Dare County is named in honor of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. Dare County is also where the Wright Brothers first experienced powered flight and much more.

May  5, 2015
Public Meetings:
Airport Authority
5/9/2015  10:00:00 AM
Planning Board
5/11/2015  7:00:00 PM
Teen Court Advisory Committee
5/12/2015  11:30:00 AM
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
5/12/2015  12:30:00 PM
Parks and Recreation Advisory Council
5/13/2015  11:30:00 AM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
5/18/2015  5:00:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 5/18/2015 at 5 PM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Diabetes Self Management Group
The Dare County Center in Manteo hosts monthly meetings for individuals with diabetes, pre-disposed to diabetes, and family members that want to learn more about diabetes.
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Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program
The Dare County Center in Manteo will have classes starting May 4th - June 15th M,T, and Thurs from 2:30- 3:30. Registration Required.
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Youth Aviation Day at the Dare County Airport
Get up close and personal with local aircrafts at this free family-friendly event on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Mommy and Me at the Fessenden Center in Buxton
Parents and toddlers are welcome every Monday from 10 AM to Noon and Thursdays from 9-11 AM for an open gym setting.
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Local Citizens Receive Governor's Award for Volunteer Service
One Dare County citizen and two local organizations received the 2015 North Carolina Governor's Award for Volunteer Service at the April 20, 2015 Board of Commissioners meeting.  more info

Fire Hydrant Flushing
The Dare County Water Department will be flushing hydrants throughout Dare County beginning Sunday, April 19 through Friday, June 26.  more info

Commissioners Oppose Use of the Supplement Process to Implement Reductions of Southern Flounder
The Dare County Board of Commissioners Unanimously Adopted Resolution Asking the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to NOT SUPPORT the NC Division of Marine Fisheries Use of the Supplement Process to Implement Reductions of Southern Flounder.  more info

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Dare County Airport Youth Aviation Day
Join the fun Saturday, May 9, 2015 at this free family friendly event at the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo.
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40th Annual Dare Day Festival
The 40th Annual Dare Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 6 along the Manteo Waterfront. Applications for vendors accepted through May 15.
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