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!

Making Plans for Spring Outer Banks Events

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Now that March is here, the weather is warming, the days are getting longer and the outdoor events are popping up like daffodils. If you are ready to get out of the house after a long winter, many fun events are coming up on the Outer Banks. It’s time to start making plans to enjoy them! Here are a few of the things... Read More

Gearing Up for The Lost Colony’s 87th Season and How You Can Help

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The Lost Colony might be a summer production, but making the three-month-long summer production happen takes an entire year’s worth of planning. “We’re at a particularly busy time right now,” says Executive Director Chuck Still. Thanks to a $5 million capital grant from the state, this winter and spring The Lost... Read More

25 Years of Wedding Wow Factor: The Outer Banks Wedding Weekend and Expo is Coming Up!

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, February 22, 2024
Next weekend, Outer Banks Wedding Association is celebrating a major milestone – the 25th year of its wedding expo events. The 2024 Wedding Weekend & Expo will feature a 25th Anniversary Kick-Off & Welcome Party at Jennette’s Pier on Friday, March 1 and the Wedding Expo at Kitty Hawk Pier House and Duck Woods... Read More

A Taste of Capt. Marty's Fishing Tales

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Captain Marty Brill is a natural-born storyteller, and if you want to hear an Outer Banks fishing story, he's the perfect person to ask. He tells a story well – setting it up clearly, building suspense, putting in just the right details – but more importantly, he has a head full of them – a huge repertoire of fishing-... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Pam and John Buchholz, Owners of The Atlantic Inn Hatteras

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, February 8, 2024
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 two of them, Pam and John Buchholz, owners of The Atlantic Inn Hatteras in Hatteras village. Four years ago the... Read More