King Arthur of Camelot (Stuart Parks II, right) and his loyal squire Patsy (Claire Stansky) are heading to the Outer Banks for Theatre of Dare’s upcoming production of ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’, opening at the COA Auditorium in Manteo February 17.

Theatre of Dare Presents ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ on Stage

When Theatre of Dare decided to go “all comedy” for its 2016-17 season, the obvious choice for the group’s annual big cast, big-budget musical became abundantly clear: Monty Python’s 2004 Broadway hit Spamalot. “Not many musicals...

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Civil War Battle of Roanoke Island to be Remembered at Festival Park

155 years after the Battle of Roanoke Island, By Land and by Sound: A Modern Conversation on the Battle of Roanoke Island will be held on Thursday, March 16, in the Indoor Theatre at...

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New World Festival of the Arts Announces Call For Entries

Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts, which will be held at the Manteo waterfront August 16-17 from 10am to 5pm.  The...

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Outer Banks Quilt Show Is Back At Roanoke Island Festival Park In March

Outer Banks Community Quilt Show returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, showing in the gallery March 4-18 from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. There will be an Opening...

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Watch N.Y. Met Opera Perform ‘Rusalka’ Live At R/C Theatres

Your chance to watch the New York Metropolitan Opera perform live is happening this month at R/C Theatres KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills, where you can see a live broadcast of their...

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Chill at Outer Banks Polar Plunge for Cystic Fibrosis

The annual Outer Banks Polar Plunge is back this month, returning to the Ramada Plaza in Kill Devil Hills with hundreds of brave volunteers ready to dive into the chilly waters of the ocean...

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‘Shots Fired’ In New Trailer, Premiere Date Announced [NC Film]

Filmed in Gastonia, North Carolina and the Charlotte region, Fox has released a new official trailer for the upcoming series Shots Fired, a drama featuring a fictional North Carolina town in turmoil after a racially-charged...

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Spotlight On Performing Arts Exhibit Opening In February

The Spotlight on Performing Arts exhibit presented by the Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and Dare County Arts Council will open with an artist reception on Saturday, February 11 at Duck Town...

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Riff Tides Playing Valentine’s Dance Benefit for GEM

The local band The Riff Tides will return to Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern for a Valentine’s Weekend dance to benefit GEM Adult Day Services. The Riff Tides will be playing many of...

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Artrageous Art Event Joins Dowdy Park Grand Opening Celebration

The new Dowdy Park in Nags Head will have its official grand opening celebration in May, an event which will now include Dare County Arts Council‘s annual Artrageous kids art show, as well as...

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‘Star Wars’ Fans Unite For Memorial Lightsaber Vigil [Video / Photo Gallery]

Local fans of the Star Wars movies joined the Outer Banks Halloween Society at a memorial lightsaber vigil in Kill Devil Hills this past weekend, lighting up the sky in memory of Star Wars icons Carrie...

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UNC CSI Hosting Lecture on Pharmaceuticals in Coastal Waters

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture this month on pharmaceuticals and personal care products in coastal waters as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series,...

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Outer Banks ‘Star Wars’ Fans To Gather For Lightsaber Vigil

Fans of Star Wars are all invited to join the Outer Banks Halloween Society at a lightsaber vigil in Kill Devil Hills this weekend. Attendees are urged to bring your lightsabers, flashlights, – any...

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39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opens In Manteo

The 39th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show will open at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) Gallery in downtown Manteo on Saturday, January 28. The opening reception will be held January 28 from...

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Janxx To Electrify Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Electronica singer/songwriter Janxx returns to Kill Devil Hills this month to electrify the Outer Banks Brewing Station live in concert.  Born in the United Kingdom, the artist known simply as Janxx grew up singing in...

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Photography Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island is hosting a series of Wildlife and Wetlands of Eastern North Carolina Art Expos throughout the year, and the next Expo will open with an...

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Kelly’s to Host Jazz Fundraiser for Community Care Clinic

Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern will once again host an evening of jazz to benefit the local Community Care Clinic this month. The concert event will feature live music by John “Dr. Jazz”...

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Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2016

We are about to kick off our fifth anniversary year here at OBX Entertainment, but before we dive into 2017, we are taking a look back at the most popular destinations on this site...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 on the Outer Banks

Here’s what’s happening on the Outer Banks for New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2017 on Saturday night, December 31, 2016! Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head is hosting dueling DJs at...

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Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary Highlights [Photo Gallery]

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills was celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National Memorial...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Premiere Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Our friends over at Earth 383 Comics & Games once again hosted an Outer Banks movie premiere party for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Thursday, Dec. 15 at R/C Theatres in Kill Devil...

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Dowdy Park Grand Opening Celebration Announced

The new Dowdy Park in Nags Head will have its official grand opening celebration in May of 2017, just in time to kickoff the summer season. Phase One of the public park, including an...

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Shag Club’s Harvest Dance Raises $5.3k For Outer Banks Relief Foundation

Everyone who attended the Outer Banks Shag Club’s 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance (pictured below) on November 19th had lots of fun dancing and bidding for items in a wonderful silent auction at the...

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Great White, Slaughter, Molly Hatchet Playing Bike Week 2017

Organizers for the 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week are stepping up the entertainment lineup significantly in 2017 with a new two-day music festival, headlined by national recording rock bands Great White, Slaughter, Christopher...

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Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary To Be Celebrated December 17

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills will be celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Outer Banks Premiere Party Announced

Our friends over at Earth 383 Comics & Games are once again hosting an Outer Banks movie premiere party for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story this Thursday at R/C Theatres in Kill Devil...

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Dare County Arts Council Unleashes Power of Art Program

Dare County Arts Council announces a new program called the Power of Art, serving special groups in need or with limited access to arts programming and education. Made possible by a grant from the...

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Rocky 7 Bringing Classic Rock to Kelly’s [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach’s female-fronted rock band Rocky 7 will bring some of your favorite sounds of yesterday and today together live on stage in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head this month. With inspirations ranging...

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Reunited Manday Huge To Rock Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Old school local rock band Manday Huge has reunited and is all set to take the stage this weekend at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills.  The Outer Banks power trio...

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Spotlight on Performing Arts Call for Entries Announced

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and Dare County Arts Council are co-presenting the Spotlight On Performing Arts exhibit, which will be on display from February 11 through April 28, 2017 at Duck...