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May is Preservation Month & We Have Great Activities for YOU!

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Preservation Month Activities

May 1Proclamations: New Hanover and Pender Counties will proclaim May to be Preservation Month.
May 2Proclamation: City of Wilmington will proclaim May to be Preservation Month.

May 13
Second Saturday Workshop at Legacy Architectural Salvage, 1831-B Dawson Street.
9:30AM – Free “make & take” workshop. Create a collage from vintage botanical prints and cedar shakes. Pre-registration required: salvage@historicwilmington.org.

May 15 & 16
5:30-7:00PM – NC Preservation Tax Credit Workshops
Preservation Tax Credit Workshops to be held in two neighborhoods. May 15 workshop will be held at Temple Baptist church, 1801 Market St. May 16 workshop will be held at 231 Central Blvd. Learn about state tax credits, local historic districts and energy efficiency. Free for HWF Members. $10 for non-members. Register by May 11 to guarantee a workshop package. Walk ups are welcome, but packets may not be available. Register for May 15 Workshop. Register for May 16 Workshop.

May 17
Sip -n- Shop at Legacy Architectural Salvage, 1831-B Dawson Street.
5:00-7:00PM – Enjoy free wine and snacks while shopping antiques, handcrafts and salvaged gems. Discover the hottest salvage store in the region! RSVP to attend: events@historicwilmington.org. To apply to be a vendor (by May 10): Sip N Shop Vendor Agreement.2017.docx

May 20
9:30AM – Wood Window Repair Workshop
Free demonstration workshop at Legacy Architectural Salvage, 1831-B Dawson Street. Expert instruction on how to care for your old wood windows. Register at salvage@historicwilmington.org.

May 24
10:00-11:00AM – James D. & Rosalie W. Carr Plaque Dedication
This year’s recipient will be the Cape Fear Museum, formerly the National Guard Armory at 814 Market Street. Presentation and plaque unveiling.

May 25
6:00-8:00PM – HWF Preservation Awards Ceremony
Awards to be presented for restoration, rehabilitation, compatible infill and adaptive reuse projects. Awards of Merit & the David Brinkley preservationist of the Year will be presented as well. Reception to follow. Co-sponsored by Residents of Old Wilmington, New Hanover County and Wilmington Downtown, Inc. Will take place at Historic New Hanover County Courthouse, 24 North 3rd Street.

May 27
10:00AM – Guided Architectural Walking Tour
HWF’s Guided Architectural Walking Tours begin. Tours will alternate every other weekend between Forest Hills and Street Car Suburbs. Tours offered, weather permitting, through mid-October. $10/pp, $5/students. Approx 1.5-2 hours long. Call 910.762.2511 or email, membership@historicwilmngton.org to reserve your spot.

May 31
6:30PM – HWF Shrimparoo
Riverwalk Landing at Elijah’s Restaurant, 2 Ann Street, Wilmington. Member event and Friendraiser. Fresh shrimp, cold beer provided by Ironclad Brewery & live music from 2017’s International Blues Competition Finalist Randy McQuay. Open to current HWF members and new members joining at the door. $20 for members OR bring a guest who signs up as a member and get in FREE. A Members only event. RSVP by May 26, 910.762.2511.

May 31
2017’s Most Threatened Historic Places List Release – Site and time TBA.

June 3
Black Rock Plantation Tour and Reception, Columbus County
2:30 – 5:00PM, Black Rock Plantation Tour and Reception, Columbus County
Meet the owner, Everett Lewis, who is restoring this c. 1845 plantation house and hear about his fascinating experience of living in the house each summer as he performs the restoration. The home, located at 7875 Hwy 87N in Columbus County, outside of Reigelwood, is being restored without electricity and water. A tour of Weyman Chapel Cemetery is included. HWF Members: $15, non-members $30. Register by May 30: 910.762.2511. Limited to 50 registrants.
Parking is limited; carpooling is encouraged. Register for the Black Rock Plantation Tour.

 

Friends of Preservation Month

FASTSIGNS,  Wilmington Downtown, Inc,  Ironclad Brewery,  H. Kenneth Stephens, Attorney at Law,  Angie & George Edwards,  Residents of Old Wilmington,  Johnston Architecture AIA,  City of Wilmington,  Building Performance Specialists,  Cunningham & Co. Mortgage Bankers,  Equity Restoration,  Sunset Park Baptist Church,  Temple Baptist Church,  North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Wells Insurance, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

 

Spring Fling Antique Market & Yard Sale – Legacy Architectural Salvage

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Be a part of Legacy Architectural Salvage’s Spring Fling Antique Market and Yard Sale, Saturday March 11th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

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Shop from up to 15 vendors and enjoy discounted items in the Salvage warehouse. The sale includes items from the Wilmington filmed movie “Bolden” and our extensive inventory. This fun event will be held rain or shine. Please park along the east side of the Stevens Hardware building and in designated areas.

OR SELL – Vendor Registration
To participate as a vendor in this year’s Spring Fling costs just $10 for a 10’x10′ space. To register, contact Spring Fling Coodinator Katrina Tokay at hwf@historicwilmington.org by March 7th. Space is limited. Vendor sale items are limited to antiques, household goods and arts & crafts.

Help HWF & Tar Heels Go Walking – Halloween 5k/1Mile

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 Trick or Trot for Preservation 5k/1Mile Trick or Treat Walk!  The Fun Sized Event!

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PCJ presents Historic Wilmington Foundation’s Trick or Trot for Preservation in support of the educational third grade walking tour Tar HeelsGo Walking

 Saturday October 29
Greenfield Lake Park
8:30 am 5k Start
9:00 am Trick or Treat 1 Mile Walk Start
9:30 am Awards

 

Super heroes, princesses, ghosts, ghouls and goblins will invade Greenfield lake park for the most fun 5k and one mile walk in Wilmington!  Whether you want to burn a few pre-Halloween calories with our fall 5k or get started adding them on with a family 1 mile un-timed trick or treat walk, we have you covered.  Register today for what will no doubt be a great Halloween tradition in the making!!

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Prizes will be awarded for running fast and for wearing a great costume:  overall Top 3 male and female 5k finishers, Top 3 male and female 5k finishers in each age group, Fastest Team, Best Costume, Most Original Costume, Best Halloween-Themed Costume, Best Non-Halloween Themed Costume and Best Group Costume.  Both 5k and 1 mile registrants are eligible for the costume prizes.

Pre-registration rates are $25 for children and team members, $30 for adults and $15 for the untimed 1 mile walk only (does not include a race t-shirt).    Register online by midnight on Tuesday, October 25.   On-site, race-day registration will also be available at the Park:  $30 for children and teams, $35 for adults and $15 for the 1 mile walk.  Those registering on race day are encouraged to arrive by 7:45am.

Proceeds from the event support the third grade initiative Tar Heels Go Walking and historic preservation programs throughout the Lower Cape Fear Region. Since 2009, through the Tar Heels walking tour, Historic Wilmington Foundation guides have helped educate over 18,000 children, 1,200 parent volunteers and 300 teachers about historic preservation, Wilmington history, public art, and city development.

doughnutsAfter the run/walk, all registrants are invited to enjoy Port City Java coffee and doughnuts from RISE Biscuits and Donuts!

Volunteers are needed for this event.  To volunteer, donate or learn more, contact Christine Divoky at events@historicwilmington.org or call 910.762.2511.  Tinyurl.com/ToT5k

Fall Fest Antique Market & Workshop Sept 10 2016

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LAS for workshop announcement

Workshop Instructors Mike & Shelly

Compost bin building workshop

Compost Bin Workshop

 

Our Second Saturday Workshop series is back!  Free adult, demonstration workshops have returned to Legacy.  September 10th will kick things off withUpcycled Shutters, 9:30am and October 8th will bring Easy Fall Decor.  Second Saturday adult workshops will run September through May and are free to the public.  To register for any of these workshops email salvage@historicwilmington.org.

Watch for additional Pop-Up workshops throughout the year.

Fall Fest Antique Market & Yard Sale

Join us for the Fall Fest Antique Market and Yard Sale on Saturday September 10th from 9:00am – 1:00pm!  The Fall Fest will feature up to 20 local vendors and select items will be discounted inside the Legacy warehouse, including Buy One Get One Free offers.  Will be held rain or shine.  Please park along the east side of Stevens hardware building and in designated area.

Vendor Registration:  Vendor participation in the Fall Fest is just $10 for a 10′ x 10′ space, paid to Historic Wilmington Foundation.  To register, contact the salvage manager, Dolores Williams, at salvage@historicwilmington.org, by August 28th.  Vendor sale items are limited to antiques, household goods and arts & crafts.  Space is limited, so register early!

LAS is looking for volunteers!
Email salvage@historicwilmington.org to find out more today! We have a good time at Legacy, and just 4-5 hours per month is all it takes to support the operation.

LAS is also accepting donations of construction tools during regular store hours:  Saturdays 9:00AM-1:00PM.  Donations of gently used (or new) construction and garden tools are needed. Duplicate tools will be donated to Kids Making It, and garden tools will be donated to school or community gardens.