Come join in the fun at one of the most uniquely entertaining running events on the East Coast. Beginning on Saturday April 16th is the easy breezy First Flight 5K followed by the Flying Pirate Half Marathon on Sunday which is sure satisfy the active swashbucklers in your crew, with a course that winds through some of the most scenic locations in the central Outer Banks. Pirate costumes are enthusiastically recommended, and finishers will be greeted at the finish line with a treasure trove of prizes and booty. Beer and food await all the brave mateys that can tackle the course, and a post-race jamboree with live music, food, and plenty of grog will entertain all the runners and their friends and families. Registration in advance is required, so be sure to don your eye patch and sign up quickly for this fun, and unforgettable event.
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Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet is a great stop for an all you can eat affordable dinner extravaganza. The buffet offers over 100 different items. It even serves Jumbo Alaskan crab legs and Jumbo steamed shrimp, something you will not find on any other buffet in the OBX. The buffet offers a variety of seafood and non seafood options. Try some of Jimmy’s seafood options and load your plate with blackened tuna, Louisiana crawfish, steamed scallops and mussels, fried oysters and deviled crabs. Not in the mood for seafood? Fill your plate with carved and sliced turkey with gravy, steak, cheese pizza and fettuccini alfredo. The buffet also offers a kid section. Let you kids load their plates with chicken tenders, hot dogs, broccoli, curly fries and tacos. Don’t forget dessert! The buffet also offers soft serve ice cream, and a plethora of baked goods.
When you first catch sight of The Jolly Roger, you might be unsure exactly what to think of it. Since its conversion from a gas station/grocery store to a restaurant in 1972, The Jolly Roger has been anything but your ordinary Outer Banks restaurant. “We’re eclectic, it’s crazy. You’ll not find another Jolly Roger; there’s no rhyme or reason to this place—and that’s what people love about it,” says owner Carol