The 10th Annual Trick-or-Treat Under the Sea is happening Oct. 25-26, 2012 at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island. (photo: NC Aquarium)

Trick-or-Treat Under the Sea at NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

After a decade as one of the most popular Halloween events on the Outer Banks, the North Carolina Aquarium’s annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea is expanding to two nights for the first...

The Lost Colony

Symposium Explores Fact and Fiction of The Lost Colony

Your chance to explore what’s real and what has been colored by myth in the legend of The Lost Colony begins this weekend at the Roanoke Conundrum – Fact & Fiction international symposium, featuring five...

OBX HorrorFest Zombie Commercial Shoot 198 (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

Local Zombie Commercial to Air All October on Charter [Photo Gallery]

Zombies will be in your living rooms all this month, as the official promo for the Outer Banks Horror Film Festival and Zombie Beach Walk is set to air locally in regular rotation for...

OBX Entertainment Awards

2012 OBX Entertainment Awards Voting Ends

THANK YOU all for voting and participating in the first ever OBX Entertainment Awards! A total of more than 150,000 votes were submitted since June by our readers for over 100 local nominees in eight different categories,...

Drifting Sands

Drifting Sands Joins Music Legends at Bluegrass Festival [OBXE Interview]

Some of the biggest names in bluegrass will take over Roanoke Island Festival Park for two days next weekend, along the local homegrown sounds of the Outer Banks’ own Drifting Sands Bluegrass Band. Formed...

Zombies will take over Outer Banks Pier this Friday to film the first official OBX HorrorFest commercial. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

Horror Festival Zombie Walk Commercial Filming in Nags Head

Organizers of the first ever Outer Banks Horror Film Festival and Zombie Beach Walk are hungry for volunteers willing to get “zombified” and appear in a commercial for the innaugural event, filming this Friday in...

The annual Native Plant Sale at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island is set for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

Go Native at Roanoke Island Aquarium Plant Sale

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is hosting its annual Native Plant Sale next weekend, featuring a total of 75 different species and over 1,500 plants. The 17th annual Native Plant Sale on...

Cumberland River wil be live in concert at the 2012 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival. (photo: Hope River)

Cumberland River is 'Justified' for Bluegrass Festival [Concert Preview]

Cumberland River will join more than a dozen nationally renowned musicians live on stage at the first ever Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival in Manteo this October. Formed in Harlan County, Kentucky in 2009, the band...

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

Banjo Boys Bring Young Bluegrass to OBX Festival [Concert Preview]

Three brothers from the western hills of New Jersey, The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys will make their local debut at the first ever Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival in Manteo next month as the youngest...

Mother's Day: Elisa and son Noah drove up from Hatteras Island to be the Blood at the Beach Zombie Walk, April 20, 2012 in VA Beach.

Horror Film Festival and Zombies to Invade Outer Banks [UPDATED]

[UPDATED 10/26/12:  Due to inclement weather the children’s fair and zombie beach walk scheduled for Saturday have been cancelled. All other events will go on as planned.] Halloween on the Outer Banks will never be the...

First Flight Rotary club members Mark Cutlet and Warren Wrenn cooked the pig at the 2011 Oink N' Oyster Roast. (photo: RIFP)

Oink N' Oyster Roast Coming to Longboard's

 The 11th Annual Oink N’ Oyster Roast is set for next month in Kitty Hawk, featuring live music, drinks, and of course plenty of oysters and barbeque for the whole family. This year’s annual fundraiser for the...

OBX Entertainment Awards

2012 OBX Entertainment Awards Voting Ends Sept. 30th!

Voting for the first ever OBX Entertainment Awards will end at midnight on Sunday, September 30, 2012! 2012 VOTING ENDS AT MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 30th, so vote as often as you like and...

Hatteras Wave Jam will bring the world's best windsurfers to Avon, NC September 12-15, 2012. (photo: American Windurfing Tour)

Wave Jam Brings American Windsurfing Tour to Hatteras

 One of the most recognized national extreme-sport events of the year, the 2012 American Windsurfing Tour is bringing the best windurfers in the world to Hatteras Island this month for Hatteras Wave Jam! This innaugural event...

Margaret Hamilton's Wicked Witch of the West in 'The Wizard of Oz' is one of the all-time greatest villains in movie history.

Watch 'The Wizard of Oz' Outside on the Sound Friday Night!

It is perhaps the most quoted, covered, remade, rebooted, and re-imagined movie of all time, and this weekend is your chance to see it outside on the big screen and under the stars. The...

Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda Vincent Headlines Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival [Concert Preview]

Hailed by The Wallstreet Journal as the “New Queen of Bluegrass”, Rhonda Vincent will headline the first ever Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, coming next month to Roanoke Island Festival Park, featuring three days of events and two...

Pro Surfers Gabe Kling and Leah Dawson Win OBX Labor Day Cup

The Bud Light Lime Surf Series hit the east coast for the first time with its final contest of the 2012 tour, the innaugural OBX Labor Day Cup this past weekend at Jennette’s Pier in...

Bluegrass Festival Brings Top Pickers to Outer Banks [Event Preview]

OBX Entertainment is excited and proud to announce our official sponsorship of the first ever Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, coming to Manteo this fall with three days of live music and events, bringing some...

Leah Dawson at the 2012 Bud Light Lime Surf Series Labor Day Cup in Nags Head. (photo by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment)

Labor Day Cup Brings Pro Surfers to Nags Head [Photo Gallery]

The Bud Light Lime Surf Series hit the east coast for the first time with its final contest of the 2012 tour, the innaugural OBX Labor Day Cup happening this weekend at Jennette’s Pier in...

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Friday Night Movies on the Sound Presents 'The Lorax'

The Children at Play Museum presents Friday Night Movies on the Sound, outside on the lawn near the old Windmill Point property next to Pamlico Jack’s Restaurant in Nags Head, with a screening of the animated hit Dr. Seuss’...

Kitty Hawk, NC native Kim Diggs will drop in with the world's best pros on her home surf at the first ever Bud Light Lime Surf Series Labor Day Cup, September 1-3, 2012 at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head. (photo courtesy of BLLSS)

Full Lineup of Pro Surfers Set for Nags Head Labor Day Cup

The full lineup of professional surfers confirmed to compete in the Bud Light Lime Surf Series Labor Day Cup this weekend in Nags Head was released today, as icons like world champion Sunny Garcia and big wave...

Day at the Docks

Day at the Docks Celebrates Hatteras Island Watermen

Day at the Docks returns to Hatteras Island for four days of family friendly events celebrating the working traditions of the local waterfront. Day at the Docks started as a day-long confirmation of strength celebrating...

Dolphin Tale

Friday Night Movies on the Sound Presents 'Dolphin Tale'

Outdoor family movie night continues this Friday in Nags Head! The Children at Play Museum presents Friday Night Movies on the Sound, outside on the lawn near the old Windmill Point property next to Pamlico Jack’s...

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the East Coast Surfing Championships in Virginia Beach is the oldest continuously run surf contest in America. (photo: ECSC)

[ECSC] VA Beach Hosts 50th East Coast Surfing Championships

America’s longest running professional surfing competition and the second oldest in the world, the East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year as the country’s only six-star rated Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP)...

Sunny Garcia

Top Surfers from Nags Head Labor Day Cup go to Hurley Pro

Excitement is building for the first ever Bud Light Lime Surf Series Labor Day Cup in Nags Head. Bud Light Lime and Hurley have announced a partnership for the Hurley Pro, an Association of...

Three-month-old Ozzie Artz of Kill Devil Hills starred as "Baby Virginia Dare" in the christening scene in 'The Lost Colony' on August 18, 2007. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

Celebrate Virginia Dare's 425th Birthday this Saturday in Manteo

August 18, 2012 marks the 425th birthday of the Outer Banks’ most famous native and the first English child born in America, Virginia Dare, and there are numerous family friendly events planned to the celebrate...

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Children at Play Hosts Outdoor Family Movie Night in Nags Head

The Outer Banks’ first outdoor family movie night kicks off this Friday in Nags Head! The Children at Play Museum presents Friday Night Movies on the Sound, outside on the lawn near the old Windmill Point property...

Wright National Monument on December 17, 2003 - the 100th Anniversary of the First Flight. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

Wright Memorial Hosts Family Fun for National Aviation Day

Admission to Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills is free this Sunday, August 19, in celebration of Orville Wright’s 141st birthday, recognized throughout America as National Aviation Day. Sunday, August 19, 2012...

Outer Banks artist Carol Trotman will host a watercolor workshop for '2nd Saturday' at Roanoke Island Festival Park on August 11, 2012.

Festival Park to Host Watercolor Workshop on 2nd Saturday

Outer Banks watercolorist Carol Trotman is offering a free workshop this weekend at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The workshop -“Twenty Ways to Create a Successful Composition” – is scheduled for this Saturday, August 11, from 1...

Mustang Music Festival

Corolla Mustang Music Festival Live Lineup Revealed

The 2nd Annual Mustang Music Festival to benefit the Corolla Wild Horse Fund is coming to Currituck County this fall, with an impressive lineup of national and local musical acts recently announced to perform over the two-day event, including 14...

Kitty Hawk, NC native pro surfer Kim Diggs

1st Wave of Pro Surfers Announced for Nags Head Labor Day Cup

Professional surfing icon Sunny Garcia is among the first wave of contestants announced this week for the Bud Light Lime Surf Series Labor Day Cup at Jennette’s Pier, also including big wave record-setter Keala Kennelly, Wrighstville Beach...