Join local birding expert Joanne Powell and the N.C. Coastal Federation for a birding cruise on the White Oak River in Swansboro. The group will slowly cruise on a covered ferry boat through the estuaries in and around the White Oak
River and Bogue Sound, including Bear Island, looking for resident birds and fall migrants. Cost is $20 per person. Details: 252-393-8185 or www.nccoast.org.