Beach Events


Charleston River Dogs open season with loss

CHARLESTON, SC April 10, 2015 – It’s been a long cold winter but here we are folks! Baseball season has returned!Almost 7,800 people turned out to the season opener for the Charleston River Dogs and cheered long and hard as they fought against the Lexington Legends at “The Joe” and […]


Fat Bike Racers Prepare for US Open Beach Championships

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC March 10, 2015 – “We’re super excited about this weekend’s race,” said Shawn Spencer, chairman of the US Open Fat Bike Beach Championships. “We have racers coming from 4 states, including a registrant from California. The weather looks like it will cooperate and be warm for us. […]


Phlock to the Beach Moves to April

RUN, PHLOCK, FLY & DRIVE SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES NEW DATE AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS PHLOCK TO THE BEACH-A BUFFETT STYLE BEACH BASH SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA, NC March 6, 2015 – The Chamber of Commerce for the Southport-Oak Island area and Chapter 939 of the Experimental Aircraft […]


Protect Local Waters, Wildlife, Habitats in Your Backyard with N.C. Coastal Federation

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC March 5, 2015 – Environmentally friendly farming and gardening benefits our local waters, wildlife, and habitats.  Come to the N.C. Coastal Federation Fred & Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center in Wrightsville Beach on March 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. to learn ways to implement these environmentally responsible agricultural […]


Polar Plunge at Kure Beach to Benefit Special Olympics!

11th ANNUAL POLAR PLUNGE TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS Saturday, February 21  Kure Beach Boardwalk (adjacent to Kure Beach Pier)   WILMINGTON, NC Feb. 5, 2015 – The Polar Plunge is taking place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Pleasure Island’s Kure Beach Boardwalk, adjacent to the Kure Beach Pier.  […]


The Blessing of the Fleet in Sneads Ferry, NC on April 18, 2015

SNEADS FERRY, NC Feb. 4, 2015 – Make sure to attend The Blessing of the Fleet at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Fulcher’s Landing boat ramp in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. This is a community wide blessing giving tribute to our local commercial fishermen and their families. […]


15,000 miles down

January, 25th, Canton, PA–  *Apologies for not having any pictures this time around folks!  I’ll make up for it next time!* So, I haven’t been fair to you guys and gals.  I’ve been pulling my punches because it’s difficult to talk about your life in the first person, without either […]


Getting People Underwater

Coastal communities are no different than any other with one big exception: the Ocean.  Folks who live at the coast have a common environmental bond, whether they have realized it or not.  In West Palm Beach, it is Jim Abernethy’s mission to bring locals together to strengthen that bond while creating […]