Stories by Author: WOBX staff

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Community Out & About October 2nd, 2022

History for Lunch at Museum of the Albemarle welcomes N.C. historian Michael C. Hardy on Oct. 19

The Museum of the Albemarle will host our monthly History for Lunch on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 12 p.m. in the Gaither Auditorium. Author and Historian Michael C. Hardy will provide accurate information through his book on epithets and other tales from the Outer Banks to the Mountains and places in between. Hardy tells…Read More from History for Lunch at Museum of the Albemarle welcomes N.C. historian Michael C. Hardy on Oct. 19

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Community September 30th, 2022

Angel Gift Program in Dare County seeks sponsors & donors; applications to seek assistance open in Oct.

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club is seeking sponsors and donors for their Angel Gift Program, now in it’s 35th year.  The club partners in a collaborative effort with the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services, whose role is the screening of applicants. Residents interested in applying for assistance through the Angel Gift Program…Read More from Angel Gift Program in Dare County seeks sponsors & donors; applications to seek assistance open in Oct.

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Community September 30th, 2022

Community invited to COA fall festivals in Manteo and Elizabeth City

College of The Albemarle will host “Fall Festivals” at COA – Dare on October 6th and COA – Elizabeth City on October 13th.  Both events are scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will include trunk or treat, bounce houses, and games. The festivals are open to our COA family and communities.  COA –…Read More from Community invited to COA fall festivals in Manteo and Elizabeth City

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Out & About Top Stories Visitor Economy September 29th, 2022

Duck Jazz Festival Presented by PNC Bank line-up, events set for Oct. 6-9

The Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC Bank returns to Duck Town Park with live jazz music featuring regional, national and international artists, Oct. 8-9, 2022. This annual event is free, non-ticketed and open to the public thanks to generous support from presenting sponsor PNC Bank, grant organizations and sponsor support from local businesses. The…Read More from Duck Jazz Festival Presented by PNC Bank line-up, events set for Oct. 6-9

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Out & About September 29th, 2022

Six generations of Dare County boat builders the History for Lunch topic at Museum of the Albemarle on Oct. 5

The Museum of the Albemarle will host our monthly History for Lunch on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 12 p.m. in the Gaither Auditorium.  Author LeVern Davis Parker will provide the history of the Creef-Davis family and their boats.  The skills and traditions of boatbuilders George Washington Creef Sr., George Washington Creef, Jr., Ralph Davis,…Read More from Six generations of Dare County boat builders the History for Lunch topic at Museum of the Albemarle on Oct. 5

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OBX Life Visitor Economy September 29th, 2022

More than 240 compete in first OBX Triathlon since 2019

More than 240 athletes participated in the 2022 OBX Triathlon on Saturday, September 17, put on by Outer Banks Sporting Events and sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau. The race, which included swimming, biking and running starting at the Ole Swimming Hole behind the NC Aquarium on the north end of Roanoke Island. Two…Read More from More than 240 compete in first OBX Triathlon since 2019

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Out & About September 28th, 2022

UPDATED: Latin Ballet Of Virginia performance at First Flight High School postponed

In cooperation with Dare County Schools, the Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series and Dare Arts have postponed the performance by Latin Ballet of Virginia scheduled for Thursday evening September 29 at First Flight High School. Details of a future performance will be announced when they are known. Ticket holders will be contacted about refunds…Read More from UPDATED: Latin Ballet Of Virginia performance at First Flight High School postponed

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OBX Life Top Stories September 28th, 2022

New survey ranks North Carolina 8th best state to retire

After years of hard work, Americans deserve to retire in a place that offers both a high quality of life and a wide variety of cultural and entertainment activities. To help people decide, market research firm TOP Data has conducted an in-depth analysis to determine which states are the best to retire. To decide, is…Read More from New survey ranks North Carolina 8th best state to retire

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GOV September 28th, 2022

N.C. Supreme Court to hold session at Historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse October 3-4

The Supreme Court of North Carolina will hold its October session of court at the Historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse in Edenton on October 3 and 4. The court will hear three cases on Monday and two cases on Tuesday. Under state law, the Supreme Court can meet in only two other cities outside of Raleigh: Edenton and…Read More from N.C. Supreme Court to hold session at Historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse October 3-4

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OBX Life Out & About September 28th, 2022

Island Farm to greet fall with 11th annual Pumpkin Patch on Saturdays in October

Bring your friends and family to celebrate the arrival of fall at Island Farm! Every Saturday in October, Island Farm will host its 11th annual Pumpkin Patch event. There will be no shortage of fun memories to be made, with a diverse array of fall games and activities offered. This event will take place on…Read More from Island Farm to greet fall with 11th annual Pumpkin Patch on Saturdays in October