Judge Scott Eagle is pictured with his selection for Best in Show by Travis Fowler.

Frank Stick Memorial Art Show 2016 Winners Announced

Dare County Arts Council has announced this year’s winners of the 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. Judge Scott Eagle of East Carolina University awarded Best in Show to Travis Fowler for his painting...

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2016 on the Outer Banks

Valentine’s Day 2016 is almost here, and we have your annual roundup of the sweetest events happening on the Outer Banks to help you celebrate this February 14th. Read on for all the Valentine’s...

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Where To Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday on the Outer Banks

The Big Game is this weekend, featuring the Carolina Panthers taking on the Denver Broncos in a battle for National Football League (NFL) championship on Super Bowl Sunday, the most watched televised spectacle of...

Dare County Arts Council hosting Color Theory Workshop.

Dare Arts Council Announces Color Theory Workshop

You are invited to join Dare County Arts Council for a fantastic 2-Day Color Theory Workshop with artist Adele Castillo on February 20 & 21, 2016. In this intensive workshop, students will begin by...

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‘Deadpool’ Outer Banks Movie Premiere Event Announced

Our friends at Earth 383 Comics & Games and R/C KDH Movies 10 are hosting another movie premiere event leading up to the first ever screening on the Outer Banks of Deadpool, the latest film...

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Temptations Revue Headlining 2016 Shallowbag Beach Music Festival

The Temptations Revue will headline the 3rd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival in May, along with returning favorites The Tams and Steve Owens & Summertime. A tribute to the legendary Motown sounds of...

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Dare Arts Council Presents 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present the 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, presented by Southern Insurance Agency. Established in 1978 by Dare County Arts Council, this is the longest running...

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Outer Banks Bike Week 2016 Schedule of Events Announced

The 14th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week roars into town with numerous events happening throughout the area April 16-24. You can scroll down to view the full schedule of events for Bike Week 2016...

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Pearl Jam Concert Announced In Hampton, VA

Pear Jam just announced the dates for their upcoming North American tour, including a stop in Hampton, Virginia in April. With hits that remain radio favorites, including “Alive”, “Daughter”, and “Even Flow”, Seattle’s Pearl...

The Brown oceanfront house at 1235 Va. Dare Trail, built in 1947, featured on the Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Tour.

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House Announced

The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House event has been announced for April 22 from 2 to 5pm at Kill Devil Hills Town Hall, located at102 Town Hall Drive The self-guided tour of a sampling...

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Jimmy Buffett Concert Announced In Virginia Beach

Beach music icon Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will return to Virginia Beach to officially kickoff the 2016 concert season at the newly named Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater (formerly Farm Bureau Live)...

Sheree J. Wilson and Clarence Gilyard star in 'Driving Miss Daisy', Jan. 16 at First Flight High School.

‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Co-Stars Bring ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ To Outer Banks

Driving Miss Daisy is coming to the Outer Banks in February, live on stage and featuring two stars of the popular action drama Walker, Texas Ranger, in the roles made famous by Jessica Tandy...

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2016 Kelly’s Nags Head St. Patrick’s Parade Officially Announced

The 27th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set for Sunday, March 13 at 1 pm on the Beach Road (NC 12) in Nags Head. The Outer Banks is famous for its beaches,...

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Nags Head Jazz Concert To Benefit Dare Community Care Clinic

“Dr. Jazz” John Sanchez is bringing his Chez Says Band back to Kelly’s in Nags Head this month for a charity concert to benefit the Community Care Clinic of Dare. An Evening of Jazz...

The Tides cast is getting ready for opening night February 5th. Seen here are, left to right, Buck Hughes, Julie Sawyer, Bert Plante, Mike Nugent, Lou Heath, Beth Egbert, Julie Gartman, Glenn Sawyer, Jay Brumbeloe, Stuart Parks and Tom Filkins. The Tides is written and directed by local theater veteran Julia Scheer and will be presented at The Baum Center in KDH on February 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th. Tickets are available at the Baum Center and cost $10 for adults and $7 for students/seniors 55+.

Local Comedy Play To Premiere At Baum Center, Kill Devil Hills

What happens when the owners of a bar each decide independently to surprise the other by selling the place? The Tides, an original play by local theater staple Julia Scheer, will enjoy its world...

3rd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes - October 30, 2016

OBX Entertainment Announces 2016 Halloween Parade First Details

The 3rd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes returns to Kelly’s in Nags Head, NC on Sunday, October 30, 2016, presented by OBX Entertainment! Registration for the parade opens and the pre-parade Halloween...

Underwater archaeology researchers on the site of the São José slave ship wreck near the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. Photo courtesy Iziko Museums.

UNC CSI to Host Slave Wrecks Project Archaeology Presentation

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute is hosting a maritime heritage themed lecture entitled “The Slave Wrecks Project”, as part of the ongoing “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  The lecture will be held at...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Entrance Fee Waived on MLK Day

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills will be joining national parks across the country in celebrating the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday by waiving entrance fees on Monday, January 18, 2016.  The...

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The 7 Most Anticipated Outer Banks Events of 2016

The new year is here and 2016 is going to be full of huge events on the Outer Banks, but we have gathered the most important dates for you to mark on your calendar...

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Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2015

What a Wicked year it was again here at OBX Entertainment, where big name music news, Bike Week, and the only hit television series ever to be filmed on the Outer Banks headlined our...

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Dare County Arts Council Announces Winter Workshop Events

Dare County Arts Council is presenting a number of winter education opportunities, with numerous options for both adults and children. Courses are led by professional artists from Dare County as well as regionally and...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015 On The Outer Banks

Here’s what’s happening on the Outer Banks for New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2016 on Thursday night, December 31, 2015! Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills has a full menu of specials, plus...

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Tour The Outer Banks Christmas House [Video / Photo Gallery]

For more than 45 years, Jim and Ann Poulos have given the Outer Banks its favorite local Christmas tradition with their awesome wonderland of lights, music, and holiday cheer, and this year, their Outer...

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Wright Brothers 112th First Flight Anniversary Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The First Flight Society and the National Park Service (NPS) continued the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 112st anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight...

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Bri Blumenthal Foundation Fundraiser Sunday At Outer Banks Brewing Station

A huge fundraiser is happening this weekend to benefit the Bri Blumenthal Foundation, set up in honor of the local 12-year-old who was accidentally struck by a vehicle in Kill Devil Hills and ultimately...

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The Platters Member Milton Bullock Playing Jolly Roger [Concert Preview]

A former member of the legendary pop group The Platters, Milton Bullock is coming to the Outer Banks for the first time this month, live in concert at the Jolly Roger in Kill Devil...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial To Honor 112th First Flight Anniversary

On Thursday, December 17, 2015, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service (NPS) will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 112st anniversary celebration of...

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[Contest] Win Tickets To ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Outer Banks Premiere!

The movie event of the decade is happening next week when the highly anticipated return to a galaxy far, far away Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives in theaters, and we have tickets to...

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OBX Entertainment Brings Halloween To Manteo Christmas Parade [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Town of Manteo officially kicked off the Outer Banks holiday season with their traditional Christmas Celebration this weekend, featuring the boat parade and tree lighting on Friday night, followed by the 44th Annual...

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Theatre of Dare Announces ‘Music Man’ Open Auditions

Theatre of Dare is holding open auditions this month for their upcoming 2016 production of Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man. Auditions will be held this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Dec. 8, 9, and 10,...