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The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores announced June 10 that Eagle Landing is set to open. The habitat for two flightless bald eagles, Uwohali and Shagoie Watha, is scheduled to open on the 4th of July.

Ready to add a little time at the field to your summer agenda? The Coastal Plain League’s Morehead City Marlins began its 2019 season at the end of May and the East Division schedule kicks off June 1 – just in time for locals and visitors to add a little baseball to their summer plans.

Take in a family-friendly film while enjoying the sea breeze at Atlantic Beach Town Park, 915 W. Fort Macon Road. Each summer the town offers a weekly movie on a large outdoor screen. Movies begin at dusk – about 8:30pm. Lawn chairs, blankets and other comfort items are welcome. This year's …

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The homes and gardens of the historic seaside village of Beaufort will open doors and swing back their gates for the 59th annual Old Homes & Gardens Tour on June 28-29. The annual tour, a fundraiser for the Beaufort Historical Association, features 13 of Beaufort’s beautiful private home…

The Swansboro Festival Committee along with the Town of Swansboro will host the annual Arts by the Sea festival on Saturday, June 8 in historic downtown Swansboro. Festival hours are 9am-5pm.

For 61 years, the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament has drawn droves of spectators and media to the Morehead City waterfront. Visitors and residents visit shops and restaurants downtown while waiting for an angler to catch the top prize, a blue marlin. While prizes are still awarded for game f…

A family-friendly event will help showcase the waterfront property designated as the site for the future home of the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

There is a significant United States military presence in North Carolina. All four branches are represented in some way; from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro and Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, to Marine Corps bases Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point closer to home. On Memorial Day, the…

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It’s that time of year again – the sun starts to shine, the temperature slowly begins to climb and music can heard wafting on the breeze. A variety of free summer music series brings live entertainment to just about every reach of Carteret County. Genres vary, but all are family friendly.

With summer vacation on the horizon, NOAA and the National Park Service are alerting beach-goers to the threat of rip currents and how to prevent drowning from their strong and potentially fatal grip.

Are your kayaks and paddle boards ready for the 12th annual Kayak for the Warriors events? The annual race provides a great opportunity to get out and meet neighbors and makes new friends – while coming together for a good cause. All events benefit Hope for the Warriors, an organization whos…

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Just because you're at the beach doesn’t mean you won't have a chance to put on those running shoes. Carteret County's popular beach run series returns May 9 at the Atlantic Beach Circle. The series offers 1-mile, 5K and 10K options and is open to all skill levels and all ages.

Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or prefer to keep your feet on dry land, the 45th 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 4 and is the longest ongoing woo…

This year’s Mile of Hope Children’s Cancer Event at the Crystal Coast (May 10-12) promises to be a “celebration to give thanks to the community,” according to the volunteer leadership team.

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Each May, locals and visitors alike anxiously await the Beaufort Music Festival, a free two-day celebration of great music, family fun, local eats and vendors, all staged on the waterfront in Beaufort. The Beaufort Music Festival, now in its 31st year, is organized and presented by the recen…

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Beaufort Wine and Food’s 15th annual signature event is set to take place April 24-28 featuring five days of tastings, seminar, dinners, live and silent auctions and more. Talent from around the world descends on Beaufort as guest chefs are paired up with some of the Crystal Coast’s best res…

As the campus looks forward to a new year, Tryon Palace swings back the doors to the NC History Center for a deep winter fundraiser. WinterFeast celebrates some of those things we love most about the season, comfort foods and oyster roasts.

Each year confectioners from around the region come together for a weekend dedicated to chocolate. The annual Carolina Chocolate Festival takes over the Crystal Coast Civic Center Feb. 2-3 with vendors offering all things chocolate. Expect goodies in all varieties, including a chocolate foun…

The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores will offer free admission on Monday, Jan. 21, in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Traditionally, the aquarium offers free admission twice a year.

   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…

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

Are you ready to get amped! After Hurricane Florence devastated the area the always-popular NC Seafood Festival made the difficult decision to cancel this year's event. But the board of directors felt strongly about doing something to bring the community together.