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Park Rx Nature Walk 9:00 am
Park Rx Nature Walk
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Park Rx Nature Walk @ Pages Creek Park Preserve
Get outdoors and exercise!  Join our environmental educators on a one-mile nature walk through Pages Creek Park Preserve and learn all about the salt marsh, and the animals and plants ... Read More »
Little Explorers – Taste Adventures 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Taste Adventures
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Engineering Challenge – Newspaper Towers 2:00 pm
Engineering Challenge – Newspaper Towers
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
Think like an engineer! Design, build and test a prototype of your creation. Drop in anytime from 2 to 3 PM to put your skills to the test. Perfect for ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Cotillion Dance 7:00 pm
Cotillion Dance
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
On the first Sunday of every month, New Hanover County Residents, Students and Employees are admitted to Airlie Gardens FREE of charge! Forms of valid ID accepted- License Piece of ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 3 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting 4:00 pm
Smithsonian Affiliate Ceremony 4:00 pm
Smithsonian Affiliate Ceremony
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cape Fear Museum is proud to announce its designation as a Smithsonian Affiliate and begin a collaboration with the world’s largest museum, education and research complex and will commemorate with ... Read More »
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Trips and Travel Information Session 11:00 am
Trips and Travel Information Session
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
New Hanover County 4-H TEEN Council Meeting 6:00 pm
New Hanover County 4-H TEEN Council Meeting
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The meeting will be held in the Training Room of the Administration Building. Campaign Speeches and Elections will be held for the 2019 4-H Council.
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Little Explorers Out & About – Taste Adventures 11:00 am
Little Explorers Out & About – Taste Adventures
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 6 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
Planning Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Planning Board Meeting
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm
View Planning Board Schedule » View Planning Board agenda packets and minutes »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers – Move It! 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Move It!
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
Webinar – Casualty Loss and Income Tax Deductions Related to Timber and Landscape Trees 1:00 pm
Webinar – Casualty Loss and Income Tax Deductions Related to Timber and Landscape Trees
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Casualty Loss and Income Tax Deductions Related to Timber and Landscape TreesTimber or landscape trees destroyed by recent fires, hurricanes or other storms are “casualty losses” that may allow the ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Quiet Visits With Santa 9:00 am
Quiet Visits With Santa
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The fourth annual Quiet Visits With Santa will be held at Airlie Gardens on Saturday, December 8th (9 -3 pm) and Tuesday, December 11th (12-3 pm). Saturday is full but ... Read More »
Little Explorers – Move It! 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Move It!
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Smithsonian Affiliate Celebration & Membership Drive 10:00 am
Smithsonian Affiliate Celebration & Membership Drive
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Museum will celebrate with refreshments and a membership drive to introduce the perks of Smithsonian Affiliation. Membership is truly “Two Memberships in One” allowing members of Cape Fear Museum ... Read More »
Film Screening: Earth From Outer Space 11:00 am
Film Screening: Earth From Outer Space
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am
Screening of a Smithsonian Channel Film, Earth From Outer Space. Astronaut and satellite photos have been capturing the startling changes on our planet and this film shows the spectacular and ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures – Seasonal Stargazing: Winter 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures – Seasonal Stargazing: Winter
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
Experience the Museum’s portable, digital planetarium with a guided tour of tonight’s sky. Discover new and familiar constellations and explore Greek myths. (approx. 30 min.)
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Smithsonian Affiliate Celebration & Membership Drive 1:00 pm
Smithsonian Affiliate Celebration & Membership Drive
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Museum will celebrate with refreshments and a membership drive to introduce the perks of Smithsonian Affiliation. Membership is truly “Two Memberships in One” allowing members of Cape Fear Museum ... Read More »
Film Screening: Earth From Outer Space 2:30 pm
Film Screening: Earth From Outer Space
Dec 9 @ 2:30 pm
Screening of a Smithsonian Channel Film, Earth From Outer Space. Astronaut and satellite photos have been capturing the startling changes on our planet and this film shows the spectacular and ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 10 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
Caregiver Support Luncheon 11:00 am
Caregiver Support Luncheon
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
For Caregivers and their Loved Ones! December 10, 2018 from 11am to 1pm New Hanover County Senior Resource Center 2222 South College Rd Wilmington, NC You must RSVP to attend hpilson@capefearcog.org ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Quiet Visits With Santa 12:00 pm
Quiet Visits With Santa
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The fourth annual Quiet Visits With Santa will be held at Airlie Gardens on Saturday, December 8th (9 -3 pm) and Tuesday, December 11th (12-3 pm). Saturday is full but ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting 5:30 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm
View the ZBA Schedule » View ZBA Agenda Packets »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Over 50’s Dance 7:30 pm
Over 50’s Dance
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
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Bird Hike 8:00 am
Bird Hike
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Bird Hike @ Airlie Gardens
Fly over to Airlie Gardens to participate in our monthly Bird Hikes, co-hosted with our partner, Wild Bird & Garden!   Birders of all levels are encouraged to join us ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
Technical Review Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
Technical Review Committee Meeting
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm
View the TRC meeting schedule » View TRC Agenda Packets & Reports » For more information please contact Sam Burgess at (910) 798-7441 or Benjamin Andrea at (910) 798-7571.
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Little Explorers Out & About – Move It! 11:00 am
Little Explorers Out & About – Move It!
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
CANCELED: Board of Commissioners Agenda Review 4:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 13 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Christmas Party 10:00 am
Christmas Party
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Singing, dancing, music and Santa! Fun starts at 10am! Lunch is by reservation only. Come wearing your red or your festive holiday clothing and have a fun morning with us!
Little Explorers – Ice Matters 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Ice Matters
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Little Explorers – Ice Matters 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Ice Matters
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Discovery Lab – Icy Explorations 2:00 pm
Discovery Lab – Icy Explorations
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun science labs. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 17 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting 9:00 am
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Support Group for Women 10:30 am
Support Group for Women
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
NHC Senior Resource Center’s Wise Women Support Group is open to all ladies 55 and older. Led by a certified counselor, women share their stories, give and get advice, and ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity 10:00 am
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity @ N College Road at Kings Drive
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 ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
New Hanover County 4-H CLUB LEADER’s Meeting 6:00 pm
New Hanover County 4-H CLUB LEADER’s Meeting
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The meeting will be held in the Auditorium Building.
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Little Explorers Out & About – Ice Matters 11:00 am
Little Explorers Out & About – Ice Matters
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Educator in the Garden 2:00 pm
Educator in the Garden
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Educator in the Garden is a program designed to increase visitor’s knowledge and connection with nature. Every third Thursday of the month, an educator will be out in the garden from 2 ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Lego Robots & Pizza Party 5:00 pm
Lego Robots & Pizza Party
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Celebrate the start of winter break with a pizza party and bring LEGO to life! Work with Museum Educators to build and program a simple robot or use your imagination ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 20 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Little Explorers – Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Winter Wonderland
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Little Explorers – Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Winter Wonderland
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures – Fragile Planet: Earth’s Place in the Universe 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures – Fragile Planet: Earth’s Place in the Universe
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
Travel 120 million light-years to rediscover home! “Fragile Planet” combines scientific visualization with movie-making magic, highlighting Earth’s special place in the universe as the only known haven for life. Narrated ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie – SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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County Offices Closed
County Offices Closed
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day
New Hanover County offices are closed Monday, December 24 through Wednesday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. The county facilities and attractions below have an alternate closing schedule: Airlie Gardens: ... Read More »
Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day
Happy Holidays! Cape Fear Museum is closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 and will reopen at 9 AM on Wednesday, December 26.
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Holiday Hours County Parks:  Closing at 5pm Dec 24th and all day Dec 25th Airlie Gardens:  Closed Dec 24-25th Echo Farms Tennis Courts:  Closed Dec 24-25th Parks Office:  Closed Dec ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
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Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Little Explorers Out & About – Winter Wonderland 11:00 am
Little Explorers Out & About – Winter Wonderland
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Winter Break Activities: Winter Wonders 11:00 am
Winter Break Activities: Winter Wonders
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Brr! Create “icescape” art with a chemical reaction, experiment states of matter with melting colors and challenge a friend to ice bowling. Come out and discover this cool science and ... Read More »
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: The North Pole Conspiracy 2:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: The North Pole Conspiracy
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Two Arctic explorers fought harsh, bitter elements in separate quests to be the first to reach the North Pole. Little did they know that when they returned home, a more ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 27 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers – Spin Like A Top 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Spin Like A Top
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Winter Break Activities: Candy Science 11:00 am
Winter Break Activities: Candy Science
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Explore chemistry by creating a crazy concoction, determine which candy is most acidic with sour science, make a sugary rainbow and more. Use the scientific method and your senses to ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town 2:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Every autumn, 1,000 polar bears share the small town of Churchill, Manitoba, with humans until the Arctic ice returns to Hudson Bay. It’s a relatively peaceful coexistence, but this year ... Read More »
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Little Explorers – Spin Like A Top 10:00 am
Little Explorers – Spin Like A Top
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure 11:00 am
Planetarium Adventures – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am
From China to America, Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, explore the night sky! (27 min.)
Discovery Lab – Exploring Space 2:00 pm
Discovery Lab – Exploring Space
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun science labs. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures – Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses 3:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures – Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses
Dec 29 @ 3:00 pm
Experience the Museum’s digital planetarium with a guided tour of tonight’s sky. Discover how the Earth, Moon and Sun will align for January’s lunar eclipse, expected to be visible for ... Read More »
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Planetarium Adventures – Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet 1:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures – Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet
Dec 30 @ 1:00 pm
Take a breathtaking tour of our ever-active planet. Fly to sites of historic earthquakes and envision a future made safer from seismic events. Narrated by Benjamin Bratt. (23 min.)
Planetarium Adventures – Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet 3:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures – Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet
Dec 30 @ 3:00 pm
Take a breathtaking tour of our ever-active planet. Fly to sites of historic earthquakes and envision a future made safer from seismic events. Narrated by Benjamin Bratt. (23 min.)
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 31 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Happy New Year! Cape Fear Museum is closed Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1 and will reopen Wednesday, January 2 at 9 AM.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am