Entertainment

Jul 6


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…



Hampton Roads goes back to Happy Days!

Are you old enough to remember drive-in movies? Hampton Coliseum JUST ANNOUNCED: Hampton Coliseum is hosting a weekend of Drive-In Movies! Tickets go on sale July 2 at Noon. Choose from:


July 11-12: 42 Annual Wright Kite Festival

Saturday & Sunday, July 11th-12th, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm Wright Brothers National Memorial Park Hosted by Kitty Hawk Kites and Kitty Hawk Surf Co. Take flight where flight first began…


OBX Jeep Jam Moved To 2021

OBX Jeep Jam Due to the uncertainty of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the county and state restrictions in place to slow the spread of the virus, Outer Banks Chrysler Jeep…


The Outer Banks 100K/100 Mile Challenge

Outer Banks Running Club Join us for The Outer Banks 100k/100M Challenge to benefit the Beach Food Pantry. Travel the 62.1 or 100 miles of the Outer Banks with us or…


Suzanne! Joseph! Greg! Three Authors for July Third!

Downtown Books will feature three authors for two socially distanced book signings this Friday!


Island Farm 2020 Program Schedule Released

Starting Tuesday, June 30th, Island Farm will be hosting regularly scheduled mini-programs! A living history farmstead, Island Farm interprets the life of early Outer Bankers from the mid-1800s when just…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: More unreliable narrators in Homecoming and Mr. Robot

What to stream on TV: Homecoming, and Mr. Robot, from Homecoming's producer


Outer Banks Seafood Festival postponed  

(Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce) The Outer Banks Seafood Festival Board of Directors announced today, June 22, that the 2020 Outer Banks Seafood Festival will be postponed a year until…


Bridger book signing on June 26

Downtown Books Bridger Catfish Newman is a cat with over 2,500 Facebook followers. He was also the kitten that was thrown from a speeding car and off the Mann’s Harbor…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: The unreliable narrators of The Family and The Affair

What to stream on TV: Subjective narration in The Family and The Affair.


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: It’s all in the game—The Wire and Friday Night Lights

What to stream on TV: Two of my favorites have more in common than one might think--The Wire and Friday Night Lights


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Three pirate shows, all rated Aargh!

What to stream on TV: OBX "tourist" Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard, is featured in this week's series, including Neil Cross's Crossbones


June 24: Nature Out Loud: Boogie in the Backyard Kids Virtual Music Series

Hosted by Dare County Arts Council and Nature Out Loud Wednesdays, June 10, 17 and 24 at 10am New for June, Dare County Arts Council is partnering with Paul Mazzei to launch “Nature…


A moving reminder of The Lost Colony

Roanoke Island Historical Association On behalf of the Roanoke Island Historical Association and our esteemed Alumni, I am pleased to share with you an amazing effort put forth by Lost Colony alumni…


Worrell 1000 Race Will Return for 2021, with a Hatteras Island Landing

  By Joy Crist  |  Island Free Press “They said it couldn’t happen. They said that the Worrell would never again be the revered event it once was. So, the…


Roanoke Island Festival Park is open with some new procedures in place

(RIFP) Roanoke Island Festival Park will open to the public June 2 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: Closing some…


Jennette’s Pier opens to public today

Jennette’s Pier will open to the public today, Monday, June 8 at 7 a.m. with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including:…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: A Tom Selleck trifecta—from private eye to small-town chief to Police Commissioner

What to stream on TV: Tom Selleck through the ages--Magnum, P.I., Jesse Stone, and Blue Bloods.

Island Farm opens for 2020 season

On Tuesday, June 2, Island Farm will open for its 2020 season! A living history farmstead, Island Farm interprets the life of early Outer Bankers from the mid-1800s when just…


June 27: Fermentation Basics: Make Your Own Sauerkraut!

Making your own sauerkraut, kimchi, and hot sauce is easy! Join local fermentation expert, Owen Sullivan of Hay Point Fermentation, for the first of a summer workshop series on mastering…


Dare County Arts Council’s Gallery reopens

  Dare County Arts Council Dare County Arts Council’s Gallery in downtown Manteo is reopening on Friday, May 22 at 12pm after being closed for over two months due Covid-19. We…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Lost on the OBX, on Roanoke Island and in Buffalo City

What to stream on TV: Leonard Nimoy's In Search of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, and Lost in Buffalo City.


June 9: The June Courthouse Sessions featuring Eric Williams

Dare County Arts Council Dare County Arts Council is proud to present The June Courthouse Sessions, a compilation of virtual performances featuring local and regional musicians. On Tuesday, June 9 Eric…