Aug
22
Thu
League of Women Voters: The 2019 League of Woman of the Year @ Trinity Center
Aug 22 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 pm

From the League of Women Voters: The 2019 League of Woman of the Year nominees were featured in the Carteret News-Times in the Sunday edition of the Coastal Living section.  We have six exceptional nominees this year. They are: Tonya Fluellen, Renee Hawthorne, Jean Maloney,  Susan McNamara, Tabbie Nance and  Susan Wilder. To cast your vote visit www.lwvcarteretcounty.org and click on the “Click here to vote for 2019 Woman of the Year” link. Deadline for voting is Friday, August 16, at 5 p.m. 
The winner will be announced at our Woman of the Year award luncheon on Thursday, August 22, at 11:45 a.m. at the Trinity Center in Pine Knoll Shores. Make your reservation now to jreneehawthorne@earthlink.net. Deadline for RSVP’s is August 12. 

Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm
Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Aug
23
Fri
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm
Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages 13 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Aug
24
Sat
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm
Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm
Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park

Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – “Kudubi” @ Jaycee Park
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Aug
25
Sun
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm
Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm
Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm
Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the nighttime beach looking for sea turtle nests in the sand. Ages 5 and up. $20. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Aug
26
Mon
Bird Hike @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitor Center
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Meet at the Fort Macon Visitors Center and take a leisurely hike to identify birds native to the area.  

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Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 12:45 pm
Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 1 @ 9:00 am
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS 8:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Natural Side of Fort Macon 10:00 am
Natural Side of Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitors Center
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the Visitors Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  The hike will cover both the walking trail and the beach.
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams 1:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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Kayak the Salt Marsh  9:00 am
Kayak the Salt Marsh 
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kayak the Salt Marsh | 9am – 12pm 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 more »
Beach Scavenger Hunt @ Fort Macon 10:30 am
Beach Scavenger Hunt @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park Bathhouse
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Beach Scavenger Hunt @ Fort Macon | 10:30am – 11:30am Meet a Park Ranger at the Fort Macon bathhouse and explore the beach looking for odd and interesting items. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  1:30 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages more »
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Rodeo Round Up at EXCEL 4 10:00 am
Rodeo Round Up at EXCEL 4 @ Excel 4
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Excel 4 will host a Rodeo Round Up.  We will be having pony rides from 10-11, cotton candy and popcorn, face painting, a bouncy house, and other western themed games and activities.  Families will have the opportunity to learn about our free preschool program as more »
Cannon Day at Fort Macon 10:30 am
Cannon Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Come down to Fort Macon and learn how different Civil War era cannons were loaded, aimed, and fired. Cannon demonstrations will be at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
Cannon Day at Fort Macon 3:30 pm
Cannon Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come down to Fort Macon and learn how different Civil War era cannons were loaded, aimed, and fired. Cannon demonstrations will be at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
2019 Pelican Awards and Taste of the Coast 5:30 pm
2019 Pelican Awards and Taste of the Coast @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the North Carolina Coastal Federation for a fun summer evening celebrating North Carolina’s beautiful coast and delicious seafood at the 2018 Pelican Awards and Taste of the Coast!  This casual celebration will take place on Saturday, August 3rd, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Crystal Coast Civic Center (3505 Arendell more »
Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – Expressions 7:00 pm
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Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 10:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 2:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS 7:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the more »
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Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 12:45 pm
Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS 9:00 am
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am Designed especially for youth, they explore Bogue Sound on a stand up paddle board with an instructor to guide. During this adventure you will learn about the plants and animals that call the more »
Flags of Fort Macon & the Confederacy 10:00 am
Flags of Fort Macon & the Confederacy @ Fort Macon Visitor Center
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the Fort Visitor Center to learn about the wide range of flags used by the confederacy during the War Between the States. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics | 1pm – 2pm Meet our otter keeper and help prepare special enrichment items that Eno, Neuse and Pungo will enjoy during their feeding. Spend time behind the scenes with Aquarium staff and discover how much fun it is to more »
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy 2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy | 2:30pm – 3:30pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Community Yoga 5:30 pm
Community Yoga @ MHC Parks and Rec
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Yoga Class (formerly Gentle Yoga) is offered EVERY Monday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $5.00 per class – No Membership or Registration Required – Mats are available as well. All classes will be held at the Morehead City Parks & more »
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 10pm Drop your kids at the Aquarium for a fun night filled with animal interactions while you enjoy a night out on the town. Snacks and pizza dinner are included. Ages 4-12. For more details, more »
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Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS 9:00 am
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am Explore tidal flats and quiet backwaters as you become aware of the intricate web of life thriving in this pristine natural environment. The Aquarium provides the canoe or kayak. Ages 8 more »
Behind the Scenes: Birds 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Birds @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Birds | 1pm – 2pm Meet a few of our avian ambassadors while learning what it takes to be a bird trainer. See how enrichment is prepared for our birds and spend time behind the scenes with our Aquarium Staff learning what it’s more »
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack 2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack @ NC Aquarium
Aug 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack | 2:30pm – 3:30pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in the Living Shipwreck, while viewing shark feeding by our animal care staff. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Alive @ Five Concert “Bounce” 5:00 pm
Alive @ Five Concert “Bounce” @ Jaycee Park
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
No coolers or outside beverages allowed.
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS 7:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the more »
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16th Annual Storytelling Festival 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with Science Tellers | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, more »
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, more »
Evening Gun @ Fort Macon 4:00 pm
Evening Gun @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the “Evening Gun.” US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew.
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 8 @ 9:00 am
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS 8:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Explore Rachel Carson Reserve 9:00 am
Explore Rachel Carson Reserve @ NC Maritime Museum
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
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.  
Natural Side of Fort Macon 10:00 am
Natural Side of Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitors Center
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the Visitors Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  The hike will cover both the walking trail and the beach.
Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon 1:00 pm
Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon | 1pm – 4:30pm Sign your kids up to work with a Park Ranger at Fort Macon to earn their Jr. Ranger Patch. This event is for children age 6-12 who must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited more »
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams 1:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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2nd Annual Sarah James Fulcher Redfish Tournament 4:00 pm
2nd Annual Sarah James Fulcher Redfish Tournament
Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 10 @ 11:00 pm
Sarah touched so many lives, joyed so many hearts, and she showed us all what’s important in life. We will be having music and a food truck Friday night from 6-until. Saturday we will begin serving food at 12 which is free to everyone. Our silent more »
Turtle Talk at Fort Macon 10:30 am
Turtle Talk at Fort Macon
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Turtle Talk at Fort Macon | 10:30am – 11:30am Join a Ranger for a look at one of our local treasures, the sea turtle. We will talk about all species of turtles and how common they are on our beaches. We may be able to hike to more »
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  1:30 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages more »
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2nd Annual Fore Paws Golf Tournament 1:00 pm
2nd Annual Fore Paws Golf Tournament @ Beaufort Club
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Play golf and help animals!  The Second Annual Fore Paws Golf Tournament will be on  Saturday, August 10, 1- 6 p.m. at the Beaufort Club, Beaufort. Proceeds benefit Austin Veterinary Outreach and Rescue, Inc.  $75 Golf Registration fee includes golf, cart, sWAG bag, prizes and a buffet meal following the more »
Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – Calico Creek Bluegrass Band 7:00 pm
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Community Yoga 5:30 pm
Community Yoga @ MHC Parks and Rec
Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Yoga Class (formerly Gentle Yoga) is offered EVERY Monday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $5.00 per class – No Membership or Registration Required – Mats are available as well. All classes will be held at the Morehead City Parks & more »
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16th Annual Storytelling Festival 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with Science Tellers | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, more »
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, more »
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Kayak the Salt Marsh  9:00 am
Kayak the Salt Marsh 
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kayak the Salt Marsh | 9am – 12pm 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 more »
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  1:30 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages more »
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Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 10:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 2:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
2019 Reverse Drawing – Saddle Up: A Night at the Rodeo 6:00 pm
2019 Reverse Drawing – Saddle Up: A Night at the Rodeo @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Join us at the Reverse Drawing at the Crystal Coast Civic Center!     Saddle Up: A Night at the Rodeo will be this year’s theme. What is the Reverse Drawing? This is the Chamber’s sole fundraiser of the year and only 325 tickets are sold. more »
Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – “Naked Knees” 7:00 pm
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Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 10:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 2:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS 7:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the more »
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Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS 9:00 am
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am Designed especially for youth, they explore Bogue Sound on a stand up paddle board with an instructor to guide. During this adventure you will learn about the plants and animals that call the more »
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics | 1pm – 2pm Meet our otter keeper and help prepare special enrichment items that Eno, Neuse and Pungo will enjoy during their feeding. Spend time behind the scenes with Aquarium staff and discover how much fun it is to more »
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy 2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy | 2:30pm – 3:30pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Community Yoga 5:30 pm
Community Yoga @ MHC Parks and Rec
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Yoga Class (formerly Gentle Yoga) is offered EVERY Monday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $5.00 per class – No Membership or Registration Required – Mats are available as well. All classes will be held at the Morehead City Parks & more »
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 10pm Drop your kids at the Aquarium for a fun night filled with animal interactions while you enjoy a night out on the town. Snacks and pizza dinner are included. Ages 4-12. For more details, more »
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Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS 9:00 am
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am Explore tidal flats and quiet backwaters as you become aware of the intricate web of life thriving in this pristine natural environment. The Aquarium provides the canoe or kayak. Ages 8 more »
Behind the Scenes: Birds 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Birds @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Birds | 1pm – 2pm Meet a few of our avian ambassadors while learning what it takes to be a bird trainer. See how enrichment is prepared for our birds and spend time behind the scenes with our Aquarium Staff learning what it’s more »
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack 2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack @ NC Aquarium
Aug 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack | 2:30pm – 3:30pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in the Living Shipwreck, while viewing shark feeding by our animal care staff. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS 7:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the more »
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16th Annual Storytelling Festival 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with Science Tellers | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, more »
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, more »
Evening Gun @ Fort Macon 4:00 pm
Evening Gun @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the “Evening Gun.” US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew.
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 9:00 am
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS 8:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS
Aug 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Natural Side of Fort Macon 10:00 am
Natural Side of Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitors Center
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the Visitors Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  The hike will cover both the walking trail and the beach.
League of Women Voters: The 2019 League of Woman of the Year 11:45 am
League of Women Voters: The 2019 League of Woman of the Year @ Trinity Center
Aug 22 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
From the League of Women Voters: The 2019 League of Woman of the Year nominees were featured in the Carteret News-Times in the Sunday edition of the Coastal Living section.  We have six exceptional nominees this year. They are: Tonya Fluellen, Renee Hawthorne, Jean Maloney,  Susan more »
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams 1:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  1:30 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages more »
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Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 10:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 2:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – “Kudubi” 7:00 pm
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Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 10:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon 2:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park. 
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS 7:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the more »
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Bird Hike @ Fort Macon 9:00 am
Bird Hike @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitor Center
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Meet at the Fort Macon Visitors Center and take a leisurely hike to identify birds native to the area.  
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS 9:00 am
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am Designed especially for youth, they explore Bogue Sound on a stand up paddle board with an instructor to guide. During this adventure you will learn about the plants and animals that call the more »
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics | 1pm – 2pm Meet our otter keeper and help prepare special enrichment items that Eno, Neuse and Pungo will enjoy during their feeding. Spend time behind the scenes with Aquarium staff and discover how much fun it is to more »
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy 2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy | 2:30pm – 3:30pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores
Community Yoga 5:30 pm
Community Yoga @ MHC Parks and Rec
Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Yoga Class (formerly Gentle Yoga) is offered EVERY Monday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $5.00 per class – No Membership or Registration Required – Mats are available as well. All classes will be held at the Morehead City Parks & more »
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 10pm Drop your kids at the Aquarium for a fun night filled with animal interactions while you enjoy a night out on the town. Snacks and pizza dinner are included. Ages 4-12. For more details, more »
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Dine Out United 
Dine Out United 
Aug 27 all-day
Dine Out United | all day Featured restaurants from the non-profit’s service area will donate 10% of the cost of each meal on this day to United Way. Participating restaurants in Carteret County are Amos Mosquitos in Atlantic Beach, Floyd’s 1921 in Morehead City and El’s Drive In in more »
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS 9:00 am
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am Explore tidal flats and quiet backwaters as you become aware of the intricate web of life thriving in this pristine natural environment. The Aquarium provides the canoe or kayak. Ages 8 more »
Behind the Scenes: Birds 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Birds @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Birds | 1pm – 2pm Meet a few of our avian ambassadors while learning what it takes to be a bird trainer. See how enrichment is prepared for our birds and spend time behind the scenes with our Aquarium Staff learning what it’s more »
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack 2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack @ NC Aquarium
Aug 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack | 2:30pm – 3:30pm Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in the Living Shipwreck, while viewing shark feeding by our animal care staff. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS 7:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the more »
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16th Annual Storytelling Festival 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with Science Tellers | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, more »
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic 10:00 am
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th Annual Storytelling Festival with No Sleeves Magic | 10am & 2pm We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, more »
Evening Gun @ Fort Macon 4:00 pm
Evening Gun @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the “Evening Gun.” US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew.
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS 6:00 pm
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 9:00 am
Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS 8:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
Natural Side of Fort Macon 10:00 am
Natural Side of Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitors Center
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet at the Visitors Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  The hike will cover both the walking trail and the beach.
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams 1:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores. 
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Cannon Day at Fort Macon 10:30 am
Cannon Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Come down to Fort Macon and learn how different Civil War era cannons were loaded, aimed, and fired. Cannon demonstrations will be at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  1:30 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS  @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Aug 30 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages more »
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Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Fall Show 10:00 am
Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Fall Show @ Katherine Davis Park
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Fall Show | 10am – 5pm Juried sale of arts and crafts of coastal artisans held three weekends in a year. Show will be held at Katherine Davis Park, Arendell St./Hwy. 70, downtown Morehead City. This is the perfect occasion more »
Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – 4EverAll 7:00 pm
Carteret Community Theatre presents Delbert McClinton 8:00 pm
Carteret Community Theatre presents Delbert McClinton @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Carteret Community Theatre presents the soulful energy of Grammy Award winning artist Delbert McClinton on Saturday, August 31st. Show starts at 8 p.m. at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City. Tickets are $50-55 and available online at www.carteretcommunitytheatre.com or by calling 252-726-1501. Plenty more »