June is always an exciting month on the island. It is the start of the summer season when tourists begin flocking to our beautiful beach. It is a great time to enjoy the beach. We have many exciting events in the month of June. The EmeraldFest Concert Series kicks off on Thursday, June 7. Free outdoor concerts will be held each Thursday evening throughout the summer. Bring your blanket or chair, and come out and enjoy some great music with us. Free concerts in Swansboro are also offered each Sunday evening throughout the summer.
The schedule for 2018 Emerald Fest at 6:30 pm each Thursday at the Western Regional Beach Access.
June 7 Paul Colman Christian
June 14 4 Ever All & Friends Pop/ Variety/ Originals
June 21 Dick Scearce Acoustic
June 28 Wild Honey Blues/ Country/Rock
July 5 Justin Castellano Eclectic
July 12 Pamlico Joe & Clean Water Flow The Sound of Coastal
July 19 The Mad Fiddler Heartbeat of Music
July 26 Big Drink Pop/ Rock/ Variety
August 2 Hank Bowman & Friends Bluegrass, etc…..
August 9 Pure T Mommicked Rock/ Alternative
August 16 Naked Knees What a Party Sounds
Please join us each Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Western Regional Beach Access for Emerald Fest.
Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation presents the 2018 Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 9th from 9:00- 11:00 am at the Bogue Inlet Pier. This event is free and is open to all kids ages 5-12. Great prizes will be awarded in categories ranging from the First Fish Caught to the Largest Fish Caught. Rods and Reels will not be provided. To register stop by the Emerald isle Parks and Recreation Community Center or call (252) 354-6350.
On Saturday, June 16th the Emerald Isle EMS will sponsor an American Heart Association HeartSaver CPR Class. The training class will be held at the Emerald isle EMS and will run from 9:00 am through 1:00 pm. The cost for the class is $20.00 and a maximum of 8 students per class. Books will be available on the day of the class. Pre- Registration is mandatory and you can call 252-354-2249 to register.
The Western Carteret Lions Club will sponsor NC Lions Club Mobility Screening Unit. All screenings are FREE and the screening will take place on Friday, June 1 from 10:am till 3:00 pm. The purpose of this screening is to detect possible eye problems. The screening will be held at the Market of Cedar Point, 1046 Cedar Point Blvd., Cedar Point NC. For additional information, please call 985-502-6474.
The PEP program for June will be on Beach Safety and how to avoid Rip Currents. The instructors will be our own Emerald Isle Lifeguards. This will be a very important PEP program. It will be held on Tuesday, June 19 at 10:00 AM in the Town Board Meeting room. Please make a special effort to attend this class. We are thankful for our dedicated staff of Lifeguards.
I hope you will enjoy the month of June. It is a great month on Emerald Isle. See you around our town.