Category: Events

OBX Seafood Fest Great Success

Whoever dialed up the weather for the 4th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival gets my vote for citizen of the year. With temperatures that topped out at 70, a gentle breeze off the sound...

Wind at their back and Spinnakers set at the Club 420 Nationals.

Club 420 Championships Come to OBX

There are 78 sails stretched across the horizon with the Virginia Dare Bridge leading onto Roanoke Island as a back drop. The sound of a nautical horn echoes across the Croatan Sound and to...

And they're off! Competitors begin running the 2015 Storm the Beach. Photo, Kip Tabb

Storm the Beach=Family Fun

A mile or so into Storm the Beach, as Team Phillips of Lewes, Delaware, scrambled over another obstacle, Mom (Karen) Phillips commented, “It’s a good family activity.” Seeing her later in the race, she...

Life-sized blue whale kite flying. In the foreground is Bob Lauder's quad line American flag kite.

Kites Fly at Rogallo Festival

If third time is the charm, the 33rd Annual Kitty Hawk Kites Rogallo Kite Festival must be charmed indeed. A celebration of kite flying and the many types of kites there are to fly,...

OBX Brewfest

OBX Brewfest note to self: alcohol and coherent writing do not mix. Which is unfortunate. Someone mentioned that there were 54 brewers lined up in the tents and all of them had at least...

Coming over the Moor Shore Road bridge in Kitty Hawk with race winner Will Christian in the lead.

OBX Spring Events Come Alive

With the Flying Pirate Half Marathon Weekend this past Saturday and Sunday and the 13th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week this week the Outer Banks has a bit of the summer time feel to...

25th Artrageous Promises to Be Best Yet

By Kip Tabb –  Twenty-five years of art . . . and amazing art it has been. The 25th Anniversary of the Dare County Arts Council’s Artrageous coming up this Saturday may be the...