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March Edition of the Albemarle Tradewinds Magazine

The Outer Banks It's not

The Outer Banks It's not just another wave, it's an experience. Wave How to Get Your Rental or Business Ready This Beach Season by Laura Bush Jenkins Y ou know it only takes a few seconds to make a great fi rst impression. As a responsible owner, you naturally sweep fl oors and restrooms to project a reputable business image. In a similar fashion, an adept landlord doesn’t put a health-conscious tenant in a smoke-fi lled environment. Out-of-town visitors and potential renters hold high standards when it comes comes to controlling and preventing mold. Virginia law requires landlords to provide suitable living space during mold remediation treatments if the damage is not the tenant’s fault. Negative publicity and potential liability are reasons property owners take a proactive approach before beach and vacation season. During dormant times, airfl ow changes and mold spores easily proliferate. Here’s how you can counter this and protect your property and its income-generating potential in time for beach season: - Start opening windows. If it’s safe, keep them open for 4 to 5 hours. Make sure kitchen and bathroom fans vent properly to the exterior instead of to the attic, garage, or foundation. -Clean and disinfect ceiling fans. Make sure to use an alternative to bleach, such as hospital-approved MOLD DEFENDER. The EPA not only confi rms bleach masks mold and may invigorate more growth if it continues to sit there. -Wash and treat decks. Dwelling Management Solutions has appropriate chemicals to safely and effectively treat a moldy deck. Make sure that after pressure washing, the area drys. -Inspect fl ooring and bathroom areas for tiny spots and begin disinfecting. -Consider installing gutters to keep water away. -Remove house plants and fi sh tanks, breeding grounds for mold. Just like pest control maintenance allows you to proactively address problems, a mold check helps you to take control of what’s happening and stop problems from spreading in a similar way. If you are looking for a way to make sure your rental or business is safe and prepared for public use, contact Dwelling Management Solutions for a specialized spring mold check up at 252 339 2489, or Mold Problem? Call now to make sure your business or rental is ready Harry Cannon 252-339-2489 "Verify with certified laboratory testing” Read More at: We Proudly work with The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury. - Charlie Chaplin COASTAL STUDIES INSTITUTE 2018 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1, 2018 Registration begins March 1, 2018 for Coastal Studies Institute’s (CSI) 2018 Summer Camps. CSI will offer fourteen summer experiences for 9-15 year old students between the dates of June 11 and August 10, 2018. These day camps combine STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) concepts with fun, hands-on activities to create an educational, exciting and rewarding summer experience. Campers should be ready for days full of exploration and investigations! Students will have the opportunity to take part in a variety lab and fi eld experiences including snorkeling, kayaking, collecting species data by seining, trawling and hook-and-line fi shing, studying plankton in the lab, engineering ocean exploring equipment, and many other fun educational activities. Getting wet and muddy is par for the course, so a change of clothes and shoes is required. Camp begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:30 at CSI and includes t-shirts, water bottles and snacks. Campers are required to bring a lunch to camp each day. There are a variety of camp experiences that focus on everything from art to SCUBA diving. These camps will provide educational activities in the amazing ecosystems found in northeastern North Carolina, and will provide plenty of fun and new experiences. Summer Camp Themes and Dates: June 11 – 15, 2018: Exploring Estuaries Camp June 18 – 22, 2018: Marine Science Camp, and Surf and Science Camp June 25 - 29, 2018: Science and SCUBA Camp, and Shipwrecks Camp July 2 – 6, 2018: Exploring Estuaries Camp July 9 – 13, 2018: Marine Science Camp, and Surf and Science Camp July 16 -20, 2018: Art and Science Camp July 23 – 27, 2018: Oceanography Camp July 30 – August 3, 2018: Art and Science Camp, Science and SCUBA Camp August 6 – 10, 2018: Shipwreck Camp, and Surf and Science Camp All camps are $250, except for Science and SCUBA Camp, which is $375. For additional information on CSI Summer Camps and to register , please visit or contact David Sybert at or 252-475-5451 for more information. 26 Albemarle Tradewinds March 2018

The Outer Banks Wave It's not just another wave, it's an experience. 37th Annual New World Festival of the Arts Announces A Call For Entry Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 37th Annual New World Festival of the Arts, which will be held at the Manteo waterfront August 15-16 from 10am-5pm. The free, outdoor festival brings 100 artists from all over the East Coast to showcase their fi ne art, including painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, wood design, leather works, and fi ber. “The New World Festival of the Arts is a wonderful show to participate in,” said 2017 New World Festival of the Arts Best In Show award recipient Jennifer Rose Hyde. “Dare County Arts Council does an amazing job organizing and creating the energy for the show- their love and support for the arts is refl ected in the artists and patrons they bring together. For me, it was a delight to exhibit in the New World Festival of the Arts last year. I connected with amazing folks while enjoying the beautiful setting of the show in the heart of Manteo.” Artists wishing to participate in the New World Festival of the Arts can find an application online at DareArts DOT org/newworldfestivalofthearts. The application deadline is Monday, April 30. Notifi cations will be made by Tuesday, May 15, and a full schedule of participating artist will be available after Friday, June 1. On Wednesday, August 15 Dare County Arts Council will host an artists’ reception with live music for New World Festival of the Arts at 5pm. The reception is free and open to the public, and a great time to mingle with all the talented artists participating in the festival. Midway through the reception, the judge will announce the award winners and distribute prizes. Bringing an average of 5,000-6,000 attendees to the historic Town of Manteo each year, New World Festival of the Arts has been a Manteo tradition for decades, providing awareness of current trends in the visual arts. The festival was started by Manteo business owner Edward Greene, and is sponsored by the Town of Manteo and funded by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council. This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. For more information about the New World Festival of the Arts, please visit DareArts DOT org/newworldfestivalofthearts or call 252 473 5558. Dare County Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofi t arts organization dedicated to encouraging the arts in Dare County through advocacy, enrichment and opportunity. Read More at: New World Festival of the Arts. Photo courtesy of Tatum Clements Behind the Scenes at the Frisco Native American Museum T he Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center adds new exhibits on a regular basis. Visitors often ask how that is possible since the museum is open six days a week for most of the year and every square inch of the building is alrea d y filled. Executive Director Carl Bornfriend smiles as he notes the challenges in making changes. “Since we are open only on weekends during the winter, we have fi ve days each week when we can tear things apart. We make adjustments, rearrange, add new items, and even create whole new exhibits. We close off spaces but also make it possible for visitors to see what’s happening. Sometimes it’s like watching puzzle pieces being reshuffl ed, reshaped and then put back — always interesting.” This winter the staff has actually built a longhouse in the museum. It has been a mammoth undertaking and involved fi nding new locations for the exhibits that were already in place. Some items were merged with displays in other parts of the building; some will be shifted to the pavilion on the museum nature trail, and some will be incorporated into the new village scene. That was just the fi rst step. Adding fl oor to ceiling cases, a dug out canoe, animal mounts, murals, and display items make it possible to offer visitors a thrilling experience. Plan to visit the museum this spring, sit inside the longhouse by a glowing fi re, and let your imagination take you back in time. The museum is located on Hatteras Island and open Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm until March 24th when it will return to the normal schedule of six days a week—open every day but Monday. For more information visit or call 252-995-4440. Volunteer Mitch Mayhew prepares an area in the museum for a display. OUT WITH CABLE. IN WITH SAVINGS. 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