Outer Banks Labor Day Weekend 2015!!!

Outer Banks Labor Day Weekend 2015!!! This is a really fun weekend and the beginning of a new season on the OBX. Things seem calmer, the water is warm and the surf is good, and the stars seem a bit brighter. This week brings amazing car and motorcycle shows, and art festival, live music (including the sound of Led Zepplin), First Friday, a movie screening and so much more!!! DO NOT MISS THIS!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

7962059_origFISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – September 2nd – 4:00 pm and Jared Place and the Jollys – 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

THE GREAT INVISIBLE – MOVIE SCREENING – September 2nd – 7:00 pm – Waveriders Coffee & Deli, 3022 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head – Surfrider Foundation, Outer Banks along with Environment NC will host a screening of the documentary, The Great Invisible. Full menu, beer and wine available for purchase. Join us starting at 7pm, movie starts at 7:30. As we all know the threat of offshore oil drilling on our coast is a looming threat. This film tells the tragedy of the Deep Water Horizon and what could be our future. We will also briefly look toward the future and what to expect of BOEM and NC in terms of drilling and seismic testing. https://www.facebook.com/events/697212203747082/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS –  Christian Benedi – September 3rd – 4:00 pm and Bill and Friends – 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 – TBA – September 3rd – 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/

imagesRAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Jay Black with Adam Mamawala – September 3rd – 6th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Josh Noreen – September 3rd – 10:30 – 11:45 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy a wonderful night listening the singer/songwriter Josh Noreen. Josh wants to melt your face and heart with his music. His mellow sounds and meaningful lyrics will do just that. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

island art showISLAND ART SHOW – September 4th & 5th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo Community Bldg, Rodanthe – ALL are welcome to this FREE community event. This is an indoor/outdoor event (unless it storms. then we will be squeezing most artists indoors but the event WILL GO ON!) Local artists will be on site vending their goods. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the food table & one lucky winner will receive a basket full of goodies! Winner will be announced at 4:00 Saturday. There will be live music and delicious BBQ sandwiches, burgers & hot dogs. Each Island Art Show is a Benefit for a different local community cause/organization. A portion of food sales, artist booth fees & raffle ticket sales will go to the Surfrider Foundation, Outer Banks Chapter. Keep an eye out for our next ISLAND ART SHOW Friday October 16th. https://www.facebook.com/events/617346551701784/

BARRY’S OUTER BANKS 15TH ANNUAL BIKE SHOW – September 4th – 6th – Barry’s on Walnut Island Restaurant, Lodge, and Sports Center – 169 Walnut Island Blvd, Grandy – All bikes and riders welcome! This is a ride-in motorcycle event that features a Biker vs Food Contest on Friday, a $1,000 Poker Run on Saturday, and the 10 class Motorcycle Show on Sunday. Barry’s event features vendors, live bands, contests, and biker games….all on our campus at Walnut Island. Barry’s is regarded as the #1 Biker Destination on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Barry’s is a biker/Navy Veteran Owned and Operated business. Your support of our charity event is appreciated. http://www.outerbanksbikeshow.com/home.html

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – September 4th – 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 – SoulOne – September 4th – 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/

First_Friday_MapTOWN OF MANTEO FIRST FRIDAY – September 4th – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Downtown Manteo – First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month 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. Tantalizing aromas waft from the kitchens of the Waterfront’s diverse eateries. Many shops and restaurants do individual celebrations inside their establishments, offering their own live music, unique merchandise, special sales and light refreshments. http://www.townofmanteo.com/index.asp?Type=B_PRGSRV&SEC={4B7AA2AA-9152-44EA-90C8-7D4EA7BE15DF}&DE={49AEC119-8B2D-44EA-A89B-E8013A723D12}

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Pebble to Pearl – September 4th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Pebble to Pearl (P2P) creates a unique blend of funk, rock, fierce and powerful blues fused and delivered with soulful grooves and incomparable vocals. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

CURRITUCK MARCHING KNIGHTS ALL WHEELS SHOW & FLEA MARKET – September 5th – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Currituck High School – Come see all the cool cars and support Currituck High School’s marching band! Awards in many classes. Find amazing stuff at the flea market. Concessions available. Fun for the whole family. http://stillrunnin.com/events/nc-currituck-car-truck-motorcycle-show-flea-market/

ZeppelinZOSO – THE ULTIMATE LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE – September 5th – 5:00 pm – 11pm – Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, Outdoor Pavilion – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience was formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real thing. For Zoso, it’s much more than just being a tribute, it’s about touching a golden era in music. Zoso embodies Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones in their spirit and tightly-wound talent and authenticity. Each band member has been carefully selected to portray both appearance and playing styles of their Led Zeppelin counterparts. In 18 years of touring, they have perfected their act. Bring chairs, blankets, medium backpack – no coolers, bottles, video cameras, weapons, fireworks or outside food. Some handicap parking available at RIFP. Parking passes are available for $10 (plus fee) through Evenbrite. This is a rain or shine event- no refunds. Ticket are $20 (kids 10 and under free) plus fees.

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – RAYGUN RUBY – September 5th – 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/

bbq special olympicsDARE COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS BBQ FUNDRAISER – September 6th – 4:00 – 8:00 pm – OBX Marina, 708 Harbor Road, Wanchese – Come out and support the amazing these athletes and enjoy amazing food, great music, dancing, a silent auction, raffles, and nothing but great fun!!! (Special Olympics Athletes eat FREE!) https://www.facebook.com/darecountyspecialolympics/timeline

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Soulhouse Revival – September 5th – 7:00 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 – Pebble to Pearl – September 5th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Pebble to Pearl (P2P) creates a unique blend of funk, rock, fierce and powerful blues fused and delivered with soulful grooves and incomparable vocals. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jared Place – September 6th – 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

kelly pre-labor dayKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Pre-Labor Day/B. Day Bash (Dueling DJs) – September 6th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – DJ Fresh Annual B. Day Bash collides with the end of the summer Pre-Labor Day Party. Kelly’s will heat up with DJ Russ and DJ Fresh on stage. This duo will take turns moving the floor to some of the hottest mixes to date but you never know when one of them may take you back in time. This like any other DJ Fresh events are interactive with a large laser light show and other lighting/special effects. Large groups are encouraged to call ahead and reserve tables. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – September 7th – 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 – Jeremy Russell – September 7th – 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/

CHRISTIAN MUSIC SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Benefitting the Beach Food Pantry & ICO (Interfaith Community Outreach) – September 7th – 7:00 pm – Good Life Eatery, Kitty Hawk – Enjoy this final concert of the season. This weekly event has featured different acts each Monday donating their time and talent for the benefit of our community. This is a free family-friendly evening.

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Dueling DJs and The Last Ladies Night – Model Search of the Season! – September 7th – 9:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Don’t miss this fun!!! Kelly’s will heat up with DJ Russ and DJ Fresh on stage. This duo will take turns moving the floor to some of the hottest mixes to date but you never know when one of them may take you back in time. The Last Ladies Night – Model Search – 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. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SoulOne – September 8th – 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

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS!!!

outer banks triathalonOUTER BANKS TRIATHLON – September 12th & 13th – The best TRI venue on the East Coast! 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 Iron Man distance and see if you have what it takes! For More Information (participants or spectators) – http://www.outerbankstriathlon.com/

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head – September 2nd – Family Fishing – 9:00 am. September 3rd – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 pm. September 4th – Stand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am. September 8th – Catch It, Clean It, Cook It – 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 – September 1st – “Dinosaurs”, September 8th “Turtles” – 11:00 am – Ages 2 -5 – Reservations recommended. Breakfast with the Rays – September 2nd & 9th – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Aquarist for the Day – September 2nd & 16th – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Ages 8 and up. Happy Otter Hour – September 3rd – 10:30 am Ages 6 and up. Shark Bites – September 2nd, 4th, 7th & 9th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – September 3rd, 4th & 7th – 2:00 pm – September 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th & 8th. Ages 6 and up. Quarantine Tour – September 3rd – 3:00 pm – Ages 12 and up. Otter Quarters Tour – September 7th – 2:00 pm & September 8th – 10:00 am – Ages 6 and up. What’s the Catch? – September 2nd, 4th & 9th – 10:00 am – Ages 5 and up. Let’s Go Crabbing – September 4th – 11:00 am & September 8th – 2:00 pm – Ages 6 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – September 3rd, 4th & 8th – 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 – September 2nd – “From Landmark to State Park” – 10:00am. September 4th – “To Amphibian and Beyond” – 10:00am. September 5th – “Dune Critters” – 10:00am. September 7th – “Tracks in the Sand” – 10:00 am. September 8th – “Dune Critters” – 10:00am. FOR MORE INFORMATION & MEETING PLACES – Jockey’s Ridge State Park (252) 441-7132 http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park

ALLIGATOR RIVER AND PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES – Ongoing daily activities include movies, Turtle Talk, Canoe Tours, Van Tours, Bird Walk, Bear Necessities, Red Wolf Howling, Who Goes There, Bees, Bats and Butterflies, an Open Air Tram Tour and more. Most programs are free, a few do require a reservations and a fee. Download the schedule here –http://www.fws.gov/refuge/alligator_river/visit/guided_programs.html

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

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/

YOGA ON THE GREEN OR FITNESS ON THE GREEN – Every Tuesday – 7:30 am – From June 16th – September 8th – Duck Town Green – Rejuvenate or energize your body with these free classes. For students at all levels. https://www.townofduck.com/events/

TUESDAYS IN MANTEO – Every Tuesday – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – June – September the beautiful waterfront town of Manteo comes alive with music, special activities, local arts and crafts, water sports, tours and more!

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 – 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

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

dance partyKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Every Wednesday – Outer Banks outdoor innovator, Kitty Hawk Kites, offers the best in contemporary and classic dance party music. Lip Sync and Air Guitar competition happens 11 pm – midnight for anyone who would like to join in the fun. $50 Kitty Hawk Kites gift certificates for the winner. 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