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Dimming Days A Prelude To Holiday Glow

Mostly, I love this time of year. I am relatively impervious to the cold, so I don’t mind winter’s chill much at all. (Spend a few collegiate winters in Blacksburg, VA, and you’ll laugh at winter just about anywhere else you go south of the Great Lakes.) By Thanksgiving my preferred wardrobe with its gothic-inspired palette has returned to the front of the closet. Oysters, one of my primary food groups, are back on the menu. The crisp night sky blazes with the glittering and glimmering of countless stars, constellations and galaxies. Outer Bankers, overwhelmed for months on end by a stream of... Read More

But, wait! There’s more! Christmas Comes to Town, Part 2

Santa’s already out and about, there’s much too much to do and time’s a-wastin,’ so let’s get right to it. I’ll begin with a set of events that are running... Read More

Christmas Comes to Town!

Outer Banks holiday festivities really get rolling this week, beginning with events on Roanoke Island. Friday at 2 p.m. Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks... Read More

A Marathon And A New Fishing Tournament Highlight The Week On Music Island

Runners will be hoofing it all over the Outer Banks this weekend as the TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon and its accompanying races increase the foot traffic on... Read More

It’s All About The Food

Am I right in my headline? Of course I am. And the coming week provides a treasure trove of epicurean adventures and delights. Chief among these is the fall... Read More
Harvest HayDay Salutes Autumn This Weekend.

Harvest HayDay and Halloween Happenings

Some of us spent our youth in or near rural areas where fall festivals, with their corn mazes and pumpkin-growing contests and hayrides, were a fixture of the... Read More

Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 5:00pm
WinterLights presented by Southern Bank • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Kevin Wilder • Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
ALAN ROSS KARAOKE • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Town of Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
Big Daddy Love • The Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Town of Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:30pm
WinterLights presented by Southern Bank • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Ladies’ Night at The Elizabethan Gardens • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
OUTER BANKS SHAG CLUB • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Town of Nags Head
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 6:00pm
WinterLights presented by Southern Bank • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

This Day Has Gone to the Birds • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
The Perfect Holiday Wreath • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
The Art of Centerpieces • Elizabethan Gardens • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 11:00am
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:00am
Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Friday, December 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Top Picks: Great Plates

A dozen pot stickers with dipping sauce. More info - Turner's High Moon Bar
Pulled pork with tomatillo salsa and pickled onions. More info - Agave Roja
FRIED FISHERMAN'S PLATTER • Port O' Call Restaurant • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Town of Kill Devil Hills
Served with crab cake, shrimp, flounder, scallops & oysters!!! It can be broiled as well as fried!! More info - Port O' Call Restaurant
mac & 3 cheese / fennel-apple-mint slaw / ancho chili bbq sauce More info - Blue Point
Sesame seared Scallops • 1587 Restaurant • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
with Asian Slaw and Wasabi Soy Cream More info - 1587 Restaurant

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

The Peace Frogs Tie Dye Short Sleeve Infant Onesie is the perfect way to start out the postitive vibes and optimistic lifestyle of the... $7.97 More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Lily & Laura Bracelets • Foxy Flamingo Boutique • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Town of Nags Head
ALL NEW Lily & Laura bracelets for every occasion!! $12.00 More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Come by and visit with Sara. She will make you that special piece that will last a lifetime. $0.00 More info - Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith
The Whelk-Sculpted by the ocean, then translated into silver or gold by the jeweler's art. Each one is set with a one of a kind pearl... $0.00 More info - Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith
We have a large selection of bags featuring cat, horse and dog artwork from Laurel Burch More info - Ocean Treasures
FIRE AND LIGHT GLASS • Silver Bonsai Gallery • Roanoke Island Including Manteo and Wanchese
Fire & Light Originals is handcrafting the beautiful giftware and colored glass dinnerware that is now shipped to specialty stores and... More info - Silver Bonsai Gallery
Accessorize from our colorful selection of beaded jewelry, scarves, totes and handbags. More info - Mermaid’s Folly

OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

WinterLights at The Elizabethan Gardens

Light Up the Holidays with The Elizabethan Gardens

Gather round and get ready to add some sparkle to your holiday season with one of the biggest events of the year: WinterLights at The Elizabethan Gardens! From... Read Article
Christmas in Corolla

Whalehead Revisited: Christmas in Corolla

It 's Christmas Eve of 1928, and all around the mansion preparations are under way for the many guests set to arrive by this afternoon's boat. The staff... Read Article

Come Wander Into Buxton Village Books

There's an air of enchantment surrounding the vintage gray cottage with the lace-scalloped porch that houses Buxton Village Books. Maybe it's the bright red... Read Article