Summer Sipper

Date:  Saturday, June 25th
Time:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join the Winding River Social Committee for their annual Summer Sipper.  A selection of wraps, tropical sorbets and water will be served.  Dance music will be provided by DJ Randy.  Cost is $10.00 per person.  The social committee  asks that you provide the following:

Last names A-M – please bring an appetizer to serve 10-12 people

Last names N-Z – please bring a side dish or salad to serve 10-12 people

For additional information or questions, please contact: Kathy Rebeck or Claire Woods

US Coast Guard Boating Class in Southport

Date:  Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:  Duke Energy Center, 8520 River Road, Southport
Cost:  $30/per person or $50/for two, payable by cash or check at the door

The course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, will cover general information about boats and maintenance, navigation rules, guidelines for operating your boat, what to do in boating emergencies and state-specific laws and regulations.  The course satisfies North Carolina state requirements.

To register:



Holden Beach Turtle Talk

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Holden Beach Town Hall, 110 Rothschild Street, Holden Beach, NC 28462

The Turtle Patrol will present an educational session focusing on sea turtles and how the Holden Beach Turtle program aids in the preservation of the turtles. A short video presentation, question & answer segment, artifacts, and informational handouts will be included.


Southport Memorial Day Observance

Date: May 30, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay Street, Southport, NC

Southport will observe Memorial Day with several activities and events, including:

*Welcome by Mayor Jerry Dove
*Prayer led by Reverend Dr. Bryan Faggart of Trinity United Methodist Church
*Pledge of Allegiance led by local children
*National Anthem – Landis Bennett
*Presentation of Colors – SBHS JROTC Color Guard
*TAPS – Olivia Hood
*Firing of the Historical Society’s cannon, “Thor”.
*Apple pie and ice-cream social

Tour The Old Jail

Date:  June 1, 2016
Time:  12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost:   Free
Location:  Corner of Rhett and Nash Streets, Southport, NC

Explore the Old Brunswick County Jail on a self-guided tour.  The jail, built in 1904, has two cells and a runabout on the second floor, where prisoner drawn graffiti is still visible.


Historical Southport Bicycle Tour

Date: May 28, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Price: $28.00, includes tour, use of bicycle and helmet
Place: 807 N Howe St., Southport, NC
Registration is required. Call 910-454-0607 or 910-457-0003

The guided tour will wind along the waterfront and past Fort Johnston, the Brunswick Inn, and the Old Yacht Basin. Along the way, participants will learn fascinating local history.


Southport Concert Series

Date:  May 20, 2016
Time:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:  Free
Place: Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn, 203 E Bay St , Southport, NC 28461

Bring your chair and come enjoy the sounds of Parrot Party, a Jimmy Buffet Tribute band.

Southport Memorial Day Parade

Date:   May 30, 2016
Time:  10:30 am

The Southport Memorial Day parade will begin at the corner of Lord and Tenth Streets and end at the John N. Smith Cemetery on Leonard Street.   A Memorial Ceremony will take place at the cemetery at 11:00 am.