Things to do on the Outer Banks August 8 – 14

As Summer on the Outer Banks begins to wind down, that doesn’t mean the fun has to! There are still some great events going on for you and the family. Most of the events going on this week and free and open to the public. From outdoor concerts to outdoor movies, there is sure to be something everyone will enjoy.

movies-on-the-soundMovies on the Sound

August 8 l Manteo, NC
Movies on the Sound is an outdoor movie series showing family friendly movies. This month Movies on the Sound will be held at the College of the Albemarle Campus. This week’s movie is one of my all time favorites, Despicable Me!

roanoke-island-powwow-august-obx11th Annual Roanoke Island American Indian Cultural Festival & Powwow

August 9 l Manteo, NC
Come join the tribes as they gather together on ancestral sounds to celebrate and share their culture. This event brings American Indian tribes together from all over the nation dressed in their tribal regalia. Native drummers, dancers, traders and food vendors are all welcome.

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August 11 Р15 l Hatteras 
Yes, its a bit of a drive but it is also 5 nights of live music on the waterfront stage at REAL Watersports and Waterman’s Bar and Grill. With a beautiful sunset kicking off every night of music, along with delicious food, it will be worth the drive. Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys will be the headline act this year.

faire-daysFaire Days

August 13 l Duck, NC
Every Wednesday until September 10 you’ll discover food, art, and entertainment. There will be DIY crafts for the kids such as sand art and sun catchers. On top of that there will be magicians, juggling, puppets live music and much more! This is free and open to the public along the tree covered walkways of Scarborough Faire.

duck-summer-concert-seriesConcert on the Duck Town Green: Violent Mae

August 14 l Duck, NC
Every Thursday evening throughout the Summer there will be a free concert in the Town of Duck either on the Duck Town Green or at the amphitheater. Tonight’s performance by the Violent Mae will be on the green. Blankets and chairs are welcomed. Family friendly and free.

If you can’t make it this week in August, don’t worry we will publish a list of hand picked to-dos on the Outer Banks every week. If you are visiting us for a peaceful Fall getaway, be sure to check out our September events and our Annual events to plan some activities for your vacation.