Dare Arts Council Hosting Sea Turtle Clay Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a polymer clay workshop with artist Cyndi Buell, creating sea turtle pendants and sculptures. Cyndi says, “Sea turtles are some of our oldest living creatures on...

Kat Morgan plays blind heroine Susy Hendrix. (photo: Theatre of Dare)

Thriller ‘Wait Until Dark’ Begins Theatre of Dare 25th Anniversary Season

Theatre of Dare will kick off their 25th anniversary year, as well as the Outer Banks Halloween season, this weekend with the classic thriller Wait Until Dark. Read on for the official press release...

New Off-Road Vehicle Ramp Opening Announced

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today the September 4th opening of the newly constructed parking area, a footpath, and Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Ramp 32, located south of the village...

National Park Service Founders Day Celebrating 99th Anniversary

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 is National Park Service Founders Day – the 99th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service.  Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to experience their national park sites...

Celebrate National Aviation Day at Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, site of the first flight, will be celebrating Orville Wright’s birthday, recognized throughout the country as National Aviation Day, on August 19 with a full day...

Painting by Frank DuVal, titled "Osprey", after a photograph by Eve Turek.

Fall Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island National Wildlife Refuge

Throughout the year, the  National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island hosts a series of Art Expos featuring various artforms focusing on Wildlife and Wildlands of Eastern North Carolina. The Fall Art Expo will open...

Baby Virginia Dare comes to life when 'The Lost Colony' features 11 local Outer Banks infants in performances in honor of Dare's birthday, Aug. 18-19, 2015. (photo by Dee Ostrander)

‘The Lost Colony’ Announces 2015 Virginia Dare Babies

Virginia Dare is one of the most influential historical figures to Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks, and in celebration of her 428th birthday, The Lost Colony continues its beloved tradition of casting local...

The National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps was made up of local students (from left to right, back row) Kameron Wocel, Rhett Kowlolk, William Dong, Flectcher Casey, (middle row) Robbie Campbell, Marcos Cruz, (front row) Briana Gallaga, and Jaci Eckert. (photo by National Park Service)

Outer Banks Locals Join NPS Youth Conservation Corps

This summer, the National Park Service (NPS) Outer Banks Group hired local youths for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program to assist with many park projects.   These energetic young students recently performed valuable...

New World Festival of the Arts

34th New World Arts Festival Announced In Manteo

Celebrating its 34th year, The New World Festival of the Arts will be held on Wednesday, August 12th and Thursday, August 13th on the waterfront in downtown Manteo.    The two-day festival is open...

Dare County Arts Council Announces August Featured Artists

Dare County Arts Council will host the work of two talented artists for the month of August with Kathryn Osgood and Beverly Perdue. On exhibition will be new works in Jewelry Design by Osgood...

Outer Banks Seafood Festival Seeking Bands

Outer Banks Seafood Festival organizers are now receiving applications from area bands interested in playing at the October 17th Festival. In just a few short years, the Festival has grown into a “must-attend” event...

Journey Tribute Band Resurrection To Play Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

Nationally recognized Journey tribute band, Resurrection—A Journey Tribute, is making its first Outer Banks performance at The Lost Colony’s Waterside Theatre on Sunday, August 2nd. The Nashville, TN-based band is the final concert of...

Oregon Inlet public boat ramp renovations are now complete.

Oregon Inlet Public Boat Ramp Renovations Complete

The last time the Oregon Inlet Public Boat Ramps received an upgrade was in 1989.  After many years of extensive use, and weathering many storms, the ramps were in poor condition.  The National Park...

Village Realty Awards Scholarships To Outer Banks Students

 The second annual Village Realty and Ocracoke Island Realty scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, have been presented to eight area high school seniors and one college student:   Amanda Gaskins – Ocracoke High School Caitlyn...

Outer Banks Presbyterian Church will host the 'Let Freedom Ring' concert on July 5, 2015.

‘Let Freedom Ring’ Patriotic Outer Banks Concert Announced

Outer Banks Presbyterian Church will hold their 8th Annual “Let Freedom Ring” musical presentation on Sunday, July 5.  Due to high demands in seating, the concert will be held in two presentations.  The First...

Bob Muller, President Outer Banks Community Foundation; Bill Coleman, CEO RIHA; Lorelei Costa, Executive Director OBCF; Shirley Hamblet, staff OBCF; Nancy Sugg, Director OBCF; Leslie Reed, staff OBCF; Jane Webster, Director OBCF; and Dorothy Hester, Director OBCF; recently got a tour of the new sound system at 'The Lost Colony', upgraded thanks to a donation from the Outer Banks Community Foundation.

‘The Lost Colony’ Gets New Sound System From Community Foundation

The Lost Colony sounds better than ever this year, thanks to a generous donation recently received from the Outer Banks Community Foundation. Directors and staff from the Outer Banks Community Foundation (pictured below) were...

The Bonner Bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the Northern Outer Banks will soon be replaced with a new parallel bridge.

Outer Banks To Get New Bonner Bridge To Hatteras Island

It has been a long time coming (decades in fact), but a settlement agreement was finally reached this week that will allow the aging, unquestionably unsafe Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet to...

Dare County Arts council presents a Painting Workshop on Wednesdays this summer.

Dare County Arts Council Presents Beginner Painting Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a weekly painting workshop with popular Outer Banks artist Catherine Hamill. Designed for beginner to intermediate artists ages 16 and up, this workshop will introduce you...

1964 The Tribute brings The Beatles to life at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, June 21.

1964 The Tribute Brings The Beatles To Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

The Beatles are coming to the Outer Banks this weekend, or at least as close as we can get, as 1964 The Tribute brings the legendary band to life, live in concert for Father’s...

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...