Outer Banks Veterans Week 2015 Schedule of Events Released

Posted By on November 5, 2015

As part of Outer Banks Veterans Week, Dare County Arts Council has published a schedule of events and ceremonies for veterans this month, which you can find below.
 
For the third consecutive year, Dare County Arts Council¬ and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau have partnered to promote Veterans Day on the Outer Banks throughout the second week of November. Outer Banks Veterans Week is presented by PNC Bank, and will include a myriad of events and ceremonies for veterans, active duty service members and their families. 
 
The centerpiece of Outer Banks Veterans Week is the Outer Banks Veterans Writing Project, a free two-day writing workshop taught by veterans for veterans and active duty service members. The program takes place at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, November 14-15, from 9am to 5pm.
 
Registration for the workshop can be found at www.VeteransWeekOBX.com, or it may be requested via email by contacting dareartsinfo@gmail.com. Interested parties may also follow the project on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obxvwp.
 
In addition to presenting sponsor PNC Bank, Outer Banks Veterans Week is sponsored by Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, SAGA Construction and Development, Village Realty and Outer Banks Ace Hardware.
 
Check out the full Outer Banks Veterans Week 2015 schedule of events below!
 
OUTER BANKS VETERANS WEEK CALENDAR
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Family Traditions of Service: An Historical Tribute to Veterans
A Historical Military Exhibit from the North Carolina Archives
Open November 3 to November 25
Gallery Hours:  Tuesdays – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm, Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00pm
Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
Presented by The Friends of Outer Banks History Center and Dare County Arts Council
INFO: Call (252) 473-5558
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Veterans Appreciation Day 
Free tooth extractions for all veterans 7am-3pm
Morgan Family Dentistry & Dr. Frank Bald
153 Worth-Guard Road, Coinjock
First come, first served basis
INFO: Call (252) 453-2181
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Americana Beer Fest
5:00pm
The Pavilion at Pirate’s Cove Marina, 2000 Sailfish Drive, Manteo
Buy Tickets Now
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Veterans Community Dinner
In Honor of All Who Served
6:00 – 7:30pm
Liberty Christian Fellowship
244 Williams Drive, Kill Devil Hills
A FREE dinner is being served to all veterans, active duty, guard and 
reserve members and thir families in our community. 
 
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8
US Poet Laureate Charles Wright: Reading and Lecture
4:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn
5353 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk NC
Reading and Lecture with reception to follow
Ticket $15 available at BryanCulturalSeries.org, 
Duck’s Cottage, Duck , Gray’s Department Store, Kitty Hawk, 
Sea Green Gallery, Nags Head and Downtown Books, Manteo 
Buy Tickets Now
CLICK FOR MORE INFO
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Marine Corp Birthday Luncheon
12:00pm
The Currituck Club, 620 Currituck Clubhouse Drive, Corolla
$17.50 per person includes lunch, non-alcoholic beverages & cake
RSVP required, 252-564-9225
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Veterans Day Celebration for Dare County Veterans
1:00pm
Dare County Center,  950 Marshall C Collins Dr, Manteo
Sponsored by The Dare County Center, Monarch Beach Club and the American Legion Post 26
Lunch is free for veterans
RSVP required, call 252-475-9270
CLICK FOR MORE INFO
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10
FCA Fall Banquet
6:30pm
Duck Woods Country Club, 50 S. Dogwood Trl, Southern Shores
Featuring Marine Lt. Clebe McClary
Local athletes and coaches on hand to share local FCA happenings
Doors open at 6pm
Limited space, call 252-564-2465
 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Veterans Day Prayer Service
9:30am
Hatteras Island Veterans Memorial Park
57449 Highway 12, Hatteras
 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
11:00am
Town of Nags Head, 5401 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head
Sponsored by The Town of Nags Head
 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
11:30am
Dare County Veterans Memorial, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
Sponsored by American Legion Post 26
 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
12:30pm
Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills
Sponsored by American Legion Post 26
 
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Family Traditions of Service: An Historical Tribute to Veterans
7:00pm | Free and open to the public
Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
Special reception and presentation that includes:
A Historical Military Exhibit from the North Carolina Archives,
A Preview of The Mysteries of the Graveyard documentary by Bryan Jones,
Panel Discussion of Outer Banks History Center’s Exhibit A Heritage of Heroes: The Coast Guard of North Carolina
Hosted by The Friends of Outer Banks History Center
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13
2nd Annual Veteran’s Day Celebration
8:30am
Hosted by Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 48576 NC-12, Buxton
Activities begin with a breakfast at 8:30 am, followed by an assembly at 9:30 am
at which time our veterans will be recognized for their service
All veterans welcome to attend
MORE INFO: (252) 995-5730, Gary Kierney ext. 3008 or Randy Ratliff ext. 3003
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
OBX Veterans Week Concert featuring Soilder Hard Tailgate Down
With Special Guests Anthony Anderson, Dale Comstock and Melissa Jarboe
Performances begin at 8:30pm
Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern,  2316 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head
Tickets are $5 (free with military ID) and are on sale now at Kelly’s
All proceeds benefit Dare County Veterans Advisory Council
Presented by PNC Bank and Dare County Arts Council
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
OBX Veterans Writing Project
Free Writing Workshop for Veterans, Registration Required
Saturday November 14 and Sunday November 15, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Coastal Studies Institute, Wanchese NC
Underwritten by Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, PNC Bank and Dare County Arts Council
MORE INFO:  Call Dare County Arts Council (252) 473-5558
 
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Candlelighting to Honor, Remember and Care
2:00pm
St. Andrews By-The-Sea, 4212 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head
Sponsored by GEM Adult Day Services
Free Admission
A preview of Family Traditions of Service: An Historical Tribute to Veterans:  A Historical Military Exhibit from the North Carolina Archives. The exhibit opened on, November 3 at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo, NC.

A preview of Family Traditions of Service: An Historical Tribute to Veterans:  A Historical Military Exhibit from the North Carolina Archives. The exhibit opened on, November 3 at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo, NC.

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