Category Archives: Things To Do

Find the best activities on Topsail Island for the whole family, from surfing and shopping to upcoming events and holiday celebrations.

Surf City Surf School and Shaka Taco – Winning Combination

Surfing and tacos go together like, well, surfing and tacos. Surf City Surf School and Shaka Taco are a fun and delicious combination. Surfing and Tacos: A Cool Vibe and Winning Combination Ok Surf City…North Topsail Beach…Topsail Beach…Sneads Ferry…Holly Ridge…Hampstead…  Surf City Surf School is now in session and you have the opportunity of a … Continue reading Surf City Surf School and Shaka Taco – Winning Combination

Carolina Shores Natural Soap – Handmade Island Luxury

When Carolina Shores Natural Soap opened in Surf City a few months ago, it didn’t just “spring” up overnight. No, it was the result of one lady’s hard work and a passion to make the finest handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs and much more, for men and women, right here on Topsail Island.  She wanted her … Continue reading Carolina Shores Natural Soap – Handmade Island Luxury

Thai Ice Cream in Surf City? The Snow Factory is Rolling!

Move over, Baskin Robbins! Surf City has a new ice cream in town and it’s exotic! Thai styled, rolled ice cream, seems to be the “it” treat for this summer season and the little store front, Snow Factory, is bringing the heat! Snow Factory: Surf City’s Newest Craze! I was riding down the beach road last … Continue reading Thai Ice Cream in Surf City? The Snow Factory is Rolling!

The Swingbridge: Fine Wine, Craft Beers, and Local Talent

  The Swingbridge Beer and Wine Shop by Donna Byrd   Ok guys. We’re getting down to the wire. December 25th is almost upon us and it’s time to take a look at your Christmas “to do” list. Let’s see…You’ve finished decorating the house, which by the way, looks marvelous! Check.  Gifts are wrapped and under the … Continue reading The Swingbridge: Fine Wine, Craft Beers, and Local Talent

2017 Wells Fargo Championship Comes to Wilmington

This is an opportunity that doesn’t come along every day – or year – or decade.  But it’s happening next year and you do not want to miss it! Save the date immediately.  May 1-7, 2017. The Wells Fargo Championship, a premier PGA tour event, is coming to Wilmington for 2017.  That’s right.  The tournament … Continue reading 2017 Wells Fargo Championship Comes to Wilmington

Mike’s Farm – It’s Kind of a Must See Place Around Here

by Donna Byrd     Friday night I did something that I had been wanting to do for the last five years. I went to Mike’s Farm!   Yes. Every fall since we moved to Sneads Ferry, our friends and family ask us, “Have you been to Mike’s Farm?” Of course, I wondered, “Who is … Continue reading Mike’s Farm – It’s Kind of a Must See Place Around Here

My Topsail Island Date Night Secret

Make Time for Romance: Date Night on Topsail Island. Alright, all of you moms and dads, aunts, uncles, and grandparents who are vacationing on Topsail Island! You’ve probably spent the last few days doing everything in your power to ensure that your children are having a blast at the beach. Believe me, I’m certain the … Continue reading My Topsail Island Date Night Secret

Andrews’ Produce, Topsail Island’s Farmer’s Market

by Donna Byrd When I was growing up, our family went to the beach every summer for a glorious week in July. Now, when I say family, I really mean the WHOLE family! Aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins…lots of cousins. We all rented condos close together and made the vacation like a huge, week long, family … Continue reading Andrews’ Produce, Topsail Island’s Farmer’s Market