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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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2017 Campground Season

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season will begin in mid-April. The Oregon Inlet and Cape Point campgrounds will open for the season on Friday, April 14 and the Frisco and Ocracoke campgrounds will...

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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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Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Explained In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has joined other Outer Banks communities in investing in beach nourishment projects in 2017 to protect existing coastlines and essential infrastructure. Kill Devil Hills, along with the towns...

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Outer Banks National Parks Drew More Than 3 Million Visits In 2016

The National Park Service has announced that its local parks within the Outer Banks Group recorded a total of 3,162,854 visits in 2016, which was celebrated as the Park Service’s centennial anniversary year since...

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...

A 2016 Outer Banks Shred Fest skateboader with live music in background. (photo courtesy of Jenni Koontz at Epic Shutter Photography)

Outer Banks Shred Fest Returns To Nags Head In May

The second annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest will be held Saturday, May 20 from 2 to 8pm at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. The family-friendly event will feature live music by multiple...

"Amish with a Twist" is one of the quilts to be raffled off during the 2017 Outer Banks Quilt Show.

Outer Banks Quilt Show Opening At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show will open on Friday, March 3, with an opening reception from 6 to 8pm in the Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The piano students of Calvino...

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UNC CSI to Host Lecture on NC’s Changing Coastline

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

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Dare County Arts Council To Host Former NC Poet Laureate

Dare County Arts Council is bringing former Poet Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti back to the Outer Banks for a two-day residency March 10-11. On Saturday, March 11, Bathanti will teach a writing...

Roanoke Island Festival Park Executive Director Kim Sawyer and volunteer Lynda Midgett.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Seeking Volunteers

Roanoke Island Festival Park is currently looking for new volunteers to the join staff for the upcoming 2017 season. Roanoke Island Festival Park has several volunteer opportunities available including costumed interpreters in the Settlement...

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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...

Glenn Eure at the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. (Photo courtesy of Logan Marshall.)

39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Awards Announced

 Over 300 people poured into the Dare County Arts Council Gallery on the evening of Saturday, January 28 for the opening reception of the 39th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. Ceramic artist and...

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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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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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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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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Expand Conservation

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public input on its proposal to expand the acquisition boundary for Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge. “The Roanoke River corridor offers  important bottomland hardwood habitat to many...

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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...

Power of Art with GEM Adult Day Services. (Photo courtesy of DCAC Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards.)

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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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...

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Outer Banks Shag Club Harvest Dance To Benefit Locals In Need

The Outer Banks Shag Club has announced details of its 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance this weekend in Nags Head.  Carol Koon and 8-year-old Milo Rosales, Outer Banks residents who were involved in a...

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Outer Banks Family Portraits Holiday Special Offer Announced!

It’s that time of year again, and fall is the perfect season to schedule a relaxed and stress-free Outer Banks family beach portrait session, just in time for timeless gifts and Christmas cards!  ...

The Elizabeth II under full sail.

Elizabeth II To Voyage From Manteo To Bath

Elizabeth II, whose homeport is Roanoke Island Festival Park (RIFP), will be docked on the state dock at Bath Historic Site on November 16 and 17 as part of a voyage that is sponsored by...

Theatre of Dare presents 'The Dining Room'.

Theatre of Dare Presents ‘The Dining Room’ In November

Theatre of Dare will present a new comedy this month that will bring the audience on stage for The Dining Room, opening this weekend. The lead player in Theatre of Dare’s fall production of...

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Outer Banks Woman’s Club Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair Announced

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club has announced that their annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, November 26 from 9:30am to 4:00pm at the Baum Senior Center in Kill Devil Hills.  The...

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$46 Million H2OBX Waterpark Opening In Currituck, Outer Banks 2017

A new $46 million state of the art water park is coming to the Outer Banks, set to open in Currituck County in 2017, as construction has just begun on what will be known...

A group of Outer Banks Woman’s Club members recently met to launch the 29th year of the Angel Gift Program.

Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift 2016 Program Launched

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Program has launched its 29th year of providing a magical Christmas experience to needy children in Dare County, in partnership with the Dare County Department of Health...

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Getting New Interactive Exhibits

Starting this November, the historic Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center will undergo a rehabilitation project to preserve and restore its existing architecturally significant features and to rehabilitate its mechanical and electrical systems. A...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Lying in State' in October 2016.

Theatre of Dare Announces Free Preview of Comedy ‘Lying in State’

They say that laughter is the best medicine, and right now, the Outer Banks could use a healthy dose of it, Theatre of Dare has decided to contribute to Hurricane Matthew recovery in their...