Thursday, July 15, 2010


WHY NOT TAKE A WALKING TOUR OF WILMINGTON?? It is a chance to see firsthand the spectacular architecture and building styles of the town and hear about what made them so special. It is very interesting to get some background on some of these things and find out why they are here…. Take a walk….
GHOST WALK OF OLD WILMINGTON: Held 6:30 to 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday, the Ghost Walk departs from Water and Market streets. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, students and those in the military and free for children 6 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at or at The Black Cat Shoppe at 11 Market St. in downtown Wilmington. For more information, call (910) 794-1866. Website;
LOWER CAPE FEAR HISTORICAL SOCIETY WALKING TOURS: These tours start at the Latimer House Museum, a Victorian family home and the headquarters of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, at 126 S. Third St. They begin at 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. The cost is $10 per person. Admission to the museum is an additional $10. For more information, call (910) 762-0492. Website:
TOUR OLD WILMINGTON: A costumed guide leads participants on an exploration of Wilmington during the Victorian Era (1837-1901). Walking tours start at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the foot of Market and Water streets. Tours are also offered on Sunday by appointment. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and free for children 12 and under. For more information, call (910) 409-4300 or e-mail Website:
WILMINGTON ADVENTURE WALKING TOUR CO.: Explore Wilmington’s historic district with longtime Wilmington resident Bob Jenkins, the first to conduct historical walking tours downtown. Tours are $10 and begin at 10 a.m. daily, April through October, at the flagpole on the Cape Fear riverfront at the foot of Market and Water streets. For more information, call (910) 763 –1865.
Info about the tours provided by CECE NUNN OF STARNEWS.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

What's Happening this Weekend in Wilmington, NC

Carolina Beach will have their normal Thursday night firework exhibition and band with Bibis Ellison and the Spare Change Band which play current and classic R& B and pop/rock favorites let by powerful female force Ellison. On Saturday CB will host An Independence Day fireworks with Castle Hayne's Soul Power Posse performing.
Downtown Sundown Series Concerts will take place on Friday night in Riverfront Park. The band this week is Girlz, Girlz, Girlz ( 80's hair band tribute).
Battleship Blast will take place downtown on the Riverfront across from the Battleship. This firework extraordinaire will start around 9 pm and draws huge crowds. There are some food vendors and street vendors too.
The Carolina Beach Farmers market is on Saturday and will have extra vendors it is 8a m to 1pm.
The Riverfront Farmers market will be Saturday in Riverfront Park from 9 am to 1 pm.
Enjoy the 4th and have a SAFE HOLIDAY!!!
Firework pic courtesy of