News & Events

May182018

Illuminating Our History

Between our secluded location and the wide variety of shops, dining and services we offer here at Lumina Station, it’s understandable that many of our visitors – and longtime residents of Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington – don’t know that our marketplace holds a lot of history. The design of our buildings, and what our varied collection of merchants represents, calls back to a time when right on the shores of Wrightsville Beach stood a similar-looking structure that housed all the recreation the then tiny coastal town could offer. The original pavilion, simply dubbed Lumina at the time, opened in [...]
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May42018

May Merchant of the Month Feature: Harbour Club Day Spa and Salon

Whether you’re looking to treat your mom for Mother’s Day or treat yourself to a little pre-summer pampering, you’ll find all the best products and services at Harbour Club Day Spa and Salon, Lumina Station’s May Merchant of the Month! Known around the center as a tranquil haven for both mind and body, Harbour Club is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Originally established in 2001 by Mary Jo Tolar, Harbour Club quickly became a gathering place for talented stylists, manicurists, massage therapists, and skin care and makeup artists all looking to live and work in the Wilmington and Wrightsville [...]
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Apr232018

Outdoor Atmosphere at Lumina Station

Spring is in swing, and in southeastern North Carolina, we get to appreciate the outdoors just a bit more than others. In addition to the fun of the Azalea Festival, held earlier this month, our area is treated to a nice long period of warm weather, during which spring melts right into summer. And with a few new design elements that we’ve included in the landscape, it’s easier than ever to spend the day here and enjoy the coastal community’s mild temperatures. Lumina Station has recently added cozy gas lighting and inviting fire pits for visitors to enjoy on those evenings that tend to hold onto [...]
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Apr42018

A Glimpse at Garden Party 2018

With the North Carolina Azalea Festival on the horizon, the merchants at Lumina Station and Wilmington locals alike are gearing up for a fashionable and fun-filled event: the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party! But if you’re a first-time visitor, or perhaps a newcomer to the party itself, you might be asking yourself what to expect and even what you should include in your wardrobe. Luckily, the shops at Lumina Station have some answers for you. The Main Event For years, the Garden Party has been an enthusiastic kick-off to the North Carolina Azalea Festival, which celebrates the natural beauty and history [...]
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Mar192018

March Merchant of the Month Feature: J. McLaughlin

Introducing J.McLaughlin’s spring style guide! Palm Beach set the perfect backdrop for the latest collection of chic dresses and statement prints in a refreshingly coastal palette. Like a vintage Slim Aarons photo come to life, Palm Beach is one of our favorite destinations for shopping, socializing and soaking up glamorous local vibes. First stop: J.McLaughlin on Worth Avenue. From there, head over to fabulous West Palm Beach for lunch at Grandview Public Market and a spin through antique shops on South Dixie Highway before returning to the island for cocktails and dinner at Buccan. Come along with [...]
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