Celebrate the Arts in Wilmington this weekend!


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — This weekend, there’s a special event happening to celebrate artists of all kinds in Wilmington.

The 2018 Arts in Wilmington Awards is scheduled for Saturday, January 20.

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Artists being recognized include: Ashley Barnes for Individual Artist, Tracey Varga for Individual Advocate, Opera House Theatre Company for Organization, Spectrum Fine Jewelry for Business and Leland Cultural Arts Center for Government.

The awards are from 6-9 p.m. at Expo216 in downtown Wilmington.

Tickets are $25 each and include hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine and a evening celebrating our arts community. Buy tickets here.

The Arts In Wilmington Awards are supported by Certified Arts Friendly Businesses and Expo216.

A portion of proceeds will benefit the new Arts Friendly Foundation.

For information about other events involving Arts in Wilmington, click here.