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Icons of the ’60s & ’70s Coming This Fall!

The Wilson Center is very pleased to announce that icons of the 1960s and ‘70s— America and Gloria Gaynor —will be taking the Wilson Center stage this fall. America, which shot to the top of the charts on the strength of “A Horse With No Name” and became a global name, will bring their uplifting  Read More

Weyerhaeusers Make Major Gift to Support Wilson Center Expansion

Cape Fear Community College is thrilled to announce an exciting expansion to the Wilson Center. The development was announced at a special event held on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 from 6-7 p.m. The event, which was attended by local dignitaries, college officials, supporters of the Wilson Center, and local media, featured comments by Mr. Jim Morton, president  Read More
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ZZ Top Returns in November 2021!

The Wilson Center is thrilled to announce that Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ TOP will be returning to the Wilson Center stage this fall. The iconic trio will bring their distinctive rock and blues sound to the Wilson Center on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,”  Read More

New Dates Announced for Village People & CATS

It’s happening! We’re moving closer and closer to a fully re-opened Wilson Center! As we do that, and as other venues around the country come back on line, the artists and musicians are all eager to get out on the road and see your smiling faces again. To make that possible, we’ve been working with  Read More
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Wilson Center Awarded $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce that it has been awarded national support by the National Endowment for the Arts for $10,000. This project will support a production and community dance residency of the Invertigo Dance Theatre during the 2022-2023 season. The Wilson Center project is among one of  Read More
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MasterChef Live! Cooking Up Something Tasty at the Wilson Center

We are thrilled to announce that MasterChef Live! is coming to the Wilson Center on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 7:30 p.m.. This high-energy, interactive stage production brings the culinary hit TV shows MasterChef and MasterChef Junior directly to fans and foodies alike…LIVE on stage! This family-friendly show will feature head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun  Read More

Opera House Theatre Company Summer Season On-Sale Now!

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College and Opera House Theatre Company are pleased to announce several exciting shows will be coming to the Wilson Center stage this summer. These include the return of audience favorite Always…Patsy Cline, starring Wilmington native Annie Tracy Marsh; an evening of amazing music with Legends Live On! Starring  Read More
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The Price Is Right LIVE Returns

We are thrilled to announce that audience favorite The Price Is Right Live™ is returning to the Wilson Center Stage in 2021! The family favorite television game show brings the live, stage show version of the show to the Port City for two shows: Tuesday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.  Read More

Country Hit-Maker Trace Adkins Reschedules to January 2022

Updated May 17, 2021. This performance was originally scheduled for June 26, 2020. The Wilson Center is pleased to announce that Nashville icon Trace Adkins is rescheduling his planned concert at the Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College! The Grammy Award® nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist, who first made his mark with his debut  Read More
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Melissa Etheridge to Take Wilson Center Stage in November 2021!

We thrilled to announce that award-winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist Melissa Etheridge will be taking the Wilson Center stage later this year. The Grammy Award® winning musician will bring her unique sound to the Wilson Center on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to members of the Etheridge Nation  Read More

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