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


09/17/09

Talk Like a Pirate Day is Coming

One of the greatest holidays is upon us, and it’s one that all island locals and visitors should celebrate with gusto. No, it’s not Thanksgiving, Halloween, or even the inauguration of football season. In fact, there’s a chance that there are still a few folks out there who have never heard of this internationally recognized event.

It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, and it’s Saturday, Sept. 19.

This is a time to celebrate, mates, and on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands where we’re no strangers to the legacy of pirates, it would be a disservice to our communities not to celebrate with enthusiasm. 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


08/21/09

Linda Browning will offer watercolor workshop

Linda Meyer Browning, award-winning watercolorist, photographer, and painting instructor, will be conducting a watercolor workshop for adults on Saturday, Sept. 12, and again on Monday, Sept. 14.

“Watercolor for Beginners” will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be held at Linda’s studio in Frisco on Hatteras Island.
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07/29/09

Chicamacomico’s American Heroes Day will be celebrated August 6th

The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Museum Complex will be holding its Fourth Annual “American Heroes Day” on Thursday, August 6, 2008 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The complex is located in the village of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island, MP 39.5 on Hwy. 12. Continue reading


07/29/09

Hatteras prepares to host fifth annual Day at the Docks Celebration on Sept. 19

The fifth annual “Day at the Docks: A Celebration of Hatteras Island Watermen” will be on Saturday, Sept. 19, on the Hatteras village waterfront.

“The celebration this year promises to be the best ever,” said Lynne Foster, chairperson of the Day at the Docks planning committee.

The day brings local fishing families and island visitors together on the waterfront where commercial fishing boats, charter boats, and fishing gear are displayed. Continue reading


07/22/09

Attention Kids! Grab a kite and fly during Kids Kite Day in Hatteras Village!

Kitty Hawk Kites will be hosting a kite day for kids of all ages on July 23, 2009 at the Kitty Hawk Kites store in Hatteras Landing, Hatteras Village. The event is free and open to visitors and locals alike, and the fun begins at 10:00 a.m., and lasts until 4:00 p.m..

The Hatteras Kids Kite Day offers a wide range of entertaining activities for everyone who attends. Kids and their families will enjoy free kite making throughout the event. Children can also color and decorate their own personal kite, and learn to fly it with the help of Kitty Hawk Kites’ professional staff. Continue reading


07/1/09

New Kind of Magic in Town

The Outer Banks is a magical place. The Outer Banks offers peace, natural beauty, friendly people and a number of things to do…but this summer there is a new kind of magic in town.

OBXtreme Magic features the illusion team of Clive Allen & Tracy Housley, originally from Pennsylvania but now new residents of the Outer Banks. During the OBXtreme Magic show, participants will witness incredible illusions, mind-bending magic and comedy appropriate for all ages. Audience members are invited on stage to be part of most acts and are spell-bound as people appear, vanish and float in the air right in front of your eyes! 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


07/1/09

Hatteras Island Sound Fishing Tournament to be held August 1st-2nd

Ryan White, owner of Hatteras Jack’s Tackle Shop in Rodanthe, is an avid fan of a form of fishing that’s everywhere on Hatteras island, but seldom enjoyed by local and visiting fishermen alike.
What’s his advice? Go west.
“Fishermen need to check out the sound,” says Ryan. “Obviously, this whole area [Hatteras Island] is just tremendous for fishing, but the tip of the iceberg has only been scratched with what’s out here and what’s around.” Continue reading