Oct 2

2022 Parade of Homes: It’s Back and Better than Ever!

October 6-8: We're celebrating the Outer Banks Home Builder Association' 30th annual Parade of Homes and this year, EVERYONE'S INVITED! Full story

Get Ready for the 6th Annual OBX Brewtag
Kegs Will Fly Again This October

Join us October 22, 2022 for the 6th Annual OBX Brewtag at the Outer Banks Soundside Event Site! Full story

Outer Banks Forum Kicks Off with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra

With over 500 people in attendance, the Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts kicked off its season at First Flight High School with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, a celebrated arts organization known for its quality performances. Full story

Fall Open House at the Corolla Wild Horse Rescue Farm

Corolla Wild Horse Fund Join us Saturday, October 15 for a fall open house at the farm! Full story

Stream On: Woody Allen, lost in translation

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV By Peter Hummers. Which way will Woody jump? In the meantime, here are three brilliant films from the embattled director’s salad days. Full story

October 8-9
Duck Jazz Festival returns to Duck Town Park in October

The Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC Bank returns to Duck Town Park with live jazz music featuring regional, national and international artists, Oct. 8-9, 2022. Full story

Latin Ballet Of Virginia Performance Postponed

Students and their parents are invited to this special evening of dance and music at no cost. Full story

October 8, 15, 22 & 29
Island Farm’s annual Pumpkin Patch event with pumpkin picking and a lineup of fall activities

October 8, 15, 22 & 29. Bring your friends and family to celebrate the arrival of fall at Island Farm! Full story

October 6 & 13
College of The Albemarle Fall Festivals scheduled for October

College of The Albemarle (COA) will host "Fall Festivals" at COA – Dare on October 6th and COA – Elizabeth City on October 13th. Full story

Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival returns Oct. 18-23

Registration is open for the 2022 Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival. The Festival runs from Tuesday October 18 through Sunday October 23. Full story

Stream On: The chase is on! Two memorable car chase films—‘Bullitt’ and ‘Ronin’

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV By Peter Hummers. Recently we looked at two great car-race films; this week, two car-chase films, one featuring the star of Le Mans, the other featuring the director of Grand Prix. The car chases in these films are not the best things about them, but c’mon! They’re awesome! Full story

Rock of the Eye: Boatbuilding Traditions around the Albemarle Sound

The exhibit opens October 10 and features graphics and artifacts that exemplify boatbuilding traditions that tie generations and communities together, showcasing the Albemarle region’s strong, diverse maritime heritage. Full story

Save The Date For The Great Art Heist

Mark the calendar for The Great Art Heist, Dare Arts’ fundraising auction, which will open in their Gallery in downtown Manteo on Friday, October 7. Full story

Empty Bowls Fundraiser to fight hunger event at Saint Andrews By The Sea on Oct. 8

St. Andrew’s-By-The-Sea 
October 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds to benefit: Beach Food Pantry, Food For Thought, Currituck Food Pantry and OBX Room in the Inn Full story

18th Annual Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation’s 5K Race is coming back in 2022 with a “BLAST”

18TH ANNUAL HICF 5K RACE OCTOBER 8 @ 8:00 AM The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation’s 5K Race will take place the Saturday, October 8 on Columbus Day weekend through the neighborhood of… Full story

Bodie Island Lighthouse 150th anniversary event postponed until later date

UPDATE: This Saturday’s event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first lighting of the Bodie Island Lighthouse is postponed due to the potential for heavy rainfall and flooding late this week. Full story

Community Foundation 40th Birthday Backyard Bash on Oct. 15

Celebrate Local Nonprofits, Community Philanthropy The Outer Banks Community Foundation invites the public to its 40th Birthday Backyard Bash at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Saturday, October 15 from 2 – 6 pm. Full story

Stream On: Out and in from the cold—‘The Old Man’ and John le Carré’s Alec Leamas

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV By Peter Hummers.  Jeff Bridges goes out into the cold; Richard Burton comes in from it.   Full story

It’s time again for the 28th Kelly Hospitality Group Charity Golf Classic, benefiting the Outer Banks Community Foundation

It's that time of year we all hit the links and raise some money for the Outer Banks Community Foundation. The 28th annual Kelly's Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday October 17th; 12:45 p.m. at the Sea Scape Golf Club in Kitty Hawk NC. Full story

Annual Dare to Scare 5K and Fun Run to be Held October 22

The annual Dare to Scare 5K & Sweet Treat Fun Run event will be held at the Virginia S. Tillett Community Center in Manteo on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. and the Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. Full story

OBX Seashore updates and programs at OBX National Parks

Read about night beach driving, the Bodie Island Lighthouse's 150th anniversary event, a beach cleanup event this Saturday, and educational programs in the Sept. 12, 2022 issue of the Cape Chronicle Newsletter. Full story

6th Annual Invitational Art Exhibition at Glen Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery

The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series is hosting its 6th Annual Invitational Art Exhibition at Glen Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head.   The exhibition is entitled Fiber, Clay and Paint… Full story

Stream On: Children can be nasty, don’t you think?

WHAT TO ON TV Peter Hummers reviews The Bad Seed (1956), and The Lie (2018).   Full story

Sundays from Sept 11 to Oct. 23
Sundays at the Overlook: Singer/Songwriter Series at The Elizabethan Gardens

Bring a chair and come relax at the Gardens’ sound overlook at The Elizabethan Gardens. Sundays from mid-September to mid-October 2022 (September 11, September 18, September 25, October 2, October 9, October 23) Full story

September programs at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras

A listing of September programs at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. Full story

Join your community to watch the NC Trusted Elections Virtual Town Hall

Members of the public are invited to a community viewing of the “NC Trusted Elections Virtual Town Hall” on Monday, September 19, at 7:00 pm at the College of the Albemarle Manteo Campus in the Veterans Memorial Hall. Full story

Dare County Library Adult Speakers Series September 2022

These free programs are held in-person at the Kill Devil Hills Library meeting room and virtually via Zoom (unless otherwise noted). Full story

Stream On: At the races with ‘Grand Prix’ and ‘Le Mans’

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV By Peter Hummers Two great auto-racing films (starring auto-racing actors who did their own driving) Full story

October 11
“Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes: the Unique Story of the Pea Island U.S. Lifesaving Station” returns to the aquarium on Oct. 11

On October 11, enjoy return presentations of "Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes: the Unique Story of the Pea Island U.S. Lifesaving Station" in our Neptune's Theater at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Full story

Gov’t Mule, Trombone Shorty light it up at Festival Park

By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice | An amazing end to a remarkable summer season of music at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Aug. 28 as local promoter VUSIC brought Gov’t Mule with Warren Haynes and Trombone Shorty to the Outer Banks. Full story

Artist Cameron McCubbin exhibit at UUCOB

See Cameron's work at her three month show at UUCOB. Full story

OBX Seashore updates and programs at OBX National Parks

Cape Chronicle | August 25, 2022 | Issue 96
Learn about the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, Ocracoke Light Station, and the U.S. Coast Guard's Silver Lifesaving Medal, plus a listing of current programs at OBX National Parks in the Aug. 25 issue of the Cape Chronicle newsletter. Full story

Stream On: Dead men running–‘D.O.A.’ and ‘Run for Your Life’

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV By Peter Hummers Everybody wants to go to Heaven, but nobody wants to die. "D.O.A." (1950 film) and "Run for Your Life" (1965 TV series)   Full story

Save time and money while planning your Outer Banks Wedding at the OBX Wedding Fest

The OBX Wedding Fest will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Keeper’s Galley and The Barn at Haven on the Banks, located in Nags Head, NC, on Sunday, August 28, 2022. Full story

Premier Outer Banks Concert Series returns

Annual performances resume this fall. The Outer Banks Forum concert series announces their return with a slate of seven concerts that mix crowd pleasers with eclectic performers for their 2022/23 Season. Full story

Dare County Library’s Fall 2022 Adult Library Enrichment Series begins September 9

The Dare County Library has announced the return of its popular Library Enrichment Series for Adults, which will be offered as hybrid events beginning in September 2022. Full story

‘Stories Illuminated’ is a journey through OBX History

George Wood’s photography on display at Duck Town Hall By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice | George Wood is a coastal environmental engineer by profession, but by inclination he is a photographer and artist. In an exhibit running from this month to the end of October at the Duck Town Hall, both profession and inclination come together in a remarkable journey through the history of the Outer Banks at his “Stories Illuminated” show. Full story

Stream On: This was Us, Part I

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV We take a look at NBC’s excellent Tralfamadorean prime-time soap opera. Part one of two. By Peter Hummers Full story

August programs at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras

August programs at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras Full story