Hatteras Island: Day at the Docks Celebrates Coastal Culture

The annual Day at the Docks, a celebration of Hatteras Island Watermen, is a chance for those who live and work here to share their traditions with visitors and illustrate how the fishing industry works, from using the equipment to preparing the fresh catch. The free, two-day event set for Friday and Saturday will feature seafood cooking demonstrations, fishing boats and gear, fishing industry skills contests and competitions, live music, the Blessing of the Fleet and activities for children.,, Fishermen and their families are encouraged to take advantage of free health screenings provided by the N.C. Agromedicine Institute. click here to read the story 13:58