American Music Festival Morehead City Events
The History Museum of Carteret County
1008 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 728-6152

The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. Performers scheduled for the 2016-2017 season include the Zora Quartet (September 24, 2016), the Kontras Quartet, (November 5 2016), Amit Peled playing a Cello Hommage to Pablo Casals (January 28, 2017), the Horszowski Piano Trio (February 18,...more about American Music Festival

Business After Hours Expo Morehead City Events
Crystal Coast Civic Center
3505 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-6350

April 27, 2017 Thursday  from 4:00 to 7:30 PM the Crystal Coast Civic Center is the location for the annual Business After Hours Expo where over 65 area businesses gather. This event, which is open to the public, is an extraordinary opportunity to become familiar with the many facets of the...more about Business After Hours Expo

Easter Egg Hunt Morehead City 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

Morehead Beer & Wine Festival Morehead City Events
Civic Center Main Hall 1
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 269-4804

April 1, 2017 Bring your friends and join this annual event to benefit the Morehead City Noon Rotary Club. There will be beer and wine tastings, a live band, door prizes, an auction, and more. Tickets for the event are $30 per person and may be purchased online at www.moreheadbeerfest.com....more about Morehead Beer & Wine Festival

Morehead City Waterfont
412-D Evans Street
Morehead City, NC
(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

1410 Spence Avenue
New Bern
and Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 633-6444

Folk music comes from the heart and soul of any locale, and its listeners are sometimes travelers with an ear cant to the sea. Between September and May, each month brings a concert to the Crystal Coast. Organized and sponsored by the Down East FolkArts Society, concerts take place in various...more about Down East FolkArts Society

Various locations

Sunday, April 1, 2018 The dawning of Easter morning is celebrated in services at several locations across the county, many on the waterfront or beach. The Carteret County News-Times lists service locations and times the week before Easter. ...more about Easter Sunrise Services

Evans Street
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-7070

Saturday, April 2018 This race kicks off the local race season and takes place on Saturday morning at 8:00 with a flat half marathon, 5K and 1-mile run/walk beginning and ending on Evans Street in Morehead City, NC. The race is sponsored by the Lookout Rotary Club of Morehead City and is...more about Lookout Rotary Port to Fort Half Marathon and 5K

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

Big Rock Fountain on the Waterfront
Evans Street
Morehead City, NC
(252) 240-1979

April through October come to the waterfront to watch local artists in action at this monthly event. Every third Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM during these months, artists set up their easels and paint the beauty of their surroundings. Come and browse their handiwork. Many will have their original...more about Plein Air Art Event

Offshore Fishing Tournament
Morehead City, NC
(919) 971-4600

April 27-28, 2018 Enjoy a day of fishing to benefit research for childhood cancer at the UNC Children's Hospital. This annual fishing tournament in Morehead City is the culmination of a year-long fundraising effort each year. In 2017 the tournament raised $517,000. Participants put together a team of six and raise...more about Reelin' for Research

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