Local Musicians Play the Classics
Classical Music by Contemporary Masters
Piano Masterworks Series
Thursday, Sept. 4, 8 p.m.
Resident pianists Norman Bemelmans and Elizabeth Loparits will kick off the 2014-15 Piano Masterworks Series with “Musical Passions.” The repertoire will include Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann and Rachmaninoff. Admission is $18 for public, $15 for faculty and staff and $8 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets call 910-962-3500 or visit www.uncw.edu/arts/masters.html
Book Bonanza for Kids
Children’s Reading Day in the Park
Hugh MacRae Park
Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The United Way of the Cape Fear Area will host a free book appreciation day in Shelter No. 2 of Hugh MacRae Park. The event features a children’s book swap for ages six months to 10 years, local vendors including the New Hanover County Library, fun learning activities, games and a performance by the Broccoli Brothers Circus. For more information call 910-667-2478 or email
Peering into Thalian Hall’s Past
Book Signing and Lecture with Tony Rivenbark
New Hanover County Northeast Regional Library
Monday, Sept. 8, 6:30- 8:30 p.m.
Executive Director of Thalian Hall, Tony Rivenbark, will talk about his new book, “Images of America: Thalian Hall.” Join Rivenbark as he revisits Wilmington’s theater history with images and stories of Thalian Hall’s past. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. Rivenbark will sign books and answer questions after his lecture. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 910-798-6305 or visit www.nhclibrary.org