Outer Banks Eases Into October – Much to Do!

As the Outer Banks eases into October there is so very much to do! The fishing is amazing this time of year. The sun is shining and it’s a brilliant time to enjoy water sports. There are festivals galore. Of course the food is still delicious, the people friendly and, one of the best parts, off-season rates apply!!!! Make your way to the OBX for a weekend, a getaway or a full-fledged vacation because you simply won’t find a better place to vacation this time of year…

Image Courtesy of jennette's Pier

Image Courtesy of jennette’s Pier

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK!

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – September 28th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Karaoke with Hambone – September 28th – 8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Nags Head – Karaoke with Hambone, an Outer Banks original with over 10,000 songs to choose from! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL PRESENTS – Advance Care Planning –  September 29th – 1:00pm-2:00pm – Fessenden Center, Buxton – Give your family the best gift by communicating and documenting your care preferences for the future in an Advance Directive. Step-by-step guidance provided free of charge.

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Christian Benedi – September 29th – 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 – Mojo Collins – September 29th – 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.

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL PRESENTS – Dinner with a Doc – Dr. Anthony Jackson & Dr. Krista Follmer – Thursday, September 29th – 6:00pm – Mako Mike’s, Kill Devil Hills – Did you know that the Outer Banks now have their own full-time Ear Nose and Throat specialist as well as an audiologist to assist with hearing difficulties from newborn on up? Come meet, and learn about the services offered by, Dr. Anthony Jackson and Dr. Krista Follmer. Dinner will be served. Seating is limited. Call 449-7300 to register.

walker-mcguireKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Walker McGuire – September 29th – 8:00 – 11:00 pm – Nags Head – Country/Southern Rock/Acoustic from Nashville.  http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

THE COMEDY CLUB PRESENTS – The Three Comedians – September 29th – 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

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL PRESENTS – Cancer Lunch and Learn: “Colorectal Cancer: The Role of Vitamin D, Calcium, and Low-Dose Aspirin” – Friday, September 30th – noon-1:00pm – OBH Cancer Resource Center, Nags Head – Lunch will be served. Seating is limited. Call 449-7300 to register.

5TH ANNUAL FISH FRY AND SHRIMP BOIL – September 30th – 4:00 – 7:00 pm – 637 Harbor Rd, Wanchese – To celebrate our local waters and the people that love them, the North Carolina Coastal Federation is hosting its fifth annual Fish Fry and Shrimp Boil fundraiser at its Wanchese office. As always, the annual menu features locally harvested fish and shrimp, plus sides and desserts. In addition, enjoy live music, a raffle and fun activities for the whole family! This event is scheduled to take place outdoors. Each ticket includes one plate of food and a nonalcoholic drink; other beverages will be available for purchase. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance, as the event usually sells out! Tickets are nonrefundable and can be purchased online, or in person at Café Lachine in Nags Head and Front Porch Café in Manteo. https://www.facebook.com/events/1651901635125300/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Coyote Lee – September 30th – 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.

dj billyFISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – September 30th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – JB & the Get Down Browns – September 30th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Dance all night to the best of R&B, Blues, Classic Rock and a touch of Beach music. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

jim-mulford6th ANNUAL JIM MULFORD MEMORIAL RED DRUM TOURNAMENT – October 1st – 7:00 am – Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head – Open to all ages, costs $15 adults; $8 children 12 and under. Lines in the water at 8:00 am. Door prizes, giveaways and awards for winners. Longest fish in various categories wins! Register online today or sign-up the morning of the event. https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/Info.aspx?EventID=20

alzheimers-2016OBX ALZHEIMERS WALK – October 1st – 9:30 am – Spring Arbor, 803 Bermuda Bay, Kill Devil Hills – An annual event sponsored by Spring Arbor Outer Banks and community partners to promote awareness of Alzheimer’s and support services available. https://www.facebook.com/outerbanksalzheimerswalk/

YOCKFEST 2016 – First ever Moyock Music and Market Festival – October 1st – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm – Eagle Creek Golf Club and Grill, 109 Green View Rd, Moyock – Mark your calendar for Moyock’s first outdoor music festival! Bands, vendors, games and more! Featuring The RIVER BOYZ and BAKER STREET and hosted by your favorite Dj of all time DJ JP. Call for FREE TICKETS! Call for details 252-232-9901. Open and free to the public. Free parking! https://www.facebook.com/events/1080279068692963/

NAGS HEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL’S GREAT PUMPKIN FAIR AND FUN RUN – October 1st – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – 3100 S Wrightsville Ave., Nags Head – Kicking off the festival is the Great Pumpkin Run, a 1-mile fun run/walk starting and ending at Nags Head Elementary School at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $10 if you register in advance at obxgofar.org and $15 on the day of. Pick out your Halloween pumpkins and fall decor and enjoy a family-oriented festival at the Nags Head Elementary School PTO’s Great Pumpkin Fair on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Choose from hundreds of pumpkins and other fall decorating items such as mums, gourds and corn stalks. Also at the fair will be games and activities for kids, including bounce houses and mechanical rides, a rock wall, tattoos, a cupcake walk and so much more. Plan to stay for lunch with food from Mulligan’s and Tubb’s Hot Dogs plus treats from Island Snowball and a bake sale. Be sure to check out the items in the silent auction. Proceeds from the Pumpkin Fair support the programs and projects of the NHES PTO. https://www.facebook.com/NHES-PTO-Great-Pumpkin-Fair-627231850641491/

barry-poster-copyBARRY CAHOON FUNDRAISER – October 1st – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Travelodge Nags Head Beach Hotel, 804 Virginia Dare Trail, MP 8, Kill Devil Hills – A dear friend to all and OBX resident Barry Cahoon recently received a liver transplant and needs some help. Please come enjoy the day and support this great cause! Huge silent bake sale, silent auction, face painting, raffles drawn every 15 minutes, dune buggies for you to sit in and take photos. Items donated by Furano Marine Electronics, Yellow House Gallery, Gulfstreat Gifts, Stack’em High, Michele’s, Ace Hardware, Buggin’ Out, Sun Shack Tanning, Nags Head Links, Sea Scape Golf, Caitlan Driver Photography, Jewelry by Gail, Movies 10, Radioshack, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, SOUNDFEET SHOES, Jolly Roger’s, O.B.S.E, Farmer’s Daughter, OBX Wine Tasting, Heidi’s Antiques, Endless Possibilities, Rock A Bye Baby, Walgreens, Fishing Unlimited, Harris Teeter, David Osborne Mitre Guides, Whalebone Tackle, Hallmark Cards, The Bird Store, Daniel’s Homeport, Holistic Pets, OBX Guitar, and many more! Many thanks to everyone for helping to make this event a huge success! for additional information -or to make a donation please contact: diana lorditch 252-202-2812

OBX SHREDFEST – October 1st – 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 Fall 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

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Ty Fleming – October 1st – 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

djKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – DJ Fresh & DJ Marshall – October 1st – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Celebrate the first day of October dancing all night long to the greatest selection of music on the OBX! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL PRESENTS – Look Good, Feel Better – Monday, October 3rd – 2:00pm-4:00pm – OBH Cancer Resource Center, Nags Head – Local licensed beauty professionals will show you how to use makeup and skincare products to bring back your natural beauty and lift your spirits. Provided free of charge to women in active cancer treatment. Reserve your space today by calling 449-4554.

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Bill – October 3rd – 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

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Phil Watson – October 3rd – 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

ice-cream-socialKILL DEVIL HILLS BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND FIRE AUXILLARY ICE CREAM SOCIAL – October 4th – 4:30 – 7:30 pm – Aviation Park, across from First Flight High School, Kill Devil Hills – Live music by the FFHS and FFMS Jazz Bands. Raffles, demonstrations, Roller Derby Demo, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips, drink and Ice cream with assorted toppings. https://www.facebook.com/events/1222840121080578/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jared and the Jollys – October 4th – 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

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – October 5th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Karaoke with Hambone – October 5th – 8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Nags Head – Karaoke with Hambone, an Outer Banks original with over 10,000 songs to choose from! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

bike-fest-schedule20168TH ANNUAL OUTER BANKS BIKE FEST – October 5th – 9th – Outer Banks Harley Davidson, Harbinger – This annual event brings motorcycle lovers from all over the world to the Outer Banks to celebrate the American classic – the Harley Davidson. There will be live music, a bike show, Poker Run, a tattoo contest, and much more! Don’t miss a minute. http://www.outerbankshd.com/

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS!

OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL PRESENTS – Free Wellness Screening – October 6th – Max Pizza Company, 3723 N Croatan Hwy, MP 4.5, Kitty Hawk – This event is open to the public. If you would like to make an appointment, please call 449-7300.

HATTERASITY – BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL – October 6th – 8th – Hatteras Village Civic Center – 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 Bluegrass Block Party on Hatteras Island featuring local food and talent, with regional and national bands playing bluegrass and Roots music. An event for food, fun, family and community. Featuring Special Consensus, Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass, From East PA, the Crop Circle Agents. Friday, 3PM-11PM. Saturday, Noon to 11ish. Special shuttles to area attractions and special guided Tour with Danny Couch Saturday am… FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE for early bird sales! http://hatterasitybluegrass.com/index.html

parade-of-homes-2016OUTER BANKS PARADE OF HOMES – October 6th – 9th – A scattered site self-guided Parade 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 each year’s select offering of homes. 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 looking forward to having you spend a few wonderful autumn days with us, enjoying the more relaxed pace and beautiful weather that we anticipate during off-season. When you purchase your ticket, you will receive the Parade of Homes magazine, containing all of the information about the builders and the homes and products. In the center of the magazine you will also find a detailed map to help you locate and visit all the homes, and our advertisers look forward to hearing from you regarding their products as featured in the homes. Your ticket is good for all four days of the tour and proceeds benefit the local food pantry and other local charitable efforts. http://obhomebuilders.org/welcome-letter/

2ND ANNUAL INSHORE SLAM FISHING TOURNAMENT – October 7th – 8th – Manteo Waterfront – Participants compete for the largest fish in four categories; stripers, flounder, puppy drum, and speckle trout. There is also a single “Grand Slam” award for the individual who weighs in fish from at least three of the four categories, with the highest total weight. The tournament is held the first weekend in October, in conjunction with Manteo’s First Friday, and with the expectation of more fish and warmer weather. Most locals will agree that early October is one of their favorite times on the Outer Banks. The tournament is held on the Manteo waterfront, with docking available, at the Maritime Museum. Our tournament is a family event. We encourage everyone to share the fun and excitement of the tournament with your spouse, friends, family, and especially make it a point to “take a kid fishing”. Prizes and trophies will be awarded in adult, women’s and youth divisions. As is our tradition, we will also hold our famous silent auction with great prizes and gifts available for all tastes and budgets. Our Saturday night awards banquet will be fun for all with live music and a pig pickin’ by Chef Paul Mann & Crew. Remember, it’s about having fun and supporting a great cause. http://rockfishrodeo.com/index.html

mustang-music-festival-2016MUSTANG MUSIC FESTIVAL – October 7th – 8th – Whalehead in Historic Corolla – Presented by Mike Dianna’s Grill Room this is a two-day live music event celebrates music and supports The Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program. The mission of the Mustang Outreach Program is to supplement the cultural arts programs in local schools with world class music performances, residencies and mentoring programs. Its goal is also to provide a stage for musically gifted local students to perform their self-composed works. The mission of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund is to protect, conserve, and responsibly manage the herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks, and to promote the continued preservation of this land as a permanent sanctuary for horses designated as the State Horse and defined as a cultural treasure by the state of North Carolina. http://www.mustangmusicfestival.com/

FIRST FRIDAY ROANOKE ISLAND ON MANTEO’S HISTORIC WATERFRONT – August 5th – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Manteo – First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month, April through December 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. http://www.townofmanteo.com/

oink-and-oyster15th ANNUAL OYSTER & OINK ROAST – October 8th – 12:00 – 4:00 pm – Longboards Restaurant, Kitty Hawk – Join First Flight Rotary Club for the 15th annual Oink & Oyster Roast.  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?!  https://www.oinkandoyster.org/home/what-s-all-the-fuss/

duck-jazz-201610th ANNUAL DUCK JAZZ FESTIVAL – October 8th – 9th – Duck Village Green – On Sunday, October 9th, enjoy the main event, a free, non-ticketed, day-long festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. with live music starting at 11:00 a.m. and food and soft drinks available for purchase, Chairs will be available for rent on-site. The festival will take place rain or shine. Attendees are invited to bring food, coolers, chairs, blankets and well-behaved dogs. Enjoy jazz-related events leading up to the main event with activities like a movie on the Green, live music and special activities taking place listed as Events Around Town at local Duck businesses. Sponsored by Sun Realty, Super Wings, and many other fine local area businesses. https://www.townofduck.com/special-events/duck-jazz-festival/

THE TOWN OF DUCK PRESENTS – Movie on the Green – The Muppet Movie – October 8th – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Duck Town Green – With community partner Children @ Play, The Town of Duck will host an outdoor movie for the community on Friday, October 7. This year’s film, The Muppet Movie, features a soundtrack written by Paul Williams and jazz pianist Kenny Ascher. The gates open at 6:00 p.m. with the movie starting after sunset around 6:50 p.m. Bring your chairs and coolers to this family friendly free event. Popcorn and concessions will be available for purchase from Children @ Play at the event. https://www.townofduck.com/

RedWolfDadchewingonpupearFREE RED WOLF HOWLINGS (FULL MOON!) – October 8th – 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and the Red Wolf Recovery Program offer you the opportunity to learn more about red wolves at the only place in the world where they still exist in the wild! Meet at the designated time at the Creef Cut Wildlife Trail parking lot for a chance to hear the harmonious howl of this endangered species. Map and directions to Creef Cut Wildlife Trail parking lot. Questions: Call 252-216-9464

NC WATERCOLOR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION – October 8-14 – Dare County Arts Council Gallery, Manteo – Watercolorists from across the state will travel to Manteo for the Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s 71st statewide convention and exhibit. The Dare County Arts Council is collaborating with the Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series to bring this event to the Outer Banks. This event enables Dare County Arts Council to bring $5,000 in art supplies to Dare County middle and high schools through grants from Cheap Joe’s Arts Stuff and the Watercolor Society of NC. Additionally, the Watercolor Society of North Carolina will provide free tuition for one Dare County art teacher to take a water-media workshop with some of the state’s best artists. This scholarship includes a $500 cash reimbursement to the teacher’s school to pay for a substitute teacher and WSNC and Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff will provide all of the supplies needed for workshop participation. The Outer Banks community is invited to the Dare County Arts Council Gallery on Sunday, October 9 from 2-4pm for the WSNC juried exhibition’s opening reception. Internationally recognized watercolorist Mark Mehaffey of Williamston, MI will juror the exhibit. The exhibition will remain on display at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in downtown Manteo October 9-November 18.

island-art-oct-2016ISLAND ART SHOW – October 10th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo Community Bldg, Rodanthe – FREE ADMISSION. All are welcome to this indoor / outdoor community event, free of charge (save your money for supporting our amazing artists & crafters & a raffle ticket or two). Over 20 local artists will be on site vending their goods~ this is your chance to meet & talk with them! Be sure to stop and “Paint a Shake” with Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum! Live tunes will be provided by local talent Waterhigh in the afternoon. we will be selling RAFFLE TICKETS for one lucky winner to receive a basket full of goodies donated by some of our local artists & crafters! winner will be announced & called at 5pm. Playground area & basketball court for kids. Each Island Art Show has been/will be a Benefit for a different local community cause/organization. For this show, proceeds from food sales, artist booth fees & raffle ticket sales will go to Radio Hatteras. We are so excited to host such a FUN event that also gives back to the community! if you can’t make it to this one, keep an eye out for the event page for next year’s ISLAND ART SHOWS! https://www.facebook.com/events/1796441403926117/

obx-seafood-2016OUTER BANKS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL – October 15th – 10:30 am – 6:00 pm – 6800 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head (PARKING IS LIMITED. PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE BUSES) Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating the area’s seafood heritage and community. The festival offers opportunities to meet watermen and see the tools of their trade, including boats, crab pots and pound nets. You’ll find cooking demonstrations, educational booths and, best of all, the chance to eat fresh, local seafood from more than a dozen restaurants.

KELLY’S HOSPITALITY GROUP 23RD ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT – October 17th – Nags Head Golf Links – To date, the Golf Tournament has raised almost $350,000 for the Outer Banks Community Foundation. 100 percent + of the proceeds from this tournament go to the OBCF and are invested on the Outer Banks. Over $300,000 has been given to Outer Banks charities and nonprofits to date. After party at Pamlico Jacks – delicious as always! Sign up now and support the community we love. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/ For more information on auction and raffle donations please contact Lee Whitley, 252-441-4116 or email Lee at kellysobx@gmail.com.

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.dareartsorg

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 – Loretta’s Line Dance Instruction – Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Learn all the latest line dances. Great fun and great exercise! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Open Mic Night – Every Tuesday – 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/

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/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Karaoke with Hambone – Every Wednesday – 8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Karaoke with Hambone, an Outer Banks original with over 10,000 songs to choose from. The fun never stops and who know what talent you might find?! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

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/

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

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