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 […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 11 events taking place in the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 16 The Shadow We CreateCameron Art Museum, 1301 S. 17th St. Ext. • Admission: $8-$10 Cameron Art Museum (CAM) opened two new exhibitions last week, including “The Shadow We Create” featuring works by three artists, Jan-Ru Wan, Mary Bowron and Wille Cole. The exhibit showcases sculptures and prints that delve into ideas on […]

nCino donates over $1M to expand local food bank’s hunger relief efforts

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WILMINGTON —  Earlier in the week, local tech company nCino announced a million-dollar pledge to the local branch of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina — which serves over 800 partner agencies, including soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and programs in Wilmington, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, Durham, and the Sandhills. The donation to […]

Rise in Covid cases compels Riverfest board to call off event for second year

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WILMINGTON — Wilmington’s Riverfest committee announced Friday on social media it would skip the 2021 three-day event, slated to take place the first weekend in October in downtown Wilmington. “As the COVID-19 cases in New Hanover County continue to rise, the Riverfest Board has been monitoring the guidelines from the North Carolina Department of Health […]

Li’l Friday: 8 events taking place in the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 A Time Capsule in Jazz: Photography by Maurice Martinez Genesis Block, 20 Wrights Alley • Free UNCW professor emeritus and award-winning artist Maurice Martinez has put on display rare and never-before-seen photos in the exhibit “A Time Capsule in Jazz.” Martinez told WHQR he found the photos he had taken between 1954 and […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 12 events to consider for your weekend plans

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 Final three days of ‘Continuum of Change’216 N. Front St. • Free Initiative 1897 in partnership with the Black on Black Project is hosting an art exhibit showcasing nine portraits of Black Wilmingtonians finding success and making impacts in the community pre-1898 — ahead of the Wilmington Insurrection. The display, “Continuum of Change,” […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 8 events taking place in the Port City this weekend

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 Sublime with Rome / Michael Franti and SpearheadLive Oak Bank Pavilion, 10 Cowan St. • Tickets: $50 and up The Azalea Festival concerts from 2020 are finally taking place almost a year and half later since Covid-19 shuttered venues and postponed events. The upswing: A new venue will welcome them at Live […]