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Breakfast and Lunch with Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine

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Celebrity Chef, Robert Irvine is coming to the Country Club of Landfall! This Friday come have breakfast or lunch for a good cause with Chef Robert. The Food Network star and host of Restaurant Impossible and Worst Cooks in America will be at the Landfall Clubhouse at 7:30am and 11:00 am preparing a locally sourced gourmet breakfast and lunch for guests. Robert will talk about his exciting journey of how he became a celebrity chef, behind the scenes stories, and will share his favorite recipes.

This breakfast fundraiser supports GLOW Academy, an all-girls public charter school. GLOW Academy’s core values are high academic expectations, leadership development, social and emotional development, and college preparation.

To purchase tickets for this event visit https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/GLOWNCInc/RobertIrvine.html.

Seahawk’s Mens Basketball

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This Saturday come support the Seahawks! The University of North Carolina at Wilmington men’s basketball team is hosting James Madison as Trask Coliseum. Seahawk basketball games are a fun way to spend the evening with the whole family. The Seahawks are an exciting team to watch, and made it to the March Madness Division 1 NCAA tournament in 2016 and 2017.

The Seahawks are an exciting team to watch, and made it to the March Madness Division 1 NCAA tournament in 2016 and 2017. The game is this Saturday at 7:00pm. Ticket prices vary from $10 to $18. For more information visit their website https://tkt.xosn.com/tickets/TicketLanding.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=19800.

Happening This Week At Landfall

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Wine Tasting

Come find your new favorite wine! The Country Club Landfall is hosting two wine events within the next week at the Landfall Clubhouse. This is a great time to meet new neighbors, socialize with friends, and explore new wines. The Wine Tasting is taking place Thursday, January 24 at 6:00pm and the Wine Dinner is on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30pm.

 

Comedy Show and Dinner 

What’s better than dinner and a show?! Come enjoy the Comedy Show this Friday with comedian Mello Mike. The bar opens at 6:30 and there will be hors d’oeuvres served. The dinner buffet will start at 7:00 and will be followed by the show at 8:00.

Father-Daughter Snowball Dance

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It’s almost time for the Annual Father-Daughter Snowball Dance! One of the most anticipated events hosted by the Country Club of Landfall, the Snowball Dance is a fun family night. Taking place at the Landfall Clubhouse on Saturday, January 19th,  the enchanting evening starts at 6:00pm. There will be a DJ and plenty of dancing. Additionally, dinner will be served, featuring a beef tenderloin meal for fathers and a chicken tender meal for the daughters. This is a memorable night you don’t want to miss!

Mamma Mia! at Thalian Hall

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One of the most beloved musicals of all time, Mamma Mia!, will be playing at Thalian starting this weekend! The musical, which is based on the music from the band ABBA, tells the story of friendship, female empowerment, and love. This show will have the audience dancing in their seats with hit songs including, “Dancing Queen”, “Super Trouper”, “Money, Money, Money”, and of course “Mamma Mia”. The musical will be playing at the legendary Thalian Hall starting this Sunday, December 30th through Saturday, January 19th. This show is presented by the Opera House Theatre Company.

For more information or to purchase ticket visit Thalian Hall’s website http://www.thalianhall.org/event/00a0c8f34a1b4718b261985f3f8327f0#map.

Enchanted Airlie

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One of Wilmington’s most popular holiday events is back! Enchanted Airlie is now taking place at the stunning Airlie Gardens. Walk the half-mile tour path around the beautiful gardens and enjoy thousands of Christmas lights, detailed displays, and views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

There will also be a special guest at Enchanted Airlie, Santa Claus! Santa will be waiting to hear children’s Christmas Wish Lists and will be spread holiday cheer.

Additionally, there will also be local food and beverage vendors selling 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/.

Jingle Bell 5K Run

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This Saturday is the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History’s annual Jingle Bell 5K Run. This festive run/walk event encourages all participants to dress up in holiday apparel! In addition to awards for the fastest runners there will also be awards for Best Overall Holiday Costume, Best Group Holiday Costume, Best Family Holiday Costume, and Best Pet Costume.

Last year there were 518 competitors and over 300 spectators enjoying the event. Proceeds from this run benefit the Wrightsville Beach Museum, which preserves the history of this special island.

For more information o this fun run visit their website http://wbmuseumofhistory.com/events/jingle-bell-run/.

December Events at the Country Club of Landfall

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December Events at the Country Club of Landfall

Sunday, December 2nd – Dinner with Santa

Dinner with Santa at the Landfall Clubhouse is a special annual holiday event. This dinner gives a chance for families to enjoy time with Santa and for children to make sure Santa hears their Christmas list.

 

Wednesday, December 5th – Holiday All Vendor Wine Tasting

The Holiday All Vendor Wine Tasting is the perfect time to discover your new favorite wine!

 

Thursday, December 6th – Holiday Tennis Party

Taking place at the Tennis Pro shop there will be a party from 5-7pm featuring drinks, light hors d’oeuvres, great sales, and a tennis exhibition!

 

Sunday, December 9th – CCL Holiday Cocktail Party

The Holiday Cocktail Party is a fun way to celebrate the holidays and see all your neighbors and friends!

 

Tuesday, December 4th and 11th – Gingerbread House Decorating

Sign up soon for this popular children’s event! The kids will love decorating their gingerbread and bringing it home to use as decoration at home.

 

Sunday, December 16th – Kenan Chapel Carols

This traditional festive event includes brass instrument musicians from the Salvation Army performing classic Christmas Carols for everyone to sing along too. Additionally, Santa and his elves will be there to welcome children of all ages!

Holiday Flotilla

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The 35th Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla is taking place this weekend! One of Wrightsville Beach’s proudest events, the flotilla has become a tradition for many in the area. The parade of boats decorated in Christmas lights is the perfect transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

Events start on Saturday with the Festival In The Park and Antique Car Show from 10am-4pm at the Wrightsville Beach Park. There is something for everyone at the festival! For the kids there is a large play area complete with inflatable slides and bounce houses and the Choo Choo, which takes children all over the park. Additionally, there will be festival food, a classic car show, and an array of arts and crafts booths featuring goods from local merchants and artisans. This is perfect place to find unique Christmas gifts for your friends and family!

The much anticipated boat parade starts at 6pm. The parade route travels 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. Following the flotilla there will be a spectacular fireworks display. For more information on the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla visit their website http://ncholidayflotilla.org.

Happy Thanksgiving

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This Thanksgiving join us as the Country Club of Landfall. There will be a spectacular buffet from 11am until 2pm.

The buffet offers a large variety options, starting with tomato basil soup and butternut squash bisque. Salads offered at the buffet include a spinach salad, roasted beet salad, wheat berry arugula, and a smoke salmon display. Additionally, there will be a fantastic shellfish bar featuring oysters, shrimps, crab claws, and seared Atlantic salmon.

The main dish of the buffet, the turkey, will be served with homemade gravy, vanilla scented cranberry sauce, and garlic mashed potatoes. An herb roasted prime rib with au jus and creamy horseradish sauce is an enjoyable option as well. Finally, the dessert portion of the buffet offers numerous delectable desserts, including pumpkin pie, apple-cranberry cobbler, carrot cake, holiday cookies, and many more!

Come spend this holiday with friends and neighbors while enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving feast!