Paid programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

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Friends of the Maritime Museum Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Open House

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join us in the museum auditorium for the Friends of the Maritime Museum Annual Membership Meeting at 2 p.m. followed by a holiday reception from 3 to 4 p.m. The winner of the 2022 raffle boat will be drawn during the reception. The event is...

Free

12th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

Four guest clam chowder cooks and four cornbread bakers compete in the annual taste-off at the Watercraft Center. Participants will taste samples of the chowders and cornbread and vote for their favorite. Beer and wine included. Tickets are $45 ($40 for Friends of the Museum)....

$40 – $45

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Spring First Fridays

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join us for the continuing"First Friday" art events. During the months of March, April and May, we will host artists at the Port of Call Museum Store with a reception and presentation of their work. The receptions are free and open to the public. The...

Free

Recurring

Spring First Fridays

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join us for the continuing"First Friday" art events. During the months of March, April and May, we will host artists at the Port of Call Museum Store with a reception and presentation of their work. The receptions are free and open to the public. The...

Free

Recurring

Spring First Fridays

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join us for the continuing"First Friday" art events. During the months of March, April and May, we will host artists at the Port of Call Museum Store with a reception and presentation of their work. The receptions are free and open to the public. The...

Free

Boat Shoes and Bow Ties

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

Join the Friends of the Maritime Museum for an exciting, one-of-a-kind themed gala, Boat Shoes & Bow Ties! Members and guests will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and libations, live music and dancing overlooking Taylors Creek. Come bid-ready for the live auction filled with treasures, both...

17th Annual Crab Cake Cook-off

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Taste delicious crab cakes made by four volunteer guest chefs, and vote on your favorite at this museum fundraiser at the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The event also has a slaw taste-off. Space is limited at this ticketed event. For information or tickets, call (252)...

Fall In-the-Water Meet

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC, United States

Traditional Small Craft Association of the Friends of the Maritime Museum hosts this ticketed gathering that includes a pig pickin’ at Gallants Channel. All small boats are welcome. Free boat rides for the public. For information or tickets, call (252) 728-2762.

Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join the Friends of the Maritime Museum for the annual Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla! Yachts, oars, kayaks and commercial vessels decorated for the season can be seen at 5:30 p.m. on the Morehead City waterfront and at 6:15 p.m. on the Beaufort waterfront. To Participate...

Free

Friends of the Maritime Museum Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Open House

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join us in the museum auditorium for the Friends of the Maritime Museum Annual Membership Meeting at 2 p.m. followed by a holiday reception from 3 to 4 p.m. The winner of the 2023 raffle boat will be drawn during the reception. The event is...

Free

Spring First Fridays

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC, United States

Join us as we kick off our "First Fridays" art events in 2024 We welcome to Beaufort artist Rosalyn Hutchins, who brings her unique jewelry from Oriental, NC. She designs wearable art using handmade lampwork beads. Each piece is embellished with hand-crafted silver, copper and...

Free

Maritime Day

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC, United States

Join the Friends of the Museum for an old-fashioned, family-oriented picnic at the N.C. Maritime Museum’s expansion site at Gallants Channel in Beaufort. Come and sail in the museum’s fleet of traditional wooden boats; or cast a line with a cane pole, join in games...

Free

Registration and Refund Policy:

Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the museum receives cancellation notice at least 48 hours before the start of a program. There is no refund within 48 hours of the start of a program, and tickets cannot be transferred to a later program date within that 48 hour timeframe. Due to material costs and supply, Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center Courses require a 2-week notification for cancellations; only the course fee is refunded if cancellation occurs prior to 2 weeks. The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled. In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund. If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.