Celebrate Spring on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast

spring-1375344The weather is beginning to heat up for the spring season here on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast— and so is the event calendar! Beginning this weekend, there are dozens of ways to celebrate spring in Beaufort, Newport, Havelock, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Emerald Isle and the surrounding areas. If you will be visiting Coastal Carolina or are ready to get out and explore, consider the following events happening this season.

Carolina Home and Garden Spring Fling
April 2, 2016
Newport, NC

The Spring Fling will be held from 10 AM to 4 PM in Newport, with live music from 12 PM to 4 PM and activities for the kids like a bounce house and magician all afternoon long.

Bites & Blues
April 2, 2016
Morehead City, NC

A Carteret County favorite, this event provides locals and visitors alike with the opportunity to “Bite Through the Night” along the Morehead City waterfront. From 5 PM to 8:30 PM, visitors can stop at each locally-owned participating restaurant or business along the waterfront to try a “bite.” There will also be blues music along the way to entertain waterfront strollers! At the end of the event, guests will be invited to choose their favorite bite and the winning restaurant will receive a prize!

Emerald Isle Marathon
April 9, 2016
Emerald Isle, NC

This is now the 3rd year for this marathon, half marathon and 5K in Emerald Isle! Held at the Western Ocean Regional Access, the marathon begins at 6:15 AM, the half marathon at 8:15 and the 5K at 8:30. Proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Emerald Isle bike path.

Fort Macon State Park Centennial Celebration
April 22-24, 2016
Atlantic Beach, NC

The North Carolina State Park system turns 100 years old this year! To celebrate, the first series of many events will be held Friday April 22 through Sunday April 24. Friday will include a dedication and canon firing, fireworks and Marine Corps Band; Saturday a Fort Macon battle observance and night artillery demonstration; and Sunday another Fort Macon observance.

Gena Gilbert Real Estate is happy to share the many ways to enjoy North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, as well as provide information for both home buyers and home sellers! Give us a call today with any questions you have about the local real estate market, selling your property or buying a home or condominium in Beaufort, Newport, Havelock, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle and beyond.

Happy spring!

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