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Dowdy Park, Nags Head - 3 design concepts

Nags Head Unveils Dowdy Park Design Concepts

The future of the former site of Dowdy’s Amusement Park in Nags Head is beginning to take shape, as the town recently presented three conceptual drawings of what the new “Dowdy Park” may look like. Three design concepts for Nags Head’s newest public space, Dowdy Park, were unveiled at a meeting on Tuesdayevening. The conceptual […]

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Dare County Arts Council workshop

Dare County Arts Council Announces New Workshops

Dare County Arts Council is please to present a new series of workshops and classes to help begin 2015 with creativity and learning. Some of the upcoming classes include “Steam Punk Flowers” a sculpture/jewelry class for adults on January 31, “Beginning Digital Photography” on February 7, “The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity” […]

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Michael Keaton is 'Birdman'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 30, 2015: ‘Birdman’ Arrives

Michael Keaton is Birdman in the performance of his career, arriving in local theaters this week, while time travel gets scary in Project Almanac, and Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken comes to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 30, 2015! Angelina Jolie (Wanted) directs Unbroken (rated PG13), about the true story […]

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EVP Outer Banks Pro-Am Volleyball Returns To Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

The national EVP Tour returns to Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head for the Outer Banks Pro-Am Volleyball Tournament, happening on Saturday, May 30. Read on for full details on the EVP Tour, and then scroll down to view video highlights and our photo gallery from the 2014 EVP Outer Banks Pro-Am in Nags Head, including […]

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Bodie Island public boat ramps, Outer Banks, NC

National Park Service Begins Improvements To Bodie Island Boat Ramps

Superintendent Dave Hallac has announced that National Park Service (NPS) will begin work this month at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center Day Use Boat Ramps.  Murphy Environment & Land Management, LLC, has been contracted to replace the day use boat ramps.  The improvement work begins January 26, 2015 and is expected to be completed by […]

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On Location With Outer Banks Restaurant Tours [Video]

In a new regular feature here at OBXentertainment.com, we will be re-living some of our favorite “On Location” segments from our original Outer Banks web series OBXE TV and our official OBX Entertainment YouTube Channel, today focusing in on our time with Outer Banks Restaurant Tours, visiting some of the most popular eateries in Corolla. […]

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The National Park Service conducted a prescribed burn west of NC 12 of Bodie Island in 2014.

National Park Service Announces Late Winter Prescribed Burn on Bodie Island

National Park Service Superintendent David Hallac announced today that between February 1 and March 30, weather and conditions permitting, National Park Service fire management staff, as part of the Outer Banks Group Fire Management Plan, will conduct prescribed burning on sections of Bodie Island within Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  The planned burn(s) will consist of […]

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'Fantastic Four' movie teaser poster

‘Fantastic Four’ Reborn In First Teaser Trailer! [Trending]

The first official teaser trailer for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming reboot of Marvel’s original superhero family Fantstic Four has arrived online today, and it currently has the internet on fire with excitement. Directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle), the film stars Miles Teller (Whiplash) as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara (House of Cards) as Sue Storm/The […]

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Friday the 13th concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station, featuring Fujiwara and The Lonely Teardrops

Fujiwara, Lonely Teardrops Playing Outer Banks Friday the 13th [Concert Preview]

Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is hosting a pre-Valentine’s Day concert on Friday the 13th, featuring legendary local rock band Fujiwara with Virginia Beach’s The Lonely Teardrops live on stage. Imagine a cocktail of the colorfully crowd pleasing stage antics of Southern Culture on The Skids mixed with the musical dynamics of The […]

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'Strange Magic' comes to theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 23, 2015: Lust, Laughs, and ‘Strange Magic’

Strange Magic comes to theaters this week, along with Johnny Depp in a whacky comedy and Jennifer Lopez in an erotic thriller, while The Hobbit arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of January 23, 2015! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (rated PG13) brings […]

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Best in Show winner from the 36th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show by Kathryn Osgood, “Tidepool Brooch”.

37th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Call For Artists

Artists are invited to submit their artwork to the 37th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, which will be featured at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery February 21 through March 20, 2015. Established in 1978 by Dare County Arts Council, the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is the longest running visual art exhibition in the […]

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Roanoke Island Festival Park hosts Outer Banks Community Quilt Show - March 2015

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosting Outer Banks Quilt Show

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo reopens in March, kicking off their 2015 season with the annual Outer Banks Community Quilt Show. An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free and this event is open to the public. Antique and new quilts will be on […]

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OBX Mystery Dinner presents 'Murder Rides Again' in 2015.

OBX Mystery Dinner And Ghost Tours Announce 2015 Auditions

OBX Mystery Dinner has announced auditions for their upcoming summer show Murder Rides Again, as well as their newest attraction, interactive Ghost Tours set to debut this year. Come work for OBX Mystery Dinner and OBX Ghost Tours, the newest attraction in the Outer Banks, currently accepting resumes and head shots at OBXMysteryDinner@gmail.com. Producers are […]

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Theatre of Dare presents 'You Can't Take It With You'

[Contest] Enter To WIN Tickets To Theatre of Dare’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’!

Theatre of Dare presents their new production of You Can’t Take It With You, premiering this weekend in Manteo, and OBX Entertainment has four pairs of tickets to give away! We will be giving away two pairs of tickets for free admission to the play this week, and two more pairs next week, and all you […]

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'Paddington' comes alive in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 16, 2015: ‘Paddington’ Comes To Life

Director Clint Eastwood brings an American Sniper to theaters this week, while Blackhat fights hackers, Paddington comes alive, The Wedding Ringer is the best man, and Liam Neeson gets Taken to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 16, 2015! The historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo has the Liam Neeson (Batman Begins) action […]

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2015 Shallowbag Beach Music Festival Returns To Manteo [Concert Preview]

The 2nd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Memorial Day Monday, May 25, featuring headliners The Band of Oz, joining returning favorites The Tams, The Embers, and Jim Quick & Coastline for a full day of live music. The gates at Festival Park will open at […]

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The Travel Channel's 'Monumental Mysteries' will feature the Cora Tree in Frisco, NC in an upcoming episode.

Watch Hatteras Island Cora Tree On Travel Channel’s ‘Monumental Mysteries’

The Travel Channel series Monumental Mysteries filmed a segment on Hatteras Island in 2013, featuring an infamous local landmark known as the Cora Tree, said to be haunted by a witch, and we finally have it here for you to watch online. Producers for the series were on Hatteras Island in December of 2013 to […]

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Beachfront Bargain Hunt

Outer Banks Realtor To Appear On ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’

Randy Nance, senior associate broker with Village Realty, will appear on an upcoming episode of the HGTV series Beachfront Bargain Hunt, premiering on January 18 at 8:30 pm on the HGTV network. Episode 508 of HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt spotlights Jason and Mary Mudryk from Raleigh, NC, as they search for a vacation home to […]

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Kelly's 252 Country Night - 2015 Z Loop Country Showdown

Kelly’s, Nags Head Hosting Country Nights Every Thursday and Friday

Kelly’s in Nags Head is going country, with a new weekly competion series on the third Thursday and Friday night of the month through the end of this summer, as part or the national 2015 Zloop Country Showdown. The 252 Country Nights will include line dance instruction from 7 to 8pm every third Thursday and […]

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Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills

Wright Brothers National Memorial Offers Fee-Free Day

Wright Brothers National Memorial will waive entry fees on Monday, January 19, 2015 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  Wright Brothers National Memorial will join nearly 400 other national park sites across the country in celebration of this special day as part of an effort to encourage visitors to experience the wonders […]

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Outer Banks Taste of the Beach - March 19-22, 2015

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2015 Events Announced

The annual Outer Banks Taste of the Beach, presented by the Outer Banks Resaurant Association, returns March 19- 22, with more than 40 events happening throughout the extended four-day weekend. One of the highlights for this year is sure to be the Outer Banks BBQ and Wings Showdown, where you will eat and then vote […]

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Outer Banks Weddings by ARTZ MUSIC & PHOTGRAPHY (photo by Matt Artz for affordableOBXweddings.com)

Watch ‘Outer Banks Wedding Show’ Online Now! [Video]

OBX Entertainment presents the first official online Outer Banks Wedding Show, in association with Artz Music & Photography, the only local wedding vendors to win The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award for five consecutive years as well as WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award for the last six years in a row!  Premiering exclusively at OBXentertainment.com, The Outer Banks […]

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Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade, March 16, 2014 in Nags Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0099

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 12 noon. You can watch highlights from the 2014 St. Patrick’s Parade in the player […]

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Outer Banks Wedding (photo by Matt Artz for affordableOBXweddings.com)

OBX Entertainment Announces Online ‘Outer Banks Wedding Show’

In celebration of the annual Outer Banks Wedding Weekend happening in Kill Devil Hills, January 17-18, 2015, OBX Entertainment has produced the first official online Outer Banks Wedding Show in association with Artz Music & Photography, the only local wedding vendors to win The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award for five consecutive years as well […]

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