Southport North Carolina


WINTERFEST . . . holiday fun for all ages centered in historic Southport

WINTERFEST . . . holiday fun for all ages centered in Historic Southport   SOUTHPORT, NC November 6, 2013 – Southport Winterfest 2013, the umbrella under which most of the city’s holiday events fall, will include everything from Christmas at the Amuzu Theatre to the Holiday Boat Flotilla . . […]


Southern Cape Fear Bridal Showcase Forecast Good Year

Southport, NC Feb. 18, 2013 – The Southern Cape Fear Bridal Showcase was held this past Sunday, February 17th, at the Southport Community Building. Member businesses of the Southport- Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce that provide various wedding services were available to help the brides and grooms plan their […]


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Southport PC

Southport, NC Feb. 18, 2013 – Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of the new office of Southport PC, 4831-101 Port Loop Road, (near DMV Office), Southport. Dawn C. Weikle, a certified network engineer has been working with both small businesses and residential clients in the area […]


Wooden Boats of North Carolina featured in Maritime Museum Program

SOUTHPORT – From Core Sounder skiffs to sharpies, learn about traditional wooden boats of the Lower Cape Fear in an upcoming Third Tuesday Program offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport.   As part of the Museum’s free monthly lecture series, the event will be held at the […]


2nd Saturdays event at NC Maritime Museum at Southport – UPDATED

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric […]


3rd Annual Cape Fear Flounder Classic Results

Southport, NC —   Second Cast took home top prize in the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd Annual Cape Fear Flounder Classic with a 10.10 pound flounder.   Captain Tim Lee from Fayetteville, NC and his crew Yogie Martin, Mike Clark and John Balentine enthusiastically accepted their winning of $3,036 […]


2nd Saturdays Fun August 11 at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric […]


3rd Annual Cape Fear Flounder Classic – July 28th

Southport-Oak Island, NC — The 3rd Annual Cape Fear Flounder Classic will be held at the Southport Marina on Saturday, July 28th . This event is being organized as a fundraiser for the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce. Following the prize structure of the Chamber’s very popular U.S. Open […]


Southport Museum & Visitor Center in the Garrison House at Fort Johnston

Southport, NC – A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, June 29th for the Fort Johnston – Southport Museum & Visitor Center in the Garrison House at Fort Johnston. The Museum/Center features displays on the life, culture and industry in Southport. It is part of the City of Southport […]


N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Reveals Truth Behind Pirate Life

SOUTHPORT – How do Hollywood pirates match up to the real pirates of the past? Find out in “Myth vs. the Reality of Pirate Life” offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport on Tuesday, July 17. The free program, featuring author and historian Jack Fryar, begins at 7 […]