Events Calendar This Week

Upcoming Events In Wilmington, NC and Surrounding Area
(Downtown, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Leland, Southport)

Access Wilmington is updated daily with the top local events, music performances, theater, film, sports and community events
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Tuesday

Film: Wildlife

7:00 pm $8
Runs 12.11-12.12
Cinematique @ Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Stand Up Comedy: Comedy Bingo

$2 Tuesday
7:00 pm FREE
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Blues: Cape Fear Blues Jam

8:00 pm FREE
The Rusty Nail
1310 S. 5th Ave.
Near Downtown

Service Industry Night with T.J. (DJ)

10:00 pm Free
The Whiskey
1 South Front Street
Downtown

DJ Elementary

10:00 pm FREE
The Palm Room
11 East Salisbury St.
Wrightsville Beach

Wednesday

Film: Wildlife

4:00 pm matinee $8
7:00 pm $8
Cinematique @ Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Improv Comedy:

Cute Boys Club,
Nutt House Improv

7:00 pm $3
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

Live Music: The Jillettes

7:00 pm-9:00 pm $3
Ted’s Fun on the River
2 Castle Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Jazz: Benny Hill

7:00 pm FREE
Sweet n Savory Cafe
1611 Pavillion Place
Near Wrightsville Beach

 

recommended event

Live Music: Songwriter Sessions #17

Jarrett Mlodzinski, Jared Michael Celine, Falling for Tuesday, Hank Barbee, Stray Local, Striking Copper
8:00 pm $5
Brooklyn Arts Center
516 North 4th Street
Downtown

Thursday

recommended event

Live Music: Hank Barbee

6:00 pm-8:00 pm FREE
Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Downtown

Live Music: Luxe

7:00 pm FREE
Rucker John’s
5564 Carolina Beach Rd.
Monkey Junction

Live Music: Sean Gregory

(vocalist for Signal Fire)
6:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Drive
Near Wrightsville Beach

Open Mike Comedy

7:00 pm FREE
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Concert: Wilmington Choral Society Concert

I’m Gonna Sing
7:30 pm $16 to $20
CFCC Wilson Center
703 N. 3rd Street
Downtown

recommended event

Theater: Santaland Diaries

7:30 pm $22-$25
Runs 6.13-6.16
Stein Studio Theatre
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

Trivia Night

7:30 pm
Hell’s Kitchen
118 Princess Street
Downtown

Theater: Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

8:00 pm $18-$25
Runs 12.13-12.16
Cape Fear Playhouse
613 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Reverend Hylton

8:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Ogden

Live Music: Al DiMarco

8:00 pm-11:00 am FREE
Tails Piano Bar
115 South Front St.
Downtown

Live Music: Emily Roth

9:00 pm $5
The Whiskey
1 South Front Street
Downtown

Friday

First Anniversary Block Party

Toys For Tots Collection
Food Trucks
5:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Brooklyn Arts Center
516 North 4th Street
Downtown

Dinner Theatre: Christmas Cactus

7:00 pm tickets $20-$48
Runs 12.14-12.16
Theatre NOW
19 South 10th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Downtown

Stand Up Comedy: Big Jay Okerson

7:00 pm and 9:30 pm
SOLD OUT ONLINE
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Theater: Santaland Diaries

7:30 pm $22-$25
Runs 12.14-12.16
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

Theater: Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

8:00 pm $18-$25
Runs 12.14-12.16
Cape Fear Playhouse
613 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Uncle Hairy

8:00 pm FREE
Locals Tavern
6213 Market Street
Leland

recommended event

Live Music: Da Howlies

8:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing
721 Surry Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Big Band: The Moonlighters

7:00 pm $10
Leland Cultural Arts Center
1212 Magnolia Village Way
Leland

Live Jazz: James Jarvis

8:00 pm FREE
Bottega Art Bar and Gallery
723 N. 4th Street
Downtown

 

recommended event

Live Music: The Fustics

8:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Ogden

Live Blues: Randy McQuay

9:00 pm FREE
Pour Taproom
201 North Front St.
Downtown

Live Music: Brown Dirt Cowboys

9:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
Tails Piano Bar
115 South Front St.
Downtown

LoFi Fest: Beans and Coffee

Kon Sci of MindsOne
9:00 pm-12:00 pm FREE
Satellite Bar and Lounge
120 Greenfield Street
Near Downtown

Live Music: Tyler McKaig

9:30 pm FREE
Hell’s Kitchen
118 Princess Street
Downtown

Ugly Sweater Dance Party

DJ Curtis Clydesdale
10:00 pm $3
Juggling Gypsy Cafe
1612 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Mt Analogue, Kirby Bright

10:00 pm $12
The Calico Room
107 S. Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Un!ty Band, Box Era

10:00 pm
The Whiskey
1 South Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Mac & Juice

10:00 pm
The Palm Room
11 E Salisbury Street
Wrightsville Beach

Saturday

Live Music Cross Creek Band

2:00 pm-5:00 pm FREE
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Dr.
Near Wrightsville Beach

Live Music: Irish Traditional Session

2:00 pm-4:00 pm FREE
The Dubliner Irish Pub
1756 Carolina Beach Rd
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: A Few Good Liars

6:00 pm-8:00 pm FREE
David Dixon
8:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing
721 Surry Street
Downtown

recommended event

Stand Up Comedy: Dusty Slay

7:00 pm and 9:30 pm $15
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Dinner Theatre: Christmas Cactus

7:00 pm tickets $20-$48
Theatre NOW
19 South 10th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: End Of The LIne

7:00 pm-9:00 pm $3
EOTL’s Final Performance at
Ted’s Fun on the River
2 Castle Street
Downtown

Theater: A Christmas Carol

7:30 pm $32
Runs 12.8-12.9
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Theater: Santaland Diaries

7:30 pm $22-$25
Runs 12.8-12.9
Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Homegrown Holiday with Zoe & Cloyd

7:30 pm $10-$20
Kenan Auditorium
515 Wagoner Drive
UNCW Campus

Theater: Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

8:00 pm $18-$25
Runs 12.8-12.9
Cape Fear Playhouse
613 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: The Girls, Nonchalant Shotgun

8:00 pm $5 BYOB
Gravity Records
612 Castle Street
Near Downtown

Live Music: Soul-R Fusion

8:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Ogden

recommended event

Live Music: The Oblations

8:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Feebs

8:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
The SeaWitch
701 N Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach

Live Music: Alexis Raena and Kyng Bea

OPEN at 7:00 pm
Tails Piano Bar
115 South Front St.
Downtown

Live Music: Sean Greory

solo (vocalist with Signal Fire)
9:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Pour Taproom
201 North Front St.
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Madd Saxman Dave's Going Away Party

Mad Hatters,
Corporate Fandango
8:00 pm-12:00 am
Reggie’s Tavern
1415 S 42nd St.
Midtown

recommended event

Live Music: The Rachet Brothers, Staghorn Starlings

9:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
Satellite Bar and Lounge
120 Greenfield Street
Downtown

Live Music: Flannel Rebellion

10:00 pm
The Whiskey
1 South Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Nick & The Nomads

11:00 pm
The Palm Room
11 East Salisbury St.
Wrightsville Beach

Sunday

recommended event

Dance: Turning Pointe Dance Company

Hope Has Come
2:00 pm and 6:00 pm shows $10-$25
Wilson Center
703 N. 3rd Street
CFCC Downtown

Theater: A Christmas Carol

3:00 pm $32
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

Theater: Santaland Diaries

3:00 pm $22-$25
Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

Theater: Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

3:00 pm $18-$25
Cape Fear Playhouse
613 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Justin Fox Duo

4:00 pm-6:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing Co.
721 Surry Street
Near Downtown

Dinner Theater: Christmas Cactus

5:00 pm tickets $20-$48
Theatre NOW
19 South 10th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Downtown

Bluegrass Jam

6:00 pm FREE
Satellite Bar & Lounge
120 Greenfield St.
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Jazz: Benny Hill Jazz Jam

7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Burnt Mill Creek
2101 Market Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Jim Nelson

7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Tails Piano Bar
115 South Front St.
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Chew, Youth Leage, Pleasures, Waul

8:00 pm-12:00 am
$7-$10
Reggie’s Tavern
1415 S 42nd St.
Midtown

recommended event

Live Music: Thompson Springs, Sleepy Goucho

8:00 pm $5
Juggling Gypsy
1612 Castle St
Near Downtown