DECEMBER 3
Christmas Concert featuring the U.S. Fleet Forces Band at Roanoke Island Festival Park

By on November 15, 2022

Members of the U.S. Fleet Forces Band.

Experience the joy of the holidays during a Christmas Concert featuring the U.S. Fleet Forces Band. All ages are invited to attend this free concert hosted in the indoor theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park Saturday, Dec. 3 from 7 – 8 p.m.

The concert will feature a variety of your favorite seasonal tunes and showcase big band, New Orleans brass band, and popular music. Kick off the season with an evening of holiday music that is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the band’s woodwind quintet welcoming guests with a performance in the lobby before the concert. Seating is available first come, first served.

Established in 1945, the U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Band, known as “The Finest of the Fleet,” serves as the musical ambassador for Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, in Norfolk, Virginia. Under the direction of Lt. Joel Davidson, the USFF Band is comprised of 45 Navy musicians that perform in a variety of ensembles and performs for more than 400 engagements annually. Its primary mission is to support Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, by providing musical support for military ceremonies and events, foreign dignitaries, and Navy community outreach engagements throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and Ohio River Valley areas of the U.S. The band also regularly deploys to Central and South America.

Roanoke Island Festival Park is a part of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR), the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational, and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary D. Reid Wilson, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov.

 

 

 

 



PUBLIC NOTICE:

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS:  BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUEST:  Barnhill Contracting has been selected as the Construction Manager at Risk by Dare County and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade and specialty contractors to submit bids for furnishing Labor, Material, Equipment, and Other for the new “Dare County – EMS 1 / Fire Station 14” (KDH) located in Kill Devil Hills, NC.  PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The scope of the project encompasses approximately 36,000 sqft of new construction and 18,000 sqft of demolition on a 3.5-acre site located at the 1630 N Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC. The project includes masonry bearing walls supporting a Standing Seam Metal Roof over Light Gauge Trusses housing administrative, living and support spaces along with 6 apparatus bays. Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages: BP750 – Turnkey Siding. Additional Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business participation is encouraged. Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals to Meredith Terrell by December 2, 2022, via email at mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com or mail to PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (Office Location – 4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612). PREQUALIFICATION FORMS CAN BE OBTAINED from BuildingConnected through this Invite under the “File” tab or from BuildingConnected link on the Barnhill, Bidding Opportunities website at app.buildingconnected.com/ by selecting “Dare County – EMS 1 / Fire Station 14 – Prequalification”, or by contacting Meredith Terrell mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com  (919-604-2367). Please submit completed prequalification forms A and B along with all required supporting documentation and with All Bid Packages you are Prequalified for Checked. Form B must be submitted for this project. Form A is good for 1-Year and if you have submitted one to Barnhill within the last year, it should still be valid. If you are unsure, please verify this with Meredith. Target Bid Date: January 2023


 



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