This Week's Highlights

Week of February 18, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Saturday, February 23rd - Sunday, February 24th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of March 4, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Fairy Day

  • Saturday, March 9th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pine Knoll Shores

There’s a touch of magic in the air at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores on this special day that allows fantastical fans of all ages an opportunity to explore. Fairy Day at the aquarium features a world of mystical and enchanting activities and events, which will thrill any attendee who loves a little bit of fun and magic in all of their Crystal Coast adventures.

Week of March 11, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Bird Hike at Fort Macon

  • Monday, March 11th 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Atlantic Beach

Take advantage of the temperate spring weather and uncrowded shorelines to discover the wealth of wildlife that calls this coastal North Carolina region home. The Bird Hike at Fort Macon is a fun and engaging opportunity to explore one of the Crystal Coast’s most renowned landmarks while spotting a myriad of local and migrating birds that flock to this coastal destination.

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Saturday, March 16th - Sunday, March 17th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Get Hooked Fishing School

  • Saturday, March 16th
Pine Knoll Shores

Celebrating its 13th year in 2019, the Get Hooked Fishing School is a great way for fishing newcomers and experts alike to hone their knowledge on the local waters and techniques that make the Crystal Coast a fishing Mecca for anglers from all across the East Coast. This school features a series of workshops throughout the day designed to give anglers a leg up when it comes to fishing in local waters, we well as a host of giveaways, raffles, and other enticements to create an all-encompassing event that anglers won’t soon forget.

Week of April 8, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium

  • Friday, April 12th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Beaufort

Learn all about the varying species of whales that make subtle but exciting appearances all along the North Carolina coast at this unique event that is both educational and thoroughly engaging. The Annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium is a day-long session that will provide a wealth of info on these massive local residents, and which will enlighten attendees on the story behind this beloved creature’s connection with the North Carolina shoreline.

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Saturday, April 13th - Sunday, April 14th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of April 29, 2019 - May 5, 2019

45th Annual Wooden Boat Show

  • Friday, May 3rd - Saturday, May 4th
Beaufort

The annual Wooden Boat Show is a tradition in the town of Beaufort, and its 45th celebration in 2019 promises to be bigger and more engaging than ever before. With a long roster of activities that are slated for the weekend-long event, visitors will be treated to a wealth of activities, displays, exhibits, and interactive ways to join in the fun.

Boating Skills Virtual Trainer

  • Friday, May 3rd 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beaufort

Test your navigation skills on the open water without ever stepping off of dry land with this unique experience that coincides with the 45th Annual Wooden Boat Show. The Boating Skills Virtual Trainer is a unique activity that will put would-be mariners to the test by allowing them to virtually maneuver a Boston Whaler Dauntless 200 while remaining in the heart of downtown Beaufort.

Annual Boatbuilding Challenge

  • Saturday, May 4th
Beaufort

Come and marvel as a fleet of wooden boats are constructed from start to finish before your eyes at this competition that pits boat-builders against each other in one of the most anticipated events of the Annual Wooden Boat Show. The BoatBuilding Challenge is an event that's been going strong for 12 years as of 2019, and the competition features 18 teams who will battle it out to craft the best wooden boat in just four hours’ time.

Wooden Boat Kids

  • Saturday, May 4th 10:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Beaufort

The Annual Wooden Boat Show isn’t just for master craftsmen and adults, as kids will find a wealth of activities designed with them in mind at the corresponding Wooden Boat Kids event. Held throughout the two-day festival at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, this event allows kids to join in the fun through an array of hands-on activities, demonstrations, arts and crafts, competitions, and more.

Week of May 13, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Sunday, May 19th - Monday, May 20th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Sunday, May 19th - Monday, May 20th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of June 3, 2019 - June 9, 2019

North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Museum Day

  • Saturday, June 8th 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Beaufort

Visitors who have always wanted to explore the acclaimed North Carolina Maritime Museum can enjoy everything this landmark has to offer and miles more at the annual Museum Day. Held in early June, this event features a wealth of activities, games, music, and unique displays from opening to closing time, and is a fantastic opportunity to explore this museum, and the charming town of Beaufort, North Carolina, in depth.

Week of June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Saturday, June 22nd - Sunday, June 23rd
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour

  • Friday, June 28th 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Beaufort

Visitors can explore the best aspects of downtown Beaufort inside and out with the annual Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour. Held throughout this coastal community, and featuring a number of popular sites including the buildings within the Beaufort Historic Site, area gardens, local churches, the Old Burying Ground and much more, this event provides an in-depth look into what makes Beaufort both historic and continually charming.

Week of July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Saturday, July 13th - Sunday, July 14th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of July 15, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Annual Crab Cake Cook-off

  • Friday, July 19th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Beaufort

Dive into an Outer Banks staple that has been making appearances on local menus and dinner tables for generations with this annual event that is celebrating its 12th year in 2019. The Annual Crab Cake Cook-off is a competition of acclaimed and volunteer local chefs, who serve their best crab cakes to the delight of the hungry crowd. With lots of fresh fare to go around, this fundraiser is a delicious way to sample the heart of the Beaufort cuisine scene.

Week of August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Sunday, August 25th - Monday, August 26th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of August 26, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Sunday, August 25th - Monday, August 26th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course

  • Saturday, September 14th - Sunday, September 15th
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to test your mettle when it comes to construction, while enjoying an activity that will result in something special, then you’ll want to sign up for the Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course. This unique event that is held in the heart of Beaufort is an intricate course of how to build a boat from the ground up, and best of all, will result with a newfound intricate knowledge of how to craft a boat or two of your own.

Week of October 14, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Kayak Fishing Class

  • Thursday, October 17th 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to join the kayak fishing craze while exploring the stunning waters that surround downtown Beaufort, N.C., then this fully immersive and engaging day-long class may be an exceptional fit. The Kayak Fishing Class is a prime opportunity to learn everything you need to know about this popular sport that can be enjoyed just about anywhere in the Crystal Coast area, and is a fine opportunity to uncover a wealth of info as well as incredible on-the-water views in the heart of Beaufort.

Casa San Carlo Italian Restaurant
Island Express Ferry Service