Outdoor Activities / Festivals
|Poplar Grove Farmers' Market (Family Day)|
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market
The Poplar Grove Farmers' Market in Wilmington, NC, meets Wednesdays through Nov. 27, and features fresh local fruits and veggies, dairy products, meats and seafood, baked goods, and sweets, plus arts...
|Black River Nature Cruise|
Black River Nature Cruises
The Black River Nature Cruise is a 4-hour getaway narrated by coastal ecologist and author Andy Woods. Refreshments provided. Purchase tickets in advance. Boarding is at the Battleship North Carolina ...
|Sounds of Summer Concert: Dutch Treet|
Wrightsville Beach Town Park
Wrightsville Beach Parks & Recreation Department presents its Sounds of Summer Concert Series. This evening's performance is by dance band Dutch Treet, featuring JD Collins on guitars/vocals; Dere...
|Fireworks by the Sea and Boardwalk Blast Music|
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Fireworks by the Sea and Boardwalk Blast Music in Carolina Beach, NC, features the Americana and country rock of the Daniel Parish Band followed by pyrotechnics over the Atlantic Ocean at 9pm....
|Live Music: The Carvers|
Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar
Surf rockers The Carvers take over the outdoor Tiki Bar at the Ocean Grill in Carolina Beach NC. HOURS: 7-9pm.
|Moores Creek Kayaking Expedition|
Halyburton Park in Wilmington, NC, presents a Moores Creek Kayaking Expedition. HOURS: 8:30am to 3pm. Pre-registration required.
|Third Thursday Community Farmers' Market|
Hugh MacRae Park
New Hanover County Parks & Gardens hosts the Third Thursday Community Farmers' Market at Hugh MacRae Park in Wilmington, NC. A traditional farmers' market with local growers, producers and crafter...
|Story Time by the Sea|
Ocean Front Park
The Town of Kure Beach presents Story Time by the Sea at Ocean Front Park. Fun activities for both boys and girls are available following the story, as well as time for photos with the Mermaid Princes...
|Music on the Town Concert w/ Selah Dubb|
Mayfaire Town Center
The 9th Annual Music on the Town Concert Series at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington, NC, features free live music on Friday evenings through July. Bands set up on the Mayfaire Event Field located be...
|Airlie Summer Concert Series: 'Shine|
The annual Summer Concert Series at Airlie Gardens in Wilmington, NC, features local party band 'Shine. Picnics, chairs, coolers and blankets welcome. Free admission for Airlie members....