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Friday, May 29, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Around the Azalea Coast | events and community news in Southeastern Coastal North Carolina

What's Up | North Carolina Beaches Phasing Into Summer

Ocean-front towns along the Southeastern North Carolina coast are phasing back into a semblance of normalcy and welcoming both residents and visitors to enjoy beaches and entertainment. Towns are loosening beach restrictions, restaurants are opening with modified service, and parking restrictions are being adjusted. There are individual local guidelines, so it is important to find COVID-19 restriction updates directly from these government sources:

Carolina Beach

Town of Wrightsville Beach

Town of Kure Beach

Surf City

Brunswick Islands (including Oak Island, Ocean Isle Beach, Caswell Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, and Bald Head Island)




Do's and Don'ts: Protect Your Pre-Approval


Once you have your home loan pre-approval in-hand, it's important not to jeopardize a smooth closing in any way. Knowing the do's and don'ts of protecting your pre-approval can prevent delays or other issues when y ...

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Monday, April 27, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Around the Azalea Coast | May 2020 News and Events for Southeastern North Carolina

What's Up | Magic, Comedy, and Madness with Denny Corby





To reserve your FREE ticket for Denny Corby live online, visit EventBrite and RSVP.


Fresh Fruit and Veggies from Cape Fear's Curbside Farmers Markets

Riverfront Farmers' Market: Reopening May 2nd at the temporary new location Waterline Brewing Co., located at 721 Surry St, Wilmington, the market will operate as a drive-through (no pedestrian traffic) every Saturday from 9am-1pm. The market will be practicing all proper safeguards to keep you and your family healthy and safe. Just point and pay and vendors will put your groceries in your trunk.

Wilmington Farmers Market at Wrightsville Beach Brewery: Drive-thru is open for you to shop from your favorite local farmers until 1pm. 

Port City Produce: Order online with a precautionary curbside option means you can skip the line and shop at home by filling out the online order form with your preferred pick up time and date.

Lewis Farms: U-Pi ...

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Thursday, March 26, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Around the Azalea Coast | April 2020 News and Events for Southeastern North Carolina

KBT Business Update: COVID-19 and Real Estate Market News




For a third update on the real estate market in southeastern coastal North Carolina, KBT Realty, and efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus, watch the video.


What's Up | virtual adventures

While all of outdoor events and cultural venues - from the famous Azalea Festival to food truck rodeos - have been cancelled or postponed, there are now plenty of cultural activities for you and your family to enjoy while you adhere to social distancing recommendations. Wilmington's diverse collection of museums, historic sites, and entertainment venues are going online to help beat self-isolation boredom. Indulge!

Bellamy Mansion Museum: online tours and downloadable activity sheets

Cameron Art Museum: Art Explorers LIVE on Facebook, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Wilson Center Ghostlight Series: supporting Cape Fear's local area artists impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic by accepting donations to support artists feature ...

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Monday, February 24, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Around the Azalea Coast | Events & Community News for March 2020

contributed by Jen Reed


What's Up | fun and festivities
March 1, 2 - 4 p.m. Exploring Women’s History | Cape Fear Museum, Wilmington | Recording artist Women's History Month kicks off at the Cape Fear Museum when Dr. Jan Davidson presents a program (2:30pm) that explores some of the many stories of women's experiences in New Hanover County. She'll talk about a diverse group of women, including World War I army nurse Rachel Loman; Augusta Mosely Cooper, the first black woman to run for city council; entrepreneur and milliner Lelia Corbin; and tennis star Althea Gibson. Curator Heather Yenco will also have a special sampling of artifacts from the collection related to these women.
March 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art Exhibit Rivers and Waterways | Burgwin-Wright Home, Wilmington | The The Art Exhibit at Burgwin-Wright House in downtown Wilmington features Connections: Rivers and Waterways, paintings by Marion Clark Weathers.
March 7, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Marchtober ...

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Monday, January 27, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Around the Azalea Coast | Events & Community News for February 2020

contributed by Jen Reed


What's Up | fun and festivities
February 1, 7:30 p.m. We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | Wilson Center, Wilmington | Recording artist Damien Sneed presents We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  at the Wilson Center in downtown Wilmington, NC. The event marks the 35th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which was signed into law and made a federal holiday in 1983.
February 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wilmington Coffee Fest | Community Arts Center, Wilmington | The Wilmington Coffee Fest at the Community Arts Center features demonstrations and seminars, more than 70 vendors, an art competition, a chance to vote for your favorite local coffee shop, live music, ice cream and bakery foods, and beer and wine. Please note: The festival's second location is Waterline Brewing (721 Surry Street) from noon to 5pm.
February 1, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Chef’s Showcase | Hotel Ballas ...

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