‘Alexander …And The Very Bad Day’ Playing At Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, live on stage in Manteo, presented by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s...

Haydini Magic Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Haydini: Rare Magic Well Done, live on stage in Manteo.  There is something in this show for everyone, young and old. Haydini’s magic...

Celebrate July 4th 2017 On The Outer Banks

This Independence Day there will be plenty of Outer Banks July 4th fireworks displays happening throughout the area to keep the sky alive with explosions of color in celebration of America’s birthday. Here’s where...

‘Cinderella’ Puppet Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks off with Cinderella, presented by Columbia Marionette Theatre, live on stage in Manteo.  You are invited to enjoy this peppy marionette interpretation of...

The U.S. 208th Army Band

208th Army Band Playing Free July 4th Concert At Festival Park

The 208th Army Band will present a free Independence Day concert on July 4th in the Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The 208th Army Band is a United States Army...

The 2016 Killer Dunes 2-Miler and Fun Run.

Killer Dunes 2-Miler And Fun Run Support Friends Of Jockey’s Ridge

You are invited to start off your Independence Day, July 4, by completing a two-mile course on the tallest natural sand dune in the Eastern United States at the annual Killer Dunes 2-Miler and...

Big Bang Boom Kids Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks off with Big Bang Boom Children’s Concert this month in Manteo. Big Bang Boom is a three-piece power pop band of dynamic dads...

Summer Children’s Shows Return To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is once again hosting a variety of children’s shows this summer. The shows take place each week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:30am and on Thursday evenings at 6pm. Tickets...

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Teaser Trailer Released

Marvel will kick off next year with the highly anticipated Black Panther, and the first official teaser trailer has been arrived online. The character, also known as T’Challa, the king of the fictional African...

Outer Banks Centre For Dance Presents ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

The Outer Banks Centre for Dance will present its annual show, taking the audience on a journey somewhere over the rainbow with a live performance of The Wizard of Oz this month in Kill...

For King & Country

For King & Country Concert Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

His Generation is presenting another inspirational concert this summer, featuring the Australian duo For King & Country with special guests We Are Messengers live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this...

Art teachers and student rest after installing the student art exhibit at the Front Porch in Nags Head. Pictured from left: Jilli Schuler, Camie Romano, (student Vivian Wyant), Alice Baldwin and Holly Humphlett. (photo courtesy of Barbara Hanft)

Dare High Schools Student Art Show On Exhibit In Nags Head

For the first time ever AP art students from Manteo and First Flight High Schools have teamed up to host a collaborative art show called Dare To Art, which is currently on display at...

Lucero To Play Outer Banks Brewing Station

Lucero is coming to Kill Devil Hills this summer, live in concert at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in July. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Lucero brings a unique “country-punk” sound that has been described as...

David Hild, along with his son James and friend Jadon Midgett, enjoyed a beautiful morning at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo during a past event. (photo: USFWS)

Pea Island Fishing And Crabbing Rodeo Celebrates Great Outdoors Month

Come join your friends and neighbors for the annual Fishing/Crabbing Rodeo on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, June 10 from 9am to noon.  This is one of the most looked-forward-to annual events for families...

NPS Hosting Beach Cleanups For World Oceans Month

June not only marks the beginning of summer, it also marks World Oceans Month. Our oceans, which make up approximately 70 percent of the earth, are natural treasures, a source of food and energy,...

Cracker Coming To Kelly’s, Nags Head

National recording artists Cracker are coming back to the Outer Banks this month, live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head. Led by singer David Lowery and guitarist Johnny Hickman, Cracker...

Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Father’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked from now through June 18 in honor of Father’s Day! Wondering what to get Dad this year? Want to...

Hatteras Island To Host 5th Annual Rock The Cape Festival

Dare County Arts Council is partnering with local galleries and businesses to celebrate the artistic community on Hatteras Island at the 5th annual Rock The Cape Festival, happening June 17-24. The weeklong celebration features family-friendly, community-oriented...

Kill Devil Hills Independence Day Fireworks Set To Ignite July 7th

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will once again host its annual Independence Day fireworks display off of Avalon Pier this summer, but the event will take place just a few days after the...

Dare Day Celebration Returns To Downtown Manteo

The annual Dare Day celebration returns to the downtown Manteo waterfront this weekend, with live music, food, and activities throughout the day on Saturday. Live music will be provided by The Original Rhondels, Sea...

H2OBX Waterpark Opening Date Rescheduled

UPDATE 6/21: The official grand opening of the new H2OBX Waterpark has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 22. The newest attraction on the Outer Banks, the massive new $46 million state of the art...

Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series 5/25/17 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series kicked off yesterday (Thursday, May 25) at The Sounside event site in Nags Head, featuring national recording artists Red Wanting Blue, The Commonheart, and Tropidelic, as well as amazing...

Outer Banks Shag Club Coming To Magnolia Pavilion In Manteo

The Outer Banks Shag Club is inviting the public to join them for an evening of listening and dancing to outstanding beach music, provided by DJ Harvey Taylor, at the Magnolia Pavilion in Manteo...

ZoSo - The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience

ZoSo Bringing Led Zeppelin To Life At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute experience,  Zoso is bringing the classic sounds of the iconic rock band to the Outer Banks this summer, in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in July....

One of Kill Devil Hills' designated Historic Landmarks, the Hall Home at 2401 North Virginia Dare Trail.

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks 2017 Open House Announced

The town of Kill Devil Hills will host its annual Historic Landmarks Open House this year on October 6, from 1 to 5pm. The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes inventory will...

Mike Muglia prepares to deploy an ADCP along the continental shelf off Cape Hatteras.

UNC CSI To Host Gulf Stream And Continental Shelf Water Exchange Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on the Gulf Stream and the exchange of continental shelf water into the deep ocean part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture...

Teaze Bringing Hairspray And ’80s Metal To Kelly’s, Nags Head

The 1980s glory days of glam rock and “hair band” heavy metal is alive again on the Outer Banks this month when Teaze makes their local debut live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags...

OBX Summer Send Off Concert

OBX Summer Send Off Concert At Festival Park Announced

Mike Dianna’s Bearded Face Productions has announced the inaugural OBX Summer Send Off (OSSO) concert to benefit the Mustang Outreach Program, presented in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, coming to Roanoke Island...

Sublime Tribute Badfish Playing Roanoke Island Festival Park

The renowned Sublime tribute band Badfish is coming back to the Outer Banks this summer, live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. As the late, great Bradley Nowell would say –...

The First Light of Freedom Memorial was placed at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in 2001 as part of the North Carolina Civil War Heritage Trail and was funded by the local Freedmen’s Remembrance Committee.

NPS Honors Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony 154th Anniversary

The National Park Service (NPS) Outer Banks Group is honoring the 154th anniversary of the Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on May 14. “If you can cross the creek...