What's Happening in Wilmington
Wilmington has a number of things coming up at the end of May and beginning of June. Some of these events will happen all summer long and others will only happen once. Here are some of the things to watch for in the coming weeks.
Free Summer Camps
If you want to send the kids away for camp, you can free of charge. The City of Wilmington will be offering free camps for second, third and fourth graders, along with leadership camps for sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls. You can get more information by calling (910)-341-4633.
Minor League Baseball
May 29th marks opening day for The Wilmington Sharks. They kick off another great season and will play against many different opponents all summer long in the Coastal Plain League.
Sundown Concert Series
If you're looking for tribute bands, this is the concert series for you. This free downtown music event will kick off on May 24th and continue every Friday through the end of the summer. It will be held at Riverfront Park with bands playing tribute to Talking Heads, Widespread Panic, Sublime, The Eagles, Pearl Jam, Aerosmith and many others.
Ice Hockey Tryouts
The travel hockey program for The Wilmington Icehawks will be holding tryouts from May 29th to June 9th. This is for kids age 9 to 17 and will be held at the Wilmington Ice House. The cost is between $10 and $15 per player.
3rd Annual Shrimparoo
Scheduled for June 1s, this event will benefit the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society. Tickets are currently on sale for $30. If you enjoy seafood and you want to help support a great cause, this is the perfect event for you.
Stars & Stripes Concerts
Coming July 2nd, the North Carolina Symphony will hold their annual Stars & Stripes concert at Kenan Auditorium. They will also hold a concerts series over the summer with five shows.