Holiday Stroll & Food Tour

November 27, 2017 | 11:30 am - December 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm

A holiday stroll and five-stop culinary tour of Beaufort, North Carolina – “America’s Favorite Town”

Nosh, sip, and stroll your way through 300 years of Beaufort’s history with five stops on this culinary walking tour including three restaurants, holiday wine tasting, and olive oil pairings at a chef-inspired kitchen store. Stroll through the historic district to see several beautiful homes with festive holiday decorations. Guided tours depart Monday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. 3 to 3¼ hours. $69 per person, includes tour, guide, appetizer, entrée, dessert, wine tasting, some non-alcoholic beverages, taxes, and restaurant gratuities. Take home a traditional gingerbread man from The Accidental Bakery. Alcoholic beverages additional. Ages: 21+ yrs. old.  Younger adults and children can also be accommodated. Available rain or shine. Call for advanced reservations from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.  Open year-round, Hungry Town Tours offers several award-winning walking, bike, culinary, and history tours.

400 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 648-1011

Bird Hike

December 11, 2017 | 9:00 am-10:00 am

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

2303 E. Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 726-3775

Succulent Seafood Series

December 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Local chefs demonstrate how to prepare fresh, local seafood with a flourish. Sessions include a taste test! Schedule is based on restaurant participation. Ages 12 and up. $18. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

December 12, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck and watch Aquarium Aquarists feed the sharks! Ages 5 and up. $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge

December 13, 2017 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Every Wednesday from March - December, 2017

Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revengeconservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.

315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

252-728-7317

Merry Time for Tots: Shark Tales!

December 13, 2017 | 10:00 am-11:00 am

By popular demand, this Merry Time for Tots program focuses on sharks! Children and their caregivers are invited to learn about sharks starting from their teeth and ending with their tails. This exciting program will give students the chance to handle a few different shark’s teeth and create their own shark fin hats to wear home. As with all of our Merry Time for Tots programs this program not only focuses on teaching kids about sharks but will also touch on the importance of brushing your teeth and getting along with others. Ages 2-5. Free. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Call the Museum at 252-728-7317. Program by School & Group Coordinator Christine Brin. North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street, Beaufort. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-7317

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 13, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 14, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

December 15, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck and watch Aquarium Aquarists feed the sharks! Ages 5 and up. $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

December 16, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit labs and holding areas, help with food preparation and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes tour. Tour includes a look at fresh water habitats as well as salt water habitats and a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 8 and up, $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Sunday Brunch Holiday Walkabout

December 17, 2017 | 10:00 am-12:30 pm

A Sunday Brunch holiday walkabout through Beaufort, North Carolina – “America’s Favorite Town”

Stroll through Beaufort’s Historic District with your guide to see some of the beautiful homes with festive holiday decorations. Enjoy Sunday Brunch at Beaufort Grocery Company, one of the area's most renowned dining establishments. Choose your entrée from several breakfast or lunch culinary features on their restaurant menu. Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, or a holiday drink, and non-alcoholic beverages. $69 per person includes guided tour, brunch, some alcoholic beverages, taxes, and restaurant gratuity. Take home a traditional gingerbread man from The Accidental Bakery. Alcoholic beverages additional. Ages: 21+ yrs. old. Duration: 2 to 2½ hours. Younger adults and children can also be accommodated. Available rain or shine. Call for advanced reservations from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Open year-round, Hungry Town Tours offers several award-winning walking, bike, culinary, and history tours.

400 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 648-1011

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 17, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Succulent Seafood Series

December 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Local chefs demonstrate how to prepare fresh, local seafood with a flourish. Sessions include a taste test! Schedule is based on restaurant participation. Ages 12 and up. $18. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

December 19, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck and watch Aquarium Aquarists feed the sharks! Ages 5 and up. $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

The Embers Christmas Show

December 19, 2017 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

We are please to again host The Embers for a Christmas show that will get you to your feet. This legendary beach music band sings new arrangements of classic Christmas tunes and a few of their classics. the whole family will love.

1311 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC

(252) 495-8919

Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge

December 20, 2017 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Every Wednesday from March - December, 2017

Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revengeconservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.

315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

252-728-7317

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 20, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Natural Side of Fort Macon

December 21, 2017 | 10:00 am-11:00 am

Meet in the Visitor Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  Hike will cover both trail and beach.

2303 East Fort Macon Road Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 726-3775

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 21, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

December 22, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck and watch Aquarium Aquarists feed the sharks! Ages 5 and up. $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

December 23, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit labs and holding areas, help with food preparation and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes tour. Tour includes a look at fresh water habitats as well as salt water habitats and a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 8 and up, $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 24, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

December 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck and watch Aquarium Aquarists feed the sharks! Ages 5 and up. $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge

December 27, 2017 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Every Wednesday from March - December, 2017

Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the ocean? The North Carolina Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen Anne’s Revengeconservation lab in Greenville from 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Conservators will be available every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge site.  Free Admission. North Carolina Maritime Museum.

315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

252-728-7317

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 27, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

December 28, 2017 | 12:00 pm-12:45 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 5 and up. $12. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

December 29, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs. Also get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck and watch Aquarium Aquarists feed the sharks! Ages 5 and up. $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

December 30, 2017 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Visit labs and holding areas, help with food preparation and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes tour. Tour includes a look at fresh water habitats as well as salt water habitats and a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 8 and up, $20. For details call 252-247-4003 or visit www.ncaquariums.com to register.

401 Money Island Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-4003

Sunday Brunch Holiday Walkabout

December 31, 2017 | 10:00 am-12:30 pm

A Sunday Brunch holiday walkabout through Beaufort, North Carolina – “America’s Favorite Town”

Stroll through Beaufort’s Historic District with your guide to see some of the beautiful homes with festive holiday decorations. Enjoy Sunday Brunch at Beaufort Grocery Company, one of the area's most renowned dining establishments. Choose your entrée from several breakfast or lunch culinary features on their restaurant menu. Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, or a holiday drink, and non-alcoholic beverages. $69 per person includes guided tour, brunch, some alcoholic beverages, taxes, and restaurant gratuity. Take home a traditional gingerbread man from The Accidental Bakery. Alcoholic beverages additional. Ages: 21+ yrs. old. Duration: 2 to 2½ hours. Younger adults and children can also be accommodated. Available rain or shine. Call for advanced reservations from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Open year-round, Hungry Town Tours offers several award-winning walking, bike, culinary, and history tours.

400 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 648-1011

Crystal Coast Countdown at the North Carolina Maritime Museum

December 31, 2017 | 12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Don’t ring in 2018 without some essential items! Visit the Museum to design your very own New Year’s hat and glasses and bring the New Year in with style. Make sure to visit crystalcoastcountdown.com to find out what other exciting programs will be going on. Free Admission. No advance registration. Walk-ins welcome. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-7317

Downtown Countdown

December 31, 2017 | 4:00 pm - January 1, 2018 | 1:00 am

The Downtown Countdown will begin at 4:00 pm and the early events will focus on activities for a younger audience. It will include a kids’ Crab Pot Drop at Big Rock Landing at 6:00 pm.  Following the early drop, the celebration will be focused on activities for teens, a demographic often forgotten in New Year’s Eve celebrations. Events will include a laser light show, glow party, DJ music, games and contests. As the night progresses, visitors will enjoy stilt walkers, music, fire dancers and the evening will conclude at midnight with the traditional crab pot drop and a stellar fireworks show.

The Morehead City Downtown Countdown is hosted this year by Downtown Morehead City, Inc.

Downtown Morehead City, NC

(252) 808-0440

New Year’s Eve Cannon Blast

December 31, 2017 | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Celebrate the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 with a blast. Fort Macon will once again be firing off its big guns in celebration of the new year. This year there will be live entertainment starting at 6pm, and the cannons will go off at 7 to coincide with midnight Greenwich Mean Time. Feel free to bring a folding chair and picnic meal similar to summer concerts.

Fort Macon State Park, East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 726-3775

 

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