Beaufort County Community College is hosting the first Gullfest on Saturday, April 5th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the campus just east of Washington. The event features activities for the whole family including a community yard sale, live music, car show, farm equipment display, bounce houses, fossil dig and much more. . . This is a great opportunity to learn more about the college and what an asset it is to eastern North Carolina. For more information contact: Theresa Edwards, Gullfest Chairman , at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-940-6217.
Fresh blooms and warm days mark the arrival of Spring. In North Carolina (maybe all over the South), we celebrate that arrival with tours of our finest homes and gardens. This month there are two local tours for you to enjoy. The Historic Bath Garden Club will host its tour on Saturday, April 12th in the Bath area. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the Historic Bath Visitor Center. The Washington Area Historic Foundation will host its Home & Garden Tour on Saturday, April 26th. The tour features 13 homes and gardens in Tickets for this tour are $20 in advance or $25 the day of the tour and are available at the Washington Visitor Center in downtown Washington.
April is always the kick-off month for some of your favorite events in Washington. Saturday Market returns on April 19th on the Washington waterfront. This combination of a farmer’s market and artisan market is a fun way to start a Saturday. You never know what you’ll find. The market opens at 8 a.m. and runs until noon. River Roving also returns in April. This free boat tour along the Washington waterfront is a popular activity presented by the North Carolina Estuarium. Reservations are already being accepted for the tours, so call today to make yours, 252-948-0000.
Programming Note: Music in the Streets has historically opened on the 3rd Friday night of April. Because it falls on a holiday this year, Music in the Streets will begin on May 16th.
April 5 ~ Dancing in the Street in Belhaven, 252-943-3770
April 5 ~ YoungLife Glow Run, 7 p.m.
April 21 ~ City of Washington Community Easter Egg Hunt at Haven’s Gardens, 2 p.m.
April 26th ~ Washington Marine Market
April 26th ~ BoCo Music Festival
May 2-3 ~ Relay for Life
May 3 ~ Ignite 5K