Cape Fear Weekend Planner: 9 things to do this weekend

Nintendo 64 at Retroscape.
The grand opening of Retroscape, a vintage video game lounge in the Soda Pop district, will be held this weekend.

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Friday, March 26

 

Curbside Cinema: Toy Story 4

UNCW Kenan Auditorium | 8 p.m. | Details

  • The UNCW Office of the Arts are continuing their Curbside Cinema series with Toy Story 4 this Friday. Movie starts at 8 p.m. and you must pay your admission in advanced ($28 per carload, plus tax and online fee).

FREE! Movie and Crafts Night

MLK Community Center | 6 – 8 p.m. | Details

  • Wilmington Parks and Rec presents Movie and Crafts Night at the MLK Center. The event, for ages 7 to 12, features the film Spies in Disguise, arts & crafts, and snacks. Pre-registration required. COVID-19 safety procedures will be in place.

Anne of Green Gables

Hannah Block Historic USO- Community Arts Center | 7:30 p.m. | Details

  • Live performers return to the stage with Thalian Association’s Youth Theatre presentation of Anne of Green Gables. The performance will have a limited live audience and will also be streamed online.

 

Saturday, March 27

 

Retroscape Grand Opening

1123 Princess St | 12 p.m. | Details

  • The new vintage video game lounge, Retroscape will open to the public this Saturday. Play some vintage household video games from the 70s to the 00s! Also shop, and eat! They recommend booking in advance with a time slot of 30mins, 1hr, 2hr, or all day. Call 910-408-2539 to reserve your time slot.

29th Annual Herb and Garden Market

Poplar Grove | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details

  • Mark the beginning of Spring with a 2 day event featuring some of North Carolina’s best herb and plant vendors as well as local artisans and crafters! There will also be lots of food, and an open house in the barnyard for the kids!

2021 End of Season Oyster Roast

Wrightsville Beach Brewery | 12 – 7 p.m. | Details

  • This will be a limited attendance event held in two 3 hour sessions. Tickets for each session will be $20, and include entrance, as well as 3 food/drink vouchers, which can be exchanged for beer, giant pretzels, and raw or steamed oysters.

4-H Food Drive “DRIVE-THRU/DROP OFF” Service Project

Port City Community Church | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Details

  • Join the NHC 4-H Teen Leaders on Saturday, 27 March from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on their final “Drive-thru/Drop-off” Food donation service project. 4-H Teen Leaders have a GOAL of collecting 1,000 pounds that day. Collect non-perishable food items and bring by Port City Community Church at 250 Vision Drive, Wilmington, NC.

Anne of Green Gables

Hannah Block Historic USO- Community Arts Center | 7:30 p.m. | Details

  • Live performers return to the stage with Thalian Association’s Youth Theatre presentation of Anne of Green Gables. The performance will have a limited live audience and will also be streamed online.

 

Sunday, March 28

Catawba Brewing Grand Opening

4712 New Centre Dr | 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Details

  • Catawba Brewing, a new brewery in Wilmington, will open full swing this Sunday with a full kitchen, 24 taps, a drive through window, and a lovely outdoor patio perfect for beer sipping.

Legends Live On

Thalian Hall | 6:30 p.m. | Details

  • “Legends Live On!” is a musical revue, presented outside on the original Princess Street Portico, that spans the decades with songs from some of the greatest entertainers of all time. From The Beatles to Bruno Mars and the Four Seasons to Earth, Wind & Fire – there’s something for everyone.

29th Annual Herb and Garden Market

Poplar Grove | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Details

  • Mark the beginning of Spring with a 2 day event featuring some of North Carolina’s best herb and plant vendors as well as local artisans and crafters! There will also be lots of food, and an open house in the barnyard for the kids!

Anne of Green Gables

Hannah Block Historic USO- Community Arts Center | 3 p.m. | Details

  • Live performers return to the stage with Thalian Association’s Youth Theatre presentation of Anne of Green Gables. The performance will have a limited live audience and will also be streamed online.

 

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Know of any events this weekend that we missed? Feel free to contact us by clicking here with those event details and we’ll add it to the list!

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