The Arts In Wilmington Calendar

This calendar is continually updated. Please send items for inclusion to: craig@artsinwilmington.com or post to: facebook.com/artswilmington

Arts In Wilmington is a project of Arts Friendly and is supported by PNC Bank and Certified Arts Friendly™ Businesses 

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Most Recent Update:  May 26, 2017

Through May 27 / Ivan Menchell’s THE CEMETARY CLUB at TheatreNOW

Through May 28 / Deathtrap: A Thriller in Two Parts with THCPA Cube Theatre at Thalian Hall

Through May 28 / CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Thalian Hall

Through June 4 / Crybaby with Second Star Theatre Company

May 26 / The AIW Guide to Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

May 26 / Closing Reception / Wilmington: Then and Now at Bellamy Mansion

May 26 / Fourth Friday Art Walk Art Hive Fundraiser

May 26 / NORAK Dance Company presents ” Still Moving” at DREAMS of Wilmington

May 26 / Writers’ Club Volume 18 at Old Books On Front

May 26 – 28 / Silver Arts at theArtWorks

May 27 / Latino Book Club at Pomegranate Books

May 27 / Literary History Walking Tour

May 27 / Brunswick Little Theatre Fundraiser featuring The Back Porch Rockers

May 27 – 28 / 22nd Orange Street ArtsFest

May 31 / Deadline / Course Proposals for Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 2017

June 1 / Call for Artists / Sunset Beach Nature & Wildlife Art Show & Sale

June 1 / Opening Reception / Betty Brown Retrospective at UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery

June 1 / Mark Teachey, Music of James Taylor at Cameron Art Museum

June 1 – 4 / Port City Salsa Splash 2017

June 1 – 25 / As You Like It & A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Cape Fear Shakespeare

June 2 / Art Opening for Brian Evans, Georgeann Haas, and Judy Hintz Cox at Art In Bloom

June 2 – July 22 / Celia Rivenbark’s THE BEST OF CELIA adapted by Zach Hanner at TheatreNOW

June 3 / Sleeping Beauty’s Day at Main Library with Wilmington Ballet Company

June 3 / Voices of Spring Concert with Wilmington Boys Choir at St. Paul’s

June 3 / Opening Reception / Mike Watters with Thrive Studios at Blue Surf Cafe

June 3 / Half Hell Folk Festival at Greenlands Farm

June 3 / Opening Reception / Brandon Guthrie with Local: art + ideas

June 3 / Bowie Shakespeare Fundraiser with Alchemical Theatre at Waterline Brewing

June 3 / Beale Street Barber Shop Music Night

June 3 – 4 / Auditions / Twelve Angry Men with Big Dawg Productions

June 3 – 4 / 10th Anniversary: Masterworks with Wilmington Conservatory of Fine Arts at Wilson Center

June 4 – 11 / Port City Music Festival

June 5 / 20th Annual Wilmington Symphony Golf Classic

June 5 / Prologue: “Slightly South of Simple” by Kristy Woodson Harvey

June 5 – 6 / Auditions / Two Trains Running at TheatreNOW

June 5 – 9 / Cinematique Presents: “Frantz”

June 6 / Book Launch for “Ultimate Glory” by David Gessner hosted by Pomegrante Books at Wrightsville Beach Brewery

June 7 – 25 / Jesus Christ Superstar with Opera House Theatre Company

June 8 / Wilmington Art Association Annual Spring Picnic and Painting Party

June 8 / Opening Reception / Lauren Rogers at Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 8 / Jazz at the Bellamy Mansion

June 8 / Late Fear: Wilmington’s Late Night Talk Show at TheatreNOW

June 8 – 25 / The Laramie Project with Big Dawg Productions

June 9 / Meet Author Carol Graf at Northeast Library

June 9 / “Beyond the Horizon” artist Jason Mitcham at Cameron Art Museum

June 10 / Creative Writing Fair at Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 10 / Opening Reception / Full Frontal at Wabi Sabi Warehouse

June 11 / Going Places by The Dance Element at Minnie Evans

June 11 / Sleeping Beauty with Wilmington Ballet Company at Wilson Center

June 12 – 14 / Cinematique Presents: “A Quiet Passion”

June 14 / June NC fILM Forum at Ironclad Brewery

June 15 – 17 / Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

June 15 – 18 / 2017 Southport Songwriter Festival

July 16 – 23 / MAKE TROUBLE High School Edition at Cameron Art Museum

June 17 / Resist with Art at The Foxes Boxes

June 17 – 18 / Opening Weekend Wilmington Film Museum

June 18 / Shakespeare Brunch at TheatreNOW

June 18 / Trace Ramsey All I Want to Do Is Live at Old Books On Front

June 19 – 21 / Cinematique Presents: “Their Finest”

June 20 / AIW Meetup with Big Dawg Productions

June 22 / “The Sandman” Shadow Puppetry with Gina Gambony with Seahawk FAM

June 23 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

June 23 / Whoopi Goldberg at Wilson Center

June 23 / Southern Trouble at Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 23 – 24 / Bye Bye Birdie with Performance Club Studio at Thalian Hall

June 23 – 25 / 2017 Cape Fear Blues Festival at The Rusty Nail

June 24 / Super Saturday Fun Time at TheatreNOW

June 24 / Cape Fear River Watch Book Club Discusses RIVER OF KINGS at Pomegranate Books

June 24 – 25 / “Sunrise Over America” with The Sea Notes Choral Society and the Brunswick Concert Band at Odell Williamson Auditorium.

June 25 / The Pointer Sisters at Wilson Center

June 29 / Storytelling and Music with Madafo with Seahawk FAM

June 30 / Travis Tritt at Wilson Center

July 2017

July 1 – 2 / Ocean City Jazz Festival

July 4 – 23 / Mister Roberts with Thalian Association Community Theatre

July 5 – 23 / Camelot with Opera House Theatre Company

July 6 / “The Insand Science of Fairyland” with Casey’s Laugh & Learn with Seahawk FAM

July 9 / Anne Barnhill comes to Old Books On Front

July 13 / “The Secret Garden” Chamber Music with The Brierwood Ensemble with Seahawk FAM

July 13 / Jazz at the Bellamy Mansion

July 14 – 15 / How to Eat Like A Child with Performance Club Studio at Thalian Hall

July 14 – 30 / Lumina Festival of the Arts at UNCW

July 20 / Broccoli Brothers Circus at Seahawk FAM

July 21, 24, 28, & 30 / Carmen with Opera Wilmington

July 27 / “The Light of the Water” with Alban Elved Dance with Seahawk FAM

July 28 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

July 28 / Sinbad at Wilson Center

July 28 – August 26 / Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY based on the novel by Oscar Wilde at TheatreNOW

August 2017

August 2 – 20 / South Pacific with Opera House Theatre Company

August 3 – 20 / Twelve Angry Men with Big Dawg Productions

August 10 / Jazz at the Bellamy Mansion

August 14 – September 11 / The Sunshine Boys with THCPA Cube Theatre at Thalian Hall

August 17 / Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers at Wilson Center

August 17 – 19 / 18th Annual Art Show and Sale with The Landfall Foundation

August 18 / Tony Bennett at Wilson Center

August 24 – September 11 / The Sunshine Boys with THCPA Cube Theatre at Thalian Hall

August 25 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

August 30 – September 10 / Peter and the Starcatcher with Opera House Theatre Company

September 2017

September 1 – 30 / August Wilson’s TWO TRAINS RUNNING at TheareNOW

September 7 – 24 / The Hermit of Ft. Fisher with Big Dawg Productions

September 14 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

September 14 / Jazz at the Bellamy Mansion

September 16 / Pictures at an Exhibition with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

September 17 / Calidore with Chamber Music Wilmington

September 19 / AIW Meetup at Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts

September 20 – 24 / SARUS Festival

September 21 – 24 / ARTfall

September 22 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

September 23 / American Craft Walk Wilmington

September 23 / Sonia de los Santos with Seahawk FAM at Kenan Auditorium

September 26 / Tango Buenos Aires: Spirit of Argentina with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

September 30 / 13th Annual Brunswick County Intercultural Festival

October 2017

October 3 / TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band at Wilson Center

October 3 / Sphinx Virtuosi with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

October 5 / ZZ TOP at Wilson Center

October 6 – 8 / Art in the Arboretum

October 6 – 31 / Chase Harrison’s THE SWAMP WITCH at TheatreNOW

October 12 – 22 / Give ’em Hell, Harry! with THCPA Cube Theatre at Thalian Hall

October 12 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

October 14 / Mozart & Brahms with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

October 17 / AIW Meetup at Opera House Theatre Company

October 19 / Ranky Tanky with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

October 27 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

October 28 / Kinky Boots with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

October 31 / Rumours of Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band at Odell Williamson Auditorium

November 2017

November 1 / Ronald K. Brown / EVIDENCE with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

November 2 – 19 / The Dining Room with Big Dawg Productions

November 3 – 18 / Hank Toler’s WE CAN BE HEROES at TheatreNOW

November 4 / The Wizard of OZ with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

November 5 / “The Light of the Water” with Alban Elved Dance with Seahawk FAM

November 5 / SCHUMANN QUARTET with Chamber Music Wilmington

November 8 – 12 / Cucalorus Film Festival

November 9 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

November 11 / New World Symphony with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

November 17 / Tommy Emmanuel & David Grisman – C.G.P. & Dawg Tour at Wilson Center

November 18 / The Coasters at Odell Williamson Auditorium

November 24 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

November 24 – December 23: Zach Hanner’s THE GREATEST GIFT at TheatreNOW

December 2017

December 2 – 3 / A Carolina Nutcracker with City Ballet at Wilson Cente

December 6 – 7 / The Sound of Music with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

December 9 / Restless Heart at Odell Williamson Auditorium

December 12 /  AIW Holiday Party at The Dance Element

December 14 / Wilmington Art Association Annual Party

December 14 – 17 / Ebenezer with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

December 22 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

December 31 / New Year’s Eve Party “Bacchanalia” at TheatreNOW

January 18 / Martha Redbone Roots Project with Lakota John with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

January 20 / The Arts In Wilmington Awards

January 26 / Yesterday: Beatles Tribute at Odell Williamson Auditorium

January 27 / Amazing Grace with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

February 1 / The Mountaintop with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

February 3 / Polovtsian Dances Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

February 9 / DSB: Journey Tribute at Odell Williamson Auditorium

February 20 – 21 / Cabaret with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

February 24 / Theatreworks USA Presents: Junie B. Jones with Seahawk FAM at Kenan Auditorum

March 10 / Heart Behind The Music w/ Teddy Gentry at Odell Williamson Auditorium

March 17 – 18 / The Snow Queen with City Ballet at Wilson Center

March 18 / Third Coast Percussion with Seahawk FAM at Kenan Auditorum

March 20 / Third Coast Percussion with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

March 30 / Million Dollar Quartet at Odell Williamson Auditorium

Spring 2018 / Circus 1903 with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

April 3 / Maria Schneider Orchestra with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

April 21 / Don Giovanni with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

April 24 / Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with UNCW Presents at Kenan Auditorium

April 24 – 25 / Motown The Musical with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

May 19 – 20 / The Secret Garden with City Ballet at Wilson Center

June 2 / Rent with PNC Broadway Series at Wilson Center

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