January 2023 Crystal Coast Events

January 2023 Crystal Coast Events

January 2023 Crystal Coast Events

Whether you’re vacationing with us or you’re a local, There’s always something to look forward to and always fun to be had. Don’t miss any of these January 2023 Crystal Coast events.

PENGUIN PLUNGE

January 01, 2023, 1:00 PM – |$5-$10| 201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

Get your penguin buddies ready for the big day! Jump in the ocean to bring in the New Year! Penguin Plunge 2023 marks the 20th anniversary of this exhilarating start to the New Year! Make plans to join us at Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, on January 1st and ring in the New Year with a splash while supporting these two charities: First Rung and Backpack Friends. Online registration is required.

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Atlantic Beach Penguin Plunge, January Events on the Crystal Coast


FIRST-DAY HIKES AT FORT MACON

January 01, 2023, at 8:00 AM – 901 Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

Fort Macon will be offering four ranger-led hikes this year, starting from the Visitor Center at 8:00 am or 3 pm. Each time slot will offer two hike options. A short nature hike on the Yarrow’s Loop trail and inlet beach covering about ¾ of a mile, or a long 3.2-mile hike around the Elliott Caues Trail. Participants should wear sturdy shoes, bring a water bottle, and probably bug spray.

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Atlantic Beach Fort Macon Hike, Events for January on Crystal Coast


EMERALD CLUB CORNHOLE

January 04, 2023, at 6:00 PM – Recurring every Wednesday, at 6:00 PM – Emerald Club, 8102 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

Join Emerald Club every Wednesday for a cornhole tournament! This is a bring-your-own-partner tournament with a blind draw every other week. You may bring your own bags. The weekly prize is based on the number of teams that enter.

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Emerald Club Cornhole January Event


ARTRAGEOUS IN THE ANCHOR ROOM

January 05, 2023, at 6:00 PM – Recurring every Thursday, 6:00 PM – Promise Land Market 909-B Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

If you enjoy wine and art, Promise Land Market is letting local artists bring their work to show and sell. 1/2 price house wines. Sip and shop.

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Morehead City ARTrageous Crystal Coast Event in January


ALMOST LIVE CONCERT KARAOKE W/ DJ RAY

January 05, 2023, at 7:00 PM – Bogue Sound Distillery, 108 Bogue Commercial Drive, Bogue, NC 28570

Bogue Sound Distillery’s Karaoke DJ brings in two decades of experience with an expansive Digital Music Library, full LED light show, and top-of-the-line equipment to give you the experience of your very own concert!

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Almost Live Concert Karaoke Event Crystal Coast


CASSAT STRING QUARTET

January 07, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM |$32| – First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

Acclaimed as one of America’s outstanding ensembles, the Manhattan-based Cassatt String Quartet has performed throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East. The Cassatt has recorded for the Koch, Naxos, New World, Point, CRI, Tzadik, and Albany labels and is named for the celebrated American impressionist painter Mary Cassatt. Their program celebrates three women master-composers: Florence Price, Dorothy Rudd Moore, and Fanny Mendelssohn, presented here together with Mozart and his last string quartet. Buy your Cassatt String Quartet tickets here.

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Cassat String Quartet Event in January


SATURDAY FARMER’S MARKET

January 07, 2023,  from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – The Market at Cedar Point 1046 Cedar Point Blvd, Cedar Point, NC 28584

The Market at Cedar Point has a variety of local artists and crafters in this market! This is a great opportunity to shop local handmade items for your home and gifts for friends and family. The Market at Cedar Point is dog friendly! Just make sure your pup is leashed.

Find local baked goods, CBD products, seasonal produce, fresh bread, alpaca products, baked goods, cookies, pies, lion’s mane mushrooms and oyster mushrooms, pasture-raised beef, chicken and pork, goat milk products, and fresh eggs.

Enjoy lunch or breakfast with food truck vendors under the sails in their HOPE gazebo! 

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Cedar Point Saturday's Farmers Market


MERRY TIME FOR TOTS

January 11, 2023, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am | $5-$10 | North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their caregivers participate in a maritime-themed hands-on experience, craft, and activity during this program, which is offered every second Wednesday.

Topics rotate between pirates, sharks, whales, and fish, with a focus on both experience and exposure. Each program is 45-60 minutes long. Register online on their website or by phone at 252-504-7758.

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Meritime Museum Beaufort NC January Event


“FROZEN JR.” LIVE SHOW

January 14, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM | $TBD | 4700 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC 28557

Coming soon in January 2023! Carteret Community Theatre is presenting the performance of “Frozen Jr.” For ticket information, please visit their website.

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Carteret Community Center events, Carteret Community Center Frozen Jr., Frozen Junior event in Cape Carteret


CLAM CHOWDER COOK-OFF

January 20, 2023, at 6:00 PM – |$40-$45| North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, 315 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516

Join Maritime Museum in Beaufort on January 20, 2023, at 6:00 pm to taste delicious clam chowder and cornbread made by guest chefs, and then vote on your favorite at this fundraiser for the North Carolina Maritime Museum. Space is limited.

Pre-Orders are highly recommended, as this event always sells out. No limit to the number of tickets purchased, although total ticket sales are limited to 100. Tickets are $40.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members. Want to participate? Click here to buy your tickets to this event.

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Clam Chowder Cook-off Crystal Coast January Event

2023 Crystal Coast Events Calendar

Looking for more fun along the Crystal Coast? Check out our Crystal Coast Calendar of Events page! Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.  Which events will you be attending? Kick off the conversation in the comments.

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