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Elizabeth City from the Locals' Point of View

An Elizabeth City Travel Collective

Our blog is written by a team of local writers who are “in the know,” this travel collective zooms in on where to grab a bite, see a show, get creative, dock your boat, shop for a treasure, take a tour and hidden gems. And, expect to hear often about EC events, ‘cause there’s always something shaking here. From travel news to point of views, we’ve got you covered!

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Flora and Fauna of Elizabeth City Inspire Jewelry Designer Donna Sneed »

Flora and Fauna of Elizabeth City Inspire Jewelry Designer Donna Sneed

Donna is definitely one of my top sellers because she’s versatile,” says Mary Temple, owner of the Museum Gift Shop at Museum of the Albemarle. “Customers love her one-of-a-kind designs.” The Elizabeth City-based jewelry designer, who is an active member of the Pocosin Arts Metals Guild and a juried member of the Albemarle Craftsman’s Guild, has been interested in jewelry making since she was a young girl weaving Indian bead rings and bracelets and stringing her grandmother’s endless supply of buttons into simple necklaces.

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Forgotten Genius: Percy Julian »

Forgotten Genius: Percy Julian

If you’ve ever wondered about the chemistry of plants and the science behind some medical miracles, visit Museum of the Albemarle and learn about the genius of Percy Julian. The grandson of Alabama slaves, yet he went on to become one of America’s great scientists.

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Get Hooked on Fishing in Elizabeth City »

Get Hooked on Fishing in Elizabeth City

Swapping fish stories…

So, I was talking to Fish Boy the other day. “Few people know that Elizabeth City has the best fishing in the world–with nine separate ways to catch a fish,” he said. “How so?” I queried. “Well,” he said, spinning his Bass Ale on the bar, “here you have the most opportunity to fish and that’s important.” He took a sip.

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The E in Elizabeth City is for Events! »

The E in Elizabeth City is for Events!

Summertime and the living is easy in Elizabeth City, especially along the beautiful downtown waterfront. Beginning in the summer, there are great opportunities for enjoying fun in the sun or an evening by the water, depending on the day.

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