The Lost Colony Ghost Tour-History & Fun

Do the spirits of the first English colonists roam the forest of Roanoke Island? Are there, in fact, ghosts wandering about The Lost Colony? For the next two week, there is a chance to discover for yourself if it’s true or false. The Lost Colony is offering their annual Ghosts of the Lost Colony tour, … Continue reading The Lost Colony Ghost Tour-History & Fun

Outer Banks 2018 Year in Review

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to look back over the year and some of the stories that we covered in our Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates blog. There were some tough choices that we had to make about which story to highlight for each month, but here it is—our 2018 recap. January-Two … Continue reading Outer Banks 2018 Year in Review

Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival on Tap for This Weekend

Great Wine, Great Food and a Great Time The 2nd Annual Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival is here. Last year was great time with over 100 wines available to try and some local microbrews on tap. All of it in one of it at The Lost Colony on the north end of Roanoke Island. … Continue reading Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival on Tap for This Weekend

Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Tshombe Selby is one of those local lad makes good stories that makes everyone feel good. Born and raised in Manteo, Tshombe dreamed of a career singing classical music. With a powerful yet beautiful tenor voice and a stage filling presence, it only seemed natural that at some point he would be successful. The journey … Continue reading Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Lost Colony Weekend Examines the Evidence

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

Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Weekend a Big Hit

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

Lost Colony Remains Lost

Evidently the Lost Colony is going to remain lost for a bit longer. According to a Smithsonian Magazine article that was published earlier in April, what archeologists had believed was a significant find has turned out to be…well, not very significant. The Original Find In 1998 ECU Archeologist David Phelps found what appeared to be … Continue reading Lost Colony Remains Lost

Who’s Bad Brings Michael Jackson to Lost Colony

Now that was a concert for the Outer Banks to remember! Performing at The Lost Colony’s Waterside Theatre, Who’s Bad brought the genius on Michael Jackson to the Outer Banks. Sheer energy, great choreography, excellent musicians and a show stopping performance by Joe Bell—Jobel as he is known on stage. The range of Jackson’s music … Continue reading Who’s Bad Brings Michael Jackson to Lost Colony

Currituck Banks Reserve-A Different Side to the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is a surprising place. Almost all of our visitors come for the sun, the sand and the chance to sit on a beach and do as little as possible. After two or three days of that, it can begin to drag a bit and then the exploration of the Outer Banks really … Continue reading Currituck Banks Reserve-A Different Side to the Outer Banks

79th Season for Lost Colony

Now that’s the way to start the season! The 79th year of The Lost Colony kicked off last night and all the elements for success was there and they didn’t miss. The weather at Waterside Theatre where the play is performed was perfect, the acting was outstanding, the staging compelling and fun to watch and … Continue reading 79th Season for Lost Colony