The Crystal Coast Weekly Calendar of Events June 10, 2019 – June 16, 2019

Below are the Events for June 10-16, 2019 given to us from the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority:

June 10th (Monday)

Stand-up Paddleboarding for Kids @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am

Designed especially for youth, they explore Bogue Sound on a stand up paddle board with an instructor to guide. During this adventure you will learn about the plants and animals that call the Roosevelt Natural Area their home. Ages 6 and up. Takes place on Mondays and Fridays. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Bird Hike @ Fort Macon | 9am – 10am

Meet at the Fort Macon Visitor Center and take a leisurely hike to identify birds native to the area. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort- macon-state-park.

Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm

Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. Takes place Monday through Saturday. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll- shores.

Behind the Scenes: Otter Antics | 1pm – 2pm

Meet our otter keeper and help prepare special enrichment items that Eno, Neuse and Pungo will enjoy during their feeding. Spend time behind the scenes with Aquarium staff and discover how much fun it is to care for our furry ambassadors. Ages 12 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Behind the Scenes: Feeding Frenzy | 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. Takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Kids Night Out @ The NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 10pm

Drop your kids at the Aquarium for a fun night filled with animal interactions while you enjoy a night out on the town. Snacks and pizza dinner are included. Ages 4-12. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine- knoll-shores.


June 11th (Tuesday)

Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 9am – 11am

Explore tidal flats and quiet backwaters as you become aware of the intricate web of life thriving in this pristine natural environment. The Aquarium provides the canoe or kayak. Ages 8 and up. Takes place on Tuesdays and Saturdays. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll- shores.

Marlins & Mimosas | 10am – 1pm

Join us for a progressive brunch and mimosas throughout the Pelletier shopping center. Visit all participating businesses for a chance to win the Pelletier Swag Basket Give-Away. For more details, 252-247-9480.

Behind the Scenes: Birds | 9am – 11am

Meet a few of our avian ambassadors while learning what it takes to be a bird trainer. See how enrichment is prepared for our birds and spend time behind the scenes with our Aquarium Staff learning what it’s like to care for our feathered friends. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack | 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in the Living Shipwreck, while viewing shark feeding by our animal care staff. Ages 5 and up. Takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm

Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the nighttime beach looking for sea turtle nests in the sand. Ages 5 and up. Takes place on Tuesdays and Sundays. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine- knoll-shores.

Open Mic hosted by Tiffany Elaine @ Cru Wine Bar | 8pm – 11pm

Share your talents at Cru Wine Bar and Coffee shop! Join us for open mic hosted by Tiffany Elaine! There is a sign up sheet and 3 song limit during your turn. For more details, 252-728-3066 or www.beaufortcru.com.


June 12th (Wednesday)

Jr. Ranger Day @ Fort Macon | 1pm – 4:30pm

Sign your kids up to work with a Park Ranger at Fort Macon to earn their Jr. Ranger Patch. This event is for children age 6-12 who must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited call the park office in advance to register. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.

Evening Gun @ Fort Macon | 4pm – 4:30pm

Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the “Evening Gun.” US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.

Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am

Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Sully @ Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar | 6pm – 9pm

Solo acoustic during Big Rock week! For more details, 252-222-3811 or www.theshuckinshack.com.

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard @ Jack’s Waterfront Bar | 8pm – 11pm

Come party with The Embers at Jack’s Waterfront Bar in Morehead City! For more details, 252-515-0301 or www.jackswaterfrontbar.com.

Summer Movies at AB Town Park – Trolls | 8pm – 10:30pm

Enjoy your favorite blockbuster hits on our giant inflatable movie screen! New for 2019, we have moved our Summer Movies from the Circle to the Atlantic Beach Town Park located at 915 West Fort Macon Rd. The park offers ample parking, restrooms, and snacks available for purchase at our concession stand! Rain Date: Thursday Nights. For more details, 252-726-2121 or www.atlanticbeach-nc.com.


June 13th (Thursday)

Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am

Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Natural Side of Fort Macon | 10am – 11am

Meet in the Visitor Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon. Hike will cover both trail and beach. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.

Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm

Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Live On Thursdays (LOTs) – Beaufort Blues Project | 6pm – 8pm

Grab a lawn chair and head to Dockhouse Park in Beaufort for free, family friendly fun. For more details, 252-241-4485.

Gene Gregory @ The Trading Post | 6pm – 9pm

The music of Gene Gregory are originals and covers ranging from Tom Petty to Merle Haggard to Prince to Dolly Parton. Gene has toured, playing various venues throughout the country and eventually found himself in Nashville recording “Face Of A Clown” & “This Town” with Art Ward at Nightingale Studios. Currently, Gene plays solo, showcasing his original music and also covering a song list of over 250 familiar songs that he spins his own take on. For more details, 252-424-8284 or www.thetradingpostei.com.

EmeraldFest – Paul Coleman | 6:30pm – 8pm

The Town’s popular EmeraldFest outdoor concert series is back again this summer, with concerts every Thursday evening at 6:30 pm on the oceanfront at the Western Ocean Regional Access (located off Islander Drive). Please bring your friends, lawn chairs or a blanket, and enjoy some great music from several different genres! For more details, 252-354-3424 or www.emeraldisle- nc.org/emeraldfest-1.

Evening at the Cape | 7pm – 10pm

This special program is offered on select dates during the month of June. Bring your own flashlight and experience the island and the lighthouse as the keepers did: in the dark of night with only the light of the moon to see by. The view from the top of the lighthouse is magical! Reservations required. There will be only one evening ferry trip on each date for all the climbs that night; the ferry will depart Harkers Island at 7:30 pm and return about 10:00 pm. For more information on the program and how to make reservations: go.nps.gov/ eveningatcape.htm.


June 14th (Friday)

Evening at the Cape | 7pm – 10pm

This special program is offered on select dates during the month of June. Bring your own flashlight and experience the island and the lighthouse as the keepers did: in the dark of night with only the light of the moon to see by. The view from the top of the lighthouse is magical! Reservations required. There will be only one evening ferry trip on each date for all the climbs that night; the ferry will depart Harkers Island at 7:30 pm and return about 10:00 pm. For more information on the program and how to make reservations: go.nps.gov/ eveningatcape.htm.

Crystal Coast Crabs @ Fort Macon | 10:30am – 11:30am

Meet at the Fort Macon Bathhouse to learn about some of the local species of crabs that call the Crystal Coast home. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.

Black History Bus Tour @ Beaufort Historic Association | 11am – 12pm

Learn more about the history of Beaufort on the Black History Bus Tour aboard the vintage English double-decker bus with guide Curtis Oden. Admission charge. For more details, 252-728-5225 or www.beauforthistoricsite.org.

Aquarist Apprentice @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 1:30pm – 4pm

Join Aquarium staff on a behind-the-scenes tour, help prepare animal meals and then participate in some daily care and maintenance tasks. Learn about the animals as you assist our Aquarists with their care-taking responsibilities. Ages 13 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/ pine-knoll-shores.

American Flag Retirement Ceremony @ BHA | 5pm – 6pm

Celebrate Flag Day with Doug Cawman at the Beaufort Historic Site Welcome Center. Bring your flag and learn to retire it the proper way. This is a free event. For more details, 252-728-5225 or www.beauforthistoricsite.org.

Voodoo Visionary @ Back Street Pub | 5pm – 10pm

Hailing from the Dirty South musical mecca of Atlanta, GA, Voodoo Visionary’s improvisational funk dance music balances a tight, grooving rhythm section with soulful organ, funky clarinet, screaming synthesizers, jazz fusion guitar licks, and moving vocals to create a sound the group calls psychofunk. Influenced by a wide array of artists from Parliament Funkadelic and the Meters to the Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers Band to Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, Voodoo Visionary has a uniquely blended sound that’s guaranteed to put the ‘oogie in yo boogie. For more details, 252-728-7108.

Summer Concerts In The Fort – Unknown Tongues | 6:30pm – 7:30pm

All concerts are free although donations are most welcomed. Doors open early for picnickers and all who want to take in the beautiful setting. Just in case it rains the concerts will be held inside the Visitor Center at the Fort. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.

Friday Free Flicks in Emerald Isle – Ralph Breaks the Internet | 7pm – 9pm

You are invited to join us in the gymnasium at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation on the second Friday of each month for our Friday Free Flick series. Admission is free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Unless otherwise stated, movies are appropriate for all ages. Please bring chairs and or blankets, no outside beverages or snacks. For more details, 252-354-6350 or www.emeraldisle-nc.org.

4EverAll @ Floyd’s | 7pm – 10pm

Enjoy Live Music by 4EverAll on the patio at Floyd’s 1921 in Downtown Morehead City! For more details, 252-727-1921 or www.floyds1921.com.

Barry Charlton @ Promise’ Land Market | 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Barry Charlton playing in the mullet bar! For more details, 252-222-0422 or www.promiselandmarket.com.

Blue Moon Jazz @ Cru Wine Bar | 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Blue Moon Jazz Trio will perform jazz and “Rat Pack” music for your listening pleasure. For more details, 252-728-3066 or www.beaufortcru.com.

Mike Corrado @ Emerald Club | 9:30pm – 12:30am

Back at the “E-Club” in Emerald Isle, NC. Always a great time. Come spend Columbus Day Weekend with us as Tommy Brothers and I play some tunes on the back Tiki Bar for the E-Club fish fry. Going to be a great time. For more details, 252-354-2929.

Matt Rogers @ Salt | 10pm – 1am

Enjoy live music with Matt Rogers at Salt Bar! For more details, 252-241-7603 or www.saltei.com.

Groove Fetish @ Off The Hook | 10pm – 2:00am

We are having a great evening of music here at Off The Hook with Groove Fetish! Great food and drinks specials. For more details, 252-499-9150 or www.offthehookmoreheadcity.com.


June 15th (Saturday)

Evening at the Cape | 7pm – 10pm

This special program is offered on select dates during the month of June. Bring your own flashlight and experience the island and the lighthouse as the keepers did: in the dark of night with only the light of the moon to see by. The view from the top of the lighthouse is magical! Reservations required. There will be only one evening ferry trip on each date for all the climbs that night; the ferry will depart Harkers Island at 7:30 pm and return about 10:00 pm. For more information on the program and how to make reservations: go.nps.gov/ eveningatcape.htm.

Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl | 6am – 8pm

Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl for the Alzheimer’s Association Longest Day is Saturday, June 15. We will be walking the beach in Emerald Isle from sunrise to sunset to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Thank you for your support so we may all know a world without Alzheimer’s.

Olde Beaufort Farmers’ Market – Color Outside the Lines | 8:30am – 1pm

Join in the fun at the Olde Beaufort Farmers’ Market from 8:30 – 1:00 on the courthouse grounds for great local food and artisan ware shopping under the giant oaks. The market will be honoring fathers by hosting a pancake breakfast complete with maple syrup and blueberries for all who come hungry for a homemade breakfast. There’s something for everyone to enjoy; all homemade, handmade, homegrown, and wild-caught. Come on down! For more details, 252-564-8822 or www.oldebeaufortfarmersmarket.org.

Cannon Day @ Fort Macon | 10:30am – 3:30pm

Come down to Fort Macon and learn how different Civil War era cannons were loaded, aimed, and fired.  Cannon demonstrations will be at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/fort- macon-state-park.

Dads, Drafts & Donuts @ Shortway Brewing Company | 12pm – 2pm

Bring Dad out for drafts & donuts father’s day weekend!! We will have delicious donuts from Flip Flops Donut Shop to pair with your favorite Shortway brew. For more details, 252-777-3065 or www.shortwaybrewing.com.

Adaptive Surfing Days | 12pm – 3pm

Wheel To Surf is an adaptive surfing event for wheelchair athletes and those with physical challenges. Please join us at the Bath House beach access at Fort Macon State Park. It’s going to be a great day to enjoy the beach, the ocean and great people. For more details, www.adaptivesurfprojectnc.com.

Dennis O’Hagan @ Mill Space | 4pm – 7pm

Dennis O’Hagan is an Irish/American songwriter and guitarist who has been active off and on in the music scene for 30 years. His acoustic shows combine his own music with an eclectic mix of covers that are not what everyone else plays, yet beloved by audiences, making for a fun, unique show of stuff you love and didn’t expect to hear. For more details, 252-342-6929.

4EverAll @ The Trading Post | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Your favorite couple and their amazing voices are gracing us with their presence in JUNE!!! We waited long enough! Come enjoy the evening with Chris and Alli and The Trading Post gang! We hope to see all of you there! For more details, 252-424-8284 or www.thetradingpostei.com.

Jaycee Park Summer Concert Series – The Backbeat | 7pm – 8:30pm

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a summer concert series from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend on the beautiful Morehead City Waterfront. The concerts are scheduled each Saturday evening from 7-8:30pm at Jaycee Park in Morehead City. These performances are free and open to the public.

Movie in the Park – Aquaman | 8:15pm – 10pm

Movie in the Park: Featuring AQUAMAN!! Movie begins 8:15pm at the Newport Community Park. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a movie in the park!! For more details, 252-223-4749.

Jonathan Bryan Williams @ Promise’ Land Market | 8:30pm – 11:30pm

Jonathan Bryan Williams of the Pat McGee Band will be here. Super talented. Come on out! Free live music every weekend! For more details, 252-296-2841 or www.ccbrewnc.com.

Emily Musolino @ Cru Wine Bar | 9pm – 1am

Emily Musolino is a Durham, NC native who mixes soulful vocals with shredding blues rock guitar riffs. The depth of emotion in her voice is stunning and her songs have a classic sound and lyrics that tell compelling stories. A Berklee College of Music graduate, Emily has opened for and collaborated with artists like Ani Difranco, Nikki Hill, Vinx, Shana Tucker, Anna Wise (SonnyMoon, Kendrick Lamar) and Eric Hirsh (The Beast, Orquesta GarDel). Emily has been featured several times on NPR’s the State of Things with Frank Stasio and written up in the News and Observer. For more details, 252-728-3066 or www.beaufortcru.com.

The One @ Southern Salt | 9pm – 12am

4Fifths, formerly Mike Edwards & The Banned, have teamed up with Tommy Cooper, of Stegmonds and Hank Sinatra fame, to bring you an all-pro classic rock ensemble to captivate and thrill you! For more details, 252-499-9528.

Freeway Live @ Emerald Club | 10pm – 1am

Come party with Freeway at the Emerald Club. Freeway takes the stage at 10 PM. Ain’t no party like a Freeway party. See you at the beach! For more details, 252-354-2929.

Jive Mother @ Salt | 10pm – 1am

Jive Mother Mary is not an overnight success story. They were not created to take an easy ride to the top. They’re the type of band that comes from long friendships, 500 mile van rides, and honing your skills for 12 years in smoky bars; which is miraculous when you take into account that the founding members are 26 years old. Steeped in the Southern Rock tradition, this band is the culmination of that magic blend of blood, sweat, and soul that sticks to your ribs like a Sunday dinner. For more details, 252-241-7603 or www.saltei.com.

Bi Polar Express @ Off The Hook | 10pm – 2:00am

Come hear some great sounds with Bi Polar Express. Great drink prices and food. For more details, 252-499-9150 or www.offthehookmoreheadcity.com.


June 16th (Sunday)

Musket Firing Demonstration @ Fort Macon | 10:30am & 2:30pm

Meet in Fort Macon to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/ fort-macon-state-park.

Father’s Day Feast @ Promise’ Land Market | 10:30am – 3pm

A Buffet Feast fit for a Father! A bangin’ Taco Bar with all the fixings, Mini Cuban and Mini Mabel Sandwiches, PLM’s Shack Attack Shrimp Salad, Deviled Eggs, Hash Brown Casserole, Green Bean Casserole, Crab Cakes with house-made remoulade, PLM’s Cheese and Charcuterie, Smoked Burgers, BBQ Pork… Plus, plenty of pints for Pops! $2 domestic beers and $5 select drafts. $5 frozen screwdrivers! Celebrate your Dad this Father’s Day with a feast for the best at Promise Land Market. For more details, 252-222-0422 or www.promiselandmarket.com.

Father’s Day Brunch with Chris Bellamy @ The Trading Post | 11am – 2pm

Happy Father’s Day all you dads out there! Chris Bellamy is back for another brunch sesh and we want to thank all the dads out there for being the best! He’ll be playing some of his sweet sweet tunes for all on Father’s Day. Eat brunch with your daddy and relax to the music. We hope you guys come and join us for a wonderful day! For more details, 252-424-8284 or www.thetradingpostei.com.

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm

Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the nighttime beach looking for sea turtle nests in the sand. Ages 5 and up. $20. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

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