Franklin Square Gallery
130 E. West St.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-5450

TBA March, 2018  Franklin Square Gallery opens each year with its Spring Art Show. A reception and awards ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held on March 3, from 5 PM until 7 PM. It's a great chance to see the two-and three-dimensional artwork of the many talented...more about Associated Artists of Southport Spring Art Show

Bald Head Island, NC 28461
(910) 457-3900

March 18, 2016  Badwater Cape Fear is a 50K/51.4-mile ultra running race. It features a twelve-mile warm-up on the car-free, one-lane-wide roads of Bald Head Island. This will be followed by 19 or 38 miles of running on the east beach of the island as well as the wild and secluded sandy...more about Badwater Cape Fear

Southport Waterfront
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 253-4410

March 19, 2017  The tradition of blessing the fleet was started by the Cape Fear Yacht Club in 1995. Any and all watercraft are invited to take part in this event. The procession begins at 2PM at the City Pier. Launched by a cannon shot from Thor, the events begins with...more about Blessing of the Fleet

St. James Community Center
4136 Southport-Supply Rd.
St. James, NC 28461
(910) 457-6964
(800) 457-6964

TBA March, 2018   This consumer showcase runs from 4 PM until 7 PM and features a variety of local businesses. Residents will discover the products and services that are available to them locally. You will also be able to take part in free informational seminars and taste some yummy free food....more about Coastal Consumer Showcase

St James Community Center
4140 Southport-Supply Rd
Southport, NC
(910) 253-0922

March 3, 2017 Put on your denim and diamonds (neither is a requirement) and take yourself to a fun party with a charitable cause. This year's event features hors d'oeuvres, a buffet dinner, beer and wine as well as dancing to live music. You can also participate in live and silent...more about Diamonds and Denim Ball

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

TBA March, 2018  Celebrate Mardi Gras from 1 PM until 4 PM with a day of fun. You can take part in the parade with your golf cart or float, or watch it go by. Prizes will be awarded for Best Float and Most Spirited Float. There will be live entertainment, food and...more about Mardi Gras & Party by the Sea

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 2:30 PM, and every Thursday from 6 PM until 9:30 PM beginning March 23. These courses are held at the Duke Energy building on River Road in...more about USCG Boating Skills and Seamanship Course

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