October on the Outer Banks…

October on the Outer Banks… We have weathered the storms that started our month. The beaches may be a bit eroded but our spirits are not! The forecast for most of the next week is sunny and in the 70s. So where are you? This is a week for festivals – Mustang Music Festival, Duck Jazz Festival, and Hatterasity Bluegrass Festival, Currituck Fall Fest – and there is so much more all week! The fish are biting, there is great beachcombing, the Parade of Homes, oysters, Psycho Path, and the live music is rocking so read on so you don’t miss a thing!!!!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – October 7th – 4:00 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

parade of home23rd ANNUAL PARADE OF HOMES – October 8th – 11th – This self-guided Outer Banks Parade is unlike any other tour you have attended – both because of its unparalleled setting on about 60 miles of our beautiful coastline, and because of the diversity found among the entries in this year’s select offering of homes. This year’s Parade features 16 new homes and six large-scale renovation projects located between Corolla and South Nags Head. Whether you are touring for the first time or you are one of the tens of thousands who has attended previous years’ Parades, we are happy that you have chosen to spend a few wonderful autumn days with us, enjoying the more relaxed pace and beautiful weather that we anticipate during off-season. Sponsors include: A2Z Letter Art, Sandmark Construction, Atlantic Realty, Seaside Vacations, Resort Realty, Stan White Realty & Construction, and many other fine local area businesses.  http://obhomebuilders.org/welcome-letter/

UNC COASTAL STUDIES INSTITUTE “OUR UNDERWATER HERITAGE” LECTURE ON SHIPWRECK ASHKHABAD – October 8th – 6:00 pm – UNC Coastal Studies Institute, Wanchese – The seventh presentation in the “Our Underwater Heritage” series these fascinating lectures are held monthly and feature presentations from maritime archaelogists and graduate students.

hatterasityHATTERASITY BLUEGRASS FEST – October 8th – 11th – Hatteras Village Civic Center, 56658 Hwy 12, Hatteras – Hatterasity (Hat-ter-az-a-tee) n. 1. Being like a Hatteraser, displaying traits such as fidelity, integrity, and community, 2. Reflecting the beauty and strength of Hatteras Island, 3. A state of mind induced by spending time on Hatteras Island, marked by sun, sea, and great food and people 4. A four day Bluegrass Block Party featuring local food and talent, with regional and national bands playing bluegrass and Roots music 5. An event for food, fun, family and community! http://hatterasitybluegrass.com/index.html

2015Disaster-Relief-Fundraiser-Flyer-Portrait1-386x500OBAR DISASTER RELIEF FUND RAISER – October 8th – 5:30 pm – Pamlico Jack’s Restaurant, Nags Head – Island Themed Corn Hole Tournament to benefit OBAR’s Disaster Relief Fund. Sign your team of 2 up for $25 or just come for $10.00 and enjoy a Fish Fry, BBQ, Oyster Shooters, Games. Raffle tickets for sale for a chance to win lots and lots of great prizes! https://www.facebook.com/events/1643684972560864/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Bill and Friends – October 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

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Waterhigh – October 8th – 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/

Mustang-Music-Festival-Logo5th ANNUAL MUSTANG MUSIC FESTIVAL – October 9th – 10th – Whalehead Club, Historic Corolla – Presented by Mike Dianna’s Grill Room and SAGA this is a two-day event celebrates music and supports The Corolla Wild Horse Fund. In addition to the musical performances, the Mustang Music Festival will also feature Kitty Hawk Kites presenting a KidZone, an Artisan Market featuring over 30 artisans and the Kees Vacations Craft Beer Village featuring regional breweries. Sponsors include: Ocean Atlantic Rentals, Currituck Outer Banks Visitors Centers, Kitty Hawk Kites, Seaside Vacation, and many other fine local area businesses. http://www.mustangmusicfestival.com/

MOVIE ON THE GREEN – “THE FROG AND THE PRINCESS” – October 9th – 6:00 pm – Duck Town Green, Duck – The Town of Duck with Children @ Play presents Disney’s The Princess and the Frog on the Duck Town Green leading up to the Duck Jazz Festival! Movie begins at dusk (around 6:00 p.m.). Chairs, blankets, picnics are welcome! https://www.townofduck.com/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – October 9th – 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 – SoulOne – October 9th – 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/

PSYCHO PATH OPENING NIGHT (postponed from last week) – October 9th – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Waterside Theatre at The Lost Colony, Manteo – Please NOTE that this is a 21 Years of Age and Up Event! No Exceptions! Sponsored by The Lost Colony PsychoPath “The Terror Within” is all new for 2015.  Complimentary beer and wine. Appetizers generously provided by Avenue Waterfront Grille. The signature “Blue Zombie” drink for $5.00 includes Souvenir Glass. https://www.facebook.com/events/1630623370547837/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Krunch – October 9th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – KRUNCH is a local cover band in the Hampton Roads area. We play high energy rock and roll and try to have as much fun as possible while doing so. We better be having fun…we’re getting paid to play other people’s music!!! Come out to a show & tell!  http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

currituck fall festCURRITUCK FALL FEST ART & CRAFTS SHOW – October 10th – 11th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – 6556 Caratoke Hwy, Grandy – If you like music, food, art, crafts, and more then join in the fun at the first annual “Currituck Fall Fest” held on the grounds of FOCUS252 located at 6556 Caratoke Hwy in Grandy! This two day event begins on Saturday, October 10, 2015 (10:00am-5:00pm) and ends on Sunday, October 11, 2015 (11:00am-3:00pm). We look forward to celebrating Fall, Currituck Style with you! https://www.facebook.com/events/1497214213910836/

KHES2015CarnivalFlyer256th ANNUAL KITTY HAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FALL CARNIVAL – October 10th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Kitty Hawk – Bigger and Better than ever! The carnival will feature amusements, food, a raffle with tons of great prizes, and all kinds of fun for the whole family! Sponsors include: Brindley Beach, Outer Banks Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Stan White Realty & Construction, Super Wings, Kitty Hawk Kites, Miller’s Seafood & Steakhouse, ACE Hardware, and many other fine area businesses and families.

oink and oyster 201514TH ANNUAL OINK & OYSTER ROAST – October 10th – 12:00 – 4:00 pm – Longboard’s Island Grill, Kitty Hawk – Enjoy fun times with great people eating fresh oysters, homemade BBQ, crabs … with all the fixin’s! Need something to drink?  There’s beer, tea (sweet and not), and water. All included in your ticket! Is there a better way to spend a fall Saturday afternoon on the Outer Banks? OK, what about music from the First Flight High School Band?!  They’ll be there! What about door prizes?!  We got ’em!! How about helping out your community?! Sponsored by Ocean Atlantic Events Rentals, Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates, 1587 Restaurant, and many other fine area businesses. https://www.oinkandoyster.org/

COASTAL HOME IMPROVEMENT & MAINTENANCE EXPO – October 10th – 3:00 – 6:00 pm – Richard A. Brindley Sports Center, Corolla – To provide a service to local homeowners by connecting them with licensed, insured, and reputable local contractors. A diverse assortment of trades and services will be sought in order to increase the appeal, relevance, and success of the trade show for exhibitors and attendees alike. http://www.corollalightresort.com/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Waterhigh – October 10th – 5:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a 7uge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Frozen Head and the Squirrels – October 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/

krunchKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Krunch – October 10th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – KRUNCH is a local cover band in the Hampton Roads area. We play high energy rock and roll and try to have as much fun as possible while doing so. We better be having fun…we’re getting paid to play other people’s music!!! Come out to a show & tell!  http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

9th ANNUAL DUCK JAZZ FESTIVAL – October 11th – 11:00 am – Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, Duck – Live music on two stages from local, regional, and national musicians! This free event 11:00 a.m. until dusk. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Attendees are welcome to brings chairs, food, coolers, blankets, and pets. No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event.  Food and drinks will be available to purchase from various Town eateries and chairs will be available for rent. The Duck Jazz Festival will be held rain or shine. Tickets are not required for the festival. http://www.townofduck.com/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – October 12th – 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

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SoulOne – October 13th – 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 – Hal Lester – October 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 –October 7th – Family Fishing – 9:00 pm. October 8th – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 am. October 9th – Stand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am. October 12thStand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am. October 13thCatch It, Clean It, Cook It – 9:00 am. October 14thFamily Fishing – 9:00 am. This Schedule is Subject to Change. Please see the website – http://www.ncaquariums.com/jennettes-pier All Ages (15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult). Must register the day before the program by 5 p.m.

NC AQUARIUM ROANOKE ISLAND – Aquatots – October 13th – “Harvesting Fun”– 11:00 am – Ages 2 -5 – Reservations recommended. Breakfast with the Rays – October 14th – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Aquarist for the Day – October 14th – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – Ages 8 and up. Happy Otter Hour – October 13th – 2:00 pm – Ages 6 and up. Shark Bites – October 7th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – October 13th & 14th – 2:00 pm – Ages 6 and up. Let’s Go Crabbing – October 7th – 10:00 am – Ages 6 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – October 13th – 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

REGULAR 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/

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

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASSES – Every Monday in October – 7:00 pm – Outer Banks Hospital Education Suite, Medical Office Building, 2nd Floor, Nags Head – Expectant parents will enjoy this free, informative class. Call Lisa McGaha, RN, BSN at 449-5690 to register.

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/

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 – 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

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 – midnight. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

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/

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/

GENTLE CHAIR YOGA – October 7, 14, 21, 28 – 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

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/

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 – Open Mic Night – 8:00 pm – Come out and show off your stuff! The Bellhops (3 members at your service) provide all sound and light needs. They also provide musical accompaniment, back-up if needed. All you need is the talent. No cover. http://kellysrestaurant.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! 

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 – midnight. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

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/

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

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/

ONGOING SPECIAL EVENTS! 

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