This Week on the Outer Banks: 8/19 – 8/25

Monday, August 19th Brew & Arts: Join the Outer Banks Brewing Station Monday night at 5:00PM for a night of art, music, and beer! Local craftspeople, artists, and vendors will be set up in the backyard of the Brewery to display their work as the live band plays. Kick off your week the right way![Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 8/12 – 8/17

Monday August 12th Summer Brewery Tours: Every Monday, the Outer Banks Brewing Station offers tours of their wind powered brewery. For only $10, get the chance to learn about the inner workings of the brewery. Although the tour will last around 30 minutes, please plan for 45. There is a limit of 15 people per[Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 8/5 – 8/11

Monday August 5th: Escape Pirate Ship THE ADVENTURE: The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island has teamed up with the escape-room company, Will You Escape? LLC, to provide a fun, new attraction for all ages. This summer, check out the aquarium’s new pirate-ship themed escape room. The whole family can enjoy this puzzling and exciting[Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/29 – 8/4

Monday July 29th Family Fishing: Every weekday at 9:00AM, Jennette’s Pier hosts a family fishing session. During the session, learn the basic skills needed to catch fish! You will learn about the fish commonly found near the pier, fish identification, casting, rigging, and catch and release techniques. The cost of the class is $15 per[Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/22 – 7/27

Monday July 22nd: OBX Bioluminescence & Full Moon Tour: Bioluminescence is a naturally occurring phenomenon where organisms produce light as a result of a chemical reaction. Experience the beauty of bioluminescence on the water with the OBX Bioluminescence Tour. The tour is approximately one and a half hours long and is suitable for all ages.[Read More…]

Everything You Need to Know About Midges

Every few years the Outer Banks experiences a influx of tiny flying bugs called midges. Fortunately, midge swarms are usually not a widespread issue, and affect only a small number of vacation homes. But we would like to provide our visitors the following information, not only to educate, but also to offer some helpful tips[Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/15 – 7/20

Monday July 15th: Backyard Birds: Every Monday, come out to the Elizabethan Gardens for a session on Backyard Birds. Kids will learn how to draw birds and make a treat for the birds in their own backyard. After the program, children and their families are welcome to take part in a scavenger-hunt held in the[Read More…]

H2OBX Waterpark

Two weeks ago, Southern Shores Realty’s Marketing Department spent the day at the Outer Banks’ newest attraction – the H2OBX Waterpark. Thanks again to everyone that visited our table and took home some sweet prizes. If you want to learn more about H2OBX including information about attractions, dining options, and overall experience, then keep reading![Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/8-7/14

Monday July 8th: Fish With A Ranger: The Hatteras Island Fish with a Ranger Program is open to fishermen and women of all ages. This free program is hosted by one of the national park rangers each Monday and Thursday during the summer. Poles and rigs are provided for all attendees, but you must provide[Read More…]

This Week On the Outer Banks: 4th of July Special

Monday July 1st: 20th Anniversary of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Move: In 1999, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was moved 2,900 feet over a period of 23 days to its current location. At 9:30am visit the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to celebrate this incredible historical monument through speeches, a Q&A panel, artifacts from the moving of the lighthouse,[Read More…]