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

Family, Fireworks & Fun at Manteo New Year’s Eve Celebration

Manteo, New Year’s Eve Celebration and oh, what a difference a year makes! With temperatures hovering in the low sixties and a gentle breeze off Shallowbag Bay, the celebration bringing in 2019 could not have been much more different that 2018. Last year…that gentle breeze was was a 12 mile an hour wind with occasional … Continue reading Family, Fireworks & Fun at Manteo New Year’s Eve Celebration

Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Celebrations Promise Fun for All

We had a fantastic Christmas here on the Outer Banks and with Christmas past, the next holiday to greet us is New Year’s Eve. It’s kind of nice—the Outer Banks offers our visitors and residents a couple of different ways to celebrate the coming of New Year. For families, check out what’s happening in downtown … Continue reading Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Celebrations Promise Fun for All

Outer Banks Holidays Begin with Tree Lightings

This is certainly a great weekend to celebrate the holidays. Christmas is coming—we know that because there were tree lighting ceremonies in Manteo and the Duck—and tonight, Sunday is the first evening of Chanukah. For most of the folks that live here and our visitors, the tree lightings really seem to mark the true beginnings … Continue reading Outer Banks Holidays Begin with Tree Lightings

Santa Claus, Tree Lighting and the Spirit of Chrismas

Annual Event Welcomes Santa and the Holiday Season Tomorrow night, Friday, is the night…the night that jolly old elf, Santa Claus comes to town in Manteo. In what may be one of the most amazing small town Christmas celebrations anywhere, the town of Manteo lights the giant fir tree on the waterfront and welcomes Santa … Continue reading Santa Claus, Tree Lighting and the Spirit of Chrismas

Runners Take Advantage of Great Condition at OBX Marathon

A Beautiful Day Greets Marathon and Half Marathon Runners Combine near perfect conditions with very good runners and the result is some excellent times for the Outer Banks Marathon and Southern Fried Half Marathon held today–Sunday. The winning time for the Marathon was really fast—2:26:36. That’s an average of 5:35 per mile. To put that … Continue reading Runners Take Advantage of Great Condition at OBX Marathon

This Weekend Features the Outer Banks Marathon Events

It’s Veteran’s Day Weekend, which means on the Outer Banks it’s also Outer Banks Marathon Weekend. What is now Marathon Weekend began as just the Marathon in 2006 with two goals in mind—get people to the Outer Banks in the off season and help fund the Dare Education Foundation, a local nonprofit that supports the … Continue reading This Weekend Features the Outer Banks Marathon Events

DCAC Reopens with Spectacular Daniel Pullen Photo Show

Centerpiece of downtown Manteo Looks Great after Repairs It was great to see the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) reopened just three weeks after flood waters from Tropical Storm Michael got inside the building. By the time Michael got to the Outer Banks it was a day of wind and intermittent heavy rain showers. It … Continue reading DCAC Reopens with Spectacular Daniel Pullen Photo Show

An Outer Banks Halloween-Kids, Costumes and Fun

Magic Happens at an Outer Banks Halloween For kids Halloween is magic…and maybe for adults as well. On the Outer Banks that is certainly the case. There was a full slate of activities and parades leading up to the big All Hallow’s Eve celebration and even on Halloween there’s a bit of fun and fright. … Continue reading An Outer Banks Halloween-Kids, Costumes and Fun

Lost Colony Weekend-Vintners Dinner and Grand Tasting Make It Special

A Spectacular Beginning to an Important Weekend This is a big weekend for The Lost Colony. Now that the shows are wrapped up for the summer, the longest running outdoor drama in North America can move on to some other things, and one of the most important of those things is raising the money needed … Continue reading Lost Colony Weekend-Vintners Dinner and Grand Tasting Make It Special