Ready, Set, SUP!

Sunset SUP Series

Blockade Runner Beach Resort

Thursday, July 31, 6 p.m.


This free weekly event includes a paddleboard lesson, men’s and women’s community challenge, prone racing challenge, a kid’s race and refreshments. Participants may bring their own paddleboard or rent one for $25. For more information, call 910-256-2251.


Illuminate History

Candlelight Tour

Burgwin-Wright House Museum

Friday, Aug. 1, 9 p.m., $10


Recreating the days without electricity and modern conveniences in the Burgwin-Wright House, the tour relives historic rituals portrayed by costumed interpreters. Advance registration is required. For more information, call 910-762-0570.


The Friends in Your Own Backyard

Residents of the Reserve Educational Hike

Public Beach Access No. 43

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m.


Participants learn about abundant native coastal plant and animal life through a free interactive hike and hands-on activities led by the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve. Advance registration is required by calling 910-962-2324 or emailing marie.davis@ncdenr.org


Loco for Local 

The Farmers’ Market at Poplar Grove

Poplar Grove Plantation

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


More than 40 local vendors showcase fresh produce, meat, coffee, landscape and bedding plants, herbs, and arts and crafts. Using only fresh items from market vendors, Chef Alexis Fouros prepares meals to sample. For more information call 910-686-9518 or visit www.poplargrove.org

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