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Island Homeowners Find Artistic Inspiration

Island Homeowners Find Artistic Inspiration

Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2013

The natural beauty of Bald Head Island is a blank canvas for artists. With brilliant sunsets, a lush maritime forest, sightings of painted buntings and miles of shore line, inspiration abounds. So it’s no wonder that when the owners of Watch Hill were presented with a blank wall in their island home, a spark of creativity and love for the island led to a family painting competition. The competition started with no more than an empty...

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Sea Turtle Nestings Up in 2013

Sea Turtle Nestings Up in 2013

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2013

The Bald Head Island Conservancy is reporting a banner year for sea turtle nestings on the island - 116 nests and counting. According to Suzanne Dorsey, Executive Director of the Conservancy, "the last time we saw numbers like this, it was the last century."  Other recent years with big numbers for Bald Head Island were 1998 with 108 nests, and 2008 with 104. To learn more about the 2013 turtle season, r ead this article from the State Port Pilot....

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Bald Head Island Wellness Retreat Offers Total Lifestyle Reboot

Bald Head Island Wellness Retreat Offers Total Lifestyle Reboot

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013

According to the most recent report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 65% of adults in North Carolina are overweight, and 28% are obese. It’s not hard to see why: The CDC also reports that only a quarter of North Carolina adults consume fruits and vegetables at the recommended levels, and less than half get even the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week. The Bald Head Island Center for Wellness , a North...

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Celebrate Summers End with the Labor Day Festival on Bald Head Island

Celebrate Summer's End with the Labor Day Festival on Bald Head Island

Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013

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. Friday and Sunday night events are open to full and temporary Shoals Club members. Saturday night is open to full Shoals Clubs members only. Here’s a sneak peak at what’s in store: Caribbean Soul Party Friday, August 30, 2013 from 6-10 p.m. Enjoy a...

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King Estate Wine Dinner Aug. 14

King Estate Wine Dinner Aug. 14

Posted on Friday, August 2, 2013

The Shoals Club is excited to announce a very special King Estate Wine Dinner on Wednesday, August 14 at 6 p.m. The carefully composed menu , designed to showcase a full range of King Estate wines, celebrates fresh ingredients and sumptuous flavors. Gary Lynn, the Eastern U.S. Director of Sales for King Estate, will be joining us at the dinner to present the wines. In addition to the exceptional wines offered at the dinner, King Estate is also providing...

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