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

August 17, 2019

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! (600 S Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948)

End of Summer Camp – Jumpmasters Trampoline Park:

Celebrate the end of Summer with Jumpmasters Trampoline Park’s Backyard Bash. Backyard Bash is a week long camp full of fun water activities, relay races, and your favorite backyard games! Tickets are available for single day purchase as well as for the whole week. Click here to purchase tickets or call 252-423-3177 for more information. (728 US-64, Manteo, NC 27954)

Tuesday, August 20th

Monthly Kayak Fishing Clinic:

Trying to learn more about being a successful fisher on the Outer Banks? Come out to Kitty Hawk Kites Monthly Kayak Fishing Clinic to learn from local kayak fishing pros! Learn all about techniques, tackle, gear, and the best time and place to fish. Come out to learn the basics, master your technique, or share your own fishing stories with others. Call 877-359-8447 for more information. (7517 S. VA Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959)

Harrison & Wentz Present: A Bewitching Night of Mystic Tropicalia:

From A Bewitching Night of Mystic Tropicalia’s Facebook event page, “At long last, twin visionaries Harry Harrison and Matt Wentz finally combine their catpowers to give you only the most far-out beach spectacle every Tuesday night at the Brewing Station. featuring Marty Martier, Ed Tupper, Joey LaFontaine, and so much more. Swim toward the moon. Swim farther. Swim as far out and deep as the ocean goes, until you are floating in the stars.” (10:00PM, 600 S Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948)

OBX Mystery Dinner 2019 in Kill Devil Hills:

Looking for an event good enough to die for? Someone has been murdered in Kill Devil Hills and it is your job as an audience member to figure out whodunit! An adult ticket pays for admission and a four course meal, while the children’s ticket pays for admission and a two course meal. Come out for a great night, so great you might even die laughing! Click here to purchase tickets online or call 1-800-838-3006 to purchase by phone. (Event start at 7:00PM, Seating opens at 6:30PM, 1701 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948)

Wednesday, August 21st

Reggae Night at Secret Island Tavern:

Come out to Secret Island Tavern at 10:00PM on Wednesday night for an evening of fun. Popular Virginia-based reggae band, Space Koi, will be joined by Righteous Friendz Band. Spend your Wednesday night with good people, good food, and great music! (504 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, 27948)

Thursday, August 22nd

Concert on the Green – USAF The Blue Aces:

If you’re looking for a night of lively music and lively people, don’t miss your chance to watch The Blue Aces perform in Duck. The band consists of seven talented Airman-musicians who play a variety of today’s favorite hits. Their set includes songs by Kings of Leon, Imagine Dragons, Tori Kelly, and Eric Church. Come out for a high energy show which is sure to please! (6:30PM – 8:00PM, 1200 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949)

Weekly Acoustic Wine-Down:

Every Thursday until September 26th, the Jarvisburg Cotton Gin will be hosting Acoustic Sunset: A Weekly Acoustic Wine-Down. This week, enjoy live music by band Mosquito Net as you sample delicious wines from the local vineyard. You are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, and friendly pets! The event will run from 5:00PM until 9:00PM, so make sure to stop by to get a taste of Currituck. (6957 Caratoke Highway, Jarvisburg, NC 27939)

Friday, August 23rd

Young Naturalist Program:

This program encourages preschool aged children to get excited about their environment! The Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge created this program to help children discover something new about their environment with hands on activities, a light walk outside, and of course, a lot of fun. The program is held every Friday of the year from 10:00AM to 11:00AM. Kids will also get the chance to create a cool craft relating to the lesson of that week. (Miltail Road, East Lake, NC, 27953)

Robert Mac with Dylan Vattelana:

If you’re looking for a laugh, come watch Robert Mac and Dylan Vattelana’s comedy show at the Comedy Club of the Outer Banks. Mac was a Finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, winner of Comedy Central’s national Laugh Riot, and even appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Additionally, Mac has worked with comedic legends such as Robin Williams, Adam Sandler, and Larry the Cable Guy! Ticket purchases are required. (8:00PM – 9:30PM, 1601 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, 27948)

Saturday, August 24th

Stardust to Ashes: A Tribute to David Bowie:

Aladdin Sane by David Bowie album cover, Brian Duffy, 1973

This Saturday, experience the music of David Bowie as it comes to life at the Outer Banks Brewing Station. At 10:00PM, RavRa Productions will present Stardust to Ashes: A Tribute to David Bowie. The show includes world-class musicians, and a lead singer who shares a voice eerily similar to Bowie’s. This event is for adults 21 years or older. (10:00PM – 2:00AM, 600 S Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948)

Prince Tribute: Purple Masquerade:

Paparazzi OBX celebrates Prince’s musical legacy this Saturday night. Purple Masquerade is a high energy performance featuring Prince’s greatest hits and elaborate costumes. El Cavitt will be performing the role of Prince. Cavitt was Prince’s stunt double in the move Graffiti Bridge as well as a few Prince music videos. Celebrate the life and music of Prince this weekend! Event is for individuals 18 years and older, you must be 21 with a valid ID to drink. (8:00PM – 11:59PM, 3848 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949)

Sunday, August 25th

OBX Wedding Fest:

Attention all engaged couples! Don’t miss your chance to attend one of the biggest Outer Banks events of the year. The OBX Wedding Fest is your chance to meet with a variety of vendors at one time! There will be two main locations for the fest, one at Jennette’s Pier and the other at the Hilton Garden Inn’s Ballroom. Take this opportunity to knock out as much planning as you can. A ticket for the event costs $15 dollars but it is good for both locations. There will even be a trolley running transports for guests at both locations, simply show your wristband to get a free ride! Click here for more information. (10:00AM – 4:00PM)