09/25/09

2009’s Day at the Docks in Hatteras Village a Sunny Success

The ideal sunny weather brought out the largest crowd yet at the 5th annual Day at the Docks, a celebration of Hatteras Island Watermen, which was held on Saturday, October 19th.

Hundreds of visitors spent a beautiful late summer day wandering up and down Hatteras village’s working waterfront, looking at boats, eating, watching the various races and competitions that took place, and enjoying the bands that played all afternoon. Continue reading


09/21/09

East Coast Surfing Championships begin on Hatteras Island

In surfing circles, the popularity of the East Coast Surfing Championships is unparalleled. But when it comes to importance for amateur surfers, the Eastern Surfing Association’s Grand Championships is the highlight of the year, and every year the championship begins on Hatteras Island.

The 42nd Easterns start Monday, September 21, in Buxton near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on Hatteras Island. The competition continues on the Buxton beach through Saturday. 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


08/26/09

NPS Offers Full Moon Tour of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

As a very special experience for the visiting public and local communities, the National Park Service will be offering Full Moon Tours of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse the evening of September 4, 2009.

Two tours will be given-one at 7:15 p.m. and a second at 8:15 p.m. Each tour is limited to 30 people. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the lighthouse ticket booth between 8:15 a.m. and 4:40 p.m., September 2 through September 4. Full Moon Tour tickets are non-refundable. 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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