OBX September Starts with a Bang!

Well… September certainly started off with a bang as Tropical Storm Hermine managed to slow us down a little during Labor Day weekend. There were come postponements which means that the folks coming later this month will get to enjoy those events.

We are back on track and ready to enjoy the festivals, music, walking and running for charity and other amazing events scheduled in September and the rest of the Fall season! Come Join in the Fun!!!!

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK!

TOWN OF DUCK PRESENTS – Fitness on the Green – September 7th – 7:30 am – Duck Town Green – Get your day started with an energizing workout on the Green on Wednesday mornings. The workout, “Dynamic Flow”, incorporates elements of capoeira, yoga, and body weight conditioning to build strength, flexibility, and endurance. A yoga mat is not needed for this class, but water is encouraged. https://www.townofduck.com/

art and craftsOBX ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL – September 7th & 8th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Hilton Garden Inn, Kitty Hawk – 25 Outer Banks artists show their creativity at this annual two-day art show. Some of the best artists in the region participate. Two local charities, N.E.S.T. and the Dare Literacy Council will have booths for attendees to get information about volunteering, donations, etc. Free admission, free parking. https://www.facebook.com/events/1796281023942868/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – September 7th – 4:00 pm – The Other Brothers – 8:00 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

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM PRESENTS – Aquarium – September 7th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – TimBuck II, Corolla – Enjoy live music on the deck in the evening along with cold drinks and delicious food! http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

Little-Dickie-Misfits-500x375KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Little Dickie and the Misfits – September 7th – 9:00 – 12:00 am –  Nags Head – Classic country, rock, R&B, alternative and favorite dance tunes. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL – FREE FLU SHOTS & WELLNESS SCREENINGS (By Appointment) – September 8th – 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Walgreens, Kill Devil Hills – This event is open to the public. If you would like to make an appointment, please call 449-7300. The Health Coach also visits local businesses and organizations to serve their employees and patrons directly. These events are not listed and are not open to the public. If you would like The Health Coach to visit your business or organization, call 449-4529. https://www.facebook.com/events/1085862741502568/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Christian Benedi – September 8th – 4:00 pm – Jonny Waters & Company – 8:00 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

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Graham Outten – September 8th – 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.

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL GROOM PRESENTS – Paul Brion – September 8th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Killer Karaoke with DJ Face – 9:00 – midnight – TimBuck II, Corolla – Enjoy live music on the deck each evening this summer. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

hot messGOOD WINDS RESTAURANT PRESENTS – Hot Mess Night w/ Edgar Scrubbs and Co. – September 8th – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Rodanthe – Enjoy the best waterfront view on Hatteras, excellent food and great music all in one place! https://www.facebook.com/events/1774049486183995/

THE COMEDY CLUB PRESENTS – Three Hilarious Comedians – September 8th – 9:00 pm – Ramada Plaza, Kill Devil Hills – Some of the nation’s best comedians enjoy some time on the OBX each summer too! Age restrictions apply. Tickets available – www.comedyclubobx.com

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Little Dickie and the Misfits – September 8th – 9:00 – 12:00 am –  Nags Head – Dance the night away to classic country, rock, R&B, alternative and favorite dance tunes. DJ will play from 12 until 1:45 a.m. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

2016 prideOBX PRIDEFEST – September 9th – 11th – This is a 3-day gay pride festival, FULL of events and ALL INCLUSIVE for all LGBTQ folks and their supporters and friends! In addition to paid events, the main pride festival Saturday afternoon will be hosted by legendary trans performer Jennifer Warner and is FREE with bands, local restaurant food, merchant vendors, pride souvenirs and nonprofit vendors. OBX Pride Inc is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity. Sponsored by Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern, Atlantic Realty, and other Outer Banks businesses and organizations. http://www.obxpridefest.com/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL GROOM PRESENTS – Ruth Wyand & Carson Huggins – September 9th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – TimBuck II, Corolla – Enjoy live music on the deck each evening this summer. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Bill and Friends – September 9th – 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 – Karaoke with DJ Billy – September 9th – 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

tropidelic-500x191KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Tropidelic & Of Good Nature – September 9th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Tropidelic on stage at 11, fusing energetic funk, hop-hop and reggae. Check them out at tropidelic.com. Opening at 9:30 is Of Good Nature playing Reggae/Rock/Funk. DJ plays from 9 to 9:30 and during all band breaks. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

MANTEO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FUN RUN & 5K – September 10th – 8:00 am – Manteo Elementary School – Grab your running shoes, family, & friends and join us for MES Fun Run & 5K. Races are open to all ages and skill levels. Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome. mes fun runThe 5K will start promptly at 8:00 a.m. with Fun Run to follow at 9:00 a.m. Registration will take place 7:00 a.m. through 7:45 a.m. Feel free to pre-register at MES! https://www.facebook.com/events/516854378525381/

addiction7th ANNUAL WALK AGAINST ADDICTION – September 10th – 9:00 am – Noon – First Flight High School, Kill Devil Hills – Join us again this year as we Walk for the Awareness that Addiction is a disease. Rain or Shine. 9:00 am – Registration. There will be professionals in the field of addiction, treatment facilities and support groups available with information and to answer questions. This year’s keynote speakers are Sasha Tozzi and Donnie Varnell. The one-mile walk starts at 10:00 am. Everyone is invited to join us after the Walk for Hamburgers & Hotdogs (donated by Dirty Dicks Crabhouse) hosted by Mighty Wind Methodist Church, Proceeds from the walk benefit “The Awareness That Addiction is a Disease Fund” to educate people about addiction and assisting with helping those that need treatment for substance abuse. https://www.facebook.com/events/150869802014236/

cystic fibrosis walkOUTER BANKS GREAT STRIDES FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS – September 10th – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm – 602 S Mustian St, Kill Devil Hills – Great Strides provides a great opportunity for people within the community to get involved in a great cause. Participants can form walk teams at their workplace, through their clubs and organizations, or with friends and family. Walk day is a fun, family-oriented event with a healthy 5k walk, children’s activities, food, and festivities that participants look forward to year after year. http://fightcf.cff.org/site/TR/GreatStrides/11_Carolinas_Raleigh?pg=entry&fr_id=5978

CURRITUCK WILDLIFE FESTIVAL – September 10th – 11th – Currituck County High School, Barco – The Wildlife Festival is held the 2nd weekend in September and features Wildlife artisans from up and down the Eastern Seaboard. This Festival was started by the Coinjock Ruritan Club in 2004, and continues to be a popular attraction today. On display, for viewing and purchase are original paintings and prints, numerous hand carvings of various birds and wildlife, decoys for display or hunting, antique decoys, photography, taxidermy, and many one-of-a kind gifts associated with Wildlife.

soundside hikeJOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK – Grandparents Weekend – Kite Making –  September 10th – 1:00 pm – Jockey’s Ridge Visitors Center, Nags Head – One of the most popular activities at Jockey’s Ridge is flying kites.  Stop by the visitor center to create you own and then climb the dunes to watch it fly! http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park/events-and-programs/kite-making-grandparents-day-weekend

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL GROOM PRESENTS – Sean Olds – September 10th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – TimBuck II, Corolla – Enjoy live music on the deck each evening this summer. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

JOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK – Grandparents Weekend – Sunset on the Dune – September 10th – 6:30 pm – Park Sound Access on W. Soundside Road, Nags Head – On Grandparent’s Day Weekend, experience the sunset with family.  A park ranger will be at our Soundside Access to discuss the park and local history. http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park/events-and-programs/sunset-the-sound-grandparents-day-weekend

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Phil Watson – September 10th – 7:00 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – The Roman Sams – September 10th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – A five-piece band built around the female vocalist with high powered vocals by the likes of Janice Joplin, Journey, and AC/DC; they will bring the roof down every time! DJ plays at 9:30 – 10 and during all band breaks. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Barefoot Wade – September 11th – 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

Jamie-Monroe-2-460x331KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Jamie Monroe and Pridefest – September 11th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – See the legendary Jamie Monroe with DJ Sek Z. Joining Jamie will be Jennifer Warner, Amore Diamond, Cliff Warner, Macximus, Kassandra Hylton and Jennifer Dion. DJ Club Dancing after the show. Late night food and a cash bar. Come early and have dinner at fabulous Kelly’s Restaurant, a major sponsor! Stay in your same seat to see the show! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Chad Bennett – September 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.

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Bill – September 12th – 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

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL – Skin Cancer Spot Checks – September 13th – 1:00 am – noon – Lowe’s, Kill Devil Hills – The Outer Banks Hospital Health Coach is offering FREE skin checks by appointment. In addition to protecting your skin from too much sun exposure, regular skin checks are essential to staying one step ahead of skin cancer. Make your appointment today bycalling 449-7300. https://www.facebook.com/events/167502337006405/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL GROOM PRESENTS – Broughton Aycock – September 13th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Killer Karaoke with DJ Face – 9:00 – midnight – TimBuck II, Corolla – Enjoy live music on the deck each evening this summer. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jared and the Jollys – September 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

JOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK – Soundside Hike – September 14th – 2:00 pm – Sound Access Parking Area on W. Soundside Road, Nags Head – Join staff for a leisurely walk along Soundside Nature Trail and discuss the flora and fauna of coastal Carolina.  Meets at park’s sound access on W. Soundside Road. http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park/events-and-programs

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – September 14th – 4:00 pm – The Other Brothers – 8:00 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

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM PRESENTS – Aquarium – September 14th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – TimBuck II, Corolla – Enjoy live music on the deck in the evening along with cold drinks and delicious food! http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Uphill – September 14th – 8:30 – 11:30 pm – Nags Head – With a mix of original blues and revitalizing versions of lost classics from Chicago to the Delta, Uphill has brought their own Carolina tang to the table since 2005. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS!

Surfalorus_Poster2016SURFALORUS 5th ANNUAL SURF FILM FESTIVAL – September 15th – 17th – The Surfalorous Film Festival will return to the Outer Banks with a new slate of films! The free family friendly event will showcase a new slate of the coolest surf films and ocean documentaries, featuring ‘Psychic Migrations’ directed by Ryan Thomas, ‘It Ain’t Pretty’ directed by Dayla Soul, ‘Forbidden Trim’ directed by George Trimm, and ‘The Zone’ directed by Jack Coleman. Surfalous will kick off at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Thursday, September 15 at 7pm with nine films and live music by Outer Banks surf rock band Frozen Head and the Squirrels. Surfalorus will travel to downtown Manteo for film screenings at Dare County Arts Council on Friday, September 16 at 7pm. Five films will be shown after the Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit reception at DCAC, which begins at 6pm. The exhibit by Steve Wise will feature a curated selection of 30 unique surfboards and Outer Banks surf photography by Mickey McCarthy. On Saturday, September 17 Surfalorus will begin at 4pm with a casual afternoon of coffee and surf films at Front Porch Café in Nags Head. http://darearts.org/lineup-announced-surfalorus-film-festival/

FIRST FRIDAY ROANOKE ISLAND ON MANTEO’S HISTORIC WATERFRONT – September 16th (POSTPONED FROM September 2nd) – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Manteo – The shops will stay open late, there will be music all over town and special exhibits and attractions. Seagrass will perform on the courthouse steps, Full Circle wil perform at Old Tom Street by Ortegaz, Roaming River Hippies play at The Avenue Grille and Bill and Friends will be at Poor Richards. In addition, there will be a Friends of Jockey’s Ridge Pop-up Art Show at the Magnolia Pavilion. Free, family-friendly fun! https://www.facebook.com/events/1160156700708542/

outer-banks-kayak-fishingKITTY HAWK SURF COMPANY PRESENTS THE 4th KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT – September 17th – Kayak fishing enthusiasts are invited to participate in this dawn-to-dusk catch and release tournament from the Bonner Bridge to the Wright Memorial Bridge. Entry fee of $40 includes a captain’s cookout and awards ceremony following the event. Compete for over $500 worth of prizes. http://www.kittyhawk.com/event/kayak-fishing-tournament/

OUTER BANKS TRIATHLON – September 17th – 18th – Triathletes train for months to achieve their dream. Come to the Outer Banks Triathlon and experience the enthusiasm, inspiration and skill! The Sprint Triathlon distance is perfect for those beginner triathletes. Move up to the Olympic Triathlon distance or choose the Half Triathlon distance and see if you have what it takes! Sponsors include Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk, Kitty Hawk Kites, Southern Shores Realty, and many other fine local companies and organizations. http://www.outerbankstriathlon.com/

bull and bbqCURRITUCK HERITAGE FESTIVAL BULL & BBQ EDITION – September 17th – 11:00 am – 9:00 pm – Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Rd, Powells Point – Get ready for a fun-filled day for the entire family as we are partnering with the Currituck County NC Cooperative Extension Center, Kansas City Barbeque Society, and Professional Bull Riding for a day of good food, family activities, and excitement! Activities for adults and children… bounce house, bungie, rock wall, and children’s games. There will also be live music featuring the Mikele Buck Band, antique tractors, vendors selling unique wares and food vendors selling food. There may be some activities that will require a small fee, however most of the activities are FREE. Come out and experience the smells and excitement of a sanctioned KCBS Cook-Off.  Unfortunately, the competition BBQ is for judging only, so tastes of the competition barbeque aren’t allowed.  However, there will be plenty of local fare and good food vendors selling food on site. Plan to stay for the Rodeo that evening! Gates open for the Rodeo at 7:00pm/Show begins at 7:30pm. There is an admission charge for the rodeo. http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/heritage-festival-bulls-bbq-edition/

bluegrass island poster 2016BLUEGRASS ISLAND FESTIVAL 2016 – September 21st – 24thRoanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo – For a few days each year Roanoke Island Festival Park becomes Bluegrass Island. This amazing event draws bluegrass stars from all over the world! The venue is so popular that Rhonda Vincent even wrote a song about it! The outdoor venue has some of the best views on the Outer Banks. There is a great variety of food too. Bring the family and enjoy a music-filled time! For ticket information visit http://www.bluegrassisland.com/

INNAUGURAL DARE COUNTY MOTORCYCLE TOY RUN – September 24th – 11:00 am – Manns Harbor – A group of Dare County motorcycle enthusiasts have come together to launch another home-grown charitable event! The inaugural Dare County Motorcycle Toy Run will take place Sept. 24, and proceeds and toys collected will be split between the Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift program and Dare County Toys for Tots. The ride will start at Vertigo Tattoo at 7594 Shipyard Road in Manns Harbor, with kick stands up at 11 a.m. A rain date of Oct. 1 has also been set. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Vertigo on the day of the event. The registration fee on the day of the event is $30 plus a new, unwrapped toy per bike. The ride begins with a parade of motorcycles leaving Vertigo Tattoo at 11 a.m. proceeding to Bodie Island Lighthouse for photo opportunity with a 30-minute layover. The bikes will then proceed north on N.C. 1243, then on N.C. 12 to Longboards in Kitty Hawk. Visit the organizers on Facebook @ Dare County Motorcycle toy run or visit our [email protected] www.daremotorcycletoyrun.com

Artrageous 2016-227th ANNUAL ARTRAGEOUS KIDS ART FESTIVAL – Sept 24th – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Dare County Family Recreational Park, Kill Devil Hills – This year Artrageous will feature free, fun and unique art activities that emphasize the importance of reuse and recycling. These activities will be hosted by Dare County Arts Council and partner nonprofit organizations, including the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station. Chicamacomico’s involvement with Artrageous grew out of the “Take a Shake” project in which the Historic Association and DCAC distributed shakes salvaged from the 1911 Life-Saving Station to local artists. Kids (and adults!) will be thrilled to see what wonders they can do with a shake, some paint and brushes. Presenting sponsor PNC Bank will host The Grow Up Great table which will feature a craft area where children are able to use their imagination to create panda or butterfly masks. The College of the Albemarle’s nationally recognized, award-winning artists will offer interactive metalsmithing. Food vendors, local artisans, outdoor activities, and live music by Sensi Trails, Frozen Head and the Squirrels, and Midnight and Macabre will also be at Artrageous. Proceeds from Artrageous benefit art education and cultural programming in all Dare County Schools, the DCAC endowment fund, and the Artrageous Youth Scholarship Fund, which awards one scholarship to a graduating senior at each Dare County High School. For more information please call 252-473-5558 or visit www.darearts.org. Dare County Arts Council is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit arts organization dedicated to supporting the arts in Dare County.

crabdaddy 2016CRABDADDY ALL YOU CAN EAT BEER AND WINE FESTIVAL – September 24th – 12:00 – 6:00 pm – Sanctuary Vineyard, Jarvisburg – Once a year, Crabdaddy emerges from the Currituck Sound, bringing a bounty of fresh seafood for everyone to enjoy. Catch him at Sanctuary Vineyards on September 24 where we’ll be pairing the best Currituck wine and beer with fresh seafood from our local waters. Your ticket includes a signature “Crabdaddy” wineglass to keep, All You Can Eat steamed blue crabs from I Got Your Crabs, local wine and beer sampling, $5 worth of CrabBucks to use with vendors (pulled pork BBQ, BJ’s Famous Wings, burgers/salads/wraps or wine/beer), live music, admission to the hayride and a chance to compete in the Crabdaddy Olympics for cash and prizes. This event is rain or shine (will take place in the winery in the event of inclement weather) and tickets are available at www.sanctuaryvineyards.com for $30/person. We’ll see you there – Everybody Will Get Crabs!

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES!

DARE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS – Recent Works by the Carolina Nature Photographers Association – September 1st – 30th – 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo – For this exhibit, participating photographers focused their lenses particularly on Outer Banks nature photography, and the results are stunning. For more information, visit www.darearts.org

DARE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS – Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit – September 2nd – 30th – 300 Queen Anne Ave, Manteo – Celebrating the art of surfing, the Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit paired with Outer Banks surf photography by Mickey McCarthy will be on display. Returning for its second consecutive year, the Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit by Steve Wise will feature a curated selection of 30 unique surfboards from surfers across the Outer Banks. On Friday, September 16 surf and art enthusiasts are invited to Dare County Arts Council for the longboard and photography exhibit reception at 6pm. Guests will be able to meet local surfboard collectors and photographer Mickey McCarthy. Following the reception, Dare County Arts Council will host a film screening that is part of the Surfalorus Film Festival. Surfalorus is a free family-friendly event featuring international and regional surf film screenings on the Outer Banks September 15-17. http://darearts.org/surfs-september-dare-county-arts-council/

REGULAR WEEKLY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES & SPECIALS!

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 – Poker Night – Bikini Contest Model Search – Every Monday – All invited – free to the Public. Monday Nights at Kelly’s are full of all kinds of fun. Learn to Shag Dance, play poker and enjoy the famous weekly Kelly’s Bikini Contest with DJ Marshall B & Ohjay!  The bikini contest has a $100 grand prize, plus Brew Thru t-shirt and $20 gift certificates for all entrants. 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

WHALEHEAD WEDNESDAY –  Every Wednesday – 3:00 – 7:00 pm – Historic Corolla Park – Whalehead Wednesday Wine Tasting is a family-friendly event that will be held each Wednesday starting June 1st through September 14th. Admission is free for non-drinking adults and children. Along with the wine tasting, we will have food available for purchase, great live music from local bands and activities for children. https://www.facebook.com/events/919481428170096/

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/

CURRITUCK CORN HOLE TOURNAMENTS – Every Friday – noon – 4:00 pm – Historic Corolla Park – Registration will start at 12pm and games will run from 1pm – 4pm. The cost is $5 Person/$10 Team. Limited to 32 Teams with Single Elimination. 1st & 2nd Place Weekly Winners. A Grand Prize winner will be picked from all of the 1st Place Weekly Winners. The Grand Prize is being sponsored by Currituck BBQ Company. http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/currituck-cornhole-tournament-2016-07-01/

SANCTUARY VINEYARDS PRESENTS – UNWINED Free Yoga in the Vineyard – Every Saturday – 9:00 am – Jarvisburg – Enjoy an amazing yoga session every Saturday in the vineyard (or in the winery in the event of rain) with instructor Stacie Simpson. Class is limited to 18 people and reservations fill up quickly. For more information, email: john@sanctuaryvineyards.com

SANCTUARY VINEYARDS PRESENTS – Sunday in the Country – Every Sunday – Noon – 5:00 pm – Jarvisburg – Come spend a Sunday in the Country with us! Live bluegrass from 1PM-4PM, free hayrides from 12PM-5PM, and delicious burgers hot off the grill paired with our fresh local wines. This event will be held every Sunday through the end of the summer – come on out and share this with a friend. Why not stop in on your way to the Outer Banks or as you are departing? https://www.facebook.com/sanctuaryvineyards/photos/a.165093749675.152809.141954989675/10155044165679676/?type=3&theater