87.4 F
Wilmington
Sunday, August 1, 2021
Tags Cape Fear Garden Club

Tag: Cape Fear Garden Club

Some still saying yes to the dress: dressmakers bemoan belle decision

This year's Azalea Festival is underway. And though they're not scheduled to return, you might see a long-time festival tradition as you drive through Wilmington.

Belle dressmaker speaks on Azalea tradition

This week marks Wilmington's 74th annual Azalea Festival. This will be the first Azalea Festival, however, without the Azalea Belles.

Cape Fear Garden Club plants 100 trees

Wednesday morning, members of the Cape Fear Garden Club planted 100 trees in Long Leaf Park.

Cape Fear Garden Club cancels key event apart of 2021 NC Azalea Festival

Spring seems a long way off, but we are already getting news that a beloved event next year is canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Petition leading the charge to bring the Azalea Belles back

The Cape Fear Garden Club is ending the half century tradition of girls dressed as southern belles during the Azalea Festival. That news, however, is being met with substantial push back from the community. 

What is the history behind the tradition of Azalea Belles?

With the ending of a longstanding tradition here in the Cape Fear, their are mixed emotions. The Cape Fear Garden Club announced the end of the Azalea Belles, a decades-long tradition in Wilmington.

Cape Fear Garden Club ends long-standing tradition at NC Azalea Festival

The Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles, a 50-year tradition that has come to define the N.C. Azalea Festival, is no more.

Cape Fear Garden Club cancels 2020 Azalea Garden Tour

Another signature event of the spring has officially been canceled due to the coronavirus.

Organization plants trees ahead of Azalea Garden Tour

With the Azalea Garden Tour right around the corner, the Civics Improvements Committee is sprucing up public areas in New Hanover County.

Most Read

Donald Trump builds war chest of $102 million entering 2nd half of 2021

Donald Trump has not yet said whether he'll run for president in 2024, but he's already raising a huge war chest in case he does.

Gun-wielding masked men shoot 10 in New York City attack, speed off on mopeds

A pair of masked men unleashed a fusillade of gunfire on a crowded street in a New York City neighborhood Saturday night, wounding 10 people before getting on mopeds and speeding away, police said.

Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue. 

15 years later, family continues to seek justice for Allison Jackson Foy

It's been 15 years since the disappearance of a Wilmington Woman, and her family continues to seek justice after her death.