Mid-May the Outer Banks way is fun all around! The weather has improved and we are outside as much as in. This week is filled with music and dancing, great food, season beginnings and ends, KidsFest, and so much more! Read through it all so you don’t miss a thing.
EVENTS THIS WEEK ON THE OBX!
CHILLI PEPPERS COASTAL GRILL PRESENTS – Tapas Night – May 12th – NEW MENU – For the last tapas night until the fall Chilli Peppers will present small delightful plates featuring new menu dishes. Don’t Miss This. http://www.chilli-peppers.com/obx-tapas-schedule/
MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM – Last Burger Night – May 12th – 5:00 – 9:00 pm – Corolla – The Grill Room is sad to see Burger Nights go for now, but they are stoked to begin an AMAZING summer season. Please join in the fun for the Best Burgers in Corolla. Feel free to call and make reservations @ 252-453-4336. https://www.facebook.com/events/1604893876495443/
SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Mojo Collins – May 12th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Real Water Sports, Waves – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors.
9th ANNUAL KIDSFEST – May 13th – 9:30 am 12:30 pm – (rain date May 20) – Roanoke Island Festival Park Outdoor Pavilion, Manteo – The event is sponsored by Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County. This annual event is a free and fun-filled day where children, ages 5 and under, can enjoy face painting, bubbles, ice cream and snowballs, art and crafts, music, large vehicles and much more. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the lawn! For more information, contact www.darekids.org
KITTY HAWK KITES PRESENTS – 2016 Hang Gliding Spectacular and Air Show – May 13th – 16th – Jockeys Ridge State Park, Nags Head – Join professional hang gliders, fans, and families at Jockey’s Ridge State Park for this Outer Banks tradition. This event is the longest running hang gliding competition in the world. FREE TO THE PUBLIC FOR VIEWING with fun activities all day long. For more information on this event or to participate, please visit the Hang Gliding Spectacular website: http://www.hangglidingspectacular.com/
SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Broughton Aycock – May 13th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Real Water Sports, Waves – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors.
FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Christian Benedi – May 13th – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, South 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
PEPPERCORNS RESTAURANT AT THE RAMADA PLAZA NAGS HEAD PRESENTS – The Wilder Brothers – May 13th – 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 – CC Ryder – May 13th – 9:00 pm – 12:15 am – Nags Head – Enjoy the night with CC Ryder an amazing R&B band from neighboring Elizabeth City. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/
CURRITUCK RELAY FOR LIFE – May 14th – 11:00 am – 11:00 pm – Currituck High School – The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day. Please join us and take action against a disease that has taken too much! https://www.facebook.com/events/1042444272490172/
FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Phil Watson – May 14th – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, South 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
PEPPERCORNS RESTAURANT AT THE RAMADA PLAZA NAGS HEAD PRESENTS – Steve Hauser – May 13th – 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 – Janitors – May 14th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – The Janitors play a blend of Rhythm & Blues, 60’s Soul, 70’s Funk, Country, Classic rock and current Top 40 Dance keep people of all ages dancing from the first note ’til the last! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/
PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Coppola and The Lost Colony Wine Dinner – May 15th – 6:00 pm – Nags Head – A Night of Friends, Food & Fine Wine featuring wines from the Virginia Dare Winery. The Lost Colony is honored to be the beneficiary at this exciting five-course dinner. Each course will be paired with a wine from Virginia Dare Winery. All net proceeds from the benefit will go to The Lost Colony. Tickets are $100 per seat and can be reserved by emailing Doug at email@example.com or calling 252.441.2637.
KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Pathways to Dance Global Party 1st Night – May 15th – 10:00 pm – 2:00 am – This summer 2016 party series features DJ Marshall and DJ Ohkay. Starting this sunday night, the genre of music will be a combination of EDM, house and top 40 remixed to a nice dance music atmosphere. Must be 18 and over. ID will be required (valid passport or state issued ID). https://www.facebook.com/pathwaytodance/
JOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK PRESENTS – All About the Ridge – May 16th – 1:00 pm & May 9th at 2:00 pm – Jockey’s Ridge Visitors Center, Nags Head – Join us for a discussion on the history and interesting characteristics of Jockey’s Ridge. Meets in the auditorium for about 30 minutes. http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park/events-and-programs
SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Hal Lester – May 16th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Real Water Sports, Waves – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors.
OBAR GOLF TOURNAMENT – May 20th – Kilmarlic Golf Club – Register your 4 player team, sponsor a hole or have your team and sponsor a hole all for a great cause. To date 111 students have received funding for a total of $201,125. Your participation will help guarantee the continued funding of scholarships. Show your support and SIGN UP TODAY! https://www.facebook.com/events/800892393350418/
5th ANNUAL MUSTANG SPRING JAM – May 21st – 1:00 – 10:00 pm – Mike Dianna’s Grill Room, TimBuck II, Corolla – Proceeds benefit the Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program. Support this amazing organization and their great causes and enjoy truly fantastic music! Come check out the Mustang Outreach Program Student Bands, Buddha Council, Major and the Monbacks, and People’s Blues of Richmond. Don’t miss this amazing day of outdoor music and fun! http://www.mustangmusicfestival.com/
OBX SHRED FEST – May 21st – 2:00 – 9:00 pm – Outer Banks Event Site, Nags Head – A good time for a great cause! A fundraising event for our Outer Banks Veterans and Special Needs communities. Bands on the bill are Freedom Hawk, Fujiwara, The Hot Signals, Formula, Dunebilly, Life-Love & Lunatics, Mudhustler and the Mustang Outreach Program Student Bands! Bring the whole family out for a spring day full of rippers, shredders, local food, silent auction, live music and MORE!! Tickets available at https://www.xorbia.com/e/dare2careobx/dare2care-obx-shred-fest
YMCA BARN DANCE – May 21st – 3:00 – 9:00 pm – Currituck BBQ Company, Barco – Join the Currituck Family YMCA and Currituck BBQ for corn-hole, a beer garden, all you can eat BBQ and dancing at the Barn Dance! Proceeds to benefit the YMCA community programs. Tickets can be purchased at the Currituck Family YMCA. Call 252-453-9632 for more information. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Currituck Family YMCA. Childcare will be available at the YMCA from 5:00-9:00pm. Cornhole Tournament begins at 3:00pm. $20 per team, add a meal ticket for $10 per person – please call 252-453-9632 to register your team! *Beer Garden not included in ticket price* https://www.facebook.com/events/227848994248526/
19th ANNUAL MOLLY FEARING MEMORIAL ART SHOW – May 1st – 31st – Dar County Arts Council, 300 Queen Street, Manteo – The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of artwork, which will be on display at the DCAC Gallery in downtown Manteo. This show is held in memory of Mollie A. Fearing, one of the founders of the Dare County Arts Council. For more information about the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show or on how to become a sponsor, please call (252) 473-5558.
THE TOWN OF DUCK PRESENTS – Art Show Opening Reception: Gwen Taylor Mixed Media Exhibit –Exhibit from May 4th – July 27th – Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Duck Town Hall, 1200 Duck Road. The Town of Duck invites the public to attend an Opening Reception for the next in a series of Rotating Art Shows coordinated by volunteers for the Town of Duck. Meet artist Gwen Taylor and view her work on Saturday, May 7, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Duck Town Hall. www.townofduck.com or call 252.255.1234.
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/
MAKO MIKE’S – Every Monday – 8 oz Prime Rib Served with Two Sides $12.99 or Buy on Pasta Get One Free. http://makomikes.com/
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/
MAKO MIKE’S – Every Tuesday – Fried Oyster Dinner $12.99 – http://makomikes.com/
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
MAKO MIKE’S – Every Wednesday – Crab Leg Dinner $15.99 – http://makomikes.com/
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. April 21 – People’s Choice; April 28 – Mom’s Cooking; May 5 – Mexican; May 12 – New Menu Preview!
SANCTUARY VINEYARDS PRESENTS – Acoustic Sunset – Every Thursday – 5:30 – 9:00 pm – The Cotton Gin, Jarvisburg – Acoustic Sunset is Sanctuary Vineyard’s Free Summer Concert Series. This has become a summer tradition for us and the growing group of friends that fill the lawn every Thursday for music, wine and fun on the north lawn of The Cotton Gin. Bring a blanket, chair and a picnic basket. Kids and pets are welcome, no outside alcohol please. https://www.facebook.com/events/421541211295183/
MAKO MIKE’S – Every Thursday – 8 oz Prime Rib Served with Two Sides $12.99 or Buy on Pasta Get One Free. http://makomikes.com/
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/c250u
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
MAKO MIKE’S – Every Sunday – Prime Rib Served with Two Sides $12.99 – http://makomikes.com/