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The Outer Banks has a long history of unconventional characters and curious occurrences.

Did you know that escapees from an escargot farm keep the snail police on their toes?

A larger-than-life likeness of Sir Walter Raleigh was once beheaded in Manteo,

and the town gave itself a royal makeover in honor of a visit from a princess.

The village of Corolla was integral to the early years of the Space Race.

Local author Sarah Downing shares these and many more offbeat tales.


Event Date: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
111 So. Water St.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909