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Outer Banks ‘Star Wars’ Fans To Gather For Lightsaber Vigil

Fans of Star Wars are all invited to join the Outer Banks Halloween Society at a lightsaber vigil in Kill Devil Hills this weekend. Attendees are urged to bring your lightsabers, flashlights, – any...

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39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opens In Manteo

The 39th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show will open at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) Gallery in downtown Manteo on Saturday, January 28. The opening reception will be held January 28 from...

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Janxx To Electrify Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Electronica singer/songwriter Janxx returns to Kill Devil Hills this month to electrify the Outer Banks Brewing Station live in concert.  Born in the United Kingdom, the artist known simply as Janxx grew up singing in...

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Photography Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island is hosting a series of Wildlife and Wetlands of Eastern North Carolina Art Expos throughout the year, and the next Expo will open with an...

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Kelly’s to Host Jazz Fundraiser for Community Care Clinic

Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern will once again host an evening of jazz to benefit the local Community Care Clinic this month. The concert event will feature live music by John “Dr. Jazz”...

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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...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 on the Outer Banks

Here’s what’s happening on the Outer Banks for New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2017 on Saturday night, December 31, 2016! Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head is hosting dueling DJs at...

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Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary Highlights [Photo Gallery]

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills was celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National Memorial...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Premiere Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Our friends over at Earth 383 Comics & Games once again hosted an Outer Banks movie premiere party for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Thursday, Dec. 15 at R/C Theatres in Kill Devil...

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Dowdy Park Grand Opening Celebration Announced

The new Dowdy Park in Nags Head will have its official grand opening celebration in May of 2017, just in time to kickoff the summer season. Phase One of the public park, including an...

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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...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2017 Music Festival, featuring Great White, Slaughter, and Molly Hatchet in concert.

Great White, Slaughter, Molly Hatchet Playing Bike Week 2017

Organizers for the 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week are stepping up the entertainment lineup significantly in 2017 with a new two-day music festival, headlined by national recording rock bands Great White, Slaughter, and...

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Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary To Be Celebrated December 17

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills will be celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Outer Banks Premiere Party Announced

Our friends over at Earth 383 Comics & Games are once again hosting an Outer Banks movie premiere party for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story this Thursday at R/C Theatres in Kill Devil...

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...

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Rocky 7 Bringing Classic Rock to Kelly’s [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach’s female-fronted rock band Rocky 7 will bring some of your favorite sounds of yesterday and today together live on stage in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head this month. With inspirations ranging...

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Reunited Manday Huge To Rock Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Old school local rock band Manday Huge has reunited and is all set to take the stage this weekend at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills.  The Outer Banks power trio...

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Spotlight on Performing Arts Call for Entries Announced

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and Dare County Arts Council are co-presenting the Spotlight On Performing Arts exhibit, which will be on display from February 11 through April 28, 2017 at Duck...

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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...

The students, faculty, and staff of the 2016 UNC Outer Banks Field Site.

UNC Outer Banks Field Site Students To Present Research Project

The eleven UNC-Chapel Hill students who have been studying and conducting research at the Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) since August and will present their findings at a public Capstone presentation at 2pm on...

The 2016 Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Best in Show Winner, Travis Fowler's "Felt Like Right" acrylic and graphite on panel.

39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Call for Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) has announced a Call for Entries for the 2017 Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, which will be held at the DCAC Gallery for the first time since its inception...

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Have Breakfast With Santa at Pamlico Jack’s

Kids of all ages are invited to have breakfast with Santa Claus this Sunday, December 4 at Pamlico Jack’s Restaurant in Nags Head. The event includes a delicious breakfast buffet, followed by some one-on-one...

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UNC CSI to Host Oyster Reef Research Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on oyster reef function research as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal...

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Christmas Winter Climb Announced

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will be open to the public for a free climb on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This event is part of the OBXmas Weekends celebrated with...

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2016 Festival of Trees Fundraiser Kicks Off Outer Banks Christmas Season

The 28th Annual Festival of Trees benefit to raise funds for Hotline, the local crisis center, returns to the Outer Banks Brewing Station to officially kick off the Christmas season this weekend in Kill...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving 2016 on the Outer Banks

If you’re not cooking your own turkey this year, here’s a taste of what you can feast on at some of our favorite Outer Banks restaurants on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016, and...

Last Fair Deal Grateful Dead tribute band at Kelly's in Nags Head on Nov. 25-26, 2017.

Last Fair Deal Grateful Dead Tribute Playing Thanksgiving Weekend [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach’s Last Fair Deal will bring the experience of seeing the legendary Grateful Dead live in concert to the stage at Kelly’s in Nags Head for two nights this Thanksgiving Weekend.  Last Fair...

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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...

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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,...

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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...