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July 4th-A Day of Celebration

Four firework displays, two community fairs and one parade…the goal: go to as many Outer Banks July 4th events as is possible. The method: I was hoping for the North Beach Sun would spring...

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OBX July 4th Events Explode

Independence Day is upon us here on the Outer Banks and there is so much to do that for the uninitiated it can be somewhat overwhelming. Actually, even for the initiated—whatever that is—it can...

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Mermaids and Mermen on the Outer Banks

It’s not easy being a mermaid . . . or in this case three mermaids and one merman. First of all there are rules—things like, “Only use your tail under adult supervision” and “NEVER...

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Crowder Wows OBX

  David Crowder is all about religion—maybe even old time religion, since at one point in his Wednesday night concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park he gathered his musicians around one mike and sang...

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The Outer Banks Beach Fairy

A little know but important fact of Outer Banks life is the Beach Fairy, a retired tooth fairy who crossed the Wright Memorial Bridge to follow her dreams. There may be more than one beach...

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The Ground from Above

“Wind me up,” calls out my hang gliding instructor, Mike Patishall. It’s one of his signature signals that we’re ready to fly. Did I mention that I’m strapped above him — somewhat precariously it...

Team Clever Beaches, running the 5-mile race. Left to Right: Holly Schnader, Caitlin Anderson, Natalie Dutt. 0

Storm the Beach Family Fun

Storm the Beach is a fun race. A fun three races actually—a 5-mile, 3-mile and a one mile fun run. Taking place on the beach at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, the setting is...

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Fido on Federal Lands

With beautiful pristine beaches and nature at the Outer Banks doorstep there are very few places anywhere that call more to the spirit to be outdoors. There is something magical about spending a day...

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OBX Summer Beach Music

The Outer Banks summer season kicked off with in style this weekend with beach music and more beach music. It is, after all, the summer beach season. Sunday was a near perfect day up...