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Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

February 2nd, 2023  · Food & Drink  · OBX Life  · Out & About
Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

Love, laugh, and linger in Downtown Elizabeth City for February’s First Friday ArtWalk on February 3 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. With twenty-seven participants, the evening promises to provide lots of art and live music experiences. At the Waterworks building, there will be a “door opening” of the newly designed 2nd level short-term residential space…Read More from Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

Extension Master Food Volunteer training accepting applications through Jan. 31

January 28th, 2023  · Food & Drink
Extension Master Food Volunteer training accepting applications through Jan. 31

Do you enjoy cooking, eating, local food work, or just simply – food? If you answered yes to any of these, join the Extension Master Food Volunteer program now. The 2023 application for the EMFV program is now open to Chowan, Camden, Currituck, Perquimans, and Pasquotank. The application deadline is January 31, so sign up…Read More from Extension Master Food Volunteer training accepting applications through Jan. 31

Texas Roadhouse submits plan for location in Elizabeth City

January 26th, 2023  · Food & Drink
Texas Roadhouse submits plan for location in Elizabeth City

Another national chain says it wants to open a location in northeastern North Carolina in the next year, as an engineering firm has submitted plans to the City of Elizabeth City for a Texas Roadhouse. The Daily Advance reports The Timmons Group has presented the proposal to the city’s Technical Review Committee for an 8,000…Read More from Texas Roadhouse submits plan for location in Elizabeth City

The Lost Colony’s fifth annual Wine and Culinary Festival set for April 15

January 26th, 2023  · Food & Drink  · Out & About
The Lost Colony’s fifth annual Wine and Culinary Festival set for April 15

The Roanoke Island Historical Association is pleased to present the 5th Annual The Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festival on April 15th, 2023.  Held on the grounds of The Lost Colony, presented by TowneBank and co-sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the festival celebrates Roanoke Island’s history and is a fundraiser to benefit The Lost Colony.   Attendees can taste over 100 wines, beers, and sparkling…Read More from The Lost Colony’s fifth annual Wine and Culinary Festival set for April 15

Dare County’s gross receipts for occupancy, meals, retail sales average 6 percent increase in 2022

January 24th, 2023  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
Dare County’s gross receipts for occupancy, meals, retail sales average 6 percent increase in 2022

The Dare County Tourism Board received more positive news in the latest report on gross receipts for hotel room and vacation rental occupancy, meals, and overall retail sales at its first meeting of 2023. While the numbers have remained a few percentage points above the total collected over the last two recording-setting years on the…Read More from Dare County’s gross receipts for occupancy, meals, retail sales average 6 percent increase in 2022

Winter business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

January 22nd, 2023  · BIZ  · Food & Drink  · Real Estate  · Work
Winter business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Ribbon cuttings at High Seas Pools and Spas, Gregory Poole; renovations underway at Hurricane Mo’s A pair of ribbon cuttings were held at a local pool and spa business and an equipment rental and repair firm in January, while a popular Kitty Hawk eatery is getting a new look. Gregory Poole, North Carolina’s exclusive dealer…Read More from Winter business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Currituck Extension Office to host ServSafe classes in February

January 8th, 2023  · Food & Drink  · Top Stories
Currituck Extension Office to host ServSafe classes in February

Calling all those in the restaurant and food service industry! N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck will be offering a three-day, ServSafe Food Safety Class in February. The class will be held at the Currituck Extension Office, 120 Community Way in Barco, and will begin promptly at 9 a.m. each day. ServSafe is a course designed…Read More from Currituck Extension Office to host ServSafe classes in February

Enjoy learning new food things at Night Out with Extension at Sanctuary Vineyards

December 30th, 2022  · Food & Drink
Enjoy learning new food things at Night Out with Extension at Sanctuary Vineyards

Do you need a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? We have the perfect classes for you! N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is partnering with Sanctuary Vineyards again this winter to offer a Night Out with Extension. Classes will be held at Sanctuary Vineyards from 5:30 – 7:00…Read More from Enjoy learning new food things at Night Out with Extension at Sanctuary Vineyards

Off-season dining hours list for Outer Banks restaurants available on visitors bureau website

December 27th, 2022  · Food & Drink
Off-season dining hours list for Outer Banks restaurants available on visitors bureau website

If you’re looking for somewhere to dine on the Outer Banks during the off-season, then the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has a link for you. A link to the list of hours is displayed on the outerbanks.org homepage. The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau attempts to ensure the information is accurate, however hours of operation are…Read More from Off-season dining hours list for Outer Banks restaurants available on visitors bureau website

N.C. residents report illness associated with Texas oyster recall

December 18th, 2022  · Food & Drink
N.C. residents report illness associated with Texas oyster recall

North Carolina restaurants and stores may be impacted by a recall issued for any shell and shucked oysters harvested between Nov. 17 and Dec. 7 in the southeastern Galveston Bay, Texas, designated TX1. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services officials announced the recall Wednesday. There have been numerous cases nationwide, officials said, adding…Read More from N.C. residents report illness associated with Texas oyster recall

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Food & Drink OBX Life Out & About February 2nd, 2023

Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

Love, laugh, and linger in Downtown Elizabeth City for February’s First Friday ArtWalk on February 3 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. With twenty-seven participants, the evening promises to provide lots of art and live music experiences. At the Waterworks building, there will be a “door opening” of the newly designed 2nd level short-term residential space…Read More from Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

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Food & Drink January 28th, 2023

Extension Master Food Volunteer training accepting applications through Jan. 31

Do you enjoy cooking, eating, local food work, or just simply – food? If you answered yes to any of these, join the Extension Master Food Volunteer program now. The 2023 application for the EMFV program is now open to Chowan, Camden, Currituck, Perquimans, and Pasquotank. The application deadline is January 31, so sign up…Read More from Extension Master Food Volunteer training accepting applications through Jan. 31

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Food & Drink January 26th, 2023

Texas Roadhouse submits plan for location in Elizabeth City

Another national chain says it wants to open a location in northeastern North Carolina in the next year, as an engineering firm has submitted plans to the City of Elizabeth City for a Texas Roadhouse. The Daily Advance reports The Timmons Group has presented the proposal to the city’s Technical Review Committee for an 8,000…Read More from Texas Roadhouse submits plan for location in Elizabeth City

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Food & Drink Out & About January 26th, 2023

The Lost Colony’s fifth annual Wine and Culinary Festival set for April 15

The Roanoke Island Historical Association is pleased to present the 5th Annual The Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festival on April 15th, 2023.  Held on the grounds of The Lost Colony, presented by TowneBank and co-sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the festival celebrates Roanoke Island’s history and is a fundraiser to benefit The Lost Colony.   Attendees can taste over 100 wines, beers, and sparkling…Read More from The Lost Colony’s fifth annual Wine and Culinary Festival set for April 15

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Dare County’s gross receipts for occupancy, meals, retail sales average 6 percent increase in 2022

The Dare County Tourism Board received more positive news in the latest report on gross receipts for hotel room and vacation rental occupancy, meals, and overall retail sales at its first meeting of 2023. While the numbers have remained a few percentage points above the total collected over the last two recording-setting years on the…Read More from Dare County’s gross receipts for occupancy, meals, retail sales average 6 percent increase in 2022

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BIZ Food & Drink Real Estate Work January 22nd, 2023

Winter business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Ribbon cuttings at High Seas Pools and Spas, Gregory Poole; renovations underway at Hurricane Mo’s A pair of ribbon cuttings were held at a local pool and spa business and an equipment rental and repair firm in January, while a popular Kitty Hawk eatery is getting a new look. Gregory Poole, North Carolina’s exclusive dealer…Read More from Winter business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

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Food & Drink Top Stories January 8th, 2023

Currituck Extension Office to host ServSafe classes in February

Calling all those in the restaurant and food service industry! N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck will be offering a three-day, ServSafe Food Safety Class in February. The class will be held at the Currituck Extension Office, 120 Community Way in Barco, and will begin promptly at 9 a.m. each day. ServSafe is a course designed…Read More from Currituck Extension Office to host ServSafe classes in February

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Food & Drink December 30th, 2022

Enjoy learning new food things at Night Out with Extension at Sanctuary Vineyards

Do you need a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? We have the perfect classes for you! N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is partnering with Sanctuary Vineyards again this winter to offer a Night Out with Extension. Classes will be held at Sanctuary Vineyards from 5:30 – 7:00…Read More from Enjoy learning new food things at Night Out with Extension at Sanctuary Vineyards

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Food & Drink December 27th, 2022

Off-season dining hours list for Outer Banks restaurants available on visitors bureau website

If you’re looking for somewhere to dine on the Outer Banks during the off-season, then the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has a link for you. A link to the list of hours is displayed on the outerbanks.org homepage. The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau attempts to ensure the information is accurate, however hours of operation are…Read More from Off-season dining hours list for Outer Banks restaurants available on visitors bureau website

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Food & Drink December 18th, 2022

N.C. residents report illness associated with Texas oyster recall

North Carolina restaurants and stores may be impacted by a recall issued for any shell and shucked oysters harvested between Nov. 17 and Dec. 7 in the southeastern Galveston Bay, Texas, designated TX1. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services officials announced the recall Wednesday. There have been numerous cases nationwide, officials said, adding…Read More from N.C. residents report illness associated with Texas oyster recall