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

April 27, 2018  Please join the festivities at the 2018 Dosher Hospital Foundation's annual gala You can enjoy the catered heavy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails as well as the music of the Andrew Thielen Big Band from 6 PM until 11 PM. Reservations can be made at the hospital's website...more about Black-Tie-Optional Gala

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

April 19, 2018  The Brunswick Concert Band (see Music in our Arts section) gives a formal spring concert at Brunswick Community College's Odell Williamson Aditorium at 7:30 PM. Musicians who make up this community band come from Brunswick and New Hanover counties in North Carolina and Horry County in South Carolina....more about Brunswick Concert Band Spring Concert

Hatch Auditorium
Fort Caswell
Caswell Beach, NC 28465
(910) 253-8050

April 21, 2018  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...more about Brunswick Concert Band Spring Concert - Oak Island

Franklin Square Park
Howe & E. West St.
Southport, NC
(910) 457-5450
(800) 222-4790

April 14, 2017  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...more about Kids' Art Day

Middleton Park
E.Oak Is. Dr. at SE 47th St.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

April 20, 2018 Oak Island Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring Earth Day events at Middleton Park from 10 AM until 2 PM. The event will feature hands-on environmental Earth friendly activities and displays for all ages. Some of the groups in attendance will be the Ft Fisher Aquarium outreach program,...more about Oak Island Earth Day

Middleton Park Extension
SE 46th St. & Dolphin Dr.
Oak Island, NC 29465
(910) 457-6964
(800) 457-6964

April 21, 2018 The festivities start on Friday, April 20th from 5 PM until 8:30 PM at Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration. This is a fun and enjoyable event for all fitness levels. The run courses showcase the best scenery on the North Carolina Coast — with salt marshes, the Atlantic...more about Oak Island Lighthouse 1/2 Marathon 10K/5K Run/Walk

Davis Canal
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

April 14, 2018  Oak Island, NC is an awesome place for kayaking whether on your own, with friends or in competition. The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department has joined with The Adventure Kayak Company again this year for their annual Ride the Tide event. The event takes place on the...more about Ride the Tide

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

April 28, 2018  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 a casting...more about Small Fry Fishing Tournament

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

April 28, 2018  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 Adventure...more about Southport NatureFest

300A Caswell Beach Rd.
Caswell Beach, NC 28465
(910) 278-1133

April 28, 2018  From 10 AM until 2 PM you can engage in family games, exhibits and demonstrations. Coastie, the Safe Boat, and Sammy, The Sea Otter, will be there for your instruction and amusement. Members of Coast Guard Station Oak Island, along with 28 different Military, Federal, State, and Local...more about US Coast Guard Station - Oak Island-Annual Safety Expo

Duke Energy Center
8520 River Rd.
Southport, NC 28461
(704) 953-5589

Saturdays & Thursdays - The US Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a seven session Boating Skills and Seamanship course every Saturday from 8:30 AM until 1 PM, and every Thursday from 6 PM until 9:30 PM beginning in March. These courses are held at the Duke Energy building on River Road in...more about USCG Boating Skills and Seamanship Course

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

April 28, 2018  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 and classic cars. You can start the morning with a full pancake breakfast (for $5) at 8:30 AM. The Civil...more about Wings & Wheels

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

April 28 - 29, 2018  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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