First Friday

March 1, 2019

Join us for Small Bites and Fellowship at the Club on the First Friday of every month for a Social Hour, drinks and appetizers at the Club from 5:30 to 7:00pm.

Chef Robert will be serving Tomato and Basil Bruschetta, Lobster Stuffed Jalapenos wrapped in Prosciutto, and Corn and Crab Dip with Fresh Chips.

Reservations, please:
$10 for Club Members

Mastering the Rules of the Road Seminar

March 2, 2019

This is one of the most important seminars a recreational boater could attend. It provides an explanation with examples of the 37 Rules of the Road for both the U.S. Inland Rules and the International Rules (COLREGS). It simplifies the sometimes complex law relating to boat operation for the recreational boater regardless of vessel and when meeting another vessel on the water.

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: 1st Presbyterian Church, 211 W. 2nd Street, Washington, NC
Cost: $15 for member/$20 non-members (no additional cost for couples sharing materials)
To Register: Contact our PSPS Educational Officer, Linda Erickson, by email or call her at 252-964-3009

Deadline for registration is February 25th.


UNC Harp Ensemble at River Dunes

March 3, 2019

UNC Harp Ensemble

Sun. Mar 3, 2019 at 5:00pm EST
At River Dunes
Price: $30.00
All Ages

What could be more beautiful than the ethereal sound of the harp, but a group of harps playing together!  Under the direction of UNC faculty harpist, Laura Byrne, this group of talented artists will perform musical favorites from around the world from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Impressionist eras all the way to the music of today.  Join us on a musical journey through the centuries – five harps in the beautiful River Dunes Harbor Club.

Wednesday Club Dinner

March 6, 2019

Menu includes: 

Genius Battered and Fried Catfish Served with choice of Potato, Slaw and Vegetable $16.00

Baseball Steak with a Whiskey Cream Mushroom Sauce Served with Choice of Potato, Peas and Pancetta $20.00

For Members & their Guests

Call or email to reserve a table.

Wednesday Club Dinner

March 13, 2019

Menu includes: 

Asian Family Style Dinner

Beef and Broccoli served with Jasmine Rice

Sesame Chicken served with Jasmine Rice

Teriyaki Shrimp with Jasmine Rice

$18 for Members & their Guests

Call or email to reserve a table

Spa into Spring Retreat

March 15 - 17, 2019

Featuring Naturopathica and Visiting Massage Therapist Debbie Tommey

  • Holistic Happy Hour with Naturopathica
  • Ballet, Barre and Pilates Fusion Class
  • Wellness Seminar: “Turn over a New Leaf”,  featuring Naturopathica Herbal Enzyme Peels
  • Book your Naturopathica Seasonal Body and Skincare Treatments, featuring Guest Massage Therapist, Debbie Tommey of Blackberry Farm. Book Online>>
  • Enjoy a Cruise of the Area Waters with Off the Chart Custom Charters.
  • Fitness Passes for the Wellness Cardio Floor, Sauna and Steam Rooms are included with accommodations
  • Members & Owners, please check your inbox for your Registration Code!



Find your Center at the Spa into Spring Weekend, showcasing wellness at the newest River Dunes amenity, Natural Elements Spa & Wellness. Unwind with an afternoon Tea at the Naturopathica Reception and sample their renowned healing teas during a Holistic Happy Hour. Enjoy small bites and a social hour at the Red Rickshaw. On the water,  tour the backwaters and estuaries around River Dunes as Capt Andy shares the hidden history of our Coast, birding and breathtaking scenery

Saturday night, you’ll enjoy an outstanding dinner at the Harbor Club, with a menu collaboration between Natural Elements Wellness & the Chef at the Harbor Club. Bobby Merritt will be picking the guitar, so you can savor all the Coastal Flavor before settling in to your luxurious cottage or suite.


Discovery Weekends

The secret is out – Southern Living has named Boathouse Row, our newest neighborhood, an Inspired Community and the village is bustling with new construction that you have to see. Six of the new bunkies and two of the cottages are already sold, and they are just darling. 2019 kicked off with February Footers and Foundations, and new home plans are on the way.

Enjoy the quiet porches on the creeks, big water on the Pamlico Sound and a Harbor Village that’s welcoming and refined. You’ll sample the newest amenities; Yawl’s Cafe, pilates at the Wellness Center, and a rejuvenating massage at the Spa. Enjoy a guest membership in the Harbor Club; an award-winning Clubhouse designed by Historical Concepts. Take the bikes for a spin or a cruise in the kayaks. Be our Guests and get a feel for the neighborhood.

Discover why River Dunes was named 2018 AMERICA’S HAPPIEST COMMUNITY by Real Estate Scorecard; why Walter Magazine calls us “the perfect retreat”, and the charming details that make River Dunes a Southern Living Inspired Community. Pick a weekend and let us know! Our Real Estate Guests enjoy a Creek Cruise, Saturday Dinner & Music, Wellness Activity and Seminar Passes, and Community Accommodations.

Pamlico Musical Society: Natalie Clein

March 22, 2019

Natalie Clein

Fri. Mar 22, 2019 at 7:30pm EDT
at the Oriental Old Theater
Price: $22.00
All Ages

With a global reputation, British cellist Natalie Clein first came to international attention when, at age 16, she won the BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition in 1994 and was nominated as best female at the Classical Brit Awards 2008.  In residence at Oxford University and regularly performing at major venues and with orchestras worldwide, her playing has been praised for its “astonishing range of colors and…wide variety of expressive styles.”

Carolina Heritage Farm to Table Weekend

April 5 - 7, 2019

This Spring Discovery Weekend is Doused in North Carolina Flare!

  • Jive to a live concert featuring “boat music” by Ken Belangia, an Oriental, NC artist.
  • Enjoy sips from one of our favorite local breweries, Mother Earth Brewery, based out of Kinston, NC.
  • Explore local waters and scenery via boat tours by Andy Crowell with Off The Chart Custom Charters.
  • Indulge in an Artisanal Farm Fresh Dinner full of North Carolina Flavors created by our very own Chef Robert.


Oriental Boat Show

April 12 - 14, 2019

The 2019 Oriental Boat Show — The Best Small Town Boat Show In America —is coming up April 12-14, 2019. This 3-day Friday-Saturday-Sunday show is organized by the Oriental Rotary Club and is the place to see boats and gear for boats.For 2019 the show moves to the heart of Oriental… it will be “downtown” on Hodges Street by the harbor. In water boats will be in the Oriental Marina slips and at the town dock.

The show has about 100 exhibitors of nautical goods and services. Dealers and brokers bring in boats on land and to the slips at Oriental Harbor Marina. More details – including vendor application forms – are at, For more info, contact boat show impresario Sam Myers 252-249-0228 or

Pamlico Musical Society: Frank Solivan and the Dirty Kitchen Bluegrass Band

April 13, 2019

Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen

Sat. Apr 13, 2019 at 7:30pm EDT
At the Oriental Old Theater
Price: $22.00
All Ages
Since Frank Solivan left the cold climes of Alaska for the bluegrass hotbed of Washington, DC, he’s built a reputation as a monster mandolinist- and become a major festival attraction with his band Dirty Kitchen.  Simmering a Bluegrass/newgrass stew from instrumental, vocal, and songwriting skills so hot the group has been named Washington Area Music Association’s Best Bluegrass band of the year for four consecutive years and earned IMBA’s 2014 and 2016 Instrumental Group of the Year and a 2015 Grammy Nomination for Best Bluegrass Album.

Tide to Table Weekend

May 3 - 5, 2019

This Spring Discovery Weekend Celebrates the Best of North Carolina’s Coast!

  • Groove to mo-town hits played by the Joe Brown Band.
  • Explore local waters and scenery on a boat tour lead by Andy Crowell with Off The Charts Custom Charters.
  • Dig in to a southern favorite, local and low country boil highlighting Eastern North Carolina’s seafood by our very own Chef Robert.