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Explore Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge-First Tram Tour of 2024

The first Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge open-air tram tour of 2024 is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, from 9-11 am. Reservations are required. Full story

Feb 23


Strong winds, possible flooding in our forecast

Strong southwesterly winds will bring a threat for soundside coastal flooding and localized ocean overwash to portions of eastern NC on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Full story

Feb 27


MARCH 3
Artist Rick Nilson exhibit and artist talk at UUCOB

Rick Nilson is showing his work at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Outer Banks (UUCOB) through May with an opening reception on March 3 at 11:15 a.m. Full story

Feb 15


MARCH 4
Buxton to host Free Community Concert featuring North Carolina Symphony Ensembles on March 4

The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series, in collaboration with the North Carolina Symphony, is thrilled to announce a free Community Concert. This special event will feature performances by the Symphony's String Quartet and Wind Quintet. Scheduled for Monday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m., the concert will take place in the auditorium at Cape Hatteras Secondary School. Full story

Feb 26


OPENS MARCH 8
Comic Nostalgia Powers Theatre of Dare’s Musical ‘Chaperone’

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ will be performed at 7:30 p.m. March. 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16 with matinees March 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. All performances will be at Theatre of Dare in Kitty Hawk. Full story

Feb 26


MARCH 9
Keep It Clean Kitty Hawk: Community Clean Up Event

Town of Kitty Hawk Trash Clean Up Event March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Full story

Feb 24


Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Rainbow Bridge Pet Cremation

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Rainbow Bridge Pet Cremation. Full story

Feb 28


MARCH 14-16
First Flight High School and Stagekraft Productions present “Mean Girls”

The show runs Thursday and Friday evenings at 7 and Saturday afternoon at 2 in the David E. Oaksmith Auditorium from March 14-16. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for students, children and senior citizens. Full story

Feb 26


MARCH 9
Local Auditions for The Lost Colony announced

The Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) has announced the dates for local auditions for the 87th season of The Lost Colony.  Director and Choreographer Jeff Whiting and team will hold local auditions from 10am-5pm on Saturday, March 9th, 2024.   Full story

Feb 1


MARCH 17
33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17

The Kelly’s 33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade kicks off on Sunday, March 17 at 1 p.m. in Nags Head, RAIN OR SHINE. The one-mile parade route runs from Bladen St. (MP 11.5) north to Driftwood St. on Virginia Dare Trail (Beach Rd.) Full story

Feb 26


MARCH 26
Wild Food Farmacy

Whether for fun or survival, foraging can be a great way to supplement your diet with plants that are not only delicious but can also be healthy. Participants will learn how to confidently identify and forage for abundant, healing plants. What’s more, you’ll fill your kitchen and apothecaries with the most nourishing wild medicines in our area. Full story

Feb 27


Lost Colony: Archaeologists Slate Busy 2024 Dig Season

First Colony Foundation to Revisit Elizabethan Gardens, Fort Raleigh beginning March 4
Archaeologists with First Colony Foundation will begin a new dig at Roanoke Island's Elizabethan Gardens next week, looking for more evidence of the Algonquian village of Roanoac that hosted Sir Walter Raleigh's explorers in 1584. Full story

Feb 28