Monday, July 21, 2014
The “Pirates Are Coming” Festival, Bald Head Island’s annual weekend of revelry and mayhem, is almost here!
Hosted by the Old Baldy Foundation as a fundraiser, the event kicks off on Friday, August 1 with a Pirate Block Party and invasion of the island by Sinbad and the crew of the Meka II. On Saturday, eat Pancakes with Pirates and check out the Pirate Ghost Walk. Wind up the weekend on Sunday with a pirate-themed race and family-friendly Pirate Shindig at the Shoals Club. Check out the full schedule of events here.
Tickets are available through the Old Baldy website or by calling...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
We’re excited to announce that Bald Head Island has seen it’s fair share of media coverage lately! If you missed any of these great stories, we’ve recapped the last few weeks for you here.
Last week, the island was one of five locations featured in a story titled “ Most Romantic Beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas ” on USA Today! It’s an honor to be included in this list, which features such beautiful locations as Kiawah Island, SC and Rodanthe in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. For those who haver never visited Bald Head Island and are looking for a romantic getaway, what are you waiting...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Turtle nesting season is in full swing on Bald Head Island. The BHI Conservancy reports a total nest count of 20 nests for the season to date. This is a lower number than last year at this time due to the cyclical nature of turtle nesting (female turtles do not nest every year) and it is not unusual to have a year with fewer nests (back in 2009, the island only had 37 nests all season!).
Last week’s brush with Arthur did not seem to bother the nesting sea turtles. In
fact, the island had two additional nests laid the night of the storm!
The BHI Conservancy will continue nightly patrols...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Shoals Club officially opened for the 2014 season last weekend, showing off some great improvements and upgrades that had been made during the off season. Some of these recent changes include:
* Added a new Member's Deck for the exclusive use of full members;
* Ordered new pool chaise lounges, refinished the swimming pool, stained and resealed the verandahs and concrete sidewalks and circle;
* Ordered all new Sandbar Grille furniture, which will be arriving soon;
* New pool umbrellas and beach chairs will also be arriving soon;
* Added new premium...
Friday, March 14, 2014
Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate the end of a long winter than with a beach party? The March edition of the Maritme Market's Howl at the Moon Sunset/Moonrise party happens this Sunday, March 16 and is being sponsored by the Shoals Club. Gather at Beach Access 39 from 6-8 p.m. for a blazing bonfire, a huge pot of Chef Chip's delectable soup and good company. BYOB and bring an appetizer to share. The Shoals Club will also be supplying a keg of beer. If you've been to past howl parties, you know about the Scottish piper! He will return, playing...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Registration is now open for the Bald Head Island Conservancy's summer programs. The Conservancy offers family adventures aimed at the whole family and children's camps that give budding naturalists a chance for hands on learning about barrier island ecosystems. Some new family adventure programs are on deck for 2014, including expanded dissection offerings and specialty workshops. And of course, old favorites like Touch Tank Time, Turtle Walks, Kayaking the Creeks, Maritime Forest Hike and Bald Head After Dark are back. Online registration is available. The children's camp offerings...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Valentines Day is right around the corner. Do you and your sweetheart have plans? If not, consider booking a romantic getaway to Bald Head Island. In addition to the natural beauty and solitude of the island, we’ve got some great events that will make your Valentine smile.
February’s Howl at the Moon party just so happens to fall on the 14th. What could be more romantic than watching the sun set and the moon rise with the one you love? Bald Head Island Limited Property Management will be spiking some hot cocoa and apple cider to keep everyone warm and cozy. The fun happens at Beach Access 39...
Friday, January 10, 2014
We are pleased to announce our newest addition to the Shoals Club facilities for exclusive use by full members – The Members' Deck!
Over the last 10 years the membership and use of the Shoals Club facilities has continued to grow. We attribute this to the exceptional facilities, commitment to service and unparalleled setting of the Shoals Club. We do however realize that continued growth and popularity of temporary memberships creates issues for our Full Membership in the busy summer months. This is one of the recurring concerns that we have heard this year when speaking to and soliciting...
Friday, December 27, 2013
The Shoals Club has a delightful menu in store for New Year's Eve. We look forward to ringing in the New Year with you!
Call 910-454-4850 for reservations.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
The 29th Annual Maritime Classic Road Race will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2013 on Bald Head Island. For the first time this year, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Old Baldy Foundation for their Fresnel Lens fundraising campaign.
The race courses feature a one-mile fun run, 5k and a US Track and Field certified 10k and is managed by the Wilmington Road Runners . Early registration for off-island runners is $ 50 and includes round-trip ferry passage, race entry fee and T-shirt. Early registration for on-island runners is $35 and includes entry fee and T...