Calendar of Events

American Red Cross Blood Drive – Newport Moose Lodge @ Newport Moose Lodge
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for blood donors of all blood types to save lives. Please let us count on you! You can  save time by using RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history online before you come to your appointment at Walk ins are accepted but we do encourage an appointment.

Summer Concerts at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring a folding chair and enjoy an hour long concert by local bands and artists inside historic Fort Macon. All concerts are free although donations are most welcomed. Doors open early for picnickers and all who want to take in the beautiful setting. Just in case it rains the concerts will be held inside the Education Center at the Fort.

May 25 @ 6:30pm   – The Sunshine Band: Contemporary mix of Show and Pop Tunes

June 1 @ 6:30pm    – FAB, The Band: Classic Motown and Beach Music

June 9 @ 1pm          – Morehead Brass Consortium: Pop and Classic Tunes

June 15 @ 6:30pm – Saltwater Gold: Something for everyone

June 29 @ 6:30pm – Telluride Beach: Beach, Bluegrass and Country

July 7 @ 1pm            – The Mad Fiddler: Fiddle favorites at their best

July 13 @ 6:30pm   – Wild Honey: Country, Rock and Blues

July 27 @ 6:30pm   – 4EverAll: Contemporary mix


Hope for the Warriors 5K & Fun Run/Walk @ The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

We kick off our Kayak for the Warrior activities by hosting a 5K Beach Run and 1K Fun Run/Walk. Runners will begin at the The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores, run down the beach, across Rt. 58 and through Beacon’s Reach and then return to the beach. The Fun Walk/Run will head down the beach
towards Indian Beach and return on the same route.

Cannon Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon State Park
May 26 @ 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

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
May 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Participants will have the opportunity to visit labs and holding areas, as well as help with food preparations and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes tour.  Tour includes a look at fresh water,  salt water, and the Living Shipwreck  habitats.  Ages 8 and up are welcome.  For more details contact the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores.

Morehead City Parks & Rec Summer Concert Series – WCHS Jazz Band @ Jaycee Park
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Morehead City Parks and Rec Summer Concert Series @ Jaycee Park
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Singing in the Rain: A Musical Review & Dinner Theatre @ Infusion Cafe'
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 | 7pm – 9:30pm
The Infusion Cafe proudly presents Singin’ in the Rain, one of the most-loved and celebrated film musicals of all time, as a fun and fabulous musical review and dinner theatre tribute! Enjoy two bottomless courses of our fine infusions and three courses of themed fare as you sit in the middle of the show. For more details, 252-240-2800.

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon State Park
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Fort to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing.  

March of Dimes Fundraiser at MacDaddy’s @ Mac Daddy's
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kiwanis Club of the Crystal Coast is hosting a fundraiser to benefit The March of Dimes on Sunday, May 27 at Mac Daddy’s (130 Golfin’ Dolphin Drive, Cape Carteret).  There are sponsorship opportunities available.  If interested in becoming a sponsor please contact Cristhel Jauregui at 252-269-6700 or or Mary Loveless at 252-216-6411 or