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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…

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Ever wonder what it would be like to spend a night at Tryon Palace? Well, now is your chance! Lanterns on the Lawn brings guests to camp on the South Lawn for a family-friendly sleepover complete with s'mores and sing-a-longs.

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With Easter right around the corner, local organizations and towns are getting in the spring spirit with egg hunts and Easter celebrations. Get dressed in your Easter best, and head to some of the biggest egg hunts to collect goodies and prizes to take home. Here’s a list of some of the majo…

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IT'S BECOME A tradition: Every year on Mother’s Day weekend since 1991, Carteret County has hosted the Mile of Hope Foundation’s Children’s Cancer Event.

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“We can be heroes, just for one day.” For the volunteers of Project Superhero, that line from the classic 1977 David Bowie song is the synopsis of a day spent with one of the many lives they have touched in the past year since their nonprofit organization’s founding. These superheroes have o…

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While the fall finds many area visitors catching a line to catch a big one, others are using their lines in hopes of catching a little breeze. Carolina Kite Fest returns to the Sands Villa Resort on East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30. The f…

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Carteret Community Theatre, Morehead City, is offering various Children’s Summer Drama Camps mid-June through early-August. Camps run from 9am-noon for youngsters 5-10 years old and 9am to 2pm for ages 11 and up. Cost is $60-$85.

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From a forest of chimneys – serving as a grim reminder of New Bern’s most destructive fire in history – to an antique American LaFrance fire truck and a loveable horse named Fred, the New Bern Firemen’s Museum serves as a unique experience for visitors.

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The Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s biennial air show roars onto the spring calendar Friday-Sunday, April 29-May 1, celebrating some of the world’s most talented pilots and showcasing some of the military’s tactical prowess.

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Everyone is invited to grab their buckets and head to the beach in front of the Atlantis Lodge in Atlantic Beach on Saturday, May 7 to enjoy the sun and fun of sandcastle building during the annual Mile of Hope celebration. The annual event offers children suffering from cancer and their fam…

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For 25 years there has been one sure sign that spring is on its way to the Crystal Coast – the Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Festival. The first big party of the year, this annual undertaking draws more than 25,000 revelers to the small family-oriented community for a day of green-splattered fu…

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A range of holiday plans are kicking into full gear in downtown Morehead City complete with a Christmas Artwalk, tree lighting, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus and the popular Chowder and Cheer Crawl.

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For nearly 30 years Don Dixon, owner of Kites Unlimited, has been organizing Carolina Kite Fest. He waits to have the event until after the tourist season is over and the beach crowds have dwindled. Once the fall breeze rolls in, it’s time to go fly a kite.

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Cooler temperatures, less traffic, fall is certainly a great time to visit the Crystal Coast. But in October, there is plenty more to sing the praises of as well. It is festival time in Eastern North Carolina – from fish to flowers to kites – a time for celebration, a time for fellowship and…

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Avast, me maties. X marks the spot at the Western Carteret Library for Family Pirate Day scheduled from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, Sept. 26. The Pirate Friends of the Library and Capt. Christine Brin of the NC Maritime Museum will hoist the colors for pirate fun and adventure.

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THERE’S NO BETTER way to discover the coast than from the bow of boat. At the NC Coastal Federation our summer cruise programs are in full swing and offer a variety of ways for you to experience the scenic North Carolina coast.