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

OBX Marathon Weekend Perfect for the Family

Outer Banks Marathon November 12 October has been filled with activities for some time, but with the Outer Bank Marathon Weekend anchoring activities for the month, November is close behind. The Outer Banks Marathon is always the second Sunday of the month—that is this coming weekend, and there will be a few thousand runners on hand … Continue reading OBX Marathon Weekend Perfect for the Family

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