12/4/09

Fall and Winter Fishing Heats Up in December

Never mind that it’s winter – the bite goes on along the Carolina coast, and on Hatteras Island particularly, many anglers attest that the fall fishing has never been better.

The top spots are Oregon Inlet just north of Rodanthe, Cape Point in Buxton, and Hatteras Inlet. But no matter what stretch of beach, inshore or offshore, many fishermen are heading home happy, with their coolers full. Continue reading


11/30/09

Hatteras village Christmas parade will be Saturday, Dec. 12

The annual Hatteras Village Christmas Parade and dance will ring in the season on Saturday, Dec. 12, in Hatteras village. This annual event is sponsored by the Hatteras Village Civic Association, and features floats, music, and participants from all along the Outer Banks.
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11/13/09

Hatteras Island Arts & Crafts Show is Nov. 27-28

Hatteras Island Arts & Crafts Guild will have an arts and crafts show on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Cape Hatteras Secondary School on Highway 12 in Buxton.

This is an annual event to help locals and visitors alike get a jump start on their Christmas shopping island style. The show will feature work by dozens of renowned local artists, artisans, photographers, and craftsmen. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to stop by and browse the array of works, or purchase some island inspired art and crafts to take home. Lunch and snacks will be available for a small fee. Continue reading


11/4/09

Wings over Water Wildlife Festival runs from Nov. 3-8

The 13th annual Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival, a celebration of wildlife and wild lands in Eastern North Carolina, will run from Tuesday, Nov. 3, until Sunday, Nov. 8. The six-day event celebrates the natural wonders of the Outer Banks and offers many opportunities to explore and discover the richness of the region’s environment. Continue reading


10/29/09

Halloween parade and party planned on Hatteras Island

On Saturday, Oct. 31, a Halloween parade and party marks the spooky season in Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo.

Children are invited to wear costumes for the parade which starts at 2 p.m. at the North Beach Campground in Rodanthe and passes along Highway 12 to the villages’ Community Center for the party. The party features a costume fashion show, games and lots of fun. Continue reading


10/19/09

Outer Banks Scenic Byway Receives National Designation

The Outer Banks Scenic Byway received national status on Friday as one of America’s Byways®, placing NC Highway 12 on the map, so to speak, for its fascinating coastal heritage and unique natural landscapes, making the leg of the historic two-lane highway from Nags Head, NC to Down East a perfect autumn drive for exploring the beauty of the barrier islands and connecting with the coastal communities that set the destination apart. Continue reading


09/25/09

2009’s Day at the Docks in Hatteras Village a Sunny Success

The ideal sunny weather brought out the largest crowd yet at the 5th annual Day at the Docks, a celebration of Hatteras Island Watermen, which was held on Saturday, October 19th.

Hundreds of visitors spent a beautiful late summer day wandering up and down Hatteras village’s working waterfront, looking at boats, eating, watching the various races and competitions that took place, and enjoying the bands that played all afternoon. Continue reading


09/18/09

Day at the Docks will be Saturday, September 19

Sea captains extend an invitation to all sailors and landlubbers to join them at the 3rd annual Day at the Docks on September 19, 2009. Festivities will begin on the Hatteras village waterfront at 10:00 a.m. and run until 5:00 p.m., followed by a work boat parade and the annual Blessing of the Fleet. Continue reading


09/2/09

Get Ready for Fall Fishing Tournaments

One of the great things about fall on Hatteras Island is the fishing, and this is exactly why so many fishing tournaments pop up in the September, October and November months for anglers of all ages and skill levels.

While planning your fall vacation, whether you’re an old fishing pro who’s ready to win big, or simply want to head out to the docks to size up the tournament’s big catches, there are plenty of fishing tournaments to keep fall visitors occupied. Continue reading


07/1/09

4th of July Fun on Hatteras Island


Islanders and visitors will find a wide array of events on the islands this upcoming Independence day weekend – from fireworks to a free market, a reading of the Declaration of Independence to a sand sculpture contest, there is a fun island event to keep everyone in your family smiling during your imminent Outer Banks vacation. Continue reading