Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2016

We are about to kick off our fifth anniversary year here at OBX Entertainment, but before we dive into 2017, we are taking a look back at the most popular destinations on this site...

Shag Club’s Harvest Dance Raises $5.3k For Outer Banks Relief Foundation

Everyone who attended the Outer Banks Shag Club’s 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance (pictured below) on November 19th had lots of fun dancing and bidding for items in a wonderful silent auction at the...

Power of Art with GEM Adult Day Services. (Photo courtesy of DCAC Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards.)

Dare County Arts Council Unleashes Power of Art Program

Dare County Arts Council announces a new program called the Power of Art, serving special groups in need or with limited access to arts programming and education. Made possible by a grant from the...

Santa comes to Kill Devil Hills on December 10, 2016.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Kill Devil Hills

Santa’s coming to Kill Devil Hills Town Hall for his annual visit that will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 4 to 6pm. Santa will be visiting from 4:30 to 5:30pm. While admission...

Exclusive OBX Seashell Christmas Ornaments and Jewelry Now Available!

We are excited to announce the official launch of the OBX Entertainment Store, where you can shop online for our latest in custom hand-made Outer Banks-themed seashell crafts and art from Kill Devil Hills,...

Outer Banks Shag Club Harvest Dance To Benefit Locals In Need

The Outer Banks Shag Club has announced details of its 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance this weekend in Nags Head.  Carol Koon and 8-year-old Milo Rosales, Outer Banks residents who were involved in a...

Kelly’s To Host Dance Marathon Benefit For GEM Adult Day Services

Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head is hosting a fundraiser this weekend to benefit GEM Adult Day Services. “Carpe DM” will be a dance marathon, featuring live bands, dance demonstrations, DJs,...

Operation Santa Paws Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The Town of Kill Devil Hills presents Operation Santa Paws, the annual Christmas donations program for pets, which begins this Monday, Nov. 14 and continues through Dec. 16.  Anyone who wishes to donate is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

H2OBX Waterpark

$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...

Halloween International Film Festival - October 27-29, 2016 - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

USFWS / NCFS Marshmaster (photo by Bonnie Strawser/USFWS)

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...

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,...

[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...

‘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...