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By Baker, Wayne & Associates | Broker in Wilmington, NC

Oh to Live in Wilmington NC | Fun this Weekend | TGIF SCOOP

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TGIF Scoop

  presented by Baker Wayne & Associates

  Hello and Welcome to the TGIF Scoop.

Do you know where your mortgage money comes from?  Mortgage companies and banks are working overtime these days processing new mortgages – which raises an interesting question: Will they ever run out of money to lend? The chances of that happening are virtually nil, thanks to a highly complex investment market for mortgages that has grown immensely since the 1970s. The key players in this game are Read Rest of Story Here....

 Get out this weekend and enjoy all the activities that

Wilmington has to offer..

Airlie Concert Series: The 360 Degrees

6 - 8 pm  $2- $8
Free shuttles are provided from the old Cinema 6 parking lot at

5335 Oleander Drive

Hammerhead Soccer - Wilmington vs. Orlando

Saturday 7 pm

Legion Stadium

The Summer Concerts Have Started!

Music on the Town Concert: Steady Eddies
June 1  6:00 - 8 PM
Mayfaire Town Center
Downtown Sundown Concert - Stevie Ray Vaughn Tribute
6:00 pm

Hobby Greenhouse Summer Plant Sale

Forest Hills Hobby Greenhouse

Fundraiser for local horticulture students

9 - 6 pm

3rd Anniversary Comedy Celebration

June 1- 2, 2012
8:00 PM
Nutt Street Bar & Comedy Room


32nd Annual SURF-SUN-SAND Beach Volleyball & Bocce Ball Tournaments

June 2  8:00 AM
Oceanic Pier Area
Beach Access #36
Pre-registration necessary

Fun to Watch Even if you don't play.


Shakespeare on the Green: A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 1-  3
8:00 PM  - FREE

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

27th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival

June 2  10:30 AM
Carolina Beach Boardwalk

11am: Craig Woolard Band

1pm: Band of Oz

3pm: Jim Quick & Coastline.

$15 - $20


Welcome to the Cast and Crew.

Movie at the Lake:

June 1  8:30 PM
Carolina Beach Lake Park -  War Horse


Movie at Wrightsville Beach Park

 Finding Nemo - 6:30 pm June 1

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Wilmington NC Real Estate - cbbaker.com


New TRENDS Market Snapshot complete with graphs, neighborhood sales, days on market etc...Click here to find out about your neighborhood. 

Don't miss out on a once in a life time chance to get a really good deal.  Rates are still under 4%. Search Foreclosures Here....



Coastal Water Garden Tour

June 2 -3  9:00 - 4:00 PM

Arboretum,  Stone Garden and The Transplanted Garden have tickets and a map

Benefits the Ability Garden at the Arboretum


Get Moving

Run For Hope 5 K Walk - Run

June 2,   Runners and Walkers: 8:00 am
On-Site Registration: 7:00am-7:30am  $35.00

Tri-Sports Mayfaire Town Center

   Gary Shell Cross-City Trail

Awesome - You need to Check it out


 Looking for things to do? 

Visit Dowtown Wilmington


 Call us, use our local knowledge and experience to help guide you. Visit www.cbbaker.com for up the minute MLS listings of homes in our tri-county area.

TGIF Wine Tasting

June 1  6:00  - 8:00 PM
Taste The Olive
The Forum Shops

Fighting For Kimberly

Kimberly Batchelor of Hampstead is 12 years old and was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer.  She has her own facebook page -


She is a bright, funny and wonderful girl. There are fundraisers to help with the costs of visits to UNC Chapel Hill.  Please think about attending, or if you would like to donate here is her donation page.



Feel the need to help?

  The Food Bank needs your donations


The Miracle Network


Everything Fresh and Local

Wrightsville Beach Farmers Market

206 Causeway Drive in by Post Office

Monday 8:00

Carolina Beach Farmers Market at the  Lake

Saturdays 8:00 - 1

The Farmers' Market at Poplar Grove

Wed. 8 - 1

 Downtown Farmers Market

Saturday 8-1


     Wilmington NC  Night Spots

 Friday June 1

Casserole - The Whiskey

Traditional Irish Music - The Harp

Feather Weight - Buffalo Wild Wings


Saturday June 2

Mike Waters - Reel Cafe

Selah Dubb - Oceanic

Mike O'Donnell - Holiday Inn WB

Sunday June 3

Machine Gun - Blue Water Grill


 Grouper Parmigiana – Rossi's Italian Restaurant

 1-8 oz. grouper filet
1 – Tbsp. onion, minced
1 oz. lemon juice
6 oz. butter
2 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated
2 – oz. white wine
1 egg yolk
6 oz. salad oil
1/2 tsp. dried mint
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1 – ounce red wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
 Prepare the dressing by whipping the egg yolk, red wine vinegar, mint, basil and oregano together in a bowl. Slowly pour in the salad oil. Season with sale and pepper. Set aside.
Make a lemon butter sauce by melting the butter and adding the lemon juice. Set aside.
Place the grouper on a broiler pan and top with minced onion. Then add the wine and one ounce of the lemon butter sauce. Broil the filet in the oven until it is half cooked – about 4 minutes. Take the fish out of the oven and pour the prepared dressing  over top. Follow with the grated Parmesan cheese and slightly pack it down. Broil again until golden brown and serve with remaining lemon butter. Makes 1 portion.



Real estate on the go...


    The best thing a friend can do is to refer us.  We would be honored.

 Kay Baker & Associates


  The Townes at Carleton

 FROM 159,000

Call Chris Rice - On Site Agent


 details at www.thetownesatcarleton.com



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TGIF Scoop, Please just let us know!

  Tired of your Computer Not Working Right?

then fix it....


Get out and dance!  Great fun lessons by Verna

Ballroom - Latin - Swing - Waltz - Cha Cha

Rumba - Salsa - Tango - Shag/Swing




 877-770-PODS (7637)

Call Blaine Daniel for quotes and possible discounts


Ever wish you had a PERSONAL ASSISTANT
 — someone you could call on to accomplish
the day-to-day tasks and time consuming errands
that leave time for little else?

Well, now you have help..

Call Mary Cook Task Manager

801-455- 1721



Longtime Wilmington Chef David Herring has opened a new bakery in Hampstead called "Sea Salt"  Wonderful muffins and baked goods and  'SOUPS' !

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


Do you own a Historic House? In need of renovation?

Call David Thomas - Historic Specialist





To find out what your home is really worth.....

visit www.housevalueswilmington.com


 Find your dream home at a price

  you can afford.




  Free list of homes with pictures delivered to your email.





   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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