Sign up today for the Currituck Heritage Park Winter Educational Series "Corolla in Retrospect~ Ocean to Sound" January 17 and February 21, 2012 The Currituck Heritage Park Winter Education Series continues its Corolla In Retrospect series with this year's focus of "Ocean to Sound". Each event involves a panel of guest speakers, a short break, and then a field trip to a local historical location tied into the theme of the day. Talk to local experts and listen to their stories of the heritage and history of the Outer Banks!OceanDate: January 17, 2012 9:30am to 2 pmListen to local experts explore the importance of the Corolla ocean side, past and present. Topics will be:
- OBX Lifesaving Stations
- Duck Research Pier
- U-Boat Discoveries
- Trip to Wash Woods Lifesaving Station- Limited bus space available. Weather permitting.
- History of the Currituck Club
- Hunt Club Heritage
- Trip to Pine Island Sanctuary and Audubon Center
The events will take place at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Currituck Heritage Park. The event is free; reservations are suggested; donations are welcome. For more information please call 252-453-9040, ext. 223. Currituck Heritage Park is located just past milepost 11 on Route 12 North in Corolla, NC. Save these dates for April and May! So many events are taking place during Spring Break! Save these dates on your calendar now! Easter EGG-stravaganza! Friday April 6, 2012 1-3pm
Join the Easter Bunny for a traditional egg hunt in Currituck Heritage Park. Lots of fun children's activities like Balloon Art, Face Painting, Egg & Spoon Races, Bean Bag Toss, and a Jellybean Counting Contest! Snacks & Refreshments will be available for purchase. Admission and Parking are free.
Fun Fly Festival Tuesday April 10, 2012 11am - 1pm
Watch and learn how to fly all kinds of kites sponsored by Flying Smiles Kites! Treat the whole family to a fun day in the park capturing the imagination and harnessing the power of Mother Nature! Children enjoy making paper kites to keep or bring your own to play with. Admission and Parking are free.
Corolla Pedal-Foot-Paddle Saturday April 14, 2012
Join us for OBX's unique triathlon. The Corolla Pedal-Foot-Paddle starts in Currituck Heritage Park with a 7-mile scenic cycle through Corolla followed by a 2-mile run on the beach, wrapping up with a 1-mile kayak paddle on the Currituck Sound. Come and participate individually or as a team!
And of course, don't forget... Whalehead Club Beach Music Festival (formerly the Marsh Grass Music Festival) Sunday May 27, 2012- 11 am to 6pm
Gather up the family and join us for a day of great beach music! We'll have the top performing Beach Music Bands in the country performing- The Holiday Band, The Craig Woolard Band, and Band of Oz. Discount tickets are available until April 30, 2012 for $15, 10 for $100! After May 1, tickets will be $20 each. Picnics and 5 quart coolers (that fit a 6-pack of soda) are encouraged. Larger coolers will be allowed for a $10 fee. High Cotton BBQ, beer from Coastal Beverage and refreshments will be available for purchase. *Limit one free cooler per person