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What to Do in Wilmington: December ’16 Edition

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Family and friends will be arriving soon, so here are some ways to grow new memories together (or to give yourself a break from preparing for family and friends before they arrive!):

Art of Illumination Opening Reception

December 2, 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The Art of Illumination Opening Reception at Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, features a chance to view more than 40 lanterns created by artists from the Cape Fear area and across the US. Light refreshments and a cash bar included, plus live music by Grenoldo Frazier.

Cameron Art Museum, 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412

Cost: $10.00 to $16.00

Contact: (910) 395-5999


David Crosby & Friends in Concert

December 7, 2016, 7:30 PM

The Wilson Center in downtown Wilmington, NC, presents David Crosby & Friends in Concert featuring the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Crosby brings old classics to life with new spirits as he is joined by two-time Grammy winner Michael League of Snarky Puppy, Becca Stevens, and Canadian songstress Michelle Willis, playing acoustic guitars, piano and vocal harmonies.

Wilson Center, 703 North Third Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Cost: $38.00 to $85.00

Contact: (910) 362-7999 or email tickets@capefearstage.com


PSL Gets Evicted! Sketch Comedy Show

December 14, 2016, 8:00 PM

PSL Gets Evicted! features local real estate magnate Ed Wagenseller (playing himself), who has gone drunk with power and bought up every theater in town, intending to demolish all of them so he can build a brand-new chain of coffee shops. TheatreNOW is the last one on his list. It’s up to Wesley Brown (Michael Cera) and the rest of the Pineapple Shaped Lamps gang to put a stop to Ed’s evil scheme and save TheatreNOW before it’s too late. Tickets are available for purchase online. (FYI: TheatreNOW isn’t actually in any real danger)

TheatreNOW, 19 South 10th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Cost: $8.00 to $10.00

Contact: (910) 632-0775 or email pineappleshapedlamps@gmail.com


Kids’ Night Out

December 16, 2016, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Kids’ Night Out at Maides Park in Wilmington, NC, is for ages 7 to 13 and features arts & crafts, a computer and game room, Lego building, sports activities, and refreshments. Call ahead of time to pre-register.

Maides Park, 1101 Manly Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28405

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 341-7867 or email info@wilmingtonrecreation.com


4th Friday Gallery Night

December 23, 2016, 6:00-9:00 PM

The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County presents 4th Friday Gallery Night, a free monthly self-guided tour of galleries, studios and art spaces featuring exhibitions of various artistic genres including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, photography, glass, metals, wood, ceramics, mixed media and more. 4th Fridays also include opening receptions, artist discussions, demonstrations, live music, wine, food and other traditional and nontraditional art-related activities.

Participating venues include ACES Gallery (Arts Council Exhibition Space), the MC Erny Gallery @ WHQR, Acme Art Studios, Art Factory Gallery & Studios, Bottega Art Bar, Dan Beck Gallery, The Golden Gallery, the ArtWorks, New Elements Gallery, Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts, River to Sea Gallery, Crescent Moon, Spectrum Gallery, and The Wilma W. Daniels Gallery

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 343-0998 or email info@artscouncilofwilmington.org


Have fun in Wilmington this month!

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