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

41st Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Celebrates Local Artists

Opening this weekend at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo, the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is worth a special trip just to check it out. The show runs from January 26-February 26. The opening reception will be this Saturday. Unlike most art shows, the Frank Stick Show is not a juried event, … Continue reading 41st Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Celebrates Local Artists

41st Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show a Tribute to Outer Banks Community

The Outer Banks has one of the most dynamic art communities to be found anywhere. It is one of the parts of life for those of us who live here that make this such a wonderful place to live. During the summer, the examples of art are everywhere—it is, after all, how so many of … Continue reading 41st Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show a Tribute to Outer Banks Community

Fall on the Outer Banks-An Event for Everyone

Fall is the best time to be on the Outer Banks. Summer is wonderful, but when fall arrives the magic happens. The days are still warm but the summer heat has backed off a bit; ocean water temperature is very manageable and there aren’t quite as many people here as the summer, but still enough that … Continue reading Fall on the Outer Banks-An Event for Everyone

Bryan Cultural Series Brings Quintet to Outer Banks for Free Concert

World-Renowned Musicians Will Perform Four Free Concerts The Bryan Cultural Series is one of the local organizations that helps to make the Outer Banks such a special place to live and visit. This is the week for the Fourth Annual Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series. Bringing five musicians with well-deserved international reputations to the … Continue reading Bryan Cultural Series Brings Quintet to Outer Banks for Free Concert

30 Years and 39 Books for Melvin and Tate

Tate’s Nature Series Celebrates 30 Years Between James Melvin and Suzanne Tate Suzanne Tate and James Melvin have been working together on Suzanne Tate’s Nature Series of children’s books for 30 years. That’s a pretty amazing accomplishment, and tonight their collaboration was celebrated at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery Part of the first First … Continue reading 30 Years and 39 Books for Melvin and Tate

Spring Weather Welcomes Outer Banks Spring Events

Time to Get Outside and Enjoy the Outer Banks It seems as though spring was never going to come to the Outer Banks. Sure the official first day of spring was 10 or 11 days ago, but there wasn’t much about it that suggested spring. But the sun has been out for the past few … Continue reading Spring Weather Welcomes Outer Banks Spring Events

Surfalorus Weekend on the Outer Banks

It’s Surfalorus weekend on the Outer Banks. The 6th annual showing of all films surf related kicked off tonight at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Typically when we talk about a film festival we hit the highlights…point to some film that looks outstanding, and make recommendations. Limitless This year, however, we may already have had … Continue reading Surfalorus Weekend on the Outer Banks

New World Festival of the Arts a Manteo Delight

The Origins of the New World Festival Back in 1981, Edward Green, who owned the Christmas Shop in Manteo, was looking for a way to bring people to the town during the summer. By that time people had discovered the Outer Banks and were flocking to the beaches, but it didn’t seem as though all … Continue reading New World Festival of the Arts a Manteo Delight

Manteo Is the Place to Be This Weekend

With Dare Days and First Friday on tap, Manteo is the place to be this weekend. Making it even better, the Outer Banks weather is looking great for Friday and Saturday. First Friday First Friday is the Manteo celebration of small town life the first Friday of the month from April through October. What makes … Continue reading Manteo Is the Place to Be This Weekend