LYRA CONCERT 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. LYRA is a community of professional musicians, most of whom are students or graduates of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, which sings in churches and musical theaters throughout the city.  

    The Beaufort Picture Show, a brand-new nonprofit neighborhood collective organization, will begin its inaugural season sharing and showcasing movies in Beaufort at the newly retro-fitted Mill Space, adjacent to Mill Whistle Brewery, starting this month and running through August.

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    Arts & Things will host an art reception for David Jaworski’s nature photos and Janet Jaworski’s bold and vibrant oil paintings from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at 704 Evans St.

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    This summer, Atlantic Beach will host a summer of popular family movies to provide a fun, cool way for children to enjoy their time off from school.

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    The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center will expand its programming at their downtown Morehead City location with decoy painting classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced level artists.

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    A family-friendly event will help showcase the waterfront property designated as the site for the future home of the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

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    The N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores will observe World Oceans Day Saturday with a special focus on how individuals can help protect the seas.

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    Cape Lookout National Seashore is the place to be this summer to experience the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, Shackleford Banks and more.

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    To prepare for a busy summertime in Morehead City, organizers with the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center have scheduled a series of Core Sound Porch Talks, among other activities.

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    Fans of the Peachtree Bluff series, written by internationally best-selling author Kristy Woodson Harvey, will see the town come to life Saturday, June 1, when Ms. Harvey hosts the Town Takeover event.

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    The county is getting ready to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country with several Memorial Day ceremonies.

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    There is a significant military presence in North Carolina. All four branches are represented in some way, from Seymour Johnson Airforce Base in Goldsboro and Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, to Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point closer to Carteret County.

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    Get a sneak preview of the Carteret County Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program at a special “StarLab Saturday” experience from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at the branch in Beaufort.

    It all started with a costume. Exhibits staff with the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort reached out to the Walt Disney World Co. a couple of years ago for a possible loan of the Blackbeard costume from the Pirates of the Caribbean series to incorporate into the Queen Anne’s Revenge exhibit.