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!

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Banks Scallywags Summer Baseball

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 7, 2023
First off, did you know that summer baseball is back on the Outer Banks? (If you didn’t, you will have learned 11 new things after you read this blog instead of the 10 promised in the headline). The Outer Banks Scallywags, a rebrand from the Outer Banks Daredevils of years past, are playing four home games a week in... Read More

Rolling into June with Big Outer Banks Festivals and Events

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 31, 2023
As the calendar rolls into June, the Outer Banks weather feels cool and springlike, but the events are rolling in like it’s full-blown summer. This weekend of the year always feels like the start of the season, the beginning of the big boom of visitors, and we definitely have the events to welcome them. Photo: The... Read More

Getting Pumped for the 2023 Vusic OBX Summer Concert Series

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, May 25, 2023
“Music is back!” proclaims Rebecca Meyers, who founded the Outer Banks live music sensation that is Vusic OBX with her husband, Brad Meyers. For the third season of their Roanoke Island summer concert series, VusicOBX has 10 big-name shows at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Plus, she says there are a few other yet-to-be... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Dawn Eskins of Studio 12 / Swept Away Café in Avon

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, May 18, 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 a Local, you’ll meet one of them, Dawn Eskins, owner of Studio 12 and Swept Away Cafe in Avon. Dawn’s family is from Carova Beach and were some... Read More

An Outer Banks Mother's Day

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, May 11, 2023
On Mother’s Day of course moms love cards, flowers, jewelry and chocolate, but what moms really want is to spend time with their children. And beyond that what they really, really want is for someone else to plan how that time will be spent. If Mom is the chief planner in your family, the one who usually researches... Read More