All Events in Sunset Beach’s The Great Outdoors

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  • Sit-a-Thon on the Beach!

    Date: July 6, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

    Help the Sunset Beach Turtle Patrol by sitting on the beach in the waves, Friday morning off 5th Street Beach Access & Main Street on the Island, and in the Ocean! Our annual Sit-a-thon is scheduled for Friday, July 6th at 10:00am & in the chairs by 10:30am. Participants start by sitting in a chair at the water’s edge in bathing suits.  As the tide is coming in, the water starts knocking people over. High tide is about 215pm! The last participant sitting is declared the winner! This event is put on every year and we ask for donations.  All Read more [...]

  • Planetarium Shows at Ingram - July 6, 2018

    Date: July 6, 2018

    Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Movies & laser shows presented at various times and dates through September 3, so please CLICK FOR THEIR WEBSITE HERE for details or visit www.museumplanetarium.org: ADMISSION FEES: Free for members. Non-member per-show admission: $9.50 Adults (ages 13-61), $8.50 Seniors (62+), $7.50 Children (3-12), Free for age 2 & under. All Movie & Laser Shows for 2018 (various dates/times): The Sky Tonight! Dynamic Earth Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure Tales of the Mayan Skies Stars at Sunset The Statewide Star Party 2018 NC Science Festival Love under the Laser Lights Apr 21 Metallica Laser Music Show 80’s Music Laser Read more [...]

  • Planetarium Shows at Ingram - July 7, 2018

    Date: July 7, 2018

    Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Movies & laser shows presented at various times and dates through September 3, so please CLICK FOR THEIR WEBSITE HERE for details or visit www.museumplanetarium.org: ADMISSION FEES: Free for members. Non-member per-show admission: $9.50 Adults (ages 13-61), $8.50 Seniors (62+), $7.50 Children (3-12), Free for age 2 & under. All Movie & Laser Shows for 2018 (various dates/times): The Sky Tonight! Dynamic Earth Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure Tales of the Mayan Skies Stars at Sunset The Statewide Star Party 2018 NC Science Festival Love under the Laser Lights Apr 21 Metallica Laser Music Show 80’s Music Laser Read more [...]

  • Weekly Tour Walk to Bird Island - July 11, 2018

    Date: July 11, 2018

     Guided educational walks to Bird Island & Kindred Spirit Mailbox: Hosted this summer by the Bird Island Preservation Society Stewards. Walks begin on the 40th Street & Main St.  boardwalk walkover to the beach at 8:30-1030am, every Wednesday from May 30 through September 5, and will last about 2.5 hours. BRING YOURSELF WATER and strong sun protection!  Last year, more than 650 people took the weekly Bird Island walking tours. Carmel Zetts with the Sunset Beach Turtle Patrol said sometimes they had to break participants into two or three groups to accommodate all the people taking these walking tours.  The Read more [...]

  • Planetarium Shows at Ingram - July 13, 2018

    Date: July 13, 2018

    Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Movies & laser shows presented at various times and dates through September 3, so please CLICK FOR THEIR WEBSITE HERE for details or visit www.museumplanetarium.org: ADMISSION FEES: Free for members. Non-member per-show admission: $9.50 Adults (ages 13-61), $8.50 Seniors (62+), $7.50 Children (3-12), Free for age 2 & under. All Movie & Laser Shows for 2018 (various dates/times): The Sky Tonight! Dynamic Earth Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure Tales of the Mayan Skies Stars at Sunset The Statewide Star Party 2018 NC Science Festival Love under the Laser Lights Apr 21 Metallica Laser Music Show 80’s Music Laser Read more [...]

  • Planetarium Shows at Ingram - July 14, 2018

    Date: July 14, 2018

    Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Movies & laser shows presented at various times and dates through September 3, so please CLICK FOR THEIR WEBSITE HERE for details or visit www.museumplanetarium.org: ADMISSION FEES: Free for members. Non-member per-show admission: $9.50 Adults (ages 13-61), $8.50 Seniors (62+), $7.50 Children (3-12), Free for age 2 & under. All Movie & Laser Shows for 2018 (various dates/times): The Sky Tonight! Dynamic Earth Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure Tales of the Mayan Skies Stars at Sunset The Statewide Star Party 2018 NC Science Festival Love under the Laser Lights Apr 21 Metallica Laser Music Show 80’s Music Laser Read more [...]

  • Weekly Tour Walk to Bird Island - July 18, 2018

    Date: July 18, 2018

     Guided educational walks to Bird Island & Kindred Spirit Mailbox: Hosted this summer by the Bird Island Preservation Society Stewards. Walks begin on the 40th Street & Main St.  boardwalk walkover to the beach at 8:30-1030am, every Wednesday from May 30 through September 5, and will last about 2.5 hours. BRING YOURSELF WATER and strong sun protection!  Last year, more than 650 people took the weekly Bird Island walking tours. Carmel Zetts with the Sunset Beach Turtle Patrol said sometimes they had to break participants into two or three groups to accommodate all the people taking these walking tours.  The Read more [...]

  • Free Telescope Viewing Nights - July 18, 2018

    Date: July 18, 2018

    Time: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    FREE telescope viewing — weather permitting! Trained staff will be available to show you how to use the Planetarium’s telescopes to view the night sky up close and personal. First and Thirds Wednesdays, 8pm, weather permitting.