Thanksgiving week festivities at Chicamacomico Life Saving Station

By on November 22, 2021

Chicamacomico Historic Site

Thanksgiving Week Drill referenced will be dedicated to Elvin who served as Surfman #4 in the early rendition of the Drill.

  • Tuesday, November 23 at 2 pm | Beach Apparatus Drill: The all-civilian, all-volunteer Beach Apparatus Drill Team presents the historically accurate Beach Apparatus Drill reenactment at Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station located in Rodanthe, NC. At one of the first US LifeSaving Service Stations built on the North Carolina coast, Thursday afternoons are spent exactly like they were in the early and mid 19th century. Free with price of admission.
  • Wednesday, November 24 at 5 pm | Pig Pickin | Tickets are $12. The event is help just across the street from the Life Saving Station.
  • Friday, November 26 from 1 to 3 pm Santa Arrives (Commemorative T-shirts fornthe first 100 kids) Admission is a donation to the Elvin Hooper Scholarship Fund.

Chicamacomico Historic Site Fall Hours: M-F: 10:00AM – 4:00PM | Saturday – Sunday: Closed. We monitor phone messages, emails, and Facebook comments frequently and do our best to respond in a timely fashion. You can use either phone or email to schedule a bus tour. For more information visit their website or

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