04/13/10

Festival gears up with local Hatteras story telling

The fifth Land of Beginnings Festival gears up this week with a series of story-telling sessions. This week will also feature the Living Legend Luncheon honoring artist Glenn Eure and a community conversation that will examine the economic future of the Outer Banks.The first story-telling session was in Hatteras on Saturday. The second is Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Roanoke Island Festival Park. It will feature George Spence of Elizabeth City, Roanoke Island native Maxine Peele and longtime Manteo resident Lib Fearing. The story tellers will commemorate the early days of The Lost Colony.

In Kitty Hawk, story telling will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Black Pelican Restaurant. Scheduled are Ada Scarborough of Duck, Jimmie Austin of Nags Head and George McLean, a Currituck native. All of the sessions are free. The festival has numerous sponsors, led by The Lost Colony.

12th annual Powwow in Frisco will include living history events

The nature trail at the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center will once again echo with the haunting music of drums when the 12th annual Inter-Tribal Powwow, Journey Home, takes place on Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25. the event is a weekend of music, dancing, storytelling, demonstrations, crafts, native food, and […]

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