OBX Events: August 2016

Visiting the Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina this August? Wondering how to keep the family busy when you need a break from the sun? Check out list of events going on in August. August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st, Outer Banks Wedding Association, Summer Bridal Mixers August 3rd – 5th Rainbow Puppets August 4th,…

Local Favorites: Outer Banks Dining Part 2

Okay, we had no idea that our listing of local dining favorites on the Outer Banks of North Carolina would be such a hit! So here are a few more local favorites that many of you submitted. And guess what? You right, we agree that these local restaurants are great dining places. How lucky are we…

Outer Banks Throwdown Surf Classic!

Save the Date! 8th Annual Outer Banks Throwdown Surf Classic! The 8th Annual Throwdown Surf Classic is September 17th, 2016.  The Throwdown Surf Classic is the largest family style surfing event on the Outer Banks.  Each year this event grows, this year is expected to be the biggest and best.  Last year’s event was incredible and…

Martin’s Point Custom Home Update

  A year ago Sandmark Custom Homes began work on the largest custom home we’ve built. Located in Martin’s Point, we highlighted this project last month in our monthly newsletter. This home design takes advantage of the amazing sound views. We are down to the final details of the finish work that will make this…

Manns Harbor Purple Martin Roost

Look for the Purple Martin’s at the Manns Harbor Purple Martin Roost Did you know that for more than forty years about 100,000 Purple Martins visit the Outer Banks in July and August? You can find them roosting under the William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge which is between Manteo and Mann’s Harbor. The peak season for the…

Sandmark Custom Homes Celebrates 20 Years

Sandmark Custom Homes Celebrates 20 Years on the Outer Banks Would you believe that twenty years ago this month we loaded up our cars and a U-Haul, strapped in our two children and headed off on an adventure? The destination? The beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina. A new home and a new business, Sandmark Custom…