Dare County Schools Ranked in North Carolina Top Ten

The kids are about to head back to school and just in time for their return to the classroom we got some great news about out schools. Niche, a research company that evaluates places to live, schools, neighborhoods and the workplace ranked Dare County Schools sixth in North Carolina. For those of us who live … Continue reading Dare County Schools Ranked in North Carolina Top Ten

Outer Banks Surfing for Autism a Special Day

Everyone has a certain day or event that they look forward to every year. It’s certainly an individual choice, but honestly the Outer Banks Surfing for Autism that just happened on Saturday at Jennette’s Pier has to be at the top of anyone’s list who has been there. There is nothing quite like it.  For … Continue reading Outer Banks Surfing for Autism a Special Day

Women’s Club Craft Fair This Wednesday & Thursday

The Outer Banks Women’s Club is one of those organization that seems to fly under the radar, yet they keep doing good work over and over again. Founded in 1971, the Women’s Club is one of the oldest if not the oldest charitable organization on the Outer Banks doing the type of work that they … Continue reading Women’s Club Craft Fair This Wednesday & Thursday

Black Bear Central at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Every once in a while we’ll get a notice or something will come across our desk that is a reminder of just how remarkable the world of the Outer Banks is. In this case, it’s not quite the Outer Banks, but awfully close. Right next door at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge, it … Continue reading Black Bear Central at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival Fun for the Whole Family

Need something for the kids to do? A fun time that will keep the whole family laughing and create some great memories? Check out the Kitty Hawk Watermelon Festival this Thursday at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head. This is the 12th Annual Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival and having attended quite a number of … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival Fun for the Whole Family

Acoustic Sunset-A Perfect Thursday Getaway

There is something truly special about the Acoustic Sunset at the Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg.  Maybe it’s the setting beneath the towering pines on the north end of the property. Perhaps it’s the music. Sandbar Blues was playing tonight and their blend of classic rock with a touch of country set the mood perfectly. Maybe … Continue reading Acoustic Sunset-A Perfect Thursday Getaway

Hot Music, Hot Night for Midsummer Meltdown

It was hot, it has humid and, yes, maybe there was a bit of a melt down but the Mid Summer Meltdown in Corolla was one heck of a show. The headliner was the People’s Blues of Richmond. This is probably the third time we’ve seen them thanks to Bearded Face Productions who keep bringing … Continue reading Hot Music, Hot Night for Midsummer Meltdown

Wright Brothers Monument Celebrates Apollo 11 Landing

With a few hundred viewers spread across the lawn next to the Wright Brothers Monument tonight, the National Park Service celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon with a rebroadcast of the Walter Cronkite commentary. It was an emotional evening. Perhaps not as emotional as that moment and day in … Continue reading Wright Brothers Monument Celebrates Apollo 11 Landing

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary of Walk on Moon Celebrated at Wright Brothers Monument

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, mankind first walked on the moon. Apollo 11, the space flight that delivered Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon, was a defining moment in history and a remarkable achievement. Coming just eight year after President Kennedy promised Americans we would walk on the moon … Continue reading Apollo 11 50th Anniversary of Walk on Moon Celebrated at Wright Brothers Monument

Water Water Everywhere Exhibit at Dare County Arts Council

Sometimes we luck into something special. That was certainly the feeling when we checked out the Water Water Everywhere exhibit at the Dare County Arts Council in Manteo this evening. Curated by artist Carol Willett, the  show featured art from a wide variety of Outer Banks artists. All of the works were themed around water … Continue reading Water Water Everywhere Exhibit at Dare County Arts Council