What an amazing weekend it has been on the Outer Banks, and itâåÛåªs tough to know what the highlight was. Saturday night the 4th Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant took place at Kelly Outer Banks Tavern in Nags Head and shattered the old record for fund raising and Thursday though Saturday the kids at First Flight … Continue reading Fun Weekend on the Outer Banks
It looks to be a great weekend of entertainment on the Outer Banks. The big show is the annual Womanless Beauty Pageant at KellyâåÛåªs Outer Banks Tavern in Nags Head. The concept is simple . . . men dress up as women, sell tickets with the sales donated to the charity of their choice and … Continue reading Fun Stuff to Do This Weekend on the Outer Banks
In our last blog we wrote that even though the weather was still questionable, spring was truly on the way. Well, as of today, we can officially say that spring is here. OK . . . for sticklers for detail, spring actually began two days ago, but with brilliant sunshine for the past few days … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung at Last on the Outer Banks
Hard to imagine, but tomorrow is the first day of spring. That has nothing to do with how quickly the time has gone by . . . in fact time, in the form of the harshest winter in at least the past 20 years on the Outer Banks, seems interminable, unending. And we are ready … Continue reading Really-Outer Banks Spring Is Coming
What at amazing weekend it’s shaping up to be on the Outer Banks. The 2014 version of the Taste of the Beach is in full swing, there’s a car show at First Flight High School and, of course, Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade tomorrow in on the Beach Road in Nags Head. He at … Continue reading 2014 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach-Amazing!
Beginning itâåÛåªs journey to the Pamlico Sound at the Falls of the Neuse just north of Raleigh, the Neuse River twists and turns its way for almost 250 miles. It would hardly seem to type of body of water that would harbor a warship, yet during the Civil War, the Confederate Navy created an ironclad … Continue reading Search Underway for Pieces of Civil War Ironside
Hard to imagine but the 2014 version of the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is almost upon us. Next weekend–actually starting Thursday–four days of amazing food, great demonstrations., beer and wine and a couple of cook-offs. The Outer Banks Taste of the Beach isn’t like any other “Taste of…” out there. Most places … Continue reading Outer Banks Taste of the Beach Next Weekend
Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the Ash Wednesday Storm…The only time in living memory when the Atlantic Ocean and the Sounds met across the Outer Banks. The photo below is widely considered a snap shot taken from the high-ground in Kitty Hawk during the storm; but according the Eve Turek of the Yellowhouse Gallery… … Continue reading The 52nd anniversary of the Ash Wednesday Storm.
The Not-So-Haunted House Team, Nags Head Elementary School, Division I Winner More evidence of how bright and creative the Outer Banks kids are came in over this weekend. The regional Odyssey of the Mind competition was held at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills this past weekend and wow (!) did the local … Continue reading Outer Banks Kids Rock the Competition