What’s happening this weekend? The Cape Fear Weekend Planner has the latest events

WILMINGTON, N.C. (CAPE FEAR WEEKEND) - Don’t know how to spend your Labor Day weekend? The Cape Fear Weekend Planner has you covered with just a few events happening in Southeastern North Carolina.

Thursday, August 31st

Kickoff of Southport Thursday Night Concert Series

Franklin Square Park | 130 E West St, Southport, NC 28461 | 6:00 p.m.

We kick off the weekend with the first night of the Thursday Night Concert Series in Southport. Hundreds of people gather each week to enjoy the free, outdoor concerts. The bands range from classic rock to bluegrass and country. This week’s grand opener is the North Carolina Blues Kings All Star Show.

Friday, September 1st

Moon Taxi in Concert

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater | 1941 Amphitheater Drive Wilmington, NC 28401 | 7 p.m.

On Friday, enjoy an exciting evening rocking out to a fan favorite band at the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. Moon Taxi, an indie-alternative five-man rock band will be jamming out under the stars. The band has appeared on late night tv and countless music festivals. Grab your tickets now because it’ll be a night that will be truly unforgettable.

Saturday, September 2nd

Bourgie Nights Concerts: Fo Daniels w/ iLLa wiLLa and Doggy Day Care

Bourgie Nights | 127 Princess Street Wilmington, NC 28401 | 9 p.m.

Still in the mood for more live music? On Saturday head to Bourgie (pronounced: BOO-ZHEE) Nights to listen to traveling and local singer/songwriters in a more intimate setting. This venue is an ideal space for appreciating incredibly unique music and well as discovering your next favorite artist. An added incentive is to enjoy an uncommon classic cocktail and carefully curated concoctions from the talented mixologists behind the bar.

Sunday, September 3rd

The Super Mario Bros. Movie: Movies at the Lake

Carolina Beach Lake Park | 400 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 | 8:45 p.m.

The best way to wind down on Sunday is to enjoy a free outdoor movie at the lake. Grab your kids for this one as the featured movie is Super Mario Bros. Don’t forget the essentials for a perfect movie night, which includes blankets, beach chairs, snacks and popcorn... and head to Carolina Beach Lake Park. A bucket list event to cross off before the weather starts cooling off.

Lauren Schuster

Lauren Schuster

Lauren joined WECT in September of 2022 as a multimedia journalist/reporter. Lauren grew up in a suburb of Chicago and graduated from Western Michigan in 2022 with a degree in broadcast journalism. While attending school, she interned at WOOD-TV 8 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She also worked as a lifestyle reporter for Rose Tv in Rosemont, Illinois.