4/29 Walk for Autism 7 a.m. Family-friendly 5K and kids’ dash open to all ages and disabilities in support of Autism. Features music and kids’ play area. Proceeds benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina. Mayfaire Town Center, 6835 Conservation Way, Wilmington. Info: support.autismsociety-nc.org.
Wilmington’s longest running Farmers Market returns Saturday April 15th. The 2017 season will find the market downtown every Saturday, Rain or Shine, through November 18th, with no market on October 7th due to Riverfest. Growers, producers and artisans line Water St. and Riverfront Park with all local produce, products, art and crafts. Find a complete list of vendors and products at: www.riverfrontfarmersmarket.org
4/29 Work on Wilmington 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (work); 12–3:30 p.m. (party). Hundreds of volunteers connect with non-profit organizations across the region to beautify, build and better the community. After party celebration held aboard the USS NC Battleship. Various locations in Wilmington. Info: (910) 762-2611 or www.workonwilmington.org.
4/29 Great Strides 5K 9 a.m. National family-oriented 5K/fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation featuring children’s activities, food and festivities. Hugh MacRae Park, 314 Pine Grove Drive, Wilmington. Info: fightcf.cff.org.
Fat Cat Pottery, located on Raleigh St, is celebrating its 20 years in business. We are planning a big "Kiln Opening" celebration on Saturday , April 29th. There will be food, music, clay demos and beautiful pottery for sale. Memebers range in age from 20-82 with many diverse styles. The owner will be celebrating 50 years of pottery, 20 years in business and her 75th birthday! Would "Salt Magazine" be interested in helping us promote the event?
MedNorth’s Rock-The-Block is an annual community block party that promotes health education, stressing the importance of preventative care, and healthy lifestyles. Tours of our facility as well as a variety of free screenings are also offered to residents. Rock-The-Block creates a wonderful opportunity for the community to familiarize itself with our facility, and to learn more about the health services we provide in a very fun and festive atmosphere. Activities includes live music, a variety ...
4/29 Kure Beach St. Festival 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Annual St. festival at Kure Beach featuring arts and crafts vendors, food, live music and children’s entertainment. Oceanfront Park, 105 Atlantic Avenue, Kure Beach. Info: www.townofkurebeach.org/annual-St.-festival.aspx.
Join the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society for a special walking tour featuring Wilmington's artists. The tour features Elizabeth Augusta Chant, Claude Howell, and the Thalian Association. Tour begins and concludes at the Latimer House Museum. Free for LCFHS members, $12 per person, or $10 AAA/Military/Students. Space is limited, call 910-762-0492 to RSVP.
Join the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society for a walking tour featuring the art history of Wilmington, N.C. Themes include famous artists of Wilmington such as Claude Howell, architects such as Henry Bonitz, and North Carolina's oldest theatre troupe, the Thalian Association. Tour departs and concludes from the Latimer House Museum, 126 South Third Street. Free for LCFHS members, $12 per person, or $10 for AAA/Military/Students. Space is limited, please call (910) 762-0492 to RSVP.
4/29 Landfall Gala 6 p.m. Celebration/fundraiser for the Landfall Foundation featuring food, drinks, live auction, live music and dancing. Proceeds benefit the Landfall Foundation. Country Club of Landfall, 800 Sunrunner Place, Wilmington. Info: landfallfoundation.org/gala.
4/29 Making Legends Local Gala 6:30-8 p.m. (Reception); 8–10:30 p.m. (Show). Fun-filled evening with British-themed lip-syncing variety show. British Invasion Reception held prior. Admission: $100/reception & show; $35/show only. Proceeds benefit the Carousel Center. Audi Cape Fear, 255 Old Eastwood Road, Wilmington. Info: (910) 254-9898 or carouselcenter.org/gala-2017.
Where: Audi Cape Fear 255 Old Eastwood Rd Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.audicapefear.com Admission: Reception & Show $100 Show Only $35 The 14th Annual Making Legends Local: British Invasion at Audi Cape Fear in Wilmington, NC, features a red carpet reception and silent auction followed by a stage show. Show only option available. Proceeds benefit The Carousel Center for Abused Children. More Information: Phone: (910) 254-9898 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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