Outer Banks, NC

Events, 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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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife

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Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:00 am to 9:00 am
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill, Wine & Watson Wednesdays
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Working Women's Wednesdays
The Spice & Tea Exchange
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The Spice & Tea Exchange, Cooking Classes
Mulligan's Grille
Nags Head
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Mulligan's Grille, Jeremy Russell
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:45 pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Ashley Robinson
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Jamie Pridgen
Rooster's Southern Kitchen
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Rooster's Southern Kitchen, Natalie Wolfe
Outer Banks Forum
Kill Devil Hills
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Outer Banks Forum, Avner the Eccentric
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 7:45 pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Damn Jankes
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, Graham Outten
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events

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Children at Play
Kitty Hawk
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Children at Play, Science Thursdays
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Kill Devil Hills
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 10:15 am to 11:30 am
Outer Banks Brewing Station, Beer Yoga
Trio Wine & Cheese
Kitty Hawk
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Trio Wine & Cheese, Laura Martier
Top Picks: Great Plates

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Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Hills
Fish of the day topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and homemade taco sauce, served with Sriracha dusted chips More info - Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill
Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill, Fish Tacos
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Fried founder, seared scallop pieces and grilled shrimp served with mashed potatoes and spring veggies. Yum! More info - Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC
Open Water Grill: Hatteras Restaurant in Avon NC, Seafood Trifecta
Coastal Provisions
Southern Shores
Local Shrimp sautéed with NC Smoked Sausage, tomatoes, white wine & garlic butter over stone ground local grits. More info - Coastal Provisions
Coastal Provisions, Shrimp & Grits
Giant Slice Pizza
Our special white sauce topped with chicken, bacon, onion and mozzarella then finished with a creamy buffalo sauce. More info - Giant Slice Pizza
Giant Slice Pizza, Buffalo Chicken
Ocracoke Oyster Company
All burgers come with fries.Shredded Lettuce, tomato and onion. Certified Hereford Ground Chuck on a Kaiser roll. Add bacon $1. Add... More info - Ocracoke Oyster Company
Ocracoke Oyster Company, Barefoot Burger
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves

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Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Avex Water Bottle - goes wherever you go! More info - Ride The Wind Surf Shop
Ride The Wind Surf Shop, AVEX RTW Water Bottle
Bluegrass Island Trading Co.
Bluegrass Island and other musical, collectible ornaments! More info - Bluegrass Island Trading Co.
Bluegrass Island Trading Co., Music Ornaments
Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith
Eventide ring in sterling silver with pink color round cultured freshwater pearl More info - Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith
Sara Despain Designer Goldsmith, Baroque Pearls One Of A Kind Pieces
Yellowhouse Art Gallery
Nags Head
Copper bracelets by Manteo artist Tina Bradley More info - Yellowhouse Art Gallery
Yellowhouse Art Gallery, Hand-hammered copper bracelets
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Woven and made in NC! These are new and are no nonsense good. Great for yourself and for gifts. More info - Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC
Spry Creek Home Accents in Corolla NC, Dish Towels woven in North Carolina
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