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Why We’re Launching Fireworks From the Bridge

Why We’re Launching Fireworks From the Bridge

Oriental town manager Diane Miller explains the decision to launch the fireworks from the bridge. I was asked at the Board meeting to explain the decision about fireworks from the bridge. Last year, noting that the previously used platform on the point across from the bridge had been developed, Croaker Festival people began a search […]

BREAKING NEWS! Interview with ResortsAndLodges.com

BREAKING NEWS! Interview with ResortsAndLodges.com

The Croaker Festival Gets Publicity from Industry Leading Travel Blog ResortsAndLodges.com! Exciting times for the Croaker Festival and croakerfestival.com! Read our interview with Media Communications Specialist, Thomas Schultz, in this article. About ResortsAndLodges.com ResortsandLodges.com® puts today’s independent properties in front of nearly 10 million visitors annually using comprehensive business listing techniques and digital content elements. […]

Fireworks On the Bridge

Fireworks On the Bridge

The Robert Scott Bridge will be closed to both traffic and pedestrians at 3:00 pm on Saturday, July 1st. and will remain closed until 11:00 pm.The Fireworks show will begin at 9:45 pmwhich provides patrons ample time to leave the Festival’s “Master’s of Soul Show” which will end at 9:15 and find a suitable area […]

2017 Croakerfest Regatta

2017 Croakerfest Regatta

The Oriental Dinghy Club Announces Croaker Festival Regatta Oriental, North Carolina A Regatta Limited to Sunfish, Optimist, FJ/ 420 Class Boats   Saturday July 1 Open to the following classes Sunfish Optimist FJ/420 One Design Registration 10-11:30am Grace Evans’ yard next to the Wildlife Boat Ramp Competitors’ meeting at 11:30 Racing starts at 1:30pm click […]

2017 Croaker Festival Parade Grand Marshals

2017 Croaker Festival Parade Grand Marshals

Zach (19) and Ben (17) Bruno are the Grand Marshals for the 2017 Croaker Festival Parade, "Celebrating Our Fishing Heritage" The 37th Annual Croaker Festival Parade Grand Marshals In honor of this years parade theme, "Celebrating Our Fishing Heritage", we're proud to announce the Grand Marshals will be Ben and Zach Bruno! The Bruno Brothers work [...]
Croaker Festival 2017 News & Updates

Croaker Festival 2017 News & Updates

Croaker Festival 2017 “Celebrating our Fishing Heritage” is this year’s theme for the 2017 Croaker Festival on June 30, July 1,2, 2017. Planning is well under way but we are in great need of volunteers, specifically for helping with Advertisements and Sponsorships, Vendors, Croaker Booth, Garbology, Kids Park, Publicity and other general tasks. We also […]

You Wanna Go Fishin?

You Wanna Go Fishin?

What's the Fishing Like in Pamlico County? In the early days, Indians in their man-made dugouts constructed from the local trees, fished the waters of Pamlico county to provide food for their tribe.  Today the modern-day fishermen, in their fiberglass and roto-molded watercrafts, fish these same waters in search of the descendants of those earlier [...]
Long Haul Netting

Long Haul Netting

Long Haul Netting by William Odell Spain as read in his book "Cap'n Dell's Stories" This book was dedicated, "To the people of Goose Creek Island and our way of life." Many versions of stories in this book were first seen in the Pamlico News. Spain, William O. Cap'n Dell's Stories. USA: Chapel Hill Press, 2002. [...]