Two Art Shows at DCAC Worth Checking Out

Frank Stick and COA Highlight DCAC Month There’s a couple of events that are happening at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) in Manteo in February and they’re really worth checking out. First up, and it’s already in progress is the 40th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. The opening reception was last Saturday at … Continue reading Two Art Shows at DCAC Worth Checking Out

Pamlico Shipwreck Mystery Moves Closer to Being Solved

Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck Yields Clues to Marine ARCHAEOLOGIST For almost 50 years the shipwreck off Pappy’s Lane in Rodanthe has been turning to rust. A forlorn, forgotten husk there was little to suggest it was ever anything other than some rusted barge that had grounded and wasn’t worth the effort to refloat. Clearly visible from the … Continue reading Pamlico Shipwreck Mystery Moves Closer to Being Solved

Coastal Studies Institute Looks at Pamlico Sound Shipwreck

Science on the Sound Looks at Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck From a shipwreck and marine archeology to harnessing the energy of the Gulf Stream, Coastal Studies Institute on Roanoke Island is does very interesting work. That’s why their Science on the Sound series always seems to be so interesting. And the lecture coming up this Thursday, … Continue reading Coastal Studies Institute Looks at Pamlico Sound Shipwreck

Second Winter Snowstorm Blankets Outer Banks

Second Snowstorm in 2 Weeks Dumps Heavy Amounts of Snow It’s official—the Outer Banks got more snow than any other place in North Carolina from our latest snowstorm. Snow is an infrequent visitor to the Outer Banks, and to have two heavy snowfalls within two weeks of one another is just about unheard of. This … Continue reading Second Winter Snowstorm Blankets Outer Banks

After Dark at All Saints-A Sure Cure for Winter Blues

The wind is blowing cold from the north on the Outer Banks, the days are shorter, but with After Dark at All Saints there is plenty to do in the upcoming weeks. A wonderful community service from All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores, After Dark is a one month plus celebration of the joy … Continue reading After Dark at All Saints-A Sure Cure for Winter Blues

A New Standard for Bryan Cultural Series on the Outer Banks

Pianist Matthew Van Hoose Brilliant The Bryan Cultural Series has been bringing some extraordinary artists to the Outer Banks for the past six years. With pianist Matthew Van Hoose they seem to have raised the bar to a whole new level Thursday night.- Playing at All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores, Van Hoose played … Continue reading A New Standard for Bryan Cultural Series on the Outer Banks

Back to Normal on Outer Banks as Frigid Temperatures Retreat

With temperatures finally climbing above freezing it looks as though Snowmageddon is finally coming to an end on the Outer Banks. Effects of Cold Temperatures and Heavy Snowfall Not completely back to normal yet. Dare County Schools will be closed on Monday—that’s three snow days in a row. But county roads are still not completely … Continue reading Back to Normal on Outer Banks as Frigid Temperatures Retreat

Winter Storm Paints Outer Banks White

SnowStorm Transforms the Look of Outer Banks The year 2018 has certainly come in like a lion. The winter storm that brushed the Outer Banks gave us a good shot of snow and has left some frigid temperatures in its wake. And it looks as though we’re going to be in the deep freeze for … Continue reading Winter Storm Paints Outer Banks White

A Great Celebration to 2018 on a OBX Night

Frigid Temperatures but Great Welcome to 2018 As the first ever New Year’s Eve Celebration on the Manteo waterfront proved, you can plan for everything but the weather. And wow did the weather throw us a curve last night. It’s not as though the Outer Banks wasn’t in the same deep freeze the rest of … Continue reading A Great Celebration to 2018 on a OBX Night