Calendar of Events

Event Calendar

January 2020

Bluewater Grill – Bluewater New Years Day Brunch
January 1st, 2020 11 am – 3 pm

Henry’s – New Years Day Brunch
January 1st, 2020 11 am – 3 pm

Hops Supply Co. – New Years Day Brunch
January 1st, 2020 11 am – 3 pm

Oceanic – New Years Day Brunch
January 1st, 2020 11 am – 3 pm

Battleship North Carolina – Hidden Battleship
January 4, 2020; 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

Carolina Ale House – Clemson v. LSU Championship Game
January 13th @ 8 pm

Port City Young Professionals –  First Networking Night of 2020
January 15th @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 

Flip N Fly –  Fun exercise & Support education 
January 15th @ 6 pm – 8 pm 

Thalian Association Community Theatre – Disney Magic Revue
January 17 – January 26

Battleship North Carolina – Battleship 101
January 18, 2020; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Earth Fare – One Year Anniversary Celebration
January 18th @7 am

The Forum ILM – Forum Sidewalk Sale 
January 18th @ 10 am – 5 pm

Brunswick Forest – Ideal Living Resort & Retirement Show 
January 18th @ 10 am & January 19th @ 3 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Book Release & Reading by the Writers of the Fores
January 19, 2020 @ 2:30PM-4:30PM

Battle House – MLK Day 
January 20 @ 11 am – 7 PM

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce – Business Value (breakfast) Workshop 
January 22 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 am

Lumina Station – Luminescence: Saving Lives in Style  
January 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The ArtWorks – Capturing Moments Closing Reception   
January 23 @ 6 pm – 9 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – 2020: New Year, New Art”
January 24 @ 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Riverlights – Pop-Up Market
January 24 @ 4:00PM – 8:00PM

Burgwin-Wright House & Gardens – Figures of Nature 
January 24 @ 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce – Chamber Connections 
January 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Volunteer Open House
January 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Carolina Ale House – Wilmington Restaurant Week at CAH
January 29th through Feburary 9th

Bluewater Waterfront Grill – Bridal Open House: A Little More Than Something Blue 
January 30th @ 6 pm – 8 pm

February 2020

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

Battleship North Carolina – Power Plant Tour
February 8 @ Noon – 5:30 p.m.

Carolina Ale House – Wilmington Restaurant Week at CAH
January 29th through Feburary 9th

Battleship North Carolina – Battleship 101
February 15 @ 10 am – 3 pm

Thalian Association Community Theatre – Come to the Cabaret! A Leap Year Broadway Revue
February 29

March 2020

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

Battleship North Carolina – Firepower!
March 7, 2020; 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m.

Battleship North Carolina – Hidden Battleship
March 14, 2020; 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Battleship North Carolina – Battleship 101
March 21, 2020; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

April

Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts – 13th Anniversary Celebration
April 24, 2020 @ 6-9PM 

May

June

July

August

September 

October

November

April 2019

Azalea Festival
Wed, Apr 3 – Sun, Apr 7

Dark Star Orchestra
Sun, Apr 14

Battleship North Carolina – Battleship 101
April 18, 2020; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 2019

Battleship North Carolina – Battleship Alive!
May 2, 2020; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Battleship North Carolina – Showboat — Systems & Design
May 9, 2020; 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Wilmington Wine and Food Festival
Wed, May 15 – Sun, May 19

Battleship North Carolina – Hidden Battleship
May 16, 2020; 12:00pm – 4:30pm

June 2019

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
Mondays 6:00pm

Port City Music Festival
Jun 2 – 9

RiverLights – Marina Village Market
June 7th, 9am

Pour Taproom – Live Music
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Cape Fear Riverboats – Guided Black River Nature Cruise
June 19th, 10am-2pm

Moree Law – Luxury Broker’s Open in Landfall
June 19th, 4pm-7pm

The Forum – Ladies Night Out at the Forum
June 2oth, 6pm-8pm

RiverLights – Flower’s “4” You
June 20th, 4pm-6pm

Platypus and Gnome – Champagne Toast for Elizabeth Darrow
June 20th, 6pm-8pm

Battleship North Carolina– Celebrate the Legacy
June 21st and June 22nd- 8am-4pm

Flip n Fly – Free Jump Day
June 21st, 1pm

RiverLights – Marina Village Night Market
June 21st, 4pm

Eclipse Artisan Boutique– All My Goddesses!
June 22nd, 10am-5pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship 101
June 27th- 10:00am-3:00pm

The Artworks– Fourth Friday at the Artworks
June 28th, 6pm-9pm

Art In Bloom– Fourth Friday Reception for “Chasing Shadow and  Light
June 28th, 6pm-9pm

Bellamy Mansion – Art Reception for James Horton
June 28th, 6pm-8pm

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
June 28th, 6pm

Thalian Hall – Little Miss Sunshine the Musical
June 20th-30th

July 2019

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
Mondays 6:00pm

New Hanover Regional Medical Center – Pender Memorial Hospital Farmer’s Market
July 9th, 10:00am

Dead Crow Comedy – Open Mic Comedy
Every Thursday, 8:00pm

Bring it Downtown – Cover Band Concert Series
Every Friday, 6:30pm

Latitudes Restaurant – Fourth of July Celebration
July 4th, 3:00pm-8:00pm

Il Forno – Free Wilmington Elite Rockstar Connect Networking Event
July 10th, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Bellamy Mansion – Jazz at the Mansion
July 11th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship 101
July 13 and July 25th- 10:00am-3:00pm

Bellamy Mansion- Historic Downtown Wilmington Walking Tour with Dan Camacho
July 19th- 10:00am

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
July 26th, 6pm

Bellamy Mansion – Impressions: “Loving the Cape Fear” original works by Owen Wexler
July 26th, 6:00-8:00

Art in Bloom– Detailed Complexity: Art by Bob Bryden, Heather Divoky, and H.M. Saffer
July 26th- September 1st

Airlie Gardens – Family Fun Night
July 27th

August 2019

Art in Bloom– Detailed Complexity: Art by Bob Bryden, Heather Divoky, and H.M. Saffer
July 26th- September 1st

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
Mondays 6:00pm

Art in Bloom– Asylum: Collages by Elizabeth Darrow
June 12th- September 30th

Art in Bloom– Art of the Image
August 2nd- September 15th

Art in Bloom– “TWENTY-TWO by THIRTY: From the Flat Files of Gayle Tustin” at PinPoint Restaurant
June 5th-September 23rd

Thalian Association– Dream Vacation Raffle 2019
August 3rd, 7:00pm

New Hanover Regional Medical Center – Pender Memorial Hospital Farmer’s Market
August 13th, 10:00am

Cape Fear River Boats – Black River Cruises
August 14th and August 28th

Thalian Association– Urinetown- The Musical!
August 15th-25th, Thurs-Sat: 7:30pm, Sun: 3:00pm

Bring it Downtown – Cover Band Concert Series
Every Friday, 6:30pm

Dead Crow Comedy – Open Mic Comedy
August 1st, 8:00pm

Bellamy Mansion – Jazz at the Mansion
August 8th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship 101
August 10th and August 22nd- 10:00am-3:00pm

Cloud9 Rooftop Bar – Jenny Pearson on Cloud9
August 22nd, 7pm

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
August 23rd, 6pm

Oceanic – Mission Month Beach Cleanup
August 24th, 8am

Compass Pointe– Miles Atlas Concert
August 30th – 7pm-10pm

September 2019

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
Mondays 6:00pm

Art in Bloom– Detailed Complexity: Art by Bob Bryden, Heather Divoky, and H.M. Saffer
July 26th- September 1st

Art in Bloom– Asylum: Collages by Elizabeth Darrow
June 12th- September 30th

Art in Bloom– Art of the Image
August 2nd- September 15th

Art in Bloom– “TWENTY-TWO by THIRTY: From the Flat Files of Gayle Tustin” at PinPoint Restaurant
June 5th-September 23rd

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

Art in Bloom – Opening Reception for “Transference: New Art by Joan McLoughlin”
September 6th, 6:00-9:00pm

The Bellamy Mansion Museum – Bellamy Birthday Bash
September 7, 2019

Cape Fear River Boats – Black River Cruises
September 11th and September 25th

New Hanover Regional Medical Center – Pender Memorial Hospital Farmer’s Market
September 10th, 10:00am

Bellamy Mansion – Jazz at the Mansion
September 12th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Bellamy Birthday Bash   – The Bellamy Mansion Museum
September 21, 2019

Wilmington Symphony – 2019-2020 Masterwork Series
September 21st, 7:30pm

Riverlights Living  – The Make Yourself at Home Tour
September 21-22, 12pm – 3pm

UNCW – Artificial Intelligence and Health
September 23, 10 am

UNCW – Interdisciplinary Series on Coastal Community Resiliency
September 24, 6:30 pm

The Bellamy Mansion Museum – This Coastal World: Stories of Race, Love and History by David Cecelski
September 26, 2019 – 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce – Battle for the Badges: A First Responders’ Appreciation Event
September 27, 2019 – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – “It’s About Time: Art by Elizabeth Darrow, Virginia Wright-Frierson + Friends”
September 27 6:00pm-9:00pm

theArtWorks  – Opening the Curtain: Fifty Years of Image, Word and Song” by Artist, Brian H. Peterson
September 27, 6-9 pm

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
September 27th, 6pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship Alive!
September 28th- 8:00am-5:00pm

October 2019

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
Mondays 6:00pm

LECTURE: “From the Wilmington 10 to Pitt County’s Season of Discontent: A Police Shooting, School Repression, and the Limits of Black Protest.” Lecture by Dr. Kenneth Janken – The Bellamy Mansion Museum
October 3, 2019 – 6:30 to 8:00pm

New Hanover Regional Medical Center – Pender Memorial Hospital Farmer’s Market
October 8th, 10:00am

Cape Fear River Boats – Black River Cruises
October 9th, October 23rd, and October 30th

RiverLights –  Young Professionals Open House
October 9th & 10th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Art in Bloom– Opening Reception for “Take Four: New Art by Joanne Geisel, Ann Hair, Barbara Bear Jamison, and Gale Smith”
October 11th- 6:00-9:00pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship 101
October 12th- 10:00am-3:00pm

Shattered Sword The Battle of Midway  – Battleship NC
Saturday, October 12, 2019 3 p.m.

Thalian Association – Auditions for Elf – Please Call to make an Appointment!
October 14 & 15

The Bellamy Mansion Museum – Driving Without Privilege: The Negro Motorist Green Book by Lettie Shumate
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Art in Bloom Gallery –  Art in Bloom Movie Night with Elizabeth Darrow
October 18th – 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Airlie Gardens– Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast 2019
October 18th- 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

The Bellamy Mansion Museum – The Gathering
October 20, 2019

Art in Bloom Gallery – “It’s About Time: Art by Elizabeth Darrow, Virginia Wright-Frierson + Friends”
October 25 6:00pm-9:00pm

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
October 25th, 6pm

Monster Movie Madness at the Mansion – The Bellamy Mansion Museum
October 25, 2019 – 7:00 pm

Riverlights –  Spooktackular Open House & Outdoor Movie
October 26, 2019 @  3pm-8:30pm

Bellamy Mansion – Monster Movie Madness at the Mansion
October 26th, 7pm-10pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Gallery Talks with Artist, Virginia Wright-Frierson
October 27th, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash – Battleship NC
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:30-8 p.m.

November 2019 

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
Mondays 6:00pm

UNCW – Artificial Intelligence and Health
November 4, 10 am

Hidden Battleship – Battleship NC
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Noon-4:30 p.m.

Eclipse Artisan Boutique– Annual Holiday Open House
November 10th, 10:00am-5:00pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Reception & Gallery Talk with Virginia Wright-Frierson
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM

Art in Bloom Gallery – Champagne Toast & Special Reception: Angela Rowe at PinPoint Restaurant
November 12th – 5:30 pm -6:30 pm

Art in Bloom – Champagne Toast & Reception at Platypus & Gnome Restaurant
November 14th, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Wilmington Symphony – 2019-2020 Masterwork Series
November 16th, 7:30pm

Art in Blook Gallery – Art & Movie Night with Elizabeth Darrow
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM

Art in Bloom Gallery – Art-Glass Reception with Richard Bunting
Sunday, November 17, at 3 PM – 5 PM

Art in Bloom Gallery – Opening Reception “New Path: New Art by Debra Bucci”
November 22, 2019, @ 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
November 22nd, 6pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – “It’s About Time: Art by Elizabeth Darrow, Virginia Wright-Frierson + Friends”
November 22 6:00pm-9:00pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship Ho Ho Ho!
November 29th-10:00am-3:00pm

December 2019

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts– Fourth Friday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Every Fourth Friday

The Second Glass – Monday Complimentary Wine Tastings
December 2nd, 9th, and 16th  6:00pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Pop-up Art Exhibit at MC Erny Gallery, WHQR
December 2nd-January 17th Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Battleship North Carolina– Battleship Alive!
December 7th- 8:00am-5:00pm

Battleship North Carolina– Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance
December 7th- 9:00am-5:00pm

Jingle Belles Holiday Teas – The Bellamy Mansion Museum
December 8 & 9, 2019 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Special Reception for Debra Bucci, Featured Artist
December 10th 2019 3:00 PM-7:00 PM

Thalian Association – Elf the Musical
December 13 through 22

Bellamy Mansion – Christmas Stroll Through the Past
December 14th, 4:30pm-7:30pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Special Reception for Georgeann Haas at WHQR’s MC Erny Gallery
December 16, 2019, 4:00PM-6:00PM

Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts – Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
December 27th, 6pm

Bluewater Grill – Bluewater New Years Bash
December 31st, 2019 11 am – 1 am

Bluewater Grill – Bluewater New Years Eve Party
December 31st, 2019 11 am – 1 am

Henry’s – New Years Eve Celebratory Dinner
December 31st, 2019 11 am – 1 am

Hops Supply Co. – Ring in 2020 With Us
December 31st, 2019 11 am – 1 am

Oceanic – Ring in 2020 on the Coast
December 31st, 2019 11 am – 11 pm

Pour Taproom – New Years Eve Gatsby Party
December 31st, 2019 9pm – 2am

Embassy Suites – New Year’s Eve Roaring 20s on the River
December 31, 2019 at 7 PM – 1 AM

 

Our calendar here lists a schedule of events for North Carolina’s lower Cape Fear region. Check back regularly. We routinely add new events.