Calendar of Events

Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow [ACT] “Brews and Bites” @ New Bern Farmer's Market
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – May 29 @ 7:30 pm
Beaufort Wine and Food Festival @ Downtown Beaufort
May 1 all-day

Five days of exceptional cuisine and beverages!

2016 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show @ MCAS Cherry Point
May 1 @ 8:00 am

**Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point will host the 2016 air show “Celebrating 75 Years” at the air station, located aboard the east coast’s premiere Marine Corps jet base, centrally located in Havelock, N.C., April 29, 30 and May 1.

Call your family and friends and mark your calendars for eastern North Carolina’s biggest, baddest, fastest and loudest outdoor event April 29, 30 and May 1, 2016!

The commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point invites you to visit the Marine Corps’ largest air base for the 2016 MCAS Cherry Point Air Show, featuring the world’s top aviation aerobatic team, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. This year’s show will also highlight Cherry Point’s 75th Anniversary — it promises to be the best show ever. Beginning with a spectacular night show on Friday, April 29, the skies will light up with afterburners, jet-assisted takeoffs, wingtip pyrotechnics, sky-diving demonstrations, a jet school bus blasting down the runway, plus the crowd-pleasing “wall of flame,” all culminating with a massive fireworks display on the flight line. Gates open Friday, April 29 at 5 p.m.

“My Fair Lady” @ Carteret Community Theatre
May 1 @ 2:00 pm
“My Fair Lady” Carteret Community Theatre @ Carteret Community Theatre
May 1 @ 2:00 pm
Morehead City Police and Fire Citizens Academy @ Morehead City Police Department
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please get in touch with Lt. Gene Guthrie at gro.c1462096101nytic1462096101daehe1462096101rom@e1462096101irhtu1462096101g.ene1462096101g1462096101. Attendance requirements:  At least 18 years of age, resident of Carteret County; NO felony conviction; No Misdemeanor convictions within one year of application.

Morehead City Council Special Meeting/Budget Work Session @ Morehead City Municipal Building
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Review and discussion of FY2016-2017 Proposed Budget.

“Entrepreneur Night” @ Morehead City Train Depot
May 3 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Hosted by the Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association. Officials with the Town of Morehead City will announce details of a streamlined business permitting process.  Attendees will visit four available properties in the downtown area.  Trolley service provided by The Boathouse at Front Street Village.

Entrepreneur Night in Downtown Morehead City @ Morehead City Train Depot
May 3 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

On Tuesday, May 3, from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Train Depot, 1001 Arendell St. the Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association (DMCRA) is teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Small Business Council, Connect Carteret, the Town of Morehead City, the Arts Council of Carteret County and real estate, banking, insurance and social media representatives to host an evening for fledgling entrepreneurs.

The DMCRA is requesting that if you plan to attend, please RSVP at moc.l1462096101iamqr1462096101abme@14620961012arcm1462096101d1462096101 or call 252-808-0440. 

At 4:30, the public is invited to a press event where the Town of Morehead City will roll out plans to market a ‘one stop shop’ for the city permitting process.  Called “Getting Started in a Day”, a prospective business owner can call 252-726-6848 x 125 to arrange a meeting with all of the city departments gathered at one time to find out what is necessary to get started.


Then from 5:00 to 6:30pm, courtesy of the trolley from the Boathouse at Front Street Village, tours will begin of four available downtown properties and an opportunity to talk with the property representatives.  Business experts will be available to speak with throughout the evening at the Train Depot.

Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting @ Glad Tidings Church
May 5 @ 5:00 pm

Free hot dog dinner for members.  West Carteret High School Jazz Band will perform.