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Wilmington NC Riverfest

Celebrated on the first full weekend of October, the Riverfest runs through Historic Downtown Wilmington on Water Street from the foot of Market Street to Cape Fear Community College. Currently drawing tens of thousands of people, this free, family-oriented celebration is a two-day event and has grown to be a widely anticipated annual celebration.  Riverfest was created in February 1979, by a group of Wilmingtonians interested in showcasing downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear River and has since resulted in a cultural street festival that entices locals and tourists alike to our amazing Historic Downtown.

 

Wilmington NC Riverfest

Celebrated on the first full weekend of October, the Riverfest runs through Historic Downtown Wilmington on Water Street from the foot of Market Street to Cape Fear Community College. Currently drawing tens of thousands of people, this free, family-oriented celebration is a two-day event and has grown to be a widely anticipated annual celebration.  Riverfest was created in February 1979, by a group of Wilmingtonians interested in showcasing downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear River and has since resulted in a cultural street festival that entices locals and tourists alike to our amazing Historic Downtown.

 

The Raleigh Night Market

“Awesome experience w/ a ton of local artists, vendors, booze & food. City Market truly comes alive during the Raleigh Night Market!

Sounds perfect to us! See you there.

– Mushpa + Mensa

Hippie Fest + Mushpa y Mensa = Super Fly

Hippie Fest is the grooviest festival of the year! Featuring live music, cirque performers, artists and vendors from across the Carolinas, local goods, bohemian shopping, retro car show, DIY tie-dye, beer garden, food trucks and more! All ages welcome. Fun for the whole family!!!

Event Date:
Saturday October 28, 2017 (Rain or Shine)

Time:
Noon – 7pm

Location:
Myrtle Beach Speedway
455 Hospitality Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Admission:
$5 – Tickets must be reserved in advance through Eventbrite
Kids 3 & under FREE!

Reserve tickets at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hippie-fest-retro-car-show-myrtle-beach-speedway-tickets-34124404011

Tickets must be reserved in advance for this event. Tickets will not be sold at the gate on the day of the event.

 

Autumn With Topsail Festival 2017

Mushpa + Mensa is very excited to be a part Autumn with Topsail this year. Come down and see us and the plethora of other fabulous artisans, music and food! More 411 on the event below.

Started in 1988, The Autumn With Topsail Festival is held on the grounds of the Historical Society of Topsail Island and the Assembly Building which houses the Missiles & More Museum in Topsail Beach, NC.  The festival features a juried Artists’ and Crafts Court with over 100 regional artists displaying and selling their work. Enjoy exciting live musical entertainment, a variety of amazing food with beer and wine, games and rides for children, and much more!

Housed inside this historic Assembly Building is the Missiles and More museum. The Missiles and More Museum came to life when a group of citizens were concerned for the future of the historical Assembly Building. The building was constructed in 1946 and was used by the government to assemble missiles for a secret missile operation being conducted on Topsail Island. So the citizens began to pursue their goal to preserve the building and after several years of research, Feasibility and studies and the meeting with the state and local representatives the building was purchased. Thus it was decided that the Assembly Building would be the perfect place to have the Missiles and More museum. The late Betty Polzer’s dream was to promote the history of Topsail Island. Through hard work and dedication, her dream was finally realized and the Missiles and more Museum opened for all to enjoy in 1995.     

Autumn With Topsail Festival 2017

Mushpa + Mensa is very excited to be a part Autumn with Topsail this year. Come down and see us and the plethora of other fabulous artisans, music and food! More 411 on the event below.

Started in 1988, The Autumn With Topsail Festival is held on the grounds of the Historical Society of Topsail Island and the Assembly Building which houses the Missiles & More Museum in Topsail Beach, NC.  The festival features a juried Artists’ and Crafts Court with over 100 regional artists displaying and selling their work. Enjoy exciting live musical entertainment, a variety of amazing food with beer and wine, games and rides for children, and much more!

Housed inside this historic Assembly Building is the Missiles and More museum. The Missiles and More Museum came to life when a group of citizens were concerned for the future of the historical Assembly Building. The building was constructed in 1946 and was used by the government to assemble missiles for a secret missile operation being conducted on Topsail Island. So the citizens began to pursue their goal to preserve the building and after several years of research, Feasibility and studies and the meeting with the state and local representatives the building was purchased. Thus it was decided that the Assembly Building would be the perfect place to have the Missiles and More museum. The late Betty Polzer’s dream was to promote the history of Topsail Island. Through hard work and dedication, her dream was finally realized and the Missiles and more Museum opened for all to enjoy in 1995.     

Satellite Bar and Lounge Bluegrass Sunday

Satellite Bar and Lounge

Big Al, Little Alex, Jones Smith, Ben & a mess of others get together at Satellite every Sunday from 6-10 to jam. We will be there with Maya, so cool peeps, booze, bluegrass music and us. What more could you ask for?!?! Wait a food truck as well. Living the life!

Last Minute Women’s March Sign Ideas

If you are anything like us, we can get real close to the time of whatever-it-may-be and then get what needs to be done, last minute style, done. Don’t get us wrong, we do it well under pressure. The Women’s March tomorrow is no different. We are going to wake up around 7AM to get our signs done. I did some image research and quote digging and came up with 10 good sign suggestions off the World Wide Web.

  1. We go high.
  2. Your silence will not protect you.
  3. Nasty Woman
  4. “Those Who Can Make You Believe Absurdities, Can Make You Commit Atrocities” Voltaire
  5. Hate Kills
  6. “I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” Audre Lorde
  7. Woman’s place is in the resistance. (in reference to Carrie Fisher…Princess Leigh….Star Wars. You get it.)
  8. I am stronger than fear.
  9. Truth matters.
  10. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”  Alice Walker

Get your recycled pieces of boxes, cardboard, old sheets and get to creating. We will collectively be with every human at every women’s march tomorrow. We love you.

Love trumps hate. Be brave.

Cara and Maria Emilia

Manor House Candlelight Tours

christmas applesDuring the month of November, staff and volunteers will be decorating each of the eight principle rooms of the Manor House by theme and color, including natural flora and greenery inspired by the Foys’ Colonial through Victorian family history – with a few contemporary flourishes to echo the family’s four centuries in coastal North Carolina. 

With special care and attention to the adornment of each room, the front parlor will feature a magnificent live tree, the morning room will reflect the American spirit of red, white and blue, and the children’s room is always a favorite among young and old alike.  Who can resist candy canes and stockings hung with care?

Advanced reservations are required. Tours are limited to 15 guests.  Admission price is $15.00 per person, and includes refreshments in the courtyard after the tour. Ticket price also includes admission to the Star of  Wonder, Star of Night festivities on the grounds.

Guided Candlelight Tours begin in the Manor House basement on the hour at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

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Manor House Candlelight Tours

christmas applesDuring the month of November, staff and volunteers will be decorating each of the eight principle rooms of the Manor House by theme and color, including natural flora and greenery inspired by the Foys’ Colonial through Victorian family history – with a few contemporary flourishes to echo the family’s four centuries in coastal North Carolina. 

With special care and attention to the adornment of each room, the front parlor will feature a magnificent live tree, the morning room will reflect the American spirit of red, white and blue, and the children’s room is always a favorite among young and old alike.  Who can resist candy canes and stockings hung with care?

Advanced reservations are required. Tours are limited to 15 guests.  Admission price is $15.00 per person, and includes refreshments in the courtyard after the tour. Ticket price also includes admission to the Star of  Wonder, Star of Night festivities on the grounds.

Guided Candlelight Tours begin in the Manor House basement on the hour at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

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