This month’s five essential dates
3/6 – 9
Now in its fourth year, Cinema Sisters International Film Fest is a celebration of narrative films and documentary works from women around the world. Tickets are $10-$35. csiff.org.
Craft beer-geek alert: No need to wait till October anymore — now there’s Marchtoberfest at the Wilmington Convention Center, with German-style beer, food, music and games. Oktoberfest dress encouraged. Presented by ILMBeer. Tickets: $42-$58.
Cape Fear Museum is the venue for Experience STEM-ILM 2.0, a technology and networking event focusing on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in the Wilmington Community. Food, drinks, and live jazz round out the evening. Tickets: $20-$25.
A lively combination of aerobatics, dance and theater, all set within the confines of an Art Deco hotel and its visitors, Cirque Eloize: Hotel is a unique theatrical experience. Presented by Cape Fear Stage. Tickets: $29-$54. wilsoncentertickets.com.
3/24 – 25
The national tour of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s record-breaking musical spectacular Cats, which won seven Tony awards, including best musical, comes to the Wilson Center. Tickets: $46-$96. wilsoncentertickets.com.