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Around Town: November Happenings

FROM LOCAL TRADITIONS TO COMMUNITY CELEBRATIONS - THERE'S SO MUCH TO EXPLORE




SOUTHPORT WOODEN BOAT SHOW


This family-friendly Southport tradition is back for its 12th year. Enjoy maritime demonstrations, tour and talk with wooden boat makers and vote for your favorite boat. Children's activities provided by the NC Maritime Museum of Southport Naut-Kids program. Exhibits presented by the North Carolina Aquarium and The Ft Fisher Underwater Archeology Branch.


When: November 6, from 10am-4pm

Where: Southport Old Yacht Basin





ARTISAN'S HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE


Get a jump start on holiday shopping, without the worry of shipping delays. Shop fine arts and crafts including textiles, flower arrangements, jewelry, painting, ceramics and more, presented by over 60 artisans. Admission is free.


When: November 5-6. from 10am-4pm

Where: St. James Community Center | 4136 Southport-Supply Rd. SE

www.stjamesartisans.com





THE GREAT PUMPKIN BLOWOUT


BYOP (bring your own pumpkin) for an explosive afternoon. Blow up your pumpkins with the same technology used to detonate Civil War-era torpedos. Free to watch, $10 to detonate. All proceed go towards funding educational programming at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson Historic Site.


When: November 6, from 12-5pm

Where: Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson | 8884 St. Philips Rd. SE, Winnabow





COMMUNITY FARM TOUR


Enjoy a day with family and friends on a working farm. Come learn about the farm animals of HOOF (Helpers of Our Farm) and sustainable homestead farm life at Greenlands Farm. HOOF has a variety of animals to meet (baby cow, baby goats, pony, llama, chickens, ducks, turkey, pigs), all ready to teach you about animal science and animal welfare. Bring a picnic and blanket to enjoy lunch in the wooded picnic area.


When: November 6, 10am-2pm (tours happen on the hour)

Where: Greenlands Farm | 604 Midway Road SE, Bolivia





ENDLESS SUMMER BONFIRE BASH


Celebrate the businesses that help make our community so special with a casual eventing of fun, food and beach bonfire. Brought to you by Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce, this family-friendly event is open to member and non-members alike. Contact the Chamber for tickets.


When: November 18, from 6pm-9pm

Where: 801 Ocean Drive, Oak Island





BALD HEAD ISLAND TURTLE TROT


What better way to work off Thanksgiving (over)indulgences than a 5k on beautiful Bald Head Island. Bring the family as you make your way through the island's ancient maritime forest - as fast or as slow as you please. All proceeds support the BHI Conservancy's mission of fostering community-based barrier island conservation, education, and preservation. Click Here to Register


When: November 27th

Where: Bald Head Island Conservancy

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