Week of March 16, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Get Hooked Fishing School

  • Saturday, March 21st
Pine Knoll Shores

Celebrating its 14th year in 2020, 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 March 30, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Annual North Carolina Whales and Whaling Symposium

  • Friday, April 3rd 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.

Week of April 27, 2020 - May 3, 2020

Annual Wooden Boat Show

  • Saturday, May 2nd 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Beaufort

The annual Wooden Boat Show is a tradition in the town of Beaufort, and its 46th celebration in 2020 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.

Annual Boatbuilding Challenge

  • Saturday, May 2nd 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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.

Week of June 22, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour

  • Friday, June 26th - Saturday, June 27th 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 13, 2020 - July 19, 2020

Annual Crab Cake Cook-off

  • Friday, July 17th 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 13th year in 2020. 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.

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