Week of April 29, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Go Sailing on a Traditional Wooden Boat

  • Friday, May 3rd 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Beaufort

If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy the charming town of Beaufort, NC from a waterfront perspective, while enjoying a touch of history along the way, then you won’t want to miss this event that will enthrall visitors of all ages and taste. The Go Sailing on a Traditional Wooden Boat is part of the 45th Annual Wooden Boat Show, and is an opportunity for visitors to enjoy a taste of life on the water as they cruise along the scenic Beaufort waterfront.

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.

Round the Island Race

  • Sunday, May 5th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaufort

Enjoy an engaging scene of plenty of action along the waterfront of Downtown Beaufort at this annual event that always draws a crowd. The Round the Island Race is a non-stop race on the edge of Beaufort that circles around Carrot Island and Bird Shoals, and which will thrill attendees who love to see Taylor’s Creek and the surrounding waters swarming with fun activity.

Week of May 13, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Crystal Coast Boat Show

  • Saturday, May 18th - Sunday, May 19th
Morehead City

Life on the Crystal Coast revolves around the water, as it has for centuries, and locals and visitors alike can celebrate this heritage with the annual Crystal Coast Boat Show. Going strong for more than a decade, this waterfront festival features a range of vendors, exhibitors, and other enticements to attract water fans from all over the region and beyond, and to provide an exceptional time for mariners of all tastes and ages.

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 May 27, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Kayak for the Warriors Kayak / Paddle Board Race

  • Saturday, June 1st 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pine Knoll Shores

Quickly becoming one of the Crystal Coast’s favorite local competitions, the annual Kayak for the Warriors Kayak / Paddle Board Race is a chance for visitors and residents alike to explore the local waters of the southern Outer Banks while supporting a beloved cause that does a world of good. Launching from the coastal town of Pine Knoll Shores, this fundraising event for injured and fallen service men and women is a great way to support the local and national community while enjoying everything that this watersports haven has to offer.

Week of June 10, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Junior Sailing Program

  • Monday, June 10th - Friday, June 21st
Beaufort

Young residents and visitors who have always dreamed of charting their own course on their water can learn all about the basics of sailing and beyond at the summertime Junior Sailing Program. This day camp that is open to all children ages 8 and over will cover everything that young mariners need to know about two classes of sailboats, and is an immersive and fun way to discover a new skill while enjoying the open waters of Beaufort, N.C.

Week of June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Junior Sailing Program

  • Monday, June 10th - Friday, June 21st
Beaufort

Young residents and visitors who have always dreamed of charting their own course on their water can learn all about the basics of sailing and beyond at the summertime Junior Sailing Program. This day camp that is open to all children ages 8 and over will cover everything that young mariners need to know about two classes of sailboats, and is an immersive and fun way to discover a new skill while enjoying the open waters of Beaufort, N.C.

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 July 1, 2019 - July 7, 2019

Great 4th Race

  • Saturday, July 6th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaufort

Celebrate Independence Day with this unique sailing competition that incorporates a little bit of local history into the festivities. The Great 4th Race is a fast-paced race among traditionally-rigged sailing craft that takes place in the heart of Beaufort, and which is sure to be a thrilling activity for participants, and a thrilling sight for visitors.

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 29, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Traditional Skiff Regatta

  • Saturday, August 3rd 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Beaufort

Beaufort has a deep-seated history and legacy when it comes to sailing, and competitors and spectators alike can celebrate this culture by participating in the Traditional Skiff Regatta. Held in early August, this event features a fast-paced cruise around the islands for the coveted Shanghai Trophy, and the evening is quite an engaging show for both participants, and anyone who can catch a view of the action from a downtown waterfront perspective.

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 7, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Fall In-The-Water Meet

  • Saturday, October 12th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaufort

Set sail to the small town of Beaufort, NC for this engaging event where mariners can meet and mingle with their water loving colleagues. The Fall In-The-Water Meet is a fun gathering that’s wide open to experienced mariners and newcomers alike, and which features a host of fun activities including free boat rides a pig pickin’, and plenty of opportunities to learn all about life on the water in this small and charming town.

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.

Week of November 25, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Swansboro Christmas Flotilla

  • Friday, November 29th 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Swansboro

Celebrate the holidays Crystal Coast style with this annual event that entices locals and visitors alike to get into the holiday spirit. The Swansboro Christmas Flotilla is a time-honored tradition that combines Swansboro’s love of life on the water with a truly festive atmosphere, and the event is sure to become an annual celebration that Crystal Coast visitors will want to return to again and again.

Week of December 2, 2019 - December 8, 2019

Beaufort Holiday Art Walk

  • Saturday, December 7th 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Beaufort

Get into the spirit of the season while enjoying a picturesque taste of life on the water in a small North Carolina town with this event that offers plenty of spectacular views and festivities for spectators and participants alike. The Annual Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla is a local tradition that’s been going strong for more than 25 years, and is an opportunity for both visitors and locals to enjoy a festive display unlike any other along the Crystal Coast.

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