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"You Can't Take It With You" Takes The Outer Banks!

Sometimes a good idea seems to just be floating in the ether waiting to be actualized. When Theatre of Dare selected the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can’t Take It With You for its first production of 2015, no one in the organization had any idea that Broadway moguls had plans for a revival of the show, or that the two productions would run simultaneously. The screwball comedy revolves around Penny Sycamore and her extended family, a firework-making, snake-loving, bad-dancing group whose youngest daughter Alice falls in love with Tony Kirby, the son of her boss. However, when the... Read More

A Passion for Nature Nurtures a Photographer's Growth

What transforms a simple interest into a passion, a hobby into an art form, a youthful enthusiast into a professional-level artist? For 20-year old... Read More

Buffer Those Post-Holiday Blues With Learning

The holidays are over. The bangles, baubles, bells and bows packed up and returned to storage. The lights taken down and stuffed into boxes where, over an 11-... Read More

Greetings of the Season

All of us at OuterBanksThisWeek.com want to wish you the happiest holiday season. However you celebrate this time of year, we hope you celebrate it well and... Read More

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... 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

Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

Ruth Wyand and Kevin Roughton • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 8:00pm
TAPAS & CRAFT BREW MADNESS • Bad Bean Baja Grill & Cantina • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Mo-Rons • Aqua Restaurant • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
End of the World Blues Band • Ocean Boulevard • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
The Delorean’s • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
DJ Sho Black Light Dance Party • The Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:30pm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 7:30pm
Three Amigos • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:00pm
Karaoke Night • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 8:00pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Steam Punk Flowers Workshop • Dare County Arts Council • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Roanoke Island
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Top Picks: Great Plates

Large bites of fresh Maine lobster, shrimp and scallops, tossed with a parmesan olive oil fettuccine More info - Route 12
BBQ SANDWICH • Blue Point • Duck NC & Southern Shores
house smoked pork bbq sandwich cumin-lime coleslaw More info - Blue Point
OUTER BANKS SEAFOOD SAMPLER • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Select from Tuna, Mahi, Shrimp, Scallops, Stuffed Oysters or Crab cake. Have the Chef broil, grill or blacken. Served with rice and fresh... More info - Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
Flounder filet, crab cake, half dozen shrimp and oyster, and hushpuppies. Ideal for sharing! More info - Hatterasman

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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
This 2015 calendar is a raffle ticket! Purchase a Ducks Unlimited 2015 Calendar and be entered into a DAILY drawing for a hunting gun,... $50.00 More info - Whalehead
Tell Tale Card Game • Pirates & Pixies Toy Store • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Tell Tale is a great tool for creative young minds. Use the cards to create an original story! More info - Pirates & Pixies Toy Store
Here is an entirely different kind of knot book! For the first time, here are step-by-step instructions that take full advantage of color... $16.99 More info - Buxton Village Books
Finally, a product good for you AND the enviroment!! A green family owned business powered by the sun and wind, natural and organic soy wax... More info - The Museum Store at Roanoke Island Festival Park
Nothing beats homemade strawberry jam! Complete your summer with some of our very special homemade strawberry jam and maybe some baked... More info - Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth

OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

Soundfront Luxury, Island Style

You could make the argument that everything’s about location — and on the Outer Banks we pretty much hit the jackpot on that. Of course we all have our... Read Article

Uncle Ike’s Sandbar & Grill; Corolla Banquets & Catering

Tucked away in the Corolla Light Town Center, Uncle Ike’s is considered a lucky find for visitors, especially in the off-season when more than a few... Read Article

Spring 2015 Taste of the Beach

Get ready, foodies! It’s happening again…and we can’t wait. 2015’s TOB will feature more than 50 events located from Corolla to Manteo! And, of course, the... Read Article