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What's Happening: September 19-21

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If you are looking for a way to be out and about this weekend, WWAY has a list of what's happening. Friday night, take a step inside the 150-year-old Thalian Hall and experience a Victorian Halloween Magic Lantern Show. The Magic Lantern was the world's first projector, which led to the creation of movies. There will also be plenty of spooky stories and songs. Tickets are $8 and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. on the Thalian Hall main stage. Friday and Saturday, share in the secret of hidden gardens, some never open to the public before. The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society presents the 5th Annual Secret Garden Tour this weekend. Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. you can stroll through gardens in downtown Wilmington. Fifteen gardens are featured this year and the tickets are $18 each. Saturday at Kure Beach it is the 6th Annual Southern Coastal Bluegrass Festival. It will happen at the Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area. Along with bluegrass, there will be food, arts and crafts, clogging and square dancing. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, the hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance. At the door, they are $15 for adults and $10 for children. It is Wine Appreciation Month, so to appreciate the grape you can participate in the Second Annual Wine Tasting Event at Topsail Beach. You can sample some of the best wine from many North Carolina wineries. To tempt your palate, you can also sample tasty treats from area restaurants. Tasting with Topsail is sponsored by the Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30. The event runs from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00p.m. You can always find out what's happening by going to our Community Calendar at

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