St. James Community Center
4136 Southport-Supply Rd. SE
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-3850

April 17, 2020  Please join the festivities at the 2020 Dosher Hospital Foundation's annual gala. You can enjoy the catered heavy hors-d'oeuvres and cocktails as well as live music by Bounce from 6 PM until 10 PM. Reservations can be made at the hospital's website and you can receive more information...more about Black-Tie-Optional Gala

Brunswick Community College
Odell Williamson Auditorium
Bolivia, NC 28422
(910) 253-1643

April 2020 - Cancelled  The Brunswick Concert Band (see Music in our Arts section) gives a formal spring concert each year at Hatch Auditorium and at Brunswick Community College's Odell Williamson Auditorium. Musicians who make up this community band come from Brunswick and New Hanover counties in North Carolina and Horry...more about Brunswick Concert Band Spring Concert

Hatch Auditorium, Fort Caswell
100 Caswell Beach Rd
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 253-1643

April 2020 The Brunswick Concert Band (see Music in our Arts section) gives a formal spring concert at Hatch Auditorium in Fort Caswell at 3 PM. Musicians who make up this community band come from Brunswick and New Hanover counties in North Carolina and Horry County in South Carolina. The blend of...more about Brunswick Concert Band Spring Concert - Oak Island

Franklin Square Park
Howe & E. West St.
Southport, NC
(910) 457-5450

April, 2020  This event is held beneath Southport's venerable live oaks in Franklin Square Park from 11 AM until 2 PM. There are free activities for children and varied entertainment which may include, music and stage entertainment, a magician, a mime, face-painting as well as food vendors and a fun day...more about Kids' Day Art in the Park

Middleton Park
4601 E Oak Island Dr
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

April 24, 2020  Oak Island Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring Earth Day events at Middleton Park from 10 AM - 2 PM. The free festival will feature an array of hands-on environmental and Earth-friendly activities and displays for all ages. Some of the groups expected to be in attendance will...more about Oak Island Earth Day

Middleton Park Extension
133 SE 48th St
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 457-6964
(800) 457-6964

April 2020 - Postponed until Saturday, November 14, 2020 The free festivities start on Friday from 5 PM until 8:30 PM at Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration. The Oak Island Lighthouse Run/Walk is a fun and enjoyable event for all fitness levels. The run courses showcase the best scenery on the North Carolina...more about Oak Island Lighthouse 1/2 Marathon 10K/5K Run/Walk

Spring Lake Park
210 Pine Rd.
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC 28461
(910) 363-0025

April 2020 - Postponed - TBD  The Small Fry Fishing Tournament is a day for families and their children ages 3 to 12 to fish along with local police officers. Registration starts at 8:30 AM and can be done at the police department or at the BSL Community Center. There will be...more about Small Fry Fishing Tournament

Various locations
Southport, NC 28461
(904) 290-6802

April 2020 - Cancelled  Coastal Water Watch hosts this environmental appreciation event which includes interesting, fun and educational activities for the whole family. Events are scheduled from 7:30 AM until 5 PM and you can pick and choose which events interest you. Some events require pre-registration. Tickets are sold at the...more about Southport NatureFest

Bill Smith Park
4446 Fish Factory Rd
Southport, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

April 2020 - Cancelled  This citywide Easter egg hunt for children up to age 10 is held every year at 10 AM at Bill Smith Park where there are plenty of hiding places. A thousand plastic eggs filled with goodies are scattered throughout the park to the delight of the participating...more about Southport Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt

Franklin Square Park
Howe and E. West Sts.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 279-4616

April 10-11, 2020  Cancelled for 2020  On Easter weekend come out and welcome spring in style at the Southport Spring Festival, a tradition for more than 25 years. Running from 10 AM until 5 PM on Friday and 10 AM until 4 PM on Saturday, this festival features a wide variety of...more about Southport Spring Festival & Azalea Sale

Cape Fear Regional Jetport (KSUT)
4019 Long Beach Rd.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(301) 801-3725

TBA April, 2020  Wings & Wheels is presented by the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Chapter 939 again this year at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport. This free event features private aircraft as well as classic and antique cars and trucks. You can start the morning with a full pancake breakfast (for $5)...more about Wings & Wheels

Oak Island Recreation Department
3003 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC
(910) 278-4747

April 25 - 26, 2020  This Ladies-Only Fishing Seminar, sponsored by Oak Island Parks and Recreation, offers a stress-free environment where women anglers, from beginners to advanced, can ask questions and try their hands at a variety of angling activities. Saturday will be a day of hands-on classroom instruction that will...more about Women Anglers in Training Weekend (WAIT)

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