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


06/18/09

Free Activities for your Family on Check In Day from Kitty Hawk Kites

If you are checking in on Saturday, and arrive on Hatteras Island a little early, Kitty Hawk Kites offers plenty of activities to keep everyone in the family busy and enjoying a jump start to their vacation, while waiting for check-in.

Every Saturday during the summer, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., you can join Kitty Hawk Kites at Waves Village Kiteboarding Resort for plenty of fun while your vacation rental home is being prepped for your Hatteras Island Vacation. You can leave one person at the office to wait while you join in the fun, or everyone can head over to Kitty Hawk Kites to relax and enjoy the afternoon. Continue reading


05/15/09

Outdoor painting workshop set for May at SeaWorthy Gallery

SeaWorthy Gallery in Hatteras village will sponsor a three-day “Plein Air” outdoor painting workshop on May 19-21 from 9 until 4 p.m. each day. The workshop will focus on marshes, boats, beaches, cottages, and other coastal scenes. All media is welcome, but the demonstrations will be done in watercolor. Class size is limited, so the instructor can give personal attention to each student. A brief critique will conclude each painting day. 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


04/22/09

Kitty Hawk Kites to Host First Annual Kiteboarding Race

After opening the Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Resort in Waves, NC last fall, Kitty Hawk Kites is planning to host the inaugural kiteboarding race, beginning April 25 and continuing through May 2.

Kitty Hawk Kites and KiteUS are co-sponsoring this week long event and are expecting a large number of participants. Kiteboarders from across the country will be in attendance to compete on Hatteras Island, one of the best locations in the country for kiteboarding. Continue reading


04/2/09

Sea chanteys concert will be April 9 at Hatteras museum

The singer sometimes called “one of the strongest and finest tenor voices on the folk scene” is coming to the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras village.

Geoff Kaufman has performed nationally and internationally and is widely known for music of the sea. On Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m., he performs a free concert at the museum. Kaufman performs work songs traditional to the South, and port tunes from Irish sailors and black stevedores that were adaptations of each other’s music. 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


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