Carteret Community Theatre Presents “The Dining Room.” Tickets are $17 for adults, $8 for students. Shows begin at 8pm on Friday and Satuday, 2pm on Sunday. Details: 252-726-1501, www.carteretcommunitytheatre.org.
Alive at Five. 5-8pm. Join the Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association for a free concert at Jaycee Park on the Morehead City waterfront. This month Punch and Attractions Band set the beat. Details: www.downtownmoreheadcity.com or 252-808-0440.
Olde Beaufort Farmer’s Market. 8:30am-1pm. This weekly market is held at Courthouse Square in Beaufort. Visitors can expect local foods, arts, crafts and more. Details: www.beaufortfarmersmarket.com.
Paddle the Roosevelt Natural Area. 4-6pm. Explore tidal flats and quiet backwaters as you become aware of the intricate web of life thriving in this pristine natural environment through this NC Aquarium program. Site provides kayaks and canoes. Age 8 and up, $25. Details: 252-247-4003 or ncaquariums.com.
Cannon Day. Crews at Fort Macon State Park demonstrate the cannon firing process for different cannons in the park. Demonstrations are planned for 10:30 & 11:30am and 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30pm. Details: 252-726-3775.
Kayak/Yoga Trip to Jones Island. 1-4:30pm. April Clark, owner of Second Wind Ecotours, yoga instructor Cheryl LeClair and the NC Coastal Federation are teaming up to create a fun and relaxing afternoon on the White Oak River. Paddle from Cedar Point to Jones Island to learn about the ongoing conservation efforts and participate in a gentle yoga session on the shore. The cost is $45 with kayak rental and $30 without. Federation members receive a $10 discount. Details: 910-325-3600 or email email@example.com.
Tatting Demonstration. 1-3pm. Watch the lost art of lace making at the Beaufort Historic Site on Turner Street. Free. Details: 252-728-5225.
The Longest Day. 9am. This fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association finds volunteers walking the beach in Emerald Isle to raise awareness and much-needed funds. Details: act.alz.org/goto/eistc.
Concert in the Park. 7-8:30pm. Join the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Dept. for a free summer concert at Jaycee Park on the Morehead City waterfront. Lawn chairs and blankets are suggested. This month performances include The Backbeat (6th), Seaside Band (13th), 4EverAll (20th) and Calico Creek Bluegrass Band (27th). Details: 252-726-5083.
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters. 2-3:30pm. Visit labs and holding areas, and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes adventure that includes an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Age 8 and up, $20. Details: 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com.
SwanFest. 6:30-8pm. Enjoy live music at Olde Town Square in downtown Swansboro. Bring chairs, blankets, even dinner if you’d like. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Free. This month’s performers include Liverpool (7th), Orion (14th), Old Man Whickutt (21st) and the Notorious Clamslammers (28th).
Night Trek. 7-9pm Stroll the nighttime beach as you explore the fascinating lives of sea turtles and look for loggerheads nesting in the sand. Age 5 and up, $10. Details: 252-247-4003 or ncaquariums.com.