March Area Events

     

    New Hanover County

     

    March 11th

    22nd Annual Golf Classic

    Eagle Point Golf Club

    8131 Bald Eagle Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411

    910.791.9262

    www.wilmingtonsymphony.org/golf-classic.html

    The Wilmington Symphony presents their 22nd Annual Golf Classic. The tournament format is best ball. Breakfast and registration start at 7am. Proceeds benefit the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra and its youth education programs.

     

    March 16th

    20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    Front Street, Downtown Wilmington

    910.270.6053

    www.wilmingtonparade.com

    The Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade begins at Front Street and Red Cross and features live Irish music, traditional dance performances, food, beverages and crafts for purchase. Cape Fear First Responders will be the Grand Marshals and NourishNC is the parade charity.

     

    Brunswick County

     

    March 9th

    Mardi Gras by the Sea Parade & Festival

    Middleton Park

    SE 46th Street, Oak Island, NC 28465

    910.278.5518

    http://bit.ly/MardiGraseSeaFestival

    The parade begins at 1pm, starting at SE 63rd Street and ends at SE 46th Street. Includes food and entertainment.

     

    March 10th

    Brunswick County Intercultural Festival

    Odell Williamson Auditorium

    150 College Road NE, Bolivia NC 28422

    910.842.6566

    https://bcifestival.org

    Festival goers will have the opportunity to learn about different cultures that reside in and around our county. The festival includes ethnic food, numerous cultural performing artists, activities for children, displays, diversity workshops, dance demos, and exhibits.

     

    Pender County

     

    March 22nd – 24th

    Gathering of the Friends of the Mountain to Sea Trail

    Roland Avenue, Beach Access, Surf City, NC 28443

    https://mountainstoseatrail.org/gathering-of-friends/

    The central events of the weekend include a reception at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, dinner at the Surf City Community center, annual membership meeting, sunset hike of the new Surf City Bridge and a full schedule of excursions and service opportunities to enjoy outdoors.

     

    March 30th & 31st

    Poplar Grove Herb & Garden Fair

    Poplar Grove Plantation

    10200 Hwy 17, Wilmington, NC 28411

    http://poplargrove.org/festivals/herb-garden-fair/

    Two day event featuring some of our state’s best herb and plant vendors as well as local artisans and crafters. There will be food and activities for kids. Proceeds benefit the conservation of Historical Poplar Grove Plantation.

     

    Onslow County

     

    March 8th

    Kids Night Out: Mardi Gras Party

    Onslow Pines Park

    1244 Onslow Pines Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540

    910.347.5332

    http://bit.ly/KidsNightOutMardiGras

    Drop your kids off with Onslow County parks and Rec while you enjoy some grown up fun. Features Mardi Gras themed activities, games and snacks. Pre-registration is required.

     

    March 21st

    2019 Shuck & Shag

    Courtyard by Marriot

    5046 Henderson Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28546

    910.938.6234

    http://bit.ly/ShuckandShag

    This is the College Foundation’s annual special event fundraiser which benefits the student scholarship program. The event features steamed oysters, clam chowder, barbecue, side dishes and beverages served from 5:30-7pm. The Band of Oz will perform.

     

    Craven County

     

    March 8th

    Foundation Gala & Awards

    The Jarvis

    220 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560

    252.631.6367

    http://bit.ly/FoundationGalaAwards

    Black tie event celebrating the Folks Journal’s first year. Evening includes curated cocktails, culinary delights, and a co-creative awards ceremony. Featuring NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green, Embire Fire Arts, Strung Together, and Bryan Mayer.

     

    March 30th

    Carnival of Colors

    NC History Center

    529 S Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562

    http://bit.ly/CarnivalofColors

    Free carnival themed event including live  entertainment, food trucks, face painting, photo booth, games, activities and a raffle where 100% of proceeds directly benefit the cancer patients in our community.

     

    Carteret County

     

    March 1st

    Taste the World

    NC Maritime Museum

    315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

    http://bit.ly/TastetheWorldBeaufort

    Savor internationally inspired bites from area restaurants, sip wine or beer, and listen to music. Proceeds benefit the Culinary Arts Program at Cateret Community College and other charities.

     

    March 2nd

    31st Crystal Coast Home & Garden Show

    3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC

    252.247.3883

    http://bit.ly/CCHomeandGardenShow

    The area’s largest consumer show, there promises to be many unique exhibits, products and services. Professionals will be on hand to share the latest trends in color and style design. The show offers a full spectrum of exhibitors offering ideas for outdoor living, gardening and landscaping, sunrooms, yard décor and ways to eliminate pests.

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