December 13, 2014 5:00 to 8:00 PM The Christmas Candlelight Tour, sponsored by the Beaufort Historical Association, features tours of the most beautiful private homes and inns in Beaufort, decorated in period fashion for Christmas. Guests may stroll from house to house along candlelit streets or ride with carolers in a vintage British double-decker bus between...more about Christmas Candlelight Tour
100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516 • map(252) 728-5225
December 6, 2014 On the Crystal Coast, Santa arrives by boat. Evening parades of decorated and lighted boats bring him in to kick off the Christmas season celebration on the coast. During the first Saturday in December on both the Morehead City and Beaufort waterfronts at sunset, families gather to ring...more about Christmas Flotillas
Harkers Island, NC • map(252) 838-8818
December 6 - 7, 2014 The Core Sound Decoy Festival has been a coastal tradition since 1988. Held the first full weekend in December on Harkers Island, this two-day festival includes antique decoy exhibits, retriever demonstrations and competitions, including duck calling, loon calling and head whittling. There are activities for children and educational...more about Core Sound Decoy Festival
December 6 and 7, 2014 Trains, trains, and more trains can be found on the corner of Broad Street and Pollock Street in Beaufort's old Train Depot. Organized by Beaufort resident Ginny Costlow, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the past with antique working model trains and model trains of all...more about Train Show
December 6 - 7, 2014 The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum Heritage Center opens its doors the first weekend in December and offers a slate full of Down East traditions, including decoy carving, boat building, local seafood cooking, music storytelling and a select group of artists, model boat builders and decoy carvers...more about Waterfowl Weekend