Location: Katherine Davis Park on Arendell Street between 6th and 7th Streets.
Friday, May 2- Dependable Taxi
Friday, June 6- Emily Minor
Thursday, June 19-Spare Change
Thursday, July 3- Liquid Pleasure
Thursday, July 17- Mikele Buck
Friday, August 1- Band of Oz
Friday, August 29- Jupiter Jones
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.
Pickin' & Grinnin' in the Park
05/30/2014 to 09/05/2014
Newport Pickin’ & Grinnin’ in the Park will begin again starting May 30 at 6:30 pm. String musician are welcome to pull up a chair and join in on a front porch kind of jam session. This event will run every Friday night through Labor Day. Pickers will meet under the large pavilion located at 260 Howard Blvd., in the Newport Community Park. For more information, please call the Town Hall 252-223-3733.
Cape Lookout Shootout King Mackerel tournament series to benefit Military Appreciation Day.
Three tournaments and a no entry fee championship make up the series. There will only be 50 boats competing in each tournament and 25 in the championship, but make no mistake they will be the best of the best. We will host all 3 events and the championship out of Morehead City. Please check out all the information on this website. We hope that you will fish with us and maybe your team will be the inaugural champion of the Cape Lookout Shootout!
Fish days will be Saturday only with Sunday being an alternate fish day due to weather.
Wild Caught celebrates roots music, local seafood and produce, and maritime traditions. The festival is located in Gloucester, NC. The festival opens Friday night at 6pm with music until 11pm. Saturday's music is from 11am to 11pm. WILD CAUGHT seafood and fixings are served Saturday afternoon. Wild Caught is located on the Pigott property (224 Shore Drive, Gloucester NC 28528), and there is room for simple camping (no hook-ups). A boathouse bathroom/shower is on site. Bring something to drink, chairs, bug spray, and sun protection.
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
Location: Core Sound Waterfowl Museum (1785 Island Road, Harkers Island).
Time: Wine and Cheese Reception- 6 pm, Dinner- 7 pm & Presentation- 8 pm.
The Taste of Core Sound is one of the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center's favorite summer events. Held the last Friday of August - this year August 29 - this gathering features fresh local seafood and traditional recipes that can only be found Down East! Music, silent auction, featured speakers, displays and wonderful folks to enjoy make this a wonderful weekend for everyone who attends.
Guest speaker to discuss "Marshallberg Boatbuilding Traditions"! Join us for an interesting and tasty evening! For more information, call 252-728-1500 or visit http://www.coresound.com.
End your summer with a BANG at our annual Murder Mystery Dinner. Museum staff and volunteers prepare an entertaining evening involving a murder plot, clues and of course a twist, all while you enjoy a catered meal! Come help us solve the Museum’s latest unfortunate “accident.” Space is limited. Reservations: $30. Call 252-728-7317 for more information.
Location: Jaycee Park (S. 9th Street, Morehead City waterfront)
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Featuring: Carolina Club
For more information, call the Morehead City Parks & Recreation at 252-726-5083
Nantucket in Concert
08/30/2014 to 08/30/2014
Join The Morehead Center, new home of The Carteret Community Theatre in celebrating Labor Day at the beach with the one, the only, Nantucket in Concert.
One night only, Saturday August 30 at 8pm the Crystal Coast rocks with the classic country rock that has made Nantucket a legend.
Tickets are $20. Reserve your seat for this memorable night by calling 252-726-1501 or booking online at http://www.themoreheadcenter.com/. The box office at 1311 Arendell St Morehead City will be open at 6:30pm the day of the show.
The N.C. Coastal Federation has scheduled its fourth annual Cycling for the Coast bike ride to take place along beautiful Bogue Banks on Saturday, Sept. 13. The ride will include 20K, 40K and 80K options, which offers choices for all biking levels from novice to enthusiast.
The goal of the ride is to raise awareness for North Carolina's coastal estuaries and ocean beaches and to raise money for the federation's coastal habitat restoration and protection projects along the central coast. As in the past, the ride will begin and end at Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach. The riders will leave in waves, beginning at 8 a.m. with the 80K group riding to Emerald Isle and back. The 40K and then the 20K riders will bike towards Emerald Isle, turning around at specified points on the island. Volunteers along the way will help with mechanical issues and safety. There will also be food and water stops along the routes.
Members of the federation can pre-register for $35; non-members can register for $50, which includes a federation membership. Family registration for members is $65; family registration for non-members is $80 and includes a membership. Registration fees include a Cycling for the Coast t-shirt.
To ensure the correct t-shirt size, people are encouraged to register before the event. More information will be emailed to registered riders closer to the date.
Join a Park Ranger for a glimpse into the world of the wild horses of Shackleford Banks. Reservations & information: Cape Lookout National Seashore at 252-728-2250 ext 0.
Civil War Reenactment
09/20/2014 to 09/20/2014
Fort Macon State Park, Atlantic Beach. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Events will be performed throughout the day by the 1st NC Volunteers. Flag talks, uniform talks, women’s dress talks, and musket firings and drills are a few of the programs being performed. For more information call 252-726-3775.
7th Annual Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament
09/20/2014 to 09/27/2014
Contact Lainey Gottuso at 252-354-6350
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.
Steep Canyon Rangers in Concert
09/27/2014 to 09/27/2014
Steep Canyon Rangers in Concert!
Location: The Morehead Center, 1311 Arendell St. Morehead City, NC 28557
Time: 8 pm
Tickets are $30-40 each and can be purchased at the box office (open Thursday-Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm), by phone at 252-726-1501, or online at http://www.themoreheadcenter.com/.
The NC Seafood Festival is the largest festival in Eastern NC. Taking place the first weekend in October, the festival offers free local & regional entertainment, 8k road race, sailing events, surf & pier fishing contest, Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, SasSea's Island playgound for children, FREE Southern Outer Banks Boat Show, vendors of all kinds, fireworks, amusement rides and seafood, seafood, seafood! Festival takes place on the Morehead City Waterfront.