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Batmobiles®, a Skiing Squirrel and Scads of Shelbys Slated for the Sept. 20-23 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Batmobiles®, a Skiing Squirrel and Scads of Shelbys Slated for the Sept. 20-23 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway

A trio of Batmobile® replicas, an array of Carroll Shelby’s high-performance Mustangs and Cobras, the motorcycles that put America on two wheels and a water-skiing squirrel named Twiggy are just a few of the attractions scheduled for the Sept…

Tribute to 50 Years of Automotive Legend Carroll Shelby’s High-Performance Cars to be Part of Food Lion AutoFair, Sept. 20-23

Tribute to 50 Years of Automotive Legend Carroll Shelby’s High-Performance Cars to be Part of Food Lion AutoFair, Sept. 20-23

No single person did more to build America’s high-performance reputation from the 1960s through the 21st century than Carroll Shelby, whose 50 years of super-fast vehicles will be celebrated with a display of three dozen automobiles during the Se…

Local Artist Barton Hatcher Selected Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner

Local Artist Barton Hatcher Selected Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner

Carolina Beach, NC – This year’s Artist for the 19th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival is local artist Barton Hatcher from Wilmington, North Carolina with his tropically-inspired musician playing the blues as sunset descends over the Cape Fear River masterpiece.  You can almost feel the breeze and smell the salt water. Growing up on his grandfather’s farm in Bladen County, North Carolina, Barton Hatcher discovered his special artistic and creative gifts early in his life. A self-taught artist and mixed media sculptor, Barton’s eclectic style is admired by many. His work has been showcased in several North Carolina galleries alongside prominent artists such as Ivey Hayes. On several occasions he has been commissioned to do customized art […]

First Annual Cause For The Paws Benefit Bike Ride & Dice Run

First Annual Cause For The Paws Benefit Bike Ride & Dice Run

Sneads Ferry, NC – The First Annual Cause For The Paws Benefit Bike Ride & Dice Run will be held Sunday, October 21 at Lo-re-lei Pub & Grille at 1019 Old Folkstone Road Sneads Ferry, N.C. Registration at 11:30am Kickstands up at 12:30pm Dice Run $20.00 ( includes BBQ Plate) 50/50, Auctions, & Raffles for great Prizes! BBQ Plates $6.00 Cars are welcome! Music by The Carolina Band (2-4pm) and Dixie Driver ( 5-8pm) Bike Run Route begins at Lo-re-lei, then to Wild Hawg, Dales, The Brass Pelican, The Pit and ends at Lo-re-lei. BBQ Plates will begin to be served at 2pm. In case of rain, event will be held at Lo-re-lei. All money collected will go to OC-PAW […]

Southport Beat Friday, September 21st

Southport Beat Friday, September 21st

Southport, NC – Southport Beat will transform the evening in Southport to a festive & exiting atmosphere on Friday, September 21st from 5pm-8pm in Keziah & Franklin Square Parks. The goal of “Southport Beat” is to establish an evening of excitement and entertainment in Southport on a regular, on-going basis. Southport Beat has a broad range of entertainment & music available for visitors and residents to enjoy.   This month’s entertainment in Franklin Square Park will feature “The Messengers” a Blue Grass Band (www.themessengersnc.com , Spider Mike on the guitar; watercolor artist Jim McIntosh; Corn Toss with Jim & Honey and the Winding River Car Club. Keziah Park will feature the Ken Rebeck on accordion and violinist Stanley Mandell plus […]

New Hanover County: Art in the Arboretum

New Hanover County: Art in the Arboretum

New Hanover County — View the area’s finest art work set amidst the prettiest acreage on the Cape Fear Coast at Art in the Arboretum 2012, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 7, noon to 4 p.m. Take in the gardens’ fall splendor while browsing works in glass, jewelry, textiles, metal and stepping stones. Wood, painting and photography round out the exhibits; and popular local musicians will perform all weekend. New this year are a special art show and sale sponsored by the Ability Garden and a children’s art activity area managed by the Children’s Museum of Wilmington. Young artists also have painted 30 garden-themed banners to adorn the grounds. Tickets are $5, free to members of […]

Charles Williams presents “In Thought.”

Charles Williams presents “In Thought.”

Layered Thoughts, Waves and Relationship Forms Artist’s Liquid Obsession. Editor’s Note: See Charles Williams “In Thought” exhibition at the Robert Lange Studios September 7th-30th 2012 A Georgetown, S.C. artist embarks on a journey documenting his experiences and interpretations of the ocean for his September solo exhibition “In Thought.” In this psychologically-driven series, Charles Williams explores the relationship between the ocean and his inner self. Once a place for relaxation, the ocean became a space where political, personal and past experiences were unraveled and captured on the canvas.   Williams says the possibilities of the ocean are endless. “I can go to the same place and get hundreds of thousand of paintings with different views, angles, and light. The ocean is […]

Wilmington, NC: Play Daze Next Friday!

Wilmington, NC: Play Daze Next Friday!

JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON OF FUN! Friday, September 21 3 pm – 5 p m Robert Strange Park, 401 S. 8th Street   The City of Wilmington will be having Play Daze on Friday, September 21 from 3 pm – 5 pm at Robert Strange Park located at 401 S. 8th Street in Wilmington. Play Daze are being scheduled throughout the country to provide diverse play activities The point of the day is to play for the sake of playing and to get physically active. We are hopeful that you can join us!   Activities include tennis, soccer, football, face painting, relay games, a dance contest, arts and crafts and more! The event is FREE!

Museum of the Albemarle: Paint the Past!

Museum of the Albemarle: Paint the Past!

Students will have the opportunity to illustrate their favorite event in history to go on display at the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, November 17, 2012. Entries must be submitted by 4:00 pm, November 2, 2012 by either mail or dropped off at the…

Award-Winning Humorist Jeanne Swanner Robertson at the N.C. Museum of History

Award-Winning Humorist Jeanne Swanner Robertson at the N.C. Museum of History

Award-winning humorist and former Miss North Carolina Jeanne Swanner Robertson uses her down-home Southern drawl to leave audiences laughing. Known as one of the most popular public speakers in America, she turns her life experiences into hilarious sto…

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