This Sunny October Week on the Outer Banks

This sunny October week on the Outer Banks is busy! The weather is great, the fishing is wonderful, the seafood is delicious this week. Enjoy the running and biking, fairs and festivals, and so much more!!!

THIS WEEK ON THE OBX 

PINK POWER DINNER – October 14th – 6:00 pm – Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head – Join the Outer Banks Hospital for this fun and informative dinner just for ladies. Enjoy a healthy meal and be inspired by keynote speaker Mamie McCullough, who will shed some light on breast cancer. Also meet our very own Dr. Carolyn Day, General Surgeon and Breast Health Specialist. You’ll also take home your own free Pink Power kit. Dinner will be served. Seating is limited. Call 449-7300 to register.

OceanPierDeck fish headsFISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Jared Place and the Jollys – October 14th – 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

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

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Country Line Dancing – October 15th – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Nags Head – Come out the first and third Thursday of every month for country line dancing lessons. Shake your bootie, have some fun, and learn something new! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SKY BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Mojo Colllins – October 15th – 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/

inshoreslam18TH ANNUAL MANTEO ROTARY IN-SHORE SLAM – October 16th – 17th – Manteo Waterfront – The Manteo Rotary Club has held the “Rockfish Rodeo” for 16 years. Your support allowed us to provide over $260,000 in scholarships to deserving young people in Dare County. PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS. http://rockfishrodeo.com/

ISLAND ART SHOW – October 16th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – 23186 Myrna Peters Rd, Rodanthe – The Island Art Show is host over 20 LOCAL Outer Banks Artists and their wares. Each Island Art Show is a Benefit for a different Local Cause: from the OBX SPCA to the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Civic Association and more. Admission to these shows is FREE. Find everything from fine local art & prints to woodworks, photography, upcycled art, collage, handmade hula hoops, handmade soaps & body products and more. There is going to be live local music and we will also be serving up lunch. Raffle tickets at each show for one lucky winner per show to win a basket full of local arts & crafts donated by our participants. https://www.facebook.com/events/1063888843628937/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – October 16th – 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 – Broughton Aycock – October 16th – 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/

PIANIST SOYEON KATE LEE – FREE CONCERT – October 16th – 7:30 pm – All Saints Episcopal Church, Southern Shores – Don & Catharine Bryan Culture Series  In partnership with Outer Banks Patrons of the Arts presents Soyeon Kate Lee – First prize winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition and the 2004 Concert Artist Guild International Competition, Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee has been lauded by the New York Times as a pianist with “a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style,” and by the Washington Post for her “stunning command of the keyboard.” Donations will be accepted. http://bryanculturalseries.org/index.html

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Practically Einstein – October 16th – Nags Head – Dance the night away to this great sounds of this amazing group. Their original music will sweep you away! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

fish like a girl2ND ANNUAL CENTURY OBX RIDE FOR LIFE – October 17th – 6:30 am – Tri Outer Banks Sports, 3105 N Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills – Presented by Tri Outer Banks Sports. Proceeds will be split between Autism Speaks and Outer Banks Woman’s Club Bikes for Christmas. The 2nd Annual RIDE FOR LIFE will start and finish @ Tri Outer Banks Sports in Sea Gate North Shopping Center in Kill Devil Hills, NC. The ride will offer the full Century (100 miles), Metric (62), Half Century (50 miles), and 25 miles. The Ride will wind through the beautiful Outer Banks of Dare and Currituck County. From ocean to sound and lighthouse to lighthouse. http://outerbankstrisports.com/events/2nd-annual-century-ride-4-life/

FISH LIKE A GIRL! FISHING TOURNAMENT – October 17th – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Avon Fishing Pier – Koru Village and the Carolina Brewery are introducing an annual all-women’s charity fishing tournament to the Avon Fishing Pier on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore! The Avon Fishing Pier welcomes ladies to participate in the first annual “Fish Like A Girl” fishing tournament. As fish are caught they will be measured by length, (fish must be 14 inches to qualify for measurement and recording) and the largest fish wins! There will be an awards ceremony directly following the tournament at 5pm. All net proceeds go towards helping to raise awareness and research for breast cancer with the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation. https://www.facebook.com/events/1493484910948918/

riding for a changeRIDING FOR A CHANGE FUN DAY – October 17th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Currituck Rural Center, off North Spot Road, Powells Point – Horse show and parade, pony rides, live music, kids activities, silent auction and so much more.  https://www.facebook.com/275315266480/photos/a.432573951480.200968.275315266480/10153057566686481/?type=3&theater

NAGS HEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GREAT PUMPKIN FAIR AND GREAT PUMPKIN RUN – October 17th – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Nags Head – The Great Pumpkin Fair is a fund-raiser for the Nags Head Elementary School PTO. The event features a 2K family fun run, pumpkin sales, food vendors, an auction, a bake sale, carnival-style rides and kids’ games! Buy your fall decorating supplies — pumpkins, mums, gourds, straw bales and more. Stick around for the fun — carnival rides, kids’ games, pumpkin painting, pony rides, airbrush tattoos, food vendors, a silent auction and so much more!! This event is a major fund-raiser for Nags Head Elementary School PTO and is sponsored by Stan White Realty and Construction and Etheridge Seafood.

outer-banks-seafood-festivalOUTER BANKS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL – October 17th – 10:30 am – 6:30 pm – 6800 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head – The mission of the Outer Banks Seafood Festival is to provide a fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating our coastal seafood heritage and community. Live music, fresh delicious local seafood, fish toss, cooking demos & much more! http://outerbanksseafoodfestival.org/

KELLY’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Practically Einstein – October 17th – Nags Head – Dance the night away to this great sounds of this amazing group. Their original music will sweep you away! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Ty Fleming – October 18th – 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 – Jeremy Russell – October 19th – 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/

kellys golf 22yrsKELLY’S HOSPITALITY GROUP 22ND ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT – October 19th – 12:45 pm shotgun start – Nags Head Golf Links – It’s not too late to sign up and support the Outer Banks Community Foundation and enjoy a great day of golf. To date, the Golf Tournament has raised over $344,000 for the Outer Banks Community Foundation. http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – Karaoke with DJ Billy – October 19th – 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

19th ANNUAL WINGS OVER WATER WILDLIFE FESTIVAL – October 20th – 25th – Wings Over Water takes place over a large 5 county northeastern North Carolina area which includes 6 National Wildlife Refuges. The festival has reasonable fees per program. Small group limits are maintained, especially on birding & paddling events, so that participants can easily get instructions and ask questions. There are both indoor and outdoor programs. Part of the Atlantic Flyway, there are over 400 species of birds that live or migrate through the region. Besides being a haven for birds, participants in Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival have the potential of seeing a variety of reptiles, amphibians and mammals, including black bears, alligators, and the endangered red wolf. Wings Over Water is a fund raising event for Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society, a non-profit group existing to support regional National Wildlife Refuges. CWRS provides educational grant money for schools. And, it helps maintain trails, signs, refuge structures and other refuge projects.  Also, CWRS provides volunteers and staff essential to the maintenance and operation of regional National Wildlife Refuges visitor centers. https://www.wingsoverwater.org/

FISH HEADS BAR & GRILL PRESENTS – SoulOne – October 20th – 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’S OUTER BANKS RESTAURANT & TAVERN PRESENTS – Loretta’s Line Dancing Classes – October 20th – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Nags Head – Every Tuesday join in the fun line dancing with Loretta! http://kellysrestaurant.com/events/

SOME DAILY HAPPENINGS! 

JENNETTE’S PIER – Nags Head –October 14th – Family Fishing – 9:00 pm. October 15th – Surf Fishing Workshop – 8:00 am. October 16th – Stand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am. October 19thStand Up Paddle Board Tours – 8:00 am. October 20thCatch It, Clean It, Cook It – 9:00 am. October 21stFamily Fishing – 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 – October 20th – “Deep Sea Adventures”– 11:00 am – Ages 2 -5 – Reservations recommended. Breakfast with the Rays – October 21st – 8:30 am – Ages 6 and up. Aquarist for the Day – October 14th – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – Ages 8 and up. Happy Otter Hour – October 17th – 2:00 pm – Ages 6 and up. Shark Bites – October 21st – 12:30 pm Ages 6 and up. Shark Tank Tour – 10:00 am – October 14th & 17th – 2:00 pm – 14th, 18th & 19th – Ages 6 and up. Quarantine Tour – October 15th – 3:00 pm – Ages 12 and up. Otter Quarters Tour – October 15th, 19th, & 20th – 2:00 pm – Ages 6 and up. What’s the Catch – October 21st – 10:00 am – Ages 5 and up. Let’s Go Crabbing – October 19th – 10:00 am – Ages 6 and up. Paddling Around Roanoke Island – October 20th – 10:00 am – Ages 6 and up. Wetlands Walk – October 14th – 3:00 pm; October 20th – 10:00 am; October 21st – 11:00 am – Ages 8 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

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 is Back!!! – 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 October – 7:00 pm – 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/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/

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://www.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 – 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/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

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/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