Whats Going On In Wilmington

Friday night it is Cape Fear Community College’s first ever Homecoming celebration. If you are an alumni, join in the celebration at the CFCC Schwartz Center lobby before the men’s basketball game. Be there at 6:00 p.m. for free appetizers and your chance to win door prizes. Bring your alumni membership card for free admission to the reception and game. Call 910-362-7659 to RSVP.

The Cameron Art Museum will focus on Civil War history, but not in the form of paintings. The museum is holding a Civil War living history weekend for the 144th anniversary of Battle of Forks Road, which happened on the museum’s historic site. It runs from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The event is free.

The Full Belly Project is holding its Feast Against Famine fundraiser. There will be a buffet, beer, wine, entertainment and live and silent auctions. It is happening at the Coastline Convention Center Saturday night from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. You can buy tickets by calling 910-452-0975.

New Hanover County’s 5th Polar Plunge is taking place at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk Saturday. Music, food and a costume contest begins at 11:00 a.m. At 3:00 p.m., line up to take a dip into the Atlantic. In order to participate, you have to raise at least $50. Money raised goes to the Special Olympics.

This weekend, you can begin gearing up for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. A pint glass workshop takes place Saturday and Sunday at Burchetta Glassblowing Studio and Gallery in Wilmington. You can design and make your own hand blown pint glass. It runs from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. It is $50 per person.