Entertainment

Aug 13


Blackbeard’s Jamboree cancelled over COVID concerns

Last year, Dorian damage thwarted the Ocracoke event (Ocracoke Civic & Business Association) The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association announced on Aug. 11 that it has canceled the 2020 Blackbeard’s…


NC Aquariums, Jennette’s Pier introduce virtual and outdoor programs 

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and Jennette’s Pier are joining the North Carolina Aquariums in Fort Fisher and Pine Knoll Shores in offering virtual programs and opportunities for…


Aug. 7-29: “Imaginary Creatures Run Amok”

Dare County Arts Council | Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 12pm – 5pm | 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo In August, Dare County Arts Council’s vault will feature Carol Willett’s solo…


Rick Tupper’s Solo Exhibit “At Home With Brush & Paint”

Dare County Arts Council | Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 12pm – 5pm | 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo Rick Tupper’s Solo Exhibit “At Home With Brush & Paint” opened Friday…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Where were you when I laid the foundations of the Earth?

Alfred, Lord Tennyson called the book of Job “the greatest poem of ancient and modern times.” The [Old Testament book] addresses the vindication of God in the light of the…


Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

N.C. Cooperative Extension  We have some exciting and innovative news for you! We know the year 2020 has been full of disappointment for many. Most recently it was announced that…


Tony Lillis Book Signing

Tony Lillis, author of the new book- Surfing Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks- will be at Downtown Books,  103 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, on Friday, August 7 from…


Aug. 6: Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market

Town of Nags Head, NC Have a hankering for a juicy, plump tomato or a sweet ear of corn? A baked good for breakfast or a locally-made Kombucha? How about…


Dare County Arts Council Announces 23rd Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Award Recipients

Best In Show piece by Julien McCarthy titled “Irrevocable Union” (wood, turquoise). Photo courtesy of Dare County Arts Council. Founded by Mollie A. Fearing & Associates After being rescheduled from…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Bob Newhart had two legendary sitcoms—or did he?

What to stream on TV: Bob Newhart (“Professor Proton” on The Big Bang Theory) got his start in comedy by recording long phone calls about absurd scenarios.


2020 Watermelon Festival Canceled

It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the 14th Annual Watermelon Festival scheduled for August 6, 2020.  Due to the effects of COVID-19 on crowd gathering…


Hiking at the Beach

Outer Banks Forever This easy 2.5 mile round trip trail at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site winds through the maritime forest with towering loblolly pines and old growth live oaks. It…


An art gallery goes mobile

A merchant gets creative in the era of COVID The coral and white school bus at the end of the end of the parking lot at the Rundown Cafe in…


AUG. 1: Elizabethan Gardens Art Show and Sale

Elizabethan Gardens AUGUST 1 from 10 am to 2 pm: Pop UP Art Show – Free with standard admission. Art prices as low as $50. Stroll the gardens and see…


AUG. 19: Celebrate National Aviation Day and Orville Wright’s Birthday

First Flight Society Celebrate National Aviation Day and Orville Wright’s birthday at the Dare County Regional Airport (MQI). There will be representatives from First Flight Society and several other Aviation and…


Ace Run Disc Golf Course Now Open

(Dare County) A new 9-hole disc golf course, Ace Run, is now open at North End Park located at the northern end of Roanoke Island. Dare County Parks and Recreation operates the…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Different paths taken on Snowfall and Wu-Tang: An American Saga

What to stream on TV: Two tales of the crack epidemic, of loss and redemption


JULY 24: Shipwrecks Book Signing!

Downtown Books This week’s socially distanced book signing features James Charlet, local author of the recently released Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks. In his new book, Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks,…


2020 Duck Jazz Festival Postponed to 2021

Town of Duck Organizers for the Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC announced today that the festival will return in 2021 after postponing the 2020 event. With many uncertainties surrounding…


2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Moving Online

The 5th Annual Halloween International Film Festival is moving online. Originally scheduled to return to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, October 1-3, 2020, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and…


2020 OBX Brewtag Canceled

Outer Banks Brewtag  It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the 6th Annual Brewtag event, scheduled for October 24, 2020. Due to the effects of COVID-19 on crowd gathering and…



Dare County Arts Council presents Music Unites Us and July Courthouse Sessions

Dare County Arts Council Musicians from all over the country will be connected to a global audience through Dare County Arts Council’s July Courthouse Sessions, which will feature a very special virtual…


JULY 21: Live stream performance by Metropolitan Opera singer and Outer Banks native Tshombe Selby

Dare County Arts Council On July 21 at 8 p.m. The Courthouse Sessions, has a very special performance coming your way from Metropolitan Opera singer and Outer Banks native Tshombe…