Town of Duck - 2012 EVENTS SCHEDULE
The 2012 Summer
Events series is back with even more fun for the whole family! This
year’s schedule offers evening concerts; a singer/songwriter concert
series; children’s story time; family magic shows; and of course, the
Town’s annual Fourth of July Parade! All of the events, except for the
parade, will take place at the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, Duck,
The events are free. Please remember to bring a
blanket or lawn chair for events being held on the Town Green. Beach
umbrellas or tents are NOT permitted within the Town Park. The Park is a
smoke-free facility. All events will be held outside. In the case of
inclement weather or site unavailability, an activity may be cancelled
or rescheduled. Any changes will be posted at the Town Park, on this
website, and on the Town's events hotline. Additional events may also
Please see our events calendar or call our events hotline at (252) 255-1286 for the most up-to-date schedule.
ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY DAY PARADE - JULY 4, 2012 at 9:00 A.M.
Duck’s eighth annual Fourth of July Parade
will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., with a community
social following at the Duck Town Park featuring music by Ruth Wyand
& Friends, refreshments, and the awarding of parade trophies. The
one-mile parade route is the same annually and begins at the crest of
the hill on Scarborough Lane going eastward, continues down Ocean Way,
and then turns onto Christopher Drive. No part of the parade is on Duck
Road (SR 12). Please plan to come early to get the best parade viewing
spot. For more information or to register an entry for the parade, click here.
SINGER/SONGWRITER SERIES - TUESDAY EVENINGS
"Duck Unplugged", our four-week long singer/songwriter
series, will return for the 2012 season. The concerts will be on
Tuesdays from July 10 through July 31 beginning at 6:00 p.m., and will
be held in the Town Amphitheater. Gates are set to open at 5:30 p.m. The
current schedule of performances is (subject to change):
- Tuesday, July 10 - TBA
- Tuesday, July 17 - TBA
- Tuesday, July 24 - TBA
- Tuesday, July 31 - TBA
SUMMER MUSIC SERIES - THURSDAY EVENINGS
This popular evening concert series returns
for the 2012 summer season. For seven weeks, free concerts featuring
some of the area's best known musical talent will be featured at the
Duck Town Park Gazebo Stage. Shows begin at 6:00 p.m. and are on
Thursday evenings from June 28 through August 9. The current schedule of
performances is (subject to change):
- Thursday, June 28 - TBA
- Thursday, July 5 - The Fantastic Shakers (Pop, Dance, Funk, Beach Music)
- Thursday, July 12 - The Fuzz Band (Pop, Funk, Dance, Jazz)
- Thursday, July 19 - TBA
- Thursday, July 26 - TBA
- Thursday, August 2 - The Kirsten Thien Band (Blues, Soul, Funk, Roots Rock)
- Thursday, August 9 - TBA
FAMILY MAGIC SHOW - WEDNESDAY MORNINGS
Witness incredible illusions, mind-bending
magic, comedy, and audience participation the entire family will love
-- live on stage! OBXtreme Magic features some of the most incredible magic and illusions performed by world-renowned illusionists Clive Allen & Tracy.
The shows will be held at
10:00 a.m. at the Town Amphitheater on the following Wednesdays: June
27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, and August 8. (There will be no
show on Wednesday, July 4 since the Town will be holding its annual 4th
of July Parade.) The event is underwritten by Kellogg's Supply and The Cottage Shop. Gates are set to open at 9:30 a.m.
Although this event is free,
tickets will be required for entry as the event is fully underwritten
and seating in the amphitheater is limited. All attendees (of
any age) must possess a ticket to gain entry to the performance. The
show will start promptly at 10:00 a.m. and any latecomers possessing
tickets may be denied access, or may have to wait for a break in the
show, as not to disturb the performers or fellow attendees.
Tickets will be available
beginning the Monday the week of the show at Kellogg's Supply/The
Cottage Shop, 1201 Duck Road (directly across from the Town Park). There is a six ticket maximum for this event. Tickets will NOT be available at the Town Office or at the Town Park.
Please remember, that ticket
holders will be granted entrance to the amphitheater first; and then
non-ticket holders will be granted entrance, if space allows, on a
first-come, first-serve basis. Non-ticket holders are NOT guaranteed
entry to this event so please take the time and visit Kellogg's
Supply/The Cottage Shop to pick up your tickets early in the week of the
show that you want to attend as these tickets are in high demand.
CHILDREN'S STORY TIME - THURSDAY MORNINGS
Bring the children for story time sponsored by Duck’s two book stores: Duck’s Cottage and Island Book Store.
Story time will be held in the Duck Amphitheater at 10:00 a.m. on
Thursdays beginning July 5 and continuing through Thursday, August 9.
Story time is geared to children between the ages of 3 and 7.
6TH ANNUAL DUCK JAZZ FESTIVAL
The Sixth Annual Duck Jazz Festival will be held on
Sunday, October 7, 2012 beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the Duck Town Green,
with gates set to open at 10:00 a.m. Plan to join us for this popular
event! For more information, please see the Duck Jazz Festival page.