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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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Manly Men, Comedy and Motorcycles Frame the Week

SkygazingOne of the many benefits of living on the Outer Banks is the nearly wide open 360 degree horizon view that can be achieved from any relatively modest elevation. It’s not necessary to climb a lighthouse to get a spectacular view (although I highly recommend that too). Many a deck or sand dune will do, and it turns out that Jockey’s Ridge is an excellent location from which to study the surrounding land and skies. This Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m. join with your fellow sky gazers for a Planet Spotting Party at Jockey’s Ridge hosted by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Bring... Read More

Write, Share And Sing — A Songwriting Workshop Comes To Manteo

The Dare County Arts Council’s “Song to Stage” Songwriting Workshop weekend kicks off Friday night at 8 p.m. at Sugar Creek Restaurant in Nags Head with a... Read More

Color Rises, Divers Descend And Veggies Go Small

After months of dully schlepping our way through the gray doldrums of Winter, possibly the best thing about the advent of Spring, even better than the warming... Read More

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... 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

Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

Karaoke Night • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 8:00pm to Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
WILD WEDNESDAYS • Jimmy's Seafood Buffet • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:00pm
Lushes with Brushes • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Phil Watson • Beachside Bistro • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Raygun Ruby • Dajio • Ocracoke Island
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
Jonny Waters and Company • Basnight’s Lone Cedar • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 9:30am
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm to Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:30pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm to Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:30pm
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Top Picks: Great Plates

Grilled Applewood • Good Life Gourmet • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Smoked turkey, applewood bacon, cheddar, granny smith apple slices, basil mayo on italian. More info - Good Life Gourmet
Zebra • Duck Donuts • Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Corolla
Chocolate with Vanilla Drizzle More info - Duck Donuts
Stir-fried with cashews, carrot, mushroom, and bell pepper. More info - Thai Moon
3 Craft Sliders with Lettuce, Tomato and Onion. More info - Crafty Cow
With Fries, add $1.00 Grilled Corned Beef on Rye Bread w/ swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and special sauce. More info - Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

Chefs of the Coast features restaurants and recipes from the North Carolina coast- includes the interesting back stories of some of the... $19.95 More info - Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books
Pacifico Kimono • Foxy Flamingo Boutique • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
This gorgeous, patterned kimono is reminiscent of a beautiful rainforest... wear it on your next cruise or tropical vacation, or maybe even... $58.00 More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Soap in sheep's clothing! From the Eastern Shore of Virginia comes beautifully hand-felted herbal and olive oil soaps spun in vibrant... More info - The Museum Store at Roanoke Island Festival Park
Every fall Ride the Wind sells off a big chunk of our rental equipment. We've got kayaks, SUPs, and surfboards. Most everything has... More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Pitchers • Spry Creek • Historic Corolla, Corolla
Spanish Majolica is produced in the Toledo Province of Spain. Each piece is hand turned and hand painted in the centuries old art form. Our... More info - Spry Creek

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It All Started with a Blue Chair

Consider the iconic, canvas, blue beach chair. It’s the same sort your parents probably sat in years ago when you were a kid playing on the beach — you know,... Read Article

A Creation for Every Person

For more than a decade, sisters Christine and Cortney Davidson have been helping shoppers find their perfect match at The Mystic Jewel. Their large collection... Read Article

These are a Few of Their Favorite Things...

People with creative spirits have always felt at home on the Outer Banks, and that might be particularly true on Hatteras Island. This area is home to some of... Read Article