Outer Banks events & information about nightlife, things to do, restaurants & shopping!
This site, Outer Banks This Week, is the closest you can get to being on the Outer Banks, NC, without actually being here. Here, in the words of locals who know this place inside and out, you’ll find the detailed information you need to really know this place. Need information on Outer Banks Nightlife while you’re here? We’ve got it – who’s playing where, what play is being performed, what well-known touring group is here, Outer Banks music and musicians you really should hear. Want to know about Outer Banks events, such as annual events, specialty events or seasonal events? Dive in here; we’ve got it all. Other Outer Banks, NC, things to do are here too, such as scheduled programs at major attractions or recreational activities that happen every week. We bet you plan on enjoying Outer Banks Restaurants while you’re here. You’ll find information such as daily specials, complete contact info, where you need a reservation or where you can bring large parties more easily. And, you’ll appreciate the hundreds of Outer Banks coupons you can download from this site that will make it cheaper to dine, shop and enjoy the great outdoors. Speaking of the great outdoors, Outer Banks Fishing enthusiasts will look to this site every day for information on what’s being caught, where to go to catch it, what trophies the offshore boats are bringing in and more. And, finally, the only sport more popular than fishing is probably Outer Banks shopping…yes, it’s a sport in many people’s eyes! Through Outer Banks This Week, you’ll learn where the great sales are, connect with individual shops to get a sneak preview of what they offer before you go and see highlights of the latest and greatest new inventory.
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Our sense of time changes as we age. When you’re 6 years old the period of time between Halloween and Christmas seems an eternity. At the age of 12 it seems you’ll never reach 16 and the nearly mystical freedom promised by a driver’s license. By the time we enter our second quarter-century, time begins to take on a significantly quicker and accelerating pace. That Wilco song was a hit just a couple years ago, right? Eh, probably more like a decade or so. Time flies…. Still, it is the rare relationship, business or organization that successfully navigates a full quarter-century. Rarer still is an event that traverses that span of time while retaining its vibrancy and relevance. But here in 2013 we do, indeed, have a silver anniversary on the holiday event calendar — Outer Banks Hotline’s Festival of Trees is celebrating its 25th year from Dec. 5–7 at Jennette’s Pier . . . Read More
A Time of Feasting, Santa Sightings and a Twinkle or Two
Let me begin by wishing everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. Many of us will be surrounded by family and friends and a world of plenty for the next . . . Read more
Wags & Whiskers, a Rockfish Rodeo and a Meal of Thanks
The upcoming trifecta of holidays reminds us to be thankful, to appreciate the act of giving and sharing, and to acknowledge the past as we look toward the . . . Read more
Hatteras Island Gallery Tour: Great Art & Giveaways
When thinking of Hatteras Island, most people instantly think sun, sand and surf…and with good reason, of course. After a little additional consideration, . . . Read more
Veterans Concert, an Island Fair and Cheese School
This past Monday we recognized the service and sacrifice of the nation’s veterans. As part of that recognition the Dare County Arts Council and Don and . . . Read more
A Marathon Week
A person could be forgiven for thinking that all we Outer Bankers do is just run, run and run. It seems you can’t drop a bacon cheeseburger anywhere on the . . . Read more
Top Picks: Nightlife
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Ladies’ Night at the Gardens • Elizabethan Gardens• Roanoke Island
Monday, December 9th 2013 05:00 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Ladies Night • Brewing Station• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, December 11th 2013 10:30PM -
BINGO • Colington Volunteer Fire Department• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, December 11th 2013 06:30PM - 09:00PM
Literary Open Mic Night • Arts Council• Nags Head
Thursday, December 12th 2013 06:30PM - 08:00PM
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
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Top Picks: Great Plates
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Oysters • BK Shuckers • Kitty Hawk
Raw or Steamed . . . More Info - BK Shuckers
Mushroom Swiss Cheeseburger • Gaffer's Sports Pub • Ocracoke
• Haoles Sushi and Sake Bar • Avon
Carolina Bouillabaisse • Owens' Restaurant • Nags Head
Shrimp, sea scallop, mussels, calamari and local gamefish poached in a plum tomato saffron broth . . . More Info - Owens' Restaurant
Bourbon Chicken • Route 12 • Corolla
Boneless chicken encrusted with crushed pecans, finished with a bourbon, soy glace, and served with rice pilaf . . . More Info - Route 12
24 Beers On Tap • Trio • Kitty Hawk
Saddle on up to the copper-top bar at the Trio Taphouse and choose from a selection craft brews, with 24 beers on tap. Or try a Trio Flight, and . . . More Info - Trio
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
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Red Cup LIving • A Culinary Affair • Nags Head
Red Cup Living. For those who love the Red Solo cup!!! Coming soon Red Cup Margarita & Red Cup Martini . . . More Info - A Culinary Affair
Kameleon Jewelry • Cotton Gin - Corolla • Corolla
Kameleon Jewelry is committed to bringing you the most fun, flexible interchangeable jewelry system in the world!! . . . More Info - Cotton Gin - Corolla
Frogg Toggs Hellbender Jacket • Frisco Rod and Gun • Frisco
Hellbender™ Wading & Fly Jacket, in Waterproof Breathable Polyester & Non-woven Toadskinz™ shell material Super Tough Waterproof Toadskinz™ $69.99 . . . More Info - Frisco Rod and Gun
White + Warren Cashmere Wraps • Nest • Manteo
Super-fine cashmere scarves and wraps . . . More Info - Nest
Bronze Jewelry • Sunflower Center • Ocracoke
Handcrafted bronze jewelry by North Carolina artist, Janet Harriman. . . . More Info - Sunflower Center
Marriage & Music Open Doors At Festival Park
You are stretched out in your lawn chair, friends beside you and a cool breeze is coming off the water. Children run through the plush grass, excited . . . Read article
Albatross Fleet. The name alone has the ring of legend about it. And the Albatross Fleet certainly holds legendary status in the storied history of . . . Read article
Town of Duck Celebrates Fall
The locals’ secret is out: fall is the best time on the Outer Banks! Couple autumn’s moderate temperatures, lower humidity and less-crowded . . . Read article