KELLY’S RUNNING OF THE LEPRECHAUNS 5K & 10K

MAR 12, 2016

2316 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27954
Phone: 252-441-4116
Email: [email protected]

Kelly’s Running of the Leprechaun has changed this year from a 8K to 10K. It will start and end at Kelly’s Restaurant. This event is sponsored and hosted by Mike Kelly and Kelly’s Restaurant. After the race please join us in the Tavern for Awards and of course our buffet of Irish Stew, Irish Soda Bread, Sugar Cookies, Sweet Potato Biscuits, Beer and more.

THE OUTER BANKS COMMUNITY QUILT SHOW VENDOR DAY

MAR 12, 2016

1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252-475-1500

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Event Room at RIFP. Come join local crafts and tradespeople offering quilting and sewing-related items for sale, including finished items such as handbags and totes. This is a great opportunity to interact with quilt vendors and quilt makers. Also, on Monday, March 14, a Trunk Show will be featured beginning at 1 p.m. Don’t miss the complimentary Show and Tell- a day set aside for quilters to display their current work, both completed and in progress, and to share the quilts’ stories. Both events are free and open to the public.

27TH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

MAR 13, 2016

2316 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27959

Parade starts at 1 pm at MP 11.5, at the intersection of Bladen St. and Virginia Dare Trail (Beach Road) and continues north to Driftwood St. Free Parade celebration at Kelly’s with entertainment, awards and free hot dogs for all till they’re gone!
Enjoy this video from the 2014 Parade

THE OUTER BANKS COMMUNITY QUILT SHOW TRUNK SHOW

MAR 14, 2016

1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252-475-1500

Don’t miss the complimentary Show and Tell- a day set aside for quilters to display their current work, both completed and in progress, and to share the quilts’ stories. Free and open to the public.

THE OUTER BANKS BBQ & WING SHOWDOWN

MAR 18, 2016

Soundside Event Site, Nags Head, NC 27959

Enjoy tasting and voting for your favorite Outer Banks BBQ and Wings from 15 of the areas best eateries! From traditional pulled pork and tender fall-off-the-bone ribs, to delicious saucy hot chicken wings! There is something for every carnivore at this 4th annual event. Presented to you with the support of Joe lamb Jr. Realty and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, the event is newly located at The Soundside event site in Nags Head, which will provide a great outdoor (tented) park-like experience for up to 750 attendees AND allow onsite parking. There will be great live music too by Jonny Waters & Company.

Your ticket price gets you an all you can eat experience of bbq, ribs, and chicken wings, and of course the right to cast your vote for the BEST OUTER BANKS BBQ of all! Although there will be tenting, this is an outdoor event. Please check the weather and dress accordingly.

THE OUTER BANKS COMMUNITY QUILT SHOW

MAR 05, 2016 – MAR 19, 2016

1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252-475-1500

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.-Mon-Fri/ Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Opening Reception- March 4 at 6 p.m. The Event Room at RIFP. Vintage and antique quilts of all sizes will be on display. The show will include quilts made, or owned by quilters from the area, and by those with close ties to the Outer Banks. A wide range of quilting techniques including quilting, embroidery, applique’, and other needlework and embellishments will be showcased. Have quilting questions? Knowledgeable quilters will be available to answer questions and describe the featured quilts.

OUTER BANKS WEDDING SHOWCASE

MAR 19, 2016

Sanderling Resort , Duck, NC 27949

Sanderling Resort in Duck, North Carolina is proud to host with its preferred vendors the Wedding Showcase on Saturday, March 19, 2015 from 11am – 4pm. Brides and grooms can sample cakes from local bakeries and meet with photographers, officiants, videographers, event designers/florists and more! Everything you’ll need to plan your destination wedding to the Outer Banks, under one roof, set against the beautiful backdrop of bright sun, sea breeze and the beauty of North Carolina. You don’t need to be a Sanderling bride to take advantage of this great opportunity.

TAR RIVER SWING BAND – OUTER BANKS FORUM FOR THE LIVELY ARTS

MAR 19, 2016

100 Veterans Dr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Savor the sophisticated sounds, styles and class of the Tar River Swing Band as the performance of this 18-piece big band and four big band vocalists include classics from swing and big band eras – Ellington, Basie, Dorsey and Goodman. Their repertoire extends to classic jazz, beach music and more. Conducted by Dr. Johnathan Wacker.

OBX TASTE OF THE BEACH

MAR 17, 2016 – MAR 20, 2016

Outer Banks, Nags Head, NC 27959

4 Days of Food, Drink and Fun. A fantastic way to sample the fare of many fine restaurants on the Outer Banks in one fun-filled, food-centric weekend! Casual chefs to full-on foodie fanatics will revel in innovative culinary opportunities offered up by members of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association. You can indulge in a fancy wine dinner one night and mix with the masses in an organic farm to fork experience the next. Or maybe an intimate cooking class with one of the area’s talented Chefs is more your speed. We offer over 50 events over four days at nearly 40 different venues.

This fun food festival event features: wine tastings, cooking classes, special multi-course menu presentations, brewery tours, tapas crawls, cook-offs, showdowns and even progressive dinners. We will even have a $10 fun Kickoff Party on Thursday night, so there really is something for everyone! It’s four days of foodie heaven and lots of fun activities on the Outer Banks.

ISLAND ART SHOW

MAR 25, 2016

23186 Myrna Peters Rd, Rodanthe, NC 27968
Phone: 443-243-5870
Email: [email protected]

Held at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in the northern village of Hatteras Island, the Island Art Shows host over 20 LOCAL Outer Banks Artists and their wares. Each event is a Benefit for a different Local Cause: from the OBX SPCA to Hatteras Island Meals and more. Admission to these shows is FREE–we ask you to simply support our local artisans & crafters. Attendees can find everything from fine local art & prints to woodworks, photography, upcycled art, surf art, handmade hula hoops, handmade soaps & body products and more. There will be varying live local music at each Island Art Show and we will also be serving up lunch. We will also be selling Raffle tickets at each show for one lucky winner per show to win a basket full of local arts & crafts donated by our participants. There will be event pages posted on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/spinfinitedesigns so please feel free to LIKE our page and “join” the events to stay updated! See you at the Island Art Show!

FLY INTO SPRING AND EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

MAR 25, 2016 – MAR 26, 2016

3933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone: 252-305-5561
Email: [email protected]

Kitty Hawk Kites will be kicking off the 2016 season with the annual “Fly into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza!” Join the Kitty Hawk Kites crew March 25th and 26th at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing in Nags Head, NC for a day of springtime fun. The Kite Festival will take place Friday & Saturday from 10am-4pm at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Enjoy fresh spring air, high flying kites, and an all around good time on the dunes. The EGGstravaganza will take place at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, right across the street from the dunes. On Friday and Saturday there will be Easter Egg Hunts throughout Jockey’s Ridge Crossing starting at 11AM. Hunts will be broken down by age groups: 3 & under, 4-6, and 7-12. Keep an eye out for the Golden and Silver Eggs! Parents: Please remember to bring an Easter Basket for your child’s goodies. Stick around to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 12:00-1:00pm. Bring your camera!

DARE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS ANNUAL ART SHOW

MAR 28, 2016 – APR 28, 2016

1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252-475-1500

Open Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Opening reception April 3/ 2-4 p.m. The Event Room at RIFP. The free exhibit, located in the Art Gallery, features works of Manteo, First Flight and Hatteras High Schools. Come enjoy the creativity and promise in our young students.

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