Category: Blog

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

GRiZMAS In July

Returning to play what was one of his favorite events in 2017, GRiZ has announced the GRiZMAS In July show, spanning two nights at Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre. On Friday, July 26 he’ll perform a Chasing The Golden Hour set, followed by a…

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Port City Summer Sounds

Live music combines so many elements integral to the human experience: fellowship, food, and the pleasing under current of rhythm. These events come in many shapes and sizes and the cities and establishments adopting them soon realize the grounds become…

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Cape Fear Blues Festival

The Cape Fear Blues Festival, will be in its 24th year this month, pairing local artists and national performers on a variety of stages and venues around Downtown Wilmington, NC. This three-day all-blues celebration runs from June 21-23, 2019, featuring live concerts, a blues…

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Lumina Festival of the Arts

Lumina Festival of the Arts is a celebration of the arts in the Cape Fear and beyond. A partnership between UNCW Presents and Opera Wilmington has assembled an extraordinary roster of artists. The festival features events in opera, theatre, dance,…

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Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green

Cape Fear Shakespeare presents Shakespeare on the Green at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington featuring Love’s Labour’s Lost.   One of The Bard’s earliest comedies, Love’s Labour’s Lost follows the King of Navarre and his three lords (Berowne, Longaville, and Dumaine),…

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Heide Trask Bridge Project

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting regarding a feasibility study evaluating the proposed replacement of Drawbridge No. 12, the C. Heide Trask Memorial Bridge, which connects the City of Wilmington and the Town of Wrightsville Beach…

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National Preservation Month

In honor of National Preservation Month, the Historic Wilmington Foundation is hosting four events celebrating local preservation and those individuals and organizations who make it happen.  Every year in May, local preservation groups, state historical societies, and business and civic…

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Orange Street ArtsFest

The 24th Annual Orange Street ArtsFest takes place between Front and 3rd Streets adjacent to the Wilmington Community Arts Center in downtown Wilmington, NC.  The event is the largest arts festival in the Port City and features more than 80…

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Bellamy Mansion Museum & Cape Fear Jazz Society Event

Since 2010, the Bellamy Mansion Museum and Cape Fear Jazz Society have partnered to highlight locally, regionally and nationally acclaimed jazz performers.  On the second Thursday of each month – May through September – both organizations will host a concert…

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Santa Maria Visits Port City Marina

Docking at Port City Marina in Downtown Wilmington, NC, a replica of Christopher Columbus’s flagship Santa María, is available for self-guided tours through its four decks, where panels reveal the history of the vessel and ornamental elements of the time. The…

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