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Ben Affleck is Bruce Wayne in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'.

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Teaser Trailer Arrives! [Trending]

Just one day after Disney unveiled a second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Warner Bros. has answered with our first ever look at the upcoming superhero epic Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice! It was initially announced this past Wednesday night that the first look at the first ever big screening teaming of […]

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Kevin James returns in 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 17, 2015: ‘Blart’ Is Back

Social media gets haunted in theaters this week, while Paul Blart leaves the mall, and the Monkey Kingdom comes to life. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 17, 2015! The latest movie adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Longest Ride (rated PG13), filmed in and around Wilmington, Winston-Salem, and Jacksonville, North […]

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Chewbacca and Han Solo return in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'!

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Released! [Trending]

Disney and Lucasfilm have just unveiled a brand new official teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, featuring a mystical voice over from Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and our first look at returning favorites Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) and lots more action than the first preview! Star Wars: The Force […]

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Wright Brothers National Memorial

Fee Free Weekend Announced At Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills will be joining national park sites across the country in celebrating the first weekend of National Park Week by waiving admission fees on Saturday and Sunday, April 18 & 19, 2015. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations and enhancing […]

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A humpback whale was spotted playing in the ocean near Jennettes Pier in Nags Head on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. photo courtesy of Jennettes Pier

Humpback Whale Spotted Playing Near Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

What looked like a young humpback whale was captured frolicking in the ocean just off of the end of Jennette’s Fishing Pier in Nags Head at around noon today (Tuesday). Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) are a species of baleen whales. You can see a photo below of the whale taken earlier today near Jennette’s Pier! _______________________________ […]

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Outer Banks Group Joins NPS Find Your Park Movement

The Outer Banks Group of national parks join other parks, programs, and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com.  Recently launched by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone […]

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Earth Day 2015 at Jennette's Pier Nags Head

Earth Fair OBX Celebrates Earth Day At Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

Jennette’s Pier will once again host the annual Earth Fair OBX celebration this year on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 4pm, featuring educational exhibits, live entertainment, free rain barrels, birdhouses, tie-dying, and more. Earth Fair OBX IV promises plenty of free fun for everyone on Saturday, April 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. A […]

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Dare County Arts Council will host a watercolor workshop April 28-30, 2015.

Dare Arts Council Hosting Watercolor Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a watercolor workshop with artist Jesi Pace-Berkeley, entitled “Faces and Figures”. This three day workshop will focus on figurative painting, and how to capture emotion and convey the human spirit. The workshop will take place at Dare County Arts Council on April 28-30, from 10am – 4pm […]

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Theatre of Dare presents the comedy 'Manly Men'.

Theatre of Dare Presents Dating Comedy ‘Manly Men’

“You don’t know anything about women, do you?”  That line signals the end of another bad date for Harold, the protagonist of Theatre of Dare’s upcoming production of Manly Men. Fortunately, it also signals the beginning of a very funny look at the slings and arrows of modern relationships. “It’s incredible to me not only […]

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Organizers are hard at work planning this year's Night For Sight, a charity auction to benefit the Outer Banks VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Fishing Tournament.

Auction To Benefit Visually Impaired Persons Fishing Tournament

A “Night for Sight” dinner and auction to raise funds for the blind and visually impaired will be held at Duck Woods Country Club in Southern Shores on April 18 opening at 5:30pm. Tickets for this fundraising event that sold out last year are just $25 per person. Proceeds from this benefit will fund the 33rd […]

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The National Park Service Outer Banks Group is honoring local volunteers, including Elizabeth Schaub.

National Park Service Honors Outer Banks Volunteers

During National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group celebrates the volunteers that work at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.  This past year these volunteers donated a total of 16,097 hours! Last year, the 133 Outer Banks Group volunteers donated over 11,626 […]

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The Longest Ride - poster 01

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 10, 2015: ‘Longest Ride’ From NC

Another Nicholas Sparks romance filmed in North Carolina arrives in theaters this week, while Ryan Reynolds searches for a Woman in Gold and Sean Astin asks if you Believe. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 10, 2015! The latest movie adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Longest Ride (rated PG13), filmed in […]

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Soundside Live at Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head - May 7

Soundside Live Concert Relocated To Jennette’s Pier Beach

Due to weather related delays to the Outer Banks Event Site renovations, organizers of a new concert series have decided to change the venue of the inaugural Soundside Live event, which will now be held on the beach on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The celebration of local tourism coincides with National […]

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The National Park Service Outer Banks Group has announced the seasonal temporary ORV beach closures starting on April 1, 2015 on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.

Cape Point Temporarily Closes ORV Beach Access

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Deputy Superintendent Mark Dowdle announced today the temporary off-road vehicle (ORV) access closure of the Cape Point area in accordance with the requirements of the ORV Management Plan for Cape Hatteras National Seashore. On April 6, 2015, approximately 0.6 – 0.7 of a mile south of Ramp 44 adjacent […]

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The Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

DCAC Announces Mollie Fearing Art Show Call For Entries

Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 18 th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. The Annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of artwork, which will be on display at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in downtown Manteo during the month of May. This show is held in memory of […]

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Paint Nite on the Outer Banks

Paint Nite Brightens Outer Banks Nightlife

Paint Nite is bringing art, food, and beverages together in a unique way, meant to inspire creativity and community bonding. Paint Nite invites people out to local bars and restaurants for a two-hour social painting event. With a drink in one hand and a brush in the other, a Master Artist will take them through […]

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Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House is happening on April 17.

Kill Devil Hills Hosting Historic Landmarks Open House

The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House is coming up this month. The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will began with a reception for recent  historic home designations at the Town Hall starting at 1pm on April 17. Participants will be given a map and guidebook of the properties and they will have  […]

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Sue Artz with Sweet T's owner Stacey Walters on the set of the OBX Entertainment series 'OBXE TV' on April 5, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 41 – Sweet T’s Owner Stacey Walters [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 41, featuring an all new interview with our special guest Stacey Walters, owner of Sweet T’s Coffee Beer and Wine in Duck, returning to our show for the second time.  Stacey will discuss what’s new at Sweet T’s and preview some […]

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Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Extended Spring Operating Hours Begin At Jennette’s Pier

As of today, Jennette’s Fishing Pier in Nags Head will extend its operating hours as the spring season kicks into high gear and the popular Outer Banks landmark prepares for another exciting summer. Spring operating hours at Jennette’s Pier will be from 6am until midnight, starting on Friday, April 3 (today). In addition to fishing […]

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Easter 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0016

Celebrate Easter 2015 On The Outer Banks

Easter 2015 is almost here on the Outer Banks, and we have compiled some of the funnest  and tastiest events happening this weekend to help you celebrate! The Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills has great dinner specials on the menu for Easter Sunday, April 5, featuring: – Ham Dinner with Pineapple Honey Glazed Sugar […]

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The Lost Colony presents comedian Henry Cho live on the Outer Banks on April 25, 2015!

The Lost Colony Bringing Comedian Henry Cho To Outer Banks

The Lost Colony has announced that comedian Henry Cho is coming to the Outer Banks, performing live on stage at the Sound Stage Theatre on Roanoke Island this month. Cho’s TV and film credits include appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show, CBS’s The Late, Late, Show, and NBC’s Young Comedians Special, as well as two years as […]

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'Furious 7' movie poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 3, 2015: ‘Furious’ Opening

Another Furious sequel speeds into theaters this week, while Cinderella continues her stay at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 3, 2015! At the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, Disney brings the classic fairy tale to live for a whole new generation in Cinderella (rated PG), continuing its two-week run through April 9. […]

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Gina Owens will have an exhibit of her work on display at Dare County Arts Council in April.

Dare Arts Council Presents Gina Owens Exhibit

The Dare County Arts Council presents a special exhibit for the month of April, featuring Manteo artist Gina Owens. Gina Owens’s distinctive style is both colorful and bold. Using both house paint and acrylics, her subjects are painted on old buoys or planked wood sourced from the north end of Roanoke Island. Her work is […]

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The National Park Service Outer Banks Group has announced the seasonal temporary ORV beach closures starting on April 1, 2015 on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.

National Park Service Announces Seasonal Hatteras, Ocracoke ORV Closures

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced this week the temporary closing of seasonal ORV (off road vehicle) routes in front of village beaches will take place on April 1, 2015. In accordance with the ORV Management Plan for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the following seasonal ORV routes close temporarily to vehicles […]

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