Easter Egg Hunting Time on the OBX

The Easter Bunnies are revving up their greetings, the weather is looking fantastic for the weekend and there are some great Easter Egg hunts on tap for the kids on the Outer Banks. We admit it…we’re suckers for watching kids scramble across grassy fields or almost any open space searching for Easter Eggs. There is … Continue reading Easter Egg Hunting Time on the OBX

Thanksgiving Start of Outer Banks Holiday Traditions

Thanksgiving is a pretty special holiday on the Outer Banks. It is certainly a family time when many of our homeowners come with their children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters to celebrate the holiday. Of course for the those of us who live here, it’s much the same—a day to treasure time with family and close … Continue reading Thanksgiving Start of Outer Banks Holiday Traditions

Annual OBX Watermelon Festival a Delight

Over the years certain Outer Banks traditions and celebrations become favorites. The Fourth of July, of course and Christmas has a marvelous charm, but it’s the smaller festivals that create such a unique experience for anyone living or visiting that that are really what the local culture is all about. The Annual Outer Banks Watermelon … Continue reading Annual OBX Watermelon Festival a Delight

August Offers Exciting OBX Events

Wow! There is so much to do in August we can’t even list it all. Here’s a good start to all the great things there are to do but by all means, check locally for even more. One of the great things about the Outer Banks is there seems to be something to do for … Continue reading August Offers Exciting OBX Events

30+ Years for Wright Kite Festival

All things considered it was a really nice day for the Wright Kite Festival at the Wright Brothers Monument. Kitty Hawk Kites has been sponsoring the event for a lot of years—30+ by our calculations—and it’s always a good time. The event was mostly rained out on Saturday, but Sunday the sun was out with … Continue reading 30+ Years for Wright Kite Festival

Jockey’s Ridge-Kite Flyers Dream & More

The sun has come back to the Outer Banks; we’re getting some nice breezes from the south, which is what is expected as the weather turns to spring and summer. We had a couple of rugged days in there, but spring is always like that as the atmosphere makes up its mind about what the … Continue reading Jockey’s Ridge-Kite Flyers Dream & More

Joe Lamb, Jr. Outer Banks Review of 2015

By any standards, 2015 was a good year on the Outer Banks. Final figures aren’t in yet, but unless November and December post a negative number of people coming to the Outer Banks, visitor spending will set new records. The housing market is back on its feet again. There has been steady improvement for the … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. Outer Banks Review of 2015