Events Blog Posts
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013
Pirate lovers rejoice! Pirate Weekend 2013, sponsored by the Old Baldy Foundation , will take place August 2-4 on Bald Head Island and the schedule looks fearsome! Friday, August 2, check out the island-wide Treasure Hunt, Pirate Block Party and the now infamous Pirate Invasion of Bald Head Island. On Saturday, August 3, sign your little scalawags up for Pirate Schools, or head over to the Pirates and Pancakes event. Cap off your evening with an extra...
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Smith Island Art League will hold its annual Memorial Weekend show and sale on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 at the Bald Head Association Center on Lighthouse Wynd (to the right of the Chapel). The show, which features works from artists with a connection to Bald Head Island, is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. The League has 19 members with a variety of styles and mediums. The two-day show will feature ceramics...
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Bald Head Island Center for Wellness is offering a 6-day, full immersion Wellness Program from Saturday, April 27 through Thursday, May 2. This all-inclusive program offers nutrition and behavioral workshops, cooking classes, meditation and individual and group exercise classes. Bald Head Island Wellness Retreats aim to provide participants with an unparalleled combination of nutrition, exercise and behavioral health instruction designed...
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2013
At the Shoals Club on Bald Head Island, we’re gearing up for our season grand opening on Friday, March 22 , just in time for spring. We think you’ll be impressed by all of the improvements you’ll see to the Club facilities, including an expanded reception area, a new lounge deck, and additional spray stations on the beach board walk. If you’ll be visiting the island during Easter, we invite you to enjoy a family...
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2013
The Bald Head Island Conservancy will be holding a 5k Turtle Trot race on Saturday, March 30. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9:30 a.m. Funds raised from this 5k beach/road race will support the BHI Conservancy's conservation efforts. Water and snacks will be provided before and after the race. Additional food will be available for purchase at Mike's Bites on the BHI Conservancy's campus. Pre-registration is $35 for...
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Bald Head Island’s own working studio and art gallery, All About Art, will host a three-day oil painting class this weekend. This class begins Friday, March 15 at Noon through Sunday, March 17. Artist Chappy Valente will teach the class. Held at the art gallery at 6B Merchant's Row, this event is $300 including supplies. To register, call 910-368-5336.
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Bald Head Island Conservancy is kicking off their Spring Lecture Series on Saturday, March 9 with a talk entitled "Save the Cape." Mike Rice and Toby Brownstein from Save the Cape will speak about their efforts to establish a national seashore on the lower Cape Fear River. The event will take place at the Fleming Environmental Center on the BHI Conservancy's campus. The talk will begin a 4:00 p.m. and will be preceded by a wine and cheese social...
Posted on Friday, October 19, 2012
Around 40 members and guests enjoyed yesterday evening’s exceptional Mondavi Wine Dinner at the Shoals Club. The evening was a delightful celebration of great fellowship, food and wine, with delicious seasonal fare paired with an array of complementary Mondavi varietals.
We wanted to acknowledge the contribution of Constellation Brands and Mutual Distributing, who provided several prizes for the raffle. Thanks to their generosity and...
Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012
By Prudy Weaver
The Smith Island Art League of Bald Head Island will hold its annual Memorial Day weekend show and sale on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday May 27, 2012 at the Bald Head Association Center on Lighthouse Wynd (to the right of the Chapel). The show is open to the public with free admission from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. each day.
For more information, contact Peter Quinn at (910) 457-6718 or firstname.lastname@example.org . The...
Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012
Whether you’re a recreational fisherman or die-hard angler, Bald Head Island’s 21st Annual Fishing Rodeo , happening May 30-June 2, 2012, offers a good excuse to pull out your topsiders, pack up your best tackle, and chart your cruising course for a destination that promises not only a great fishing tournament but a fun-filled weekend for the entire family.
This year’s Fishing Rodeo includes some exciting changes like...
Posted on Friday, April 13, 2012
The Bald Head Island Conservancy ’s Spring Lecture Series continues on Saturday, April 14 at the Fleming Environmental Center. The presentation, given by Dr. Paul T. Gayes, Director of the Center for Marine and Wetland Studies at Coastal Carolina University, is entitled “From Regional Sediment Management to Long Bay Offshore Wind Energy” The lecture will focus on an overview of research activities at Coastal Carolina University...
Posted on Wednesday, April 11, 2012
On Monday, April 9, the Bald Head Island Conservancy held the official grand opening ceremony for the new Barrier Island Study Center (BISC). The Bald Head Island community turned out in droves to celebrate the opening and tour the new facilities, as did the local news media. Stories about the opening of the Barrier Island Study Center ran on WWAY , News 14 Carolina and in the Star News .
The 5,000 square-foot ...
Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2012
It’s not too late to book an Easter getaway to Bald Head Island. We still have a handful of homes with availability and are offering 15% off on stays of two nights or more this Easter weekend.* Book now using offer code EASTERFB and you’ll also receive a complimentary Easter basket delivered to your door on Easter. Call Bald Head Island Limited Property Management at 1-800-432-RENT or book online.
The fun kicks off on Good Friday, April 6,...
Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2012
On Monday, April 9, the Bald Head Island Conservancy will hold a grand opening ceremony for their Barrier Island Study Center (BISC), the first community-based barrier island research and education facility in the nation. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will begin at 3:00 p.m. on the campus of the BHI Conservancy on Bald Head Island and will be sponsored by First Citizens Bank.
The 5,000 square foot facility,...
Posted on Monday, March 26, 2012
By Jens Fisker, Shoals Club General Manager
The Shoals Club officially reopened its doors this past Friday night to members and temporary members. It was great to share the evening with both old friends and new faces. From the improvements to our facilities, to the addition of a new chef, we couldn’t be more excited about the upcoming 2012 season.
With the arrival of Chef Robbie Nicolaisen and the oversight of Bald Head Island Limited,...
Posted on Friday, March 23, 2012
The Bald Head Island Conservancy’s Spring Lecture Series continues on Saturday, March 31 at the Fleming Environmental Center. The presentation, given by Donald R. Young, Ph.D., from Virginia Commonwealth University is entitled “Lessons from mother nature: can we build a better island?” The lecture will focus on Dr. Young’s research in barrier island dynamics and will address topics like managing for future...
Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2012
Several of Bald Head Island’s retail shops have been busy this winter gearing up with new and expanded offerings to islanders.
Longtime jewelry and gift shop, Silver Peddler has moved from its location adjacent to the Maritime Market over to a more spacious storefront at 12A Maritime Way. Next door to Coastal Urge, the shop will feature sterling silver jewelry, as well as fine gifts for the home and garden.
Over at Silver Peddler...
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2012
Bald Head Island is a great place to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day. Take advantage of some of the special deals and offers from around the island to make your day even better.
Island Retreat Spa and Salon is offering a special Valentine’s Day Couples Spa Massage. Share the experience of relaxing and unwinding together, then finish the massage sitting side by side in the spa’s tranquility room sipping champagne...