The Holidays Have Arrived on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina!

happy-christmas-1443483With Thanksgiving this week, you may have already started thinking about your holiday decor, holiday events and holiday gift giving. We’re seeing signs of the season all around the Crystal Coast, including on the calendar! Our schedules all tend to pick up and our planners start to fill with festive parties and gatherings with family and friends— And this year, you’ll notice in Coastal Carolina community calendars as well!

As your real estate experts in Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Newport, Havelock Morehead City and the surrounding areas, we are happy to share with you the many ways to enjoy the holiday season! The following events are kicking off this week along the Crystal Coast:

Santa Arrives in Beaufort
When: November 27, 2015; 1 PM to 3 PM
Where: John Newton Park, Beaufort Waterfront

From now through December 19, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in residence on the Beaufort Waterfront! The couple arrives this Friday, November 27 by boat around 1 PM, rowed by the Beaufort Oars across Taylor’s Creek before docking just outside the Deckhouse Restaurant. Head to the Waterfront early to greet the pair and get in line early for a visit with Santa!

Christmas at the Barnyard
When: November 27 and 28 and December 3 through 19; 5 PM to 8 PM
Where: 844 Roberts Road, Newport NC

Bring the whole family for an evening farm tour under hundreds of holiday lights and decorations. The kids can visit Santa in his sleigh and sip hot chocolate, huddle around the bonfire and listen to holiday music.

Emerald Isle Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair
When: November 28, 2015; 8 AM to 6 PM
Where: Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Gymnasium

This year marks the 4th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair and will feature all handmade items from local arts and crafters. The Craft Fair is held the same weekend as the Emerald Isle Christmas Parade (kicks off Saturday at 3 PM on Highway 58) which marks the beginning of the holiday season in the community! Afterward, there will also be a Tree Lighting at Merchant’s Park!

Morehead City Christmas Art Walk
When: December 4, 2015; 4 PM to 8 PM
Where: Downtown Morehead City NC

If you’re an art lover, you will enjoy this annual Morehead City holiday event! The Art Walk will feature downtown Morehead City galleries as well as other participating downtown businesses and restaurants.

From our team at Gena Gilbert Real Estate, we wish you a happy holiday season! And as always, feel free to reach out to us with any questions you have about buying a home or selling your current property in Coastal Carolina.

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