Outer Banks This Week Blog

Outer Banks information comes in many forms, but there’s no better way to learn it than through conversations with a local. The OuterBanksThisWeek.com blog is that local friend … even if you already live here! Every week, Molly Harrison gives the run down on Outer Banks activities, Outer Banks events, Outer Banks shopping – all the Outer Banks information needed to ensure that you have the best possible experience. And she does it in a conversational way that’s easy to read and entertaining. Outer Banks activities are numerous, and this blog gives you an insider’s scoop to help you plan your day. She leads you to all the Outer Banks events you won’t want to miss – sports, annual functions and holiday festivities. She gives you her input on the most exciting Outer Banks activities – the ones she loves, the ones she thinks you should love. If anything exciting or out-of-the-ordinary is happening during your visit – and there definitely will be something – this blog is your trusty guide to figuring out the whats, whens and wheres.

Nightlife, for example, is detailed here – what band is playing where, which scene is wild, which is chill. Festivals are also described – the ones that are old and loved and the ones that are new and anticipated. The amount of Outer Banks information offered here will keep you busy and in the know. You can find out what would be fun for you, your family or even your pets.

A fun touch of this blog is its conversational element. Hannah Lee always wants to hear from you! In fact, reader input can influence the basis of her next blog’s focus. So if there’s a topic or question you’re craving an answer for, let her know. Sit a spell and read through present and past OuterBanksThisWeek.com blogs. With all the Outer Banks information detailed for you, you’ll be the trusted source to all your friends!

Greg Smrdel: The Hardest Working Man in Outer Banks Trivia

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, February 15, 2023
After which animals are the Canary Islands named?  Along what river is Pocahontas buried? These are just two of the deceivingly simple questions you might encounter at a trivia night event with Greg Smrdel. Hopping around the Outer Banks to host trivia events every night of the week – even in the off-season – Smrdel... Read More

10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, February 8, 2023
As Valentine's Day approaches, love is in the air. Whether you're celebrating with your sweetie, friends and family or celebrating your singledom, there are many fun things to do on Tuesday, February 14. And if you want to do some Valentine's pre-gaming, check out the Valentine-themed events happening this weekend too... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Katrina Stone of AR Workshop

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, February 1, 2023
All across the Outer Banks are people doing their best to make a living while still finding time to enjoy this wonderful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know the Locals, you’ll meet one of them, Katrina Stone of AR Workshop, a DIY franchise in Kill Devil Hills. Katrina grew up in eastern North... Read More

Enjoy a Show with Theatre of Dare

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Now in its 32nd season, Theatre of Dare, the Outer Banks’ community theater group, is enjoying a welcome bevy of volunteerism and burst of popularity. The group has been going strong since its founding in 1991, staging several productions every year, but now with its own home theater in Kitty Hawk, Theatre of Dare,... Read More

Outer Banks Winter Adventures: Pelagic Birding in the Gulf Stream

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 18, 2023
The Outer Banks is one of the best places for birdwatching in the United States. More than 400 species of birds have been spotted here, making this a favorite destination for birders from beginners to experts. Winter is an especially great time to see birds here, as the Outer Banks and surrounding regions are... Read More