Lumina Daze 2019

Lumina Daze: Mark your Calendars- August 25!!! And buy your tickets NOW!! Tickets: $35 each pre-event price . $45 day of the event and at the door.  Purchase your tickets NOW!  https://squareup.com/store/wrightsville-beach-museum/item/lumina-daze-1 LUMINA DAZE 2019 Over 2 decades of Music and Dancing under the stars with our always-enchanting Silent Auction! Sunday, August 25, 2019  6-9 pm  At Blockade Runner Resort, 275 S. Lumina Avenue …

Current Exhibits

Exhibits and Virtual Tour Current Exhibits at the Museum in the 1909 Myers Cottage The Wrightsville Beach Museum is currently in the 1909 Myers Cottage where it reflects how life was lived in a typical summer cottage at Wrightsville Beach.  We have a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen showing typical furnishings of the time. Other rooms feature exhibits showcasing various periods …

Kid’s Club

This is the kind of program that the addition of the Bordeaux Cottage to the museum complex will facilitate. Want to help ?   Donate here: https://squareup.com/store/wrightsville-beach-museum/item/capital-campaign-donation Kids Club is a series of FREE kid’s events every Wednesday from June into August. They are educational events with a different theme each week, all held at the museum at 10:30am. See below …

Lemonade on the Porch

Starting May 21st the museum begins its 4th year of Lemonade on the Porch. Local businesses sponsor  14 weeks of lemonade and cookies for museum visitors. Join us to rock on the porch as you sip lemonade and play checkers. Sponsorships still available. Contact us at 910-256-2569 or wbmuseum@bizec.rr.com

Summer Programs

June 5 – First of weekly Kid’s Club free programs for youngsters. 10 more weeks to follow! June 13– NC Hurricanes with Jay Barnes, author of NC Hurricanes, Weather Channel consultant and Southport native. PowerPoint presentation and talk.  Show-and-Tell time to share your hurricane photos and stories after the talk. 7:30pm June 17-21 and 24-28 and July 8-12 and 15-19 …

2019 Lumina Daze!!

2019 LUMINA DAZE – August 25, 6-9pm Lumina Daze will begin at 6pm and run until 9pm across the Blockade Runner Beach Resort campus. The ballroom, lobby, patio and pool areas, and the Nighthawk Room will be filled with activities. Our tried and true music lineup continues: Wilmington Big Band in the Lee Ballroom and The Imitations by the pool …

Hurricane Waters: Storm Talk with Jay Barnes

Hurricane Waters: Storm Talk with Jay Barnes June 13th 7:30 PM Jay Barnes is a Hurricane Historian. He lectures widely on U.S. hurricanes, and will be hosting a talk about Wrightsville Beach and the incredible storm history the Luminous Island has experienced. He is the author of several books and articles on hurricanes, including North Carolina’s Hurricane History, now in its …

Lemonade on the Porch

Lemonade on the Porch begins May 21st and runs through September 8. This is the 3rd year we have had daily lemonade offered at the museum. Each week we have a local business sponsor lemonade and cookies on the porch for visitors. We call it our Summer of Hospitality! Join us as a sponsor or visitor! We have checkers boards …

Museum Summer Open House

On June 2 from 5-7pm  join us for our Annual Summer Open House as we kickoff the summer season, start the museum’s 25th year, and get a look at the new expansion of the museum into the 1924 Bordeaux Cottage! Food trucks, live music, games and an expanded gift shop with new Holly Aiken exclusive bags and other treasures!

Lemonade on the Porch

2019 Lemonade on the Porch Where we celebrate the community of Wrightsville Beach! For more than 20 years Wrightsville Beach Museum has been telling the story of this special community. Our wrap-around porch, nearly half of the building’s footprint, with its rocking chairs and welcoming ambience, has become a symbol of this tradition. In 2016 we began a new tradition …