The Sunset Inn Blog
When you stay at The Sunset Inn you’ll be close to lots of activities going on in the coastal North Carolina area this time of year. Here are just a few that will be near our Sunset Beach hotel.
The 5th Annual Sunset at Sunset Community Block Party will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Last year’s event was the best ever! They were completely sold out! There will be a variety of food vendors, exhibitors, and non-profit organizations in attendance.
Just north of our Sunset Beach hotel the 32nd Annual Riverfest Celebration 2011 will be held from October 7-9, 2011 in nearby Wilmington, NC. Wilmington’s Riverfest is celebrated in October and runs from the foot of Market Street to Cape Fear Community College. Currently drawing nearly a quarter-million people. Riverfest has about 200 craft and food vendors plus fireworks, entertainment on two stages, the Great Waiters Wine Race, Run the River 8K Race, various exhibits and a children’s area. Additional Riverfest activities include skateboard competitions, street dance, wakeboard competition and a musical Battle on the River by a number of bands, a film festival, and Art in the Garden tours of gorgeous private and public gardens enhanced by art and music.
On October 8, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. the 7th Annual Shrimp & Jazz Festival 2011 will take place in nearby Little River, NC, a short drive from our Sunset Beach hotel. Come listen to cool jazz under the live oaks on the Little River waterfront - Shrimp and a variety of seafood along with landlovers delights - vendors of all kinds - Activities for the kids - makes for a day not to be missed. The headliners for 2011 are Tim Reynolds and TR3 and Bonerama! This year's line-up also includes Little River favorites Grenoldo Frazier, Kat Daniels, the Arlin Strader Trio and Bernie Kenerson.