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Summers in St. James Plantation

Residents of St. James Plantation would tell you that there’s no better place to spend your summer than right here in Southport. Whether you’re vacationing in the area or you’ve retired and purchased your very own piece of St. James Plantation real estate, this is the place to be. This is a place where you’ll feel a sense of community among the residents, a place where you can connect with your neighbors and feel a part of rather than apart from.

Southport Waterfront MarketOn Wednesday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. the Southport Waterfront Market is held on the Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn overlooking the Cape Fear River. The market is held through September 24. Come shop the local produce, baked goods and handcrafted items and enjoy some local music.

The weekly Farmers Market is held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. every Thursday in Woodlands Park. It’s definitely a place to visit and purchase local fruits, vegetables, baked goods and much more. The market will be open through September 18. Vendors present will be Eden Farms, Creative Market, My Porch Dawg, Jumpin’ Jack/Melon Man, La Gemma, Island Coffee, and TarHeel Beef.

Free Concert in the ParkOn Sunday, July 20 there will be a Free Concert in the Park when The Imitations perform in Woodlands Park from 6-8:30 p.m. Bring your drink coolers, chairs and your dancing shoes and get ready to party on! This free event is family-friendly and open to the public. There will be two food trucks on site so plan on coming hungry and buy your dinner there!

A Gallery Walk take place the 1st Friday of every month from 5-7 p.m. On August 1 galleries participating will be Anastasio’s Glass Studio, Lantana’s Gallery, Darrel Edwards Gallery, Ricky Evans Gallery, Howe Outrageous Art Gallery, Franklin Square Gallery and the Silver Coast Winery. Join family and friends for a lovely evening out enjoying arts and sampling wines.

If you’re like to look at real estate in the St. James Plantation take a look at what we have to show you on our website. When you want to see some properties up close, just give us a call at Carolina Plantations. We can be reached at 910-755-7557. We’d love to meet with you and show you around.

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