International Field at WRV Pro World

The pros came to town and showed the Outer Banks why they’re the pros. The 2015 WRV Pro World Surf competition didn’t seem to have the greatest conditions but if that bothered the international cast of surfer gathered at Jennette’s Pier this week it didn’t show in their performances. A steady northeast wind has been … Continue reading International Field at WRV Pro World

Ghosts Tell the Story of the Lost Colony

The mystery of the disappearance of the Lost Colony is but one of the many solved stories of the Outer Banks. Roanoke is an ancient island, filled with the mystery of those who walked before us. The temporal bodies of Chief Wanchese, Chief Manteo, Virginia Dare and Captain White may have long departed, but their … Continue reading Ghosts Tell the Story of the Lost Colony

The Outer Banks Second Season

Easterns Surf Association Amateur surf competition at Jennette's Pier, September 20-26. We’re in the last week of summer 2015 and it’s been a marvelous summer-great weather, lots of family coming to the Outer Banks to enjoy a week or two of vacation. But the end of the summer is not the end of reasons to … Continue reading The Outer Banks Second Season

National Aviation Day Brings Flight to Wright Memorial

Stinson Flying Staton Wagon, 1947. Today was National Aviation Day. It started back in 1939 when FDR proclaimed August 19 as a day to celebrate flight, although it never has been one of the better known national celebrations. However, since it also commemorates Orville Wright’s 1871 birthday, the Wright Brothers Memorial is here on the … Continue reading National Aviation Day Brings Flight to Wright Memorial

Puppet Magic at the Whalehead Club

Kids watching the "Legend of White Doe" on the lawn at the Whalehead Club. This has been one of the best summers ever on the Outer Banks. It isn’t just the weather-which has been wonderful-rather it’s how much there is to do and how many different activities there are. There are so many it’s hard … Continue reading Puppet Magic at the Whalehead Club

Pirate Facts for OBX Pirate Festival

It’s Pirate Week on the Outer Banks-at least for the end of the week with the Outer Banks Pirate Festival happening at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head. So to help the uninformed or the visitor who wants to fit in with the local pirate culture, we humbly present the Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates … Continue reading Pirate Facts for OBX Pirate Festival

New World Festival of the Arts Part of Great Entertainment Week

We have a great week coming up on the Outer Banks-the weather is looking fantastic with daytime highs in the mid 80s so it won’t be too hot, with sunshine forecast for most of the week. Some great events coming up: 2015 Club 420 North American Championship will be held in the Croatan Sound on … Continue reading New World Festival of the Arts Part of Great Entertainment Week

Brewpubs of the Outer Banks

Full Moon Cafe in downtown Manteo. It’s been a couple of hot and muggy days on the Outer Banks, about what is expected in the summer in North Carolina. Nonetheless, there is a question lingering out there-how to cool off when the temperature and humidity are both sitting at 90. The beach, of course beckons, … Continue reading Brewpubs of the Outer Banks

Joe Lamb, Jr. Guide to OBX Traditions

Flying a kite. One of many Outer Banks traditions. One of the best parts of visiting the Outer Banks is how wonderfully and naturally family tradition seems to occur. Here at Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates & Associates, we know that is the case because there are so many families that have made us a … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. Guide to OBX Traditions