Outer Banks, NC

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Outer Banks Weekend Plans: Duck Jazz Festival

If you love jazz, this is your weekend. The multi-day Duck Jazz Festival is back after a pandemic hiatus with jazz performances by local, regional and national acts in Duck Town Park. If you’re not so sure you love jazz, this will definitely be the event that gives you an appreciation for this American art form. Photo: Local favorite jazz band Joe Mapp and the Coordinates will sit in with visiting jazz musicians at The Blue Point on Friday night. Duck Jazz Festival has... Read More

Bringing the Candy Bomber Back to the Outer B...

Karin Edmond of Manteo made a promise to Colonel Gail Halvorsen, aka The Candy Bomber, over the phone as he... Read More

Rip Current Safety and What to Do When You Ca...

Thank goodness Hurricane Fiona is going to stay offshore of the mainland United States, but the category 4... Read More

5 Only on the Outer Banks Kayaking Adventures

Paddling a kayak is a fun way to experience the Outer Banks on the water. Kayaking is easy to learn, safe and... Read More

The Outer Banks’ Oldest Lighthouse

Ocracoke’s little white-washed lighthouse is the most prominent landmark on the island, and it has become an... Read More

Fantastic Fall Events on the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks’ fall events scene took a hit for a few years due to the pandemic, but this season it’s full... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills, Wood & Canvas Workshop
Town of Manteo
Manteo
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Manteo First Friday
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Manteo
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Johnny Waters
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Duck
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, Ducktoberfest Beer Festival
NouVines
Manteo
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
NouVines, Bill Rea
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant
Nags Head
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Outer Banks Seafood Restaurant, Natalie Wolfe
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo
Manteo
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop Manteo, Joey Wood
Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill
Kitty Hawk
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Shipwrecks Taphouse & Grill, Trivia Night
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman
Town of Manteo
Manteo
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Town of Manteo, Manteo First Friday
Manteo Rotary Club
Wanchese
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 6:00 am
Manteo Rotary Club, 25th Annual Manteo Rotary Inshore Slam
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Duck
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine, Ducktoberfest Beer Festival
Island Farm
Manteo
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Island Farm, Visit with a Banker Pony
Children and Youth Partnership
Manteo
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Children and Youth Partnership, Diaper Pick-Up (Manteo)
Children and Youth Partnership
Manteo
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Children and Youth Partnership, Diaper Pick-Up (Manteo)
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Avon
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman
Absolutely Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Absolutely Outer Banks, Wednesday Night Waves Workshop
Island Farm
Manteo
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Island Farm, Visit with a Banker Pony
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
Ocracoke
red sauce, spinach, roma tomatoes, mushrooms, red onion, green peppers, olives, roasted red peppers and mozzarella cheese More info - Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
Sorella's Pizza & Pasta, Garden
Diamond Shoals Restaurant
Buxton
From traditional rolls to chef specialty, vegan rolls to sashimi, we offer the widest variety of sushi on Hatteras Island. More info - Diamond Shoals Restaurant
Diamond Shoals Restaurant, Sushi Roll Varieties
Dare Devil's Pizzeria
Kill Devil Hills
Dare Devil's Pizzeria, Buffalo Style Wings
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Two poached eggs with honey baked ham on a Thomas’ English muffin topped with hollandaise sauce More info - Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill, Eggs Benedict
Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke
Four each of our three baked oysters More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Oyster Sampler
Bad Bean Baja Grill
Kitty Hawk
Changes daily, Ask your server More info - Bad Bean Baja Grill
Bad Bean Baja Grill, Roasted NC Pork Belly Taco
The Dunes Restaurant Nags Head
Nags Head
Flame grilled fresh ribeye steak, cooked to order and seasoned to perfection. More info - The Dunes Restaurant Nags Head
The Dunes Restaurant Nags Head, 12oz. Ribeye
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Seared shrimp over coarse stone-ground grits, red-eye gravy and sweet potato chips More info - Outer Banks Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Shrimp’n Grits
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Kitty Hawk Kites
Avon, Corolla, Duck, Hatteras, Manteo, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Rodanthe
The next generation of Prism's best-selling & high-flying 5 foot single-line delta, with a fresh new look and a re-engineered wing... More info - Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites, Zenith 5 Delta kite (AKA the New Stowaway)
The Salty Seahorse
Nags Head
Homemade candles make a unique gift. More info - The Salty Seahorse
The Salty Seahorse, Homemade Candles
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills
Shop our professionally made wooden signs, bottle openers, clocks, pet beds, and more! More info - AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills, Wood Signs & More
Cavalier Surf Shop
Nags Head
Multiple styles & designs available. More info - Cavalier Surf Shop
Cavalier Surf Shop, Longboard Skateboards
Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ocracoke
The Tidal Beanie is your go to beanie for any holiday activity. It’s open waffle knit construction looks great and will keep your head warm... More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, Tidal Beanie
TRiO Restaurant & Market
Kitty Hawk
You'll be enthralled by the number of award-winning cheeses in our cheese case. More info - TRiO Restaurant & Market
TRiO Restaurant & Market, Rare & Gourmet Cheeses
Outer Banks Boarding Company
Nags Head
The crew fleece Decker design features a map of the Outer Banks on an old-school skateboard deck on the back and a small OBBC logo on the... More info - Outer Banks Boarding Company
Outer Banks Boarding Company, OBBC Unisex Decker Crew Sweatshirt
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