Event Time(s): 11:00 am
Location: Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner Street
Children ages seven and younger are welcome to join the fun. Prizes, refreshments and lots of eggs! It's all free - just bring your basket!!! For more information, call 252-728-5225 or visit http://www.beauforthistoricsite.org.
Run Like a Kid 10K/5K
04/04/2015 to 04/04/2015
The Run Like a Kid event includes a 10K run, 5K run and family fun mile run. Location: 501 Evans Street, Morehead City. Time: 8 am. Proceeds benefit the Carteret County Partnership for Children and its programs. This year’s race proceeds again go to the Reach Out and Read Program, a national program that supports doctors in their efforts to “prescribe” reading to young children and families in pediatric exam rooms. The theme will be storybook characters. So dress up as your favorite character and enjoy the beautiful coast of Morehead City while supporting a great cause. Our local mascots will be there too.
10k participants travel from the downtown area of Morehead City, through the Promised Land and over the bridge to Atlantic Beach and return back to the starting point with plenty of great water views. 5k participants travel from the downtown area of Morehead City and through the Promised Land and back to the starting point with great waterfront views.The one mile course is an out and back along the waterfront of Morehead City.
An old-fashioned flea market on the Beaufort Historic Site with vendors selling antiques and collectibles, art, crafts, handmade jewelry, books, food and much more. Vendor information is available for this fun spring event. For more information, call 252-728-5225 or visit http://www.beauforthistoricsite.org.
Columbus Ships Nina and Pinta
04/16/2015 to 04/21/2015
Nina and Pinta, replicas of Columbus' Ships, will land on the Morehead Waterfront and will be docked behind the Sanitary Restaurant, 501 Evans Street. Self-guided tours available every day from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. $8/adults, $7/seniors, $6/students ages 5-16. Children 4 and under are free.
Earth Day Celebration
04/19/2015 to 04/19/2015
Contact NC Aquarium
Party for the Planet- weeklong celebration with special activities to show how to make the world a better place.
Location: NC Aquarium
Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend
04/22/2015 to 04/26/2015
Event Dates: Wednesday, April 22nd through Sunday, April 26th
Location: Downtown Beaufort
Great wines plus the food of Coastal Carolina's finest restaurants are a perfect pairing. Visit this quaint seaport town of Beaufort in grand style while attending tastings, seminars, dinners, wine and cheese pairings and much more. Each year this event gets better and better, confirming the increasing appreciation of fine wines in North Carolina and around the country: A not-to-be-missed culinary experience.
Location: Katherine Davis Park on Arendell Street between 6th and 7th Streets.
Friday, May 1- Outer Banks Philharmonic
The concert is hosted and staged by the Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association and it's volunteers. For more information, call 252-808-0440 or visit www.downtownmoreheadcity.com.
41st Annual Wooden Boat Show
05/02/2015 to 05/02/2015
The North Carolina Maritime Museum's 41st Annual Wooden Boat Show features traditional wooden boats and model boats. Don't miss the fun! Free sailboat rides, wooden boat displays, crafts for kids and a boatbuilding competition! For more information, call 252-728-7317 or visit their website at http://www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.
Beaufort Music Festival
05/09/2015 to 05/10/2015
The Beaufort Music & Performing Arts Festival brings an enormous amount of music to the Beaufort downtown waterfront. Blues, jazz, soft rock, reggae, gospel, and country.
Continuing with the long-time tradition of the Music Festival as a free event, the Beaufort Business Association, along with the Beaufort Music Festival, is presenting music in downtown Beaufort on Friday May 9. “This free evening of music is a great new partnership between the BBA, the BMF, and the town of Beaufort,” said Liz Kopf, BBA member. “We’re excited to help keep part of the Music Festival downtown and host some cool bands for everyone to enjoy.”
All of Saturday’s music will take place at the Gallants Channel site. Music genres include R&B, folk, blues, punk, bluegrass and more. Children's activities and food available.
An exciting Crystal Coast tradition in mid-June, this is one of the largest sport-fishing tournaments in the country, and is fished by around 200 competitors in substantial cash categories. There are generally around 6 to 8 competitors in each boat.
Big winners are also community organizations that receive tournament support.