Beach Nourishment Begins in Duck

The first 200’ of the Dare County Intra-Local Beach Nourishment project has been competed in Duck. Crews been working last week and made good progress in spite of some thunderstorms that rolled through the area. The schedule is pretty aggressive so crews are working seven days a week. A Construction Zone Beach nourishment calls for an … Continue reading Beach Nourishment Begins in Duck

80th Anniversary for The Lost Colony

Tony Award Winning Play Gears Up for 2017 Season When Paul Green wrote the script for The Lost Colony in 1937 he probably didn’t expect the play to run for 80 years. But that is what has happened. Last night, Friday, Many 26 when the lights went up at the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island … Continue reading 80th Anniversary for The Lost Colony

OBX Weekend Music Highlights Spring Festivals

Hot music but cool temperatures…that sums up the weekend music scene on the Outer Banks. Last fall we lost out on one of the best music weekends anywhere when Hurricane Matthew caused the cancellation of the Mustang Music Festival and the Duck Jazz Festival. This past weekend may have made up for that with Shred … Continue reading OBX Weekend Music Highlights Spring Festivals

Music, Fun & Food Highlight May OBX Weekend

Music, Music, Music There is so much happening on the Outer Banks this weekend that the only way to get to everything may be to strap on a jet pack and fly from event to event. Saturday is the day a tough decision may have to be made…or split time between two the two events. … Continue reading Music, Fun & Food Highlight May OBX Weekend

Dowdy Park Grand Opening Worth the Wait

Three Hour Weather Delay Creates a Great Day That three hour weather delay for the Grand Opening of Dowdy Park in Nags Head sure came in handy. If the weather was overcast with a little wind, at least it didn’t rain. And that was a good thing, because the Grand Opening was as advertised and … Continue reading Dowdy Park Grand Opening Worth the Wait

Dowdy Park Grand Opening Delayed 3 Hours

Rescheduling the Start Time Will the Dowdy Park Grand Opening happen? That is the question of the day as we cross our fingers and hope the weather miraculously clears for tomorrow, Saturday. It looks as though it will clear, although a bit later than hoped. But to take advantage of that late clearing the skies … Continue reading Dowdy Park Grand Opening Delayed 3 Hours

HMS Pinafore Sails into the Outer Banks

New York Theater Comes to the Outer Banks Two years ago the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players (NYGSP) brought the Pirates of Penzance to the Outer Banks. On Sunday evening they were back at First Flight High School, but this time with HMS Pinafore. One thing is for sure—two year has not diminished the skill … Continue reading HMS Pinafore Sails into the Outer Banks

It’s OBX Strawberry Picking Time

May Brings Perfect Berries to the Outer Banks For about as long as anyone can remember there has been a strawberry patch just on the other side of the Wright Brothers Bridge. That’s Point Harbor for anyone studying a map. It’s a U-Pick ‘em patch and the berries seem to be as good as they … Continue reading It’s OBX Strawberry Picking Time

A Great Way to End a Great Season

Virginia Symphony in performance at First Flight High School. Outer Banks Forum Tradition For almost 25 years the Outer Banks Forum has been bringing music to the Outer Banks. Over that time a few traditions have evolved. One of those is closing out the season with the Virginia Symphony. That’s a tradition that we really … Continue reading A Great Way to End a Great Season