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‘The Force Awakens’ At Outer Banks ‘Star Wars’ Premiere [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Force has awakened on the Outer Banks, as hundreds of fans crowded into local theaters on Thursday for the sold out first preview screenings of the new Star Wars movie The Force Awakens....

Whee of Fortune

Throwback: Watch Outer Banks Local on ‘Wheel Of Fortune’! [Video]

A Dream Come True On… “WHEEL… OF… FORTUNE!” Sue Artz watched the classic game show Wheel of Fortune loyally every night since age 11. Then on December 14, 2001, her ultimate dream came true! When the...

Jason and Justin Hill with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment original series 'OBXE TV' on Dec. 13, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 54 – Star Wars 501st Legion Member Jason Hill [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 54, featuring an interview with special guests Jason Hill, of the 501st Legion Carolina Garrison Star Wars fan group, and...

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Countdown To ‘The Force Awakens’ With Kill Devil Hills Dad [Video]

For most Outer Banks locals, John Towler is known for his many years of service to the Kill Devil Hills Police Department, or maybe even for his recent announcement that he will run for...

Kill Devil Hills - Incorportated March 6, 1953

Kill Devil Hills Community Appearance Commission Welcomes Public Input

The Kill Devil Hills Community Appearance Commission welcomes public input from town citizens. You can read the full press release from Kill Devil Hills regarding the Community Appearance Commission (CAC) below! To the residents,...

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Chief Ranger Boone Vandurza. (photo: National Park Service)

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Welcomes New Chief Ranger

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group of national parks welcomes Daniel “Boone” Vandzura to the park leadership staff as the Chief Ranger of the Visitor & Resource Protection Division. Daniel “Boone” Vandzura began...

Kites With Lights

See Santa, Kites With Lights Thanksgiving Weekend in Nags Head

Santa is already making the rounds throughout the Outer Banks, dropping into Nags Head for the annual “Kites With Lights” event this weekend. You can share all your Christmas wishes and get your picture...

Island Pharmacy customer Michael Tillett and store manager Marsha Bradley demonstrate how easy it is to adopt an angel for the Outer Banks Women's Club Angel Gift Christmas Program.

OBWC Angel Gift Program Funds Needed for Children’s Christmas

The 2015 Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Program is underway and needs your help. The number of children who qualify for assistance through Dare County Social Services has increased this year to 450...

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Max Stearns, Jon Shaw, Valerie Angulo, Jamal Keys, Jonathan Eidson, Peter Konieczny, Kaleen Conway, Kale Teudhope, and Moise Komboshi in the front seat.

AmeriCorps NCCC Team Joins Outer Banks Group National Parks

In recent weeks, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group has been joined by AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) team, “Delta 6.”  The team has provided valuable service to the agency and the...

Dowdy Park master plan concept

Nags Head Gets $1 Million for Dowdy Park Project

The former site of Dowdy’s Amusement Park in Nags Head is about to be reborn, as the town has just received $1 million in grant funds to construct what will be now simply known...

2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes - October 25, 2015 at Kelly's in Nags Head, NC

Outer Banks Halloween Parade Returns To Nags Head!

OBX Entertainment is excited to present the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, returning to Kelly’s in Nags Head this Sunday, October 25 for another spirited afternoon of free family fun for all...

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Celebrate Halloween 2015 on the Outer Banks

Our favorite season is upon us, and OBXentertainment.com is your number one news source for Halloween holiday events happening on the Outer Banks this October! Read on for our complete list of 2015 events celebrating...

Outer Banks Artrageous Art Extravaganza - Sept. 26, 2015

Artrageous Art Extravaganza 2015 Details Announced

UPDATE: Due to the possibility of unsafe weather conditions this weekend, the 26th annual Artrageous kids art festival has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 31 from 10am to 3pm.  Mark your calendars for the 26th...

The Cavalier Motel is offering a discount for guests attending the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, Oct. 25, 2015 at Kelly's in Nags Head, presented by OBX Entertainment.

Cavalier Motel Offering Outer Banks Halloween Parade Discount!

OBX Entertainment is excited to present the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, returning to Kelly’s in Nags Head on October 25 for another spirited afternoon of free family fun for all...

A group of youngsters found an Octopus at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head this week. Pictured in the front row, from left are Landon Spencer, Ella Spencer, Adlyn Wescott, Cage Spencer and Keaton Wescott; all of Roanoke Island. In the back from left are the two young men who carried a five gallon bucket of fresh sea water to the pier house for transportation, Sadler Smith of Greenville and James Gilreath of Manteo along with Ashton Wescott and Gavin Spencer also of Roanoke Island. (photo courtesy of Jennette's Pier)

Octopus Discovered At Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

A group of youngsters (pictured below) found a baby octopus (Octopus vulgaris) attached to a horseshoe crab on the beach at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head on Wednesday afternoon. They immediately brought the animal up to...

Kill Devil's Frozen Custard

Cool Fundraiser To Help Outer Banks Student Go To Youth Mission

Outer Banks homeschool student and 2015 high school graduate Micah Perry is raising money to go to Youth With A Mission, an organization that trains people to be missionaries and then sends them on...

The National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps was made up of local students (from left to right, back row) Kameron Wocel, Rhett Kowlolk, William Dong, Flectcher Casey, (middle row) Robbie Campbell, Marcos Cruz, (front row) Briana Gallaga, and Jaci Eckert. (photo by National Park Service)

Outer Banks Locals Join NPS Youth Conservation Corps

This summer, the National Park Service (NPS) Outer Banks Group hired local youths for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program to assist with many park projects.   These energetic young students recently performed valuable...

Three-month-old Ozzie Artz of Kill Devil Hills starred as "Baby Virginia Dare" in the christening scene in 'The Lost Colony' on August 18, 2007. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

‘The Lost Colony’ Virginia Dare Baby Auditions Announced

Virginia Dare’s birthday is quickly approaching and to celebrate the 428th birthday of the first English child born in the new world, The Lost Colony continues its long celebrated tradition of using real babies...

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Watch Outer Banks July 4th Fireworks! [Video / Photo Gallery]

We hope you all had an enjoyable Independence Day Weekend, and with plenty of Outer Banks July 4th fireworks displays happening throughout the area, the sky was alive with explosions of color in celebration...

July 4, 2006 at Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

Outer Banks July 4th Events To Celebrate Independence Day 2015

It’s the Fourth of July and we have compiled a list of events going on around the Outer Banks where you can celebrate America’s birthday this Independence Day and watch a spectacular fireworks display...

The Marine Aircraft Wing Band will perform live in concert on July 4th at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo.

Outer Banks July 4th Concert Returns To Festival Park, Manteo

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will once again host their annual Outer Banks July 4th concert, featuring patriotic music performed live this year by the Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band, to be followed...

Village Realty

Village Realty Awards Scholarships To Outer Banks Students

 The second annual Village Realty and Ocracoke Island Realty scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, have been presented to eight area high school seniors and one college student:   Amanda Gaskins – Ocracoke High School Caitlyn...

Outer Banks Presbyterian Church will host the 'Let Freedom Ring' concert on July 5, 2015.

‘Let Freedom Ring’ Patriotic Outer Banks Concert Announced

Outer Banks Presbyterian Church will hold their 8th Annual “Let Freedom Ring” musical presentation on Sunday, July 5.  Due to high demands in seating, the concert will be held in two presentations.  The First...

Bob Muller, President Outer Banks Community Foundation; Bill Coleman, CEO RIHA; Lorelei Costa, Executive Director OBCF; Shirley Hamblet, staff OBCF; Nancy Sugg, Director OBCF; Leslie Reed, staff OBCF; Jane Webster, Director OBCF; and Dorothy Hester, Director OBCF; recently got a tour of the new sound system at 'The Lost Colony', upgraded thanks to a donation from the Outer Banks Community Foundation.

‘The Lost Colony’ Gets New Sound System From Community Foundation

The Lost Colony sounds better than ever this year, thanks to a generous donation recently received from the Outer Banks Community Foundation. Directors and staff from the Outer Banks Community Foundation (pictured below) were...

The Bonner Bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the Northern Outer Banks will soon be replaced with a new parallel bridge.

Outer Banks To Get New Bonner Bridge To Hatteras Island

It has been a long time coming (decades in fact), but a settlement agreement was finally reached this week that will allow the aging, unquestionably unsafe Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet to...

Kill Devil Hills Beach (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Explore Beaches Of Kill Devil Hills In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has released a new video as part of the Dare County Government Channel’s Destination Dare series, this  time focusing on What You May Find On The Beach while...

Waylon Burkhart at the Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. (photo: USFWS/Cindy Heffley)

Pea Island Wildlife Refuge Hosts Fishing-Crabbing Rodeo

You are invited to come join your friends and neighbors at the annual Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo, one of the most looked forward to events for families on the Outer Banks, happening on Saturday, June...

The National Park Service will host a series of Outer Banks beach cleanups in June in honor of World Oceans Month.

National Park Service Hosting Outer Banks Beach Cleanups

The month of June marks the beginning of summer and also the beginning of World Oceans Month.  The oceans make up approximately 70 percent of the earth and are global natural treasures providing a...

The Lost Colony 2013 (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

‘The Lost Colony’ Dare Night Performance Dates Announced

Enjoy a local’s night out where all residents of Dare County are invited to attend The Lost Colony free of charge by making a donation of non-perishable items or dry goods to help food...

Jesus Culture Outer Banks Concert, May 29, 2015 (photo by Jamie Walke for OBXentertainment.com)_0057

His Generation Brings Jesus Culture Concert To Outer Banks [Photo Gallery]

His Generation brought Jesus Culture to the Outer Banks live in concert his past weekend in Manteo, featuring national recording artists Kristene Dimarco and Derek Johnson, with special guests the Charlie Perkins Worship Band. ...