featured events

A Long Winter’s Nap: The Story of Hibernation
Sep 26
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Saturday, September 26 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Learn more about animals that hibernate in the winter.

Grab and Go Story Time and craft kits (available all week call to register) - Barbee Library
Sep 29
Brunswick County Library
NC

Tuesday, September 29 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Brunswick County Library

Brunswick County Assisted Virtual Learning (registration required)
Oct 1
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St, OIB, NC

Thursday, October 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Full or partial virtual learning is a new experience for many families. In an effort to support our community during this uncertain time, the Museum of Coastal Carolina is hosting an assisted virtual learning program for Brunswick County students during the fall quarter. Students can bring their devices and course materials and meet with the team of educators from the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium. Our educators will assist in content comprehension and resolving technical issues for students in first through fifth grades. The program, which begins on September 10, 2020, will occur on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Museum. Additional days may be added depending on demand. The cost for the program is $20 for two hours. Payment can be made weekly and requires a minimum four-week commitment. Due to social distancing requirements, space is limited to a maximum of eight students. As a precaution, masks will be required for everyone over the age of two, hand washing will be required, and temperature checks will be done at the door. Pre-registration is required and can be done through the following link: https://sites.google.com/view/levelupassistedvirtuallearning If you would like to register or would like more information, please contact Education Coordinator Jamie Justice at education@museumplanetarium.org or call the Museum at 910-579-1016. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street in Ocean Isle Beach, NC.

Touch Tank Feeding
Oct 2
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Friday, October 2 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Watch Museum docents feed the live animals in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

Sensory Saturday
Oct 3
North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport
Southport, NC 28461

Saturday, October 3 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

https://www.facebook.com/NCMaritimeMuseumSouthport

The Great Pumpkin: Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Oct 3
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Saturday, October 3 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Pumpkins are plentiful this time of year, whether you eat them, carve them, or paint them. Come learn about what makes pumpkins so unique and why they are such a staple for Halloween. We will be announcing a special contest at the end of the program.

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 5
Brunswick County Library
Commissioners’ Chambers, Sandifer Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive, Bolivia, NC, 28422, United States

Monday, October 5 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

Southport Historical Society: Living Voices of the Past (online only) - Harper Library
Oct 6
Brunswick County Library
Harper Library, 109 West Moore Street, Southport, NC, 28461, United States

Tuesday, October 6 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

Register by emailing info@southporthistoricalsociety.org!

Board of Education Meeting
Oct 6
Brunswick County School District
David R. Sandifer Building

Tuesday, October 6 at 6:00 pm

Brunswick County School District

Board of Education Meeting
Oct 6
West Brunswick High
David R. Sandifer Building

Tuesday, October 6 at 6:00 pm

West Brunswick High

Brunswick County Assisted Virtual Learning (registration required)
Oct 8
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St, OIB, NC

Thursday, October 8 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Full or partial virtual learning is a new experience for many families. In an effort to support our community during this uncertain time, the Museum of Coastal Carolina is hosting an assisted virtual learning program for Brunswick County students during the fall quarter. Students can bring their devices and course materials and meet with the team of educators from the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium. Our educators will assist in content comprehension and resolving technical issues for students in first through fifth grades. The program, which begins on September 10, 2020, will occur on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Museum. Additional days may be added depending on demand. The cost for the program is $20 for two hours. Payment can be made weekly and requires a minimum four-week commitment. Due to social distancing requirements, space is limited to a maximum of eight students. As a precaution, masks will be required for everyone over the age of two, hand washing will be required, and temperature checks will be done at the door. Pre-registration is required and can be done through the following link: https://sites.google.com/view/levelupassistedvirtuallearning If you would like to register or would like more information, please contact Education Coordinator Jamie Justice at education@museumplanetarium.org or call the Museum at 910-579-1016. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street in Ocean Isle Beach, NC.

Board of Adjustment
Oct 8
Brunswick County Library
Commissioners’ Chambers, Sandifer Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive, Bolivia, NC, 28422, United States

Thursday, October 8 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

The Planning and Community Development Department supports and facilitates the Brunswick County Planning Board, the Brunswick County Board of Adjustment, and the Brunswick County Technical Review Committee (TRC). Each Board/Committee has different duties, functions, and meeting schedules.  The Zoning Board of Adjustments meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Brunswick County Commissioners’ Chambers in the David R. Sandifer Administration Building. The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body that hears and takes final action on variances, Special Exception Permits, zoning vested rights, approval of administrative decisions, approval of wireless telecommunication facilities, and interpretation of zoning boundary lines in concert with the Planning Director or Planning Director’s designee. Download a brochure about the Board of Adjustment, a Special Exception application, or a variance application here.

Touch Tank Feeding
Oct 9
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Friday, October 9 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Watch Museum docents feed the live animals in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

Virtual Cemetery Tour
Oct 10
North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport
Online Event

Saturday, October 10 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

The annual Naval Station Great Lakes Cemetery Tour goes virtual this year! Tucked away at Naval Station Great Lakes is a small cemetery dating from 1913. It is the final resting place of over 200 sailors and civilians who lived and worked at Great Lakes. Join the National Museum of the American Sailor for a virtual walking tour of this historic cemetery. Tour is pre-recorded, but hosted live on Zoom. Museum staff will answer live questions at the end of the tour. To register for this free event, copy and paste the following link into your internet browser. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcOqrrT0vGdJry6rqijUB17R351D1obuW

Eerie Ecology
Oct 10
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Saturday, October 10 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

One of the eeriest ecosystems is the swamp with its deep, muddy waters and range of creatures. But swamps are actually cool, unique places and are very important to our environment. Learn about what makes swamps unique, who lives in the swamp (no, it’s not Bigfoot), and why we need swamps.

Planning Board
Oct 12
Brunswick County Library
Commissioners’ Chambers, Sandifer Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive, Bolivia, NC, 28422, United States

Monday, October 12 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

SHS 2nd Tuesday Talk
Oct 13
Southport Historical Society
Indian Trail Meeting Hall, 113 W. Moore St., Southport, NC, 28461, United States

Tuesday, October 13 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Southport Historical Society

Join us for the SHS 2nd Tuesday Talk to hear about Southport’s rich history and fascinating characters every second Tuesday of the month. FREE! All are welcome.

2nd Tuesday Talk with Travis Gilbert, Old Baldy Foundation: Bald Head's Light Keepers (online only) - Harper Library
Oct 13
Brunswick County Library
Harper Library, 109 West Moore Street, Southport, NC, 28461, United States

Tuesday, October 13 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Brunswick County Library

Send email to info@southporthistoricalsociety.org to register!

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Oct 13
Brunswick County Library
Parks & Recreation Boardroom, 69 Stamp Act Drive, Bolivia, NC, 28422, United States

Tuesday, October 13 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

Constellation Stories from the Sky
Oct 13
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Tuesday, October 13 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Learn about the constellations in the night time sky.

Brunswick County Assisted Virtual Learning (registration required)
Oct 15
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St, OIB, NC

Thursday, October 15 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Full or partial virtual learning is a new experience for many families. In an effort to support our community during this uncertain time, the Museum of Coastal Carolina is hosting an assisted virtual learning program for Brunswick County students during the fall quarter. Students can bring their devices and course materials and meet with the team of educators from the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium. Our educators will assist in content comprehension and resolving technical issues for students in first through fifth grades. The program, which begins on September 10, 2020, will occur on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Museum. Additional days may be added depending on demand. The cost for the program is $20 for two hours. Payment can be made weekly and requires a minimum four-week commitment. Due to social distancing requirements, space is limited to a maximum of eight students. As a precaution, masks will be required for everyone over the age of two, hand washing will be required, and temperature checks will be done at the door. Pre-registration is required and can be done through the following link: https://sites.google.com/view/levelupassistedvirtuallearning If you would like to register or would like more information, please contact Education Coordinator Jamie Justice at education@museumplanetarium.org or call the Museum at 910-579-1016. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street in Ocean Isle Beach, NC.

Touch Tank Feeding
Oct 16
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Friday, October 16 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Watch Museum docents feed the live animals in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

40th Annual Oyster Festival
Oct 17
Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce
South Brunswick, NC 28470

Saturday, October 17 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce

https://www.facebook.com/BrunswickCountyChamber/

Creepy Chemistry
Oct 17
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Saturday, October 17 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

From oozy slime to gooey pumpkin guts, fall is full of fun, albeit creepy, chances to learn about chemistry. Come see some spooky science experiments that you can do at home.

40th Annual Oyster Festival
Oct 18
Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce
South Brunswick, NC 28470

Sunday, October 18 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce

https://www.facebook.com/BrunswickCountyChamber/

Required Workday
Oct 19
Brunswick County School District
Bolivia, NC 28422

Monday, October 19 All Day

Brunswick County School District

Required Workday
Oct 19
West Brunswick High
South Brunswick, NC 28470

Monday, October 19 All Day

West Brunswick High

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 19
Brunswick County Library
Commissioners’ Chambers, Sandifer Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive, Bolivia, NC, 28422, United States

Monday, October 19 from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Brunswick County Library

Southport Storyteller with Mike Royal: The Old Man (online only) - Harper Library
Oct 19
Brunswick County Library
Harper Library, 109 West Moore Street, Southport, NC, 28461, United States

Monday, October 19 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

Send email to info@southporthistoricalsociety.org to register!

Armchair History with Liz Fuller (online only) - Harper Library
Oct 20
Brunswick County Library
Harper Library, 109 West Moore Street, Southport, NC, 28461, United States

Tuesday, October 20 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

BOE Committee Meetings
Oct 20
Brunswick County School District
Central Services

Tuesday, October 20 at 2:00 pm

Brunswick County School District

BOE Committee Meetings
Oct 20
West Brunswick High
Central Services

Tuesday, October 20 at 2:00 pm

West Brunswick High

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Oct 20
Brunswick County Library
Parks & Recreation Boardroom, 69 Stamp Act Drive, Bolivia, NC, 28422, United States

Tuesday, October 20 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Brunswick County Library

Brunswick County Assisted Virtual Learning (registration required)
Oct 22
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St, OIB, NC

Thursday, October 22 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Full or partial virtual learning is a new experience for many families. In an effort to support our community during this uncertain time, the Museum of Coastal Carolina is hosting an assisted virtual learning program for Brunswick County students during the fall quarter. Students can bring their devices and course materials and meet with the team of educators from the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium. Our educators will assist in content comprehension and resolving technical issues for students in first through fifth grades. The program, which begins on September 10, 2020, will occur on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Museum. Additional days may be added depending on demand. The cost for the program is $20 for two hours. Payment can be made weekly and requires a minimum four-week commitment. Due to social distancing requirements, space is limited to a maximum of eight students. As a precaution, masks will be required for everyone over the age of two, hand washing will be required, and temperature checks will be done at the door. Pre-registration is required and can be done through the following link: https://sites.google.com/view/levelupassistedvirtuallearning If you would like to register or would like more information, please contact Education Coordinator Jamie Justice at education@museumplanetarium.org or call the Museum at 910-579-1016. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street in Ocean Isle Beach, NC.

Touch Tank Feeding
Oct 23
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Friday, October 23 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Watch Museum docents feed the live animals in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

Monsters of the Deep
Oct 24
Museum of Coastal Carolina
Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB, NC

Saturday, October 24 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Scientists have discovered many new species of deep sea creatures over the years. Some look familiar, like other fish we have commonly seen, while others are new and a little creepy. Learn about these unique, eerie creatures and how they have adapted to life in the deep ocean.

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