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Holidays

Ring in the laughter with Basile's Christmas Comedy Spectacular

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'Tis the season for family, giving, celebrations, and of course, shopping. But this year, one local comedian is inviting the Port City to ring in the holidays with a laugh or two.video Full story...
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CATCHING UP WITH KELLY: Freakers

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videoFreakers cool down your bottle or can full of your favorite drink. The best part is they're made in Wilmington and they're a great stocking stuffer. Kelly Oliver tells us more about them in this week's Catching Up with Kelly. Full story...
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Holiday events take over Wilmington Railroad Museum

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videoCatch a light show that will leave a twinkle in your eye or sit down with the family to hear a Christmas classic. Get all the details on events underway at the Wilmington Railroad Museum. Full story...
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Poplar Grove Plantation's annual Christmas open house full of holiday cheer

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videoPeople donned in warm clothes braved the chilly temps to make it out to Poplar Grove Plantation's Annual Christmas Open House. From animals, to one-of-a-kind gifts, music, and even craft demonstrations, this Christmas celebration was full of holiday joy. Full story...
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Moravian Church celebrates culture and Christmas

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videoCandle tea may sound like an odd drink, but it’s actually the name given to an open house offered through the Covenant Moravian Church in Wilmington. Full story...
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All aboard the Polar Express

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videoAll aboard! The Wilmington Railroad Museum teamed up with WWAY again this year for some holiday fun. Full story...
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Lights sparkle and inspire during parade in Carolina Beach

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videoHundreds of people lined the streets of pleasure island for the annual Island of Lights Christmas parade. Floats, bands, and all kinds of creative ideas made their way down Lake Park Boulevard. Friday's parade is just part of a weekend full of holiday fun. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: New Hanover County Arboretum Gift Shop Open House

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videoThe New Hanover County Arboretum is having an open house at their gift shop. They'll be featuring specialty handmade gifts for the holidays. Full story...
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Soldier's homecoming an early Christmas surprise for daughter

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videoAn ordinary school day turned into one a little girl will never forget, when her father returned home early from Afghanistan. Caroline McKernan thought she was performing on stage for her class, but she was in for a big surprise. Full story...
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Police make Christmas bright for children in need

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videoBoth active duty and retired officers are joining together to make Christmas brighter for local children. The North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police has been doing this for more than 15 years and everyone looks forward to taking a local child in need shopping. Full story...
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Program for developmentally disabled spreads Christmas cheer through hand-made cards

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video'Tis the season for giving and spreading holiday cheer, and Wilmington's Coastal Enterprises is doing just that. Men and women with intellectual and or developmental disabilities have been working for months so hundreds of people have a reason to smile when they go to their mailbox. Full story...
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Nourish NC packs boxes with food for families in need

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videoTwo Wilmington Rotary Clubs helped Nourish NC pack boxes full of food for families in need in the Cape Fear Wednesday. Friday afternoon, the boxes will be delivered to families across the Port City to ensure they have food to eat this weekend. Full story...
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Holiday happenings this weekend at Pleasure Island

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Holiday Happenings continue this weekend on Pleasure Island with the annual Christmas Parade on Friday night and the Christmas Flotilla on Saturday.video Full story...
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Giving Tuesday inspires community generosity

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video Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving. It was added to the cultural calendar last year as a less material follow to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Full story...
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Thanksgiving traveler comes home to ransacked home

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videoWhile many were giving thanks and spending quality time with family, a few bad apples were ruining the holiday cheer for some in New Hanover County. Full story...
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