Musical Gumbo

Musical Gumbo

Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra bring their acclaimed freestyle musicianship to Kenan Auditorium. Their album, Book One on World Village, took home the 2010 Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble.

See details

UNCW Presents

Wilmington NC Events

Looking for fun stuff to do in and around the Port City? Welcome to the booming WhatsOn community! Click around ... We update obsessively because we want you to know the latest and the greatest!


Sports Outdoor Activities/Festivals Music Performing Arts/Film Literary/Lectures Kids Museums/Galleries Other Cool Stuff

What's Up

HELP WELCOME HABITAT VOLUNTEERS: Students from five colleges will be spending their Spring Break in Wilmington, helping Habitat for Humanity build a home in our community. You can help by bringing a snack during their workday, hosting them for a dinner in your home or church, or providing coupons for area attractions or restaurants. Schools and dates: Villanova (March 2-6); Mercyhurst and Duke (March 9-13); and Wisconsin and Frederick Community College (March 30 to April 3). Call (910) 762-4744
 or email for more information.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Thalian Association is seeking artists for the 20th Anniversary Orange Street ArtsFest, scheduled for May 23-24. Applicants must submit a color photo of original work in acrylic, oils, watercolor, sculpture, drawing, graphics, wearable arts, leather jewelry, clay, glass, fiber, metal work or mixed media. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable in limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist. Check online for information about booth rental, deadlines and application process or email Samantha Herrick.

FREE WORLD-CLASS JAZZ: Prior to the Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra at Kenan Auditorium on Valentine's Day, the band offers an open rehearsal from 4:30- 5:30pm, free and open to all K-12 students and their families. Call (910) 962-3500 for more information.

IT'S BAAAACK! After a one-year hiatus, the Kure Beach Street Festival is returning. Featuring food, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and activities for kids, the event is scheduled for April 25.

TOP CHEFS? Wrightsville Beach Parks and Rec offers Kids' Cooking Classes beginning April 13. Participants will learn a new basic and creative and healthy recipe each week. Classes are for ages 5 to 10. Call (910) 256-7925 or use email for more information.

WORLD PARTY: UNCW kicks off iWeek on Feb. 14 -- six days of internationally themed seminars, films, lectures, food and more -- with the 22nd Annual Intercultural Festival. Most events are free and open to the public.

MEDICATION DISPOSAL: New Hanover County now has two new permanent drop boxes that give residents safe options to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. Drop boxes are located at the Sheriff’s Office in the front desk lobby of the Detention Center (3950 Juvenile Center Road, Castle Hayne), and in Room 201 of the Historic Courthouse (24 North 3rd Street, Wilmington).





SALT Studio: Year 1 Thursday, January 29

SALT Studio: Year 1
Kelly Starbuck presents SALT Studio: Year 1, a retrospective showing the artist's commercial, editorial, private client and fine art photography. HOUR...

See details | See this day's events
Free Stuff

Sign up for FREE WILMINGTON!, our weekly newsletter featuring the area's best free events.

Sign Me Up!

Events build community! If it's open to the public, we want it. For you, it's free publicity!

Submit an Event

Does your business need a promotional boost?

Get The Word Out

Add valuable content to your website!

Get our Widget!