August

Western Ocean Regional Access Facility
Islander Drive
Emerald Isle, NC

June - August, 2018 The EmeraldFest Outdoor Concert Series adds live music to the salty sunsets on Emerald Isle.  Held on Thursday evenings at 6:30 at the Western Ocean Regional Access Facility, these live concerts include a variety of music - from Pop/Alternative to Blues/Country Rock.  Bring your lawn chairs, family,...more about EmeraldFest Outdoor Concert Series

September

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

November 2018 - April 2019 TBA  The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. The series is supported by subscription ticket purchase, grants, donations and donor sponsorships and is managed by a volunteer board of directors. Donations to the fund further promote music...more about American Music Festival

Western Ocean Regional Access
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-3424

September 30, 2017 The fun begins at 11:00 AM for this Beach Music festival and the best part is it's free! Bring your beach chair and plan to buy lunch, snacks and dinner at the food vendors who will be ready on the spot. For those 21 years old and older, beer...more about Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival

from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 726-6350

September 16 - September 30, 2017  First register, then reel in your whomping big flounder. Registration is between August 16 and September 16. This annual contest is for flounders only and the fish must be caught only from the shores on Bogue Banks (Fort Macon to Emerald Isle) - surf, pier,...more about Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament

October

Harvest Time at the Beaufort Historic Site Emerald Isle Events
100 Block of Turner St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

October 2018 Designed with the North Carolina fourth-grade student in mind, the Harvest Time annual program brings colonial history alive. On the Beaufort Historic Site, students experience life in Beaufort during the days when meals were prepared on the open hearth and lighting depended on the skill of the candle maker. There...more about Harvest Time at the Beaufort Historic Site

Preschool Pumpkin Patch Event Emerald Isle Events
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NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
1 Roosevelt Blvd
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
(252) 247-4003

October 31, 2018 9:00 AM to Noon Bring your preschoolers to this not-at-all-scary Halloween event at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. The youngsters will enjoy games, stories, crafts, costumed characters, and photo opportunities. Tickets for this event are $3 per participant in addition to the regular admission fee or membership....more about Preschool Pumpkin Patch Event

Surf Fishing Workshop Emerald Isle Events
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NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
1 Roosevelt Blvd
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
(252) 247-4003

Experienced anglers share their techniques in the N.C. Aquarium's annual Surf Fishing Workshop every October. Topics and instruction include information on rods, reels, weights, line, tackle, bait, fish identification, catch and release, cast netting, reading the surf, locating fish from the beach and caring for the catch. The course culminates with...more about Surf Fishing Workshop

Trick or Treat Under the Sea Emerald Isle Events
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NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
1 Roosevelt Blvd
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
(252) 247-4003

October 29-30, 2018 The NC Aquarium hosts a bewitching event of family-oriented Halloween fun Wednesday and Thursday with an aquatic twist. Children trick-or-treat at booths set up among the galleries and exhibits. The display of carved pumpkins are stunning, visitors of all ages enjoy "spooky" fun and games, and the Halloween hi-jinks...more about Trick or Treat Under the Sea

October 14 - November 25, 2017 This annual contest is for speckled trout only and the fish must be caught only from the shores of Bogue Banks (Fort Macon to Emerald Isle) - surf, pier, inlet, or sound. Weigh in of one speckled trout per day per person is at The Reel...more about Annual Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament

Morehead City Country Club
Morehead City, NC
(252) 808-0440

Sunday, October 29, 2017 Swing your golf club and benefit the local community in this annual fundraising event. Dual tee times are at 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM for four-person teams. This is the first tournament on the newly renovated course at the club. The proceeds from this team event go to...more about Tee It Up for High School Golf Tournament

November

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

November 2018 - April 2019 TBA  The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. The series is supported by subscription ticket purchase, grants, donations and donor sponsorships and is managed by a volunteer board of directors. Donations to the fund further promote music...more about American Music Festival

Parade Begins on the Corner of Mangrove (at CVS)
and Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC

November 24, 2018 Join in the holiday spirit the Saturday after Thanksgiving with the Emerald Isle Christmas Parade beginning at 3:00 PM and Tree Lighting. The fun begins on the corner of Mangrove Street (at CVS) and Emerald Drive, where children and adults alike can view the variety of home-grown floats. Santa Claus appears...more about Emerald Isle Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

December

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

December 9, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 PM The Christmas Candlelight Tour, sponsored by the Beaufort Historical Association, features tours of the most beautiful private homes and inns in Beaufort, decorated in period fashion for Christmas. Guests may stroll from house to house along candlelit streets or ride with carolers in a vintage British double-decker bus between...more about Christmas Candlelight Tour

the Circle
Atlantic Beach, NC

December 31, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Join the fun at the Smoke on the Water annual Atlantic Beach Bonfire. Bring your own blanket and chairs and enjoy the live music. This is a free event....more about Atlantic Beach Bonfire

Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Gymnasium
203 Leisure Lane
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-6350

December 2, 2017, Come to the Emerald Isle Community Center Gym from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to shop the array of handmade or hand-authenticated gifts crafted by local artisans. This is a wonderful way to support local businesses and crafters while finishing your Christmas shopping....more about Emerald Isle Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair

 
 
 
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