Outer Banks Fun Through the End of May

Outer Banks Fun Through the End of May

There is so much going on in the Outer Banks from now through the end of May that we are including EVERYTHING we can and posting a day early! Concerts, dinosaurs, a kite boarding competition, catamaran races, extreme volleyball, FOUR different 5k races, and so much more!!!!! We just don’t want you to miss a thing!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

JUST SAID YES BRIDAL MIXER – May 20th – 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Koru Village Beach Klub, Avon – Recently engaged? Come mix, mingle and get big ideas for your big day! These mixers will take place each Wednesday afternoon through August. Chat with some of the OBX most talented wedding professionals, taste delicious treats, and get great ideas for your big day. Don’t miss the chance to receive discounts and giveaways! https://www.facebook.com/events/922446581110812/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – May 20th – 4:00 pm and Jonny Waters & Company – 8:00 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 – Mojo Collins – May 21st – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. The 2015 Sky Blue Summer Concert Series is sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Bill & Friends – May 21st – 8:00 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 – May 22nd – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – May 22nd – 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

 

ROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK PRESENTS – Christine Dakin – La Voz Del Cuerpo (The Body Speaks) – May 22nd – 7:30 pm – Manteo – Christine Dakin will screen her film La Voz del Cuerpo – The Body Speaks. A talk and dance performance will accompany the film. The event captures the personal poetics of a Martha Graham dancer. Christine Dakin is known for her performances of Martha Graham’s roles and for those created for her by Graham and artists such as Robert Wilson, Twyla Tharp and Martha Clarke. Tickets are $15 and are available at Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books in Duck; Downtown Books in Manteo; Gray’s Dept. Store in Kitty Hawk and Sea Green Gallery in Nags Head or on-line www.bryanculturalseries.org

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Al Goodwin with Jim Seward – May 22nd – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Allan was a winner on “America’s Funniest People”, has been seen on “The Billy Bush Show”, numerous commercials on PBS and even an appearance on “The Bottom Line” with Qweisi Mfume. Having played almost every club and college in the country, Al recently made the step up to the theaters opening for Dave Chappelle, and for Wayne Brady and Steven Wright on their most recent tours. Another sign that Al is about to hit the big time was his recent admittance into New York’s Friar’s Club in recognition of his comedy achievements and dedication to his craft. As a finalist of HBO’s “Lucky 21” Contest, Al recently represented the East Coast at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival!

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Signal Fire – May 22nd – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Come out and dance all night to this great Reggae/Rock group from Wilmington, NC. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

RUN WITH THE COLORS – MEMORIAL 5K – May 23rd – 7:30 am – Currituck Family YMCA – Barco – A day of fitness, ceremony and respect in order to remind everyone what Memorial Day is really about. This is an informal 5k to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of the fallen and to respect the many long distances they’ve traveled on foot to face the enemy. Grab your US flag and join in. https://www.facebook.com/events/355959627924579/

RUN-A-MUCK IN CURRITUCK 5K OBSTACLE COURSE & MUD RUN – May 23rd – 9:00 am – Sanctuary Vineyards, Jarvisburg – Presented by the North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #89. Join runners from the mid-Atlantic in a day of challenging obstacles, mud and wine. That’s right-this is not just another “mud run”.  Our host location, Sanctuary Vineyards, provides the breathtaking scenery of its North Carolina vineyards as our backdrop for a muddy good time for adults and youth. – See more at: http://www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=31192#sthash.gTjYsSwp.dpuf

OUTER BANKS SPRING FESTIVAL OF ARTS & CRAFTS – May 23rd – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Baum Center, Kill Devil Hills – Hosted by the Outer Banks Women’s Club Admission Proceed benefit Club Scholarships and Community needs.

THE DINOSAURS ARE BACK! NC AQUARIUM AT ROANOKE ISLAND – May 23rd – This summer, visitors to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island will experience the return of the dinosaurs! Tyrannosaurs Trek brings life-size, animated dinosaurs to our nature trail, featuring tyrannosaurus rex, parasaurolophus, triceratops, stegosaurus, ankylosaurus and four babies. This educational experience is for the entire family, and children will be thrilled as the dinosaurs move and call using sounds they made millions of years ago when they roamed earth. Admission to this exhibit is free with regular Aquarium admission and will be open through August 2015.

SANCTUARY VINEYARDS MUD MIXER – May 23rd – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Jarvisburg – After the Run-A-Muck in Currituck 5k Obstacle & Mud Run, come join us at Sanctuary Vineyards for a muddy throw down! Listen to live music from Jug Tucker and Soul House Revival and sample local wines and beers. Food will be available for purchase from Salty Dawg Smokehouse too! Admission is $10 and includes a souvenir glass and wine/beer sampling – or it’s FREE with your Run-a-Muck in Currituck race tag. https://www.facebook.com/events/463413663809648/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – The Hound Dogs Family Band – May 23rd – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Reggie Sullivan Band – May 23rd – 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

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Graham Outten and Carson Huggin– May 23rd – 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 PRESENTS – Signal Fire – May 23rd – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Come out and dance all night to this great Reggae/Rock group from Wilmington, NC. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

MEMORIAL DAY BEACH BLAST- May 24th – 12:00 – 5:00 pm – Whalehead in Historic Corolla – Hosted by Currituck Outer Banks – Gather up the family and join us for a free, fun-filled day of great beach music! Performances by The Embers featuring Craig Woolard, Pairadocs, and Aquarium. Event is FREE 12p-5p. Food vendors will be on site. Bring your beach chairs, relax and enjoy! NO GLASS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED. https://www.facebook.com/events/813479868743305/

4TH ANNUAL CUPCAKE 5K – May 24th – 5:30 – 8:30 pm – 107 Budleigh St, Manteo – The Cupcake 5k is BACK!!! This year with a new course, a new time, and the same great cause! We’re keeping the charity local this year so we can give back to our community and help those fighting against cancer right here in our own back yard! Join us for a 5:30 PM start time with a celebration of victory (and Memorial Day) with burgers, hot dogs and music to follow. For more information – https://www.facebook.com/events/383785755129549/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Reggie Sullivan Band – May 24th – 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

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Al Goodwin with Jim Seward – May 24th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Allan was a winner on “America’s Funniest People”, has been seen on “The Billy Bush Show”, numerous commercials on PBS and even an appearance on “The Bottom Line” with Qweisi Mfume. Having played almost every club and college in the country, Al recently made the step up to the theaters opening for Dave Chappelle, and for Wayne Brady and Steven Wright on their most recent tours. Another sign that Al is about to hit the big time was his recent admittance into New York’s Friar’s Club in recognition of his comedy achievements and dedication to his craft. As a finalist of HBO’s “Lucky 21” Contest, Al recently represented the East Coast at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival!

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Dueling DJs – May 24th – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – DJ Fresh/DJ Rusty duel as you dance the night away! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Kitty Hawk Kites/Dance Party – May 27th – 7:00 – 11:55 pm – Nags Head – Join in the fun at this dance party sponsored by Kitty Hawk Kiteshttp://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Broughton Aycock (Surf Sessions Solo Accoustic) – May 24rd – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

4th ANNUAL SHORE BREAK 5K AND TIDE POOL FUN RUN – May 25th – 8:00 am – Koru village Beach Klub, Avon – This race terrain will keep you entertained the entire 3.1 miles, from paved roads through winding beautiful Kinnakeet Shores to wooden bridges, boardwalks, beach walkways, a few steps up and over the dunes and finally finishing with an unbelievable view of the Atlantic Ocean as the final stretch takes you to the beach. Run, jog or walk, all are welcome! Come celebrate Cape Hatteras and give back to a great community! All proceeds from this event will go toward the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund. https://www.facebook.com/events/1586752714874137/

ISLAND ART SHOW – May 25th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo Community Building, Rodanthe – ALL are welcome to this community event, free of charge (save your money for supporting our amazing artists & crafters!) This is an indoor/outdoor event (unless it storms. then we will be squeezing most artists indoors but the event WILL GO ON!) Several **LOCAL** artists will be on site vending their goods and this is your chance to meet & talk with them! https://www.facebook.com/events/632344453562887/

2ND ANNUAL SHALLOWBAG BAY SHAG BEACH MUIC FESTIVAL – May 25th – 1:00 – 9:00 pm – (Gates open at 11:30 a.m.) – Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo – Bring a picnic and spend the day enjoying traditional Carolina beach music from Jim Quick and Coastline; The Embers; The Tams and Band of Oz. Vendors will be selling beer, wine, sodas and an assortment of food. Parking at RIFP is reserved for handicap, VIP’s, band members and vendors only. Festival attendee parking will be located at the Manteo High School Parking Lot. Shuttle service will be provided every 10 minutes all day beginning at 10:00 am. Bring chairs or blankets. Please NO outside food or beverages, and pets are NOT allowed. Remember to bring your printed ticket to the gate to be scanned in to receive your festival armband. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event. http://roanokeisland.com/files/articles/May_Events.pdf

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – May 25th – 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 – Hal Lester – May 25th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SOULone – May 26th – 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

KORU VILLAGE COMMUNITY LUAU – May 26th – 6:00 pm – Join us for Koru Village’s first Community Luau! The doors will open at 6pm and will entry will be free for the first 350 guests with their social membership. This Luau gives locals as well as visitors the chance to see what our Avon Luaus are all about, and gives our staff a chance to see what we can improve on for our official luaus. Live mermaids, pirates, fire dancing, food and drink for sale, local vendors, music, and family fun! Come see whats new this year! At the Community Luau you will also have the first opportunity to purchase tickets for the Avon Luau on June 2nd. Please call 252-995-3125 with any questions https://www.facebook.com/events/344229549120616/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – May 27th – 4:00 pm – Jonny Waters & Company – 8:00 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

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Al Goodwin with Jim Seward – May 27th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Allan was a winner on “America’s Funniest People”, has been seen on “The Billy Bush Show”, numerous commercials on PBS and even an appearance on “The Bottom Line” with Qweisi Mfume. Having played almost every club and college in the country, Al recently made the step up to the theaters opening for Dave Chappelle, and for Wayne Brady and Steven Wright on their most recent tours. Another sign that Al is about to hit the big time was his recent admittance into New York’s Friar’s Club in recognition of his comedy achievements and dedication to his craft. As a finalist of HBO’s “Lucky 21” Contest, Al recently represented the East Coast at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival!

ATLANTIC COAST CATAMARAN CHAMPIONSHIP – May 28th – 31st – Manteo – A beautiful and exciting way to enjoy a day in Manteo. Grab a blanket and a picnic and set up under a tree for a relaxing day out. http://www.sailnc.org/regattas/

PAT McGEE’S DOWN THE HATCH – May 28th – 30thRamada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront, Kill Devil Hills – This weekend long event encompasses live music from sun up to sun down with intimate acoustic performances from a group of national singer/songwriters. Hang out and enjoy beach activities, BBQ, guitar and songwriting sessions with the musicians, luaus, full shows and more!

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Dr. Tom of Pairadocs – May 28th – 4:00 pm – Jonny Waters & Company – 8:00 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 – SOULone – May 28th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Open Mic Night and Kitty Hawk Kites Dance Party – May 28th – 8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Nags Head – Bring your own music and show off your chop during open mic then at 11:00 pm join in the fun at a dance party sponsored by Kitty Hawk Kites – Open Mic, Dance Party,& DJ! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Al Goodwin with Jim Seward – May 28th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Allan was a winner on “America’s Funniest People”, has been seen on “The Billy Bush Show”, numerous commercials on PBS and even an appearance on “The Bottom Line” with Qweisi Mfume. Having played almost every club and college in the country, Al recently made the step up to the theaters opening for Dave Chappelle, and for Wayne Brady and Steven Wright on their most recent tours. Another sign that Al is about to hit the big time was his recent admittance into New York’s Friar’s Club in recognition of his comedy achievements and dedication to his craft. As a finalist of HBO’s “Lucky 21” Contest, Al recently represented the East Coast at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival!

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Dub Island DJ set – May 29th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – May 29th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Rich Whiskey – May 29th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – From pop to punk; Hip-hop to oldies-but-goodies; Rock to Reggae and much more! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

3RD ROCK THE CAPE FESTIVAL – May 30th – All Day – Koru Village Beach Club, Avon – the Dare County Arts Council will host the third annual Rock the Cape festival at the Koru Village Beach Klub. The day begins with the Rock The Cape Art Exposition, a free art event beginning at 11am and running until 4pm on the Koru Village campus near Pangea Restaurant. In the evening, Rock The Cape will move to the Beach Klub at Koru Village for a ticketed concert, featuring Big Daddy Love from Sparta, NC and local favorites The Hound Dogs Family Band. Rock The Cape is a festival to benefit the Dare County Arts Council. The fundraiser will celebrate the creative community of Hatteras Island with music, live art demonstrations, hands-on crafts and activities for children. Dozens of local artists, musicians and businesses will be part of this year’s event. The fundraiser will celebrate life on the water’s edge and will feature local music, artists, food, drinks, a kids’ zone, and more. For more information visit the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/660404530769837/

VENY TRIPLE-S INVITATIONAL KITEBOARDING COMPETITION– May 30th – June 5th – Head on down to the S-curves with a picnic and an umbrella and watch as more than 35 of the world’s most influential kiteboarders compete. http://www.triplesinvitational.com/

BREWATHALON ADVENTURE RACE – May 30th – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Forrest Street Beach Access, Nags Head – Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School, in conjunction with Hype Promotions and the OBX Brewfest, is proud to announce the Inaugural OBX Brewathlon Adventure Race!!! The race will include a series of 8 legs of classic Outer Banks adventure sports and leisure activities that the OBX is known for – Surfing, Kayaking, Running, Horse shoes, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Corn hole, and Brews and BBQ. Each physical activity will be followed directly after with a traditional beach game to keep it low stakes, fun and unique. The race can be split up as a team event/relay or a one many show “Ironman/Ironwoman” individual race. https://www.facebook.com/events/1627793680769905/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Ty Fleming – May 30th – 5:00 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 – Red Bull DJ Chela – May 30th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Outer Banks Brewathalon After-Party– May 30th – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Race Awards, live music by Zack Mexico. Backyard boil & barbeque! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Rich Whiskey – May 30th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – From pop to punk; Hip-hop to oldies-but-goodies; Rock to Reggae and much more! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

EVP BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOUR: OUTER BANKS PRO AM, AMATEUR, COED, AND JUNIORS – May 31th – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm – Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head – This is the 3rd year of this competitive beach volleyball competition. Grab your towels, blankets, and umbrellas and get ready to watch the action! Or register before May 29th and get in on the fun! http://www.evptour.com/ev_series.cfm

40th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF JOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK! – May 31st – 12:00 – 3:00 pm – Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Nags Head – On May 31, 1975, after two years of hard work by Carolista Baum and the People to Preserve Jockey’s Ridge, the tallest natural sand dune on the East Coast became a State Park. Join us in celebrating this important milestone at the Visitors’ Center. There will be live music by Mojo Collins, free hotdogs and Rita’s Ice, a children’s sand art class, a video of the actual 1975 Designation ceremony, and sales of a limited edition t-shirt to commemorate the event! https://www.facebook.com/events/1603617836588351/

OBX BREWFEST – May 31st – 3:00 – 8:00 pm – 6800 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head – OBX Brewfest seeks to inspire and showcase the area’s culinary, performing, and visual arts through a craft beer culture event boasting over 100 tasty libations from around the United States and featuring everything from homebrew demonstrations and beer-centric workshops hosted by industry professionals, to live music. Non-drinkers can also enjoy samples throughout the day in the festival’s Soda Garden, which will house over twenty handcrafted sodas. Several local restaurants will have food available for purchase and will also be presenting segments on our BrewU Stage. Tickets, brewery lineup and more available at www.obxbrewfest.com!

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Soul Rebel – May 30th – 5:00 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 – May 31st – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored by Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head – Catch-it Clean-it Cook-it – Tuesday 9:00 am – Family Fishing – Wednesday 9:00 am – Creatures of the Night – Wednesday 8:00 pm – Surf Fishing Workshop – Thursday 8:00 am – Paddle Tours – Friday 8:00 am – 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. THERE IS STILL SPACE AVAILABLE AT SOME OF THE PIER’S SUMMER CAMPS AND SUMMER DAY CAMPS!!! Sign up now!

NC AQUARIUM ROANOKE ISLAND – Aquarist for the Day – May 20th – 9:00 am Ages 8 and up – Quarantine Tour – May 21st – 3:00 pm Ages 12 and up – Shark Bites – May 22nd & 29th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up – Shark Tank Tour – May 22nd & 29th – 10:00 am and May 21st, 26th & 28th – 2:00 pm Ages 6 and up – Breakfast with the Rays – May 27th – 8:30 am Ages 6 and up – Aqua Tots – Dinosaurs – May 28th – Ages 2 – 5 – What’s the Catch? – May 26th – 10:00 am Ages 5 and up – Let’s Go Crabbing! – May 27th & 29th – 10:00 am Ages 6 and up – Paddling Around Roanoke – May 21st, 26th & 28th – 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

JOCKEY’S RIDGE – May 22nd “To Amphibian and Beyond” – May 26th “Dune Critters” – May 29th “All About the Ridge” All activities are free and fun for all ages. http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park

REGULAR WEEKLY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES & SPECIALS! 

FISH HEADS ON THE OUTER BANKS FISHING PIER PRESENTS – Live Music – Along with the view, great food, and a huge beer selection, every night there is live music! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

KORU VILLAGE FITNESS – Monday – Saturday – Koru Village Fitness has an amazing assortment of classes. Check their calendar for more information. http://www.koruvillage.com/fitness-yoga/

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

MMAXOUT FITNESS OBX – Fitness, Cycle, Muscle, Weight Training, Kickboxing, Kickboxing/Core and more. 24 hour access available. http://mmaxoutfitnessobx.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

CHRISTIAN MUSIC SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Benefitting the Beach Food Pantry & ICO (Interfaith Community Outreach) – Every Monday – 7:00 pm – Beginning May 25th – Good Life Eatery, Kitty Hawk.

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 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 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Followed by Ladies Night – Model Search 10:00 pm – 1:45 am -Ladies free, must be 18 years old to enter. Competition in “Going Out” attire and bikini/swimsuit. FIRST PLACE: $100 cash & Brew Thru gift certificate; SECOND PLACE: $75 Brew Thru gift certificate; THIRD PLACE: $50 Brew Thru gift certificate. Free T-Shirts from Kelly’s, Brew Thru & Kitty Hawk Kites and gift certificates from OBX Romance Store For more information: http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

KORU VILLAGE – Yoga by the Beach – Every Tuesday – Roll out your yoga mat, breathe in the salt air, and feel the sun on your face as you indulge in an oceanfront practice. Class is free for members and $15 for guests. http://www.koruvillage.com/fitness-yoga/

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 & Kill 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 – 12:00 am.  https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

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/

PANGEA TAVERN – Brewsday Tuesday – $3 Pints of our delicious craft beers all day long. The first rate variety of craft beers makes this a great way to spend a Tuesday!  http://www.pangeatavern.com/#!events/c1u67

GENTLE CHAIR YOGA – Every Wednesday – 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 – Join the Sanctuary Vineyards, and more as they present local, national, and international wines in a beautiful setting. Receive a souvenir wine glass to sample 20+ featured wines with your admission along with a discounted coupon for a tour of the Whalehead mansion. FREE for non-drinking adults and children. Bring the entire family to enjoy local talent every week! The Village Food Truck will be on site providing amazing food for purchase as you watch the glorious sunset over the Currituck Sound. There will be activities for children and pets on a leash are welcome. Parking is free!

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

KORU VILLAGE – Yoga by the Beach – Every Thursday – Roll out your yoga mat, breathe in the salt air, and feel the sun on your face as you indulge in an oceanfront practice. Class is free for members and $15 for guests. http://www.koruvillage.com/fitness-yoga/

BEACHSIDE BISTRO AT THE SEA RANCH RESORT – Every Thursday – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Enjoy live music outdoors on the deck with Phil Watson. http://obxbeachsidebistro.com/calendar/

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 – 12:00 am.  https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

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! 

PANGEA TAVERN – Thirsty Thursday – Every day is a great day to enjoy the wonderful cuisine at Pangea Tavern.  http://www.pangeatavern.com/#!events/c1u67

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

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

PANGEA TAVERN PRESENTS – Live Music – Every Friday – Join us every Friday night for live music on Pangea Tavern’s “Back Deck” by talented local artists. You can also enjoy a tavern dinner and drink from Pangea’s famous bar featuring 15 North Carolina micro-brewed beers on tap. See you there! (Across from Koru Village in Avon)

PEPPERCORN’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE PRESENTS – Kevin Wilder – Every Friday – 8:30 – 10:30 pm – Outer Banks Local favorite! Listen to Kevin jam out every Friday at Peppercorns! http://www.ramadaplazanagshead.com/amenities-en.html

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

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/

THIS MONTH 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.

SPOTLIGHT ON THE PERFORMING ARTS – until May 22nd – Trio – Kitty Hawk – The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and the Dare County Arts Council are co-presenting an exhibition reflecting the many facets of the performing arts! This is a collaborative competition, where visual artists create works of art that highlight the performing arts. The winning artwork will receive a cash award and grace the cover of the 2015-16 Forum Playbill.