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Island Activities & Events for May 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.
May 7
May 14
May 21
May 28

Champagne Shopping at Island Passage (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Enjoy Champagne Shopping at Island Passage!  Shop our  wonderful selection of Spring fashions while enjoying "bubbly"...


May 5
May 12

Bald Eagle Hike (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

Where700 Federal Rd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA (map) DescriptionExplore the quiet solitude of Middle Island while visiting the Ibis...


May 7
May 14
May 21
May 28

Half Day Golf School (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Half Day Golf School  BHI Club. Sign up early as this event has limited space by calling the golf shop at 910-457-7310...


May 6

First Friday Fire Pits

First Friday Fire Pits ~ Begins February 5 Gather round the coziest new spot on the island to share cocktails, delicious appetizers and...


May 7

Derby Day

Derby Day ~ May 7 All bets are on as you enjoy refreshing mint juleps and watch the racing action unfold on the big screen while indulging...


May 7

Celebrate Mother's Day at Island Passage (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Island Passage will celebrate all Mothers from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm. We will be serving mimosas and giving a special gift to those wonderful...


May 8

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day Brunch ~ May 8   Our Mother’s Day brunch with jazz piano entertainment by Vince Stout is the perfect way to show Mom that...


May 21

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...


May 26

Cardio Tennis (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

8-9 a.m. Cardio Tennis BHI Club. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910-477-5016 for reservations. ...


May 26

Painted Bunting Tour (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

8:30-10:30 a.m. Painted Bunting Tour BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Go Bunting hunting to view this spectacular bird with Conservancy...


May 26

Golf Clinics & Schools (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

9 & 10 a.m. Golf Clinics & Schools BHI Club. Various ladies, mens and half day golf school and clinics. Call 910-457-7310 to register....


May 26

Kayaking the Creeks (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

10 a.m.-Noon Kayaking the Creeks BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks of BHI on a guided trip with Conservancy...


May 26

Island-Wide Open Houses (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

1-4 p.m. Island-Wide Open Houses Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales presents a variety of island-wide open houses to introduce you...


May 26

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

2:30-4:30 p.m. Marsh Kids Fishing BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Kids ages 6-15 years old experience a hands-on fishing...


May 27

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Bald Head Island is the one of the best places to officially kick off summer, with parties, kids’ activities and a host of island-wide events...


May 27

Cardio Tennis (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

8-9 a.m. Cardio Tennis BHI Club. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910-477-5016 for reservations. ...


May 27

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

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


May 27

Golf Clinics & Schools (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

9 & 10 a.m. Golf Clinics & Schools BHI Club. Various ladies, mens and half day golf school and clinics. Call 910-457-7310 to register....


May 27

Tiny Tots Tennis (10:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

10:30-11 a.m. Tiny Tots Tennis   BHI Club. Kids 4-6 years old. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910...


May 27

Kayaking the Creeks (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

10 a.m.-Noon Kayaking the Creeks BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks of BHI on a guided trip with Conservancy...


May 27

Island-Wide Open Houses (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

1-4 p.m. Island-Wide Open Houses Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales presents a variety of island-wide open houses to introduce you...


May 27

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

2:30-4:30 p.m. Surf Kids Fishing BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Kids ages 6-15 years old experience a hands-on fishing experience...


May 27

Crabbing & Cast Netting (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

4-5:30 p.m. Crabbing & Cast Netting BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Perfect the art of crabbing and cast netting with...


May 27

Kids Night Out Shoals Club (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Friday, May 27th 6-9pm                             Kids Night Out –...


May 27

Sunset Sailboat Cruise (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

6-8 p.m. Sunset Sailboat Cruise (also Sat. & Sun.) Sail Shop. Enjoy a sunset funsail with the family. $75/adult; $37.50/kids 12 and...


May 27

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

6-7:30 p.m. Ibis Sanctuary Exploration BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Explore Middle Island while visiting the Ibis Sanctuary...


May 27

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

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


May 28

Cardio Tennis (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

8-9 a.m. Cardio Tennis BHI Club. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910-477-5016 for reservations. ...


May 28

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

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


May 28

Golf Clinics & Schools (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

9 & 10 a.m. Golf Clinics & Schools BHI Club. Various ladies, mens and half day golf school and clinics. Call 910-457-7310 to register....


May 28

Smith Island Art League Show & Sale (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Smith Island Art League Show & Sale Smith Island Art League. BH Association Center. Annual art show and sale features...


May 28

BHI Artisans Show & Sale (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. BHI Artisans Show & Sale BHI Artisans. Come out to the porch of Village Hall. BHI Artisans showcase their handmade items...


May 28

Doubles Tennis Tournament (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Doubles Tennis Tournament BHI Club. 3.5 level & up. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910-477-...


May 28

Beach Games at the Shoals Club (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Saturday, May 28th 11am                                ...


May 28

Touch Tank Time (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

12-1 p.m. Touch Tank Time (also Mon.) BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Touch creatures that inhabit local tidal pools. $5/person...


May 28

Will o’ the Wisp Grand Opening Party (12:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

12-9 p.m. Will o’ the Wisp Grand Opening Party Will o’ the Wisp. Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine from new lists. Order Marina Pizza and...


May 28

Kayaking the Creeks (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

12-2 p.m. Kayaking the Creeks BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks of BHI on a guided trip with Conservancy...


May 28

Guided Creek Safari (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

12-2 p.m. Guided Creek Safari Sail Shop. Explore Fishing Creek on a guided kayak safari. Connected to Bald Head Creek, Fishing Creek is...


May 28

Island-Wide Open Houses (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

1-4 p.m. Island-Wide Open Houses Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales presents a variety of island-wide open houses to introduce you...


May 28

Champagne & Shopping (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

1-3 p.m. Champagne & Shopping Island Passage. Come out and enjoy champagne while shopping and earn coupons for upcoming visits. 910...


May 28

Reptile Round Up (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

1-2 p.m. Reptile Round Up BHI Conservancy. Learn about and touch live reptiles, turtle shells, snake sheds, and more. $5/person. Register...


May 28

Kick Off Summer at Island Passage (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Come help Island Passage "Kick Off Summer" with a special red, white and blue celebration from 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm at the store....


May 28

Scavenger Hunt Shoals Club (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Scavenger Hunt    Race around the island! 1 team per Golf Cart, all drivers must be licensed!    $5.00 For Temp. Members...


May 28

Craft Hour at the Shoals Club (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Craft Hour Show us your artistic talent by painting your very own Air Gliders!  $5.00 to make 2 crafts – Full Members Free  ...


May 28

Hands on Dissection (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

2-3 p.m. Hands on Dissection BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Dissect a range of specimens from squid to dogfish. $5/person. Register...


May 28

Art Show (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

6-9 p.m. Art Show All About Art. Come browse works by artist Barb Scalia and furniture designer Kerry Dale. 910-368-5336. 


May 28

Sunset Kayak Tour (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)

6:30-8 p.m. Sunset Kayak Tour Sail Shop. Enjoy a beautiful sunset while paddling the creek. $55/single kayaks; $80/double kayaks. Reservations...


May 28

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

8:30-10 p.m. Cosmos & Cocoa BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Use sky charts and telescope to stargaze. $15/non-members; $10...


May 29

Memorial Day Red, White & Blue Cookout

Memorial Day Red, White & Blue Cookout ~ May 29 Great food, live music and our red, white and blue themed cookout will get you ready for...


May 29

Cardio Tennis (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

8-9 a.m. Cardio Tennis BHI Club. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910-477-5016 for reservations. ...


May 29

Turtle Trot (8:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

8:30-11 a.m. Turtle Trot BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. 3.1 mile (5K) fun run/walk. Half beach, half road. Proceeds benefit...


May 29

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

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


May 29

Golf Clinics & Schools (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

9 & 10 a.m. Golf Clinics & Schools BHI Club. Various ladies, mens and half day golf school and clinics. Call 910-457-7310 to register....


May 29

Smith Island Art League Show & Sale (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Smith Island Art League Show & Sale Smith Island Art League. BH Association Center. Annual art show and sale features...


May 29

Art Classes (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Classes (also Mon.) All About Art. Peggy Cleary will offer adult and children art classes. 910-368-5336. 


May 29

Tiny Tots Tennis (10:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

10:30-11 a.m. Tiny Tots Tennis   BHI Club. Kids 4-6 years old. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910...


May 29

Junior Tennis Tournament (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Junior Tennis Tournament BHI Club. Kids 7-12 years old. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop...


May 29

Shoals Club Pool Party (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Shoals Club Pool Party – Fun pool games with tons of prizes for all ages! You may even be able to see our very own Shoals’ Captain!


May 29

Pool Party (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

12-4 p.m. Pool Party Shoals Club. Pool games with tons of prizes. 910-457-3701.


May 29

Kayaking the Creeks (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

1-3 p.m. Kayaking the Creeks BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks of BHI on a guided trip with Conservancy...


May 29

Guided Creek Safari (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

1-3 p.m. Guided Creek Safari Sail Shop. Explore Fishing Creek on a guided kayak safari. Connected to Bald Head Creek, Fishing Creek is...


May 29

Island-Wide Open Houses (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

1-4 p.m. Island-Wide Open Houses Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales presents a variety of island-wide open houses to introduce you...


May 29

Shoals Club Memorial Tie Dye (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Memorial Tie Dye  --- Make a memory in this Shoals Club Classic! Shoals Club shirts included! Great fun for everyone!


May 29

Archery Camp Preview & Free Clinic (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

4-5:30 p.m. Archery Camp Preview & Free Clinic Sail Shop. Kids 6+. Adults welcome. Safe & fun for all ages. Reservations recommended...


May 29

Side Porch Blues, Brews & Barbecue (5:00 PM - 7:30 PM)

5 p.m. Side Porch Blues, Brews & Barbecue Maritime Market. Enjoy craft beer, brisket, barbecue, chicken and sides as well as entertainment...


May 29

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...


May 29

Crabbing & Cast Netting (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)

6-7:30 p.m. Crabbing & Cast Netting BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Perfect the art of crabbing and cast netting with...


May 29

Shoals Club Lobster Night (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Shoals Club 6 p.m. Lobster Night at the Shoals Club Shoals Club. Delicious food , a live bluegrass band & cash bar. Visit Like us on Facebook...


May 29

Family Flick Night at the Shoals Club (8:30 PM - 10:30 PM)

Family Flick – Curl up on the Latitudes deck for family fun under the stars!  Family Pass $20 (up to 6 people) $5 a ticket, Free for...


May 30

Cardio Tennis (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)

8-9 a.m. Cardio Tennis BHI Club. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910-477-5016 for reservations. ...


May 30

Crabbing & Cast Netting (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM)

Crabbing & Cast Netting BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Perfect the art of crabbing and cast netting with the entire...


May 2
May 9
May 16
May 23
May 30

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...


May 30

Shoals Club Fun Run (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Fun Run  --- Join the Shoals for a 1 mile Fun Run for all ages! Medals for the winners in each age category! Registration starts...


May 30

Golf Clinics & Schools (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

9 & 10 a.m. Golf Clinics & Schools BHI Club. Various ladies, mens and half day golf school and clinics. Call 910-457-7310 to register....


May 30

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

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


May 30

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

9 a.m.-12 p.m. Budding & Junior Scientist Camps & Conservations Corps BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Children ages 4-...


May 30

Tiny Explorer (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)

9-10:30 a.m. Tiny Explorers BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Children ages 2-4 explore the island with their adult buddy. $15/members...


May 30

Art Classes (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Classes. All About Art. Peggy Cleary will offer adult and children art classes. 910-368-5336. 


May 30

Tiny Tots Tennis (10:30 AM - 11:00 AM)

10:30-11 a.m. Tiny Tots Tennis   BHI Club. Kids 4-6 years old. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the Tennis pro shop or call 910...


May 30

Memorial Day Service (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

11:30 a.m. Memorial Day Service Old Baldy Foundation. Attend our annual Memorial Day Service to honor fallen military service members. Bring...


May 30

Touch Tank Time (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

12-1 p.m. Touch Tank Time (also Mon.) BHI Conservancy. Meet at the Conservancy. Touch creatures that inhabit local tidal pools. $5/person...


May 30

Kayaking the Creeks (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

1-3 p.m. Kayaking the Creeks BHI Conservancy. Meet at Village Creek access. Explore unspoiled creeks of BHI on a guided trip with Conservancy...


May 30

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

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


May 30

Sunset Social (5:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Sunset Celebration sponsored Riverside Adventure Co. features jugglers, a puppet show, music, and a beach party with a drum circle, bonfire...


May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24
May 31

Ladies 18 Hole

Ladies 18 Hole.


May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24

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

Where: 700 Federal Rd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA (map)  Description: Bald Head Island offers fantastic opportunities for birding...


May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24

Bald Head Island Yoga (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Betsy Kimmel is offering weekly yoga classes at The Bald Head Association. Classes are Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:00 am. You can...


May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24

Reptile Roundup (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

Join BHI Conservancy staff members in our Fleming Environmental Center to get up close and personal with our classroom reptiles. Learn...


May 4
May 11
May 18
May 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...


May 5
May 12
May 19
May 26

Mens & Ladies Golf Clinic

Mens & Ladies Golf Clinic. 


May 5
May 12
May 19
May 26

Bald Head Island Yoga (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Betsy Kimmel is offering weekly yoga classes at The Bald Head Association. Classes are Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:00 am. You can...


May 6
May 13
May 20
May 27

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...


May 7
May 14
May 21
May 28

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

Where: 700 Federal Rd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA (map)  Description: Bald Head Island offers fantastic opportunities for birding...


May 7
May 14
May 21
May 28

Reptile Roundup (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

Join BHI Conservancy staff members in our Fleming Environmental Center to get up close and personal with our classroom reptiles. Learn about...


May 1
May 8
May 15
May 22
May 29

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...

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