Find out how to cook the catch of the day with the Succulent Seafood series presented by the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. The Aquarium teams up with top restaurants to dish up recipes and tips on selecting, preparing and serving fresh, seasonal, local seafood. Succulent Seafood sessions are scheduled for selected Mondays and occasionally other weekdays at 2 p.m.
Aquarium staff members share information on the life cycles and habitats of featured seafood species. Chefs provide favorite recipes and personal insights on preparing finfish, shellfish and crustaceans. A taste test of the featured entrées and appetizers tops off each gathering. The current line-up includes:
Jan. 13- Riverside Steak & Seafood, Swansboro
Jan. 26- Island Grille, Atlantic Beach
Feb. 2- Ruddy Ducks, Morehead City
Succulent Seafood is for ages 12 and up; $15 per person, per session. Advance registration is required. Register online at the Aquarium’s website (http://www.ncaquariums.com/) or call 252-247-4003 for more information.
4th Annual International Film Series
01/30/2015 to 01/30/2015
Contact Tiffany Taylor at 252-222-6056
Sponsored by Carteret Community College Foundation
For Non-Dinner Participants - No Ticket Needed. Location: Joslyn Hall - Carteret Community College Campus - Morehead City. Movies begin at 6:00 p.m. Suggested donation of $5. Enjoy pastries of the culture of each film by Alex & Brett, Inc.
Dinner & A Movie
Reservations Required - Private Showing At 8PM. Partake of delicious international faire, by Seaside Sensations Catering Service, that reflects the culture of each international award-winning film, then stroll over to Joslyn Hall where an exclusive viewing of the film awaits you! Vegetarian option available upon advanced request.Dinner at 6:00 p.m. at the Crystal Coast Civic Center. Series Tickets: $140 per person.Individual Tickets: $40 per person. Dinner Reservations Required - Space Is Limited. Contact Tiffany Taylor: 252-222-6056 or email@example.com
Vikings, Basques, and Whaling in the Medieval North Atlantic
01/30/2015 to 01/30/2015
Join us as Associate Professor of History Dr. Vicki Szabo of Western Carolina University presents on North Atlantic Right Whale populations and the methods used to hunt them during the Viking Age through early modern history. Dr. Szabo will include Icelandic sagas, laws and early manuscript illuminations and illustrations in her presentation. Her program will address endangered North Atlantic right whale populations focusing on methods used for acquiring whales from the Viking Age into the 1700s.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Museum, admission to the event is free.
Location: North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort
Time: 7 pm
Walk-ins welcome. A $5 per person donation is suggested. For more information, please call 252-728-7317.
The Carroll A. Deering Mystery
01/31/2015 to 01/31/2015
Pack a lunch for the Brown Bag Gam during your lunch hour and join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly to learn about the Carroll A. Deering. This five-masted commercial schooner ran aground off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, in 1921 with its crew missing. The Deering is one of the most written-about maritime mysteries in history. Gam is defined as a friendly conversation between whalers or to visit with another ship while at sea. Free Admission. Walk-ins welcome.
For more information, call 252-728-7317.
Saturday, January 31st at 12 pm
North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, 315 Front Street, Beaufort 28516.
Empty Bowls of Hope Mission of Carteret County, Inc.
02/18/2015 to 02/18/2015
Empty Bowls of Hope Mission of Carteret County, Inc.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015. 11 am - 1pm
Crystal Coast Civic Center; 3505 Arendell Street; Morehead City, NC
Empty Bowls of Hope Mission of Carteret County, Inc. luncheon raises funds for Martha's Cupboard Mission and Hope Mission food pantries and kitchen. The $20 donation enables patrons to select a lovely and unique handmade pottery bowl made by professional and student potters and select two bowls of soup donated by area restaurants to enjoy. Cookies donated by the National Charity League, and bread, crackers and water or tea donated by area businesses will also be served. Music will also be provided by students.
A silent auction with outstanding art, jewelry, pottery creations, and other donations are available. Other pottery will be available for sale. The $20 tickets can be purchased after the first Monday in January from Handscapes Gallery in Beaufort; Cape Carteret Aquatic Center; Webb Library, or Hope Mission and allows the choice of two delicious soups and a unique handmade pottery creation.
Get all decked out in green, gold, and shamrocks and get ready to have some FUN! Runners, joggers, walkers, and all fitness levels in-between are welcome! The goal is simply to get up and enjoy being active!
NEW THIS YEAR: Join us after the race while waiting for results in a pancake breakfast! Pancakes, bacon, OJ -- refuel and relax with your fellow participants and those who have come to support you! $5.00 per person.
WHERE & WHEN: Croatan High School's cross country course @ 9:30 am.
HOW MUCH: $20 per adult, $15 per middle/high school student, $10 per elementary student, $25 ON RACE DAY.
IMPORTANT TIMES: Race day registration/bib pickup will begin at 8:15 am and END PROMPTLY at 9:00 am at CHS.
BEST DRESSED CONTEST: Report by 9:00 am to show off your best green and gold gear to win a prize!
T-SHIRTS: Runners pre-registered by March 1st are guaranteed a shirt.
AWARDS: Will be given to the top male and female finishers, as well as to the top finisher in each age group.
AGE GROUPS: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.
SIGN-UP: Register online at http://www.active.com/. Entry forms located at CHS, other local schools, and local businesses. See Facebook page for location of pre-race sign-up & bib pickup.
SPONSORSHIP: Please consider sponsoring our event for only $25! Contact Erica Heimforth for details.
QUESTIONS? Email Erica Heimforth at firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is organized by the Croatan Athletic Boosters, and all proceeds will benefit Croatan High School Athletics.
Bites and Blues
03/21/2015 to 03/21/2015
Contact Stephanie McIntyre at 252-726-6273
Bites and Blues will open up the semi-annual Toast to the Coast Restaurant Week in Morehead City, celebrating some of the Crystal Coast's finest chefs and their unique seafood dishes.
Bites and Blues will be on Saturday, March 21st, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. as a kickoff event for the Toast to the Coast week. "Biters" will be able to walk the scenic downtown of Morehead City to each restaurant sampling appetizers from the 17 participating restaurants. While attendees venture down the waterfront, they will also be entertained by various jazz and Bluegrass ensembles along the way.
Tickets for Bites and Blues are available at some of the participating restaurants and at the North Carolina Seafood Festival office for $30 per person. The past year's events have been a huge success, selling out all available tickets. Once again there are a limited number of tickets and it is recommended to purchase your ticket early.
Tantalize your taste buds for two entire weeks at the Crystal Coast! Indulge in a three course prix fixe dinner menu hosted by Crystal Coast’s award winning chefs at our Semi Annual Toast to the Coast Restaurant Week.
No tickets to be sold! Simply show up at your favorite participating eating establishment and select from the Toast to the Coast Menu. Lunch menus include a two-course dining experience for $15. Dinner menus will be $30 for a 3-course meal. Select restaurants will also be serving a wine or beer pairing with your meal for an additional $10. All prices exclude tax and tip.
Join us for Bites and Blues on March 21st, the kickoff event for Toast to the Coast, which will be held March 22nd-28th, 2015! Continue the celebration all week and treat yourself to a special night out while experiencing our exclusive Designer Night menus offered at participating restaurants. Go glamorous for a night of martinis or relax with a night of cajun cuisine. Discover what each restaurant has designed just for you!!
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.
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.