Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Fall Show 2019
August 31, 2019 | 10 AM – September 1, 2019 | 5 PM
Juried sale of arts and crafts of coastal artisans held three weekends in a year. Show will be held at Katherine Davis Park, Arendell St./Hwy. 70, downtown Morehead City. This is the perfect occasion to browse and buy the work of coastal artists and craftsman.
Newport Community Festival and 5K Run 2019
September 7, 2019 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Face Painting by Independent Airbrush. Touch A Truck, Mini Food Truck Rodeo, Hands on Demonstrations, Performing Arts, Crafts and Living History Demonstrations, Bounce Houses, Police Department and Fire Department Displays. Don’t miss out on the all the fun!! Free Admission!
You may start signing up now for the 5K at runtheeast.com.
Open Mic Night @ Shortway Brewing Company
September 9, 2019 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Calling all artists! Do you have an original you’ve been working on, can you play a killer cover, enjoy mashing current hits into something to call your own? Then come to Shortway Brewing Co. the first and third Thursdays and share your passion for performing with others. Open mic is not limited to musicians, feel free to share the stand up act you’ve been working on or some poetry you’ve finally perfected. Everyone is welcome! For more details, 252-777-3065 or www.shortwaybrewing.com.
Merry Time for Tots
September 11, 2019 | 10 AM – 11 AM
Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to the Merry Time for Tots program, which takes a unique look at a different nautical topic each month. Topics include Pirate Hooks and Peg Legs, Hatteras Jack, Boats that Float, Whale of a Time and Shark Tales. The program is free and includes lessons, activities and a make-and-take craft. Register at 252-504-7758.
Down East Folk Arts Society Concert – Sally Barris
September 12 & 13, 2019 | 6:30 PM – 8 PM
In keeping with our mission “To Build Community Through Music”, the Down East Folk Arts Society will once again be bringing World Class Singers/Songwriters to Craven County and the Crystal Coast of North Carolina this Fall. Recognized as one of the finest of the many singer-songwriters in the folky, Americana genre today, Sally Barris holds her own as both an evocative singer and striking songwriter. Ever since she moved to Nashville from her Minnesota home to dedicate her life to songwriting, Sally has led a storied career. She’s had songs recorded by Kathy Mattea, Trisha Yearwood and Martina McBride, received a Grammy nomination and is now making a living as a traveling performer. For more details 252-646-4657 or www.downeastfolkarts.org/Concerts.
Golden Pirates on the Silver Screen
September 13, 2019 | 12 PM – 8 PM
The museum will show the features at noon, 3 p.m. and at 6 p.m. in the museum’s auditorium:
• Treasure Planet (2002), rated PG, on Sept. 13
Admission is free
Friday Free Flicks – The Good Dinosaur
September 13, 2019 | 7 PM – 9 PM
You are invited to join us in the gymnasium at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation on the second Friday of each month for our Friday Free Flick series. Admission is free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Unless otherwise stated, movies are appropriate for all ages. Please bring chairs and or blankets, no outside beverages or snacks. For more details, 252-354-6350 or www.emeraldisle-nc.org.
Davy Williamson @ Promise Land Market
September 13, 2019 | 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Davy Williamson will be here! Get ready for a great night of music. For more details, 252-222-0422 or www.promiselandmarket.com.
Blue Moon Jazz @ Cru Wine Bar
September 13, 2019 | 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Blue Moon Jazz Trio will perform jazz and “Rat Pack” music for your listening pleasure. For more details, 252-728-3066 or www.beaufortcru.com.
Live Band Karaoke with Mightier Than Me @ Emerald Club
September 13, 2019 | 9:30 PM – 12 AM
Here is your chance to release the inner Rockstar! You choose from 100+ songs from throughout the decades and take the spotlight with a full band on stage with lyrics provided and a little help from the band, if needed. If you are a karaoke veteran and ready for the next level, this is for you! For more details, 252-354-2929.
Maddie Rean @ Salt
September 13, 2019 | 10 PM – 1 AM
Enjoy live music with Maddie Rean at Salt Bar! For more details, 252-241-7603 or www.saltei.com.
14th Annual Day4Kids
September 14, 2019 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation, along with the Emerald Isle Business Association and other sponsors, will host the 14th Annual Day4Kids at the Emerald Isle Community Center. Day4Kids brings adults and children of all ages together for a FREE fun-filled day of vendors, activities, games, and more! This event is for families to come together and make memories, share a day, and spend meaningful time together. Some of the attractions and activities this year include a foam party, aquarium touch tank, dancing, hotdogs and popsicles, inflatable rides, and more. There will be several vendors giving away gifts and information. This event is free to the public. For more details, 252-354-6350 or www.emeraldisle-nc.org.
Living History Weekend
September 14, 2019 | 10 AM – 4 PM
Re-enactors with the 1st NC Volunteers will be spending the weekend at Fort Macon presenting the public with special events and programs. Events will be held from 10 – 4 and may include flag talks, women’s dress talks musket drills and artillery demonstrations. A skirmish scenario will take place at 1:30.
The Spread @ Off The Hook
September 14, 2019 | 10 PM – 2 AM
Don’t miss The Spread at Off The Hook!
Dirt Nap Fest @ Mill Whistle Brewing
September 14, 2019 | 4 PM – 8 PM
Tour of Old Burial Grounds then to the brewery for beer, food, and cars! Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place hearses (as voted by the public). No fees! No entry fee for cars or attendees! Costumes are encouraged. Open to coffin cruisers, munster cars, mad max mobiles, ambulances…anything creepy or macabre. #allarewelcome Mill Whistle will be our gracious host. They will have a few “themed” beers: They will serve “Girl in a Rum Barrel” (she is in that burial ground in a barrel), serve “Graveyard Sister” (image from burial ground), and “People Who Have Died” (Jim Carrol song from the 80s)! For more details, 252-342-6929.
Dust Parade @ Cru Wine Bar
September 14, 2019 | 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
The Dust Parade returns to Cru!! For more details, 252-728-3066 or www.beaufortcru.com.
Brittany Davis @ Promise Land Market
September 14, 2019 | 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Brittany Davis is a local musician based out of central North Carolina providing original music as well as covering favorite pop and country music covers. For more details, 252-222-0422 or www.promiselandmarket.com.
Matt Parker and The Deacons @ Salt
September 14, 2019 | 9:30 PM – 12:30 AM
Matt Parker and the Deacons (MPD) is a dynamic trio whose name represents the leader and the band’s musical authenticity. As church deacons hold the mystery of faith in pure conscience, similarly, MPD hold the mystery of music. They are true ministers of music whose style is an eclectic mix of bluesy alternative, funk, and melodic rock with hints of soul. They are also extremely unique in that MPD do not use tracks, loopers or any other audible fabrications to back them up. All of their sound is 100% authentic and live. For more details, 252-241-7603 or www.saltei.com.
Freeway @ Emerald Club
September 14, 2019 | 10 PM – 12 AM
Come party with Freeway at the Emerald Club. Ain’t no party like a Freeway party. See you at the beach! For more details, 252-354-2929.
Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course
September 14, 2019 | 9 AM – September 15, 2019 | 4:30 PM
Explore the art of boatbuilding in this two-day, hands-on course. Students age 16 and up begin with lofting, and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the backbone of small boats. They also learn planking methods, both carvel and lapstrake, and use of appropriate fasteners. After two days, students will have the knowledge, skill, and confidence to choose a design and style of boat to build on their own. Cost is $135 ($121.50 for members of the Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum). Advance registration is required. Register by calling 252-504-7758.
Kayak the Salt Marsh
September 17, 2019 | 9 AM – 12 PM
Learn about local history while on the water. Basic instruction and safety lessons are followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Participants must know how to swim and some kayak experience is recommended. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult; not suitable for children under 12. Cost is $35 ($20 with own kayak). Pre-Registration required; register at 252-504-7758.
BHA Membership Meeting and Volunteer Picnic 2019
September 17, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The Semi-Annual Membership Meeting will be held on the grounds of The Beaufort Historic Site. A picnic with all the trimmings to honor is featured for all those who volunteer for the Beaufort Historical Association and its many events and activities. There will be a very brief business meeting, which includes the election of new Board of Governors members.
Alive at Five Outdoor Concerts 2019
September 19, 2019 | 5 PM – 8 PM
Downtown Morehead City, Inc. is excited to once again host Alive at Five in 2019! This FREE, family-friendly event showcases some of your favorite bands from June to October. Special thanks to our Alive at Five concert series sponsors Sound Bank and West Town Bank and Trust and our beverage sponsor R.A. Jeffreys Distributing Company.
Thursday, Sept 19….. Jim Quick & Coastline
Alive at Five is held in Jaycee Park on the downtown Morehead City waterfront. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for music and dancing. Beer, wine, and sodas are available for purchase at the event. Jaycee Docks are available for boats to dock for free throughout the concert on most Alive at Five days. Stay tuned to the Downtown Morehead City, Inc. Facebook page as we continue to announce this year’s lineup. Questions? Contact Downtown Morehead City, Inc. at 252-808-0440 or firstname.lastname@example.org. See y’all downtown!
2019 Lookout Shootout Fun Run
September 20, 2019 | 9 AM – 12 PM
What started out as a boyhood passion has become one of the most popular events on the Morehead City Waterfront. A small group of volunteers put together an event for the locals and invited guests and participants from as far away as Florida. We welcome everyone to the Crystal Coast, one of the most beautiful coasts on the east coast. Let’s take a ride in our boats for a good cause.
NC East Sports, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to engage, gather and inspire family, friends and visitors of all ages from all over the country to the Crystal Coast, focusing on local support for a seasonal community and provide an action pact event for participants and spectators and boating enthusiasts
We consider the Lookout Shootout Fun Run a welcome addition to all the activities that take place on and around the intracoastal waterway. The Fun Run is a Saturday event that takes you to stops in Oriental, Cape Lookout, Beaufort and Morehead City to compete for the best poker hand. There is a blackjack option available as well.
1st Annual Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament
September 21, 2019 | 6 AM – 4 PM
The 1st Annual Emerald Isle Fishing Tournament will be a family friendly King Mackerel tournament where elite and sport fisherman alike can compete and provide a positive environment for young anglers. 100% of the entry fees are paid directly to the participants in the forms of prizes and other awards.
Blue Knights Chapter XVII 12th Annual Officer Down Memorial Ride
September 21, 2019 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Doughnuts/Coffee before the ride and hot dogs, burgers and fixins for lunch. 50/50 raffle, award for best represented club, youngest rider & distance traveled. Ride will end at the National Park, Shell Point, Harkers Island. Ferry service to the lighthouse will be available. Call 252-728-7433 for reservations.
Registration at 10am, kickstands up at 11am. Ride starts at Carteret Community College in Morehead City.
You won’t want to miss this ride. Invite some friends. Other MC clubs welcome! Show your support for those who have given their all for us.
Caviar Farm Tour & Tasting
September 21, 2019 | 11 AM – 12 PM
That’s right, there’s a caviar farm right here in Carteret County!
Marshallberg Farm is the largest producer of Russian Sturgeon caviar in the U.S.A., with capacity to produce up to 3 tons of caviar per year. Due to popular demand, the Down East facility will be holding a series of farm tours and caviar tastings.
The tour includes a guided walk amongst 40 indoor recirculating aquaculture tanks that teem with sturgeon and span some 54,000 square feet of building space. Following the tour, there will be a caviar and smoked sturgeon tasting and a chance to purchase products.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.marshallbergfarm.com. Spaces are limited.
Aids to Navigation Sunset Cruise
September 21, 2019 | 2 PM – 8 PM
America’s Boating Club of the Crystal Coast presents it’s popular program – Aids To Navigation Sunset Cruise. Navigation Markers: Buoys & Beacons – What they tell boaters & how to identify them day and night – on the water and on the charts. Program and dinner at Sanitary Restaurant followed by a Sunset Cruise aboard the Carolina Princess. Advanced registration required. Admission fee.
Blazin’ Keys Dueling Pianos @ Jack’s Waterfront Bar
September 21, 2019 | 9 PM – 12:30 AM
Ladies and Gentleman it’s time to rock and roll with one of the most interactive and fun shows coming to town. Live Dueling Pianos. An all request improv comedy night with high energy singing and crazy songs selections to keep the night interesting. Spread the word. Tickets will be sold. Please inquire for more info at the venue directly.
Bone Suckin’ Sauce presents King of the Cape Open KMT 2019
September 27, 2019 | 12 AM – September 28, 2019 | 12 AM
Tight Lines to all and be safe!
Prizes for : Lady Angler Junior Angler Senior Angler $500.00 each
4th Annual Beaufort’s Brewin’ Craft Beer Festival
September 27, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM – September 28, 2019 | 3 PM – 7 PM
Prepare to raise a glass September 27th and 28th to mark Beaufort Wine and Food’s fourth annual craft beer festival, Beaufort’s Brewin’. The two day festival will feature a variety of events held in Beaufort and will range in size from beer dinners, luncheons and seminars to the headline event; Beer, Bubbles and BBQ held in downtown Beaufort. Partnering with regional distributors and over two dozen breweries from across the state and beyond, BWF has crafted a stellar line up of events to generate great exposure for the organization and the Crystal Coast. Over the course of two days, guests are immersed in a number of beer focused events. Friday, 9/27 there will be a beer seminar, beer dinners and the crowd favorite Pub Crawl. Saturday leads up to the headline event for the festival – Beer, Bubbles and BBQ, which will be held in the West Parking lot (400 block of Front Street) in downtown Beaufort from 3 – 7 p.m. and feature over 25 craft breweries and brew pubs, with a sampling from across the state and beyond. Guests will have the chance to vote for their favorite brewery during the event and the winner will be announced at the event. In addition to tasting dozens of beers at Beer Bubbles and BBQ, guests will be treated to a variety of BBQ and sides, as a number of regional pitmasters put their best dish forward in a People’s Choice BBQ competition. Live music will round out the entertainment for the afternoon event. Proceeds from ticket sales go towards BWF’s mission to support local charities and non-profits that strive to improve life in Carteret County. Tickets to Beer Bubbles and BBQ will be available at the door the day of the event. Tickets to all other events vary and must be purchased in advanced as some events are expected to sell out. Tickets go on sale in early August. A full schedule will be published online closer to the ticket sales date. More information is available online at beaufortwineandfood.com, by calling 252-515-0708 or stopping by the BWF office at 129 Middle Lane, Beaufort.
2019 Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival
September 28, 2019 | 11 AM – 5:30 PM
The Town is excited to continue the iconic Emerald Isle event and we hope everyone will join us! FREE admission, food trucks, and great music! Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival t-shirts will be on sale. No tents or umbrellas permitted within 100 ft. of the stage. Beer and wine is permitted on beach strand only (21+ years) but is prohibited in all areas of the Western Ocean Regional Access (restrooms, volleyball courts, parking areas, etc.) Liquor is prohibited. No beer or wine will be sold on-site. Parking will be permitted along the grassy NC 58 right of way. Only handicapped parking will be available at the Western Ocean Regional Access. Call (252) 354-6350 for more details.
Mac & Juice @ Off The Hook
September 28, 2019 | 10 PM – 2 AM
Come check out Mac & Juice at Off The Hook. Come on out for great food, drink specials and LIVE entertainment!