Dr. Beach ranks Lighthouse Beach in Buxton number five in U.S.
Lighthouse Beach, in Buxton and part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, is #5 among the 2023 Top 10 Beaches by Dr. Beach. Dr. Stephen Leatherman, professor at Florida International University, released his annual ratings of the ten best beaches in the United States on last week. The Charlotte-native has been releasing his top 10 list since…Read More from Dr. Beach ranks Lighthouse Beach in Buxton number five in U.S.
VIDEO: New book by Clark Twiddy features the visionaries that built the Outer Banks
“Outer Banks Visionaries: Building North Carolina’s Oceanfront“, by Clark Twiddy, is a captivating new book that tells the story of the dreamers, innovators and risk-takers who transformed the Outer Banks from a remote chain of barrier islands to one of America’s most popular vacation destinations. Twiddy, a life-long resident of the Outer Banks, President of…Read More from VIDEO: New book by Clark Twiddy features the visionaries that built the Outer Banks
Museum of the Albemarle’s Summer Fun Day: Day on the River set for June 21
The Museum of the Albemarle will host Summer Fun Day: Day on the River on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Guests will explore the maritime heritage, both historical and natural, of the Albemarle region at their leisure. Topics include the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Dismal Swamp State Park, Somerset…Read More from Museum of the Albemarle’s Summer Fun Day: Day on the River set for June 21
Tri Villages Market returns to Hatteras Island this Sunday
After a successful Easter weekend event that featured 32 artists and makers, the new-in-2023 Tri Villages Market is returning on Memorial Day Weekend for another opportunity for the public to shop with local artisans. The Tri Villages Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 28, at the Camp Hatteras…Read More from Tri Villages Market returns to Hatteras Island this Sunday
Cape Chronicle: Lifeguards return, summer programs begin this weekend at OBX national parks
Memorial Day weekend means activities at the three national parks along the Outer Banks kick into high gear. Lifeguards return to Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s four lifeguarded beaches this Saturday, May 27. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, lifeguards are on duty from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Coquina Beach Access, Old Lighthouse Beach Access, Frisco…Read More from Cape Chronicle: Lifeguards return, summer programs begin this weekend at OBX national parks
More than 500 visitors celebrate the Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary
More than 500 visitors attended Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th-anniversary event on Thursday, May 18, which featured representatives and speakers from the National Park Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society, and more. During the event, the grounds surrounding the Ocracoke Lighthouse were open for the public to explore, with the Outer Banks…Read More from More than 500 visitors celebrate the Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary
Jennette’s Pier celebrates 13th anniversary of rebirth
Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head celebrates its 13th anniversary since the state-owned facility at Whalebone Junction was reborn and reopened on May 21, 2011. Go by and visit soon, fish are biting and the pier’s hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. A member of the United States Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, gets set…Read More from Jennette’s Pier celebrates 13th anniversary of rebirth
Sawyer family of Currituck honored for legacy in North Carolina 4-H
In April, the Sawyer family of Currituck County was honored with the 4-H Family Legacy Award during a ceremony for 4-H Alumni award winners at the McKimmon Center at North Carolina State University. The award is given to multi-generational families who have made a lasting and significant impact on the North Carolina 4-H community. Four…Read More from Sawyer family of Currituck honored for legacy in North Carolina 4-H
Win free lease for a year at Betsy Town Flats from Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc.
Buy a ticket in the Downtown Digs Contest for a chance to win a year’s free living in Betsy Town Flats, the renovated and restored historic schoolhouse in Downtown Elizabeth City. Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc., and J.D. Lewis Construction Management are once again partnering on a creative contest, promotion, and fundraising opportunity that provides the…Read More from Win free lease for a year at Betsy Town Flats from Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc.
Dare Arts announces 26th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show award recipients
Artists, community members and the Fearing family gathered at the Dare Arts Gallery on Sunday, May 7 for the opening reception of the 26th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show, which features the work of 85 local and regional artists. Ceramicist Ashley Paskov from Columbia, N.C., carefully selected the following award recipients: Best In Show: Tamra…Read More from Dare Arts announces 26th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show award recipients