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Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course


2017, 9am – 4:30pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
In this two-day hands-on course, students will explore the art of boat building from start to finish. They begin with the design and lofting of boats, and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the back bone of small boats. In addition, they will learn how to make planking systems, both carvel and lap strake and all the appropriate fastening systems. By the end of the course, students will have the knowledge and skill to choose a design and style of boat to build on their own and the confidence to take on the job. Course fee: $135. Minimum age: 16 yrs. old. All courses are limited in size. Advance registration required.
All Event Dates:
•    06-24-17, 9:00 am to 06-24-17, 4:30 pm
•    07-29-17, 9:00 am to 07-30-17, 4:30 pm
•    08-19-17, 9:00 am to 08-20-17, 4:30 pm
•    09-16-17, 9:00 am to 09-17-17, 4:30 pm
•    10-14-17, 9:00 am to 10-15-17, 4:30 pm
•    11-18-17, 9:00 am to 11-19-17, 4:30 pm
•    12-09-17, 9:00 am to 12-09-17, 4:30 pm
ncmaritimemuseums.com
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Shackleford Banks: Horses, Hiking and History


June 15, 9am–1pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Experience Outer Banks heritage and wildlife with a guided hike on Shackleford Banks, part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Not suitable for children under 12. Advance reservations required.  Fee: $25 per person.  North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC  28516.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Carteret County Parks & Rec – Beach Run Series


June 15, 5:15pm–8pm
105 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach
(252) 808-3301
Dust off those running shoes and join in for one of the most popular Parks & Rec events of the season.  Open to all ages and experience levels…fun for the entire family.  1 Mile, 5k or 10K. Runs are on the beach at the Atlantic Beach Circle. $50 for series (includes t-shirt) or $7 per race – Pre-registration suggested but not required. Registration begins 5:15pm / all races begin at 6:30pm.
Dates:
May 16
May 30
June 15
June 29
July 13
July 27
August 15
For more information call (252) 808-3301
beachrunseries.com
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Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes | Crystal Coast Lady


June 15, 7pm–9pm
430 West Beaufort Rd. Beaufort
(252) 728-8687
Crystal Coast Lady Cruises will also be offering live entertainment on her Thursday Tropical Island Sunset Dinner Cruises. Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes will be performing live.
Cost – $42.00 for Adults, $21.00 for children ages 3 – 11. Children ages 0 – 2 are free. Reservations are recommended.
crystalcoastlady.com
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Summer Concerts In The Fort


June 17, 1pm–3:30pm
2303 East Fort Macon Road Atlantic Beach
(252) 726-3775
Bring a folding chair and enjoy an hour long concert by local bands and artists inside historic Fort Macon – Scearce & Ketner (Carolina Beach Seagrass).
ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
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Friends of the NC Maritime Casino Night Fundraiser


June 17, 5:30pm–10pm
172 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a Casino Night, an annual fundraising party for members and the public, at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort. The event will be held in the Museum’s auditorium, lobby and patio. Tickets include gaming with $5,000 in scrip money, music, food, open bar and beer, wine and champagne. Games include blackjack, roulette, craps and poker. Space is limited. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum Store at the NC Maritime Museum or online. Casino Night is a Friends of the NC Maritime Museum fundraiser for entertainment purposes only; wagering of any kind is not permitted. 252.728.7317. North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge


June 21, 9am–3pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Every Wednesday from March – December, 2017
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Antique Show & Sale


June 23–25
3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City
(252) 728-5225
Held in conjunction with the Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour in June at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City, this event features more than 40 booths of antiques and collectibles, as well as a gourmet Tea Room.
beauforthistoricsite.org
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57th Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour


June 23–24, 10am–5pm
150 Turner Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-5225
This 57th annual walking tour of private historic homes, gardens, churches and historic places is the last full weekend in June. Private homes, Beaufort Historic Site buildings, the Old Burying Ground, narrated bus tours of the historic district, music concerts and an antique car show are all highlights of this signature event.
Opening the Old Homes Tour weekend is the Purvis Chapel Choir Concert  7 p.m. Thursday, June 22 at the Purvis Chapel AME Zion Church.  The concert is free and open to the public with a reception following in the Parish Hall in honor of this year’s Honorary Chair, Mamre Wilson. This event is sponsored by Public Radio East. For more information, please call (252) 728-5225, stop by the Visitors Center at 130 Turner Street, or visit beauforthistoricsite.org
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Award Winning National Truck & Tractor Pull


June 23, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Newport Flea Mall, Carl Garner Road, Newport
(252) 223-4019
Gates open at 6:30 on Friday and show begins at 7:30.
Gates open at 6 on Sat. and show begins at 7.
Advance Adult tickets are $16 at the Gate they are $18
Children 6 to 12 are $8 and children 5 and under are Free
Tickets can be bought at all the Country Aire Rentals, Newport Flea Mall, Garner Construction, Garner Farm, Willis Farm and Kountry Kitchen.
Tickets can also be purchased online at our website:  newportfleamall.com
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Rumours | Fleetwood Mac Tribute


June 23, 8pm–10pm
1311 Arendell St, Morehead City
(252) 497-8919
Rumours is the southeast’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Based in Atlanta, GA, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation, and a visually engaging stage show.
The six members of Rumours are professional musicians spanning the spectrum of genre — folk, blues, country, rock, and everything in between — in a variety of cover bands and original projects.
carteretcommunitytheatre.com
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Kayak the Salt Marsh


June 27, 9am–12pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Learn about local history and the importance of salt marshes while on the water. Basic instruction and safety lessons followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim and some kayak experience is recommended. Advance reservations required.  Fee: $25 per person, $15 with own kayak.  North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC  28516.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge


June 28, 9am–3pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Every Wednesday from March – December, 2017
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Carteret County Parks & Rec – Beach Run Series


June 29, 5:15pm–8pm
105 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach
(252) 808-3301
Dust off those running shoes and join in for one of the most popular Parks & Rec events of the season.  Open to all ages and experience levels…fun for the entire family.  1 Mile, 5k or 10K. Runs are on the beach at the Atlantic Beach Circle. $50 for series (includes t-shirt) or $7 per race – Pre-registration suggested but not required. Registration begins 5:15pm / all races begin at 6:30pm.
Dates:
June 29
July 13
July 27
August 15
For more information call (252) 808-3301
beachrunseries.com
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Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes | Crystal Coast Lady


June 29, 7pm–9pm
430 West Beaufort Rd. Beaufort
(252) 728-8687
Crystal Coast Lady Cruises will also be offering live entertainment on her Thursday Tropical Island Sunset Dinner Cruises. Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes will be performing live.
Cost – $42.00 for Adults, $21.00 for children ages 3 – 11. Children ages 0 – 2 are free. Reservations are recommended.
crystalcoastlady.com
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Summer Concerts In The Fort


June 30, 1pm–3:30pm
2303 East Fort Macon Road Atlantic Beach
(252) 726-3775
Bring a folding chair and enjoy an hour long concert by local bands and artists inside historic Fort Macon – Scearce & Ketner (Carolina Beach Seagrass).
ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
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July


Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Summer Show


July 1–2
100 Turner Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-5225
Juried sale of arts and crafts of coastal artisans held three weekends a year. Held at the Beaufort Historic Site on Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day, and at another venue for a three-week show between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this is the perfect occasion to browse and buy work of coastal artists and craftsmen.
ccartsandcrafts.com
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Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge


July 5, 9am–3pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Every Wednesday from March – December, 2017
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Explore Rachel Carson Reserve


July 5, 9am–11:30am
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Discover the various plants and animals of the Rachel Carson Reserve. A guided hike will take you through the different habitats found on Town Marsh and Bird Shoal. Not suitable for children under 12. Advance reservations required. Fee: $20 per person. North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC  28516.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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14th Annual Storytelling Festival


July 5, 10am–12pm
Crystal Coast Civic Center, Arendell Street, Morehead City
(252) 247-4660
We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 14th Annual Storytelling Festival.
We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10:00am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, and also four afternoon shows at 2:00pm at the Bethlehem Methodist Church, corner of Bogue Loop Rd. and Rt. 24 in Bogue.
We are generously supported by the Friends of the Bogue Banks Public Library, the Friends of the Carteret County Public Library and the Friends of the Western Carteret Public Library, without which these programs would not be possible. We deeply appreciate their considerations for our Storytelling Festival.
Our list of excellent performers is:
Wednesday July 5th: Lona Bartlett from Charlotte, NC.
A performance artist, storyteller, puppeteer and educator, she has performed internationally and been involved with multimedia productions. In Lona’s opinion, we are traveling a journey therefore; life is all about the story. “Have fun or go home”. 
Wednesday July 12th: Ron Jones from Durham, NC
He strives to take audiences on an animated and high energy ride! His series of family stories are meant to make you laugh with joy or tug at your heart strings, and everything between.
Wednesday July 19th: No Sleeves Magic from Wilmington, NC.
Voted best family entertainer 8 years in a row by the Wilmington Parent Magazine, Michael Rosander and his group inspire children, not only in magic and theater but also in life.
Wednesday July 26th: Bright Star Touring Theater from Asheville, NC.
The theater company has earned a national reputation for high quality performances that play to a young audience’s intelligence and meet National Standards of learning. Their programs are as educational as they are entertaining.
Please keep us in mind for your summer plans. Call or e-mail Brita at Bogue Banks Public Library for further information or questions.
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Maritime Movie: Rescue Men – The Pea Island Lifesavers


July 6, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! This documentary, inspired by the book Fire on the Beach, Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers, chronicles the true story of Station 17 the only African-American crew serving in the U.S. Lifesaving Service, the predecessor to the U.S. Coast Guard. Pea Island is located at the north end of Hatteras Island in Dare County. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Summer Concerts In The Fort


July 7, 6:30pm–8:30pm
2303 East Fort Macon Road Atlantic Beach
(252) 726-3775
Bring a folding chair and enjoy an hour long concert by local bands and artists inside historic Fort Macon – Wild Honey (Folk/Country).
ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
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Great 4th Race


July 8, 10am–2pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Traditionally-rigged sailing craft rally to celebrate the historic voyages that carried the news of the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the Outer Banks. Boat registration required for participation. Free. The fleet of boats will be in Taylor’s Creek between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Beaufort Historic Association’s Summer Party


July 8, 7pm–11pm
100 Turner Street, Beaufort
252-728-5225
The Beaufort Historical Association invites you to come to the Summer Party featuring a specialty cocktail by Doug Brady along with an open bar, live music and great food! View over 100 silent and live auction items and start bidding today at beauforthistoricsite.org!
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Maritime Movie: The Cape Lookout Lighthouse


July 11, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! This film by the Cape Lookout National Seashore covers everything you would ever want to know about the Cape Lookout Lighthouse on Core Banks. From the earlier 1812 structure to the present day 1859 tower. Join National Park staff and historians as they tell the story about the biggest landmark in Carteret County. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge


July 12, 9am–3pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Every Wednesday from March – December, 2017
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Maritime Movie: The Carolina Brogue


July 13, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! Although the coast of North Carolina has become a popular tourist destination, some towns are still somewhat isolated. Retaining their English and Scots-Irish roots, the language of these towns have evolved into a dialect all of its own. Listen in on interviews and stories of those connected to this one-of-a-kind dialect. The film includes North Carolina residents from Carteret, Dare and Hyde Counties. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration. Walk-ins welcome. 252.728.7317. North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Carteret County Parks & Rec – Beach Run Series


July 13, 5:15pm–8pm
105 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach
(252) 808-3301
Dust off those running shoes and join in for one of the most popular Parks & Rec events of the season.  Open to all ages and experience levels…fun for the entire family.  1 Mile, 5k or 10K. Runs are on the beach at the Atlantic Beach Circle. $50 for series (includes t-shirt) or $7 per race – Pre-registration suggested but not required. Registration begins 5:15pm / all races begin at 6:30pm.
Dates:
July 13
July 27
August 15
For more information call (252) 808-3301
beachrunseries.com
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Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes | Crystal Coast Lady


July 13, 7pm–9pm
430 West Beaufort Rd. Beaufort
(252) 728-8687
Crystal Coast Lady Cruises will also be offering live entertainment on her Thursday Tropical Island Sunset Dinner Cruises. Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes will be performing live.
Cost – $42.00 for Adults, $21.00 for children ages 3 – 11. Children ages 0 – 2 are free. Reservations are recommended.
crystalcoastlady.com
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38th Annual Historic Beaufort Road Race


July 15
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-4583 Ext. 137
Hundreds of runners will run through the historical downtown of Beaufort to benefit Crystal Coast charities.  The divisions include: 10K Run, 5K Run, 1 Mile Run, 10K & 5K Wheelchair, 5K Baby Jogger (all children must be safety strapped in and pushed by individual over age of 18), 5K & 1 Mile Timed Walk and Masters.
The race course has been certified as accurate by USA Track and Field.  Sponsored by The Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary Club.  All races start on Front Street between the NC Maritime Museum and Orange Street. For more information, call 252-728-4583 Ext. 137 or visit the website, beaufortroadrace.com
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Build a Boat-in-a-Day Course


July 15, 9am–4:30pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling. The boat is 12 ft. long, 32’ wide, and weighs about 40 pounds. By the end of the class each boat will be completed to a watertight condition. Detail finishing and painting is the responsibility of team members and may not be undertaken in the Watercraft Center. Teams are limited to a maximum of 4 persons, at least one of whom must be an adult. (6 hours). Course Fee: $600. Minimum age: 8 yrs. old. All courses are limited in size. Advance registration is required for all courses by calling 252-728-7317 ext. 31.
thewatercraftcenter.com
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Maritime Movie: Hitler’s Secret Attack on America


July 18, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! Everyone knows that on December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. But what most don’t know is just days later, Hitler sent his own force to devastate the East Coast. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge


July 19, 9am–3pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Every Wednesday from March – December, 2017
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Maritime Movie: Storm Warriors


July 20, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! Through interviews, historic footage, and re-enactments, this documentary provides an in-depth look at the United States Life-Saving Service. Follow the story of the U.S.L.S.S.—from why it was created to the many rescues the service provided over the years.  Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m.  These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free Admission. No advance registration.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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On the Border “The Ultimate Eagles Tribute”


July 21, 8pm–1opm
1311 Arendell Street, Morehead City
(252) 497-8919
Some of the most sought after musicians on the East Coast, Boston, MA down to Charlotte, NC. with years and years of experience in other musical projects from formerly signed National Acts to heralded Regional Groups they have performed with over their careers.  What sets this EAGLES Tribute apart from ANY other, is they were each hand selected to play the respected member.  Not only to recreate the music of that Eagles member, but just as importantly, emulate their sound as well.  On the Border does just that, and exceptionally well.  Prepare to be amazed!
carteretcommunitytheatre.com
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Kayak the Salt Marsh


July 25, 9am–12pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Learn about local history and the importance of salt marshes while on the water. Basic instruction and safety lessons followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim and some kayak experience is recommended. Advance reservations required.  Fee: $25 per person, $15 with own kayak.  North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC  28516.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Maritime Movie: Lincoln’s Secret Weapon – USS Monitor


July 25, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! The film chronicles an expedition to study and retrieve parts of the USS Monitor, the famous Civil War ironclad, which sank off North Carolina only months after its famous battle with the CSS Virginia. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration. Walk-ins welcome.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge


July 26, 9am–3pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
252-728-7317
Every Wednesday from March – December, 2017
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Maritime Movie: Wild Caught – The Life and Struggles of an American Fishing Town


July 27, 3pm–5pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! Follow the story of families connected with the commercial fishing in Snead’s Ferry over a span of several years. Watch as their livelihood and culture are continually threatened on various fronts and the family businesses question the future. Snead’s Ferry is located at the mouth of the New River in Onslow County. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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Carteret County Parks & Rec – Beach Run Series


July 27, 5:15pm–8pm
105 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach
(252) 808-3301
Dust off those running shoes and join in for one of the most popular Parks & Rec events of the season.  Open to all ages and experience levels…fun for the entire family. 1 Mile, 5k or 10K. Runs are on the beach at the Atlantic Beach Circle. $50 for series (includes t-shirt) or $7 per race – Pre-registration suggested but not required. Registration begins 5:15pm / all races begin at 6:30pm.
Dates:
July 27
August 15
For more information call (252) 808-3301
beachrunseries.com
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Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes | Crystal Coast Lady


July 27, 7pm–9pm
430 West Beaufort Rd. Beaufort
(252) 728-8687
Crystal Coast Lady Cruises will also be offering live entertainment on her Thursday Tropical Island Sunset Dinner Cruises. Tom and Dahlin’ of Tom’s Tunes will be performing live.
Cost – $42.00 for Adults, $21.00 for children ages 3 – 11. Children ages 0 – 2 are free. Reservations are recommended.
crystalcoastlady.com
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29th Annual Ducks Unlimited Billfish Tournament


July 28–29, 12am
Morehead City
252-814-4896
For a yearly look at the tournament’s results, view the NCDU Billfish Tournament history.
ncdubillfish.com
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Summer Concerts In The Fort


July 28, 6:30pm–8:30pm
2303 East Fort Macon Road Atlantic Beach
(252) 726-3775
Bring a folding chair and enjoy an hour long concert by local bands and artists inside historic Fort Macon – 4EverAll (Contemporary Mix).
ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
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Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Course


July 29–30, 9am – 4:30pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
In this two-day hands-on course, students will explore the art of boat building from start to finish. They begin with the design and lofting of boats, and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the back bone of small boats. In addition, they will learn how to make planking systems, both carvel and lap strake and all the appropriate fastening systems. By the end of the course, students will have the knowledge and skill to choose a design and style of boat to build on their own and the confidence to take on the job. Course fee: $135. Minimum age: 16 yrs. old. All courses are limited in size. Advance registration required.
ncmaritimemuseums.com
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Shackleford Banks: Horses, Hiking and History


July 30, 9am–1pm
315 Front Street, Beaufort
(252) 728-7317
Experience Outer Banks heritage and wildlife with a guided hike on Shackleford Banks, part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Not suitable for children under 12. Advance reservations required.  Fee: $25 per person.  North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC  28516.
ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
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For all programs and events offered at our major attractions, please visit individual websites: 
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores: www.ncaquariums.com (252-247-4003)
North Carolina Maritime Museum: www.ncmaritimemuseum.org (252-728-7317)
Beaufort Historic Site: www.beauforthistoricsite.org (252-728-5225)
Fort Macon State Park: http://ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/foma/main.php (252-726-3775)
The History Place: www.thehistoryplace.org (252-247-7533)
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum: www.coresound.com (252-728-1500)
Cape Lookout National Seashore: www.nps.gov/calo (252-728-2250)
 

 

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