Wilmington Weekend Guide: January 8th – 10th

Wilmington Weekend Guide January 8-10 2016

Can you believe that it is 2016 already? The New Year is here with some cold weather and the weekend forecast isn’t showing any ideal beach weather for this weekend. Luckily, we’ve got your Wilmington Weekend Guide below full of great indoor options. Check it out and don’t forget to check out our Rainy Day Guide for Wilmington for even more ideas too!

Music & Art at Flytrap Brewing

Flytrap Brewing will have music and arts all weekend with South Carolina folk/Americana band Sweet Sweet performing Friday evening at 8pm with Pepe’s Taco Truck available for eats. They will also be featuring Arrested Development (the Art show), work by self-taught artist David Mercer of Surf City from January 8th – February 29th.

Music begins at 8pm on Friday, January 8th.
Admission to all events is free.
For more information, visit Flytrap’s website.

Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Memphis: The Musical at Thalian Hall

Thalian Hall presents Memphis: The Musical a musical by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro. The show follows the fame and forbidden love of a maverick white radio DJ, and a black club singer who is ready for her big break.

Performances run through Sunday, January 17th.
Tickets are $20.00 – $29.00.
For more information, performance times and tickets, visit Thalian Hall’s website.

Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Art Exhibit: Obra de Arte

Cameron Art Museum presents the first retrospective of Cuban born-American artist José Bernal (1925-2010). Works curated for this exhibition are from the Bernal family, other private collections as well as ten museums across the US including Cameron Art Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, San Antonio Museum of Art, Tucson Museum of Art and El Museo del Barrio.

This exhibit runs through Sunday, February 21st.
Admission is $3.00 – $8.00.
For more information and for gallery hours, visit Cameron Art Museum’s website.

Cameron Art Museum
3201 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412

Live Standup: Sean Patton

Catch Sean Patton at The Dead Crow on Friday or Saturday for some good laughs. Sean is the host of the TV show Best Bars in America and has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer.

Friday, January 8th and Saturday, January 9th.
Admission is $17.00 – $21.00.
For showtimes and more information, visit The Dead Crow Comedy’s website.

Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

5th Annual Port City Rip the Runway Fashion Show

Catch some models and local fashionistas, designers, and more at the 5th Annual Rip the Runway, benefits go towards the scholarship in honor of Lillie Ann Heggins, mother of local radio personality Brandon “Bigg B” Hickman.

Saturday, January 9th at 6pm.
Admission is $30.00.
For more information, visit the event website.

Kenan Auditorium
515 Wagoner Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Discover the Dinosaurs

Dig for bones, go on a prehistoric scavenger hunt and catch a ride with a dinosaur at Discover the Dinosaurs at the Wilmington Convention center this weekend! The exhibit features several replicas and animatronic dinosaurs in addition to activities for kids of all ages.

Saturday, January 9th from 9am to 7pm and Sunday, January 10th from 10am to 7pm.
Tickets are $15.00 – $19.00
For more information, visit the event website.

Wilmington Convention Center
515 Nutt
Wilmington, NC 28401

Winter Bridal Expo

Brides to be won’t want to miss the Winter Bridal Expo at the Wilmington Convention Center featuring great local vendors!

Sunday, January 10th from 12pm to 3pm.
Admission is $5.00.
For more information, visit The Wilmington Convention Center’s website.

Wilmington Convention Center
515 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC 28401