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At the annual Artrageous Art Extravaganza, everyone can enjoy a little hands-on creativity with lots of interactive displays, live demos, and fun artistic activities for the young and the young at heart. This full day affair which combines art, music, and the friendly spirit of the Outer Banks, is an annual tradition that began in 1989, and which has become a favorite event for visitors of all ages.

The family-friendly environment features regionally acclaimed artists showing and selling their works, as well as plenty of food vendors and live music throughout the event. Proceeds from the day-long festival go to benefit the Artrageous Scholarship Fund, cultural arts programs in the Outer Banks community, and art education programs in the Dare County Schools, which means that attendees can feel good about supporting great local causes. With so many ways for visitors to express themselves, thanks to the efforts of local volunteer artists and creative types, this festival cultivates an array of talents while providing hours of fun in the heart of the Outer Banks. For a celebration that is sure to appeal to all the art lovers in the family, the Artrageous Art Extravaganza is not to be missed.