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Island Activities & Events for July 2016

From our legendary July Fourth Golf Cart Parade to Roast & Toast on the Coast Weekend, Bald Head Island offers year-round special events, traditions and activities for the entire family.
Jul 6
Jul 13

Adventure Movie Night at Will O' the Wisp (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Adventure Movie Night at Will O' the Wisp.   Free Movie Night, Wednesday Nights at 8 PM. 


Jul 1

Fourth of July Celebration

Fourth of July is one of the most festive times of the year on Bald Head Island! Opportunities for fun abound, from Ghost Walks to kayak...


Jul 1

Guided Kayak Safari

11 a.m. Guided Kayak Safari (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Explore tidal creeks on a guided kayak safari. Learn about the history...


Jul 1

Sunset Sailing

6 p.m. Sunset Sailing (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Experience a relaxing 1½ hour sail on the Cape Fear River. Reservations...


Jul 1

Kids Camp (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

9 a.m.-Noon Kids Camp Shoals Club. Children ages 4-10 enjoy crafts, games, and lunch with rec staff. $35/temporary member child; $25/full...


Jul 1

Sasquatch SUP Excursion (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sasquatch SUP Excursion (daily) Coastal Urge. Paddle on one huge SUP with up to six adults or kids for the ultimate team building...


Jul 1

Crabbing & Cast Netting (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

9:30-11 a.m. Crabbing & Cast Netting (various times 7/3 & 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Crab lines, bait,...


Jul 1

Pool Invasion Games (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

1-3 p.m. Pool Invasion Games Shoals Club. Jumpstart the holiday weekend will all kinds of pool games. No charge. 910-457-3701.


Jul 1

Surf Kids Fishing (2:30 PM - 4:30 PM)

2:30-4:30 p.m. Surf Kids Fishing (also 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Kids ages 6-15 experience a hands-on fishing experience...


Jul 1

Craft Hour (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

3-4 p.m. Craft Hour Shoals Club. Enjoy basket weaving. $5/temporary member; no charge/full member. 910-457-3701.


Jul 1

Face Painting (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

4-5 p.m. Face Painting Shoals Club. Kids can have their faces painted down at the wading pool. No charge. 910-457-3701.


Jul 1

Kayaking the Creeks (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

5-7 p.m. Kayaking the Creeks (various times 7/2 & 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks on a...


Jul 1

Bald Head After Dark (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

8-10 p.m. Bald Head After Dark (also 7/3) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Experience wildlife at night, likely including bats, frogs...


Jul 1

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

9 p.m.-Midnight Sea Turtle Ride Along (also 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Ride along on ATV with staff looking for...


Jul 1

Adult Karaoke (9:30 PM - 10:30 PM)

9:30 p.m. Adult Karaoke MoJo’s on the Harbor. Enjoy a fun adult night singing favorite tunes. No charge. 910-457-7217.


Jul 2

Guided Kayak Safari

11 a.m. Guided Kayak Safari (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Explore tidal creeks on a guided kayak safari. Learn about the history...


Jul 2

Sunset Sailing

6 p.m. Sunset Sailing (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Experience a relaxing 1½ hour sail on the Cape Fear River. Reservations required...


Jul 2

Volleyball Tournament

2 p.m. Volleyball Tournament Shoals Club. Join the fun playing sand volleyball. $5/temporary members; no charge/full members. 910-457-3701...


Jul 2

Stand Up Paddleboard Race

6-7 p.m. Stand Up Paddleboard Race Coastal Urge. Enjoy a fun SUP race on the creek for the entire family. $20/person. Book online at...


Jul 2

Ibis Sanctuary Exploration

6-7:30 p.m. Ibis Sanctuary Exploration BHI Conservancy. Visit the Ibis Sanctuary, a protected and private area of land only accessible with...


Jul 2

Sunset Kayak Tour

6:30 p.m. Sunset Kayak Tour Sail Shop. Watch the sun set while exploring creeks on a kayak tour. Learn about the history of BHI and the...


Jul 2

Overnight Camp

7:30 p.m.-8 a.m., July 3 Overnight Camp BHI Conservancy. Campers ages 7-14 search for wildlife and build a campfire before retreating to...


Jul 2

Movie Night

8:30 p.m. Movie Night Will o’ the Wisp. Catch a classic summer movie, “The Sandlot.” Seats limited. First come, first serve. 910-457-6844...


Jul 2

Birding BHI (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

8:30-10:30 a.m. Birding BHI BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Experience birds in different environments with staff. $15/members; $...


Jul 2

Sandcastle Building Contest (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

10 a.m.-Noon Sandcastle Building Contest Riverside Adventure Co. Come out to beach access #5 to create a masterpiece sandcastle. Judging...


Jul 2

Bald Head Island Artisans Show & Sale (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bald Head Island Artisans Show & Sale BHI Artisans. Come out to the BHA Building where numerous handcrafted items created...


Jul 2

Bocce Tournament (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

11 a.m. Bocce Tournament Shoals Club. Join the fun and a chance to win a trophy. $5/temporary members; no charge/full members. 910-457-3701...


Jul 2

Touch Tank Time (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

1-2 p.m. Touch Tank Time (also 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Meet creatures that inhabit local tidal pools. $5/person. Register...


Jul 2

Red, White & Blue Celebration (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

1-3 p.m. Red, White & Blue Celebration Island Passage. Located at 14 Maritime Way, sip patriotic cocktails while shopping the latest...


Jul 2

Wine & Cheese (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)

4-6 p.m. Wine & Cheese Room Service. Enjoy wine & cheese while browsing the latest products Beautycounter has to offer. A safer...


Jul 2

Kayaking the Creeks (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

5-7 p.m. Kayaking the Creeks (various times.   BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks on a guided...


Jul 2

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

9 p.m.-Midnight Sea Turtle Ride Along (also 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Ride along on ATV with staff looking for...


Jul 3

Guided Kayak Safari

11 a.m. Guided Kayak Safari (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Explore tidal creeks on a guided kayak safari. Learn about the history...


Jul 3

Sunset Sailing

6 p.m. Sunset Sailing (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Experience a relaxing 1½ hour sail on the Cape Fear River. Reservations required...


Jul 3

Carnival Games

11 a.m. Carnival Games Shoals Club. Join the recreation staff for fun games and face painting. No charge. 910-457-3701.


Jul 3

Southern Living Inspired Home Open House

1-4 p.m. Southern Living Inspired Home Open House Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales. Come tour the Southern Living Inspired Home...


Jul 3

Corn Hole Tournament

2 p.m. Corn Hole Tournament Shoals Club. Enjoy a fun corn hole tournament. $5/temporary members; no charge/full members. 910-457-3701.


Jul 3

Sunset Celebration

5:30-9 p.m. Sunset Celebration Riverside Adventure Co. and sponsored by Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales. Bring the family out...


Jul 3

Island Nature Tour (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

9-11 a.m. Island Nature Tour.   BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Experience wildlife in different habitats with Conservancy staff...


Jul 3

Bald Head After Dark (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

8-10 p.m. Bald Head After Dark.   BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Experience wildlife at night, likely including bats, frogs,...


Jul 3

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

9 p.m.-Midnight Sea Turtle Ride Along (also 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Ride along on ATV with staff looking for...


Jul 4

Family Seafood Festival & Cardboard Boat Race

Family Seafood Festival & Cardboard Boat Race~ July 4 & 5 Come see why the Club’s celebration is legendary– sensational seafood, refreshing...


Jul 4

Guided Kayak Safari

11 a.m. Guided Kayak Safari (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Explore tidal creeks on a guided kayak safari. Learn about the history...


Jul 4

Sunset Sailing

6 p.m. Sunset Sailing (various times 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) Sail Shop. Experience a relaxing 1½ hour sail on the Cape Fear River. Reservations required...


Jul 4

Golf Proximity Bash

8 a.m.-2 p.m. Golf Proximity Bash BHI Club. $10/entry fee + greens fee. 910-457-7310.


Jul 4

Tiny Explorers Camp

9-10:30 a.m. Tiny Explorers BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Kids ages 2-4 explore BHI their adult buddy. $15/members; $20/non-members...


Jul 4

SUP Demo Daze

10-11 a.m.  SUP Demo Daze Coastal Urge. Try our new Imagine inflatable SUPs, fits in a backpack so you can travel with it. No charge...


Jul 4

Simon Says

11 a.m. Simon Says Shoals Club. Join the rec staff in this fun game. No charge. 910-457-3701.


Jul 4

Island-Wide Open Houses

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Island-Wide Open Houses (various times) Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales presents a variety of island-wide open...


Jul 4

Pool Party

12-4 p.m. Pool Party Shoals Club. Enjoy fun and games with the family and Capt. Gulliver and his recreation friends. No charge. 910-457...


Jul 4

Mini Meteorologist

1-2:30 p.m. Mini Meteorologist BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Kids get a hands-on experience learning about barrier island weather...


Jul 4

July 4th Golf Cart Parade

2 p.m. July 4th Golf Cart Parade Old Baldy Foundation. Line up at Harbourside Pavilion. Parade begins at 3 p.m. Register at www.oldbaldy...


Jul 4

Craft Hour

3-4 p.m. Craft Hour Shoals Club. Painting air gliders. $5/temporary members; no charge/full members. 910-457-3701.


Jul 4

Glitter Tattoo Party

4-5 p.m. Glitter Tattoo Party Shoals Club. Kids can come out and get glittered. No charge. 910-457-3701.


Jul 4

Family Seafood Festival

5-8 p.m. Family Seafood Festival  BHI Club. Family fun and seafood buffet with live music by Tru Sol. $32/adults; $16/children 3-11...


Jul 4

Cosmos & Cocoa

8:30-10:30 p.m. Cosmos & Cocoa BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Use sky charts and a telescope for stargazing. Minimal light pollution...


Jul 4

Island Nature Tour (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

9-11 a.m. Island Nature Tour.   BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Experience wildlife in different habitats with Conservancy staff...


Jul 4

Budding & Junior Scientist Camps (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

9 a.m.-Noon Budding & Junior Scientist Camps.  BHI Conservancy. Budding campers (ages 4-6) get an introduction to the world of...


Jul 4

Surf Kids Fishing (2:30 PM - 4:30 PM)

2:30-4:30 p.m. Surf Kids Fishing (also 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Kids ages 6-15 experience a hands-on fishing experience...


Jul 4

Kayaking the Creeks (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

5-7 p.m. Kayaking the Creeks (various times 7/2 & 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks on a...


Jul 4

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

9 p.m.-Midnight Sea Turtle Ride Along (also 7/2, 7/3, 7/4) BHI Conservancy. Meet at Conservancy. Ride along on ATV with staff looking for...


Jul 5

Island-Wide Open Houses

1-4 p.m. Island-Wide Open Houses (various times) Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales presents a variety of island-wide open houses...


Jul 5

Cardboard Boat Race

2 p.m. Cardboard Boat Race BHI Club pool. Race for prizes in the 12th Annual Cardboard Boat Race. $20/boat. Teams of up to four people...


Jul 5

Southern Living Inspired Home Reception (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

5-7 p.m. Southern Living Inspired Home Reception Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales. Come out to the Southern Living Inspired Home...


Jul 19

Howl at the Moon (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

An Island tradition for several years running, the Maritime Market hosts the largest beach party each month when the full moon rises out...


Jul 25

3 Day Jr. Golf Camp

Bald Head Island Club.  3 Day Jr. Golf Camp


Jul 2
Jul 9
Jul 16
Jul 23
Jul 30

Bocce Tournament at the Shoals Club (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Bocce Tournament at the Shoals Club $5 temporary members.  910.454.4888 


Jul 2
Jul 9
Jul 16
Jul 23
Jul 30

Touch Tank Time (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

Touch Tank Time Meet and touch the creatures that inhabit island tidepools!  We have horseshoe crabs, spider crabs, sea stars, whelks...


Jul 2
Jul 9
Jul 16
Jul 23
Jul 30

Volleyball Tournament at the Shoals Club (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Volleyball Tournament at the Shoals Club $5 temporary members.  910.454.4888 


Jul 2
Jul 9
Jul 16
Jul 23
Jul 30

Ibis Sanctuary Exploration (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)

Ibis Sanctuary Exploration Explore the quiet solitude of Middle Island while visiting the Ibis Sanctuary, a protected area of land that...


Jul 2
Jul 9
Jul 16
Jul 23
Jul 30

Overnight Camp (7:30 PM - 8:00 AM)

Overnight Camp Campers ages 7-14 will learn survival techniques, search for wildlife and build a campfire before retreating to the Barrier...


Jul 2
Jul 9
Jul 16
Jul 23
Jul 30

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

Sea Turtle Ride Along (seasonal) Ride along with BHI Conservancy staff to get a firsthand look at what it's like to conduct a saturation...


Jul 3
Jul 10
Jul 17
Jul 24
Jul 31

Kayaking the Creeks

Kayaking the Creeks Explore the unspoiled creeks of Bald Head Island on a guided trip with Conservancy staff.  Learn about the beauty...


Jul 3
Jul 10
Jul 17
Jul 24
Jul 31

Crabbing and Cast-Netting

Crabbing and Cast-Netting (seasonal) Perfect the art of crabbing and cast- netting! Grab the entire family, and prepare to get your hands...


Jul 3
Jul 10
Jul 17
Jul 24

Island Nature Tour (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Where700 Federal Rd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA (map) DescriptionJoin professional naturalists on a guided tour of the wildlife hotspots...


Jul 3
Jul 10
Jul 17
Jul 24

Carnival Games at the Shoals Club (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Carnival Games at the Shoals Club 910.454.4888 


Jul 3
Jul 10
Jul 17
Jul 24

Cornhole Tournament at the Shoals Club (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Cornhole Tournament at the Shoals Club $5 temporary members.  910.454.4888 


Jul 3
Jul 10
Jul 17
Jul 24

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

Sea Turtle Ride Along (seasonal) Ride along with BHI Conservancy staff to get a firsthand look at what it's like to conduct a saturation...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Kayaking the Creeks

Kayaking the Creeks Explore the unspoiled creeks of Bald Head Island on a guided trip with Conservancy staff.  Learn about the beauty...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Crabbing and Cast-Netting

Crabbing and Cast-Netting (seasonal) Perfect the art of crabbing and cast- netting! Grab the entire family, and prepare to get your hands...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Lap Swim at the BHI Club (7:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

LAP SWIMMING ONLY - EVERY MORNING FROM 7-9am – NO RECREATION SWIMMING ALLOWED DURING THIS TIME 910.477.5015 


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

KID’S DISCOVERY SCUBA CLASS (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

KID’S DISCOVERY SCUBA CLASS 8am-10am RR/LS/$55 910.477.5015 


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Tiny Explorers Camp (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

Tiny Explorers Explore Bald Head Island's wonders with your child!  This program is for kids ages 2-4 years old with their adult...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Budding Naturalist (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Budding Naturalist Kids ages 4 - 6 years old will get  a fun introduction to the world of “wild things.”  There is an early...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Jr. Scientist (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Junior Scientist Kids ages 7 - 10 years old will explore the many habitats of BHI through outdoor activities, like nature hikes, with a...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Island Nature Tour (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Where700 Federal Rd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA (map) DescriptionJoin professional naturalists on a guided tour of the wildlife hotspots...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Water Aerobics at the BHI Club (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Water Aerobics at the BHI Club 910.477.5015 


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

TEAM FIELD SPORTS at the BHI Club (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

TEAM FIELD SPORTS 11am-12:30pm CL Flag Football/ Capture the Flag/ Kickball/ect.. 910.477.5015 


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Simon Says at Shoals Club (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Simon Says at the Shoals Club.     Fun on the presentation deck.  910.454.4888 


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Splashtastic Pool Games at the Shoals Club (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Splashtastic Pool Games at the Shoals Club.   Games to see who can make the most splash!  910.454.4888 ...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Touch Tank Time (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

Touch Tank Time Meet and touch the creatures that inhabit island tidepools!  We have horseshoe crabs, spider crabs, sea stars, whelks...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Mini Meteorologist (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Mini Meteorologist (seasonal) Kids will gets a hands-on experience learning about Barrier Island weather and a close up look at an official...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Pee Wee & Jr. Golf Clinic (2:30 PM - 3:00 PM)

2:30-3 p.m. Pee Wee & Jr. Golf Clinic  BHI Club. Call the pro shop for more details. 910-457-7310.


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Surf Kid's Fishing (2:30 PM - 4:30 PM)

Surf Kid's Fishing (seasonal) Kids ages 6 - 15 years old will experience a hands-on fishing experience using techniques that include...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Craft Hour at the Shoals Club (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Craft Hour at the Shoals Club. Paint your own Air Gliders, $5 temporary members.  910.454.4888 


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Sunset Celebration (5:30 PM - 9:00 PM)

5:30-9 p.m. Sunset Celebration Riverside Adventure Co. and sponsored by Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales. Bring the family out...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Family Flicks at the Shoals Club (8:00 PM - 11:00 PM)

Family Flicks at the Shoals Club. Tickets include popcorn and a drink.  $5/person or $20/family (up to 6 people) for temporary members...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Cosmos and Cocoa (8:30 PM - 10:00 PM)

Cosmos and Cocoa (seasonal) Use our sky charts and telescope to enhance your stargazing experience while viewing constellations and plants...


Jul 4
Jul 11
Jul 18
Jul 25

Sea Turtle Ride Along (9:00 PM - 12:00 AM)

Sea Turtle Ride Along (seasonal) Ride along with BHI Conservancy staff to get a firsthand look at what it's like to conduct a saturation...


Jul 5
Jul 12
Jul 19
Jul 26

Kayaking the Creeks

Kayaking the Creeks Explore the unspoiled creeks of Bald Head Island on a guided trip with Conservancy staff.  Learn about the beauty...

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