Island Activities & Events

From our legendary July Fourth Golf Cart Parade to Pirate Weekend, Bald Head Island offers year-round special events, traditions and activities for the entire family.

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Shoals Club Enjoy German

Oct 18, Oct 25, Nov 1

Saturdays October 4~11~18~25 Enjoy German–inspired beer, wine, and entrée specials 

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Howl at the Moon 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Howl at the Moon.  Maritime Market event. Meet at beach access #39. BYOB and bring an appetizer to share.  For information call 910-457-7450.

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Maritime Classic Road Race

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Calling all runners! The Maritime Classic Road Race is a local favorite, and Bald Head Island is truly a runner's paradise. The 30th annual Maritime Classic features a one mile Fun Run, 5k and 10k race. Aportion of the proceeds will be donated to the  Old Baldy Foundation to support their Fresnel Lens fundraising campaign. The Fun Run starts at noon on November 8, and the 5K and 10K start at 12:30. Early registration is $50 for race, t-shirt and round-trip ferry passage and $35 for race and t-shirt only. Race day registration is $55 for race, t-shirt and round-trip ferry and $40 for race and t-shirt only. Make a weekend of it and stay on island. Bald Head Island Limited is offering 20% off accomomdations on November 7 and 8. Click here for details or to make your reservation. Click here to downtoad the brochure and entry form.

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Plein Aire Workshop with Chappy Valente

Friday, November 21, 2014

Plein Aire Workshop with Chappy Valente If you’d like to explore painting outdoors for yourself, Chappy Valente is teaching a Plein Aire Workshop from November 21-23. The cost is $315, which includes supplies.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet ~ November 27 Bring family and friends to recognize Thanksgiving with our spectacular buffet. Make your reservation early as this is one of our most popular events.

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Shoals Club Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner, Thursday, November 27 Delight in classic Thanksgiving items served family style, Prices and Times TBD

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Peggy Cleary will be teaching at All About Art

Friday, November 28, 2014

Back on Bald Head Island, Peggy Cleary will be teaching classes for kids and adults during Thanksgiving weekend, November 28-29. Call All About Art at 910-336-5336 or email us at allaboutartbhi@gmail.com for more information. Come by the gallery that weekend and check out our new jewelry from Nina Nguyen, Brewster Designs, and more, and kick off your holiday gift shopping!

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The Smith Island Art League of BHI Thanksgiving Art Show and Sale

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Smith Island Art League of Bald Head Island will hold its annual Thanksgiving weekend art show and sale on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the BHI Association Center, 111 Lighthouse Wynd (to the right of the Chapel).  The show is open to the public with free admission from 10 am – 5 pm each day.  For more information contact Jane Johnson (910) 457-6229 or jjatbhi@bellsouth.net.  The Art League presently has 20 members with a variety of styles and mediums and will be showing ceramics, oil and watercolor paintings, cards, prints, jewelry, fabric art, stained glass, gifts and more at the 2 day show.  Learn about the League and its artists at www.smithislandartleague.com

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Thanksgiving Fun Run

Saturday, November 29, 2014

On November 29th at 10 a.m. The Shoals Club will have a 1 mile fun run starting at the shoals. Free for members, $5.00 for Non Members. Shirts are $10.00. Plus a Gobble Contest after run!