07/18/12

Did someone say LIVE MUSIC?

More than likely, they most certainly did! This season has brought with it an abundance of extremely talented musicians, both near and far! We feel very fortunate to have these guys and gals serenade us with many different genres of music, any night of the week!

Here’s a list of the current musical hot spots around Hatteras Island…
Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar~Rodanthe
987-1100
Mojo’s Sunset Cafe~Real Watersports~Waves
Mon.&Thurs. 6-10pm 252-987-1600
Down Under Restaurant~Salvo
Wed. 8-11pm 252-987-2277
Atlantic Coast Cafe~Avon
All week 6-9pm 252-995-7700
Mad Crabber~Avon
Sushi&Music Fri. 9pm 252-9595-5959
Froggy Dogg Restaurant~Avon~252-995-5550
PapaWack Theatre~Beach Klub~Avon~252-995-3125
Sandbar & Grille~Buxton
Music on the deck Tues., Wed., Fri. 7-11pm 252-995-3413
Inn on Pamlico~Buxton
Tues.-Thurs. 7-10pm 252-995-4500
Hurricane Heather’s~Buxton~252-995-3060
Pop’s Raw Bar~Buxton
Fri. 7pm 252-995-7734
Diamond Shoals Restaurant~Buxton~252-995-5217
Banjo Island~Red Drum Pottery~Frisco
Wed. 7pm 252-005-3686
Capt’n Rolo’s~Frisco
Fri. 9pm 252-995-3663
Breakwater Restaurant~Hatteras~252-986-2733
Teach’s Island Bar and Grill~Hatteras~252-986-2139
Channel Bass~Hatteras
Outside bandstand 252-986-1250

Check out one of the many talented, local musicians you might enjoy during the week!
Ladies and gentlemen…
Rory Kelleher

See you on the dance floor!


07/16/12

OBX Events July 21-29

Be sure to check out the week’s events and mark your calendars! There is something for everyone!

SATURDAY, JULY 21

REAL Swap Meet, Waves.
~Buy, sell, or trade used kiteboarding, surfing, and standup paddleboarding gear at unbelievable prices. Over 4 acres of gear available.

Kitty Hawk Kites Wright Kite Festival, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, 10am-4pm.
~This festival celebrates the history of aviation with two days of flight. Endless amounts of aviation fun for all ages.

Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.

ALL WEEK LONG

National Park Service programs, Hatteras Island.
~Check out their selection of summer programs by clicking here

YOGA on the beach, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-9:30am.
~Bring a yoga mat and get your day started off on the right track!

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Summer Programs, Hatteras.
~Monday-Friday, programs are offered by Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic for further exploration and discovery if our maritime heritage. For complete information and details, visit the Museum on the web.

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs, Rodanthe, 2pm.
~Monday-Friday at 2pm, join The Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment ranging from talks with local historians to dramatic demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit the Station’s website for program details.

Studio 12, Avon.
~Feeling creative? Studio 12 offers lots of fun classes, including mosaic stepping stones, glass fusion picture frames, suncatchers, and jewelry. Be sure to visit their website for class details.

Indian Town Gallery, Frisco.
~Offering fantastic weekly classes. Check out their Facebook page for details.

LIVE MUSIC featuring local musicians EVERY NIGHT of the week, Atlantic Coast Cafe, Avon, 6-9pm.

MONDAY, JULY 23

Karaoke, String Wray’s Restaurant, Rodanthe, 9pm.

The Wilders, REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Hatteras Island Farmer’s Market, Avon, 9am-1pm.

REAL Watersports Kids Camp, Waves, Tues.-Thurs., 10am-4pm.
~Kids ages 7-12 will have a chance to learn how to have fun and be confident in the water! They will experience paddleboarding, kiteboarding, and surfing, with an emphasis on water safety. Cost is $595 per child, which includes lunch from Mojo’s Sunset Cafe. Click here to sign up!

Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!

Outer Banks Art Adventure-Under the Sea, SeaWorthy Gallery, Hatteras.
~Learn to paint on Yupo paper using acrylic paints or design and create a fabulous piece of jewelry reminiscent of your seaside vacation. Ages 8-15, 10am-12pm. Ages 16-adult, 1:30-3:30pm. For more information, call (252) 986-6510.

Balloonacy Children’s Show, COA Auditorium, Manteo, 2pm.
~For over 40 years, the cast of The Lost Colony has produced a show just for kids. Let your imagination run wild! Balloonacy is a funny, sweet, and uplifting performance. Tickets are $5-10.

Turtle Talk program, Pea Island Visitor Center, 2:30-3:30pm.

Avon Jamboree featuring Trent-Town Trio, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 6-8pm.
~FREE admission. Enjoy drinks at the oceanfront bar and grab a bite to eat at the concession stand.

Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

The Lost Colony, Waterside Theatre, Manteo, Tues.-Sat., 8:30pm.
~Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Paul Green recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island over 400 years ago. This is a production you don’t want to miss. Visit The Lost Colony for more info and tickets.

Karaoke, Froggy Dog, Avon, 9pm.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Bird Walk, Pea Island Visitor Center, 8am.

Bird Adaptations program, Pea Island Visitor Center, 2:30-3:30pm.
~Learn about the adaptations birds need in order to survive, then try your hand at building your own bird.

Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Waves 4-6pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!

BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.

Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

Bluegrass Jam at Banjo Island/Red Drum Pottery, Frisco, 7pm.
~Enjoy local musicians at the “Wednesday Happening” OR bring your instrument and join them!

Teen Night, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-10pm.
~Ages 13-19. $5/teen.

Waterhigh, Down Under Restaurant and Lounge, Waves, 8-11pm.
~Enjoy an evening of live, local music!

Karaoke, Froggy Dog, 9pm.

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Bird Walk, Pea Island Visitor Center, 8am.

Balloonacy Children’s Show, COA Auditorium, Manteo, 2pm.
~For over 40 years, the cast of The Lost Colony has produced a show just for kids. Let your imagination run wild! Balloonacy is a funny, sweet, and uplifting performance. Tickets are $5-10.

Soundside Adventure, New Inlet, 2:30-3:30pm.

YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.

Jack Jr., REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.

The Embers, Papawack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
~Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door.

Music on the Dec with Hal & Bruce, Froggy Dog, Avon, 5-8:30pm.

Steve Howser, Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar, Rodanthe, 6-10pm.

Open Mic, Big Mama’s, Stowe on Twelve, Hatteras, 8-11pm.
~All artists welcome! Come enjoy food, drink, & music at this great outdoor venue!

Karaoke, String Wray’s Restaurant, Rodanthe, 9pm.

Karaoke, Froggy Dog, Avon, 9pm.

Karaoke, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 10pm.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Bird Walk, Pea Island Visitor Center, 8am.

The Break, Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar, Rodanthe, 6-10pm.

Music on the Deck, EZ, Froggy Dog, Avon, 5:30-8:30pm.

River Whyless, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
~FREE admission!

Karaoke, Froggy Dog, Avon, 9pm.

LIVE MUSIC every Friday night, Buxton.
~Mad Crabber
~Pop’s Raw Bar and Restaurant
~Capt’n Rolo’s

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.


07/10/12

"To market, to market…" Hatteras Island Farmer's Market is in full swing!

The Hatteras Island Farmer’s Market has returned for a 3rd season and we’re berry very happy about that!
Every Tues. in Avon (through August 28th), be sure to stop by from 9am until 1pm for fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as eggs and grass-fed beef produced locally in Eastern NC. There is also quite a spread of homemade baked goods, jams, and other delightful bites, so bring your reusable shopping bags and fill up!
Artisans will also be on site featuring their pottery, soaps, linens, and other housewares…
Here’s a taste of some of the local vendors you may see on Tues.:
Coastal Farmers-an array of seasonal fresh veggies
Sweater Box Confections-delectible homemade baked goods
Vicky Lowe-kitchen textiles and dinnerware
Moore Brothers Beef-grain-fed, all natural beef with no added hormones or antibiotics
Wendy’s Homemade Bread
and so many more!!!
Come check it out and enjoy the seasonal abundance of goods!
The Hatteras Island Farmer’s Market is brought to you by Coastal Harvesters Inc., a nonprofit group dedicated to a making healthy local foods available to the Outer Banks community.


07/9/12

OBX Events July 14-22

As if spending your days on the beach aren’t enough, the OBX has many exciting events in store to keep you entertained!

We’ve compiled an extensive list for your enjoyment! Check it out!
July 14 & 15 Robert Weiner, Surfing Magazine’s Shaper of the Year, REAL Watersports, Waves.
~Come chat with Robert about boards and check out REAL’s selection of Roberts Surfboards.

July 14 2nd Saturdays @ the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras, 10am-4pm.

July 14, 21 Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.

July 14-22 LIVE MUSIC featuring local musicians EVERY NIGHT of the week, Atlantic Coast Cafe, Avon, 6-9pm.

National Park Service programs, Hatteras Island.
~Check out their selection of summer programs by clicking here

July 16-20 YOGA on the beach, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-9:30am.
~Bring a yoga mat and get your day started off on the right track!

July 16-20 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs, Rodanthe, 2pm.

~Monday-Friday at 2pm, join The Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment ranging from talks with local historians to dramatic demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit the Station’s website for program details.
June 16-20 Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Summer Programs, Hatteras.
~Monday-Friday, programs are offered by Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic for further exploration and discovery if our maritime heritage. For complete information and details, visit the Museum on the web.
July 16 & 19 Karaoke, String Wray’s Restaurant, Rodanthe, 9pm.
July 16 The Wilders/July 19 Mojo Collins, REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.
July 17 Blackbeard’s Birthday Party, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras.
July 17-19 REAL Watersports Kids Camp, Waves, 10am-4pm.
~Kids ages 7-12 will have a chance to learn how to have fun and be confident in the water! They will experience paddleboarding, kiteboarding, and surfing, with an emphasis on water safety. Cost is $595 per child, which includes lunch from Mojo’s Sunset Cafe. Click here to sign up!
July 17-21 The Lost Colony, Waterside Theatre, Manteo, 8:30pm.
~Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Paul Green recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island over 400 years ago. This is a production you don’t want to miss. Visit The Lost Colony for more info and tickets.
July 17 Hatteras Island Farmer’s Market, Avon, 9am-1pm.
~Located in the lot beside Hatteras Realty.
July 17 & 19 Balloonacy Children’s Show, COA Auditorium, Manteo, 2pm.
~For over 40 years, the cast of The Lost Colony has produced a show just for kids. Let your imagination run wild! Balloonacy is a funny, sweet, and uplifting performance. Tickets are $5-10.
Studio 12, Avon.
~Feeling creative? Studio 12 offers lots of fun classes, including mosaic stepping stones, glass fusion picture frames, suncatchers, and jewelry. Be sure to visit their website for class details.
Indian Town Gallery, Frisco.
~Offering fantastic weekly classes. Check out their Facebook page for details.
July 17 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm/July 18, Waves 4-6pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!

July 17, 18, 20 Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

July 17 Avon Jamboree featuring Ocracoke Jazz Society, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 6-8pm.
~FREE admission. Enjoy drinks at the oceanfront bar and grab a bite to eat at the concession stand.
July 18 Teen Night, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-10pm.
~Ages 13-19. $5/teen.

July 18 Bluegrass Jam at Banjo Island/Red Drum Pottery, Frisco, 7pm.
~Enjoy local musicians at the “Wednesday Happening” OR bring your instrument and join them!

July 18 Waterhigh, Down Under Restaurant and Lounge, Waves, 8-11pm.
~Enjoy an evening of live, local music!
July 18 BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.

July 19 & 20 Avon Art Show.
~Featuring over 35 local artists.

July 19 YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.

July 19 Alan Ross Karaoke, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 10pm-2am.

July 20 & 21 REAL Swap Meet, Waves.
~Buy, sell, or trade used kiteboarding, surfing, and standup paddleboarding gear at unbelievable prices. Over 4 acres of gear available.

July 20 Blind Prophets, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
~FREE admission!

July 20 LIVE MUSIC every Friday night, Buxton.
~Mad Crabber
~Pop’s Raw Bar and Restaurant
~Capt’n Rolo’s

July 21 & 22 Kitty Hawk Kites Wright Kite Festival, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, 10am-4pm.
~This festival celebrates the history of aviation with two days of flight. Endless amounts of aviation fun for all ages.

Break out your vacation planner and pencil a few of these exciting events into your week!


07/3/12

OBX Events July 7-15th

There is just so much to do at the beach!!! In addition to your daily adventures of fishing, surfing, kiteboarding, paddleboarding, building sandcastles, scanning the shoreline for shells, or soaking up the sun and a good book, the OBX has something to offer for every age!
We’ve compiled an extensive list of activities and events for the week that you will not want to miss!

July 7 Summer Festival, Fessenden Center, Buxton, 2-9pm.
~The Hands of Love Organization has organized an afternoon of fun, which will include live music, food, carnival games, crafts, a silent auction, and much more! Rain date set for July 8.

July 7, 14 Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.

July 9-13 YOGA on the beach, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-9:30am.
~Bring a yoga mat and get your day started off on the right track!

July 9-13 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs, Rodanthe, 2pm.

~Monday-Friday at 2pm, join The Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment ranging from talks with local historians to dramatic demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit the Station’s website for program details.
June 9-13 Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Summer Programs, Hatteras.
~Monday-Friday, programs are offered by Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic for further exploration and discovery if our maritime heritage. For complete information and details, visit the Museum on the web.
July 10-14 The Lost Colony, Waterside Theatre, Manteo, 8:30pm.
~Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Paul Green recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island over 400 years ago. This is a production you don’t want to miss. Visit The Lost Colony for more info and tickets.
July 9 The Wilders/July 12 Jack Jr., REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.
July 10 Hatteras Island Farmer’s Market, Avon, 9am-1pm.
~Located in the lot beside Hatteras Realty.
July 10 & 12 Balloonacy Children’s Show, COA Auditorium, Manteo, 2pm.
~For over 40 years, the cast of The Lost Colony has produced a show just for kids. Let your imagination run wild! Balloonacy is a funny, sweet, and uplifting performance. Tickets are $5-10.
Studio 12, Avon.
~Feeling creative? Studio 12 offers lots of fun classes, including mosaic stepping stones, glass fusion picture frames, suncatchers, and jewelry. Be sure to visit their website for class details.
Indian Town Gallery, Frisco.
~Offering fantastic weekly classes. Check out their Facebook page for details.
July 10 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm/July 11, Waves 4-6pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!

July 10, 11, 13 Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

July 10 Avon Jamboree, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 6-8pm.
July 11-14 Hatteras Grand Slam Billfish Tournament, Hatteras Village.
~For more info, click here.
July 11 Teen Night, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-10pm.
~Ages 13-19. $5/teen.

July 11 Bluegrass Jam at Banjo Island/Red Drum Pottery, Frisco, 7pm.
~Enjoy local musicians at the “Wednesday Happening” OR bring your instrument and join them!

July 11 Waterhigh, Down Under Restaurant and Lounge, Waves, 8-11pm.
~Enjoy an evening of live, local music!
July 11 BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.

July 12 Carey Fest 2012, Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center, 4-8pm.
~The theme of this year’s celebration is “Giving Back, A Celebration of Community.” Come mingle and enjoy a free barbecue cookout, featuring live bluegrass and blues from Banjo Island. There will also be a silent auction.
The Carey LeSieur Foundation is a non-profit, charitable foundation that aims to promote compassion and humanity within the local community by celebrating posthumously the life of nurse practitioner Carey Marie LeSieur and encouraging our community to remember her caring dedication. The primary mission of the foundation is to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to students, both college and graduate, who are engaged in a course of study whose ultimate end point will be in a career in healthcare.

July 12 YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.

July 12 Jah Creation, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.

~Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. To purchase tickets visit Spa Koru in Avon.
July 13 40oz. of Freedom, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
~Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. To purchase tickets visit Spa Koru in Avon.

July 13 LIVE MUSIC every Friday night, Buxton.
~Mad Crabber
~Pop’s Raw Bar and Restaurant
~Capt’n Rolo’s
July 14 2nd Saturdays, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras Village.
~Come and browse local art exhibits and learn about our maritime heritage with lots of hands-on fun! The theme will be “Pirates!” Arrgghh

Break out your vacation planner and pencil a few of these exciting events into your week!


06/27/12

4TH OF JULY Celebrations & Events

How many people can say that they’ve spent their 4th of July on an island? Here, at Surf or Sound Realty, we are thrilled to bring you a day full of events and activities! After spending your day basking in the sun, stroll around the village of your choosing to celebrate the 4th, island style!

Be sure to make your way to the Avon Pier starting at 9-9:30pm for an amazing fireworks display!
Here’s the rundown…

Avon’s 4th of July Fireworks at the Beach
~Food, fun, and festivities for all ages, from 3-8pm on the Hatteras Realty grounds. Inflatables, a rock climbing wall, hot dogs, bbq, ice cream, and more! Followed by fireworks @ the Avon Pier!
Avon Pier fireworks, starting at 9-9:30pm.

~Limited parking will be available at the Pier and at Koru Village, however walking or riding a bike is suggested. Porta-Potties will be located between the Post Office and Hatteras Realty.
Pickle Mamas, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 6-10pm.
~Live music and excellent NC BBQ with all the fixings will be served. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for children.
Freedom Fest, Cape Hatteras Secondary School, Hwy, 12, Buxton.
~The fun begins at 5pm with an outdoor pig pickin’, followed by a concert by Sidewalk Prophets at 7pm. In keeping with the theme of freedom, food (while supplies last), fun, and music will be free! There will door prizes awarded, as well as face painting and balloon animals for children from 5-6:30.
3rd Annual “4th in the Village” celebration, Hatteras, 3-11pm.
~Sponsored by the Hatteras Village Civic Association and the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation, this festive event will include food, music, art, and games! There will also be a band from 7-11pm.
9th Annual Independence Day celebration, Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building, 2pm.
~Community members and visitors will join together to sing patriotic songs and hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence. A watermelon feast will follow. Sponsored by the villages’ civic association.

OBX Killer Dunes 2 Mile Run/Walk, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Nags Head.
~The largest state park in NC and the largest moving sand dunes on the East Coast! There will also be a 1/4 mile fun run. For more info, check out the event website.

Have a safe and happy 4th of July! See you @ the Avon Pier!


06/25/12

OBX Events June 30-July 8

As if spending your days on the beach aren’t enough, the OBX has many exciting events in store to keep you entertained!

June 30, July 7 Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.

July 2-6 YOGA on the beach, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-9:30am.
~Bring a yoga mat and get your day started off on the right track!

July 2-6 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs, Rodanthe, 2pm.

~Monday-Friday at 2pm, join The Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment ranging from talks with local historians to dramatic demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit the Station’s website for program details.
June 2-6 Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Summer Programs, Hatteras.
~Monday-Friday, programs are offered by Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic for further exploration and discovery if our maritime heritage. For complete information and details, visit the Museum on the web.
July 2-7 The Lost Colony, Waterside Theatre, Manteo, 8:30pm.
~Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Paul Green recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island over 400 years ago. This is a production you don’t want to miss. Visit The Lost Colony for more info and tickets.
July 2 The Wilders/July 5 Mojo Collins, REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.
July 3 & 5 Balloonacy Children’s Show, COA Auditorium, Manteo, 2pm.
~For over 40 years, the cast of The Lost Colony has produced a show just for kids. Let your imagination run wild! Balloonacy is a funny, sweet, and uplifting performance. Tickets are $5-10.
July 3-6 Studio 12, Avon.
~Feeling creative? Studio 12 offers lots of fun classes, including mosaic stepping stones, glass fusion picture frames, suncatchers, and jewelry. Be sure to visit their website for class details.
Indian Town Gallery, Frisco.
~Offering fantastic weekly classes. Check out their Facebook page for details.
July 3 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm/July 4, Waves 4-6pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!

July 3, 4, 6 Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

July 3 Night with John Parr, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
~Tickets are $10 in advance. For more info, contact Koru Village.

July 3 Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Tour, Buxton.
~There will be two tours, 8:30 and 9:30pm. Each tour is limitied to 30 people. You will be using handheld flashlights to climb the 257-stair staircase while park rangers provide stories of the arduous duties of the lighthouse keeper. Call 252-473-2111 for details.

July 4 Bluegrass Jam at Banjo Island/Red Drum Pottery, Frisco, 7pm.
~Enjoy local musicians at the “Wednesday Happening” OR bring your instrument and join them!

July 4 Waterhigh, Down Under Restaurant and Lounge, Waves, 8-11pm.
~Enjoy an evening of live, local music!
July 4 BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.

4TH OF JULY FESTIVITIES
OBX Killer Dunes 2 Mile Run/Walk, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Nags Head.
~The largest state park in NC and the largest moving sand dunes on the East Coast! There will also be a 1/4 mile fun run. For more info, check out the event website.
Pickle Mamas, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 6-10pm.
~Live music and excellent NC BBQ with all the fixings will be served. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for children.
Avon’s 4th of July Fireworks at the Beach
~Food, fun, and festivities for all ages, from 3-8pm on the Hatteras Realty grounds. Inflatables, a rock climbing wall, hot dogs, bbq, ice cream, and more! Followed by fireworks @ the Avon Pier.
Avon Pier Fireworks, Starting at 9-9:30pm.
Freedom Fest, Cape Hatteras Secondary School, Hwy, 12, Buxton.
~The fun begins at 5pm with an outdoor pig pickin’, followed by a concert by Sidewalk Prophets at 7pm. In keeping with the theme of freedom, food (while supplies last), fun, and music will be free! There will door prizes awarded, as well as face painting and balloon animals for children from 5-6:30.
3rd Annual “4th in the Village” celebration, Hatteras, 3-11pm.
~Sponsored by the Hatteras Village Civic Association and the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation, this event will include food, music, art, and games. There will also be a band from 7-11pm.
9th Annual Independence Day celebration, Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building, 2pm.
~Community members and visitors will join together to sing patriotic songs and hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence. A watermelon feast will follow. Sponsored by the villages’ civic association.

July 5 YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.

July 6,7 Independence Day Art Show, Indian Town Gallery, Frisco, 10am-5pm.
~Enjoy a fun day at the art show, located outside in the fresh open air at Indian Town Gallery. Meet local artists and browse everything from paintings, prints, recycled art, carvings, metal works, pottery and photography to sea glass jewelry, handmade jewelry, handpainted furniture and so much more! For more information, call (252) 995-5181 or visit indiantowngallery.com

July 6 Molasses Creek, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.

July 6 LIVE MUSIC every Friday night, Buxton.
~Mad Crabber
~Pop’s Raw Bar and Restaurant
~Capt’n Rolo’s
~Sandbar & Grille

July 7 Summer Festival, Fessenden Center, Buxton, 2-9pm.
~The Hands of Love Organization has organized an afternoon of fun, which will include live music, food, carnival games, crafts, a silent auction, and much more! Rain date set for July 8.

Enjoy EVERYTHING the OBX has to offer! Mark your calendars!


06/18/12

OBX Events June 23-July 1

There is so much to do here on the OBX! If you’re wondering how you’ll spend your time once you come off the beach, check out the list of events we’ve compiled for your enjoyment!
Mark your calendars! There are some events you will not want to miss!

June 23 & 29 Watercolor class with Vicky Lowe, Indian Town Gallery, Frisco, 10:30am.

June 23 & 30 Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.

June 25 Inaugural Sunset Spectacular 5k and Luau, Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head.
~Run the sands of the out and back 5k course and finish with a post race luau. Specifically designed trophies for top 3 males and females. Unique finisher medal to all participants. For more info contact, outerbanksruncations@gmail or click here to register.

June 25-29 YOGA on the beach, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-9:30am.
~Bring a yoga mat and get your day started off on the right track!

June 25-29 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs, Rodanthe, 2pm.

~Monday-Friday at 2pm, join The Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment ranging from talks with local historians to dramatic demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit the Station’s website for program details.
June 25-29 Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Summer Programs, Hatteras.
~Monday-Friday, programs are offered by Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic for further exploration and discovery if our maritime heritage. For complete information and details, visit the Museum on the web.
June 25-29 The Lost Colony, Waterside Theatre, Manteo, 8:30pm.
~Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Paul Green recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island over 400 years ago. This is a production you don’t want to miss. Visit The Lost Colony for more info and tickets.
June 25 The Wilders/June 28 Jack Jr., REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.
June 26-29 Studio 12, Avon.
~Feeling creative? Studio 12 offers lots of fun classes, including mosaic stepping stones, glass fusion picture frames, suncatchers, and jewelry. Be sure to visit their website for class details.
June 26 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm/June 27, Waves 4-6pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!
June 26-28 East Carolina presents Seven in One Blow Children’s Show, Festival Park, Manteo, 10:30am.
~Indoor theatre. This show is based on a contemporary fantasy based on the old Grimm brothers’ fairy tale. Tickets are $5 for all children 6 and over and can be purchased in advance at the Vistiors Center or the day of the event.
June 26 Hurley “Rip My Shred Stick” Surf Contest, Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head.
~Free surf contest for children ages 16 and under. Attendees will have a chance to meet and surf with professional surfers. Check out Hurley’s website for more info.
June 26, 27, 29 Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

June 26 Avon Jamboree featuring Ocracoke Jazz Society 6-10pm/June 27 Teen Night with DJ 8-10pm, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon.
~For more info, contact Koru Village.
June 27-30 Outer Banks Sand Sculptor Festival, Kitty Hawk.
~Watch a professional sand sculpture company create an amazing sand creation. Sand clinics will also be held, as well as a sandcastle competition. There will be lots of fun events and entertainment throughout the festival at Kitty Hawk Kites. Benefit event for the prevention of skin cancer with all proceeds going to the Outer Banks Hospital. Check out the schedule of events.
June 27 Creating jewelry with found objects with Chris Cantwell, Indian Town Gallery, Frisco, 5pm.
June 27 Bluegrass Jam at Banjo Island/Red Drum Pottery, Frisco, 7pm.
~Enjoy local musicians at the “Wednesday Happening” OR bring your instrument and join them!

June 27 Highwater, Down Under Restaurant and Lounge, Waves, 8-11pm.
~Enjoy an evening of live, local music!
June 27 BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.

June 28 Avon Art Show, next to Hatteras Realty office, Avon.
~Enjoy of day of browsing and shopping local artists’ wares and take home a plate of fried locally caught fish, starting at 5pm.
June 28 & 29 Small Fry Fishing Tournament, Manteo.
~Two categories for children ages 3-8 and 9-15. Entry fee is nominal and includes a t-shirt and lunch. Trophies will be presented in each category for the largest fish caught. For more info call 800-367-4728.
June 28 Paint a silk scarf with April Trueblood, Indian Town Gallery, Frisco, 3pm.

June 28 YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.

June 28 Hurrah Players perform Anchors Away, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
June 29 LIVE MUSIC every Friday night, Buxton.
~Pop’s Raw Bar and Restaurant
~Capt’n Rolo’s
~Sandbar & Grille

Hope to see you out and about on the OBX! Enjoy your week!


06/13/12

Graveyard of the Atlantic Summer Programs

AHOY MATEY! The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras is offering a plethora of weekly summer programs and activities for all ages! It would be a pity to miss out on this amazing opportunity to explore and discover more about our maritime heritage.
Here’s a list of programs that you may be interested in attending…
Monday-Saturday 1st Mates Program
-For ages 8-12. Children will receive a certificate of rank and 1st mate’s wristband by doing a Museum search and attending two programs, or doing a Museum search, attending one program, and completing one written activity.
Monday and Fridays
Maritime Movies @ 11am and 2pm

-These shows include information about the U-85, Chicamacomico, the Alligator, the Battle of the Atlantic and more!
Tuesdays @ 2
-A speaker’s series on the people and events that shape our island’s history.
Wednesdays
Island Treasures @ 11am

-Talks and demonstrations related to or island’s heritage.
Civil War Mini Talks @ 3pm
Thursdays
Children’s Nautical Crafts @ 10:30-12pm

Canvasback Decoys @ 12-4pm
-Visit with a local decoy maker, Sam Green, as he demonstrates the art of creating various decoys.
2nd Saturday
-Come down to the Museum on the 2nd Saturday of the month and see what it’s all about!
Well shiver me timbers! I think the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is the place to be this summer!
The Museum is open Monday-Saturday from 10am until 4pm.


06/11/12

OBX Events June 16-24th

What is there to do on the OBX besides spending time on the water with sand between your toes? Although the Atlantic Ocean and our beaches are the main attraction, the OBX has a calendar full of events for all ages to enjoy!
Check them out!

June 16 & 23 Fish Fry, Hatteras Village and Avon Village, 5-7pm.
~Does fried local fish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, and potato salad sound like the perfect Hatteras Island dinner? We think so! Head to the Hatteras Fire Station at 57689 Hwy 12 or the Avon Fire Station at 40159 Harbor Rd. for a delicious meal, hosted by the Ladies Auxilary.

June 18-22 YOGA on the beach, Beach Klub, Avon, 8-9:30am.
~Bring a yoga mat and get your day started off on the right track!
June 18-22 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs, Rodanthe, 2pm.
~Monday-Friday at 2pm, join The Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment ranging from talks with local historians to dramatic demonstrations by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit the Station’s website for program details.
June 18-23 Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Summer Programs, Hatteras.
~Monday-Friday, programs are offered by Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic for further exploration and discovery if our maritime heritage. For complete information and details, visit the Museum on the web.
June 18 The Wilders/June 21 Mojo Collins, REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.
June 19 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm/June 20, Waves 4-6pm.
~A fun-filled free opportunity to climb a rock wall, shoot water guns, have your face painted, and try out the latest toys and games!
June 19, 20, 22 Music on the Deck, Sandbar & Grille, Buxton, 7-11pm.

June 19 Avon Jamboree featuring the house band 6-10pm/June 20 Teen Night with DJ 8-10pm, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon.
~For more info, contact Koru Village.
June 20 Bluegrass Jam at Banjo Island/Red Drum Pottery, Frisco, 7pm.
~Enjoy local musicians at the “Wednesday Happening” OR bring your instrument and join them!

June 20 Highwater, Down Under Restaurant and Lounge, Waves, 8-11pm.
~Enjoy an evening of live, local music!
June 20 BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.
June 21 Wire wrap seaglass class with Betty Kungle, Indian Town Gallery, mp 65, Frisco, 10am.
June 21 YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.

June 21 Jamie & Mark, Cafe Pamlico, Buxton, 7-10pm.
~Enjoy good food, good music, and an unforgettable sunset!
June 22 Oil painting class with Lena Ennis, Indian Town Gallery, mp 65, Frisco.
June 22 The Blind Prophets, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon, 7-10pm.
June 22 LIVE MUSIC every Friday night, Buxton.
~Pop’s Raw Bar and Restaurant
~Capt’n Rolo’s
~Sandbar & Grille

We hope you’ll make plans to attend a few of these events during your stay on Hatteras Island! We look forward to seeing you! Enjoy your week!