“This is the finest group of high quality motorcycles that I have ever seen assembled and judged”, said Fred Romano, one of the judges of the show at Currituck High School.
On Friday, May 31 more than 375 Outer Banks residents and guests gathered together for the Dare County Arts Council’s inaugural Rock the Cape festival at Koru Village’s Beach Klub in Avon.
Over $8,000 was raised at the event to benefit the Dare County Arts Council. A portion of the proceeds will be dedicated to DCAC’s program outreach on Cape Hatteras and the Community Music School.
North Carolina legends Southern Culture on the Skids headlined Rock the Cape making their first ever appearance on Cape Hatteras.
Registration starts at 7 a.m., with fishing from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and separate divisions for children ages 4 to 9 and 10 to 16.
Sponsored by the Nags Head Surfing Fishing Club, N.C. Beach Buggy Association and N.C. Sea Hags, this event is all about kids and all youngsters get a free t-shirt on the spot.
Every year, the Under the Oaks Arts Festival showcases over 80 artists from around the country in a gorgeous soundside setting at The Whalehead Club
Show hours are Wednesday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. A $5 parking donation is requested.
While you are at the arts show, don’t miss the silent auction, bake sale with homemade goodies, Spanish Mustang rides and children’s activities.
Whalehead in Historic Corolla will also be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
By the end of the day, the Register of Deeds had processed 27 marriage licenses for couples looking to tie the knot.
Since May 1, 2013, the Register of Deeds has administered 276 marriage licenses with a record high of 36 licenses in one day.
Built of salt-treated wood, the 200-foot-long structure will better connect aquarium visitors to beautiful and scenic Croatan Sound, as well as provide an ideal location for many of the aquarium’s outdoor educational programs such as fishing, birding, kayaking and dolphin watching.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Opera Theatre continues this week’s musical theater revue, “Broadway Goes to the Beach” to Roanoke Island Festival Park with two shows.
“Broadway for Kids” will be performed in the Indoor Theatre on today, June 14 and Saturday June 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Children can hear their favorite Disney Musical tunes from shows like “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid.”
Tickets are $5 and those 5 and under are free.
Today at 7 p.m., the talented faculty and students from Greensboro Light Opera and Song (UNCG Opera Theatre’s Young Artist Program) will perform favorites from classic musicals, such as South Pacific, Man of La Mancha, and Guys and Dolls, as well as favorites from more recent hits such as Wicked and The Secret Garden.
Tickets for this performance are $10 adults and 6- 12 years old: $5 – 5 and under- free. Tickets may be purchased in advance or the day of the performance for both shows.
Thirty-six middle and high school students made a little local history on May 22 when they participated in a Dare County Schools mathematics contest at Manteo High School.
Six promising math students were selected from each of the district’s middle and high schools for the event, for which teams of six were formed by a representative from each of the participating schools.
Host school Principal John Luciano said that the the secondary principals came up with the idea at the principal’s retreat this past winter to expose more students to a challenging, collaborative math experience. The math challenge also served as a valuable review prior to end of grade and end of course testing.
Parents and of public school children are reminded that children entering public school kindergarten and students planning to participate in sports must receive health assessments prior to entry or participation.
Children planning to play school sports must also present a completed sports physical during sign-up for a team.
The Dare County Department of Public Health offers kindergarten, school, sports and college entrance physicals. All required immunizations will also be offered during the visit.
Older students who have not received a tetanus booster within the past 10 years, or do not have proof of their immunizations, will need a booster. Most colleges also require that students have a second MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine. The Hepatitis B vaccine is also offered at no cost for children 18 years old and younger.
The instructional camp for middle and high school students (grades 6-12) teaches beginners the basics on long board, short board and body board. Hukilau Surf Camp is taught by experienced Outer Banks surfers. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Registration fee is $25 and includes instruction, snacks, drawings for gift certificates and surf wear and a Hukilau Surf Camp T-shirt. Boards are provided, or you may bring your own.
Camps are also available on July 6, July 20 and Aug. 3. F
or more information go to www.surfcampobx.com. To register call Steve at (252) 441-1696. Hukilau Surf Camps are a community service of Nags Head Church.
They were honored by serving in various capacities surrounding the Class of 2013 Commencement and related activities.
With the understanding that the importance of mathematics instruction in North Carolina schools cannot be overestimated, the Outstanding Mathematics Teacher program is a partnership between the N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
Beacham obtained her undergraduate degree from Nyack College and her graduate degree from East Carolina University. She has taught in Dare County for 28 of her 30 years as an educator, and has taught at Manteo Elementary for the past 23 years. She began her career teaching for the Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Germany.
On Sunday, June 16, help Outer Banks Sporting Events set up the course, man the course or break down the course and leave the beach better than we found it.
Visit the volunteer page at www.StormtheBeach.org
All of Outer Banks Sporting Events proceeds support the Dare Education Foundation and the Outer Banks Relief Foundation.
Charlie Watson, Deputy Director with Emergency Medical Services, presented Jones with the award at the May 6, 2013 Board of Commissioners meeting.
Before graduating from Manteo High School, Jones participated in an EMT course taught by Dare County EMS. Following high school, Jones began his career with Dare County as an EMT Basic, quickly advancing to an EMT paramedic.
The Links Ladies are women who play golf for fun, friendly competition and now, for a great cause.
On June 1, the Links Ladies held an open tournament for all women golfers from newbies to veterans at the Nags Head Golf Links to raise money in the Captain’s Choice Tournament for the Get Pinked! campaign.
Get Pinked! is a fundraising event sponsored by the Outer Banks Hospital and local business and civic groups to raise money for free mammogram screenings for residents within the geographic footprint of the hospital.