Free Play Reading
“Anna in the Tropics”
TheatreNOW, 19 South Tenth St.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m.
Actors from TheaterNOW will read Nilo Cruz’s “Anna in the Tropics,” the 2003 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The story is set in a 1929 Cuban-American cigar factory and tells the tale of lectors who educate and entertain the factory workers who tirelessly roll cigars by hand. For more information, visit
Support Local Artists
Landfall Art Show
Country Club of Landfall
Thursday, Aug. 21 through Saturday, Aug. 23,
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Paintings, ceramics and sculptures are some of the works that 100 local and regional artists will showcase. The Landfall Foundation will take 30 percent commission from each sale toward grants it will award Wilmington nonprofits in November. For more information, call 910-256-3379 or visit www.landfallfoundation.org/artshow.html
Food, Drink and Free Tunes
Mini Music Festival
Sweet n Savory Pub, 2012 Eastwood Road
Saturday, Aug. 23, 3:30-10 p.m.
Ben and Heather, who specialize in Johnny Cash covers, and singer/songwriter Travis Shallow will set the stage to dance the night away . For more information, call 910-679-8101 or visit www.thepubatsweetnsavory.com