Don Your Neon
O’Neill/Sweetwater Pro-Am After Party
Saturday, July 13, 9 p.m.
To follow the surf contest, board shorts and bikini attire are encouraged at the 1980s neon beach themed party. The bikini contest kicks off at 10 p.m.
Machine Gun rocks Bluewater
Sunday, July14, 4 p.m.
Bluewater Waterfront Grill
The Harbor Bash is a weekly deck party with Bluewater swag for guests, food specials, specialty drinks, live music and dancing. Classic and modern rock act Machine Gun will play July 14.
Hoop Shootin’ Summer Camp
Basketball by the Sea
Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 9 a.m. to noon
Wrightsville Beach Park Basketball Courts
Boys and girls ages 7-14 will take part in drills designed to improve fundamentals in an enjoyable, energetic and positive atmosphere. Fees are $115 for Wrightsville Beach residents and $140 for non-residents.
North Carolina’s Hurricane History
Thursday, July 18, 7 p.m.
King Neptune’s Restaurant
Southport native Jay Barnes will speak about his book, “North Carolina’s Hurricane History,” which features photographs, maps, illustrations, and personal accounts hosted by the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. The book retails at $35 but will be discounted 20 percent at the book signing. Call 910-256-2569 for more information.