Lemonade on the Porch

2019 Lemonade on the Porch Where we celebrate the community of Wrightsville Beach! For more than 20 years Wrightsville Beach Museum has been telling the story of this special community. Our wrap-around porch, nearly half of the building’s footprint, with its rocking chairs and welcoming ambience, has become a symbol of this tradition. In 2016 we began a new tradition …

Jingle Bell 5K Run

Coming December 8 is our traditional Jingle Bell 5K Run – complete with costumed runners, costumed pets and  holiday-decorated strollers!

Walking Tours Begin June 9

Tour the historic Shore Acres neighborhood on Harbor Island, Wrightsville Beach NC, one of the oldest coastal neighborhoods in North Carolina. With routes exploring either the northern and southern ends of old Harbor Island, these family-friendly tours showcase both the history and the beauty of this one-of-a-kind community with architecture spanning nearly 100 years. Each tour will last approximately 40 …

Daily Lemonade on the Porch begins May 22

Daily Lemonade on the Porch begins May 22 Come by and have a lemonade on the porch as you look for sharks teeth or rock on the porch! Major Sponsors: Blockade Runner Resort Poe’s Tavern Redix Michelle Clark Realty

Members Open House

Membership Open House! June 3, 1-4pm, Membership Open House –  Live music on the porch, a food truck and family activities. Special member discount in the gift shop. Members who bring a friend who joins qualify for a special drawing! Call for more information 910-256-2569. New Member gifts: New members at Jetty Jumper level or above will receive a book …

St. Patrick’s Day

The Wrightsville Beach Museum’s The Sandy Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt Benefitting the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History -$10 donation Saturday, March 17, 2018 Enjoy a beach-wide scavenger hunt beginning at 11:00 a.m. when you pick up your Clue Card and kit at the museum. Return your “finds” to the WB Museum at 3 p.m. to participate in the …

We have the runners with the most spirit!

The weather was COLD and DAMP but we had well over 300 runners of all ages to run on Saturday for the 9th annual Jingle Bell 5K Run and Walk! We featured Naughty and Nice t-shirts and our famous Bell Prizes! We had hot chocolate and  wonderful coffee from Sun-days at  South End Surf Shop. Thank you to our sponsors!!

We are Moving Straight into Spring at the Museum!

Come by the museum and see what we are up to! We are in the midst of preparing for the museum expansion. Come by and watch the 1924 Bordeaux Cottage being lowered,  restored and refurbished in preparation for the July opening.

We’re Moving a 1924 COTTAGE!!

We’re Growing! In the Spring of 2018 the Wrightsville Beach Museum will move the 1924 Ewing-Bordeaux Cottage from 405 North Lumina Avenue to a spot within the Town of Wrightsville Beach Historic Square on West Salisbury Street to expand the museum’s campus and allow us to increase our exhibits, programs and outreach.   This is an exciting time in the …