Virginia Pars Map Holds Tantalizing Clues Will the mystery of the Lost Colony ever be solved? Probably not. That, at least, is the consensus of experts who gathered at an international symposium hosted by the First Colony Foundation. As one of the archeologists on hand remarked in an offhand moment, “Unless we find the skeletal … Continue reading Lost Colony Weekend Examines the Evidence
If Humans Can Fly, Why Not Beer? One of the questions that has plagued humanity since the Wright Brothers proved mankind can fly is, if humans, why not beer kegs? This Saturday at the Nags Head Event Site, Kitty Hawk Kites and the organizers of BrewTag will attempt to answer that question. This will be … Continue reading BrewTag Asks-Can Beer Kegs Fly?
A Special Outer Banks Party Day Is the Outer Banks Seafood Festival a celebration of great food, a mini-music fest, or just an all day party? Hard to tell, because it seems to have something for everyone. Featuring perfect weather, the 2017 Outer Banks Seafood Festival may have been the best yet. That’s really saying … Continue reading Party On-Outer Banks Seafood Fest Best Yet
With the weather looking great, fantastic entertainment and lots to do, the 2017 Outer Banks Seafood Festival looks like it will be the best yet. And that’s saying lot because the festival keeps getting better every year. The entertainment, the wonderful crafts from local vendors, the beautiful setting on the Roanoke Sound—all of that is window … Continue reading 2017 Outer Banks Seafood Fest Looks Great
End of an Era Comes Sooner Than Expected Last week Mike Kelly confirmed rumors that had been swirling about for some time—at the end of November he will be closing Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern. If there is a surprise in this, it is that the closing is coming much sooner than expected. Most observers felt … Continue reading Late November Closing for Kelly’s Outer Banks Tavern
One thing is for sure—between the Duck Jazz Festival and the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, the Outer Banks sure knows how to throw a music party. Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Highlights We’ve had a chance to talk about the Blue Grass Festival, and it did not disappoint. Three acts in particular really stood out for … Continue reading Duck Jazz Fest Highlights Great Weekend of Music
Things are looking great for the 2017 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival this year from October 4-7. After Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc with fall entertainment plans last year, there’s a certain karmic balance to having great weather on tap for this year. The show runs Wednesday through Saturday with a special Tuesday performance at Bluegrass Island … Continue reading Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Looks Better Than Ever
Sometimes everything seems to come together to create an ideal event or happening. That seemed to be the case today, Saturday, for what we hope is the first of many Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festivals. Great Condition for Lost Colony Festival The weather—perfect, bright sunshine with temperatures in the low 70s and a nice … Continue reading Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Weekend a Big Hit