North Carolina Treasures Weekend

June 8th and 9th 2019

The Old Baldy Foundation would like to invite you to the 3rd annual North Carolina Treasures Weekend! The weekend is a celebration of North Carolina culture, history, cuisine, spirits, music and more. The Old Baldy Lighthouse represents the rich history of North Carolina over the past two hundred years. North Carolina Treasures Weekend is an event meant to honor all that Old Baldy has stood for. Please mark your calendars to join us for this special celebration! 

The weekend will start with an epicurean event on Saturday, June 8th featuring Matthew Register. Register will craft a farm to table menu with all North Carolina products that you can enjoy under the stars at Old Baldy. For this dinner, Register will be featuring recipes from his cookbook that elevate and refine classic southern cooking! To compliment this dinner, we will be featuring award-winning some North Carolina distillers who will be providing cocktails samples! Durham Distillery will be participating and featuring their Conniption Gin, recently awarded the number 1 Navy Strength Gin in the U.S. at the 2019 World Gin Awards! Eda Rhyne Distillery out of Asheville, NC, will be featuring their unique interpretations of traditional herbal liquors with their Appalachian Fernet and Amaro Flora. This new distillery is already making waves in the spirit world and has been featured in CNN and Whiskey Advocate.  Finally, 1712 Bourbon will also be featuring their grain to glass North Carolina Bourbon. Tickets for this exciting dinner are $90 a person. Signed copies of Register's cookbook will be available for purchase. Join this event as a sponsor or VIP to have a special meet and greet with Chef Register and our NC Distillers, and also take home a complimentary copy of the cookbook!

 Purchase your tickets for the dinner here!


Join Old Baldy again on Sunday, June 9th for the "North Carolina Treasures Marketplace." This artisanal marketplace will feature NC made arts, decor, food purveyors, crafts beer, distiller tastings and more. Stop by to shop for the freshest local ingredients to whip up dinner at home, or look for the perfect new piece of artwork to go in your BHI home. This will be a celebration of the many talented farmers, artisans, purveyors, craftsmen and more who represent North Carolina's rich history and landscape with their works. Matthew Register will be signing and selling his book again at the marketplace along with cooking up some samples!  Join us for this relaxing day of shopping while promoting these NC made food and products all while directly supporting Old Baldy. There is no cost to attend this event with beverage and cuisine available for purchase.

Click here for the vendors taking part in the NC Treasures Marketplace! 


Need a place to stay on Bald Head Island for North Carolina Treasures Weekend? Check out these great rental specials just for event attendees!  

Get 10 % off of your rental at Bald Head Island Services here!  

Rent three nights and get your fourth free at Tiffany's Beach Properties! 

Join North Carolina Treasures Weekend as a sponsor! 


Click on the image to the left or here to download the sponsorship package. 


Being a sponsor of North Carolina Treasures Weekend offers a unique way to support the work of Old Baldy while gaining exclusive access to the weekend actives! 


2019 North Carolina Treasures Weekend Sponsors 





Slaughter and Marianna Fitz-Hugh




John and Kim Gottshall  


Watts and Betsy Carr





  Pictures from 2017 & 2018!