Entertainment

May 7


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Forgotten flatfoots ‘Baretta,’ ‘Hunter’ and ‘Spenser: For Hire’

From 1968-1996 Stephen J. Cannell was one of the hardest-working men on TV.


May 13 - 16
49th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular

The 49th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular will be held on Thursday, May 13th-Sunday May 16th. We invite pilots from all over the country to come fly with us for this four-day event at Jockey’s Ridge State…


Seashore Updates from Cape Hatteras National Seashore

  May 5, 2021 | Issue 72 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle newsletter Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle e-Newsletter provides brief, timely, and newsworthy content throughout the year.


June 2: Rock The Cape to Celebrate Music and Art on Hatteras Island

  Rock The Cape will return to Hatteras Island on Wednesday, June 2 for a full day of art and music at Kitty Hawk Kites’ Waves Village Watersports Resort in Rodanthe.  The family-friendly, free event will…


Live Virtual Performance on May 15
Bryan Cultural Series Brings Beethoven Sonatas to Outer Banks

Bryan Cultural Series Join the Bryan Cultural Series and ECU’s Four Seasons Chamber Music for a virtual evening of Beethoven sonatas performed at All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores. Featuring Four Seasons Artistic Director violinist…


Theatre of Dare Returns to Live Performances With ‘Adam & Eve’

Elizabethan Gardens becomes a ‘Garden of Eden’ for Theatre of Dare. Theatre of Dare Theatre of Dare is wrapping up its COVID-altered 30th season with another first for the community theatre group: outdoor performances of The…


May 7: Heather Frese book signing

Downtown Books Friday author signings return to Downtown Books on Friday, May 7 when they will welcome North Carolina author Heather Frese whose recent publication, The Baddest Girl on the Planet, is not only set on…


Jennette’s Pier expands its hours just in time for summer

Jennette’s Pier The staff at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head is pleased to announce that they will start summer hours of operation this Saturday, May 1. The hours are 6 a.m. to midnight daily. In general,…


Ocracoke Fig Festival to host Chef Vivian Howard

(Ocracoke Preservation Society) The Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty at its annual Fig Festival Aug. 5-7 with special guest chef and TV personality Vivian Howard. The 8th annual Ocracoke Fig Festival will take…



WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Whistling past the graveyard—‘After Life’ and ‘Topper’

Did you ever wake up with them bullfrogs on your mind? / You’re gonna wake up laughin', laughin' just to keep from crying.


OBX National Parks go digital

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial are pleased to announce several new ways for visitors to digitally connect with their national park sites. The recently released NPS mobile…


Visit with a Banker Pony

Island Farm Visit with a Banker Pony | Weekly on Tuesday, Thursday from 9 to 11 AM Island Farm, 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo Admission: Adults are $8 per person, and children 3 and under…


Self-driving vehicle tested at Wright Brothers Memorial

  (National Park Service) The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the National Park Service (NPS) today announced the launch of the first self-driving vehicle to be tested at a recreational public lands site in the…


Friday, May 14, 2021 from 10 am to noon
Growing Fruits and Berries at Home

N.C. Cooperative Extension Spring is finally here, the plants are blooming, the weather is warming, and it’s time to get out and get planting! If you’ve always wanted to grow your own fruits and berries, N.C.…



The Lost Colony to no longer include ‘redface’ actors 

Other changes coming in Native American aspect of play Kevin Bradley, chairman of the Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA), recalls that the organization would receive occasional complaints about its use of non-Native Americans to play Native-American…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: ‘Just one more thing’—Columbo … and Dostoevsky

Inverted detective stories from 19th century Moscow to 20th Century Los Angeles


Dion Burroughs Exhibit is on display in Dare County Arts Council gallery April 2-30.

 Dion Burroughs Exhibit | Walking Through My Creative World In April, Dare County Arts Council Vault Gallery will feature Dion Burroughs’ paintings in his exhibit titled Walking Through My Creative World.  Dion Burroughs has a…


Island Farm open for 2021 season

Island Farm Island Farm is open for its 2021 season! A living history farmstead, Island Farm interprets the life of early Outer Bankers from the mid-1800s when just over 400 people inhabited Roanoke Island. Visitors can expect…



Rodanthe Pier open for the 2021 season

By: Joy Crist | Island Free Press After a winter of numerous renovations, the Rodanthe Fishing Pier will reopen for the 2021 season this coming Saturday, March 27, per a recent update. “We spent the winter doing…


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian

One of the writers on Roseanne was Norm Macdonald, who was also presentable enough to have some guest spots as an actor on The Drew Carey Show and NewsRadio.


Currituck Beach Lighthouse opens for 2021 Season

On Saturday, March 20, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse will open for the 2021 climbing season. The lighthouse will be open daily through December 1st, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Visitors may climb 220 stairs to…