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CAM Café Music: Ron & Luis

Thursday, 1/2/2020
Enjoy music by Ron & Luis 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm while you dine at CAM Café. The duo has been playing Wilmington and surrounding area establishments for over four years with quality music, fun times and smiling faces. Creative classic covers, swing, Latin standards and folk n’ roll will have you toe tapping to their fun music. Ron is from Wilmington; Luis is from San Palo and their blend of many genres of music will take you around the musical world.

CAM Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated 910.777.2363, the restaurant serves dinner Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, offering half-price bottles of wine.

Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Monday, 1/6/2020
Donation $5

Jazz@CAM: Stanley Baird Group

Thursday, 1/9/2020
Stanley Baird (, is an acclaimed musician, composer and entertainer, who has not only become a household item in his home state of North Carolina but he has also achieved wide recognition as an educator. Making his first appearance in the series, his line up includes: Stanley Baird, Saxophone, James Perry II, Lead Guitar, James Perry III, Bass Guitar, Jonathan Perry, Piano
Terrance Lassiter, Keyboard and Cedric Hardin, Drums.

During his teaching tenure in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Stanley was able to quench his thirst for West Indian and Latin music, leaving an influence heard through his music. Throughout his career, Baird has covered every aspect of jazz, using his gift to create music with heart. Baird's philosophy for both himself and his non-profit, Stanley Baird Youth Jazz Foundation, is "Listening to music is good for the soul and the mind...don't do drugs, get your high on soothing, inspirational music." In 1991, he formed the Stanley Baird Group and has released seven albums with “Slow Jams: I”, being the latest release.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk.
CAM/CFJS Members: $17.00 for, Non-members: $25.00, Students with valid college ID $12.00 (tax and fees not included). Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall. The popular eight-concert series is presented by Cameron Art Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society.

The popular eight-concert series celebrates its tenth season! Offering great music from Wilmington area favorites and musicians from around the state in concert playing a range of jazz genres in an intimate listening room "close up and personal" performance setting for your pleasure.

Enjoy dinner and drinks at CAM Café (910.777.2363) before or after the concert. Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated.

Not a member of CAM or CFJS? Not a problem, become a member of either--or support both!--organizations and enjoy cost savings on the jazz series as well as other member benefits offered by each. Don't delay concerts routinely sell out!

Floating Lantern Ceremony

Sunday, 1/12/2020
Free and open to the public, donations are appreciated
Lantern messaging and decorating begins at 4:00 pm
Floating begins at 5:00 pm through 7:00 pm
Museum, CAM Café and Exhibitions open until 7:00 pm

See hundreds of paper lanterns floating on water and glowing warmly from their individual source of flickering light – a candle’s flame. Together, they become a soulful display of community spirit. CAM’s Floating Lantern Ceremony is an opportunity for expressions of remembrance, reflection and gratitude. And express your hopes and dreams for the new year. Participants are encouraged to personalize a paper lantern sleeve to float on CAM’s reflecting pond. Lantern sleeves available for purchase ($12 through Jan. 11, $15 on Jan. 12) throughout the ceremony.

Live music and demonstrations inside the museum and on the grounds enhance the late afternoon/early evening activities. This is an outside activity; the museum and exhibitions will remain open until 7pm. CAM Café will have veggie chili, hot dogs, hot chocolate, coffee and full bar service available for purchase. All exhibitions including "Illumination" are open at no charge, donations are appreciated.

Artists and Performers Include: Mitzi Ito, Origami Demonstration
The Casserole, acoustic trio, David Key, Shakahachi Flute, Julie Rehder, Harp
Perry Smith, Drums and Dianna Zaccaria, Drums.

Educators Night

Thursday, 1/16/2020
Educators, enjoy a Night at the Museum! Spend a fun and relaxing evening at Cameron Art Museum with free admission during this exclusive event for educators and view our current exhibitions "The Eye Learns: Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection"; "Structure in Space in Time: Photography by Phil Freelon" and "Unfolding Noguchi".

Our Educators Night will provide information and materials about tours, workshops, and other free resources for area educators. All educators and administrators - from Pre-K to College - welcome and encouraged to attend and explore fun ways to bring art into your classroom and spark creativity in your students.

One complimentary drink ticket for all registered participants! To register: Full bar and half price bottles of wine and light bites provided by CAM Café. Full Café menu with extended appetizer options available while listening to music by guitarist Justin Jernigan.

In addition there will be 30 Minute Docent Tours: 5:30 PM - "The Eye Learns: Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection:, 6:00 PM - "Unfolding Noguchi". For more information, email Georgia Mastroieni,, Director of Youth and Family Education, or call 910.395.5999x1019. This program is sponsored by the Joseph and Elsa Flowers Davies Fund.

CAM Café MUSIC: Justin Jernigan

Thursday, 1/16/2020
Enjoy music by Justin Jernigan while you dine at CAM Café. The restaurant serves dinner Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm and offers half-price bottles of wine.

North Carolina native, Justin Jernigan (, plays the guitar and vocals mixing elements of Rock & Roll, Blues and Country. Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix & Johnny Cash are some of the artists he enjoyser. Justin has been playing music for 24 years and is currently a member of the local band Just Yesterday. Reservations are always suggested and appreciated at the Café phone, 910.777.2363.