Wilmington NC

North Carolina Coastal Federation Report: A Sustainable Economic Development Vision for New Hanover

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – The N.C. Coastal Federation, in partnership with Cape Fear River Watch and local business leaders, has scheduled a media event at the Wilmington Riverfront Park at the corner of Market and Water Streets on Thursday August 21 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. This news […]

Airlie Gardens Officially “Opens” Restored Historic Gate

WILMINGTON, NC – After months of painstaking restoration, the historic Airlie Gardens Gate officially “opens” Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The gate, which dates back to the 1700s, was removed in October of 2013 in order to undergo restoration. The Airlie Gardens Foundation […]

Stand At Attention Event to Benefit Active Heroes

The 4th Annual Stand At Attention The Most Unique Military Event Across America Each Branch of the military will compete to raise the most money to help military families! Sponsored by: Julia’s Florist WILMINGTON, NC August 5, 2014 – Get ready for this unique event called The Stand At Attention […]

"Pirates, Redcoats, Ghosts and More" by John Hirchak

CHARLESTON, SC July 29, 2014 – Situated on the banks of the Cape Fear River, Wilmington is awash in unusual tales and legends. A prevalent pirate hideaway, the area harbored the infamous Blackbeard and the cunning Calico Jack Rackham. Since its initial settlement, the region has witnessed an abundance of […]

Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association's Senior Four-Ball Tournament at the CC of Landfall in Wilmington, NC

WEST END, NC July 25, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at the CC of Landfall in Wilmington, NC  on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, both gross and net.  90 percent of […]

Brooklyn Arts Center announces the 4th Port City Ping Pong Throwdown

Event to feature two competitor groups, cash prizes, raffle, local food vendor, and cash bar Wilmington, NC, July 20 2014 – The Brooklyn Arts Center is excited to announce “The 4th Port City Ping Pong Throwdown” at the Brooklyn Arts Center (516 North 4th Street—the corner of Campbell and North […]

Cape Fear Museum “Connects” Visitors with Communication Exhibit

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 – How have people communicated over distances over time? Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes thousands of artifacts related to both manual and digital methods of communication. View 32 objects that represent the changes in how in southeastern North Carolina have kept in touch. View a […]

Cape Fear Museum Associates Unveils New Website

WILMINGTON, NC July 14, 2014 –  Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the unveiling of their new website, www.cfmassociates.org. Take a glance at our Associates members and donors. Learn how the Associates support Cape Fear Museum. Explore the many ways to get involved with the Museum from […]

Blues Harmonica Master Lee Oskar Headlines at Cape Fear Blues Festival July 25-27

Blues Harmonica Master Lee Oskar Headlines at Cape Fear Blues Festival   Wilmington, NC July 9, 2014 – On July 25-27, blues fans are in for a special treat when the Cape Fear Blues Society welcomes blues harmonica master and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee Lee Oskar to […]

Stormfest Coming to Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, NC June 9, 2014 – On Saturday, June 21, the fifth annual Stormfest will blow into Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. This community service event, sponsored by Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds and Duke Energy, is designed to heighten awareness, increase preparedness and encourage families to […]