Outer Banks September Fun Continues!

Outer Banks September fun continues this week with sporting events, live music, art & crafts, a wildlife festival, and so much more! If you’re not here you should be… Do Not Miss All This Fun!!!!!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

art and craftsTHE OBX ART & CRAFTS FESTIVAL – September 9th & 10th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Hilton Garden Inn, Kitty Hawk – The annual OBX Arts & Craft Festival showcases the works of 25 talented Outer Banks artists. The two-day show features a wide array of quality creations. https://www.facebook.com/obxartfestival

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jeremy Russell – September 9th – 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

Kdance partyELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – First Open Mic Night of the Season and Kitty Hawk Kites’ Last Dance Party of the Season – September 9th – 8:00 pm – 1:30 am – Nags Head – Bring your talent and let the Bell Hops provide the backup and lighting. Then, at 9:30 pm the 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/

OUTER BANKS JEEP MUTINY 2 – September 10th – 13th – Off-roading with Luke & Eddie – Outer Banks Jeep Mutiny mixes family-friendly festivities with wheels-in-the-sand action as Jeeps take to the beach for an entire weekend of food, drinks and island entertainment. https://www.facebook.com/events/800415050021074/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS –  Paul Brion – September 10th – 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 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/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – SOULone – September 10th – 9:00 – 11:30 pm – Nags Head –  SOULone (a.k.a. Brent Nultemeier) puts it all together into his own form of music, fusing musical styles like acoustic rock, reggae, blues, jazz and funk. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

RAMADA PLAZA PRESENTS – The Outer Banks Comedy Club – Patrick O’Donnell with Dylan Vattelana – September 10th – 9:00 pm – Kill Devil Hills – http://comedyclubobx.com/enhancedCalendar.cfm

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – September 11th – 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

ark skateSKATE NIGHT AT THE ARK GRAND OPENING!! – September 11th – 7:00 – 9:00 pm – Nags Head – An OBX tradition returns with roller skating at the Ark. New building, new skates, new concessions but the same old fun! Check out the fall schedule at www.ark-intl.org or on Facebook.

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Sutter’s Gold Streak Band – September 11th – 8:00 – 10:30 pm – Nags Head – Since 1978, southern rock at its best!  DJ after the show. Ages 18 & up. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Broughton Aycock – September 11th – 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/

9/11 COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY – September 11th – 6:00 pm – Outer Banks Events Center, Nags Head – Please bring your family to join the Secretary for the NC Dept of Transportation, Nick Tennyson, our Community and local Emergency Management personnel for our 1st Annual 9/11 Commemorative Ceremony hosted by The American Legion Post 26 and the Outer Banks VFW Post 10950. While that day was meant to tear our Country apart, it has brought us closer together as we remember and celebrate the lives of the people our Country lost on 9/11/2001. We’ll have Fire trucks, Police cruisers and the MEDEVAC helicopter there, so bring the kids! Hosts: The National Anthem will be performed by the students of Club Violin. https://www.facebook.com/events/872844042805736/

OUTER 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/

currituck wildlife 2015CURRITUCK WILDLIFE FESTIVAL – September 12th & 13th – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – The Coinjock Ruritan Club will be hosting the annual Currituck Wildlife Festival at Currituck High School, in Barco. The Currituck Wildlife Festival is a unique venue, family oriented, that showcases all forms of wildlife and wildfowl art. This is a non-juried/non-judged festival, which provides an opportunity for wildlife artisans to display and sell their work. On display, for viewing and purchase are original paintings and prints, numerous hand carvings of various birds and wildlife, decoys for display or hunting, antique decoys, photography, and many one-of-a kind gifts associated with Wildlife. Our Exhibitors come from up and down the Eastern Seaboard, as well as Northeast North Carolina, and many are repeat exhibitors.  In an effort to ensure a high quality of talent, and enhance the Festivals long standing reputation, new exhibitors are welcome.  If you are interested in exhibiting any form of wildlife art, please contact John Murray @252-453-6814. http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/

OUTER BANKS STUNT KITE COMPETITION – September 12th & 13th – 10:00 am – 6800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags head – OBSKC is a regional kite competition bringing some of the nation’s best kite fliers right here to our back yard. Come out and join us for 2 days of kite flying fun for the whole family. On Saturday, Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will host demos on the field and a FREE family fun fly day. Enjoy massive display kites flying high, and participate in stunt and power kite lessons given by pros. Sunday is a day you won’t want to miss. Come watch some of the nation’s most talented kite fliers put on world-class displays of artistry with kite flying set to music, synchronized performances, and more. For the full schedule visit – http://www.kittyhawk.com/event/outer-banks-stunt-kite-competition/

throw down 20157th ANNUAL THROWDOWN NORTH OF TOWN SURF CLASSIC – September 12th – Chickahauk Beach Access, Southern Shores – Although all the spots are full for the competition you can still come out and enjoy the day, cheer on the surfers, and support a worthwhile cause. Seven years ago, local Outer Bankers and surf enthusiasts, Greg Sherman and Stephen Lamm decided that they wanted to do something for the OBX community they hold near and dear to their hearts. So, they figured they would stick to something they know well and love, surfing. And the Throwdown North of Town Surf Classic was born. This year’s go towards Stephanie Motz and family. Stephanie has been a science teacher at FFHS for the past 7 years, has been battling brain and spine cancer. She and her husband Chad, head of Nags Head Rescue and Lifeguarding, also had 2 twin boys last October. http://www.throwdownsurf.com/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Pairadocs – September 12th – 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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Sutter’s Gold Streak Band – September 12th – 8:00 – 10:30 pm – Nags Head – Since 1978, southern rock at its best!  DJ after the show. Ages 18 & up. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Barefoot Wade – September 13th – 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

mustang bashMUSTANG OUTREACH PROGRAM BACK TO SCHOOL BASH – September 13th – 3:00 pm – The Roadside, Duck – The Mustang Music Festival and Bearded Face Productions presents the students of the Mustang Outreach Program performing the beautiful music they have been working on, at the Roadside Bar and Grill in Duck. This is a free concert with food and beverages available for sale. Please come out and support these wonderful kids, led by Mustang Outreach Program music director, Ruth Wyand. We look forward to seeing you and your family for a fun filled afternoon of music and celebration! https://www.facebook.com/events/1701734370054357/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – An Evening with Chris Robinson Brotherhood – September 13th – 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm – Nags Head – Praised by Rolling Stone as “once quirky, trippy, soulful and downright magnetic.”  Robinson declares: “We’ve created a piece of rock ‘n’ roll here. People can look to us and rest assured the genre is alive and well.” Ages 18 and up. Times subject to change at artist’s discretion. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – September 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

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Hal Lester – September 14th – 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/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SoulOne – September 15th – 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

mountains to sea trail rideMOUNTAIN-TO-SEA-TRAIL OUTER BANKS GATHERING – September 15th – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Trio Wine Bar & Bistro, KDH – Please join an informal gathering to learn more about North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) and how you can get involved. More than 80 miles of North Carolina’s state trail runs from Ocracoke to Jockey’s Ridge State Park. More and more people are following the MST to explore your special part of North Carolina. Sherri Criminger and Kate Dixon, FMST Executive Director, will help you learn more about the trail – Where it goes, How to hike it, How you can get involved. For more information about this event or to RSVP, please click the link below. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=54ke8qcab&oeidk=a07ebedohae3fb12bcc&oseq=

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head –September 10th – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 pm. September 11th – Stand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am. September 15th – Catch It, Clean It, Cook It – 9:00 am; Junior Explorer Day – 10:00 am. This Schedule is Subject to Change. Please see the website – https://reservations.ncaquariums.com/jennettespier/CalendarView.aspx 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 15th “Fish” – 11:00 am – Ages 2 -5 – Reservations recommended. Breakfast with the Rays – September 9th – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Aquarist for the Day – September 16th – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Ages 8 and up. Happy Otter Hour – September 10th – 10:30 am Ages 6 and up. Shark Bites – September 9th, 11th & 14th – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – September 10th & 11th – 2:00 pm – September 9th, 10th, 11th & 14th. Ages 6 and up. Quarantine Tour – September 17th – 3:00 pm – Ages 12 and up. Otter Quarters Tour – September 14th – 2:00 pm & September 15th – 10:00 am – Ages 6 and up. What’s the Catch? – September 11th – 10:00 am – Ages 5 and up. Let’s Go Crabbing – September 11th & 14th – 11:00 am & September 10th & 11th – 2:00 pm – Ages 6 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – September 10th & 15th – 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 12th – “Dune Critters” – 2:00 pm. September 14th – “All About the Ridge” – 10:00 am. FOR MORE INFORMATION & MEETING PLACES – Jockey’s Ridge State Park (252) 441-7132 http://www.ncparks.gov/find-an-activity/events-and-programs

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/event/

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

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASSES – Every Monday in September & October –  7:00pm – Outer Banks Hospital Education Suite, Medical Office Building, 2nd Floor, Nags Head – Expectant parents will enjoy this free, informative class. Call Lisa McGaha, RN, BSN at 449-5690 to register.

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/event/

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/event/

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 – September 9, 16, 23, 30 & October 7, 14, 21, 28 – 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

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/event/

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 – Open Mic Night – 8:00 pm – Come out and show off your stuff! The Bellhops (3 members at your service) provide all sound and light needs. They also provide musical accompaniment, back-up if needed. All you need is the talent. No cover. 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/event/

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/event/

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