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Red Canoe @ Village Gallery | May 22, 2013
Beached inside the Village Gallery, a red canoe. The artist is Susan Dahlin. The gallery, on the harbor in Oriental, is open Wednesday-Sunday 10a-5p. Stop by on your portage…
Tree Shadow On Schoolhouse Condo | May 21, 2013
A tree — leafing out — casts its shadow on the Schoolhouse condos, behind Town Hall.
Trumpeter Dave Falardeau | May 20, 2013
Dave Falardeau, trumpter with the quintet, Jazzomine. They performed at the Pamlico Arts Council’s annual meeting and arts showcase at the Oriental Woman’s Club yesterday. (Behind the band was a painting of Oriental’s harbor.)
Kayak Launched Near Bridge | May 19, 2013
Spencer Rogers and his mother Janet Alexander paddle away after launching their kayak near the Oriental bridge Saturday morning. They were among two dozen paddlers who took part in a birding and kayaking session up Smith Creek.
Trawler "Lady Susie" at Garland Fulcher Docks | May 18, 2013
On the Oriental harbor, the steel trawler Lady Susie shows of her new coats of paint.
Al Rathgeb | May 17, 2013
Al Rathgeb, who passed away last week, didn’t like to have his photo taken, so artist Laura Turgeon drew up this sketch of him. Al’s friends will have more stories to add to the picture this afternoon when they get together to remember Al.
Skinny Dock On Oriental's Harbor | May 17, 2013
A wisp of a dock on the harbor in Oriental.
Kim Bramson & Chris Daniels Wedding | May 16, 2013
Kim Bramson and Chris Daniels under a rain of bird seed right after they were married Wednesday afternoon at Oriental’s Town Beach.
Mr May 2013 Harley and His Shadow | May 15, 2013
Small cat, long shadow. Harley is a 4-pound 22-year old cat, and for those stats and other reasons, he is Mr. May… Pet of the Month.
Transom: Patina | May 14, 2013
Transom of the sailboat, Patina, at Sea Harbour Yacht Club.
Sunfish Sailboats by Marlene Miller | May 13, 2013
Sunfish sailboats race in a painting by Marlene Miller, one of many works of art on display Saturday at the Art on the Neuse festival.
Bean Interior Outside | May 12, 2013
The Bean interior, outside. Artist Lee Hood was working on his painting of The Bean at yesterday’s Art on the Neuse festival. Hood had been painting canvasses of boats on the harbor in recent months, but for this one, he turned his focus to the coffeehouse facing the harbor.
Riverkeeper Banner | May 11, 2013
Banner on display outside Oriental’s Old Theater where the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation presents its Neuse River Film Fest tonight. The selection of short films and documentaries about rivers and water is a fundraiser for NRF, and caps a day of the arts in town: Art On The Neuse arts fest is happening from 9a-4p on the harbor
Charlotte Garrett "Blue Reflections" | May 10, 2013
“Blue Reflections” by local artist Charlotte Garrett, from a scene on Oriental’s harbor. It’s the image on posters for this year’s Art on the Neuse arts fest, happening tomorrow on that same harbor. This year, for the first time, the posters will be for sale, with proceeds going to the Pamlico Arts Council’s work to promote and support the arts in the county.
Trawler Net And Trawler Hull | May 10, 2013
Nets from a trawler, with the red hull of another trawler in the distance.
River Gauge At Lou Mac Pier | May 9, 2013
Near the Lou Mac pier, a multi-sensor gauge that the NC Division of Emergency Management installed last week. It’ll take readings on the river, and could give the state and weather service info about surge levels during storms. (To see the full length of the gauge, click here.)
Gauge At Lou Mac Pier | May 9, 2013
This newly installed gauge near the Lou Mac Pier will send data, such as that about waves and water height, to the NC Division of Emergency Management. Oriental is now one of 18 communities along the coast and eastern NC rivers to have one of the $20,000 gauges.
Captain Jeff, May 2013 | May 8, 2013
The trawler, Capt Jeff, at the docks of Garland Fulcher Seafood.
Transom of Seagull | May 7, 2013
The sailboat, Seagull, temporarily on the hard at Triton Yachts.
Deck Chairs At Pool | May 6, 2013
Palm tree shadows — and parrots too — from the chairs arranged near the pool at Sailcraft Marina.