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Drop-In Childcare

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New at the Country Club of Landfall is Drop-In Childcare! This is a great program to take advantage of. The service will be available in the morning Monday through Friday 8:00am until 12:00pm, and is complimentary to Full and Sports Members for their immediate family members. Also, the childcare will be available in the afternoons Monday to Thursday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm for the price of $8 for the first child and $6 for the second. This is a great program for the children to have a fun time and be entertained while allowing parents to get to the gym, run errands, or just have some free time.

Additionally, there are multiple after school classes for children at the Country Club of Landfall. For children ages 5+ there is Taste Buds, a class on January 2 that made cinnamon roll cookies and banana penguins, and Craft Starters, a class taking place on January 18th that will make bottle penguins. For children ages 8+ there is Chef Apprentice a class on January 4 that made feather brush stroke cupcakes, and a class on January 25, Creation Station, where the children will make winter wall art. All month long there are Homework Hustle classes, which take place from 3:30-5:00pm every Tuesday and Wednesday.

New Years Eve at Landfall

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What better way to spend New Year’s Eve than in your own neighborhood celebrating with family and friends! The Country Club of Landfall is hosting two parties Sunday night for the big event. One event is the Family New Year’s Eve Party, which will be held from 3:00pm until 6:00pm. This children friendly event will be held in the Nicklaus Clubhouse Ballroom and will include a buffet meal, DJ, champagne and sparkling cider toast.

Later that night the party for the adults will be held at the VDR and Grill Room. From 6:00 until 10:00 there will be a pix fixe dinner. The delish menu incorporates a variety of exquisite dishes including beef tartare, lobster bisque, filet mignon and shrimp, roasted Colorado rack of lamb, and a black and white chocolate mousse entremet. Following the New Year’s Eve Dinner will be a party to ring in the New Year, from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Taking place in the Tavern the party will have a DJ playing great music all night and plenty of dancing. Additionally there will be light Hors d’oeurvres, and a champagne toast at midnight while watching the ball drop!

The New Sports Center at the Country Club of Landfall

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The new Sports Center at the Country Club of Landfall is having its grand opening today! After extensive renovations the state of the art gym is now ready. The new Sports Center features new décor, expanded space, new equipment, and new programs. Some of the programs include ZenCycle, Rise and Shine Yoga, Dynamic Barre, Power Pump, and Bootcamp. Staff will be readily available to show members around the gym, explain how the new equipment works, and introduce the new classes. The Sports Center is open Monday-Thursday 5:00am until 10:00pm, Friday 5:00am until 9:00pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 6:00am until 9:00pm. Come see all the exciting updates!

Enchanted Airlie Gardens

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The perfect holiday event is back! Enchanted Airlie is now taking place at the breathtaking Airlie Gardens. A local tradition since 2005, Enchanted Airlie is a spectacular display of lights around the gardens. Guests will walk a trail .5 miles while enjoying the twinkling lights, detailed displays, manicured gardens, and views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Additionally, Santa Claus will be at Airlie Gardens ready to hear children’s Christmas Lists. There will also be vendors selling food and beverages including hot chocolate, popcorn, beer, wine, cookies, and more!

There are two times slots for guests to explore the gardens per night. The first one is from 5-7 and the second is from 7-9. Enchanted Airlie is currently running every night now through December 22nd. For more on the event visit their website http://airliegardens.org/events-news/enchanted-airlie/.

Tennis, Golf, and Holiday Event at Landfall

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Tomorrow there are three exciting events happening at the Country Club of Landfall. First there is a women’s round robin tennis tournament, which takes place from 11:00am until 12:30pm. All levels are welcome to join this fun sporting event!

The sports continue with a couple’s golf mixer in the afternoon with a shotgun start at 4:00. The golf tournament will be played on 9 holes at the Nicklaus Golf Course. Teams for this mixer with consist of four players, and will play in a scramble format, meaning each team will choose the best driver per hole and the team will proceed to play their own balls from that point. This is a great event to enjoy the outdoors and 

spend quality time with your partner.

Finally, happening from 5:00pm to 8:00pm there is a Golf Holiday Sale happening at the 

Nicklaus Golf Shop. In addition to big merchandise discounts, there will be cocktails, snacks, and free giftwrap all compliments of the Golf Staff!

Wrightsville Beach Holiday Flotilla

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Its time for the 34th Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla! Taking place this Saturday at Wrightsville Beach the flotilla is a holiday tradition for many in the area. The parade of boats covered in Christmas lights is the perfect transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

Tomorrow, events start with the Festival in the Park, which take place from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Held at the Wrightsville Beach Park the festival includes games, inflatable slides, bounce houses, a coloring contest, festival food, and an antique car show. Additionally, there are numerous vendor booths selling art, food, clothes, home décor, and more. This is perfect place to find unique Christmas gifts for your friends and family!

The boat parade starts at 6:00pm. The parade route goes around portion of Wrightsville Beach, with ideal locations to watch the parade at the Banks Channel Bridge, one of the South Harbor Island mini-parks, or the West Side of Waynick Boulevard. Judges will be located at the Blockade Runner, but anyone can text in their vote for their favorite boat. For more information on the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla visit their website http://ncholidayflotilla.org.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

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Come see Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Enjoy the famous ballet this Wednesday, November 22, to help you get in the holiday spirit! The stunning performance includes almost 40 ballerinas and dancers. The Moscow ballet dancers are among the best in the world, winning top awards International Ballet Competitions around the world, and feature the award winning Principal Dancers.

This classic Christmas story is about a family’s Christmas Eve celebration, specifically, a young girl’s discovery of a magical world and romance. Set to music by composer Tchaikovsky the ballet was first debuted a week before Christmas in 1892. Additionally, the Moscow Ballet has multiple partnerships with corporations and non-for-profit organizations, raising millions of dollars for charities over the past twenty years.

The Moscow Ballet performs at 7:00pm at the Kenan Auditorium on the campus of UNCW. For tickets visit their website http://www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.

Flavor of North Carolina: Fall Harvest Fest

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This Saturday is the 4th Annual Flavor of North Carolina: Fall Harvest Fest at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort at Wrightsville Beach. This event is sponsored by the Good Shepard Center, and proceeds from the evening will go towards providing a pathway of self-sufficiency for hungry and homeless people in the community. There will be a whole hog pig pickin’ with all the fixin’s, North Carolina craft beer, Spiked Harvest Cider, wine, and a signature drink. Additionally, there will be fun entertainment with music and dancing, North Carolina trivia, a corn hole tournament, and a bonfire. The most exciting portion of the night is the auction, which includes fabulous items to bid on.

To buy tickets for this great cause visit the website http://www.goodshepherdwilmington.org/2017/06/4th-annual-flavor-of-north-carolina/.

The Landfall Tradition

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It’s time for the 16th Annual Collegiate Golf Tournament, The Landfall Tradition! Eighteen women’s college teams, hosted by the UNCW Seahawks, will be competing for first place. Attending will be four of the nation’s top 10 best teams in the county, which are Alabama, Florida, Duke, and Furman. Additionally, last years champion South Carolina will also be competing to defend their title. This is always a close competition with last year’s tournament ending in a tie breaker.

The tournament takes place this weekend October 27-29th at the Dye Course at the Country Club of Landfall. For more information on this exciting event visit their website http://landfalltradition.com.