The 10th Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC returns to Duck on Columbus Day weekend in 2016. The multi-day event starts on Friday October 7th with a family-friendly Movie on the Green. Saturday October 8th, enjoy a concert with Frank Vignola following with a Live Jam along the sound. On Sunday, October 9, 2016, enjoy the main event, a free, non-ticketed, day-long festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. with live music starting at 11:00 a.m. and food and soft drinks available for purchase, Chairs will be available for rent on-site. The festival will take place rain or shine. Attendees are invited to bring food, coolers, chairs, blankets and well-behaved dogs. For event updates, follow Duck Jazz Festival on Facebook and Twitter, and use #duckjazz on your posts and pictures.

Fishing in the Outer Banks

Fishing in the Outer Banks

Long before the summer vacationing families discovered the Outer Banks as a hot tourist destination, fishermen from across the country flocked to coastal North Carolina. With no roads to navigate, and no vacation homes to stay in, anglers would brave the makeshift sandy paths that ran along thebeaches, and would set up makeshift campsites whenever there was protection from the wind and waves. They went through great efforts to visit the Outer Banks for one reason: Exceptional fishing.