Admission: $2-9 Summer concert series held at Airlie Gardens with open lawn seating. Front Street Brewery & Noni Baca Winery will be on site selling food and beverages. Outside food and beverages are permitted. All parking is offsite. A shuttle is provided.... Read More

    Memorial Day Events

    By Admin | May 21, 2018

      New Hanover County: 53rd Annual Memorial Day Observance May 28th Battleship NC: 1 Battleship Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401 The memorial Day Observance at the Battleship NC in Wilmington is a chance to remember those who gave their lives in service to the USA. The event features an all-service Color Guard, 1 21-gun salute by... Read More

    Armed Forces Day

    By Admin | May 18, 2018

    Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May.  This year it will be celebrated on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Thanks to President Harry S. Truman, it’s a day to pay special tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces. President Truman led the effort to establish a holiday in order for... Read More

    Houseboat Community Coming to Port City Marina

    By Admin | May 18, 2018

    A houseboat community is coming to  Port City Marina in downtown Wilmington. The Strands will be home to 75 houseboats. The new homes will have a motor and will be able to stay and travel on the water! There will be 1, 2 and 3 bedroom options. they hope to have 50 houseboats built and... Read More

    Run for the Warriors

    By Admin | May 18, 2018

    The Hope for the Warriors 13th Annual Run for the Warriors will take place Saturday, May 19th from 7am-4pm at Jacksonville High School Stadium. It will feature a half marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile run, with adaptive cycling divisions. Run for the Warriors is a national race series bringing communities together to honor our service... Read More

    Wilmington Wine & Food Festival

    By Admin | May 18, 2018

      The 6th Annual Wilmington Wine & Food Festival at Bellamy Mansion in downtown Wilmington, NC lasts through Sunday, May 20th! It features local and statewide culinary masters, special guest chef dinners, bartender challenges, wine and food samplings, live music, and a food truck rodeo with local breweries. There are still tickets ($35) available for... Read More

    May Events

    By Admin | May 2, 2018

      New Hanover: UpScale ReSale & Design Challenge May 4th & 5th TheArtWorks: 200 Willard St, Wilmington, NC 28401 Admission: $5-$40 Wilmington’s most creative interior design competition, the Upscale ReSale & Design Challenge, is back for its 4th year! This 2-day fundraising event brings together local design firms who are challenged to utilze ReStore resources... Read More