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Farm Fresh and Family-Friendly Downtown Waterfront Market »

Farm Fresh and Family-Friendly Downtown Waterfront Market

For most of us, there is no better place to buy fruits and vegetables than at a farmers’ market. These markets are not just venues for buying items but also provide an opportunity for us to learn how food is raised, allow visitors to experience local life, and serve as a spot for locals to discuss the latest community happenings with their neighbors.

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Elizabeth City’s Peace Pole »

Elizabeth City’s Peace Pole

There’s something about Elizabeth City’s waterfront that attracts people seeking peace and inspiration. We see it all the time, from the boaters who dock at Mariners’ Wharf for a day or two’s rest before cruising on to their next destination, to the strollers, picnickers and painters who seek pretty vistas at Waterfront Park.

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Ghost Walk Returns with Bootlegging, Prohibition and the Jazz Age »

It’s time once again for your annual dose of local history! The Elizabeth City Historic Neighborhood Association presents its 19th annual Historic Ghost Walk, October 9 and 10. This year’s combination house tour, history lesson, and live theater will feature Bootlegging, Prohibition and the Jazz Age in the Albemarle. All “ghosts” will appear at sites in Elizabeth City’s downtown historic district.

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WRAL-TV’s Tarheel Traveler Says “I DO!” to Elizabeth City »

WRAL-TV’s Tarheel Traveler Says “I DO!” to Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City tourism folks had the pleasure of hosting reporter Scott Mason of WRAL-TV to the “Harbor of Hospitality” earlier this month. His assignment? To cover the wonderful I DO! Weddings of the Albemarle, 1831-2015 exhibit at the Museum of the Albemarle for his “Tar Heel Traveler” series. As you can see from this picture, Scott (in top hat) had a great time! And you can view his report by clicking on the link to this WRAL-TV Report .

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AOA’s Landmark Show and Competition Returns in September »

AOA’s Landmark Show and Competition Returns in September

Calling all artists! Do you have a special painting of a local structure, landscape or other landmark that you’d like to place in competition? Arts of the Albemarle’s annual Landmark Show and Competition is returning for its 29th year in September. The competition is open to all two-dimensional works of art from artists 18 years of age or older.

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