Ms. Effie Baldwin, Terra Sol Sanctuary, two-part Kemetic Yoga series. Kemetic Yoga is an ancient Egyptian form of Yoga. Using the YogaSkills Method, it is designed to facilitate the Rule of Four breathing, the use of geometric progression into and out of poses, and engages the internal flow of energy. This is a two-part workshop that will be held on Sept. 14 and 21. Workshop 1: Extending Your Ability Using Kemetic Yoga—Class will use the Rule of Four breathing, engage the internal flow of energy, and use geometric progression into and out of poses to improve flexibility, realign the spinal column, and lengthen stiff muscles as a means to offset the impact of the sedentary nature of our life. Workshop 2: Rejuvenate Your Spirit Using Kemetic Yoga—Your spirit will be rejuvenated using Kemetic Yoga and a special musical selection to focus the mind, engage the parasympathetic nervous system, and create internal balance.We will use the Rule of Four breathing, engage the internal flow of energy, and use geometric progression into and out of poses to tone muscles, enhance balance, and massage our internal organs. Early bird pre-registration cost is $12/class minimum of 12 students is rqd. $15 for day of class drop in. Terra Sol Sanctuary, 507 Castle St.
CAPE FEAR SIERRA CLUB SEPTEMBER
Sept. 16, 6pm: GenX update with UNCW marine biology professor Larry Cahoon,
who specializes in aquatic ecology and has been involved in the public discussions of the compound since it was first discovered in the Cape Fear River and the treated water from the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. Professor Cahoon will address the background of the GenX issue, explain what GenX is and give an update on where we are with GenX today. Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St. Mix and mingle with pizza starts at 6 p.m., with the talk at 6:30 p.m.
FEDERAL POINT LIGHTHOUSE
Sept. 16: Federal Point History Center, Becky Sawyer will talk about her research on the history of the Federal Point Lighthouse. Which resulted in the new exhibit about the three lighthouses that were built as aids for navigation into the New Inlet. Federal Point History Center, 1121A N. Lake Park Blvd.
Free tasting every Friday, 6pm. Third Wednesday of each month feat. musical and brewing talents alongside an open mic night, as well as the opportunity for homebrewers to share, sample, and trade their creations: an evening of beer and an open stage. PA and equipment provided. All genres and beer. www.fermental.net 910-821-0362. 7250 Market St.
POPLAR GROVE FARMERS’ MARKET
Wed., 8am-1pm: Under the shade of the Magnolia and ancient Oak trees of Historic Poplar Grove Plantation you’ll find one of Wilmington’s longest running farmers’ markets. Come stroll the grounds, pick up a hot cup of coffee or icy cold lemonade and shop for farm fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables, plants, flowers, food and beverages of all types as well as artisan crafted goods. We are family friendly with activities for the kid’s and barnyard animals dropping by to say hello. Every Wed., 8am-1pm, through September 25th for the 2019 season. Poplar Grove Plantation, 10200 US Hwy 17 N
FREE BREWERY TOURS AND TASTINGS
3pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm, everyday at Front Street Brewery, 9 N. Front St. Learn how we brew our beer, meet brewers and get two free samples.
WB FARMERS' MARKET
Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market meets Monday mornings through Sept. 30 near Seawater Ln. at town’s municipal grounds. The market features vendors offering fresh and local produce, plus flowers, crafts, bread and other baked items, herbs, dairy products, meat and seafood, treats for dogs, more. Free parking. Municipal Lane.
RIVERFRONT FARMERS’ MARKET
Sat., 8am-1pm: Local farmers, growers, producers and artisans to sell their goods directly to consumers, to encourage and promote the use of locally-grown farm products and artisan offerings. Vegetables, herbs, plants, annuals, perennials, native plants, fresh-cut flowers, baked goods, NC wines, dog treats, eggs, honey, goat cheeses, seafood, kombucha, meats, marina & fra diavolo sauce, smoothies and more. Artisan works of handmade jewelry, woodwork, silkscreen t-shirts & totes, photography, bath and body products, pet accessories, pottery, drawings and more. N. Water St., historic downtown, along the beautiful Cape Fear River. riverfrontfarmersmarket.org.
SWEET N SAVORY WINE TASTING
Wed, 5-8pm: Sample some of the most delicious wines you can try for free with optional $25 food pairing, designed specifically to go with each wine. Benny Hill Jazz always starts at 7 pm with his cool jazz styles. Sweet n Savory Cafe, 1611 Pavilion Pl.
PORT CITY GREAT BURGER CHALLENGE
In 30 mins, eat 48 ounces of burger meat with three toppings and fries! Beat it and we take care of the bill and put your face on the Wall of Glory! Fail, and straight to The Wall of Shame you go. Bring your stretchy pants and good luck! Offer is daily. 11am-11pm, Port City Burgers & Brews, 11 Market St.
tours LITERARY HISTORY WALKING TOUR
Explore the rich culture of our talented Southern town with a 90-minute walking
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tour of the literary history of downtown Wilmington, NC. Visit “The Two Libraries.” Walk the streets of your favorite novels, and stand where Oscar Wilde did when he lectured here. Saturdays, 1:30pm, Old Books on Front. 249 N. Front St. www. brownpapertickets.com/event/1282390
6:30-8:30pm. Costumed guides lead visitors through alleyways with tales of haunted Wilmington. Nightly tours, 6:30pm/8:30pm. Water and Market sts. RSVP rqd: 910-794-1866. www.hauntedwilmington.com
Guided tours start on the hour; self-guided tours start at any time. Mon. is only self-guided tours. Follow curved oyster-shell paths through our lush Victorian garden shaded by 150-yr.-old magnolia trees. See the elegant main entrance surrounded by soaring columns and gleaming windows. Hear stories of Bellamies, as well as those of the free and enslaved black artisans who built the home and crafted intricate details throughout the house. Adults $12; senior and military discount, $10; students, $6; children under 5, free. 503 Market St.
MASONBORO SHELLING TOUR
Explore Masonboro Island and discover the wonder of the Carolina coast. This tour option is ideal for families, birders, and nature enthusiasts. Masonboro Island is an 8.4-mile marine sanctuary island, renowned for its plant and wildlife diversity. Topics will include shell biology, native plant species, shorebirds, and barrier island ecology. Adult $45, child $25 RSVP: 910-200-4002. Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours, 275 Waynick Blvd
OFF THE RECORD TOURS
Thurs., 6:30pm: Start your weekend early with gallery tours led by museum staff that are sometimes irreverent and silly, but always provide a charming and engaging behind-the-scenes perspective on current exhibitions. But what if I’m really thirsty before the tour? Join us for happy hour beforehand to loosen up your brain and chat about art. Brown Wing. CAM Members: Free, non-members. Museum admission. Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St.
WALKING TOUR OF CAROLINA BEACH
The Walking Tour of the Historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk meets at the Visitors Bureau Kiosk just south of the new Hampton Inn and features members of the Federal Point Historic Preservation Society leading a 50-minute tour into the past, answering questions like: Where did the “birth of the Shag” take place? Did you know there was a movie theater called The Wave on the Boardwalk? How long has Britt’s Donuts been on the Boardwalk, and has it always been in the same place? Why was the Red Apple so popular? Where was the largest dance floor south of Washington DC located? Society asks for a $10 donation. Children under 12 tour free. Carolina Beach Board Walk,
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