Posts Tagged: OBX Local Buzz

Jimmy's Seafood Buffet in Kitty Hawk.

Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet Celebrates 20th Anniversary [Interview]

An Outer Banks landmark and favorite among locals and visitors alike, Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet in Kitty Hawk is celebrating its 20th anniversary year in 2019. OBX Entertainment‘s Sue Artz recently sat down with Jimmy’s...

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosts Children’s Show Summer Series

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosts Children’s Show Summer Series

Roanoke Island Festival Park is pleased to announce the upcoming performance schedule for its 2019 Children’s Show Summer Series. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the park’s Ticket Sales venue...

Artwork by Kinnan Feltz from First Flight High School, 11th Grade – Teacher, Jenna Saunders

Dare County Schools 2019 Art Show Returns to Festival Park

Talented art students throughout Dare County will display their artwork at the Annual Dare County Schools Art Show. The show will run Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting on April...

Artifact from Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge.

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibit Showing at Festival Park

To commemorate this year’s 300th anniversary of the pirate Blackbeard’s adventures along the North Carolina coast – the place where he was ultimately brought to justice – the North Carolina Department of Natural and...

Roanoke Island Festival Park Celebrates Black History on the Outer Banks

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo is hosting a celebration of African American history on the Outer Banks, in honor of Black History Month in February. Bravery, innovation, and perseverance are just a few...

Manteo Elementary School celebrating the Elizabeth II’s first sail in 1983.

Roanoke Island Festival Park’s New Exhibit Celebrates Elizabeth II

On November 19, Roanoke Island Festival Park will debut its latest exhibit, All Hands on Deck: Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Elizabeth II. This new exhibit will commemorate the first launch of the...

NC Watermen Photo Exhibit Showing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

On October 4, Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will debut its latest exhibit, The Independent Watermen. Local photographer Daniel Pullen captures the heritage, lifestyle and pride of North Carolina’s fishermen in this photo documentary exhibit....

‘Bathtub Pirates’ Kids Puppet Show Playing at Festival Park

The Bathtub Pirates are coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park this week as part of their ongoing summer series of children’s shows. The show follows the antics of Blackbeard and his crew as they commandeer a...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Kids Show Playing at Festival Park

Beauty and the Beast is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park this week as part of their ongoing summer series of children’s shows. Bright Star Theatre will be performing this heart-warming tale that shows that beauty is...

‘Rumpelstiltskin’ Kids Show Playing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Rumpelstiltskin is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park this week as part of their ongoing summer series of children’s shows. Columbia Marionette Theatre will be performing their fast-paced comedic take on the original Brothers Grimm...

‘Charlotte’s Web’ Kids Show Playing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is getting caught in Charlotte’s Web this week as part of their ongoing summer series of children’s shows. UNC Pembroke will be performing Charlotte’s Web in the Children’s Show Summer Series at Roanoke...

‘Wizard of Oz’ Playing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is going to the magical land of Oz this week as part of their ongoing summer series of children’s shows. Brightstar Theatre will be performing The Wizard of Oz in the...

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosting Free July 4th Concert

This Fourth of July, the 208th Army Reserve Band will perform a free concert on the Pavilion stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Food vendors, Café Lachine and OBX Sunset Slush, will be on-site...

Haydini Kids Magic Show Coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park has a magical performance kicking off their summer series of children’s shows. Haydini: Rare Magic Well Done will be performing next week in the Children’s Show Summer Series at Roanoke Island Festival...

A patriotic postcard featured in Post from the Coast. (Courtesy of Museum of the Albemarle)

Roanoke Island Festival Park Announces New Summer Exhibits

Roanoke Island Festival Park has announced the opening of its two new summer exhibits, Post from the Coast and Flying Kites with Delia, beginning June 21. The exhibits will open daily in the ticket sales gallery from...

Roanoke Island Festival Park Announces 2018 Summer Kids Shows

 Roanoke Island Festival Park has announced the performance schedule for their popular Children’s Show Summer Series, running from June 20 through August 9, 2018.  The series includes kid friendly performances held on Wednesdays and Thursdays...

OB-Xscape Rooms Unveils New 2018 Escape Rooms

The Outer Banks got its first ever escape room experience when OB-Xscape Rooms opened its doors to the public last year, and now the popular attraction has announced the addition of new rooms debuting...

Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet Opens for 2018 Season [Video]

Our favorite place to go for all-you-can-eat seafood on the Outer Banks is Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet, a locally owned and operated restaurant with a family-friendly atmosphere that has been offering the best buffet on...

Conservation Assistance Day at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Conservation Assistance Day Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

You are invited to make your appointment to receive free, professional advice on how to care for, preserve, and protect precious family heirlooms during Conservation Assistance Day at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo....

Roanoke Island Festival Park To Host Girl Scout Day Event

The 5th Annual Girl Scout Day will be held on Saturday, September 30, from 10am to 4pm at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The event includes Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts.  During the event, girls...