Summer is coming to a close in the Crystal Coast. But it’s not quite time to say goodbye. Some the best events are saved for last, including the annual Beaufort Pirate Invasion. Check out what’s happening in the Crystal Coast this August and September.
International Owl Awareness Day
Owls have many special talents that we daytime folk never get to witness. Come celebrate this amazing creature with various programs, presentations and activities throughout the day.
The Beaufort Pirate Invasion
Beaufort Waterfront • Beaufort, NC • Website
A weekend of thrills and adventure as the pirates invade Beaufort! This annual event commemorates an actual historical event. There will be reenactments, live music, activities and tons of fun. The weekend ends with the Parlay on the Waterfront, when peace returns to the quiet community.
Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Run 5K
Beaufort NC • Website
In conjugation with the Beaufort Pirate Invasion, this 5K fun run is held as a fundraiser. Pirates will cheer you on as you run through the historic Beaufort waterfront.
International Vulture Awareness Day
These misunderstood creatures do so much in our world, they deserve a day that honors their contribution. Come learn more and experience your own close encounter with live vultures. Activities and programs will be all day.
Over 200 years ago, a State Governor and a prominent lawyer met on the streets of New Bern to duel each other. See the drama unfold as reenactors present this historic moment.
Labor Day at the Aquarium
A day of amazing programs that will be fun for the whole family! Behind-the-scenes tours will give you an inside look at this local attraction. There will also be indoor and outdoor activities available.
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