All posts by Lisa Miller

Fashion Show & Luncheon for a great cause

November 22 – Carteret County Domestic Violence Program Fashion Show and Luncheon 12:30 – 3:30 – Crystal Coast Civic Center – This annual event has some new and exciting things happening. Local businesses will display their wares to allow for lots of fun and a bit of Christmas shopping too! Join us for a great raffle and silent auction with some tempting items for you and your family to enjoy. Food will be provided by Floyd’s and of course a beautiful fashion show. Tickets are $35 for adults and children $15. Tickets may be purchased at Caroline Collectables, on-line, or by calling 252-726-2336 (Theresa) or 252-240-9026 (Glenda)

Cycle for the Coast Supports NC Coastal Federation Efforts

Riders Leave in Waves on September 26, 8AM at Fort Macon State Park
North Carolina has some spectacular views, especially along our beautiful coastline. Sign up to ride on September 26 for the Cycling For The Coast annual event which takes place on the beautiful Island of Bogue Banks. Ride a 20K, 40K or 80K to help raise funds for the Coastal Federation’s salt marsh and oyster habitat education programs. Sign Up Online at

Volunteering For PHun and PHundraising

Volunteers needed for the PHollowing Parrot Pastimes
Sept 20 – Coast Is Clear Under the Pier Beach Party – Need help to set up or clean up
Oct 2-3 Phall PHestival with Run for the Roses – Sign up at the Oct 2nd PHlocking to help with registration, to walk or prep, make or sell apple butter for Breast Cancer Research.
Oct 17 – Litter Pick Up Combo – help Clean Up either the Sound Side by boat or along Hwy 58 by the Emerald Isle Bridge. Sign up at the Oct 2 PHlocking or Contact Jean Jensen at

Walk for a great cause!

Alzheimer’s Association Longest Day  – June 20 We are looking for a few more Parrot Heads!

Who:  For every Parrot Head/Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl member who walks for an hour/mile the Club will sponsor for $10 and we are hoping for 30 volunteers to participate.  

What:  Walk in small groups on the beach from Zone 13 to Zone 1 then to the Western Regional Access between 10am and 6:30pm

Where:  Beach area of your choosing.  If you are Sea Turtle Patrol you can walk your Zone; if you are a PH…walk with friends/family.  We will set up a walking schedule.  

When:  Let us know that you are interested in walking and what time of day (between 10am and 6:30pm) you want to walk and for how long (one hour, one mile…or longer

Email Susan Smith at, (Zone 9 co-coordinator and PH member) to ask questions and tell her when you want to walk.  More details are on Facebook   “Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl” under Upcoming events section. 

ALZHEIMER’S FUNDRAISER – BBQ FOR BRAINS.  JUNE 27TH AT 12 NOON.   Yard sale, Bake Sale, BBQ plates, brain games, auction.    The fundraiser will be held at Blissful Boutiques next to the Bank of America in Swansboro.  BBQ plates will be $7.

June 5 is the First Friday PHlock!

Yea man, our next PHlocking is Friday, June the 5th.  The theme is Woodstock and the 60s.  Dudes and dudettes, here’s your opportunity to dress up in your favorite 60’s duds.

There will be games, dancing, and of course, a 50-50 raffle to benefit Martha’s MIssion Cupboard in Morehead City. We’re hanging a poster board so dig out an old photo of yourself or your parents from that magical era for all to enjoy and reminisce.  Maybe you were a look alike to a famous rock star.  Bring that photo too.  

So brush up on the dance styles of that ” decade of change” and be ready to rock and roll.  Club and BBPR event t-shirts will be on sale from 7pm to 8pm when the games begin.  Feel FREE to bring along whatever you liked to munch on when you got the munchies.  Please, no brownies.   Your hosts Marsha Horner, Rita Babich and Gigi Linder. See you there man and peace!

A Night At The Tortuga

Thought You’d Like to know as this sounds like a Parrot Head kind of event!  It’s a dinner and auction to support the Pirate Invasion in Beaufort and will Saturday April 18, 6-11PM at the Deckhouse, 500 Front Street. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the door or online at