Halloween Extravaganza

10/24/2009 - 09:00

There will be a Halloween Extravaganza at the Swansboro Rotary Civic Center on Sat., Oct. 24. From 9am to 4pm there will be a craft fair and BBQ plates for $7. There will be a children's Halloween Party from 1pm to 4pm for ages K-5th grade. There will be games, goody bags and a haunted house. The price is $5. Then at 7pm there will be an adult Halloween party with a costume contest and a DJ with a cash bar. Cost is $5. For more info, call 910-326-1174.

Havelock Chili Festival & Big Boy Toy Show

10/16/2009 - 00:00
10/17/2009 - 00:00

The 28th annual Havelock Chili Festival and Big Boy Toy Show cooks up food and fun beginning at 5pm Friday, and continuing from 9am to 5pm on Saturday at Walter B. Jones Park in Havelock. In addition to the red chili competition there will be competitions for chili verdi and chicken wings. Proceeds will revert back into the operations of the event along with supporting community projects. For info contact the Havelock Chamber of Commerce at 252-447-1101 or visit

Mullet Festival

10/10/2009 - 00:00

The 55th Mullet Festival will be held Sat., Oct. 10, in downtown Swansboro. There will be food, games, parade, live music, arts and crafts, vendors and more. For info call 910-326-7370 or go to

NC Seafood Festival

10/02/2009 - 00:00
10/04/2009 - 00:00

The 23rd annual NC Seafood Festival will be Oct. 2-4 in Morehead City at the waterfront.  This is a free celebration of seafood and the cultural heritage and traditions that surround commercial fishing.  There will be musical entertainment, amusement rides, arts and craft vendors, an 8k road race, family fishing contests, sailing competitions and the 6th annual free boat show. There are also fireworks and a blessing of the fleet service. There is also a playground for little ones.  Friday will run from 5 to 11pm; Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sunday, 1am-5pm. For info, call 252-726-6273.

Beach Jive after Five

09/17/2009 - 05:30
09/17/2009 - 07:00

The Beach Jive after Five free concert series will be Sept. 17 at 5:30 at the Western Ocean Regional Access, 299 Islander Dr., on Emerald Isle. The artist will be Big Drink. Bring chairs, blankets, etc.  Alcoholic beverages prohibited. For info, call 252-354-6350.

Emerald Isle Day4Kids

09/19/2009 - 10:00

Emerald Isle Day4Kids will be held at the Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Center from 10am to 2pm with games, activities, music and more. Call 252-354-6350 for more information.

Free Concert on the Beaufort Waterfront

08/20/2009 - 00:00

There will be a free concert on the Beaufort waterfront August 20 on the stage at The Dockhouse. It is sponsored by Beaufort business Bureau. For information call 252-504-3396. There will also be concerts in this series Sept. 17 and Oct. 15.