An adult Green Heron looks for prey. (photo: Jeff Lewis)

UNC CSI To Host Outer Banks Birding Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s Outer Banks birding as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights information on...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Boeing Boeing' in April 2017.

Theatre Of Dare Presents Comedy ‘Boeing Boeing’ In April

Theatre of Dare has announced the final production of its 2016-2017 season, presenting the 55-year-old French comedy Boeing Boeing live on stage in Manteo for six shows during last two weekends of April. “Drink...

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Children’s Cancer Benefit Concert Event Coming To Kelly’s

You are invited to come out and support local families that are dealing with cancer, and have some fun at the same time at an upcoming benefit for Outer Banks children at Kelly’s in...

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Soundside FunFair Carnival Returns To Nags Head In June

The 2nd Annual Outer Banks Soundside FunFair carnival will return to the outdoor Event Site in Nags Head in June as a fun, family friendly kick-ff of summer to benefit the Children and Youth Partnership...

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Soundside Live 2017 Sunset Concert Series Coming To Nags Head

The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau will kickoff the Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series this year with three consecutive weeks of live music on stage at the outdoor Event Site in Nags Head.  The concerts...

Bodie Island Lighthouse opening day, April 18, 2013.

Bodie Island, Cape Hatteras Lighthouses Free Opening Day Announced

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent Dave Hallac has announced that the Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will be open for climbing this year from Friday, April 21 through Monday, October 9,...

Outer Banks Tribute Rock Concert, Sept. 2, 2017 at Roanoke Island Festival Park, featuring Slippery When Wet performing Bon Jovi's hits.

Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Journey Tribute Bands To Rock Roanoke Island Festival Park

The unforgettable music of ’80s rock icons Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, and Journey will come alive on the Outer Banks this summer, when the tribute bands Slippery When Wet, Pandora’s Box, and Trial By Fire...

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Trash Attack Volunteers Clean Up Kill Devil Hills

One hundred volunteers and town staff, along with Town mascots Elvis and Grabbie, met at the lot north of the Kill Devil Hills Fire Station for the town’s annual Trash Attack community clean-up this past Saturday,...

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Southern Culture On The Skids To Headline OBX Shred Fest 2017

Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based surf, rockabilly, country-fried legends Southern Culture on the Skids will headline the second annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest in Nags Head in May. “Southern Culture on the Skids are lookin’...

Cash Unchained brings the music of Johnny Cash to Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills on April 8, 2017.

Cash Unchained Brings Music of Johnny Cash to Outer Banks Brewing Station

Johnny Cash was not the greatest singer or musical technician, but his sound was unforgettable, and that unmistakable legendary sound is coming to the stage at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills,...

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Taste of the Beach 2017 Grand Tasting Award Winners Announced

The 2017 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach took place last week, culminating with the annual Grand Tasting on Sunday evening, where various awards were presented to some of our favorite participating local restaurants.  The Sysco...

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Hop On Over To Kelly’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt

A popular yearly tradition each spring, the annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt will resume at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern this April. The event will include live music starting at 9:30pm, leading up...

Nags Head Easter Egg Hunt - April 15, 2017

Annual Nags Head Easter Egg Hunt Returns In April

Spring has arrived on the Outer Banks, and the Easter Bunny is coming, with the annual Easter Eggstravaganza happening this weekend (April 1), to be followed in two weeks with Nags Head’s own annual...

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2017

7 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2017 Events Not To Miss

The 2017 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach kicked off today, with literally dozens of delicious events on the menu at numerous participating local restaurants for four days, running from Thursday, March 23 through this Sunday,...

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack is back on April 1, 2017.

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack Is Back

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual Trash Attack! community clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 1 from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers will meet and register at the lot beside the Kill Devil Hills...

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Independent Thriller ‘Skinwalkers’ To Be Filmed In Elizabeth City

A new horror thriller has recently been announced with an ongoing crowd funding campaign, and the plan is to film Skinwalkers in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Described as The Conjuring meets The Cabin in...

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The Deloreans To Go Back To The ’80s At Kelly’s This Friday

The Deloreans will take fans back to the ’80s when they return to Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head for a one-night concert stop live on stage this Friday. The popular...

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‘The Grateful Dead Movie’ Screening In Kill Devil Hills On 4/20

Fathom Events and Rhino are partnering again to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Dead documentary, The Grateful Dead Movie, for a one-time-only screening in April, hosted by our friends at R/C Theatres...

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Rap Legends Method Man and Redman Join Mix Master Mike at Triple-S Invitational

Legendary hip-hop artists Method Man of Wu-Tang Clan and his pal Redman will share the stage with Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys at the upcoming 12th Annual Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational kiteboarding...

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KDH Lights Up St. Patrick’s Day with Electric Clover, Pot of Gold [Video / Photo Gallery]

There is a pot of gold to be discovered in Kill Devil Hills on this St. Patrick’s Day, as the town continues to express its festive spirit with a new electric light display at...

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20th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza Announced in Kill Devil Hills

The Easter Bunny is coming to the Outer Banks, and you are invited to bring the family and join the Dare County Parks & Recreation Northern Beach Division on Saturday, April 1, for the 20th Annual...

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Dare High Schools Student Art Show Opens At Festival Park

The Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show will open in the Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Friday, March 24, with an opening reception from 5 to 8pm. The exhibit will...

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‘Shots Fired’ Hits Hot Buttons In New Trailer [NC Film]

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox has released a new preview of the upcoming drama Shots Fired, which premieres on the network next week. The 10-hour event series takes an explosive...

Natural and man-made treasures found after an Outer Banks hurricane.

UNC CSI Hosting Lecture on Beach Combing Biology

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s beachcombing as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights information on coastal topics...

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Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade 2017 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

An Outer Banks tradition for almost three decades, the 28th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade turned the beach road green today (Sunday, March 12), as locals and visitors alike came out to celebrate, despite...

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Outer Banks Bike Week 2017 Schedule of Events Announced

The official schedule of events for the 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week has been announced. Bike Week roars back to the Outer Banks with various events happening throughout the area, starting on Saturday, April...

East Carolina University students investigate an archaeological site on the North Carolina coast.

Festival Park ‘Digging for Answers’ About Missing Colonists In April

Digging for Answers: The Continued Search for the Missing Colonists of Roanoke Island will be presented in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park Saturday, April 8 at 1pm in partnership with East Carolina University. The...

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OBX Arts & Craft Festival Coming To Kitty Hawk

The annual OBX Arts and Craft Festival returns to the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk in September. This annual show features a variety of creations from 25 Outer Banks artists whose specialties include...

Putt Putt for Polio 2017

Putt Putt for Polio Returns to Professor Hacker’s in May

The 5th Annual Putt Putt for Polio charity event is back in May.  The purpose of the event is to raise funds to fight the scourge of polio and to keep it from coming...

Outer Banks Quilt Show Vendor Day

Outer Banks Quilt Show Vendor Day Is This Weekend

Outer Banks Community Quilt Show Vendor Day and Trunk Show is on exhibit this month at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, and the annual vendor day is coming this weekend. Vendor day will...