Outer Banks May Begins with Lots of Excitement!!!

Outer Banks May begins with a whole lot of excitement!!! Art shows, Cinco de Mayo, the return of favorite weekly activities, First Friday in Manteo, 5Ks, adult prom, storytelling, live music, charity events all abound to bring locals and visitors alike an amazing week. Don’t miss a thing!!!

EVENTS THIS WEEK ON THE OBX!

19th ANNUAL MOLLY FEARING MEMORIAL ART SHOW – May 1st – 31st – Dar County Arts Council, 300 Queen Street, Manteo – The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of artwork, which will be on display at the DCAC Gallery in downtown Manteo. This show is held in memory of Mollie A. Fearing, one of the founders of the Dare County Arts Council. For more information call (252) 473-5558.

Gwen Taylor Mixed Media flyerTHE TOWN OF DUCK PRESENTS – Art Show Opening Reception: Gwen Taylor Mixed Media Exhibit –Exhibit from May 4th – July 27th – Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Duck Town Hall, 1200 Duck Road. The Town of Duck invites the public to attend an Opening Reception for the next in a series of Rotating Art Shows coordinated by volunteers for the Town of Duck.  Meet artist Gwen Taylor and view her work on Saturday, May 7, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Duck Town Hall. www.townofduck.com or call 252.255.1234.

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Working Women’s Wednesday – May 4th – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Nags Head – Ladies!!! Join in the fun!!! $15 M&M = Manicure & Martini OR $5 Martini. Games, gifts and complimentary appetizers. Relax and enjoy!!! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

cinco-de-mayoKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Cinco de Mayo – May 5th – 4:30 pm – 1:30 am – Nags Head – DJ’s Marpis and Jaime will be spinning Latin hits spiced with American Top 40.  Mexican dinner specials and Tapas, drink specials and more! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

acoustic sunset 2016SANCTUARY VINEYARDS PRESENTS – Acoustic Sunset – May 5th – 5:30 – 9:00 pm – 7005 Caratoke Highway, Jarvisburg – Acoustic Sunset is Sanctuary Vineyard’s Free Summer Concert Series.  It starts May 5th and continues every Thursday evening until late September.  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/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Jack Quidley – May 5th – 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.

legends-loreWHALEHEAD IN HISTORIC COROLLA PRESENTS – Legends & Lore, Tales & Song – May 5th – 7:30 – 8:30 pm – Historic Corolla – Please join us on the North Lawn of Whalehead in Historic Corolla Park for an entertaining evening of storytelling and song with performer, John Grattan.  Free admission.  Please bring a blanket or lawn chair. http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/legends-lore-tales-song/

hatteras storytelling 2016HATTERAS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL – May 6th – 7th – Hatteras Village Civic Center – Don’t miss this weekend of storytelling at its finest with world renown storyteller Donald Davis and many others. Enjoy food and sweet music.  https://www.facebook.com/HatterasStorytellingFestival/timeline

JOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK PRESENTS – All About the Ridge – May 6th at 1:00 pm & May 9th at 2:00 pm – Jockey’s Ridge Visitors Center, Nags Head – Join us for a discussion on the history and interesting characteristics of Jockey’s Ridge. Meets in the auditorium for about 30 minutes. http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park/events-and-programs

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Phil Watson – May 6th – 5:00 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

first friday may 2016FIRST FRIDAY ROANOKE ISLAND – May 6th – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Manteo Waterfront – First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented celebration held the first Friday of each month on the Downtown Manteo Waterfront. Food, Music, and Fun abound! Mint juleps and the Kentucky Derby, chocolate tastings, and contests are just a few of the happenings here on First Friday. https://www.facebook.com/First-Friday-106249989407841/?fref=ts

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – WATERHIGH – May 6th – 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.

PEPPERCORNS RESTAURANT AT THE RAMADA PLAZA NAGS HEAD PRESENTS – The Wilder Brothers – May 6th – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Locals and visitors alike love dinner at Peppercorn’s and the live music in the lounge!  http://www.ramadaplazanagshead.com/dining-en.html

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Supersonic – May 6th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – The east coast’s hottest interactive party band… This high energy, highly interactive band satisfies the urge to dance, rock, and sing along to the current Dance and Radio hits, 80’s favorites, 90’s, Motown and Country. Supersonic is a SHOW that is not to be missed! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

NAGS HEAD WOODS 5K – May 7th – 8:00 AM – Run a race through The Nature Conservancy’s Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve on a beautiful Spring weekend! The fun begins at 7:00 with the Double! The traditional 5K race starts at 8:00 am. In between, there’s the Village Realty one mile fun run for kids of all ages. The 5K course for both races is an out-and-back course that covers gently rolling terrain on hard-packed dirt in the woods. North Banks Rotary Club, in partnership with Outer Banks Kiwanis Club, hosts the race. All net proceeds go to support local charities, youth programs, and military relief charities. http://www.nagsheadwoods5krun.org/

relay 2016RELAY FOR LIFE DARE COUNTY – May 7th – 11:00 am – 10:00 pm – Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo – The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. http://www.relayforlife.org/darecountync

couture by the shore 1COUTURE BY THE SHORE – May 7th – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant – Nags Head – All proceeds benefit the Outer Banks Relief Foundation. Fashion and fundraising unite to help the Outer Banks Relief Foundation.  This year’s Spring Fashion Event is themed the “Nashville to Nags Head … cool Country Catwalk!” We are going back to our sassy country roots in music and fashion and southern values of helping our neighbors … just like the Relief Foundation does! The participating retailers include: Birthday Suits, The French Door OBX, Life’s A Beach, A Lilly Pulitzer Signature Store, Islands By Amity Boutique, Whalebone Surf Shop, The Sun Shack, Foxy Flamingo Boutique, Gray’s Outer Banks, Untucked – Resort Apparel for Men, Sleeping In, Ltd., All Ducked Out, and Zen and Zip. In addition to raising funds this is an entertaining and fun-filled event that features a scrumptious luncheon and an exciting Fashion Show featuring 10 local retailers as well as a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are available at the participating retailers and at the Relief Foundation office for $40 each. Thank you for your support – we look forward to seeing you there! For tickets & information, call 252-261-2004. https://www.facebook.com/Couture-by-the-Shore-199829383376054/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Broughton Aycock – May 7th – 5:00 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

PEPPERCORNS RESTAURANT AT THE RAMADA PLAZA NAGS HEAD PRESENTS – Ruth Wyand – May 7th – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – Locals and visitors alike love dinner at Peppercorn’s and the live music in the lounge!  http://www.ramadaplazanagshead.com/dining-en.html

enchantmentENCHANTMENT BY THE SEA – A Prom for Grown Ups – May 7th – 7:00 – 11:00 pm – Sanctuary Vineyard, Jarvisburg – Who says the kids get to have all the fun? Sanctuary Vineyards will be transformed into the ultimate throwback, Enchantment By The Sea – our Prom for Grown Ups. Relive your glory days in style with a 3-course dinner featuring prime rib, appetizers and dessert, 2 glasses of wine (cash bar also available), hits from the 50’s -80’s performed live by Old Enough to Know Better and contemporary DJ sets by DJ Bruce. Dress to match the era of your original prom and get a complimentary photo in the Old School Photo Booth. Get creative with your outfit (formalwear recommended) and your dance moves, because there will be awards for Best Dressed and Best Dancers. Tickets are $45 per person (21+) and are available at www.sanctuaryvineyards.com. Be There or Be Square!

Supersonic-600x600KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Supersonic – May 7th – 9:30 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – The east coast’s hottest interactive party band… This high energy, highly interactive band satisfies the urge to dance, rock, and sing along to the current Dance and Radio hits, 80’s favorites, 90’s, Motown and Country. Supersonic is a SHOW that is not to be missed! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – A Mother’s Day Buffet & Oyster Festival – May 8th – 10:30 am – 2:00 pm – Nags Head – Treat Mom to a special day and a great meal with an amazing soundfront view! http://pamlicojacks.com/event/mothers-day-buffet-oyster-festival/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Chad Bennett – May 9th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Real Water Sports, Waves – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors.

ONGOING EVENTS!

19th ANNUAL MOLLY FEARING MEMORIAL ART SHOW – May 1st – 31stDar County Arts Council, 300 Queen Street, Manteo – The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of artwork, which will be on display at the DCAC Gallery in downtown Manteo. This show is held in memory of Mollie A. Fearing, one of the founders of the Dare County Arts Council. The Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show is open to Dare County Arts Council members and residents of Dare County age 18 and over. Awards include Best in Show, Excellence Awards and Honorable Mentions, and a People’s Choice Award selected during the opening reception. The opening reception at DCAC Gallery will be held Sunday, May 1 from 2-4pm, and will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music. For more information about the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show or on how to become a sponsor, please call (252) 473-5558.

REGULAR WEEKLY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES & SPECIALS! 

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

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM – Sunday Brunch – Every Sunday – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – You simply cannott beat this great way to enjoy a leisurely brunch. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

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/

MAKO MIKE’S – Every Monday – 8 oz Prime Rib Served with Two Sides $12.99 or Buy on Pasta Get One Free. http://makomikes.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

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. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

MAKO MIKE’S – Every Tuesday – Fried Oyster Dinner $12.99 – http://makomikes.com/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Loretta’s Line Dancing Classes – Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Beach music & line dancing & instruction. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Karaoke with Hambone – Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Come show your talent while singing along to your favorite song. 18 and up. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

GENTLE CHAIR YOGA – Every Wednesday – 1:15 – 2:15 pm – Outer Banks Hospital Cancer Resource Center – Nags Head – Cancer survivors and those with chronic illness are invited to participate in our gentle chair yoga program at The Outer Banks Hospital. For more information and to register, contact Marie Neilson at 449-4554

MAKO MIKE’S – Every Wednesday – Crab Leg Dinner $15.99 – http://makomikes.com/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN – Every Wednesday – Working Women’s Wednesday – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – $15 M&M = Manicure & Martini OR $5 Martini. Games, Gifts and complimentary Appetizer’s. Ladies… celebrate your hard work!!! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

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

CHILLI PEPPERS COASTAL GRILL – Every Thursday – Tapas Night… Flavors from Around the World! – Each Thursday Chilli’s highlights amazing dishes from different international regions. April 21 – People’s Choice; April 28 – Mom’s Cooking; May 5 – Mexican; May 12 – New Menu Preview!

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/

MAKO MIKE’S – Every Thursday – 8 oz Prime Rib Served with Two Sides $12.99 or Buy on Pasta Get One Free. http://makomikes.com/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILL ROOM – Burger Night – Every Thursday – 5:00 – 9:00 pm – Enjoy one of Mike’s superbly flame-grilled burger with a specialty burger every week. http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

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

MAKO MIKE’S – Every Sunday – Prime Rib Served with Two Sides $12.99 – http://makomikes.com/