03/27/09

Easter Sunday Sunrise Services

Easter is around the corner, and for Hatteras Island vacationers, there are a number of Sunday morning church services to celebrate the holiday. Best of all, visitors can enjoy a sunrise service in an amazing and truly inspiring location: adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading


03/5/09

2nd Annual Seal Swim will be March 7

Summer is just around the corner, but cold tolerant locals and visitors have a chance to enjoy a dip in the ocean well before the temperatures heat up.

Local non-profit organization Locomotion, the Cape Hatteras Teen Association, will be hosting its Second Annual Seal Swim on Saturday, March 7, starting at 10 a.m. on the oceanfront behind the Outer Banks Motel on Highway 12 in Buxton. The fundraising event is open to everyone in the community, and both young people and adults can sign up to take the frigid dip in the ocean. 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


02/10/09

Save the date for annual spring dance

The ninth annual Spring Dance, sponsored by the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation (HICF) will be on Saturday, March 21 at the Hatteras Village Civic Center. Tickets will be available in advance and all proceeds go to HICF to help support those in the community faced with the many challenges of cancer.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the dance ends at midnight. There will be a full buffet, beer, wine, soda, and the civic center will be decorated in style. Music this year will be by the 360 Degree Band. Continue reading


01/30/09

Winter Wellness Wednesday is Feb. 11

Need a little Hatteras Island treat to shake off the winter blues? The In Touch Massage & Wellness Center on Highway 12 in Frisco, (adjacent to the Island Perks coffee shop) will host a special Winter Wellness Wednesday event on Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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01/7/09

Visit Surf or Sound Realty at the Outer Banks Wedding Expo and Wedding Tour

The Outer Banks Wedding Expo is being held January 10-11, and Surf or Sound Realty is delighted to be a part of the region’s largest wedding expo of 2009.

On Saturday, January 10th, we invite brides-to-be and their families to stop by our spotlight wedding tour home #553 Seas the Day, located in Salvo in the upscale Hattie Creef subdivision. (Click here to view the floor plans of the home.) This stunning 8 bedroom oceanfront home will be open for the public to tour from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Appetizers, courtesy of the Inn at Pamlico Sound, will be available at the home. Information about our wedding homes and maps will be available at the home and also at our two offices located in Avon and Salvo. We encourage everyone to stop by and check out this impressive representative of our portfolio of premier vacation homes. Continue reading


12/19/08

Hatteras Village Christmas Parade is a chilly, cheery success

The Hatteras Village Christmas Parade enjoyed a sunny start on Saturday, Dec. 13, with cool 50 degree weather and an even cooler breeze. But the chill in the air didn’t stop several hundred locals and visitors from lining along NC Highway 12 in between Teach’s Lair marina and the Hatteras Drive-in to cheer on the floats. Continue reading


12/15/08

Cape Hatteras Angler’s Annual Invitational Fishing Tournament announces winners

The Cape Hatteras Anglers Club Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament has been held every November since 1958. In 2008, 120 Teams of six members each from all over the East Coast were invited to participate in the tournament, and they fished in zones in a morning session and an afternoon session for two days, with a Sunday banquet and awards ceremony culminating the event. Continue reading


12/2/08

No place like Hatteras Island for the Holidays

While December is a slow time of year around here, there are plenty of local holiday events to keep visitors, locals and homeowners entertained and in the holiday spirit. If you’re enjoying a holiday vacation, why not check out these events that are in the neighborhood. Continue reading


11/21/08

Where to watch the Big Game

<B>Sports Bar at Hatteras Belle</b>

Sports Bar at Hatteras Belle

Playoff season is just around the corner, and a concern for many diehard football aficionados is missing that big game while on vacation. But don’t cancel your vacation plans so you can stay home and root for your team just yet – there are plenty of spots on Hatteras Island where you can watch your team in action, and still enjoy your vacation when the game is over. Continue reading