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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May 2024

Buxton Community Health Fair

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Dare County Community Health Needs Assessment Focus Group

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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Firemen’s Ball scheduled for May 25

May 25 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station to hold knot tying demonstration and class

May 29 @ 2:00 pm EDT
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, 23645 North Carolina Hwy 12
Rodanthe,
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Retirement party honoring Pastor Toni Wood to be held on May 29

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

A retirement party will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hatteras Civic Center in honor of United Methodist Church Hatteras Charge Pastor Toni Wood. It will be a covered dish dinner. All are invited. Your presence is the greatest gift, but if you wish to give something, gift cards or monetary contributions are greatly appreciated. Call or text Apri Oden with questions at (252) 305-6542.

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June 2024

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum presents North Carolina Whales: Diversity, Distribution and Conservation

June 4 @ 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2024

59200 Museum Drive, 59200 Museum Drive
Hatteras, NC 27943 United States
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Join Keith Rittmaster, natural science Curator of the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort and director of the Bonehenge Whale Center, for an overview of species he encounters through his work and some of the conservation issues they face. The informal lecture is part of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s Salty Dawgs Lecture Series, which features presentations on North Carolina maritime history and culture. These talks are scheduled at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays from June 4 through Aug. 27 in…

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The Cold War and Hatteras Island Porch Talk set for June 5

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station, 23645 North Carolina Hwy 12
Rodanthe,
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Annual Wind ‘n Waves Sailing Maritime Festival is set for June 7-9

June 7 - June 9
25099 North Carolina Hwy 12 Rodanthe, NC 27943 United States + Google Map

The 3rd Annual Wind & Waves Sailing Maritime Festival, Sponsored by The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, Celebrates The Best of Hatteras Island with a maritime market and surfing, fishing, and sailing clinics this weekend at Camp Hatteras KOA Resort in Rodanthe. Saturday night's band party and seafood boil are sponsored by 1718 Ocracoke Brewing, Coastal Beverages, and Outer Banks Boil, featuring Live Music by The Simps. The Annual Wind ‘n Waves Sailing Maritime Festival is a weekend jam packed full…

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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum presents North Carolina Whales: Diversity, Distribution and Conservation

June 11 @ 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2024

59200 Museum Drive, 59200 Museum Drive
Hatteras, NC 27943 United States
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Join Keith Rittmaster, natural science Curator of the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort and director of the Bonehenge Whale Center, for an overview of species he encounters through his work and some of the conservation issues they face. The informal lecture is part of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s Salty Dawgs Lecture Series, which features presentations on North Carolina maritime history and culture. These talks are scheduled at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays from June 4 through Aug. 27 in…

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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum presents Early NC Ferry Crossings starting June 11

June 11 @ 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2024

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive
Hatteras, NC 27943 United States
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Join Benjamin Wunderly, education curator of the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort, to learn about some colonial-era river crossings and the ferry systems that carried vehicles and passengers to the outer barrier islands of the state’s coast. The informal lecture is part of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s Salty Dawgs Lecture Series, which features presentations on North Carolina maritime history and culture. These talks are scheduled at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays from June 4 through Aug. 27 in the…

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