Author: Matt Artz

Easter Eggs need love too!

Hop On Over To Kelly’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt

A popular yearly tradition each spring, the annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt will resume at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern this April. The event will include live music starting at 9:30pm, leading up...

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Annual Nags Head Easter Egg Hunt Returns In April

Spring has arrived on the Outer Banks, and the Easter Bunny is coming, with the annual Easter Eggstravaganza happening this weekend (April 1), to be followed in two weeks with Nags Head’s own annual...

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New ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer Revealed

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios released a brand new official trailer for this summer’s highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming earlier today, featuring new footage of everyone’s favorite web slinger in action. After debuting in Captain America: Civil...

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Super Heroes Unite In ‘Justice League’ Official Trailer

The first official trailer for DC’s upcoming superhero ensemble Justice League was released today, featuring a ton of new footage of the most iconic comic book characters of all time! Following the events of Man of...

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2017

7 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2017 Events Not To Miss

The 2017 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach kicked off today, with literally dozens of delicious events on the menu at numerous participating local restaurants for four days, running from Thursday, March 23 through this Sunday,...

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack is back on April 1, 2017.

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack Is Back

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual Trash Attack! community clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 1 from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers will meet and register at the lot beside the Kill Devil Hills...

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2017 Campground Season

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season will begin in mid-April. The Oregon Inlet and Cape Point campgrounds will open for the season on Friday, April 14 and the Frisco and Ocracoke campgrounds will...

The 'Power Rangers' are reborn in theaters.

Weekend Movie Update – March 24, 2017: ‘Power’ Up

Alien Life is discovered in theaters this week, while a new group of Power Rangers suit up and a new duo of California motorcycle cops hit the highway on the big screen, as The Shack remains open at...

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Independent Thriller ‘Skinwalkers’ To Be Filmed In Elizabeth City

A new horror thriller has recently been announced with an ongoing crowd funding campaign, and the plan is to film Skinwalkers in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Described as The Conjuring meets The Cabin in...

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The Deloreans To Go Back To The ’80s At Kelly’s This Friday

The Deloreans will take fans back to the ’80s when they return to Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head for a one-night concert stop live on stage this Friday. The popular...

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‘The Grateful Dead Movie’ Screening In Kill Devil Hills On 4/20

Fathom Events and Rhino are partnering again to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Dead documentary, The Grateful Dead Movie, for a one-time-only screening in April, hosted by our friends at R/C Theatres...

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Rap Legends Method Man and Redman Join Mix Master Mike at Triple-S Invitational

Legendary hip-hop artists Method Man of Wu-Tang Clan and his pal Redman will share the stage with Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys at the upcoming 12th Annual Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational kiteboarding...

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Busch Gardens Announces America’s First Virtual Reality Motion Simulator Ride

Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia will soon be home of the first virtual reality motion simulator ride in North America. The theme park announced today (March 18) that it will transform the former site...

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KDH Lights Up St. Patrick’s Day with Electric Clover, Pot of Gold [Video / Photo Gallery]

There is a pot of gold to be discovered in Kill Devil Hills on this St. Patrick’s Day, as the town continues to express its festive spirit with a new electric light display at...

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H2OBX Could Become America’s Largest Waterpark

A new $46 million state of the art water park is coming to the Outer Banks, set to open in Currituck County this summer, and excitement is growing for H2OBX. Currently under construction in Powells...

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20th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza Announced in Kill Devil Hills

The Easter Bunny is coming to the Outer Banks, and you are invited to bring the family and join the Dare County Parks & Recreation Northern Beach Division on Saturday, April 1, for the 20th Annual...

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Dare High Schools Student Art Show Opens At Festival Park

The Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show will open in the Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Friday, March 24, with an opening reception from 5 to 8pm. The exhibit will...

Emma Watson stars as Belle in Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'.

Weekend Movie Update – March 17, 2017: ‘Beauty’ Meets ‘Beast’

A classic Beauty finds a beastly kind of love in theaters this week, while The Shack opens at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of March 17, 2017! The biggest movie of the...

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‘Shots Fired’ Hits Hot Buttons In New Trailer [NC Film]

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox has released a new preview of the upcoming drama Shots Fired, which premieres on the network next week. The 10-hour event series takes an explosive...

Whirligig Woods illustration by Bob Baranick.

Disney Designer Bringing Whirligig Woods Theme Park To North Carolina

A former designer for Disney parks and Busch Gardens has officially announced plans to bring an all new family entertainment experience, Whirligig Woods Amusement Park and Treehouse Resort, to Saxapahaw, North Carolina. WRAL reports that...

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Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Explained In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has joined other Outer Banks communities in investing in beach nourishment projects in 2017 to protect existing coastlines and essential infrastructure. Kill Devil Hills, along with the towns...

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Outer Banks National Parks Drew More Than 3 Million Visits In 2016

The National Park Service has announced that its local parks within the Outer Banks Group recorded a total of 3,162,854 visits in 2016, which was celebrated as the Park Service’s centennial anniversary year since...

Natural and man-made treasures found after an Outer Banks hurricane.

UNC CSI Hosting Lecture on Beach Combing Biology

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s beachcombing as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights information on coastal topics...

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Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade 2017 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

An Outer Banks tradition for almost three decades, the 28th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade turned the beach road green today (Sunday, March 12), as locals and visitors alike came out to celebrate, despite...

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Watch the Epic New ‘Wonder Woman’ Trailer!

The third official trailer for Wonder Woman has come online today, featuring a lot of new footage of Gal Gadot in action in the title role of this summer’s highly anticipated movie adaptation of the...

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Outer Banks Bike Week 2017 Schedule of Events Announced

The official schedule of events for the 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week has been announced. Bike Week roars back to the Outer Banks with various events happening throughout the area, starting on Saturday, April...

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Festival Park ‘Digging for Answers’ About Missing Colonists In April

Digging for Answers: The Continued Search for the Missing Colonists of Roanoke Island will be presented in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park Saturday, April 8 at 1pm in partnership with East Carolina University. The...

History's 'Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven' premieres on March 26, 2017.

History Channel Will ‘Return To Roanoke’ In New Lost Colony Special

The History Channel continues the search for answers about America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the real life disappearance of the The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island, in the new special Return to Roanoke: Search for...

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Weekend Movie Update – March 10, 2017: ‘Kong’ Lives

King Kong roars back into theaters this week, while La La Land gets a sing-along edition, and Lego Batman lands at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of March...

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OBX Arts & Craft Festival Coming To Kitty Hawk

The annual OBX Arts and Craft Festival returns to the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk in September. This annual show features a variety of creations from 25 Outer Banks artists whose specialties include...