CrabDaddy Reappears at Sanctuary Vineyards

All is well on the Outer Banks as CrabDaddy makes his annual appearance this Saturday on the north lawn of the Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg on September 21. That’s this coming Saturday. Who, the uninformed may ask, is CrabDaddy, not realizing that CrabDaddy is a what as much as a who. What he, or is … Continue reading CrabDaddy Reappears at Sanctuary Vineyards

Annual ESA’s Surf Competition Returns to Jennette’s Pier

The hurricane is behind us. Except for Ocracoke everything on the Outer Banks is open and welcoming visitors and the Eastern Surf Association finals beginning Sunday and running through next week is what back to normal is all about. The ESA is celebrating its 50th anniversary—not quite as experienced in the as Joe Lamb, Jr. … Continue reading Annual ESA’s Surf Competition Returns to Jennette’s Pier

Fall-Surfing Time on the Outer Banks

The waves have been rolling as the surf competitions come to the Outer Banks. Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head is the place to be in September as some of the best surfers around check out the break generated by the sandbar that builds up just south of the pier. The WRV Outer Banks Pro just … Continue reading Fall-Surfing Time on the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Jubilee Music Store

Here’s what makes for a great day on the Outer Banks—some music, a great cause to support and helping a friend. Oh…and some free food is always nice. That pretty much sums up what Jubilee Music Store’s Grand Opening and Fundraiser was all about on Sunday. About a month or so ago, Ronnie Swaim, the … Continue reading Outer Banks Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Jubilee Music Store

Outer Banks Surfing for Autism a Special Day

Everyone has a certain day or event that they look forward to every year. It’s certainly an individual choice, but honestly the Outer Banks Surfing for Autism that just happened on Saturday at Jennette’s Pier has to be at the top of anyone’s list who has been there. There is nothing quite like it.  For … Continue reading Outer Banks Surfing for Autism a Special Day

Women’s Club Craft Fair This Wednesday & Thursday

The Outer Banks Women’s Club is one of those organization that seems to fly under the radar, yet they keep doing good work over and over again. Founded in 1971, the Women’s Club is one of the oldest if not the oldest charitable organization on the Outer Banks doing the type of work that they … Continue reading Women’s Club Craft Fair This Wednesday & Thursday

Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival Fun for the Whole Family

Need something for the kids to do? A fun time that will keep the whole family laughing and create some great memories? Check out the Kitty Hawk Watermelon Festival this Thursday at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head. This is the 12th Annual Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival and having attended quite a number of … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Kites Watermelon Festival Fun for the Whole Family

Acoustic Sunset-A Perfect Thursday Getaway

There is something truly special about the Acoustic Sunset at the Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg.  Maybe it’s the setting beneath the towering pines on the north end of the property. Perhaps it’s the music. Sandbar Blues was playing tonight and their blend of classic rock with a touch of country set the mood perfectly. Maybe … Continue reading Acoustic Sunset-A Perfect Thursday Getaway

Hot Music, Hot Night for Midsummer Meltdown

It was hot, it has humid and, yes, maybe there was a bit of a melt down but the Mid Summer Meltdown in Corolla was one heck of a show. The headliner was the People’s Blues of Richmond. This is probably the third time we’ve seen them thanks to Bearded Face Productions who keep bringing … Continue reading Hot Music, Hot Night for Midsummer Meltdown

Wright Brothers Monument Celebrates Apollo 11 Landing

With a few hundred viewers spread across the lawn next to the Wright Brothers Monument tonight, the National Park Service celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon with a rebroadcast of the Walter Cronkite commentary. It was an emotional evening. Perhaps not as emotional as that moment and day in … Continue reading Wright Brothers Monument Celebrates Apollo 11 Landing