Posts Tagged: Manteo

First Friday - July 1, 2016

First Friday Events Take Over Manteo on July 1

First Fridays on the downtown Manteo waterfront are always big events with numerous activities happening for the community and Outer Banks visitors, but this Friday is July 1, a mid-summer extravaganza that may just...

Independence Day: Resurgence

Weekend Movie Update – June 24, 2016: ‘Independence Day’ Attacks

The angry aliens and a killer shark are back in theaters this week, while Matthew McConaughey fights the good fight in the real Civil War, and Dory swims into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks...

The 440th Army Band will perform an Independence Day concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on July 4, 2016.

440th Army Band To Perform July 4th Concert At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 440th United States Army Band will perform at Roanoke Island Festival Park, beginning at 8 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.), for the annual July 4th Celebration, also featuring fireworks, provided by the Town...

'The Emperor's New Clothes' children's show will be live at Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 29-30 and July 1, 2016.

‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ Kids Show Playing In Manteo

Grey Seal Puppets will present the classic tale The Emperor’s New Clothes in fun new children’s show live on stage at inside the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. What’s big...

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Island Opry Series Brings Emily West To Manteo [Concert Preview]

The Island Opry Outer Banks concert series is bringing national recording artist and former America’s Got Talent contestant Emily West to the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this July.  West will...

Old friends reunite in 'Finding Dory'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 17, 2016: ‘Dory’ Found

Dory can be found in theaters this week, while The Rock joins the CIA. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 17, 2016! From Disney and Pixar, the animated sequel...

See 'Seussical Jr.' live at Roanoke Island Festival Park June 22-24, 2016!

‘Seussical Jr.’ Children’s Show Playing Roanoke Island Festival Park

University of North Carolina Greensboro will bring their production of the Seussical Jr. children’s show to the Indoor Theatre stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 22, 23, and 24 at 10:30am.  In addition, an afternoon...

Roosevelt's Chair Series presents 'Dark of the Island' Outer Banks author Philip Gerard reading, remarks, and book signing at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo on June 16.

Roosevelt’s Chair Series Presents Author Philip Gerard In Manteo

You are invited to spend an evening with North Carolina author Philip Gerard, whose latest book Dark of the Island takes place on Hatteras Island and offers the reader two fast paced plots. The...

Vera Farmiga is Lorraine Warren in 'The Conjuring 2'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 10, 2016: ‘Conjuring’ More Scares

The true adventures of real life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren continue in theaters this week, while a gang of magicians return for another caper, Orcs wage Warcraft, and Alice goes Through the Looking Glass at...

Zoso will bring the ultimate Led Zeppelin experience to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in concert on Sept. 3, 2016.

Zoso Brings Ultimate Led Zeppelin Tribute To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Zoso, the ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute experience, will return to the Outer Banks this September, live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Taking to the stage in venues across the country,...

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Roanoke Island Festival Park Receives TripAdvisor Award

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo recently learned it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor...

Velveteen Rabbit Children's Show Bright Star Touring Company July 20, 21, 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Summer Children’s Shows Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will host new children’s shows live on stage each throughout the summer, starting in June.  All of the kids shows take place at 10:30am inside the air conditioned Indoor Theatre...

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are 'Out of the Shadows' with Megan Fox.

Weekend Movie Update – June 3, 2016: ‘Turtle’ Power

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in action in theaters this week, while a new Popstar takes the stage, the Mother of Dragons gets romantic, and Alice goes Through the Looking Glass at the historic Pioneer....

Collin Raye

Collin Raye Kicks Off Outer Banks Island Opry Show Concert Series

The new Island Opry Show concert series kicks off this week with Collin Raye live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park.  National country music artist Collin Raye will be live on stage as...

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Weekend Movie Update – May 27, 2016: ‘X-Men’ vs ‘Alice’

The X-Men mutant heroes face the Apocalypse theaters this week, while Alice journeys Through the Looking Glass, and Captain America continues to wage Civil War at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

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Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival Returns Memorial Day 2016

The Temptations Revue will headline the 3rd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival this month, along with returning favorites The Tams, Jim Quick & Coastline, and Steve Owens & Summertime. A tribute to the legendary...

Selena Gomez leads a 'Sorority Rising' in 'Neighbors 2'.

Weekend Movie Update – May 20, 2016: ‘Sorority’ Rises

Angry Birds attack theaters this week, while a rowdy Sorority is your new Neighbors, and The Nice Guys try not to finish last, while Captain America declares Civil War at the historic Pioneer. Here’s...

Red Wolf

Dare Arts Council Announces ‘Red Wolf Revival’ Film Screening

The Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo will host Susannah Smith, Execitve Producer of the award-winning documentary Red Wolf Rivival for a screening of the film on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm. This is...

Surfalorus 2015 film viewing at Dare County Arts Council. (Photo courtesy of DCAC)

Surfalorus Seeks Films For Annual Festival

The Dare County Arts Council announces the official call for entries for the 5th annual Surfalorus Film Festival being held September 15-17 on the Outer Banks. Surfalorus is a premier collaboration between the Dare...

Julia Roberts stars in 'Money Monster'.

Weekend Movie Update – May 13, 2016: ‘Money Monster’ In ‘The Darkness’

There is a Money Monster lurking in The Darkness in theaters this week, while the historic Pioneer welcomes you to The Jungle Book. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of May...

KidsFest 2016 at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC

KidsFest 2016 Returns To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Outer Banks KidsFest returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this Friday, a popular annual event with tons of fun for local children age 5 and under. This free outreach festival is for...

Glenn and Pat Eure of Ghost Fleet Gallery and watercolorist Peggy Saporito at the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. (Photo by Dare County Arts Council Board Member Julie Walter.)

Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Award Recipients Announced

Hundreds of artists and art enthusiasts gathered at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in downtown Manteo on Sunday, May 1 for the opening of the 19th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. The annual...

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Weekend Movie Update – May 6, 2016: ‘Captain America’ Declares ‘Civil War’

The latest superhero epic from Disney and Marvel is going to tear the Avengers apart in the ultimate Civil War in theaters this week, while the historic Pioneer welcomes you to The Jungle Book....

Dare County Arts Council's 2015 Ruby Renaissance Gala. (photo by Mary Basnight)

Dare County Arts Council Announces Emerald Elegance Gala

The Dare County Arts Council officially announced this week that their Emerald Elegance Gala will take place on Saturday, October 22 at Pirate’s Cove Pavilion in Manteo from 7pm to 12am. The Emerald Elegance Gala...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 59 – On Location at Roanoke Island Festival Park [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 59, featuring an on location tour of the many attractions open to the public daily at Roanoke Island Festival Park...

Julia Roberts stars in 'Mother's Day'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 29, 2016: ‘Mother’s Day’ Comes Early

It’s Mother’s Day in theaters, with an action comedy for adults and a kid-friendly video game adaptation also opening this week, while the war between Batman and Superman continues at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer...

Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt star in The Huntsman: Winters War.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 22, 2016: ‘Huntsman’ Wages ‘War’

The Huntsman returns to theaters this week, while Batman faces Superman at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 22, 2016! The epic superhero spectacle Batman v Superman: Dawn of...

Welcome to 'The Jungle Book' in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 15, 2016: Welcome To ‘The Jungle Book’

The Jungle Book comes alive in theaters this week, while a Criminal loses his mind, the Barbershop crew cuts up, and 10 Cloverfield Lane arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Rhonda Vincent in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC on July 1, 2016

Roanoke Island Festival Park To Host Rhonda Vincent In Concert

The “Queen of Bluegrass” has been among the headliners at the annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival many times, but this summer she will headline her own concert event in Manteo, as Roanoke Island Festival...

UNC CSI (Coastal Studies Institute)

UNC CSI To Host Lecture On Sea Level Rise

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on sea level rise as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal topics...