Arboretum ready for large outdoor art show after Hurricane Florence clean up

Arboretum ready for large outdoor art show after cleaning up from Hurricane Florence

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A big post-Florence cleanup effort means the New Hanover County Arboretum is ready for largest coastal outdoor art show in North Carolina.

Art in the Arboretum begins Friday in New Hanover County and runs through Nov. 4.

The event was originally scheduled for October but was delayed due to damage at the park from Hurricane Florence.

Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum and the Wilmington Art Association organize the annual event, which features artists' works, including paintings, prints, pottery, sculpture and more.

The gardens will close today at 3pm as the artists set up their booths. Gates will open tomorrow at 10am for Art in the...

Posted by New Hanover County Arboretum on Thursday, November 1, 2018

Admission is $5 at the gate and free for active military, FOA members and children under 12.

For more information click here or call 910.798.7660.

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