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Bald Head Island Limited Mourns George P. Mitchell

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

It is with great sadness that Bald Head Island Limited, LLC, announces the passing of George P. Mitchell, who died on Friday, July 26, 2013, in Galveston, Texas, at the age of 94. Father to Bald Head Island developers Mark and Kent Mitchell, George Mitchell was a visionary businessman, generous philanthropist, and loving patriarch. Up until the last few years, when his health went into decline and travel became difficult Continue reading

Pirate Weekend Kicks Off This Friday

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The highlight of August on BHI is Pirate's Weekend! Here's a sneak peak at the upcoming activities happening this weekend. Some events are free while others require tickets. Visit the Old Baldy Foundation's website to order tickets and see the full schedule for the weekend. On Friday, August 2, party with the Pirates beginning at 4:30. The Beer & Wine Truck opens at 4:30 at the Harbour, with music by the Rusty Cutlass band. Continue reading

Author Kerri Topping Schedules Several Book Signings on Island in August

Published on Friday, July 26, 2013

Author Kerri Topping, long time Bald Head Island vacationer and fan, will be doing several readings from her new young adult novel on the island during the month of August. The novel, entitled Hunter Crispian and the Little Brother of War , takes place on Bald Head Island. Although Topping changed the name to Cape Fear Island, she says, “there is no mistaking the island to those familiar with it!” The hero of the novel, Continue reading

Photography Lecture, Book Signing and Art Reception at BHI Conservancy

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Photographer and author Marjorie Brown Pierson will be giving an artist talk, signing her book Struck By Nature: Photographs of Bald Head Island , and exhibiting her fine art photography at the Barrier Island Study Center on July 23 from 2-5 p.m. In her artists talk, entitled "Color, Light and Moment: A Creative Eye on Bald Head," Marjorie will share secrets of capturing the extraordinary landscapes of the island and present new work from Continue reading

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