Ahh… August in the Outer Banks!

Ahh… August in the Outer Banks! It starts of hot and busy and, as the month continues, then the temperatures drop and things slow down… This week is First Friday, a youth fishing tournament, an art fair, a cabaret, the Pirate Festival and so much more!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

LIGHTHOUSE 5K COROLLA – August 5th – 8:00 am – 1100 Club Rd (the Currituck Heritage Park), Corolla – Lace up your running shoes and see the sights. This family event will add the fun of a run and fitness to your vacation joining us for a summer morning 5k run/walk through the Historic Village of Corolla Light sponsored by Brindley Beach Vacations. Enjoy the sights of the Northern Outer Banks. The Whalehead Club, Corolla Light and the magnificent Currituck Beach Lighthouse are all along the course. Custom designed trophies created especially for these events for the 1st place Male and Female winners and unique finisher medals to all participants. Enjoy a post- race Breakfast and Refreshments prepared by The Shore Chef. http://www.theobxrunningcompany.com/

senior art42ND ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN ARTS & CRAFT FAIR – August 5th & 6th – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Thomas A. Baum Center, 300 Mustian Avenue, Kill Devil Hills – Proceeds go to scholarships and community projects. Admission $1.

HATTERAS ISLAND ARTS & CRAFT GUILD SUMMER SHOW – August 5th & 6th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Cape Hatteras Secondary School, Buxton – Over 35 local artist and guest artists will be selling their creations. Admission is free. Snacks and lunch will be available for purchase.

A PIRATE PARTY CHILDREN’S SHOW – August 5th – 7th – 10:30 am – Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo – What do you get when you mix a group of pirates, a carefree surfer, a mermaid and a talking Octopus?  Why Rainbow Puppet Productions “A Pirate Party,” of course!  The show is a happy salute to beach movies of the 1960’s.  It doesn’t make a lot of sense but it sure is a lot of fun with the audience joining in on a pirate shout-out contest and a big dance at the finale. The show features vocal performances from the late Movie legend Mickey Rooney and his wife Jan. As a very special surprise treat, Broadway legend Carol Channing crashes the party by providing the voice to a bejeweled Octopus!  Along the way, she plugs her own upcoming Rainbow show “The Broadway Adventures of Chessie the Manatee.” 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/CalendarOfEvents.aspx

fish heads overheadFISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – August 5th – 4:00 pm and Jared Place and 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

THE TOWN OF DUCK ROTATING ART SHOW SERIES – Reception for “Retrospect Exhibition, Denver Lindley 1930-2010” – August 5th – 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Duck Town Hall, 1200 Duck Road – The public is invited to attend the opening reception for the next art installation in the Town of Duck’s Rotating Art Show series. The collection will be on display through October 30. Denver Lindley, an expressionist painter who worked in oil, watercolor and charcoal, focused his work on confronting social and personal issues, and focused his life around the principle that the arts are vital to society. Lindley had been a Duck resident of over 20 years and served on the Duck Town Council. The Town of Duck’s Wall Décor Committee has worked over the past eight months to assemble a collection of art on loan from area collectors and the artist’s family. To learn more about the Town of Duck, visit www.townofduck.com or call (252) 255-1234.

OUTER BANKS DAREDEVILS HOST LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – August 5th (August 6th if necessary) – 7:05 pm – PNC Park, Kill Devil Hills (behind First Flight High School) – The OBX Daredevils is a summer league baseball team, comprised of college players, using wood bats. The Daredevils are striving to continue the tradition of great collegiate summer baseball here in the Outer Banks and they were honored to have been voted 2013 Best of the Beach for Best Family Attraction. Come out and cheer on the home team as the 2015 baseball season comes to an end! Ballpark opens at 6:00 pm with the first pitch at 7:05 pm.

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Moody McCarthy with Mike Spears – August 5th – August 7th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

PANGEA TAVERN PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Beatty Barnes with Brian Shelsby – August 5th – 9:00 pm – Avon – http://comedyclubavon.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Christian Benedi – August 6th – 4:00 pm and Bill & Friends – 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

windmillTHIRD ANNUAL WINDMILL POINT ART FAIR – August 6th – 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 pm. The event is free and open to the public. http://www.windmillpointartfair.com/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – SOULone – August 6th – 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 Hackensaw Boys – August 6th – 7:00 pm – Koru Village Beach Klub, Avon – Energetic Americana / Folk String Band!!! 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 – CC & The Ryders – August 6th – 9:00 pm – Nags Head – CC & The Ryders is a funk, rock, and reggae musical ensemble with over 20 years of experience performing in northeastern NC, particularly the Outer Banks, Hatteras, and Ocracoke Island. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

yarnMIKE DIANNA’S ROAD TO THE MUSTANG SERIES PRESENTS – Yarn – August 6th – 10:00 pm – Mike Dianna’s Grillroom, TimBuck II, Corolla – Since their start in 2007, Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack to their lives. Yarn’s albums were recognized by the AMA’s and R&R radio charts, spending time in the top 5 at their highest point. Recently featured on CNN’s Out Front, CMT’s series “Concrete Country” and CMT Pure, Zuus Country’s Americana takeover,Roughstock.com and were featured as Rolling Stone’s “Download of the Day”. Come out and enjoy pure country fun!!! The ‪Road to Mustang continues!!! Another FREE show!!!! http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – August 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

first fridayTOWN OF MANTEO FIRST FRIDAY – August 7th – 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}

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – The Reef – August 7th – 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/

MOVIES ON THE SOUND – Big Hero 6 – August 7th – 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 Kite’s 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/

llamasKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Llamas At Brunch – August 7th – 9:45 pm – 1:45 am – Llamas at Brunch is a bunch of friends who came together from diverse musical backgrounds, creating a unique sound that can’t be labeled as an existing genre. With roots in rock, blues, and whatever they might be listening to at any given time, they will entertain you with honest lyrics, creative jams, and a span of covers with their unique take. They bring the same high-energy to shows on festival stages, corner bars, and everywhere in between as they continue to expand and evolve their musical direction. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

manteo youth fishingTHE TOWN OF MANTEO YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT – August 8th – 8:30 – 11:30 am – The Maritime Museum, 104 Fernando St, Manteo – FREE! Registration begins at 8:00 am, lines in the water at 8:30 am. Ages 3 – 16 years old. Kids have fun fishing all the downtown docks from the boat ramp to the Net Shed. Bring your own rod, reel & tackle and bait will be supplied. Age group awards for everything from most unusual fish to biggest and smallest fish. Awards and cookout 11:45! Sponsored by Ace Hardware and other fine Outer Banks businesses. https://www.facebook.com/townofmanteo/photos/a.183743998365088.44815.182761175130037/908026909270123/?type=1&theater

alice kellyALICE KELLY MEMORIAL LADIES ONLY BILLFISH TOURNAMENT – August 8th & 9th – Pirate’s Cove Marina, Manteo – 26 years ago a group of Alice Kelly’s friends came together to honor her memory and financially assist the Outer Banks Cancer Support Group. Today the “Alice Kelly” is one of the most popular lady angler events on the East Coast. Join us this August for incredible fun and some serious fishing! Registration and Cookout for a Cure Kick Off Party: Saturday, August 8; Fishing and Awards Dinner and Dance with Cheap Thrills: Sunday, August 9. http://www.pcbgt.com/alice-kelly/

ROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK – The Waves of Change Festival – August 8th & 9th – Manteo – Come join this two day event of praise, worship, music and speakers. The event is Free and open to the public. Through praise and worship and some real unhindered preaching, this festival will open the hearts and minds of so many that may have been led astray. www.roanokeisland.com

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Chad Bennett – August 8th – 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 – The Reef – August 8th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Llamas At Brunch – August 8th – 9:45 pm – 1:45 am – Llamas at Brunch is a bunch of friends who came together from diverse musical backgrounds, creating a unique sound that can’t be labeled as an existing genre. With roots in rock, blues, and whatever they might be listening to at any given time, they will entertain you with honest lyrics, creative jams, and a span of covers with their unique take. They bring the same high-energy to shows on festival stages, corner bars, and everywhere in between as they continue to expand and evolve their musical direction. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – The Other Brothers – August 9th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – A Lost Colony Cabaret – August 9th – 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – The Lost Colony singers and dancers performing a variety show fundraiser for OBX Pridefest. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

billfish tournament32ND ANNUAL PIRATE’S COVE BILLFISH TOURNAMENT – August 10th – 15th – Pirate’s Cove Marina, Manteo – “This year we are putting it all on the line – new non-profit ownership combined with proven management and the best, most loyal sponsors in the industry. We have reduced the entry fees and increased the ways to win! The food will be incredible and the drink even better. Then there are bands, displays, live streaming VHF, air conditioning, a cool new real time scoring APP – truly everything you ever wanted from Pirate’s Cove and some things you never knew you needed. We’ve got the red carpet all ready for you. Registration and Kick Off Party: Monday, August 10 Fishing Day One, Two and Three: Tuesday, August 11 – 13 Fishing Day Four and Awards Dinner: Friday, August 14 Farewell Breakfast: Saturday, August 15”. http://www.pcbgt.com/pcbt-rules-regs/rules-regs/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karoke with DJ Billy – August 10th – 6:00 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 – Slickstock: Christian Benedi – August 10th – 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/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SoulOne – August 11th – 6:00 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 – Slickstock – August 11th – 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/

SUMMER NIGHTS CINEMA – Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron – August 11th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Currituck County Rural Center – 184 Milburn Sawyer, Rd, Powells Point – Come join in the fun at this FREE event! Movie, activity booths, horses, giveaways, games, bounce house, music, vendors & more. http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Karaoke with Hambone – August 11th – 7:00 – 11:55 pm – Nags Head – Karaoke with Hambone, an Outer Banks original with over 10,000 songs to choose from. Show off your chops or just sing along. Fun for Everyone! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Andy Woodhull with Jeff Scheen – August 11th – August 14th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

LIGHTHOUSE 5K COROLLA – August 12th – 8:00 am – 1100 Club Rd (the Currituck Heritage Park), Corolla – Lace up your running shoes and see the sights. This family event will add the fun of a run and fitness to your vacation joining us for a Summer morning 5k run/walk through the Historic Village of Corolla Light sponsored by Brindley Beach Vacations. Enjoy the sights of the Northern Outer Banks. The WhaleHead Club, Corolla Light and the magnificent Currituck Beach Lighthouse are all along the course. Custom designed trophies created especially for these events for the 1st place Male and Female winners and unique finisher medals to all participants. Enjoy a post- race Breakfast and Refreshments prepared by The Shore Chef. http://www.theobxrunningcompany.com/

OBX PIRATE FESTIVAL – August 12th – 14th – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm – Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head – Ahoy Mateys! Get ready for a swashbucklin’ good time as Kitty Hawk Kites hosts the Outer Banks Pirate Festival. Pirates of the Outer Banks and their friends will be camped out at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing. Come learn the vast history of pirates on the OBX, and participate in Scalawag school for the little ones to see if they have what it take to be a part of Blackbeards’ Crew! Events are ongoing all three days so check the website for the full schedule!!! http://www.kittyhawk.com/event/outer-banks-pirate-festival/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Slickstock – August 12th – 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/

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head – August 5th – Family Fishing – 9:00 am & 2:00 pm; Creatures of the Night – 8:00 pm. August 6th – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am. August 7th – Stand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am. August 10th – Stand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am. August 11th – Catch-it Clean-it Cook-it – 9:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Junior Explorer Day Camp – 10:00 am. August 12thFamily Fishing 9:00 am & 2:00 pm; Surf ‘n’ Science Day Camp 9:30 am; Waterman’s Day Camp 9:30 am; Creatures of the Night 8:00 pm. This Schedule is Subject to Change. Please see the website – https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/CalendarView.aspx All Ages (15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult). Must register the day before the program by 5 p.m. DON’T FORGETSUMMER DAY CAMPS https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/Info.aspx?EventID=34

NC AQUARIUM ROANOKE ISLAND – Breakfast with the Rays – August 5th & 12th – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Aquarist for the Day – August 12th – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Ages 8 and up. Shark Bites – August 5th, 7th, 10th & 12th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – August 10th – 2:00 pm – August 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th & 12th Ages 6 and up. Quarantine Tour – August 6th – 3:00 pm – Ages 12 and up. What’s the Catch? – August 11th – 10:00 am Ages 5 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – August 11th – 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-programs.

JOCKEY’S RIDGE – August 5th – “Seine the Sound” – 9:00am; “Tracks in the Sand” – 11:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. August 6th – “To Amphibian and Beyond” – 10:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. August 7th – “Digital Dune Trek” – *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED* 10:00am. August 8th – “All About the Ridge” – 2:00 pm.  August 10th – “Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunt” – 10:00am; “Birds of Prey” – 11:00am. August 11th – “Dune Critters” – 10:00am; “From Landmark to State Park” – 2:00 pm; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. August 12th – “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

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

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/

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) www.captaingeorges.com

CHILLI PEPPERS COASTAL GRILL – Every Sunday – Best Brunch on the Beach! (as voted by the Virginia-Pilot) 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/

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.

OUTER BANKS DAREDEVILS BASEBALL – Every Monday (weather permitting) – 7:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Come out and cheer for the Outer Banks college league future baseball stars! The family will enjoy the shenanigans between innings as well as the great baseball. Ballpark food at its finest, too! http://outerbanksdaredevils.com/

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/

KITTY HAWK KITES KIDS DAY – Every Tuesday – We invite families to join us for our weekly Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Days on the Outer Banks. Enjoy a fun-filled variety of games, kite making, toy and yo-yo demonstrations, rock wall climbing (Nags Head and Waves Village only), and many more surprises! Kids Days are the perfect family escape for locals and visitors, alike! Avon – 10:00 am – noon; Rodanthe/Waves Village – 1:30 – 4:30 pm; Corolla Monteray Plaza – 2:00 – 4:00 pm http://www.kittyhawk.com/events/outer-banks-kids-day/

TUESDAYS IN MANTEO – Every Tuesday – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – June – September the beautiful waterfront town of Manteo comes alive with music, special activities, local arts and crafts, water sports, tours and more!

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

OUTER BANKS DAREDEVILS BASEBALL – Every Tuesday (weather permitting) – 7:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Come out and cheer for the Outer Banks college league future baseball stars! The family will enjoy the shenanigans between innings as well as the great baseball. Ballpark food at its finest, too! http://outerbanksdaredevils.com/

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/

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. and The Cottage Shophttps://www.townofduck.com/events/

KITTY HAWK KITES KIDS DAY – Every Wednesday – We invite families to join us for our weekly Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Days on the Outer Banks. Enjoy a fun-filled variety of games, kite making, toy and yo-yo demonstrations, rock wall climbing (Nags Head and Waves Village only), and many more surprises! Kids Days are the perfect family escape for locals and visitors, alike! Nags Head – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Hatteras – 2:00 – 4:00 pm http://www.kittyhawk.com/events/outer-banks-kids-day/

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/

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

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/

OUTER BANKS DAREDEVILS BASEBALL – Every Thursday (weather permitting) – 7:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Come out and cheer for the Outer Banks college league future baseball stars! The family will enjoy the shenanigans between innings as well as the great baseball. Ballpark food at its finest, too! http://outerbanksdaredevils.com/

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/

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

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.

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.

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