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Outer Banks Events Calendar
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|First Friday on Manteo's Historic Waterfront|
|04/06/2013 to 12/07/2013|
|Manteo's Historic Waterfront, Manteo, NC 27954
Shop unique boutiques, browse our galleries! Pick your next great read! Sip a gourmet coffee! Savor a glass of wine! Dine at one of our many wonderful restaurants! Visit our attractions! Discover Manteo on the First Friday of each month, April through December - 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
|May '13Return to Top|
|76th Anniversary Season of The Lost Colony|
|05/31/2013 to 08/22/2013|
|1409 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC 27954
Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. Monday - Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paul Green’s The Lost Colony recounts the historical events leading to the disappearance of the first English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island over 400 years ago. A live performance featuring epic battles and Indian dances to the pageantry of the Queen and her court. Adults half price on Saturday nights. Children 12 and under free on Monday nights. Backstage tours at 7:30 p.m. Admission.
|June '13Return to Top|
|06/01/2013 to 06/07/2013|
|Cape Hatteras, Buxton, NC 27954
The Triple-S crown is the most sought after victory on the professional kiteboarding circuit with the top 24 men and women kiteboarders from around the world competing in surf, slicks and slider disciplines. Seven parties and seven bands provide a very social atmosphere to go along with the competition. Meet the pros and learn more about the sport of kiteboarding.
|31st Annual Rogallo Kite Festival|
|06/08/2013 to 06/09/2013 Call 252-441-4124|
|Two day festival featuring signature kite flying on the dunes of Jockey's Ridge.
Jockey's Ridge State Park, Nags Head, NC 27959
|Storm the Beach|
|06/15/2013 to 06/16/2013|
|Outer Banks Sporting Events is presenting the popular "Storm the Beach" event. A team-oriented, family-friendly obstacle/challenge course. Kill Devil Hills, NC
Choose 5Miler - 3Miler - .75 Family Fun Run
|Duck's Summer Music Series - Thursday Evenings|
|06/27/2013 to 08/06/2013|
|Duck Town Green, Duck, NC 27949
This popular evening concert series features some of the area’s best known musical acts. Bands entertain concert-goers on the Duck Town Green Thursday evenings from June 27 through August 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (There will not be a show on Thursday, July 4).
|Outer Banks Open Water Swim|
|06/30/2013 to 06/30/2013|
|Old Swimming Hole, 410 Airport Road, Manteo, NC 27954
Join the OBX Swim Club for the Outer Banks Open Water Swim on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the Old Swimming Hole in Manteo. Ages 11 and older, in distances of 500 meters, 1 km, and 2 km, beginning at 8:00AM. This is the same location as the Outer Banks Triathlon. The swim is limited to 300 people, will be timed, and is a USA Swimming sanctioned event. Click the following website for more information and to sign up: http://www.setupevents.com/?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=2482
|July '13Return to Top|
|Duck’s Singer Songwriter Series|
|07/02/2013 to 07/30/2013|
|Town Amphitheater, Duck, NC 27949
Duck’s Singer Songwriter Series returns for the 2013 season! The concerts will be on Tuesday evenings from July 2 through July 30 beginning at 6:30 p.m., and will be held in the Town Amphitheater. Gates are set to open at 6:00 p.m.
|07/02/2013 to 08/06/2013|
Duck, NC 27949
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday mornings will feature a variety of family-oriented shows. Performances start at 10:00 a.m. in the Duck Amphitheater, with gates set to open at 9:45 a.m.
All shows are free and seating is on a first-come, first serve basis and not guaranteed if the venue is full.
|9th Annual Duck's Fourth of July Parade|
|07/04/2013 to 07/04/2013|
|Downtown Duck, Duck, NC 27949
A community event featuring music, refreshments, parade trophies and more.
|August '13Return to Top|
|12th Annual OBX Sandbar 5K|
|08/04/2013 to 08/04/2013|
|Kitty Hawk, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Race begins at 7:30 a.m. Set on the wide flat sands in front of the historic 'Old Station' public bath house in Kitty Hawk.
|New World Festival of the Arts|
|08/14/2013 to 08/15/2013|
|Downtown Manteo, Manteo, NC 27954
A 2-day juried outdoor art show featuring 80 selected artists from Vermont to Florida exhibiting and selling their work on the Manteo waterfront. Held since 1981.
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|ESA Easterns Surfing Championships|
|09/14/2013 to 09/21/2013|
|Nags Head, NC 27959
The ESA, the largest surfing organization in the world, hosts the season's "grand finale" where the best of the best, national and international surfers go head to head.
|Outer Banks Triathlon|
|09/21/2013 to 09/22/2013|
|Choose Sprint - Olympic - Half|
|October '13Return to Top|
|Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival|
|10/04/2013 to 10/06/2013|
|One Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954
The first annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival is coming this October! Come hear that old familiar twang, in the tradition of Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and so many other legendary performers. Come hear today's Bluegrass stars, such as Rhonda Vincent and Doyle Lawson picking their strings outside, under crisp October skies. We're bringing 'em in from all over the country for three days of down home cookin' and good ole Southern pickin'. Join us for a fun filled family weekend with the music of our roots, the music of our grandfathers, the music of America ....... Bluegrass!
|Outer Banks Parade of Homes|
|10/10/2013 to 10/13/2013|
|Visit www.obhomebuilders.org for updates on homes open for viewing.|
|7th Annual Duck Jazz Festival|
|10/13/2013 to 10/13/2013|
|Duck Town Park, Duck, NC 27949
The event will be held at the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, Duck, North Carolina. This free, all-day event is open to the public and will begin at 11:00 a.m., with gates set to open at 10:00 a.m. The Duck Jazz Festival showcases national, regional, and local jazz musicians. Attendees are welcome to brings chairs, food, coolers, blankets, and pets. No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event. Food and drinks will be available to purchase from various Town eateries and chairs to rent.
|Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival|
|10/22/2013 to 10/27/2013 Call 252-216-9464|
|Offering over 85 programs in themes ranging from paddling and wildlife photography to birding, natural history and more.|
|November '13Return to Top|
|Outer Banks Marathon|
|11/10/2013 to 11/10/2013|
|Choose Full - Half - 8K - 5K|
|16th Annual Manteo Rotary Rockfish Rodeo|
|11/23/2013 to 11/23/2013|
|Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954
Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park. A fishing tournament sponsored by the Manteo Rotary.
|Duck’s Yuletide Celebration|
|11/30/2013 to 12/01/2013|
|The Town of Duck, in cooperation with our local business community, announces the 2nd Annual "Duck Yuletide Celebration". Join us Friday and Saturday, November 30, and December 1, 2012 for a Town-wide celebration of Yuletide Cheer.
On Friday, Duck merchants will keep their doors open late for shoppers. To complement your shopping experience, Duck eateries will host one of their famous Duck Tapas Crawls from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Participating restaurants will serve tapas and Holiday cheer for one special price that is sure to be pleasing to every palate.
On Saturday,the Town of Duck will hold its Yuletide Celebration on the Duck Town Green, 1200 Duck Road, beginning at 3:00 p.m., with Santa arriving on a fire truck. Enjoy the sounds of live music and sing along with your holiday favorites. The event will feature the announcement of the winners of the Town-wide “Business Decorating Contest” and will culminate in the lighting of the Town’s Crab Pot Tree.