Outer Banks, NC

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Celebrating Figs on Ocracoke Island

The people of Ocracoke Island are always celebrating something, and now is the time of year when they celebrate a most humble fruit, the fig, with a festival that includes a bake-off, music, dancing, art and fun. Why celebrate the fig? Figs grow in abundance on the island, and early August is when most of the varieties are at their most bountiful. Many island yards have a fig tree, big ones that have been there for eons, and many of the island’s old-timers and longtime... Read More

A Sweet Start: Outer Banks Donut and Pastry S...

The evidence is clear: Vacationers love donuts. OK, we all love donuts. But vacationers are willing to stand... Read More

The Magic of Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Connecting with nature is an essential part of being alive. Somewhere within ourselves, we all crave freedom... Read More

Summer Farmers and Makers Markets on the Oute...

I love an open-air shopping experience. Wandering from booth to booth with the sun on my skin and the fresh... Read More

What's New in Outer Banks Restaurants

One of the joys of being on vacation is going out to eat in the local restaurants. Poke to pizza, Indian to... Read More

Fourth of July Celebrations on the Outer Bank...

With six major fireworks shows, three parades, a sand sculpture contest, live music, an apple pie contest, a... Read More

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Mustang Mornings on the Farm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 5:30 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Kim Kalman Live
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
NouVines, Trivia Night
The Lost Colony
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 8:30 pm
The Lost Colony, The Lost Colony
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:00 pm
The Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub, Karaoke
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 10:00 pm to Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 2:00 am
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Locals Night with DJ Styles
Sanctuary Vineyards
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 5:30 pm
Sanctuary Vineyards, Acoustic Sunset Concert Series
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Harrison & Wentz Presents
Good Winds Restaurant
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Good Winds Restaurant, Live Music
Duck Town Park
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 6:30 pm
Duck Town Park, Concert on the Green
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Roanoke Island Festival Park
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Colorful abstract artwork from the College of the Albemarle's art exhibit, "Creatures of Comfort".
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:30 am
AR Workshop Kill Devil Hills, 4 Day Youth Summer Art Camp
Children and Youth Partnership
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Children and Youth Partnership, Diaper Pick-Up (Manteo)
Duck Town Park
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:30 am
Duck Town Park, OBXtreme Magic Show
Corolla Wild Horse Fund
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Mustang Mornings on the Farm
Kitty Hawk Kites
Nags Head
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kitty Hawk Kites, Outer Banks Pirate Festival
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Maritime Crafts for Kids
Dare Master Gardener Association
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dare Master Gardener Association, Summer School Programs: Ground Covers
Duck Town Park
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 11:00 am
Duck Town Park, OBXtreme Magic Show
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Brewery Tours & Beer Tastings
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Sorella's Pizza & Pasta
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
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
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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Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Nags Head
The perfect summer night dress is HERE. We love this lightweight maxi. It features adjustable straps and an elastic waist line, Fits true... More info - Foxy Flamingo Boutique
Foxy Flamingo Boutique, Summer Night Maxi
The Salty Seahorse
Nags Head
Homemade candles make a unique gift. More info - The Salty Seahorse
The Salty Seahorse, Homemade Candles
Moonraker Tea Shop
Choose between Gourmet Flake and Hickory Smoke More info - Moonraker Tea Shop
Moonraker Tea Shop, Ocracoke Sea Salt
Outer Banks Coffee Company
Outer Banks Coffee Company, Whole Bean Coffee
Elizabethan Gardens
Roanoke Island
Rustic and solid, this gorgeous stoneware mug with the Elizabethan Gardens logo embossed on the clay makes a statement to go with your... More info - Elizabethan Gardens
Elizabethan Gardens, Elizabethan Gardens Stoneware Pottery Mugs
Cotton Gin
Corolla, Duck, Jarvisburg, Nags Head
Good vibes only! More info - Cotton Gin
Cotton Gin, Hey Dude Footwear
Dirty Dick's Crab House
Avon, Nags Head
Available in turquoise, coral, and black. More info - Dirty Dick's Crab House
Dirty Dick's Crab House, Sunset Shack Short Sleeves
The Fudgery
Corolla, Duck, Nags Head
Sold by the 1/2 pound More info - The Fudgery
The Fudgery, Twisted Pretzels
Buxton Village Books
Reported weekly by independent booksellers across America, our Indie Bestseller Lists let you know what indie readers are buying right now... More info - Buxton Village Books
Buxton Village Books, National Bestsellers
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