Big Currishuck, Great Food, Great Music and a Great Good Time

If it’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving it has got to be the Big Currishuck at Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg. It’s just a little ways north of the Outer Banks. Close enough that we can still call it the Outer Banks. This is the seventh or eighth version of the annual event and it always seems … Continue reading Big Currishuck, Great Food, Great Music and a Great Good Time

CrabDaddy-Steamed Crab, a Perfect Day & Family Time

Here’s the basic concept behind CrabDaddy, the annual celebration of crab and other things at the Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg— Eat a lot of crab. Drink some wine from Sanctuary Vineyards, or beer from the taps of the local brewery that are on hand. Bring the family—any event at the Cotton Gin is very kid … Continue reading CrabDaddy-Steamed Crab, a Perfect Day & Family Time

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

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

Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

The Cajun Occasion, the name says it all. Coming Saturday, March 2 to Sanctuary Vineyards up in Jarvisburg. That’s about 15 minutes north of the Wright Memorial Bridge. Since the official Mardi Gras is on March 5 this year, we can probably call the Cajun Occassion a pre-Mardi Gras party. One thing we do know, … Continue reading Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

The Big Curri-Shuck…the Perfect Way to End Thanksgiving Weekend

The Big Curri-Shuck is the perfect post Thanksgiving celebration. Thanksgiving is all about food, family and just enjoying the day without worrying about eating too much or really anything. The Big Curric-Shuck is pretty much the same thing with some live music thrown in. Held the Saturday after Thanksgiving at Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg on … Continue reading The Big Curri-Shuck…the Perfect Way to End Thanksgiving Weekend

CrabDaddy-Food, Fun, Beer and Wine

A Perfect Day in Jarvisburg CrabDaddy we have to admit, is one of our favorite Outer Banks events of the year. What’s not to like? It’s an all you can eat event serving freshly steamed crabs from I Got Your Crabs as well as some fantastic local eastern North Carolina barbecue. This year the live … Continue reading CrabDaddy-Food, Fun, Beer and Wine

Fall on the Outer Banks-An Event for Everyone

Fall is the best time to be on the Outer Banks. Summer is wonderful, but when fall arrives the magic happens. The days are still warm but the summer heat has backed off a bit; ocean water temperature is very manageable and there aren’t quite as many people here as the summer, but still enough that … Continue reading Fall on the Outer Banks-An Event for Everyone

Big Curri-Shuck-a Great Thanksgiving Celebration

Big Curri-Shuck-an all you can eat celebration Great food, great weather, fantastic entertainment and some very nice wines and beer to with everything. Put it all together and it equals a big success for the Big Curri-Shuck, Sanctuary Vineyards celebration of all things oyster. Although that may not be entirely accurate since in addition to … Continue reading Big Curri-Shuck-a Great Thanksgiving Celebration

Big Curri-Shuck Comes to Sanctuary Vineyards

Imagine an event that requires the following—eat as many fresh steamed oysters as you can, sample local wine and beer, maybe have some eastern North Carolina barbecue and steamed crab and throw in some really good country music. That describes The Big Curri-Shuck at Sanctuary Vineyards and Winery in Jarvisburg, 15 minutes north of the … Continue reading Big Curri-Shuck Comes to Sanctuary Vineyards