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Dec
11
Tue
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: [email protected]

 

Learn About the Art of Painting with Ruth Cox @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dec
12
Wed
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: [email protected]

 

Dec
13
Thu
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Budding Scientist Discovery with Mom & Dad @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Seven Wonders @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm