Events in Beaufort, NC

Here is a list by month of things to do in Beaufort, NC. If you are a fan of music, festivals, road races, or pirate invasions, Beaufort, NC, is the place for you. Bring the whole family to this active city by the sea! The Beaufort Maritime Museum, Beaufort Historic Site, and the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum are highlights you won't want to miss.

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January

American Music Festival Beaufort Events
P.O. Box 1099
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7876

November 2017 - March 2018 The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. Performers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season include Schumann Quartett (November 4, 2017) held at the First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, Duo Francais (January 27, 2018) held at the History...more about American Music Festival

Bridal Fair at the Crystal Coast Civic Center Beaufort Events
3505 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3883

January 13, 2018  This annual Bridal Fair hosted by Pam's Specialized Catering takes place each year in January at the Crystal Coast Civic Center. It is an event the Crystal Coast bride-to-be must attend. Bring the groom, the mother, the future mother-in-law and any others involved in the planning. There is even...more about Bridal Fair at the Crystal Coast Civic Center

Clam Chowder Cook Off Beaufort Events
Maritime Museum
315 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-1638

January 19, 2018The annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off is a  scrumptious way to support the Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum. Tickets for this popular fund-raising event gives guests the opportunity to taste the fare of four fabulous clam chowder cooks and vote for the tastiest. Tickets which are sold at the...more about Clam Chowder Cook Off

February

American Music Festival Beaufort Events
P.O. Box 1099
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7876

November 2017 - March 2018 The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. Performers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season include Schumann Quartett (November 4, 2017) held at the First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, Duo Francais (January 27, 2018) held at the History...more about American Music Festival

March

Beaufort Wine and Food-Art Unveiling Beaufort Events
NC Maritime Museum
315 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 515-0708

March 4, 2017 Saturday at 5:00 PM the NC Maritime Museum's Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center will host the unveiling of a work by Charlotte, NC, artist Libby Smart. This signature painting, donated by Smart to be auctioned on April 29, will be featured on promotional material for the annual Beaufort Wine &...more about Beaufort Wine and Food-Art Unveiling

April

American Music Festival Beaufort Events
P.O. Box 1099
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7876

November 2017 - March 2018 The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. Performers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season include Schumann Quartett (November 4, 2017) held at the First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, Duo Francais (January 27, 2018) held at the History...more about American Music Festival

Beaufort Historic Site Publick Day Beaufort Events
100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

This annual event features a Colonial-style flea market with the outdoor sale of varied merchandise and crafts, along with entertainment and exhibits. The day recalls Colonial excitement generated by the arrival of the circuit court judge to Beaufort. Proceeds benefit the restoration efforts and educational programs through the Beaufort Historical Association....more about Beaufort Historic Site Publick Day

Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend Beaufort Events
400 Turner Street
Ste. 8
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 515-0708

Held annually the last full weekend in April, the Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend is a five-day event showcasing winemakers, wine distributors, and winery owners from all over the world. Local and celebrity chefs are paired with the winemakers at luncheons and dinners, seminars, art openings and other special events.  The...more about Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend

Bites and Blues- NC Seafood Festival Beaufort Events
412-D Evans Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-6273

Buy your tickets early for this annual sell-out event put on by the North Carolina Seafood Festival. Purchase a $35 ticket per person and take a stroll along the Morehead City waterfront stopping at restaurants and host businesses to taste a "bite" from each participating restaurant. A portion of the proceeds...more about Bites and Blues- NC Seafood Festival

Easter Egg Hunt Beaufort Events
Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

On the Saturday before Easter Sunday, the Beaufort Historic Site is the perfect setting for a traditional Easter egg hunt for the younger members of the family up to age 7. It's a BYOB event (bring-your-own basket, that is) steeped with small-town warmth and charm. The hunt begins at 11 AM...more about Easter Egg Hunt

Newport Park, Howard Blvd.
Newport, NC
(252) 223-PIGS (7447)

The annual Newport Pig Cooking Contest is one of the largest whole-hog, pig-cooking competitions in the state. This huge barbecue competition is held this year the last weekend in March and draws folks from all along the Eastern seaboard for the best barbecue on earth. You'll find great food, baked goods,...more about Newport Pig Cookin' Contest

300 Courthouse Square
Corner of Turner and Hwy.70
Beaufort, NC
(501) 791-9747

April through December, 2016  If "local, fresh, organic" are words you want to hear when you shop, make your way to the Olde Beaufort Farmers' Market every Saturday from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Under the spreading live oak trees by the Carteret County Courthouse, local farmers gather to sell...more about Olde Beaufort Farmers' Market

Portsmouth Village
Cape Lookout National Seashore
NC
(252) 728-2250

April 21, 2018 This heritage event celebrates the history of Portsmouth Village on the Core Banks and is usually celebrated on even-numbered years. Now a Historic District in Cape Lookout National Seashore, Portsmouth Village is just south of Ocracoke Inlet. Access is by boat only. Everyone from residents to first timers are invited. In years past...more about Portsmouth Island Homecoming

 
 
 
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