Friday, February 22, 2013

Weekend Getaway in Savannah Georgia

Weekend getaways are a great way to spice up your life with adventure! Visit Savannah this weekend to enjoy Best Western Savannah Gateway's brand new Trolley Tour Hotel COMBO Package. It's time to plan, pack, and explore!

Stay two nights at the Best Western Savannah Gateway for double the time and double the fun! The Old Town Trolley Tour Combo package bundles unique Savannah Tours with comfortable Savannah hotel accommodations into one excellent rate. Visitors can explore downtown Savannah by day and then experience Savannah's haunted past by night. Read more about the Old Town Trolley Tour COMBO Package and start planning your weekend getaway today. Thanks Best Western Savannah Gateway for sharing this special package with us!

Savannah Trolley Tour Hotel COMBO Package - Only $85 Per Night

Stay two nights at the Best Western Savannah Gateway hotel and enjoy two incredible trolley tours that feature Savannah's favorite attractions and Savannah's haunted past. This hotel package includes:

  • Spacious Guest Room feauturing 2 double beds, free wireless internet access, and cable TV including HBO, ESPN, and CNN. (Upgrade to a King Room for just $10 more!)
  • 2 Old Town Trolley Day Tour Tickets - Day tour patrons are permitted to get on and off the trolley at their leisure to explore all of the sights along this beautiful Savannah, Georgia tour route. This premier Savannah trolley tour features exclusive stops and over 100 points of interest. The tour picks up and drops off approximately every 20 minutes at all of their convenient tour stops. 
  • 2 Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour Tickets - Board the Trolley of the Doomed and you will hear tales that no other tours dare tell! Journey through time and enjoy exclusive nighttime entry into TWO of Savannah's most haunted venues. 
  • Free Hot Breakfast Buffet
  • Outdoor Pool
  • 10% Discount at Denny's
  • Free Parking

Call the Best Western Savannah Gateway Hotel today at 866-795-4226 to make your Trolley Tour Hotel COMBO Package reservations. Rates are valid based on availability - so call today before rooms run out!

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance and rates do not apply to groups. Rates are not valid with any other promotions or discounts. All applicable Georgia taxes apply. Call 866-795-4226 to speak with a front desk staff member about your reservations.

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Valentine's Day 2013 in Wilmington NC

Wilmington NC Valentine's Day events feature romantic hotel packages, horse drawn carriage rides, Wilmington concerts, and special cruises!

Celebrate Valentine's Day 2013 with your loved one in Wilmington, North Carolina. Surprise your loved one with a night to remember on this special February holiday. Browse our list of Wilmington NC Valentine's Day events and start planning your romantic escape today!

Wilmington NC Valentine's Day Events and Hotel Packages:

Romance Package at the Holiday Inn Wilmington
5032 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28405 | 866-893-2703
Celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved one at the Holiday Inn Wilmington hotel. Relax and unwind in a spacious guest room that features a comfortable King bed, flat screen TV, and free wireless internet. This special Valentine's Day package includes dinner, champagne, chocolates, breakfast, and even a late checkout! Hotel guests will enjoy the indoor pool and close proximity to historic downtown Wilmington and beautiful Wilmington beaches. Treat your Valentine to a special night this February 2013 for only $159 plus tax per night! Call the Holiday Inn Wilmington hotel TODAY at 866-893-2703 to make your reservation! Click here for additional information. ** Rates are valid based on dates and availability. Call the hotel today because rooms are selling fast.

Valentine's Day Package at the Staybridge Suites Wilmington
5010 New Centre Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 | 866-875-7770
Celebrate Valentine's Day in style at the Staybridge Suites Wilmington hotel. Relax and unwind in a spacious hotel suite at the Staybridge Suites hotel. Guest rooms feature a comfortable King bed, flat screen TV, and free wireless internet. This Valentine's Day package includes a box of chocolates, bottle of red wine in your suite upon arrival, full breakfast, and late checkout! Enjoy this special romance package for only $169 per night! Call the Staybridge Suites hotel at 866-875-7770 to make your reservation. ** Rates are valid based on dates and availability. Call the hotel today because rooms are selling fast!

Romantic Valentine Carriage Ride
February 9 - 17, 2013
Treat your sweetheart to a moonlight carriage ride for two! Surprise him or her with a red rose, a box of chocolates, and your private French evening coach. Valentine's Day Carriage Rides are by private reservation only. Call 910-251-8889 for more information.
A Valentine Musical Revue: A Fine Line Between Love and Hate
February 10, 2013 from 11:30AM to 1:30PM
Nicole Thompson and Jeff Simmons present a Valentine Musical Revue! A musical revue, exploring the love cycle, with your pop, jazz, and musical theatre favorites. Bring your sweetie, a friend, or your EX! Enjoy a three course meal and listen to an incredible performance for only $20. Children under 12 are $15. Ticket includes show and a meal. Beverages and gratuity not included. Click here for more information. 

Julie Rehder and Jack Krupicka Quartet
February 14, 2013 from 6:30PM - 8PM
The Cape Fear Jazz Society presents a Jazz @ The Cam Series event on February 14, 2013. Jazz for a romantic mood this Valentine's Day 2013 and bring your special someone. A concert series from the Cameron Art Museum and Cape Fear Jazz Society. Call 910-395-5999 for more information.

Valentine's Day Cruise from Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours
February 14 - 17, 2013
Relax and enjoy the sights of Wrightsville Beach from the water, aboard the M/V Shamrock. Make this Valentine's Day memorable as you explore the scenery of Masonboro Island and Wrightsville Beach Harbor. Tours cost $50 per couple and they include beverage and chocolate. Call 910-200-4002 for ticket information.

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events

February 2013 Wilmington NC Events

Wilmington NC Events in February 2013 feature romantic Valentine's Day festivities, fundraisers, theatrical performances, concerts, outdoor activities, culinary events, and more!

Mark your calendar for the following February 2013 Wilmington NC Events! Plan a romantic Valentine's Day for you and your loved one, enjoy a Wilmington concert at one of Wilmington's favorite music venues, and support the local community at exciting Wilmington fundraisers!  Planning or hosting a February event that is not already on the list? Submit your event today so that we can add it for free!

Visiting Wilmington from out of town this February 2013? Check out these incredible discount hotel rates from our local hotel partners! We look forward to seeing you at Wilmington's upcoming events!

February 2013 Wilmington NC Events:

North Carolina Jazz Festival
February 7 - 9, 2013
Wilmington, North Carolina gives a warm welcome to jazz lovers attending the 33rd Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival! This historic city located on the bank of the Cape Fear River has many interesting shops, art galleries, museums, and restaurants. Fill your evenings with exciting performances by some of the greatest traditional jazz musicians from around the globe February 7-9, 2013. Call 910-793-1111 for more information.
February 7-10, 14-17, & 21-24, 2013
When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate, and decides to have him committed to spare their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is committed when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! When the truth comes out, the search is on for Elwood and his invisible companion. Call 910-367-5237 or visit for more information.

Pizzaputt Mini Golf Fundraising Night
February 8, 2013 from 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Join The Children's Museum of Wilmington for the first Annual PizzaPutt fundraising night! Tickets are $18 each or $30 a pair. Enjoy 18 holes to play, 18 pizzas to sample, and 18 beers to taste! Call 910-254-3534 for more information.

Valentine's Day In Wilmington NC
February 2013
Celebrate Valentine's Day in Wilmington, North Carolina with romantic hotel packages, horse drawn carriage rides, special concerts, and more. Click here for a list of romantic Valentine's Day events happening in Wilmington, NC this February 2013.

Tommy The Musical
February 14-17, 22-24 & March 1-3, 2013
City Stage and Brooklyn Arts Center present The Who's Tommy with Bibis Ellison as The Acid Queen. Pete Townshend's tale of a young boy's journey from pain to triumph is the most electrifying evening of rock and roll ever to play in a theatre! After witnessing the accidental murder of his mother's lover by his father, Tommy is traumatized into catatonia, and as the boy grows, he suffers abuse at the hands of his sadistic relatives and neighbors. As an adolescent, he's discovered to have an uncanny knack for playing pinball, and when his mother finally breaks through his catatonia, he becomes an international pinball superstar. Call 910-264-2602 for more information.

Firepower at USS North Carolina Battleship
February 16, 2013 from 9AM to 5PM
Learn about and explore the Battleship's 16-inch and 5-inch guns from the gun houses to the ammunition loading compartments; the 40mm and 20mm guns, and the weapons that they replaced. The finest guns are of little use without the means to direct their fire accurately at the target. This program is for adults only (ages 16 and up) and limited to 40 participants so get your tickets today! Call 910-251- 5797 for more information.

The North Carolina Symphony Presents Schumann's Piano Concerto
February 17, 2013 at 8:00PM
The North Carolina Symphony presents Schumann's Piano Concerto at Kenan Auditorium on the UNC Wilmington Campus February 17, 2013. Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute, Purcell: Music from Abdelazar, Britten: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, Schumann: Piano Concerto; Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1. Tickets are $35 - $50. Call 919-733-2750 for more information. 

Fire on the Dock in Wilmington, North Carolina
February 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27, 2013
The 'Got to be NC' competition dining series is unlike any other dinner experience in the country! Taste course-by-course during a series of 15 dinner competitions hosted in five regions of the state throughout the year. Each evening, two restaurants 'battle' it out side by side in a single elimination, 'Iron Chef' style format. And the twist? You decide the winner! Visit the Fire on the Dock website for more information.

She Loves Me at Thalian Hall 
February 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24, 2013
One of the most charming musicals ever written, She Loves Me is about the many entanglements of love. George and Amalia, both perfume shop clerks, spend their days bickering and their nights falling in love as secret pen pals. Funny and intelligent, She Loves Me is a warm, romantic comedy with a touch of old world elegance and nostalgia, but it is still as relevant as ever in this age of internet romance. Call 910-632-2285 for ticket information.  

9th Annual Polar Plunge and 5K Run-N-Plunge
February 23, 2013 at 9AM
Dare to bear it for Special Olympics New Hanover Country - the 9th Annual Polar Plunge. Enjoy live music, a silent auction, costume contest, DJ, food, friends, art, and more. This is the only fundraiser supporting Special Olympics New Hanover County. Call 910-431-4849 for more information.

Downtown Wilmington Wine & Beer Walk
February 23, 2013 from 1PM - 6PM
The Wilmington Wine & Beer Walk invades downtown Wilmington again in February 2013! Don't miss out on this popular sampling tour of downtown's finest venues! The walk begins at the Wine Walk Headquarters where you will receive your official Wilmington Wine & Beer Walk ID and a map of the participating establishments. As you walk through the various locations you will receive 2 wonderful samples of a specially selected wine or beer. Call 910-251-1935 for more information.

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events