Don’t Miss This Year’s Easter Hoppin’ Happenings

Don't Miss This Year's Easter Hoppin' Happenings
If you’re like most people you’re more than ready for the warmth of spring to arrive and for this up and down winter weather to be over. Now that we’ve turned our clocks ahead (The first positive sign of spring!) everyone is looking ahead to celebrating Easter Sunday on April 1 and the warmer weather it brings.

Just one of the springtime events that brings us one step closer to the heart of truly our most favorite season — summer! For those taking a springtime vacation, check out the luxury vacation home rentals Atlantic Beach Realty has available in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina.

In the meantime, following are some of the hoppin’ happenings taking place around the area to celebrate the Easter holiday:

Beaufort Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over to the Beaufort Historic Site, 130 Turner Street, Beaufort, and join the fun at the Beaufort Historical Association’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday March 31 from 11 a.m. until noon. Children ages seven and younger are invited to search for hidden eggs filled with candy followed by light refreshments. This is a free event; all you need is to bring your Easter basket and arrive early to position yourself for the start of the hunt! The gates to the ground will open at 11 a.m. sharp for all age groups. For more details, please call 252-728-5225 or visit

Don't Miss This Year's Easter Hoppin' Happenings

Morehead Egg Hunt & Family 1-Mile Walk/Fun Run

Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Family 1 mile walk/run is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Rotary Park located at 2200 Mayberry Loop Road in Morehead City. The egg hunt activity areas are divided into three sections by the following age groups: 4 & under, 5-8, and 9-12. Thousands of eggs will be hidden in each age section. Plan to arrive early because the youth usually collect all the eggs in less than two minutes. No pets! For more information call 252-726-5083.

Following the Egg Hunt, bring the whole family to walk and/or run on the Rotary Park-O’Neal Field exercise trail. The Family 1-Mile Walk/Fun Run will begin at 10:00 a.m. and MCPRD staff will direct participants on the 1-mile course. This non-competitive event promotes family wellness and pre-registration is not required for this event. No pets or bikes please.

Easter Brunch with the Dolphins

A special event cruise — Easter Brunch with the Dolphins – will be held aboard the Crystal Coast Lady on Sunday, April 1, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. leaving from 600 Front Street, Beaufort.

Passengers will experience an elegant brunch cruise this Easter Sunday aboard our luxury vessel. Sip on a complimentary mimosa as you take in the beauty of the Crystal Coast and delight in a wide variety of food selections from our gourmet brunch buffet including an irresistible choice of desserts. Tickets are $35 per person and $20 for children age 2-11. Seats are limited and reservations are required. Reservations can be made online at or by calling 252-728-8687.

How to Make Your Dad Feel Special This Father’s Day

It won’t be long before Father’s Day is here — less than two weeks away! If you’re wondering how to celebrate Father’s Day this year we have some suggestions to make your dad feel extra special on his day.
How to Treat Your Dad Special This Father's Day
Why not splurge this year and show your father how much you appreciate all he’s done for you. Treat him to a comfortable and relaxing stay in one of our Atlantic Beach vacation rentals. He’ll feel like a king in any of our furnished rentals with fully equipped kitchens and laundry.
Picture him lounging by the pool or peacefully lounging by the ocean on the special day just for him. Take a walk along the beachfront and just enjoy the time spent with your father. Time spent together is such a priceless gift you have to give, one that any parent would treasure, we’re sure.
How to Treat Your Dad Special This Father's Day
A vacation in one of our Atlantic Beach vacation rentals makes a delightful Father’s Day gift. Does he really need another dress shirt or matching tie, funny Tee shirt or a golf outing? Ok, he might light that last one but there’s nothing that says you can’t do that, too, while you’re here!
Most important of all is to remember, no matter what you do or where you go with your dad, this is a great opportunity for you to connect with him on a personal level. Sometimes that’s as easy as sitting and talking one-on-one and letting him know that he matters to you. Other times, it’s just giving him some time out of your busy schedule to be with him. Once upon a time he was one of the two most important people in your life. Take this day to let him know you have not forgotten. Happy Father’s Day!