The 2014 Cape Fear Festival of Trees Kicks off the Holiday Season with Party in the Pines in Wilmington, NC – Fri., Nov. 21, 2014


The 2014 Cape Fear Festival of Trees kicks off the Holiday Season with Party in the Pines, in Wilmington, NC, on Fri., Nov. 21, 2014, from 6 to 9pm. The Festival continues from Nov. 22 to Dec. 7, 2014, from 10am to 7pm, at the Cameron Art Museum.

This year Cape Fear Festival of Trees has added much more to the festival experience including a gingerbread competition. Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation and the Cameron Art Museum invite you to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance. Glamorous, glittering trees, inspiring performances, highlighted events all blend together for a special holiday experience. The festival kick-off event is Party in the Pines scheduled for Nov. 21 from 6 to 9pm. This celebrated event promises an evening filled with lovingly decorated trees, the highly anticipated gingerbread exhibition and contest, The Art of Gingerbread 2014 and music provided by Benny Hill and The Keith Butler Trio. Delectable hors d’oeuvres provided by CAM Café along with decadent desserts.

Tickets now on sale at our website at ( Cape Fear Festival of Trees takes place from Nov. 22 – Dec. 7 (Closed Thanksgiving Day) 10am to 7pm. Admission for 13 & up – $13;  5-12: $6; and 4 & under – free. Tickets good any day of festival and includes festival & gallery admission. Special events ticketed separately. Cape Fear Festival of Trees benefits Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation and the Cameron Art Museum.

In addition to the dazzling array of trees, enjoy performances by over 30 local musical groups and artists. Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell choirs, ukulele choirs, a capella singing and more. Included in festival admission. Learn more about festival performances at our website at (

The Cameron Art Museum presents six to eight changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children’s programs; a unique program of tours for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers; The Museum School classes for adult and youth education; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); Healthy Living Classes and ongoing workshops and classes in ceramics at the Clay Studio with resident artist Hiroshi Sueyoshi.

For additional information about the museum, please visit (


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