Schedule of Events (Tentative)

Thursday 2/20/2020

  

Beaufort Hotel Lobby: 3:00 PM until  -  Early arrival/check-in, and pick up guest package/gifts/badges/maps for events

 

Pavilion: 6:30 PM  -  Welcome, with bagpipes from Atlantic Beach Fire Dept, short introduction of major sponsors, exhibitors and special guests

 

Pavilion: 7:00 PM until  -  Pig Picking followed by Cigar/Bourbon tasting on the Lookout Deck

 

Friday 2/21/2020

Beaufort Hotel Lawn: 6:45 AM  -  Blessing of the Hounds and our sporting heritage by Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Beaufort, circa 1855)

 

34° North Restaurant: 7:00 AM til 9:00 AM  -  Breakfast 

 

Rachel Carson Ballroom: 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM  -  Exhibitors and Vendors are open 

 

Artists, carvers, custom calls, sporting clothing by Hound & Hare and Fish Hippie, fine guns by Caesar-Guerini and Syren, Marlette Fine Guns and Krieghoff, and much, much more!! 


Simpson Family Farm: 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM  -  Simulated driven grouse shoot and rough hunt (rabbit targets and springing woodcock)


Beaufort Hotel Lawn: 10:00 AM  -  Dog Event with Wildrose Kennels & Mike Stewart (English Labs) and Ryglen Gundogs & Jay Lowry (Field Bred English Cockers) 

 

Traders at Beau Coast: 11:00 AM til 2:00 PM  -  Fly Fishing venues with Wanda Taylor and fly tying by Project Healing Waters & Cape Lookout Fly Club

 

Rachel Carson Ball Room: 11:30 AM til 1:00 PM  -  Ladies Champagne Brunch and fashion show (Hound & Hare and Fish Hippie) - and you may see cockers/labs and shotguns on the runway!


Beaufort Hotel Lawn: 2:00 PM  -  Dog Event with Wildrose Kennels & Mike Stewart (English Labs) and Ryglen Gundogs & Jay Lowry (Field Bred English Cockers)

 

North River Gun Club: Shooting 5-stand, test shotguns, fitting of try-guns, POI tests (point of impact), practice for competition at North River Gun Club.

 

Pavilion: 5:30 PM until  -  Pre-dinner cocktails, followed by Oyster Roast/Shrimp Boil. Introduction of Carolina Conservation Cup, 5 Stand Championship with teams and shooters from NC’s Big 5 conservation groups --- Coastal Conversation Association NC, Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation, and NC Wildlife Federation. See details on the Carolina Conservation Cup below.

Saturday 2/22/2020

34° North Restaurant: 7:00 AM til 9:00 AM  -  Breakfast

 

Rachel Carson Ball Room: 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM  -  Exhibitors and Vendors are open 

 

Pavilion: 9:00 AM  -  You will find Carteret County’s own National World Record Boat Building team, led by Bobby Staab, building a classic wooden skiff right before your eyes. The skiff will be auctioned off at the Banquet.


Simpson Family Farm: 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM  -  Simulated driven grouse and rough hunt (rabbit targets and springing woodcock)


Beaufort Hotel Lawn: 10:00 AM  -  Dog Event with Wildrose Kennels & Mike Stewart (English Labs) and Ryglen Gundogs & Jay Lowry (Field Bred English Cockers) 

 

North River Gun Club: 10:00 AM til 1:00 PM  -  Shooting at North River Gun Club (limited availability due to the Carolina Conservation Cup 5-Stand Championship at 2:00 PM)


North River Gun Club: 10:00 AM til 1:00 PM  -  Cesar-Guerini/Syren Shotguns – Ladies Shotgun Clinic (limited availability due to the Carolina Conservation Cup 5-Stand Championship at 2:00 PM)


Rachel Carson Ball Room: 11:00 AM til 12:30 PM  -  Book signing with author Kristy Woodson Harvey


Traders at Beau Coast: 11:00 AM til 2:00 PM  -  Fly Fishing venues with Wanda Taylor and fly tying by Project Healing Waters & Cape Lookout Fly Club  


Beaufort Hotel Lawn: 2:00 PM  -  Dog Event with Wildrose Kennels & Mike Stewart (English Labs) and Ryglen Gundogs & Jay Lowry (Field Bred English Cockers) 

 

North River Gun Club: 2:00 PM til 4:00 PM  -  The Carolina Conservation Cup 5-Stand Championship with Coastal Conservation Association NC, Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation, and NC Wildlife Federation

 

Rachel Carson Ball Room: 5:30 PM until  -  Celebrate at the Beaufort Game Faire Banquet and Auction

 

Announcement of winners of the Carolina Conservation Cup, both shooters, conservation organizations and auction winner

 

Eat, Drink & Be Merry

Sunday 2/23/2020

Rachel Carson Ballroom: 7:00 AM til 11:00 AM  -  Continental Breakfast  

 

Rachel Carson Ball Room: 9:00 AM til 12:00 PM  -  Exhibitors and vendors are open


Farewell Until February 18-21, 2021



Beaufort Game Faire, Inc. reserves the right to add or amend this schedule based on unforeseen issues that can arise due to weather and talent availability.  

***Carolina Conservation Cup***

 *** The Carolina Conservation Cup will be a 5-Stand Shoot with 2 shooters per chosen by Coastal Conservation Association NC, Ducks Unlimited, NC National Wild Turkey Federation, and NC Wildlife Federation to represent these outstanding conservation organizations!  


There will be a Champion who shoots the highest score overall and a Two-Man Team Champion.  All monies raised from entry fees and the Carolina Conservation Cup Auction will be returned to the conservation organizations based on scores shot by their 2 chosen members. 


The sporting gentlemen or lady who wins the Auction of the team will receive a shotgun provided by Beaufort Game Faire, Inc. and Caesar Guerini & Syren Shotguns.