You can send your news of special events, workshops, meetings, etc. on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands to donna@islandfreepress.org.  Please send as a document or plain text in press release format.   Please do not send only PDFs of posters or other announcements.  You can send these for illustration, but we need text. We must receive your announcement at least one week before the event.

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December 2019

Candy Bomber Returns to Dare County Airport for the 20th Annual Candy Drop

December 12 @ 12:00 am - December 15 @ 12:00 am EST

On Thursday, December 12, the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation’s C-54/R5-D aircraft The Spirit of Freedom will return to the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo for a weekend of festivities. Children and their families are invited to the airport on Sunday, December 15 for the 20th Annual Candy Drop. There will be two candy drops on Sunday, December 15; ages 6 and younger at 1:00 p.m. and ages 7 and older at 1:30 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., Santa will arrive…

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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum hosts holiday events

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

— The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, located at 59200 Museum Drive in Hatteras, has two events remaining on its 2019 schedule. The first, in November, invites current and prospective volunteers to meet with staff and other volunteers to learn about opportunities to support the museum’s work. Volunteer Luncheon Current and prospective volunteers are invited to come to the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras on Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. and gather for lunch and a talk. Reservations…

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NOAA Weather Spotters Class to be Held in Buxton on December 19

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City, NC will be conducting a Winter SKYWARN (weather spotters) training class on December 19th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.  The class will be held inside the Fessenden Center Annex located at 47017 Buxton Back Road in Buxton, NC. The class is for beginners or anybody that has a general interest in weather.   This class trains volunteers to report winter weather, such as snow and ice measurements, to the National Weather Service.  The class…

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