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The Cape Fear Fair & Expo is back, running through Nov. 7

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WILMINGTON –– The Cape Fear Fair & Expo is back with its warm funnel cakes, thrilling carnival rides and cute animal viewings as of Friday evening. READ MORE: We talked to the man behind the infectious Cape Fear Fair and Expo song Located next to the Wilmington International Airport, the fair is running through Nov. […]

Li’l Friday Halloween Edition: 30 events in the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, OCT. 28 Let the Right One InThalian Hall Ruth and Bucky Stein Theater, 310 Chestnut St. • Tickets: $32 Big Dawg Productions is producing a vampiric love story at Thalian Hall’s black box theater. “Let the Right One In” is based on the 2004 Swedish novel, 2008 movie and 2010 American remake, and became […]

Bottles Wilmington

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Meet Kristin, Amelia, and Laurie of Bottles Wilmington. Do you have a nickname? Kristin: K Amelia: No nickname Laurie: No nickname Is there a food you will not eat? Kristin: Veal Amelia: I will try anything, but you should know where your food comes from Laurie: Twizzlers and gluten What is your favorite movie? Kristin: […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 10 events taking place around the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, OCT. 21 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Thalian Hall Classic Movie Series, 310 Chestnut St. • Tickets: $10 Jeepers creepers! Downtown Wilmington’s historic Thalian Hall is bringing the spooks this season with classic films, including the 1948 humorous horror of “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.”  The film taps into numerous horror clichés and tells the […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 10 events taking place around the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, OCT. 14 Brett EldredgeLive Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park, 10 Cowan St. • $25-$39 Country crooner Brett Eldredge will be bringing his sounds to Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park on Thursday evening. Known for five number-one singles, “Don’t Ya,” “Beat Of The Music,” “Wanna Be That Song,” and “Love Someone,” Eldredge […]

Michael and Russell PLLC

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Meet Ashley Michael and Ashley-Nicole Russell of Michael & Russell PLLC. Do you have a nickname? Ashley-Nicole: ANR Ashley: No nickname Is there a food you will not eat? Ashley-Nicole: Haven’t found one yet! Ashley: Olives What is your favorite movie? Ashley-Nicole: Forces of Nature Ashley: Goonies What is the one quality you admire most […]

Regional farm highlights Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real as theme for seasonal Maze Craze

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — “​​I did not know that I was gonna end up being so passionate about farming,” Alma Galloway said as she walked the grounds of her family’s 125-acre farm.  Located 40 minutes west of Wilmington in Hallsboro, Galloway Farm is a fourth generational farm. It has been in her husband’s family since 1944 […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 12 events taking place around the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, OCT. 7 Port City Taste Craft Cocktail WeekVarious bars and restaurants • $7-$14 Port City Daily hosts restaurant week for two weeks every winter and launches periodic specialized spinoff weeks throughout the year. Through Oct. 10, Craft Cocktail Week continues and features 30 specialty drinks from almost 20 participants. Sponsored by End of Days Distillery, […]
Waterline Brewing Company's annual Oktoberfest Under the Bridge features the traditional stein-holding competition. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Waterline Brewing Co.)

Li’l Friday Roundup: 12 events taking place around the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, SEPT 30 Hubb’s Corn MazeHubb’s Farm, 10276 US Hwy 421, Clinton • $14-$20 Fall has officially arrived, which means all the harvest-time activities are in full swing, including at Hubb’s Farm, an hour north of Wilmington. Open through Nov. 7, the Hubb’s Farm Corn Maze includes a 4.5-acre pumpkin patch, farm animals, human foosball, […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 10 events taking place this weekend in the Port City

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 23 Govt. Mule and Trombone Shorty & Orleans AvenueLive Oak Pavilion, 10 Cowan St. • Tickets: $28 and up For 25 years, Gov’t Mule has made an imprint on the Southern jam band scene. Led by Warren Haynes, the band — Matt Abts, Danny Louis, and Jorgen Carlsson — started as Haynes’ side […]