The U.S. 208th Army Band

208th U.S. Army Band to Perform Christmas Concert at Festival Park

The 208th United States Army Band will perform a free Christmas concert on Saturday, December 2, in the Film Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, beginning at 6pm.   The event is...

2017 Festival of Trees Christmas Benefit Returns to Kill Devil Hills

The 29th Annual Outer Banks Hotline Festival of Trees will be held at the Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront in Kill Devil Hills on December 1 and 2, 2017.  Bargains abound at the Bazaar in...

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Free Winter Climb Day Announced

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will be open to the public for a free Winter Climb on Saturday December 9, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Volunteers from the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society and...

2017 Outer Banks Halloween Parade Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade returned for a final march around Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head on Sunday, October 29, 2017, and despite some rain, a spirited crowd turned out...

Outer Banks Halloween Parade - October 29, 2017

4th Annual OBX Halloween Parade Returns to Kelly’s, Nags Head Oct. 29

The 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade returns to Kelly’s in Nags Head on Sunday, October 29, 2017, starting with the pre-parade kickoff party at 2pm, with the walking parade itself beginning at 3pm,...

Kmart Halloween Carnival Joins OBX HalloWeek Festivities

HalloWeek is happening on the Outer Banks this year, with many Halloween events happening around the area, anchored by the 4th Annual Halloween Parade on Oct. 29, and also including the Halloween International Film...

Trick or Treat Night at First Flight Elementary School - Oct. 28, 2017

First Flight Trick Or Treat Night Halloween Fundraiser Returns During HalloWeek

HalloWeek is happening on the Outer Banks this year, with many Halloween events happening around the area, anchored by the 4th Annual Halloween Parade on Oct. 29, and also including the Halloween International Film...

'Light Art Grand Tour USA – 50 U.S. Monuments in the Spotlight' comes to Wright Brothers National Memorial on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.

Wright Brothers National Memorial Hosting Light Art Show

Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter will illuminate Wright Brothers Monument as part of his Light Art Grand Tour USA this Sunday, October 1.  This special event is open to the public and admission to...

Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival - 2017 poster

2017 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Returns To Manteo

The 6th Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival is happening this Wednesday through Saturday, October 4-7, at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The concert lineup for the four-day event includes The Isaacs, Rhonda Vincent and...

Conservation Assistance Day at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Conservation Assistance Day Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

You are invited to make your appointment to receive free, professional advice on how to care for, preserve, and protect precious family heirlooms during Conservation Assistance Day at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo....

Cotton Patch Gospel Coming To Kill Devil Hills

 The Eastern Carolina Concert Society (ECCS) is excited to offer the opportunity for you to see a great show titled, “Cotton Patch Gospel”! This show is made up of a cast of four performers...

Chris Whitehurst benefit concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station - Oct. 1, 2017

Epic Gathering of Local Talent to Play Benefit Concert for Chris Whitehurst

An epic gathering local talent will be performing live this weekend at a massive benefit concert happening at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills to help area resident and longtime sound...

National Public Lands Day Announced For Sept. 30

Join National Park Service staff on Saturday, September 30 at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site (1500 Fort Raleigh Road, Manteo) to contribute to the volunteer efforts. Meet at the park visitor center at 9:00...

Kill Devil Hills’ Annual Ice Cream Social Returns To Aviation Park

The annual Kill Devil Hills Ice Cream Social returns in October (rescheduled from its original September date). The popular family-friendly event is now set for Monday, October 23, from 4:30 to 7pm at Aviation Park, located...

The Manteo Boat Building Corporation produced air-sea rescue boats (pictured here), as well as army launches, navy landing craft, sailing dinghies and balsa wood life floats for the service in WWII.

UNC CSI Hosting NC Splinter Fleet Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s role in World War II shipbuilding as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series this month.  This series,...

Nags Head Elementary School 2017 Halloween Pumpkin Fair Announced

The Halloween season is nearly upon us here on the Outer Banks, and one of this year’s kickoff events will be the annual Great Pumpkin Fair at Nags Head Elementary School, where everyone is...

'Let's Go', filmed on the Outer Banks, NC

Outer Banks Short ‘Let’s Go’ Wins Hampton Roads 48-Hour Film Project Awards

A talented crew of Outer Banks filmmakers brought home big prizes in this year’s Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project, winning awards for Best Cinematography and 2nd place Best Film, while also gaining nominations for...

Live Boxing Coming To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Interview]

Live boxing is coming to Kelly’s in Nags Head this September. We recently caught up with the Outer Banks’ best known local fighter and trainer David “Do or Die” Derby to get the details...

2017 Outer Banks Pro Surfing Event Returns To Nags Head Labor Day Weekend

The 2017 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship returns to Nags Head this Labor Day Weekend. The WRV Outer Banks Pro is an official World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qalifying Series (QS) event, drawing top rated...

Roanoke Island Festival Park To Host Girl Scout Day Event

The 5th Annual Girl Scout Day will be held on Saturday, September 30, from 10am to 4pm at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The event includes Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts.  During the event, girls...

Surfalorus Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

The Surfalorus Film Festival will bring an eclectic array of local, regional, national, and international surf films to the Outer Banks when it returns for its sixth year September 21-23. The free, family-friendly event will...

Billye Brown-Youmans

Choral Festival Concert Coming To Kill Devil Hills

The Eastern Carolina Concert Society (ECCS) is sponsoring a Choral Festival Concert on Sunday, August 27, 4 p.m., at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, Milepost 8.5, featuring e...

Elizabethan Gardens To Celebrate Virginia Dare History And Birthday

North Carolina has long embraced its Elizabethan history, and in Dare County, residents celebrate the August 18 birth of Virginia Dare, the first child of English parentage born in the new world to the ill-fated Elizabethan...

Lukas Nelson And Promise Of The Real Return To Kelly’s, Nags Head

National recording artists Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real are set to return to the Outer Banks this September, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. The band is touring in support...

North Carolina in the Great War Exhibit Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Shown is Ken Daidone, of Manteo, viewing the exhibit which contains artifacts from his family. The show can be seen daily until September 24 in the Small Art Gallery in Ticket Sales. It is free and open to the public.

‘North Carolina In The Great War’ Exhibit Opens At Festival Park

A new exhibit, “North Carolina in the Great War” opens this Monday (Aug. 7) at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Nearly 61,000 North Carolinians were drafted in 1917 and 1918 for a world...

National Aviation Day - August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC

Celebrate National Aviation Day At Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial and the First Flight Society invite you to celebrate National Aviation Day on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. The park will be...

‘Pirate Party’ Kids Show Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park concludes with A Pirate Party, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Rainbow Puppet Productions. What do you get when you mix a group of...

Zoso Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute brought the classic music of the legendary band alive when Zoso took the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Saturday night (July 29). An excited group of rock fans...

‘Alice In Wonderland’ Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Alice in Wonderland, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Bright Star Theatre. The Lewis Carroll literary classic is magically brought to life...

Halloween Art Of The Mask Exhibit Call For Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) is getting into the Halloween spirit this year with a new special exhibit showing in October, and an official call for entries has just been announced for The Art of...