Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 808-3301

Thursday-June 29, 2017 This series of seven runs sponsored by the Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department begins in the spring. The 2017 race dates are Tuesday-May 16, Tuesday-May 30, Thursday-June 15, Thursday-June 29, Thursday-July 13, Thursday-July 27, and Tuesday-August 15. This family-friendly weekday series attracts local runners and walkers for evening...more about Beach Run Series

Fort Macon State Park
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 354-5259

June 2 - August 4, 2017 The Concert in the Park Series from May through August includes pop classics, orchestral band, Cajun, bluegrass and Civil war era music. This is one of the many outreach projects of the Friends of Fort Macon, and admission is free. Choose one concert or attend...more about Concert Series at Fort Macon

Held on the first Saturday in August, in Emerald Isle, NC, this popular event helps support the efforts of the Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter. The sand-sculpture competition brings out the best and the brightest in Carteret County and beyond. What began as one energetic family's pastime at a reunion now draws...more about Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter Sand-Sculpting Contest (Sculpt for Wildlife)


Runnin' on Empty Atlantic Beach Events
Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend
129 Middle Lane
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-0708

Saturday, September 30, 2017 The Runnin' On Empty road race for all ages is one of the Beaufort Wine and Food events during the fall Beaufort's Brewin' Craft Beer festival. The 1-mile Fun Run starts at 7:30 AM and the 5K and 10K runs begin at 8:00 AM. After the finish line, runners 21 years...more about Runnin' on Empty

TBA October - November 2017 This annual contest is for speckled trout only and the fish must be caught only from the shores of Bogue Banks (Fort Macon to Emerald Isle) - surf, pier, inlet, or sound. Weigh in of one speckled trout per day per person is at The Reel...more about Annual Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament

from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 726-6350

September 17, 2016, through October 1, 2016 First register, then reel in your whomping big flounder. Registration is between August 15 and September 15. This annual contest is for flounders only and the fish must be caught only from the shores on Bogue Banks (Fort Macon to Emerald Isle) - surf, pier, inlet,...more about Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament

Fort Macon State Park
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 726-3775

September 2017 TBA This September event features Civil War–period activities performed by members of the 1st N.C. Volunteers from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Similar events also take place in May and July. Talks on flags, uniforms and Civil War dress are held, as are musket firings and drills. Admission is free....more about Fort Macon Civil War Reenactment

Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 276-7070

September 2017 It's not your typical race. In this Morehead City Sports Center family-friendly fund-raising 5K event on Atlantic Beach you swim, jog, crawl, climb, slide, jump, and even carry a bucket. Little Chummers (ages 6 - 16) begin their race first at 7:45 AM, followed by waves in fifteen-minute intervals beginning at 8:30...more about The Sports Center AB Chum Run

Morehead City Country Club
Morehead City, NC
(252) 808-0440

Sunday, September 2017 Swing your golf club and benefit the local community in this annual fundraising event. Dual tee times are at 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM for four-person teams.The proceeds from this team event go to scholarships and equipment for both the men's and women's golf teams at the Carteret County...more about Tee It Up for High School Golf Tournament

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