The Carteret Community College Foundation’s International Film Series are held at Joslyn Hall in the McGee Building at Carteret Community College in Morehead City. Live music at 6:45 p.m. Film begins at 8 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 per person. Enjoy pastries of the culture of each film.
Upcoming films are:
Friday, February 21: “A Hijacking” (Denmark – Rated R)
Friday, March 21: “The Attack” (Israel – Rated R)
Friday, April 25: “The Sapphires” (Australia – Rated PG-13)
All concerts will be held on Saturdays at Clawson’s Restaurant in Beaufort, shows beginning at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $12 members, $15 general, $8 student. Tickets may be reserved in advance at the number listed below.
Saturday, April 12 Drew Nelson
Saturday, May 17 Deidre McCalla
Offered by the NC Maritime Museum, Location: 315 Front St Beaufort, NC 28516.
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Experience Outer Banks heritage and wildlife with a guided hike on the island. Not suitable for children under 6. Reservations $25. Call 252-728-7317 for more information or to make a reservation.
10th Annual Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend
04/23/2014 to 04/27/2014
Event Dates: Wednesday, April 23rd through Sunday, April 27th
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.
Which will float, a rock or a feather? Why? Preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their caregivers will get the chance to look at different items and discuss if and why some items float and others sink. Following some experimenting with different items and the water the children will get to make their very own blow boats. Free Admission. Advance registration preferred.
Location: North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, 315 Front Street, Beaufort 28516.
This annual family fun and fitness road race in Morehead City is sponsored by the Lookout Rotary Club and takes place on the last Saturday of April. This is a flat and fast course with an event for every age and every skill level. The road race begins and ends at the Sports Center, and participants can run a 10K, 5K or 1 mile, or take part in the baby-jogger race. There is also a 5K and 1 mile fitness walk. Proceeds from the event benefit local charities and civic organizations. There is an entry fee, and families get a price break. Prizes are awarded.
Call 252-726-7070 for more information.
Kayak Through History
04/30/2014 to 04/30/2014
Before bridges and railway, travel by water was the best way to get around the coast. Experience the waterways of the past. Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly will lead you through the salt marshes and sandbars around Beaufort. The sights and sounds of nature will be worth the paddle, the stories about early colonial settlers, local boat builders and old fishing fleets will be an added bonus. Ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Some kayak experience is recommended. Reservations: $45, $25 with own kayak. Advance registration.
North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, 315 Front Street, Beaufort 28516
Time: 9 am to Noon
The 6th annual Reelin’ for Research tournament is just around the corner!
On May 3rd, 2014, we will again be “fighting” to “land” a cure for the kids! Thinking about helping? Donate, register a boat, volunteer, or simply spread the word! We look forward to seeing you in Morehead City, NC in May!
Join the fun this summer with our Beach Run Series. All ages and skill levels welcome 1Mile, 5K, or 10K. Takes place on the Atlantic Beach Circle. Save money and time by registering one time for all 7 races for $25.00 (includes the t-shirt) ... or register individually $5 / race + $6 for the t-shirt. Registration opens at 5:30pm - race begins at 6:30pm. Download the forms from their website ( Click Here ) or register onsite.
2014 Beach Run Schedule:
1. Tuesday May 6
2. Tuesday May 20
3. Tuesday June 3
4. Tuesday June 17
5. Thursday July 17
6. Thursday July 31
7. Thursday August 14
26th Annual Beaufort Music Festival
05/09/2014 to 05/10/2014
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. “The new site will offer more of a festival-type atmosphere, with food trucks, a kids’ area, and other amenities, including transportation to and from downtown,” Mr. Taylor said. Tickets for Saturday will be $20 advance/$25 day-of for an all-day event!!
7th Annual Kayak for the Warriors sponsored by the Town of Pine Knoll Shores. This is an annual fundraising event that benefits our brave wounded and fallen service men and women along with their families.
Thursday, June 5 (NEW FOR 2014!)
From 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., there is an exciting Homes Tour. Twelve beautiful, unique homes on the ocean, sound and canals in Pine Knoll Shores will be on the tour. Your $30 ticket not only includes the tour, but also entry into the Aquarium for the Warrior reception and benefit auctions immediately following the home tour. Tickets may be purchased online and will be mailed to you, or they may be purchased in person at PKS Town Hall. (Must be 18 years of age to participate.)
The Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium (new venue for 2014) will be the venue for the warrior reception and silent and live auctions which includes works of local artists and goods and services from local businesses. Stroll through the aquarium in climate controlled comfort to view the exhibits while sampling a variety of wines and beer and heavy hors d’ oeuvres and bid on silent auction items. The reception begins immediately following the home tour at 7 p.m. and the live auction will begin at 7:30 p.m. Additional beverage tickets can be purchased at the event.
Saturday, June 7th
WATER ACTIVITIES at GARNER PARK A 3.2-mile kayak and paddle board race through the Pine Knoll Shores canals begins Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 10 a.m. A $45 registration fee includes a Warrior T-shirt and lunch. We will again have the WARRIORS RACE, a “race within a race.” There will be raw time winners in the “standard” race. We are asking each participant to create their own team of sponsors. Each racer is encouraged to raise at least $100 in additional donations from their sponsors. FOR EVERY DOLLAR RAISED BY EACH RACER, 1 SECOND WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THEIR RAW RACE TIME. There is NO limit to the number of seconds that can be deducted. The WARRIOR winner will be the racer with the fastest WARRIOR time by calculating their (raw time) – (dollars raised/seconds) = WARRIOR time. Sponsor dollars accepted up to race time at Garner Park or the electronic cut off if submitting online.
A Family Fun Race starts at 10:30 a.m. A $15 registration fee also includes lunch.
Participants can use any paddle-worthy vessel in order to compete in the race. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Any fun race participant may purchase T-shirts at the special price of $15. Fun racers who raise $50 or more in sponsors will be given a free T-shirt.
ON-SHORE ACTIVITIES @ MCNEILL PARK AND GARNER PARK Both the Fun 5K and 10K bike rides through Pine Knoll Shores start and end at McNeill Park and begin at 8:30 a.m. Please arrive by 8 a.m. in order to register. The $15 registration fee includes lunch. Participants are encouraged to decorate their bikes in support of the Warriors. Any fun bike riders may purchase T-shirts at the special price of $15. Fun racers who raise $50 or more in sponsors will be given a free T-shirt.
After all bikers and kayak racers return to shore, an awards ceremony and Hot Dog Feast will begin at 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Garner Park. For those not racing in any other events, the cost to participate in the lunch is $5 per person and DOES include Linda’s “special Coney Sauce.”
For more information, to view last year's race results and pictures, or to register, please call 252-247-4353 ext 10 or visit their website at http://www.kayakforthewarriors.org.
Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
06/06/2014 to 06/14/2014
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.
Event Dates: September 20th-27th, 2014
Free registration (August 23 - September 19) and excellent prizes! All flounder must be caught by fishing on foot (surf, pier, inlet, sound) from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle. Sponsored by Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation and The Reel Outdoors. Contact Lainey Gottuso at 252-354-6350 for more information.