Outer Banks Style Chili Cook-off

Come in from the cold to get warm, maybe even hot…, at the 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off at Stripers Bar & Grille, in the Shallowbag Bay Marina in Manteo from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28th.  The event is sponsored by Chilli Peppers Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills.  The cook-off competition includes individuals as well as restaurants.  Prizes will be awarded in four categories: Meat, Other Meat, Vegetarian, and Home Kitchen.  A portion of proceeds will benefit First Flight High School and Manteo High School scholarship programs.

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Extensive Repairs for Bodie Island Lighthouse

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Work began in December to restore the Bodie Island Lighthouse, a 156-foot tower on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Scaffold and platforms cover most of its surface in order to repair or replace the exterior surface.  According to The Virginian-Pilot, the 1871 lens is being restored and will be reinstalled when the lighthouse work is done.

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Outer Banks Magic and Comedy Show

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Outer Banks Music Showcase hosts Clive Allen and Tracy performing a spectacular Showcase Magic and Comedy Show with select dates offered in February, March and April at 7:30 p.m.

For ticket information, call 252.261.7505.  Call for reservations in advance. Discount coupons and group rates are available.

Corolla Pedal-Foot-Paddle

Set for Wednesday, April 7 beginning at 8:00 a.m., a multi-athletic event in Currituck Heritage Park, the “Pedal-Foot-Paddle”, starts with a scenic cycle through Corolla followed by a run on the beach at low-tide, wrapping up with a kayak paddle on the Currituck Sound.

Another fun event, “Land and Light”, starts out with climbing the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, then strolling through the park and ending at the front porch of the historic Whalehead Club.  Contestants may participate individually or as a team.

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Carolina Designs Realty in Blogger’s News Feed

DollarsBlog.com recently wrote, “Carolinadesigns.com is offering Outer Banks vacation rentals in the North Carolina area in the towns of Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head & Southern Shores. They have received rave reviews from Washingtonian Magazine. They been in business for 20 years and are licensed to sell this rental property. The website makes it very easy to find the rental you want. They also offer insurance plans.”

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