by Staff
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Big Buddies

Heart of the Matter Fashion Show

Friday, Feb. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Thalian Hall

The Cape Fear Volunteer Center is hosting the Heart of the Matter Fashion Show for the first time to benefit the Big Buddy program. The program matches volunteers up with kids who can benefit from the extra guidance of an adult buddy.

Tickets are $25 each or $45 per pair. Visit www.eventbrite.com and search for “Heart of the Matter” to purchase tickets.

Celebrate Survivors

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Saturday, March 1, 8:30 a.m.

Second and Market streets in downtown Wilmington

The second annual Wilmington Race for the Cure will feature hundreds of participants walking and running to support breast cancer survivors and raise funds for research. During the inaugural year, the event raised more than $250,000, with a goal of $300,000 for the second annual event. Visit www.komennctriangle.org

 for more information.


Oyster Shellebration

Saturday, March 1, 4-7 p.m.

Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is holding a statewide oyster roast to raise funds and awareness of the oyster’s importance along the coast. There will also be a silent auction, live bluegrass music by Big Al and Possum Creek and Brothers Egg, door prizes, fun activities, chili and cornbread. Tickets are $35 for N.C. Coastal Federation members and $45 for nonmembers.

Roller Girls compete

Cape Fear Roller Girls derby

Saturday, March 1, 7 p.m.

Cape Fear Community College Schwartz Center

The Cape Fear Roller Girls begin the season with a bout against the Carolina Roller Girls, with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Rape Crisis Center. Following the one-header bout, there will be a meet-and-greet with the team. Tickets are $5 for children and $10 for adults. Visit www.capefearrollergirls.com for more information. 

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