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Wilmington Weekender for Labor Day Weekend 2014  

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August 26, 2014

Farewell to Fireworks and Tribute Bands This Friday, August 29th is the final night in a summer long celebration for both Fireworks by the Sea on Carolina Beach and the Downtown Sundown Concert Series. The last night of Fireworks by the Sea for 2014 is held near the gazebo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Music begins at 6:30 PM and the fireworks begin at 9:00 PM. Admission is free for this family-friendly event. Also on Friday Departure the Journey Tribute Band plays off the Downtown Sundown Concert Series. As always the concert is free, and held on the waterfront in Riverfront Park...


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Movie Monday for the Week of August 25th  

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August 25, 2014

The Grand Seduction comes to Cinematique This week the Cinematique Film Series presents "The Grand Seduction". The movie is scheduled to play Thalian Hall Monday through Friday at 7:00 PM. In the film the town of Tickle Cove must persuade a doctor to move to their harbor town in order to save themselves from financial ruin. Thalian Hall is located at 310 Chestnut Street in Downtown Wilmington. Cowspiracy at Carmike "COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive...


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Wilmington Weekender for August 22nd – 24th 2014  

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August 22, 2014

Image courtesy of Right on Band RightOnBand.com   Downtown Sundown Concert Series: Right on Band The Downtown Sundown Concert Series continues this Friday with Right on Band, an authentic ten-piece show band that celebrates Motown, disco, and 1970's funk. The show is at Riverfront Park, located on North Water Street between Market and Princess Streets. The concert is free and begins around sundown. Food and drinks are available for sale. For the full schedule of bands click here. Fourth Friday Gallery Night Friday, August 22nd is the monthly Fourth Friday Gallery Night where...


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Movie Monday for the Week of August 18th  

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August 18, 2014

Ida comes to Cinematique "Ida" tells the story of a young nun in 1960s Poland who uncovers a family secret that dates back to the Nazi occupation. "Ida" is part of Thalian Hall's Cinematique Film Series. It plays Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Thalian Hall is located at 310 Chestnut Street in Downtown Wilmington. The West Side Story at Carolina Beach Lake Park As part of the weekly Movies at the Lake event, you can catch the 1961 classic "West Side Story" at Carolina Beach Lake Park on Sunday, August 24th. The movie begins at dusk (around 8:45 PM), and since the venue is outdoors...


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Wilmington Weekender for August 15th – 17th 2014  

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August 15, 2014

Port City RibFest This Friday, Saturday and Sunday Port City RibFest returns to Wilmington. The celebration of delicious barbaecue is held at the Battleship USS North Carolina Memorial Park. It is scheduled from 11 AM to midnight on Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 7 PM on Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults, $1 for children, $5 for seniors and $2 for active military personnel. Offerings at the Port City RibFest will include Memphis-style, Chicago-style, Texas-style and North Carolina style barbecue. In addition to pork ribs visitors can partake of beef brisket, beef ribs, chopped and sliced...


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