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Lucky Couple wins Dream Wedding Package at Outer Banks Wedding Association Wedding Expo

Lucky Couple wins Dream Wedding Package at Outer Banks Wedding Association Wedding Expo

Outer Banks, NC Feb. 25, 2013 – At the 2013 Outer Banks Wedding Association’s Wedding Weekend one lucky couple won the Dream Wedding Package, with a value of $100,000! Lauren Fenner and Timothy Clayborn, Jr. of Manassas, Virginia attended the wedding weekend in Kill Devil Hills and as a bride, Laura was able to enter the drawing for the Dream Wedding package. Little did she know how much that one tiny ticket could change her and her fiancée’s future wedding plans. The Dream Wedding package takes care of the couple’s entire wedding experience. From planning, to accommodations to the event itself, the Outer Banks Wedding Association’s vendors have it all covered.   Lauren and Timothy are excited about the journey […]

Film Screening of the “Guestworker” at the North Carolina Museum of History

Film Screening of the “Guestworker” at the North Carolina Museum of History

Raleigh, NC Feb. 25, 2013 – The film The Guestworker documents a very grueling season on a North Carolina farm. Meet one of its filmmakers, Charlie Thompson, and hear the story of Don Candelario Moreno, a 66-year-old Mexican farmer who has been coming to North Carolina since the 1960s as a laborer through the U.S. government’s H-2A Visa program. Come to a film screening of The Guestworker and meet Thompson on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Filmed on both sides of the border, The Guestworker looks at the H-2A program from contrasting perspectives. Admission is free. Thompson will introduce the film and lead a Q&A session afterward. Arrive early for a […]

Ted’s Fun on the River features Nicole Thompson and Judson Hurd Feb. 24, 2013

Ted’s Fun on the River features Nicole Thompson and Judson Hurd Feb. 24, 2013

Wilmington, NC Feb. 24, 2013 – If you’re looking for a fun and relaxed evening, come early and grab a comfy seat to enjoy some live jazz, wine, snacks, and a great view of the Cape Fear River! Nicole Thompson, Vocalist Judson Hurd, Pianist   TONIGHT! Sunday, February 24th 7-9 p.m.   Ted’s Fun on the River 2 Castle Street Wilmington, NC   http://www.tedsfun.com

Shop Small at Coastal Consumer Showcase – March 7th

Shop Small at Coastal Consumer Showcase – March 7th

SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND, NC Feb. 23, 2013 – The 3rd Annual Coastal Consumer Showcase –“Highlighting the Best in Local Products & Services” will be held on Thursday, March 7th from 4pm-7:30pm in the St. James Community Center. This exciting event gives residents of the Southport-Oak Island area and Brunswick County a chance to become acquainted with a sample of the variety of products and services our area business community offer. There will be free food and wine samples and a Chinese Raffle. Admission is FREE. There will be over $2,000 worth of prizes given away. One ticket to the Chinese raffle will be given to all those who attend and register with additional tickets for sale. The Coastal Consumer Showcase is […]

Southport-Oak Island 3rd Annual Chowder Cook Off – March 10th

Southport-Oak Island 3rd Annual Chowder Cook Off – March 10th

Southport, NC Feb. 23, 2013 – The N.C. 4th of July Festival’s 3rd Annual Chowder Cook Off will be held on Sunday, March 10th from 1pm-4pm at the Oak Island Moose Lodge. In addition to tasting 10 Chowders, there will be a wine tasting by Silver Coast Winery, a baked goods sale, entertainment by “Lynda Snyder”, 50/50 raffle, Door Prizes, and cash bar. Advanced tickets are $8.00 and available at the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center, 4433 Long Beach Road. Tickets at the door will be $10.00. A limited number of tickets will be sold. Chowder Cook-off awards will be decided by People’s Choice Ballots of those attending and tasting chowder. Awards will be given for 1st, […]

Imagine Dragons coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Imagine Dragons coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Imagine Dragons ANNOUNCES 13 SUMMER TOUR DATES DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND FOR SOLD OUT SPRING TOUR Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre – Charlotte – May 7   Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh – May 8   Imagine Dragons, one of the biggest break-out rock bands of 2012, has announced 13 additional summer tour dates due to overwhelming demand. The summer tour announcement comes on the heels of the band’s first ever headlining club & theater tour, which sold out quickly with many dates selling out the same day tickets went on sale.   IMAGINE DRAGONS will play Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre in Charlotte on May 7 and Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on May 8.   Tickets go on […]

Author Marilyn Bowen “Siblings and Secrets” Book Signing Event

Author Marilyn Bowen “Siblings and Secrets” Book Signing Event

Due to unforeseen circumstances, author Marilyn Bowen’s March 9th, 2013 book signing event at The Book Cellar, located at 106 West Courthouse Avenue, Burgaw, NC, has been cancelled. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your time. For more information, contact Terry Cordingley at 888-361-9473 or terry@tatepublishing.com WHEN: 3/09/13 TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE: The Book Cellar, 106 West Courthouse Avenue, Burgaw, NC 28427 WHAT: Bowen, a resident of Wilmington, NC, will be available to sign copies of her book, Siblings and Secrets. In a realm divided into the Northern Kingdom, with those who fear and despise magical ability, and the Southern Kingdom, with those who openly practice and revere magic, a tenuous bond keeps the […]

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Carolina Beach Annual Polar Plunge and 5k Race for Special Olympics

Carolina Beach Annual Polar Plunge and 5k Race for Special Olympics

TAKE THE PLUNGE TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS! ANNUAL POLAR PLUNGE & 5k Race Saturday, February 23, 2013 Carolina Beach Boardwalk (adjacent to Courtyard by Marriott) Join us we take a chilly plunge in the Atlantic Ocean to benefit Special Olympics. It is an opportunity for the adventurous and the not so adventurous to have a great time and to support the New Hanover County Special Olympics program. You can plunge as an individual, with a team or even plunge with your dog! You can plunge as an individual or as a member of a team. NO WETSUITS! Proceeds go directly to benefit New Hanover County athletes, providing them with year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type […]

Jubilee Project Showcases “Truth” and Unity Through Song

Jubilee Project Showcases “Truth” and Unity Through Song

Charleston, SC Feb. 22, 2013 – The College of Charleston will present “Uniting Through Song”, an evening of spirituals and gospel music, on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sottile Theatre. The concert will feature the Claflin University Concert Choir and a guest performance by the College of Charleston Gospel Choir. Admission is free.   The event is part of the Jubilee Project and is sponsored by the Cougar Activities Board, the Department of Music, Friends of the School of the Arts, the Office of Institutional Diversity and the Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services.   Also, now through March 3, 2013, the play, “A Woman Called Truth”, is being presented by Charleston Stage at the […]

13th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival Poster Contest

13th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival Poster Contest

Harkers Island, NC Feb. 22, 2013 – The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild is excited to announce the 13th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival Contest.  The Guild encourages local artists to submit artwork, that if chosen as the winning entry, will be used on Decoy Festival posters, advertising flyers, and apparel.  The featured decoy for 2013 is the Surf Scoter.  As is the custom, a cash prize of $250.00 will also be awarded to the winning artist. Packets containing contest rules and an application may be obtained by mail or e-mail beginning February 19th by calling Amie Talton at (252) 393-3792, or e-mailing Amie at amie_talton@yahoo.com.  Contest rules and applications may also be found online at www.decoyguild.com.  The deadline for […]