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Outer Banks Children At Play Movies On The Sound 2015 Schedule Revealed

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum in Kitty Hawk will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite classic family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program. All movies this year will be shown at the Town Green in Duck or at the College […]

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'The Ugly Duckling' is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Announces 2015 Children’s Shows

Roanoke Island Festival Park has just announced a number of new family friendly children’s shows coming to the Outer Banks this summer. The 2015 schedule of kids shows at Roanoke Island Festival Park includes: Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – June 17, 18, and 19 at 10:30am Mike Mulligan and his […]

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Feast On 2015 Outer Banks Restaurant Tours

For the ultimate taste of the beach, there is no better way to experience the many varieties of local cuisine than Outer Banks Restaurant Tours, featuring walking and driving tours to some of the finest locally owned and operated restaurants in the Outer Banks. These innovative tours offer participants a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet the […]

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Acrylic by First Flight High School 11th Grader Sarah Mandis.

Dare High Schools Art Show Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

You are invited to come witness the creativity, originality, and promise in the youthful artists featured in the Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The exhibition features two and three dimensional handcrafted art including: ceramics, stained glass, wood and fiber art, mixed media, digital art, printmaking, sculpture, paintings, drawings, […]

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1964: The Tribute brings the music of The Beatles back to the Outer Banks on June 21, 2015.

The Beatles 1964 Tribute Band Returning To Outer Banks

The ultimate Beatles tribute band will return to the Outer Banks this summer to perform live once again at the historic Waterside Theatre at Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island this summer. The Lost Colony is excited to announce that 1964: The Tribute will return to the Waterside Theatre in June 2015. Captivating national and international […]

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Outer Banks Forum presents Windsync in concert at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills on March 28, 2015.

Outer Banks Forum Presents Windsync Ensemble [Concert Preview]

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts presents the renowned ensemble Windsync live in concert in Kill Devil Hills this month. Be mesmerized by Windsync, hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians.” This talented young group has distinguished itself among classical music ensembles as North America’s foremost emerging wind quintet.  The award-winning […]

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Haunted History Tour Brings Ghosts Of ‘The Lost Colony’ To Life

The history of our modern America began here…experience it in an entirely new way. The Lost Colony is extremely excited to present the Haunted History interactive ghost tour to the public in March and April. Haunted History is a walking tour on the grounds of the first English Colony in America that is both fun and […]

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Outer Banks Nature Conservancy Hosting Coastal Resilience Open House

The Outer Banks office of The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Chapter, is bringing together stakeholders from Roanoke Island to engage in discussions about coastal hazards in their communities. Information will be collected and used to inform the Coastal Resilience mapping tool, developed by The Nature Conservancy, which will display key economic, social and natural assets, […]

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Dare County Arts Council Song to Stage Workshop

Dare Arts Council Song To Stage Workshop Features Grammy Winner

Dare County Arts Council has announced new details about the upcoming Song To Stage Songwriting Workshop, featuring multi-award winning songwriter and veteran instructor Louisa Branscomb (Founder, Branscomb Mastercraft) and bluegrass music’s fastest rising act Nu-Blu. Outer Banks locals can register for the three-day workshop at a special locals rate of $250. Reservations are now open […]

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Delta Rae

Delta Rae To Play Kelly’s, Nags Head In June [Concert Preview]

North Carolina’s own Delta Rae have toured around the world, appeared on Conan and had their music featured on HBO’s True Blood, and now the new age folk rock band is coming the Outer Banks, live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head in June! Formed in Durham, North Carolina, Delta Rae consists of […]

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National Park Service Outer Banks Group offers nature programs for preschoolers. (photo by Cindy Heffley/USFWS)

National Park Service Offers Free Nature Programs For Preschoolers

Participants in the National Park Service Outer Banks Group’s Preschool Young Naturalist Program recently designed their own walking sticks (pictured below) before heading out on the nature trail behind the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island.  The program meets year-round every Friday from 10 to 11am and is free. For information on the program, you […]

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Theatre of Dare presents 'Aesop's Fables'

Theatre of Dare Brings ‘Aesop’s Fables’ to Dare County Kids

The Tortoise and The Hare. The Fox and The Grapes. For more than two thousand years, these and other simple tales have brought life lessons to children and adults around the world. Now, they are the subjects of Theatre of Dare’s first-ever show for kids. A troupe of four actors is taking Aesop’s Fables on […]

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Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade - March 15, 2015 in Ngas Head, NC (photo by

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Takes Over Nags Head [Video / Photo Gallery]

Recognized as the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in North Carolina, the 26th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade took over the beach road (NC 12) in Nags Head once again today, and OBX Entertainment was there! Following the parade, an after party was held at Kelly’s, where the award for Best Overall entry again went […]

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The Hall House at 2401 North Virginia Dare Trail in Kill Devil Hills was built in 1938.

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House 2015 Announced

The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House event is back in April, offering a glimpse into some of the town’s most striking local structures.  The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will begin with a reception for recent  historic home designations at the Town Hall at 1pm. Participants will be given […]

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Sons of Anarchy's Tommy Flanagan will be at Outer Banks Harley-Davidson on Saturday, April 18, for Outer Banks Bike Week.

‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Star Tommy Flanagan Joins Outer Banks Bike Week

This year’s Outer Banks Bike Week has attracted the attention of one of Hollywood’s favorite bikers, as we have just learned that Tommy Flanagan, star of the long running hit FX series Sons of Anarchy, will be riding into town as part of Bike Week this April! Tommy Flanagan, who played “Chibs” on Sons of […]

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Outer Banks Community Quilt Show Vendor Day at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC

Outer Banks Quilt Show To Feature Vendor Day At Festival Park

The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show will feature a Vendor Day in March at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. You are invited to join local crafts and tradespeople offering quilting and sewing-related items for sale, including finished items such as handbags and totes. The intimate environment offers a great opportunity to interact with quilt […]

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NPS Know Your Park Series Continues With Sharks Of NC

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group Know Your Park citizen science program series continues this winter with upcoming scheduled presentations. Charles Bangley, a PhD candidate in the Coastal Resources Management Program at East Carolina University, will share his knowledge of the status and significance of shark populations along the Outer Banks.  The program will […]

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Learning to ride small waves is perhaps one of the children’s favorite activities during summer camps at Jennette’s Pier. Registration for all summer camps at Jennette’s Pier, as well as the N. C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island, opens Monday, March 2 at 9 a.m. (photo courtesy Jennette’s Pier)

Jennette’s Pier Summer “Camperships” Help Kids In Need

At least two children in Dare County’s Friends of Youth program will get the opportunity for several pretty cool adventures this summer thanks to a $505 donation by the Manteo Rotary Club. Jennette’s Pier educators are looking for several more groups to make similar contributions. These adventure camps are designed for participants from five to […]

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Ruth Wyand, Brooksie Wells To Perform In Kitty Hawk [Concert Preview]

Ruth Wyand and Brooksie Wells will perform a double bill on March 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Kitty Hawk. “‘Bluejazz” or “Jazzy Blues” are the names heard to describe Ruth’s music. With one foot in juke joints and one foot in jazz clubs, Ruth draws on American roots music to frame her […]

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The cast of Theatre of Dare’s 'Godspell': Top row: Larissa Roughton, Steven Devaney. Center row: Lara Parks, Katie Bender, Rob Jenkins, Missy Eppard, Daniel Ziegler, Bridgett Nesfield. Bottom row: Tim Hass, Kat Morgan, Kelsey Thompson, Jimmie Lee Brooks III, Jared Eng-Hong.

Theatre of Dare Brings Saint Matthew To Life In ‘Godspell’

When it comes to the 1971 rock musical Godspell, it can be easy to get caught up in the music score, the colorful costumes, and the stage shenanigans. But when the curtain goes up on Theatre of Dare’s production of the popular retelling of the Gospel of St. Matthew on March 6, the cast and […]

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Dare Arts Council Frank Stick Memorial Art Show 2015 Best In Show Winner

Dare Arts Council Announces 2015 Frank Stick Winners

The Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show will be on display at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head from February 21 through March 20, 2015. Now in its 37th year, the show includes a wide variety of local fine art and fine craft ranging from conceptual to realistic. This is the longest running […]

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Outer Banks Quilt Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo

Outer Banks Quilt Show Returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will kick off their 2015 season with the annual Outer Banks Community Quilt Show in March. Vintage and antique quilts of all sizes will be on display. The show will include quilts made, or owned by quilters from the area, and by those with close ties to the Outer […]

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Soundside Live at Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head - May 7

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Announces Soundside Live Concert

A new concert event is coming to the Outer Banks in May, featuring Greensky Bluegrass and Roadkill Ghost Choir performing live. The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has announced a new event that will celebrate tourism on the Outer Banks. Soundside Live will take place at the Outer Banks Event Site on May 7 and is […]

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Grammy winner Louisa Branscomb

Grammy Winner To Teach Songwriting Workshop At Dare Arts Council

Grammy winning songwriter and veteran instructor Louisa Branscomb (Founder, Branscomb Mastercraft) and bluegrass music’s fastest rising act Nu-Blu, announce their collaboration to present a first-of-its-kind program called Song to Stage. The program is an inspiring, dynamic curriculum filled with skill-building experiences designed to meet songwriters of all levels in their professional careers. Whether participants are […]

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