Archive for April, 2021

Saturday, April 24— You’ve arrived! Welcome to Topsail Island, Pender County, NC! Unpack the car and get settled into your home away from home. We’ve got a week’s worth of ideas for you to explore! Today is Junior Ranger Day at Moores Creek National Battlefield, Southeast North Carolina's only national park. Celebrate National Park Week here! On the weekends, IronClad Golf offers entertainment,...

Sea Turtle Hospital News We really are back. We’ve completed our first month of Covid-restricted public tours and our guests have had nothing but compliments for our new process: on-line, prepaid ticketing with scheduled times. And to make your visit even more special it’s docent-led throughout the facility with groups of only twelve. Through May we will be open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 1-4 PM....

Saturday, April 17— You’ve arrived! Welcome to Topsail Island, Pender County, NC! Unpack the car and get settled into your home away from home. We’ve got a week’s worth of ideas for you to explore! On the weekends, IronClad Golf offers entertainment, golf, and food trucks. Check their week schedule here. For a list of upcoming events throughout the week, read our "locals' event newsletter."...

We’re back! When our Governor began to relax the Covid restrictions on occupancy we put our carefully crafted plan into action and our hospital is again open to the public. But there are a few things you’ll need to know before you come. If you’ve been to see us before, whether in our current location or our original hospital in Topsail Beach you know that our turtles attract multitudes of fans from...

Pender County Nature Photography Contest 2021 Pender County Nature Photography Contest Rules Eligibility The contest is open to the public with the following categories: Adult Amateur; Adult Professional; 15 and Under Amateur Youth Category. All photos must be taken in Pender County between June 2020 and April 2021. Photos can be of animals, plants, landscapes, scenery, and historic structures all within Pender...