August Offers Exciting OBX Events

Wow! There is so much to do in August we can’t even list it all. Here’s a good start to all the great things there are to do but by all means, check locally for even more. One of the great things about the Outer Banks is there seems to be something to do for … Continue reading August Offers Exciting OBX Events

Roanoke Island Aquarium Renovations-Better Than Ever

After a false start and a couple of construction delays, the renovation of the Roanoke Island Aquarium–the Outer Banks only aquarium–is almost complete. It’s open now and even though a couple of the exhibits aren’t quite ready yet, what there is a really exciting. We should stress that the few exhibits that are not open … Continue reading Roanoke Island Aquarium Renovations-Better Than Ever

What’s with the OBX Summer Surfing Waves?

Somehow the legendary surf of the Outer Banks just doesn’t seem to be happening this summer. Actually this summer isn’t a lot different than any other summer . . . Outer Banks, summertime, big waves . . . just isn’t going to happen. Dr. Jeff Hanson has been studying waves just about his entire adult … Continue reading What’s with the OBX Summer Surfing Waves?

30+ Years for Wright Kite Festival

All things considered it was a really nice day for the Wright Kite Festival at the Wright Brothers Monument. Kitty Hawk Kites has been sponsoring the event for a lot of years—30+ by our calculations—and it’s always a good time. The event was mostly rained out on Saturday, but Sunday the sun was out with … Continue reading 30+ Years for Wright Kite Festival

Nags Head Roll & Stroll-A Summer Tradition

Nags Head’s Roll and Stroll has become a great summertime tradition. Held the second Thursday of July annually, it’s a great introduction to the offbeat, high art and funky stores of the Gallery Row District of the town. The 2016 version had a fair number of strollers about but probably not quite as many as … Continue reading Nags Head Roll & Stroll-A Summer Tradition

Children’s Theatre at The Lost Colony

Here at Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates. we work with a number of Outer Banks organizations, but one of the organizations we are most proud of sponsoring is The Lost Colony. With a national, actually international reputation, as one of the premier outdoor theatre companies anywhere and the oldest continual outdoor show in North America, … Continue reading Children’s Theatre at The Lost Colony

Fireworks Light Up OBX Night Sky

It seems as though there was something for everyone this July 4th on the Outer Banks. A crazy wacky parade in the Town of Duck—their 12 Annual 4th of July Parade. Up at the Whalehead Club it was it was an evening filled with family friendly events capped off with fireworks over the sound. Manteo … Continue reading Fireworks Light Up OBX Night Sky

Rhonda Vincent Comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Queen came to town on Friday evening and she left little doubt about why she is royalty. The queen in this case was Rhonda Vincent sometimes called the Queen of Bluegrass because she has won so many awards in that style of music, honestly—after hearing what she and her band, The Rage, did with … Continue reading Rhonda Vincent Comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park

Independence Day Explodes on OBX

The Outer Banks is about to explode. Blow up. Light the sky. Ok…not literally, it’s just that July 4th is coming and with all the celebrations of our nations birthday there will be plenty to do and plenty of fireworks. For people who like to start their day gasping for air as their muscles cry … Continue reading Independence Day Explodes on OBX