06/26/09

Picture of the Week

Check out Hatteras Island’s newest trend, “mothershipping,” where a kayak fisherman is launched from a charter boat into the Gulf Stream. If you are looking for an adventure, this one will surely be memorable! Photo by Joy Crist of Surf or Sound Realty.


06/24/09

Kitty Hawk Kites Hosts Kiteboarding Competition

The annual Kitty Hawk Kites “Kite Jam,” a kiteboarding competition, is scheduled for June 27-28, 2009, at the Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Resort in Waves, NC.

This two day event, held each day from 10AM-5PM, features some of the best kiteboarders in the world, including team riders for Eclipse and Cabrinha. Representatives from these two companies, as well as HQ Kites, will be on site to show off the latest kiteboarding gear and power kites. Kitty Hawk Kites will offer free power kite lessons throughout the two day event. Continue reading


06/23/09

First Hatteras Island Farmersí Market will be July 7

The non-profit Coastal Harvesters invites North Carolina farmers to participate in the Hatteras Island Farmers’ Market this summer.

“The market will offer high-quality produce and other goods grown in North Carolina,” said Joanne Throne, president of Coastal Harvesters.
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06/19/09

Picture of the Week

Make sure you book your fishing trip during your Hatteras Island Vacation! Photo by Joy Crist of Surf or Sound Realty.


06/18/09

Celebrating Fatherís Day during your Hatteras Island Vacation

If your Hatteras Island vacation just so happens to coincide with Father’s Day, your family will be delighted to find that there are plenty of ways to celebrate dad’s day, both on and off the beach.

Consider the following Outer Banks activities when planning your special “Thank you” to the dads, brothers, and grandparents in your vacation party, or come up with a few creative ideas on your own, based on your guys’ favorite vacation activities. No matter how you celebrate, holidays are always a joy when you celebrate them island style. Continue reading


06/18/09

Free Activities for your Family on Check In Day from Kitty Hawk Kites

If you are checking in on Saturday, and arrive on Hatteras Island a little early, Kitty Hawk Kites offers plenty of activities to keep everyone in the family busy and enjoying a jump start to their vacation, while waiting for check-in.

Every Saturday during the summer, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., you can join Kitty Hawk Kites at Waves Village Kiteboarding Resort for plenty of fun while your vacation rental home is being prepped for your Hatteras Island Vacation. You can leave one person at the office to wait while you join in the fun, or everyone can head over to Kitty Hawk Kites to relax and enjoy the afternoon. Continue reading


06/12/09

Free Things to Do on Hatteras Island

One of the best aspects of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore is that a day at the beach on Hatteras Island doesn’t cost a thing. There are plenty of free public accesses all along the 70 miles of National Seashore, with lots of parking, and even shower and restroom facilities. Most folks can also find free easy beach access right outside the door of their vacation rental home, but no matter where you hit the beach, you’ll never have to pay for a long, sunny day on the sand. Continue reading


06/8/09

Frisco Jubilee Performs Another Season of Great Music

The Frisco Jubilee is performing another season of great music at Little Grove Church in Frisco. The Jubilee plays every Friday at 7:30 pm at Little Grove through Labor Day. Little Grove Church is located at Mile Post 67 on Highway 12 in Frisco.

The Frisco Jubilee is an evening of musical entertainment for the whole family comprised of some of the best performers from Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Locals and tourists alike have discovered the rich musical heritage that exists on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. You can expect to hear some great music that ranges from standards and blues to bluegrass and gospel as well as original poetry from Johnny Baum.

The Frisco Jubilee features Nights in Rodanthe fiddler Herb “Speedy” Price, April Trueblood, Mahlon Blue, Clifford Swain, Caitlyn Gray, John Couch, Jaki Gray, Martin Garrish and friends will perform occasionally.

The Frisco Jubilee show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door for $10 per person.

More than one person has told us that this is the best $10 you can spend anywhere on Hatteras Island. Come for a great evening of pickin’and singin’ and a little poetry too. Call 252-995-3540 for more information.