Crystal Coast End of Summer Events 2016

 

 

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.

 

August Events

 

Great events are always happening at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Great events are always happening at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

August 4
International Owl Awareness Day

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores • 1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC • 252-247-4003 • Website

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.

 

August 12–13
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.

 

The pirates are invading Beaufort again! Photo Credit.

The pirates are invading Beaufort again! Photo Credit.

 

August 13
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.

 

September Events

 

September 1
International Vulture Awareness Day

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores • 1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC • 252-247-4003 • Website

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.

 

September 3
Stanly-Spaight Duel

Tryon Palace South Lawn • 529 South Front Street, New Bern, NC • 252-639-3500 • Website

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.

 

September 5
Labor Day at the Aquarium

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores • 1 Roosevelt Boulevard, Pine Knoll Shores, NC • 252-247-4003 • Website

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.

 

Want to see what other events are happening in the Crystal Coast? 

CLICK HERE to check out June events.

CLICK HERE to check out July events.

 


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