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Set The Scales Back | November 26, 2021

The folks at the Provision Company have made note of another savings time.

Turkey Pedal Riders Pass Lou Mac | November 25, 2021

Thanksgiving morning ninety-six thermally brave bicyclists pedaled about Oriental… in the 2021 Turkey Pedal. Here’s the view as riders are on South Avenue by the Neuse. (Andrea Bruce photo)

Almost Everyone | November 25, 2021

Almost everyone is glad it’s Thanksgiving Day.

Bicycle With The Cool Kids | November 25, 2021

All the cool kids will be there – at the 2021 Turkey Pedal. All bikes and humans welcome. Rusty steel bikes. Aluminum bikes. Fancy carbon fiber bikes. Tandems. Recumbents. Even you and your bike. The 2021 Turkey Pedal is Thanksgiving morning, starting at 9a. It’s a leisurely ride around Oriental. No registration is needed; just you and a bicycle. Just show up on Hodges Street by The Bean / town dock a few minutes before 9a.

The Turkey Pedal Is Coming | November 24, 2021

The bikes & humans of the Turkey Pedal (2019 file photo). The 2021 Turkey Pedal is Thanksgiving morning, starting at 9a. It’s a leisurely ride around Oriental, past the boatyards and marinas. No registration is needed, and no special equipment or skills; just you and your bike. Just show up on Hodges Street by The Bean / town dock a few minutes before 9a.

Master Craft Ski Boat Orchard Creek | November 23, 2021

A Master Craft competition ski boat hangs over the water on Orchard Creek. There’s a boat house, and a water ski run nearby. (Click for the full view)

Haul Net On Core Sound | November 22, 2021

A fisherman tending a haul net, on Core Sound. The photograph is by Ben Casey – from the book Core Sound People. More info at coresoundpeople.com.

Orchard Creek Reflections | November 21, 2021

Early morning reflections on Orchard Creek

Artworks Christkindlmarkt | November 20, 2021

These handmade puzzles are among the works now on display at Artworks Oriental, as part of Christkindlmarkt. That’s pronounced “krist kindle markt” – it’s a German tradition where artists and makers sell their goods at markets during the holiday season. Christkindlmarkt is at Artworks now through Dec 23.

Morning Fog At Orchard Creek | November 19, 2021

Morning Fog At Orchard Creek

Friday Harborcam | November 19, 2021 2021 Pamlico County Arts Student Calendar | November 18, 2021

Pamlico County students of all ages contribute their art and poetry to the annual Student Art Calendar. Drawings, paintings, sculptures, and more. Sponsored by the Pamlico County Arts Council, the calendar release party is at 5:30p tonight at Brantley’s.

Wise Men Of Oriental | November 17, 2021

Wise Men of Oriental wait for their cue. This was from a past Spirit Of Christmas. There’s good news… Spirit Of Christmas returns for 2021… it is coming December 10 & 11. Here’s the story.

Sunrise @ Marker 6 | November 16, 2021

Cormorants rest on Marker # 6 at sunrise Tuesday morning.

Blackbeard Returns To Harbor | November 15, 2021

At sunset, trawler Blackbeard returning to Oriental’s harbor. (Andrea Bruce photo, click pic for more Blackbeard views)

Sunrise From Up Greens Creek | November 12, 2021

From high up Greens Creek, drone Orville takes in sunrise.

Trawler Rigging At Dusk | November 11, 2021

Trawler rigging at dusk. (Andrea Bruce photo)

Naked Lobster | November 10, 2021

TownDock crew have a small celebration when finding an uncommon boat name. Naked Lobster fits that bill. It’s a catamaran that makes its home off Pierce Creek. (click pic for more naked crustacean views)

Bruce Anchor @ Pierce Creek | November 9, 2021

A Bruce anchor rests on a dock off Pierce Creek.

Dinghy Dock Sunset | November 7, 2021

Sunset Sunday evening at the Dinghy Dock. Water levels are inching down from their Sunday mid-day peak.

Clocks Fall Back to EST 2021 | November 6, 2021 The Dock - by artist Diane McKillop | November 6, 2021

The painting is titled The Dock. Diane McKillop is The Village Gallery’s November Artist of the Month. There’s an artists’ reception for Diane today from 2-5p at the gallery… you’re invited.

Blue Deck Chairs | November 5, 2021

Blue Deck chairs take in the morning view off Pierce Creek

Morehead City Inlet - Diane McKillop | November 5, 2021

Morehead City Inlet in watercolor. Painted by Diane McKillop, The Village Gallery’s November Artist of the Month. There’s an artists’ reception for Diane this Saturday, November 6, from 2-5p at the gallery.

A Frightening Moment | November 4, 2021

Be brave, dear reader. This is a frightening moment from the 2021 Witches Crawl.

Wally Moran Departs | November 3, 2021

Wally Moran departs along with a small fleet (just under 10) of ICW cruisers this morning. Wally leads what is called Sail To The Sun – where new cruisers join Wally for what is often their first ICW voyage south. They start in Hampton VA and travel the ICW all the way to Miami. Tuesday night they stayed in Oriental… taking up all of town dock spaces and a few at Oriental Marina Inn.

Vote Here 2021 | November 2, 2021

Tuesday was election day in Oriental. Here are the results.

Campaign Morning | November 2, 2021

It’s is election day in Oriental. There are 5 candidates… for five commissioner positions. While write-in candidates are possible, the likely outcome is not in much doubt. Candidate Frank Roe took his 1956 pickup to the area just outside the polling station (where it is legal to be) for some last minute campaigning.