Kitty Yerkes of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity invites us all to participate in next Thursday morning’s 9th Annual Turkey Trot around the loop at Wrightsville Beach -- a 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit Habitat. Please register in advance at CapeFearHabitat.org
Rhonda Bellamy is the Executive Director or the Arts Council of Wilmington. She told us about The Arty Party coming up, which will raise funds for local artists. It’s on Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at CFCC’s Union Station, 502 N. Front Street. Info and tix: 910-343-0988 or artscouncilofwilmington.org
WHQR's news director Rachel Lewis Hilburn spoke with Elizabeth Hudson about her collection of personal essays, Wish You Were Here. The two speak about essays, process, mining memory, and Hudson gives an excellent short reading from her collection. Hudson reads tonight, 7 PM, at Pomegranate Books.
Elizabeth Hudson Reading and Book-Signing Thursday, November 14th -7PM at Pomegranate Books 4418 Park Avenue Wilmington, NC
The film Bound By Sea will show Saturday, 10AM, at the Thalian Main Stage during the Cucalorus Film Festival. Guest host Pat Marriott interviewed Nate Daniel and Jack Viorel, the filmmakers and one of the stars of the locally produced movie. For more information on the film and the Cucalorus festival visit the Bound By Sea webpage on the Cucolorus website.
North Carolina Writer’s Network Annual Fall Conference will be held November 15-17, next Friday through Sunday in Wrightsville Beach. Guest Midday Interview host Jason Hess interviewed author Rebecca Lee and Nicki Leone about the writing life, the conference, and how writers can get involved with the conference.
Kimberly Paul of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Frank Roberts of New Hanover County Veterans Council told us about the film Honor Flight: One Last Mission. It will be shown in honor of local WWII veterans on Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day) from 3 to 5 pm at the Wilmington Convention Center. For more information on Honor Flights, go to ILMHonorFlight.org. For more info on the film, go to LCFH.org and look under Events.
Director Tom Briggs and actor Joe Gallison told us about Other Desert Cities, making its Wilmington premiere tonight at the Red Barn Studio Theatre for Thalian Association. Tickets are available by calling (910) 251-1788.
Dr. Phillip Garwood, an award-winning professor of geology at Cape Fear Community College who is known to his students as “Dr. Rocks,” is one of the founders of CFCC’s Native American Heritage Month. For information on the events coming up throughout November, go to CFCC.edu/NAHM