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Outer Banks Christmas Beach Report 2013

Planes, Trains, and Christmas Lights!  Join us for the last Beach & Surf Report of the year as we highlight footage from the 110th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ First Flight and Christmas Lights from “that house” on the Outer Banks!

Who Was Really First in Flight? 3 State Debate

You see them everywhere: North Carolina license plates depicting the Wright Brother’s 1902 glider and the words “First in Flight” stamped proudly above. A recent article by Bruce Smith of the Associated Press brings to light a tri-state debate regarding who truly pioneered initial aviation. The article, found here on ABC news, lays out the fight for[Read More…]

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Free Admission to the Wright Brothers National Memorial

August 19 happens to be Orville Wright’s birthday.  Sound familiar?  In 1903 Orville and his brother Wilbur made history in (then) Kitty Hawk, NC as the first men to fly!  Celebrate their accomplishment and National Aviation Day with FREE admission to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills! Here is the full schedule of[Read More…]

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Outer Banks December Events

December on the Outer Banks offers visitors and locals alike numerous events and things to do to celebrate the Holiday Season!  Celebrations, festivals, and Christmas events are listed below! 24TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES NOV 29, 2012 – DEC 1, 2012 Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head – MAP Phone: 252-255-1501 Festival of Trees brings together visitors and residents alike[Read More…]

OBX Beach Report | July 20

Here is the Beach Report for Friday, July 20 & the weekend! It’s looking great on the beach right now but make sure to check out our list of things to do on the Outer Banks when it rains just in case! From all of us at Southern Shores Realty – HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!