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With a picturesque waterfront dotted with quaint shops and eateries, Beaufort (pronounced “Bō-furt”) is well deserving of its “America’s Coolest Small Town” title bestowed in 2012 by Budget Travel. Noted as North Carolina’s third oldest town, Beaufort’s administration and residents are focus…

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   The Beaufort Historical Association is hosting a pair of events Nov. 17-18 sure to set the holiday tone for area residents. On Saturday, Nov. 17, the BHA hosts its annual Jumble Sale, which transforms the historic site into an old-fashioned community market filled with vendors selling a w…

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Beaufort Wine and Food celebrates its fifth annual Oyster Roast at Beau Coast, off of Lennoxville Road, from 2-5pm on Saturday, Nov. 3.

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Coming across the new Gallant’s Channel bridge connecting Radio Island to Beaufort, a small white trailer is visible in the distance to the left just beyond some sailboats and a parking lot. It would be easy to assume that the trailer is some forgotten piece of the past, perhaps something th…

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Prepare to raise a glass Sept. 28-29 to mark Beaufort Wine and Food’s third annual craft beer festival, Beaufort’s Brewin. Due to the recovery effort following Hurricane Florence, the two-day festival, which normally features a variety of events, has been streamlined into two - a Pub Crawl o…

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It's been some 300 years since the infamous Blackbeard roamed the waters along the Crystal Coast, but Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 & 11 visitors will be whisked back to the golden age of piracy along the streets of historic Beaufort.

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What started as a small annual festival has grown to offer culinary events throughout the year. The official Wine & Food Weekend, however, continues to be the organization's show stopper. Now offering a near-week of food centric events, the 2018 festival runs April 25-29 combining the pu…

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When you visit to Beaufort, the NC Maritime Museum plans to enhance your experience with its new Harborside Park.

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BEAUFORT'S QUAINT HISTORIC district will come to life this summer as the Beaufort Historical Association holds its annual Old Homes and Gardens Tour – a tradition that has drawn visitors to this picturesque hamlet for more than 55 years. Discover and explore Beaufort’s historic charm June 23…

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On Saturday, April 22, the Beaufort Historic Site kicks off the spring season with its annual Publick Day. During the event, the grounds of the historic site on Turner Street transform into an open-air marketplace, reminiscent of colonial court days.

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Tempt your palate this spring as Beaufort Wine & Food launches a near-week full of culinary adventures along the Crystal Coast. Rub elbows with visiting wine makers, learn a few secrets from guest chefs and get to know your favorite local chefs a little bit better as they come together f…

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Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or prefer to keep your feet on dry land, the 43rd annual Wooden Boat Show has activities for you. The show, organized by the NC Maritime Museum, takes over Front Street in downtown Beaufort from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, May 6 and is the longest ongoing woo…

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Join Beaufort Wine and Food as it unveils the signature 2017 painting by artist Libby Smart during an evening celebrating the organization’s upcoming 13th annual festival.

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Each year, the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, the Beaufort Historical Association welcomes the public to enjoy food, fun and fellowship as it opens the authentically restored homes and buildings on the Beaufort Historic Site for its annual Valentine Membership Party. This year’s event will b…

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Beer lovers who couldn’t help but notice the absence of the Beer, Bubbles and BBQ event during the 2016 Beaufort Wine & Food Festival are in for a treat this September. As promised, the event returns as part of a full two-day event, all focused on the love of the ale.

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Each August, historic Beaufort by the Sea provides the perfect backdrop for the scourge of the sea to strut their stuff, bringing with them live reenactments, music, sword fighting, costume contests and much more.

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Take a run or walk down the Beaufort waterfront for a good cause this month. For 37 years, runners, walkers and baby joggers have helped raise money for scholarships for high school seniors throughout Carteret County with the Historic Beaufort Road Race. Sponsored annually by the Beaufort Ol…

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BEAUFORT’S QUAINT HISTORIC district, boasting more than 200 homes in the National Register over a century old, and several private residences that are more than 200 years old, has brought the town well-deserved attention as a tourist destination. Every year this picturesque town invites visi…

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Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or prefer to keep your feet on dry land, the 42nd annual Wooden Boat Show has activities for all ages on Saturday, May 7. The show organized annually by Beaufort’s NC Maritime Museum, however, most of the displays spill out into the streets of downtown Beaufort.

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To kick off the spring season, the Beaufort Historical Association brings patrons back in time for Publick Day, an old-fashioned marketplace set up on the grounds of the Beaufort Historic Site. Visit the market from 9am-4pm on Saturday, April 16.

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In its twelfth outing, the Beaufort Wine & Food Weekend celebrates spring with five days of palate tempting events throughout Carteret County. Planned for April 27 through May 1, the five-day charitable event combines the public’s appreciation for wine and food with its drive to support …

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NC Maritime Museum Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly has developed some great educational programs for the 2016 Brown Bag Gam lecture series. These Gams (exchanges of news or ideas between passing ships) will cover topics such as the cold night the Crissie Wright came ashore and Beaufort’s…

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Beaufort is the place to celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 12. With a daytime ArtWalk and an evening Candlelight Tour, the picturesque waterfront village pull out all the stops to ring in this festive season.

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The Beaufort Historical Association is hosting a pair of events on the weekend of Nov. 21-22, sure to set the holiday tone. On Saturday, Nov. 21, the BHA hosts its annual Jumble Sale. The sale, which is sure to have something for everyone, will run from 9am-3pm at the Beaufort Historic Site.…

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THROUGH AN EXPERIENTIAL tour with local farmers, historians and fishermen, visiting celebrity chefs will delve in the cultural history and cuisine of Beaufort and the surrounding area. Proceeds of the event will be donated to the local Beaufort chapter of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Coasta…