Author: Matt Artz

The Roots Headline Triple-S Invitational Entertainment Lineup

Known worldwide as pioneering hip hop artists and of course the house band for NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the legendary Roots crew from Pittsburgh, PA will headline the live entertainment lineup...

Weekend Movie Update – May 11, 2018: ‘Party’ Time

It’s Party time in theaters this week, while a mother’s fury defends her home from a break in, and a new remake goes Overboard.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of May 11, 2018!...

Sue Artz with her sons, Jasper and Ozzie, on Mother's Day 2013 at the the Point Harbor Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Patch. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Treat Mom to These Mother’s Day 2018 Outer Banks Restaurant Specials

This Sunday is all about Mom, and the first thing you can do to make it special is to treat her to an awesome dinner out at one of our favorite Outer Banks restaurants...

Weekend Movie Update – May 4, 2018: ‘Tully’ Talks Motherhood

The creators of Juno are back with a slightly more grown up story about motherhood in Tully, arriving in theaters this week.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of May 4, 2018!...

Elizabethan Gardens Hosting Kentucky Derby Event

The Outer Banks models one of the finest of southern traditions with their Kentucky Derby Party, an annual fundraising event to benefit three local nonprofits. While the actual race is hundreds of miles away,...

Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ New Official Trailer Revealed

If you were wondering where Ant-Man was during the events of Avengers: Infinity War, we’re about to find out in Marvel’s next film, this summer’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, and a new official trailer...

Weekend Movie Update – April 27, 2018: ‘Avengers’ and Friends

The Avengers are back to save the world, and they brought a lot of friends with them for the ultimate War, in theaters this week.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

Tom Hardy is ‘Venom’ in New Official Trailer

Hot out of the ongoing CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Sony has unleashed the full official trailer for Venom, giving us our first look at Tom Hardy completely overtaken by the alien symbiote fan favorite anti-hero...

The team is back on patrol in 'Super Troopers 2'.

Weekend Movie Update – April 20, 2018: ‘Super Troopers’ Reunite

The Super Troopers are back on patrol in theaters this week, while Amy Schumer is feeling Pretty.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 20, 2018! A sequel to the...

Toby Mac Playing Roanoke Island Festival Park in June 2018

National recording artist Toby Mac will be live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this summer. The event is presented by the local Christian-based group His Generation.  Toby Mac with New...

Wright Brothers National Memorial Updates Entrance Fee to Support Improvements

The National Park Service (NPS) announced recently that Wright Brothers National Memorial will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Effective June 1,...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2018 Schedule of Events Announced

Outer Banks Bike Week roars back to life this year, with events happening throughout the area April 21-28, 2018, including four live concerts featuring national recording artists Blackfoot, Jackyl, Christopher Shayne, and Mark Farmer,...

Theatre of Dare Presents Comedy ‘Love, Sex, and the IRS’ in April 2018

Theatre of Dare presents their new production of the comedy Love, Sex, and the IRS at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this month. It may be hard to imagine anything funny coming out of...

Body Image Film ‘Embrace’ Free Screening Coming to Kill Devil Hills

A special free screening of the positive body image film Embrace is coming to R/C Theatres in Kill Devil Hills this month. Luxury Lingerie & Beauty Boutique and Outer Banks Hotline will present a special...

Weekend Movie Update – April 13, 2018: ‘Rampage’ Revived

Another classic video game stomps into theaters this week, while a group of young people play a deadly game of Truth or Dare, and a new animated Hero arrives.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ New Trailer Has a Really Good Feeling

Disney and LucasFilm premiered a new official trailer for next month’s prequel Solo: A Star Wars Story during tonight’s episode of American Idol, and it has now arrived online. This new chapter in the epic...

John Krasinski directed and stars in 'A Quiet Place'.

Weekend Movie Update – April 6, 2018: ‘Quiet’ Time

Horror gets Quiet in theaters this week, while parents try to save their daughters’ virginity in a raunchy new comedy.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 6, 2018! The...

Bodie Island Lighthouse

Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses Opening Date Announced

The Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will be open for climbing this year from Friday, April 20 through Monday, October 8. National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac invites the local...

Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet Opens for 2018 Season [Video]

Our favorite place to go for all-you-can-eat seafood on the Outer Banks is Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet, a locally owned and operated restaurant with a family-friendly atmosphere that has been offering the best buffet on...

Music Video Filming in Nags Head Casting Adult Male

As the Outer Banks’ burgeoning local film industry continues to grow, a new music video production is set to film at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head in early April, and the production...