Perhaps we can offer a little encouragement to join us on the Outer Banks this year with a montage that our friends at Swell Productions filmed for the website.
A Little Inspiration
Has Spring Sprung Early?
It’s getting so nice so early this year it seems like spring is already here. Although we may have a little more cool weather to deal with ahead, it’s these little glimpses of warmth that bring back those memories of summers past.
There’s something magical in the changing of the seasons, a connection between us and the promise of new experiences. Lately, as the sun has lingered longer and longer each evening, and the unseasonably warm days have driven us to enjoy the outdoors, it’s been almost profound how much spring can lead to not only a renewal of life around us, but within us.
We hope you take time to enjoy the premature blooming of ornamental trees, the warmth of a borrowed spring breeze, and feel a sense of renewed spirit to remember those times you went to the edges of the earth to explore and truly live.
The day will include games, food, face painting, tie-dye shirt making, arts and crafts activities, an inflatable waterslide, lots of watermelon fun and plenty more.
Compete in classic competitions like seed-spitting and watermelon-eating to win awesome prizes including various Kitty Hawk Kites adventures, swag from Dunkin’ Donuts OBX, a hammock from Kitty Hawk Hammocks, and more.
Stop by and share in this summertime tradition with watermelon provided by Food Lion. Lunch will be provided by Mulligan’s Raw Bar and Grille and frozen treats from Scoop’s Homemade Ice Cream.
The highly entertaining, unique and fun-filled Soundside Live Sunset Concert Series begins on May 25, 2017. If you’re vacationing with us and looking for something to do, this is it. Sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, all shows are held at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. Additional summer concerts are held on June 1 and June 8, 2017.
A curated line-up of regional and national touring talent will perform an eclectic mix of rock and roll, blues, soul, funk and bluegrass. Each show also features performances by Imagine Circus, a cirque-style entertainment troop with aerial arts, acrobatics, fire, flow arts, theatrics, dance and plenty more. Admission is free, $10 for onsite parking and gates open at 3 p.m.
Products from beverage partners Mother Earth Brewing of Kinston, NC and Sanctuary Vineyards of Currituck, NC, will be for sale as well as local cuisine from some of Dare County’s finest restaurants. In addition, a few Outer Bank’s artisan vendors will be onsite selling their handmade goods.
This year’s lineup includes:
Thurs, May 25 Red Wanting Blue, The Commonheart & Tropidelic
Thurs, June 1 Cris Jacobs, Selwyn Birchwood & Ruth Wyand and the Band of One
Thurs, June 8 Marco Benevento, Ripe & Fireside Collective