‘Christmas With Santa’ Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will present Christmas with Santa December 5 at 7:00 p.m.( doors open at 6:30 p.m.). The show is a 45-minute,...

NC Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit Showing In Manteo

Dare County Arts Council is hosting two special exhibits this holiday season, opening December 6th, featuring the Traveling Exhibit from the Watercolor Society of North Carolina, and DCAC’s Annual Holiday Small Works Show, which...

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Christmas Concert Scheduled In Kitty Hawk

Concerned that the Dublin premier of Handel’s Messiah would be too crowded, concertgoers were advised to leave their hoops and swords at home to remedy the situation. Although last year’s inaugural performance drew an...

‘A Dickens Tale’ To Be Told At Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC will present A Dickens Tale in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Saturday, December 5, at 3:30 p.m. (doors...

Coloring Is Therapy At OBX Pride Fundraiser

OBX Pride and Waveriders Coffeehouse will sponsor an adult coloring therapy event with beer, wine, and live music by Steve Hauser this Sunday, Nov. 29 from 4 to 6:30pm at Waveriders, located in the Pirates Quay...

See Santa, Kites With Lights Thanksgiving Weekend in Nags Head

Santa is already making the rounds throughout the Outer Banks, dropping into Nags Head for the annual “Kites With Lights” event this weekend. You can share all your Christmas wishes and get your picture...

Island Pharmacy customer Michael Tillett and store manager Marsha Bradley demonstrate how easy it is to adopt an angel for the Outer Banks Women's Club Angel Gift Christmas Program.

OBWC Angel Gift Program Funds Needed for Children’s Christmas

The 2015 Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Program is underway and needs your help. The number of children who qualify for assistance through Dare County Social Services has increased this year to 450...

AmeriCorps NCCC Team Joins Outer Banks Group National Parks

In recent weeks, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group has been joined by AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) team, “Delta 6.”  The team has provided valuable service to the agency and the...

Manteo Christmas Celebration Kicks Off Outer Banks Holiday Season

The Town of Manteo will kickoff the Outer Banks holiday season with their annual Christmas Celebration happening the first weekend of December.   The festivities will begin on Friday, Dec. 4, with the Boat...

Shake painting by Kalo. (photo courtesy of Dare County Arts Council)

Dare Arts Council Announces Joint Chicamacomico Historical Art Project

Outer Banks artists will have a unique chance to combine their creative talents with local history in the coming year as part of a joint venture between the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) and...

Dare County Arts Council Veterans Exhibit Receives Surprise Addition

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center received a welcome surprise addition to the Family Traditions of Service exhibit that is currently on display upstairs in the Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen...

Wright Brothers Memorial Entrance Fee Waived on Veterans Day

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today that Wright Brothers National Memorial will be joining national park units across the country in honoring current and former servicemen and women and...

Theatre of Dare Bringing ‘Wonderful Life’ To Kill Devil Hills

Theatre of Dare is coming home for the holidays. The organization, currently celebrating its 25th season of community theatre on the Outer Banks, will perform It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at...

A preview of Family Traditions of Service: An Historical Tribute to Veterans:  A Historical Military Exhibit from the North Carolina Archives. The exhibit opened on, November 3 at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo, NC.

Outer Banks Veterans Week 2015 Schedule of Events Released

As part of Outer Banks Veterans Week, Dare County Arts Council has published a schedule of events and ceremonies for veterans this month, which you can find below.   For the third consecutive year, Dare...

Shown is the late Julia Haywood (left) and Gwen White (right), the project co-founders in 1987. With them two years ago, is Emily Lewis (center) with Village Realty, a large annual contributor to the Angel Gift Project.

Outer Banks Women’s Club Launches 2015 Christmas Angel Gift Project

It’s Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Program time again. Shown below is the late Julia Haywood (left) and Gwen White (right), the project co-founders in 1987. With them two years ago, is Emily...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Our Town', Nov. 13-22 in Manteo. (photo by Benj Lipchak)

Theatre of Dare Going To ‘Our Town’

As their twenty-fifth anniversary season continues, Theatre of Dare is pleased to present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Our Town.   The classic American play is considered by many to be the best American...

Keepers of the Light Amphitheater (photo by National Park Service)

Keepers of the Light Amphitheater Opens at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

On Saturday, November 7, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m., Cape Hatteras National Seashore celebrates the dedication of the new Keepers of the Light Amphitheater near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton, North Carolina. The...

Graduate Students in the Program in Maritime Studies map and document the remains of the “Corolla Wreck”. (photo by John McCord)

UNC CSI Presents ‘Our Underwater Heritage’ Lecture Series

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute will host the eighth presentation in the “Our Underwater Heritage” Lecture series on November 4, at 6pmat the UNC CSI campus site on Roanoke Island.   The lecture series,...

Elizabeth II Taking Voyage to Elizabeth City

The Elizabeth II, whose homeport is Roanoke Island Festival Park, will be docked on the Elizabeth City waterfront this week, Oct 22-25. The 16th Century representative ship will start her outreach voyage, weather permitting, to...

Red wolves (photo by Greg Koch)

Celebrate International Wolf Awareness Week

International Wolf Awareness Week will be celebrated at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center, located at 100 Conservation Way on Roanoke Island, with singer/songwriter and naturalist Terri Bocklund. Cry Wolf is a free, one-hour...