Cape Fear Weekend Planner: 13 things to do this weekend

(Source: LunaSea Rockers)
(Source: LunaSea Rockers)

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Friday, October 9

2020 Wilmington Boat Show

Wilmington Convention Center | 12 – 6 p.m. | Details 

  • The Wilmington Convention Center will feature boat displays as well as marine industry exhibits. Find your dream boat with all the products and services supporting your coastal lifestyle!

Horseplay Farms Fall Festival

Horseplay Farms in Bolivia | 4 – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Horseplay Farms in Bolivia, NC, presents a Fall Festival featuring pony and horse rides, movies, haunted trails, used book sale, Pumpkin Patch, bake sale, airbrush tattoos, and refreshments for purchase.

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction

Nakina, NC | 7:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. | Details

  • Panic Attack Haunted Attraction in Columbus County is open with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. In addition to working on the safety measures, they have also added a new portion to the attraction called Cut Throat Cove.

Maze Craze

Galloway Farm – Home of Maze Craze | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details

  • Purchase tickets in advance by date and time slot. Featured attractions include a 11 Acre Maze, 2 Acre Kid’s Fun Maze, Farm Games Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt, Duck Races, Hop Along Bouncers, Corn Hole, Tractor and Barrel Train Rides, and much more.

Nightmare Woods

Winnabow | 8 p.m. – Midnight | Details

  • Come face your fears every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 8 p.m. – Midnight at the live actor haunted attraction. Located at 7 Bell Swamp Connection NE, Winnabow.

Ponies & Pumpkins

Wild Horse Preserve at Grayce Wynds | 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Details

  • Every Friday in October from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. enjoy hayrides, pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, and pony petting at Wild Horse Preserve at Grayce Wynds in Supply. Admission is $10 and free for children 3 and under.

Curbside Cinema: Black Panther

UNCW Kenan Auditorium Parking Lot | 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Details

  • The UNCW Office of the Arts are continuing their Curbside Cinema series with Black Panther this Friday. Parking begins at 7 p.m., movie starts at 8 p.m. and you must pay your admission in advanced ($28 per carload, plus tax and online fee).

Saturday, October 10

Fall Festival

The Children’s Museum of Wilmington | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Details

  • Celebrate all things autumn this Saturday at The Children’s Museum of Wilmington. Starting at 9:30 a.m. There will be fall themed crafts, activities, photo station, and more! All crafts will be pre-packaged and activity areas will be appropriately spaced apart. All guests 5 years and older are required to wear a face covering while visiting the Museum. You must purchase your tickets before the event.

LIVE Rock n’ Roll Drive-In Concert

 Cape Fear Regional Jetport – Southport | 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Head on down to Southport for an evening of Rock & Roll performed by LunaSea and Back Porch Rockers. The concert will be held at the Cape Fear Regional Airport this Saturday from 5-8 pm. Tickets are $40 per car, when purchase in advance.

Skyline Drive-In: The Crow

CFCC Parking Deck – Downtown Wilmington | 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Details

  • The Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts and the Wilson Center at CFCC will be hosting their drive-in series called Skyline Drive-In Movies on the top level of the Hanover Street Student Parking Deck in downtown Wilmington. This Saturday they will be showing The Crow.

2020 Wilmington Boat Show

Wilmington Convention Center | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Details 

  • The Wilmington Convention Center will feature boat displays as well as marine industry exhibits. Find your dream boat with all the products and services supporting your coastal lifestyle!

17th Annual A Day to Remember Volleyball Tournament

 Capt’n Bill’s Backyard Grill & Volleyball Facility | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details

  • Bring your volleyball team for the 17th Annual A Day to Remember Volleyball Tournament. Team check-in is at 10 a.m. and the cost is $100 in advanced per team and $125 the day of the event. All money raised benefits the Dementia Alliance of NC.

Horseplay Farms Fall Festival

Horseplay Farms in Bolivia | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Horseplay Farms in Bolivia, NC, presents a Fall Festival featuring pony and horse rides, movies, haunted trails, used book sale, Pumpkin Patch, bake sale, airbrush tattoos, and refreshments for purchase.

Maze Craze

Galloway Farm – Home of Maze Craze | 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Purchase tickets in advance by date and time slot. Featured attractions include a 11 Acre Maze, 2 Acre Kid’s Fun Maze, Farm Games Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt, Duck Races, Hop Along Bouncers, Corn Hole, Tractor and Barrel Train Rides, and much more.

Carolina Fall Expo

 Independence Mall| 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Details

  • This Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. come enjoy all things Fall at the Carolina Fall Expo at the Independence Mall. Great selections of jewelry, beauty, fashion, accessories, health, wellness products, and hand made from over 20 of Carolina small business owners.

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction

Nakina, NC | 7:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. | Details

  • Panic Attack Haunted Attraction in Columbus County is open with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. In addition to working on the safety measures, they have also added a new portion to the attraction called Cut Throat Cove.

Nightmare Woods

Winnabow | 8 p.m. – Midnight | Details

  • Come face your fears every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 8 p.m. – Midnight at the live actor haunted attraction. Located at 7 Bell Swamp Connection NE, Winnabow.

Oak Island Movie in the Park: The Book of Life

 Middleton Park, Oak Island | 7:30 p.m. | Details

  • Get your family together and grab some beach chairs for this Saturday’s Movie in the Park with The Book of Life. The movie starts at dusk, so get there early for a good spot.

Sunday, October 11

Nightmare Woods

Winnabow | 8 p.m. – Midnight | Details

  • Come face your fears every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 8 p.m. – Midnight at the live actor haunted attraction. Located at 7 Bell Swamp Connection NE, Winnabow.

Horseplay Farms Fall Festival

Horseplay Farms in Bolivia | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Horseplay Farms in Bolivia, NC, presents a Fall Festival featuring pony and horse rides, movies, haunted trails, used book sale, Pumpkin Patch, bake sale, airbrush tattoos, and refreshments for purchase.

Maze Craze

Galloway Farm – Home of Maze Craze | 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Purchase tickets in advance by date and time slot. Featured attractions include a 11 Acre Maze, 2 Acre Kid’s Fun Maze, Farm Games Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt, Duck Races, Hop Along Bouncers, Corn Hole, Tractor and Barrel Train Rides, and much more.

2020 Wilmington Boat Show

Wilmington Convention Center | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details 

  • The Wilmington Convention Center will feature boat displays as well as marine industry exhibits. Find your dream boat with all the products and services supporting your coastal lifestyle!

 

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