Calendar of Events

Event Calendar

January 2021

February 2021

March 2021

NC Azalea Festival – BOLO for Blooms: A Virtual Watch Party
March 1st- April 7th | FREE

NC Azalea FestivalAzalea Festival Art Unveiling
March 22nd | FREE

April 2021

NC Azalea Festival – BOLO for Blooms: A Virtual Watch Party
March 1st- April 7th

NC Azalea FestivalAzalea Sweep
April 3rd at 10am

NC Azalea Festival – Azaleas on Tour, a Porch Parade
Monday, April 5- Sunday, April 11

NC Azalea Festival – Queen’s Coronation… A Journey of 74 Socially-Distant Waves for our 74th
Presented by BB&T, Now Truist
Wednesday, April 7- Sunday, April 11

NC Azalea Festival – Celebrity Reception, the Drive-By Edition
Friday, April 9

NC Azalea Festival – The Secret Garden Party, BYOY (Bring Your Own Yard)
Friday, April 9

May 2021

Carolina Beach Street Art Festival
Saturday, May 8th 10am-4pm

FREE! Art Exhibit: Life Stories of People and Places by Livy Hitchcock
Friday, May 28th 10am-4pm

FREE! Movie Night at the MLK Center 
Featuring Mulan for ages 7-12 plus crafts & snacks.       Friday, May 28th 6pm-8pm

4th Friday Gallery Night by The ArtWorks
Friday, May 28th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, May 29th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, May 29th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, May 29th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, May 29th 9am-2pm

FREE! Local Arts & Crafts Market at Good Hops Brewing 
Saturday, May 29th 3pm-7pm

Spread Love Reggae Festival
Saturday, May 29th 4pm-9pm

FREE! Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market
Monday, May 31st 8am-1pm

June 2021

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Thursday, June 3rd 7:05pm

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, June 4th 4pm-8pm

Airlie Member Evening- After Hours in The Garden– 
Friday, June 4th 5:30pm-7:30pm

Hobby Greenhouse Club Summer Plant Sale
Friday, June 4th – Saturday, June 5th, 9am-6pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 5th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 5th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, June 5th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, June 5th 9am-2pm

Blueberry Harvest Celebration– Live music, food trucks, wine & more at Gregory Farms and Vineyard!
Saturday, June 5th 10am-6pm

Cape Fear River Watch Summer Celebration
Saturday, June 5th 4pm-9pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game– $7-$12 Admission
Saturday, June 5th 7:05pm

Airlie Gardens New Hanover County Resident FREE day– 
Sunday, June 6th

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game– $7-$12 Admission
Sunday, June 6th 5:05pm

FREE! Port City Music Festival– 
Sunday, June 6th – Sunday, June 13th

FREE! Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market
Monday, June 7th 8am-1pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Monday, June 7th 2pm

The Maltice Falcon – Screening at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Monday, June 7th – June 9th 2pm & 7pm

Poplar Grove’s Full & New Moon Ghost Tour
Thursday, June 10th 3pm & 8pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, June 10th – June 12th 8pm

Jazz at the Mansion: Natalie Boeyink Latin Jazz Group– Concert series hosted by the Bellamy Mansion Museum and Cape Fear Jazz Society!
Thursday, June 10th 6:30pm-8pm

Cameron Art Museum– 13th Annual Port City Music Festival
Thursday, June 10th 7pm-9pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game -b
Thursday, June 10th 7:05pm

Nao Santa Maria Replica Ship Sailed by Christopher Columbus Self-Guided Tours
Thursday, June 10th – Sunday June 13th

Cinema Sister’s Internation Film Festival
Friday, June 11th – Sunday June, 13th

Cape Fear Blues Fesitval
Friday, June 11th – Sunday June, 13th

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game with Fireworks
Friday, June 11th 7:35pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, June 12th 11am-12pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 12th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 12th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, June 12th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, June 12th 9am-2pm

Hooley Under the Bridge – 4th Annual Irish Music Festival
Saturday, June 12th 3pm-9pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Saturday, June 12th 7:05pm

SoFro Second Sunday Market
Sunday, June 13th 11am-4pm

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at Cameron Art Museum
Sunday, June 13th 2pm-3pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, June 13th 3pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Sunday, June 13th 1:05pm

FREE! Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market
Monday, June 14th 8am-1pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, June 14th 7pm-8pm

June Movies at Sundown at Satellite Bar & Lounge – National Lampoon’s Vacation
Monday, June 14th

FREE! Kure Beach Market
Tuesday, June 15th 8am-1pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Tuesday, June 15th 7:05pm

June Movies at Sundown at Satellite Bar & Lounge – Mermaids
Tuesday, June 15th

Two Gentlemen of Verona – Shakespeare on the Green
Thursday, June 15th 8pm

Power Breakfast: The Roaring 20s – Wilmington Business Journal
Wednesday, June 16th 7:30am-9:45am

FREE! Popular Grove Farmers Market
Wednesday, June 16th 8am-1pm

FREE! Summer Evening Nature Series: Snakes
Wednesday, June 16th 6:30pm-7:30pm

Two Gentlemen of Verona – Shakespeare on the Green
Thursday, June 16th 8pm

PCYP Networking Hosted by Catawba Brewing Company Sponsored by Heather Ashworth of Spot Real Estate– First drink FREE, raffle prizes, & more! Featuring Nonprofit: Wilmington Chamber’s Leadership Wilmington Program
Thursday, June 17th 5:30pm-7:30pm

FREE! Up & Active!
Thursday, June 17th 6:30pm-7:30pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Thursday, June 17th 7:05pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, June 17th 8pm

Two Gentlemen of Verona – Shakespeare on the Green
Thursday, June 17th 8pm

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, June 18th 4pm-8pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Friday, June 18th 7:05pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, June 18th 8pm

Burgwin Wright House Night Tour
Friday, June 18th 9pm-10pm

Carolina Beach Double Sprint Triathlon
Sunday, June 19th 8am-5pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 19th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 19th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, June 19th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, June 19th 9am-2pm

Summer Market at the Burgwin-Wright House Gardens– Local Artists & Artisans!
Saturday, June 19th 9am-3pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, June 19th 11am-12pm

NC Amateur Boxing Event
Saturday, June 19th 12pm & 5pm

FREE! Local Arts & Crafts Market at Good Hops Brewery
Saturday, June 19th 3pm-6pm

Wilmington’s World Refugee Day Celebration 
Saturday, June 19th 5:30pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Saturday, June 19th 7:05pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, June 19th 8pm

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, June 20th 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily 
Sunday, June 20th 9am-5pm

Bigg B’s Father’s Day Brunch Fundraiser –
Sunday, June 20th 11am-3pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, June 20th 3pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Sunday, June 20th 5:05pm

June 2021

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily 
Sunday, June 20th 9am-5pm

FREE Shakespeare, a very Midsummer Madness –
Sunday, June 20th 8pm

Bigg B’s Father’s Day Brunch Fundraiser –
Sunday, June 20th 11am-3pm

The Lifespan Of A Fact – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, June 20th 3pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Sunday, June 20th 5:05pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, June 20th – daily until Oct. 15th

FREE! Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market
Monday, June 21st 8am-1pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, June 21st 7pm-8pm

June Movies at Sundown at Satellite Bar & Lounge – The Karate Kid
Monday, June 21st

FREE! Kure Beach Market
Tuesday, June 22th 8am-1pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, June 22nd 2pm

June Movies at Sundown at Satellite Bar & Lounge – Stand By Me
Tuesday, June 22nd

FREE Shakespeare, a very Midsummer Solstice –
Tuesday, June 22nd 8pm

FREE Mindfulness Workshop
Wednesday, June 23rd 6:30pm-7:30pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Wednesday, June 23rd 7:05pm

Poplar Grove’s Full & New Moon Ghost Tour
Thursday, June 24th 3pm & 8pm

FREE! Up & Active!
Thursday, June 24th 6:30pm-7:30pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game –      Thursday, June 24th 7:05pm

FREE Two Gentlemen of Verona – Shakespeare on the Green
Thursday, June 24th 8pm

FREE 4th Friday Gallery Night – Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts 
Friday, June 25th 6pm-9pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Friday, June 25th 7:05pm

FREE Shakespeare, a very Midsummer Madness –
Friday, June 25th 8pm

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra 
Friday, June 25th – Saturday, June 26th 7:30pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 26th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 26th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, June 26th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, June 26th 9am-2pm

Colonial Walking Tour
Saturday, June 26th 10:30am-12pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, June 26th 11am-12pm

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Game
Saturday, June 26th 7:05pm

FREE Shakespeare, a very Midsummer Madness –
Saturday, June 26th 8pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, June 27th – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, June 27th 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, June 27th 9am-5pm

FREE 4th Sunday at Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts
Sunday, June 27th 12pm-4pm

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra! Kure Beach Market
Sunday, June 27th 3pm

FREE Shakespeare, a very Midsummer Madness –
Sunday, June 27th 8pm

FREE! Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market
Monday, June 28th 8am-1pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, June 28th 7pm-8pm

June Movies at Sundown at Satellite Bar & Lounge – Thelma & Louise
Monday, June 28th

FREE! Kure Beach Market
Tuesday, June 29th 8am-1pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, June 29th 2pm

Tedeschi Trucks in Concert
Tuesday, June 29th 6pm

June Movies at Sundown at Satellite Bar & Lounge – Fast Times At Ridgemont High 
Monday, June 28th

Riverlights Movies Under the Oaks – The Wizard of Oz 
Wednesday, June 30th 8pm-10pm

July 2021

Boat Tours – Sight Seeing, Sunset Tour, Black River Nature Cruise
All summer!

FREE! North Carolina 4th of July Festival
Thursday, July 1st – Sunday, July 4th

Island Men Patriotic Golf Cart Palooza! 
Thursday, July 1st 5:30pm

FREE! Summer Evening Nature Series: Turtles
Thursday, July 1st  6:30pm-7:30pm

FREE! Up & Active!
Thursday, July 1st 6:30pm-7:30pm

PCYP Member Appreciation Event Thirsty Thursday With the Wilmington Sharks Sponsored by Cavik Insurance
Thursday, July 1st 7pm

NC 4th of July Festival –  Southport 
Thursday, July 1st – Sunday, July 4th

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, July 2th 4pm-8pm

Airlie Summer Concert: Monkey Funktion
Friday, July 2nd 6pm-8pm

FREE! Boardwalk Blast and Independence Day Fireworks by the Sea
Friday, July 2nd 6:30pm-9pm

Burgwin Wright House Night Tour
Friday, July 2nd 9pm-10pm

The Imitations – Summer Concert At Riverlights
Saturday, July 3rd

NC 4th of July Festival –  Southport 
Thursday, July 3rd – Sunday, July 4th

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 3rd 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 3rd 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, July 3rd 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, July 3rd 9am-2pm

Raise the Flag Event – Battleship North Carolina
Saturday, July 3rd 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, July 3rd 11am-12pm

Outer Dunes Night Market
Saturday, July 3rd 5pm-8pm

NC 4th of July Festival –  Southport 
Sunday, July 4th

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, July 4th – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, July 4th 9am-5pm

Raise the Flag Event – Battleship North Carolina
Sunday, July 4th 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, July 4th 9am-5pm

Airlie Gardens New Hanover County Resident FREE day– 
Sunday, July 4th

Battle for Independence 5K & 1 Mile Race 
Sunday, July 4th 7:30am

Feast for the Fourth Fundraiser– 
Sunday, July 4th 9am-12pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Tony Barnes
Sunday, July 4th 12pm-3pm

FREE! Open House- Hannah Block Historic USO Building 
Sunday, July 4th 1pm-5pm

Sundown Sundays at the Rooftop Bar at N. Front Theater 
Sunday, July 4th 2pm-9pm

4th of July Concert: Independence Day at Fort Fisher 
Sunday, July 4th 7:30pm-10:30pm

4th of July Fireworks Downtown Wilmington 
Sunday, July 4th 9:05pm-9:30pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, July 5th 7pm-8pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, July 6th 2pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Heather & Ben
Thursday, July 8th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Up & Active!
Thursday, July 8th 6:30pm-7:30pm

Jazz at the Mansion: The Manny Santos Jazz Group – Concert series hosted by the Bellamy Mansion Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society
Thursday, July 8th 6:30pm-8pm

FREE! Summer Concert Series in Fort Fisher
Friday, July 9th

Finklepott’s Original Fair Hair Flare! Blue Moon Gift Shops  –
Friday, July 9th 5:30pm

Poplar Grove’s Full & New Moon Ghost Tour
Friday, July 9th 3pm & 8pm

Tri-Span 5K-10k Run/Walk
Saturday, July 10th 7am

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 10th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 10th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, July 10th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, July 10th 9am-2pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, July 10th 11am-12pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, July 11th – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, July 11th 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, June 11th 9am-5pm

SoFro Second Sunday Market
Sunday, July 11th 11am-4pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jared Cline
Sunday, July 11th 12pm-3pm

Sundown Sundays at the Rooftop Bar at N. Front Theater 
Sunday, July 11th 2pm-9pm

Legends Live On! Starring Legacy at the Wilson Center 
Sunday, July 11th 3pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, July 12th 7pm-8pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, July 13th 2pm

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, July 14th – September 4th

Airlie Gardens Bird Hike– 
Wednesday, July 14th 8am

FREE! Summer Music Series – Paige Bacon
Thursday, July 15th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Up & Active!
Thursday, July 15th 6:30pm-7:30pm

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, July 16th 4pm-8pm

Airlie Summer Concert : Jack Jack 180
Friday, July 16th 6pm-8pm

Widespread Panic – Concert at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Friday, July 16th 7pm

Beehive: The 60s Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, July 16th 7:30pm

Burgwin Wright House Night Tour
Friday, July 16th 9pm-10pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 17th 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 17th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, July 17th 8am-1pm

FREE! String Petting Zoo 
Saturday, July 17th 9am-11am

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, July 17th 9am-2pm

Battleship 101 & Battleship Alive
Saturday, July 17th 10am-3pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, July 17th 11am-12pm

Widespread Panic – Concert at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Saturday, July 17th 7pm

Beehive: The 60s Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, July 17th 7:30pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, July 18th – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, July 18th 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, July 18th 9am-5pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jenny Pearson
Sunday, July 18th 12pm-3pm

Sundown Sundays at the Rooftop Bar at N. Front Theater 
Sunday, July 18th 2pm-9pm

Widespread Panic – Concert at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Sunday, July 18th 6pm

Beehive: The 60s Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, July 18th 7:30pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Tom and Jerry
Sunday, July 18th 8:30pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, July 19th 7pm-8pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, July 20th 2pm

Airlie Gardens Bird Hike– 
Wednesday, July 20th 8am

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, July 20th – September 4th

PCYP In-Person Networking Hosted by TRU  Blue Brewery Sponsored by Badger Box
Wednesday, July 21st 5:30pm-7:30pm

Riverlights Movies Under the Oaks – Finding Nemo 
Wednesday, July 21st 8pm-10pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Josh Lewis 
Thursday, July 22nd 6pm-9pm

FREE! Up & Active!
Thursday, July 22nd 6:30pm-7:30pm

Poplar Grove’s Full & New Moon Ghost Tour
Friday, July 23th 3pm & 8pm

FREE! Summer Concert Series in Fort Fisher
Friday, July 23rd

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 24th 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, July 24th 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, July 24th 9am-2pm

Historic District Walking Tour
Saturday, July 24th 10:30am-2pm

Bend and Brew Yoga at Edward Teach Brewery
Saturday, July 24th 11am-12pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, July 25th – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, July 25th 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, July 25th 9am-5pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Michael Eakins 
Sunday, July 25th 12pm-3pm

FREE 4th Sunday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Sunday, July 25th 12pm-3pm

Sundown Sundays at the Rooftop Bar at N. Front Theater 
Sunday, July 25th 2pm-9pm

Old Crow Medicine Show in Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Sunday, July 25th 6pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: The War with Grandpa 
Sunday, July 25th 8:30pm

Classic Movie at Thalian Hall- The Philadelphia Story
Monday, July 26th – Wednesday, July 28 2pm and 7pm

FREE! Kure Beach Turtle Talk
Monday, July 26th 7pm-8pm

Cape Fear Chorale Auditions – 7:15pm-9:15pm
Monday, July 26th 7:30pm

Beginner Fencing Camp – Ages 8 and up
Monday, July 26th – Friday, July 30th 9am-3pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, July 27th 2pm

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, July 28th – September 4th

Opera Wilmington: Under The Stars! 
Wednesday, July 28th 7pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Michael Eakins 
Thursday, July 29th 6pm-9pm

Opera Wilmington: Under The Stars! 
Thursday, July 29th 7pm

NC Azalea Festival – Airlie Luncheon Garden Party
Friday, July 30 10am

NC Azalea Festival – After Garden Get Down – FREE
Friday, July 30 2pm

Opera Wilmington: Under The Stars! 
Friday, July 30th 7pm

FREE Sci-Fi Summer Movie Series- Plan 9 from Outer Space on the Bellamy Mansion Museum Lawn
Friday, July 30 8pm

FREE! Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 31st 8am-1pm

FREE! Riverfront Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 31st 8am-1pm

FREE! Wilmington Farmers’ Market at Tidal Creek
Saturday, July 31st 8am-1pm

FREE! Downtown ILM Market
Saturday, July 31st 9am-2pm

Colonial Walking Tour
Saturday, July 31st 10:30am-12pm

NC Azalea Festival – Paws on Parade; The Official Dog Garden Paw-ty
Saturday, July 31

August 2021

Airlie Gardens New Hanover County Resident FREE day– 
Sunday, August 1st

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, August 1st – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, August 1st 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, August 1st 9am-5pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Mykel Barbee 
Sunday, August 1st 12pm-3pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: The Crowds A New Age 
Sunday, August 1st 8:30pm

Beginner Fencing Camp – Ages 8 and up
Monday, August 2nd – Friday, August 6th 9am-3pm

Classic Movie at Thalian Hall- E.T.
Monday, August 2nd – Wednesday, August 4th 2pm and 7pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, August 3rd 2pm

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, August 4th – September 4th

Vivace Music Festival: Difficult Grace
Wednesday, August 4th 7:30pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Tony Barnes
Thursday, August 5th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Sounds of Summer Concert at Wrightsville Beach Park
Thursday, August 5th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, August 6th 4pm-8pm

Trevor Hall with special guest Cas Haley Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Saturday, August 6th 6pm

Airlie Summer Concert: Wilmington Big Band
Friday, August 6th 6pm-8pm

Burgwin Wright House Night Tour
Friday, August 6th 9pm-10pm

Eric Gales and Marvelous Funkshun in Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Saturday, August 7th 5pm-10pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, August 8th – daily until Oct. 15th

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, August 8th 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, August 8th 9am-5pm

SoFro Second Sunday Market
Sunday, August 8th 11am-4pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jenny Pearson
Sunday, August 8th 12pm-3pm

Poplar Grove’s Full Moon Ghost Tour
Sunday, August 8th 8pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Labyrinth
Sunday, August 8th 8:30pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, August 10th 2pm

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, August 11th – September 4th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Heather & Ben
Thursday, August 12th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Sounds of Summer Concert at Wrightsville Beach Park
Thursday, August 12th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Jazz at the Mansion: Andrew Berinson Group – Concert series hosted by the Bellamy Mansion Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society
Thursday, August 12th 6:30pm-8pm

FREE! Summer Concert Series in Fort Fisher
Friday, August 13th

35th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival
Friday, August 14th 10am

Battleship 101 & Battleship Alive
Saturday, August 14th 10am-3pm

Jim Gaffigan: The Fun Tour – at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Saturday, August 14th 8pm

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, August 15th 9am-5pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, August 15th – daily until Oct. 15th

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, August 15th 9am-5pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jared Cline 
Sunday, August 15th 12pm-3pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Coco
Sunday, August 15th 8:30pm

Classic Movie at Thalian Hall- Giant(1956)
Monday, August 16th – Wednesday, August 18th 2pm and 7pm

PCYP In-Person Networking hosted by Mariposa Tapas Bar Sponsored by Live Oak Dental!
Monday, August 16th 5:30pm-7:30pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, August 17th 2pm

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, August 18th – September 4th

Riverlights Movies Under the Oaks – Homeward Bound – The Incredible Journey 
Wednesday, August 18th 8pm-10pm

NC Azalea Festival – Sublime with Rome | Michael Franti & Spearhead
Thursday, August 19th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Heather & Ben 
Thursday, August 19th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Sounds of Summer Concert at Wrightsville Beach Park
Thursday, August 19th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, August 20th 4pm-8pm

Airlie Summer Concert: Machine Gun 
Friday, August 20th 6pm-8pm

NC Azalea Festival – The Avett Brothers
Friday, August 20

NC Azalea Festival – The DGX Street Fair
Friday, August 20 – Sunday, August 22

NC Azalea Festival – The Wilmington Grill Music and Beer Garden
Friday, August 20 – Sunday, August 22

NC Azalea Festival – The Dollar General Parade – FREE
Saturday, August 21 9am

NC Azalea Festival – Children’s area at the DGX Waterfront Street Fair – FREE
Saturday, August 21 10am

NC Azalea Festival – The Multicultural Stage
Saturday, August 21- Sunday, August 22

NC Azalea Festival – The Avett Brothers
Saturday, August 21

NC Azalea Festival – Fireworks over the Cape Fear River – FREE
Saturday, August 21 9pm

H2O Today Exhibit at Cape Fear Museum – Daily until August 28th 
Sunday, August 22nd 9am-5pm

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, August 22nd 9am-5pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, August 22nd – daily until Oct. 15th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Michael Eakins 
Sunday, August 22nd 12pm-3pm

FREE 4th Sunday at Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts
Sunday, August 22nd 12pm-4pm

NC Azalea Festival – Festival Finale – FREE
Sunday, August 22 4pm

Poplar Grove’s New Moon Ghost Tour
Sunday, August 22nd 8pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Trolls World Tour
Sunday, August 22nd 8:30pm

Classic Movie at Thalian Hall- The Bicylce Thieves
Monday, August 23rd – Wednesday, August 25th 2pm and 7pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, August 24th 2pm

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, August 25th – September 4th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Josh Lewis 
Thursday, August 26th 6pm-9pm

FREE! Sounds of Summer Concert at Wrightsville Beach Park
Thursday, August 26th 6:30pm-8:30pm

FREE! Summer Concert Series in Fort Fisher
Friday, August 27th

FREE 4th Friday Gallery Night 
Friday, August 27th 6pm-9pm

Scotty McCreery in Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Friday, August 27th 6:30pm

FREE Sci-Fi Summer Movie Series-The Brain That Wouldn’t Die on the Bellamy Mansion Museum Lawn
Friday, August 27 8pm

NC Azalea Festival – Patrons’ Party
Saturday, August 28

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, August 29th 9am-5pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jenny Pearson 
Sunday, August 29th 12pm-3pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, August 31st 2pm

September 2021

Art Exhibit: “Places, Spaces, and Faces” an exhibition of original photography by Audrey Berkowitz– Bellamy Mansion Museum 
Wednesday, September 1st – September 4th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Tony Barnes 
Thursday, September 2nd 6pm-9pm

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, September 3rd 4pm-8pm

Airlie Summer Concert: Signal Fire 
Friday, September 3rd 6pm-8pm

Burgwin Wright House Night Tour
Friday, September 3rd 9pm-10pm

25th Annual Orange Street ArtsFest – Event by the Thalian Association
Saturday, September 4th 10am-5pm

311 – Live From The Ride Tour – Concert at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Saturday, September 4th 6:30pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Saturday, September 4th – daily until Oct. 15th

Airlie Gardens New Hanover County Resident FREE day– 
Sunday, September 5th

Team Up! Interactive Sports Exhibit – Daily until Sept. 13 
Sunday, September 5th 9am-5pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Josh Lewis 
Sunday, September 5th 12pm-3pm

Glass Animals – Dreamland Tour – Concert at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Sunday, September 5th 7:30pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Raya The Last Dragon
Sunday, September 5th 8:30pm

Poplar Grove’s Full Moon Ghost Tour
Monday, September 6th 8pm

Airlie Gardens Butterfly Release– 
Tuesday, September 7th 2pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Heather & Ben 
Thursday, September 9th 6pm-9pm

Jazz at the Mansion: Taylor Lee Quartet – Concert series hosted by the Bellamy Mansion Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society
Thursday, September 9th 6:30pm-8pm

FREE! Summer Concert Series in Fort Fisher
Friday, September 10th

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Mulan
Saturday, September 11th 8:30pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jared Cline
Sunday, September 12th 12pm-3pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Jenny Pearson 
Thursday, September 16th 6pm-9pm

Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta 
Friday, September 17th

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, September 17th 4pm-8pm

Airlie Summer Concert: L Shape Lot 
Friday, September 17th 6pm-8pm

FREE Sci-Fi Summer Movie Series-1960 Little Shop of Horrors on the Bellamy Mansion Museum Lawn
Friday, September 17th 8pm

VSAP 22 mile or 22 K run and 2.2 Mile Ruck 
Saturday, September 18th 7am-2pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: The Princess and The Frog
Saturday, September 18th 8:30pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, September 19th – daily until Oct. 15th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Michael Eakins 
Sunday, September 19th 12pm-3pm

16th Annual 343 Memorial Ride to Honor The Fallen of 9/11- Carolina Coast Harley Davidson 
Sunday, September 19th 1pm

Poplar Grove’s New Moon Ghost Tour
Monday, September 20th 8pm

Band of Horses Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater 
Wednesday, September 22nd 7pm

FREE! Summer Concert Series in Fort Fisher
Friday, September 24th

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater 
Friday, September 24th 7pm

Trey Anastasio Concert at Live Oak Bank Pavilion! 
Friday, September 24th 7pm

Stephen Marley Acoustic Concert at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater 
Friday, September 24th 7pm

FREE! Movie at the Lake: Hocus Pocus
Saturday, September 25th 8:30pm

September 2021

2nd Annual Pleasure Island & Friends Golf Tournament 
Thursday, September 23rd

FREE! Summer Music Series – Michael Eakins 
Thursday, September 23rd 6pm-9pm

FREE 4th Friday Gallery Night 
Friday, September 24th 6pm-9pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, September 26th – daily until Oct. 15th

FREE! Summer Music Series – Paige Bacon 
Sunday, September 26th 12pm-3pm

FREE 4th Sunday at Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts
Sunday, September 26th 12pm-4pm

FREE! Summer Music Series – Heather & Ben 
Thursday, September 30th 6pm-9pm

Lady A: What A Song Can Do Tour 2021– Concert at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Thursday, September 30 7pm

FREE Captain Ambivalent – Comedy Music – at Circus Night  at The Bazarre
Thursday, September 30 7pm-9pm

October 2021

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, October 1st 4pm-8pm

Driving Miss Daisy – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, October 1st & Saturday, October 2nd 7:30pm

Driving Miss Daisy – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, October 3rd 3pm

Driving Miss Daisy – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, October 8th & Saturday, October 9th 7:30pm

1st Annual Pets in the Park Carolina Beach
Saturday, October 9th 10am-2pm

Battleship 101 & Battleship Alive
Saturday, October 9th 10am-3pm

Butterfly House – Airlie Gardens
Sunday, October 10th – daily until Oct. 15th

Driving Miss Daisy – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, October 10th 3pm

Oyster Roast – Airlie Gardens
Friday, October 15th 6pm-10pm

The 4th Annual Bluegrass Bashe
Saturday, October 16th 7pm

ZERO/Wilmington Prostate Cancer Run/Walk 2021
Sunday, October 17th 12pm – 4pm

FREE 4th Friday Gallery Night 
Friday, October 22nd 6pm-9pm

FREE 4th Sunday at Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts
Sunday, October 24th 12pm-4pm

November 2021

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, November 5th 4pm-8pm

15th Annual Cape Fear Kite Festival at Fort Fisher State Recreation Site at Kure Beach
Saturday, November 6th & Sunday, November 7th

Friday Nights at Riverlights Artisan Market
Friday, November 19th 4pm-8pm

Kure Beach Holiday Market 
Saturday, November 20th & 27th 9am-3pm

Airlie Gardens – Enchanted Airlie– 
Friday, November 26th – December 22nd 

December 2021

The Celtin Angels Christmas  – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Wednesday, December 1st 3pm & 7:30pm

NY Ballet for Young Audiences – Snow White  – Performance at Thalian Hall Center
Thursday, December 2nd 7pm

NY Ballet for Young Audiences – The Nutcracker  – Performance at Thalian Hall Center
Friday, December 3rd 4pm & 7pm

NY Ballet for Young Audiences – The Nutcracker  – Performance at Thalian Hall Center
Saturday, December 4th 10am

The Raleigh Ringers Holiday Concert  – Performance at Thalian Hall Center
Saturday, December 4th 7:30pm

Elf: The Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, December 10th & Saturday, October 12th 7:30pm

Elf: The Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, December 13th 2pm

Elf: The Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, December 16th

Elf: The Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, December 17th

Elf: The Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, December 18th 2pm & 7pm

Elf: The Musical – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, December 19th 2pm

 

January 2022

Piaf! The Show – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, January 29th 7:30pm

February 2022

Sleuth – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, February 4th 7:30pm

Sleuth – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, February 5th 7:30pm

Sleuth – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, February 6th 2pm

Sleuth – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, February 11th 7:30pm

Sleuth – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, February 12th 7:30pm

Sleuth – Performance at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, February 13th 2pm

March 2022

COMING SOON!

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

Hotel Ballast – Chefs’ Showcase: a Kick-Off Event
February 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Blossoms Restaurant – Super Bowl Watch Party
Sunday, February 2, 2020 @ 6 PM

Carolina Ale House – Super Bowl #54
Sunday, February 2, 2020 @ 6 PM

Super Bowl Sunday Party – Pour Taproom
Sunday, February 2, 2020 @ 6 PM

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

Burgwin-Wright House & Gardens – Flame-Out: Prosecuting Jeffery MacDonald and Beyond
Thursday, Februaru 6, 2020 @5:30 pm – 7 pm

UNCW – Homecoming 2020
February 7-9, 2020

Battleship North Carolina – Power Plant Tour
February 8, 2020 @ Noon – 5:30 p.m.

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra – Masterworks: Prokofiev’s Cinderella
February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9 pm

Carolina Ale House – Wilmington Restaurant Week at CAH
End Feburary 9, 2020

Art in Bloom – Second-Sunday Reading Series: Pre-Valentine’s Day Open Reading
February 9th, 2020 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Pour Taproom – FPA Networking Happy Hour
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 5 pm – 7 pm

Port City Young Professionals – Valentine’s Day Networking Prep
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Carolina Ale House – Shred Your Ex
February, 13 2020 @ 6 pm

Thalian Association Community Theatre – Guys and Dolls
Thursday, February 13 through 16, 2020

Bellamy Mansion Museum – LECTURE: Frederick Douglass: Gadfly or Public Intellectual, Then and Now
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Blossoms Restaurant – Valentines Dinner for Two
February, 14 2020 @ 5 pm

Bluewater Waterfront Grill – Valentine’s Day on the Intercoastal
Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 4 pm – 10 pm

Oceanic – Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 5 pm – 11 pm

Battleship North Carolina – Battleship 101
Saturday February 15, 2020 @ 10 am – 3 pm

Thalian Association Community Theatre – Summer Camp Fair 2020
Saturday February 15, 2020 @ 10 am – 3 pm

Riverlights – Pop-up Market
Friday February 21, 2020 @ 4 pm – 8 pm

Art in Bloom – Ethan Allen Designer Showcase Reception
Fbruary 22, 2020 @ 5 pm – 8 pm

The Bellamy Mansion Museum – The Female Gaze Art Exhibit Reception
February 28, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Art in Bloom – 2020: New Year, New Art
February 28, 2020 @ 6:00pm

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

 Bellamy Mansion Museum – LECTURE: Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge and Wilmington’s other battleship: Nuestra Senora de Regla
March 5, 2020  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The ArtWorks – Speak Ya Peace Poetry Jam
March 5, 2020; 7:10 pm – 10 pm

Battleship North Carolina – 2020 Back Yard BBQ Cook-Off
March 7, 2020 @ 10 am – 5 pm

Kenan Auditorium – Scholarship Pageant Presented by BB&T
March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Second-Sunday Reading Series: Poetry by Joan Leotta and Lisa Stice
March 8th, 2020 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged!
March 8,2020 @ 11 am

Pinpoint Resturaunt – Argentina Wine Dinner
March 11th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM

Art in Bloom Gallery – Opening Reception for a New Group Exhibit
March 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thalian Association Community Theatre – Xanadu Jr.
March 13-22, 2020

Bring It Downtown – Downtown Economic Series Luncheon
March 13, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

River Bluffs – Dos Eddies at Porches Cafe
March 13, 2020 @ 6 pm

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

Platypus and Gnome – Kilbeggan Irish Band CANCELED
March 14, 2020 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater – Paws on Parade CANCELED
March 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Carolina Ale House – Kegs and Eggs CANCELED
March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
March 15,2020 @ 11 am

Compass Pointe Golf Club – St. Patrick’s Day Party CANCELED
March 17, 2020 @ 5 pm – 9 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Historic Plaque Ceremony & Reception CANCELED
March 18, 2020 @ 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Bellamy Mansion Museum – What Happened to the Lost Colony? By Dr. David La Vere CANCELED
March 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Riverlights – Pop Up Market CANCELED
March 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Blue Moon Gift Shops – Finklepott’s Original Fairy Hair CANCELED
March 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

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

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
March 22, 2020 @ 11 am

Cape Fear Volunteer Center – Children’s Tea CANCELED
March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Burrito Shak – Food for Fund for Flyers CANCELED
March 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Art Exhibit: “Outer Limits” original art by Sarah Sheffield & Elena Wright CANCELED
March 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center – Juried Art Show and Sale CANCELED
March 28, 2020 – April 5

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Neighborhood Yard Sale CANCELED
March 28, 2020 at 7:00am

Cape Fear Community College – Azalea Sweep CANCELED
March 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wilson Center – Azalea Festival Pops CANCELED
March 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
March 29,2020 @ 11 am

April

Youth Art Contest 
Wednesday, April 1 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Wrightsville Beach Magazine – High School Writing Contest Presented
Wednesday, April 1 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre – Queen’s Coronation CANCELED
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Brigade Boys & Girls Club –  Community Visit CANCELED
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Cape Fear Country Club – Celebrity Reception CANCELED
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Hospital Visit CANCELED
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Aaron Lewis CANCELED
Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Thalian Association Community Theatre – AIDA CANCELED
Thursday, April 2 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Bluewater Waterfront Grill – After Garden Get Down CANCELED
Friday, April 3, 2020 @ 2 pm – 6 pm

Airlie Gardens – Airlie Luncheon Garden Party CANCELED
Friday, April 3, 2020

Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour CANCELED
Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Sublime with Rome and Michael Franti & Spear CANCELED
Friday, April 3, 7pm

Waterfront Street Fair CANCELED
Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Bluewater Grill – After Garden Get Down CANCELED
Friday, April 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Harris Teeter – Chalkfest CANCELED
Friday, April 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Street Fair Music Stage and Beer Garden – Wilmington Grill Music & Beer Garden CANCELED
Friday, April 3 @ 6:00 pm – April 5 @ 6:00 pm

Wilmington Convention Center – Boxing Tournament CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Elks Lodge – Coin Show CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Historic Home Tour CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Patrons’ Party Gala CANCELED
Saturday, April 4, 2020

El Cerro Grande Restaurants & Zócalo Street Food | Tequila – Waterfront Street Fair Multicultural Stage CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 – Sunday, April 5 2020

Thalian Hall – MGC Parade Mile CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Parade CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Cotton Exchange – Waterfront Street Fair Children’s Area CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 @ 10:00 am – April 5 @ 6:00 pm

Hotel Ballast – Riverwalk Shag Contest…on the Banks of the Cape Fear CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 @ 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Avett Brothers CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fireworks CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
April 5, 2020 @ 11 am

Bluewater Grill – Festival Finale CANCELED
Sunday, April 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thalian Association – Rabbit Run CANCELED
April 11, 2020 @ 7 am – 10 am

Bluewater Whaterfront Grill – Easter Brunch Buffet CANCELED
Sunday, April 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
April 12, 2020 @ 11 am

Henry’s – Easter Sunday CANCELED
April 12, 2020 @ 10 am – 4 pm

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy – DCVPA Community Fair & Open House CANCELED
April 18/, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Family Fun Day at the Bellamy Museum CANCELED
April 19, 2020 1 pm to 4 pm

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
April 19, 2020 @ 11 am

Art in Bloom Gallery –  Second-Sunday Reading Series: A Celebration of National Poetry Month with Addy McCulloch CANCELED
April 19, 2020 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30pm

Wilmington Sharks – Zumba in the Park CANCELED
April 22, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

Thalian Association Youth Theatre – Freaky Friday CANCELED
April 24 through May 3, 2020

DREAMS – The 5th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance CANCELED
Sunday, April 26 2020 @ 4 pm – 7pm

Hops Supply Co. – Brunch Unplugged! CANCELED
April 29, 2020 @ 11 am

May

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Spring Art Show & Sale – May 7 to June 26 CANCELED
May 7, 2020 – Reception @ 6:00 pm

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Bellamy in Bloom Mother’s Day Tea CANCELED
May 10, 2020 2 pm – 4 pm

Thalian Association Community Theatre – The Producers CANCELED
May 22-31, 2020

June

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Spring Art Show & Sale
June 26, 2020 – Reception @ 6:00 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Visions of Inspiration
Friday, June 12 – through Sunday, July 19, 2019.

July

Art in Bloom Gallery – New Exhibit with Jeri Greenberg, David Norris & Photographer, Curtis Krueger (In Gallery + Virtual)
July 24, 2020 – September 06, 2020, 10 AM-6 PM and online

August

Art in Bloom Gallery – New Exhibit with Jeri Greenberg, David Norris & Photographer, Curtis Krueger (In Gallery + Virtual)
July 24, 2020 – September 06, 2020, 10 AM-6 PM and online

Art in Bloom Gallery – Summer Reprise: Art by Pam Toll (2007 – 2020)
Aug 1, 2020 – Sept 5, 2020

September

Thalian Association Community Theatre – Orange Street ArtsFest
September 5-6, 2020 10 am – 5 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – New Exhibit with Jeri Greenberg, David Norris & Photographer, Curtis Krueger (In Gallery + Virtual)
July 24, 2020 – September 06, 2020, 10 AM-6 PM and online

 

October

Art in Bloom Gallery   – Summer Reprise by Pam Toll at Acme Art Studio Extended
Date/Time: Sept 6, 2020 – Oct 10, 2020

Art in Bloom Gallery – One More Moment: Art by Bradley Carter, Elizabeth Singletary & Jen Johnson
Date/Time: Sept 11 – Oct 18, 2020 10am – 4pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Manifestations of Colour and Formations with Gale Smith & Photographer Melissa Wilgis
Date/Time: 10/23/2020 – 12/06/2020 11am – 4pm

Bellamy Mansion Museum – The Good Death: An Exploration of Victorian Mourning Rituals – Online Zoom Lecture
Date/Time: October 29 – 6:30pm

November

Art in Bloom Gallery – “Tributaries of Abstraction: Art by Dick Roberts” at ACME Arts Studio
Date/Time: 11.22.2020 – 01.29.2021 by appointment 910-352-4314

Business Hosting Art in Bloom Gallery – “The Holiday Art Exhibit + Sale” Featuring Art in Bloom Gallery Artists
Date/Time: 11.16.2020 – 01.24.2021 10am – 4pm

December

Bellamy Mansion Museum – Nights of Lights Holiday Open House
Date/Time: December 17, 18, 19 & 20

Business Hosting Bellamy Mansion Museum – Nights of Lights Holiday Open House
Date/Time: December 17, 18, 19 & 20

Business Hosting Thalian Association Community Theatre – All We Want For Christmas Is You
Date/Time: Dates: Dec. 11 – 20, 2020 Times: Streaming Online Fri. – Sat. 7:30 pm with Sun. matinee at 3:00 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery – Artistic Photography: Frank Fierstein
Date/Time: Dec 11 2020 – Jan 24 2021 10AM – 4PM

 

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.