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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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National Park Service Outer Banks Group offers nature programs for preschoolers. (photo by Cindy Heffley/USFWS)

National Park Service Offers Free Nature Programs For Preschoolers

Participants in the National Park Service Outer Banks Group’s Preschool Young Naturalist Program recently designed their own walking sticks (pictured below) before heading out on the nature trail behind the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island.  The program meets year-round every Friday from 10 to 11am and is free. For information on the program, you […]

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Theatre of Dare presents 'Aesop's Fables'

Theatre of Dare Brings ‘Aesop’s Fables’ to Dare County Kids

The Tortoise and The Hare. The Fox and The Grapes. For more than two thousand years, these and other simple tales have brought life lessons to children and adults around the world. Now, they are the subjects of Theatre of Dare’s first-ever show for kids. A troupe of four actors is taking Aesop’s Fables on […]

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Sue Artz with Outer Banks Children At Play Executive Director Carole Dawn Emerson on the set of the OBX Entertainment series 'OBXE TV' on March 14, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 38 – Children At Play Director Carole Dawn Emerson [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 38, featuring an interview with our special guest Carole Dawn Emerson, executive director of the Outer Banks Children At Play Museum in Kitty Hawk. Carole will discuss what’s offered at the Children At Play Museum and preview some of the exciting […]

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Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Takes Over Nags Head [Video / Photo Gallery]

Recognized as the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in North Carolina, the 26th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade took over the beach road (NC 12) in Nags Head once again today, and OBX Entertainment was there! Following the parade, an after party was held at Kelly’s, where the award for Best Overall entry again went […]

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Learning to ride small waves is perhaps one of the children’s favorite activities during summer camps at Jennette’s Pier. Registration for all summer camps at Jennette’s Pier, as well as the N. C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island, opens Monday, March 2 at 9 a.m. (photo courtesy Jennette’s Pier)

Jennette’s Pier Summer “Camperships” Help Kids In Need

At least two children in Dare County’s Friends of Youth program will get the opportunity for several pretty cool adventures this summer thanks to a $505 donation by the Manteo Rotary Club. Jennette’s Pier educators are looking for several more groups to make similar contributions. These adventure camps are designed for participants from five to […]

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Dare County Arts Council offers a preschool music class.

Dare Arts Council Offering Preschool Music Class

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a six-week music workshop for preschoolers. “Musical Moments” is a fun and engaging six-week workshop of fun-filled yet educational classes for preschoolers who are close in age, and is lead by Christine Niver. Instructor Christine Niver began playing piano at the age of 5, and began her […]

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Dare County Arts Council Craft Class for Kids

Dare Arts Council Presents Kids Craft Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a Spring Craft Workshop for Kids. This is a fun and engaging six-week workshop teaching kids the fundamentals of fine craft. Projects will include instruction in embroidery/sewing, weaving, sculpture, garden stone mosaics, mermaid or pirate doll-making, and more! Ideal for children ages 8 and up. All supplies […]

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Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Returns To Nags Head March 15

Recognized as the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in North Carolina, the annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade takes over the beach road (NC 12) in Nags Head once again on Sunday, March 15. The parade is scheduled to start at 1pm. You can watch highlights from the 2014 St. Patrick’s Parade in the player below, […]

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Emily Lewis of Village Realty presents a check for $10,000 to the Outer Banks Angel Gift Fund.

Village Realty Donates $10,000 To Outer Banks Angel Gift Fund

For the fourth year in a row, Village Realty has matched its employees’ fundraising efforts and donated to the Outer Banks Women’s Club Angel Gift fund. Now in its 36th year, The Angel Gift fund, a partnership between The Outer Banks Women’s Club and Dare County Department of Social Services, aims to assist families and […]

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111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers Honored At 111th First Flight Anniversary [Video / Photo Gallery]

The First Flight Society and the National Park Service continued the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 111th anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air powered flight at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills earlier today, December 17. The Northeastern High School Band from Elizabeth City opened the […]

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The 110th first flight anniversary at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, December 17, 2013. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Celebrate 111th First Flight Anniversary At Wright Brothers National Memorial

On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 111th anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air powered flight. The event takes place at the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center in Kill Devil Hills, and […]

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Outer Banks Christmas Festival of Trees - December 10-13, 2014 at Outer Banks Brewing Station, Kill Devil Hills, NC

Christmas Festival of Trees Returns to Outer Banks Brewing Station

The 26th Annual Festival Trees fundraiser for the Outer Banks Hotline Crisis Intervention Center returns to the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills for an epic four-day Christmas extravaganza, December 10-13. Events this year include a decorating party on Wednesday, Dec. 10, the holiday bazaar and “Santa and the Train” for the kids […]

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The Outer Banks Christmas House 2013 (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Next On ‘OBXE TV’: Christmas Episode Preview [Video]

The next new episode of our original Outer Banks web series OBXE TV will be our first Christmas Episode, featuring a behind-the-scenes look on location at the Poulos family’s Outer Banks Christmas House in Kill Devil Hills, as host Sue Artz welcomes special guests Jim and Ann Poulos, owners of The Christmas House! This episode […]

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Hanging with Santa at Kitty Hawk Kites - Nov. 28-29, 2014

Hang With Santa Claus In Nags Head Thanksgiving Weekend

Santa Claus is comin’ to town! The Christmas season officially kicks off when the big man in red arrives for Kitty Hawk Kites’ annual “Hanging with Santa” event, happening Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 28-29 at their Nags Head store. The event will be followed by the awesome “Kites with Lights” presentation across the street, atop Jockey’s […]

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Motu Music Foundation

Dare Arts Council Partners With Motu Music Foundation

The Motu Music Foundation believes in the power of music and how it can transform a community. Motu means “Island” in the New Zealand aboriginal language of the Maori. Like the people of New Zealand, music is an integral part of the community here on the Outer Banks. Motu has emerged from a vision of […]

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Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes 2014 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

OBXentertainment.com presented the first ever OUTER BANKS HALLOWEEN PARADE OF COSTUMES at Kelly’s in Nags Head on Sunday, Oct. 26, featuring more than 100 registered parade entries and many more in attendance to enjoy all the fun, which included trick or treat statations, live music, and over $2,500 in prizes awarded for the best costumes in various age […]

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Donna Roark

OBXE Halloween Parade of Costumes Announces “Drama Mama” Celebrity Judge!

OBXentertainment.com is excited to announce that Donna Roark, known affectionately to her local theater students as “Drama Mama”, will be a celebrity guest judge of our Costume Contest at the first ever OUTER BANKS HALLOWEEN PARADE OF COSTUMES, a free family-friendly event for kids and adults of all ages, coming to Kelly’s this Nags Head on Sunday, October […]

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Trick or Street Skate Jam - Oct. 25 at Kitty Hawk Skatepark

Trick Or Street Skate Jam Returns To Kitty Hawk Skate Park

The 2nd annual Trick or Street Skate Jam returns to the Kitty Hawk Skate Park this month, one more event to add to your to do list during Outer Banks Halloween Parade Weekend. The Trick or Street Skate Jam is happening this Saturday, October 25, in Kitty Hawk. All entry fees will be split between […]

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OBXentertainment.com presents the Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes on October 26, 2014 at Kelly's in Nags Head, NC!

Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes Comes To Nags Head!

OBXentertainment.com is excited to present the first ever OUTER BANKS HALLOWEEN PARADE OF COSTUMES, a free family-friendly event, coming to Kelly’s in Nags Head on Sunday, October 26! The mission of this inaugural Parade of Costumes is to provide a safe and positive celebration of Halloween and its traditions, for Outer Banks locals and visitors alike, and […]

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Wanchese Woods Haunted Trail makeup designer Missie Daniels will be a celebrity guest judge at the Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes on Sunday, Oct. 26, at Kellys in Nags Head.

OBXE Halloween Parade of Costumes Announces 2nd Celebrity Judge!

OBXentertainment.com is excited to announce that Wanchese Woods Haunted Trial makeup designer Missie Daniels will be a celebrity guest judge of our Costume Contest at the first ever OUTER BANKS HALLOWEEN PARADE OF COSTUMES, a free family-friendly event for kids and adults of all ages, coming to Kelly’s in Nags Head on Sunday, October 26! Missie has been a […]

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Kitty Hawk Kites donates costume contest prizes to OBXE Outer Banks Halloween Parade!

Kitty Hawk Kites Donates Costume Contest Prizes To OBXE Halloween Parade!

OBXentertainment.com is excited to announce that Kitty Hawk Kites has graciously donated approximately $500 in prizes to be awarded to the winners in the various categories of our Costume Contest at the first annual OUTER BANKS HALLOWEEN PARADE OF COSTUMES, a free family-friendly event for kids and adults of all ages, coming to Kelly’s in Nags Head […]

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Meet Michael Myers at the Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes on Oct. 26 at Kelly's in Nags Head!

Michael Myers To Stalk Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes!

OBXentertainment.com is excited to announce that the Boogeyman himself, Michael Myers is coming to the first annual OUTER BANKS HALLOWEEN PARADE OF COSTUMES! You can get your pictures with the iconic masked slasher from John Carpenter’s 1978 classic movie Halloween at the Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, a free family-friendly event for kids and adults of all […]

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