Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

The Cajun Occasion, the name says it all. Coming Saturday, March 2 to Sanctuary Vineyards up in Jarvisburg. That’s about 15 minutes north of the Wright Memorial Bridge. Since the official Mardi Gras is on March 5 this year, we can probably call the Cajun Occassion a pre-Mardi Gras party. One thing we do know, … Continue reading Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

2018 Taste of the Beach a Tasty Time on the Outer Banks

Great Food and a Great Time at the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach What’s not to love about the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach? It’s all about great food and drink and spending some time with friends and family. It doesn’t get much better than that. The Taste of the Beach wrapped up … Continue reading 2018 Taste of the Beach a Tasty Time on the Outer Banks

Best OBX Restaurants by Category

A local newspaper—the Virginian Pilot, which is somewhat local—recently wrote an article listing their five favorite Outer Banks restaurants. It was a good article and the restaurants listed were all very good. Anything chosen in an article like that is, of course, subjective, but it’s hard to find fault with the selections. The problem, though, … Continue reading Best OBX Restaurants by Category

OBX Valentine’s Day-Create Some Memories

There are very few places anywhere as romantic as the Outer Banks, which makes Valentine’s Day by the sea even better. Of course the Outer Banks slows down in the winter, but local restaurants and bars are a long way from dead and a number of them have some great ideas for how to celebrate … Continue reading OBX Valentine’s Day-Create Some Memories

After Dark at All Saints-A Month of Learning

For anyone thinking there is nothing to do on the Outer Banks in the winter, may we present After Dark at All Saints—that’s All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores. This is the ninth year for the month long event and what is offers are evening classes on everything from gourmet cooking to planning for … Continue reading After Dark at All Saints-A Month of Learning

Almost Home Cooked Holiday Meal

One of the great traditions on the Outer Banks is gathering for holidays. That’s not just those of us who live here, it also homeowners and visitors coming to stay for a special November treat or to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. Tradition holds that someone spends most of the day in the kitchen … Continue reading Almost Home Cooked Holiday Meal

A Perfect OBX Day of Oystoberfest

It would be hard to imagine a more perfect day for the inaugural Outer Banks Oystoberfest on Saturday. The weather was perfect, the beer wonderful and the oysters sublime. A part of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association’s annual fall Restaurant Week, the festival did everything right to make the day special. Held at Southern Shores … Continue reading A Perfect OBX Day of Oystoberfest

OBX October Events Fill the Month

October is suddenly upon us and there is so much to do that we can’t even list it all. We’ve gone through the Event Calendars for the month and featured what we think are some of the best Outer Banks events, but check around, we may have missed some. There is so much to do this … Continue reading OBX October Events Fill the Month