Outer Banks events & information about nightlife, things to do, restaurants & shopping!
This site, Outer Banks This Week, is the closest you can get to being on the Outer Banks, NC, without actually being here. Here, in the words of locals who know this place inside and out, you’ll find the detailed information you need to really know this place. Need information on Outer Banks Nightlife while you’re here? We’ve got it – who’s playing where, what play is being performed, what well-known touring group is here, Outer Banks music and musicians you really should hear. Want to know about Outer Banks events, such as annual events, specialty events or seasonal events? Dive in here; we’ve got it all. Other Outer Banks, NC, things to do are here too, such as scheduled programs at major attractions or recreational activities that happen every week. We bet you plan on enjoying Outer Banks Restaurants while you’re here. You’ll find information such as daily specials, complete contact info, where you need a reservation or where you can bring large parties more easily. And, you’ll appreciate the hundreds of Outer Banks coupons you can download from this site that will make it cheaper to dine, shop and enjoy the great outdoors. Speaking of the great outdoors, Outer Banks Fishing enthusiasts will look to this site every day for information on what’s being caught, where to go to catch it, what trophies the offshore boats are bringing in and more. And, finally, the only sport more popular than fishing is probably Outer Banks shopping…yes, it’s a sport in many people’s eyes! Through Outer Banks This Week, you’ll learn where the great sales are, connect with individual shops to get a sneak preview of what they offer before you go and see highlights of the latest and greatest new inventory.
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All good things come to he who waits. Boy, did I hear a lot of that one during my youth. To be honest, I was never personally convinced of the relationship between patience and the arrival of a satisfactory deliverable. That being said, the virtue of patience has certainly proven advantageous for the Dare County Arts Council. After years of suffering through a series of cramped, low-visibility locations, then celebrating a welcome relocation to a spacious new headquarters in the historic Dare County Courthouse in downtown Manteo only to lose the space to Hurricane Irene’s floodwaters and months of extensive repairs, the Arts Council has long been deserving of a good thing or two. The past couple of years have seen an amazing metamorphosis take place as the downstairs space of the Old Courthouse has been gradually transformed into a centerpiece of the local cultural arts scene, . . . Read More
Showing Locals the Love With Self-Help, Oysters and Jazz for Health
A few nights ago I awoke with a chill and tried to reclaim some blanket while turning over onto my side, a seemingly simple act complicated by the presence of . . . Read more
Hot Blues, Gourmet Creations to Benefit Babies and More!
Whether you’re seeking hot guitar licks to thaw those wintertime blues, craving an opportunity to please your palate while contributing to the greater good . . . Read more
Shake Off Winter’s Cold Grip With Valentine’s Warmth
Baby, it’s cold outside! And snowing again! Which, I have to admit, is perfectly okay with this former mountain boy. But for those of you lacking a fondness . . . Read more
Local Art and Savory Flavors Bring Warmth to Winter
It’s already been an interesting winter on the Outer Banks as we’ve careened between shirt-sleeve weather and sub-freezing temperatures that have brought . . . Read more
Don’t Eat The Sandy Snow. Snow Pictures!
Snow. Quiet. Normal life joyfully interrupted. Clickable beauty everywhere you look. We all awoke to the Outer Banks as a vision in white, like a bride wrapped . . . Read more
Top Picks: Nightlife
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Blue Point Bluegrass BBQ • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Duck
Thursday, March 13th 2014 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Boulevard Evening Primer! • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Thursday, March 13th 2014 05:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Shure Foods Succulent Crab Kickoff Party • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, March 13th 2014 05:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Basnight’s Shrimp Extravaganza • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head
Friday, March 14th 2014 04:30 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Downtown Manteo Tapas Throwdown • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Friday, March 14th 2014 04:00 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
The Taste of the Beach 2014 Grand Tasting • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Town of Nags Head
Sunday, March 16th 2014 07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
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Volunteer Workday: Spring Fling CLEAN UP DAY! – Lend a hand and join The Gardens Staff • Elizabethan Gardens• Roanoke Island
Saturday, March 8th 2014 09:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
THEATRE OF DARE PERFORMS OLIVER • Theatre of Dare• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Sunday, March 9th 2014 02:00 p.m. -
Sunday Brunch • Goombay's Grill & Raw Bar• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, March 9th 2014 11:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
2014 GRAVEYARD 100 • Hatteras Island Events• Hatteras, Hatteras Island
Sunday, March 9th 2014 08:00 p.m. -
Life is Better at the Beach • Gray's Department Store• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 10:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m.
International Women’s Day Exhibit and Lecture • Arts Council• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Cooking with A Little Class at the Beachside Bistro • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, March 13th 2014 11:30 a.m. - 01:30 a.m.
Ceviche and Tequila Tasting • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, March 13th 2014 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
7TH ANNUAL SHAMROCK CAR SHOW & POKER RUN • Outer Banks Events• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, March 13th 2014 11:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
The Joe Lamb Jr. Outer Banks BBQ Showdown • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Friday, March 14th 2014 12:00 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
The Brewing Nickel Tour • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Friday, March 14th 2014 11:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
How Beer Saved the World • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Friday, March 14th 2014 12:00 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Outer Banks Chowder Cook-Off • Outer Banks Restaurant Association• Duck, Southern Shores
Saturday, March 15th 2014 12:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
KELLY’S 6TH ANNUAL RUNNING OF THE LEPRECHAUNS 10K • Kelly's• Nags Head
Saturday, March 15th 2014 08:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Piano Concert by Rachel Gragson • Whalehead in Historic Corolla• Corolla
Sunday, March 16th 2014 01:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Top Picks: Great Plates
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Breakfast • Darrells Seafood • Roanoke Island
Great way to start the day. . . . More Info - Darrells Seafood
Steamed Seafood Sampler • Fat Crabs • Corolla
3 jumbo shrimp, 3 oysters, 3, clams, 2 lg. sea scallops, 3 mussels - Served with your choice of 2 sides & bun. (Redskin 'tater salad, collard greens, . . . More Info - Fat Crabs
Prime Rib • Fish Bones • Duck
Thai Chicken Pizza • Gidget's Pizza and Pasta • Avon
Ready for a little HEAT with a touch of SWEET? . . . More Info - Gidget's Pizza and Pasta
John Rackham’s Adobo Chicken • Pamlico Jack's • Nags Head
Grilled plump seasoned chicken breast marinated in and Ancho Jamaican jerk seasoning and topped with a mildly spiced sweet mango ginger sauce. . . . More Info - Pamlico Jack's
Blackbeards Seafood Feast • Topless Oyster Restaurant • Ocracoke
Fish, Shrimp, Scallops, Oyters, and a Crab Cake. Served with choice of two sides. . . . More Info - Topless Oyster Restaurant
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
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Meats • Burrus Market • Hatteras Village
Come in and select from our exceptional tasting meats. We carry a full line of beef, chicken, and pork. Get your barbeque ready . . . More Info - Burrus Market
Rainbow 40-inch Windsock • Kitty Hawk Kites – Corolla • Corolla
The Rainbow 40 Inch Windsock is an enduring classic! The Rainbow Windsock is made of SunTex and is fully hemmed for extra durability. The Rainbow 40 $14.99 . . . More Info - Kitty Hawk Kites – Corolla
White + Warren Cashmere Wraps • Nest • Manteo
Super-fine cashmere scarves and wraps . . . More Info - Nest
Dolphin Night Light • Ocean Annie's • Duck
This beachy night light is handmade from hydrostone and an epoxy resin. It is very durable and uses standard 4-watt bulbs. $17.99 . . . More Info - Ocean Annie's
Playmobil • Pirates & Pixies Toy Store • Nags Head
The great Playmobil play sets are found at Pirates and Pixies. . . . More Info - Pirates & Pixies Toy Store
Hand Painted Sand Dollar Ornaments • SeaWorthy Gallery • Hatteras Village
Hand painted by a local artist of Hatteras Island. . . . More Info - SeaWorthy Gallery
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From Love to Leprechauns It’s hard to believe that winter on the Outer Banks can hold harbingers of spring. The prevailing winds, on a reciprocal . . . Read article