'The LEGO Movie' Poster

Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Playing ‘Lego’

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum is once again presenting free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

'Beauty and the Beast' kids show plays Roanoke Island Festival Park, June 24-26, 2015.

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Kids Show Playing Outer Banks, Manteo

The classic Beauty and the Beast children’s show will be presented by the University of North Carolina-Greensboro Opera on the Outer Banks, live on stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park this month. The kids show...

'Despicable Me 2' movie poster

Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Gets ‘Despicable’ Sequel

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

Outer Banks Centre for Dance presents 'Frozen' on June 20 at First Flight High School.

Outer Banks Centre For Dance Presents ‘Frozen’

Outer Banks Centre for Dance students (picture below) are preparing for their upcoming performance of Disney’s newest classic Frozen live on stage in Kill Devil Hills this month. In addition to the performance, Elsa and...

'Back to the Future Part II' movie poster

Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Goes ‘Back To The Future II’

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

Children's Theatre of Charlotte will present the kids show 'Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel' June 16-18 at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

‘Mike Mulligan’ Kids Show Coming To Outer Banks

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (formerly known as the Tarradiddle Players) brings Mike Mulligan and his beloved Steam Shovel to the Outer Banks this month, live on stage in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke...

Waylon Burkhart at the Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. (photo: USFWS/Cindy Heffley)

Pea Island Wildlife Refuge Hosts Fishing-Crabbing Rodeo

You are invited to come join your friends and neighbors at the annual Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo, one of the most looked forward to events for families on the Outer Banks, happening on Saturday, June...

Young Explorers is among the many summer programs offered at National Wildlife Refuges loated on the Outer Banks. (photo: USFWS/Heffley)

Summer Programs Announced At Outer Banks Wildlife Refuges

This summer you are invited to get outside and enjoy your Outer Banks national wildlife refuges. Summer programs started on Tuesday, June 2, and will continue through Friday, August 28.  Read on for the full schedule...

'Frozen' movie poster

‘Frozen’ Kicks Off Outer Banks Movies On The Sound

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, starting...

Paddling exploration adventures are offered at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. (photo: USFWS/Rock)

Pea Island Wildlife Refuge Paddling Exploration Offered

This summer, from June through August, you are invited to paddling and exploration adventures at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.  The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island is open Monday through Saturday,...

You can dine with royalty at 'The Lost Colony' character dinners.

‘The Lost Colony’ Announces Character Dinners

Would you like to dine with Native Americans, colonists of the New World, or even Queen Elizabeth I?  You are invited this summer to The Lost Colony‘s featured character dinners. Each Tuesday & Wednesday evening...

Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes 2015

Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes 2015 Details Announced!

OBX Entertainment is excited to present the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, returning to Kelly’s in Nags Head in October for another spirited afternoon of free family fun for all ages!...

National Park Service summer programs on the Outer Banks take kids to the top of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

National Park Service Announces Outer Banks Summer Programs

Summer is almost upon us and the National Park Service Outer Banks Group is ready with a summer schedule full of a variety of programs for park visitors, including history talks, nature walks, recreational...

Children At Play Outer Banks Movies on the Sound 2015 Schedule

Outer Banks Children At Play Movies On The Sound 2015 Schedule Updated

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum in Kitty Hawk will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite classic family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies...

Outer Banks KidsFest - May 8, 2015 at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Outer Banks KidsFest Returns To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will once again host the annual all age Outer Banks KidsFest event this Friday, presented by the Children and Youth Partnership for Dare County. This exciting, free event...

Star Wars 501st Legion Carolina Garrison at Jockey's Ridge, Nags Head (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0004

May The 4th Be With You: Star Wars Day Hits Outer Banks [Video / Photo Gallery]

May the Fourth be with you! For fans of the Star Wars movie franchise, the date of May 4 each year has been adopted as the official holiday celebrating all things that we love...

Star Wars Day at Wal-Mart Kitty Hawk - May 4, 2015

May The 4th Be With You: Celebrate Star Wars Day in Kitty Hawk!

May the Fourth be with you! For fans of the Star Wars movie franchise, the date of May 4 each year has been adopted as the official holiday celebrating all things that we love...

Children At Play Outer Banks Movies on the Sound 2015 Schedule

Outer Banks Children At Play Movies On The Sound 2015 Schedule Revealed

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum in Kitty Hawk will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite classic family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies...

'The Ugly Duckling' is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Announces 2015 Children's Shows

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Roanoke Island Festival Park has just announced a number of new family friendly children’s shows coming to the Outer Banks this summer. The 2015 schedule of kids shows at Roanoke Island...

National Park Service Outer Banks Group offers nature programs for preschoolers. (photo by Cindy Heffley/USFWS)

National Park Service Offers Free Nature Programs For Preschoolers

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Participants in the National Park Service Outer Banks Group’s Preschool Young Naturalist Program recently designed their own walking sticks (pictured below) before heading out on the nature trail behind the National...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Aesop's Fables'

Theatre of Dare Brings 'Aesop's Fables' to Dare County Kids

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Tortoise and The Hare. The Fox and The Grapes. For more than two thousand years, these and other simple tales have brought life lessons to children and adults around the...

Sue Artz with Outer Banks Children At Play Executive Director Carole Dawn Emerson on the set of the OBX Entertainment series 'OBXE TV' on March 14, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 38 – Children At Play Director Carole Dawn Emerson [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 38, featuring an interview with our special guest Carole Dawn Emerson, executive director of the Outer Banks Children At Play...

Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade - March 15, 2015 in Ngas Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)_0032

Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade Takes Over Nags Head [Video / Photo Gallery]

Recognized as the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in North Carolina, the 26th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade took over the beach road (NC 12) in Nags Head once again today, and OBX Entertainment...

Learning to ride small waves is perhaps one of the children’s favorite activities during summer camps at Jennette’s Pier. Registration for all summer camps at Jennette’s Pier, as well as the N. C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island, opens Monday, March 2 at 9 a.m. (photo courtesy Jennette’s Pier)

Jennette's Pier Summer "Camperships" Help Kids In Need

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] At least two children in Dare County’s Friends of Youth program will get the opportunity for several pretty cool adventures this summer thanks to a $505 donation by the Manteo Rotary...

Dare County Arts Council offers a preschool music class.

Dare Arts Council Offering Preschool Music Class

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a six-week music workshop for preschoolers. “Musical Moments” is a fun and engaging six-week workshop of fun-filled yet educational classes for preschoolers who are close in...

Dare County Arts Council Craft Class for Kids

Dare Arts Council Presents Kids Craft Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a Spring Craft Workshop for Kids. This is a fun and engaging six-week workshop teaching kids the fundamentals of fine craft. Projects will include instruction in...

Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade, March 16, 2014 in Nags Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0099

Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade Returns To Nags Head March 15

Recognized as the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in North Carolina, the annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade takes over the beach road (NC 12) in Nags Head once again on Sunday, March 15. The...

Emily Lewis of Village Realty presents a check for $10,000 to the Outer Banks Angel Gift Fund.

Village Realty Donates $10,000 To Outer Banks Angel Gift Fund

For the fourth year in a row, Village Realty has matched its employees’ fundraising efforts and donated to the Outer Banks Women’s Club Angel Gift fund. Now in its 36th year, The Angel Gift...

111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers Honored At 111th First Flight Anniversary [Video / Photo Gallery]

The First Flight Society and the National Park Service continued the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 111th anniversary celebration of the first heavier-than-air powered flight at Wright...

The 110th first flight anniversary at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC, December 17, 2013. (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Celebrate 111th First Flight Anniversary At Wright Brothers National Memorial

On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the First Flight Society and the National Park Service will continue the tradition of honoring the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright at the 111th anniversary celebration of the...