HOGS in The Forest Donation Box

November 8, 2019

Now that November is finally here, residents of Brunswick Forest have already embraced the holiday spirit! As a community that values one another like family, residents and faculty alike will be doing their part in providing for the needy during the holiday season. Brunswick Forest supports several local charities every year, spreading warmth and compassion to those in our community that need it most. One of the local resident-sponsored groups… [Read More…]

Carolina Shag Dancing at Brunswick Forest’s November Homecoming Event

November 6, 2019

The smooth sounds of what has come to be known as “beach music,” have long been associated with waterfront towns here on the Southeastern Carolina coast. Equally just as famous, is the unique style of dance that goes along with beach style music. Created in the 1940’s, Carolina shag dancing has roots that are rumored to span back to old African traditions. Regardless of the actual origin, there’s no denying… [Read More…]

The Cape Fear Fair and Expo

November 1, 2019

That beautiful scent of sawdust, hay and confectionary treats can only mean one thing; the Cape Fear Fair and Expo is back in town! County Fairs have long been a local source of entertainment. Thinking of a fair suggests images of cotton candy, funnel cakes, candied apples, livestock and plenty of rides! The Cape Fear Fair and Expo has all of that and more. In Wilmington, the county fair is… [Read More…]

The History of Halloween

October 30, 2019

Halloween is one of those times of year, where people both young and old can unleash their imagination and have some fun! Colorful costumes, wild ideas, parties, candy and a night of adventure have long been associated with Halloween. The United States has a special attraction to Halloween, with a truly frightening total of $9 billion spent on the holiday last year. $2.9 billion alone is spent on the candy… [Read More…]

The History of Pumpkin Carving

October 25, 2019

Pumpkins, Jack-o’-Lanterns, ghosts and ghouls! You know that Halloween is right around the corner at Brunswick Forest when many a plump pumpkin is placed outside for all to see! Many communities carve pumpkins, and the story behind it is very interesting. This orange icon has long been a symbol of the Autumn season. You might have already seen or even engaged in the decorating of one for your own home…. [Read More…]