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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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 comes at us from the east and the passive recipients of whatever flows downhill towards us from the west, the Outer Banks is something of a geographical canary in a coal mine. All of which should give us pause as we consider additional development, increased tourism, demands for near-shore energy exploration and seek solutions to the impending challenges of climate change, rising oceans, declining fisheries and more frequent, potentially stronger hurricanes. Of course, requisite in any collective decisions on these topics is a common body of geographical knowledge. As it turns out, this much-needed geographical knowledge is not that common at all. This comes as something of a shock to someone who as a youth wallpapered his bedroom . . . Read More
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
Lovin’ Spoonful Bringin’ The Magic; Brew Thru Concert Recap
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Gin Blossoms Headline Final Show of Brew Thru Live’s 2014 Concert Series
Just a few days from now, on Thursday, July 17, The Gin Blossoms will grace the Roanoke Island Festival Park stage along with special guests The Spin Doctors . . . Read more
Do You Believe in Magic
If you’re at least 50 years old, as soon as a Lovin’ Spoonful song comes on, you can sing along with every single word. “Do you believe in magic, in a . . . Read more
Hurricane Arthur Impacts OBX 4th of July Celebrations
The approach of then tropical storm Arthur and now Hurricane Arthur has thrown a monkey wrench into the Outer Banks’ Fourth of July celebrations, causing a . . . Read more
Top Picks: Nightlife
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Late Night - Hound Dogs Family Band • Ocean Boulevard• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Friday, August 1st 2014 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Movies on the Duck Town Green • Duck Town Park• Duck
Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 p.m. -
DJ DANCE PARTY with Faceforward Entertainment • Sundogs• Corolla
Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.
The Yes Team • Dajio• Ocracoke
Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Jeremy Russell in The Osprey Lounge • Lone Cedar Cafe• Nags Head
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 09:00 p.m. -
The English Channel • Kelly's• Nags Head
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.
Broughton Aycock • Trio• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:00 p.m. -
The Break Band • Pamlico Jack's• Nags Head
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 07:00 p.m. -
Cosmic Groove Lizards • Howard's Pub• Ocracoke
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:00 p.m. -
TR3 • Brewing Station• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 10:30 p.m. -
Jennifer Warner and her showgirls • Gaffer's Sports Pub• Ocracoke
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 11:00 p.m. -
Alan Ross Karaoke • Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Hello Robot • Aqua Restaurant• Duck
Sunday, August 3rd 2014 07:00 p.m. -
Parrot Head and Orange Crush Night • Flip Flops Bistro & Bar• Corolla
Sunday, August 3rd 2014 07:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Jars Of Clay • Lost Colony• Roanoke Island
Sunday, August 3rd 2014 08:00 p.m. -
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
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BEACH APPARATUS DRILL • Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station• Hatteras, Hatteras Island
Friday, August 1st 2014 02:00 p.m. -
Beach Yoga • Beachside Bistro• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 a.m. -
Dune Critters • Jockey's Ridge State Park• Nags Head, Town of Nags Head
Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 a.m. -
Daily Movies • Corolla Movie & Bistro• Corolla
Friday, August 1st 2014 11:30 a.m. - 02:30 a.m.
Dinosaurs at the Aquarium • NC Aquarium• Roanoke Island
Friday, August 1st 2014 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Oceans and Beaches and Creatures of the Deep • KDH Cooperative• Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills
Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
What’s the Catch? • NC Aquarium• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 a.m. -
Farmers Market • Outer Banks Events• Roanoke Island, Manteo
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sean Olds • Crafty Cow• Corolla
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 06:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Check-in/Welcome to Corolla Party with Sean Olds • Mike Diannas• Corolla
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Welcome to Hatteras Island Party! • The Wreck• Hatteras, Hatteras Island
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 12:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
LIVE IN THE GAZEBO - Graham Outten • Tale of the Whale• Nags Head, Town of Nags Head
Saturday, August 2nd 2014 06:00 p.m. -
PNC Bank 2014 Sandbar 5k Presented by Michelob Ultra • Outer Banks Relief Foundation• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Sunday, August 3rd 2014 07:30 a.m. -
Live on the Patio: Mojo Collins • Ocean Boulevard• Nags Head, Kitty Hawk
Sunday, August 3rd 2014 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Top Picks: Great Plates
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• 1587 Restaurant • Manteo
baby iceberg wedge • The Blue Point • Duck
cherry tomatoes / Benton’s bacon / blue cheese toasted pecans / buttermilk dressing . . . More Info - The Blue Point
and such... • The Brine and Bottle • Nags Head
crispy-skinned duck breast/ potato cake/ corn salad/ blueberries . . . More Info - The Brine and Bottle
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
Fresh Fish • Mike Diannas • Corolla
Fresh local fish, grilled to perfection. . . . More Info - Mike Diannas
Empanadas • Rusty's Surf and Turf • Buxton
Fried Latin American style pastry filled with shrimp, scallop and crab meat. . . . More Info - Rusty's Surf and Turf
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
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T-Shirts • Cavalier Surf Shop • Nags Head
New T-shirt designs. . . . More Info - Cavalier Surf Shop
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 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
Bling • Lady Victorian • Duck
Express yourself with unique pieces that are both eccentric and functional. Accessories add an extra "pop" to an ordinary outfit! . . . More Info - Lady Victorian
Sealife Pillows • Lee Robinson General Store • Hatteras Village
Decorate your home with these colorful decorative sea life pillows! . . . More Info - Lee Robinson General Store
Jellyfish Suncatcher • Studio 12 • Avon
Beautifully hand crafted by artist Susan Bradshaw reminding you of your fun times at the ocean! Let them bring some sparkle to your window! Large $48.00 . . . More Info - Studio 12
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