Sunset Beach NC & Ocean Isle Beach NC Events
March 19th - 21st, 2015
Run To The Sun Car Show
Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015 5:00pm
Friday, Mar. 20, 2015 5:00pm
Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015 5:00pm
Site of the former Myrtle Square Mall
March 27th & March 28th - La Belle Amie - Wine down Friday and Saturday Bonfire
Both of these are FREE events with live music and wine by La Belle Amie
For Friday - It's the end of the work week. Come and celebrate with $3 wine by the glass and live music by Laidback Larry. Plus, cheese, cracker & fruit trays to snack on, and plenty of porches, decks and cabanas to relax on. You can either enjoy La Belle Amie's food or you can bring your own (no beverages, please).
For Saturday - Live music, outdoor cooking, wine tastings, and a beautiful venue. Take the vineyard tour at 2:30pm. Cheers! Food will be for purchase by The Vinyard Grill (no beverages, please).
April 4th, Easter at the Old Bridge
Hop, hop, hop on over to the Old Bridge for Easter at the Old Bridge, Saturday, April 4 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Mark your calendars now as this is an Easter event not to be missed.
Easter at the Old Bridge is a special event for everyone, young and old. Not-to-be- missed activities include an Easter Parade, sack race, Easter egg hunt, egg roll, and face painting - imagine the photo opportunities! Admission is free and all are welcome. To sustain visitors after they have hopped, egg rolled and danced the bunny hop, OBPS volunteers will have ham biscuits, decorated cupcakes and beverages available to visitors free of charge.
This all takes place at the Old Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive West, Sunset Beach, Saturday, April 4 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. If the weather looks questionable, call 910.363.6585 before venturing out, as we don’t want anyone disappointed. There is not a rain date scheduled. Easter at the Old Bridge is a holiday happening that is not to be missed. For more information please check the Old Bridge Preservation Society website, oldbridgepreservationsociety.org or call 910.363.6585. Who knows, maybe the Easter bunny will put in a visit to the Old Bridge before he begins to fill all those baskets!
April 4th, 2015 - Blues & Jazz Festival at LaBelle Amie Winery
Just a short drive away from Calabash is La Belle Amie Vineyard, an operating vineyard open to the public. This weekend check out the Blues & Jazz Fest at the Vineyard, Saturday April 4th, 2015 from Noon-5PM. Admission for this event is $8.
April 4th, 2015 - Easter at the Old Bridge
Hop, hop, hop on over to the Old Bridge for Easter at the Old Bridge, Saturday, April 4 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Mark your calendars now as this is an Easter event not to be missed.Easter at the Old Bridge is a special event for everyone, young and old. Not-to-be- missed activities include an Easter Parade, sack race, Easter egg hunt, egg roll, and face painting – imagine the photo opportunities! Admission is free and all are welcome. To sustain visitors after they have hopped, egg rolled and danced the bunny hop, OBPS volunteers will have ham biscuits, decorated cupcakes and beverages available to visitors free of charge.
April 4th & 5th, 2015 - Southport Spring Festival
Welcome spring in style at the Southport Spring Festival. Running from 10 am until 5pm on Friday and 10am until 4pm on Saturday, this festival features a wide variety of activities such as musical entertainment, handmade arts and crafts, children’s activities, azaleas and other plants for sale, and food vendors. Included is a Chili Cook-off, so get your taste buds ready to vote for the People’s Choice Award. There will also be a 5K Run/Walk. No admission fee but there is a small charge for some kid’s activities and participation in the 5k run/walk. The festival takes place in Franklin Square Park E. West Street, Southport.
April 8-12, 2015 - North Carolina Azalea Festival
The 68th annual North Carolina Azalea Festival is in April each year and has many events included in the weekend. From the Spring Soiree, Scholarship Pageant, and Children's Tea, to the 5K/10K/Funwalk and concerts (Nelly and Alan Jackson) to the Garden Party and Juried Art Show there’s something for everyone among our community’s rich array of artwork, gardens, history and culture. Don't forget to check out the Street Fair, Fireworks, Parade and much more! Contact them at 910-794-4650 or at www.ncazaleafestival.org
April 10th 2015 - The Heartbeat of Sunset at the Ingram Planetarium
This documentary of the Old Sunset Bridge made by an award-winning group of high school students has come home to Sunset Beach. Bring your friends and enjoy a very special evening! Meet the students and hear what making this film has meant to them.
Two shows 6:00pm and 7:00pm, door will open 30 minutes prior to each show. Reception and light refeshments to follow. Cost is $15 presale or $20 at the door.
April 25th, 2015 - Ocean Isle Beach Wine Fest at Museum of Coastal Carolina
On April 25th from 6:30 to 9:30, the Ocean Isle Museum Foundation hosts Wine Fest, the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser, at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street in Ocean Isle Beach, NC. Proceeds from Wine Fest benefit the Museum and its sister facility, Ingram Planetarium, in Sunset Beach.Wine Fest offers a chance to listen to live music by Wilmington musician Teddy Burgh, taste interesting wines, sample great food from local restaurants, and participate in live and silent auctions. Live auction items this year include trips to Costa Rica, Napa Valley, and New Orleans. The auctioneer is also auctioning off some large anchors – the ultimate in coastal “yard art.” This year’s tasty treats are provided by Causeway Gourmet, Pelican’s Perch, and Sharky’s. There is a “Cork Pull” where attendees can purchase one or more wine corks and are guaranteed a bottle of wine in return for each cork purchased. Try your luck at a “Cork Guess” where attendees buy guesses to the number of corks displayed inside a large wine bottle; the three closest guesses are the winners. Most importantly, Wine Fest offers a chance to spend a great evening with neighbors and friends while supporting two wonderful local facilities.
The theme for this year’s Wine Fest is New Orleans jazz. Feel free to wear your Mardi Gras mask to the event!
Reservations for Wine Fest are $50 per person and are available now by calling the museum at 910-579-1016. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the night of the event
April 26th 2015 - Third Annual Strawberry and Wine Fest
The Old Bridge Preservation Society is sponsoring the Third Annual Strawberry and Wine Fest Sunday April 26 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Silver Coast Winery, 6680 Barbeque Rd NW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC. Admission is $5.00. Parking is free. Please bring your lawn chair but no coolers, outside beverages, or pets. Dance or listen to music by the Mike’s Garage Band throughout the afternoon. They'll be playing music all afternoon. A shopper? Enjoy browsing booths featuring items by local crafters, artisans, and other vendors. Celebrate the beginning of spring by sipping award-winning Silver Coast wines and tasting local strawberries and foods made with local berries. Other food, barbeque, beer, soda and water also available. Profits to go to continue the work of the Old Bridge Preservation Society, Sunset Beach, NC. For more info call 910.579.9021 or visit oldbridgepreservationsociety.org
May 9th, 2015 - Back to Summer Car Show
Back To Summer Car Show, at Broadway At The Beach.
10:00AM- 3:00PM. Registration 9:00AM- 12:00 Noon.
Reg. fee $20. All classic cars and trucks welcome.
Trophies for top 50, giveaways, 50/50.
CONTACT: Chuck Duncan @ 843-650-9146 Cecil @ 843-742-9802
May 11th, 2015 - The Brunswick County Literacy Council (BCLC) Annual Spelling Bee
The BCLC Annual Spelling Bee will be at the Odell Williamson Auditorium’s Virginia Williamson Event Center on the Brunswick Community College main campus. Spellers face off at 7 p.m., but come early to bid on a wide array of great items in the Super Silent A-to-Z Auction beginning at 6 p.m. If you are interested in being a part of a two-person team or would like to sponsor a team, contact BCLC at (910) 754-7323 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorship and entry registration fees and auction proceeds provide support for BCLC classes and one-on-one tutoring to help Brunswick County residents improve their reading, writing, math, and technology skills. For more information, go to www.bcliteracy.org.
May 16th & 17th, 2015 - 34th Annual "World Famous" Blue Crab Festival
34th Annual "World Famous" Blue Crab Festival is from 9am to 6pm each day in Little River. Advance Ticket prices are $3 for one day or $5 for two day. Day of ticket are $5 each, kids are free with printable coupon. They will have Arts and Crafts, food, music, a kid’s area and more. For more information go to www.bluecrabfestival.org
May 16th, 2015 - Sunset Beach Area Races
We are exited to bring 3 incredible races to the Sunset Beach area on May 16th, 2015. We will start off with the half marathon at 7:00 A.M. Once we kick off with the half marathon, we will head over to the beach where our 1 mile racers will enjoy a fun beach run. We will finish off our race series with the Kindred 5K back on the road at 8:00 A.M. The Kindred 5K and Sunset Beach Half Marathon will both start and finish at the same place on Main St. by the pier. http://coastalraceproductions.com/run-sunset-beach/
May 27th, 2015 - Kickoff for 2015 Sunset Summer Concert Series
Smoking Hot with Gary Lowder will open the 2015 Sunset Summer Concert Series. This date will start early at 6pm, with the other Wednesdays starting at 6:30pm. The concerts are located on the mainland at the gazebo in the Village Park on Queen Anne Street in Sunset Beach, NC. You can get more information at www.sunsetbeachconcerts.com.
Bike MS: Breakaway to the Beach 2015Date: October 17-18, 2015
Location: Sunset Beach, NC
Date: October 17-18, 2015
Start/Finish Location: Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, NC
Route Options: 30, 50, 75, 100 miles each day
Registration Fee Schedule: January - February $35, March - May $45, June - September $55
Fundraising Minimum: $300
Age Minimum: All riders must be 12 years or older by Saturday, October 17, 2015
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bikemsbreakaway
The 30th Annual Bike MS: Breakaway to the Beach is a 2-day cycling event that raises funds to support people living with multiple sclerosis in the Carolinas and throughout the United States. Money raised through this event funds MS research, programs, services, and advocacy. This year, over 700 cyclists and volunteers will participate in this event to create a world free of MS.
Starting and finishing at Sea Trail Resort both days, Bike MS cyclists enjoy two full days of riding in coastal North and South Carolina. The coastal location, flat landscape, and miles of rural roads allow every level of cyclist to participate and enjoy their choice of routes each day. No matter how far you ride, enjoy great routes, stocked rest stops along the route every 10-15 miles, SAG (support and gear) vehicles, delicious meals, a festive Team Village and finish line experience, and so much more!
Your participation will aid in assisting support programs, services, and research that makes a huge difference to the people who must fight MS every day of their lives. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is dedicated to a vision of a world free of MS.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is dedicated to a vision of a world free of MS.