American Music Festival Emerald Isle Events
P.O. Box 1099
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7876

November 2017 - March 2018 The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. Performers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season include Schumann Quartett (November 4, 2017) held at the First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, Duo Francais (January 27, 2018) held at the History...more about American Music Festival

Beaufort Historic Site Publick Day Emerald Isle Events
100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

This annual event features a Colonial-style flea market with the outdoor sale of varied merchandise and crafts, along with entertainment and exhibits. The day recalls Colonial excitement generated by the arrival of the circuit court judge to Beaufort. Proceeds benefit the restoration efforts and educational programs through the Beaufort Historical Association....more about Beaufort Historic Site Publick Day

Easter Egg Hunt Emerald Isle Events
Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

On the Saturday before Easter Sunday, the Beaufort Historic Site is the perfect setting for a traditional Easter egg hunt for the younger members of the family up to age 7. It's a BYOB event (bring-your-own basket, that is) steeped with small-town warmth and charm. The hunt begins at 11 AM...more about Easter Egg Hunt

Various locations

Sunday, April 1, 2018 The dawning of Easter morning is celebrated in services at several locations across the county, many on the waterfront or beach. The Carteret County News-Times lists service locations and times the week before Easter. ...more about Easter Sunrise Services

Hammocks State Park
1572 Hammocks Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 347-5332

Pull on your boots and wear your patch to the family-friendly annual Pirate Fest in Hammocks Beach State Park in Swansboro from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There will be live music and sword fighting, face painting and story telling. Roving entertainment, weapons demonstration, and a scallywag school will be crowd...more about Pirate Fest


Swansboro Rotary Bluewater Tournament Emerald Isle Events
Various locations
Swansboro, NC 28584
(252) 0669

 Swansboro Rotary Club's Bluewater Tournament is held on Memorial Day weekend. Formerly combined with the King Mackerel tournament, the tournaments were split into two separate weekends. The new name for the tournament series is The Swansboro Rotary Fishing Tournament Series. The King Mackerel and Inshore Trout and Lizard Fish tournaments take place in October. 

The May Swansboro Rotary Fishing...more about Swansboro Rotary Bluewater Tournament

115 Atlantic Boulevard
Boardwalk at the Circle
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 726-2121

May 20, 2017 Gather in the salty air for the annual Atlantic Beach Music Festival and enjoy the tunes of popular bands. Admission is free for this family-friendly event from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Bring your family, friends, blanket and lounge chairs, but leave your furry friends and glass containers...more about Atlantic Beach Music Festival

8131 Bald Eagle Lane
Wilmington, NC 28411

May 1 - 7, 2017 Wells Fargo Golf, a staple in the Professional Golf Association, returns to NC for their coveted championship match - only this time, much closer to the coast. The Wells Fargo Championship will be held at Eagle Point Golf Club during the entire...more about Wells Fargo Championship

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