Emerald Isle Parrot Head Weekend Aug 3-5, 2012

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Headed down to the Crystal Coast of NC this weekend? If so, you might want to check out the Parrot Head Weekend today (Friday, August 3) through Sunday, August 5. The Town of Emerald Isle has even proclaimed this weekend as Emerald Isle Parrot Head Weekend. In it’s proclamation town mayor Arthur B. Schools, Jr encourages all residents and visitors to “enjoy and embrace this weekend in the same way that it will be observed by the Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club – with laughter and good friends – “Party With A Purpose”!

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Fun Things

Swansboro Mullet Festival Draws Big Sunday Crystal Coast Crowd

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The 54th edition of Swansboro’s Mullet Festival got off to a soggy start on Saturday with dreary weather ruling the day. Even Saturday’s night events had to be canceled. Improved weather conditions greeted festival attendees on Sunday.

No – We Don’t Pay Homage to a Bad 80’s Haircut!

For my faithful readers who are not from around North Carolina’s Crystal Coast communities, no the folks in Swansboro, NC do not pay homage to the 1980’s “mullet” haircut with an annual festival. A “mullet” is a fish.

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Large Crowd Attends the 2008 NC Seafood Festival

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Annual Crystal Coast Seafood Festival is a Big Hit!

There was no hint of a financial downturn judging from the throng that filled the Morehead City waterfront for this years’ 2008 Seafood Festival. Beautiful fall weather greeted a shoulder to shoulder crowd. Great aromas filled the sun-drenched air as the throng munched on a smorgasbord of delicious foods. A crowd favorite was shrimp on the bar-bee along with the usual fair of elephant ears and roasted corn. The kids stood in line for their favorite carnival rides and moms and dads armed with video and digital camera’s snapped memorable photos.

2nd Largest Festival in NC

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Peak Vacation Season is Just Around the Corner!

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With Memorial Day less than 2 weeks away, the peak vacation season at the Crystal Coast is about to begin. Pack your bags and head to the beautiful beaches of the Southern Outer Banks. What better way to spend your summer vacation. Sure gas is expensive but if you’re headed to Emerald Isle be sure to take advantage of the bike paths. Why not park your car in the driveway of your rental and pedal to almost any where you want to go.

Helpful Crystal Coast Rental Agency Websites

Planning your vacation is part of the fun. Go on line and do a search of rental properties on the Crystal Coast. There are several easy-to-use rental property websites from the local Crystal Coast real estate agencies. Each one has it’s own unique features. I suggest you find one that makes your rental search easier and gives you the best results for your family’s needs.

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Categories: Crystal Coast Rental Advice, Crystal Coast Vacation Tips, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Fun Things


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