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!


06/6/12

World OCEAN Day, June 8th

Let’s all join together and celebrate World Ocean Day on Friday, June 8th, right here on Cape Hatteras National Seashore!
First recognized in 2008 by the United Nations, World Ocean Day has been designated as a special day for people around the globe to celebrate the abundance of ocean resources.
A day of recognizing, exploring, and appreciating our ocean’s resources will be underway on June 8th!
Join in the following programs:
9:30 am Explore the Shore (1hr.)
~A free, ranger-led walk on our beaches to explore the everchanging shoreline and the plants and animals that call the seashore their home. Meet in the parking lot next to the Ocracoke campground.
11 am Sea Turtles for Kids (30 min.)
~Free, fun, interactive activities for kids to learn about this amazing creature who uses the shores of Cape Hatteras National Seashore as its nursery grounds. Meet @ the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion.
3 pm Sentinel of the Shore (30 min.)
~An opportunity to learn about the rich history of the Park’s lighthouses and find out what is in store for those majestic structures! Meet @ the Bodie Island Visitor Center.
Remember knowledge is power! Let’s all pay homage to the world’s oceans by participating in an activity that supports these powerful bodies of water!


06/4/12

OBX EVENTS June 9-17th

No matter what your ideal vacation consisits of, here at Surf or Sound Realty, we’d like you to be “in the know” of all of the week’s fantastic events! There is truly something for everyone!
Check it out!

June 9-10 30th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival, Nags Head, Jockey’s Ridge State Park.
~Enjoy a weekend of kite exhibits and demonstrations and be sure to bring your camera!

June 9 & 16 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 11-15 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 11 Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo, North Pond of Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, 9am-noon.
~For more info, contact the Refuge Visitor Center @ 252-987-2394.
June 11-15 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 11 &14 Jack Jr., REAL Watersports, Waves, 6-10pm.
~Enjoy free LIVE music with a spectacular view in a family/group friendly atmosphere.
June 12 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm. June 13, 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 12 Beach Klub Grand Opening with The Doerfels @ PapaWack Theatre, Avon.
~Enjoy free LIVE music, oceanfront! For more info, contact 252-995-3125.
June 13 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 13 Teen Night, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon.
~For more info, contact 252-995-3125.
June 13 BINGO, Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd, Buxton, 6pm.
June 14 YOGA, Hatteras Village Community Center, 5:15-6:30pm.
~All levels. Donations accepted. For more info, contact Wendi Palmer 252-305-0090.
June 15 Dirty Names, PapaWack Theatre, Beach Klub, Avon.
~End your week, on the ocean, with a band from Maryland!

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!


05/31/12

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Summer Programs

Each afternoon of the summer (Monday-Friday) from May 28th-August 31st, The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station will be hosting a wide range of programs for all to enjoy!
Programs begin at 2pm. All programs are outdoors and will be held weather permitting. Programs are FREE with the regualr site admission of $6 for Adults and $4 for Seniors 62+ and Youth 6-17.
Join the Chicamacomico Historical Association for an afternoon of entertainment and adventure!

Monday- Nights in Rodanthe movie- Behind the Scenes
~Meet with a cast member of the Nights in Rodanthe set and get her autograph! You will also be able to view the movie site from the Chicamacomico Station!
Tuesday- America’s Forgotten Heroes
~Explore the fascinating history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service through their awe-inspiring tales of rescue, right here on our shores!
Wednesday- The Real Taffy of Torpedo Junction
~Taffy was the main character in a popular children’s book published back in the ’50’s. Along with Taffy, you will get to explore Hatteras Island during World War II. During your visit to the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, you will have a chance to meet the real Taffy, Carol Dillion, whom this fictional novel was written about many years ago. Truly fascinating!
Thursday- Beach Apparatus Drill
~Watch the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard practice the weekly “Breeches Buoy Rescue Reenactment” method. Chicamacomico is now the ONLY place in the world that performs the complete Drill, including live black powder firing and live shot. Come be a part of U.S. history!
Friday- What Really Happened to the “Lost Colony“?
~Wonder where everyone went? Join Scott Dawson for a compelling talk based on documentation and evidence!

We hope to see you in Rodanthe, milepost 39.5, at The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, for a week full of exciting learning opportunities! For more information click here!


05/29/12

OBX EVENTS June 1-10th


Here at Surf or Sound Realty, we are looking forward to a busy, fun-filled month! There is always something exciting happening on the OBX! We’ve made it our mission to make sure you are well-informed of the week’s activities and events so that you can make the most of your well-deserved vacation!

This week’s line up is packed to the brim (just like your suitcases) with activities and events for all ages!
June 1-3 OBX Paddle Palooza, Frisco, Frisco Woods Campground.
~Stand up paddleboard races and demonstrations for all ages and skill levels! Don’t forget about the pig-pickin’ Saturday night!
June 2 Dare Day, Manteo.
~Starting @ 9am, enjoy a beautiful day in Manteo’s downtown historic waterfront! Dare Day is an annual celebration of the people and history of Dare County. There will be enterainment and demonstrtations provided. Admission is FREE! Come enjoy a day full of exploration and learning!

June 2-8 Triple S Invitational, Waves, REAL Watersports.
~Be a spectator as the pros compete for the most sought after victory on the professional kiteboarding circuit! You will have a unique opportunity to meet the pros and learn more about the thrilling sport of kiteboarding! After all, there is no better place to kiteboard! Cape Hatteras is one of the top 3 kiteboarding destinations in the world! There will also be bands playing throughout the week, so don’t miss it!
June 2 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 4-8 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 5 Kitty Hawk Kites Kid’s Day, Avon 10am-12pm, Hatteras, 3-5pm. June 6, 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 6 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 7 2nd Annual Sunset Swim: A Charity Runway Event, Waves, REAL Watersports.
~Come out and support Athletes For Cancer Survivorship Programs. The night will begin at 6:30 with drinks, followed by a silent auction, and dinner at 7. The show will get underway at 8:30, with dancing and a raffle to follow. The event will showcase emerging local designer and boutiques! What a fun, charitable event! Mark your calendar!
June 9 Family Fishing Tournament, Nags Head, Jennette’s Pier, 8am-12pm.
~What better way to start your weekend! Door prizes and awards with be given.
June 9-10 30th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival, Nags Head, Jockey’s Ridge State Park.
~Enjoy a weekend of kite exhibits and demonstrations and be sure to bring your camera!

Make the most of your vacation and plan to attend one or all of the week’s events! There is something for everyone!


05/24/12

U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Search and Rescue Demonstration

After seeing the movie The Guardian a few years ago, have you become intrigued by the men and women who put their lives at risk everyday to perform Search and Rescue?
On Tuesday, May 29th at 11am, you are invited to become a spectator at a dramatic, awe-inspiring U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Search and Rescue Demonstration, right here on Hatteras Island. This impressive demonstration will be performed on the Chicamacomico beach in Rodanthe at milepost 39.5, by U.S. Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat Station Oregon Inlet and the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. Come watch as these remarkable men and women carry out this exciting demonstration using a 47 ft. motor lifeboat, accompanied by a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter.
This is an opportunity you will not want to miss! The Search and Rescue Demonstration will leave you on the edge of your beach chair seat!

Admission is FREE with the regular site admission of $6 for adults and $4 for Seniors 62+ and Youth 6-17. Please allow yourself time to park at the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station and Historic Museum, get tickets, and get to the Chicamacomico beach.


05/18/12

The 1st Annual Shorebreak 5K and Tide Pool Fun Run

On Monday, May 28th, you will have the opportunity to make history by partcipating in Hatteras Island’s 1st Annual Shorebreak 5k and Tide Pool Fun Run! Come one, come all!

Feel free to walk, jog, or sprint the 3.1 mile scenic loop through beautiful Kinnakeet Shores in Avon. The 5k will start at 8am at the Oceanfront Pavilion of the Beach Klub in Avon. The Tide Pool Fun Run will begin immediately following the Shorebreak 5k at 9am on the beach.

This event is a fundraiser for the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund and the OBX GO FAR Children’s Health and Nutrition Program.

Registration is $35 and $25 for ages 18 and under. The fee includes a goody bag, t-shirt, medal, age group winner prizes, and a post-race party for adults 21 and older. The fee for the Tide Pool Fun Run is $10 and includes finisher medals and a t-shirt.

For more information or to register, visit Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund on the web.

Come out and support our local community and each other during this Memorial Day weekend event!