A Second Helping: Vacation Leftovers Put to Use

Do you have food and miscellaneous goodies left over from your vacation and hate to throw it all away? Share it with those in need in our community. A Second Helping (“ASH”) is a local volunteer organization that collects leftovers from vacationers and provides it to local charities to help locals in need. They accept ALL unused items such as canned and packaged goods, perishable foods, groceries, home goods, beach equipment, etc. Note: the only thing they can’t accept is

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Vacation Vittles Program Delivers Local Farm Produce to Holden Beach Vacationers

This summer, Holden Beach vacationers (and locals) can preorder bags of locally-grown produce to be ready for local pickup every Saturday. The program, known as “Vacation Vittles,” is a ambitious, state-sponsored partnership with NC State University, local farmers, vacation rental agencies, and local businesses. Vacation rental agencies will be promoting the program to renters ahead of their scheduled rental dates. Renters and locals will be able to preorder and purchase their produce for each summer week via the program’s website.

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New Restaurant Getting Great Reviews

A new restaurant has opened in Holden Beach, and you’re going to want to give it a try. Dock House Seafood & More is opening in the old Captain Pete’s location, just under the Holden Beach Bridge. The restaurant is specializing in classic seafood favorites, but their menu has much more than that to choose from with reviews on their Facebook page rating them 4.5 Stars. Danna Halferty Plewe raves: “Absolutely great experience. Service was wonderful from start to finish

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Festival by the Sea 2014

The Great Holden Beach Merchants Association hosts the very popular “NC Festival by the Sea” on the last full weekend in October. This two-day event is kicked off with a parade down the Holden Beach causeway. This is the only day of the year that you can walk across the bridge. Each year several hundred visitors enjoy this time to enjoy the birds-eye view. Arts and craft vendors are open from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and 9am to 4pm

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