Tag Archives: Coastal Getaways

Elizabeth City is for Lovers

It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to have a romantic weekend in Elizabeth City. Elizabeth City is, after all, for lovers. Imagine a romantic stroll along the waterfront at Mariners’ Wharf Park. You look out over the Pasquotank River … Continue reading

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Paddling the Pasquotank

The weather is warm, the sky is blue and the water is fine, so jump in a boat and paddle the Pasquotank River. You don’t have a boat? Well River City Outfitters can help. They’ll be at Charles Creek Park … Continue reading

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Hollywood Under the Stars, On the Waterfront

In its fourth year, the Mariners’ Wharf Film Festival gets you waterside, under the stars every Tuesday night in June and July for a classic Hollywood feature film. The brain child of Elizabeth City native Simone Cooper, the festival brings … Continue reading

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It’s Rose Buddies Season in Elizabeth City

Right now along the Elizabeth City waterfront, the public boat docks at Mariners’ Wharf Park are full of sailboats and motor cruisers. This is the time of year when boaters cruise north from the Caribbean and Florida. It’s also the … Continue reading

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May Madness en Route to River City!

This crazy cool weather is about to break. When it does, we’re pretty sure you’ll want to be right here in River City. It’s here, in the coming month, that you’re gonna’ find festivals, art shows, musical theatre and concerts. Friday, … Continue reading

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Find The Shoppes at the Southern Hotel

Over the past couple of years, there’s been a lot going on at the corner of Road and Main Streets in Downtown Elizabeth City. It’s here that you’ll find the old Southern Hotel and a bit of Elizabeth City history. … Continue reading

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Autumn in Elizabeth City

Oh how you’re going to love autumn in Elizabeth City. Sure, when the leaves turn the colors are magnificent, but fall here is so much more than that. As the weather turns cooler, boaters up and down the eastern seaboard … Continue reading

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On Tuesdays it’s Music and a Movie at Mariners’ Wharf

How about an evening of live music followed by a classic Hollywood film? We have that here in Elizabeth City, Tuesday evenings, barring the rain. Yep, you can relax next to the calming waters of the Pasquotank River while enjoying … Continue reading

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’80s Rocker John Parr Comes to River City

A 1980s rock-and-roll hit maker and Grammy nominee, John Parr, is taking the stage in Elizabeth City for a free concert Friday evening, honoring the military and most specifically, the U.S. Coast Guard. Folks might remember Parr for his 1985 … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to a Fourth of July Celebration!

Kicking back on the green, eyes pointed at the sky as the fireworks explode overhead, and then doubling your pleasure as they reflect  on the calm waters of the Pasquotank River; that’s how you can cap off your Fourth of … Continue reading

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