Wright Brothers National Memorial Updates Entrance Fee to Support Improvements

The National Park Service (NPS) announced recently that Wright Brothers National Memorial will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Effective June 1,...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2018 Schedule of Events Announced

Outer Banks Bike Week roars back to life this year, with events happening throughout the area April 21-28, 2018, including four live concerts featuring national recording artists Blackfoot, Jackyl, Christopher Shayne, and Mark Farmer,...

Theatre of Dare Presents Comedy ‘Love, Sex, and the IRS’ in April 2018

Theatre of Dare presents their new production of the comedy Love, Sex, and the IRS at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this month. It may be hard to imagine anything funny coming out of...

Body Image Film ‘Embrace’ Free Screening Coming to Kill Devil Hills

A special free screening of the positive body image film Embrace is coming to R/C Theatres in Kill Devil Hills this month. Luxury Lingerie & Beauty Boutique and Outer Banks Hotline will present a special...

Bodie Island Lighthouse

Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses Opening Date Announced

The Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will be open for climbing this year from Friday, April 20 through Monday, October 8. National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac invites the local...

‘Ghosts of The Lost Colony’ Returning to Haunt Roanoke Island

The Lost Colony once again presents Ghosts of The Lost Colony starting this Monday and haunting the historic site of America’s first unsolved mystery for two weeks. You are invited to join “Trevor Janzen”...

Kelly’s 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade Marches On [Video / Photo Gallery]

The 29th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade marched on along the beach road in Nags Head on Sunday, March 18, 2018. This year’s parade honored the late Ernie Bridgers, a Nags Head property owner...

Theatre of Dare's 'Cabaret' cast.

Theatre of Dare Presents ‘Cabaret’ in March at Festival Park

The film theater at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will host Theatre of Dare’s production of the musical Cabaret, premiering on March 16. “The characters in this show don’t even notice the Nazis...

Blacksmithing with Randy Hodges at Artrageous 2017. (Photo courtesy of David Huff.)

29th Artrageous Kids Art Festival to Kickoff Summer at Dowdy Park 

Dare County Arts Council and the Town of Nags Head will host the 29th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival on Saturday, May 12 from 10am to 3pm at Dowdy Park in Nags Head. Artrageous is a free,...

Community Quilt Show Returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park

UPDATE: Due to flooding, tonight’s (3/2/18) events at Roanoke Island Festival Park have been postponed. The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show’s opening reception has been rescheduled for Friday, March 9, from 6 to 8 pm. The show will...

Bayard Wootten with her 8 x 10-inch view camera, Bayard Morgan Wootten Photographic Collection #P0011, North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.

Bayard Wootten Photography Exhibit Showing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

UPDATE: Due to flooding, tonight’s (3/2/18) events at Roanoke Island Festival Park have been postponed. The Bayard Wootten exhibit will delay opening until tomorrow morning (March 3) from 9am to 5pm. Roanoke Island Festival Park invites the public to view their...

Former Misfits Singer Michale Graves Coming to Outer Banks Brewing Station

A former lead singer for the legendary punk rock band The Misfits, Michale Graves is coming to Kill Devil Hills this spring for an intimate acoustic concert at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in...

Riff Tides Bringing Early Rock Hits to St. Andrew’s in Nags Head

The local band The Riff Tides will be live in concert at a special Eastern Carolina Concert Society event happening on Sunday, February 18, starting at4pm at St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Nags...

Mustang Spring Jam 2018 Concert Lineup Announced

Bearded Face Productions presents the strongest lineup to date for the 7th Annual Mustang Spring Jam, with five national touring bands playing nonstop live music at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla from 1 to 10pm on Sunday,...

BMX Riders at Shred Fest. (photo courtesy of Epic Shutter Photography)

Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest Returns to Nags Head in May 2018

The 3rd Annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest will be held on Saturday, May 19, 1:30pm-8:30pm at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. Shred Fest is an annual fundraiser for Dare2Care OBX that builds awareness for...

Ernie and Marie Bridgers at the 2012 Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade. (photo by OBX Entertainment)

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Returns to Nags Head March 2018

The 29th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade will march on along the beach road in Nags Head on Sunday, March 18, 2018. This year’s parade will honor the late Ernie Bridgers, a Nags Head...

Savannah Mercer and Tyler Hudson are two young sweethearts exploring their feelings for each other in Theatre of Dare’s romantic comedy ‘Almost, Maine’, opening Feb. 2 at the Dare County Arts Council.

Theatre of Dare Stages Romantic Comedy ‘Almost, Maine’ for Valentine’s Day

Theatre of Dare will premiere its newest production, the romantic comedy Almost, Maine, just in time for Valentine’s Day this February in Manteo. Under the mystical glow of the northern lights on a snowy...

'Ghosts of The Lost Colony'

‘Ghosts of The Lost Colony’ Local Auditions Announced

On Thursday, February 1, The Lost Colony will hold local auditions for its upcoming 2018 production of Ghosts of The Lost Colony.  Auditions will be held at 6:00pm at the Lost Colony Building, located at 1409 National Park...

Blackfoot, Jackyl Headline Outer Banks Bike Week 2018 Music Fest

Outer Banks Bike Week roars back to life this year, with events happening throughout the area April 21-28, 2018, including four live concerts featuring national recording artists Blackfoot, Jackyl, Christopher Shayne, and Mark Farmer....

Locally Produced Comedy Film Casting Extras for Jan. 2 Shoot

Producers of a new locally filmed comedy featured entitled Budget TV are seeking unpaid background extras to help shoot a scene inside the former Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern in Nags Head this...