Category: Blog

A quick look at all things going on in the Cape Fear region.

Alliance for Cape Fear Trees

The Alliance for Cape Fear Trees – among various other local organizations and businesses – are concerned that rapid growth and development are having a negative impact on the area’s environmental and economic health due to the loss of mature…

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Visions Film Festival

  The University of North Carolina Wilmington will host the ninth annual Visions Film Festival & Conference, running April 11-12, 2019. The conference is the only undergraduate peer-reviewed joint film festival.  UNCW film students plan, curate, present and host Visions as…

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A Discussion with Author Wiley Cash

Author Wiley Cash discusses “The Marrow of Tradition” by Charles W. Chestnutt at the Bellamy Mansion Museum On Tuesday, April 16, the Bellamy Mansion Museum will host author Wiley Cash as he discusses the 1901 book “The Marrow of Tradition,” written…

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Visit NC Honors Local Tourism Leaders

Winners Circle Welcomes Achievers from Blockade Runner & Duplin Winery     Visit North Carolina inducted Mary Baggett Martin of the Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach and the Fussell Family of Rose Hill-based Duplin Winery as new members of…

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Azalea Festival Home Tour

  Who: Historic Wilmington Foundation What: The 2019 Azalea Festival Home Tour Where: Historic Downtown, Carolina Place and Carolina Heights Neighborhoods When: Saturday, April 6 (12:30-6PM) & Sunday, April 7 (1-5PM) How: Admission $35 | $40 (after April 2) and available…

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North Carolina Beer Month

Plan your Microbrew Mecca North Carolina Beer Month is upon us. Every April, North Carolinians tip their hat to the brewers that call this state home. With over 250 breweries, North Carolina microbrewers produce more beer variety than any other…

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Hurricane Florence: Six Months Later

By Elizabeth Barrett Wiles On the morning of September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach.  Predicted to hit as as Category 4 storm, it downgraded to a Category 1 in the short time before arriving on shore….

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Sustain With Sound Music & Arts Festival

Over the past two years, the annual Sustain With Sound Music & Arts Festival has drawn thousands of people to Wilmington for a day-long sustainable celebration benefiting the well-being of our oceans.   Through live music and art, the festival…

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Going Local

Going Local NC will be showcasing the work of two Wilmington artists, Barton Hatcher and William Hubbard at their new space in Mayfaire on March 1. Many other artists will also be on site to meet the public, answer questions…

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