Downtown Countdown

December 31, 2017 | 5:00 pm - January 1, 2018 | 1:00 am

Downtown Countdown will bring family fun to the waterfront on New Year‚Äôs Eve.¬† Join in the fun beginning at 5pm through midnight for activities for all ages.¬† Kid‚Äôs crab pot drop and children‚Äôs activities from 5pm- 6pm at Big Rock Landing.¬† Then from 6pm-8pm, teens will enjoy the evening with a glow party, light show, magician, jugglers and more.¬† From 8pm ‚Äď Midnight, 5th Street to 7th Street will have a glow party, light show, stilt walkers, magician and ending the night with a crab pot drop and fireworks from Sugarloaf Island at midnight.

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

Downtown Morehead City, NC

(252) 808-0440

First Day Hike

January 1, 2018 | 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Start the new year off right with a hike in your favorite state park.  Fort Macon will be offering two ranger led hikes this year, both starting from the Visitor Center at 2pm. One will be a short nature hike on the Yarrow's Loop Trail and inlet beach covering about 3/4 of a mile. The second hike will be along the 3.2 mile Elliot Caues Trail.

2303 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 726-3775

Succulent Seafood Series

January 1, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 2, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 3, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 4, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 5, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

January 6, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 7, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Succulent Seafood Series

January 8, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 9, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 10, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 11, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 12, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

January 13, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Down East Folk Arts Society Concert ‚Äď Dennis Warner

January 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Performing in over 100 cities each year, Folk/Americana musician and entertainer, Dennis Warner has established a well-deserved reputation for captivating audiences with his smooth vocals, distinguished songs, enthusiastic personality and stellar playing on both six and twelve string guitars. For his song writing talents, Dennis was honored with an invitation to perform in concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Besides being a gifted musician Dennis Warner is also an outstanding entertainer, cleverly blending ballads, up tempo songs, audience participation and humor into a memorable event. He is noted for his warm stage presence and ability to connect with the audience.

3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 646-4657

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 14, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Succulent Seafood Series

January 15, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 16, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 17, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 18, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

International Film Series 2018

January 18, 2018 | 5:20 pm-7:20 pm

We are back at it this year with four new films from four new countries. Join us for a wonderful dinner catered by Floyd's 1921 and inspired by the featured movie's country. After dinner stroll over to Joslyn Hall for popcorn and the movie!

  • January 18 - Lila Lila - Germany (Bonus Showing - January 19 at 2 p.m.)

  • February 22 - The Salesman - Iran (Bonus Showing - February 23 at 2 p.m.)

  • March 22 - Lost In Paris - France/Belgium (Bonus Showing - March 23 at 2 p.m.)

  • April 12 - Timbuktu - Mauritania/France¬†(Bonus Showing - April 13 at 2 p.m.)


Films: 5:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m.  Admission is FREE - Donations support the series. Dinners: 6 p.m. - Enjoy cuisine that reflects the culture of the evening's movie. $30/person (dinner and one drink ticket) Cash bar available.

3505 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 222-6056

International Film Series 2018

January 18, 2018 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

We are back at it this year with four new films from four new countries. Join us for a wonderful dinner catered by Floyd's 1921 and inspired by the featured movie's country. After dinner stroll over to Joslyn Hall for popcorn and the movie!

  • January 18 - Lila Lila - Germany (Bonus Showing - January 19 at 2 p.m.)

  • February 22 - The Salesman - Iran (Bonus Showing - February 23 at 2 p.m.)

  • March 22 - Lost In Paris - France/Belgium (Bonus Showing - March 23 at 2 p.m.)

  • April 12 - Timbuktu - Mauritania/France¬†(Bonus Showing - April 13 at 2 p.m.)


Films: 5:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m.  Admission is FREE - Donations support the series. Dinners: 6 p.m. - Enjoy cuisine that reflects the culture of the evening's movie. $30/person (dinner and one drink ticket) Cash bar available.

3505 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 222-6056

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 19, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

International Film Series 2018

January 19, 2018 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

We are back at it this year with four new films from four new countries. Join us for a wonderful dinner catered by Floyd's 1921 and inspired by the featured movie's country. After dinner stroll over to Joslyn Hall for popcorn and the movie!

  • January 18 - Lila Lila - Germany (Bonus Showing - January 19 at 2 p.m.)

  • February 22 - The Salesman - Iran (Bonus Showing - February 23 at 2 p.m.)

  • March 22 - Lost In Paris - France/Belgium (Bonus Showing - March 23 at 2 p.m.)

  • April 12 - Timbuktu - Mauritania/France¬†(Bonus Showing - April 13 at 2 p.m.)


Films: 5:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m.  Admission is FREE - Donations support the series. Dinners: 6 p.m. - Enjoy cuisine that reflects the culture of the evening's movie. $30/person (dinner and one drink ticket) Cash bar available.

3505 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 222-6056

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

January 20, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 21, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Succulent Seafood Series

January 22, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 23, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 24, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 25, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 26, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

8th Annual Mac Daddy’s Winter Festival!!

January 27, 2018 | 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Beat the wintertime blues with a day of indoor games, shopping and family fun for FREE at Mac Daddy’s Family Entertainment Center’s 8th Annual Winter Festival 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, January 27th.

The Winter Festival was created to give the local community fun family activities during the cold winter months. Mac Daddy’s loves hosting unique, special activities and in the winter, the festival is a great FREE event for the whole family. Winter Festival fun includes face painting, music, a cakewalk and a variety of games and contests. Dozens of local businesses will be showcasing arts and crafts, jewelry, clothes, beauty products, home decor and much more. Mac Daddy’s will be giving away awesome prizes and hosting live, family-centered performances throughout the day. For information on how to become a vendor at the Winter Festival, contact Tracy Gillikin at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 252-393-6565 ext. 203. Fun Served Here!

130 Golfin Dolphin Drive, Cape Carteret, NC

(252) 393-6565

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters

January 27, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

American Music Festival Series

January 27, 2018 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Location: The History Museum of Carteret County (1008 Arendell Street, Morehead City)

Duo Francais - Among the most captivating French music interpreters performing today, Nicolas Duchamp and Barbara McKenzie transport the listener into a lush world of French elegance and beauty; nuance and sensitivity; leaving a tonal landscape compatible with the palette  of Monet.

1008 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC

(252) 728-6152

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 28, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Succulent Seafood Series

January 29, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack

January 30, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance

January 31, 2018 | 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.

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

(252) 247-4003

 

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