Town of Duck News: October 2, 2011
Town Council to Meet on Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The Duck Town Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Administrative Office, 1240 Duck Road, Suite 106 (The Waterfront Shops). For the agenda, click here. For the agenda with related attachments, visit the Town Council page our website. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Expedited Storm Permit Process Implemented
The Town has implemented an expedited storm permit process. The permit form is online. Town permit fees will be waived for Hurricane Irene-related damages until November 29, 2011. For CAMA-related information, click here. For questions, please call the Town at (252) 255-1234.
Duck Jazz Festival on Sunday, October 9, 2011
The 5th Annual Duck Jazz Festival is set for Sunday, October 9, 2011. The festival will be held on the Duck Town Green, 1200 Duck Road, beginning at 11:00 a.m., with the gates set to open at approximately 10:00 a.m. The Festival is a free, all-day event.
The Duck Jazz Festival is also on Facebook and Twitter.
A special thanks to our sponsors, which are listed below. Their support goes a long way in assisting in making this premier East Coast Jazz Festival a great success. They are also listed on the Sponsors page of the Town website.
The Duck Town Park is a smoke-free facility. No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event. Picnics, beverages, chairs, and blankets are encouraged. Chairs will also be available to rent from Ocean Atlantic Rentals.
New for 2011, is the addition of various Duck eateries as food vendors. This year's food vendors are Aqua Restaurant, Coastal Cravings, and Dockside-N-Duck Seafood Market. For sample menus, visit the Food Vendor page of the Town's website.
Shuttle service has been added to assist concert-goers who are coming from points south of Duck, and from Currituck County and Virginia, in finding more convenient parking. The shuttle service will be on the day of the festival only, Sunday, October 9, 2011.
Festival attendees may park at Southern Shores Crossing, 1 Ocean Boulevard, in Southern Shores with overflow parking at Southern Shores Town Hall, 5375 North Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores. Shuttle service will begin at 9:00 a.m., and will run until 4:00 p.m., taking concert-goers to the Duck Town Park. Cost of the shuttle service is $5.00 round trip (children 12 and under are free), and all those riding the shuttle will be required to have their hand stamped. No open alcoholic beverages or smoking is permitted on the shuttle.
The drop-off location for the Festival will be at the Carolina Designs, Kellogg Supply, and Red Sky Cafe' parking lots, 1197 Duck Road, directly across the street from the event. Town personnel will assist concert-goers with crossing the street at this site, so please use the designated crosswalk. The last pick-up from the Duck Jazz Festival will be at 7:00 p.m. at this location to return to Southern Shores Crossing. Only those who paid when they parked in Southern Shores, and have hand stamps, will be permitted on the return trip.
Scheduled to perform (performers and times subject to change):
The Kirsten Thien Band at 11:00 a.m.
Adrian Crutchfield at 12:15 p.m.
TIZER featuring Chieli Minucci & Karen Briggs at 2:15 p.m.
Soul Rebels Brass Band at 4:15 p.m.
Co-Hosted By: Adrian Crutchfield
A series of events will be held throughout Town prior to the festival. For details on 2011 events and promotions, click here. Please remember all events, performers, and promotions are subject to change and are weather-dependent. For specifics, please contact the particular venue that is hosting the event/promotion.
A Special Thank You to the Sponsors of the 5th Annual Duck Jazz Festival
The Duck Jazz Festival is sponsored in part by:
Brindley Beach Vacations & Sales
Outer Banks Visitors Bureau - outerbanks.org
Carolina Designs Realty, Inc.
The Sanderling Resort & Spa
Scarborough Faire Shopping Village
Beach Realty & Construction/Kitty Hawk Rentals
Corolla Classic Vacations
The Cottage Shop and Kellogg Supply Company
Dominion North Carolina Power
Duck Community and Business Alliance
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
RBC Centura Bank
Seaside Vacations and Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty
Southern Shores Realty
Steve Alterman Photography
The Waterfront Shops
League of Women Voters to Host Candidate Reception
The League of Women Voters of Dare County will hold a candidate reception for candidates in the uncontested municipal races in Duck, Kitty Hawk, and Southern Shores on Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Kern Pitts Center, 5375 North Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores.
Fall Bulk Waste Pick-Up Set for Friday, October 14
The fall bulk waste pick-up is scheduled for Friday, October 14, 2011. For information, visit the Bulk Waste Collection page of the Town's website.
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