Easter Week Outer Banks 2016!

Easter Week Outer Banks 2016 is here! The OBX is ready to hatch out of its shells and start the season with a bang!!! Restaurants and shops are open. The weather should be pretty good but the fun during this week will be HUGE! There is everything from Easter egg hunts (for children and adults!) to art shows to live music to amazing food and so much more! Do not miss this Easter week on the Outer Banks!!!

THIS WEEK RESTAURANT OPENINGS!

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1587 RESTAURANT – Is Now Open Wednesday – Sunday – Manteo – Open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Situated at The Tranquil House Inn 1587 has an amazing waterside view of Shallowbag Bay and a moonrise that is truly spectacular! The cuisine has been called “remarkably creative”. www.1587restaurant.com

GOOD WINDS RESTAURANT – Is Open for the Season – March 27th – Rodanthe – Now open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am till 9pm! For the first time ever, they will also be offering sushi on Friday and Saturday nights! Closed on Sundays and Mondays until March 27. Then they’ll be open 7 days a week! http://www.goodwindsrestaurant.com/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM – Is Now Open Thursday through Saturday – 5:00 – 9:00 pm – Corolla – Whether it’s for Thursday Burger night or to enjoy any of their fantastic fare you’ll find exactly what you want. PLUS… They are currently doing Sunday Brunch from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm with a Build Your Own Bloody Mary bar after 12:00 pm!!! Delicious!  http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

millers fishMILLER’S SEAFOOD & STEAKHOUSE – Is Now Open for the Season! – 7 Days a week – Breakfast – 7am to Noon and Dinner – 4pm to close – On the Beach Road in Kill Devil Hills – Enjoy your favorite OBX breakfast or any one of their delicious dinner entrees every day! http://www.millersseafood.com/

PAMLICO JACK’S RESTAURANT & BAAR! – Is Open for the 2016 Season! – March 24th – 4:30-9:00pm – Nags Head – The Spring sunsets at Pamlico Jack’s are amazing! Enjoy all your favorite too! http://pamlicojacks.com/

EVENTS THIS WEEK ON THE OBX!

island art show 2016ISLAND ART SHOW – March 25th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo Community Bldg, Rodanthe – CELEBRATE OUTER BANKS ART! Please join us for the first ISLAND ART SHOW of 2016. **FREE ADMISSION** ALL are welcome to this indoor outdoor community event (save your money for supporting our amazing artists & crafters, grabbing some lunch & a raffle ticket or two). Several **LOCAL** artists will be on site vending their goods. This is your chance to meet & talk with them! We will be selling RAFFLE TICKETS for a basket full of goodies! LIVE LOCAL GROOVY TUNES **playground area & basketball court for kids** Each Island Art Show is be a Benefit for a different local community cause/organization. This show will benefit the Rodanthe Waves Salvo Civic Association. Upcoming Island Art Shows dates: Friday, June 10th (a Rock the Cape event); Tuesday, July 5th; Friday, September 2nd; Monday, October 10th. https://www.facebook.com/events/662979720500852/

3rd ANNUAL HOPPIN 8K, 5K, FUN RUN & DCPR EGG HUNT! – March 25th – 8:30 am – Town of Manteo – WE ARE SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE WE ARE ADDING AN 8K !!!! This year’s recipient is the wife of Mike Stoffel AKA “Magic Mike”. For those who don’t know Magic Mike came to the race the last two years volunteering his time to entertain the kids before the fun run!! He will be greatly missed on race day and throughout the entire year!!! Come out and show your support on Friday, March 25, 2016. 8K starts at 7:30am followed by the 5k and then the fun run!! Mis & Sis Events puts on the race followed by the Free Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Dare County Parks and Recreation!!!! You can run or walk the events!!!! Volunteers are always needed and donations are always welcomed!!!!!!!!!! Race registration link is: https://www.raceit.com/search3/event.aspx?id=36139

KITTY HAWK KITES FLY INTO SPRING & EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA – March 25th & 26th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head – Join Kitty Hawk Kites over Easter weekend and enjoy the 30- to 100-foot kites flying high over the dunes of Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Kids can also take photos with the Easter Bunny and hunt for thousands of hidden Easter eggs (including some silver and golden eggs containing special prizes!) at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head. This event is FREE to the public. http://www.kittyhawk.com/event/fly-into-spring-easter-eggstravaganza/

EASTER EGGSTRAVANGAZA – March 25th – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Whalehead in Historic Corolla – 100 Club Rd, Corolla – Sponsored and presented by Brindley Beach Vacations, join the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt in beautiful Historic Corolla Park! Enjoy lots of fun children’s activities such as face painting, sack races, bean bag toss, and a jellybean counting contest! Snacks & refreshments will be available for purchase; admission and parking are free. https://www.facebook.com/events/1720522331494998/

4th ANNUAL GOOD FRIDAY FISH FRY – March 25th – 3:00 – 7:00 pm –  6323 Caratoke Hwy, Grandy – The Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire department invites you to enjoy an amazing fish fry dinner and help support them too. Drive thru, eat in or carry-out you shouldn’t miss this family fun event! Donation $8 per plate. Have two!!! For more information or to order in advance call 252-453-2761 http://members.currituckchamber.org/events

DINNER WITH THE EASTER BUNNY – March 25th – 5:00 – 8:00 pm – Moyock Fire Department, Moyock – $5 Donation. Contact Information: 252-453-9497. www.currituckchamber.org

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Brent Nultmeier of SOULone – March 25th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Waves – 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/

PEPPERCORNS RESTAURANT AT THE RAMADA PLAZA NAGS HEAD PRESENTS – The Wilder Brother – March 25th – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Locals and visitors alike love dinner at Peppercorn’s and the live music in the lounge!  http://www.ramadaplazanagshead.com/dining-en.html

supersonicKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Supersonic – March 25th – 9:00 pm – 12:30 am – Nags Head – The east coast’s hottest interactive party band… This gigh energy, highly interactive band satisfies the urge to dance, rock, and sing along to the current Dance and Radio hits, 80’s favorites, 90’s, Motown and Country. Supersonic is a SHOW that is not to be missed! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FRIENDS OF COROLLA LIBRARY CRAFT FAIR AND BAKE SALE – March 26th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Corolla Library, 1123 Ocean Trail, Corolla – Amazing home-baked goods, used books and a wide variety of local arts and crafts will be on sale to support the Corolla Library. Pottery, beach art, jewelry, children’s crafts, candles, herbal products, knit and handwoven goods, photography and more! Contact Information: 252-453-0496

3rd ANNUAL DUCK MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION EASTER EGG HUNT – March 26th – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Duck – The hunt takes place in and around various fine stores. Work your way through the wonderful town to collect eggs filled with candies, treats and coupons from Duck merchants. http://doducknc.com/events/

Castillo red dogTHE DARE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS – Paint-Along with Adele Castillo – March 26th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Manteo – Adele teaches acrylic painting and color theory to adult students of all abilities from her studio in Richmond, Virginia, and we are delighted to have her bring her talents to the Outer Banks. This Paint-Along class is open to all levels of experience, and will lead you in learning the process of acrylic painting. Tips and tricks to create your own masterpiece are revealed in a fun, supportive environment. Her classes are small and popular so reserve your space right away! $95 for DCAC members, or $110 for nonmembers. The workshop is limited to 12 students, and preregistration is required. Ideal for students ages 16 and up. Please call Dare County Arts Council to register at (252) 473-5558. A complete materials list is available at darearts.org/workshop.

NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA DOFFODIL SOCIETY PRESENTS – The Daffodil Show – March 26th – 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Currituck Extension Center, Barco – Come and see how many Different Daffodils and their color and form.  Free Viewing! Also, there is a Daffodil Photography Contest for those who are interested.  Three adult categories and one youth category.  This also is Free to enter. Entries on Friday, March 25th from 4-7 pm and on Saturday, March 26th from 7-9:30 am.  Entries are Free and there will be help for those who wish some.  Contact Clay Higgins: clayhiggins@centurylink.net or phone: (252) 491 – 9268

frisco eggsEASTER EGG HUNT AT FRISCO MINI GOLF – March 26th – 1:00 – 4:00 pm – 50212 Trent Lake Lane, Hwy 12, Frisco – The event is FREE TO ALL and will include games, a jump house, pony rides, hot dogs, and an egg hunt. The egg hunt will begin at 2 p.m. and children will be grouped by age — under a year old, 2 to 3 years, 4-5 years, 6-7 years, and 8-13 years old. http://friscominigolfandgokarts.vpweb.com/default.html

PEPPERCORNS RESTAURANT AT THE RAMADA PLAZA NAGS HEAD PRESENTS – Blurky’s Quirky Friends (Barry Wells) – March 26th – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Locals and visitors alike love dinner at Peppercorn’s and the live music in the lounge!  http://www.ramadaplazanagshead.com/dining-en.html

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – The Spring Break Dance – March 26th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – If you missed one of Kelly’s amazing holiday celebrations here is your chance to join DJ Marshall B and DJ Fresh of the most electrifying dance party of the year. These two amazing DJs will be on stage with no band bringing you a dance party like no other. Music videos, lights, lasers, fog, special effects, glow wands, glow necklaces, beads and so much more all night. So calling all locals, tourist, international students and college students it SPRING BREAK 2016. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

GOOD WINDS RESTAURANT – Easter Brunch or Dinner – March 27th – Rodanthe – Spring is in the air and Easter is around the corner! We’d love to have you join us this Sunday 3/27 for Brunch (10am-2pm) or Dinner (4-9pm). We’ve put together a special menu which is sure to please the whole family! http://www.goodwindsrestaurant.com/hatteras-island-restaurant/celebrate-easter-at-good-winds/

PamlicoJacks-receptionPAMLICO JACK’S RESTAURANT PRESENTS – Easter Brunch & Oyster Fest – March 27th – 10:30 am – 2:00 pm – Nags Head – There is something for everyone on this amazing buffet! Oysters, Oysters and Oysters along with everything from Smoked Rockfish and Charred Raw Tuna to Certified Angus Beef Tenderloin Stroganoff and Molasses Slow Baked Ham. Do miss out on the amazing abundance of desserts too!!! Too Many to list. Plus Easter Basket Treats. Adults 24.95 / Senior’s 21.95 / Kids 12 to 5: 9.95 / Under 5 Eat Free. Reserve your table Today! Call 252-441-2637 or email doug@pamlicojacks.com For More Information: http://pamlicojacks.com/easter-brunch-oyster-fest/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – An Easter Buffet – March 27th – 10:30 am – 2:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy everything from Hatteras Clam Chowder and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pie to Kelly’s famous Sweet Potato Biscuits. Some favorites on the buffet include: Three Cheese Quiche, Beef Shoulder Tenderloin, Crab Cakes, Shrimp and Grits, Quinoa Salad with Sugar Snaps, and so much more. Adults $22.99, Seniors (65+) $18.99, Children (5-12) $8.99 Children (4 & under) Free. ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS http://kellysrestaurant.com/

HILTON GARDEN INN PRESENTS – Brunch with the Easter Bunny – March 27th – 11:00 – 3:00 pm – Kitty Hawk – The Garden Grille promises one of the best brunches on the beach featuring French toast, eggs and omelets cooked to order, biscuits, hash browns, salad bar, scalloped potatoes, Italian Wedding soup, fried chicken, carving station, pies and much more! Also bags of Easter Treats will be provided for all children! Reservations requested – Please call 252 261 1290 to make reservations.

CAPTAIN GEORGES SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS PRESENTS – The Easter Buffet – March 27th – 11:30 am – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Enjoy Captain George’s famous all-you-can eat seafood buffet along with some special touches to celebrate the season. For more information, call 252-480-6677!!

easter eggsTHE COTTON GIN PRESENTS – The Easter Egg Hunt & Meet the Easter Bunny – March 27th – 2:00 pm – Jarvisburg – Bring the family to The Cotton Gin’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Kids (age 10 and under) are invited to hunt for eggs and prizes – and adults are encouraged to hunt for great buys in the store! Fun for the whole family! Don’t miss it! http://www.cottongin.com/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – DJ Fresh and The Adult Easter Egg Hunt – March 27th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – The weekend is not over! Why not join DJ Fresh as the party continues into Sunday night!!! Dancing is a great way to end an amazing weekend! At 11:00 pm the Easter Bunny just might make an appearance and you will be invited to head outside to find hidden Easter Eggs filled prizes!!! (The secret is to bring a flashlight!) Bring your eggs back into the Tavern to redeem your prizes and finish dancing the night away! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FFHS- Michelle Hall- TexasROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK PRESENTSThe Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show – March 28th – April 28th – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Manteo – “We are proud to have the Dare County School Art Show return for its 16th year.  Each year visitors to the show are inspired by the creativity of our student artists,” says RIFP Executive Director, Kim Sawyer. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, April 3, from 2- 4 p.m. The reception and show are free and open to the public. The efforts of Dare County students will fill the Art Gallery from floor to ceiling with an explosion of color and variety. Dare County art teachers excel in taking their students to the edge of their creative capacities with fresh perspectives. The students are encouraged to explore concepts, techniques, mediums, styles, history and subject matter. Don’t miss this inspiring exhibit! www.Roanokeisland.com

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Jeremy Russell – March 28th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Waves – 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/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Jack Quidley – March 30th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Waves – 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/

REGULAR WEEKLY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES & SPECIALS! 

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

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM – Sunday Brunch – Every Sunday – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – You simply cannott beat this great way to enjoy a leisurely brunch. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

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/

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

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. http://kellysrestaurant.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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Loretta’s Line Dancing Classes – Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Beach music & line dancing & instruction. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

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/

GENTLE CHAIR YOGA – Every Wednesday – 1:15 – 2:15 pm – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Every Wednesday – Working Women’s Wednesday – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – $15 M&M = Manicure & Martini OR $5 Martini. Games, Gifts and complimentary Appetizer’s. Ladies… celebrate your hard work!!! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Every Wednesday – Open Mic Night – 8:00 – 11:00 pm – The Bellhops provide all sound and light needs, musical accompaniment, back-up. All you need is the talent! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

CHILLI PEPPERS COASTAL GRILL – Every Thursday – Tapas Night… Flavors from Around the World! – Each Thursday Chilli’s highlights amazing dishes from different international regions. March 17 – Irish (Of Course!); March 24 – Peruvian; April 7 – Caribbean; April 14 – Cajun Creole; April 21 – People’s Choice; April 28 – Mom’s Cooking; May 5 – Mexican; May 12 – New Menu Preview!

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM – Burger Night – Every Thursday – 5:00 – 9:00 pm – Enjoy one of Mike’s superbly flame-grilled burger with a specialty burger every week. http://www.grillroomobx.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

ONGOING SPECIAL EVENTS! 

CYNDI GOETCHEUS EXHIBIT – Through March 29th – Dare County Arts Councils is pleased to present a solo photograph exhibit by Cyndi Goetcheus, entitled “The Art of the Reflected World: Water.” Cyndi is a photographer who has traveled the world in search of images that speak to her. Often, she will explore small towns and locations off the beaten path, illuminating their beauty. For this exhibit, she focuses her lens on water reflections, capturing the abstract qualities of color and light dancing on the water’s surface. 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue in downtown Manteo. Gallery hours for March are 10am-5pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and noon 4pm on Saturdays. The Gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays. http://darearts.org/cyndi-goetcheus-exhibit/