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July 4th Celebrations at Landfall

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The Country Club of Landfall is hosting their Annual July 3rd Independence Day celebrations!

Dinner starts at 6:00pm and the menu is perfect for the holiday! The buffet includes roasted chicken, barbecued salmon, pulled pork, corn on the cob, potato salad, corn bread, and roasted potatoes. Additionally, there is a kid’s buffet that offers chicken tenders and mac n cheese.

From 7:00 until 9:00 there will be music, drinks, and kids games at the Nicklaus Clubhouse. The firework show starts at dusk so be sure to bring your lawn chair or blanket!

Happy Fourth of July!

July 4th Celebrations in Historic Downtown Wilmington

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We’re only one week away from July 4th! Come celebrate the holiday in Downtown Wilmington. There are festivities from 6:00pm until 9:30pm. The fun begins with live music. A local favorite, Port City Shakedown will be performing along the Cape Fear River. Grab dinner at one of the numerous food vendors that will be located on Water St and Riverfront Park. The highlight of the night is the spectacular fireworks show! The fireworks will be launched from a barge in the Cape Fear River at 9:05pm. The best view for the fireworks show will be along Front Street. For more information on the event visit their website http://www.wilmingtonnc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/events-permits/4th-of-july.

Thalian Hall

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This summer enjoy a show at one of the oldest Theaters in the United States. Thalian Hall, which has been open since 1858, is a major asset to the local economy. Built when Wilmington was the largest city in North Carolina the theater has seen a lot of changes. During the Civil War it was constantly used as a place of amusement, later notable actors such as Buffalo Bill Cody and Sir Henry Lauder performed there. Even though there have been repairs due to a small fire and renovations the theater has remained the mostly unchanged in an attempt to preserve the historical integrity of the building.

Over the next few months there will be a multitude of shows at Thalian Hall. Currently playing is the popular musical Jesus Christ Superstar followed by the classic Bye Bye Birdie next week. Additional shows include Norman, Camelot, How to Eat Like a Child, Paris Can Wait, and South Pacific.

This summer make some time to enjoy a show and experience the rich history of Thalian Hall!

For more information on the upcoming shows visit their website http://www.thalianhall.org/events.

Riverfront Farmers’ Market

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The Riverfront Farmers’ Market is now open in Downtown Wilmington. Open on Saturdays from 8:00am until 11:00am, the Farmers Market is a great place to start your weekend. An array of fresh food is available, some of which are fruit and berries, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, baked goods, jams, wine, meats, seafood, honey, eggs, and cheeses. Located along Water and Princess Streets the market is right in the heart of the Historic Wilmington. There are gorgeous old houses, cobblestone streets, and tours to explain the history of Wilmington. Additionally, there is the scenic Cape Fear River with boardwalk running along side it, making for a stunning walk. Next Saturday visit the Riverfront Farmers’ Market and see all that Downtown Wilmington has to offer!

Living in Landfall is Ideal!

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Ideal-Living magazine recently chose Landfall as one of their ideal living communities. Landfall was featured because it is one of the premier gated communities in the southeast.

With over 2,200 acres that include spectacular coastal views, lush championship golf courses, and gorgeous homes, Landfall is an idyllic place to call home. The article highlights the amenities Landfall offers, including two clubhouses, tennis and pickleball courts, fitness center, pool and restaurants.

Additionally, the article talks about all that Wilmington has to offer. From the festivals, to the beach activities, such as boating, surfing, fishing, and kayaking, to the historical culture, and shopping, Wilmington has something for everyone!

To read the full article visit Ideal-Living’s website at http://www.ideal-living.com/community-locator-2/north-carolina/landfall/

Downtown Sundown

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Downtown Sundown Concerts are back! Come watch the sun set over the scenic Cape Fear River while listening to a great band.

The Downtown Sundown Concerts take place at Water St and Princess St every Friday night in the summer from 6:30 until 10:00. This is the 12th year the season-long event will take place. The event is free, but there will be beer, wine, and food for sale.

Friday’s band is Satisfaction, a Rolling Stones tribute band. Additional bands playing this summer are 20 Ride (Zac Brown tribute), Skydog (Allman Brothers tribute), Abby Road Live (Beatles tribute), and 42 Coldplay (Coldplay tribute).

Downtown Sundown is the perfect opportunity to experience everything Historic Downtown Wilmington has to offer. There are quaint shops, delicious restaurants, art galleries, and historic sites.

For a full list of the bands playing and more information about the Downtown Sundown Series visit the website http://www.wilmingtondowntown.com/events/downtownsundown/schedule-3.

Wrightsville Beach Marina Grand Reopening

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Wrightsville Beach Marina had its grand reopening last weekend. Three years of renovations and $4 million dollars later the marina is open!

The updated marina is all about convenience for the boaters, who can stock up on supplies and groceries at the new dock office and connect to the Wi-Fi. Additionally, the boats will be better protected thanks to the newly installed concrete perimeter docks. The concrete perimeter lessens the impact of wakes from boats passing by. Also, there was new infrastructure built, which includes an office, clubhouse, and pool deck.

Due to the renovations, the Wrightsville Beach Marina is now expecting an increase of luxury mega yachts to dock with them throughout the year.

Wells Fargo Championship

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The PGA is coming to Wilmington! The Wells Fargo Championship is being held this week at Eagle Point Golf Club. The tournament will host legends including Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott, Jon Rahm, Kevin Kisner, and Phil Mickelson.

Eagle Point’s golf course is a prestigious course that is 7,259 yards full of live oaks, sable palms, and stunning views of the Intracoastal Waterway. The course, ranked in Golf Digest’s top 100 golf courses in America, is an idyllic setting for the Wells Fargo Championship.

This is the first PGA Tour event to visit Wilmington in 45 years. The Landfall Realty team will be attending the event. If you can’t make it to the event, you can watch at home. The tournament will be broadcast live all weekend on CBS and Golf Channel.

For more information on the event visit the Wells Fargo Championship website: https://wilmington.wellsfargochampionship.com/home.

Landfall Foundation Gala

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Get ready to party in Palm Beach! Saturday is the Landfall Foundation’s 21st annual black tie gala, and the theme this year is Palm Beach Grand. Held at the Country Club of Landfall, this gala features the warm, rich colors of Southern Florida that will make you feel like you’re relaxing on South Beach.

There will be signature cocktails, haute cuisine, and “Empty Pocket”, a five-piece band playing music to dance to all night. Additionally, there will be a live auction that includes a catered boat cruise, an Eagle Point golf package, a David Yurman bracelet, bartender service for your next party and a 4 day 3 day night at the luxury, 5 star hotel, The Breakers in Palm Beach and includes a $500 gift card. Don’t forget the most sought after prize of the night, a week long vacation in Italy at a villa with 6 bedrooms!

Landfall Realtors Becky Spivey, Kelli Lazzaro, and Alison Bernhart take a break from dancing to pose for a picture at the 2017 Landfall Foundation Gala

The annual gala is Landfall Foundation’s largest fundraiser and raises almost 70% of the foundations revenue. The Landfall Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps organizations in the Wilmington area, which include arts, education, health, and welfare. In 2016 the Foundation contributed $351,500 to the local community. Additionally, another $15,000 was awarded to Landfall employees to help them further their education goals. In the past 21 years $3.75 million dollars has been raised by the Landfall Foundation.

Springfest at Landfall

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Spring is here! Come celebrate at the 2017 Springfest at Landfall. There will be something for everyone. Landfall Realty is one of the sponsors of the event! The main event is the car show lasting from 10:00am until 1:00pm. There were will be five winners chosen from the selection of cars.

Adults and children are encourage to bike to the event because there will be a bicycle safety event. Here families can also donate used and unwanted bikes to help families in need. Additionally, the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, and the New Hanover County Paramedic bike units will all be there as a part of their new community outreach program. The children will be excited to see their specially equipped bikes and gear they carry.

Springfest is also the perfect excuse to some spring-cleaning! For a 5$ donation, attendees will be able to drop off documents to be shredded, and a various array of items to be recycled, including, batteries, paint, cell phones, herbicides, solvents, smoke detectors, light bulbs, and old electronics.

There is always a chance to win something! Raffle Prizes and Door Prizes will be given out to lucky the winners. For everyone else it will still be a great day because there will be delicious food available. Hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled pork sandwiches, popcorn, soda, and coffee will be available.

This is a fun event to admire unique cars, learn bike safety, get rid of old clutter, and enjoy a lunch with your neighbors!