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Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013 8:53 am

Arts and Education

CALLING VENDORS FOR ART IN THE PARK CRAFTSMEN SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19, Fort Benjamin Park and Recreation Center, 100 McQueen Ave., Newport. Contact Darlene Austin at or 504-4263 to become a vendor. Booths are $30 and benefits Carteret County Special Olympics.

BEAUFORT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL VOLUNTEER PICNIC 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner Street, Beaufort. Annual picnic will recognize current BHA members and volunteers, as well as welcome those who may be interested in participating or donating volunteer time in the future. Catering provided by Roland’s Barbecue of Beaufort and RSVPs are requested. Free event. For more information, contact the BHA at 728-5225 or

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES 9 a.m. Sept. 27, Early College East in the Lewis S. Redd Building, Havelock and 1-6 p.m. Sept. 27, Harkers Island Fire and Rescue, Harkers Island.

TURTLE TALK 10 a.m. Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Nov. 29 and Dec. 20, Fort Macon State Park. Meet at the Visitor Center to learn about the loggerhead sea turtle. Species of turtles and how common they are on our beaches will be discussed.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISING BARBECUE 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 27, Carteret County Association of REALTORS office, between Arendell and Bridges on 28th Street near Lowe’s Foods, Morehead City. Funds the $2,000 Debbie Coleman Memorial Scholarship that is awarded to a Carteret County college student. Lunch will be chopped pork barbecue with coleslaw, baked beans and roll. Plus there is a bake sale with assorted items including $1 bags of cookies and bars and whole cakes and pies are available at various prices. Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased in advance by calling 247-2323. Raffle tickets for a beach inspired cake are available one for $1 or six for $5. For details, contact Bobbie Hill, 515-6122.

LUNCH WITH A DASH OF HISTORY, The History Place, 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City. Rodney Kemp leads the presentations on select Fridays. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation is noon-1 p.m. Lunch, for members, is $12 or $15 for nonmembers, and for the presentation only, cost is $5 for members or $8 for nonmembers. Call 247-7533 by Wednesday prior to event to reserve a lunch. Topics are the Language of Carteret County, Sept. 27; The “Hood” of My Youth, Oct. 11; Up West and Down East: The Geography of Carteret County, Oct. 25; the community of Davis, Nov. 1; and Rodney’s annual Christmas Show, Dec. 13.

CHURCH AND STATE: HOW DOES A CHURCH TAKE A STAND ON POLITICAL ISSUES? 1-5 p.m. Sept. 28, Train Depot, 1001 Arendell St., Morehead City. The workshop, presented by the Unitarian Coastal Fellowship, will be a lively discussion for faith-based and nonprofit organizations, and those who are interested in political issues. Topics include developing a process to engage in political activities, selecting and prioritizing issues, gaining consensus while respecting diverse views, and planning publicity campaigns. Leaders are the Rev. John Saxon, lead minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh and Doug Rhodes, Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of North Carolina. A $5 donation will be appreciated.

NATIONAL ESTUARIES DAY Sept. 28, N.C. Maritime Museum, Beaufort. The museum will host staff from the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve for a day of activities dedicated to estuaries. Learn about “where the rivers meet the sea,” and discover the importance of the coastal waters. Free. 728-7317.

FAMILY HISTORY BEGINNINGS 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept 28, The History Place, 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City. Learn the tools for successful research and research organization for your family’s history. Pat Edwards and volunteers from the Carteret County Historical Society Research Library will introduce several resources for hands-on experience. Lisa Pelletier-Harman will introduce resources and lead a tour in the Carteret County courthouse. Cost is $50 and covers instruction, handouts and lunch. Payment in cash or by check will confirm reservation.

ABOUT BOATING SAFELY Sept. 28. One-day seminar will be taught by certified instructors of the Morehead City Coast Guard Auxiliary at Carteret Community College. This seminar will meet all requirements necessary to satisfy state laws for recreational boating certification. The course is suitable for beginning boaters or for the more experienced boater who may wish to remain current on boating requirements and regulations. Cost is $25 with a family discount available.. For additional information or to enroll contact Ben Crabtree, 808-3091, or email Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

RETIREE APPRECIATION DAY AND HEALTH FAIR 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 28, Marston Pavilion building, 730 Seth Williams Blvd., Camp Lejeune. Free health screenings and information. 910-451-0287.

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERT 8 p.m. Sept. 28, The History Place in Morehead City. Concert theme is “Einstein: Speaking of Mozart,” and features members of the Duke University Ciompi quartet. Tickets for concert only is $25 and season tickets for all five shows in the 2013-14 series is $100. Call 728-6152. Visit the website at for more details.

CARTERET NUMISMATIC SOCIETY COIN SHOW Sept. 28-29, Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City.

CAROLINA MARITIME MODEL SOCIETY 2 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 26, N.C. Maritime Museum, Beaufort. The society exists to promote the production of high quality ship models and encourage members and the public to participate in this craft that is as old as shipbuilding itself. All meetings are open to the public. Call 728-7317 for details.

CRYSTAL BOWERSOX OF “AMERICAN IDOL” 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Mac Daddy’s Entertainment Center, Cape Carteret. Rockin’ Five Year Celebration concert is to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Mac Daddy’s. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and available at or by calling 393-6565.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER 8-11 a.m. Sept. 29, VFW Post 9960, 246 VFW Road, Cedar Point. All you can eat pancakes for $6 each and includes coffee or tea. Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary.

N.C. SHRIMP TOUR 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 13, Beaufort. Hosted by Hungry Town Bike Tours of Beaufort, 412 Front St. Cost is $65 each. The culinary bicycle tour includes a guide, food samples from three restaurants, some drinks though alcoholic beverages are additional, taxes, restaurant gratuity and North Carolina Shrimp to go. Bike rental for the tour is free. Call Hungry Town Bike Tours at 252-648-1011 or visit

COLONIAL SURVIVAL SKILLS DEMONSTRATIONS 3 p.m. Sept. 30, Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner Street, Beaufort. Demonstrators from the Beaufort Historical Association Education Committee and the Core Sound decoy carvers will be on hand to show how colonial residents made and put the shingles on their homes, carved decoys and made, and mended their nets. Free. For more information, contact the BHA at 728-5225 or

HARVEST TIME 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 1-4, Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner Street, Beaufort. Fourth grade classes are invited to the Beaufort Historic Site to experience colonial life in a historic setting through hands on demonstrations and activities. Reservations required. For more information, contact the BHA at 728-5225 or go online to


NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS FREE FAMILY TO FAMILY CLASSES 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Oct. 1-Dec. 17, Faith Evangelical Bible Church, 8170 Highway 70, Newport. For family members of individuals with mental illness. A free, 12-class series with information families need to know. Registration open until Oct. 1. Call 252-638-9437.

A CAREGIVER’S PERSPECTIVE: ALZHEIMER’S TALK 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1, Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center, 3820 Galantis Drive, Morehead City. Presentation followed by discussion period is the fourth in the seminar series offered on the first Tuesday of each month by the Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center. Admission is free. Call 247-2626 for directions or further information.

HOW TO USE A NAVIGATIONAL CHART 8:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 1, N.C. Maritime Museum, Beaufort. The free seminar is being presented by the United States Power Squadrons Crystal Coast affiliate, Fort Macon Sail and Power Squadron. For more information visit, email or call 822-0022.

MOREHEAD CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963 50th REUNION Oct. 2, Oct. 3 and Oct. 5. If you are a member of the class of 1963, graduation is not a requirement, and have not been contacted or if you have but not responded, call Danny McQueen at 241-3648 or Gale Robinson Ebron at 728-7873 for details as soon as possible.

ANNUAL MOREHEAD CITY HIGH SCHOOL ALL-CLASS REUNION 11 a.m. Oct. 2, Sanitary Restaurant, Morehead City. Dutch-treat lunch hosted by class of 1957.

MEET THE AUTHOR 3 p.m. Oct. 3, Bogue Banks Public Library, Pine Knoll Shores. Author George Bishop, of Baton Rogue, will discuss his new book The Night of the Comet.

A FUN-RAISER UNDER THE BIG TOP! 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3, between Ninth and Shepard streets, downtown Morehead City. Event raises funds for the nonprofit Carteret Catch that focuses on raising awareness of local seafood, the county commercial fishing industry and sustaining the livelihoods of commercial fishermen and their communities. Cost is $50 for a couple or $30 for a single ticket. Each course will have Carteret Catch seafood and be served with North Carolina wine or craft beer. To purchase tickets, contact Carteret County Economic Development Counsel at 222-6121, Pam Morris at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum 728-1500 or visit

N.C. SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Oct. 4-6, downtown Morehead City. Visit for more information and schedule.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCES 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays, Leon Mann Enrichment Center, Morehead City. For adults over 50, cost $5. For more Information, call 247-2626. Entertainment is Tom Bone, Oct. 4; Halloween Party Costumes Or Not, Chuck Eatmon, Oct. 25; Tom Bone, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, Jan. 3 and Chuck Eatmon, Nov. 15, Dec. 20 and Jan. 17.

WAR OF 1812 RE-ENACTMENT Oct. 5-6, Fort Macon State Park. The 1st N.C. Volunteers will perform events throughout the day. Flag talks, uniform talks, women’s dress talks and musket firings and drills are a few of the programs being performed.

FALL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL SPA Oct. 5, Carteret Community College, Morehead City. Massage, reflexology, facials, pedicure, manicure, all for $65. Appointment times are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 877-848-4976 for details.

LA MUSIQUE CLUB 24TH ANNUAL PAGEANT CONTESTANT ENTRIES DUE Oct. 5. The pageant is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at West Carteret High School. Categories are for ages 3-4, kindergarten-second grade, third-fifth grade, sixth-eighth grade and high school. No charge to enter. Contact Rachel Mundine, 223-4538, for an application or more information.

BLESSING OF THE FLEET at the N.C. Seafood Festival Oct. 6, N.C. Port of Morehead City. Call 728-1500 for details.

BIRD HIKE 10 a.m. Oct. 7 and Nov. 4, Fort Macon State Park. Meet at the Visitor Center and take a leisurely hike to identify birds in the area.

HOW TO PERFORM BASIC COASTAL NAVIGATION 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct 8, N.C. Maritime Museum, Beaufort. The U.S. Power Squadrons Crystal Coast affiliate, Fort Macon Sail and Power Squadron will lead the free seminar. All boaters and anyone interested in how to perform basic coastal navigation in sight of land to improve your fun and safety afloat are invited to participate. For more information visitc, email or call 822-0022.

“INTO THE WOODS” 7 p.m. Oct. 10-12, Croatan High School auditorium. Performance by the musical theatre department. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Visit for details.

“CORE SOUND WORKBOATS” EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION & BOOK SIGNING Oct. 11-12, Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center, Harkers Island. This exhibition has traveled throughout the state highlighting the long-haul tradition and boatbuilding heritage of Core Sound, in particular the community of Atlantic. Photographer Larry Earley’s documentation has been the basis of this exhibition and UNC Press is now publishing his work. His book of the same title will debut at the museum. Call 728-1500 for details.

DIABETES SCHOOL 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Oct. 12, The History Place, Morehead City. Diabetes school offered by Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultants PC, Morehead City. Admission is free but space is limited. To register, call 222-5700 ext. 102.

DOWN EAST MEET AND GREET THE CANDIDATES noon-3 p.m. Oct. 12, home of Dennis Litalien and Renee Hawthorne, 250 Davis Road, Willison. 910-526-3574.

HOW TO USE A MARINE GPS AND CHARTPLOTTER 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct 15, N.C. Maritime Museum, Beaufort. The free seminar is being presented by the U.S. Power Squadrons Crystal Coast affiliate, Fort Macon Sail and Power Squadron. For more information, visit, email or call 822-0022.

ARTIST WORKSHOP WITH TRISHA ADAMS 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 16-17, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 209 Ann St., Beaufort. A two-day workshop led by the BHA Fall Party featured artist Trisha Adams, she will explain loose brushwork techniques and demonstrate through lecture and exercises how to incorporate more freedom in your paintings. Workshop fee is $230. Limited class size and reservations are required. For more information and to make reservations, contact the BHA at 728-5225 or

BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY FALL FESTIVAL 5-8 p.m. Oct. 18, 110 Carraway Drive, Beaufort. Slides, silent auction, food, games, haunted house, bake sale and more. Proceeds go to the school for supplies, technology and teacher needs.

ANNUAL CARTERET LITERACY COUNCIL’S SPELLING BEE Oct. 18, The History Place, Morehead City. Spots are open for spellers and teams to compete. Prizes awarded. Visit or call 808-2020 to participate. Tickets for this event are $25 per person and are available at the Train Depot in Morehead City.

HORSE SENSE AND SURVIVAL TOUR Oct. 19 with Cape Lookout National Seashore at Shackleford Banks. Reservations are required to join a ranger for a four-hour walking trip to find the wild horses of Shackleford Banks and watch their behavior. There is a fee for the ferry service. Call 728-2250 ext. 0 for reservations and more information. Also Nov. 16.

CLIP FOR THE CURE business hours, Oct. 19, SmartStyle inside Walmart, Morehead City. Proceeds from salon’s fundraising event go the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, which supports early diagnosis, prevention, treatment and research to find a cure for breast cancer. For more information, see or call 726-1271.

ART IN THE PARK 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19, Fort Benjamin Park, 100 McQueen Ave., Newport. County Special Olympics fundraising event with kids activities, vendors and more. Free. Call 808-3301 for details.

CRYSTAL COAST CON 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 19, MacDaddy’s, Cape Carteret. Visit for details.

BEAUFORT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION’S FALL PARTY 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 105 Front St., Beaufort. Held at the historic Duncan House, Home of Bill and Deborah Tuttle, this fundraising party features lively music by The Ginger Thompson Band, bold impressionist artwork by Trisha Adams and an exquisite menu by Beaufort Grocery. Tickets are $75 each and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact the BHA at 728-5225 go at

MOONLIGHT ESCAPADES FUN RUN FUNDRAISER 8 p.m. Oct. 19, Friendly Market on Friendly Road and Bridges St. Ext. in Morehead City. Fundraiser for Crystal Coast Hospice House. The about 3K route will follow Bridge Street extension to the Morehead City Plaza Shopping Center crossing Arendell Street to finish at the Hampton Inn of Morehead City. Fabulous frock prizes will be awarded based on the “brightest” individual and group originality. Cost is $25 each or for groups of six or more, $20 each. Register and pay by Oct. 9, to receive a t-shirt. Tax deductible. Register at

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL 6-8 p.m. Oct. 25, Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation, Emerald Isle. Glow-in-the-dark mural, face painting, cake walk, costume contest at 7 p.m., liver toss, hanging donut eating contest, ID kits by the EI Police Department, and more. Admission is two bags of individually wrapped candy per child. Candy will be distributed back to children at departure. Please bring a bag for your goodies. Call 354-6350 for more information.

ROY WILLIS COLLECTION AUCTION Oct. 25-26, Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center, Harkers Island. First of three auctions to be held of the extensive collection of hunting decoys by the late collector and carver Roy Willis of Stacy. The auction will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 with a special preview and event at 3:30 p.m. The auction resumes 9:30 a.m. Oct. 26. More than 600 lots from this collection will be sold. An Online catalogue with photographs is at

PROMISE LAND SOCIETY FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26, 14th Street between Shepard and Shackleford streets, Morehead City. There will be crafts, games, history and music. Free.

BIRDING AT NORTH RIVER FARMS in Smyrna 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 27, Nov. 10 and Dec. 15. N.C. Coastal Federation program. Join local birding expert Joanne Powell. The group will look for resident birds as well as fall migrants that might include warblers, raptors and waterfowl in farm fields, along roadside shrubs and in restored marsh habitat. Participants are asked to bring their own binoculars as well as water and a snack and to dress appropriately for the weather and for moderate walking in open fields and along dirt roads. There are no restroom facilities or shelter. The group will meet at the Crossroads Minimart in Otway at the intersection of Highway 70 and Harkers Island Road at 8 a.m. The group will carpool to the farm and return to the Minimart by 11 a.m. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled. These tours are free for N.C. Coastal Federation members and $15 for non-members. Registration, which is required and can be done by calling 393-8185, will include a one-year membership.

FALL FESTIVAL 5 p.m. Oct. 27, Cherry Point Baptist Church, Havelock. Non-scary costume contest, best home-made hat contest, and bounce houses. Games and dinner from 6-7 p.m.. Pie eating contest at 7 p.m., hayride and trunk or treat until 8 p.m. For details call 447-5462.

OUTER BANKS WILDLIFE SHELTER’S TASTE OF CARTERET COUNTY Nov. 15, Crystal Coast County Civic Center, Morehead City. Tickets are $35 and include dinner provided by more than 20 of the restaurants in the county and include an open bar and live entertainment, plus a silent auction rivaled by none other. Call the shelter at 240-1200 to purchase tickets or for more information.

THE N.C. WRITERS’ NETWORK 2013 FALL CONFERENCE Nov. 15-17, Holiday Inn Resort, Wrightsville Beach. Price varies. Workshops and master classes in creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, as well as panels, lectures, and workshops on indie publishing, publishers and agents, marketing for writers, and more. The faculty includes Philip Gerard and Virginia Holman (creative nonfiction); Rebecca Lee and Clyde Edgerton (fiction); and Peter Makuck and Malena Mörling (poetry). Visit for information and to register.

SHOP, SAVOR AND SIP LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW 12:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City. Tickets are available at $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Catered by Floyd’s 1921, there will be shopping, a silent auction and more. Benefits the Carteret County Domestic Violence Program. Tickets can be purchased by calling Glenda or Elaine at 726-2336 or Linda at 241-0413.


PINE KNOLL SHORES WOMEN’S CLUB, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Speaker this month is Jay Barnes, director of Development for the N.C. Aquarium Society and former director of the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, speaking about “Hurricanes of NC & Our Aquarium.” Guests and prospective members are always welcome.

COASTAL WEAVERS BASKET MAKERS GUILD 6-9 p.m. Oct. 1, Western Carteret Community Center, Cape Carteret. Meetings will be the first Tuesday of each month. Beginning weavers are welcome. For more information, call 393-2006.

FRIENDS OF FORT MACON 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2, Golden Corral, Morehead City. David Pearson, president of the Friends of North Carolina State Parks, will discuss the state park system.

CARTERET COUNTY PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN BOARD OF DIRECTORS 8:15 a.m. Oct. 3, CMAST building, third floor. For more information, call 727-0440.

CARTERET WRITERS 11:15 a.m. Oct. 8, Ruby Tuesday, 5227 Arendell St., Morehead City. Free program starts at noon with first-time collaborators Kay Stephens and Steve Peters sharing what it was like writing a novel together. Anyone interested in writing is welcome. For more information, see or call 252-288-4928.

CRYSTAL COAST BEEKEEPERS 7 p.m. Oct. 14, Morehead City Parks and Recreation, 1600 Fisher St. Guest speaker will be Gerlinde Geier on the subject of Fall and Winter Blooming Plants for Bees. All are welcome to attend. Anyone interested in becoming a member or seeking additional information may contact Tia Douglass at 729-5491 or

FIRST THURSDAYS AT THE TEACHERAGE 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. on first Thursday of the month, Teacherage, Newport. First Thursdays is a new program jointly instituted by the Newport Historical Museum and The History Place. The program will feature a designated speaker each month that will share Newport history and heritage. The recording of these oral histories will provide reference material for future use by both the Newport Historical Museum and The History Place.

CARTERET COUNTY COUNCIL FOR WOMEN 5:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month, Carteret General Hospital Meeting Room A, Morehead City. For more information, contact Juli Cosgrove, 393-1972.

SOUTHERN BELLES REHEARSALS 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church, 100 Yaupon Drive, Cape Carteret. Southern Belles is a four-part harmony barbershop-style singing group for women. New members are always welcome. 354-2925.

CARTERET CARE PARTNERS 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Grace Presbyterian Church, Beaufort, and fourth Wednesday of the month at Unitarian Coastal Fellowship, Morehead City. This is a support network for family caregivers of all types, is a safe place to share the joys and struggles of care giving and to network for resources and information. Caregivers are welcome to bring their care recipients. Recipients meet in a separate room with activities geared for them. For more information, contact Sally White, 622-1978,, or LaVera Parato, 422-6139,

BEAUFORT LIONS CLUB meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Ribeye’s on Front Street. New members and guests are welcome.

CRYSTAL COAST TEA PARTY PATRIOTS meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Golden Corral in Morehead City and at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at Rucker John’s Restaurant, Emerald Isle. Dutch-treat dinner and fellowship. For more information, visit

TOASTMASTERS 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Thursday in the Bryant Center on the campus of Carteret Community College. 725-7377.

BEAUFORT OLE TOWNE MONDAY NOON CLUB, Clawson’s Restaurant, Beaufort.

NEWPORT ROTARY CLUB 6:30 p.m. each Monday, Newport Rotary Building at 145 Howard Boulevard.

MOREHEAD CITY NOON ROTARY CLUB noon each Tuesday, Channel Marker, Atlantic Beach.

MOREHEAD CITY LOOKOUT ROTARY CLUB 7 a.m. each Wednesday, Carteret General Hospital cafeteria, Morehead City.

MOREHEAD CITY NAVIGATORS ROTARY CLUB noon each Wednesday, Floyd’s 1921 Restaurant, 400 Bridges St., Morehead City.

MOREHEAD CITY AFTER HOURS CLUB 6 p.m. each Thursday, Raps Grill and Bar, 709 Arendell St., Morehead City.

MOREHEAD CITY EVENING CLUB s 6:30 p.m. each Thursday, First United Methodist Church, 900 Arendell St., Morehead City.

MOREHEAD CITY SOUNDVIEW CLUB noon each Thursday Noon, Golden Corral, Morehead City.

MOREHEAD CITY LIONS CLUB 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at Golden Corral in Morehead City.

CRYSTAL COAST DECORATIVE PAINTERS 10 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month, Western Park Community Center, Cedar Point. All painters of all levels welcome. The organization holds classes, seminars and is involved in community service projects. 247-7827.

CAPE LOOKOUT FLYFISHERS 6 p.m. the third Friday each month from March to November, Cox’s Restaurant, 4109 Arendell St., Morehead City.

SOUTHERN BELLES 7 p.m. Mondays, Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church, 100 Yaupon Drive, Cape Carteret. A four-part harmony singing group for women. New members are welcome year round, 354-2925.

THE RETIRED ENLISTED ASSOCIATION Cherry Point No. 92 meets 9:30 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at Millers Landing at MCAS Cherry Point. Optional breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Details at 223-7037.

ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA MOREHEAD CITY CHAPTER 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Carteret Community College Bryant Center. 726-6351.

SEA SCOUTS SHIP 98 LOOKOUT 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, N.C. Maritime Museum Gallant’s Channel annex, Beaufort. Chartered by Friends of the Maritime Museum. For ages 14-20. 728-2762.

AMERICAN LEGION MOREHEAD CITY POST 46 6 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the train depot, 1001 Arendell St. Morehead City.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP meets at 6 p.m. each Monday, South Banks Community Church, West Ridge Center, Morehead City. For more information, contact Milton Thompson, 525-3402.

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHAPTER 26 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Havelock Senior Center, Trader Ave., Havelock. For more information, contact Ancil Jones, 622-5245.

CRYSTAL COAST QUILTERS’ GUILD meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church, Atlantic Beach. Members enjoy learning through workshops and programs and are active in community service projects. Visitors are welcome. Call 808-4060 for details.

Trips and Tours

NEW YORK CITY TOUR INCLUDING VISIT TO 9/11 MEMORIAL Oct. 10-16. Cost is $725 and includes motorcoach transportation, six nights lodging, visit to 9/11 Memorial, 10 meals, two guided tours of the city, visit to Ellis Island and Liberty Island. Partial proceeds go to breast cancer research. Contact Rosetta with Accent Travel and Cruises to book, 447-7889.

BERMUDA CRUISE Oct. 25-Nov. 1, Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas sailing from Baltimore, Md., to Bermuda. Staterooms starting at $552 per person, plus taxes and fees of $141.06 double occupancy. Spend three days in Bermuda. Benefits the Carteret County Cooperative Extension and Community Association scholarship fund. Contact Mary V Marks, Accent Travel at 247-6482 for more information.

BILTMORE ESTATE AND ASHEVILLE Nov. 18-21. Motorcoach transportation, three nights lodging, six meals, guided tour of Asheville and Blue Ridge Parkway, Folk Arts Center and St. Lawrence Basilica and Christmas at the Biltmore. Cost is $395 per person. Partial proceeds benefit the Pilot Club. Call Accent Travel and Cruises at 252-447-7889 for details.

EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE Feb. 9-16, 2014, aboard Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas from Port Canaveral, Fla. Ports of call: Coco Cay, Bahamas, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. Staterooms from $699 per person, plus taxes and fees of $84.75 double occupancy. Benefits the Carteret County Cooperative Extension and Community Association scholarship fund. Contact Mary V Marks, Accent Travel at 247-6482 for more information.

HOLY LAND TOUR March 12-21, 2014, sponsored by Carolina Bible Institute & Seminary, hosted by the Rev. and Mrs. Jimmy Mercer. For Information Contact Meresa at 503-6127 or

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