Outer Banks Opera Talk

Enjoy a glass of wine and an Italian dinner while listening to Virginia Opera’s Glenn Winters will preview their upcoming production of Puccini’s Tosca.   Sponsored by the Dare County Arts Council, the Opera Talk Tosca will be held on January 23 at 6 pm at the Bistro at the Beach Bread Company at Mile Post 4.5 on the Bypass in Kitty Hawk.

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Housekeeping Manager Designated

Housekeeping Manager designated
Certified Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professional 

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Carolina Designs Realty is pleased to announce that Deborah Stone, our Housekeeping Manager, has received the designation Certified Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professional (CVRHP).

Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals, Inc., is a professional association of vacation rental companies that strives to increase the quality, service level, and professionalism of housekeeping to both homeowners and guests.

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Year Round Entertainment from the Outer Banks Music Showcase

During the sleepy months of January and February, many of the entertainment venues slow down a bit.  But not the Outer Banks Music Showcase, they have two shows worth mentioning that are coming soon!

Yes folks, Elvis will be in the building Saturday, January 10th at 7:30 p.m.   Sterling Riggs will make a comeback as the King for the “Elvis Tribute Show.”   You’ll get to hear all of his oldies but goodies and possibly get serenaded…

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Beauty Beyond the Eye of the Beholder

Living in a beautiful place has great advantages.  Within a rock’s throw, you are at the beach, walking in the maritime forest, climbing the largest sand dune on the East coast, surfing the best waves on the East coast, learning where we first set foot here long ago is only the beginning… We have great schools; in fact, the Outer Banks Sentinel reported “Big news at First FlightElementary School (FFES) located in Kill Devil Hills on the Outer Banks.  The school was recently named the North Carolina nominee for the National Title I Distinguished Schools Award for Exceptional Student Performance. Principal Margie Parker states ‘This recognition is particularly rewarding for the First Flight Elementary faculty and staff, parents and community who have quietly gone about their work of doing whatever it takes to ensure the success of every child. It also means a $7,500 award for FFES. Parker told staff the award ‘is an affirmation of your efforts to make sure every child is successful.’

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511 North Carolina Travel Service

If you are traveling to the Outer Banks, remember thatNorth Carolina travelers can dial 511 for information about road conditions and traffic delays caused by accidents or bad weather. The new toll free service is available statewide 24 hours a day and uses speech-recognition technology to retrieve information from the North Carolina Department of Transportation Web site database converting it to speech. Travelers verbally respond to options presented by the system and are led by a ‘drill-down’ process to the information they seek.

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