Outer Banks events & information about nightlife, things to do, restaurants & shopping!
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The Lost Colony has been an Outer Banks performing arts institution for more than three-quarters of a century. Since its first staging in 1937, millions have visited Roanoke Island’s Waterside Theatre to experience Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green’s vision of the 117 English men, women and children whose effort to establish a colony on Roanoke Island ended with their mysterious disappearance into the vast American wilderness. In the decades since that first show many Lost Colony audiences have faced their own not inconsiderable challenge of getting to the theater on time despite heavy summertime traffic and the need to eat dinner prior to attending the play. If only there was some mechanism for arriving early to find convenient parking and enjoy a nice meal close to the theater, perhaps with the opportunity of a pre-show peek backstage. Enter The Lost Colony’s . . . Read More
Lovin’ Spoonful Bringin’ The Magic; Brew Thru Concert Recap
Brew Thru Concert Recap The Brew Thru Live 2014 Concert Series ended on a high note Thursday night as openers Scars on 45, special guests Spin Doctors and . . . Read more
Gin Blossoms Headline Final Show of Brew Thru Live’s 2014 Concert Series
Just a few days from now, on Thursday, July 17, The Gin Blossoms will grace the Roanoke Island Festival Park stage along with special guests The Spin Doctors . . . Read more
Do You Believe in Magic
If you’re at least 50 years old, as soon as a Lovin’ Spoonful song comes on, you can sing along with every single word. “Do you believe in magic, in a . . . Read more
Hurricane Arthur Impacts OBX 4th of July Celebrations
The approach of then tropical storm Arthur and now Hurricane Arthur has thrown a monkey wrench into the Outer Banks’ Fourth of July celebrations, causing a . . . Read more
Summer Concert Series Hits Its Stride
A week ago Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers treated an enthusiastic Outer Banks audience to an inspired performance as the initial headline act of the Brew . . . Read more
Top Picks: Nightlife
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Bikini Contest • Kelly's• Nags Head
Monday, July 28th 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.
Outer Banks Daredevils Baseball Game • Daredevils Outer Banks• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Monday, July 28th 2014 07:00 p.m. -
Karaoke & DJ • Flip Flops Bistro & Bar• Corolla
Monday, July 28th 2014 07:30 p.m. - 02:00 a.m.
Hannah Buckley • Beachside Bistro• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Live on the Patio: Kevin Wilder • Ocean Boulevard• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Bikini Contest & DJ Dance Party • Port O'Call• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 10:00 p.m. - 11:55 p.m.
Molasses Creek Presents The Ocrafolk Opry • Molasses Creek's Deepwater Theater• Ocracoke
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 08:00 p.m. -
OBX Ladies Night • Brewing Station• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 10:30 p.m. -
Chris Toolan • Pamlico Jack's• Nags Head
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 07:00 p.m. -
Trivia Night with Billy Raney • Poor Richards• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Thursday, July 31st 2014 07:00 p.m. -
Jug Tucker • Trio• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Thursday, July 31st 2014 08:00 p.m. -
Duck’s Summer Music Series • Duck Town Park• Duck
Thursday, July 31st 2014 06:30 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
The Mantras • Gaffer's Sports Pub• Ocracoke
Thursday, July 31st 2014 10:00 p.m. -
DJ DANCE PARTY with Faceforward Entertainment • Sundogs• Corolla
Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.
The Yes Team • Dajio• Ocracoke
Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
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Nights in Rodanthe Movie - Behind the Scenes • Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station• Hatteras, Rodanthe
Monday, July 28th 2014 02:00 p.m. -
Minty Tuesday • Elizabethan Gardens• Roanoke Island
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Kid’s Day at Kitty Hawk Kites • Kitty Hawk Kites – Corolla• Corolla
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Tuesday Crafter’s Fair at Magnolia Market • Tuesday Crafter's Fair• Roanoke Island
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 10:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Children’s Interactive Theater • Duck Town Park• Duck
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 09:45 a.m. -
Brewery Tour • Weeping Radish• Currituck
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 11:00 a.m. -
Beautiful Butterflies & Fuzzy Moths • Jockey's Ridge State Park• Nags Head
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 11:00 a.m. -
The Civil War on Hatteras Island with Drew Pullen • Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum• Hatteras
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 02:00 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
History Discovery Hike • Pine Island Audubon• Corolla
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
2nd Annual Village of Nags Head 5k • Outer Banks Runcations• Nags Head
Thursday, July 31st 2014 07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
THIRSTY THURSDAY WINERY TOUR • Outer Banks Restaurant Tours• Duck
Thursday, July 31st 2014 12:00 p.m. -
Yappy Hour at Outer Barks • Outer Banks Events• Duck
Thursday, July 31st 2014 04:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Painting on Glass • Studio 12• Hatteras, Hatteras Island
Thursday, July 31st 2014 10:00 a.m. -
Beach Yoga • Beachside Bistro• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 a.m. -
Daily Movies • Corolla Movie & Bistro• Corolla
Friday, August 1st 2014 11:30 a.m. - 02:30 a.m.
What’s the Catch? • NC Aquarium• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 a.m. -
Top Picks: Great Plates
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Spicy Shrimp Tacos • Agave Roja • Corolla
Arbol spiced shrimp with avocado and pineapple-habanero salsa . . . More Info - Agave Roja
Seared Rare Local Tuna • Brewing Station • Kill Devil Hills
on top of Currituck Co. mixed greens, grape tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, red peppers, carrots and sesame ginger dressing, with wasabi cream on . . . More Info - Brewing Station
Calzone • Duck Pizza Company • Duck
Our homemade pizza dough stuffed with marinara sauce, ricotta cheese and our house blend of Italian cheeses topped with garlic butter sauce and . . . More Info - Duck Pizza Company
Shrimp Sandwich • Howard's Pub • Ocracoke
Blackened Redfish • Lone Cedar Cafe • Nags Head
Fresh pan blackened redfish with Pico de Gallo. (Medium Serving (20) . . . More Info - Lone Cedar Cafe
Private Club • Open Water Grill • Avon
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
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Fishy Friends Rug • Cotton Gin - Nags Head • Nags Head
All JellybeanÖ rugs are machine washable! When something is spilled on a JellybeanÖ it lives up to it's famous tagline; "washes better than your $29.95 . . . More Info - Cotton Gin - Nags Head
Gurgle Pots • Island Spice & Wine • Avon
Pour. Listen. Enjoy. Add a touch of whimsy to your table with a Gurgle Pot. These pitchers produce a delightful gurgle as you pour your favorite . . . More Info - Island Spice & Wine
Carver Boards • Island Revolution Surf Company and Skate Park • Corolla
Carver boards are finally here!!! Come by and test out the two demo boards we have. These boards will change the way you surf and skate. . . . More Info - Island Revolution Surf Company and Skate Park
Mermaid's Folly T-Shirt • Mermaid's Folly • Ocracoke
A mystical and magical Ocracoke T-shirt! Comes in a variety of colors. . . . More Info - Mermaid's Folly
White + Warren Cashmere Wraps • Nest • Manteo
Super-fine cashmere scarves and wraps . . . More Info - Nest
dirt Duck Soap • Ocean Annie's • Duck
The "Get Naked" line refers to the minimal and all natural ingredients. Perfect for sensitive skin! . . . More Info - Ocean Annie's
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Family Beach Fun Without the Sun
It’s a breezy summer evening after a hot day on the beach. Dinner is over, wet bathing suits are hung, sun-touched skin is cooled…and the young . . . Read article
Voyages In The Paper Canoe
If you want to know what’s in a name, Tommy Karole, owner of The Paper Canoe in Duck, has plenty to say on the subject. “It’s one of the first . . . Read article
Yo Ho Ho and a Bunch of Pirates!
They mysteriously gather six times a day, every day, from Memorial Day to Labor Day – but only when the weather is warm and sunny…thunderstorms . . . Read article