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LENDING A HAND: Low Tide Pub in Wilmington (4540 Fountain Drive) will provide a free meal to those in need on Christmas Day from 2-6pm. Meals include turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, rolls, dessert, plus coffee, tea, or soda. Donations gratefully accepted. Call (910) 470-2073 for more details.

POP THE BUBBLY: It's not too early to plan for New Year's Eve and ring in 2015. Celebrations are planned at Blockade Runner Beach ResortThalian Hall, the Community Arts Center, on the Cape Fear River, in Kure Beach, and at TheatreNOW.  And for kids: Don't forget the annual New Year's Noon.

SIPPING A RARITY FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Front Street Brewery (9 North Front Street, Wilmington) offers a chance to sample Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve, a 23-year-old bourbon that is so rare a 1.5-ounce pour sells for up to $120. Once the bottle is drained, Front Street Brewery will make a $1,000 donation to The Carousel Center for Abused Children. Call (910) 251-1935 for more information.

HEY KIDS! GET OFF THE COMPUTER, TURN OFF THE TV: Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington (814 Market Street) presents Try It! Week featuring special programs for children, Dec. 28 through Jan. 2. See the full schedule here.

MUSICIANS WANTED: The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra holds New Member Auditions on Jan. 12 at UNCW. Times by appointment only. See more information here.

GREEN THUMB IN 2015: The New Hanover County Arboretum offers Back to Basics Gardening Classes beginning Feb. 23, running Mondays through March 30, and covering a different garden/landscape topic each week. The cost is $10 per class or $50 for the entire series. Call (910) 798-7674 or visit online for more information.

CONSTRUCTION VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity is seeking volunteers on Saturdays in December for several construction projects. Contact Jessica via email for more information or to sign up to make a difference in the life of a neighbor.

UNCW SPORTS GETS A NEW LOGO: The university plans to unveil its first new logo since 1992, with a formal introduction scheduled for Jan. 28, 2015.

FUTURE THESPIANS: Performance Club Kids is a tuition based theater program in Wrightsville Beach with no auditions. Led by LJ Woodard, classes begin Jan. 8 for Shrek and Jan. 10 for the Youth Acting Workshop Series. Call (910) 256-7925 for more information.





Holiday Train Expo Sunday, December 21

Holiday Train Expo
The Cape Fear Model Railroad Society presents its annual Holiday Train Expo, which sets up at the former Salt Shaker Bookstore in Wilmington, NC. The ...

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