What's Going On Locally

This is the perfect time to be here enjoying any of the Holden Beach rentals we have along the coastline because it’s still the off-season. Rates are at their lowest on many of the Holden Beach rentals and the summer vacationers haven’t yet arrived. The beaches remain uncrowded and beachcombing is quiet and uninterrupted. You can sit on the beach and commune with the ocean or spend some time meditating while the bright yellow sun slowly rises in front of you.

Holden Beach rentalsThere are some upcoming events you might want to spend some time enjoying.

On Saturday, February 23 the 2013 Carolina Beach Polar Plunge takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. The event features brave swimmers taking a dip in the chilly Atlantic Ocean, plus live music, art, food, silent auction, car show, plus more. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics New Hanover County. New this year: Run-N-Plunge 5K. Schedule is as follows: 11am to 3pm: Live Music and DJ (TBA), 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Silent Auction, 1:30 p.m.: Costume Contest, and 3 p.m.: Polar Plunge.

The first Friday of each month art galleries in the Southport area team up to promote a Gallery Walk. Art enthusiasts are welcome to participate in this cultural event on Friday, March 1 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wine & appetizers are served at Franklin Square Gallery, Art @ 211 The Ricky Evans Gallery, Lantana’s Gallery & Southport’s Silver Coast Winery & Gallery.

Celebrate and learn about the meaning of pi through fun, interesting games and activities for the whole family at Pi Day at Ingram Planetarium on Thursday, March 14 from 12 noon until 4 p.m. Village at Sunset Beach Sunset Beach, NC.

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