Welcome 2013! Celebrate the New Year at these upcoming events in Wilmington North Carolina.
January 2013 Wilmington events include plays, musicals, athletic challenges, fundraisers, shows, and more! Mark up your calendar today so that you can attend as many upcoming Wilmington events as possible during the month of January. Hosting or attending a January event that is not already on the list? Submit your event today!
Visiting Wilmington from out of town this month? Take advantage of excellent hotel discounts from our local partners and explore our website to find information on local attractions, restaurants, and more!
January 2013 Wilmington Events:
Wilmington Jazz at the CAM: Sir Manual & The Weather Channel Boyz, fusion jazz
January 3, 2013 from 6:30 - 8PM
Continue your New Year fun with the return of Jazz at the CAM! A new group to the series will blend smooth jazz and funk into a musical journey comparable to Dave Koz, Marcus Miller, Weather Report, and Foreplay. Call 910-395-5999 for more information. Click here to learn more about Wilmington's upcoming music entertainment.
Monty Python's Spamalot
January 3-6, 10-12, 2013
Cape Fear Theatre Arts presents Monty Python's SPAMALOT this January 2013 at Thalian Hall Mainstage. Lovingly ripped off the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Call Thalian Hall at 910-632-2285 to get your show tickets today.
January 12, 2013
This behind-the-scenes tour of un-restored areas of the Battleship North Carolina is designed for the explorer at heart! The four-hour tour consists of small groups with guides. guests explore the bow, third deck, engine room #1, the refrigerator compartments, and climb inside the fire control tower to the top of the ship. Call 910-251-5797 for reservations.
Live Music in Wilmington NC
January 15, 2013 - M.L.K. Gospel Concert
January 25, 2013 - The Marshall Tucker Band
January 26, 2013 - Sir Manuel and The Funk U Orchestra
January 30, 2013 - Jeff Mangum
Wilmington NC venues present a variety of entertaining shows in Wilmington, NC this January 2013. Plan ahead with family and friends so that you can experience these exciting performances. Read our Live Music in Wilmington NC blog for more information about these upcoming Wilmington events!
5th Annual Cold Stroke Classic
January 19, 2013
The 2013 Cold Stroke Classic will take place in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina on January 19, 2013. The course will begin and end at the Blockade-Runner Beach Resort for both divisions. All paddling for the race will be on the Intracoastal Waterway. Paddlers can opt to do the 3.5 mile Recreational course or the 7 mile Elite Course. Call 800-383-4443 for more information.
Sheppard's Battery: Defending The Left Flank
January 19, 2013 from 10AM - 4PM
Fort Fisher's 148th anniversary program will focus on the Confederate defenders at Sheppard's Battery and around the 'Bloody Gate' on the left flank of Fort Fisher. Civil War re-enactors will set up displays of camp life, and talk with visitors about the life of the Confederate infantry and artillery troops during the January 1865 campaign. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 910-458-5538 for more information.
Pied Piper Theatre: Dury Lane - A Musical Mother Goose Mash-Up
January 20, 2013 at 3PM
A musical revue featuring the beloved rhymes of Mother Goose from the inventive mind of Steve Cooper. Fractured Fairy Tales meets the Ziegfeld Follies in this fun-filled musical for the entire family. You will not want to miss Georgie Porgie and Jack Horner, Jack Sprat and his Super-Sized Wife, Miss Muffet and the Spider, and more. Call 910-632-2285 to get your tickets from Thalian Hall today.
Martin Luther King Parade
January 21, 2013 at Noon
Join us in historic downtown Wilmington for the Martin Luther King Parade. The parade line-up time is at 9:00AM and the parade will begin at noon.
Step Up For Soldiers Back Yard BBQ Cook-Off
January 25 - 26, 2013
BBQ meets the beach at the 2013 Step Up For Soldiers Back Yard BBQ Cook-Off coming up January 25 - 26, 2013. Thirty teams will take to their grills, forks in hand, secret recipes folded and stashed in pockets, all for the glory of the title and the satisfaction of knowing they have raised a significant amount of money for Step Up For Soldiers. The cook-off will be held at the lake in Carolina Beach at the junction of Lake Park Blvd. and Atlanta Avenue. Everyone is welcome and admission is free! Call 910-547-0087 for more information.
Bellamy Mansion Museum Preservation Celebration
January 25, 2013 from 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Come and experience the finest Wilmington hospitality! Four magnificently restored houses will be open for a special Preservation Celebration on Friday, January 25th from 6:30 - 9:30PM. Tour the Donald MacRae House, George Washington Williams House, David R. Murchison House and Tuscany, all located within walking distance in the downtown Historic District. Tickets are $35 each and include wine, heavy hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Call 910-547-9592 for more information.
16th Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale
January 26 - 27, 2013
The Original Cape Fear Model Railroad Society presents the 16th Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale January 26 - 27, 2013. Join us at American Legion Post 10 for this exciting event. Tickets are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children, and free for children 5 and under. Enjoy free clinics by Tom Staley of Tom's Train Station in Cary, NC. Call 910-270-2696 for more information.
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