Looking Forward to Spring OBX Events

Now that we’re halfway through the month of February, it’s time to start looking forward to some of the springtime events coming up on the Outer Banks. The big springtime event is the Taste of the Beach, which, with restaurants from Corolla to Manteo participating, is as much an exploration of the area as it … Continue reading Looking Forward to Spring OBX Events

OBX Snow Day

It was a snow day today on the Outer Banks. Away from the beach the snow falls in gentle white patterns, cushioning the sound of cars as they drive by, yet somehow carrying even farther than usual the shouts of joy of the kids in the neighborhood. On the beach though it’s a different story—the wind … Continue reading OBX Snow Day

Dark and Stormy Night Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday

“It was a dark and stormy night . . .” pretty much describes the Outer Banks weather this Superbowl Sunday. Actually the following phrase of Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s line—the author of that phrase—seems apt as well. “. . . except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind. . . “ … Continue reading Dark and Stormy Night Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday

Outer Banks Evening Entertainment

After Dark at All Saints is a reminder of how wonderful winter can be on the Outer Banks. There is nothing earth shattering or headline making about what happens throughout the month of February at the Episcopal Church in Southern Shores—it’s just community at its best. Started seven years ago as a way to bring … Continue reading Outer Banks Evening Entertainment

First Friday-OBX Summer Festival

First Flight High School Advanced Jazz Band performing at First Friday in Manteo. One of the best parts of summer on the Outer Banks is First Friday in Manteo held, well, the first Friday of every month in Manteo. Part celebration of the arts, small town life and the Outer Banks, for anyone who is … Continue reading First Friday-OBX Summer Festival

3rd Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival-Amazing, again!

Crowd at the 3rd Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival. Photo, Matt Artz, OBXentertainment.com. There’s no point in even trying to figure out which of the three Outer Banks Seafood Festivals was the best. The 3rd Annual one was held on Saturday at the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Event Site in Nags Head, beautiful weather again-we’ll … Continue reading 3rd Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival-Amazing, again!

33rd Annual New World Festival of the Arts

David Graves and his hand-crafted spriral flutes. The 33rd Annual New World Festival of the Arts was yesterday and today in Manteo, and it would be tough to imagine a more perfect setting or perfect day for an outdoor art exhibition. Located in Manteo where the town meets Shallow Bag Bay, it looked like there … Continue reading 33rd Annual New World Festival of the Arts