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) 728-1638...

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...

For generations, North Carolina’s oyster industry was underdeveloped. This changed in the late 19th century when North Carolina oyster beds attracted attention following overharvesting in the Chesapeake Bay and the nation’s insatiable appetite for oysters. By the late 1880s, North Carolina oystermen and fish dealers...

North Carolina’s shrimp industry slowly emerged in the Lower Cape Fear region during the 19th century. However, it did not take-off until the years leading up to World War I when Scandinavian immigrants introduced the otter trawl to Brunswick County. Following the introduction of the...

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...