Trade Winter Blues for our Coastal Blues

With milder temperatures courtesy of our coastal year-round sunshine, it’s a great time to explore Wilmington and our island beaches. Lace up those running shoes for the Novant Health Wilmington Marathon Feb. 26, a Boston Marathon qualifying event. Sample coastal flavors during Port City Restaurant Week Feb. 21 – March 6. Bring your binoculars and search for migrating bird species at Carolina Beach State Park's Fourth Wednesday Bird Walk Feb. 23. Reach your wellness goals with a walk or jog around The Loop, a 2.5-mile scenic trail through Wrightsville Beach or enjoy a hike through Fort Fisher State Recreation Area in Kure Beach.

Sweetheart Sojourns

Escape this February on a romantic getaway. Discover lodging packages at historic Bed and Breakfasts or oceanfront resorts that include everything from luxury accommodations to champagne, flowers, dining reservations and more. Go on a romantic carriage ride through historic downtown Wilmington Feb. 11-14. Give your love the gift of laughs with tickets to hear comedian Monroe Martin Feb. 11-12 at Dead Crow Comedy Room. Make a night of it with dinner reservations at foodie favorites throughout the destination.

Salute to Black History

Cameron Art Museum’s newest permanent public sculpture, Boundless, commemorates the African American Civil War experience. Artist Stephen Hayes drew inspiration for this installation from descendants of United States Color Troops. Also on display inside the museum through March 20 is Hayes’ Voices of Future’s Past, which explores the legacy of growing up black in America. Discover more of the city’s African American history and culture with guided and self-guided tours offered by local historians.

More places to explore, adventures to go on and flavors to savor
Cheers to What's New in 2022
Exciting additions to up-and-coming neighborhoods, a burgeoning craft beer scene and expanding attractions are just a few of the things we're looking forward to in 2022. Savor local flavors at craft breweries, distilleries and wineries like the newly-opened Catawba Brewing Co. or Hi-Wire Brewing Company. Indulge in savory shrimp gazpacho at The Kitchen Sink or seared grouper with little-neck clams at Three10 Restaurant, both new additions to the Brooklyn Arts District. Discover a unique and stylish place to stay at The Hive, scheduled to open a second location in downtown Wilmington this summer. Cheers to fun, fanciful cocktail creations alongside a curated collection of fries and gourmet dipping sauces at Sauce'd in historic downtown Wilmington - and make sure to take in the stunning river views from their patio.
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