Jul 3

Dare County reminds Residents and Visitors of Local Fireworks Rules and Regulations

The Fourth of July is fast approaching, and with many events being planned—from professional fireworks shows to backyard barbecues and block party celebrations—Dare County officials want to remind residents and visitors of the rules and regulations that are in effect regarding fireworks on the Outer Banks. Full story

JULY 2-4
Ocracoke Island Independence Day Celebration

Ocracoke will be celebrating Independence day July 2-5. Full story

Expanded schedule of educational programs at OBX National Parks and Seashore Updates

Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle e-Newsletter provides brief, timely, and newsworthy content throughout the year.
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Stream On: Don’t mess with Stanley Kubrick!

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV By Peter Hummers What happens when one attempts a sequel to a Stanley Kubrick movie. Full story

On display July-August | Reception July 10
BROTHERS James Melvin and Jefferson Glover celebratory exhibition at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery

The BROTHERS exhibit will be on display at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head, during July and August at the Nags Head gallery.  Reception scheduled for Sunday afternoon, July 10, from 2 to 4 pm. Full story

Every Saturday this summer from 8-10 pm
Family Roller Skate Nights

Family skate nights will be held each Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. (weather permitting), at the roller hockey rink at Aviation Park, which is located at 103 Veterans Drive in Kill Devil Hills. Full story

Avon Fishing Pier 4th of July Fireworks Show

Celebrate your Independence Day with a bang at the Avon Pier and Avon Beach Klub on Hatteras Island. Full story

Annual Hatteras Village Golf Cart Parade and Community Cookout celebrate July 4

Hatteras Village  July 4 at 6 pm  The 9th Annual Golf Cart Parade is a must.  What began with a meager 8 carts years ago has grown into a spectacular events with… Full story

The Town of Duck 4th of July Celebration Parade

The annual one-mile parade route begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane, travels east towards the ocean, turns left onto Ocean Way, and then continues onto Christopher Drive to end at Pamela Court. Full story

Independence Day Celebration at Historic Corolla Park

Independence Day Celebration Historic Corolla Park July 4 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm (or at the conclusion of the fireworks show)
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The Town of Kill Devil Hills Annual Fireworks Show

Monday, July 4, Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm
Avalon Pier, 2111 North Virginia Dare Trail, MP6
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Town of Nags Head Fireworks Spectacular

The Town of Nags Head will host, in conjunction with the Nags Head Fishing Pier and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular on Monday, July 4, 2022 at 9:25 p.m. on Nags Head Pier, located at Mile Post 11.5 on NC Route 12, South Virginia Dare Trail in Nags Head. Full story

JULY 4 from 3 to 10 pm
Fourth of July Celebration in Manteo

The fun begins at 3 pm downtown in front of the Dare County Arts Council with the singing of the National Anthem, kid's games and activities. Independence Day concert and fireworks at Roanoke Island Festival Park at their scenic waterfront Pavilion, gates open at 4:30pm. Show starts at 5:15pm. Full story

2022 Independence Day Concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Town of Manteo and Roanoke Island Festival Park are celebrating the Fourth of July with an Independence Day concert featuring The Deloreans and the 82nd Airborne Division Band & Chorus. Full story

The Passage East: Photography by Jennings Mitchell at Dare Arts

Passage East will be on display July 1-30 in our Vault Gallery. Full story

Wednesdays through Saturdays until early fall
Bodie Island Lighthouse open for climbing

Bodie Island Lighthouse open for climbing; Cape Hatteras Lighthouse may open this summer. Full story

‘Booze It & Lose It’ campaign begins June 27

Sobriety checkpoints to operate throughout the state The Kill Devil Hills Police Department has announced on its Facebook page that Monday June 27 will mark the start of the state’s July 4 holiday season Operation Firecracker "Booze It & Lose It" campaign. Full story

Remarkable women of the Outer Banks get their own book

By Peter Vankevich | Ocracoke Observer. Hannah Bunn West has shone a spotlight on some little-known, impactful women in the history of the Outer Banks. Full story

Swim near a lifeguard

And more "Know Before You Go" information Lifeguards are on duty beginning Saturday, May 29 and will remain through Labor Day, with roving patrols on some beaches through mid-October. Never swim alone. Full story

Opening night reveals a re-invigorated, restored Lost Colony production

By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice A much improved The Lost Colony took the stage at Waterside Theater last night for the opening of the 85th year of the nation’s oldest outdoor drama. Full story

SALTY DAWGS SPEAKER SERIES: A Picture Show of Outer Banks Shipwreck Diving, by Marc Corbett

July 5, 11 a.m.
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
A Picture Show of Outer Banks Shipwreck Diving, Marc Corbett.
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Wednesdays through September 14
Create Maritime Crafts at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Every Wednesday through September 14 from 10:30 am to noon

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Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7:00 PM
Call Sign Romeo to have OBX summer screenings

The locally produced and OBX-inspired film, Call Sign Romeo, will be on the big screen locally throughout the summer at RC Theatres Kill Devil Hills 10 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7:00 PM, beginning June 5. Full story

Stream On: Time after time after time after…

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV  By Peter Hummers . In 1960 George Pal directed a large-screen adaptation of H.G. Wells’ 1895 novella The Time Machine, and in 1979, novelist Nicholas Meyer directed what might be considered its sequel, in which H.G. Wells chases Jack the Ripper into 1979. Full story

JULY 6 & 27 | AUGUST 3 & 17
Summer Entertainment for Kids and Parents at Theatre of Dare

Theatre of Dare, community theater for the Outer Banks, is partnering with Porkchop Productions to present a series of children’s shows to be performed at the theater, 3848 N. Croatan Highway, MP 4, in Kitty Hawk. Full story

Author Scott Dawson booksigning at Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station

Scott Dawson, President of the Croatoan Archaeological Society, and author of “The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island”, will be at the Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo Community Building (across the street from the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station) on Thursday, July 7th  at 10am to present a slideshow and discuss the history surrounding the lost colony and the Croatoan tribe. Full story

The Lost Colony additional Dare Night announced for July 8

The Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) has announced an additional Dare Night after the June 17th show was cancelled due to dangerous weather conditions. The July 8th Dare Night will benefit the Outer Banks SPCA. Full story

UUCOB Art Show – Nancy Oelrich of Point Harbor Opening Reception on July 10

All are welcome to attend an opening reception on July 10 at 11:45 when Nancy will give a talk about her work. Full story

Every Friday year-round
Pea Island is for the birds – literally!

Throughout the year, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge has close to 400 species of birds live here or pass through. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll enjoy this casual stroll beside North Pond. Full story

College of the Albemarle Art Exhibition “Creature of Comfort” at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park will host the College of the Albemarle's (COA) art exhibition, "Creatures of Comfort", in its traveling exhibit space this summer. Full story