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Toys For Tots Outer Banks Locations Announced

As Christmas and the holidays approach, this year Kill Devil Hills will have three Toys for Tots boxes throughout the town where new, unwrapped toy donations can be dropped off. The 2016 Toys for...

A northeast view of the research and education building located on the UNC CSI campus site in Wanchese.

UNC Coastal Studies Institute To Host Open House

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting an Open House from 1 to 4pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at their campus location in Wanchese, North Carolina.  The public is welcomed and encouraged...

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Outer Banks Family Portraits Holiday Special Offer Announced!

It’s that time of year again, and fall is the perfect season to schedule a relaxed and stress-free Outer Banks family beach portrait session, just in time for timeless gifts and Christmas cards!  ...

The Elizabeth II under full sail.

Elizabeth II To Voyage From Manteo To Bath

Elizabeth II, whose homeport is Roanoke Island Festival Park (RIFP), will be docked on the state dock at Bath Historic Site on November 16 and 17 as part of a voyage that is sponsored by...

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Veterans Day Observances Scheduled Throughout The Outer Banks

This Friday, Nov. 11, America honors all of the men and women who have served in our military and armed forces, and there are numerous official observances of the national holiday scheduled throughout the...

Artist Cookie Lewis. (photo courtesy of Cookie Lewis)

Outer Banks Veterans Week Returns With Over 20 Events

  Dare County Arts Council has announced more than 20 events scheduled during Outer Banks Veterans Week, which stared with First Friday celebrations in downtown Manteo on Friday, continuing with ceremonies and special events from Corolla...

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Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival 2016 Award Winners Announced

 Independent film submissions of all genres were received from around the world for the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment  and Halloween Daily News, which took place over three days, Oct. 27-29...

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Outer Banks Woman’s Club Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair Announced

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club has announced that their annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, November 26 from 9:30am to 4:00pm at the Baum Senior Center in Kill Devil Hills.  The...

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$46 Million H2OBX Waterpark Opening In Currituck, Outer Banks 2017

A new $46 million state of the art water park is coming to the Outer Banks, set to open in Currituck County in 2017, as construction has just begun on what will be known...

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Outer Banks Halloween International Film Festival Preview

HalloWeek has officially begun, with a full week of Halloween events for all ages happening throughout the Outer Banks, but the real treat this weekend is the first ever Halloween International Film Festival, taking...

A group of Outer Banks Woman’s Club members recently met to launch the 29th year of the Angel Gift Program.

Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift 2016 Program Launched

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Program has launched its 29th year of providing a magical Christmas experience to needy children in Dare County, in partnership with the Dare County Department of Health...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Getting New Interactive Exhibits

Starting this November, the historic Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center will undergo a rehabilitation project to preserve and restore its existing architecturally significant features and to rehabilitate its mechanical and electrical systems. A...

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Renowned 3D Chalk Artist To Highlight National Aviation Day Celebration

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

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)_0035

NPS To Honor Wright Brothers On Orville’s Birthday, National Aviation Day

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

UNC CSI Instructor Autumn Reaghard and campers tested for indicator bacteria levels present in local waterways.  (photo by Jay Clark, ECU News Services)

Woman’s Club Provides UNC CSI Summer Camp Scholarships

Each summer the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) offers fun, educational experiences for middle and high school students through weeklong day camps hosted at the UNC CSI Research and Education Campus in Wanchese,...

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New Outer Banks Water Park Coming To Currituck In 2017

There will be another exciting and fun way to beat the heat next summer, as plans were approved last month paving the way for a new 80-ace water park coming to the Outer Banks,...

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USFWS / NCFS Partnership Benefits Eastern NC Communities

Fire Officials from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the NC Forest Service met this morning to transfer a Marshmaster owned by Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge to the State for use in...

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Senior Arts And Crafts Show Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The 43rd Annual Senior Arts and Crafts Show returns to Kill Devil Hills in August. Sponsored by the Outer Banks Woman’s Club, the 2016 Senior Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Wednesday,...

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[Local Buzz] OBX Entertainment Welcomes Dimensions Hair Salon!

We are excited to welcome Dimensions Hair Salon to the OBX Entertainment Family! A family-run local business, Dimensions Hair Salon has been providing full service hair care to locals and visiting walk-ins on the Outer Banks for...

Sue Artz with hair stylist Ashley Dashiell at Dimensions Hair Salon in Kill Devil Hills on June 7, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 64 – Dimensions Hair Salon [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 64, featuring a new On Location segment that takes viewers to Dimensions Hair Salon, a family-run local business providing full...

Archaeologists recently discovered two pieces of pottery that belonged to a medicine jar likely used by a member of The Lost Colony. (photo courtesy of National Park Service)

Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 63 – Soundside FunFair Nags Head Carnival [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 63, featuring a new On Location segment that takes viewers to the Soundside FunFair, a family friendly old school carnival...

Author Joseph Waltenbaugh with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment original series 'OBXE TV' on June 6, 2016 (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 62 – ‘Legend’ Author Joseph Waltenbaugh [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 62, featuring an interview with special guest Joseph Waltenbaugh, author of the new book Legend: An OBX Novel, a dark...

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Roanoke Island Festival Park Receives TripAdvisor Award

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo recently learned it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor...

The Point Harbor Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Patch in Currituck on May 11, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 61 – On Location at Point Harbor Strawberry Patch [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 61, featuring a new On Location segment visiting the Point Harbor Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Patch, an annual spring tradition for our...

Tanya Young and Sue Artz on the set of OBX Entertainment's original Outer Banks web series 'OBXE TV' on March 12, 2014.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 60 – Outer Banks Minister Rev. Tanya Young [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with our 60th Episode, featuring an interview with our special guest Rev. Tanya Young.  On this episode, Tanya will discuss what it’s...

OBXjetpak owner and pilot Butch Stone (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

OBXjetpak Flying To Carowinds Carolina Harbor Waterpark Opening In Charlotte

The Outer Banks’ first local jet pack pilot Butch Stone is taking his OBXjetpak and flyboard to Charlotte, North Carolina this month as a special guest performer at the grand opening celebration of the new Carolina...

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Strike A Pose At Couture By The Shore Outer Banks Fashion Show

The annual Couture by the Shore fashion show fundraiser for the Outer Banks Relief Foundation returns this weekend, hosted by Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head.  Couture by the Shore is where fashion...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 59 – On Location at Roanoke Island Festival Park [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 59, featuring an on location tour of the many attractions open to the public daily at Roanoke Island Festival Park...

Isabella Pakula with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entetainment series 'OBXE TV' on March 7, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 58 – OBX Princess Isabella Pakula [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 58, featuring an interview with special guest Isabella Pakula, a local performer and owner of Party With A Princess.  Isabella...