Holidays

Halloween

Batty Battleship's Halloween Bash Wilmington Kidstuff
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1 Battleship Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-5797

October 24, 2017  From 5:30 PM until 8 PM bring your little ghouls and goblins to the Battleship for trick-or-treating! Fun games, activities, henna tattoos, & storytelling are all part of the Halloween fun. Batty Battleship is perfect for the little ones and families! Children are encouraged to wear...more about Batty Battleship's Halloween Bash

Poplar Grove Plantation Wilmington Kidstuff
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017   Paranormal Ghost Tours lead guests through candlelight tours of the Manor House. A Scroll of the Dead will be provided in honor of the souls still lingering in the house and around the tenant house and graveyard. Hear also a murderous tale from the...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

Market St. at the Riverfront
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 794-1866

Visitors and locals alike enjoy this nightly walking tour of downtown Wilmington. The tour meets year round by the Riverfront at the foot of Market Street. From mid-March through October 31, tours are held nightly at 6:30 and 8:30 PM. From November to mid-March, tours are held nightly at 6:30 PM....more about Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

Kwanzaa

This seven-day African-American cultural celebration is observed yearly in the Wilmington area during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. The word refers to the harvest's first fruits. During the holiday, people use each day to meditate on one of seven principles: umoja (unity), kujichagulia (self-determination), ujima (collective work and responsibility), ujamaa (cooperative economics), nia (purpose), kuumba (creativity) and imani (faith).

254 N. Front St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-1640

December 26, 2015  Public radio WHQR 91.3 FM broadcasts its Kwanzaa production, Season's Griot, created and performed by local storyteller and musician Madafo Lloyd Wilson together with other storytellers from around the country. This hour-long program is distributed nationally as a holiday special broadcast and starts at 1 PM....more about WHQR- A Season's Griot

 
 
 
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