Wrightsville Beach NC

Casting Call For New Docu-Series Celebrating American Fishing Families

Los Angeles, CA July 24, 2015 – Noelle Cain (IMDb bio: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3691838/) is a producer on a new docu-series celebrating American Fishing Families who work the oceans of the United States! She is currently in search of multi-generational, commercial fishing families with 4+ family members who fish together, preferably off-shore. […]

29th Annual Parade of Homes: Opening Doors for a Better Tomorrow

WILMINGTON, NC April 16, 2015 – The Wilmington – Cape Fear Home Builders Association (WCFHBA) is proud to announce the 29th Annual Parade of Homes. The Parade will run two weekends, Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 and Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3. The self-guided tour is […]

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. […]

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 […]

Oyster Farmer, Biologist to Discuss Oysters, Reef Restoration

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Feb. 3, 2015 – Jay Styron, owner of Carolina Mariculture Co., and Ted Wilgis, oyster restoration specialist for the N.C. Coastal Federation, will discuss oyster mariculture and reef restoration efforts in North Carolina. The presentation is open to the public, and it will be held on Wednesday, […]

Wilmington’s Award-winning Riverfront Provides Backdrop for Winter Festivals

North Carolina Jazz Festival & Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival WILMINGTON, NC Jan. 27, 2015 – Wilmington, North Carolina’s award-winning riverfront provides a stunning backdrop for two signature winter festivals. The Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival features fine wines and gourmet chocolate the weekend of January 30 through February 1. […]

North Carolina Coastal Federation: Discover Your Coast 2015 Education Programs

Discover Your Coast 2015 Education Programs North Carolina Coastal Federation Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center 309 West Salisbury Street Wrightsville Beach, N.C. 28480 www.nccoast.org *Note: Register for all of these events at www.nccoast.org or at the Coastal Education Center. Members are the first to learn about exciting new […]

2015 Johnnie Mercer's Pier Dogfish Tournament

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Dec. 18, 2014 – Matt Johnson, owner of Johnnie Mercer’s Pier has announced that the 2015 Johnnie Mercer’s Pier Dogfish Tournament will be held on January 24, from 1pm to 8 pm at his pier in Wrightsville Beach. This is the 10th year of the tournament and […]

North Carolina's 'Enchanted Airlie' Grows International

WILMINGTON, NC Nov. 20, 2014 – When night falls over 67-acre Airlie Gardens in December, the forest comes alive as “Enchanted Airlie,” an estimated 750,000 twinkling lights illuminating the half-mile, self-guided, walking trail of holiday displays. Seasonal sounds fill the air and warm holiday refreshments add the perfect touch for […]

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest […]