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Manteo Waterfront Boardwalk

Manteo Nominated For Greatest Public Place In North Carolina

North Carolina residents have spoken and pitched their favorite Main Streets and Public Places to the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association, and Manteo is among the finalists! Main Streets and Public Places were nominated by the public through the “People’s Choice” campaign launched last month. A panel of nine expert judges has […]

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Jaime Pressly and Marlon Wyans star in 'A Haunted House 2'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 18, 2014: ‘Haunted’ ‘Transcendence’

Johnny Depp experiences Transcendence in theaters this week, while another Haunted House scares up more laughs, Bears go on an adventure, a little boy learns that Heaven is For Real, and The Son of God rises at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 18, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer […]

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The Roanoke Island Festival Park Adventure Museum ribbon cutting ceremony on April 10, 2014.

Festival Park Opens Pea Island Lifesaving Station Exhibit

Joan Collins (pictured below) was among the honored guests at the recent ribbon cutting ceremony for a new exhibit at Roanoke Island Festival Park featuring her father, Lt. Herbert M. Collins.  Lt. Collins was from Roanoke Island and served at Lifesaving Station 17 on Pea Island, which had an all-African American crew, during World War […]

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Live is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park on July 10 as part of the Brew Thru 2014 Summer Concert Series.

Brew Thru Announces 2014 Outer Banks Summer Concert Series

National recording artists Live, Gin Blossoms, The Spin Doctors, Cracker, and Bruce Hornsby are all coming to the Outer Banks as part of the 2014 Brew Thru Summer Concert Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo!  First up, Virginia native Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers will be live in concert at Festival Park on […]

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The Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Calls For Entries

The Dare County Arts Council has announced an open call for entries for the one of the Outer Banks’ favorite yearly exhibits, the 17th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 17th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix […]

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Katee Sackhoff stars in 'Oculus'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 11, 2014: Mirror of Horror

It’s Draft Day in theaters this week, facing the return of Rio and the terror of Oculus, while Mr. Peabody & Sherman time travel to The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 11, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week, the animated adventure Mr. Peabody […]

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The cast of Theatre of Dare's 'The Dixie Swim Club' is Jessica Sands, Mary Egbert, Betsy Head, Janet Bryant, and Chelsea Smith, with director Stephanie Sexton (center).

Theatre of Dare Announces Cast for ‘Dixie Swim Club’

Theatre of Dare has announced the cast of its final production of the season, the beach-friendly comedy The Dixie Swim Club. When five women become friends in college they form a lifelong bond that brings them together every August on the Outer Banks for a girl’s weekend.  The Dixie Swim Club by Nicolas Hope, Jessie Jones […]

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Lucinda McDermott brings 'O'Keefe' to the Outer Banks this weekend.

Georgia O’Keeffe Tribute Comes To Outer Banks

The spirit of Georia O’Keeffe will be all over the Outer Banks this weekend, as the Bryan Cultural Arts Series presents a one-woman, two-act play that pays tribute to the iconic American artist. Lucinda McDermott will perform “O’Keeffe” this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in Manteo, Kitty Hawk, and Buxton. The play explores the artistic and […]

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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' movie poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 4, 2014: ‘Captain America’ Returns

Captain America is back in theaters this week in the latest chapter from the ever-growing Marvel cinematic universe, while Fayetteville, North Carolina native Julianne Moore finds Non-Stop action at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 4, 2014! The action drama Non-Stop (rated PG13), starring North Carolina native Julianne Moore (Carrie) and […]

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An impressionistic painting created by Avery Johnson, 9th Grade at Cape Hatteras  Secondary School of Coastal Studies, now showing at the Dare County High School Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosts Dare High School Art Show

The annual Dare County High Schools Art Show returns to the Outer Banks in April, opening this weekend at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Three local high schools, Cape Hatteras, Manteo, and First Flight, come together to form the exhibit, which celebrates the work of current students. Expect to see two and three-dimensional handcrafted […]

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Russell Crowe is 'Noah'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – March 28, 2014: ‘Noah’s Ark

 Noah builds an Ark in theaters this week, while Arnold Schwarzenegger faces a Sabotage, Jason Bateman says Bad Words, and Robocop is back in action at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of March 28, 2014! The action remake Robocop (rated PG13) starts Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, playing for one week.   Showtime […]

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Dare County Arts Council painting class

Dare County Arts Council Offering Kids Painting Class

The Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a new children’s painting class, taught by artist Mari Beth LaRose. In this six-week course, students will gain experiences in tempera, acrylic, and watercolor painting, and will experiment with brushstrokes, texture, shape, color, value and composition. They will explore a variety of styles of art including abstract, realism, […]

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Comedian Heywood Banks is coming to the Outer Banks.

Comedian Heywood Banks Coming To Outer Banks

The Lost Colony is extremely excited about presenting the inaugural comedy night at the Sound Stage Theatre featuring Heywood Banks.  Heywood Banks is simply one-of-a-kind, almost impossible to describe, with a style his very own. Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that […]

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The Muppets are 'Most Wanted' in theaters this week.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – March 21, 2014: ‘Muppets’ Return

The Muppets return to theaters this week to face a Divergent future, while LEGO builds a new family classic at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of March 21, 2014!  Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo,  animated comedy adventure The LEGO Movie (rated PG), starts Friday for a one-week run. Click here to read our review of The LEGO Movie! […]

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“Shadboat Turn Around” by George R. Cheeseman

Dare County Arts Council Hosts Watercolor Exhibit

The Dare County Arts Council is pleased to host the work of local artist of George R. Cheeseman for the month of April. His show, Recent Watercolors of Family, Friends, and the Outer Banks, will open with a First Friday reception from 6pm-8pm on April 4th, and will remain on display through April 30th. The public […]

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Tanya Young and Sue Artz on the set of OBX Entertainment's original Outer Banks web series 'OBXE TV' on March 12, 2014.

Watch ‘OBXE TV’ Episode 2 With Festival Park’s Tanya Young! [Video]

The second episode of our new original web series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Tanya Young, the communications director at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo! Hosted by Sue Artz, OBXE TV focuses on what’s happening on North Carolina’s Outer Banks and throughout the regional pop culture world, featuring local celebrity guests […]

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Roanoke Island Festival Park Communications Director Tanya Young shows off her OBXentertainment.com decal. (photo: OBX Entertainment)

Next On ‘OBXE TV’: Episode 2 Preview [Video]

On the next episode of our new original Outer Banks web series OBXE TV, host Sue Artz will welcome special guest Tanya Young, the communications director at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Sue and Tanya will discuss some of the many exciting events happening at Festival Park this year. Produced by OBX Entertainment, OBXE TV focuses on […]

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Theatre of Dare will present 'The Dixie Swim Club'.

Theatre of Dare Announces Auditions For ‘Dixie Swim Club’

Theatre of Dare has announced that open auditions will be held this month for their final production of the 2013-2014 season. The Theatre of Dare will end its 23rd season with The Dixie Swim Club. Auditions will be held on March 18th and 19th at the Manteo Library from 7 to 9pm.   The Dixie Swim Club is a comedy about five […]

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Aaron Paul feels the 'Need for Speed'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – March 14, 2014: ‘Speed’ Up

The Single Moms Club feels the Need for Speed in theaters this week, while The Monuments Men take on Hitler at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of March 14, 2014!  Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, the all-star action drama The Monuments Men (rated PG13), starts Friday for a one-week run.  Directed by George Clooney […]

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'300: Rise of an Empire' Movie Poster

Weekend Movie Update – March 7, 2014: ‘Rise of an Empire’

Mr. Peabody & Sherman face the Rise of an Empire in theaters this week, while Forrest Gump turns into Walt Disney at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of March 7, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for a two-week run, the drama Saving Mr. Banks (rated PG13) tells […]

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Dare County Arts Council Presents a Collage Workshop on March 14, 2014.

Dare County Arts Council Presents Collage Workshop

The Dare County Arts Council is hosting a workshop focusing on the art of collage this month in Manteo. Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a new workshop with artist Greg Orloff on Saturday, March 15th from 9am – 4pm. This class offers participants a special opportunity to learn and implement techniques of creating collage art […]

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Outer Banks History Center exhibit

Art Exhibit Celebrates Outer Banks History Center 25th Anniversary

You are invited to kick off the 25th anniversary celebration of the Outer Banks History Center with the debut of a new exhibit, An Eye for Art, A Heart for History, showing all year inside the History Center Gallery at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo.   An Eye for Art, A Heart for History is […]

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Fayetteville, North Carolina native Julianne Moore stars in 'Non-Stop'.

Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 28, 2014: ‘Non-Stop’ Action

Fayetteville, North Carolina native Julianne Moore returns to theaters this week with Non-Stop action, while the Son of God arrives, and Ice Cube goes on a Ride Along at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of February 28, 2014! Rap pioneer Ice Cube (Friday) is the hardened cop taking rookie trainee Kevin Hart […]

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Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival 2014 poster

Shallowbag Beach Music Festival To Shag Memorial Day [Concert Preview]

The first ever Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival is coming to the Outer Banks this Memorial Day, with an all-star lineup of talent, including The Tams, The Embers, Jim Quick & Coastline, The Holiday Band, and The Carolina Breakers, live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. You can read the full press […]

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