We invite your agency/organization to become a Sponsor and/or Exhibitor for this conference event!  This is a great opportunity to showcase your agency, organization or business and support this educational event for your community! Acknowledgements of supporters will be placed in publicity, participant registration packets and announced at the conference.  In order to ensure your(…)

Pancake Dinner Set For Thursday, October 23.

Pancake Dinner Set For Thursday, October 23. Plan To Join Us For A Great Event! The Beach Food Pantry, in cooperation with Stack‘em High Pancakes in Kitty Hawk, is hosting a Pancake Dinner Fundraiser on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8, $5 of which will go directly to(…)

“Get Pinked!” Tennis Tournament

Ladies Tennis Association of Duck Woods Country Club to Hold “Get Pinked!” Tennis Tournament  More than 35 ladies, all dressed in pink, promote the upcoming third Ladies Tennis Association “Get Pinked!” Tennis Tournament. The round robin event, which is part of a local breast cancer awareness campaign, will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1 p.m.(…)

Scam Jam

The Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging will host three “Scam Jam” events in November: Monday, November 17th, 1:00pm-3:30pm Merchant’s Mill Pond State Park 176 Millpond Road, Gatesville, NC 27938 Tuesday, November 18th, 10:00am-2:00pm (lunch provided) Camden County Senior Center 117 N Hwy 343, Camden, NC 27921 Wednesday, November 19th, 10:00am-2:00pm (lunch provided) Berea Baptist(…)

Holly Days Bazaar

 Eleventh Annual All Saints Church Holly Days Bazaar Friday, November 22nd  and Saturday, November 23rd  9 am to 4 pm Start Your Holiday Shopping Here! Find that special gift for those special people on your Christmas list! Choose from a large variety of handmade jewelry, handbags, wooden art, functional whimsical gifts, painted glassware, furniture, Christmas decorations, Yesterdays’(…)

Harvest HayDay

Oct 25 2014, 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM We love family traditions at The Elizabethan Gardens, and Harvest HayDay is one of our fall favorites! This daytime event combines all the colors, flavors and fun of fall. Whether it is the hayride or hale bale maze, we have families that look forward to this event(…)

Isn’t it time to become a ‘Wild Thing?’

Each fall, Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival plays host to hundreds of visitors who travel from near and far to experience the offerings of the Outer Banks and the nearby mainland portions of Eastern North Carolina. Set for Oct. 21-26, 2014, the six-day event is held in the shoulder season when lodging rates are lower,(…)

Palmer Parker: Habits of the Heart and the CommonGood

As I listen in on private and public conversations about the problems of American democracy, I’m struck time and again by how often our political talk is about people who aren’t in the room. We almost always talk about them—“those people” in Washington, D.C., or in our state capitols—the people we hold responsible for all(…)

The “Chalk Ship” of Chicamacomico Still Giving Up Cargo

The barkentine Josie Troop from Nova Scotia wrecked 500 yards south of the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station at 7:00pm on 22 February, 1889 in a severe nor’easter. It was carrying a load of two million pounds of chalk from the “White Cliffs of Dover,” England. The ship’s Master and 10 of the crew of 17 perished(…)