"Sip on Soup"
A Holiday Soup Cook-off Hosted at Island Hardware Benefiting Old Baldy!
Mark your calendar for the first annual winter soup cook-off "Sip on Soup" on Friday, December 28th from 3-6 pm. Gather around the deck at Island Hardware with your friends and family to celebrate the season by sampling different soups from professional chefs and home cooks alike and voting for your favorite! Warm Holiday spirits, beer, wine, hot chocolate for the kiddos and more will be available to help keep you warm while you celebrate the Holidays with the BHI community. Help The Old Baldy Foundation end 2018 with the support of our community and enjoy an afternoon of festivities with your loved ones! 
Tickets are $15 ($5 for youth 12 and under) or if you are feeling creative enter as a home cook!
Purchase your tickets HERE or enter as a chef HERE! Please submit your chef form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Help us give a huge thank you to Island Hardware for hosting this event! We can't wait to taste the different creations of our island Chefs!
Event Sponsors:



Please join Old Baldy as we thank the Bald Head Island workers for all they do with a luncheon on Friday, November 9th from 12-3pm. 


We need help from the island community to make this event a success. Food donation, door prizes, volunteers and more are needed. CLICK here for specifics on what is needed and to sign up! 


Enjoy beer and wine on the Old Baldy grounds while having an intimate Curator tour of The Smith Island Museum of History. History Happy Hour will take place on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 4:30- 6 pm. Each month will explore a different topic of Bald Head Island History. Included in your reservation is admission into the Museum along with beer and wine. Spots are limited!


A special Candlelight Historic Happy Hour is planned for Wednesday, December 26th from 5-7pm with costumed living historians taking a step back into time to Christmas on Bald Head in 1793! 

Event Sponsored by Henson Building Corp!  





The Old Baldy Foundation has many opportunities to support the future of the lighthouse as a sponsor! By being a sponsor, not only will you be directly helping The Old Baldy Foundation work to preserve Old Baldy as a beloved monument to the community and state of North Carolina, but you will receive exclusive access to special events and unique marketing opportunities!  


Sponsor The Run for the Light!

Sunday, August 5th

Click the link above for more information! 



              2017 was a very busy year for The Old Baldy Foundation! 

 Here is a glimpse at the work we completed in 2017 so the community of Bald Head can enjoy the beloved Old Baldy Lighthouse.