Monthly Archives: October 2013

Art and Animals

What: Adopt-A-Pet Portrait Painting Class When: Wed., Oct. 30th • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Howe Outrageous Art Gallery and Marketplace 307 N. Howe St., Southport Cost: Suggested donation of $35 Info: (910) 363-4811 An artful craze sprung up

Secluded Sanctuary

With all the road construction taking place along Highway 17, it’s unimaginable to passing drivers that a community such as Leland’s Farms of Snowfield could even exist. Even without the sight of bulldozers and orange safety cones, the subdivision is

Biz Q&A

This month we meet Missy Ronquillo, owner and resident artist of Pescado Y Amor, a colorful, sea-inspired studio and store in Oak Island. The studio often is home to Paint and Pour events, wherein folks can make their own masterpieces.

Protecting Your Business Equipment

Odds are, you’ve worked hard to establish your business. You’ve made tough decisions and dodged countless pitfalls. Nevertheless, don’t let the excitement of moving forward distract you from the present: What are you doing to protect what you’ve already built?

Pump Up the Pumpkin

One of my fondest childhood memories of Iowa is driving to The Pumpkin Patch located a few miles from town each October. The arthritic, weathered old farmer wandered his fields with a huge smile on his face. Children ran in

Autumn Cocktails

Lately I’ve been living with the windows wide open. I don’t mean that as some grand metaphor for living life to the fullest. Rather, who can resist the cool fall breeze? What’s especially lovely during this time of year is

Eat Up, Ye Hearty

For the past few years, Yacht Basin Eatery has embodied the storied past of the Atlantic coast each October in one unique way: Every Friday through Sunday, the staff dresses up like pirates. “Well, I heard somewhere that October is

Dine and Imbibe

The leaves are falling, the air gets cooler—and probably one of the other most exciting parts about the fall season is the Grapes and Hops Month on Bald Head Island. Celebrating food, beer, and wine throughout October, there are many

Spooky and Sensational

Rich in history and lore, Southport will come alive with the spirits of the past this Tuesday, October 15th. Author Brooks Preik will divulge spooky tales at the Southport Community Building that will both entertain and enlighten. The event is

Painting a Picturesque Fall:

What: Brunswick Arts Council Show When: October 14th through 26th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Franklin Square Gallery 130 E. West St., Southport Cost: FREE Info: Though a Calabash firehouse is one unlikely spot for an art show,

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