On January 20, your OBX national parks will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by celebrating the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service! According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was first observed on January 20, 1986, the same day as..
When Jeff and Jennifer Schwartzenberg took their family to Wright Brothers National Memorial for the Kite Festival in 2014, they knew they were in for a day of fun. What they didn’t know is that their daughter Kaitlyn (right) – then only 3 years old – would create a memory for them that day..
Legend has it the Ocracoke ponies arrived in the Outer Banks with shipwrecked explorers in the 16th or 17th century, and they’ve called the island home ever since. While many of these early ponies were claimed by residents, some were left to roam wild. The National Park Service took over their care and maintenance in the 1960s..
Legend has it the Ocracoke ponies arrived here with shipwrecked explorers in the 16th or 17th century, and they’ve called the island home ever since. While many of these early ponies were claimed by residents, some were left to roam wild. The National Park Service took over their care and maintenance in the 1960s to..
The holiday season is here and you’ve probably been hearing about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, but have you heard about Giving Tuesday? If you’re not familiar, Giving Tuesday is an online day of giving celebrated each year around the world after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Think of it as the “do good”..
Mike Smith, better known to OBX locals and visitors as Moose on the Beach 104.7‘s morning radio show Moose & Jody, shares his story of why he chose to give to support Outer Banks Forever and his OBX national parks. I first visited the Outer Banks with my parents as a very young child in..
Back in the summer of 1993 when my family headed to Nags Head for a week, I didn’t know this amazing place would one day be our home. The group was my husband, 5-year-old son, one-month-old daughter, parents, and six younger siblings who traveled from California, Florida, and Virginia. The age range was 1 month..
National Park Week is celebrated every year in April around the country, but this year was special here in the Outer Banks. We were excited to officially launch Outer Banks Forever during National Park Week (April 20th-28th) and even more excited to partner with local businesses who wanted to show their love for your OBX..
Outer Banks Forever Celebrates National Park Week by Launching Support of Cape Hatteras NS, Fort Raleigh NHS, and Wright Brothers NMEM
NEWS RELEASE April 15, 2019 Contact: Jessica Green, Outer Banks Forever (252) 423-4545 To celebrate National Park Week (April 20th – 28th), Outer Banks Forever will officially launch as the non-profit partner of your Outer Banks national parks: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Outer Banks Forever is a non-profit that will provide project funding, public..
The Allure of the Outer Banks When you picture the Outer Banks, you picture warm sandy beaches, timeless family traditions, and laughter with good friends. A trip to the Outer Banks is a yearly experience for millions of visitors who’ve made generations worth of memories here. The dynamic heart of the area is a stunning..