Swansboro

Time for Oysters in Swansboro

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I don't think we could have ordered better weather for this weekend's Oyster Roast and Pig Out at the Swansboro Rotary Civic Center Saturday, March 19 from 5-8 PM.

The tickets are $45 at the door and $40 dollars if you buy from a Rotary Club member before the event.  There is a great slide show set to music at the Rotary Club link, but I also have my own slide collection taken at the 2007 event.  It is not an easy event to photograph since taking pictures means taking time out from shucking oysters. I also wrote up the 2008 Oyster Roast.

There is plenty of food at the event besides oysters, but the event is really for oyster lovers.  With a room filled with tables for eating oysters, it is hard to deny the focus on oysters.
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Swansboro Christmas Flotilla

11/27/2009 - 00:00
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The Swansboro Christmas Flotilla will be held Friday, Nov. 27,  in Historic Downtown Swansboro. It will begin at dusk. For details call Judy Hailey at 910-326-7370 or email tpevents2@earthlink.net.


Halloween Extravaganza

10/24/2009 - 09:00
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There will be a Halloween Extravaganza at the Swansboro Rotary Civic Center on Sat., Oct. 24. From 9am to 4pm there will be a craft fair and BBQ plates for $7. There will be a children's Halloween Party from 1pm to 4pm for ages K-5th grade. There will be games, goody bags and a haunted house. The price is $5. Then at 7pm there will be an adult Halloween party with a costume contest and a DJ with a cash bar. Cost is $5. For more info, call 910-326-1174.


Mullet Festival

10/10/2009 - 00:00
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The 55th Mullet Festival will be held Sat., Oct. 10, in downtown Swansboro. There will be food, games, parade, live music, arts and crafts, vendors and more. For info call 910-326-7370 or go to www.swansborofestivals.com.


St. Peter's by the Sea Lobster Fest

09/26/2009 - 11:00
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St. Peter's by the Sea will host their annual Lobster Fest fundraiser from 11am to 5pm Saturday, Sept. 26. The church is located in Swansboro. Prices are: live, $18; cooked, $20; dinners, $22. For information, call 910-326-4757.


The Art of Science and Light

07/11/2009 - 10:30
07/11/2009 - 11:30
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Marcey Walsh's dramatic science laser light show will uncover the secrets of light and color that make art possible. The Art of Science and Light will be presented at 10:30am at the new Swansboro Town Hall. For information, call the Swansboro Branch Library at 910-326-4888. No admission.


V.F.W. Dance

06/13/2009 - 08:00
06/13/2009 - 12:00
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Swansboro V.F.W. Post 9960 will be hosting a dance on June 13. The event will be from 8pm until midnight at 246 VFW Road located on NC 58 near Cape Carteret. Music is courtesy of the Country Roads Band. Admission is $10. For more info call 252-393-8053.