Rad Rods

Rad Rods

The 43rd Annual Cape Fear Chapter Antique Automobile Show takes place at Independence Mall and is open to vehicles 25 years and older, including this vintage Buick.

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW: Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis joins friends and collaborators, including the Kruger Brothers and Rhiannon Giddens, onstage at the Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh in a benefit performance for the North Carolina Symphony. The show is scheduled for June 2 and tickets can be purchased online.

HELP KEEP OUR SHORELINE STRONG: Kure Beach is looking for volunteers to help plant sea oats to help keep sand dunes strong and intact. All materials needed to plant the oats will be provided. The event is scheduled for April 18 at 9am and meets at the public beach access parking lot located just south of Neptune Place on the right (west) side of Fort Fisher Boulevard. Email any questions here.

BOOK MIGRATION: Cape Fear Volunteer Center is seeking people for the New Hanover County Public Library’s Big Move Day to set up for its Spring Book Sale. Scheduled for Saturday, March 7, a maximum of 15 volunteers are needed from 10am to 1pm at the Northeast Library (1241 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington). Contact Annie Anthony at (910) 392-8180.

MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Airlie Gardens' Summer Concert Series kicks off May 1 and runs the first and third Friday of every month through September. Bands include Jack Jack 180, 'Shine, BLP, L Shape Lot, and The Imitations. See the full lineup here.

ROAD TRIP: Kure Beach Parks & Recreation is offering a bus trip on Thursday, April 2 to visit Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, SC. Reservations are $41 and includes admission to the gardens, a private tour, the bus trip and driver tip.

DEAL ME IN: Cape Fear Rescue League hosts a poker tournament on March 21 at Reel Café (100 South Front Street) in downtown Wilmington. The buy-in is $100 and $40 for a second chance tournament. The event also includes raffles and all proceeds benefit Cape Fear Rescue League, an animal rescue organization based in Whiteville. Call (910) 409-8965 for more information.

FREE INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE: IRS Certified Volunteers provide tax help at UNCW's Cameron Hall, Room 122, on March 6 and 20, and April 10, from 1-4pm. Call (910) 962-3776 for more information.

LOCAL MARKETS: The Cape Fear area's Farmers' Markets are gearing up for another tasty season. The Riverfront Farmers' Market meets Saturdays in downtown Wilmington and begins April 4. The Carolina Beach Farmers' Market meets Saturdays also, starting May 16; while the markets at Poplar Grove convene Wednesdays beginning April 1, and the one at Wrightsville Beach on Mondays, starting May 18.






Speed Dating Event Tuesday, March 3

Speed Dating Event
Quick Connections presents a Speed Dating event at Bakery 9 in downtown Wilmington, NC. Participants will have six-minute "speed dates" with eligible ...

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