Apollo 11 50th Anniversary of Walk on Moon Celebrated at Wright Brothers Monument

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, mankind first walked on the moon. Apollo 11, the space flight that delivered Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon, was a defining moment in history and a remarkable achievement. Coming just eight year after President Kennedy promised Americans we would walk on the moon … Continue reading Apollo 11 50th Anniversary of Walk on Moon Celebrated at Wright Brothers Monument

Water Water Everywhere Exhibit at Dare County Arts Council

Sometimes we luck into something special. That was certainly the feeling when we checked out the Water Water Everywhere exhibit at the Dare County Arts Council in Manteo this evening. Curated by artist Carol Willett, the  show featured art from a wide variety of Outer Banks artists. All of the works were themed around water … Continue reading Water Water Everywhere Exhibit at Dare County Arts Council

Government Mule Sunday At RIFP

There is so much to celebrate on the Outer Banks during the summer that it can almost seem overwhelming. Yesterday it was the 4th of July and what a great day it was. The weather held and the celebrations were magnificent. We started the day at the Town of Duck’s annual parade, which is one … Continue reading Government Mule Sunday At RIFP

Outer Banks 4th of July an All Day Affair

On the Outer Banks the 4th of July is pretty much an all day affair. There’s a parade; there’s a street fair—two of them, really. And of course fireworks. Spectacular fireworks. One of our favorite ways to start our Independence Day celebration and really get us in the mood for the rest of the day … Continue reading Outer Banks 4th of July an All Day Affair

The Lost Colony-Great Theater for the Whole Family

The Lost Colony is now into its 82nd year, making it by a considerable margin, the longest running outdoor drama in North America. There’s a good reason for that. The play has everything. Pageantry and wonderful costumes making it a feast for the eyes. But even more important, it’s a great story. The play, The … Continue reading The Lost Colony-Great Theater for the Whole Family

Two Great Bands Coming to Festival Park

The live music scene on the Outer Banks is pretty amazing, but this summer it looks like it just went to another level. There are two bands that will be performing at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in the next few weeks that, for good reason, are nationally recognized talent. It would be hard … Continue reading Two Great Bands Coming to Festival Park

Dare Day a Perfect Outer Banks Celebration

Dare Dare is one of those all-American celebrations that helps to make the Outer Banks such wonderful place to live and visit. We just had our 44th Annual Dare Dare on the waterfront in Manteo on Saturday, and this years event was as good as it ever was. The weather certainly helped. A front passed … Continue reading Dare Day a Perfect Outer Banks Celebration

Dare Day Comes to Manteo This Saturday

Dare Day is about as much a family friendly, small town festival as there could be. There’s games, rides and entertainment for kids. There’s food. There’s live music. And even a blue ribbon food contest featuring homemade goodies from Outer Banks Residents. That is what the 44th Annual Dare Days in on the waterfront in … Continue reading Dare Day Comes to Manteo This Saturday

Trashion Show & More Fill Outer Banks Weekend

Weather stopped the first go around of the First Annual Trashion Show, but the rescheduled gala for Friday is looking nothing short of spectacular. The place to be tomorrow, Friday, is at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills at 5:00 p.m. That’s when it all happens. The models walk the runway in … Continue reading Trashion Show & More Fill Outer Banks Weekend

Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Season Is Here

Now that the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival has moved to May, it looks as though this coming week can officially be termed Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Week. With two major music festivals this week, that seems like a good name for it. Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival After Michael wiped out three days of his … Continue reading Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Season Is Here