Check out the TGIF Scoop Wilmington NC

TGIF Scoop

presented by Kay Baker & Associates

Hello and Welcome to the TGIF Scoop.

The party is getting started…. The 64th annual Azalea Festival will be held April 6- 10, 2011 in Wilmington NC.  Darius Rucker has been announced as the the headliner for the concert on April 6 at Trask Coliseum to open up the festivities.  Rucker was previously with Hootie and the Blowfish, read rest of story here….

This is an awesome time to consider buying a second home at the beach. To Wilmington NC home buyers this may be one of the best  home buying opportunities due to historic low interest rates, foreclosure and short sales, and the large inventory to choose from. Don’t miss out on a once in a life time chance to get a really good deal.  Rates are still under 5%.

Call us, use our local knowledge and experience to help guide you. Visit for up the minute MLS listings of homes in our tri-county area. And, we can send you a detailed list of all the short sales and foreclosures on the market. Just send a quick email to We will send the list right to your email box.

Get out this  weekend and all the activities that Wilmington has to offer.. And, remember, TGIF…..

Kay Bakers Blog

Wilmington NC Real Estate –


New TRENDS Market Snapshot complete with graphs, neighborhood sales, days on market etc…

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney

February  10-13
Cape Fear Playhouse

Jake Shimabukuro Ukulele Ace

8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11
UNCW Kenan Auditorium

Listen Here…

Homage to the Velvet Oil Painting
Opening reception is 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12.

3 Valentines Sweetheart Cruises

Henrietta III

Sweetheart Saturday Dinner Cruise
6:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Limited Seating  Call 343-1611

The Wilmington, a state-of-the-art catamaran.

Cruises are from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12,
and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. They leave from 212 S. Water St.

Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours

“Love Boat” cruises around the island
from Friday, Feb. 11, to Monday, Feb. 14.
Capt. Joe Abbate at 200-4002

Lobby Hero

February 2-27  Wednesdays – Saturdays at 8 PM
Sunday Matinees at 3 PM

The Threepenny Opera

City Stage
February 10-13, 17-20 & 24-27

18th Annual UNCW Intercultural Week & Festival

Febrary 11 – February 12, 2011
11:00 AM – 3: 00PM
UNCW Burney Center

Walls Fine Art Gallery Land and Sea Show

“Using one person’s bounty to meet another person’s needs.”

Email to receive weekly lists of (lightly-used) items needed by families facing hardship in our community.

Paul Hill’s Sculptures

Featuring “Southern Hospitality”

NEW! – Residents of Old Wilmington bought the sculpture and it was moved to the Corner of Market & Water St.  Dedication was this morning at 11:30 am.   Story here.

Wilmington NC  Night Spots

Friday, Feb. 11

Ron Etheridge & Jason Woolwine – Barbary Coast

Daniel Parish- Gabbys Sunpree

Jeramie Norris – Buffaloe Wildwings

Saturday, Feb. 12

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Big Daddy Love- Soapbox

Dueling Pianos – Hells Kitchen

Jerry Powell – Sweet & Savory

Sunday, Feb. 13

Micah Phelps Kennedy – The River Rat

Pulled Pork Sliders with Creamy Coleslaw

From:  Flat Belly Diet! for Men

12 ounces lean pork tenderloin, trimmed, cut into 8 pieces
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
4 cups classic coleslaw mix
1/4 cup canola oil mayonnaise
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 (1/3-ounce) whole wheat potato rolls

Combine the pork, barbecue sauce, and 2 tablespoons vinegar in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 60 to 65 minutes, until very tender. Remove from the heat and shred with two forks.
Meanwhile, combine the remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, coleslaw mix, mayonnaise, sugar, and pepper in a bowl and toss well.
Fill the rolls with pork and serve with coleslaw.

Tired of your Computer Not Working Right?

then fix it….


Longtime Wilmington Chef David Herring has opened a new bakery in Hampstead called “Sea Salt”  Wonderful muffins and baked goods and rumor has it he will add his famous ‘SOUPS’ !

(910) 270-1407
17011 US Highway 17 N
Hampstead, NC 28443


Call Chris Rice – On Site Agent
details at www.thetownesatcarleton.comlimited time 


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I would like to personally thank you for your time and I hoped you’ve enjoyed hearing the Scoop.

Please feel free to pass this information along!

Best Regards,

Kay Baker, ABR,CRS,GRI

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