April 17-19th ~ Washington will be hosting more than 1400 cyclists the weekend of April 17-19 for the Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride. Cyclists are coming from across the country to enjoy our scenic, rural routes and true southern hospitality. They will be riding routes throughout Beaufort County and enjoying rest stops in Belhaven, Bath, Goose Creek State Park, Acre Station Meat Farm, and Camp Boddie. Join us as we welcome them for another fantastic weekend in Washington and Beaufort County.
Saturday, April 25th ~ The Beaufort County Arts Council & Beaufort Country Traditional Music Association once again present a wonderful day filled of music from around the region and state at the Boco Music Fest. If you enjoy good music and entertainment, the White Top Mountain Band with the Green Grass Cloggers will be the featured performance at the Turnage Theater. More traditional music will be provided throughout the day throughout downtown in conjunction with the Washington Marine Market, presented by the Washington Harbor District Alliance. The Market offers water-minded folks and opportunity to buy, sell and trade. If it is made to be used on or in the water, you’ll find it at the annual Marine Market. This year there will be even more to see and do than ever before. For more information about the BoCo Music Fest call 252-946-2504. For the Washington Marine Market call 252-946-3969.
Saturday, April 18th ~ Beaufort County Community College will host the 2nd Annual GullFest on the campus just east of Washington. Saturday’s events will include a spring festival on the BCCC campus featuring crafts, food, music and a car show with special guest Rick Hurst, better known as Cletus on Dukes of Hazzard. For the first time this year, a 5K race will be held on Sunday in Historic Bath at 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.beaufortccc.edu.
River Roving at the NC Estuarium ~ 252-948-0000
Saturday Market in Downtown Washington ~ 252-946-3969
Music in the Streets in Downtown Washington, 3rd Friday of each month ~ 252-946-3969