Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Season Is Here

Now that the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival has moved to May, it looks as though this coming week can officially be termed Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Week. With two major music festivals this week, that seems like a good name for it. Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival After Michael wiped out three days of his … Continue reading Outer Banks Spring Music Festival Season Is Here

Shakespeare on the Outer Banks Stage

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” offers a different theater experience for Outer Banks audiences. Brought to the stage by the Theater of Dare, it is a theatrical classic done right. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is silly, absurd, fun and very funny. It is also one of Shakespeare’s most accessible plays. The language is the classic … Continue reading Shakespeare on the Outer Banks Stage

Outer Banks Event Calendar Filled for Mother’s Day Weekend

Things are heating up on the Outer Banks and it’s not just the weather, although that’s getting warmer as well. The event calendar is getting so full that we can’t even get to everything there is to do—but we can at least give a good sense of upcoming events. There’s plenty to do this weekend, … Continue reading Outer Banks Event Calendar Filled for Mother’s Day Weekend

Second Winter Snowstorm Blankets Outer Banks

Second Snowstorm in 2 Weeks Dumps Heavy Amounts of Snow It’s official—the Outer Banks got more snow than any other place in North Carolina from our latest snowstorm. Snow is an infrequent visitor to the Outer Banks, and to have two heavy snowfalls within two weeks of one another is just about unheard of. This … Continue reading Second Winter Snowstorm Blankets Outer Banks

A Great Celebration to 2018 on a OBX Night

Frigid Temperatures but Great Welcome to 2018 As the first ever New Year’s Eve Celebration on the Manteo waterfront proved, you can plan for everything but the weather. And wow did the weather throw us a curve last night. It’s not as though the Outer Banks wasn’t in the same deep freeze the rest of … Continue reading A Great Celebration to 2018 on a OBX Night

Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Looks Better Than Ever

Things are looking great for the 2017 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival this year from October 4-7. After Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc with fall entertainment plans last year, there’s a certain karmic balance to having great weather on tap for this year. The show runs Wednesday through Saturday with a special Tuesday performance at Bluegrass Island … Continue reading Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Looks Better Than Ever

Zeppelin Tribute Band ZoSo Rocks RIFP

There is a reason why Led Zeppelin is considered one of the best, and usually the best, rock ’n’ roll band ever. Four incredibly talented musicians who understood what they wanted to do with their music and they did it well…better than anyone. Who is ZoSo? Matching that style, matching that sound isn’t easy, but … Continue reading Zeppelin Tribute Band ZoSo Rocks RIFP

Kill Devil Hills 4th of July Fireworks Friday Night

The Celebrations We had a spectacular 4th of July for most of the Outer Banks. The Duck Parade was every bit as whacky and wonderful as ever, and the watermelon at the end of it was perfect. Manteo really came through this year with a wonderful outdoor concert from the 208th Army Band at Roanoke … Continue reading Kill Devil Hills 4th of July Fireworks Friday Night

Children’s Theatre a Must See on Roanoke Island

One of our favorite things about summer is the Children’s theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The productions are fun, funny and very professional. The indoor theater where they are held, is perfect for audience interaction with the performers—a regular feature of the plays. This week, Wednesday through Friday, Cinderella takes the stage. … Continue reading Children’s Theatre a Must See on Roanoke Island

Puppets Star in The Night Before Christmas

“The Night Before Christmas” is a classic Christmas poem, a wonderful tale that combines the magic of the holidays with imagination in a way that seems to touch everyone. For good reason it has become standard fare for the season, but sometimes a little twist to the expected is good for the soul. Rainbow Puppet … Continue reading Puppets Star in The Night Before Christmas