Posts Tagged: Fort Raleigh

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NPS Outer Banks Group Tourism Creates $247.6 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,162,855 visitors to to the Outer Banks Group of national park sites in 2016 spent $197.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported...

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Visit Your Outer Banks Parks During National Park Week April 15-23

National Park Week is April 15 to 23, an annual national celebration of people, parks, trails, heritage areas, national trails and rivers, seashores, historic sites, beautiful landscapes, and so many more remarkable places, including three...

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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...

History's 'Return to Roanoke: Search for the Seven' premieres on March 26, 2017.

History Channel Will ‘Return To Roanoke’ In New Lost Colony Special

The History Channel continues the search for answers about America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the real life disappearance of the The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island, in the new special Return to Roanoke: Search for...

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Special Programs Celebrate National Park Service 100th Anniversary

Thursday, August 25, 2016 is National Park Service Founders Day and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service! Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to experience their national park sites...

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‘Voices From The Outer Banks’ Book Signings Announced

Voices from the Outer Banks is a new book in which locals tell the oral history of the area, compiled and edited by Stephen Kirk, who is scheduled to be at a number of...

Archaeologists recently discovered two pieces of pottery that belonged to a medicine jar likely used by a member of The Lost Colony. (photo courtesy of National Park Service)

Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...

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Fleetwood Mac Tribute To Play Manteo Father’s Day [Concert Preview]

The historic Waterside Theatre, home of The Lost Colony at Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island, will host the ultimate live tribute to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Fleetwood Mac when World Turning...

'The Lost Colony' is performed live at Waterside Theatre on Ronaoke Island, North Carolina every summer since 1937. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season Performance Dates Announced

The Lost Colony will open its 79th season on May 27 and run through August 20 at Manteo’s Waterside Theatre, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the story of America’s first unsolved mystery. The elaborate...

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NPS Outer Banks Parks Generate $225.4 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 2,743,338 non-local visitors to the Outer Banks Group of national park sites in 2015 spent $179.8 million in communities near the parks. That spending supported...

The "Burning Girl"' dashes across 'The Lost Colony' stage after being set ablaze by one of Wanchese's warriors in the new production at Waterside Theatre. (photo: Jessica Hudson/The Lost Colony)

Burning Girl Returning To ‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season

The “Burning Girl” made a fiery return to the stage in last year’s production of the The Lost Colony, and now we have confirmation that she will once again be featured among the highlights...

The Lost Colony Live at the Waterside 2016 Outer Banks Concert Series

Lost Colony Live At Waterside 2016 Concerts Announced

The “Live at the Waterside” concert series has just revealed its 2016 lineup, again following their trend in recent years of bringing top notch tributes to legendary music acts, as well as a modern...

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National Park Service Centennial Outer Banks Events Announced

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service turns 100 years old. To celebrate the 100th birthday of America’s national parks, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (NS), Wright Brothers National Memorial (NMEM), and Fort Raleigh...

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History Channel Explores ‘Roanoke: Search for The Lost Colony’

One of the Outer Banks’ most famous and historical true stories will be featured in the new documentary Roanoke: Search for The Lost Colony, premiering on The History Channel tonight. The two-hour documentary will...

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Joaquin Delays PsychoPath, Wanchese Woods Haunt Openings

This weekend’s scheduled openings of Outer Banks Halloween haunts PsychoPath and Wanchese Woods have both been pushed back to next Friday, Oct. 9. You can read the official press release from PsychoPath below. Due...

Sue Artz with PsychoPath creative director Rob Jenkins on the set of the OBX Entertainment original series 'OBXE TV' on Sept. 15, 2015.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 53 – PsychoPath Head Psycho Rob Jenkins [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 53, featuring an interview with special guest Rob Jenkins, the head psycho and creative director of The Lost Colony‘s PsychoPath:...

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PsychoPath: Terror Within Haunting ‘Lost Colony’ Site This Halloween

One of our favorite Outer Banks Halloween attractions returns for its third year this fall, as The Lost Colony presents PsychoPath: The Terror Within, an all-new “remix” of the popular haunted walking trail, located...

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PsychoPath Haunted Attraction Announces 2015 Auditions

The Lost Colony will once again present their annual haunted attraction this Halloween season, but first, cast auditions for the 2015 edition of PsychoPath: The Terror Within will be held this weekend. What are...

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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...

'Ghosts of The Lost Colony' will haunt the Outer Banks from Aug. 25 through Sept. 6.

‘Ghosts Of The Lost Colony’ Haunting Roanoke Island

The Halloween season is nearly upon us, and there will be lots of spirited events coming to the Outer Banks this year, in addition to our own Halloween Parade of Costumes on Oct. 25...

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...

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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...

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)

‘The Lost Colony’ Virginia Dare Baby Auditions Announced

Virginia Dare’s birthday is quickly approaching and to celebrate the 428th birthday of the first English child born in the new world, The Lost Colony continues its long celebrated tradition of using real babies...

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Jefferson Starship Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Rock icons Jefferson Starship took over The Lost Colony‘s historic Waterside Theatre soundfront stage on Roanoke Island last night (July 12) for an awesome concert, performing many of their hits from all eras of...

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Jefferson Starship Landing On Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

Rock icons Jefferson Starship will be live in concert on the Outer Banks for the first time this summer at The Lost Colony‘s historic Waterside Theatre. Welcoming Jefferson Starship to its first ever area...

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...

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...

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‘The Lost Colony’ Dare Night Performance Dates Announced

Enjoy a local’s night out where all residents of Dare County are invited to attend The Lost Colony free of charge by making a donation of non-perishable items or dry goods to help food...

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...

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‘The Lost Colony’ 78th Season Opens on Outer Banks

Actors, directors, designers, technicians, dancers and singers are in the final days of rehearsal for Paul Green’s The Lost Colony opening for its 78th season on May 29. Each year, the symphonic drama is...