2019 Amateur Wine Competition
Jul 10 2018 @ 1:34 pm – Mar 26 2019 @ 2:34 pm

Enter your wine and compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in various award categories. Your wine will be judged by an expert panel of AWS wine judges. This competition will be conducted in cooperation with the OIB Chapter of the American Wine Society, and Silver Coast Winery. Gain recognition for your winemaking skills, and get valuable feedback on your wine from the judging panel. Winners will be announced at Wine Fest 2019 on April 27, 2019.

Questions  Contact Stan Barwikowski at 910-579-5235 or by email at

  Click here for the Full Form

Waterfront Farmers Market @ Fort Johnston-Southport Museum Lawn
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

southport-farmers-marketCome to the Farmers and Chef’s local food celebration at the Southport Farmer’s Market! You can browse the beautiful local produce, baked goods and handcrafted items spread under ancient live oak trees. There is a breeze off the river as well as music in the air as entertainment is always available.

The Southport Waterfront Market is held on the Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn every Wednesday morning from 8 am until 1 pm, May 2nd (first Wednesday in May) through August.

Contact (910) 279-4616 for more information. The Waterfront Market is an event of Downtown Southport, Inc.

Fort Johnston-Southport Museum Lawn
203 East Bay Street
Southport, North Carolina 28461

Ocean Isle Beach Scavenger Hunts @ Ocean Isle Beach Community Center
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Ocean Isle Beach Scavenger HuntsCome join the fun with the Town of Ocean Isle Beach’s Scavenger Hunt! Our Scavenger Hunt Series kicks off for the season on Wednesday, June 13th at the Ocean Isle Beach Community Center. Registration is from 10:00 – 10:30 am. Kids will be given a tote bag and clue sheet to search for prizes around the island. All children must have a responsible party to accompany them. This event is FREE!

Ocean Isle Beach Community Center:

Old Sunset Beach Bridge Young Explorers: Turtles @ Old Sunset Beach Bridge
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, 10:30 Young Explorers, appropriate for ages 5 to 13, must be accompanied by an adult, no drop offs, please.  FREE, donations gratefully accepted.

Learn about the sea turtles that nest on Sunset Beach.  Visit with a turtle volunteer who will share facts and interesting stories about the work being done to help foster the turtle environment.  Craft appropriate to topic, light refreshments.
Wrightsville Beach Museum Kids Club: Make Lemonade @ Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Come make lemonade using historical equipment with the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History! Kids will learn about vintage kitchen hardware and get to make and drink fresh lemonade!

Kids Club is a series of FREE kid’s events every Wednesday from June to August. They are educational events with a different theme each week, all held at the museum at 10:30 am. See our website for more information:

Wrightsville Beach Museum: Kids Club! @ Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for an educational kids program.

On Wednesdays from June to August come to the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History to learn, each week will feature a different theme!

For more information check out

Kids Club Schedule

June 20th: Nautical Flags

June 27th: Make icing the old fashion way!

July 4th: No Kids Club. Enjoy the holiday!

July 11th: Jellyfish

July 18th: Make lemonade the old fashion way!

July 25th: Make applesauce with equipment from the 1880s and 1920s

August 1st through 22nd: To Be Decided

Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Follow the animated adventures of Cy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun, and Moon with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. Gain a new appreciation of our home planet. The Accidental Astronauts is a space adventure for all ages but is especially appropriate for young space explorers.

Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seven Wonders @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Explore the seven wonders of the ancient world — and the seven wonders of the universe — in this mesmerizing full-dome movie presentation.

Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

NEW! Experience the wonder of Kaluoka’hina, the enchanted reef whose magic protects it against humans ever finding it. Kaluoka’hina’s colorful inhabitants have always lived in peace — until the volcano erupts and breaks the spell. Now it’s up to the young sawfish Jake and his paranoid pal Shorty to restore the magic of Kaluoka’hina. Their only lead is an ancient legend that tells of touching the moon. But how is a fish supposed to touch the moon? This is just one of the intriguing puzzles that Jake and Shorty have to solve on their most exciting adventure ever: the quest to save their beloved reef. This animated feature is great for families.