Events at the Whalehead Club and Heritage Park
The beautiful Whalehead Club and Heritage Park are home to some great events throughout the year. It is definitely not to be missed for those staying in Corolla.
2009 Events at Currituck Heritage Park
Sunday, May 10 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm - Fun Fly Festival
and learn how to fly all kinds of kites. Children enjoy making paper
kites to keep or bring your own to play with. Treat Mom and the whole
family to a fun day in the park harnessing the power of Mother Nature
and capturing the imagination! Look for us near the Sound. Admission
& Parking are free.
Wednesday, June 24 Thursday, June 25 - 8th Annual "Under the Oaks" Arts Festival
this annual outdoor art show on the grounds of Currituck Heritage Park
with over 100 quality artists showcasing a wide variety of media,
musical entertainment, food concessions, art auction, and children's
activities. Admission is free - $5 parking donation requested.
To download a 2009 artist application please click here
For Artist Accommodations please click here
Tuesday mornings in July and August at 9:00 am - Children's Knight Magic Camps
the history of magic and learn a few tricks to show off to your
friends! $15 per child aged 5 and up opens you to the mystery of
illusion by world traveled magician, Clive Allen. Tantalize your
imagination and become your own performer with tricks to take home.
Meet at the Picnic Shelter in Currituck Heritage Park.
Wednesday afternoons in July, August & September from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Whalehead Club Wednesday Wine Festivals
and celebrate the interesting world of wines! All wine connoisseurs and
novices are welcome! Enjoy a Wednesday afternoon of wine tasting under
the tents on the North Lawn of the Whalehead Club at Currituck Heritage
Park. With your $20 admission adults can sample wines from North
Carolina and around the world; keep your souvenir glass; take a
complimentary tour of the Whalehead Club; listen to popular local
musical artists perform on the stage; sample food from local vendors.
Children are also welcome at no charge. Bring your pets on a leash.
Parking is free.
Saturday, July 4 - The 17th Annual Independence Day Festival of Fireworks
Fun, and Entertainment for the entire family at Currituck Heritage
Park. Fireworks will begin at dusk overlooking the Currituck Sound.
Bring blankets or beach chairs and enjoy the best fireworks display on
the Outer Banks. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Currituck County
Department of Travel & Tourism.
Thursday evenings in July & August from 6:30 pm to Sunset - Summer Concert Series on the South Lawn
on the South Lawn of the Whalehead Club at Currituck Heritage Park and
enjoy the talents of local musicians. On the historic Whalehead Club
front porch, a variety of music from past to present will be performed
for the pleasure of the entire family. Bring a beach chair or blanket
and watch the sun set over the Currituck Sound while supporting the
classical arts! Snack concessions will be available. Pets on leash
welcome. Admission & Parking are free.
Tuesday July 7, Wednesday July 8 and Thursday July 9 - Wild Horse Days
celebrate with the Corolla Wild Horse Fund the presence and
significance of the wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs living on the
Currituck Outer Banks for nearly 500 years. This year's theme is
"Horses Helping Horses" and features dressage, jumping, and wild horse
training demonstrations. There will be food, music, games and crafts,
Dunk a Deputy dunking booth, cart rides pulled by a formerly wild
mustang and so much more! Call 252-453-8002 for more information.
Friday, October 30 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (rain date October 31) - 6th Annual Haunted Corolla Village
and join us for a ghoulishly good time! Jump on board the Haunted
Hayride through Historic Corolla Village and listen to ghostly stories
of yesteryear! Then, if you dare, walk the spooky park grounds and be
prepared to be scared...
Tuesday, November 10 at 11:00 am - Currituck Heritage Park Winter Educational Series
Seminar details to follow.
Friday, November 27 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Black Friday Porch Sale
you have a holiday gift list of family and friends who are hard to buy
for as they have everything? The Black Friday Porch Sale at the
Whalehead Club is the one day you can achieve it all! Select unique
gifts for everyone on sale for up to 50% off with the message of
preserving the heritage of the Outer Banks. The Whalehead Club's
Copper Collection is discounted only once a year - and this is it!
Enjoy music, apple cider and home-baked treats while you shop. Plus
you can be the first to see this holiday season's decorations in the
Whalehead Club inspired by Mr. Knight's etchings from the 1920s. Come
away feeling festive not frazzled this Black Friday!
Tuesday, December 8 at 11:00 am - Currituck Heritage Park Winter Educational Series
Seminar details to follow.
Saturday, December 12 at 5:00 pm - The 3rd Annual Holiday Illumination Celebration
the giant cedar tree in Currituck Heritage Park and the Currituck Beach
Lighthouse simultaneously illuminated. Gather on the North Lawn of the
Whalehead Club to enjoy free hot chocolate and sing carols. Befor and
after the lighting ceremony, the Whalehead Club will open
for holiday tours to show off the decorations inspired by the 1920s
etchings of Edward Collings Knight, Jr.