This weekend come support the Seahawks! The University of North Carolina at Wilmington men’s basketball team is taking on Towson. This is a big game, as it is a division matchup. The Seahawks are an exciting team to watch, and have made it to the March Madness Division 1 NCAA tournament the past two years. This is a great event to bring the whole family to. The fan’s enthusiasm in the gym will help even non-sports fans get involved in the game. The game is this Saturday at 7:00pm. Ticket prices vary from $10 to $18. For more information visit their website http://www.uncwsports.com/index.aspx?path=mbball.
The ribbon cutting ceremony to christen the new Drysdale Sports Center is happening Tuesday! After much anticipated renovations the gorgeous new state of the art fitness center will be open. The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce will be at the County Club of Landfall to officiate the ribbon cutting ceremony. After spending $8 million on renovations the new facilities will feature new equipment, more classes, more space, and more support for each member’s health journey.
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.
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 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!
1247 Great Oaks Drive listed for $3,450,000
Perched on a high bluff in the gated waterfront neighborhood of Landfall, this home overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway, Wrightsville Beach, and the beautiful Temple Garden. Over 6,000 square feet of very comfortable living, this bright and sunny home has both first and second floor master bedrooms, additional three bedrooms with baths, a gourmet kitchen, an office, sunroom, living room, parlor, den, breakfast room, entertainment room, three fireplaces, and enormous closets. The outdoor living space is breathtaking with a covered back porch overlooking a beautiful pool, gardens, and the waterway. While in the heart of Landfall, this property is close to the beach, shopping and dining.
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/.
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!
This home is a gardener’s or bird watchers paradise surrounded by natural beauty and panoramic views. Relax on the patio of this waterfront home with 110 feet of Dye Lake frontage and a tranquil waterfall. This four bedroom and three full bath home is all brick and located on a quiet cul de sac in Landfall. The wonderful kitchen features a gas cooktop, double ovens, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a wonderful breakfast bar to spread out the morning paper on. The master suite features a sitting area for reading or to take in the spectacular water views. Additionally there is a large bath and closet in the master. An upstairs den / bedroom with exceptional water views makes a great home office. The downstairs bedroom can also be a cozy den with fireplace.