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Smith Island Art League Announces Upcoming Show  Sale

Smith Island Art League Announces Upcoming Show & Sale

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012

By Prudy Weaver The Smith Island Art League of Bald Head Island will hold its annual Memorial Day weekend show and sale on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday May 27, 2012 at the Bald Head Association Center on Lighthouse Wynd (to the right of the Chapel). The show is open to the public with free admission from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. each day. For more information, contact Peter Quinn at (910) 457-6718 or  peter@pcquinnarch.com . The...

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Haven Magazine Receives Five Hermes Creative Awards

Haven Magazine Receives Five Hermes Creative Awards

Posted on Thursday, May 10, 2012

We are pleased to announce that  Haven  magazine recently won five  Hermes Creative Awards  – three gold awards for writing, photography and cover design and two platinum awards for design and publication overall. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Entries come from corporate...

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Great Turnout for Mays Howl at the Moon Party

Great Turnout for May’s Howl at the Moon Party

Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The recent Cinco de Mayo Howl at the Moon party brought out more than 350 Bald Head Island property owners, vacationers and business owners to East Beach. Everyone brought a little something to the event–appetizers to share, cold beverages, straw sombreros or just great fellowship. Once the moon came up and the sun set, marshmallows were ceremoniously roasted before everyone headed home for the night. Mark your calendar for the next Howl...

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The Hunt for Pieces of the Cape Fear Lighthouse

The Hunt for Pieces of the Cape Fear Lighthouse

Posted on Monday, May 7, 2012

The  Old Baldy Foundation , which operates the Smith Island Museum of History, is looking for lost pieces from its 1902 First Order Fresnel Lens from the Cape Fear Lighthouse. The foundation acquired the lens after it was removed from the demolished lighthouse and is planning to put it on display in a new exhibit building. The 12,000-pound lens, which was on display briefly at the World’s Fair in St Louis before being installed in...

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New and Expanded Shops Open Just in Time for Season on BHI

New and Expanded Shops Open Just in Time for Season on BHI

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2012

Just in time for the summer season, the shopping selection on Bald Head Island is now bigger and better. With new shops like Be Our Guest opening, and favorites like Room Service and the Silver Peddler relocating and expanding, now is a great time for an island shopping spree. Be Our Guest, opened by Maritime Market owners Claude and Melissa Pope, is located at 8 Maritime Way next to the market (in the Silver Peddler’s former location...

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Revamped Issue of Neighborhoods Available Online

Revamped Issue of Neighborhoods Available Online

Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A new and improved issue of  Neighborhoods , Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales’ comprehensive digital catalog of homes and homesites for sale, is now live and available for  viewing online . The catalog showcases the island’s premier properties in all of the island’s environments—Beach, Forest, Golf Course, Harbor Village, and Marsh. New this issue, each home has a dedicated...

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