7th Annual Polar Plunge - Saturday, February 19th

The 7th Annual Polar Plunge is just around the corner. They will be at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Gazebo Area for The Plunge to Support Special Olympics New Hanover County.

Please join them on Saturday, February 19th in the big tent starting at 11:00 am and be ready to take the Plunge at 3:00 pm. They will have entertainment and other activities throughout the day. Please go to the registration page for online individual and team registration: www.plungenhc.com

Find more Pleasure Island charity events on the events calendar at PleasureIslandNC.org


2011 Events on Pleasure Island

It's going to be another great year on Pleasure Island! Mark your 2011 calendar for your favorite events:

February 19 2011 Special Olympics Polar Plunge (341-5876)
March 19 7th Annual Steve Haydu St. Patrick‘s Lo-Tide Run (330-417-0144)
April 1-2  Suncoast Cruiser ―Back to the Beach‖ Car Show (910-231-6877)
April 16 15th Annual Chowder Cook Off (458-8534)
April 30 Kure Beach Annual Street Fair – Joe Eakes Park (458-8216)
April 30 Miss Pleasure Island Beauty Pageant (798-6405)
May 6 11th Annual Touch of Class Charity Auction (458-8434)
May 13 13th Annual Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament (264-8397)
May – September  Carolina Beach Farmer‘s Market every Saturday (431-8122)
June – August  Weekly Movies at the Lake Every Sunday (458-8434)
June – August  Weekly Fireworks on the Beach Every Thursday (458-8434)
June – August  Free Summer Concerts (458-8434)
June – August  Weekly Boardwalk Music Every Thursday (910-458-8434)
June 4 26th Annual Beach Music Festival (458-8434)
June 26 Kure Beach Double Sprint Triathlon (www.setupevents.com)
July 3 Independence Day Fireworks (458-8434)
July 8-10  East Coast Got Em ‗On Classic King Mackerel Tournament (458-0240)
September 16 & 17  4th Annual North Carolina Flatfish Championship (452-6378)
October 8 & 9  18th Annual Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival (458-8434)
October 14-16  5th Annual Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge (264-5487)
October 15 3rd Annual Salty Paws Festival (458-3266)
November 25 Island of Lights Light Up Celebration at the Lake (458-5507)
Nov 25 - Dec 17 3rd Annual Christmas by the Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) (910-470-8666)
December 2 Island of Lights Christmas Parade (458-5507)
December 3 Island of Lights Flotilla (458-5507)
December 10 Island of Lights Tour of Homes (458-5507)
December 31 Island of Lights New Year‘s Eve Countdown in Carolina Beach


"Glory Enough For All" - Special Event At Fort Fisher Historic Site

The year 2011 marks the 146th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War.  To commemorate the Second Battle of Fort Fisher (the largest land-sea battle of the Civil War), the Fort Fisher State Historic Site will stage "Glory Enough For All", an all day event on Saturday, January 15, 2011 beginning at 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. The program will focus on post-war reunions and efforts to memorialize the battle. The event will also serve as the kick-off for the sesquicentennial (150th) commemoration of the Civil War in North Carolina.

The Fort Fisher State Historic Site is located in Kure Beach, NC, at 1610 Fort Fisher Blvd. South, along US Highway 421 South. For more information call 910-458-5538 or go to www.fortfisher.nchistoricsites.org


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