4th of July Week on the OBX!

4th of July Week on the OBX! There is a lot to do and see this week plus fireworks and Independence Day celebrations. Read everything because you do not want to miss anything… Woo Hoo!!!! We are going to have a good time!!!

For 4th of July celebrations information see our blog from June 30th – https://www.obx.com/blog/outer-banks-4th-of-july-2015/

P.S. If you are arriving on Saturday or Sunday we’d like you to consider an alternative route. Visit https://www.outerbanks.org/plan-your-trip/getting-here-around/get-to-obx-faster/ for more information.

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

salsacinderellaROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK PRESENTS – Salsa Cinderella – The Grey Seal Puppets – July 1st – 3rd – 10:30 am – Manteo – This classic tale of love is told with a spicy twist! All the familiar characters are reimagined as ingredients in a jar of salsa! Experience this timeless classic re-told with a Latin American flavor! An original musical score by Charlotte composer John Alexander will have you fighting the urge to mambo in the aisles. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance at the ticket office at RIFP or the day of the event. Ages 5 and under are free. This production is sponsored, in part, by Friends of Elizabeth II. http://roanokeisland.com/files/articles/July_Events.pdf

JUST SAID YES BRIDAL MIXER – July 1st – 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Jennette’s Pier – Nags Head – Recently engaged? Come mix, mingle and get big ideas for your big day! These mixers will take place each Wednesday afternoon through August. Chat with some of the OBX most talented wedding professionals, taste delicious treats, and get great ideas for your big day. Don’t miss the chance to receive discounts and giveaways! https://www.facebook.com/events/922446581110812/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – July 1st – 4:00 pm and Jonny Waters & Company – 8:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a huge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

MIKE DIANNA’S ROAD TO THE MUSTANG SERIES PRESENTS – Jamie Kent – July 1st – 6:00 pm – Mike Dianna’s Grillroom, TimBuck II, Corolla – So excited to have these guys coming all the way from Massachusetts coming to grace the Grill Room deck Wednesday night. Aquarium kicks things off around 8:30. Jamie Kent and the boys are gonna hit it around 10:00 pm and will be playing 2 sets!!! The ‪Road to Mustang continues!!! Another FREE show!!!! http://www.grillroomobx.com/eventsroad to the mustang

CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE & BODIE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE FULL MOON CLIMB – July 1st – 8:30 pm – Let you imagination soar as you enjoy the tour and listen to stories of past keepers. Tickets go on sale two days before the climb and advance ticket purchase is required. Don’t delay. They can sell out quickly! Tickets for the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse full moon climbs may be purchased in person at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Ticket Booth. Tickets for the Bodie Island Lighthouse full moon climbs may be purchased in person at the Bodie Island Visitor Center. https://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/lighthouseclimbs.htm

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Andy Hendrickson & Matt Bergman – July 1st – July 3rd – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

windmill point art showTHIRD ANNUAL WINDMILL POINT ART FAIR – July 2nd – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Events Site – Nags Head – The third annual Windmill Point Art Fair will be held this summer on the first Thursday of June, July and August, and will feature over 40 artists and crafters from around the region. The event benefits the Outer Banks Children at Play Museum and is held at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head from 10 to 6 on each of those dates (June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th). The event is free and open to the public. http://www.windmillpointartfair.com/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Christian Benedi – 4:00 pm and Bill & Friends – 8:00 pm – July 2ndOuter Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a huge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Sean Bendula – July 2nd – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

KORU VILLAGE BEACH KLUB PRESENTS – The Stranger featuring Mike Santoro – July 2nd – 7:00 pm – Koru Village Beach Klub, Avon – America’s Most Authentic Tribute to BILLY JOEL! Sit under the stars and enjoy the amazing music of an amazing piano man! Gates open at 7:00 pm. $12 advance, $15 at the door. A Social Membership for $5 per group is required. http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Donovan & the Posse – July 2nd – 10:00 pm – 12:00 am – Nags Head – The original Soul Syndicate vocalist, Donovan Carless brings smooth and silky singing that shows music fans an insight into what real reggae is about. Roots reggae music is ageless only getting better with time. Come out and enjoy reggae at its best! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

firecracker 5kSUN REALTY PRESENTS THE 4TH ANNUAL FIRECRACKER & FREEDOM 5K, OLD GLORY MILE & LITTLE SPARKLER STROLL – July 3rd – from 7:00 am – 102 Town Hall Drive – Kill Devil Hills – All American family and community event in the spirit of American Independence! Presented by Sun Realty and Outer Banks RunCations Supporting Wounded Warrior Project Event participants will enjoy post-race refreshments provided. Custom designed trophies created especially for this event for the top Male and Female 1st – 3rd place. Event t-shirt and unique finisher medals to ALL participants. All Old Glory Milers and Sparkler Fun Runners will also receive finisher medals. Sponsors also include Brindley Beach, Pirate’s Cove Realty, and other local area businesses. http://www.theobxrunningcompany.com/

ISLAND ART SHOW – July 3rd – 23186 Myrna Peters Rd, Rodanthe – Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center (just south of Liberty Gas Station) the Island Art Shows host over 20 LOCAL Outer Banks Artists and their wares. Each Island Art Show is a Benefit for a different Local Cause: from the OBX SPCA to the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Civic Association and more. Admission to these shows is FREE. Attendees can find everything from fine local art & prints to woodworks, photography, upcycled art, collage, handmade hula hoops, handmade soaps & body products and more. There is going to be varying live local music at each Island Art Show and we will also be serving up lunch. We will also be selling Raffle tickets at each show for one lucky winner per show to win a basket full of local arts & crafts donated by our participants. There will be event pages posted on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/spinfinitedesigns so please feel free to LIKE our page and “join” the events to stay updated.

DARE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS – Opening Reception for the Exhibit of The work of Maryland artist c.l. bigelow – July 3rd – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Manteo – Enjoy live music, libations, light fare, and you will have the opportunity to meet this talented artist. She will be exhibiting a collection of her paintings, sculpture and assemblage, which includes found objects, re-purposed materials, security envelopes and traditional oil paintings. Please visit her website for more information or to see her work at www.clbigelow-studios.com. Gallery hours are 10am – 6pm, Monday through Friday, and noon – 4pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays. https://www.facebook.com/events/1604240809830786/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – July 3rd – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a huge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

TOWN OF MANTEO FIRST FRIDAY – July 3rd – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Downtown Manteo – First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month in Historic Downtown Manteo along the Waterfront. The sidewalks pulse with live music, magic, artisans, period-dressed actors, a rock climbing wall and much more. Tantalizing aromas waft from the kitchens of the Waterfront’s diverse eateries. Many shops and restaurants do individual celebrations inside their establishments, offering their own live music, unique merchandise, special sales and light refreshments. http://www.townofmanteo.com/index.asp?Type=B_PRGSRV&SEC={4B7AA2AA-9152-44EA-90C8-7D4EA7BE15DF}&DE={49AEC119-8B2D-44EA-A89B-E8013A723D12}

killer dunes2015 KILLER DUNES 2-MILER & FUN RUN – July 3rd – Jockey’s Ridge State Park – 8:30 am – Nags Head – Race proceeds benefit Friends of Jockey’s Ridge! Start off your Independence Day weekend by supporting one of the Outer Banks’ most beautiful treasures – Jockey’s Ridge State Park. The Outer Banks Running Club once again invites you to run/walk/overcome a 2 mile course on the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States! Quarter-mile Fun Run also available for all ages. Proceeds benefit Friends of Jockey’s Ridge, a local non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, preserving, & enhancing Jockey’s Ridge State Park. There’s fun for all. Click here for more information and to register: http://www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=30039

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT AND TAVERN PRESENTS – Rich Whiskey – July 3rd – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – From pop to punk; Hip-hop to oldies-but-goodies; Rock to Reggae and much more! Dance all night long!!! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – TBA – July 3rd – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

2014 movies posterMOVIES ON THE SOUND – Finding Nemo – July 3rd – Gates open at 7:00 pm movies begin at dusk – College of the Albemarle, Maneto – Bring the Whole family for FREE Movies on the Sound! Concessions are available or pack a picnic. Alcohol is not permitted. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or beach chairs. A $10 per car donation is appreciated. Donations fund membership for low-income and special needs families this year. Special Events at the Movies this year! Kitty Hawk Kites 30′ Rock Wall ($5 for 2 climbs), face painting, special character appearances, snow cones, and special events hosted by our Movie Sponsors (not all events are available at all movies). Sponsored by Kellogg’s Supply Co. & The Cottage Shop along with other local area businesses. http://www.childrenatplayobx.org/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Rich Whiskey – July 4th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – From pop to punk; Hip-hop to oldies-but-goodies; Rock to Reggae and much more! Dance all night long!!! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – The Other Brothers – July 5th – 5:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a 7uge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Christian Benedi – July 4th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT AND TAVERN PRESENTS – DJ Fresh – July 5th – 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm – Dance the night away while DJ Fresh spins all you favorite songs!! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – July 6th – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a huge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Hal Lester – July 6th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SOULone – July 7th – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a huge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

Happily Ever AfterROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK PRESENTS – Happily Ever After Children’s Show – July 8th – 10th – 10:30 am – Manteo – The production is a hilarious rendition of some of the best from the Grimm Brothers’ iconic works. In this 45-minute adventure, the engaging performers of Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, brings to life Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin and The Elves and the Shoemaker. This fairy-tale inspired production is loaded with audience participation and an endless stream of laughs that will leave you shouting for more! Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance at the ticket office at RIFP or the day of the event. Ages 5 and under are free. This production is sponsored, in part, by Friends of Elizabeth II. http://roanokeisland.com/files/articles/July_Events.pdf

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head – WEDNESDAY – Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Surf ‘n’ Science Day Camp – 9:30 am; Waterman’s Day Camp – 9:30 am; Family Fishing – 2:00 pm; Creatures of the Night – 8:00 pm. THURSDAY – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Adventure Day Camp – 9:30 am. FRIDAY – Stand Up Paddle Tours – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Surf ‘n’ Science Day Camp – 9:30 am; Waterman’s Day Camp – 9:30 am. MONDAY – Stand Up Paddle Tours – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am.  TUESDAY – Catch-it Clean-it Cook-it – 9:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Junior Explorer Day Camp – 10:00 am. http://www.ncaquariums.com/jennettes-pier All Ages (15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult). Must register the day before the program by 5 p.m. THERE IS STILL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR SOME SUMMER CAMPS https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/Info.aspx?EventID=16 AND SUMMER DAY CAMPS https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/Info.aspx?EventID=34

NC AQUARIUM ROANOKE ISLAND – Breakfast with the Rays – July 1st & 8th – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Aquarist for the Day – July 1st – 9:00 am Ages 8 and up. Shark Bites – July 1st, 3rd & 6th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – July 2nd, 6th & 7th – 2:00 pm – July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 6th Ages 6 and up. Quarantine Tour – July 2nd Ages 12 and up. What’s the Catch? – July 3rd & 7th – 10:00 am Ages 5 and up. Let’s Go Crabbing – 10:00 am – July 3rd – 2:00 pm – July 6th Ages 6 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – July 7th  – 10:00 am Ages 6 and up. Closed toe shoes are required for all activities. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Preregistration is strongly recommendedhttp://www.ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island-free-programsTHERE IS STILL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR SOME SUMMER CAMPS.

ALLIGATOR RIVER AND PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES – Ongoing daily activities include movies, Turtle Talk, Canoe Tours, Van Tours, Bird Walk, Bear Necessities, Red Wolf Howling, Who Goes There, Bees, Bats and Butterflies, an Open Air Tram Tour and more. Most programs are free, a few do require a reservations and a fee. Download the schedule here – http://www.fws.gov/refuge/alligator_river/visit/guided_programs.html

JOCKEY’S RIDGE – July 1st – “Seine the Sound” – 9:00am; “Tracks in the Sand” – 11:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. July 2nd – “To Amphibian and Beyond” – 10:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. July 3rd – “Digital Dune Trek” – *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED* 10:00am. July 6th – “Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunt” – 10:00am; “Birds of Prey” – 11:00am. July 7th – “Dune Critters” – 10:00am; “From Landmark to State Park” – 2:00pm; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. July 8th – “Seine the Sound” – 9:00am; “Tracks in the Sand” – 11:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. FOR MORE INFORMATION & MEETING PLACES – Jockey’s Ridge State Park (252) 441-7132 http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park

REGULAR WEEKLY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES & SPECIALS! 

MMAXOUT FITNESS OBX – Fitness, Cycle, Muscle, Weight Training, Kickboxing, Kickboxing/Core and more. 24 hour access available. http://mmaxoutfitnessobx.com/

KORU VILLAGE FITNESS – Monday – Saturday – Koru Village Fitness has an amazing assortment of classes. Check their calendar for more information. http://www.koruvillage.com/fitness-yoga/

CAPTAIN GEORGE’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT – FIRST CATCH EVERY SUNDAY!  Only $27.00! From noon to 4:00 pm enjoy their world famous seafood buffet offering over 70 items! (Excluding Mother’s Day and Father’s Day) https://captaingeorges.com/

CHILLI PEPPERS COASTAL GRILL – Every Sunday – Best Brunch on the Beach! (as voted by the Virginia-Pilot) All Day. http://www.chilli-peppers.com/best-brunch-on-the-beach-2/

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Bill Downing & Friends – Every Sunday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

KORU VILLAGE – Kids Fishing Frenzy – Every Monday – Weekly Winners! http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

BAREFOOT BERNIE’S TROPICAL GRILL & BAR – Every Monday – Burger Night – Enjoy handmade burgers with a new specialty burger every week.  https://www.facebook.com/BarefootBernies/photos/a.410563064713.196919.62204104713/10152941035834714/?type=1&theater

CHRISTIAN MUSIC SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Benefitting the Beach Food Pantry & ICO (Interfaith Community Outreach) – Every Monday – 7:00 pm – Beginning May 25th – Good Life Eatery, Kitty Hawk.

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Natalie Wolfe – Every Monday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Mojo Collins – Every Monday – 8:00 – 11:00 pm – Timbuck II, Corolla – Come listen to the amazing sounds of Mojo Collins while enjoying the best food in Corolla! https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Shag Night with the OB Shag Club and Ladies Night – Model Search – Every Monday – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – All invited – free to the Public. The purpose of the Outer Banks Shag Club is to promote and preserve Carolina Beach Music and dancing. FOLLOWED BY – Ladies Night – Model Search 10:00 pm – 1:45 am -Ladies free, must be 18 years old to enter. Competition in “Going Out” attire and bikini/swimsuit. FIRST PLACE: $100 cash & Brew Thru gift certificate; SECOND PLACE: $75 Brew Thru gift certificate; THIRD PLACE: $50 Brew Thru gift certificate. Free T-Shirts from Kelly’s, Brew Thru & Kitty Hawk Kites and gift certificates from OBX Romance Store For more information: http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

YOGA ON THE GREEN OR FITNESS ON THE GREEN – Every Tuesday – 7:30 am – From June 16th – September 8th – Duck Town Green – Rejuvenate or energize your body with these free classes. For students at all levels. https://www.townofduck.com/events/

CHILDREN’S INTERACTIVE THEATRE – Every Tuesday – 10:00 am – From June 23rd – August 11th – Duck Amphitheater – Children’s theater will feature presentations by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, and performances by The Lost Colony and Roanoke Island Festival Park. https://www.townofduck.com/events/

BAREFOOT BERNIE’S TROPICAL GRILL & BAR – Tapas & Wine – Every Tuesday – Enjoy a variety of small plates and excellent wine pairings. Tapas are different every week. https://www.facebook.com/BarefootBernies/photos/a.410563064713.196919.62204104713/10152943454364714/?type=1&theater

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Broughton Aycock & Killer Karaoke with DJ Face – Every Tuesday – Timbuck II, Corolla – Enjoy Broughton Aycock live music from 6:00 – 9:00 pm and then you become the entertainer with karaoke from 9:00 pm – 12:00 am.  https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

KORU VILLAGE BEACH KLUB – The Luau – Every Tuesday – Watch fire dancers thrill under the star! Reservations required. Book Early! This event fills up fast!!! http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Joe Bowling – Every Tuesday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Karaoke with Hambone – Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Come show your talent while singing along to your favorite song. 18 and up. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

CHILLI PEPPERS COASTAL GRILL – Every Tuesday – 10:00 pm – Dj Bose, Jeffrey Boseman mixing the hottest tracks on the beach. http://www.chilli-peppers.com/event/dj-bose/

PANGEA TAVERN – Brewsday Tuesday – $3 Pints of our delicious craft beers all day long. The first rate variety of craft beers makes this a great way to spend a Tuesday!  http://www.pangeatavern.com/#!events/c1u67

FAMILY MAGIC SHOW – Every Wednesday – 10:00 am – July 1st – August 12th – Duck Amphitheater – Starring world-renowned illusionist Clive Allen. Select dates will feature a second show at 11:30 am. The show is free but seating is limited. Tickets go fast and are available at 7:00 am on the Monday the week of the show from the show’s sponsor Kellogg’s Supply Co. & The Cottage Shophttps://www.townofduck.com/events/

GENTLE CHAIR YOGA – Every Wednesday – Outer Banks Hospital Cancer Resource Center – Nags Head – Cancer survivors and those with chronic illness are invited to participate in our gentle chair yoga program at The Outer Banks Hospital. For more information and to register, contact Marie Neilson at 449-4554

WHALEHEAD WEDNESDAY – Every Wednesday – 3:00 – 7:00 pm – Join the Sanctuary Vineyards, and more sponsors as they present local, national, and international wines in a beautiful setting. Receive a souvenir wine glass to sample 20+ wines with your admission along with a discounted coupon for a tour of the Whalehead mansion. FREE for non-drinking adults and children. Bring the entire family to enjoy local talent every week! The Village Food Truck will be on site providing amazing food for purchase as you watch the glorious sunset over the Currituck Sound. There will be activities for children and pets on a leash are welcome. Parking is free!

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Low Pressure Band – Every Wednesday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

KORU VILLAGE BEACH KLUB – Teen Night  – Every Wednesday – 8:00 – 10:00 pm – This is a great way for the teens to cut loose and enjoy dancing, games, and contests, and the bar is open with non-alcolic drinks. See you there! http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Aquarium – Every Wednesday – 8:00 – 11:00 pm – Timbuck II, Corolla – Aquarium will entertain you all night long. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN Every Wednesday – Outer Banks outdoor innovator, Kitty Hawk Kites, offers the best in contemporary and classic dance party music. Lip Sync and Air Guitar competition happens 11 pm – midnight for anyone who would like to join in the fun. $50 Kitty Hawk Kites gift certificates for the winner. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

CHILDREN’S STORY TIME – Every Thursday – 10:00 am – July 9th – August 13th – Duck Amphitheater – Geared to children between 3 and 7. Story time may feature special appearances by Duck Fire and Duck police! https://www.townofduck.com/events/

SANCTUARY VINEYARDS ACOUSTIC SUNSETS RETURNS – Every Thursday – 5:30 – The Cotton Gin, Jarvisburg – Acoustic Sunset is Sanctuary Vineyards’ FREE summer concert series. Enjoy live music, free wine tasting and bring a blanket, chair and a picnic basket. Kids and pets are welcome, no outside alcohol please. For more information, visit us on Facebook or call (252) 491-2387! 

BEACHSIDE BISTRO AT THE SEA RANCH RESORT – Every Thursday – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Enjoy live music outdoors on the deck with Phil Watson. http://obxbeachsidebistro.com/calendar/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Paul Brion & Killer Karaoke with DJ Face – Every Thursday – Timbuck II, Corolla –Enjoy the music of Paul Brion from 6:00 – 9:00 pm and then you become the entertainer with karaoke from 9:00 pm – 12:00 am.  https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

PANGEA TAVERN – Live Music – Every Thursday – Every day is a great day to enjoy the wonderful cuisine and huge beer selection but Thursdays are special when you add live music at Pangea Tavern.  http://www.pangeatavern.com

CONCERT ON THE GREEN – Every Thursday – 6:30 – 8:00 pm – June 25th – August 27th – Duck Town Green – This free evening concert series features a variety of live music to entertain all. Coolers, picnics, pets and children are welcome! Chairs & blankets encouraged. https://www.townofduck.com/events/

BAREFOOT BERNIE’S TROPICAL GRILL & BAR – Every Thursday – Sushi – Chopstick included. https://www.facebook.com/BarefootBernies/photos/a.410563064713.196919.62204104713/10152932057069714/?type=1&theater

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – OBX Finest – Every Thursday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

BEACHSIDE BISTRO AT THE SEA RANCH RESORT – Every Thursday through Saturday – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Live music outside on the deck. http://obxbeachsidebistro.com/calendar/

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Graham Outten – Every Friday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Joe Mapp and the Coordinates – Every Friday – 8:00 – 11:00 pm – Live on the deck enjoy the music of this cool group. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

MOVIES ON THE SOUND – Every Friday – at dusk – Presented by [email protected], select Fridays on the Duck Town Green. Although free, donations are appreciated to benefit [email protected] Blankets and chairs are encouraged. June 5th – “Frozen”; June 12th – “Back to the Future II”; June 19th – “Despicable Me 2”; June 17th – “Surf’s Up”; July 24th – “The Princess Bride”; July 31st – “Wreck-It Ralph”. http://www.townofduck.com/

PEPPERCORN’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE PRESENTS – Kevin Wilder – Every Friday – 8:30 – 10:30 pm – Outer Banks Local favorite! Listen to Kevin jam out every Friday at Peppercorns! http://www.ramadaplazanagshead.com/amenities-en.html

FARMER’S MARKET DOWNTOWN MANTEO – Every Saturday – 8:00 am to noon – Fresh produce, crafts, local art, flowers and much more! At the George Washington Creef Park.

KORU VILLAGE TAILGATE PARTY – Every Saturday – A fun place to hang out while waiting for your cottage to be ready!  http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Andy Begina – Every Saturday – 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Let Andy entertain you as you wait to check-in or while you delay your departure. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – The Break and The Other Brothers – Every Saturday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/month/

ONGOING SPECIAL EVENTS! 

THE DINOSAURS ARE BACK! NC AQUARIUM AT ROANOKE ISLAND – This summer, visitors to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island will experience the return of the dinosaurs! Tyrannosaurs Trek brings life-size, animated dinosaurs to our nature trail, featuring tyrannosaurus rex, parasaurolophus, triceratops, stegosaurus, ankylosaurus and four babies. This educational experience is for the entire family, and children will be thrilled as the dinosaurs move and call using sounds they made millions of years ago when they roamed earth. Admission to this exhibit is free with regular Aquarium admission and will be open through August 2015.

DARE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS – The work of Maryland artist c.l. bigelow – July 1st – 29th – Manteo – She will be exhibiting a collection of her paintings, sculpture and assemblage, which includes found objects, re-purposed materials, security envelopes and traditional oil paintings. About her work, Ms. bigelow says, “I am primarily a sculptor. My preferred medium is found or discarded materials. Remaking the detritus into something new is the fun and the challenge.” Please visit her website for more information or to see her work at www.clbigelow-studios.com. Gallery hours are 10am – 6pm, Monday through Friday, and noon – 4pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays.

WITH LOVE ALETA – until February 26, 2016 – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras Village – Meet Aleta, a 1920s Ocracoke mail boat, featured in a richly illustrated exhibition that includes images of vintage postcards and modern day mail art.  Free admission.  For more information, call 252-986-2995 or visit www.ncmaritimemuseums.com