Special Events in Wilmington, NC This Weekend

In and around the Landfall, NC area there’s always interesting and entertaining events for everyone and this weekend is no exception.

HO Model Train EngineWhether you’re 5 or 95, or somewhere in between, the personal satisfaction of building and operating a realistic miniature railway layout can be rewarding and fun for a lifetime.  If you’re a model railroad enthusiast, the 13th Annual Cape Fear Model Railroad Show & Sale is taking place at the American Legion Post 10, 702 Pine Grove Road on Saturday (1/30) from 10AM to 5PM and on Sunday (1/31) from 10AM to 4PM.  This show features model railroad dealers as well as various scale modular layouts along with free clinics, door prizes and raffles.  This is a great way to upgrade your own setup or to introduce someone young (or not) to the wonderful world of model railroading.  Tickets are $5 adult and $3 children (5 and under free).  For more information call 910.270.2696 or 910.371.9595.

 docutimeOn Saturday, January 30 from 10AM through5:15PM WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio, UNCW Fiilm Studies Dept., and the International Documentary Association (IDA)  present the 8th annual DocuTime.  DocuTime has established a solid reputation for bringing acclaimed documentaries to the Wilmington, NC big screen and this year is no exception.  You can enjoy a full day of award winning, enlightening documentaries from around the world.  General Admission is $6, Students & seniors are $5 and an all-day pass is $20.  Tickets can be had at Sharky’s Box Office (in UNCW’s Fisher Student Center) or on-line at etix.com and are also available the day of the festival.  Seating IS limited so best to grab your tickets as soon as you can.  Call 910.256.0253 or 910.343.1640 or log onto www.whqr.org for more information and get ready to lose yourself in the reality of the world around us!

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