Hatteras Realty Local Events

The Hatteras Island experience includes all sorts of special and scheduled events, which are available all year long. Check back often for new postings and see below for upcoming events that you don’t want to miss!

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June 2017
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  NPS Weekly Programs
06/18/2017 to 06/24/2017
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 46368 Old Lighthouse Road, Buxton NC 27920
252-475-9000
www.nps.gov/caha

Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics: Daily @ 10:30AM – Meet at Visitors Center Pavilion
Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. Learn how the flora and fauna of this island community are shaped and adapts to the natural processes of island migrations.

Light Station Talk: Daily @ 3:30 PM – Museum of the Sea Porch
How tall is it? Why was it built? What is a Fresnel lens? When and how was it built? You moved it? Answer these and many more questions about the Cape Hatteras Light Station.

Fish with a Ranger: M/T @ 8 AM – 9:30 AM – Pre-Register at Museum of the Sea
Learn the sport of surf casting and fishing. We have poles, but you MUST bring the bait! Limited to 15 participants; pre-register in person at the Hatteras Island Museum of the Sea beginning the Saturday prior to the program

Morning Bird Walk: Tuesday @ 8AM – 9:30 AM – Meet at the Fish Cleaning Tables by ORV Ramp 44
The Outer Banks is well known for its abundant bird life. Come explore their beach and salt marsh habitats. Beginner and experienced birders are welcomed. Binoculars are available. Sunscreen is recommended. This is an open program—you do NOT need to pre-register or make reservations.

Night Sky Over Hatteras: Tuesday @ 9 PM - 10PM – Meet at Parking Lot by ORV Ramp 43
Before GPS and radar, mariners used the stars to navigate. Join us for an exploration of the darkest sky east of the Mississippi River. Night-time navigation, constellations, and a look at the significance of this dark sky will be the focus of this ranger-led program. Bring your blankets, chairs, bug spray, and telescopes for this evening on the beach.

Sea Turtles for Kids: T/W/T/F @ 11 AM – Meet at Visitor Center Pavilion
Join us for an activity-based program on the life and times of the endangered sea turtle.

The world at war on Hatteras: T/W/TH/F @ 2:30 PM – 3 PM – Meet at the Visitor’s Pavilion
Learn of the three wars—the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II—that impacted this island.

Soundside Seining: Friday @ 8:30 AM -10 AM – Meet at the Sandy Bay Soundside Parking Lot
Discover the wildlife wonders of the Pamlico Sound using seining nets. Water shoes that secure onto your feet are required: no flip flops or Crocs. Wear clothing you can get wet. Bug spray and sunscreen are recommended. This is an open program—you do NOT need to pre-register or make reservations. (1 to 1 1/2 hours)

Hurricane Alley: S/S/M @ 11:30 AM – Meet at the Visitor’s Pavilion
Hurricanes and nor'easters are a fact of life here. Learn how these powerful storms shaped the Outer Banks!


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  Pea Island Weekly Programs
06/18/2017 to 06/24/2017
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Rodanthe, NC 27968
252-216-9464
www.fws.gov

Turtle Talk – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Tuesday
What are the differences between sea turtles and land turtles? Why are sea turtles endangered? What can you do to save these gentle giants? Find out about sea turtles conservation; learn how you can be a part of the solution. Make a take-home craft.
Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center.

Guided Canoe Tour – 9 AM – Noon - Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
Cost: 1 1/2-2 Hour Tour: $30/person, $20 kids 12 and under.
Visit the quiet side of Pea Island. Explore the marshes, islands and creeks of Pamlico Sound. Our two hour tour is designed especially for kids and others who are looking for a hands on experience. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and drinking water are recommended. Reservations and footwear are required. Co-sponsored by the Coastal Waterlife Refuge Society. Meet at the Pea Island Visitor Center. Reservations required. Please call the visitor center to reserve your spot ahead of time.

Birds & Their Adaptations – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Wednesday
Do all shorebirds have long legs? How can a duck stay afloat in the water/ Why do certain birds open their wet wings to dry? If you have ever wondered about these and other facts about birds, come out and discover the many ways birds adapt to their habitats. You may even create your own bird to take home. Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center.

Who Lives in that Shell? – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM- Thursday
What have you found on the beach today? Have you thought about what used to live inside all of those shells? Learn about a variety of critters that call the ocean home. After exploring our touch box, we'll cross the road and explore the beach (weather permitting). Meet at the Pea Island Visitor Center.

Guided Bird Walk – 8 AM – 9:30 AM (Year Round Program) - Wednesday & Friday
Pea Island is for the birds - literally! Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is home to nearly 400 species of birds. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’ll enjoy this casual stroll beside North Pond. Field guides, binoculars, sunscreen, and insect repellent are recommended. Some field guides and binoculars will be available for loan. Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center.

All Pea Island programs are FREE, unless otherwise noted.

Please call the Visitor Center for additional information, questions or to make program reservations.


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  Kitty Hawk Kites Kid's Day
06/18/2017 to 06/24/2017
Various Kitty Hawk Kite Locations
1-800-FLY-THIS
www.kittyhawk.com

We invite families to join us for our weekly Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Days on the Outer Banks. Enjoy a fun-filled variety of games, kite making, creative activities, toy and yo-yo demonstrations, and many more surprises! Kids Days are the perfect family escape for locals and visitors, alike!

Kid’s days will be every week, June 13th – August 16th.
*Activities will vary by location*

Avon - Tuesdays @ 10AM
Hatteras - Wednesdays @ Noon
Rodanthe - Monday - Friday @ 4PM


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  Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Programs
06/18/2017 to 06/24/2017
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, N.C. 27943
252-986-2995
maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov
www.ncmaritimemuseums.com

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is open daily from 10am - 5pm. The museum also offers children and adult programs throughout the week. Check their website for additional details and program information. All programs are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Tuesdays
2PM - 4PM: Salty Dawg Lecture Series

Wednesdays
10:30AM - Noon: Maritime Crafts for Kids
2:30PM - 3:30PM: The Civil War on Hatteras Island


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  Hatteras Fish Fry
06/24/2017
5PM
Hatteras Village Volunteer Fire Department NC Hwy 12 Hatteras NC 27943

Each Saturday afternoon between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Everyone is invited to a meal featuring the best fried trout, mackerel and blue fish that can be found on the island. Feast on locally-caught fried fish, as well as hush puppies, coleslaw, and potato salad.

Carry-out or eat in. $9/adults, $6/kids 12 and under, $1 homemade deserts.

This event is sponsored by the Ladies Fire Auxiliary and the proceeds go to help local organizations such as the Civic Association, local churches, and the food pantry. Hatteras Village has been hosting this fun fish fry on Saturdays for the last 60 years, so come take part in this great local tradition.

Hatteras Village Volunteer Fire Station- Hatteras Fish Fry- 5pm 'til there is no more fish!


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  NPS Weekly Programs
06/25/2017 to 07/01/2017
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 46368 Old Lighthouse Road, Buxton NC 27920
252-475-9000
www.nps.gov/caha

Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics: Daily @ 10:30AM – Meet at Visitors Center Pavilion
Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. Learn how the flora and fauna of this island community are shaped and adapts to the natural processes of island migrations.

Light Station Talk: Daily @ 3:30 PM – Museum of the Sea Porch
How tall is it? Why was it built? What is a Fresnel lens? When and how was it built? You moved it? Answer these and many more questions about the Cape Hatteras Light Station.

Fish with a Ranger: M/T @ 8 AM – 9:30 AM – Pre-Register at Museum of the Sea
Learn the sport of surf casting and fishing. We have poles, but you MUST bring the bait! Limited to 15 participants; pre-register in person at the Hatteras Island Museum of the Sea beginning the Saturday prior to the program

Morning Bird Walk: Tuesday @ 8AM – 9:30 AM – Meet at the Fish Cleaning Tables by ORV Ramp 44
The Outer Banks is well known for its abundant bird life. Come explore their beach and salt marsh habitats. Beginner and experienced birders are welcomed. Binoculars are available. Sunscreen is recommended. This is an open program—you do NOT need to pre-register or make reservations.

Night Sky Over Hatteras: Tuesday @ 9 PM - 10PM – Meet at Parking Lot by ORV Ramp 43
Before GPS and radar, mariners used the stars to navigate. Join us for an exploration of the darkest sky east of the Mississippi River. Night-time navigation, constellations, and a look at the significance of this dark sky will be the focus of this ranger-led program. Bring your blankets, chairs, bug spray, and telescopes for this evening on the beach.

Sea Turtles for Kids: T/W/T/F @ 11 AM – Meet at Visitor Center Pavilion
Join us for an activity-based program on the life and times of the endangered sea turtle.

The world at war on Hatteras: T/W/TH/F @ 2:30 PM – 3 PM – Meet at the Visitor’s Pavilion
Learn of the three wars—the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II—that impacted this island.

Soundside Seining: Friday @ 8:30 AM -10 AM – Meet at the Sandy Bay Soundside Parking Lot
Discover the wildlife wonders of the Pamlico Sound using seining nets. Water shoes that secure onto your feet are required: no flip flops or Crocs. Wear clothing you can get wet. Bug spray and sunscreen are recommended. This is an open program—you do NOT need to pre-register or make reservations. (1 to 1 1/2 hours)

Hurricane Alley: S/S/M @ 11:30 AM – Meet at the Visitor’s Pavilion
Hurricanes and nor'easters are a fact of life here. Learn how these powerful storms shaped the Outer Banks!


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  Pea Island Weekly Programs
06/25/2017 to 07/01/2017
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Rodanthe, NC 27968
252-216-9464
www.fws.gov

Turtle Talk – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Tuesday
What are the differences between sea turtles and land turtles? Why are sea turtles endangered? What can you do to save these gentle giants? Find out about sea turtles conservation; learn how you can be a part of the solution. Make a take-home craft.
Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center.

Guided Canoe Tour – 9 AM – Noon - Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
Cost: 1 1/2-2 Hour Tour: $30/person, $20 kids 12 and under.
Visit the quiet side of Pea Island. Explore the marshes, islands and creeks of Pamlico Sound. Our two hour tour is designed especially for kids and others who are looking for a hands on experience. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and drinking water are recommended. Reservations and footwear are required. Co-sponsored by the Coastal Waterlife Refuge Society. Meet at the Pea Island Visitor Center. Reservations required. Please call the visitor center to reserve your spot ahead of time.

Birds & Their Adaptations – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Wednesday
Do all shorebirds have long legs? How can a duck stay afloat in the water/ Why do certain birds open their wet wings to dry? If you have ever wondered about these and other facts about birds, come out and discover the many ways birds adapt to their habitats. You may even create your own bird to take home. Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center.

Who Lives in that Shell? – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM- Thursday
What have you found on the beach today? Have you thought about what used to live inside all of those shells? Learn about a variety of critters that call the ocean home. After exploring our touch box, we'll cross the road and explore the beach (weather permitting). Meet at the Pea Island Visitor Center.

Guided Bird Walk – 8 AM – 9:30 AM (Year Round Program) - Wednesday & Friday
Pea Island is for the birds - literally! Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is home to nearly 400 species of birds. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’ll enjoy this casual stroll beside North Pond. Field guides, binoculars, sunscreen, and insect repellent are recommended. Some field guides and binoculars will be available for loan. Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center.

All Pea Island programs are FREE, unless otherwise noted.

Please call the Visitor Center for additional information, questions or to make program reservations.


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  Kitty Hawk Kites Kid's Day
06/25/2017 to 07/01/2017
Various Kitty Hawk Kite Locations
1-800-FLY-THIS
www.kittyhawk.com

We invite families to join us for our weekly Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Days on the Outer Banks. Enjoy a fun-filled variety of games, kite making, creative activities, toy and yo-yo demonstrations, and many more surprises! Kids Days are the perfect family escape for locals and visitors, alike!

Kid’s days will be every week, June 13th – August 16th.
*Activities will vary by location*

Avon - Tuesdays @ 10AM
Hatteras - Wednesdays @ Noon
Rodanthe - Monday - Friday @ 4PM


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  58th Annual Hatteras Marlin Club Tournament
06/25/2017 to 07/01/2017
Hatteras Marlin Club, 57174 Saxon Cut Dr, Hatteras, NC 27943
hatterasmarlinclub.com/tournaments

The Hatteras Marlin Club hosts this annual Hatteras Island tournament. All tournament rules are based off of the rule-set for the IGFA (International Game Fish Association). The event features evening cook-outs and cocktail parties each night, daily activities for the kids, music, dancing, and a champagne breakfast to cap off the event.


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  Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Programs
06/25/2017 to 07/01/2017
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, N.C. 27943
252-986-2995
maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov
www.ncmaritimemuseums.com

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is open daily from 10am - 5pm. The museum also offers children and adult programs throughout the week. Check their website for additional details and program information. All programs are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Tuesdays
2PM - 4PM: Salty Dawg Lecture Series

Wednesdays
10:30AM - Noon: Maritime Crafts for Kids
2:30PM - 3:30PM: The Civil War on Hatteras Island


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  Rip Current Hazards & Beach Safety Class
06/26/2017
9 AM - 9:30 AM
Hatteras Island Rescue Squad 48103 NC 12 Buxton NC 27920

Hatteras Island Rescue Squad is offering Rip Current Hazard and Beach Safety Training Programs every Monday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. through Labor Day.

Cost: FREE
Residents & Visitors Welcome

Training program will include the following topics:

Rip Currents
Ocean Safety
Survival Practices
Beach Dangers
Jellyfish Stings
Holes in Sand
Fish Hook Injuries

The Hatteras Island Rescue Squad is a volunteer, non-profit organization. 30 members provide rescue services for southern Hatteras Island.


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  Tennis Boot Camp
06/26/2017 to 06/28/2017
5PM - 6:30PM
Hatteras Realty Avon Office 41156 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27915
Lisa Phillips
252-489-8477

Summer is officially here, time to get into tennis shape! Grab your friends and join us for a 3-day tennis boot camp for adults at the beautiful Hatteras Realty resort tennis courts. Friends, fun, fitness and tennis with Coach Tony!

Cost: $30/person

To sign up, contact: Lisa Phillips, OBTA Volunteer Coordinator


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  Ocean Center Programs
06/26/2017 to 06/30/2017
Hatteras Island Ocean Center 57204 NC Hwy 12 Hatteras NC 27943
252-564-9575
www.hicoceancenter.org

Hatteras Island Ocean Center offers weekly programs of kids and adults!
Please visit the website or call for additional information & sign-up.

Morning Kayak Tour
Cost: $40/person
Tuesday & Thursday @ 9am

Afternoon Kayak Tour
Cost: $40/person
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday @ 6pm

Turtle Patrol
Cost: $15/person
Tuesday & Thursday @ 3pm
Wednesday & Friday @ 9am

Campfires, Crabs, & Constellations
Cost: $10/person
Every Weeknight @ 7:30pm (weather permitting)

Ocean Detectives
Cost: $10/person
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday @ 4pm
Tuesday & Thursday @ 11:30am

Marsh Madness
Cost: $10/person
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday @ Noon


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  Pottery Class
06/26/2017 to 06/30/2017
10AM & 2PM
Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Show Room 40462 N End Rd. Avon NC 27915
252-995-0101
www.kinnakeetclay.com

Hand Building Pottery Class

10AM: Mugs & Bowls - Tuesday
2PM: Fairy Houses - Thursday

Cost: $40/per person
All Supplies included!
Great for all ages!

With the guidance and assistance of our pottery instructors, you will create your own ceramic fairy house using slabs of clay, patterns, textures stamps and your imagination. You’ll be able to get your hands dirty and enjoy the process of turning a lump of clay into a handmade piece of decorative pottery for your home or garden. Once your piece is assembled, you will get to highlight glaze details by painting with colored slips and then pick your choice of glaze. Later, we will dry, bisque fire, glaze and fire your fairy house again. The process takes about three weeks. Upon completion, we’ll ship your work to you.

*Must call or stop by to register*
(Pre-Registration is recommended as classes fill up quickly)


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  Avon Farmer's Market
06/27/2017
9AM - 1PM
Koru Beach Klub 41027 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27915
www.outerbankslocalfood.com

The Avon Farmer’s Market will be held every Tuesday from 9am to 1pm at the Beach Klub. We will have vendors selling local produce, local baked goods, and handmade crafts/jewelry.

The Farmer's Market will run June 13th - September 5th


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  Cornhole Tournament
06/27/2017 to 06/28/2017
5:30PM
Teach's Lair Marina 58646 NC Hwy 12 Hatteras NC 27943

Every Tuesday & Wednesday night, Teach's Lair Marina will be hosting a corn-hole tournament. Games are made up of teams of 2 people who will compete to the end for an overall tournament winner.

Cost: $20/per team (2 people)
Games start at 5:30pm til dark
All ages and skill levels are welcome to play!



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  Water Aerobics
06/27/2017 to 06/29/2017
8AM
Club Hatteras Pool 41156 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27915
252-475-5650

Tuesday & Thursday Mornings: 8am - 10am
Price: FREE

Start your morning off with a splash! This program is a fun and invigorating, low-gravity impact work out suitable for all fitness levels.

To sign up please contact the Fessenden Center.


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  Bingo
06/28/2017
6PM
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Lightplant Road, Buxton NC 27920
252-995-4253
www.capehatterasanglersclub.org

The Cape Hatteras Anglers Club invites residents and visitors to its 2017 Wednesday Bingo nights.

Doors open at 6 pm and games begin promptly at 7 pm. Multiple Bingo cards are available for different prices. Games are all cash prizes. Soft drinks, snacks, popcorn and candy are available for purchase, along with free coffee. Proceeds benefit the Anglers Club scholarship program for local high school seniors and other island non-profit organizations.

The Angler's Club is located at the end of Light Plant Road, which is directly across Highway 12 from Conner’s Supermarket.


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  Beach Klub Summer Concert Series
06/29/2017
7PM - 10PM
Koru Beach Klub 41001 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27936
252-995-3125
www.koruvillage.com

Hackensaw Boys

Charismo is the Hackensaw Boys record youve been waiting to hear. The 11-track album feels like the zenith release of the bands 17 years, gathering their diverse life experiences and myriad of roots influences, and crystallizing them into a magnum opus on the Hackensaw way of being. Traditional Appalachian and Delta music lay the groundwork, but its injected with a heavy dose of the contemporary, good-times-roll kind of spit and vinegar the band has become known for over the years.

Concert starts at 7pm
Tickets: $10/advance; $13/at the door
Purchase tickets online: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2941808?date=1710963


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  Beach Klub Summer Concert Series
06/29/2017
7PM - 10PM
Koru Beach Klub 41001 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27936
252-995-3125
www.koruvillage.com

Hackensaw Boys

Charismo is the Hackensaw Boys record youve been waiting to hear. The 11-track album feels like the zenith release of the bands 17 years, gathering their diverse life experiences and myriad of roots influences, and crystallizing them into a magnum opus on the Hackensaw way of being. Traditional Appalachian and Delta music lay the groundwork, but its injected with a heavy dose of the contemporary, good-times-roll kind of spit and vinegar the band has become known for over the years.

Concert starts at 7pm
Tickets: $10/advance; $13/at the door
Purchase tickets online: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2941808?date=1710963