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 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…]

Brunswick Forest’s November Homecoming Weekend

October 21, 2019

  Imagine you could retire to a place where every day felt like you were on vacation. You could have access to biking and walking trails, two fitness centers, saltwater pools, nearby restaurants, beaches, premier healthcare and championship golf, all in a centralized location near historic downtown Wilmington. If this sounds appealing to you, then quickly RSVP for Brunswick Forest’s November Homecoming Weekend! Join the team at Brunswick Forest from… [Read More…]

A Symphony of Delight: The Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra

October 16, 2019

  From local artists to street musicians, Wilmington, North Carolina is alive with talent. Founded in 2002, the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra provides an outlet for young musicians to express themselves in a creative way. It’s a real treat to hear so many talented young musicians perform live together, and you will be able to hear them playing this weekend at Kenan Auditorium! The Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra ensures that… [Read More…]

The Gem of the Cape Fear: Bald Head Island!

October 14, 2019

What is Bald Head Island? The greater Wilmington area is beloved for its historic downtown waterfront, beautiful beaches and several great shopping areas. Holden Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach and the beach at Fort Fisher are just some of the most popular tourist attractions. For those looking to spend time at an extra exclusive area, Bald Head Island is the place to visit. Situated downriver from Wilmington and Southport, Bald… [Read More…]