Duck Yuletide Celebration – Shopping, Restaurant Crawl, Santa, Trees, and Fun!

 

The Town of Duck, in cooperation with our local business community, announces the First Annual “Duck Yuletide Celebration“. Join us Friday and Saturday, December 2 and 3, 2011 for a Town-wide celebration of Yuletide Cheer.

On Friday, December 2, 2011, Duck merchants will keep their doors open late for shoppers to find the perfect gift for that special someone, or perhaps, even themselves! Visitors will enjoy Holiday sales, refreshments, and even some Holiday entertainment as they make their way through the Town of Duck. The entire Village Commercial District will be decked out for the holiday season with festive decorations and lights. Many shops will be open until 8:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Duck Holiday Tapas Crawl. Please check with the individual stores for hours and promotions. For a map of the participating merchants, click here.

To complement your shopping experience, Duck eateries are hosting one of their famous Duck Tapas Crawls on Friday, December 2, 2011 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Participating restaurants will be serving up a plate of tapas and a cup of Holiday cheer for one special price that is sure to be pleasing to every palate. Restaurants as of press time include Aqua Restaurant; Baldies Burgers & Ice Cream; The Blue Point; The Red Sky Café; Roadside Bar and Grill; Sweet T’s Coffee, Beer & Wine; and The Wave Pizza Café. The crawl is pay as you go. Visit, any or all, of these great Duck eateries! Please be advised that this list is subject to change. For a map of the Holiday Crawl, click on this link.

Aqua Restaurant is featuring $5 tapas, $5 martinis, $5 glasses of wine, and draft beer specials on both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. All of Santa’s little helpers can snuggle up to the Aqua Bar, listen to music, and CHILL literally; and Red attire is encouraged.

Baldies Burgers & Ice Cream is featuring “Sliders and Cider”.  Slider choices include bacon, cheddar, and bbq slider; mushroom and Swiss slider; or bleu cheese Cajun-spiced slider; sliders are $2 each  Baldies’ house-made chili topped with cheddar cheese, onions, and jalapenos for $2 is also available.  Hot cider is $1.

The Red Sky Café is featuring Chef Wes’ Tapas Tease for $15 which includes shrimp n’ grits, risotto balls, and Buffalo beef tips with blue cheese and a choice of beverage – Cranberry Kiss (Bacardi rum, cran juice, simple syrup, shaken with fresh lime & sugar rimmed) or a glass of house wine or a bottled beer.

Roadside Bar and Grill is featuring for $15 One Small Plate, Three Big Tastes: oyster and sausage stuffing wrapped with roasted duck; bacon blue cheese mussels; and winter veggies in puff pastry with béchamel sauce and choice of beverage — winter storm (goslings, spiced cider, and ginger beer) or peppermint matty (Stoli vanilla vodka shaken with crème de menthe and a hint of cream).

The Wave Pizza Café is featuring $2 tapas with a choice of meatball parm sliders, cup of Italian lentil soup, or pesto cheese bread. All imported and specialty beer is $3 per bottle.

The rest of the Holiday Tapas Menus will be released soon!

On Saturday, December 3, 2011, the Town of Duck will hold its Yuletide Celebration on the Duck Town Green, 1200 Duck Road, beginning at 3:00 p.m., with Santa arriving on a fire truck a little after 3:30 p.m. Local restaurants will be providing light refreshments for donation to the Beach Food Pantry. Enjoy the sounds of Ruth Wyand, as she sings Holiday favorites. The event will feature the announcement of the winners of the Town-wide “Business Decorating Contest” and will culminate in the lighting of the Town Tree. Food donations will be collected for the Beach Food Pantry; so please remember to bring items to donate that day. Items currently needed by the Food Pantry are: pasta, rice, cooking oil (vegetable oil), muffin mix, flour, sugar, canned pasta (ravioli, spaghetti, etc.), canned meats, canned tuna, peanut butter, jelly, boxed cereal, oatmeal, and canned vegetables. No perishable items will be accepted. Items may be donated in advance by dropping them off at the Town’s Public Safety Building, 1259 Duck Road during normal business hours.

Restaurants and businesses throughout Town will also keep the “Duck Yuletide Celebration” going throughout the day and into the evening on Saturday, December 3, 2011 with special promotions, Holiday music, and refreshments.

 

Other Events on Saturday, December 3, 2011 include: (This list will be updated as events are added. Events are subject to change. Please check with the listed business or eatery for specifics.)

The Roadside Bar and Grill, 1193 Duck Road, will be hosting an Oyster Roast from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the back parking lot.

Outer Barks, 1171 Duck Road (Scarborough Lane Shoppes) will host its 11th Annual Pictures with Santa Paws from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Friends of Pooh Canine & Feline Cancer Fund. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling Outer Barks at (252) 261-6279.

The current schedule of events and promotions at Duck stores includes: (This is subject to change and more events will be added and all sales and promotions may not be listed here. The list is in no particular order. Please check with the specific business for details and specifics.)

 

Weekend Events and Promotions at Duck Shopping Centers and Merchants

  • Duck Volunteer Fire Department T-Shirt Shop, 1259 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Sales, decorations, cookies.
  • Islands by Amity, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • 25% off all items in the Duck store only.
    • Snacks and bubbly.
  • Donna Designs, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from noon to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Storewide Sale 20% through New Year’s (only excludes Holly Yashi & Kbay Seaglass Jewelry).
    • All Women’s Clothing 50-75% off!
    • Refreshments for shoppers.
  • The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Don from Soundwavz Entertainment will be playing Holiday Favorites from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on the deck of the Waterfront Shops.
  • Barr-ee Station, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road and Barree-3, 1183 Duck Road
    • Both locations will be open on Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. serving appetizers and cider.
    • The 22nd Annual “Dig for a Discount” Promotion where shoppers can get up to 75% off of purchases.
  • Candy and Corks, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 ONLY from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a storewide sale with lots of Sips & Samples!
  • Duck’s General Store, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from noon to 3:00 p.m.
    • Storewide sale 40-60% OFF!
    • Serving up some great Holiday refreshments!
  • Lady Victorian, Wee Winks Square, 1216 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Yuletide celebration with refreshments, wine punch, and specials throughout the store.
  • Beach Essentials, Wee Winks Square, 1216 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Everything in the store at least 20% off.
    • Holiday refreshments for shoppers.
  • Diane’s Lavish Linens, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • Sales on select Vera Bradley items and baby gifts, and will continue until quantities are gone.
    • A free bath gift with every purchase over $15 to all customers who mention “Duck Yuletide Celebration”.
  • Osprey Landing Shops, 1190 Duck Road
    • Shops will be open later on both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.  Specials throughout the shopping center.
  • Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, 1177 Duck Road
    • Shops will be open later on Friday, December 2 and open on Saturday, December 3.  Specials throughout the shopping village.
  • Island Bookstore, Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, 1177 Duck Road
    • Store will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and will be open until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3.
    • 10% off all Christmas items.
  • Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Shops will be open later on Friday, December 2 and open on Saturday, December 3.  Specials throughout the shops.
  • Birthday Suits, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • 40 – 50% off sale.
  • Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Bookshop, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • 20% off storewide on and Holiday Drink specials on Friday, December 2.
  • The Kid’s Store, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Offering 40% off the entire store.
    • Offering specialty coffee refreshments for the adults and hot chocolate and specialty steamed milks for the children, as well as homemade holiday baked treats.
  • Plum Crazy, Soundside Shops, 1180 Duck Road
    • Open until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and open on Saturday, December 3.
  • Life’s A Beach – A Lilly Pulitzer Shop, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Refreshments include Pink Bellini’s and Holiday Cookies
  • Urban Cottage, Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, 1177 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
    • Yuletide Celebration Sale and light refreshments.
  • Kitty Hawk Kites/Life is Good, Wee Winks Square, 1214 Duck Road
    • Open until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and open on Friday, December 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Free fudge samples and sales throughout the store
  • Southern Candle and Gifts, Loblolly Pines Shopping Center, 1187 Duck Road
    • Open 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2 with cookies and eggnog
    • With every purchase on Friday, December 2, customers can enter a drawing for a Colonial Candle and Country Christmas CD Gift Set featuring Reba, The Band Perry, and many others. Do not have to be present to win.
  • Sara Despain Jewelry, Osprey Landing Shops, 1190 Duck Road
    • Open both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • 20 – 70% off select merchandise.
  • SunScents Candle, Body, and Bath Shop, Osprey Landing Shops, 1190 Duck Road
    • Open both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • 25% off entire inventory both days.  There are also several buy one, get one deals and some items at 50% off.
  • Luxury – Lingerie and Beauty Boutique, Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, 1177 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 3.
    • Coffee and treats on Friday, December 2.
  • Flip Flop Shops, Duck Store, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Will be open on both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • BUY ONE get ONE 50% off (some brands excluded)… WARM YOUR TOES at the Flip Flop Shops in Scarborough Lane Shoppes.
  • Savvy Home Boutique, 1211 Duck Road
    • Will be open on Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. t0 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Discounts of up to 40% and a change to enter a raffle with a minimum purchase.
    • Light refreshments served after noon on both days.
  • Greenleaf Gallery, 1169 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 3.
    • Sale on craft items in the gallery.
  • Sea Dragon Gallery, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 from noon to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Serving hot cider and home baked cookies.
  • Dazzles, The Waterfront Shops, 1240 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    • Snacks and holiday cheer.
  • The Solitary Swan, Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, 1177 Duck Road
    • Open on Friday, December 2 until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Twig Lights 30% off.  Sales throughout the store.
  • The Sweet Duck, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • Gingerbread House display.
  • Duck Village Outfitters, 1207 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Illumination Sale:  Buy one get one free storewide.
    • New full wet suits (GBS) $100.
  • The Cottage Shop/ Kellogg Supply Company, 1201 Duck Road
    • Open both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.
    • Special sale on Friday, December 2 with 40% off Holiday Merchandise and 20% off regular gift and home decor items.
  • Soundfeet Shoes, 1194 Duck Road
    • 20% off the entire store on December 2.
    • Store open year-round.
  • Beach Petites, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Open both Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3
    • All fall and winter clothing is 20% off.  Some exceptions do apply.
  • Confetti, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Storewide 50% off sale.
  • The Wooden Feather Wildlife Gallery, Scarborough Lane Shoppes, 1171 Duck Road
    • Open Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Yuletide specials throughout the gallery.

Support your local merchants and restaurants this season, and shop and dine in Duck!

For more information on the “Duck Yuletide Celebration”, details on merchants and restaurants participating, and items that are needed by the Beach Food Pantry, visit townofduck.com; visit OBXmasWeekends.com; call the Town’s events hotline at (252) 255-1286; become a fan on Facebook at “Town of Duck”; or sign up for Twitter updates at “DuckPR.”