Axethrowing bar opens in Wilmington

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Have you ever wanted to kick back, grab a drink and throw an axe?Now you can at Wilmington’s first venue of its kind.- Advertisement – Axes & Allies officially opens to the public Friday, but WWAY saw a sneak preview Thursday.Here’s how it works: an “axpert” explains the rules and oversees participants to ensure safety.Each lane can accommodate up to eight people at a time.Related Article: WPD: Warrants issued for hit and run suspects who yelled racial slurs at familyAxes & Allies said the throwing axe, originally established in the middle ages, has long been used as a weapon.The venue said recreational axe-throwing has been featured for decades in lumberjack competitions, fairs, festivals and more.“The most fun thing about Axes & Allies is doing something that your mom always told you you shouldn’t do,” Axes & Allies owner Mia Troy said.Axe-throwing sessions are $25 per person, per hour.You’ll need to wear closed-toed shoes and sign a waiver.Axes & Allies is located on 3rd Street in Wilmington at the former Red Barn Studio.For more information about Axes & Allies, click here.last_img

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