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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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Art Is Us

One of the defining characteristics of humanity is the creation of art. Whether it be tattoos, bodypainting or other personal adornment, jewelry making, the carving of fertility symbols and other  religious iconography or scribing images of Stone Age beasts onto cave walls deep within the belly of the earth, our creative fires have been burning for a long time. Current research suggests the artistic urge goes as far back as 100,000 years or more. For most of this time the creation of art, whether visual or storytelling performance or dance, was an inextricable part of a people’s culture,... Read More

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Top Picks

Top Picks: Nightlife

TAPAS & CRAFT BREW MADNESS • Bad Bean Baja Grill & Cantina • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Mo-Rons • Aqua Restaurant • Duck NC & Southern Shores
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
End of the World Blues Band • Ocean Boulevard • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
The Delorean’s • Kelly's Outer Banks Restaurant & Tavern • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
DJ Sho Black Light Dance Party • The Brewing Station • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:30pm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 7:30pm
Three Amigos • Trio Wine & Cheese • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:00pm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

Steam Punk Flowers Workshop • Dare County Arts Council • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Roanoke Island
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Top Picks: Great Plates

Fried oysters, lettuce, tomato, Cajun tarter sauce on toasted hoggie. Served with chips. More info - Gaffer's Sports Pub
THE BIG KAHUNA • Sandbars Raw Bar and Grill • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
with tail #1 1- pound of shrimp 1 – pound of legs dozen clams dozen James River oysters 4 – lobster tails More info - Sandbars Raw Bar and Grill
Need a fresh start? Start with a fresh Bagel! More info - Outer Banks Coffee Company
AHI TUNA BLACKENED • Port O' Call Restaurant • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Seared on the outside, served rare, with a seaweed salad, soy sauce, ginger & wasabi!!! More info - Port O' Call Restaurant
A 9oz hand-cut fillet of either Mahi Tuna or Atlantic Salmon that arrives fresh in the OWG kitchen. Our snooty chefs filet, clean, and... More info - Open Water Grill

Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

A Blue Pelican Gallery Exclusive - keep the beach close to your heart! $0.00 More info - Blue Pelican Gallery
TW's Multifish Design • TW’s Bait and Tackle • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
TW's world famous T-shirt! $0.00 More info - TW’s Bait and Tackle
Kitty Cornered by EM Corsa • Yellowhouse Art Gallery • Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk
Available as an Original, print, or card! $40.00 More info - Yellowhouse Art Gallery
BEDROOM SETS • Cotton Gin • Duck NC & Southern Shores, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk, Corolla
Bedding, in addition to many other household needs! Perfect for that relaxing seaside style. Click to visit store website for more info. More info - Cotton Gin
Girls and teens, we've got your goods. Come check out the IR kids section. More info - Island Revolution Surf Company and Skatepark Magazine Articles

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