Showing posts from January, 2012

Beach Driving Permits Required on Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Anyone who has followed the National Park Service’s efforts to formulate an off-road vehicle plan for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore knows that far-reaching changes to the traditional use of our beaches are coming. They are changes that will affect the culture and the economy of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. It’s also been apparent for at least the last decade that one of the biggest of those changes will be the requirement that residents and visitors to buy a permit to drive on the beach. All who want to drive on the beach will have to buy one – whether you have lived here all your life, are visiting for a week, or just passing through for a day.

Park service is making the permits effective on Feb. 15. Permits will go on sale when – or right after – the rule becomes effective in February.

Residents and visitors will have to apply for the permits in person at one of the structure sights. They will watch a 7-minute educational video about beach driving and regulations and sign a…

Steve Kaufman Concert on Hatteras Island

Acclaimed World Champion guitarist, Steve Kaufman, is returning to Hatteras Island to conduct his 16th Annual award winning workshop and concert.

The 8 hour- 2 day- hands on- all level Flatpicking Guitar Workshop will take place in the Conference Room at Hatteras Realty's Avon office beginning Friday, January 6th at 7 PM.  Cost for the two day event is $100.00, including dinner and lunch, work books, and all the fun humanly possible!

Hosted by John Couch. For more information call John at252.995.4955or

Course Schedule:Friday January 6, 7 -9 PM  (Dinner Included)
Saturday January 7, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM,  Lunch included
The concert will be held Saturday night at the Cape Hatteras Elementary School at 7:30 PM. January 7, 2012 and will again feature Robin Kessinger. CHES is located at 47500 Middle Ridge Trail in Buxton NC 27920. Ticket prices are $12.00 per person. Kids under 12 are free. All proceeds from concert benefit; Cape Hatteras Elementary School.