Li’l Friday Roundup: 10 events happening in the Cape Fear this weekend

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Ready to have a weekend full of delicious eats, poppin’ sounds, live theater, and even a fashion-show brunch? It’s Li’l Friday, which means Port City Daily has rounded up events to help plan your weekend fun. It’s slated to be a tasty one, too, for foodies looking to scoop up all the homemade […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 15 events happening in the Cape Fear this weekend

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Spring suddenly has turned summer this week, with temps topping near 90 degrees some days. Makes sense, seeing as things are heating up around Wilmington. Local calendars are filling with more activities weekly, seemingly getting us closer to pre-pandemic days. You know the drill: It’s Li’l Friday (local speak for Thursday), meaning it’s […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 12 events happening this weekend across the Cape Fear

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Who needs to wait until summer to kick up their feet and enjoy the best of the Cape Fear coastal region? Spring has sprung in all sorts of ways in Wilmington and outlying areas, as folks are heading to more events to enjoy music, artist markets, theater, film and fundraisers. This weekend offers […]

Earth Day art installation deepens the human connection to water, creates illusory experience at CAM

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WILMINGTON — The human relationship to water is an important one. It makes up 60% of adult bodies and 71% of the planet. It can be a life-sustaining element as much as a life-threatening force.  These concepts will be celebrated on Earth Day at Cameron Art Museum (CAM) with a one-night art and science installation, […]

Meadowlark Lemon Bridge light installation marks first Wilmington Rail Trail public art display

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WILMINGTON — Meadowlark Lemon Memorial Bridge has illuminated the Northside of downtown Wilmington for a week now. Red, white and blue lights representing the Harlem Globetrotters — for which Lemon played for more than 20 years — have been shining bright, along with a rainbow of other colors. The bridge, located on Third Street between the WAVE […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: Events taking place in the Cape Fear this weekend

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WILMINGTON — What’s the song? “Everybody’s working for the weekend”?  Truer words have never been sung.  RELATED: Brewer’s choice: 7 easy-drinking ‘spring sippers’ in Wilmington Around these parts, Li’l Friday (local speak for Thursday) is when we take a look at the upcoming Thursday-through-Sunday calendar to fit in extra doses of fun as the weekend descends […]

Fundraiser underway to erect statue of native from the Greensboro Four

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WILMINGTON –– An effort to erect a life-size statue for a hometown, civil rights hero is underway in Wilmington. Starting earlier this winter on the 61-year anniversary of the Greensboro Sit-Ins, The Arts Council of Wilmington/New Hanover County launched a fundraiser with the goal to collect $100,000 for a monument in honor of Maj. Gen. […]

Carolina Beach Color: Mural project unveils ‘Record Weekend’ at SeaWitch

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CAROLINA BEACH — The Carolina Beach Mural Project is set to unveil work at its fourth location, SeaWitch Café and Tiki Bar, on Apr. 12, 6 p.m. North Carolina-based artist Sharon Dowell’s graphic illustration will honor the island’s love for beach music. RELATED: ‘ART for wALL’: Carolina Beach mural project to showcase town’s history through local […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 7 weekend events in the Cape Fear region

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — And we’re approaching the end of another week — one that is bringing full-on springtime vibes, with warm temps and sunny skies. If you’re looking to do more than head to the beach and catch the rays, you’ve landed in the right place. The 74th annual Azalea Festival has returned in some form this […]

Creating resiliency: Pilot program combines art, Black culture and emotional strength, culminates in student exhibit at CAM

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY — A new pilot program has 7th-grade students learning about Wilmington’s Black culture and history, processing resiliency, and expressing it via art. Around 60 student works are on display at Cameron Art Museum through Apr. 18. as part of “Just Us.” The curriculum recently was implemented by six teachers from D.C. Virgo Preparatory […]