Camp Chris Stone

  Camp Chris Stone has a new website!!!  https://www.campchrisstone.com or call 910-256-2569 to receive the most current information! Camp Chris Stone looks forward to your joining us this  summer  for fun in the marsh! We are a few weeks away from Camp Chris Stone Summer 2020 Registration opening. Are you ready? Registration is Saturday, February 29! Details to come. The …

Intracoastal/TowneBank 2020 Oyster Roast

Enjoy a Southern Coastal Feast along the water’s edge as live music wafts across the wide porches of the Carolina Yacht Club. SAVE THE DATE!! AND BUY A TICKET!! WBOysterRoast.com Friday, March 20, 2020  5-8PM   At the historic Carolina Yacht Club 401 South Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach Hosted by Intracoastal Realty and TowneBank Mortgage Catered by Musser’s Seafood and Barbeque serving oysters …

Lumina Illustrated Talk

Elaine Henson will give an Illustrated Talk on LUMINA pavilion, THE landmark of Wrightsville Beach. July 16, 2020 7:30pm Wrightsville Beach Museum, Bordeaux Cottage Noted local historian, Elaine Henson, will talk about the history and importance of Lumina pavilion to the emergennce of Wrightsville Beach as a The Playground of the South. The talk is free and open to the …

Current Exhibits

Exhibits and Virtual Tour Current Exhibits at the Museum in the 1909 Myers Cottage The Wrightsville Beach Museum is currently in the 1909 Myers Cottage where it reflects how life was lived in a typical summer cottage at Wrightsville Beach.  We have a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen showing typical furnishings of the time. Other rooms feature exhibits showcasing various periods …

Kid’s Club: June 17-August 19

This is the kind of program that the addition of the Bordeaux Cottage to the museum complex makes easier. We now have more room and a designated space for these activities. Want to help ?   Donate here: https://squareup.com/store/wrightsville-beach-museum/item/donation Kids Club is a series of FREE kid’s events every Wednesday from June into August. They are educational events with a different …

Lemonade on the Porch

Starting May 21st the museum begins its 4th year of Lemonade on the Porch. Local businesses sponsor  14 weeks of lemonade and cookies for museum visitors. Join us to rock on the porch as you sip lemonade and play checkers. Sponsorships still available. Contact us at 910-256-2569 or wbmuseum@bizec.rr.com

Summer Programs

June 5 – First of weekly Kid’s Club free programs for youngsters. 10 more weeks to follow! June 13– NC Hurricanes with Jay Barnes, author of NC Hurricanes, Weather Channel consultant and Southport native. PowerPoint presentation and talk.  Show-and-Tell time to share your hurricane photos and stories after the talk. 7:30pm June 17-21 and 24-28 and July 8-12 and 15-19 …

2019 Lumina Daze!!

2019 LUMINA DAZE – August 25, 6-9pm Lumina Daze will begin at 6pm and run until 9pm across the Blockade Runner Beach Resort campus. The ballroom, lobby, patio and pool areas, and the Nighthawk Room will be filled with activities. Our tried and true music lineup continues: Wilmington Big Band in the Lee Ballroom and The Imitations by the pool …

Hurricane Waters: Storm Talk with Jay Barnes

Hurricane Waters: Storm Talk with Jay Barnes June 13th 7:30 PM Jay Barnes is a Hurricane Historian. He lectures widely on U.S. hurricanes, and will be hosting a talk about Wrightsville Beach and the incredible storm history the Luminous Island has experienced. He is the author of several books and articles on hurricanes, including North Carolina’s Hurricane History, now in its …

Lemonade on the Porch

Lemonade on the Porch begins May 21st and runs through September 8. This is the 3rd year we have had daily lemonade offered at the museum. Each week we have a local business sponsor lemonade and cookies on the porch for visitors. We call it our Summer of Hospitality! Join us as a sponsor or visitor! We have checkers boards …