FESTIVALS Through April 13
Dobson, April 5. Spring Fling at Shelton Vineyards. Details: http://bit.ly/1ePDItb.
Oriental, April 11-13. In-Water Boat Show. Details: www.orientalboatshow.com.
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Oak Island, April 12. Oak Island Lighthouse Run. Details: www.lighthouse10k.com.
Cayce, April 3-6. Tartan Day South. Details: www.tartandaysouth.com.
Mauldin, April 5. Spring Fling. Details: http://bit.ly/1juQUrA.
Charleston, April 11-13. East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival. Details: http://bit.ly/1muSN7Q.
CHARLOTTE April 1
The Magellan Travel Club’s April 1 meeting features a presentation on Turkey, including Istanbul as well as ancient ruins of Ephesus and the Capadoccia region. The 7 p.m. meeting is in the fellowship hall at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Reservations not required; no charge to attend. Details: Bob Taylor, 704-906-6483; Peabod@aol.com.
WILMINGTON April 9-13
Spring blooms and more at festival
Wilmington’s famous Azalea Festival returns April 9-13 with events and live music. The Azalea Garden Tour showcases 13 private and public gardens; the Azalea Home Tour showcases homes and churches of historical and architectural interest; the festival parade is April 12. Live music includes Widespread Panic (April 11-12) and country music’s Justin Moore (April 10). Details: www.ncazaleafestival.org.