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

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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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Android class at the Bald Head Island Club

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Jay Vics will be teaching an Android class at the BHI club from 9 to 11am.  The cost is $25 and payment will be accepted the morning of the workshop.  Please RSVP by November 20th at the following link: http://www.bhiclub.net/workshops.  Assorted coffees, teas and breakfast pastries/muffins will be provided at 9am.   Please Note – This is for Androids, not iPhones.

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Member Wine Dinner at the BHI Club

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Member Wine Dinner Saturday, November 22nd : 6:00pm Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres ~ 6:30 pm Dinner  $62.99 per person++ | Limited Reservations Available & Complimentary for Wine Society Members Tax and Gratuity Not Included. Call 910.457.7300  to make your reservation for this year's annual Member Wine Dinner and sample some of Chef's favorite recipes along with carefully paired California boutique wines. 

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Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet Thursday, November 27th : 11:30 am ~ 3:30 pm    $30.00 per person  | $16.00 for children aged 4-12 | Under 3 Complimentary     Tax and Gratuity Included.    Come together for a celebration of family, tradition and a bountiful meal. This popular event sells out quickly so make your reservation early by calling: 910.457.7300.

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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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Posh Pet Parade

Friday, November 28, 2014

Posh Pet Parade    Friday, November 28th: 2:00 pm    Clubhouse Circle    $10.00 per pet to enter and all proceeds benefit a local shelter    Pets of all shapes and sizes are invited to strut their stuff for the annual Posh Pet Parade. Prizes will be awarded in all three categories: Best Trick, Best Costume and Best in Show.    For more information call: 910.477.5015.

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Bald Head Island Artisans Show and Sale at the BHI Club.

Friday, November 28, 2014

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Black Friday sale at Bald Head Blues

Friday, November 28, 2014

Bald Head Blues will be hosting their "Black Friday" sale, with soeme deep discounts. BHB will have some new items as well, and it's a perfect time to knock out your holiday gift list!  

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Oyster Roast at the Market

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Maritime Market will be hosting a Thanksgiving Oyster Roast on the side porch!  This is a casual family-style (and family-friendly) event that always sells out.  The buffet is bountiful and includes steamed oysters, steamed shrimp, and loads of Chip's special side items, plus a few chef surprises.  We do require reservations for this, and payment is made at the event.  Go to http://maritimemarketbhi.com/oyster-roast.aspx

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Karaoke at MoJo's

Friday, November 28, 2014

Mojo's at the Harbor is hosting adult Karaoke night on Friday night during Thanksgiving weekend.  

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Turtle Trot

Friday, November 28, 2014

BHI Conservancy Programs, Camps and Special Events 3.1 mile (5K) run/walk 1/2 beach, 1/2 road registration from 8:30-9:15 AM race begins at 9:30 AM prize for top male and female finisher in each age category $35 adult preregistration, $40 day of race $25 child (under 12) preregistration, $30 day of race t-shirt included in registration price All proceeds benefit our Sea Turtle Protection Program by funding monitoring and tagging equipment.  

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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! 

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BHI Club Holiday Craft Workshop

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The BHI Club's annual Holiday Craft Workshop happens on Saturday, Nov. 29th from Noon - 3:00pm in the Palms Room.  The cost is only $25.00 per person.  This activity is designed for kids aged 5 and up and adults too! Crafts include: ginger bread house decorating, tag and ornament designs & more DIY keepsakes.  Please register in advance by calling: 910-477-5015. 

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Light Up the Holidays Open House and Christmas Tree Auction

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Old Baldy's annual Light Up the Holidays Open House and Christmas Tree Auction takes place on Saturday, Nov. 29th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Old Baldy Lighthouse.  The lighthouse, grounds and keeper's cottage are all decked out in traditional holiday greenery and aglow with twinkle lights.  Also, drop by the Keeper's Cottage and pick up a free, 3'  table top artificial tree.  Then, decorate your tree with a theme of your choice and donate the tree back to Old Baldy for the silent tree auction.  All trees will be on display at island locations and at Old Baldy before the open house.  All proceeds benefit historic preservation. Contact Old Baldy with questions at 910-457-7481 

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Holiday Craft Workshop

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Holiday Craft Workshop    Saturday, November 29th: 12:00 pm~ 3:00 pm    Palms Room    $25.00 per person    This activity is designed for kids aged 5 and up and adults too! Crafts include: Ginger Bread House Decorating, Tag and Ornament Designs & more DIY keepsakes!    Please register in advance by calling: 910.477.5015.