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New Hanover County to dedicate Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Posted November 14, 2018 at 2:12 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens will dedicate a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at Hugh MacRae Park on Monday, November 19 at 11 a.m. … Read More »

County and city close on Echo Farms land

Posted September 7, 2018 at 12:40 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington closed on the 14-acre Echo Farms parcel today, September 7, and it will now become a public … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Hosts Family Fun Night on July 28

Posted July 20, 2018 at 1:44 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – Reilly the Goose Dog will be the star of Airlie Gardens’ 6th Annual Family Fun Night on Saturday, July 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. … Read More »

2018 Airlie Gardens Summer Exhibit “Gnome Invasion” Opens July 7

Posted July 5, 2018 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Go Big or Go Gnome! For its sixth summer exhibit, New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens is thinking out of the box with Gnome Invasion, which … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Announces Concert Series Line-up for 2018

Posted March 26, 2018 at 11:43 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2018 Summer Concert Series. The concert season will kick off Friday, May 18 with … Read More »

Artists needed for Airlie Gardens’ Gnome Summer Exhibit

Posted January 26, 2018 at 2:24 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens is looking for artists or teams of artists to decorate, paint, and adorn one of 15 oversized fiberglass garden gnomes for … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Selected Best Place to Get Married in North Carolina

Posted January 18, 2018 at 1:49 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens was recently selected as the Best Place to Get Married in North Carolina on Orbitz. Writer Aly Walansky’s selected one unique and beautiful … Read More »

TreeFest will offer tree seedlings and native grasses

Posted January 2, 2018 at 10:15 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and GardensSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – TreeFest, an annual distribution of tree seedlings, will be held Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or until trees … Read More »

Airlie Gardens adding two additional nights for Enchanted Airlie

Posted November 28, 2017 at 1:50 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Enchanted Airlie, a New Hanover County holiday tradition since 2005, recently sold out for the 2017 season in record time. In an effort to help more families … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Ogden Skatepark receives statewide recognition

Posted August 15, 2017 at 2:41 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At last week’s North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Annual Conference, New Hanover County received an Excellence in Innovation Award for the Ogden Skatepark. The award … Read More »

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