Posted on 7/13/2019

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

sunset on the beach

Monday July 15th:

Backyard Birds:

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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 gardens. A snack will be provided. The program is free with admission to the gardens, but space is limited! (1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954)

Nags Head Morning Paddle:

Don't miss the chance to kayak or paddle board along the marshes of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. On the tour, keep an eye out for coastal birds such as terns, pelicans, or ibis. The highlight of the tour are the dolphins that swim and play right next to you. Morning kayak prices are $45 per person and $30 for children under 12. There is a $60 flat rate for individuals wishing to use stand up paddle boards. (7531 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC, 27959)

Tuesday July 16th:

The Princess Bride:

horse on landscape with event details

At dusk, come out to the Duck Town Green for a community showing of the classic movie The Princess Bride. The movie is action packed with fencing, revenge, giants, chase scenes, epic escapes, true love, and miracles. A great tale for viewers of all ages, the Princess Bride is sure to be a perfect family event. Lawn chairs, coolers, and pets are welcome. Additional concessions will be available for purchase courtesy of OBX Popcorn Shoppe. (8:30pm - 10:30pm, 1200 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949)

Full Moon Tour of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse: