Easter Gateway to OBX Springtime

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Easter on the Outer Banks is pretty much like it is everywhere else—except the setting is prettier, although honestly it would be tough to make that case today. It’s certainly a cool, rainy day on the Outer Banks, although we’re looking forward to some better weather later this week.

With Easter falling early this year, there is a little bit of a gap between the spring the full force of the springtime schedule and the holiday, but things are going to really start popping on the Outer Banks soon.

There are some great events coming up in April creating a perfect reason to take a long weekend and visit the Outer Banks.

An interesting two days may be the Kill Devil Hills Historic tour followed by the Southern Shores Flat Top Tour on Friday and Saturday April 22 and 23.

Bikers, kick your Harleys into gear and plan on coming to the Outer Banks the week of the 16th to the 24th for the Outer Banks Bike Week, which is actually nine days, but who’s counting.

Here at Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates we do have some availability that week, so if that can be fit into plans, check us out online or call us at (800)-562-6257.

April OBX Events

Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show

March 28-April 28

Opening reception April 3, 2-4 p.m.

The Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Free exhibit, located in the Art Gallery, features works of Manteo, First Flight and Hatteras High Schools. Come enjoy the creativity and promise in our young students. Open Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 252-475-1500/ roanokeisland.com

FLYING PIRATE HALF MARATHON & FIRST FLIGHT 5K

April 16 & 17

2 Day Jolly Roger Pirate Expo

First Flight 5K – Event Shirt & Custom First Flight 5K Finisher Medal!

Free parking 

Free shuttle service & bag check for 13.1

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House

April 22

Kill Devil Hills Town Hall

The self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will began with a reception for recent historic home designations at the Town Hall at 1 p.m. For more information call (252) 449-5318.

SOUTHERN SHORES HISTORIC FLAT TOP TOUR

April 23

1-5 p.m.

Sponsored by the Southern Shores flat top cottage owners who wish to promote awareness of these historic homes. Ticket price and the proceeds benefit the Flat Top Preservation Fund of the Outer Banks Community Foundation.

Outer Banks Bike Week

April 16-24

ike Shows, Poker Runs, Guided Tours, Party Nights, Tattoo and Bikini Contests, Over 100 Vendors, Live Music, Outdoor Concerts, Pig Pickin & more!

Earth Day at Jockey’s Ridge

April 23

Jockey’s Ridge State Park

Celebrate Earth Day on the Outer Banks and the N.C. Science Festival at Jockey’s Ridge State Park and participate in a variety of engaging activities. For the 5th consecutive year, the event will bring together many Outer Banks organizations that offer environmental education

3RD ANNUAL OUTER BANKS DUATHLON RUN BIKE EVENT

April 30

Jennette’s Pier

The run course takes you through South Nags Head, and is set-up against a challenging fast 20 mile ride through the Pea Island Wildlife Refuge including Bodie Island Lighthouse and Oregon Inlet. 5K run to finish this event, is held on the beach at Jennette’s Pier.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Theatre of Dare

April 22- May 1

Long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904. Actor and screenwriter Steve Martin’s script plays fast and loose with fact, fame and fortune.

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