Experience Genuine Southern Hospitality at our Bed and Breakfast
Welcome to C.W. Worth House, an historic Wilmington, North Carolina bed and breakfast. Reminiscent of days gone by and a past rich in history, C.W. Worth House allows you to share past southern traditions in a rather extraordinary fashion.
The distinctive dual turrets of C.W. Worth House represent one of the most charming and historic Wilmington, NC bed and breakfasts. Architecturally, the house is a fine example of 19th century English Queen Anne style offering seven unique guestrooms. As you step through the gate, the spacious southern porch invites you to slow down, relax, and enjoy.
Wilmington is one of the most beautiful cities on the North Carolina coast. Founded over 250 years ago as a thriving port city on the banks of the Cape Fear River, Wilmington has a rich past. The Wilmington historic district is one of the largest districts in the National Register of Historic Places and is a must see. Many fascinating buildings and historic sites are open to visitors, so you can easily spend a few days exploring.
During your visit you can browse the many quaint shops in the Historic District or just take a “southern-style stroll” down brick streets rich in architecture. You may even find yourself in the middle of a commercial or scene from a TV show… Revolution filmed its first season in Wilmington. Other shows filmed in Wilmington include Sleepy Hollow, Dawson’s Creek, and One Tree Hill. Some blockbuster movies filmed in and around Wilmington are Iron Man 3, Sleeping With the Enemy and Safe Haven. The Wilmington area has been an active production hub since the early 1980′s. When the evening is about to fall, relax in Riverfront Park and enjoy the view or the sunset over the Battleship North Carolina. Wilmington’s nightlife is alive and well. Enjoy fine dining, from fresh seafood to international cuisine. Jazz, blues, and varied entertainment complete the night scene.
The picturesque campus of UNCW, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is located 5 miles from the inn and midway to Wrightsville Beach. We gladly offer visitors to the campus a special discount.
A gift certificate to C.W. Worth House bed and breakfast makes a great gift for any occasion.
December-January Calender of Events
Tuesdays 8 pm Cape Fear Blues Jam at The Rusty Nail www.capefearblues.org
Saturdays through 12/21 River Front Farmer’s Market 8 am – 1 pm
Thursdays 6 pm – 9 pm River Club on The Wilmington Water Tours boat. Live music, full bar, enclosed and heated www.wilmingtonwatertours.net
Brooklyn Arts Center – 516 North 4th St.
Chatham County Line – This Raleigh-based Bluegrass band will present its annual Electric Holiday Tour. Tickets are $17-25. Show at 8 pm
There are several other performances and shows at BAC see www.brooklynartsnc.com for additional artists.
Holiday Train Expo – 12/14-15 and 12/21-22 1-6 pm $3.00
Visitors will be enchanted by this spectacular display of model trains as they travel across eight miles of scale track through a wonderland of villages, parks and landscapes. 705 S. Kerr Ave. Wilmington. www.capefearmodelrailroadsociety.org
NC Symphony Holiday Pops - 12/19 7:30 pm $24 Kenan Auditorium, UNCW
The NC Symphony, the state’s premiere orchestra, comes to you this holiday season for a concert of treasured holiday classics, symphonic favorites and the orchestra’s popular Christmas carol sing-a-long to warm your heart. 910-962-3500
4th Friday Gallery Walk Last one of the season 12/27/13 6-10 pm at downtown galleries www.ncarts.org
Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts 910-632-2285
12/14 4 pm and 8 pm American Big Band: Home for the the Holidays $18 With a 12 piece band and cast of 8 singers and dancers, this production is fully staged, costumed and choreographed and mixes popular classics with the latest show tunes.
12/28-29, January 2-5 and 9-11 8 pm Cabaret Tickets $25 Thalian Hall and City Stage present “Cabaret”, a dramatic and satirical production about young adults performing at the “KitKat” Cabaret to achieve fame and riches.
12/31 7 pm New Year’s Eve Gala – The evening includes dinner, drinks, dessert and Cabaret, a Broadway theatre production by City Stage. Ring in 2014 with a live DJ, dancing and Champagne toast and start your New Year off with celebration. www.thalianhall.org
January 2, 2014 7:30 pm $7 Film Screening: Merchant of Venice, 2004. This is perhaps the most sumptuous cinematic adaptation of any of the Bard’s plays and set in the city for which it is named. “A vivid engrossing and defensible Shakespeare adaptation, a period piece that truly has a feel for a time long past–and a place and attitude that are not.”
January 24, 2014 8 pm Ruthie Foster in Concert, Grammy nominated blues singer.
January 30-February 9, 2014 8 pm Big River, Music and lyrics by Roger Miller, Book by William Hauptman. Based on the novel Huckelberry Finn by Mark Twain. “A classic American musical with the most fetching score of the decade” – Time Magazine
Cameron Art Museum
12/29 2-4 pm Sacred Harp Sing a long, songbooks provided. Free, donations accepted. www.cameronartmuseum.com
There is even more going on. When you call to make your reservations, just ask us!