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Jazz at CAM
6 p.m. – 12 a.m. Elaborately staged thrills, chills, and special effects. Not for the squeamish or kids under 13. New this year: lights on behind-the-scenes tours. Admission: $17–30. Panic Attack Haunted Attraction, 1290 South 15th Street, Wilmington. Info: (910) 578-3327 or www.panicattackhaunt.com.
11/1–2 Fright Night Dinner Theater
7 p.m. A creepy retelling of haunted tales of the Cape Fear region inspired by stories of the Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington and classic horror movies everywhere. Not recommended for young children. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show only option available. Admission: $18–38. TheatreNOW, 19 South Tenth Street, Wilmington. Info: www.theatrewilmington.com.
Celebrate New Orleans
Closing exhibit weekend for Well Suited: The
Salt • November 2013
Costumes of Alonzo V. Wilson for HBO’s Treme. Events scheduled throughout the weekend, including the season premiere of Episode 1, Season 4 of HBO’s Treme. Cameron Art Museum, 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington. Info: (910) 395-5999 or www.cameronartmuseum.com/neworleans.
5 – 11 p.m. (Monday – Thursday); 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Friday); 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. (Saturday); 12–11 p.m. (Sunday) Cape Fear Fair & Expo includes livestock exhibits and competitions, acrobats, horticultural contests, rides, children’s activities, food, family fun and live entertainment. Admission: $5–20. Wilmington International Airport, 1740 Airport Road, Wilmington. Info: (910) 313-1234 or www. capefearfair.com.
Holiday Show & Sale
5–7 p.m. (Friday); 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday) Coastal Carolina Clay Guild’s annual Holiday Show and Sale. Friday reception features live music by members of the Tallis Chamber Orchestra of Wilmington; proceeds from raffle benefit Empty Bowls and other community projects. Free admission. Hannah Block Community Arts Center, 120 South Second Street, Wilmington. Info: www.coastalcarolinaclayguild.org.
The Rocky Horror Show
8 p.m. A humorous, musical tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s. Tickets: $23; $25. Thalian Hall, Main Stage, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington. Box Office: (910) 632-2285. Info: www.thalianhall.org.
Downtown Tree Lighting
5:30 p.m. Iron Skillet Chef Cook Off features top chefs from the Port City. Participating chefs include Kirstin Mitchell (Cameo 1900), Nick Votel (9 Bakery and Lounge), James Doss (RX), Keith Rhodes (Catch/Phun), and Ryan Andress with John-Mike Rehm of UNCW. Silent auction items available. Each vote costs $1. Every dollar donated enables the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina to distribute 5 meals. Admission: $10. UNCW’s Warwick Center, 601 South College Road, Wilmington. Info: (910) 251-1465 or www.foodbankcenc.org/wilmington.org.
Holiday Flea Market
8 p.m.; 3 p.m. (Sunday) In the Next Room, an outrageous comedy set in the 1800s at the dawn of the age of electricity. Written by Sarah Ruhl; directed by Nicole Farmer. Admission: $15–20. Cape Fear Playhouse, 613 Castle Street, Wilmington. Info: (910) 367-5237 or www.bigdawgproductions.org.
8 p.m.; 5 p.m. (Sunday) The re-imagining of Dracula. Admission: $10–15. Browncoat Pub & Theatre, 111 Grace Street, Wilmington. Info: www.browncoattheatre.com.
Fair & Expo
Two-week international art colony on Bald Head Island welcomes eight visiting artists and seven artists from Wilmington’s art community. General public invited on visiting days. Info: www.nbiac.org.
8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday); 3 p.m. (Sunday) Wilmington premiere of the award-winning play, Other Desert Cities. Tickets: $25. Red Barn Studio, 1122 South Third Street, Wilmington. Box Office: (910) 251-1788. Info: www.thalian.org.
First Tee Fundraiser
10 a.m. The First Tee of Cape Fear Future Generations Golf Tournament. Registration:
$500/foursome. Porters Neck Country Club, 8403 Vintage Club Drive, Wilmington. Info: (910) 367-1450 or www.thefirstteecapefearregion.org.
Leftover Salmon in Concert
Reel Rooftop Concert
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Authentic Polish foods and drinks, polka dancing, crafts, raffle, live and silent auctions, and a variety of entertainment for the children. Free admission. St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 4849 Castle Hayne Road, Castle Hayne. Info: (910) 675-2336 or www. ststanpolishfestival.org. 4–8 p.m. A food truck cook-off featuring good eats from Bollywood, Catch, Poor Piggy’s, Flaming Amy’s, the Paddy Wagon, Tacos El Nene, and Webo’s. Beer and wine for sale; live music provided by the David Dixon Trio and Signal Fire. Free admission. Sampling tickets: $15. Downtown Wilmington (parking lot at Water and Princess Streets). Info: www.truck-a-roo.com. 7 p.m. The godfathers of bluegrass jam. Admission: $25–30. Greenfield Lake Amphitheater, 1941 Amphitheater Drive, Wilmington. Info: www.greenfieldlakeamphitheater.com. 7–10 p.m. Soul, hip-hop and jazz by B-Walk and the WL2F. Complimentary appetizers while supplies last. The Reel Cafe, 100 South Front Street, Wilmington. Info: (910) 251-1832 or www.reelcafe.net.
The Art & Soul of Wilmington
The Art & Soul of Wilmington