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Easter Arrives With Spring In Tow

Could it be…finally? Spring? Is that you, Spring? We can only hope. But if there is one place on the Outer Banks that is Spring Central it would have to be The Elizabethan Gardens on Roanoke Island. And they are certainly starting April off with a bang! Cast off the winter grays with a dose of vibrant Spring color at Daffodilly Fest, the Gardens’ month-long seasonal celebration complete with inspirational displays and educational opportunities. While you’re there, stop by the Tea Cup Quilters’ Quilt Show, a one-of-a-kind quilt show featuring unique spring floral displays. The quilt show runs... Read More

Meet The Outer Banks' Own Celebrity Chef

It was in late 1993 that meat-and-potatoes America was introduced to a new concept in television — the Food Network. This strange hybrid of cooking how-to and... Read More

Open Wide...It's Taste of the Beach!

Americans have a complicated relationship with food. In this fast-paced nation, a land of plenty for most of its citizens, food has for many of us become... Read More

Get Yer Green On!

It’s time for the wearin’ o’ the green and channeling your inner Irish this weekend! First, on Saturday is the 7th annual running of Kelly’s Leprechauns 10K,... Read More

Oyster Class, Colorful Quilts and Music Teachers Onstage

Ah, lowly oyster, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Raw on the half shell. Lightly Steamed. Grilled. Roasted. Fried. Oysters Rockefeller. Smoked.... Read More

Local Students’ Good Works And Art Works Highlight The Week

Weather has been dominating conversation here lately. Mostly the talk has been about the weather we’ve not been having as we’ve watched it repeatedly snow... Read More

Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

Happy Hour Painting Party Thursday's • The Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
The Artist's Way - Spring 2015 • Dare County Arts Council • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Roanoke Island
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
TAPAS & CRAFT BREW MADNESS • Bad Bean Baja Grill & Cantina • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 6:00pm
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Rick Agudelo • Beachside Bistro • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Southern English Band • Basnight’s Lone Cedar • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 9:00pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Surf Fishing Workshop • Jennette's Pier • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 8:00am
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 3:00pm
2nd Annual Hoppin' 5K, Fun Run and DCPR Egg Hunt • OBX Events • Corolla, Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Hatteras, Ocracoke Island, Roanoke Island
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 8:00am
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00am
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 4:00pm
Easter Eggstravaganza • Whalehead • Historic Corolla, Corolla
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Easter Buffet • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Easter Buffet at Lone Cedar • Basnight’s Lone Cedar • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday Brunch at Blue Point • Blue Point • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 11:30am to 2:30pm

Top Picks: Great Plates

Easter Chocolates • Big Buck's Ice Cream • Roanoke Island, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Corolla
SMOKIN’ GAMBLER • Rooster's Southern Kitchen • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Grilled chicken breast, country ham, smoked jalapeno pimento cheese, lettuce and tomato More info - Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Thai Chicken • Tropical Smoothie Cafe • Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Chicken, Wontons, Carrots, Sesame Seeds, Romaine, Thai Peanut Dressing in a Toasted Flour Tortilla More info - Tropical Smoothie Cafe
NANCY'S SURF AND TURF • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
A 10oz. Ribeye and fried butterfly shrimp. Served with potato and fresh vegetables More info - Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge
Homemade North Carolina BBQ with coleslaw and fries. More info - Hatterasman

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

the energy of the sea cologne for men and women $0.00 More info - Island Spice & Wine
Glass Egret • The Wooden Feather • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Egret, Handcrafted by Susan Welteroth 16" Tall $192.50 More info - The Wooden Feather
A truly unique cutting board! More info - SeaWorthy Gallery
Extra-Wide Hammock (13 ft length - 60 in wide) • Nags Head Hammocks • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Duck NC & Southern Shores, Corolla
We don’t recommend that the family dog join you, but go on and invite the kids – this oversize relaxation station was made to hold the... More info - Nags Head Hammocks
RELAX ON THE BEACH! • Ocean Atlantic Rentals • Hatteras, Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Corolla, Historic Corolla
THE ULTIMATE UMBRELLA AND BEACH CHAIRS FOR THE BEACH OR POOL SIDE! Don't pack them, just rent it! OAR has quality equipment at great... More info - Ocean Atlantic Rentals
LADIES LOGO TEE • Awful Arthur's Beach Shop • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Souvenir T-shirt for ladies. Available in assorted colors $21.99 More info - Awful Arthur's Beach Shop

OuterBanksThisWeek.com Magazine Articles

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

Histories of the Deep

Volumes of history are written under the waters that surround the Outer Banks, but none of it was written on purpose. Most all of it was borne of a tragedy in... 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