10/1/12

OCTOBER EVENTS

October is the perfect month to enjoy a plethora of events and activities on the OBX! Check out our list and be sure to mark your calendars! It’s going to be a busy month!

October 4th-7th
20th Annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes
Featuring 21 coastal homes from Corolla to the Nags Head/Manteo causeway. Tickets are $10 for the 4-day tour. Visit their website for details.
October 5th-7th
1st Annual Bluegrass Festival, One Festival Park Manteo.
Check out the website for a full schedule of events.
October 6th
9th Annual Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation Fun Run, Avon, 10am.
Walk or run the 5k adorned in pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Click here to register.
Indian Town Arts & Crafts Show, Frisco, 10am-5pm.
October 6th-27th
Island Farm Pumpkin Patch, Manteo.
Open every Saturday in October from 10am-4pm…Ox-drawn hayrides are available as well, from 10:30-12:30 or 1:30-3:30.
October 7th
6th Annual Duck Jazz Festival, Duck Town Green, 11am.
Visit www.townofduck.com for details.
October 13th
4th Annual Bike the Light
Meet at Cape Hatteras Secondary School in Buxton for a full-filled, scenic ride to and from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse! Help the Kiwanis Club raise money for children’s charities and programs on Hatteras Island.
October 13th & 27th
Red Wolf Howlings, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, 6pm.
Check out their website for details.
October 20th
Outer Banks Seafood Festival, Windmill Point site, Nags Head, 11am-6pm.
Fun for the entire family! 20 local restaurants will be serving their signature dishes featuring locally caught fish and seafood. Enjoy a day of live music, local artisans, educational exhibits, cooking demos, and a chance to indulge in tasty OBX cuisine! Check this event out on the web
Capital City Four Wheelers 27th Annual Surf Fishing Tournament
Visit their website for tournament registration and details.
October 24th & 25th
Trick or Treat Under the Sea, Roanoke Island Aquarium, Manteo, 6-8:30pm.
Tickets are $8/person or $6 for members. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Tickets go on sale on October 1. Call 252-473-3494 to purchase tickets.
October 26-28th
1st Annual OBX Horror Film Festival & Zombie Beach Walk
Visit their Facebook page for details on how to participate!October 27th
NC Annual Big Sweep, 9am-noon.
Interested in keeping our watersheds litter-free? Click here to find out how you can help!
October 27th and 28th
Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree
Free, 2-day pirate fest on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands! Visit www.piratejamboree.com for a schedule of events.


10/29/09

Halloween parade and party planned on Hatteras Island

On Saturday, Oct. 31, a Halloween parade and party marks the spooky season in Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo.

Children are invited to wear costumes for the parade which starts at 2 p.m. at the North Beach Campground in Rodanthe and passes along Highway 12 to the villages’ Community Center for the party. The party features a costume fashion show, games and lots of fun. Continue reading


10/9/09

Two Surf or Sound Realty homes showcased in the 2009 Parade of Homes

The 17th Annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes kicked off on October 8th, and Surf or Sound Realty is delighted to announce that two of our premier rental homes are represented in this year’s tour: #683 Rising Sun and #684 Moonshine.

The Parade of Homes showcases the finest properties on the Outer Banks, and the Outer Banks Home Builders Association (OBHBA) is anticipating approximately 1,500 attendees. The event lasts until Sunday, October 11th, and all 29 homes participating, from Currituck to southern Hatteras Island, are open from 10am – 6pm on all four days. Continue reading


10/9/09

Wahoo Hoo-Ha! Hatteras Tournament celebrates music and fishing

Page Skelton, creator of the original Cackalacky condiment brand and the Booze Bait fishing lure company, will be donating his unique products to the Music Maker Relief Foundation’s upcoming fishing tournament and fundraiser.

The fishing tournament and benefit, called the Wahoo Hoo-Ha!, will take place in Hatteras, NC on October 16th and 17th. The weekend event will culminate in an awards dinner on Saturday evening followed by a concert featuring Cool John Ferguson, Big Ron Hunter & Captain Luke at the Hatteras Community Center. Continue reading


10/1/09

Local Photographer Daniel Pullen featured in Outer Banks Art Show

Photo by Daniel Pullen Photography

Photo by Daniel Pullen Photography

Hatteras Island photographer Daniel Pullen will open a joint art show with Stephanie Kiker on Oct. 3 at Roanoke Island Festival Park in the Art Gallery. Pullen’s photography is featured in Surf or Sound Realty’s website and vacation home catalog, and he works with Surf or Sound rental guests on family portraits and special event photo sessions. Continue reading


09/30/09

Moonlight tours offered at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The National Park Service will offer evening tours of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Oct. 4 to coincide with the full moon. Each tour – at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. – is limited to 30 people.

Climbers are asked to bring their own flashlights to navigate the lighthouse’s 257 steps. At the top, they will stand on the balcony to witness the beam of the light shining out onto the ocean. Continue reading


09/23/09

NPS Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Move on Friday,

Superintendent Mike Murray invites visitors and locals alike to a special program on the grounds of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on Friday, October 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon to recognize the 10th anniversary of the move of this extraordinary beacon. Continue reading


04/14/09

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse To Open Friday, April 17

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will open to the public for climbing from April 17 through Columbus Day, October 12, 2009. Climbing fees for the Lighthouse will be $7 per adult, and $3.50 for children under 12 and senior citizens.

The opening day of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will continue to be a fee-free day, as it has in the past, for local community members to climb the Lighthouse. Continue reading