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All county-sponsored meetings and events will abide by social distancing guidelines, with many activities occurring virtually. The county’s Public Libraries, Cape Fear Museum, Arboretum, Airlie Gardens, and parks are open with COVID-19 safety measures and some occupancy restrictions in place.

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Sep
25
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market on the last Saturday of each month between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. The sale is located at the Tidal Creek Co-Op. Cash and check only. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Sep
28
Tue
Special Board Meeting
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm
Sep
30
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm
Oct
3
Sun
Absentee By-Mail Ballots Available
Oct 3 all-day
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees, NHC teachers & students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm, we ask all guests exit by 5pm.

  • Cities of New Hanover County Include-
    • Wilmington
    • Carolina Beach
    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Kure Beach
    • Castle Hayne
  • Forms of valid ID accepted-
    • License
    • Piece of Mail
    • Deed/Rental agreement
    • Student ID- UNCW, Miller Motte, CFCC
Residents’ Free Day
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.

Residency Deadline
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
4
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm
Oct
5
Tue
Special Board Meeting
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
6
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting. The public is invited to attend. This is an IN PERSON meeting in room 118 at the NHC Government Complex.  Please note that it is county policy to wear a mask inside the building if you have not been vaccinated.

Oct
8
Fri
Voter Registration Deadline
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
12
Tue
Special Board Meeting
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
13
Wed
Bird Hike
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Fly over to Airlie

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month, co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird & Garden!  Enjoy a stroll around the grounds without the crowds. Recognized on the North Carolina Birding Trail as a Coastal Region site, Airlie offers some of the best birding in New Hanover County. Over 200-bird species have been observed in the garden, attesting to Airlie’s honor of being named a part of the North Carolina Birding Trail. To see what has been spotted, check out Airlie’s HotSpot on eBird.com, a free, easy-to-use, citizen science observation database.

Oct
14
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 9:00am and 4:30pm. The sale is located at the New Hanover County Government Center. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 14 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
15
Fri
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 15 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
16
Sat
4-H ‘PUMPKIN PALOOZA’
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 16 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
17
Sun
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 17 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
18
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 18 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
19
Tue
Special Board Meeting
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 19 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
20
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you tired of trash?  Then join the Trash Mob!  We meet at 10am on the third Wednesday of each month at rotating locations around New Hanover County.  Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and can volunteer as an individual or group.  Contact Jodi Rich by email or (910) 798-7629 for details and location.

Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 20 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
21
Thu
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 21 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
22
Fri
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 22 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
23
Sat
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 23 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
24
Sun
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 24 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
25
Mon
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 25 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
26
Tue
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Special Board Meeting
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 26 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
27
Wed
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 27 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
28
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 28 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
29
Fri
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 29 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Oct
30
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market on the last Saturday of each month between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. The sale is located at the Tidal Creek Co-Op. Cash and check only. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Absentee One-Stop Early Voting
Oct 30 @ 7:39 pm – 8:39 pm
Nov
1
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm
Special Board Meeting
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov
2
Tue
2021 Municipal Elections
Nov 2 all-day
Special Board Meeting
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
4-H Advisory Committee Meeting
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4-H Advisory Committee meeting will be held in the Educational Building located at the New Hanover County Extension and Arboretum.

Nov
3
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting. The public is invited to attend. This is an IN PERSON meeting in room 118 at the NHC Government Complex.  Please note that it is county policy to wear a mask inside the building if you have not been vaccinated.

Nov
5
Fri
Art in The Arboretum – 3 day Art Show & Sale
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm
Mailed Absentee Ballots Due
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Those absentee by-mail ballots that were postmarked on/before Tuesday, November 2, 2021 must be received in-office by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 5, 2021.

Nov
7
Sun
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees, NHC teachers & students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm, we ask all guests exit by 5pm.

  • Cities of New Hanover County Include-
    • Wilmington
    • Carolina Beach
    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Kure Beach
    • Castle Hayne
  • Forms of valid ID accepted-
    • License
    • Piece of Mail
    • Deed/Rental agreement
    • Student ID- UNCW, Miller Motte, CFCC
Residents’ Free Day
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.

Nov
9
Tue
Special Board Meeting- County Canvass
Nov 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm
Nov
10
Wed
Bird Hike
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Fly over to Airlie

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month, co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird & Garden!  Enjoy a stroll around the grounds without the crowds. Recognized on the North Carolina Birding Trail as a Coastal Region site, Airlie offers some of the best birding in New Hanover County. Over 200-bird species have been observed in the garden, attesting to Airlie’s honor of being named a part of the North Carolina Birding Trail. To see what has been spotted, check out Airlie’s HotSpot on eBird.com, a free, easy-to-use, citizen science observation database.

Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm
Nov
11
Thu
County Offices Closed
Nov 11 all-day

All New Hanover County offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 9:00am and 4:30pm. The sale is located at the New Hanover County Government Center. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
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