Jazz up your weekend with a music festival at UNCW

Jazz lovers can see a Grammy award winning artist during a music festival this weekend.

  Pizza Putt event benefits Children’s Museum of Wilmington

  Group ‘committed to a full recovery’ for Pender Co. people affected by hurricane

  Celebrate the art of dance at upcoming festival

  Get ideas for your home and garden at the Coastal Living Show

  Scouts show off skills at weekend event

  Familiar face to Tar Heels fans will show off his skills when Harlem Globetrotters visit Wilmington

Continued Coverage

  Police and firefighters face off on the ice for annual fundraiser

  Put on your favorite pink outfit for the Pink Ribbon Project Luncheon

  Win a luxury handbag or get a great deal on a designer purse at Power of the Purse event

  Help children in our community by volunteering with Guardian ad Litem

  Sample beer and wine at weekend festival

  Tour North Carolina’s oldest standing lighthouse

  HGTV’s ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’ to film in Sunset Beach

HGTV’s series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” is expected to film in Sunset Beach this weekend, according to Town Administrator Hiram J. Marziano II.

  Support artists in our state at the Made in NC craft fair

Head to the Brooklyn Arts Center for an event that shows off crafts made in North Carolina.

  Fractured fairy tale ‘Into the Woods’ on stage in Wilmington

The show, performed March 1-10 at the 2nd Street Stage at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, features some of the most beloved fairy tale characters.

  ‘Always...Patsy Cline’ tells the story of the singer’s unexpected friendship with a fan

The show is on stage at Thalian Hall through March 10, starring Annie Tracy

  Strike a blow to hunger at the bowling alley

  Men encouraged to show off their ‘dad bods’ at weekend event

  Film festival celebrates women’s stories

Irish humor paired with Irish dishes for TheatreNOW show

  An artist created one sculpture a day for a year

  Preventing diabetes and childhood obesity with education, free screenings

  Divine Divas take the stage for special two-night concert that benefits She Rocks, TACT

The singers perform music made famous by “Divas” from the entertainment industry.

  Talented children sing Motown’s greatest hits at upcoming performance

This weekend, Kathy Snow Productions will perform its Motown Cabaret at Snipes Academy Auditorium.

  Wilmington Wine & Beer Walk invites you to explore and sip your way through downtown

Sip and sample your way through downtown Wilmington.

  Take the plunge and support the Special Olympics

Most avoid a dip in the ocean in February. However, dozens will dive in the water at Kure Beach on Sat., Feb. 23 to support the New Hanover County Special Olympics.

  Swing dance with your sweetheart this weekend

Join the Cape Fear Swing Dance Society and dance the night away.

  Start thinking about summer...camps, that is

Get the scoop on the summer camps that will keep your child's body and mind active this summer.

  ‘Man v. Food’ to visit Wrightsville Beach for filming

The Cooking Channel show Man v. Food will film along the strand at Wrightsville Beach.

  Abigail Spencer pilot picked up for full season to be filmed in Wilmington

A TV show starring Abigail Spencer, which filmed its pilot in Wilmington, will return to film its first full season.

  Cape Fear Chordsman will sing for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day

The Cape Fear Chordsmen will deliver a romantic musical message to your Valentine.

  Dance the night away at adult prom

Throwback to your high school days at Once Upon a Prom.

  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Thalian Association Community Theatre will open the third show of its 2018-19 Season on Friday, Feb. 8.

  The Little Black Dress is not just a fashion statement

Members of the Junior League of Wilmington are wearing the same outfit every day this week in hopes of making a statement.

  UNCW Seabelles join talented a cappella groups from around NC at Acapalooza performance

It's one of the most anticipated musical events at UNCW; Acapalooza is later this month.

  Don’t get hooked: Protect yourself from misleading financial aid offers

The College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) and the North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) have teamed up to launch a new initiative to protect families against misleading financial aid offers.

Inaugural Brunswick expungement project to offer non-violent offenders a second chance

District Attorney Jon David on Wednesday announced that his office will offer those convicted of non-violent crimes a chance to clean up their record.

  Grab your tartan and celebrate your Scottish heritage

Millions of Americans claim to have Scottish roots and you can celebrate your Scottish heritage at an event this weekend.

  North Carolina Jazz Fest will include special tribute to late musician

The 39th Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival planned to open with Wilmington’s Grenoldo Frazier playing the first set. Now, the festival will open with a tribute to the late pianist.

  Students bring the drama and tragedy of star-crossed lovers ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to stage

Topsail High School students bring the drama of the Montaguea and Capulet families to stage in 'Romeo and Juliet.'

  Beatles fans ‘Come Together’ for JDRF

A concert that celebrates the music of 'The White Album' will raise money to help fight juvenile diabetes.

Trail of Hope

Trail of Hope

  Deadline approaches to apply for specialty plates that show love for one NC beach town

You can be one of the first to have a Wrightsville Beach specialty license plate.

  First at Four recipe: Red bean tacos with sweet peppers, red onion and pineapple

Here's a new twist on tacos for your next taco Tuesday.

  Late educator’s work continues with scholarship in her honor

Port City Rip the Runway raises money for the Lillie Ann Heggins Scholarship.

  Perk up with weekend coffee crawl

Sip your way through the Wilmington Coffee Crawl.

  Wish Upon a Chef raises money to help make dreams come true for children

Wish Upon a Chef brings together chefs from some of the best restaurants around and raises money for the Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina Foundation.

  ‘Stuart Little’ comes to life with cast of children

The adventures of a little mouse born into a human family. 'Stuart Little' comes to life on stage.

  The Ability Garden celebrates the capabilities of those in our community

Take home a plant and support a group that celebrates the capabilities of those with special needs in our community.

  First Act: Show follows story of technology-challenged senior and her virtual assistant

It's the story of a technology-challenged senior and her robot assistant.

  Downtown Wilmington surges post-Hurricane Florence

Downtown Wilmington is seeing a mini-renaissance in the new year, post-Hurricane Florence.

  Calendar featuring famous bulldog raises money to help animals in need

Reuben the Bulldog graces a 2019 calendar.

  Remember and reflect at floating lantern ceremony

If your New Year’s resolution calls for more self care, an event at Cameron Art Museum can help.

  Fifth grade student wows with his singing voice in ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

Jose Chirinos makes his starring debut as Amahl in Opera Wilmington’s production of 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

  Swing dance to save animals

A new group is saving the lives of animals one step at a time.

  NHRMC’s Employee of the Year honored for work to get patients to quit smoking

Tony Bollhorst, COPD Navigator for Respiratory Care, is the NHRMC 2018 Employee of the Year. Hear about his work with patients today on WECT News First at Four.

  My, my: ‘Mamma Mia!’ will have audience dancing, singing along at Thalian Hall

You’ve sang along to all the songs and watched the hit movie, now, you can take it all in on stage.

  Plunge for a purpose: Communities In Schools invites you to dive in

Kick off 2019 with the Annual Wrightsville Beach Plunge.

  Ring in the New Year at a speakeasy with craft cocktails, food and entertainment

The event has a Prohibition era flair with craft cocktails, decor and a show and meal inspired by the roaring 20′s.

  Prevent underage drinking on New Year’s Eve night

As you toast to the New Year, make sure your children aren’t doing to same.

  Church makes sure no one goes hungry on Christmas Eve

The Pine Valley Family Christmas Dinner feeds more than 4,000 people each year.

  What’s the story with the straw goat that suddenly become the fire department mascot?

“Billy the Christmas Goat” has become the mascot for the Wilmington Fire Department ahead of holiday season.

  Historian’s decade-long work to get Wilmington recognized as “American World War II City” nears completion

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that directs the Department of Interior to designate one city per year as a nationally recognized “American World War II City.”

  Children’s play raises money to protect waterways

Luv2Act is partnering with Cape Fear River Watch and a portion of ticket sales will be donated to protecting waterways.

  Help make sure 220 children have gifts to open on Christmas morning

The children are in the Big Buddy program, Hurricane Florence evacuees and in foster care.

  Recipe: Cocktails to make spirits bright at your holiday party

Don’t think you can make tasty cocktails for your holiday party. Just believe in your elf. Er, self.

  Colin Hackman encourages you to Get Fit with 6

Need a jump start to your New Year’s Resolution? Or maybe you are looking for an opportunity to showcase your health and wellness business? Get Fit with 6 is the Cape Fear’s ONLY Race and Wellness Expo!

  Sample what Wilmington has to offer at the 12 Tastes of Christmas

The event is a fundraiser for DREAMS of Wilmington, which gives children of all backgrounds the opportunity to learn and appreciate the arts.

  Merry Little Christmas Festival offers shopping, food and family fun

You have one more weekend to visit the Merry Little Christmas Festival.

  Downtown Wilmington welcomes you for the Holly Jolly Holidays

The Holly Jolly Holidays campaign emphasizes local businesses and local experiences during the season.

  Christkindlmarkt coming to church hit by Hurricane Florence

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church is holding its first ever German Christmas Market.

  A Christmas Stroll Through the Past will take you back in time

Guests are invited to tour the Burgwin-Wright House and the Bellamy Mansion, while sipping on festive refreshments.

  Learn about the rituals and celebrations of Kwanzaa

UNCW’s Upperman African American Cultural Center will hold a Pre-Kwanzaa event at 7:00 p.m. on December 5 at the UNCW Burney Center.

  ‘The Santaland Diaries’ returns to the stage in a Christmastime tradition

"The Santaland Diaries" is adapted from the work of author David Sedaris.

  Man shares letter from President George H.W. Bush

At age 15, he received an inspirational letter from President George H.W. Bush.

  Craft beer makers team up to encourage visitors to Wilmington

Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance: Wilmington is open for business.

  Celebrate the holidays in Leland

Santa will be there!

  Businesses hit by Hurricane Florence rebuild in time for holiday shopping season

As we approach Christmas, some of the businesses hit hard by Hurricane Florence are back open and they’re counting on you to shop local.

  November is National Adoption Month

Many children in our community need a place to call home and a family to love them.

  Stockings for Seniors helps make the holiday season brighter for elderly in our community

Each stocking has a senior’s requested wish and many are basic necessities and nominal in nature.