Coastinista: Your Daily Cup of Coastal Conservation (Green Post-Halloween)

Last night was fun! I went back to my roots for a hometown Halloween celebration with long-time friends and new-found favs. Halloween, after all, is one of my favorite holidays (one behind Earth Day, of course). Halloween is creepy funtastsic! The scariest thing about Halloween is the waste! Costumes that […]

Aquarium’s Trick or Treat Under the Sea Oct. 29 & 30

Pine Knoll Shores, NC October 27, 2013 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores offers a bewitching evening of sweets and treats with the annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea, aka TOTUS, on the evenings of Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Wednesday, Oct. 30. Trick-or-treating headlines each night, […]

Eat, drink, be scary at Aquarium A-Scare-Ium Oct. 25

Pine Knoll Shores, NC October 22, 2013 – Masquerade among marine life and eat, drink and be scary at the North Carolina Aquarium A-Scare-ium Halloween costume party for grown-ups. The witching hours are 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. Beverages, food, music, dancing, games of skill and […]

Charlotte Knights Jack-O-Lantern Contest Underway

Charlotte, NC October 15, 2013 – Halloween is right around the corner and the Charlotte Knights are looking for fans to put their pumpkin-carving skills to the test by carving their best Knights-themed pumpkin for our Second Annual Knights Jack-O-Lantern contest. Interested fans can submit a photo of their pumpkin […]

NC Maritime Museum Puts “Boo” in Beaufort with Fright Night Event Oct. 25

BEAUFORT, NC October 15, 2013 – Sail into the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort Friday, Oct. 25 as coastal ghosts and legends come to life for the museum’s annual Fright Night. Dress in costume, bring family and friends, and enjoy an evening of maritime lore and entertainment. The Museum stays […]

Calling All Mad Scientists to the Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, NC – This fall Cape Fear Museum has Halloween down to a science, providing children and adults with an educational, fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween. Science Spooktacular offers interactive activities and games for “mad scientists” of all ages on Saturday, October 19 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Uncover the […]

Battleship Accepting Batty Battleship Trick or Treating Vendors

WILMINGTON, NC October 1, 2013 – The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is now accepting applications for vendors for the 5th annual Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, from 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Batty Trick-or-Treat vendor application (PDF) This exciting event brings families aboard the Battleship to have […]

Carve Up a Winner

Pumpkin? Check. Creativity? Check. Kure Beach, NC September 30, 2013 – Looks like you’ve got what it takes to enter the  N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s inaugural Trick or Treat Under the Sea Pumpkin Carving Contest.  Get crafty this Halloween season and sculpt your best aquatic–themed jack-o-lantern to win! All […]

Wrap-up Halloween, recycle and win

Kure Beach, NC September 26, 2013 – After the jack-o-lanterns go dark and the last bits of candy eaten, a massive amount of trash remains to remind us of Halloween fun. The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher invites local students to put a little green in their Halloween by collecting […]