Friday, June 18, 2010

What's Happening this Weekend in Wilmington Area and Surrounding Beaches

Artrageous Summer Festival & Artwalk at Lumina Station
Friday, June 18Saturday, June 19Enjoy a day of good old-fashioned summer fun with plenty to do for the whole family! This spectacular art show and sale will feature work from local area artists, live music, art demonstrations, sidewalk shopping, sales and more! This exciting event will help support the Community Boys & Girls Club of Wilmington. Artrageous Giveaway! Enter to win a Lumina Station Shopping Spree & Baldhead Island Weekend Retreat! WHERE: Lumina Station, 1900 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC. WHEN: Artrageous Preview Party at Fountainside Art Gallery - Friday, June 18, 6pm-8pm. Artrageous Summer Festival & Artwalk - Saturday, June 19, 10am-6pm. HOW MUCH: Tickets $25 before June 18. $30 at the Door. Tickets available for purchase at Fountainside Art Gallery, 910.256.9956. Artrageous Summer Festival & Artwalk - FREE! INFO:

Blueberry Festival - enjoy blueberry shakes, ice cream, cakes, pies and plain old blueberry at the annual festival in Burgaw town center. There will be crafts, music, food and music. The town goes Blueberry crazy... The festival is from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Military kids and families get to enjoy a day of fishing and fun. Saturday is the Step Up for Soldiers fifth annual children's fishing tournament. It's at the Kure Beach pier from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. You can get in free to the splash inflatable water park in Carolina Beach.

This weekend you can learn every thing you've always wanted to know about the Battleship North Carolina. Volunteers will be stationed throughout the ship holding one-on-one conversations with visitors. General admission gets you the tour.

How good are your wrestling skills? Saturday the North Carolina Beach Wrestling State Championships are coming back to the Carolina Beach boardwalk. The event is open to both men and women of all ages. It starts at 10 a.m. Go to to register.

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