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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August 2017
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  NPS Weekly Programs
08/13/2017 to 08/19/2017
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
08/13/2017 to 08/19/2017
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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  Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Programs
08/13/2017 to 08/19/2017
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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  Kids Fishing Frenzy Tournament
08/14/2017 to 08/18/2017
All Day
Avon Fishing Pier 41001 NC Hwy 12, Avon NC 27915
252-995-5480
www.koruvillage.com

The weekly Kids Fishing Frenzy Tournaments at the Avon Pier goes every week of the Summer, beginning on Mondays and ending on Fridays. Each participant must register with the Avon Pier and the fish caught throughout the week will be recorded. THE BIGGEST FISH WINS!

Cost: $5/per child
Ages: 4 - 13
The weekly winner will be announced each Friday at Noon
The largest fish of the summer will win a grand prize!


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  Ocean Center Programs
08/14/2017 to 08/18/2017
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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  Studio 12 Weekly Art Classes
08/14/2017 to 08/18/2017
Studio 12 41008 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27915
252-995-7899
www.studio12hatteras.com

Weekly Studio 12 Art Classes

Tuesday @ 4PM - Paint a Beach Scene on Pottery
Wednesday @ 10AM - Glass Fusion Sun Catcher
Thursday @ 4PM - Tissue Paper Seascapes
Friday @ 10AM - Make a Sea Glass Pendant

Each Class Cost: $39/per person
Beach Scene Pottery: $15/per person + Cost of Selected Pottery
All Supplies Included
Great for ages 7+

Please call Studio 12 to register for your classes.


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  34th Annual Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament
08/14/2017 to 08/18/2017
Pirate's Cove Marina, 2000 Sailfish Drive, Manteo, NC 27954
www.pcbgt.com

32 years in the making; PCBT is going old school. Proven management; non-profit ownership. Reduced Entry Fees – 10 Grand across the board. Simple Calcuttas. Cool bands. The best sponsors. Great food. Everything you always wanted from Pirate’s Cove, all week long!

• Registration: August 14th
• Fishing: August 15th-18th


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  Chicamacomico Programs
08/14/2017 to 08/18/2017
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station 23645 NC Hwy 12 Rodanthe NC 27968
252-987-1552
www.chicamacomico.org

Wednesday
10AM - 99th Anniversary of the Mirlo Rescue
2PM - History of the Life Saving Service

Thursday @ 2PM - Beach Apparatus Drill

Cost: $8/General Site Admission


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  Pottery Class
08/14/2017 to 08/18/2017
10AM
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
10AM: Fairy Houses - Thursday

Cost: $40/per person (unless shipping is required)
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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  Hatteras Fish Fry
08/19/2017
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
08/20/2017 to 08/26/2017
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
08/20/2017 to 08/26/2017
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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  Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Programs
08/20/2017 to 08/26/2017
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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  Celebrate the Solar Eclipse!
08/21/2017
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Lee Robinson General Store 58372 NC Hwy 12, Hatteras NC 27943
252-986-2381

Join us at Lee Robinson for a Solar Eclipse Party! Hatteras Island will see 90% of the solar eclipse. Grab some snacks and drinks to bring out onto the lawn. Bring your own solar eclipse glasses/viewer or we will have some while supplies last.

For questions or additional information, please call the store at 252-986-2381.


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  Rip Current Hazards & Beach Safety Class
08/21/2017
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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  Kids Fishing Frenzy Tournament
08/21/2017 to 08/25/2017
All Day
Avon Fishing Pier 41001 NC Hwy 12, Avon NC 27915
252-995-5480
www.koruvillage.com

The weekly Kids Fishing Frenzy Tournaments at the Avon Pier goes every week of the Summer, beginning on Mondays and ending on Fridays. Each participant must register with the Avon Pier and the fish caught throughout the week will be recorded. THE BIGGEST FISH WINS!

Cost: $5/per child
Ages: 4 - 13
The weekly winner will be announced each Friday at Noon
The largest fish of the summer will win a grand prize!


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  Ocean Center Programs
08/21/2017 to 08/25/2017
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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  Studio 12 Weekly Art Classes
08/21/2017 to 08/25/2017
Studio 12 41008 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27915
252-995-7899
www.studio12hatteras.com

Weekly Studio 12 Art Classes

Tuesday @ 4PM - Paint a Beach Scene on Pottery
Wednesday @ 10AM - Glass Fusion Sun Catcher
Thursday @ 4PM - Tissue Paper Seascapes
Friday @ 10AM - Make a Sea Glass Pendant

Each Class Cost: $39/per person
Beach Scene Pottery: $15/per person + Cost of Selected Pottery
All Supplies Included
Great for ages 7+

Please call Studio 12 to register for your classes.


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  Pottery Class
08/21/2017 to 08/25/2017
10AM
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
10AM: Fairy Houses - Thursday

Cost: $40/per person (unless shipping is required)
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
08/22/2017
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
08/22/2017 to 08/23/2017
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
08/22/2017 to 08/24/2017
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
08/23/2017
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 Apparatus Drill
08/24/2017
2PM
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station 23645 NC Hwy 12 Rodanthe NC 27968
252-987-1552
www.chicamacomico.org

Wildly known for its rich history of saving souls in peril from the sea, the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station for many years conducted a reenactment of the beach apparatus rescue drill. The drill was recognized as an integral part of the life saving service and early Coast Guard along our shores. We are pleased to again offer the opportunity for the public to witness the life saving technique as it was conducted from the Civil Ware until the 1950s.

The drill will be conducted every Thursday at 2pm through Labor Day.


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  Hatteras Fish Fry
08/26/2017
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
08/27/2017 to 08/31/2017
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
08/27/2017 to 09/02/2017
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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  Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Programs
08/27/2017 to 09/02/2017
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
08/28/2017
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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  Pottery Class
08/28/2017 to 08/31/2017
10AM
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
10AM: Fairy Houses - Thursday

Cost: $40/per person (unless shipping is required)
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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  Kids Fishing Frenzy Tournament
08/28/2017 to 09/01/2017
All Day
Avon Fishing Pier 41001 NC Hwy 12, Avon NC 27915
252-995-5480
www.koruvillage.com

The weekly Kids Fishing Frenzy Tournaments at the Avon Pier goes every week of the Summer, beginning on Mondays and ending on Fridays. Each participant must register with the Avon Pier and the fish caught throughout the week will be recorded. THE BIGGEST FISH WINS!

Cost: $5/per child
Ages: 4 - 13
The weekly winner will be announced each Friday at Noon
The largest fish of the summer will win a grand prize!


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  Ocean Center Programs
08/28/2017 to 09/01/2017
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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  Studio 12 Weekly Art Classes
08/28/2017 to 09/01/2017
Studio 12 41008 NC Hwy 12 Avon NC 27915
252-995-7899
www.studio12hatteras.com

Weekly Studio 12 Art Classes

Tuesday @ 4PM - Paint a Beach Scene on Pottery
Wednesday @ 10AM - Glass Fusion Sun Catcher
Friday @ 10AM - Make a Sea Glass Pendant

Each Class Cost: $39/per person
Beach Scene Pottery: $15/per person + Cost of Selected Pottery
All Supplies Included
Great for ages 7+

Please call Studio 12 to register for your classes.


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  Avon Farmer's Market
08/29/2017
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
08/29/2017 to 08/30/2017
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
08/29/2017 to 08/31/2017
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
08/30/2017
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 Apparatus Drill
08/31/2017
2PM
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station 23645 NC Hwy 12 Rodanthe NC 27968
252-987-1552
www.chicamacomico.org

Wildly known for its rich history of saving souls in peril from the sea, the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station for many years conducted a reenactment of the beach apparatus rescue drill. The drill was recognized as an integral part of the life saving service and early Coast Guard along our shores. We are pleased to again offer the opportunity for the public to witness the life saving technique as it was conducted from the Civil Ware until the 1950s.

The drill will be conducted every Thursday at 2pm through Labor Day.


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  Island Art Show
08/31/2017
10AM - 5PM
Rodanthe Waves Salvo Community Building 23186 Myrna Peters Road, Rodanthe NC 27968

CELEBRATE OUTER BANKS ART! ALL are welcome to this community event.This is an indoor/outdoor event (unless it storms. then we will be squeezing most artists indoors but the event WILL GO ON!)

Several **LOCAL** artists will be on site vending their goods~ this is your chance to meet & talk with them! Also life music from local musicians, raffle for a gift basket of goodies from participating artists and lunch will be available for purchase.

Each Island Art Show has been/will be a Benefit for a different local community cause/organization. We are so excited to host such a FUN event that also gives back to the community!

The RWS Community Center happens to be at the very end of the tri-village pathway! So feel free to ride your bikes, scooters, skateboards, or walkin' shoes by and check it out! Lots of parking will be available, too.