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Watermelon by the slice | May 29, 2017

Watermelon. A buck a slice. On the bar at the Red Rooster Sunday, a welcome break on a hot afternoon.
Brant Island Springs @ Silospalooza | May 28, 2017

Brant Island Strings on the big stage @ Silospalooza 2017
Red Rooster @ Silospalooza | May 27, 2017

Clara's Lemonade Coming Saturday May 27 | May 26, 2017

A new business opens Saturday in Oriental. Service begins at 9:30a. TownDock’s TV crew went to investigate.

Bernie Harberts & Mule Polly Underway | May 26, 2017

Pamlico Sounds Jazz Band | May 25, 2017

Sailing School On The Neuse | May 24, 2017

Captain Will Flannery of Oriental's School Of Sailing takes a class out on the Neuse to practice their new skills.
Anchoring On The Neuse - Sunrise | May 24, 2017

Sunrise on the Neuse, viewed from Lou Mac Park. Anchoring on the Neuse generally isn't a good plan, but if you pick a calm night (as this vessel did) all may be calm.
Lost Sea Expedition Coming To Oriental | May 23, 2017

Bernie Harberts and his Lost Sea Expedition are coming to Oriental this Friday night, 7:30p at The Old Theater (admission 5 bucks). Bernie is a familiar sight in Oriental – he has started (and finished) voyages here – including a circumnavigation. We talked with Bernie about the film he’s making about a land voyage…

Open Sailing & Pot Luck Tonight May 22 | May 22, 2017

Tonight is Open Sailing @ 5p… just $5 to take a small boat sailing on the creeks of Oriental. Add to that is a pot luck at 7p, all at Bow To Stern on Smith Creek. The quick video above shows off some of what happened at Open Sailing two weeks ago.

Pilothouse Cutter Coochi | May 21, 2017

Pilothouse cutter Coochi visiting at the new Town dock, complete with road bike dinghy.
Marker #6, Oriental Channel | May 19, 2017

Marker #6 on the Oriental channel. It's a popular hangout.
Blast From The Past - Old Theater May 19 | May 19, 2017

What if you came from back in time (1962) to the present (1999)? Blast From The Past tonight @ Friday Flicks. Showtime 7:30p. Tickets just $5.50 (includes popcorn to impress your date).

Drawing: Don Turner's Knock You Out Sign | May 18, 2017

A few miles out of Oriental is world famous boxing coach Don Turner's camp. Laura Turgeon's drawing pad captured the "Knock You Out" sign.
Silospalooza 2017 - Talking With Chris & A Chicken | May 18, 2017
Silospalooza 2017 comes Memorial Day weekend. Its Saturday May 27, and even includes some Sunday Gospel on May 28. TownDock visited with Head Silos Guy Chris Daniels.
PFDs in Window | May 17, 2017

Personal flotation devices in the window at Marine Consignment. The Broad Street store would appear to be Coast Guard compliant.
Crab with color | May 16, 2017

Martha Jones McCarty of Charlotte showed off her work at Art On The Neuse Saturday. It included a colorful crab with a surprising texture underlay: joint compound.
Warrior Women Premiers Tonight | May 15, 2017

Choreographer Wendy Osserman (of both Oriental and Manhattan) has a new production, Warrior Women premiering Monday evening and performed again Tuesday, 7:30p at Orringer Auditorium, Craven Community College. More info at this link. Tickets at Nautical Wheelers and at the door. ( Erin Smith photo )
Comparing Artists | May 14, 2017

Per Erichsen and Marguerite Chadwick-Juner at Saturday's Art On The Neuse. Marguerite designed the poster, featuring a Sue Henry painting. Per's tie is by some guy named van Gogh.
Art On The Neuse. Today. | May 13, 2017

The Art On The Neuse 2017 poster. The Arts festival is today til 4p... and the weather may be cooperating.