Outer Banks Oysters

‘Tis the season! It’s NC Oyster Week! This time of year is great for fishing, bonfires, and local oyster roasts. While seemingly unassuming, these bivalved creatures are vital for many aspects of North Carolina’s livelihood. First and foremost, they are a keystone species. Keystone species are essential for ecosystem function, AKA remove the oysters, and[Read More…]

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Planning for Vacation with a Large Group

Family reunions, graduations, or just the annual family get together are some of the reasons vacationers seek out a stay on the Outer Banks. If you’re vacationing with a larger group, we have some pointers for planning a stress-free getaway! Communication First thing’s first, this is the number 1 most important element of having a[Read More…]

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October 2021 Events

Oct 1st: Manteo First Friday Celebration 6p – 9pDowntown Manteo300 Queen Elizabeth Ave Oct 1st – 2nd: Inshore Fishing Tournament OBX MarinaWanchese Oct 2nd- Pumpkin Patch (Repeats Every Saturday) 9a – 3pIsland Farm 1140 N US-64Manteo Oct 7th: HICF Positively Pink 5K and Fun Run Kinnakeet Shores41838 NC-12Avon Oct 9th: Oink ‘N’ Oyster Roast Next[Read More…]

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10th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival

“Surftember”, as many call this month, is underway and the 10th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival begins tomorrow! This unique event takes place at Jennette’s Pier, showcasing the best of talent on the Outer Banks, and awesome events. Not only is this a film festival, but they’re also offering underwater filming workshops, hang gliding lessons, and[Read More…]

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Fall Favorites of the OBX

The Outer Banks really shines in the summer time, but fall is another great opportunity for an OBX escape. Here are some of our favorite parts of autumn on the coast. Longer Walks If you like long walks on the beach, but often find yourself overheated, burning your toes on hot sand, and dodging beach[Read More…]

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September 2021 on the OBX

Although September brings the end of summer, it isn’t the end of fun on the Outer Banks. Repeating events: Live Music is typically found at local restaurants during the week nights. Please call or check their websites for details. Outer Banks Brewing Station, TRiO, The Village Table and Tavern, Aqua, Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger[Read More…]

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OBX This Week: August 30 – Sept 5

MONDAY August 30 Cheerwine Welcome Party | 10a – 12pH2OBX Waterpark8526 Caratoke Hwy, Powells Point Journeys – A Hatteras Island Group Show | 10a – 4pDare County Arts Council300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo Crabbing with a Ranger | 10a – 11:30aBodie Island Lighthouse8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse, Nags Head Bicycle Tour | 9:30a – 10:15aWright Brothers[Read More…]

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OBX THIS WEEK: August 23, 2021

MONDAY August 23 Cheerwine Welcome Party | 10a – 12pH2OBX Waterpark8526 Caratoke Hwy, Powells Point Journeys – A Hatteras Island Group Show | 10a – 4pDare County Arts Council300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo Crabbing with a Ranger | 10a – 11:30aBodie Island Lighthouse8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse, Nags Head Bicycle Tour | 9:30a – 10:15aWright Brothers[Read More…]

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OBX This Week Aug 16 – 22

MONDAY August 16 Cheerwine Welcome Party | 10a – 12pH2OBX Waterpark8526 Caratoke Hwy, Powells Point Crabbing with a Ranger | 10a – 11:30aBodie Island Lighthouse8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse, Nags Head Bicycle Tour | 9:30a – 10:15aWright Brothers Memorial Visitors Center1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills Mike Davis Exhibit | Month-long exhibitDare County Arts Council300[Read More…]

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August 9 – 15, 2021

Monday August 9 Free Namaste at the Beach | 8a – 9:30aJennette’s Pier7223 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head Crabbing with a Ranger | 10a – 11:30aBodie Island Lighthouse8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse, Nags Head Bicycle Tour | 9:30a – 10:15aWright Brothers Memorial Visitors Center1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills Historic Old Manteo Candlelight Walking[Read More…]

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