Outer Banks Events & information about nightlife, things to do, restaurants & shopping!

This site, OuterBanksThisWeek.com, 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 the Outer Banks. Want 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 local events and happenings, 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. Plenty of other things to do are also here on the Outer Banks. While you’re visiting the Outer Banks, NC, we know you’ll plan on enjoying some restaurants too. 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 coupons you can download from this site that will make it cheaper to dine, shop and enjoy the great outdoors at hotspots on the Outer Banks. Speaking of the great outdoors, Outer Banks, NC, 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 located, 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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Performances, Art, Magic -- Something for the Whole Family

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Good Winds Restaurant
Rodanthe
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Good Winds Restaurant, Leslie Buck
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar
Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar, Sean Olds
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Thursday, August 25, 2016 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Cotton Gin, Acoustic Sunset
Dajio Restaurant
Ocracoke
Thursday, August 25, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Dajio Restaurant, Raygun Ruby
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Friday, August 26, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Coastal Provisions, Hannah Buckley
Basnight’s Lone Cedar
Nags Head
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar, Tumbleweed
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
7:45pm to 10:45pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Hazeltone
Gaffer's Sports Pub
Ocracoke
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 9:00pm to Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
Gaffer's Sports Pub, Machine Gun
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Martin & Friends
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Corolla
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 9:30pm
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill, Whadaya Know? Trivia Night
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Hatteras
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:30pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Civil War on Hatteras Island
Studio 12
Avon
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:00am
Studio 12, Sea Glass Jewelry
Whalehead
Corolla
Friday, August 26, 2016 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Whalehead, Currituck Cornhole Tournament
Historic Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Historic Manteo Waterfront, Farmer's Market
Duck Town Park
Duck
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 7:30am
Duck Town Park, Dynamic Flow Fitness on the Green
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Hatteras
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:30pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Civil War on Hatteras Island
Top Picks: Great Plates
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront
Hatteras
Fried Platters with Clam Strips, Fish of the Day, Flounder, Oysters, Shrimp, Scallops and Homemade Crabcakes. Served with the vegetable of... More info - Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront
Sonny's Restaurant on the Hatteras Waterfront, Fried Platter - Create A Combo
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant
Manteo
Darrell's Seafood Restaurant, Fried Oysters
Seaside Farm Market Corolla
Corolla
Our fudge is homemade, smooth, and creamy made with real butter and cream. Selection- [May vary week-to-week]: • Vanilla • Chocolate •... More info - Seaside Farm Market Corolla
Seaside Farm Market Corolla, Homemade Fudge
Jimmy's Seafood Buffet
Kitty Hawk
Add any and all shellfish—in any combination you want! Choose from our “Fresh from the Steamer” menu: Steamed Combo (1 — 2 people): 1... More info - Jimmy's Seafood Buffet
Jimmy's Seafood Buffet, Create Your Own Bucket
The Paper Canoe Outer Banks Restaurant
Duck
Rissotto, English pea puree, and crispy ham. More info - The Paper Canoe Outer Banks Restaurant
 The Paper Canoe Outer Banks Restaurant, Seared Scallops
Jason's Restaurant
Ocracoke
additional toppings, each $1.50 Pepperoni,Sausage,Ham,Ground Beef,Chicken,Anchovies,Green Pepper,Red Pepper,Mushrooms,Black Olives,Fresh... More info - Jason's Restaurant
Jason's Restaurant, 16” LARGE CHEESE PIZZA
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
OceanAir Sports
Avon
Check out our large selection of rental and retail SUP Boards, Board Bags, Paddles, Accessories & Wet Suits. More info - OceanAir Sports
OceanAir Sports, Stand Up Paddle Gear
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Endless is a high-quality jewelry collection, inspired by nature with a variety of colors and shapes that allow you to mix and match to... More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, Endless® Jewelry
Mermaid’s Folly
Ocracoke
Outfit the whole family in Ocracoke sweatshirts! More info - Mermaid’s Folly
Mermaid’s Folly, Ocracoke Sweatshirts
Alice’s Craft Gallery
Corolla
Hand warmer mugs are "a must have" to warm up on a cold day. They come in several glazes and in right handed and left handed... More info - Alice’s Craft Gallery
Alice’s Craft Gallery, Hand warmer mugs
Gulf Stream Gifts
Nags Head
Current style OBX bangles with charms and a great price! More info - Gulf Stream Gifts
Gulf Stream Gifts, Trending Style Bangle with the Outer Banks Flair
Nest
Manteo
Dress your table in style with these nature-inspired napkin rings. More info - Nest
Nest, MICHAEL MICHAUD TABLE ART
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