The Outer Banks Voice – Avon Fishing Pier Opening, OBX Park Event Listings and Cape Chronicle Seaside Updates Newsletter

0

Avon Fishing Pier Opening, OBX Park Event Listings and Seaside Updates from Cape Chronicle Newsletter

By Story submitted on May 5, 2022

Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Avon Fishing Pier is open for the season. (Avon Fishing Pier)

May 5, 2022 | Number 92 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore Cape Chronicle Bulletin

Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle e-newsletter provides short, timely and newsworthy content throughout the year.

NEWS
  • The North Carolina Department of Transportation passenger ferry at Cape Hatteras National Seashore will begin operating between the Hatteras Islands and Ocracoke on Tuesday, May 17. Buy tickets for the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry in line or call 1-800-BY-FERRY.
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore Avon Fishing Pier is open for the season.
  • Text OBXBeachConditions to 77295 to sign up for beach-related weather and ocean alerts. Learn about beach and ocean safety at www.lovethebeachrespecttheocean.com.
EVENTS

Cape Hatteras National Coast

Bodie Island Lighthouse Climb

Appointment: Wednesday-Saturday until early fall 2022. First ascent at 9 a.m. and last ascent at 5:40 p.m.

Details: Climbing tickets can only be purchased on the day of the planned ascent. Tickets are on sale Wednesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. Buy your tickets at www.recreation.gov/ticket/252034/ticket/10087143.

Bodie Island Educational Programs

Lighting the Way for 150 Years – Bodie Island Lighthouse

Appointment: Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. (April 24-May 27)

Location: Meet on the back porch of the Warden’s Quarters.

The description: Discuss the details and history of this beautiful sentinel.

Shaping these barrier islands

Appointment: Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (April 24-May 27)

Location: Meet on the back porch of the Warden’s Quarters.

The description: Wars, hurricanes and ocean currents have all impacted the shores of Cape Hatteras. Join us to learn more about some of these events and the changes they have brought to these islands.

Hatteras Island Educational Programs

Lighting the Way for Over 150 Years – Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Appointment: Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. (from April 24 to May 27)

Location: Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion

The description: Discuss the details and history of this beautiful sentinel and learn about ongoing restoration efforts.

Shaping these barrier islands

Appointment: Monday to Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (from April 24 to May 27)

Location: Meet at the Hatteras Island Visitor Center Pavilion

The description: Wars, hurricanes and ocean currents have all impacted the shores of Cape Hatteras. Join us to learn more about some of these events and the changes they have brought to these islands.

Ocracoke Lighthouse

The Ocracoke Lighthouse Base is open to visitors Monday-Thursday 10:30am-12pm (April 24-May 27)

Ocracoke Island Educational Programs

Lighting the way for nearly 200 years – Ocracoke Lighthouse

Appointment: Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. (April 24-May 27)

Location: Meet at the Ocracoke Lighthouse grounds

The description: Discuss the details and history of this beautiful sentinel.

Shaping these barrier islands

Appointment: Monday to Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (from April 24 to May 27)

Location: Meet outside the Ocracoke Island Discovery Center

The description: Wars, hurricanes and ocean currents have all impacted the shores of Cape Hatteras. Join us to learn more about some of these events and the changes they have brought to these islands.

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Lost Colony Walking Tour

Appointment: Daily at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (30-minute tour)

Location: Meet outside the Lindsay Warren Visitor Center

The description: Delve into the history and mystery surrounding England’s first attempt to establish a colony in the New World.

National Wright Brothers Memorial

wind and sand

Appointment: Every day at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (30-minute program)

Location: Meet outside the back doors of the Visitor Center.

The description: Step back in time on this short walk to the very site of the Wright’s first powered flights. Find out why the Wrights chose this location for their flight experiences and what life on the Outer Banks was like; Learn about the events leading up to the first powered flight on that cold December day and the lasting impact of making them happen.


Text NPSOBX to 333111 for park SMS alerts

Text CAHAORV to 333111 for beach access text alerts


Sign up for the Cape Chronicle newsletter

Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle e-newsletter provides short, timely and newsworthy content throughout the year. For more information on America’s First National Seashore, visit www.nps.gov/caha or download the NPS mobile app at iOS and android devices. Follow them on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CapeHatterasNS. To join their mailing list, visit Join our mailing list.


PUBLIC NOTICE


NOTICE OF BUDGET SUBMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUDGET
Dare County, North Carolina
Dare County Visitor Center
The draft budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023 was submitted to the Dare County Tourism Board on April 28, 2022.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the public hearing will be conducted by the Dare County Tourism Board on the proposed budget to 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2022. the
The meeting will be held at the Sarah Owens Welcome Center on Roanoke Island, One Visitors Center Circle, Manteo, NC 27954.

All interested persons are invited to make written or oral comments at this time.
Copies of the proposed budget are available for public viewing online at
https://www.outerbanks.org/about-us/board-of-directors/

and at the

Outer Banks Visitor Center on Roanoke Island
One Visitors Center Circle, Manteo, North Carolina


Share.

Comments are closed.