Calling All Culture Chasers! The Rod & Custom Hotrod Festival Returns To The OBX.

What Is The Festival And When Does It Take Place? At this two-day festival with a variety of activities, car lovers will meet and greet with fellow enthusiasts while exploring some of North Carolina’s most beautiful coastlines. The OBX Rod And Custom Festival is a unique celebration of vintage and antique automobiles that will include … Continue reading Calling All Culture Chasers! The Rod & Custom Hotrod Festival Returns To The OBX.

Discovering A Little Free Library On The Outer Banks

Reading a book while sitting on the beach is by far one of the most relaxing things to do on an Outer Banks vacation. Exchanging a book at one of the many Little Free Library’s scattered about OBX is in the top Things To Do when visiting The Outer Banks.  These cute model houses or … Continue reading Discovering A Little Free Library On The Outer Banks

Dare County Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary–History and Culture Will Be Featured

The 150th anniversary of the founding of Dare County happened just a few days ago. There will be a full year’s worth celebrations to mark the event. When it was created there wasn’t much here, which has a lot to do with why Currituck, Hyde, and Tyrrell counties were willing to give up small pieces … Continue reading Dare County Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary–History and Culture Will Be Featured

Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Sets Record for Artists and Attendance

Held the last weekend of January every year, the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is one of the must see and do events on the Outer Banks. The 2020 show marks the 42nd annual Frank Stick Show and for some time it was held at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head. But the … Continue reading Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Sets Record for Artists and Attendance

Edward Greene Documentary Tells the Tale of a Remarkable Life

Edward Greene is a very interesting guy. One of the icons of who and what the Outer Banks has become, he’s 93 now, needs a walker to get around but the mind and memories are as sharp as ever. He’s probably best known to most people as the founder of the Christmas Shop and Island … Continue reading Edward Greene Documentary Tells the Tale of a Remarkable Life

John’s Drive In & Tar Heel 2 Open for OBX Season

John’s Drive In and the Tar Heel 2 Produce stand have reopened for the season and all is right in the world of the Outer Banks. The weather is warming, the days are getting longer, traffic is picking up on the Bypass so yes, the natural progression of the seasons is once again on us. … Continue reading John’s Drive In & Tar Heel 2 Open for OBX Season

30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Outer Banks Marches along the Beach Road The Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is about as Outer  Banks as it gets. Sure it’s also a celebration of all things Irish with lot of green and and all the trimmings.  But really, what the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is, is the Outer Banks … Continue reading 30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

La Traviata came to the Outer Banks this weekend and what a great evening of opera and music we had. It was a one night performance on Saturday evening at First Flight High School, and what made it especially nice was the male lead was performed by Manteo native Tshombe Selby. Tshombe has moved on … Continue reading The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promises a Great Time

Seafood Festival Is One of Our Favorites Bring your umbrellas and a little bit of humor, but by all means bring yourself to the 7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival held at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head. The annual affair celebrating the amazing heritage and history of our Outer Banks watermen who … Continue reading 7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promises a Great Time

Surf & Sound Series-World Class Music for the Outer Banks

A Tradition of World Class Music For the past four years the the Surf and Sound Series has been a part of the Outer Banks August scene that to the Bryan Cultural Series. We have to hope it becomes a summer  tradition that becomes a part of local life. Bringing five world-class classical musicians to … Continue reading Surf & Sound Series-World Class Music for the Outer Banks