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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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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  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 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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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 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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Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC (photo by

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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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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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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Outer Banks Children At Play Movies On The Sound 2015 Schedule Revealed

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum in Kitty Hawk will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite classic family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program. All movies this year will be shown at the Town Green in Duck or at the College […]

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'The Ugly Duckling' is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Announces 2015 Children’s Shows

Roanoke Island Festival Park has just announced a number of new family friendly children’s shows coming to the Outer Banks this summer. The 2015 schedule of kids shows at Roanoke Island Festival Park includes: Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – June 17, 18, and 19 at 10:30am Mike Mulligan and his […]

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Feast On 2015 Outer Banks Restaurant Tours

For the ultimate taste of the beach, there is no better way to experience the many varieties of local cuisine than Outer Banks Restaurant Tours, featuring walking and driving tours to some of the finest locally owned and operated restaurants in the Outer Banks. These innovative tours offer participants a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet the […]

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Acrylic by First Flight High School 11th Grader Sarah Mandis.

Dare High Schools Art Show Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

You are invited to come witness the creativity, originality, and promise in the youthful artists featured in the Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The exhibition features two and three dimensional handcrafted art including: ceramics, stained glass, wood and fiber art, mixed media, digital art, printmaking, sculpture, paintings, drawings, […]

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1964: The Tribute brings the music of The Beatles back to the Outer Banks on June 21, 2015.

The Beatles 1964 Tribute Band Returning To Outer Banks

The ultimate Beatles tribute band will return to the Outer Banks this summer to perform live once again at the historic Waterside Theatre at Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island this summer. The Lost Colony is excited to announce that 1964: The Tribute will return to the Waterside Theatre in June 2015. Captivating national and international […]

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Outer Banks Forum presents Windsync in concert at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills on March 28, 2015.

Outer Banks Forum Presents Windsync Ensemble [Concert Preview]

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts presents the renowned ensemble Windsync live in concert in Kill Devil Hills this month. Be mesmerized by Windsync, hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians.” This talented young group has distinguished itself among classical music ensembles as North America’s foremost emerging wind quintet.  The award-winning […]

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Something wicked this way comes at 'PsychoPath'.

Haunted History Tour Brings Ghosts Of ‘The Lost Colony’ To Life

The history of our modern America began here…experience it in an entirely new way. The Lost Colony is extremely excited to present the Haunted History interactive ghost tour to the public in March and April. Haunted History is a walking tour on the grounds of the first English Colony in America that is both fun and […]

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Nature Conservancy - Coastal Resilience

Outer Banks Nature Conservancy Hosting Coastal Resilience Open House

The Outer Banks office of The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Chapter, is bringing together stakeholders from Roanoke Island to engage in discussions about coastal hazards in their communities. Information will be collected and used to inform the Coastal Resilience mapping tool, developed by The Nature Conservancy, which will display key economic, social and natural assets, […]

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Dare County Arts Council Song to Stage Workshop

[UPDATE: CANCELED] Dare Arts Council Song To Stage Workshop Features Grammy Winner

UPDATE 4/10/15: This event has been canceled. Dare County Arts Council has announced new details about the upcoming Song To Stage Songwriting Workshop, featuring multi-award winning songwriter and veteran instructor Louisa Branscomb (Founder, Branscomb Mastercraft) and bluegrass music’s fastest rising act Nu-Blu. Outer Banks locals can register for the three-day workshop at a special locals […]

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Delta Rae

Delta Rae To Play Kelly’s, Nags Head In June [Concert Preview]

North Carolina’s own Delta Rae have toured around the world, appeared on Conan and had their music featured on HBO’s True Blood, and now the new age folk rock band is coming the Outer Banks, live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head in June! Formed in Durham, North Carolina, Delta Rae consists of […]

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