Wednesday, February 6, 2013

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

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