Outer Banks Middle of Summer Fun!

The Outer Banks middle of summer fun… July bring days and days of warm sunny weather. The water is particularly warm this year. And, there is just so much to do and see. Come to the OBX and find out for yourself!!!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

Happily Ever AfterROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK PRESENTS – Happily Ever After Children’s Show – July 8th – 10th – 10:30 am – Manteo – The production is a hilarious rendition of some of the best from the Grimm Brothers’ iconic works. In this 45-minute adventure, the engaging performers of Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, brings to life Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin and The Elves and the Shoemaker. This fairy-tale inspired production is loaded with audience participation and an endless stream of laughs that will leave you shouting for more! Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance at the ticket office at RIFP or the day of the event. Ages 5 and under are free. This production is sponsored, in part, by Friends of Elizabeth II. http://roanokeisland.com/files/articles/July_Events.pdf

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – July 8th – 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

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Andy Beningo and Friends – July 8th – July 10th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

kellys 30thKELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Major and the Monbacks – July 8th – 10:00 – 11:55 pm – Nags Head – Blend of rock n roll, merging retro 60’s rock n roll, psychedelic twang, soaring three-part harmonies, and the high energy and horn laden grit of southern soul. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Christian Benedi – 4:00 pm and Bill & Friends – 8:00 pm – July 9thOuter 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

roll3RD ANNUAL ROLL AND STROLL – July 9th – 5:30 – 8:30 pm – Gallery Row, Nags Head – The Annual Roll & Stroll is the Gallery Row Arts District’s signature event. Each summer the art galleries, businesses, gift shops, and restaurants in the district join together to create an exciting atmosphere of art shows, food, and fun for the whole family. Participating businesses stay open late for a fun-filled evening of demonstrations by renowned artists, live music, poetry readings, special sales and outdoor activities. This unique celebration of Outer Banks art and culture is free to the public and is pedestrian friendly. Meet the artists in person at the art galleries, and watch them create their latest masterpieces firsthand. http://obxgalleryrow.com/

majorMIKE DIANNA’S ROAD TO THE MUSTANG SERIES PRESENTS – Major and the Monbacks – July 9th – 6:00 pm – Mike Dianna’s Grillroom, TimBuck II, Corolla – Hailing from Norfolk, VA, Major and the Monbacks have created their own blend of rock n roll, merging retro 60’s rock n roll, psychedelic twang, soaring three-part harmonies, and the high energy and horn laden grit of southern soul. With three songwriters all switching between lead and backing vocal duties, as well as a full 8-piece ensemble that includes a lively horn section and a powerful rhythm section comprised of both a drummer and full time percussion player, the Monbacks have honed a very powerful sound. The ‪Road to Mustang continues!!! Another FREE show!!!! http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – WATERHIGH – July 9th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – 25706 Highway 12, Waves NC – A great family-friendly atmosphere. All shows are FREE unless otherwise noted. Sponsored Outer Beaches Realty along with other great sponsors. http://www.realwatersports.com/music/

returnKORU VILLAGE BEACH KLUB PRESENTS – The Return (a Beatles tribute) – July 9th – 7:00 pm – Koru Village Beach Klub, Avon – Remarkably Replicated THE BEATLES! Gates open at 7:00 pm. $12 advance, $15 at the door. A Social Membership for $5 per group is required. http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Dueling DJs – July 9th – 9:00 – 10:55 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy dancing and great music as two DJs duel to play your absolute favorites! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

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

MOVIES ON THE SOUND – Wizard of Oz – July 10th – Gates open at 7:00 pm movies begin at dusk – College of the Albemarle, Maneto – Bring the Whole family for FREE Movies on the Sound! Concessions are available or pack a picnic. Alcohol is not permitted. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or beach chairs. A $10 per car donation is appreciated. Donations fund membership for low-income and special needs families this year. Special Events at the Movies this year! Kitty Hawk Kite’s 30′ Rock Wall ($5 for 2 climbs), face painting, special character appearances, snow cones, and special events hosted by our Movie Sponsors (not all events are available at all movies). Sponsored by Kellogg’s Supply Co. & The Cottage Shop along with other local area businesses. http://www.childrenatplayobx.org/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Tailgate Down – July 10th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Tailgate Down is a Southeast Virginia based, high energy country rock band. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Christian Benedi – July 11th – 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/

OceanPierDeck fish headsFISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Caught Inside – July 11th – 9:00 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 – Tailgate Down – July 11th – 10:00 pm – 1:45 am – Nags Head – Tailgate Down is a Southeast Virginia based, high energy country rock band. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Barefoot Wade – July 12th – 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

JEFFERSON STARSHIPJEFFERSON STARSHIP – July 12th – Waterside Theatre, The Lost Colony – Manteo – Jefferson Starship continues to perform their repertoire of hits spanning all eras of their existence. Jefferson Starship, created by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Jefferson Airplane founder Paul Kantner; and, David Freiberg, also a former Jefferson Airplane member and co-founder of the legendary Quicksilver Messenger Service – celebrated their 40th Anniversary in 2014. The band, descended from Jefferson Airplane – who performed at Monterey and Woodstock, at Altamont with the Rolling Stones, and shared the bill countless times with Grateful Dead & Janis Joplin, and whose music helped define a generation focused on civil rights, environmental awareness and anti-war activism. In 2015, the band performs & celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Jefferson Airplane & The San Francisco Sound, Kantner & Freiberg were instrumental in creating. http://thelostcolony.org/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT AND TAVERN PRESENTS – Circus Mutt – July 12th – 9:00 pm – 12:30 am – Combining the shared influences of rock ‘n roll, reggae, jazz, and bluegrass while remaining true to their working class roots and country-lovin’ sentiments. Grass-roots rockgrass. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karoke with DJ Billy – July 13th – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Fishing Pier, Nags Head – Enjoy live music, great food, a 7uge variety of beer on tap, and one of the best views on the Outer Banks! http://www.fishheadsobx.com/music-calendar.html

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SoulOne – July 14th – 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

MIKE DIANNA’S ROAD TO THE MUSTANG SERIES PRESENTS – Soul House Revival – July 14th – 6:00 pm – Mike Dianna’s Grillroom, TimBuck II, Corolla – These Mustang Music Festival alums are making a return trip to the Grill Room. The ‪Road to Mustang continues!!! Another FREE show!!!! http://www.grillroomobx.com/events

SUMMER NIGHTS CINEMA – How to Train Your Dragon – July 14th – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Currituck County Rural Center – 184 Milburn Sawyer, Rd, Powells Point – Come join in the fun at this FREE event! Movie, activity booths, horses, giveaways, games, bounce house, music, vendors & more. http://www.visitcurrituck.com/

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Mike Riccadonna with Mike Albanese – July 14th – July 17th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

4th ANNUAL LIGHTHOUSE 5K – July 15TH – 8:00 am – 1100 Club Rd (the Currituck Heritage Park), Corolla – Lace up your running shoes and see the sights. This family event will add the fun of a run and fitness to your vacation joining us for a Summer morning 5k run/walk through the Historic Village of Corolla Light sponsored by Brindley Beach Vacations. Enjoy the sights of the Northern Outer Banks. The WhaleHead Club, Corolla Light and the magnificent Currituck Beach Lighthouse are all along the course. Custom designed trophies created especially for these events for the 1st place Male and Female winners and unique finisher medals to all participants. Enjoy a post- race Breakfast and Refreshments prepared by The Shore Chef. http://www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=30210#sthash.Tcb57rcp.dpuf

ROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK PRESENTS – Huck Finn – July 15th – 17th – 10:30 am – Manteo – The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Summer Theatre Workshop returns with Mark Twain’s classic Huck Finn’s Story. Huck Finn’s Story is an adventure tale of excitement and suspense, delightfully sprinkled with home-spun humor, alive with colorful characters and sparkling dialog in rural dialect. The play reveals Huck, a clever, lovable boy whose conscience troubles him about what is right and what is wrong during his long journey down the Mississippi, a journey in which he “grows up”. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance at the ticket office at RIFP or the day of the event. Ages 5 and under are free. This production is sponsored, in part, by Friends of Elizabeth II. www.Roanokeisland.com

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head – WEDNESDAY – Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Family Fishing – 2:00 pm; Creatures of the Night – 8:00 pm. THURSDAY – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am. FRIDAY – Family Fishing – 9:00 am. MONDAY – Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Service In Science Camp – 9:00 am.  TUESDAY – Catch-it Clean-it Cook-it – 9:00 am; Family Fishing – 9:00 am; Junior Explorer Day Camp – 10:00 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 FOR SOME SUMMER CAMPS https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/Info.aspx?EventID=16 AND SUMMER DAY CAMPS https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/Info.aspx?EventID=34

NC AQUARIUM ROANOKE ISLAND – Breakfast with the Rays – July 8th & 15th – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Shark Bites – July 8th, 10th & 13th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – July 9th, 13th & 14th – 2:00 pm – July 8th, 9th, 10th & 13th Ages 6 and up. Quarantine Tour – July 9th Ages 12 and up. What’s the Catch? – July 10th & 14th – 10:00 am Ages 5 and up. Let’s Go Crabbing – 10:00 am – July 10th – 2:00 pm – July 13th & 14th Ages 6 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – July 9th & 14th – 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-programsTHERE IS STILL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR SOME SUMMER CAMPS.

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

JOCKEY’S RIDGE – July 1st – “Seine the Sound” – 9:00am; “Tracks in the Sand” – 11:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. July 2nd – “To Amphibian and Beyond” – 10:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. July 3rd – “Digital Dune Trek” – *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED* 10:00am. July 6th – “Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunt” – 10:00am; “Birds of Prey” – 11:00am. July 7th – “Dune Critters” – 10:00am; “From Landmark to State Park” – 2:00pm; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. July 8th – “Seine the Sound” – 9:00am; “Tracks in the Sand” – 11:00am; “Sunset on the Ridge” – 8:00pm. FOR MORE INFORMATION & MEETING PLACES – Jockey’s Ridge State Park (252) 441-7132 http://www.ncparks.gov/jockeys-ridge-state-park

REGULAR WEEKLY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES & SPECIALS! 

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

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

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/

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/

KORU VILLAGE – Kids Fishing Frenzy – Every Monday – Weekly Winners! http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

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.

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 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. 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/

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/

CHILDREN’S INTERACTIVE THEATRE – Every Tuesday – 10:00 am – From June 23rd – August 11th – Duck Amphitheater – Children’s theater will feature presentations by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, and performances by The Lost Colony and Roanoke Island Festival Park. https://www.townofduck.com/events/

KITTY HAWK KITES KIDS DAY – Every Tuesday – We invite families to join us for our weekly Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Days on the Outer Banks. Enjoy a fun-filled variety of games, kite making, toy and yo-yo demonstrations, rock wall climbing (Nags Head and Waves Village only), and many more surprises! Kids Days are the perfect family escape for locals and visitors, alike! Avon – 10:00 am – noon; Rodanthe/Waves Village – 1:30 – 4:30 pm; Corolla Monteray Plaza – 2:00 – 4:00 pm http://www.kittyhawk.com/events/outer-banks-kids-day/

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

KORU VILLAGE BEACH KLUB – The Luau – Every Tuesday – Watch fire dancers thrill under the star! Reservations required. Book Early! This event fills up fast!!! http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

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/

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

FAMILY MAGIC SHOW – Every Wednesday – 10:00 am – July 1st – August 12th – Duck Amphitheater – Starring world-renowned illusionist Clive Allen. Select dates will feature a second show at 11:30 am. The show is free but seating is limited. Tickets go fast and are available at 7:00 am on the Monday the week of the show from the show’s sponsor Kellogg’s Supply Co. & The Cottage Shophttps://www.townofduck.com/events/

KITTY HAWK KITES KIDS DAY – Every Wednesday – We invite families to join us for our weekly Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Days on the Outer Banks. Enjoy a fun-filled variety of games, kite making, toy and yo-yo demonstrations, rock wall climbing (Nags Head and Waves Village only), and many more surprises! Kids Days are the perfect family escape for locals and visitors, alike! Nags Head – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Hatteras – 2:00 – 4:00 pm http://www.kittyhawk.com/events/outer-banks-kids-day/

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 sponsors as they present local, national, and international wines in a beautiful setting. Receive a souvenir wine glass to sample 20+ 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!

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/

KORU VILLAGE BEACH KLUB – Teen Night  – Every Wednesday – 8:00 – 10:00 pm – This is a great way for the teens to cut loose and enjoy dancing, games, and contests, and the bar is open with non-alcolic drinks. See you there! http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

MIKE DIANNA’S GRILLROOM PRESENTS – Aquarium – Every Wednesday – 8:00 – 11:00 pm – Timbuck II, Corolla – Aquarium will entertain you all night long. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDiannasGrillRoom/photos/a.576470699122046.1073741827.200689663366820/576470702455379/?type=1&theater

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

CHILDREN’S STORY TIME – Every Thursday – 10:00 am – July 9th – August 13th – Duck Amphitheater – Geared to children between 3 and 7. Story time may feature special appearances by Duck Fire and Duck police! https://www.townofduck.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! 

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

PANGEA TAVERN – Live Music – Every Thursday – Every day is a great day to enjoy the wonderful cuisine and huge beer selection but Thursdays are special when you add live music at Pangea Tavern.  http://www.pangeatavern.com

CONCERT ON THE GREEN – Every Thursday – 6:30 – 8:00 pm – June 25th – August 27th – Duck Town Green – This free evening concert series features a variety of live music to entertain all. Coolers, picnics, pets and children are welcome! Chairs & blankets encouraged. https://www.townofduck.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

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/

PAMLICO JACK’S PRESENTS – Graham Outten – Every Friday – 7:00 – 10:00 pm – Nags Head – Enjoy the music and sunset on the deck! http://pamlicojacks.com/events/

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

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.

KORU VILLAGE TAILGATE PARTY – Every Saturday – A fun place to hang out while waiting for your cottage to be ready!  http://www.koruvillage.com/entertainment/

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://www.pamlicojacks.com/events/

ONGOING SPECIAL EVENTS! 

THE DINOSAURS ARE BACK! NC AQUARIUM AT ROANOKE ISLAND – 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.

DARE COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS – The work of Maryland artist c.l. bigelow – July 1st – 29th – Manteo – She will be exhibiting a collection of her paintings, sculpture and assemblage, which includes found objects, re-purposed materials, security envelopes and traditional oil paintings. About her work, Ms. bigelow says, “I am primarily a sculptor. My preferred medium is found or discarded materials. Remaking the detritus into something new is the fun and the challenge.” Please visit her website for more information or to see her work at www.clbigelow-studios.com. Gallery hours are 10am – 6pm, Monday through Friday, and noon – 4pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays.

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