May The 4th Be With You: Celebrate Star Wars Day in Kitty Hawk!

May the Fourth be with you! For fans of the Star Wars movie franchise, the date of May 4 each year has been adopted as the official holiday celebrating all things that we love...

Outer Banks Group Joins NPS Find Your Park Movement

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Outer Banks Group of national parks join other parks, programs, and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com.  Recently...

Earth Fair OBX Celebrates Earth Day At Jennette's Pier, Nags Head

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Jennette’s Pier will once again host the annual Earth Fair OBX celebration this year on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 4pm, featuring educational exhibits, live entertainment, free rain barrels, birdhouses,...

National Park Service Honors Outer Banks Volunteers

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] During National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, the National Park Service Outer Banks Group celebrates the volunteers that work at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National...

Kill Devil Hills Hosting Historic Landmarks Open House

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House is coming up this month. The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will began with a reception for recent  historic home designations...

Celebrate Easter 2015 On The Outer Banks

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Easter 2015 is almost here on the Outer Banks, and we have compiled some of the funnest  and tastiest events happening this weekend to help you celebrate! The Jolly Roger Restaurant...

Take Kill Devil Hills Community Appearance Online Survey

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Kill Devil Hills Community Appearance Commission is looking for citizen feedback with its 2015 Community Appearance Survey.  It takes less than five minutes to complete and provides the Commission with...

Dare High Schools Art Show Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] You are invited to come witness the creativity, originality, and promise in the youthful artists featured in the Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The...

Kill Devil Hills Supports No Change In Occupancy Tax Distribution

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Town of Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners has released a public statement officially opposing possible changes in occupancy tax distribution that were recently proposed by North Carolina Senator Bill...

Theatre of Dare Brings 'Aesop's Fables' to Dare County Kids

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Tortoise and The Hare. The Fox and The Grapes. For more than two thousand years, these and other simple tales have brought life lessons to children and adults around the...

National Park Service Announces Pre-Nesting Beach Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] To protect breeding habitat for important shorebirds, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff are implementing pre-nesting closures in several beach locations.  During the winter, staff conducted annual assessments of preferred breeding...

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House 2015 Announced

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House event is back in April, offering a glimpse into some of the town’s most striking local structures.  The self-guided tour of a sampling...

Outer Banks Quilt Show To Feature Vendor Day At Festival Park

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show will feature a Vendor Day in March at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. You are invited to join local crafts and tradespeople offering quilting...

Kill Devil Hills To Hold Public Hearing On Beach Nourishment

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Beach nourishment could finally be coming to Kill Devil Hills, if a proposed project is approved by the town’s Board of Commissioners. The next step in the process will be a...

Kill Devil Hills Proclaims Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Kill Devil Hills Mayor Sheila F. Davies has issued a proclamation declaring March 2-8, 2015 Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in Kill Devil Hills. “We encourage anyone in our community who has...

Ruth Wyand, Brooksie Wells To Perform In Kitty Hawk [Concert Preview]

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Ruth Wyand and Brooksie Wells will perform a double bill on March 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Kitty Hawk. “‘Bluejazz” or “Jazzy Blues” are the names heard to...

Outer Banks Quilt Show Returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will kick off their 2015 season with the annual Outer Banks Community Quilt Show in March. Vintage and antique quilts of all sizes will be on display. The...

Kill Devil Hills Releases New Ocean Rescue Video

Kill Devil Hills has released a new town-produced 30-minute video that is like an Outer Banks episode of Cops crossed with Baywatch, aimed at educating beach goers about ocean safety. In the middle of...

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack 2015 Details Announced

Kill Devil Hills has announced details for the town’s annual Trash Attack, happening this year on Saturday, March 21. Registration is at 9am in the parking lot the Kill Devil Hills northern fire station,...

Outer Banks Chief Ranger Announces Retirement

After 30 years with the National Park Service (NPS), Paul Stevens will be retiring on February 27, 2015.  Stevens, a long-time resident and Outer Banks Group employee, transferred to Cape Hatteras National Seashore in...