memorial day at wilmington national cemetery

May 29, 2018

                      The Annual Memorial Day Program at Wilmington National Cemetery went on as scheduled Monday morning despite heavy rains in the area. The New Hanover County Veterans Council organizes the annual service. This council is made up of a loose confederation of local veteran organizations, their auxiliaries, and other patriotic organizations, which act together in matters of mutual interest and… [Read More…]

downtown sundown concert series

May 24, 2018

The 13th annual Downtown Sundown Concert Series returns to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington this coming Friday, May 25th. This popular outdoor music series kicks off with Coldplay tribute band, 42. These concerts are one of our favorite ways to spend a Friday evening during the summer and this year’s line-up doesn’t disappoint! The series is a free, family friendly event that attracts both local residents and out of town… [Read More…]

words on bathroom walls brings film back to ilm

May 21, 2018

Bringing the film industry back into Wilmington, Words on Bathroom Walls will be the first production to film in the area for 2018 and the first major film to shoot in ILM in nearly four years. The film is eligible to receive more than $2 million from the state’s film grant program and just began filming this past week in downtown Wilmington. Based on the young adult novel by Julia… [Read More…]

stop by the 26th annual greek festival this weekend!

May 19, 2018

Taking place all weekend, the annual Greekfest at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church draws thousands of visitors each year. This three day festival is located in the heart of Wilmington and features Greek food, cooking demonstrations, music, dancing, a market place and much more! This year marks the 26th annual festival and it is sure to live up to it’s reputation of being one of the best food and cultural festivals… [Read More…]

running with brunswick forest

April 16, 2018

With a network of more than 100 miles of paved and unpaved walking and biking trails, Brunswick Forest is the perfect location for area runs, races, triathlons and other active-based events. Hosting several runs throughout the year, our community’s pathways are picturesque, flat and versatile for participants. Our 4,500-acre reserve has hosted an increasing number of events over the past few years and those looking for more active-based things to… [Read More…]