Dig out your Hawaiian shirts and parrot hats and join us for a weekend celebrating the Jimmy Buffett lifestyle on Oak Island. There will be fun events such as a Dress Like a Parrot Head Pub & Grub Crawl; Bocce Ball Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament ; Pancake Breakfast and the Phlock to the Beach Concert at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport with Trop Rock music featuring Latitude.
Contact: Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce 910/457-6964. Admission/Fees: Fees vary for events.
Journey 80 million years back in time to an age where mighty dinosaurs dominated the land — and an equally astonishing assortment of ferocious creatures swarmed, hunted, and fought for survival beneath the vast, mysterious prehistoric seas. See stunning, photo-realistic images of some of the most awesome predators ever to prowl the Earth’s oceans.
This show explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Through the discovery of exoplanets – the hundreds of planets that have been found orbiting stars beyond the Sun – we have learned that our solar system is not alone in the universe and have had to redefine our understanding of planets and solar systems.
Who will win the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE? Back To The Moon For Good tells the story of teams around the world that are competing for the largest incentivized prize in history by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years. To win the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a team must land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, navigate 500 meters over the lunar surface, and send video, images and data back to Earth. This global competition is designed to spark imagination and inspire a renewed commitment to space exploration, not by governments or countries – but by the citizens of the world. Narrated by Tim Allen.
This cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes.Narrated by Liam Neeson.
Enjoy the beautiful gardens at Airlie while letting Wilmington’s premier musicians enchant you. Beginning May 2nd, every first and third Friday from May through September 19th, come listen to amazing music in the Airlie Oaks. The events start at 6pm and go until 8pm.
It’s a wonderful place to relax and let the beauty of Airlie Gardens wash over you. Feel free to bring a picnic or a beverage of your choice, a chair or blanket and enjoy the beauty and amazing rhythms take all your worries away. It’s a great place to bring family and friends. We’ve listed the 2014 schedule below.
For more information call 910-798-7700 or email http://airliegardens.org/
May 2nd- Hearbeat of Soul
May 16th- Jack Jack 180
June 6th- 40 East Band
June 20th- ‘Shine
July 4th- The Imitations
July 18th- L Shaped Lot
August 1st- BLP
August 15th- Signal Fire
September 5th- Stardust
September 19th- The 360 Degrees
It’s the 9th year for the outdoor concert series and each year it keeps getting better! The series features a variety of original and cover bands. The bands, both local and regional, comprise a range of different genres, there’s something for everyone at Downtown Sundown!
The concerts are every Friday night (except July 4th) starting at 6pm and going until 10pm. Beer, wine and food are available for purchase during the performances. The concerts are free and family friendly.
For more information call 910-763-7349 or visit their website http://www.wilmingtondowntown.com/downtownsundown
Wilmington, NC 28401