Li’l Friday: 14 events taking place in the Port City this weekend

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SOUTHEASTERN NC — Summer has officially arrived and it’s a full-moon Li’l Friday. What could possibly go wrong? Maybe just err on the side of extra caution as you embark on a li’l fun this evening, which can start with a sunset cruise aboard the Henrietta — music and dancing included. Friday is providing all the Frank […]

$500,000 donation and over $3m in grants help expand Wilson Center, CFCC outreach

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WILMINGTON — In the last week, Cape Fear Community College and the Wilson Center cumulatively received more than $3.5 million in grants and donations that will expand and strengthen arts, education and community outreach in the Cape Fear region.  Henry and Roya Weyerhaeuser donated a half-million dollars Tuesday to spearhead the groundbreaking of a special events […]

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

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SOUTHEASTERN NC — It’s Li’l Friday, which means it’s time to start hashing out plans on where to go and what to do. Plus, it’s a holiday weekend: Juneteenth is here on Saturday and has quite a few offerings around the Port City. Father’s Day on Sunday comes with its own brunch downtown at the Harrelson […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 9 events taking place in the Cape Fear this weekend

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SOUTHEASTERN NC — One quick probe of #LittleFriday on Google, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, or other search engines and social sites will pull up multiple selfies, videos, food pics, business profiles, and animal photos boasting the kickoff to the weekend — or midweek, depending on where you are in the world. After all, Li’l Friday isn’t only […]

Local nonprofit hopes to build resiliency through youth pen-pal program

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WILMINGTON — Though social media may make the art of pen-palling seem like a thing of the past, local nonprofit The Harrelson Center, in partnership with the New Hanover Resiliency Task Force, is hoping to connect youth with diverse new friendships through old-fashioned correspondence. The two organizations launched the Orange Mailbox Project last week, which encourages […]

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

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SOUTHEASTERN NC — One quick probe of #LittleFriday on Google, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, or other search engines and social sites will pull up multiple selfies, videos, food pics, business profiles, and animal photos boasting the kickoff to the weekend — or midweek, depending on where you are in the world. After all, Li’l Friday isn’t only […]

Greenlands Farm preserves homestead living, promotes agritourism in Brunswick County

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SOUTHEASTERN NC — On a 22-acre farm, only 30 minutes south of Wilmington, Maud Kelley talks to her flock of birds. “Have you ever read the Jenny Linsky ‘Cat Club’ series?” she asked. As we walk through the farm to the various coops, she chats up Jenny Linsky, Madame Butterfly and Pickles — three of her Bearded […]

Li’l Friday Roundup: 11 events happening in the Cape Fear this weekend

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Pop open your calendar and prepare to run down a weekend of fun. It’s Li’l Friday (local speak for Thursday)! A lot is taking place to keep you happily occupied over the next four days. Thursday will kick off with a learning opportunity about the Waccamaw Siouan’s Healing Garden. Live music from Stray […]

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: 14 events taking place in the Cape Fear this weekend

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Blue skies, sunshine, 80 degrees. We’re in the throes of springtime bliss in coastal North Carolina. Add to it Gov. Cooper’s latest executive order, dropping outdoor mask mandates for vaccinated people, and getting out and about to enjoy all the season offers seems more welcoming than ever. It’s Li’l Friday, and you know […]