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CORRECTION: The Crystal Coast Weekly Calendar of Events

Event Dates and Times

The Crystal Coast
October 19
Roosevelt Natural Area Paddle Trip | 9am - 11am
Grab a paddle and join the Aquarium for an adventure your family will never forget. Load up canoes or kayaks provided by the Aquarium and enjoy a leisurely ride through quiet backwaters to explore the diversity of the salt marsh. Ages 10 and up. $25. 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.
Brown Bag Gam: U.S. Life-Saving Service Operations in NC | 12pm - 1pm
Pack a lunch for the Brown Bag Gam during your lunch hour and join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly to learn about the United States Life- Saving Service Operations in North Carolina. Learn about the different stations that existed along the coast and what daily life was like for those in the service. The responding crews of United States Life-Saving Service were often the only hope of survival for shipwrecked victims along the North Carolina coast. The rescues performed by these men were some of the most heroic in
our Nation’s history. Free. No advance registration. For more details,
252-728-7317 or www.ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com.

October 19 -
October 21
Cape Lookout Albacore and Redfish Festival | all day
Make plans to join us at this year’s Cape Lookout Albacore and Redfish
Festival, the Crystal Coast’s premiere fly fishing and light tackle tournament/event. The CLARF is a three day event aimed to raise money for Project Healing Waters. The first day is a private Healing Waters Day for Disabled Veterans followed by the Public Festival and Tournament on the second and third days. For more details, www.capelookoutalbacorefestival.com.

October 20
Surf Fishing | 8am - 11am
Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with expert instruction and hands-on experience. License requirement is covered; equipment and bait are provided.
Ages 10 and up, $25. For more details, 252-247-4003 or

20 10th Year Anniversary Party @ Harrika’s Brew Haus | 7pm - 11pm
Come out to celebrate Harrika’s 10th Year Anniversary Party - Cheers to 10 years of Stellar Beers - 5 Breweries making great beer in NC for 10 year.
Highland, Foothills, Big Boss, Duck Rabbit, OBX brewing. A food truck will also be on sight. For more details, 252-354-7911 or www.teaandbeer.com.
Jim Quick & Coastline @ Salt | 9pm - 12am
Mark Twain once said, "A Southerner talks music." If this is true, Coastline speaks in volumes. An eclectic blend of soul, blues, and rock has produced the sound known as Coastline. For more details, 252-354-2740 or www.saltei.com.

October 20 -
October 21
Tuna Run 200 | 8am - 7pm
The Tuna Run 200 is an amazing, overnight relay adventure in which you and your friends Run 200 Scenic Miles to finish at the beach and enjoy tuna and your beverage of choice after a job well done. The Tuna Run 200 begins just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina in Lake Benson Park in Garner and will finish at the beach in Atlantic Beach. For more details, 843-209-3510 or www.tunarun200.com.

October 21
Carteret Big Sweep - Fishing4Plastic Tournament | 7am - 4:30pm
We invite you to join us for an adventurous and rewarding day of “Fishing 4 Plastic” to help clean up our ocean. We anticipate finding plastic and debris from the recent hurricanes traveling up from the south via the Gulf Stream.
Tournament participants will join teams and venture offshore to collect plastics from Sargassum (seaweed) mats near the Gulf Stream, weather permitting.
For more details, 252-222-6365 or www.plasticoceanproject.org.
UNC’s Marine Lab - Community Open House | 1pm - 4pm
Come celebrate our 70th anniversary with us! Learn about the research that happens at Carolina's marine lab. Free, family event. For more details, 252-726-6841 ext. 126 or www.ims.unc.edu.
Carteret Arts Forum Presents NC Youth Tap Ensemble | 7pm - 9pm
The Carteret Community Theater in Morehead City will be the venue for the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE). According to Michael N. Horowitz, President of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Human Rhythm Project, this group is “…the premier youth tap ensemble in the world.” The Ensemble features approximately 40 dancers, ages 8 to 18, who all hail from North Carolina. For more details, 252-726-1501 or www.carteretcommunitytheatre.com.

October 21
The Barnyard’s Fall Festival | 10am - 2pm
Come enjoy a family day at The Barnyard! There will be a petting zoo,
pumpkins, mini hay ride, fall photo display, spooky barn, fall activities, and more! Although the day is family friendly, we are especially gearing our day to kids! Costumes are welcome! For more details, 252-223-2950 or www.thebarnyardnc.com.
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium Close Encounters | 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Visit labs and holding areas, help with food preparation and feed the animals in this thorough behind-the-scenes tour. Tour includes a look at fresh water habitats as well as salt water habitats and a look at the Living Shipwreck habitat. Ages 8 and up, $20. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.
Steampunk Alice in Wonderland | 7pm - 9:30pm
An Infusion Cafe Third Saturday Destination Dinner Theatre! The Infusion Cafe is pleased to present…STEAMPUNK ALICE IN WONDERLAND! Enjoy three courses of fabulous fare and two courses of unlimited infusions served by this unforgettable cast- as these characters entertain and astound you- this time in
a Victorian alter-world. For more details, 252-240-2800.
Carteret County Speedway | 7pm - 10pm
Bring the family and come on out for action packed racing at the most "pristine racing arena" ever!! Kids 10 & under FREE. Enjoy pizza, hamburgers, beverages and much more! For more details, 252-436-7223 or www.carteretspeedway.com.
Do It For Drew Foundation Fall Gala | 7pm - 12am
Make sure and help spread the word!! Event will take place at the DoubleTree in Atlantic Beach. Crocodile Rocks of Myrtle Beach Dueling Pianos will be back, we'll have magicians Billy Collins Hardy and Bryan Case Sanders on the floor before the music starts, TapSnap 1143 photo booth will be back with lots of cool new stuff. Tickets are $55 and are on sale now! For more details, 252-240-1155 or www.doitfordrew.org.

October 22
Salvation Army’s Anchor the Army’s Campaign | 5pm - 8:30pm
Steve Hardy's Original Beach Party will broadcast live from the Bistro By The Sea. Come dressed to impress in your "original beach attire.” Join our crew to build a permanent anchor facility in the heart of Morehead City! Hors d'oeurves, wine beer and signature cocktail provided. Cash Bar after 8:30 p.m. For more details, 252-247-2777.

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October 21
Atlantic Beach King Mackerel Saltwater Slam | all day
The Atlantic Beach King Mackerel Tournament is back! The tournament will be following a new format an Appreciation and Awards Banquet on the 21st.
Registration period is open until September 24th. The first fifty entrants in the tournament will be entered in a drawing for a $500 cash prize. For more details, 252-240-3474 or www.abkmsaltwaterslam.com.

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October 29
Garner’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch | varies
Admission includes entrance to Garner's Corn Maze including our family friendly activity center with activities like our tire mountain with pipe slide, dual racing pipe slides, sand fossil pit, corn kernel pit, straw bale maze, barrel train, tug-o-war, petting zoo, corn shooters, bouncey hops, pumpkin' chunkin' and more! Enjoy a complimentary hay ride from our stand out to the patch & pick your perfect pumpkin right off the vine - opens October 1. For more details, 252-241-1184.

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October 29
Fright Nights - Zombie Apocalypse| 7pm - 12am
Fright Nights is a survival horror experience open to guests 13+ throughout the month of October. This immersive story line pairs guests against an apocalyptic zombie horde that has overrun the Battle Works CDC Test Laboratory. Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays 7pm-12am. For more details, 252-515-1074 or www.battleworks.co.

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores • www.ncaquariums.com • 252-247-4003
Fort Macon State Park • www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park • 252-726-3775
North Carolina Maritime Museum • www.ncmaritimemuseums.com • 252-728-7317
Harrika’s Brew Haus • www.teaandbeer.com • 252-241-1184
Salt • www.saltei.com • 252-354-2740
Carteret Community Theatre • www.carteretcommunitytheatre.com • 252-497-8919
The Barnyard • www.thebarnyardnc.com • 252-223-2950
Beaufort Historic Site • www.beauforthistoricsite.org • 252-728-5225
Carteret County Speedway • www.carteretspeedway.com • 252-436-7223
Battle Works • www.battleworks.co • 252-515-1074
Crystal Coast Tourism Development Authority • www.crystalcoastnc.org • 252-726-8148

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