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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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In the Beginning There Was The Weeping Radish

Michael Lay While the genesis of the domestic craft beer brewing industry might be lost to the mists of time and to competing claims from all corners of the nation, it is well-documented that here in North Carolina it all began with The Weeping Radish. Prior to 1985 it was illegal for breweries to sell their beer directly to consumers. The necessity of marketing through distributors with their emphasis on quantity made it impossible for microbreweries and small brewpubs to exist. But in 1985 German-born Uli Bennewitz, living and working in North Carolina, teamed with his local senator to write and pass a bill allowing microbreweries to sell their own beer onsite, making possible a whole new North Carolina industry. On July 4, 1986, Uli opened The Weeping Radish, North Carolina’s first microbrewery, in Manteo on Roanoke Island. From the first batch of beer brewed at The Weeping Radish to the . . . Read More


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Duck Island: A Geographical Matter
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Geography matters. Especially as it concerns the delicately narrow sandbar we know today as the Outer Banks. Sitting as we are, nakedly exposed to whatever . . . Read more


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Dinner and THE Show

The Lost Colony has been an Outer Banks performing arts institution for more than three-quarters of a century. Since its first staging in 1937, millions have . . . Read more


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Brew Thru Concert Recap The Brew Thru Live 2014 Concert Series ended on a high note Thursday night as openers Scars on 45, special guests Spin Doctors and . . . Read more


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Outer Banks Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

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Lone Cedar Cafe
The Other Brothers • Lone Cedar Cafe • Nags Head

Friday, August 22nd 2014 09:00 p.m. -



Children at Play Museum
Movies on the Sound • Children at Play Museum • Nags Head, Town of Nags Head

Friday, August 22nd 2014 07:00 p.m. -



Trio
Aquarium • Trio • Nags Head, Kitty Hawk

Friday, August 22nd 2014 08:00 p.m. -



Ocean Boulevard
Late Night - The Hot Signals Perform! • Ocean Boulevard • Nags Head, Kitty Hawk

Friday, August 22nd 2014 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.



Howard's Pub
Fat Tuesday and the New Custards • Howard's Pub • Ocracoke

Friday, August 22nd 2014 09:00 p.m. -



Gaffer's Sports Pub
Zack Mexico • Gaffer's Sports Pub • Ocracoke

Friday, August 22nd 2014 10:00 p.m. -



Lost Colony
The Lost Colony • Lost Colony • Roanoke Island

Friday, August 22nd 2014 08:00 p.m. -



Port O'Call
Betty On Patrol • Port O'Call • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Friday, August 22nd 2014 10:00 p.m. - 11:55 p.m.



Kelly's
Vinyl Headlights • Kelly's • Nags Head

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:30 a.m.



Sundogs
FORMULA playing live!! • Sundogs • Corolla

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.



Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
Alan Ross Karaoke • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 08:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.



Brewing Station
Yarn • Brewing Station • Corolla

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 10:30 p.m. - 02:00 a.m.



Port O'Call
The Mighty Buskers • Port O'Call • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 10:00 p.m. - 11:55 p.m.



Dajio
Martin and Friends • Dajio • Ocracoke

Sunday, August 24th 2014 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.



Flip Flops Bistro & Bar
Parrot Head and Orange Crush Night • Flip Flops Bistro & Bar • Corolla

Sunday, August 24th 2014 07:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.



Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Click here if you want to see every daytime possibility.


Beachside Bistro
Beach Yoga • Beachside Bistro • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Friday, August 22nd 2014 07:00 a.m. -



Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station
BEACH APPARATUS DRILL • Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station • Hatteras, Hatteras Island

Friday, August 22nd 2014 02:00 p.m. -



Studio 12
Sea Glass Bracelets and Pendants • Studio 12 • Hatteras, Hatteras Island

Friday, August 22nd 2014 10:00 a.m. -



NC Aquarium
Dinosaurs at the Aquarium • NC Aquarium • Roanoke Island

Friday, August 22nd 2014 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.



Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Meet a Colonial Spanish Mustang • Corolla Wild Horse Fund • Corolla

Friday, August 22nd 2014 10:30 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.



Tale of the Whale
LIVE IN THE GAZEBO - Joey Wood • Tale of the Whale • Nags Head

Friday, August 22nd 2014 05:00 p.m. -



Arts Council
Carol Willett - Solo Show of Sculptures • Arts Council • Roanoke Island, Manteo

Friday, August 22nd 2014 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.



Outer Banks Events
Farmers Market • Outer Banks Events • Roanoke Island, Manteo

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



Surfing for Autism
Surfing for Autism • Surfing for Autism • Nags Head

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 09:00 p.m. -



Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
BC on the Deck • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.



The Wreck
Welcome to Hatteras Island Party! • The Wreck • Hatteras, Hatteras Island

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 12:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.



Island Farm
Blacksmithing • Island Farm • Roanoke Island, Manteo

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.



Farmdog Surf School
OBX SUP Series • Farmdog Surf School • Nags Head

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 08:00 a.m. -



Island Farm
Hearth Cooking • Island Farm • Roanoke Island

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.



Brewing Station
Dave Johnson • Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 05:00 p.m. -



Corolla Movie & Bistro
Daily Movies • Corolla Movie & Bistro • Corolla

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 11:30 a.m. - 02:30 a.m.



Mike Diannas
Check-in/Welcome to Corolla Party with Sean Olds • Mike Diannas • Corolla

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.



Brewing Station
Outer Banks Backyard Brunch • Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Sunday, August 24th 2014 11:30 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.



Mike Diannas
The Coconut Club - $5 Bloody Mary Bar • Mike Diannas • Corolla

Sunday, August 24th 2014 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.



Top Picks: Great Plates

Click here to take a look at restaurant featured plates.


baby iceberg wedge
baby iceberg wedge • The Blue Point • Duck

cherry tomatoes / Benton’s bacon / blue cheese toasted pecans / buttermilk dressing . . . More Info - The Blue Point


The Sliders
The Sliders • Crafty Cow • Corolla

3 Craft Sliders with Lettuce, Tomato and Onion . . . More Info - Crafty Cow


Mushroom Swiss Cheeseburger
Mushroom Swiss Cheeseburger • Gaffer's Sports Pub • Ocracoke

. . . More Info - Gaffer's Sports Pub


WHOLE MAINE LOBSTER
WHOLE MAINE LOBSTER • Kelly's • Nags Head

Whole Maine Lobster served with starch and vegetable of the day. . . . More Info - Kelly's


Low Country Shrimp and Grits
Low Country Shrimp and Grits • Old Nags Head Cafe • Nags Head

Seasoned sauteed shrimp with red bell peppers, onions and Andouille sausage served with our low country gravey over creamy cheese grits and toasted . . . More Info - Old Nags Head Cafe


Shrimp & Grits
Shrimp & Grits • Shipwreck Grill • Buxton

A locals favorite for sure! . . . More Info - Shipwreck Grill


Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Cuff Bracelets
Cuff Bracelets • Blue Pelican Gallery • Hatteras Village

This vivid, ocean inspired jewelry is lovingly designed by OBX artist Stephanie Kiker. They are aluminum cuffs and are lightweight, easily cleaned $18.00 . . . More Info - Blue Pelican Gallery


Blackwood
Blackwood • Duck's Cottage Downtown • Manteo

n Roanoke Island, the legend of the 114 people who mysteriously vanished from the Lost Colony hundreds of years ago is just an outdoor drama for the $9.99 . . . More Info - Duck's Cottage Downtown


RAINBOW
RAINBOW • Flip Flops Shop • Nags Head

Rainbow Lola with Swarovski Crystals embedded in the straps! . . . More Info - Flip Flops Shop


Carver Boards
Carver Boards • Island Revolution Surf Company and Skate Park • Corolla

Carver boards are finally here!!! Come by and test out the two demo boards we have. These boards will change the way you surf and skate. . . . More Info - Island Revolution Surf Company and Skate Park


SunCloud Sunglasses-­
SunCloud Sunglasses-­ • Kitty Hawk Surf Co. - Hatteras • Rodanthe

These polarized glasses in contemporary frames are a great value. . . . More Info - Kitty Hawk Surf Co. - Hatteras


OBX 1 Gallon Tin
OBX 1 Gallon Tin • Outer Banks Popcorn Shoppe • Corolla

This wonderfully designed tin was originally a hand painted by local artist Katy Caroline. Our shoppe has exclusive rights to this tin and is the $15.00 . . . More Info - Outer Banks Popcorn Shoppe


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