Cape Fear Weekend Planner: 7 things to do this weekend

(Galloway Farm in Hallsboro, NC, presents the 2nd Annual Selfies in the Sunflowers, a chance to walk through the field stopping for various staged photo opportunities.)
Galloway Farm in Hallsboro, NC, will hold their 4th annual Selfies in the Sunflowers event, a chance to walk through the field and stop for various staged photo opportunities.

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Friday, August 27

Selfies in the Sunflowers

Galloway Farm | Details

  • Galloway Farm in Hallsboro, NC, presents the 4th Annual Selfies in the Sunflowers, a chance to walk through the field stopping for various staged photo opportunities, and an opportunity to purchase sunflowers. Please note: Tickets are purchased by time slot and in advance only. U Pick sunflower field available throughout the day: $1 each; buy 5, get 1 free; buy 10, get 3 free, or purchase a flower bucket/vase for $20.

Summer Thunder: A Nighttime Cannon Firing

Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site | 8:30 – 9 p.m. | Details

  • Add a little noise to your summer nights with a cannon firing! The site will be firing the reproduction 32 pdr. Seacoast Gun located within Fort Anderson. Tickets may be purchased in advance or onsite the evening of. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children 12 and under. Gates open at 7:30pm. Cannon firing is PROMPTLY at 8:30pm. The evening will entail two cannon firings separated by a presentation on the firing process. Entire program will last 30-45 minutes.

Bellamy Mansion Museum Summer Sci-Fi Movie Series

Bellamy Mansion Museum | 8 p.m. | Details

  • The Bellamy Mansion Museum will offer free sci-fi movies on selected Fridays through summer. “The Brain that Wouldn’t Die”, will be shown on August 27 at 8pm at the Bellamy Mansion Museum. Doors open at 7:30pm and movies begin at 8pm. Hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. No outside food or beverages allowed. The event is free with a suggested donation of $5.

Summer Book Sale

Northeast Library | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details

  • The Friends of the New Hanover County Library present the Summer Book Sale at Northeast Library in Wilmington, NC. The sale features used hardback books, AV items, and paperbacks for 25 cents to $1.

Fourth Friday Gallery Nights

Various locations | 6 – 9 p.m. | Details

  • The Fourth Friday Gallery Nights, an after-hours celebration of art and culture held 6 – 9 pm on the fourth Friday of each month!

 

 

Saturday, August 28

 

Port City Shakedown LIVE at Marina Grill

Marina Grill | 6 – 9 p.m. | Details

  • A free outdoor concert on the Marina Grill Pier. Live music and beautiful views of the riverfront. Marina Grill has delicious food and drinks, but dinning and reservations are not required to attend the free concert. Walk around back to enjoy the concert.

Selfies in the Sunflowers

Galloway Farm | Details

  • Galloway Farm in Hallsboro, NC, presents the 4th Annual Selfies in the Sunflowers, a chance to walk through the field stopping for various staged photo opportunities, and an opportunity to purchase sunflowers. Please note: Tickets are purchased by time slot and in advance only. U Pick sunflower field available throughout the day: $1 each; buy 5, get 1 free; buy 10, get 3 free, or purchase a flower bucket/vase for $20.

Summer Book Sale

Northeast Library | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details

  • The Friends of the New Hanover County Library present the Summer Book Sale at Northeast Library in Wilmington, NC. The sale features used hardback books, AV items, and paperbacks for 25 cents to $1.

 

Sunday, August 29

 

Island Women Flock of Food Trucks

Carolina Beach | 12 – 5 p.m. | Details

  • Family friendly, fun-filled event with a variety of food trucks, bands, beer and wine, a kid’s zone and more! All proceeds from the event support the needs of Pleasure Island and its neighboring communities.

Selfies in the Sunflowers

Galloway Farm | Details

  • Galloway Farm in Hallsboro, NC, presents the 4th Annual Selfies in the Sunflowers, a chance to walk through the field stopping for various staged photo opportunities, and an opportunity to purchase sunflowers. Please note: Tickets are purchased by time slot and in advance only. U Pick sunflower field available throughout the day: $1 each; buy 5, get 1 free; buy 10, get 3 free, or purchase a flower bucket/vase for $20.

Summer Book Sale

Northeast Library | 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Details

  • The Friends of the New Hanover County Library present the Summer Book Sale at Northeast Library in Wilmington, NC. The sale features used hardback books, AV items, and paperbacks for 25 cents to $1.

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