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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.

If you want to Be Outer Banks, you need to use OuterBanksThisWeek.com. Don’t miss a thing that’s happening while you’re here!

Duck Island: A Geographical Matter

Michael Lay 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


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Outer Banks Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

Click here to cruise all nightlife options.


Ocean Boulevard
Late Night - Hound Dogs Family Band • Ocean Boulevard • Nags Head, Kitty Hawk

Friday, August 1st 2014 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.



Duck Town Park
Movies on the Duck Town Green • Duck Town Park • Duck

Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 p.m. -



Sundogs
DJ DANCE PARTY with Faceforward Entertainment • Sundogs • Corolla

Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.



Dajio
The Yes Team • Dajio • Ocracoke

Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.



Lone Cedar Cafe
Jeremy Russell in The Osprey Lounge • Lone Cedar Cafe • Nags Head

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 09:00 p.m. -



Kelly's
The English Channel • Kelly's • Nags Head

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 10:00 p.m. - 01:45 a.m.



Trio
Broughton Aycock • Trio • Nags Head, Kitty Hawk

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:00 p.m. -



Pamlico Jack's
The Break Band • Pamlico Jack's • Nags Head

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 07:00 p.m. -



Howard's Pub
Cosmic Groove Lizards • Howard's Pub • Ocracoke

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:00 p.m. -



Brewing Station
TR3 • Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 10:30 p.m. -



Gaffer's Sports Pub
Jennifer Warner and her showgirls • Gaffer's Sports Pub • Ocracoke

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 11:00 p.m. -



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

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.



Aqua Restaurant
Hello Robot • Aqua Restaurant • Duck

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 07:00 p.m. -



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

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 07:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.



Lost Colony
Jars Of Clay • Lost Colony • Roanoke Island

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 08:00 p.m. -



Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Click here if you want to see every daytime possibility.


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

Friday, August 1st 2014 02:00 p.m. -



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

Friday, August 1st 2014 07:00 a.m. -



Jockey's Ridge State Park
Dune Critters • Jockey's Ridge State Park • Nags Head, Town of Nags Head

Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 a.m. -



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

Friday, August 1st 2014 11:30 a.m. - 02:30 a.m.



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

Friday, August 1st 2014 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.



KDH Cooperative
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.



NC Aquarium
What’s the Catch? • NC Aquarium • Roanoke Island, Manteo

Friday, August 1st 2014 10:00 a.m. -



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

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



Crafty Cow
Sean Olds • Crafty Cow • Corolla

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 06:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.



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

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.



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

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 12:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.



Tale of the Whale
LIVE IN THE GAZEBO - Graham Outten • Tale of the Whale • Nags Head, Town of Nags Head

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 06:00 p.m. -



Outer Banks Relief Foundation
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. -



Ocean Boulevard
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

Click here to take a look at restaurant featured plates.


• 1587 Restaurant • Manteo

. . . More Info - 1587 Restaurant


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


and such...
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
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
Fresh Fish • Mike Diannas • Corolla

Fresh local fish, grilled to perfection. . . . More Info - Mike Diannas


Empanadas
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

Click here to shop all sales.


T-Shirts
T-Shirts • Cavalier Surf Shop • Nags Head

New T-shirt designs. . . . More Info - Cavalier Surf Shop


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 40-inch Windsock
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
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
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
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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