Government Mule Sunday At RIFP

There is so much to celebrate on the Outer Banks during the summer that it can almost seem overwhelming. Yesterday it was the 4th of July and what a great day it was. The weather held and the celebrations were magnificent. We started the day at the Town of Duck’s annual parade, which is one … Continue reading Government Mule Sunday At RIFP

Outer Banks 4th of July an All Day Affair

On the Outer Banks the 4th of July is pretty much an all day affair. There’s a parade; there’s a street fair—two of them, really. And of course fireworks. Spectacular fireworks. One of our favorite ways to start our Independence Day celebration and really get us in the mood for the rest of the day … Continue reading Outer Banks 4th of July an All Day Affair

Outer Banks Holidays Begin with Tree Lightings

This is certainly a great weekend to celebrate the holidays. Christmas is coming—we know that because there were tree lighting ceremonies in Manteo and the Duck—and tonight, Sunday is the first evening of Chanukah. For most of the folks that live here and our visitors, the tree lightings really seem to mark the true beginnings … Continue reading Outer Banks Holidays Begin with Tree Lightings

Santa Claus, Tree Lighting and the Spirit of Chrismas

Annual Event Welcomes Santa and the Holiday Season Tomorrow night, Friday, is the night…the night that jolly old elf, Santa Claus comes to town in Manteo. In what may be one of the most amazing small town Christmas celebrations anywhere, the town of Manteo lights the giant fir tree on the waterfront and welcomes Santa … Continue reading Santa Claus, Tree Lighting and the Spirit of Chrismas

Chamber Music Comes to Outer Banks

Here’s just about a perfect way to end the summer on a high note—the Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series is bringing chamber music to four locations on the Outer Banks. Looking at the professional experiences of the musicians, these are incredibly accomplished artists with very strong performance backgrounds. The concerts are free, and what … Continue reading Chamber Music Comes to Outer Banks

Fireworks Light Up OBX Night Sky

It seems as though there was something for everyone this July 4th on the Outer Banks. A crazy wacky parade in the Town of Duck—their 12 Annual 4th of July Parade. Up at the Whalehead Club it was it was an evening filled with family friendly events capped off with fireworks over the sound. Manteo … Continue reading Fireworks Light Up OBX Night Sky

Independence Day Explodes on OBX

The Outer Banks is about to explode. Blow up. Light the sky. Ok…not literally, it’s just that July 4th is coming and with all the celebrations of our nations birthday there will be plenty to do and plenty of fireworks. For people who like to start their day gasping for air as their muscles cry … Continue reading Independence Day Explodes on OBX

OBX Beach Nourishment a Go for 2017

Beach nourishment is back on track and will begin in the spring of 2017. Originally scheduled to begin for the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills in April of this year, initial bids were $4 million over estimates and were rejected. A number of officials expressed the view that the dredging companies … Continue reading OBX Beach Nourishment a Go for 2017