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 Members' Social

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20, Aug 27, Sep 3

Shoals Club Event. 5-6 p.m. Member's enjoy a social on the Verandahs with complimentary hors d'oeurves. Members are welcome to extend their evening and take advantage of their customary membership discount to enjoy menu items at Latitudes and in the Dining Room.  

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Free Family Fun Day Sunday

Jul 20, Jul 27, Aug 3, Aug 10

Riverside Adventure Company.  Enjoy a little southern hospitality, compliments of Riverside Adventure Co., Sandpiper Coffee & Ice Cream and Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales.  All activities are free!  FREE Ice cream, family portraits, pirate ship rides, a free puppet show, games and prizes for the entire family.  The FUN begins at 6:00 pm every Sunday.

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Ghost Walk

Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4, Aug 11

Over 500 years of island history and legend are explored through story, action and song on this 75 minute walking tour in and around the marina and Old Baldy.  Come face to face with pirates and explores, light keepers and lifesavers, abandoned sailors and lost souls.  Monday - Friday, 7:30 pm.  Meet at Riverside Adventure Co.  Reservations recommended.

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Splashtastic Pool Games at the Shoals Club

Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25, Sep 1

Shoals Club.    Monday – Splashtastic Pool Games 1pm-3pm   

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Luna Forest Puppet Theater

Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4, Aug 11

Next to Delphina stands a small but ancient forest, magically inhabited by the Luna Sea Puppeteers.  Every week night at 6:00 p.m., enjoy a Bald Head Island original puppet show.  Pirates, mermaids, sea captains and friendly creatures from the deep will enchant visitors of all ages.

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Childrens Treasure Hunt

Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4, Aug 11

Riverside Adventure Company.  Dress up like pirates, board the 'Luna Sea' and search for buried treasure.  Along the route, meet island pirates, sing sea chanties, and come face to face with Colonel Dread!  Ages 5-12, every Monday-Friday.

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Childrens Treasure Hunt

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12

Riverside Adventure Company.  Dress up like pirates, board the 'Luna Sea' and search for buried treasure.  Along the route, meet island pirates, sing sea chanties, and come face to face with Colonel Dread!  Ages 5-12, every Monday-Friday.

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Luna Forest Puppet Theater

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12

Next to Delphina stands a small but ancient forest, magically inhabited by the Luna Sea Puppeteers.  Every week night at 6:00 p.m., enjoy a Bald Head Island original puppet show.  Pirates, mermaids, sea captains and friendly creatures from the deep will enchant visitors of all ages.

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Shoals Club Poolside Pandemonium

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26

Poolside Pandemonium! Tuesdays 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Prices TBD  Poolside Cookout ~ Games & Contests ~ Extreme Fun!

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Quiz Night

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12

Riverside Adventure Company.  Join that infamous brainy Brit, Sir Kenny Dewet, as he challenges your knowledge and wit with questions for all ages and interests.  Tuesday & Thursday at 6:00 pm sharp, at the Sail Shop's outdoor gathering hole, 'Will o'the Wisp'.  Prizes for the highest and lowest scores.  Limited seating, so sign up early at the Sail Shop.

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Hula Hoop at the Shoals Club

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 2

Shoals Club. Tuesday – Hula Hoop 1pm-2pm   

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Ghost Walk

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12

Over 500 years of island history and legend are explored through story, action and song on this 75 minute walking tour in and around the marina and Old Baldy.  Come face to face with pirates and explores, light keepers and lifesavers, abandoned sailors and lost souls.  Monday - Friday, 7:30 pm.  Meet at Riverside Adventure Co.  Reservations recommended.

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Ghost Walk

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13

Over 500 years of island history and legend are explored through story, action and song on this 75 minute walking tour in and around the marina and Old Baldy.  Come face to face with pirates and explores, light keepers and lifesavers, abandoned sailors and lost souls.  Monday - Friday, 7:30 pm.  Meet at Riverside Adventure Co.  Reservations recommended.

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Wacky Wednesday Water Relays at the Shoals Club.

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20, Aug 27, Sep 3

Shoals Club.  Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday Water Relay Races 1pm-3pm 

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Luna Forest Puppet Theater

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13

Next to Delphina stands a small but ancient forest, magically inhabited by the Luna Sea Puppeteers.  Every week night at 6:00 p.m., enjoy a Bald Head Island original puppet show.  Pirates, mermaids, sea captains and friendly creatures from the deep will enchant visitors of all ages.

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Childrens Treasure Hunt

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13

Riverside Adventure Company.  Dress up like pirates, board the 'Luna Sea' and search for buried treasure.  Along the route, meet island pirates, sing sea chanties, and come face to face with Colonel Dread!  Ages 5-12, every Monday-Friday.

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Sunset Celebration

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13

Every Wednesday evening, beginning at 6 PM, join in the fun at Riverside Adventure Co., Delphina Cantina and Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales.  Music, arts & crafts, family games, juggling, a drum circle, & DJ Fray.  Near sunset, the party moves to West Beach for a s'mores party.

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Childrens Treasure Hunt

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14

Riverside Adventure Company.  Dress up like pirates, board the 'Luna Sea' and search for buried treasure.  Along the route, meet island pirates, sing sea chanties, and come face to face with Colonel Dread!  Ages 5-12, every Monday-Friday.

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Luna Forest Puppet Theater

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14

Next to Delphina stands a small but ancient forest, magically inhabited by the Luna Sea Puppeteers.  Every week night at 6:00 p.m., enjoy a Bald Head Island original puppet show.  Pirates, mermaids, sea captains and friendly creatures from the deep will enchant visitors of all ages.

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Quiz Night

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14

Riverside Adventure Company. Join that infamous brainy Brit, Sir Kenny Dewet, as he challenges your knowledge and wit with questions for all ages and interests.  Tuesday & Thursday at 6:00 pm sharp, at the Sail Shop's outdoor gathering hole, 'Will o'the Wisp'.  Prizes for the highest and lowest scores.  Limited seating, so sign up early at the Sail Shop. 

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Big Kahuna Splash Competition

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14, Aug 21, Aug 28, Sep 4

Shoals Club.  Thursday – Big Kahuna Splash Competition 12-1pm 

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Kids' Night Out at the Shoals Club

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14, Aug 21, Aug 28

Kids' Night Out at the Shoals Club.  6:00 - 8:30pm Kid’s Night Out – Parents enjoy and evening to yourself without worry about a babysitter. Kids will enjoy crafts, games, and dinner with themes changing weekly.  Please Pre-Register for program.  Pre-Payment is required.  $35.00 Temporary Members $25.00 Full members per child.  Must be registered by 2 pm day of Program.  Dinner is provided.     6/19/14  Magic School Bus- Inside Earth 6/26/14  Da Vinci 7/3/14    Underwater 7/10/14  Dinosaurs 7/17/14  Super Heroes 7/24/14  Eating Healthy/Exercising 7/31/14  Space 8/7/14    Gardening/Farming 8/14/14  Alice in Wonderland 8/21/14  Dr.  Seuss  

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Tie Dye at the Shoals Club

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14, Aug 21, Aug 28, Sep 4

Tie Dye at the Shoals Club.  2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  $10 for temporary members, $8 for full members, t-shirt included.

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Ghost Walk

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14

Over 500 years of island history and legend are explored through story, action and song on this 75 minute walking tour in and around the marina and Old Baldy.  Come face to face with pirates and explores, light keepers and lifesavers, abandoned sailors and lost souls.  Monday - Friday, 7:30 pm.  Meet at Riverside Adventure Co.  Reservations recommended.

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Ghost Walk

Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15

Over 500 years of island history and legend are explored through story, action and song on this 75 minute walking tour in and around the marina and Old Baldy.  Come face to face with pirates and explores, light keepers and lifesavers, abandoned sailors and lost souls.  Monday - Friday, 7:30 pm.  Meet at Riverside Adventure Co.  Reservations recommended.

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Pool Invasion Pool Games at the Shoals Club

Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 22, Aug 29, Sep 5

Shoals Club.  Friday – Pool Invasion Pool Games 12-1pm 

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Luna Forest Puppet Theater

Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15

Next to Delphina stands a small but ancient forest, magically inhabited by the Luna Sea Puppeteers.  Every week night at 6:00 p.m., enjoy a Bald Head Island original puppet show.  Pirates, mermaids, sea captains and friendly creatures from the deep will enchant visitors of all ages.

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Childrens Treasure Hunt

Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15

Riverside Adventure Company.  Dress up like pirates, board the 'Luna Sea' and search for buried treasure.  Along the route, meet island pirates, sing sea chanties, and come face to face with Colonel Dread!  Ages 5-12, every Monday-Friday.

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Sand Castle Competition

Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 22, Aug 29

Shoals Club.       Sand Castle Competition – Come enjoy our beautiful beach while having fun with the family.  

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Game Day at the Shoals Club

Jul 19, Jul 26, Aug 2, Aug 9, Aug 16, Aug 23, Aug 30

Game Day at the Shoals – Enjoy our Bocce Ball Court, along with Corn hole and Horse Shoes.

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Family Flick at the Shoals Club

Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25, Sep 1, Sep 8, Sep 15

Family Flick at the Shoals Club.  8:30-10:30pm Family Flick – Great movies and snacks! Fun for the whole family.  

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YOGA at the Shoals Club

Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25, Sep 1

Yoga at the Shoals Club.  Classes taught by independent instructor Dolores O'Callaghan.  All classes are conducted on the Presentation Deck overlooking East Beach at the Shoals Club Classes meet Rain or Shine.  Open to all experience levels Monday through Friday from 8:45 am – 9:45 am  Classes will begin on Monday, June 23th and be offered through Friday, August 22rd.  Fees:  $15 per day or $60 per week, all fees are payable directly to the instructor.  Mats and blocks will be provided.  For additional information please contact Dolores O’Callaghan at 203.803.9069 or stedebonnet.wynd@gmail.com   Classed for Thursday, July 3 and Friday, July 4 will not be held. 

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YOGA at the Shoals Club

Jul 22, Jul 29, Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 2

Yoga at the Shoals Club.  Classes taught by independent instructor Dolores O'Callaghan.  All classes are conducted on the Presentation Deck overlooking East Beach at the Shoals Club Classes meet Rain or Shine.  Open to all experience levels Monday through Friday from 8:45 am – 9:45 am  Classes will begin on Monday, June 23th and be offered through Friday, August 22rd.  Fees:  $15 per day or $60 per week, all fees are payable directly to the instructor.  Mats and blocks will be provided.  For additional information please contact Dolores O’Callaghan at 203.803.9069 or stedebonnet.wynd@gmail.com 

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YOGA at the Shoals Club

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20, Aug 27, Sep 3

Yoga at the Shoals Club.  Classes taught by independent instructor Dolores O'Callaghan.  All classes are conducted on the Presentation Deck overlooking East Beach at the Shoals Club Classes meet Rain or Shine.  Open to all experience levels Monday through Friday from 8:45 am – 9:45 am  Classes will begin on Monday, June 23th and be offered through Friday, August 22rd.  Fees:  $15 per day or $60 per week, all fees are payable directly to the instructor.  Mats and blocks will be provided.  For additional information please contact Dolores O’Callaghan at 203.803.9069 or stedebonnet.wynd@gmail.com 

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Reading with Captain Charlie

Jul 23, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20, Aug 27, Sep 3

Reading with Captain Charlie at the Shoals Club.   – Join Captain Charlie at the wading pool to read a fun adventure book.

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YOGA at the Shoals Club

Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7, Aug 14, Aug 21, Aug 28, Sep 4

Yoga at the Shoals Club.  Classes taught by independent instructor Dolores O'Callaghan.  All classes are conducted on the Presentation Deck overlooking East Beach at the Shoals Club Classes meet Rain or Shine.  Open to all experience levels Monday through Friday from 8:45 am – 9:45 am  Classes will begin on Monday, June 23th and be offered through Friday, August 22rd.  Fees:  $15 per day or $60 per week, all fees are payable directly to the instructor.  Mats and blocks will be provided.  For additional information please contact Dolores O’Callaghan at 203.803.9069 or stedebonnet.wynd@gmail.com 

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YOGA at the Shoals Club

Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 22, Aug 29, Sep 5

Yoga at the Shoals Club.  Classes taught by independent instructor Dolores O'Callaghan.  All classes are conducted on the Presentation Deck overlooking East Beach at the Shoals Club Classes meet Rain or Shine.  Open to all experience levels Monday through Friday from 8:45 am – 9:45 am  Classes will begin on Monday, June 23th and be offered through Friday, August 22rd.  Fees:  $15 per day or $60 per week, all fees are payable directly to the instructor.  Mats and blocks will be provided.  For additional information please contact Dolores O’Callaghan at 203.803.9069 or stedebonnet.wynd@gmail.com 

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Pirates Are Coming Festival

Friday, August 1, 2014 - Sunday, August 3, 2014

This annual fundraiser for Old Baldy takes place over a three day period and includes a Pirate Invasion, Pirate Block Party, sword fights, gun powder, pirate encampments,  pirate parade (golf carts welcome) and pirate costume contest, pirate schools, duck races and more. Check back for a detailed schedule of events.

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Paint a Pirate

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Ahoy Matey! Come paint a pirate at All About Art Gallery on Saturday, August 2 from 2-4 p.m. We are pleased to host a drawing/painting class with two real pirates that are visiting Bald Head Island for Pirate Weekend. Shiver me timbers, it will be lots of fun!  Please call or email for more information 910.368.5336 allaboutartbhi@gmail.com

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Pirate Princess Party

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Pirate Weekend, Saturday August 2nd Riverside Adventure Company will have a Pirate Princess Party from 4-7pm serving rum drinks, giving out pirate gifts, and having special promotions, and raffling off a store gift card!!   All ages welcome! 

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Champagne Tuesday

Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26

Champagne Tuesday Event from 5-7pm. during this time we will be serving champagne and having a variety of special promotions.

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BBQ Cookout at the BHI Club

Saturday, August 9, 2014

BBQ Cookout    Saturday, August 9: 5:00 ~ 8:00 pm    Palms and Grille Terraces    Adults: $22.00 Children Aged 4-17:  $19.50 Children Under 3 Complimentary Tax and Gratuity Included    Make plans to attend our BBQ and Bluegrass extravaganza. There will be plenty of great melodies by the Casserole Band and fun activities for the whole family. Call 910.457.7300 for more information and reservations.

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Riverside Adventure Company- No Tax Weekend

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Riverside Adventure Company will be having an event in honor of No Tax Weekend from 4 - 7 pm serving champagne and having special promotions.  All ages welcome.  

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BBQ Cookout

Saturday, August 9, 2014

BBQ Cookout ~ August 9 Make plans to attend our BBQ and bluegrass extravaganza! There will be plenty of great melodies and fun activities for adults and kids alike.

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Howl at the Moon 2014

Sunday, August 10, 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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Architects as Artists

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Then on August 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the gallery, we’ll be presenting the show “Architects as Artists,” featuring the works of local talents Peter Quinn and Chip Hemingway. Finally, Pam Toll will wind up the season with a show over Labor Day weekend on Saturday, August 30. Pam is a Wilmington artist and Professor of Art at UNC-Wilmington, and will be returning from an international exhibit of her work.

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Labor Day Music Extravaganza

Friday, August 29, 2014 - Monday, September 1, 2014

Celebrate the end of summer on Bald Head Island! Labor Day Weekend at the Shoals Club will feature three great days of live music, themed dinners, and lots and lots of dancing. Stay tuned for a complete schedule of events.

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Labor Day Tie Die at the Shoals Club

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Labor Day Tie Die at the Shoals Club.  2 p.m. includes Shoals Club Shirt.

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Shoals Club Labor Day Fun Run

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Labor Day Fun Run Saturday August 30th @ 8am (registration) $5.00 to run (Free to Full Members) Shirts can be purchased for $10 each.

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Shoals Labor Day Farewell Weekend Blowout Celebration

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014

Shoals Labor Day Farewell Weekend Blowout Celebration: August 30~31 Saturday 30~ Annual Members Party – 7:00pm – 11:00pm – Full Members & guests Only (Featuring Craig Woolard Band)  Sunday 31~Noon-4:00 PM Live Music Pool Party / Texas BBQ 6:00 PM-10:00 PM (Featuring The Band of Oz)