Things To Do in Southport / Oak Island in March

As the temperatures warm up in Oak Island, the events going on around town pick up as artwell. Coming up in March we have art shows, charity events and much more! Check out all there is to do this month and if you don’t already live here, call us today to book a visit!

MARCH 2nd-21st
Spring Art Show / Franklin Square Gallery, Southport / 10am-5pm
Find out what’s fresh and new in local art this spring as the Franklin Square Gallery opens for the season with its annual Spring Art Show. The show opens on March 2 and runs three weeks until March 21. Over $1500 in prizes and awards will be presented at the evening reception, part of Downtown Southport’s First Friday Gallery Walk, on March 6 from 5-7 p.m. Public is invited.

Coastal Consumer Showcase / St. James Community Center, Southport / 4pm-7pm
“Highlighting the Best in Local Products and Services.” Area businesses will be on display for area residents and visitors to explore what our business community has to offer. Free and includes one ticket for the Chinese Auction. Free Seminars on topics to be announced soon. Free Food Samples.

First Friday Southport Gallery Walk / Area Galleries, Southport, NC / 5pm-7pm
First Friday of Each month all year. Partial List of Participating Galleries: Art @ 211 The Ricky Evans Gallery (211 N. Howe Street), Lantana’s Gallery & Fine Gifts(113 S. Howe Street), Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room(105 S. Howe Street), Franklin Square Gallery(130 E. West Street).

Diamonds & Denim Charity Ball / Stone Chimney Place, Supply NC / 6pm-10pm
The Brunswick Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation, Inc. has selected WAVES4K.I.D.S. to be the recipient of proceeds from their 4th annual charity ball. Tickets are available for $80.00. Sponsorship packages are available as well. For more information, guests can visit, call 910-253-0922, or email

4th Annual Girls Day at the Airport / Cape Fear Regional Jetport / 2pm-4pm
Hosted by the two women flight school owners at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport: Barb Olsen-Gwin, private pilot and owner of Brunswick Air, & Jessica Wallace, Certified Flight Instructor & Owner of High Tide Helicopters. We are celebrating Women in Aviation Worldwide Week and we?re planning several activities for you girls while you are learning about women in aviation.

MARCH 27th, 28th & 29th
Sea Notes Choral Society Spring Concerts / Hatch Auditorium, Caswell Beach / Times Vary
The singers will be taking you back in time as they sing “Songs from the 60s”. The chorus will be directed by Susan Linton and Jane Boberg will be accompanying. The free concert will be at Hatch Auditorium on the grounds of the Baptist Assembly at Caswell Beach/Oak Island and three performances are scheduled.

MARCH 28th
Arbor Day Tree Giveaway / Food Lion, Oak Island NC / 9am-12pm
Oak Island Beautification Club, partnering with Tree City USA, will be giving away saplings and grasses to OI residents in recognition of Arbor Day.

MARCH 28th
Historical Southport Bicycle Tours / Southport, NC / 3pm-4pm
The guided tour will wind through live oak canopied streets and along the waterfront, incorporating local history. Participants will pedal past Fort Johnston, homes of Pilots and Blockade Runners, the Brunswick Inn, and the Old Yacht Basin, where several movies have been filmed.

MARCH 28th
4th Annual Lower Cape Fear Hospice Skeet Shoot Fundraiser / Buccaneer Gun Club, Leland NC / 8am-Until
Participants will be treated to on-site instruction, two full rounds of skeet shooting, additional shooting opportunities, and event sweag bag including commemorative t-shirt, and lots of fun! Breakfast and lunch will be provided for what is sure to be a great time!

If you aren’t already vacationing in Oak Island NC, we invite you to visit us anytime of year! There are great things going on in our area throughout the year. Margaret Rudd & Associates has the perfect Oak Island NC beach rentals for the vacation you deserve. Whether you need a large beach house, a simple cottage or a convenient condo by the week, by the night or even monthly, we offer the best of Brunswick County beach vacation rentals, at great rates. Visit our website today or call to speak with one of our friendly reservation specialists at 800-486-5441!

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