It's Sunday December 4, 2022 Dock Quote: “You have to...
- Pearl Harbor Remembrance - Sunday Dec 4
- Pappy Khouri @ The Village Gallery
- Tour the Southern Living Idea House @ River Dunes
- Actor's Workshop - Mondays
- Live Nativity - Dec 10
150 plus cyclists on a holiday ride. The Story
You've got one... maybe you should use it. Captain's Blog
The List of Area Non-Profits That Could Use Your Donations. The Story
A handbuilt dream. The Shipping News
Lights, a parade, gingerbread houses and more. The Story
Cycle share may be coming, Hodges Street flooding reviewed. The Story
Father, Husband, Sailor. The Story
For a few hundred dollars.... The Story
397 tasters cast their ballots. The Story
Husband, Father, Friend. The Story
Historic cemetery open for GhostWalk. The Story
National recognition for local waters. The Story
2022 Oriental Cup Regatta. The Story
Local and abroad, foreign and domestic. The Story
The Sound of the Carolinas, Louisiana ... and Norway. The Story
Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra performs for Dottie. The Story
Thank you from the Ol' Front Porch Music Festival. Letters To The Editor
Gala raises funds for children's center. The Story
Brief swim turns into all-nighter. The Story
Oriental's small boat tradition. The Story
Water line leaks, workshop topics, writing tickets. The Story
The making of a maze. The Story
Dodi & John Groesser - September Artists of the Month. The Story
Pirates, music, a wedding, life. The Story
Volunteer fire departments save home. The Story
Volunteer, Educator, Mother. The Story
Town Board Meeting August 2022. The Story
Judy Crane - August Artist of the Month. The Story
NOAA presents Hurricane Prep Seminar at Town Hall. The Story
Lack of drainage on village roads. Letters To The Editor
A new life on the water. The Shipping News
A simple lesson. Captain's Blog
Miss Minnow, Marines, and Firetrucks. The Story
With Help from the North Carolina Coastal Federation. The Story
Employee Inflation Bonus, Tent Camping OK. The Story
A humbled Captain. Captain's Blog
Town Board Meeting June 2022. The Story
The Art of Marguerite Chadwick-Juner. The Story
Over 200 gather to celebrate Hope Clinic. The Story
Boats make ripples. Captain's Blog
Where and When to Vote. The Story
Antiques, guitars, and Santa Claus. The Story
Efficiency and Unrestricted Funds. The Story
Husband, Sailor, ODC Commodore. The Story
Hear from the candidate himself. Letters To The Editor
An argument for losing an eye. Captain's Blog
Pilot, Jack-of-all-trades, family man. The Story
Collegiate Sailing Returns to Oriental. The Story
9:44a Pearl Harbor’s anniversary is December 7, but today is a Pearl Harbor Remembrance at Pamlico County’s Heritage Center. Multiple speakers will provide brief historical narratives, even including one who shares the Japanese perspective.
This Pearl Harbor Remembrance begins at 3:30p today at the Pamlico County Heritage Center & Museum in Grantsboro on Hwy 55. Admission is free.
An added Pearl Harbor note – there was naval ship named “Raleigh” at Pearl Harbor.
Launched in 1922, 555 ft long, the USS Raleigh was torpedoed on Dec 7, 1941 during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The vessel was able to be repaired, and served successfully on the Pacific from 1942-45. Post war, “Raleigh” was decommissioned (and later scrapped) in 1945.
1:10p Cherry Branch Ferry has been working on ramp repairs, resulting in a reduce ferry schedule. From Cherry Branch:
• From Cherry Branch: 5a, 5:45a, 6:15a, 6:45a, 7:15a, 7:45a, 8:30a, 3:30p, 4p, 4:30p, 5p, 5:30p, 6:30p, 7:30p, 8:30p and 10p.
• From Minnesott Beach: 5:25a, 6:15a, 6:45a, 7:15a, 7:45a, 8:30a, 3:30p, 4p, 4:30p, 5p, 5:30p, 6p, 7p, 8p, 9p and 11p.
The route will resume its regular schedule as soon as the repairs are complete.
This weekend, food trucks at New Village Brewery have moved to winter hours. The Jerk Truck serves tonight from 2-7, Jasmine Tasty Thai on Saturday from 1-7. (They request you don’t park in the Town Hall parking lot today during business hours).
Friends of the Library have a BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) Book Sale at the new library location Friday and Saturday, 10a – 6p.
Saturday, the Village Gallery hosts an artist’s reception for Pappy Khouri from 2-5p. The Pamlico County Band holds a free Holiday Concert at St. Peter the Fisherman at 7:30p.
On Sunday, the Pamlico County Heritage Center and Museum hosts a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony at 3:30p.
It’s all in What’s Happening.
The new hours are: Thursday 2-8p; Friday 2-9p; and Saturday 12-9p.
The weekend food trucks also begin serving two hours earlier – at 2p instead of 4p.
12:27p No fundraiser. No music. No food. It might sound like an empty affair, but the 2022 Turkey Pedal drew over 150 cyclists out of their homes for an easy-going ride around town. Check out the scene here.
Up next: Spirit of Christmas.
Winners announced Friday, December 9 after the lighting of the star. Need inspiration? Take a look at the winners of the 2020 Light Up Oriental contest.
Your child may not be an angel, but they can play one in the Live Nativity. Contact Children’s Theater Workshop director Yolanda Cristiani at 828-421-7981 to get involved. There’s no fees, and only three rehearsals. See the rehearsal dates here.
Honor a loved one with an ornament on the Tree of Names and Lights. Names go on the tree December 8, and keep going on until December 31. This year, monies collected go to The Oriental History Museum and the Dottie Gray Ambulance Fund. Click here to find out how to submit a name.
And if you’re in the spirit to give, you can donate to the Red Cross Blood Drive today at St. Peter the Fisherman Church. Click here to see available times and make your appointment.
9:14a A traveler. There are multiple definitions:
We’ll be skipping the traveling salesman kind. The Captain’s Blog focuses on #2 & #3, with an appeal for traveler use.
Rainy today through the evening. December will start off sunny with a high near 50 on Thursday and near 60 Friday.
8:35a Giving Tuesday. It’s an opportunity to support the local charities that support the community.
Whether you donate on Giving Tuesday, or simply in the holiday season, here’s a list of local non-profits that are key to local life.
10:37a Today was the 17th annual TownDock Turkey Pedal – the event debuted in 2005. In 2005 a couple dozen attended.
This morning, Eric Kindle counted the bikes (and riders) on Link Lane. There were over 150.
Bikes and bicyclists by the harbor, just before departure:
8:08a Happy Thanksgiving dear reader. The Turkey Pedal gets underway @ 9a, Hodges Street across from The Bean. Just show up on your fave bicycle. $50 rusty bikes and ten thousand dollar carbon fiber bikes – all welcome.
FYI, The Bean is open today, 7a-4p. Should you have a sweet potato emergency, The Piglet is also open today, 7a-1p.
There are speaking parts, non-speaking parts, and a few for those just learning their barnyard animal sounds.
There are three dress rehearsals. The performance is Dec 10 at 3:30p during Spirit of Christmas. Click here for full details.
Partly sunny and mid 60s for Thursday’s Turkey Pedal. No spandex or racing gear required. Just show up on Hodges Street in front of The Bean at 9a with your bicycle of choice and take a leisurely ride through Oriental.
2:29p Sixty feet on deck. Seventy-eight feet overall length. The wooden Schooner Huron Jewel visited Oriental in early November. Take a look onboard and meet the crew… in the Shipping News.
11:50a Thanksgiving week means a special schedule for Garland Fulcher Seafood on Hodges St. Buddy & crew are open today & Wednesday 10a-5p, closed Thanksgiving, then back Friday & Saturday 10a-5p.
Oriental’s Piggly Wiggly will be open Thanksgiving Day, 7a-1p (normal hours are 7a-8p, 7 days a week). The Bean will be open Thanksgiving Day, 7a – 4p. The Thanksgiving Day Bike Ride (the Turkey Pedal) starts and finishes on Hodges across from The Bean.
The Toucan Grill is open 12 noon – 5:00p Thanksgiving Day, reservations recommended.
M&Ms Cafe, The Silos, Barcos, Brantleys, Oriental Deli & New Village Brewery are all off Thanksgiving Day, back open Friday (The Silos opens 4p Friday).
Find out how to participate in the Light Up Oriental contest, the Spirit of Christmas Parade, or the lighted kayak & paddleboard flotilla. Learn how to get your loved ones’ name on the Tree of Names & Lights, where you can hear seasonal songs, how to enter the gingerbread house contest, or where to have breakfast with Santa.
It’s the last weekend for The Old Theater’s production of the farce Dilemmas with Dinner, or tout the Southern Living Magazine 2022 Idea House, decorated for the holidays and open for tours through Sunday.
Saturday, rare hand tools are up for sale at the Pamlico County Museum and Heritage Center starting at 8:30a. At 2 & 3p, Nautical Wheelers hosts a free wine tasting with the theme ‘French Connection’. Meraki Mediterranean Kafe starts serving at 3p at the Brewery.
You can also check out the lighthouse exhibit at Oriental’s history Museum, the work of Dan Beck at The Village Gallery, or the free African Culture Workshop in New Bern.
It’s all in What’s Happening.
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