First First Friday-Fun in Downtown Manteo

The first official First Friday of the year is coming up and in Manteo and there is so much to do, it’s hard to see how it will all fit into one evening. Next Friday, April 5 is that first Friday we’re talking about. Two really interesting events worth checking out are side by side … Continue reading First First Friday-Fun in Downtown Manteo

When Rain Goes Away Musicians Come Out to Play

Live Outdoor Music Back on Tap for Upcoming Week We have had a lot of rain here on the Outer Banks over the past week. If the rain gauge at the Dare County Airport on Roanoke Island is accurate—and it’s the official record keeper—it looks like 14” over the past seven days. We’ve had a … Continue reading When Rain Goes Away Musicians Come Out to Play

First Friday in Downtown Manteo-A Great Celebration

First Friday Wraps Up a Great Outer Banks Week We have a great week coming up on the Outer Banks. There’s the 4th of July, of course, which is always a good time. But close on the heels of Independence Day it’s First Friday in downtown Manteo. First Friday is a great way to get … Continue reading First Friday in Downtown Manteo-A Great Celebration

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

Downtown Manteo Weekend Party Welcomes Summer

With a generous contribution from the weather, downtown Manteo was definitely the place to be this weekend. On Friday the first First Friday of the summer kicked the season off in spectacular fashion followed by what may have been the best Dare Days celebration in some time. First Friday The June First Friday has traditionally … Continue reading Downtown Manteo Weekend Party Welcomes Summer

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