“JOIN THE 300-YEAR LEGEND!”
It has been three hundred years since the notorious pirate Blackbeard lost his ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge in Beaufort waters. Since that time, many legends have emerged, some based on facts, some born of imagination. Either way, Blackbeard has become an inseparable part of our story!
August 10-11 of this year, The Beaufort Pirate Invasion will acknowledge this part of our history by adopting the theme,
“The Year of Blackbeard”, coinciding with other events in the community.
Every August, The Beaufort Pirate Invasion attracts thousands of people to our community to be entertained by pirate-themed activities and historical re-enactments while enjoying spending time in the nation’s “Coolest Small Town.”
The Beaufort Pirate Invasion, Inc., is a community-based organization comprised of dedicated volunteers, historical re-enactors and history enthusiasts. Our mission is to celebrate the rich history of our town by bringing to life our interpretation of the Spanish attack of 1747 and the history of piracy along our coast.
This year, The Beaufort Pirate Invasion, Inc., will donate a portion of the event proceeds to the Bonehenge Whale Center, a project of the Carolina City Maritime Foundation. Learn more at www.bonehenge.org. @beaufortpirateinvasion
Beaufort Wine and Food Festival
12pm – 1:30pm
As they gear up for this year’s Living History Series at the Beaufort Historic
Site you are invited to join them at Clawson’s for this year’s Lunch and Learn!
Thriller Fiction Author and Brigadier General (U.S. Army, Retired) Anthony J.
Tata will be joining in for this year’s luncheon to discuss his bestselling novels,
including his newest novel Direct Fire, released December 2017. Tickets for
this event include the price of lunch and are $30. Tickets are limited so please
call ahead to reserve your spot. For more details, 252-728-5225 or
At first, if you don’t succeed reopen the old bridge! CDOT is keeping the old bridge open for now!
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 a “Grooms’ Room” for the husband-to-be to relax with video games, big screen TVs and more. Booths are set up by planners, DJs, photographers, officiants, honeymoon travel agents and more. You can sample creations by catering companies and wedding cake bakers and more. Tickets are $8 (cash, check, or credit card) and are available at the door or in advance. This event which is held at the Crystal Coast Civic Center is hosted by Pam’s Specialized Catering. For more information call Pam Kaiser at (252) 240-3256.
The North Carolina Seafood Festival is in its 31st year.
The North Carolina Seafood Festival is a not-for-profit organization of Carteret county citizens and business people, in conjunction with the town of Morehead City, N.C. Recognizing the importance of seafood to eastern North Carolina, Seafood Festival, Inc., organized to develop and conduct a festival every year, the first weekend in October, to: promote the positive social and economic impact of the seafood industry on the citizens of North Carolina; educate the public about seafood and its importance to the state economy; publicize the wide variety of seafood indigenous to North Carolina and provide the opportunity for people to enjoy it; boost tourism and recreation in eastern North Carolina in the non-summer months; establish a scholarship program for educational pursuits related to the seafood industry; provide the opportunity for North Carolina non-profit, civic, church and educational organizations to raise funds through participation in the festival.
Festival proceeds are shared with community organizations who donate their efforts to the event. Since 1987, over $1.8 million has been dispersed among participating Carteret County non-profit groups.
Beaufort Wine and Food is gearing up for their second annual Beaufort’s Brewin’Craft Beer Festival. The two-day festival will run September 29-30 and will feature a variety of seminars, luncheons and dinners. The highlight of the festival is the large crowd favorite, Beer Bubbles & BBQ, on Saturday at Front Street Village. The festival will focus on North Carolina craft breweries and brew pubs, with a sampling from across the state.
Beer Seminar at The Backstreet
- Pub: 3:30 – 5:30 pm
- Pub Crawl: 5 – 7 pm
Beaufort Grocery Co. Beer Dinner with Founders Brewing Company:
Clawson’s 1905 Beer Dinner with Catawba Brewing Co.:
Aqua Restaurant Beer Luncheon with Mother Earth Brewing & Stone Brewing Co.:
Black Sheep Beer Luncheon with White Street Brewing Co.:
2nd Annual Runnin’ on Empty – Road Race:
Beer, Bubbles & BBQ:
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-515-0708. www.beaufortwineandfood.com
We are fully stocked for those little extras check out our add-on tab when making your reservations. Our new gift shopp has several items you can add to your stay. And yes we are now selling wine and picnic Lunches for here or to go. If you waited to get that something special for your Valentine! A weekend getaway is just a gift certificate away! #beaufortnc #beaufortncevents #crystalcoast #pecantreeinnnc #valentinesday