Outer Banks Information about events, 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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It’s odd sometimes, how life’s challenges can create associations between thoughts or events that seem, on the surface, entirely disconnected. Recently, I lost one of my best friends, and one of the most talented, gracious, erudite and joyful people I’ve ever known, to cancer. Bracketing that loss, both parents were hospitalized with potentially life-threatening medical emergencies. Shortly after those crises, a cousin with whom I’d spent much of my childhood finally succumbed to the brain cancer he’d courageously battled for more than 20 years. All of this within little more than the span of a month! Thankfully, both parents fully recovered. And while I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend and my cousin, my remembrances of them are painted with smiles. The difficulty has been accepting the utter finality of it, trying to come to terms with the fact that those . . . Read More
Gromprix, Arts Fairs and Dinner at the Theater
As I write this, my friend Doug Dino is driving through central North Carolina on his way to Bonnaroo, a huge music festival held annually in Manchester, . . . Read more
Blues Traveler Brings Summer Tour To OBX
The Outer Banks will be the site of a major musical treat this summer when Brew Thru presents Grammy Award-winning band Blues Traveler at Roanoke Island . . . Read more
Ocrafolk Festival, Donovan Frankenreiter Top The Week
Named one of the top 15 island festivals in the world by Coastal Living Magazine, Ocracoke Island’s Ocrafolk Festival is a family-friendly event that . . . Read more
Rock the Cape and Dare Day Highlight the Week
Outer Bankers love their traditions. But they’re also wide open to new experiences, particularly those that combine good times, good food, good music and a . . . Read more
Beach Music, Moonlight Kayaking and More
Fans of beach music won’t want to miss the Outer Banks Beach Music Festival held this Sunday, May 26 at Whalehead in Corolla. The gate open at 10 a.m. and . . . Read more
Top Picks: Nightlife
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Band of OZ • Koru Village• Hatteras, Avon
Thursday, June 20th 2013 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Full Moon Kayak Tour • Ride The Wind• Ocracoke
Friday, June 21st 2013
Live on The Patio! Aquarium • Ocean Boulevard• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Friday, June 21st 2013 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
ANTIQUE FIREARMS • Brewing Station• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Friday, June 21st 2013 10:00 p.m. -
JB & The Get Down Browns • Kelly's• Nags Head, Town of Nags Head
Friday, June 21st 2013 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.
Movies on the Sound • Children at Play Museum• Nags Head, Town of Nags Head
Friday, June 21st 2013 07:00 p.m. -
Wine Bar Night • Front Porch Cafe• Roanoke Island
Friday, June 21st 2013 05:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Fever at The Lost Colony • Lost Colony• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 08:00 p.m. -
Hot Buttered Elvis • Kelly's• Nags Head
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 10:00 p.m. -
Jones Potion Band • Sandbar and Grille• Hatteras, Buxton
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 10:00 p.m. - 02:00 a.m.
Mojo Collins • Lone Cedar Cafe• Nags Head
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Live Entertainment at the Beachside Bistro • Beachside Bistro• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 05:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Patio- Six Dollar Sundays! • Ocean Boulevard• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Full Moon Climb- Cape Hatteras Lighthouse • Hatteras Island Events• Hatteras
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 09:30 p.m. -
Kevin Wilder • Poor Richards• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 08:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The Comedy Club of the Outer Banks presents Dave Williamson with Roger Keiss • Comedy Club of the Outer Banks• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Monday, June 24th 2013 09:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Denny Blue • Pamlico Jack's• Nags Head
Monday, June 24th 2013 05:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Summer Series: The Yacht Dogs • Aqua Restaurant• Duck
Monday, June 24th 2013 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Nat Hall and the Corolla Allstars • Mike Diannas• Corolla
Monday, June 24th 2013 09:30 p.m. - 01:00 a.m.
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
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Windmill Point Art Fair • Outer Banks Events• Nags Head
Thursday, June 20th 2013 10:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
$15 Bottle Night • Trio• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Thursday, June 20th 2013 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12th Annual “Under The Oaks” Arts Festival • Whalehead in Historic Corolla• Corolla
Thursday, June 20th 2013 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Fun Friday • Outer Banks Events• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Friday, June 21st 2013 03:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
FISHING DAY CAMP • Jennette's Pier• Nags Head, Town of Nags Head
Friday, June 21st 2013 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Cold-Blooded Critters Tour • NC Aquarium• Roanoke Island
Friday, June 21st 2013 09:30 a.m. -
Free Skin Cancer Screenings • The Outer Banks Hospital• Nags Head
Friday, June 21st 2013 01:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Knotts Island Peach Festival • Currituck County• Duck, Southern Shores
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 10:00 a.m. -
Check-in/Welcome to Corolla Party • Mike Diannas• Corolla
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 11:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Bill Downing • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, June 22nd 2013 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Sunday Funday - Brunch! • Brewing Station• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 11:30 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Ruth Wyand - BlueJazz • The Blue Point• Duck
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 11:30 a.m. - 02:30 p.m.
1/2 Priced Beer Every Sunday • Trio• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 01:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
BIC SUP ONE DESIGN CHALLENGE • Nor'Banks Sailing• Duck
Sunday, June 23rd 2013 02:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
OBXtreme Skate Camp • Outer Banks YMCA Skate Park• Nags Head
Monday, June 24th 2013 11:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Kitty Hawk - Mondays • Outer Banks Restaurant Tours• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Monday, June 24th 2013 02:15 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
America’s Forgotten Heroes • Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station• Hatteras, Rodanthe
Tuesday, June 25th 2013 02:00 p.m. -
65th Birthday Celebration! • Gray's Department Store• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, June 25th 2013 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Surf Camp • Ride The Wind• Ocracoke
Tuesday, June 25th 2013
Brewery Tour • Full Moon• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Tuesday, June 25th 2013 02:00 p.m. -
Top Picks: Great Plates
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• 1587 Restaurant • Manteo
Spicy Shrimp Tacos • Agave Roja • Corolla
Arbol spiced shrimp with avocado and pineapple-habanero salsa . . . More Info - Agave Roja
Shrimp 'n Grits • Atlantic Coast Cafe • Waves
That creamy, hearty DELICIOUS Southern classic - ACC style! . . . More Info - Atlantic Coast Cafe
Baked Albondigas • Bad Bean Baja Grill • Kill Devil Hills
Traditional Pork & Rice Meatball, Chipolte-Charred Tomato Sauce, with Grilled Tortillas . . . More Info - Bad Bean Baja Grill
Jumbo Lump Crabcakes • The Blue Point • Duck
pan fried jumbo lump crabcakes braised lentils / pickled cucumbers / whole grain mustard sauce . . . More Info - The Blue Point
FRESH LOCAL SHRIMP • Jason's Restaurant • Ocracoke
Sautéed or Fried - Served with garlic bread and your choice of 2: coleslaw, French fries, dinner salad, starch or vegetable of the day. . . . More Info - Jason's Restaurant
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
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Sealed In Wax Candles by Becky Hemby of Aydlett, NC • Alice's Craft Gallery • Corolla
Sealed In Wax Candles are created in a two step process which allows the center to burn down while the outer portion remains. The candle can be . . . More Info - Alice's Craft Gallery
Not Your Daughter's • All Ducked Out • Duck
EXCLUSIVELY at All Ducked Out! . . . More Info - All Ducked Out
Arm Party • Amity • Kitty Hawk
Layer: skulls, crystals, stones, gold & silver and have a unique statement piece! . . . More Info - Amity
Carol's Boat • The Andrus Gallery and Studio • Manteo
Original painting by local artist Steve Andrus, whose studio and gallery is on the Manteo waterfront. . . . More Info - The Andrus Gallery and Studio
Jumbo Shrimp • Burrus Market • Hatteras Village
Fresh Jumbo Shrimp. You can Barbecue it, Boil it, Broil it, Bake it, Saute it... $9.99 . . . More Info - Burrus Market
Bronze Jewelry • Sunflower Center • Ocracoke
Handcrafted bronze jewelry by North Carolina artist, Janet Harriman. . . . More Info - Sunflower Center
How to Eat a Crab
Be prepared. Eating crabs is messy but the mess is worth it! Steamed Blue crabs are deep red and are usually covered with special seasoning to . . . Read article
It’s All About Nature
Let’s go outside! After all, with an area known for its natural beauty, why wouldn’t you want to be outside taking full advantage of every . . . Read article
Schools on the Outer Banks
Outer Banks schools are in three counties: Currituck, Dare and Hyde. Currituck County schools service the far northern Outer Banks (Corolla) and . . . Read article