Alive and Well on the Outer Banks

Christmas is coming and there is lots to do on the Outer Banks. Next week Thursday the December 5 kicks off the Outer Banks Hotline 25th Annual Festival of Trees at Jennette’s Pier that runs through the weekend. A great event for a great cause event gives toys to kids who may not get any … Continue reading Alive and Well on the Outer Banks

Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks

Yea! for Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks. Ok, it is a little bit cold. And the weather yesterday was downright miserable, but there is something special about gathering with friends and relatives and eating way too much with the sound of the surf in the background. Before the weather really socked us in yesterday, the … Continue reading Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks

Don Bryan an Outer Banks Icon

  As much as we like to report on all the good stuff that happens on the Outer Banks, occasionally there is some sad news and this is one of those times. Long-time resident of the Outer Banks, artist, philanthropist and former mayor of Nags Head, Don Bryan passed away last week. Don–or Colonel Bryan … Continue reading Don Bryan an Outer Banks Icon

Model UN on the Outer Banks

In many ways the Outer Banks is a lot like any other tight knit community. Certainly in the summer, itâåÛåªs a thriving, bustling city that whose population expands tenfold every week. But here in the off season, with the north wind howling outside our windows, and autumn leaves swirling across our yards, we we look … Continue reading Model UN on the Outer Banks

Soccer, Theatre and a Good Cause on the Outer Banks

An amazing weekend on the Outer Banks. The sad news–although not entirely sad, is the First Flight High School menâåÛåªs soccer team finished the year at 23-1 losing to Salisbury 2-1 in the State Finals on Saturday. An amazing run, an amazing feat and truly something to be celebrated even if the final game was … Continue reading Soccer, Theatre and a Good Cause on the Outer Banks

Weekend on the Outer Banks

A big weekend of entertainment coming up on the Outer Banks. The Dare County Arts Council is sponsoring Carolina Veterans Weekend. The centerpiece is a veterans writing workshop with the VeteransâåÛåª Writing Project. The workshop brings professional writers from academia who have experienced combat, to work with veterans helping them to write about their experiences. … Continue reading Weekend on the Outer Banks

Marathon Weekend on the Outer Banks

Here it is, VeteranâåÛåªs Day Weekend, so it must be time for the Outer Banks Marathon. 8th Annual this year and what has happened as the event has grown it has become sort of a mini festival of running. ThereâåÛåªs a fitness expo, six races of varying lengths–Saturday features an 8K, 5K and 1.2 mile … Continue reading Marathon Weekend on the Outer Banks