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

Maritime Heritage Series: U.S. Life-Saving Service Stations in North Carolina

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

Join Education Curator Benjamin Wunderly in the museum auditorium as he covers the history of the United States Lifesaving Service in North Carolina. The small crews of this service, the predecessor to the United States Coast Guard, rescued hundreds of sailors in a time when...

Free

Plastic Free by the Sea

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

Join Harriet Altman of Plastic Free by the Sea for a  showing and discussion of  Coastal Carolina Riverwatch's "Tidal Alert: The State of Water Quality and Its Impacts on Coastal Fisheries." The program is part of America's Boating Club of the Crystal Coast's free seminar...

Free

Maritime Heritage Series: ‘Santa Claus, Patron Saint of Sailors’

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

Did Santa prefer a green suit before he started wearing his now iconic red? What is Mrs. Claus’s first name? We may not have all the answers regarding the mysterious and jolly figure, but during this family friendly presentation we will try to answer some...

Free
Recurring

29th Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show

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

The museum is excited to welcome the return of the John Costlow Christmas Train Show this year! The annual show, which will be held in the museum auditorium, offers a glimpse into the past with antique working model trains and model trains of all sizes....

Free
Recurring

29th Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show

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

The museum is excited to welcome the return of the John Costlow Christmas Train Show this year! The annual show, which will be held in the museum auditorium, offers a glimpse into the past with antique working model trains and model trains of all sizes....

Free
Recurring

29th Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show

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

The museum is excited to welcome the return of the John Costlow Christmas Train Show this year! The annual show, which will be held in the museum auditorium, offers a glimpse into the past with antique working model trains and model trains of all sizes....

Free

48th Annual Wooden Boat Show

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

Join us for the 48th Annual Wooden Boat Show, the longest running boat show in the southeast! Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or prefer to keep your feet on dry land, the Annual Wooden Boat Show has activities for all ages. T his free event,...

As Cold as the Night ‘Crissie Wright’ Came Ashore

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

The people of Carteret County may have heard the tale of Crissie Wright and how cold it was the night the ship foundered off Shackleford Banks, Jan. 8, 1886. But what was the real story? Education Curator Benjamin Wunderly will present the facts of the...

Free

A Guide to Boat Buying

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

Join America's Boating Club of the Crystal Coast in the museum auditorium to learn some key tips for purchasing a new vessel. The free program will be held in the museum auditorium. For information, email kayakdivebike@gmail.com or call 252-726-7395.

Free

Behind the Scenes at Bonehenge Whale Center

Bonehenge Whale Center 275 W Beaufort Rd Ext, Beaufort

Join us for a free 40-minute behind-the-scenes look at Bonehenge Whale Center. Learn about the marine mammals, including bottlenose dolphins, that live off the coast of North Carolina. The preparation of marine mammal skeletons for educational display will also be covered. Not recommended for children under...

Free

Maritime Heritage Series: Love at Sea

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

Duels and deathbed confessions are included in these local love stories that will be recounted in honor of Valentine’s Day. Associate Education Curator, Christine Brin, will share eight of her favorite maritime-themed love stories for this special holiday presentation. The program is part of our...

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.