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Charleston RiverDogs Again Join Yankees HOPE Week Initiative

Charleston RiverDogs Again Join Yankees HOPE Week Initiative

Outings Planned for July 15-19 throughout the Lowcountry CHARLESTON, SC July 12, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs are once again proud to partner with their parent organization, the New York Yankees, for the HOPE Week Initiative.  The initiative runs from July 15-19, and RiverDogs players, coaches and front office staff will make appearances throughout the Lowcountry during the five-day outreach. This will be the sixth year in which the 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees have held their HOPE Week Initiative.  HOPE is the acronym for “Helping Others Persevere and Excel,” and this will be the third time that the RiverDogs will bring the concept to Charleston. Contributing sponsors this year include Harris Teeter and Tideline Tours. “We are […]

Big Laughs Theatre and Pelicans Host Hypnosis Night on Sunday – Seeking Volunteers

Big Laughs Theatre and Pelicans Host Hypnosis Night on Sunday – Seeking Volunteers

BIG LAUGHS THEATRE AND PELICANS HOST HYPNOSIS NIGHT ON SUNDAY VOLUNTEERS TO RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION AND TICKETS TO SHOW   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 11, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are excited to announce the team’s first Hypnosis Night, presented by Big Laughs Theatre, which will take place this upcoming Sunday, July 13.   Before the game, the award-winning Rich and Elizabeth Wylde from Big Laugh’s Wild 4 Hypnosis Show will hypnotize 10-15 fans in a controlled environment.   Once the group is hypnotized, they will bring them on the field where Rich and Beth will lead them in skits from their family friendly, Wild 4 Hypnosis Mild Family Show. The hypnotized […]

MarineMax Takes On the Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge

MarineMax Takes On the Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC July 10, 2014 – MarineMax Wrightsville Beach announced today that the MarineMax Fishing Team will be a sponsor for the 2014 Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge, one of the Fisherman’s Post Inshore Tournament Trail events. The MarineMax Fishing Team will also be competing in the tournament as one of the MarineMax Saltwater Series of tournaments on their new Sailfish 2100 Bay Boat. ”The Wrightsville event will be held July 18-19, several weeks later in the year than previous events which used to be hosted in late May. Our hope is that the later date means a better flounder bite for the participating anglers—more anglers catching more and bigger fish,” explained Max Gaspeny of the Fisherman’s Post in the tournament’s […]

Triple-A All-Star Week Schedule of Events

Triple-A All-Star Week Schedule of Events

Bull City Becomes Center Of Minor League Universe During Five-Day Celebration DURHAM, NC July 9, 2014 – Minor League Baseball’s biggest event has arrived in the Triangle. Beginning this Saturday with All-Star Fan Fest & Block Party and culminating with the 2014 Cree Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 16, baseball fans and the game’s brightest prospects are ready to converge on Downtown Durham for All-Star Week. All-Star Fan Fest (#AllStarFanFest) Saturday, July 12 – 11:00am-2:00pm; Durham Bulls Athletic Park All-Star Week’s official kick-off event, Fan Fest will provide an all-access pass to one of the finest Minor League ballparks in the country. Fans can take batting practice on the field, tour team clubhouses and enjoy interactive family fun throughout […]

Blues Harmonica Master Lee Oskar Headlines at Cape Fear Blues Festival July 25-27

Blues Harmonica Master Lee Oskar Headlines at Cape Fear Blues Festival July 25-27

Blues Harmonica Master Lee Oskar Headlines at Cape Fear Blues Festival   Wilmington, NC July 9, 2014 – On July 25-27, blues fans are in for a special treat when the Cape Fear Blues Society welcomes blues harmonica master and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee Lee Oskar to Wilmington during the 19th Annual Cape Fear Blues Festival. There’s no one in the music world quite like Lee Oskar. He is a founding member and former lead harmonica player for the 1970s funk/jazz band, WAR. His signature harp solos helped define the WAR sound (think “Cisco Kid” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends”). In 1976 he earned Billboard’s title of #1 Instrumental Artist of the Year. In 1983 he […]

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre: Open Auditions for Dixie Swim Club

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre: Open Auditions for Dixie Swim Club

SNEADS FERRY, NC July 9, 2014 – A hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever! Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York AUDITIONS Tuesday, July 15th and Thursday, July 17th 2014 @ 7:00 PM Sneads Ferry Community Center 126 Park Lane Show Dates: September 5,6,7 & September 12,13,14 5 WOMEN ARE NEEDED: We are looking for five women who can portray characters that age from 45-80 years old. All five women have major roles in the show. SYNOPSIS: Five southern women who were college swim teammates meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage in North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The show […]

Dine with Dr. Dino July 19-20 at NC Aquarium

Dine with Dr. Dino July 19-20 at NC Aquarium

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC July 9, 2014 – Dr. Dino brings his passion for paleontology and some of his fossilized finds to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores on July 19-20, in conjunction with the summer Dinosaur Adventure exhibit. Dr. Dino, a.k.a. Chris DeLorey and the education director at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Fl., has been hunting fossils for educational use for 25 years. Dine with Dr. Dino before or after hours, and enjoy exciting stories from the field, fascinating information about what new research has to say about these prehistoric animals, a narrated tour of the Dinosaur Adventure exhibit and a chance to make souvenir “fossils” from molds of dinosaur bones. Choose from two breakfast programs and an […]

The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra to Hold Auditions for New Members

The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra to Hold Auditions for New Members

AUDITIONS! The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra to Hold Auditions for New Members   WILMINGTON, NC July 8, 2014 – The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for new members on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the UNCW Cultural Arts Building.  Times by appointment.  Interested musicians must schedule an audition time by emailing the WSO Orchestra Manager, Shirley Lebo at orchestramgr@wilmingtonsymphony.org.  Applications and required audition music are available at www.wilmingtonsymphony.org, or by calling the symphony office at 910-791-9262. Percussionist Alex Tomlin says of his experience playing with the symphony, “There are tremendously talented faculty members and community professionals (local band directors and musicians) that make up the Wilmington Symphony, of which I’m proud to say I am a member.”   Musicians for […]

Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Summer Art Camp

Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Summer Art Camp

JACKSONVILLE, NC July 8, 2014 – The Council for the Arts will have a kid’s Summer Art Camp “Art Explosion” July 21-25, 2014 at the Council for the Arts Building, 826 New Bridge Street. Children ages 7 – 16. The week will include acrylics, oil pastels, watercolor, mixed media and printmaking. Cost $80.00. Supplies are included in price. Please call (910) 455-9840 to reserve a spot for your child. Council For The Arts 826 New Bridge St Jacksonville NC 28540 www.jaxarts.com Phone: (910) 455-9840 Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Newspring Church to host Race Day 500 Festival at Darlington Raceway on July 12

Newspring Church to host Race Day 500 Festival at Darlington Raceway on July 12

DARLINGTON, SC July 7, 2014 – Darlington Raceway will be the site for another family-fun community event this Saturday, July 12, when NewSpring Church brings the Race Day 500 Festival to the track Too Tough To Tame. The festival is free and open to the public beginning at 6 p.m. Activities during the event will include lawnmower racing, inflatables, pace car rides, live music, food vendors and a fireworks show. More information, including registration and rules for the lawnmower races can be found at http://newspring.cc/raceday500. The Race Day 500 Festival follows last weekend’s successful Freedom Fest, an Independence Day celebration, which was hosted by the Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce on July 4th. Over 11,000 people attended the inaugural event. […]