06/8/09

Frisco Jubilee Performs Another Season of Great Music

The Frisco Jubilee is performing another season of great music at Little Grove Church in Frisco. The Jubilee plays every Friday at 7:30 pm at Little Grove through Labor Day. Little Grove Church is located at Mile Post 67 on Highway 12 in Frisco.

The Frisco Jubilee is an evening of musical entertainment for the whole family comprised of some of the best performers from Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Locals and tourists alike have discovered the rich musical heritage that exists on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. You can expect to hear some great music that ranges from standards and blues to bluegrass and gospel as well as original poetry from Johnny Baum.

The Frisco Jubilee features Nights in Rodanthe fiddler Herb “Speedy” Price, April Trueblood, Mahlon Blue, Clifford Swain, Caitlyn Gray, John Couch, Jaki Gray, Martin Garrish and friends will perform occasionally.

The Frisco Jubilee show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door for $10 per person.

More than one person has told us that this is the best $10 you can spend anywhere on Hatteras Island. Come for a great evening of pickin’and singin’ and a little poetry too. Call 252-995-3540 for more information.


05/22/09

Free NC Symphony Concert on the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks welcomes for the eighth year the North Carolina Symphony Summer Pops Concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on June 19, 2009. Once again, this event is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.

Gates open at 6 p.m. with a pre-show program by the Concert Chorale of the Outer Banks at 7 p.m. The NC Symphony program begins at 8 p.m. Continue reading


05/15/09

National Park Service announces May Programs

During May, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group will be providing scheduled public programs for the pre-summer season at Wright Brothers National Memorial, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore. These spring program schedules will run through May 22. Continue reading


05/5/09

Affordable Inshore Fishing Trips will reel in the whole family

Every year, Hatteras Island attracts countless offshore charter fishermen who take advantage of the island’s proximity to the Gulf Stream to enjoy a long day of some hard fishing. But fishing beginners and families who just want a taste of the charter experience, don’t have to plan a full day in the Gulf Stream to get their feet wet.

A number of local charter businesses, like locally renowned Got ‘Em Charters, based in Hatteras Village, offer inshore charter fishing trips for a full or half day of fishing in the ocean or sound waters. Continue reading


05/5/09

Children’s Book Week is May 11-17

The Dare County Library is celebrating National Children’s Book Week from May 11-17 with fun programs for children of all ages.

The regular preschool story times this week will be a special “Teddy Bear Days.” Story time children are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear with them to story time – cute or cuddly, fat or funny, big or little, old or new. There will be a teddy bear picnic, a teddy bear parade and plenty of teddy bear fun.Preschool story times at the Hatteras Library are on Tuesdays for 3-5 year olds from 11 until 11:30 a.m.

Also during this week, a special “American Girl Tea Party” will be held at the Hatteras Village Library. School-age girls can come dressed as their favorite American Girl and/or bring their own American Girl doll. Continue reading


04/14/09

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse To Open Friday, April 17

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will open to the public for climbing from April 17 through Columbus Day, October 12, 2009. Climbing fees for the Lighthouse will be $7 per adult, and $3.50 for children under 12 and senior citizens.

The opening day of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will continue to be a fee-free day, as it has in the past, for local community members to climb the Lighthouse. Continue reading


04/10/09

Frisco Museum offering pine-needle basket workshop

Creating baskets from natural materials is one of the oldest known crafts. Pine basketry dates back more than 9,000 years, before crafters were making pottery. For Hatteras Island Native Americans, pine needle baskets served many utilitarian and decorative purposes, and over the years, the creation of pine needle baskets has developed into an intricate and beautiful art form.

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03/17/09

Avon Theater Re-Opening

R/C Theatres will reopen its Avon venue on May 1, just in time for summertime visitors. The Avon theater is expected to remain open for four months through Labor Day, seven days a week, with matinee and evening showings. Continue reading


02/23/09

North Carolina Symphony Outer Banks Summer Concert

The Dare County Tourism Board welcomes for the eighth year the North Carolina Symphony Summer Pops Concert to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Friday, June 19, 2009. Once again, this event is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. The performance is underwritten by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau at a cost of $28,000 and Roanoke Island Festival Park donates the venue. Continue reading


02/20/09

Kayaking Adventures on Hatteras Island

The Outer Banks is known for its wild landscape and miles of water, so it’s no surprise that kayaking enthusiasts love heading to Hatteras Island for some of the best paddling in North Carolina. Whether you’re taking a guided sunset tour through the Pamlico Sound, or attacking the Atlantic waves in an ocean kayak, there are plenty of kayaking rentals and tour companies, and beautiful saltwater locales to get you paddle wet. Continue reading