The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series will present a book release event for Clark Twiddy’s new book, “Outer Banks Visionaries: Building North Carolina’s Oceanfront,” on Thursday, June 29th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend should RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/twiddybookBCS .
“Outer Banks Visionaries” chronicles the region’s remarkable journey from isolation to popularity through the stories of visionary individuals who shaped the Outer Banks. This captivating book delves into the rich history and transformation of this scenic coastal area, showcasing the dreams, risks, and innovations that have made it one of America’s most beloved vacation destinations.
The event will feature a brief reading by author Clark Twiddy, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Twiddy featuring prominent figures from the book: The panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the Outer Banks tourism industry, and will offer insights into the future of the region.
John Harris, Founder and President of Kitty Hawk Kites
Tess Judge, Local Businesswoman and Community Leader
Charles Evans, Former Mayor of Nags Head and Former State Legislator
Chris Sawin, President and CEO of the Outer Banks Community Foundation
“I am thrilled to share ‘Outer Banks Visionaries’ with the community. This book is a celebration of the spirit of the Outer Banks and the incredible people who have made it what it is today. I hope that readers will be inspired by these stories, and will come away with a deeper appreciation for the power of vision, determination, and community,” said Twiddy.
“If you believe, as I do, that to understand the present we begin by understanding the past, I think you’ll especially enjoy the context of national economics around the entrepreneurs who built what has become America’s Seashore.”
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Those wishing to attend should RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/twiddybookBCS .