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Halloween at Landfall

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This Halloween the Country Club of Landfall has fun events for all ages!

For children there is a Halloween dinner movie party. This party takes place Friday, October 27th from 6:00pm-9:30pm. The movie that will be shown is Hotel Transylvania.

For children aged ten and up there is a Double Digits Halloween Party. This year’s theme is creepy carnival. This scary event will be held in the Heron Room at the Landfall Clubhouse on Friday, October 20, from 6:30pm until 9:00pm. There will be light snacks and lots of spooky Halloween fun!

Finally, for adults there is a Halloween party with live music! Dance the night away with the band, The Imitations. Additionally, there will be outdoor fire pits, perfect for socializing around. Costumes are encouraged so come to dressed to impress! The party takes place Friday, October 27th from 7:00pm-11:00pm at the Nicklaus Clubhouse.

Happy Halloween!

 

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

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The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra has a concert Mozart and Brahms, this Saturday. This exciting performance features international pianist, Dr. Barry Salwen. Barry has not only received his bachelor, master, and doctorate degree from Julliard, but has performed and given master classes all over the world, including Asia, Israel, Europe, and the US.

Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 and Brahm’s Symphony No. 2 are two of the pieces that will be performed on Saturday. The concert starts at 7:30pm at the Wilson Center located at Cape Fear Community College. For more information visit their website, http://www.wilmingtonsymphony.org/next-concert.html.

The Investors Roundtable of Wilmington

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Wednesday October 5th, is the Investors Roundtable of Wilmington meeting. Michael Thompson will be the featured speaker at the meeting, and will be talking about TC2000, a charting tool for technical analysis. Michael is the Director of Education and Business Relations at Worden Brothers and has taught classes on the program for over 16 years. TC2000 is a program that scans stocks to determine which ones are consolidating, breaking out, or experiences major divergences. The portion of the program he focuses on teaching is about trading personalities and priorities. This meeting will take place at noon at the Country Club of Landfall.

The Investors Roundtable is an educational forum that discusses financial, economic, and business information to private investors. These meetings are held monthly, with lunch served at 12pm followed by the speaker’s presentation. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the stock market!

The Great Oaks Club

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It’s time to join the Landfall Great Oaks Club! Next Wednesday, September 13th, is the start of a new year at the women only Great Oaks Club. The club plans exciting programs throughout the year. The activities vary and include gardening, theatre and film, local authors and historians, fashion shows, luncheons, home and garden tours, day trips, and more!

Meeting the second Wednesday of every month, September through May, the club is fantastic for socializing and meeting neighbors. The Great Oaks Welcome Luncheon is next Wednesday at 11:30am. To learn more about the club visit their website http://www.greatoaksclub.com.

 

September Events at Landfall

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Next week at the Country Club of Landfall there are events happening for everyone. First, on Labor Day, September 4th, there is a tennis mixer. This event starts at 9:00am and lasts until 11:00am and is for men and women.

The next day is the Kid’s Club- Homework Hustle. The Homework Hustle is from3:30 until 5:00 every Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon in September at the Nicklaus Clubhouse. It’s a great time to enjoy snacks, hang out with friends, and get homework done.

The Marietta Wine Tasting is Wednesday, September 6th, at 6:00pm. This is a great chance to try out new wines and discover your new favorite! The tasting will be held at the Country Club of Landfall Clubhouse.

Finally, on Friday is the Couples PM Golf Mixer. Starting at 4:00pm at the Nicklaus course there will be 9 holes played. Each player will tee off and then choose the best drive within their team of four and play that ball from that point. This is a fun event to get active and enjoy the gorgeous September weather!

Family Friyay

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Its Family Friyay! Tomorrow at 6:00pm the Country Club of Landfall is hosting the free family event at the Landfall Clubhouse. Spend your Friday evening enjoying the gorgeous weather while overlooking Nicklaus Golf Course and spending time with family and friends. There will be plenty of fun activities for everyone to get involved. A dunk tank, lawn games, and face painting are some of the festivities that will be at Family Friyay. Additionally, there will be a DJ playing music adding to the party atmosphere. Food and drinks will be available by signature. This is a fun event you won’t want to miss!

Tony Bennett performs in Wilmington

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Legendary singer Tony Bennett is coming to Wilmington! This Friday the singer will be performing at the Wilson Center in downtown Wilmington. Having won over 19 Grammy Awards and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Tony Bennett is a spectacular musician. After 60 years in the music industry, Bennett has had numerous hits including, “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” and “I Left My Heart In San Francisco”.

The Wilson Center is Cape Fear Community College’s art hub. The elegant venue has three floors, a wrap around stage, and balcony. Other notable acts coming this Fall are the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, the Doobie Brothers, Tony Danza, and The Sound of Music. For tickets visit their website http://cfcc.edu/capefearstage/.

18th Annual Landfall Foundation Art Show and Sale

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The 18th Annual Landfall Foundation Art Show and Sale is taking place this month! A major fundraiser for the foundation, this is event is always exciting. The show takes place at the Nicklaus Clubhouse at the Country Club of Landfall from August 17th through the 19th. Additionally, there will be a preview party, to view and purchase artwork, the night before for Gala sponsors. Landfall Realty is a proud sponsor of the event that funds a large portion of Landfall Foundation’s charitable works.

There is an expansive array of art at the show, which includes watercolor, oils, ceramics, mixed mediums, pastel, photography, sculpture, and fiber art. The event is also beneficial to the community because the show features art from 100 local and regional artists. The art show will be judged by Dan Beck, a recipient of three national art awards in just the last year for Oil Painters of America National Exhibit, American Impressionist Society National Exhibition, and Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition.

For over two decades the Landfall Foundation has been giving back to the community. The Art Show and Sale is one of their largest fundraisers and raised over $25,000 last year. Since its beginning the Foundation has raised nearly four million dollars, which it donates to local non-profit organizations. For more information on the Landfall Foundation and the Art Show visit their website http://landfallfoundation.org.

Lumina Festival of the Arts

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The Lumina Festival of the Arts is happening now until the end of July at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The festival celebrates the arts in the Coastal South, featuring dance, film, visual art, poetry, and opera.

One of the most anticipated events is the opera Carmen. The opera, which is sung in French, is full of love, lust, and murder. Another highlight of the event is Shakespeare’s play “Much Ado About Nothing”, a comedy about a feuding couple that begins to reconcile their relationship. The concert portion of the festival includes a jazz workshop, Mozart concert, piano trio, and a guitar quartet.

For a full list of the performances during the Lumina Festival of the Arts visit their website http://uncw.edu/arts/lumina/index.html.