Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Tuesday Specials at the Maritime Market - 4/18
Good Morning Fellow Islanders!
It's 70 degrees on the front porch this morning, and the last quarter moon
is shining dimly on the cool & clear morning, with a light breeze rustling
in the palms, and a few early birds chattering & singing their morning
songs. As the dawn breaks, expect to see a few clouds, with peeks of
sunshine and light breezes throughout the day, with highs in the low 70's
and a slight chance of an afternoon shower. We'll cool to the mid 60's
overnight, and warm to the low 70's again tomorrow, with overcast skies and
a better chance of showers. Skies will clear on Thursday, with a beautiful
spring weekend following. Low tide will occur just after 7 this morning.
High tide will peak around 1:30 this afternoon, and low tide returns at
about 6:45 this evening.
For breakfast this morning, Chef Marc is preparing a delicious omelette
stuffed with ham, mushrooms & swiss cheese, and serving with a side of our
roasted potatoes for only $6.95. For lunch today, Marc is presenting a
decadent shrimp salad croissant, with lettuce & tomato, along with a side
of cole slaw for just $10.95. Tuesday's hot bar theme is "Italian"! You
can also order all of our regular menu items at www.maritimetogo.com,
and those items will be ready by the time you arrive.
The Shoals Club will host their first wine dinner of the season this coming
Friday, featuring six fabulous wines of La Crema Winery (Pinot Gris, two
Chardonnay's, and three Pinot Noir's) expertly paired by the Shoals Club's
culinary team. The fun begins at 6pm, and the cost is $100++/person. For
reservations, call the Shoals Club at 910-454-4850.
Also this Friday, The next Friends of Music concert will take place at
7:30pm at The Village Chapel. The featured work will be the silent film
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, accompanied by organist by Michael Britt.
This was a great success last year and “hunchback” promises to be another
winner. The program is open to the public and free of charge, thanks to the
many generous contributions from our members.
This coming Saturday at 10am, Chad Paul, CEO of Bald Head Island Limited,
will host a public meeting to discuss the legislation regading the proposed
Ferry Transportation Authority described in Senate Bill 391. The meeting
will be held at the BHA, and is open to all islanders. BHI Limited is
planning to host similar meetings in the Triangle area and in Charlotte.
If you would like to attend one of these off-island meetings, please
contact Joyce Fulton via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next Community Pot Luck Supper will take place on Monday, April 24 at
6pm at the BHA. Bring an entree, side dish or dessert, along with your
favorite beverage, and meet some of the locals! It's the last Community
Pot Luck supper until the fall. For more information, contact FA McLeod at
Dr. Audra Rickman from Four Paws Animal Hospital will be visiting the
island and seeing patients at the Fire Station on Wednesday, April 26, from
8:30am - 1pm. Please call 910-457-7387 to make an appointment.
The next installment of the Conservancy's Lecture Series takes place on
Wednesday, April 26 at the BHI Club. The Lecture is titled "Nocturnal
Visitors", and is presented by Emily Hardin and explores BHI's history of
Sea Turtles. The evening begins with a cash bar at 5:30pm, followed by the
lecture at 6pm, and dinner at 7pm. The cost of the prix fixe dinner
(Chicken Marsala, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans & strawberry
shortcake) is only $14.95 plust tax/gratuity. Dinner is optional, and
guests may choose to attend only the lecture. Either way, you must RSVP by
the end of day tomorrow by calling the club at 910-457-7300.
The 10th Anniversary of BHI's Wounded Warrior Family weekend will take
place from April 27 - May 1. The island community will host five Purple
Heart recipients and their families & caregivers, with activities
throughout the weekend. The event is hosted in partnership with the Halo
for Freedom Warrior Foundation (a 501-C-3 non-profit organization), and
100% of donations go toward the cost of hosting this event and supporting
the families. I'll post the full schedule of activities as the date
approaches, but donations are needed now to help fund the weekend. Please
make checks payable to Halo for Freedom Foundation, and please write "BHI
Weekend" in the Memo field. Then, please mail or drop your check to the
Bald Head Association, PO Box 3030, Bald Head Island, NC 28461.
The Pirates are returning to Bald Head Island!! The Pirate Invasion takes
place the weekend of June 23-25, and the weekend is sponsored by many of
the island's businesses and homeowners, and coordinated by BHI Pirate
Invasion, Inc - an organization formed by Sandy Kades to faciliate bringing
the Pirates back to the island. For those who recall the Pirate invasions
of the past, this weekend will be very familiar, with a sea battle, sword
fights, ghost walks, a pancake breakfast, and special interactive and
educational events all weekend. Sandy is in need of volunteers to help
orchestrate the weekend and to help house the pirates! Also, donations are
greatly appreciated to help off-set the costs of travel & housing. Please
reach out to Sandy at email@example.com.
Don't forget to follow us on our various social media platforms. Josie
Moll is posting more events, store specials and pictures, so follow us
on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram . In addition, young Claude is
very active on Social media, and posts many items related to Bald Head
Blues and island living - both on Instagram and Facebook.
Enjoy this wonderful day on the island with your friends & family, and
we'll see you 'round the Market!
Melissa & Claude Pope
Bald Head Island, NC
Open 8am - 7pm daily through the remainder of April