The Arts

Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
(910) 575-0003

Established in 1981, this nonprofit volunteer organization is Brunswick County's primary arts information and funding source. Nonprofit arts funding is channeled to this group from the North Carolina Arts Council. With money received each year, the Brunswick Arts Council provides financial assistance to approximately 20 local ...more about Brunswick County Arts Council

Brunswick Community College
U. S. Hwy. 17 N.
Supply, NC
(910) 842-6566

October 4, 2020 - Postponed  This festival, held on the grounds of the Odell Williamson Auditorium at Brunswick Community College, celebrates the cultural diversity of Brunswick County. On Friday, morning activities of cultural educational workshop and ethnic performance to benefit Brunswick County elementary students. From 10 AM until 4...more about Brunswick County Intercultural Festival

Historic Preservation and Community Development

4578 Long Beach Rd., SE
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 454-0007

Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity builds homes for deserving families in need of suitable housing. Homes are built by volunteers, and no interest loans are extended to partner families who meet the minimum income requirements. Qualified homeowners provide their own sweat equity by helping to build their home or volunteering in...more about Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity

Fort Johnston Garrison House
203 E. Bay St.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-7927

The Fort Johnston-Southport Museum & Visitors’ Center is a great place to stop for information about Southport. Knowledgeable volunteers will answer questions and provide brochures on fun, interesting, and educational things to do in Southport. Because the Visitors' Center is combined with the Fort Johnston-Southport Museum you will also find fascinating...more about Fort Johnston-Southport Museum & Visitors Center

1100 Caswell Beach Rd.
Caswell Beach, NC 28465

The Oak Island Lighthouse was gifted to the Town of Caswell Beach by the federal government as part of the land to parks program in 2004. The town created Friends of the Oak Island Lighthouse (FOIL) to preserve the lighthouse and surrounding grounds, conduct tours, provide informational signage and be financially...more about Friends of the Oak Island Lighthouse

204 E. Moore St.
Fort Johnston
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-0003

The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport displays fascinating artifacts related to the maritime history of the Cape Fear Area (see our Attractions section). The museum offers a variety of opportunities for individuals interested in volunteering. The volunteers represent the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources and the NC Maritime Museum...more about North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

101 Lighthouse Wynd
Bald Head Island, NC 28461
(910) 457-7481

Run by the Old Baldy Foundation, the Smith Island Museum is a replica of the 1850 historic light keeper's cottage. The $5/adult, $3/youth fee for touring the lighthouse and museum is collected in the gift shop. Volunteers are needed to staff the museum and gift shop, to help with fund-raising and...more about Smith Island Museum of History

Old Southport Yacht Basin
E. West St.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 713-9141

November 7, 2020 The Southport Wooden Boat Show is held annually and runs from 10 AM until 4 PM. You will find all kinds of wooden boats displayed in the water, on land and around the historic Old Yacht Basin. Professional judges will award prizes for best boats in a variety of...more about Southport Wooden Boat Show

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