Category: Events

OBX July 4th Events Explode

Independence Day is upon us here on the Outer Banks and there is so much to do that for the uninitiated it can be somewhat overwhelming. Actually, even for the initiated—whatever that is—it can...

Team Clever Beaches, running the 5-mile race. Left to Right: Holly Schnader, Caitlin Anderson, Natalie Dutt.

Storm the Beach Family Fun

Storm the Beach is a fun race. A fun three races actually—a 5-mile, 3-mile and a one mile fun run. Taking place on the beach at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, the setting is...

New Citizens Welcomed at Wright Memorial

The United States welcomed 39 new citizens to its rolls on Saturday at the Wright Brothers Memorial. Hailing from 23 countries, they raised their right hand and pledged their allegiance, their hopes, their dreams...

Manteo Welcomes OBX Springtime

What a great way to kick off springtime on the Outer Banks. April first was the premier First Friday of the season in Manteo and with a couple of ribbon cuttings, mild weather and...

NC History of Surfing at Jennette’s Pier

A first person to surf the waters of North Carolina certainly exists, but as John Hairr Education Curator for the North Carolina Museum of History explains,”We don’t know who the actual first person was...

Growth of renewable energy resources 1950-2015. The yellow is solar energy. Source, NCSEA.

NC Leads in Alternate Energy

With a brisk north wind turning the wind turbines that help power Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce hosted an Energy Forum Luncheon on Thursday. Sponsored by SAGA Construction...

OBX Wedding Expo Fun for All

The transformation of the First Flight Middle and High School gyms into a showcase for Outer Banks wedding professionals is almost a work of art. Perhaps after 10 or 12 years the sense of...

Big Curri-Shuck a Big Good Time

It would be difficult to find a better way to spend the Saturday after Thanksgiving than shucking oysters, sipping wine and beer and enjoying a spectacular day with friends at Sanctuary Vineyards’ annual Big Curri-Shuck....

OBX Marathon Weekend!

With a brisk wind from the north and temperatures at race time in the low 50s, lead runners a the 10th Annual Outer Banks Marathon set a blistering pace, with Peter Chebet of Hebron,...