Friday, March 1, 2013

March 2013 Wilmington NC Events

Wilmington North Carolina March 2013 events include concerts, festivals, car shows, the Quintiles Marathon, musicals, and more! 

Wilmington NC March 2013 events feature spectacular performances, competitions, beer festivals, and concerts from talented musicians like Corey Smith. Mark your calendar and plan ahead so that you can join us for these exciting Wilmington events! Visiting from out of town? Make your hotel reservations today with one of our local hotel partners

March 2013 Wilmington NC Events:

She Loves Me at Thalian Hall
Photo of Wilmington NC March EventsMarch 1 - 3, 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. Bring your loved ones to this bonbon of a musical for a night of sheer enchantment and complete escape.

Cardinal Strut 5K, 10K and 1.2 Mile Fun Run
March 2, 2013 at 8:30AM
Come join the Cardinal Strut 5K, 10K and 1.2 mile fun run in Wilmington, North Carolina! Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast and fun after party for all registered runners. Music, bounce house, great awards and fun for the entire family! Race proceeds benefit the memorial track project at Holly Tree Elementary School. Visit for more information.

Cape Fear Beer Fest
March 2, 2013 from 1PM - 5PM
The Third Annual Cape Fear Beer Festival in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina will feature over 100 great American and International Beers, Ciders and a few Wines. Enjoy unlimited sampling on this epic day of beer. Plenty of food options on site for purchase. Join us at the Wilmington Convention Center to sample a wide variety of beer styles from the most creative brew masters in the world. Turn your trip into a weekend getaway and visit favorite Wilmington attractions! Stay with our Wilmington NC Events local hotel partners conveniently located near historic downtown and Wrightsville Beach!

Fire on the Dock - Wilmington Competition Dining Series
March 4, 5, 11, 12, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2013
This 'Got To Be NC' Competition Dining Series is unlike any other dinner experience in the country. Each evening, two restaurants 'battle' it out side by side in a single elimination, 'Iron Chef' style format. As the guest, you get to savor a six-course menu - 3 courses from each chef without knowing whose food you're tasting. Courses are created around a 'secret' North Carolina ingredient. Ready for the twist? You decide the winner! Click here to learn more about this exciting Wilmington event.

Art for All at Brooklyn Arts Center
March 8 - 9, 2013 from 11AM to 7PM
The Brooklyn Arts Center is excited to announce Art for All 3, Wilmington's cutting-edge art show. Celebrate Wilmington's community of local, original artists at the Brooklyn Arts Center when over 50 of the region's finest present their work. Expect fabulous paintings, illustrations, sculpture, photography, watercolors, glass, metal, woodwork, and more. Every piece of original work for $250 or less! Click here for additional information!

Jeremy Kittel Band
March 9, 2013 at 8PM
Considered among the leading improvising violinists of his generation, he is an alum of the Manhattan School of Music and the national US Scottish Fiddle Champion. He has appeared on Prairie Home Companion, at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Bonnaroo and Telluride. Click here for additional information.

North Carolina Black Film Festival
March 14 - 17, 2013
Wilmington, North Carolina presents the 12th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival this March 2013. Enjoy special guests, films, workshops, and Fashion in Film. Save the date for this four day juried film festival featuring independent motion pictures by African-American filmmakers.

Battleship North Carolina presents Power Plant
March 16, 2013 from 12PM - 5:30PM
Battleship North Carolina invites all navy engineering enthusiasts to enjoy an in-depth program on the Battleship's power plant. Learn in detail about the ship's eight Babcock & Wilcox boilers, four sets of General Electric turbines and reduction gears, steam and diesel powered service turbo generators, along with electrical distribution, water distillation, and steering mechanisms. Click here for more information.

Quintiles 2013 Wrightsville Beach Marathon
March 17, 2013
It's time for some marathon madness at the beach! The highest course elevation is no more than 35 feet, which is very flat. This course is well known for getting a personal best. Whether you are racing, cheering, or volunteering, we look forward to seeing you at the 2013 Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon!

Visiting from out of town for the Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon and other March events in Wilmington? Wilmington NC Events encourages visitors to stay with our local hotel partners!

2013 Back to the Beach Car Show
March 22 - 23, 2013
The Sun Coast Cruisers are excited to bring the Back to the Beach Car Show to Fort Fisher this year. As a special treat, the famous COCO-LOCO band will provide entertainment. Enjoy food, beverage and vendors on site, raffle tickets, door prizes, music,  and an awards presentation! Call 910-707-0060 for more information!

Corey Smith in Wilmington North Carolina
March 22, 2013 at 7:30PM
Huka Entertainment and Progressive Music Group presents Corey Smith live in Wilmington, North Carolina at the Brooklyn Arts Center on March 22, 2013. BAC is a standing room only venue. There is limited, first come - first served seating on the balcony with the purchase of a balcony ticket, so get your tickets today! Click here for additional information.

21st Annual Herb and Garden Fair
March 23, 2013 from 9AM - 4PM
March 24, 2013 from 10AM - 4PM
The largest and longest running garden event in the Wilmington area will be held at Poplar Grove Plantation March 23 - 24, 2013. Enjoy this weekend event where everything is coming up Spring! The plantation grounds will be full of vendors selling annuals, perennials, shrubs, native plants, vegetable starts, herbs, container gardens and other types of plant material. Click here for more information.

Live Jazz! Nicole Thompson, Vocalist
March 24, 2013 at 7PM
Join us for live music, spirits, and a great view of the Cape Fear River! Hear your favorites by Ellington, Porter, Cole, Midler, and more! Come early to get a comfy spot. If you haven't been to Ted's yet, please come and check it out!
Poplar Grove Plantation 5k Run / Walk
March 24, 2013 at 8AM
The second annual Poplar Grove Plantation 5k Fun Run / Walk through Abbey Nature Preserve trails is scheduled for March 24, 2013 at 8AM! The run will begin in the parking lot near the Poplar Grove Cultural Arts Barn. The course covers the scenic views around the Mill Pond and Pine Thicket trails. Entry fee includes a t-shirt in sizes and quantities while they last, so register today! Click here for more information.

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events

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