Bogue Banks’ beaches, like every beach that faces the ocean, are both wonderful when conditions are right and terribly dangerous when they are not. We’ve received a report from the Town of Pine Knoll Shores that it was the dangerous side of things that dominated our beaches yesterday, April 19th, when a young swimmer was … More Stay out of the water until things improve!
Should anyone ever need a reminder that Memorial Day is about far more than a long weekend, reading any 25 pages of “The Great War” by Peter Hart will more than do the job. (Poster by Frank Lucien Nicolet) There was another reminder very much in evidence at the Reagan National Airport on May 19th when … More Memorial Day thoughts
The 10th annual Kayak for the Warriors event will reach its conclusion this Saturday, June 3rd. There are two major activity areas: on the water and on the land. Why is there nothing in the air? We ARE the Flying Catnap! Ah, well, the water event is a 3.2-mile race through Pine Knoll Shores’ canals and … More Saturday, June 3: Kayak for the Warriors Grand Finale
Congratulations to Marc Baroncini, 14 years of age, for finishing in FIRST PLACE overall in the 2017 Kayak for the Warriors 5k. He ran the race in 18:37 for a pace per mile of 6:00! Marc is from Perrysburg, OH. Also congratulations to Millie Barritt, the first female finisher, who was not far behind at 19:31 for a 6:17 pace. Millie, from Chapel … More Kayak for the Warriors 5k Results
What’s the weather like at the Catnap this time of year? Those folks are wearing shorts for a reason!
‘Tis the season! The Crystal Coast Choral Society and the Choral Society Orchestra, directed by Finley Woolston, will present George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” on December 17th at the Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church (100 Yaupon Drive aka Highway 24 in Cape Carteret) at 7:30 PM and on December 18th at the Brookwood Baptist Church (903 Henderson … More Handel’s “Messiah”
The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, just one mile from the Catnap and worth a much longer drive than that, is giving anyone close enough to get there the opportunity to participate in as may as three special gifts on Veterans Day, November 11th! Gift the first is from the Aquarium to you: enjoy … More A chance to give …
A voyage aboard the Pirate ship Revenge was was part of our “test drive of the Catnap with children of all (6, 8, 12, 16) ages” effort back in June. We sailed the sea, well, Taylor Creek, with pirate Captain Spike, Pirate Kegger, and Pirate Lass Fettuccine (these may not be their real names; the fact that Fettuccine … More Pirate’s Revenge
Source: Lunch on Thursday
The Pine Knoll Shores town staff did something really nice on Wednesday. Instead of the traditional Christmas potluck luncheon to celebrate Christmas together. This year, Sarah Williams (our Assistant Town Clerk) suggested that rather than the town employees feeding themselves, they might feed others who are in in need this Christmas season. Julie and Sarah Williams (Town Clerk) organized a great … More Another Thing To Like