It's the Olympic Games like you've never seen them before and probably never will again.
Marcy Cuevas fills us in on What's Happening this weekend.
The Wilmington Art Association is holding a special champagne event to launch its upcoming juried spring art show and sale. Stop by the Wilmington Gallery on Castle Street – Wilmington Gallery at Newcastle 616b Castle Street from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. You can meet the artist who won the poster contest and buy autographed copies.
West Brunswick High School is going retro for black history month. The school is performing "Color'd television" snippets of such shows as "All in the Family, The Jefferson’s, Good Times, and A Different World." Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m., and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $3 in advance, $5 at the door.
The North Carolina Dance Festival is this weekend. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. It takes place at the Community Arts Center. Tickets are $12 or $25 for all three nights.
Relive a historic revolutionary Battle at Moores Creek this weekend. The 234th anniversary celebration is Saturday and Sunday. Hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days. Moores Creek National Battlefield is located in Currie.
Call a cab Saturday. It's once again time for the Wilmington Wine and Beer Walk. Hours are from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $25 for two. You can buy them at Bottega or Wilmington Wine Shop.
The Community Boys and Girls Club is holding a yard and plate sale to benefit Haiti earthquake victims. It's Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Money will be given to the American Red Cross.
Ladies, this event is for you. It's Women's Day by the Sea. Seaside United Methodist Church in Sunset Beach is holding the event Saturday. The $20 fee includes breakfast and lunch. For more information call 579-5753.
If you thought you couldn't see the Olympics in person you're mistaken, sorta. Sunday, it's the first ever Hospitality Olympics at the Blockade Runner Resort. Teams from the hospitality and tourism industry will perform events such as an obstacle course, blind taste test, and beach pineapple hockey. It runs from noon – 4 p.m. Admission is free.
If you're planning a wedding, check out Orton's Secret Garden this Sunday. That's where a Wedding Show and Bridal Expo is taking place. It's from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. It's at Orton Plantation Gardens in Winnabow. Admission is $9.